€4.4 B

Wolters Kluwer Revenue FY, 2017
Wolters Kluwer Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %3%
Wolters Kluwer Gross profit (FY, 2017)3.1 B
Wolters Kluwer Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %69.8%
Wolters Kluwer Net income (FY, 2017)671 M
Wolters Kluwer EBIT (FY, 2017)869 M
Wolters Kluwer Cash, 31-Dec-20171 B
Wolters Kluwer EV14.1 B

Wolters Kluwer Revenue

Wolters Kluwer revenue was €4.42 b in FY, 2017 which is a 2.9% year over year increase from the previous period.

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Wolters Kluwer Revenue Breakdown

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Wolters Kluwer revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.7% from Legal & Regulatory , 24.4% from Governance, Risk & Compliance, 28.4% from Tax & Accounting and 26.4% from Health

Wolters Kluwer revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.0% from Asia Pacific, 61.0% from North America, 31.0% from Europe and 2.0% from Other

Wolters Kluwer Income Statement


EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


3.7 b4.2 b4.3 b4.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

Gross profit

2.5 b2.9 b3 b3.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

690 m789 m808 m818 m

General and administrative expense

1.2 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b

Operating expense total

1.9 b2.2 b2.2 b47 m


569 m667 m766 m869 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

56 m125 m113 m108 m

Pre tax profit

569 m542 m655 m765 m

Income tax expense

38 m119 m165 m94 m

Net Income

512 m423 m490 m671 m

Half Year

EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


2 b2 b2.2 b


281 m317 m396 m

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

162 m199 m266 m

Wolters Kluwer Balance Sheet


EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


5.4 b812 m940 m1 b

Accounts Receivable

1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b


120 m140 m118 m95 m

Current Assets

1.9 b2.3 b2.5 b2.7 b


131 m128 m126 m101 m

Total Assets

7.3 b8.1 b8.8 b8.5 b

Accounts Payable

392 m414 m335 m

Short-term debt

125 m286 m556 m1 b

Current Liabilities

2.4 b2.8 b3.2 b3.5 b

Long-term debt

2.3 b2.3 b2.3 b2 b

Non-Current Liabilities

2.8 b2.9 b3 b2.6 b

Total Debt

2.4 b2.6 b2.9 b3.1 b

Common Stock

36 m36 m36 m35 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

87 m87 m87 m87 m

Total Equity

1.8 b2.2 b2.4 b2.3 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.3 x1.2 x1.2 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

4 x3.6 x3.6 x3.6 x

Wolters Kluwer Cash Flow


EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

474 m423 m490 m671 m

Depreciation and Amortization

332 m385 m360 m396 m

Cash From Operating Activities

663 m843 m927 m940 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(340 m)(373 m)(669 m)(409 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(977 m)(2 m)(5 m)(18 m)

Dividends Paid

(209 m)(263 m)(223 m)(232 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(563 m)(383 m)(419 m)(60 m)

Net Change in Cash

(240 m)87 m(161 m)471 m

Free Cash Flow

515 m655 m703 m730 m

Half Year

EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

84 m96 m

Cash From Operating Activities

340 m366 m441 m

Free Cash Flow

265 m345 m

Wolters Kluwer Ratios

EURY, 2017


16.2 x


15 x


19.3 x


238.4 k

Financial Leverage

3.6 x
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Wolters Kluwer Operating Metrics

Wolters Kluwer's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 79.6 k in FY, 2015.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Mar, 2018Q1, 2018

Enterprise Customers

79.58 k


180 180 180 180

Customers (Healthcare professionals)

1 m1 m

Customers (Accounting firms)

210 k800 k

Customers (Legal professionals)

600 k
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