Kingfisher plc is an international home improvement company operating nearly 1,200 stores in 10 countries in Europe. We employ 79,000 people and nearly six million customers shop in our stores every week. We serve over 1 million customers each day. Our main retail brands are B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt and Screwfix. Kingfisher also operates the Koçtaş joint venture in Turkey. Kingfisher Net Positive, our corporate responsibility plan, commits us to go beyond sustainability, to no longer strive for neutrality but to seek to make a positive contribution to the world’s future. Our philosophy is that we should eventually be able to put more back than we take out – to be ‘net positive’.

London, GB
Size (employees)
74,000 (est)-6%
Kingfisher was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in London, GB

Kingfisher Office Locations

Kingfisher has offices in London and Templemars
London, GB (HQ)
3 Sheldon Square

Kingfisher Data and Metrics

Kingfisher Financial Metrics

Kingfisher's revenue was reported to be £11.2 b in FY, 2017 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

11.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

6.7 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Jan-2016)

730 m
Kingfisher's current market capitalization is £6.7 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


11.1 b11 b10.4 b11.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

7 b6.9 b6.5 b

Gross profit

4.1 b4 b3.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Pre tax profit

759 m644 m512 m

Net Income

710 m573 m412 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


535 m561 m730 m

Accounts Receivable

55 m55 m58 m

Current Assets

3.4 b3.5 b3.4 b


3.8 b3.5 b3.6 b


2.6 b2.7 b2.7 b

Total Assets

9.8 b9.7 b9.7 b

Accounts Payable

1.4 b1.4 b1.3 b

Current Liabilities

2.8 b2.7 b2.6 b

Total Liabilities

3.5 b3.5 b3.5 b

Retained Earnings

486 m(334 m)(232 m)

Total Equity

6.3 b6.2 b6.2 b

Financial Leverage

1.6 x1.6 x1.6 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

834 m660 m813 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(380 m)(554 m)(472 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(49 m)(71 m)(100 m)
GBPY, 2017


151.7 k

Kingfisher Operating Metrics

Kingfisher's Stores was reported to be 1.2 k in FY, 2017, which is a 3% increase from the previous period
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.2 k1.16 k1.19 k



Daily Customers

1 m

Weekly Customers

6 m

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    Kingfisher News and Updates

    Kingfisher's share price drops as French business holds back sales

    Kingfisher's share price has dropped this morning after the company revealed its French business has been holding it back. The retailer - known for B&Q and Screwfix in the UK - has had good sales this side of the channel, but its share price was down 1.43 per cent at time of writing. The f…

    Screwfix sales boost Kingfisher profits

    A rise in like-for-like sales at Screwfix, and in Poland, boosts DIY giant Kingfisher's third quarter figures.

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    FTSE 100 flat but Kingfisher shares boosted by results

    The London market opens flat, but shares in B&Q owner Kingfisher rise after its half-year results beat expectations.
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