Investment overview

Overview

Overview

GKN is a global engineering group with 59,800 people in more than 30 countries and sales of £10.4 billion in 2017.

We serve most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers offering an unrivalled breadth of technology, geographic footprint and experience.

sales (2017)
£10.4 billion
employees
59,800
countries operating in
30+

A global engineering group

Americas
2017 Sales
£3,674m
Employees
16,800
UK
2017 Sales
£1,076m
Employees
5,500
Europe
2017 Sales
£4,084m
Employees
23,000
Africa
2017 Sales
£3m
Employees
100
Asia Pacific
2017 Sales
£1,572m
Employees
14,400

All data is presented on a management basis which aggregates sales of subsidiaries with the Group's share from equity accounted investments. Employee numbers include those in subsidiaries and joint ventures.

Strategy

Strategy

GKN commenced a wide-ranging strategic and operational review of the business in 2017. Further details of a new strategy and transformation plan have now been announced.

Read more on our Strategy

Financial Metrics

SALES
£10,409m
Profit before tax
£572m
Margin
6.4%
Return On Invested Capital
13.0%
Earnings per share
26.6p
Dividend
9.3p
Net Debt
£889m
Free Cash Flow
£207m

Capabilities

Global markets

GKN operates in strong markets with good dynamics for growth over the long term.

Investor contact

Guy Stainer
Guy Stainer
Director, Investor Relations
Tel: +44 (0)207 463 2382