At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the UK, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’ universal postal service to over 29 million addresses. As a FTSE 100 organisation we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.
London, GB
Size (employees)
158,955 (est)
Royal Mail was founded in 1840 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Royal Mail Office Locations

Royal Mail has an office in Coventry, Marlborough, Glasgow, Chelmsford and in 97 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
100 Victoria Embankment
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Royal Mail Financials and Metrics

Royal Mail Financials

Royal Mail's revenue was reported to be £7.65 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

7.7 b

Net income (FY, 2017)

138 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

200 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(18 m)

Market capitalization (2-Oct-2017)

3.7 b

Closing share price (2-Oct-2017)


Cash (6-Mar-2018)

148 m
Royal Mail's current market capitalization is £3.7 b.
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


7.2 b7.1 b7 b6.9 b7.2 b7.8 b7.8 b7.8 b7.7 b7.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

7.6 b7.3 b7 b6.9 b7 b7.5 b6.3 b7.7 b7.8 b7.7 b


(198 m)54 m168 m235 m442 m457 m1.7 b295 m200 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


8 m8 m24 m24 m55 m32 m198 m186 m148 m

Accounts Receivable

624 m596 m590 m591 m530 m770 m588 m630 m650 m633 m


17 m20 m26 m29 m27 m20 m17 m16 m17 m19 m

Current Assets

1 b852 m771 m988 m1.2 b1.2 b1 b942 m965 m970 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(63 m)(559 m)(320 m)(392 m)233 m885 m1.2 b386 m93 m138 m

Dividends Paid

210 m219 m222 m

Income Taxes Paid

(360 m)(22 m)(6 m)
GBPY, 2017


48.5 k

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Royal Mail News and Updates

Royal Mail: Ireland is Britain's "first-step export market"

Irish shoppers' propensity to buy more things using their mobile phones makes the Emerald Isle the perfect place for British firms to "dip their toes into overseas markets", Royal Mail has said. A study published yesterday by postal giant Royal Mail found almost half (48 per cent) of those in Ire…

Royal Mail sets union Monday deadline to ditch strike or face legal action

The clock is ticking. Royal Mail has now set a deadline for the Communication Workers Union (CWU) to call off its planned 48-hour strike from 19 October over a pensions and pay row by noon on Monday 9 October or face legal action. In its latest statement, the firm said it had written to the CW…

FTSE reshuffle: Royal Mail and troubled Provident Financial relegated

Troubled sub-prime lender Provident Financial has crashed out of the FTSE 100, the London Stock Exchange today confirmed. Royal Mail will also drop out of the blue-chip index in September, with housebuilder Berkeley Group and United Arab Emirates-based healthcare provider NMC Health taking their …

FTSE 100 review: NMC Health in, Provident out – but Royal Mail to hang on

Embattled firms Provident Financial and Carillion face embarrassing demotions from important stock market indices after massive share price crashes have seen their market capitalisations plummet. FTSE Russell, which runs the iconic indices, reviews the constituents once a quarter, with firms faci…

Royal Mail stamp out diesel vans for electric fleet

Full speed ahead for Royal Mail as electric car trials begin across London. The post Royal Mail stamp out diesel vans for electric fleet appeared first on Computer Business Review.

Trailblazing Postman Pat: Royal Mail launches first test of electric trucks

Royal Mail might be 501-years-old but it is preparing to future proof its huge fleet of trucks. The postal giant today unveiled a trial of nine electric-powered trucks to move mail between distribution centres in London and the south east. The heavy goods vehicles will be based at Royal Mail's…
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