Who Was the Most Profitable Among Czech Breweries in 2017?

Top Companies by Net Profit (CZK mil)
Food & Drink | Czech Republic | February 14, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 10 firms among Czech Breweries, Plzensky Prazdroj generated the highest net profit in 2017 followed by Budejovicky Budvar and Pivovar Svijany.

Plzensky Prazdroj made a net profit of CZK 2,619 mil, down 32.3% compared to the previous year. Historically, the firm’s net profit reached an all time high of CZK 3,882 mil in 2007 and an all time low of CZK 142 mil in 2001. The average profit in the last five years amounted to CZK 3,043 mil.

The company generated an average return on equity of 56.4% for its shareholders in the last five years with a maximum of 71.3% and a minimum of 49.9%.

Comparing Plzensky Prazdroj with its closest peers, Budejovicky Budvar generated a net profit of CZK 255 mil with a ROE of 5.51% in 2017, Pivovar Svijany netted CZK 236 mil (ROE of 30.5%) and Heineken Czech Republic announced a net profit of CZK 168 mil giving a ROE of 20.0%.

You can see all the companies net profit data on the Net Profit indicator page or you can download a special statistical dossier on the Czech Breweries in the reports section.

Net Profit Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Plzensky Prazdroj CZK mil 1,804 2,816 2,906 2,864 2,957
Budejovicky Budvar CZK mil 190 177 293 246 281
Heineken Czech Republic CZK mil 82.0 135 14.0 73.5 193 ...
Rodinny pivovar BERNARD CZK mil 46.3 52.5 61.2 65.2 95.1
Pivovar Svijany CZK mil 246 211 179 171 258 ...
Pivovar Litovel CZK mil 6.15 -2.37 3.24 21.3 18.6
Pivovar Zubr CZK mil -1.13 15.2 17.7 -9.21 0.210 ...
Pivovar Holba CZK mil 21.1 28.6 18.8 0.512 5.81 ...
Pivovary Staropramen CZK mil ... ... ... 1,143 -2,322 -2,740 ...
Pivovary Lobkowicz CZK mil ... -155 -62.7 -73.8 -3.66 -21.5 ...
AVERAGE CZK mil 302 249 374 456 111 105 325 749