Royal Mail

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Royal Mail Group is a postal service and courier company developing a network to deliver letters, parcels, and other products. It operates two main businesses: UK Parcels, International & Letters (UKPIL) and General Logistics Systems (GLS). The UKPIL business engages in the provision of services for the collection, sorting, and delivery of parcels and letters. The GLS business leverages a ground-based deferred parcel network and provides logistics services. The company operates under the Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide brands.

TypePublic
Founded1516
HQLondon, GB
Websiteroyalmailgroup.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)159,000
Job Openings300
Revenue (FY, 2021)£12.6 B(+17%)
Share Price (Jun 2022)£2.8(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Royal Mail

Keith Williams

Keith Williams

Interim Executive Chair
Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

Chief Executive Officer
Rita Griffin

Rita Griffin

Non-Executive Director
Mick Jeavons

Mick Jeavons

Group Chief Financial Officer
Martin Seidenberg

Martin Seidenberg

Chief Executive Officer
Jenny Hall

Jenny Hall

Director of Corporate Affairs
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Royal Mail Office Locations

Royal Mail has offices in London and Sheffield
London, GB (HQ)
100 Victoria Embankment
Sheffield, GB
Pond Street
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Royal Mail Financials and Metrics

Royal Mail Revenue

Royal Mail's revenue was reported to be £12.64 b in FY, 2021
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2021)

12.6b

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

12.6b

Net income (FY, 2021)

620.0m

EBITDA (FY, 2021)

1.2b

EBIT (FY, 2021)

715.0m

Market capitalization (24-Jun-2022)

2.8b

Closing stock price (24-Jun-2022)

2.8

Cash (28-Mar-2021)

1.6b

EV

3.3b
Royal Mail's current market capitalization is £2.8 b.
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

10.2b10.6b10.8b12.6b

Cost of goods sold

(35.0m)

Gross profit

10.1b10.6b10.8b12.6b
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

600.0m236.0m1.6b1.6b

Accounts Receivable

999.0m1.2b1.2b1.5b

Prepaid Expenses

127.0m110.0m96.0m93.0m

Inventories

25.0m27.0m19.0m18.0m
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

212.0m241.0m180.0m726.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

357.0m411.0m535.0m573.0m

Inventories

(2.0m)(2.0m)(1.0m)

Accounts Payable

89.0m(51.0m)126.0m375.0m
GBPFY, 2018

EV/EBITDA

9.1 x

EV/EBIT

23.7 x

EV/CFO

4.1 x

Revenue/Employee

64.0k
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Royal Mail Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

42434440

Local Collect Network (Royal Mail)

11.6 k11.4 k11 k11.2 k

Vehicles (Royal Mail)

48 k48 k48 k48.5 k

Mail Centers (Royal Mail)

38373737

Royal Mail Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Mountain Valley Express co, IncSeptember 30, 2019
Mountain Valley Freight SolutionsSeptember 30, 2019
Dicom CanadaSeptember 04, 2018c$360 m
Intersoft Systems & ProgrammingMarch 30, 2016
NetDespatch Ltd.December 22, 2015
ecourierNovember 19, 2015
Storefeeder LtdFebruary 24, 2015
Agone S.r.L
Angard Staffing Solutions Limited
Der Kurier Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
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Royal Mail Revenue Breakdown

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Royal Mail revenue breakdown by business segment: 32.0% from GENERAL LOGISTICS SYSTEMS (GLS), 68.4% from ROYAL MAIL and -0.4% from Other

Royal Mail revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 68.4% from UNITED KINGDOM, 32.0% from NON-UK OPERATIONS and -0.4% from Other

Royal Mail Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

95/100

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Royal Mail Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Royal Mail Online and Social Media Presence

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Royal Mail News and Updates

UK Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) Market (2021 to 2026) - Featuring FedEx, DPD, DHL and Royal Mail Among Others

Dublin, Dec. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "United Kingdom Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Royal Mail Hands £400 Million to Investors on Parcel Windfall

Royal Mail Hands £400 Million to Investors on Parcel Windfall

European markets flat after inflation data hit sentiment; Royal Mail up 6%

European stocks were mixed on Thursday amid market concerns around the region's inflation outlook.

Royal Mail enters North America delivery market via £210m takeover in Canada

Canadian logistics business Rosenau Transport has been bought by Royal Mail for £210.5m, as its international subsidiary General Logistics Systems The post Royal Mail enters North America delivery market via £210m takeover in Canada appeared first on CityAM.

First Royal Mail drones take off for remote Orkney Islands to deliver letters and parcels

Royal Mail has started a two-week trial of scheduled, autonomous flights between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay in the Orkney Islands The post First Royal Mail drones take off for remote Orkney Islands to deliver letters and parcels appeared first on CityAM.

Royal Mail anticipates cost pressures while online shopping here to stay

Royal Mail has warned of mounting cost pressures as it revealed growth in its parcels business has eased since Covid The post Royal Mail anticipates cost pressures while online shopping boom here to stay appeared first on CityAM.
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Royal Mail Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Royal Mail founded?

    Royal Mail was founded in 1516.

  • Who are Royal Mail key executives?

    Royal Mail's key executives are Keith Williams, Simon Thompson and Rita Griffin.

  • How many employees does Royal Mail have?

    Royal Mail has 159,000 employees.

  • What is Royal Mail revenue?

    Latest Royal Mail annual revenue is £12.6 b.

  • What is Royal Mail revenue per employee?

    Latest Royal Mail revenue per employee is £79.5 k.

  • Who are Royal Mail competitors?

    Competitors of Royal Mail include UPS, Stamps.com and Deutsche Post DHL Group.

  • Where is Royal Mail headquarters?

    Royal Mail headquarters is located at 100 Victoria Embankment, London.

  • Where are Royal Mail offices?

    Royal Mail has offices in London and Sheffield.

  • How many offices does Royal Mail have?

    Royal Mail has 2 offices.