Vesuvius is a world leader in the design, engineering, manufacture and delivery of refractory products, systems and services for high-technology industrial applications: Refractories and systems used to control, regulate and protect the flow of steel in the continuous casting process: Alumina graphite isostatically-pressed tubes, nozzles and stoppers, Slide-gate and tube-changer systems and plates, Gas-purging plugs and temperature control devices. Ceramics and chemicals for the foundry industry, such as crucibles,such as filters, feeding systems, coatings, binders, crucibles, stoppers and refractory linings. Fused-silica refractories for flat glass manufacture and the melting of polycristalline silicon. Refractory linings for high-temperature, heavy-duty industrial applications. With the integration of Foseco in April 2008, Vesuvius is now present in 30 countries on 5 continents, with 80 manufacturing units, 7 R&D centres and numerous sales agencies, together employing over 12,000 people.
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London, GB
Size (employees)
1,555 (est)
Vesuvius was founded in 1704 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Vesuvius Office Locations

Vesuvius has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
165 Fleet St
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Vesuvius Financials and Metrics

Vesuvius Financials

Vesuvius's revenue was reported to be £1.40 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

53 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

152.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

92.9 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1.6 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

144.4 m


1.6 b
Vesuvius's current market capitalization is £1.6 b.
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.7 b1.5 b1.5 b1.4 b1.3 b1.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

1.5 b1.5 b1.4 b1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b


171.9 m111.5 m175.4 m181.3 m147.1 m152.7 m
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


188.1 m129.5 m76.6 m76.9 m101.5 m144.4 m

Accounts Receivable

444.5 m281.5 m273.3 m288.1 m272.1 m336.5 m


300.2 m194.1 m181.9 m191.9 m167.7 m207.7 m

Current Assets

1.1 b705.2 m576 m606.9 m588.8 m749.2 m
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

105.2 m(14.4 m)110.4 m104.1 m52.6 m53 m

Cash From Operating Activities

159.8 m86.5 m118.5 m108.6 m94.6 m83.9 m

Dividends Paid

39.4 m41.2 m43.9 m43.9 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(51.6 m)10.4 m(188.5 m)(49.3 m)(4.1 m)(25 m)
GBPY, 2016


10.3 x


17 x


18.8 x


901.2 k


0.1 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Vesuvius News and Updates

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Hawaii's volcanologists got it right. Although Hawaii's volcanoes rarely erupt explosively, a perfect stage had been set for such an eruption to occur this week, and it did. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted explosively at 4:15 a.m. Hawaii time on Thu…
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