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Kingfisher is a home improvement retailing company. The Company is engaged in the supply ofDIY 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.
TypePublic
Founded1982
HQLondon, GB
Websitekingfisher.com
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2019)62,889(+3%)
Job Openings467
Revenue (FY, 2018)£11.7 B
Share Price (Oct 2017)£3.2 (+3%)

Key People/Management at Kingfisher

Thierry Garnier

Thierry Garnier

Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Cosslett

Andrew Cosslett

Board Chairman, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
Bernard Bot

Bernard Bot

Chief Financial Officer
Graham Bell

Graham Bell

CEO B&Q UK and Ireland
John Wartig

John Wartig

Chief Transformation and Development Officer
Sebastien Krysiak

Sebastien Krysiak

CEO of All Other Markets
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Kingfisher Office Locations

Kingfisher has offices in London, Chandler's Ford, Yeovil, Templemars and in 3 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
3 Sheldon Square Paddington
Chandler's Ford, GB
Chestnut Ave
Yeovil, GB
Trade House Mead Avenue
Templemars, FR
Parc d'Activités BP 24
Hong Kong, HK
Kingfisher Asia Limited 2/F, KOHO 73-75 Hung To Road Kwun Tong
Warszawa, PL
Eastern Europe Buying Office Ul. Krakowiakow 78
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Kingfisher Financials and Metrics

Kingfisher Revenue

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Kingfisher's revenue was reported to be £11.69 b in FY, 2018 which is a 0.3% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2019)

6.0b

Gross profit (H1, 2019)

2.2b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2019), %

37%

Net income (H1, 2019)

171.0m

EBIT (H1, 2019)

328.0m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

6.9b

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2017)

3.2

Cash (31-Jul-2019)

385.0m

EV

9.3b
Kingfisher's current market capitalization is £6.9 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

11.2b11.7b11.7b

Revenue growth, %

8%4%0%

Cost of goods sold

7.1b7.4b7.4b

Gross profit

4.2b4.3b4.3b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

6.0b6.1b6.0b

Cost of goods sold

3.8b3.9b3.8b

Gross profit

2.2b2.2b2.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

37%36%37%
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

795.0m230.0m229.0m

Accounts Receivable

551.0m550.0m453.0m

Inventories

2.2b2.7b2.6b

Current Assets

3.6b3.5b3.4b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

776.0m181.0m385.0m

Accounts Receivable

545.0m521.0m415.0m

Inventories

2.5b2.7b2.8b

Current Assets

3.9b3.5b3.7b
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

610.0m485.0m218.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

253.0m254.0m272.0m

Inventories

(46.0m)(473.0m)95.0m

Accounts Payable

4.0m87.0m(203.0m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

295.0m208.0171.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

122.0m132.0270.0m

Inventories

(295.0m)3.0(111.0m)

Accounts Payable

313.0m20.094.0m
GBPY, 2019

EV/EBIT

28.4 x

EV/CFO

15.2 x

Revenue/Employee

95.4k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Kingfisher Operating Metrics

Kingfisher's Stores was reported to be 1.3 k in H1, 2019. Kingfisher's Customers was reported to be 6 m in FY, 2018.
FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019

Countries

10 10 10

Customers

6 m6 m6 m

Manufacturing Sites

1.18 k1 k

Stores

1.19 k1.21 k1.28 k1.30 k1.33 k1.33 k
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Kingfisher Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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: 12.2% from Poland, 36.6% from France, 43.3% from UK & Ireland and 7.9% from Other

Kingfisher Online and Social Media Presence

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Kingfisher News and Updates

B&Q owner Kingfisher suffers slump in like-for-like sales

B&Q owner Kingfisher saw like-for-like sales sink 3.7 per cent over its third quarter, as its new chief executive admitted [...] The post B&Q owner Kingfisher's new CEO blasts 'disappointing' like-for-like sales slump appeared first on CityAM.

TGS Acquires 100 Percent Ownership of Oklahoma’s Kingfisher 3D

HOUSTON, Texas (29 October 2019) – TGS announced today it has completed the transaction to acquire 100 percent of the Kingfisher 3D seismic survey to add to its Oklahoma database.  The Kingfisher 3D is located on the east flank of the Anadarko Basin in Kingfisher and Logan Counties, Oklahoma.

B&Q owner Kingfisher appoints new finance boss

B&Q owner Kingfisher has appointed a new chief financial officer, it said today. Bernard Bot joins the home improvement group [...] The post B&Q owner Kingfisher appoints new finance boss appeared first on CityAM.

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Kingfisher shares slip after reporting 6% drop in underlying profit

Shares of Kingfisher , the U.K. home-improvement retailer, dipped 1.4% after saying first-half underlying pretax profit fell 6.4% to £353 million on a 1.4% fall in sales to £5.99 billion. Same-store sales fell 1.8%, on B&Q and French sales declines, despite growth in Screwfix and in Poland and R…

B&Q owner Kingfisher suffers shareholder rebellion over executive pay

B&Q owner Kingfisher today suffered a shareholder rebellion over executive pay as investors opposed the chief executive and finance chief’s [...] The post B&Q owner Kingfisher suffers shareholder rebellion over executive pay appeared first on CityAM.
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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 Thierry Garnier, Andrew Cosslett and Bernard Bot.

  • How many employees does Kingfisher have?

    Kingfisher has 62,889 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 £185.8 k.

  • Who are Kingfisher competitors?

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

  • Where is Kingfisher headquarters?

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

  • Where are Kingfisher offices?

    Kingfisher has offices in London, Chandler's Ford, Yeovil, Templemars and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kingfisher have?

    Kingfisher has 7 offices.