Kingfisher is a home improvement retailing company. The Company is engaged in the supply of DIY and home improvement products and services through a network of retail stores and other channels. Its main retail brands are B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt and Screwfix.

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TypePublic
HQLondon, GB
Founded1982
Size (employees)78,000 (est)
Websitekingfisher.com
Kingfisher was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Kingfisher

VeRonique Laury

VeRonique Laury

CEO
Karen Witts

Karen Witts

CFO
Andy Cosslett

Andy Cosslett

Chairman
Rakhi Goss-Custard

Rakhi Goss-Custard

Non-Executive Director
Pascal Cagni

Pascal Cagni

Non-Executive Director
Clare Chapman

Clare Chapman

Non-Executive Director
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Kingfisher Office Locations

Kingfisher has offices in London, Yeovil, Chandler's Ford, Hong Kong and in 5 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
3 Sheldon Square Paddington
Chandler's Ford, GB
B&Q House Chestnut Avenue
London, GB
2 Finsbury Ave
Yeovil, GB
Trade House Mead Avenue
Shanghai, CN
Kingfisher Asia Shanghai Room 401 B&Q Pudong Commercial Building 393 Yian Xiao Road Pudong New Area
Longpont-sur-Orge, FR
OSC Brico Dépôt 30-32 rue de La Tourelle
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Kingfisher Financials and Metrics

Kingfisher Revenue

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Kingfisher's revenue was reported to be £11.66 b in FY, 2017 which is a 3.8% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2018)

6.1b

Gross profit (H1, 2018)

2.2b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2018), %

36.4%

Net income (H1, 2018)

237.0m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

326.0m

Cash (31-Jul-2018)

181.0m

EV

6.8b
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

11.0b10.4b11.2b11.7b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)(5%)8%4%

Cost of goods sold

6.9b6.5b7.1b7.4b

Gross profit

4.0b3.9b4.2b4.3b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

5.5b5.7b6.0b6.1b

Cost of goods sold

3.5b3.6b3.8b3.9b

Gross profit

2.0b2.1b2.2b2.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

37%37%37%36%
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

561.0m730.0m795.0m230.0m

Accounts Receivable

537.0m58.0m551.0m550.0m

Inventories

2.0b2.0b2.2b2.7b

Current Assets

3.5b3.4b3.6b3.5b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

537.0m1.1b776.0m181.0m

Accounts Receivable

558.0m566.0m545.0m521.0m

Inventories

2.1b2.2b2.5b2.7b

Current Assets

3.3b3.9b3.9b3.5b
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

573.0m412.0m610.0m485.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

262.0m240.0m253.0m254.0m

Inventories

(150.0m)56.0m(46.0m)(473.0m)

Accounts Payable

53.0m27.0m4.0m87.0m
Half Year
USDH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

318.0m321.0m295.0m237.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

120.0m121.0m122.0m132.0m

Inventories

(111.0m)(65.0m)(295.0m)3.0m

Accounts Payable

191.0m238.0m313.0m20.0m
GBPY, 2018

EV/EBIT

21 x

EV/CFO

13.6 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Kingfisher Operating Metrics

Kingfisher's Stores was reported to be 1.3 k in FY, 2018.
FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018

Daily Customers

1 m

Manufacturing Sites

1.18 k

Stores

1.20 k1.18 k1.16 k1.16 k1.19 k1.21 k1.28 k

Weekly Customers

6 m6 m
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Kingfisher Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SC Praktiker Romania SRLAugust 07, 2017
Bricostore Romania S.A.May 31, 2013
B&Q Asia Holdings LtdJune 30, 2005£143.50 m
CastoramaAugust 01, 2001
Streets Online LtdOctober 31, 2000
ScrewfixJanuary 01, 1999
ProMarkt Holding GmbHJanuary 01, 1998
ADSR Real Estate S.A.S.U.
Alcedo Finance Limited
Bargain Bob’s Limited
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Kingfisher Revenue Breakdown

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Kingfisher revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.9% from Poland, 37.6% from France, 42.9% from UK & Ireland and 7.6% from Other

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Kingfisher Online and Social Media Presence

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Kingfisher News and Updates

Kingfisher Airlines case: Mallya's extradition trial in Westminster today

The 62-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines boss has been on bail since his arrest on an extradition warrant in April last year

Gateshead's Kingfisher Media set to expand services following MBO

A specialist Gateshead-based publisher is expanding its print and online offering after the successful completion of its MBO (managerial buyout). Kingfisher Media publishes an extensive portfolio of more than 70 visitor guides to cities and regions in the UK and Ireland, working with four and five-s…

Kingfisher quits Russia, Spain and Portugal as French sales tumble

LONDON (Reuters) - Kingfisher, Europe's second largest home improvement retailer, reported weak quarterly sales in France and said it would pull out of Russia, Spain and Portugal, sending its shares lower and raising questions over its plan to increase profit.

UK's home improvement group Kingfisher to exit Russia, Spain and Portugal

LONDON (Reuters) - Kingfisher, Europe's second largest home improvement retailer, said on Wednesday it would exit Russia, Spain and Portugal so it can focus on markets where it has, or can reach, a market leading position.

Shubra, Diva find it 'memorable' shooting for Kingfisher calendar

Actress-models Shubra Aiyappa and Diva Dhawan, who will be featured in Kingfisher Calendar 2019, say that shooting for it was a truly memorable experience.

Kingfisher launches first non-alcoholic drink Radler

Kingfisher Radler is a lemon-based non-alcoholic drink, which United Breweries hopes will extend the Kingfisher brand to beyond just beer
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Kingfisher Company Life and Culture

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Kingfisher Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kingfisher founded?

    Kingfisher was founded in 1982.

  • Who are Kingfisher key executives?

    Kingfisher's key executives are VeRonique Laury, Karen Witts and Andy Cosslett.

  • How many employees does Kingfisher have?

    Kingfisher has 78,000 employees.

  • What is Kingfisher revenue?

    Latest Kingfisher annual revenue is £11.7 b.

  • What is Kingfisher revenue per employee?

    Latest Kingfisher revenue per employee is £149.4 k.

  • Who are Kingfisher competitors?

    Competitors of Kingfisher include B&Q, Travis Perkins and The Home Depot.

  • Where is Kingfisher headquarters?

    Kingfisher headquarters is located at 3 Sheldon Square Paddington , London.

  • Where are Kingfisher offices?

    Kingfisher has offices in London, Yeovil, Chandler's Ford, Hong Kong and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kingfisher have?

    Kingfisher has 10 offices.