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Schaeffler is a company that develops and manufactures high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission, and chassis applications, as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for industrial applications. It offers technologies for vehicles with only an internal combustion engine and for hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as components and systems for rotary and linear movements, services, maintenance products, and monitoring systems. The company also provides repair solutions in original-equipment quality for the automotive spare parts market.

TypePublic
Founded1946
HQHerzogenaurach, DE
Websiteschaeffler.com
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)84,445(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)€14.4 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)€7.3(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Schaeffler

Klaus Rosenfeld

Klaus Rosenfeld

Chief Executive Officer
Uwe Wagner

Uwe Wagner

Chief Technology Officer
Klaus Patzak

Klaus Patzak

Chief Financial Officer
Andreas Schick

Andreas Schick

Chief Operating Officer
Corinna Schittenhelm

Corinna Schittenhelm

Chief Human Resources Officer
Michael Söding

Michael Söding

CEO Automotive Aftermarket
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Schaeffler Office Locations

Schaeffler has offices in Herzogenaurach, Berlin, Bühl, Clausthal-Zellerfeld and in 160 other locations
Herzogenaurach, DE (HQ)
Industriestraße 1
Berlin, DE
Neustädtische Kirchstraße 6
Bühl, DE
Bußmatten 2
Bühl, DE
Industriestraße 3
Clausthal-Zellerfeld, DE
Sachsenweg 7
Eltmann, DE
Industriestraße 2
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Schaeffler Financials and Metrics

Schaeffler Revenue

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Schaeffler's revenue was reported to be €14.43 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.3% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2019)

14.4b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

1.3%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

3.6b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

24.8%

Net income (FY, 2019)

440.0m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

790.0m

Market capitalization (28-Jul-2021)

4.9b

Closing stock price (28-Jul-2021)

7.3

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

668.0m

EV

7.6b
Schaeffler's current market capitalization is €4.9 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

13.3b14.0b14.2b14.4b

Revenue growth, %

1%5%2%1%

Cost of goods sold

9.6b10.2b10.6b10.9b

Gross profit

3.8b3.8b3.7b3.6b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

3.6b3.5b3.4b3.6b3.6b3.5b3.6b3.6b3.6b

Cost of goods sold

2.5b2.6b2.5b2.6b2.7b2.6b2.7b2.7b2.7b

Gross profit

1.0b921.0m964.0m960.0m973.0m934.0m914.0m899.0m917.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

29%27%28%27%27%27%25%25%25%
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.1b698.0m801.0m668.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.2b2.2b2.0b2.1b

Inventories

1.9b2.0b2.2b2.1b

Current Assets

5.6b5.4b5.5b5.5b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

947.0m399.0k719.0m672.0m507.0m731.0m2.1b559.0m648.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.5b2.3m2.3b2.3b2.3b2.2b2.2b2.2b2.2b

Inventories

2.0b2.0m2.1b2.2b2.3b2.4b2.3b2.3b2.3b

Current Assets

5.9b5.2m5.6b5.6b5.6b5.9b7.2b5.7b5.7b
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

737.0m767.0m821.0m980.0m

Inventories

(88.0m)(206.0m)(166.0m)77.0m

Accounts Payable

271.0m261.0m63.0m(145.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.9b1.8b1.6b1.6b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

189.0m382.0m571.0m196.0m397.0m605.0m242.0m479.0m725.0m

Inventories

(93.0m)(161.0m)(242.0m)(159.0m)(280.0m)(352.0m)(117.0m)(141.0m)(40.0m)

Accounts Payable

40.0m38.0m105.0m79.0m99.0m119.0m62.0m(55.0m)(137.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

186.0m506.0m1.1b237.0m520.0m983.0m154.0m384.0m994.0m
EURFY, 2016

EV/EBIT

7.7 x

EV/CFO

6.4 x

EV/FCF

16.5 x

Revenue/Employee

153.9k

Debt/Equity

1.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

5.8 x
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Schaeffler Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

