Trade Deutsche Post
Deutsche Post AG, operating under the brand name Deutsche Post DHL Group, is a German multinational package delivery and supply chain management company based in Bonn, Germany. It is the world's largest courier courier company. The postal service delivers 61 million messages every day in Germany, making it the largest such company in Europe. The Express Division claims to be present in more than 220 countries and territories. Deutsche Post is the successor to Deutsche Bundespost, which was privatized in 1995 and became a completely independent company in 2000. DHL Express is a wholly owned subsidiary. Since its privatization, Deutsche Post has significantly expanded its business through acquisitions. in late 2014, the group acquired StreetScooter GmbH, a small electric car manufacturer. Two years later, the group acquired British Post, a business-focused postal service in the UK, for US$315.5 million (£243 million). The former company became a division of the European Parcel Network Deutsche Post. Deutsche Post DHL Group's 2016 EBIT profit was €3.491 billion (up 44.8 per cent from 2015), with a net profit of €2.64 billion on revenues of €57.334 billion. The return on equity, before taxes, was 27.7 per cent. The group's long-term credit rating, in November 2016, was BBB+ with stable expectations for each Fitch agency. Deutsche Post AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurt Stock Exchange) as DPW and is on the Market Index Euro Stoxx 50 stock. In 2016, 20.5% of the group's shares were owned by the state-owned KfW Bank. 79.5% were floating freely: 65.6% of enterprises and 10.8% of private investors.