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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 and personal care to consumers. Its 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.

TypePublic
Founded1823
HQSlough, GB
Websiterb.com
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)40,000
Job Openings667
Revenue (FY, 2017)£11.5 B(+22%)

Key People/Management at Reckitt Benckiser

Seth Cohen

Seth Cohen

Chief Information Officer
Gurveen Singh

Gurveen Singh

Chief Human Resources Officer
Rakesh Kapoor

Rakesh Kapoor

CEO
Adrian Hennah

Adrian Hennah

CFO
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Reckitt Benckiser Office Locations

Reckitt Benckiser has offices in Slough, Buenos Aires, Wien, Sydney and in 60 other locations
Slough, GB (HQ)
103-105 Bath Road
Slough, GB
Wellcroft Rd
Buenos Aires, AR
Ruta Provincial No 36 y Diagonal Perito Moreno 8300, (1890) Ingeniero Allan Florencio Varela
Sydney, AU
Level 47 680 George St
Wien, AT
15 Guglgasse
Dhaka, BD
Plot 2 (B) Block SE (C), Road 138 Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212
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Reckitt Benckiser Financials and Metrics

Reckitt Benckiser Revenue

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Reckitt Benckiser's revenue was reported to be £11.51 b in FY, 2017 which is a 21.4% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

11.5b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

21.4%

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

6.9b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

59.7%

Net income (FY, 2017)

3.4b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

2.7b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

2.1b

EV

58.6b
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

9.5b11.5b

Revenue growth, %

7%21%

Cost of goods sold

3.7b4.6b

Gross profit

5.8b6.9b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017

Revenue

4.6b5.0b

Cost of goods sold

1.8b2.0b

Gross profit

2.7b3.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

60%60%
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

882.0m2.1b

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.7b

Inventories

770.0m1.2b

Current Assets

3.4b5.4b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017

Cash

894.0m2.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.8b

Inventories

752.0m1.3b

Current Assets

3.5b5.7b
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.7b1.7b3.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

161.0m183.0m223.0m

Inventories

(44.0m)(14.0m)(108.0m)

Accounts Payable

179.0m(1.0m)192.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Net Income

784.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

85.0m83.0m89.0m

Inventories

(7.0m)7.0m29.0m

Accounts Payable

18.0m(124.0m)(352.0m)
GBPY, 2017

EV/EBIT

21.4 x

EV/CFO

23.5 x

Revenue/Employee

306.6k

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Reckitt Benckiser Operating Metrics

Reckitt Benckiser's Customers was reported to be 568 m in FY, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Brands

19 19 19 20

Customers

117 m237 m365 m568 m

Products Sold

7 b
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Reckitt Benckiser Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Mead Johnson NutritionFebruary 10, 2017$17.90 b
0730033 BC Ltd
103-105 Bath Road Limited
Airwick Industrie SAS
Anhui Guilong Pharmaceutical Trading Company Ltd
Beleggingsmaatschappij Lemore BV
Benckiser
Brevet Hospital Products (UK) Limited
British Surgical Industries Limited
Canterbury Square Holdings Sar
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Reckitt Benckiser Revenue Breakdown

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Reckitt Benckiser revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.2% from Home, 37.5% from Hygiene, 44.2% from Health and 2.2% from Other

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Reckitt Benckiser Online and Social Media Presence

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Reckitt Benckiser News and Updates

Interview released with Reckitt Benckiser, speaker at Pain Therapeutics 2019

SMi reports: An exclusive interview with Dalma Sugár, Global Medical Affairs Director, Reckitt Benckiser just ahead of SMi’s 19th Annual Pain Therapeutics Conference, taking place this May in London. read more

Reckitt Benckiser Rises As 2018 Full-Year Sales Beat Forecasts

Reckitt Benckiser is trading at one-month highs following strong full-year results. I think it can keep on rising.

London Markets: London markets lose ground from last week’s surge; Reckitt Benckiser adds 4%

London markets were down on Monday, losing some of the advances made last week.

Reckitt Benckiser CEO Rakesh Kapoor to retire after setbacks mar latter years

(Reuters) - Reckitt Benckiser Chief Executive Rakesh Kapoor will retire in 2019 after setbacks in recent years, paving the way for a potential change in strategy or break-up of the British consumer goods maker.

Reckitt Benckiser CEO announces plan to retire

Reckitt Benckiser chief executive Rakesh Kapoor is set to retire at the end of 2019, the firm announced today, leading it to launch a formal search for its next boss. The maker of Nurofen and Clearasil said it is looking at both internal and external candidates to succeed Kapoor. Read more: Re…

Reckitt Benckiser CEO to retire by end of 2019

(Reuters) - British consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Rakesh Kapoor would retire by the end of 2019, after more than eight years at the helm and more than three decades with the company.
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Reckitt Benckiser Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Reckitt Benckiser founded?

    Reckitt Benckiser was founded in 1823.

  • Who are Reckitt Benckiser key executives?

    Reckitt Benckiser's key executives are Seth Cohen, Gurveen Singh and Rakesh Kapoor.

  • How many employees does Reckitt Benckiser have?

    Reckitt Benckiser has 40,000 employees.

  • What is Reckitt Benckiser revenue?

    Latest Reckitt Benckiser annual revenue is £11.5 b.

  • What is Reckitt Benckiser revenue per employee?

    Latest Reckitt Benckiser revenue per employee is £287.8 k.

  • Who are Reckitt Benckiser competitors?

    Competitors of Reckitt Benckiser include Henkel, Unilever and NBTY.

  • Where is Reckitt Benckiser headquarters?

    Reckitt Benckiser headquarters is located at 103-105 Bath Road, Slough.

  • Where are Reckitt Benckiser offices?

    Reckitt Benckiser has offices in Slough, Buenos Aires, Wien, Sydney and in 60 other locations.

  • How many offices does Reckitt Benckiser have?

    Reckitt Benckiser has 65 offices.