Sainsbury's Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1868

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 148,498


  • Stock Symbol
  • SBRY

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 28

  • Share Price
  • $3.32
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Sainsbury's General Information


Founded in 1869, Sainsbury's is the second-largest U.K. grocery chain with around 16% market share. It operates around 600 supermarkets and 800 convenience stores, all in the U.K. The company has diversified away from core food by selling clothing, telecom equipment, and other nonfood items. In September 2016, it took a step further into nonfood retailing with the purchase of Home Retail Group, operating the Habitat and Argos chains (general merchandise and electronics stores), for GBP 1.10 billion. It has been selling products online since 1997.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Specialty Retail
Other Industries
Department Stores
Regional Banks
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 33 Holborn
  • London EC1N 2HT
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

Sainsbury's Timeline

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Sainsbury's Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$3.32 $3.30 $2.95 - $3.96 $7.9B 2.38B 7.4M $0.07

Sainsbury's Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 29-Feb-2024 FY 2024 29-Feb-2024 FY 2023 28-Feb-2023 FY 2022 28-Feb-2022
EV 13,235,525 13,235,525 13,625,561 16,271,012
Revenue 40,923,085 40,923,085 38,170,909 41,011,606
EBITDA 2,138,763 2,138,763 2,145,455 3,260,899
Net Income 171,451 171,451 250,909 928,746
Total Assets 31,725,596 31,725,596 31,547,210 35,983,901
Total Debt 8,290,608 8,290,608 8,617,051 9,870,435
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Sainsbury's Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Sainsbury's Comparisons

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Sainsbury's Competitors (8)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Tesco (UK) Private Debt Financed Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom 000000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
B&M Retail Formerly PE-Backed Luxembourg, Luxembourg 00000 00.00 000000000 00 00.00
Walmart Corporation Bentonville, AR 0000000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
Migros Ticaret Formerly PE-Backed Istanbul, Turkey 00000 00000 00000000000 00000
Lidl Nederland Angel-Backed Huizen, Netherlands 00000 000000000 00000
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Sainsbury's Patents

Sainsbury's Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-9500760-D0 Manufacture of bread products Pending 10-May-1994 000000000
GB-9402183-D0 Meat curing Pending 04-Feb-1994
GB-2259906-A Crate stacking arrangement Inactive 16-Aug-1991 00000000000 0
GB-9117690-D0 Crate stacking arrangement Inactive 16-Aug-1991 00000000000
GB-2249854-A Electronic labels Inactive 17-Oct-1990 G09F3/204 0
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Sainsbury's Executive Team (25)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Simon Roberts Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Blathnaid Bergin Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Board Member
Phil Jordan Strategic Advisor
Mark Given Chief Marketing Officer
Prerana Issar Chief People Officer
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Sainsbury's Board Members (24)

Name Representing Role Since
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Sainsbury's Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Sainsbury's Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Sainsbury's Investments & Acquisitions (28)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Supermarket Income REIT (Portfolio of Supermarket Properties in London, United Kingdom) 17-Mar-2023 000000000 00000 Buildings and Property
Riddles 08-Feb-2023 0000000000 000.00 Beverages 000000 00
Mirror Margarita 25-Nov-2022 0000000000 000.00 Beverages
Habitat (Specialty Retail) 15-Jun-2018 000000000 00.000 Specialty Retail
Nectar (Mobile Payment Platform) 01-Feb-2018 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Financial Software
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Sainsbury's Subsidiaries (11)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Zed (United States) Media and Information Services (B2B) London, United Kingdom 2011
Town Centre Retail (Bicester) Construction and Engineering Deddington, United Kingdom 0000
Nectar (Mobile Payment Platform) Financial Software London, United Kingdom 0000
Avenell Property Other Commercial Services London, United Kingdom 0000
Sainsbury's Bank Regional Banks London, United Kingdom 0000
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Sainsbury's ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

19.34 | Low Risk

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Sainsbury's Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Habitat (Specialty Retail) 15-Jun-2018 000000000 00.000 Completed
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Anobii 12-Jun-2012 000000000000000000 00.000 Completed
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Tamar Energy 22-Feb-2012 PE Growth/Expansion 00000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
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Sainsbury's FAQs

  • When was Sainsbury's founded?

    Sainsbury's was founded in 1868.

  • Who is the CEO of Sainsbury's?

    Simon Roberts is the CEO of Sainsbury's.

  • Where is Sainsbury's headquartered?

    Sainsbury's is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Sainsbury's?

    Sainsbury's has 148,498 total employees.

  • What industry is Sainsbury's in?

    Sainsbury's’s primary industry is Specialty Retail.

  • Is Sainsbury's a private or public company?

    Sainsbury's is a Public company.

  • What is Sainsbury's’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Sainsbury's is SBRY.

  • What is the current stock price of Sainsbury's?

    As of 21-Jun-2024 the stock price of Sainsbury's is $3.32.

  • What is the current market cap of Sainsbury's?

    The current market capitalization of Sainsbury's is $7.9B.

  • What is Sainsbury's’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Sainsbury's is $40.9B.

  • Who are Sainsbury's’s competitors?

    Tesco (UK), B&M Retail, Walmart, Migros Ticaret, and Lidl Nederland are some of the 8 competitors of Sainsbury's.

  • What is Sainsbury's’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Sainsbury's’s EPS for 12 months was $0.07.

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