Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser is a consumer goods company, providing health, hygiene and home products. The Company is engaged in delivering solutions in household cleaning and health & personal care to consumers. Reckitt Benckiser's brands include the antiseptic brand Dettol, the sore throat medicine Strepsils, the hair removal brand Veet, the immune support supplement Airborne, the air freshener Air Wick, Calgon, Clearasil, Cillit Bang, Durex, Lysol, Mycil and Vanish.

Company Growth (employees)
Slough, GB
Size (employees)
34,700 (est)
Reckitt Benckiser was founded in 1823 and is headquartered in Slough, GB

Key People at Reckitt Benckiser

Rakesh Kapoor

Rakesh Kapoor

Adrian Hennah

Adrian Hennah

Judith Sprieser

Judith Sprieser

Non-Executive Director
Darrell Stein

Darrell Stein

Ken Hydon

Ken Hydon

Non-executive director
Deborah Yates

Deborah Yates


Reckitt Benckiser Office Locations

Reckitt Benckiser has offices in Slough, Ontario, Parsippany, Sao Paulo and in 63 other locations
Slough, GB (HQ)
103-105 Bath Road
San Bruno, US
901 Cherry Ave
Moscow, RU
14 Kozhevnicheskaya Str.
Hoofddorp, NL
Siriusdreef 14 2132 WT Hoofddorp PO Box 721
Wallisellen-Zürich, CH
Richtistrasse 5 Postfach
Heidelberg, DE
Darwinstr. 2-4 69115
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Reckitt Benckiser Data and Metrics

Reckitt Benckiser Financial Metrics

Reckitt Benckiser's revenue was reported to be £9.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 11% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

9.9 b

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.8 b

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

53.4 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

882 m
Reckitt Benckiser's current market capitalization is £53.4 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


9.3 b8.8 b8.9 b9.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

4 b3.7 b3.6 b3.9 b

Gross profit

5.3 b5.1 b5.2 b6 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

3.4 b2.9 b3 b3.6 b

Interest expense

65 m54 m

Interest income

27 m21 m

Pre tax profit

1.9 b2.1 b2.2 b2.4 b

Income tax expense

462 m463 m

Net Income

1.4 b3.2 b1.7 b1.8 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


808 m917 m740 m882 m

Accounts Receivable

1.1 b1 b1.2 b1.5 b

Current Assets

2.9 b3.2 b2.9 b3.5 b


1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b


11.1 b11.3 b11.3 b13.5 b

Total Assets

15.1 b15.5 b15.3 b18 b

Accounts Payable

2.9 b990 m981 m3.5 b

Current Liabilities

5.7 b5.3 b5 b5.4 b

Total Liabilities

8.8 b8.7 b8.4 b9.6 b

Retained Earnings

411 m675 m819 m1.8 b

Total Equity

6.3 b6.8 b6.9 b8.4 b

Financial Leverage

2.4 x2.3 x2.2 x2.1 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

2.1 b2.1 b1.8 b2.4 b

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.6 b)(1.2 b)(1.8 b)(1.8 b)

Income Taxes Paid

(453 m)(462 m)(463 m)(558 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

Reckitt Benckiser Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Products Sold

7 b



    Reckitt Benckiser Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    Mead Johnson NutritionFebruary 10, 2017$17.9 b

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