Metro Group

METRO GROUP is one of the largest and most important international retailing companies. In the financial year 2014/15 it generated sales of around €59 billion. The company operates more than 2,000 stores in 30 countries and has a headcount of around 230,000 employees.

The performance of METRO GROUP is based on the strength of its sales brands that operate independently in their respective market segments: METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry - the international leader in self-service wholesale - Media Markt and Saturn - the European market leader in consumer electronics retailing and Real hypermarkets.

Düsseldorf, DE
Size (employees)
217,818 (est)-2%
Metro Group was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, DE

Metro Group Office Locations

Metro Group has an office in Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, DE (HQ)
1 Metro Straße

Metro Group Data and Metrics

Metro Group Financial Metrics

Metro Group's revenue was reported to be €58.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in €, EUR

Revenue (FY, 2016)

58.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

11.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

657 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.5 b

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

2.5 b

Market capitalization (25-May-2017)

10 b

Closing share price (25-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

2.4 b


11.5 b
Metro Group's current market capitalization is €10 b.
Numbers are in €, EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


59.9 b59.2 b58.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

48.2 b47.6 b47 b

Gross profit

11.8 b11.6 b11.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

10.5 b10.2 b10 b

General and administrative expense

1.3 b1.5 b1.6 b

Operating expense total

11.8 b11.7 b11.5 b

Depreciation and amortization

1.2 b1.5 b1 b


2.2 b2.2 b2.5 b

EBITDA margin, %



1.1 b711 m1.5 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

434 m344 m314 m

Interest income

48 m62 m93 m

Pre tax profit

536 m259 m1.2 b

Income tax expense

539 m480 m559 m

Net Income

182 m714 m657 m
Numbers are in €, EURY, 2015Y, 2016


4.4 b2.4 b

Total Assets

27.7 b25 b

Total Debt

4.7 b3.8 b

Total Liabilities

20.8 b19 b
Numbers are in €, EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

2 b1.8 b1.6 b
Numbers are in €, EURY, 2016


4.5 x


7.6 x


7.4 x


261.1 k

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