Pets At Home Group

Founded in 1991 by Anthony Preston Pets at Home is the UK’s largest pet retailer with over 400 stores across the UK and a growing business with plans to open over 20 stores this year. As well as our stores we offer a number of other services including; the Groom Room at Pets At Home, Veterinary Practices (Companion Care and Vets4Pets), a strong online offer, and the Equestrian retailer Ride-Away. We also work strongly with our local communities and have in store rescue centres. In 2015 we were delighted to be voted in the top 20 Best Workplaces with Great Places to Work ®, and in 2013 we were voted Number 1 in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, having been voted 2nd in 2012. Our colleagues are central to the success of the business and the 6 values (the first being "we put pets before profit") are practiced daily across the business. We're always striving to develop and reward our colleagues with an extensive in-house series of training programmes and a comprehensive benefits package. Shopping in Pets At Home is fun with lots of pets in store as well as allowing customers to bring their own dogs into store! We strive to offer customers a great shopping experience and all stores colleagues are fully trained in pet care and dedicated to animal welfare. Pets are central to everything that we do and 92% of colleagues have their own pets too!
Company Growth (employees)
Handforth, GB
Size (employees)
6,811 (est)+25%
Pets At Home Group was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Handforth, GB

Pets At Home Group Office Locations

Pets At Home Group has an office in Handforth
Handforth, GB (HQ)
Epsom Ave Argyle House

Pets At Home Group Data and Metrics

Pets At Home Group Financial Metrics

Pets At Home Group's revenue was reported to be £739.7 m in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

739.7 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

404.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

68.6 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

791.5 m

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2016)

31.6 m
Pets At Home Group's current market capitalization is £791.5 m.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


633.4 m689.7 m739.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

289.4 m315.5 m335.3 m

Gross profit

344 m374.2 m404.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

262.9 m294.5 m322.5 m

Pre tax profit

81.3 m79.9 m81.8 m

Net Income

76.3 m70.4 m68.6 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


61 m126.6 m31.6 m

Accounts Receivable

3.1 m5.5 m6 m

Current Assets

540.3 m637.8 m747.3 m


100.6 m106.5 m117.1 m


29.7 m30.4 m34.6 m

Total Assets

670.6 m774.7 m899 m

Accounts Payable

65.1 m63.2 m63.4 m

Current Liabilities

114.7 m116.7 m126.5 m

Total Liabilities

195.6 m227.2 m266.1 m

Retained Earnings

76.3 m70.4 m68.6 m

Total Equity

475 m547.5 m632.9 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.4 x1.4 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Income Taxes Paid

(5 m)(9.5 m)(13.3 m)
GBPY, 2016


140.6 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

Pets At Home Group Market Value History

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