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Saint-Gobain is a company that designs, manufactures, and distributes materials and solutions for the construction, mobility, healthcare, and industrial markets. It specializes in flat glass, thermal insulation, solar control, light transmission, interior decoration as well as bulletproof and fireproof glass areas. The company also offers gypsum and insulation, mortars, pipe systems for drinking water and sewage systems, steel products for highways and roadways, and more. In addition, it supplies ceramics raw materials used in a variety of markets.
TypePublic
Founded1665
HQCourbevoie, FR
Websitesaint-gobain.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)168,460(-6%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)€38.1 B(-10%)
Share Price (May 2021)€52.8
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Saint-Gobain

Pierre-André de Chalendar

Pierre-André de Chalendar

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Benoit Bazin

Benoit Bazin

Chief Operating Officer
Mike Chaldecott

Mike Chaldecott

Chief Executive, Saint-Gobain, UK and Ireland
Laurent Guillot

Laurent Guillot

Senior Vice-President, CEO High-Performance Solutions
Patrick Dupin

Patrick Dupin

Senior Vice-President, CEO Northern Europe Region
Guillaume Texier

Guillaume Texier

Senior Vice-President, CEO Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa Region
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Saint-Gobain Office Locations

Saint-Gobain has offices in Courbevoie, Blois, Burlington, Malvern and in 82 other locations
Courbevoie, FR (HQ)
12 Place de l'Iris
Blois, FR
27 Rue de la Vallée Maillard
Courbevoie, FR
Les Miroirs 18, avenue d'Alsace 92400
Somerton, AU
60 Hume Hwy
Minsk, BY
Ulitsa Levkova 41
São Paulo, BR
Av. Santa Marina, 482 - Água Branca
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Saint-Gobain Financials and Metrics

Saint-Gobain Revenue

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Saint-Gobain's revenue was reported to be €38.13 b in FY, 2020 which is a 10.4% decrease from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2020)

38.1b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(10.4%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

9.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

24.9%

Net income (FY, 2020)

489.0m

EBITDA (FY, 2020)

2.9b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

4.4b

Market capitalization (3-May-2021)

28.0b

Closing stock price (3-May-2021)

52.8

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

8.4b

EV

35.2b
Saint-Gobain's current market capitalization is €28 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

41.8b42.6b38.1b

Revenue growth, %

2%2%(10%)

Cost of goods sold

31.2b31.7b28.6b

Gross profit

10.6b10.9b9.5b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

20.8b21.7b17.8b

Cost of goods sold

15.5b16.1b13.6b

Gross profit

5.3b5.6b4.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

26%26%23%
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

2.7b5.0b8.4b

Accounts Receivable

5.0b4.8b4.6b

Inventories

6.3b6.2b5.4b

Current Assets

16.4b17.8b20.1b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

2.2b3.9b7.1b

Accounts Receivable

6.2b6.1b5.1b

Inventories

6.4b6.5b5.9b

Current Assets

17.3b19.2b19.7b
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

497.0m1454.0t489.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.2b1525.0t2.9b

Inventories

(418.0m)(55.0t)410.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5b3804.0t4.7b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

1.2b714.0t(433.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

863.0m795.0t1.3b

Inventories

(444.0m)(370.0t)129.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

(166.0m)433.0t765.0m
EURH1, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Saint-Gobain Operating Metrics

FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020FY, 2020

Claims Settled

4.3 k1.2 k4.24 k1.74 k1.75 k

Outstanding Claims

32.6 k32.7 k32.87 k173174

Claims Paid

$67 m$69 m$79.6 m$20.6 m$22.5 m

New Claims

2.6 k1.3 k2.6 k
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Saint-Gobain Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
StrikolithSeptember 02, 2020
Continental Building ProductsFebruary 03, 2020$1.4 b
High Tech Metal SealsDecember 31, 2019
SonexDecember 26, 2019
Mortars Division of the Celima groupOctober 16, 2019
PritexMay 28, 2019
Knauf MexicoApril 24, 2019
American Seal and Engineering CoFebruary 01, 2019
HKOAugust 01, 2018
Micro HydraulicsApril 13, 2018
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Saint-Gobain Revenue Breakdown

