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.

Company Growth (employees)
Düsseldorf, DE
Size (employees)
217,818 (est)
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.

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

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

2.5 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.5 b

Market capitalization (12-Jul-2017)

9.6 b

Closing share price (12-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

2.4 b


11 b
Metro Group's current market capitalization is €9.6 b.
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
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
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

2 b1.8 b1.6 b
EURY, 2016


4.3 x


7.3 x


7.1 x


261.1 k
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Metro Group Market Value History

Metro Group Revenue Breakdown

Traffic Overview of Metro Group

Metro Group Online and Social Media Presence

Metro Group News and Updates

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