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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 Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2019)62,889(+3%)
Job Openings1,142
Revenue (FY, 2018)£11.7 B
Share Price (Sept 2020)£2.9 (+10%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Kingfisher

Thierry Garnier

Thierry Garnier

Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Cosslett

Andrew Cosslett

Board Chairman, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
Paul Moore

Paul Moore

Group Company Secretary
Bernard Bot

Bernard Bot

Chief Financial Officer
Graham Bell

Graham Bell

CEO B&Q UK and Ireland
Rakhi Goss-Custard

Rakhi Goss-Custard

Non-Executive Director
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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
17 Route de l'Epinoy
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 (22-Sept-2020)

6.1b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2020)

2.9

Cash (31-Jul-2019)

385.0m

EV

8.5b
Kingfisher's current market capitalization is £6.1 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
GBPFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

9.1 x

EV/CFO

9 x

Revenue/Employee

181.0k

Financial Leverage

1.5 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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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

Kingfisher profit jumps as online sales rise during lockdown

B&Q-owner Kingfisher increased its pre-tax profit by 62.4 per cent in the first half of the year as a strong The post Kingfisher profit jumps as online sales rise during lockdown appeared first on CityAM.

Kingfisher selects MRI Software's lease accounting solution for effective IFRS 16 reporting

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingfisher plc is an international home improvement company with over 1,300 stores in nine countries across Europe, Russia and Turkey, supported by a team of over 77,000 colleagues. They operate under retail brands including B&Q, Castorama, Brico...

B&Q owner Kingfisher forecasts higher profits as demand continues

DIY retailer Kingfisher has forecast higher interim pre-tax profits as strong demand continued as lockdown restrictions started to ease. The The post B&Q owner Kingfisher forecasts higher profits as demand continues appeared first on CityAM.

B&Q-owner Kingfisher says people have been doing more DIY than ever

B&Q-owner Kingfisher has reported more than one-fifth rise in second quarter profit, as its stores in the UK and Europe The post B&Q-owner Kingfisher bounces back after initial lockdown hit appeared first on CityAM.

Kingfisher Sec targets continued growth with SmartTask

Kingfisher Sec, a West London-based security specialist, has adopted SmartTask to support the rapid growth of the business by streamlining and automating critical business processes Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Vijay Mallya Asks India To Consider His Offer To Repay Kingfisher Airlines’ Dues

Vijay Mallya says all his firm have effectively ceased operations and manufacturing following the coronavirus lockdown in India.
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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 Paul Moore.

  • 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.