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Saint-Gobain revenue breakdown by business segment: 32.8% from Northern Europe, 14.6% from Americas, 31.9% from Southern Europe - ME & Africa, 16.8% from High Performance Solutions and 3.9% from Other

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Saint-Gobain Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

69/100

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Saint-Gobain Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

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Saint-Gobain Online and Social Media Presence

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Saint-Gobain Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    78/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    76/100

  • Compensation

    A

    79/100

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Saint-Gobain News and Updates

Saint Gobain group invests in voyan capital phase III venture capital fund

Saint Gobain group announced the injection of voyan capital phase III venture capital fund, aiming to strengthen cooperation with the Chinese market and jointly promote the development of China's high-function materials industry.

Alpha HPA (ASX:A4N) signs MoU with Saint Gobain for HPA First Project

Alpha HPA (A4N) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saint Gobain Ceramics and Plastics for its HPA First Project in Gladstone, Queensland. A4N is currently aiming to commercialise the HPA First Project to produce around 10,000 tonnes of high purity alumina per annum.

Saint-Gobain introduces new Versilon dispensing tubing

To preserve fluid integrity in all of its fluid transfer products, Saint-Gobain has developed Versilon SPT-70 FB IB, a new food and beverage dispensing tubing that imparts essentially no taste or odors to the transferred fluids.

Saint-Gobain Invests €45 Million in a New Plasterboard Line in Romania

Saint-Gobain announces the construction of a second plasterboard manufacturing line in its Turda plant, in northern Romania. This €45 million investment aims to considerably increase the plasterboard manufacturing capacity in Romania in order to meet the rapidly growing local needs as well as tho…

Saint-Gobain electrifies fleet in the UK & Ireland

The British subsidiary of the French industrial group Saint-Gobain wants to convert its 3,000-plus company cars completely to electric and hybrid vehicles by the end of 2023. Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland has already included the first 100 VW ID.3 into the fleet.

Saint-Gobain steps up global renewables profile

Saint-Gobain is stepping up its renewables profile after taking delivery of 100 Volkswagen 1D.3 all-electric cars in the UK and Ireland, and pledging to move its entire 3,000-car fleet to electric and hybrid by the end of 2023.
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Saint-Gobain Blogs

Saint-Gobain inaugurates the world's first single-family home made entirely of 3D-printed concrete

Language English 30 April 2021 Innovation Download the press release À la une Oui

Saint-Gobain’s pledge to young people in France continues

Language English 20 April 2021 Careers Download the press release À la une Oui

Saint-Gobain divests its Pipe business in China

Language English 16 April 2021 Finance Regulated information Download the press release À la une Oui

Saint-Gobain sets up an internal carbon fund for its employees

Language English 14 April 2021 Finance Regulated information Download the press release À la une Oui

Saint-Gobain invests €45 million in a new plasterboard line in Romania

Language English 06 April 2021 Finance Regulated information Download the press release À la une Oui

Flat Glass driving towards carbon neutrality

Each year, Saint-Gobain Glass Logistics (SGGL) - Saint-Gobain Glass’s integrated freight forwarder - inloaders (trucks fitted with frames to transport flat glass) travel around 60 million kilometers in Europe, of which 40% are empty runs. It had become imp…
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Saint-Gobain Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Saint-Gobain founded?

    Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665.

  • Who are Saint-Gobain key executives?

    Saint-Gobain's key executives are Pierre-André de Chalendar, Benoit Bazin and Mike Chaldecott.

  • How many employees does Saint-Gobain have?

    Saint-Gobain has 168,460 employees.

  • What is Saint-Gobain revenue?

    Latest Saint-Gobain annual revenue is €38.1 b.

  • What is Saint-Gobain revenue per employee?

    Latest Saint-Gobain revenue per employee is €226.3 k.

  • Who are Saint-Gobain competitors?

    Competitors of Saint-Gobain include Guardian Glass, Armstrong World Industries and Sisecam.

  • Where is Saint-Gobain headquarters?

    Saint-Gobain headquarters is located at 12 Place de l'Iris, Courbevoie.

  • Where are Saint-Gobain offices?

    Saint-Gobain has offices in Courbevoie, Blois, Burlington, Malvern and in 82 other locations.

  • How many offices does Saint-Gobain have?

    Saint-Gobain has 90 offices.