Coats is the world's leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, at home in more than 70 countries, employing 20,000 across six continents. One in five garments on the planet is held together with Coats' thread and we are the largest global player in the textile crafts market.
Our well known brands and company-wide understanding of our customers and consumers mean our products and services meet current and future needs. Our strong relationships with our business partners and consumers, coupled with the deep expertise of our people, builds trust and certainty.
Our pioneering history and innovative culture ensure we continue leading the way around the world: providing complementary and value added products and services to the apparel and footwear industries; applying innovative techniques to develop technical products in new areas such as aramids, tracer threads, and fibre optics; and extending the crafts offer into new markets and online.

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Hayes, GB
Size (employees)
19,090 (est)
Coats was founded in 1755 and is headquartered in Hayes, GB
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Coats Office Locations

Coats has offices in Hayes, Charlotte, São Paulo and Singapore
Hayes, GB (HQ)
1 The Square, Stockley Park
São Paulo, BR
705 Rua Manifesto
Charlotte, US
301 3430 Toringdon Way
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Coats Financials and Metrics

Coats Financials

Coats's revenue was reported to be £6.49 m in FY, 2016 which is a 41.8% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

6.5 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

53.3 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1.2 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

369 m
Coats's current market capitalization is £1.2 b.
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


142.2 m99.7 m73.7 m72 m350.8 m514.8 m553 m1.2 b1.2 b1.4 b1.3 b14.4 m13.5 m11.2 m6.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

106.3 m75.3 m60 m52.5 m269 m425.3 m423 m874.5 m825 m956 m911 m6.5 m6.9 m5.9 m4.9 m

Gross profit

35.9 m24.4 m13.7 m19.5 m81.9 m89.5 m130 m320.3 m370 m400 m408 m7.8 m6.6 m5.3 m1.6 m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5.8 m2.2 m953 k1.2 m170 m113.8 m289.5 m283.8 m253 m254 m318 m458 m511.5 m503.3 m369 m

Accounts Receivable

24.8 m17.5 m12.8 m11.9 m58.1 m83.9 m61.4 m211.1 m191 m165 m207 m162 m169.8 m202.8 m192.4 m


26.2 m9.5 m8.4 m4.2 m22.6 m14 m28.2 m183.8 m241 m216 m227 m

Current Assets

84.9 m61.9 m53 m46.5 m305.6 m293.4 m428.4 m834.2 m800 m733 m821 m839 m905.6 m869.4 m726.3 m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(6 m)6.6 m(4.2 m)97 k48.6 m45.9 m66.6 m26 m53 m24 m118 m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.4 m2.7 m70.5 m76.1 m102.4 m196 m160 m91 m185 m96 m56 m34.3 m5.8 m

Dividends Paid

2 m2 m1.4 m1.4 m6.3 m6.9 m8.8 m9 m8 m11 m

Cash From Financing Activities

205 k(2.5 m)48.5 m(42.7 m)98.7 m(129.4 m)(67 m)49 m(21 m)(78 m)(35 m)(12.7 m)(9.9 m)
GBPY, 2016

Financial Leverage

23.2 x
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Coats Online and Social Media Presence

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Coats News and Updates

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