Rolls-Royce is a global company, providing integrated power solutions to the aerospace and marine/industrial power systems markets. Our vision is to deliver ‘better power for a changing world’. We create power. Our core business is the gas turbine and this is used to power aircraft, ships and electrical generators. Rolls-Royce is probably best known for making engines for the world’s biggest airliners and advanced military aircraft. However, we also produce low-emission power systems for ships - some of which we design ourselves - make critical equipment and safety systems for the nuclear industry and, power offshore platforms and major pipelines for the oil and gas industry. We support our customers with a global network of service centres.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
49,900 (est)-1%
Rolls-Royce was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in London, GB

Rolls-Royce Office Locations

Rolls-Royce has offices in London and Singapore
London, GB (HQ)
62 Buckingham Gate

Rolls-Royce Data and Metrics

Rolls-Royce Financial Metrics

Rolls-Royce's revenue was reported to be £15 b in FY, 2016 which is a 9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

15 b

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(4 b)

Market capitalization (18-Sep-2017)

16.3 b

Closing share price (18-Sep-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

2.8 b
Rolls-Royce's current market capitalization is £16.3 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


14.6 b13.7 b13.7 b15 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

11.5 b10.5 b10.5 b11.9 b

Gross profit

3.2 b3.2 b3.3 b3 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4 b2.9 b3.2 b2.8 b

Accounts Receivable

3.8 b4.2 b4.8 b5.5 b

Current Assets

13.7 b12.5 b13.9 b15.4 b


5.3 b6.2 b5.6 b7.6 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

1.7 b1.3 b1.1 b1.4 b

Cash From Financing Activities

464 m(457 m)223 m(739 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(377 m)(151 m)(76 m)604 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

8.1 x
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Rolls-Royce Operating Metrics

Rolls-Royce's Backlog was reported to be £79.8 b in FY, 2016, which is a 4% increase from the previous period. Rolls-Royce's Patent Applications was reported to be 672 in FY, 2016, which is a 7% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Backlog (Civil Aerospace)

£63.23 b£67.03 b£71.4 b

Backlog (Marine)

£1.57 b£1.16 b£905 m

Backlog (Power Systems)

£1.97 b£1.93 b£1.8 b


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Rolls-Royce Market Value History

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Rolls-Royce Median Salaries

Source: 53 public H-1B filings from Rolls-Royce

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