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Rheinmetall Group is a supplier of automotive and defense solutions. The company specializes in the areas of air management, emissions reduction, and pumps as well as in the development, production, and supply of replacement parts for pistons, engine blocks, and slide bearings. It also offers vehicle systems, weapons, ammunition, and electronic solutions, including air defense systems, soldier systems, command, control and reconnaissance systems, fire control units, sensors, land simulation, flight simulation, and maritime and process simulation.

TypePublic
Founded1889
HQDüsseldorf, DE
Websiterheinmetall.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)23,251(-1%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)€6.3 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)€85.9(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Rheinmetall

Helmut P. Merch

Helmut P. Merch

CFO of Rheinmetall AG and CFO on the Management Board Defence
Peter Sebastian Krause

Peter Sebastian Krause

Member of the Executive Board of Rheinmetall AG; Member of the Executive Board of Rheinmetall Automotive; Member of the Management Board Defence, Human Resources
Alexander Sagel

Alexander Sagel

Member of the Management Board Rheinmetall Defence and Division Weapon and Ammunition officer
Susanne Wiegand

Susanne Wiegand

Member of the Management Board Defence, Division Electronic Solutions
Olaf Hedden

Olaf Hedden

Member of the Executive Board, Rheinmetall Automotive, Finance/Controlling
Joerg Grotendorst

Joerg Grotendorst

Member of the Executive Board, Automotive
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Rheinmetall Office Locations

Rheinmetall has offices in Düsseldorf, Berlin, Bodman-Ludwigshafen, Bonn and in 41 other locations
Düsseldorf, DE (HQ)
Rheinmetall Platz 1
Berlin, DE
Pariser Platz 6A
Bodman-Ludwigshafen, DE
Bodenseeallee 3
Bonn, DE
Pützchens Chaussee 58A
Bremen, DE
Brüggeweg 54
Bremen, DE
Flughafenallee 3
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Rheinmetall Financials and Metrics

Rheinmetall Revenue

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Rheinmetall's revenue was reported to be €6.26 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.7% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2019)

6.3b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

1.7%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

2.8b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

44.9%

Net income (FY, 2019)

354.0m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

512.0m

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

3.7b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

85.9

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

920.0m

EV

3.7b
Rheinmetall's current market capitalization is €3.7 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

6.0b6.1b6.3b

Revenue growth, %

2%2%

Cost of goods sold

3.3b3.2b3.4b

Gross profit

2.7b2.9b2.8b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.5b1.6b

Cost of goods sold

731.0m794.0m794.0m764.0m825.0m868.0m

Gross profit

649.0m739.0m687.0m669.0m720.0m720.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

47%48%46%47%47%45%
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

757.0m724.0m920.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.2b1.1b

Inventories

1.2b1.3b1.5b

Current Assets

3.5b3.8b4.2b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

440.0m337.0m259.0m412.0m541.0m355.0m

Accounts Receivable

886.0m1.0b975.0m1.1b1.1b1.2b

Inventories

1.3b1.4b1.5b1.4b1.5b1.6b

Current Assets

3.4b3.4b3.4b3.8b3.9b4.0b
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

252.0m354.0m354.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

241.0m318.0m280.0m

Inventories

(97.0m)(12.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

546.0m242.0m602.0m
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

27.0m92.0m177.0m33.0m110.0m60.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

64.0m155.0m223.0m65.0m133.0m204.0m

Inventories

(156.0m)(229.0m)(655.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(240.0m)(327.0m)(376.0m)(84.0m)(103.0m)(167.0m)
EURFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

10.9 x

EV/CFO

7.7 x

Revenue/Employee

278.2k

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.2 x
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Rheinmetall Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019

Countries

146144143

Order Backlog

€3.02 b€6.74 b€5.03 b€8.62 b€6.72 b

Order Intake

€1.48 b€857 m€570 m€3.04 b€3.62 b€564 m€501 m€1.14 b€3.33 b

Sectors

2222
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Rheinmetall Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
IBD Ingenieurbüro Deisenroth GmbHMarch 26, 2019
RWM Italia Munitions S.r.l.December 01, 2010
Mauser WaldeckJanuary 01, 1993
Alpha Air GmbH
American Rheinmetall Defense, Inc.
American Rheinmetall Munition Inc.
American Rheinmetall Systems, LLC
Amprio GmbH
Benntec Systemtechnik GmbH
BF Engine Parts LLC
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Rheinmetall Revenue Breakdown

