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.
London, GB
Size (employees)
1,555 (est)
Vesuvius was founded in 1704 and is headquartered in London, GB

Vesuvius Office Locations

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

Vesuvius Data and Metrics

Vesuvius Financial Metrics

Vesuvius's revenue was reported to be £1.3 b in FY, 2015 which is a 8% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in £, GBP

Revenue (FY, 2015)

1.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

52.6 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

1.6 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

101.5 m
Vesuvius's current market capitalization is £1.6 b.
Numbers are in £, GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


1.5 b1.4 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

104.1 m111.2 m77.4 m

Net Income

110.4 m104.1 m52.6 m
Numbers are in £, GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


76.6 m76.9 m101.5 m

Accounts Receivable

273.3 m288.1 m272.1 m

Current Assets

576 m606.9 m589.4 m


385.2 m452.6 m455.3 m


717.7 m703.9 m683.7 m

Total Assets

1.7 b1.8 b1.7 b

Accounts Payable

117.5 m123.8 m104.1 m

Current Liabilities

304 m334.1 m285.3 m

Retained Earnings

95.9 m54.7 m4.9 m

Total Equity

856.6 m893.2 m872.4 m

Financial Leverage

2 x2 x2 x
Numbers are in £, GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

118.5 m108.6 m94.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(188.5 m)(49.3 m)(4.1 m)

Income Taxes Paid

6.3 m(7.1 m)(24.8 m)
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

2 x

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