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R.R. Donnelley & Sons (RRD) is a company that enables organizations to create, manage, deliver and optimize their multichannel marketing and business communications. It assists customers in developing and executing multichannel communication strategies that engage audiences, reduce costs, drive revenues and increase compliance. RRD's business services include commercial and digital print, production and distribution services, product packaging and labels, logistics, global outsourcing, and communications solutions. The Company offers a wide range of marketing solutions, such as data management, analytics and research, creative production and development, etc.

TypePublic
Founded1864
HQChicago, US
Websiterrdonnelley.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)39,500(-7%)
Job Openings705
Revenue (FY, 2018)$6.8 B(-2%)
Share Price (Nov 2019)$3.8 (-2%)

Key People/Management at R.R. Donnelley & Sons

Dan Knotts

Dan Knotts

President and CEO
Ken O’Brien

Ken O’Brien

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
John Pecaric

John Pecaric

President, Business Services
Glynn Perry

Glynn Perry

Executive Vice President, Domestic Operations and Chief Supply Chain Officer
Terry D. Peterson

Terry D. Peterson

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Sheila Rutt

Sheila Rutt

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Office Locations

R.R. Donnelley & Sons has offices in Chicago, Indianapolis, New York and Westlake
Chicago, US (HQ)
35 W Wacker Dr
Chicago, US
5501 W Grand Ave
Indianapolis, US
32 E Washington St #1625
New York, US
99 Park Ave 13th Floor
Westlake, US
905 Corporate Way
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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Financials and Metrics

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Revenue

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons's revenue was reported to be $6.80 b in FY, 2018 which is a 2% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2019)

1.5b

Gross profit (Q2, 2019)

278.2m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2019), %

18.4%

Net income (Q2, 2019)

(7.4m)

EBIT (Q2, 2019)

20.9m

Market capitalization (7-Nov-2019)

271.5m

Closing stock price (7-Nov-2019)

3.8
R.R. Donnelley & Sons's current market capitalization is $271.5 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

6.9b6.9b6.8b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)1%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

5.5b5.6b5.5b

Gross profit

1.4b1.3b1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

1.7b1.6b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.6b1.5b1.5b

Cost of goods sold

1.3b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.2b1.2b

Gross profit

327.8m303.1m324.4m294.7m290.6m315.4m278.3m278.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

20%18%19%17%17%19%18%18%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

317.5m273.4m370.6m

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.4b1.3b

Prepaid Expenses

136.7m109.1m101.1m

Inventories

379.6m416.8m329.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

244.3m224.0m225.8m235.2m257.0m247.0m274.3m220.5m

Accounts Receivable

1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.2b1.2b

Prepaid Expenses

128.5m142.3m152.8m115.8m201.0m176.9m122.2m127.3m

Inventories

375.9m392.4m457.1m339.9m324.4m361.8m326.1m33.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(494.6m)(33.2m)(9.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

363.2m191.4m181.4m

Inventories

(37.9m)(20.1m)15.0m

Accounts Payable

(19.4m)71.2m(68.7m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

(49.8m)26.9m19.1m(9.3m)(21.9m)12.9m(8.5m)(15.9m)(3.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

48.6m96.1m143.1m47.2m93.3m137.5m42.7m82.7m

Inventories

5.5m(8.0m)(62.5m)15.4m23.2m(16.6m)1.4m(11.2m)

Accounts Payable

(123.3m)(111.2m)(18.9m)(240.9m)(236.7m)(150.7m)(213.3m)(205.7m)
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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Operating Metrics

R.R. Donnelley & Sons's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 50 k in FY, 2018.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Enterprise Customers

50 k50 k50 k

Facilities

504 505 346 328 302
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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
AGS Custom Graphics
American Lithographers
Austin Printing Company
Banta Corporation
Banta Europe B.V.
Banta Global Turnkey LLC
Banta Global Turnkey Ltd. [Ireland]
Banta Global Turnkey (Shenzhen) Co.
Banta Global Turnkey (Singapore) PTE LTD
Beijing Donnelley Commercial Co.
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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Revenue Breakdown

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons revenue breakdown by business segment: 82.6% from Business Services and 17.4% from Marketing Solutions

R.R. Donnelley & Sons revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.2% from Asia, 7.1% from Europe, 73.4% from U.S. and 5.2% from Other

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Online and Social Media Presence

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Blogs

4 Operations Tips for Avoiding the Never-Ending ‘Pit of Reaction’

The first step to improving your operations is to admit it’s not perfect. In my experience, I’ve seen many studio operations teams become process-constrained or overwhelmed with completing obsolete tasks. Staff came and went, but for some reason, their daily routines didn’t change. New talent and ne…

RRD’s Doug Ryan Talks Company Transformation on The Tech Blog Writer Podcast

In an episode of The Tech Blog Writer Podcast with Neil Hughes, Doug Ryan, President of RRD Marketing Solutions, discussed the future of marketing in the digital age, and what RRD is doing to adapt as a leader in the unpredictable marketing industry. This is our synopsis of the topics discussed. Lis…

Strategy: 4 Pillars Elevating Customer Experience Management (CXM)

Delivering an impactful customer experience today means communicating with consumers across multiple touchpoints (e.g., online, email, video, mobile, print, social and in-store). And beyond the traditional model of providing customer service, a true, strategic customer experience involves tailored t…

What is the Best Marketing Attribution Model for Your Organization?

To accurately measure effectiveness, marketers need to weigh the value of touchpoints driving engagement across the media mix. This delivers a deeper, more precise understanding of consumer engagement and how to best optimize campaigns by leveraging the touchpoints that generate the most ROI. By del…

3 Inefficient Areas of Your Communications Supply Chain

As the saying goes, “Haste makes waste.” You know what else makes waste? Inefficiencies in your communications supply chain (e.g., untapped technology platforms, non-compliant messaging, poor inventory management, etc.). And nearly a third of C-level executives worldwide say “worsening supply chain …

Build, Buy or Service — How Will You Digitally Transform Your Communications?

Digital transformation is top-of-mind — and a complex issue — for many traditional financial services and insurance firms. Let’s face it. Keeping up with tech innovation and modern multichannel communication is an overwhelming, cost-prohibitive proposition. It’s not that organizations don’t want to …
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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was R.R. Donnelley & Sons founded?

    R.R. Donnelley & Sons was founded in 1864.

  • Who are R.R. Donnelley & Sons key executives?

    R.R. Donnelley & Sons's key executives are Dan Knotts, Ken O’Brien and John Pecaric.

  • How many employees does R.R. Donnelley & Sons have?

    R.R. Donnelley & Sons has 39,500 employees.

  • What is R.R. Donnelley & Sons revenue?

    Latest R.R. Donnelley & Sons annual revenue is $6.8 b.

  • What is R.R. Donnelley & Sons revenue per employee?

    Latest R.R. Donnelley & Sons revenue per employee is $172.2 k.

  • Who are R.R. Donnelley & Sons competitors?

    Competitors of R.R. Donnelley & Sons include The Interpublic Group of Companies, Nielsen and Cox Enterprises.

  • Where is R.R. Donnelley & Sons headquarters?

    R.R. Donnelley & Sons headquarters is located at 35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago.

  • Where are R.R. Donnelley & Sons offices?

    R.R. Donnelley & Sons has offices in Chicago, Indianapolis, New York and Westlake.

  • How many offices does R.R. Donnelley & Sons have?

    R.R. Donnelley & Sons has 5 offices.