50505050

Manufacturing Locations

7475747370

Patent Applications

2.52 k2.33 k2.32 k2.38 k2.42 k

Research Centers

1717182020
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Schaeffler Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
XTRONIC GmbHMay 03, 2019
Elmotec StatomatJanuary 31, 2019
Compact Dynamics GmbHDecember 12, 2017
Naco Technologies LtdDecember 07, 2015
Schaeffler Friction Products GmbHFebruary 29, 2008
afr-consulting GmbH
AS Auslandsholding GmbH
CBF Europe GmbH
CVT Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH
CVT Verwaltungs GmbH & Co. Patentverwertungs KG
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Schaeffler Revenue Breakdown

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Schaeffler revenue breakdown by business segment: 62.6% from Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturer, 12.8% from Automotive Aftermarket and 24.5% from Industrial

Schaeffler revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 10.4% from Asia/Pacific, 19.2% from Greater China, 21.9% from Americas and 48.5% from Europe

Schaeffler Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Schaeffler Online and Social Media Presence

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Schaeffler News and Updates

RUE-F sixth-generation linear recirculating and guideway assembly sets new standards

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler’s “RUE” range of linear recirculating and guideway assemblies has been delivering superior rigidity, load bearing capacity, precision and reliability to the machine tools industry more than three decades. The fifth generation of the range was laun…

Schaeffler technology improves machine tool efficiency and precision

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler will be showcasing its latest innovations for the machine tool manufacturing industry at EMO 2021. There is a lot happening in the industry, as Marcus Eisenhuth, head of Industrial, Europe, explains. “There are currently two key trends affecting u…

Schaeffler Introduces OPTIME™: The Award-Winning, Cost-Effective Condition Monitoring Solution for All Balance of Plant, Rotating Machinery Assets

Global industrial and automotive supplier Schaeffler is launching its acclaimed OPTIME condition monitoring system in the U.S. and Canada. OPTIME is an efficient, easy-to-use and low-cost solution designed specifically for the comprehensive condition monitoring of all balance of plant assets across …

Schaeffler starts production of 2in1 electric axles in China

Another milestone has been reached on the way to becoming a leader of innovation in electric mobility: Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler celebrated the start of production of 2in1 electric axles at its production plant in Taicang, China. The electric axle system comprises an elect…

Martin Klein new Sales Manager for Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Martin Klein is heading Schaeffler's Automotive Aftermarket Sales in Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The 56-year-old business economist has assumed the newly created position effective as of April 1, 2021 and is responsible for a total of 44 countries. In addition, Martin Klein is also resp…

Space Drive: Steer-by-wire revolutionizes DTM

The DTM 2021 season opener will be in Monza, Italy. Leading automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler is the official “Series and Innovation Partner” to the racing series and will bring the steer-by-wire technology Space Drive to the starting grid in three DTM cars from different German car make…
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Schaeffler Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Schaeffler founded?

    Schaeffler was founded in 1946.

  • Who are Schaeffler key executives?

    Schaeffler's key executives are Klaus Rosenfeld, Uwe Wagner and Klaus Patzak.

  • How many employees does Schaeffler have?

    Schaeffler has 84,445 employees.

  • What is Schaeffler revenue?

    Latest Schaeffler annual revenue is €14.4 b.

  • What is Schaeffler revenue per employee?

    Latest Schaeffler revenue per employee is €170.8 k.

  • Who are Schaeffler competitors?

    Competitors of Schaeffler include NSK, igus and Nidec.

  • Where is Schaeffler headquarters?

    Schaeffler headquarters is located at Industriestraße 1, Herzogenaurach.

  • Where are Schaeffler offices?

    Schaeffler has offices in Herzogenaurach, Berlin, Bühl, Clausthal-Zellerfeld and in 160 other locations.

  • How many offices does Schaeffler have?

    Schaeffler has 183 offices.