At Premier Foods, we create the food the nation loves for modern life. We’re one of Britain’s largest branded food companies, employing around 4,000 people in over 14 sites across the country, and supplying a range of retail, wholesale, foodservice and other customers with some of Britain’s best-loved brands. Those brands include Ambrosia desserts, Batchelors convenient meals, Bisto and OXO stocks and gravies, Loyd Grossman and Sharwood’s cooking sauces, and Mr Kipling cakes. Chances are you have one of our products in your home, as over 95% of British households bought one of our products last year.
Type
Public
HQ
Willesborough, GB
Size (employees)
4,132 (est)+7%
Premier Foods is headquartered in Willesborough, GB
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Key People/Management at Premier Foods

Gavin Darby

Gavin Darby

Chief Executive Officer
Alastair Murray

Alastair Murray

Chief Financial Officer
Alex Whitehouse

Alex Whitehouse

Managing Director, UK
Andrew McDonald

Andrew McDonald

Legal Director
David Wilkinson

David Wilkinson

HR & Communications Director
Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes

Procurement & Central Operations Director
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Premier Foods Office Locations

Premier Foods has offices in Melbourne, Liverpool, Welwyn Garden City, Manchester and in 15 other locations
Willesborough, GB (HQ)
Batchelors Factory Kennington Rd
Barnsley, GB
Fish Dam Ln
High Wycombe, GB
Lincoln Rd Lord Rank Centre
Lifton, GB
Station Rd
Manchester, GB
Arndale House Market St
Merseyside, GB
110 Reeds Ln
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Premier Foods Financials and Metrics

Premier Foods Financials

Premier Foods's revenue was reported to be £790.40 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

790.4 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

276.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

35%

Net income (FY, 2017)

5.5 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

115.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

61.5 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

326.7 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

0.4

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

3.1 m

EV

344.8 m
Premier Foods's current market capitalization is £326.7 m.
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

2 b1.1 b843 m964.3 m771.7 m790.4 m

Revenue growth, %

(20%)

Cost of goods sold

1.4 b721.6 m556.1 m630.8 m476.2 m513.5 m

Gross profit

554.5 m349.3 m286.9 m333.5 m295.5 m276.9 m
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

45.8 m53.2 m157 m44.7 m8 m3.1 m

Accounts Receivable

247.4 m263.2 m224.8 m104.7 m83 m47.1 m

Inventories

136.8 m116.2 m68.9 m68.8 m63.2 m71.3 m

Current Assets

514.8 m550 m501.5 m237 m173.3 m139.6 m
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(230 m)10 m(46.7 m)(92.7 m)34 m5.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(29.1 m)4.2 m87.5 m3.4 m95.4 m37 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(241.1 m)(262.3 m)(5.5 m)(91 m)(79.2 m)(42 m)

Net Change in Cash

51.1 m(12.3 m)147.2 m(135.3 m)(13.9 m)(25.9 m)
GBPY, 2017

EV/EBITDA

3 x

EV/EBIT

5.6 x

EV/CFO

9.3 x

Revenue/Employee

204.1 k

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Premier Foods News and Updates

Premier Foods has a taste for success as pre-tax profit surges

Manufacturer Premier Foods saw its pre-tax profit surge 74 per cent, as it racked up its strongest revenue growth for over five years in its final results out today. The figures The company announced that its pre-tax profit had increased to £20.9m for the 52 weeks ended 31 March, up from £12m …
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