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L'Oréal manufactures and sells cosmetic products for women and men worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Consumer Products, L’oréal Luxe, Professional Products, and Active Cosmetics. The Company offers shampoos, hair care products, shower gels, skin care products, cleansers, hair colors, styling products, deodorants, sun care products, make-up, perfumes, etc. L'Oréal provides its products under the L’Oréal Paris, Garnier, Maybelline New York, NYX Professional Makeup, Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, and other brands.

TypePublic
Founded1909
HQClichy, FR
Websiteloreal.com

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)87,974(+3%)
Revenue (FY, 2017)€26 B(+5%)
Share Price (Aug 2020)€282.5
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at L'Oreal

Laurent Attal

Laurent Attal

Executive Vice-President Research & Innovation
Sophie Bellon

Sophie Bellon

Board Member
Christophe Babule

Christophe Babule

Executive Vice‐President ‐ Chief Financial Officer
Patrice Caine

Patrice Caine

Board Member
Vincent Boinay

Vincent Boinay

Director of L'Oréal Travel Retail Worldwide
Béatrice Guillaume-Grabisch

Béatrice Guillaume-Grabisch

Board Member
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L'Oreal Office Locations

L'Oreal has offices in Clichy, Aulnay-sous-Bois, Chevilly Larue, Levallois-Perret and in 48 other locations
Clichy, FR (HQ)
41, Rue Martre
Paris, FR
14 Rue Royale
Belgrano, AR
1775 Juramento
Melbourne, AU
564 St Kilda Rd
Wien, AT
3 Am Europl.
Las Condes, CL
Av. Apoquindo 3885, piso 2.
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L'Oreal Financials and Metrics

L'Oreal Revenue

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L'Oreal's revenue was reported to be €26.02 b in FY, 2017 which is a 4.4% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (H1, 2018)

13.4b

Gross profit (H1, 2018)

9.8b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2018), %

73.1%

Net income (H1, 2018)

2.3b

EBIT (H1, 2018)

2.6b

Market capitalization (5-Aug-2020)

158.0b

Closing stock price (5-Aug-2020)

282.5

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

2.0b

EV

157.6b
L'Oreal's current market capitalization is €158 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

24.3b24.9b26.0b

Revenue growth, %

3%4%

Cost of goods sold

7.0b7.1b7.4b

Gross profit

17.3b17.8b18.7b
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

12.8b12.5b13.4b13.4b

Cost of goods sold

3.6b3.4b3.8b3.6b

Gross profit

9.2b9.0b9.6b9.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

72%72%72%73%
Annual
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

1.4b1.7b3.0b

Accounts Receivable

3.6b3.9b3.9b

Inventories

2.4b2.7b2.5b

Current Assets

9.3b10.0b11.0b
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

1.8b1.3b1.7b2.0b

Accounts Receivable

4.0b4.1b4.2b4.3b

Inventories

2.4b2.6b2.6b2.7b

Current Assets

9.7b9.6b11.3b10.5b
Annual
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

3.3b3.1b3.6b2.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

908.2m1.4b1.2b467.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

4.2b4.7b5.2b2.3b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.1b)(1.3b)(1.3b)(780.0m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Net Income

1.9b1.5b2.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

410.2m869.1m556.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.6b1.9b2.2b

Purchases of PP&E

(512.0m)(574.5m)(641.9m)
EURH1, 2015

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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L'Oreal Operating Metrics

L'Oreal's Stores was reported to be 3.1 k in FY, 2015.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Apr, 2018

Brands

32 32 34 34 44

Countries

130 140 140 150

Patents Issued

501 497 473 498

Stores

3.12 k3.10 k
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L'Oreal Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ModiFaceMarch 16, 2018
IT CosmeticsJuly 22, 2016$1.20 b
Société des Thermes de Saint-Gervais-les-BainsJuly 13, 2016
Coloright Ltd.December 19, 2014
Carol's DaughterOctober 20, 2014
Niely Cosmeticos GroupSeptember 08, 2014
NYX Professional MakeupJune 18, 2014
Carita InternationalMay 30, 2014
Decléor S.A.May 30, 2014
Magic Holdings InternationalAugust 16, 2013$843 m
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L'Oreal Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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L'Oreal Revenue Breakdown

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L'Oreal revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.9% from Professional Products, 46.6% from Consumer Products, 32.6% from L’Oréal Luxe and 8.0% from Active Cosmetics

L'Oreal revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 31.2% from Western Europe, 28.2% from North America, 23.6% from Asia Pacific, 7.5% from Latin America, 6.7% from Eastern Europe and 2.7% from Other

L'Oreal Online and Social Media Presence

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L'Oreal News and Updates

L'Oreal USA is requiring employees to hand over their medical history to continue working from home — and it could be a sign of what's to come

L'Oréal US employees who want to work from home are being required to give the company access to their medical history, two current L'Oreal employees confirmed. Beauty watchdog Instagram account esteelaundry shared a photo of the form employees must sign that releases "information regarding any ph…

Sunscreens Market 2020 Players Analysis: Johnson & Johnson, L'Oreal, Proctor & Gamble, Revlon, Unilever, Shiseido, Estee Lauder, Beiersdorf, Avon Products

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Coty names former L'Oreal executive Sue Y. Nabi as CEO effective September

Cosmetics company Coty Inc. said Friday it hs named Sue Y. Nabi as chief executive effective September. Nabi is founder and CEO of luxufry skincare line Orveda and a former worldwide president of L'Oreal ad Lancome. The company said it has named its current CEO Peter Harf to the role of executive c…

L'Oréal Names Head of Cosmetics Division

Myriam Cohen-Welgryn joins L’Oréal as president, active cosmetics division and a member of the executive committee. Cohen-Welgryn will report to Nicolas Hieronimus. She succeeds Brigitte Liberman, who has elected to retire at the end of 2020, following 34 years within the group including 15 years as…

L’Oréal for the Future: L’Oréal launches €150 million social and environmental solidarity programme

L’Oréal Group has launched a €150 million social and environmental solidarity programme in response to COVID-19. €50 million will be allocated to fund organisations that support at-risk women, while €100 million will help regenerate damaged ecosystems and prevent climate change.

L'Oréal Cancels 10.4% Dividend Increase

The beauty group will instead stick to the same payout per share it made in 2019.
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L'Oreal Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was L'Oreal founded?

    L'Oreal was founded in 1909.

  • Who are L'Oreal key executives?

    L'Oreal's key executives are Laurent Attal, Sophie Bellon and Christophe Babule.

  • How many employees does L'Oreal have?

    L'Oreal has 87,974 employees.

  • What is L'Oreal revenue?

    Latest L'Oreal annual revenue is €26 b.

  • What is L'Oreal revenue per employee?

    Latest L'Oreal revenue per employee is €295.8 k.

  • Who are L'Oreal competitors?

    Competitors of L'Oreal include Lush, Avon Products and Revlon.

  • Where is L'Oreal headquarters?

    L'Oreal headquarters is located at 41, Rue Martre , Clichy.

  • Where are L'Oreal offices?

    L'Oreal has offices in Clichy, Aulnay-sous-Bois, Chevilly Larue, Levallois-Perret and in 48 other locations.

  • How many offices does L'Oreal have?

    L'Oreal has 56 offices.