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Rheinmetall revenue breakdown by business segment: 56.3% from Defence and 43.7% from Automotive

Rheinmetall revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.3% from Other Regions, 10.5% from North-, Middle, and South America, 29.8% from Other Europe, 31.1% from Germany and 17.3% from Asia

Rheinmetall Cybersecurity Score

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C

72/100

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Rheinmetall Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Rheinmetall Online and Social Media Presence

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Rheinmetall News and Updates

Rheinmetall and Tongji University set up joint lab for new energy vehicle technology; focus on fuel cells

Rheinmetall AG, the German technology group, and Tongji University in Shanghai have recently set up a joint lab to foster cooperation in new energy vehicle technology.

Cook Defence Systems partners with Rheinmetall in bid for Australia's Land 400 Phase 3 project

UK-based company Cook Defence Systems announced on 27 May that it will provide its TR40 tracks for Rheinmetall's Lynx KF41 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) should the platform be selected for the Australian Army's Project Land 400 Phase 3, also known as the Mounted Close Combat Capability requirement…

Orbán: Hungary to Expand Cooperation with German Defence Giant Rheinmetall

Bertalan Havasi said Orbán met Armin Papperger in his office on Tuesday and discussed ways to strengthen Hungary’s strategic partnership with the Dusseldorf-based company.

PERSONAL CHANGE ON THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF RHEINMETALL AG

In light of the transformation resulting from the group’s strategic reorientation, Jörg Grotendorst, until now rheinmetall ag executive board member for automotive, has asked the supervisory board to relieve him of his duties.

Rheinmetall : and Northrop Grumman have formalized an agreement to cooperate in the field of precision-guided enhanced range artillery ammunition

Rheinmetall and Northrop Grumman have formalized an agreement to cooperate in the field of precision-guided enhanced range artillery ammunition. Rheinmetall's South African subsidiary Rheinmetall Denel Munition and Northrop Grumman signed a 10-year strategic partnership agreement to this effect in F…

Rheinmetall, MBDA building high-energy lasers for Germany’s Navy

The latest contract continues the companies’ collaboration on high-energy laser efforts, which was first announced in August 2019.
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Rheinmetall Blogs

Rheinmetall supplying Portuguese Army with 1,500 LM-LowProfile laser modules

Rheinmetall supplying Portuguese Army with 1,500 LM-LowProfile laser modules

Rheinmetall and Thales awarded subcontract from Lockheed Martin to deliver training services to the joint Franco-German C-130J squadron

Rheinmetall and Thales awarded subcontract from Lockheed Martin to deliver training services to the joint Franco-German C-130J squadron

Rheinmetall Kodiak to be the Bundeswehr’s new combat engineer vehicle

Rheinmetall Kodiak to be the Bundeswehr’s new combat engineer vehicle – order worth around €295 million

All systems go

Rheinmetall starts maintenance on first two German Air Force CH-53G transport helicopters at Diepholz air base

Marder infantry fighting vehicle turns 50

Marder infantry fighting vehicle turns 50 – tried-and-tested warhorse of Germany’s mechanized infantry

First quarter of 2021: Rheinmetall posts strong start to the year

First quarter of 2021: Rheinmetall posts strong start to the year
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Rheinmetall Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rheinmetall founded?

    Rheinmetall was founded in 1889.

  • Who are Rheinmetall key executives?

    Rheinmetall's key executives are Helmut P. Merch, Peter Sebastian Krause and Alexander Sagel.

  • How many employees does Rheinmetall have?

    Rheinmetall has 23,251 employees.

  • What is Rheinmetall revenue?

    Latest Rheinmetall annual revenue is €6.3 b.

  • What is Rheinmetall revenue per employee?

    Latest Rheinmetall revenue per employee is €269 k.

  • Who are Rheinmetall competitors?

    Competitors of Rheinmetall include thyssenkrupp, Elringklinger and Nisshinbo.

  • Where is Rheinmetall headquarters?

    Rheinmetall headquarters is located at Rheinmetall Platz 1, Düsseldorf.

  • Where are Rheinmetall offices?

    Rheinmetall has offices in Düsseldorf, Berlin, Bodman-Ludwigshafen, Bonn and in 41 other locations.

  • How many offices does Rheinmetall have?

    Rheinmetall has 47 offices.