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.

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

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

Coats Data and Metrics

Coats Financial Metrics

Coats's revenue was reported to be £6.5 m in FY, 2016 which is a 42% 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 (24-Jul-2017)

1.1 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

369 m
Coats's current market capitalization is £1.1 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


14.4 m13.5 m11.2 m6.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.5 m6.9 m5.9 m4.9 m

Gross profit

7.8 m6.6 m5.3 m1.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Pre tax profit

1.7 m2.1 m36.2 m53.3 m

Net Income

1.7 m2.1 m36.2 m53.3 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


458 m511.5 m503.3 m369 m

Accounts Receivable

162 m169.8 m202.8 m192.4 m

Current Assets

839 m905.6 m869.4 m726.3 m


263 m274.9 m284 m281.1 m


155 m177.7 m202.3 m226 m

Total Assets

1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.2 b

Accounts Payable

135 m157.5 m248.4 m240.7 m

Current Liabilities

340 m399.1 m339.1 m511.4 m

Total Liabilities

813 m1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b

Retained Earnings

23 m10.4 m(39.2 m)45.9 m

Total Equity

444 m260.5 m255 m53.1 m

Financial Leverage

2.8 x5.2 x5.3 x23.2 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

96 m56 m34.3 m5.8 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(78 m)(35 m)(12.7 m)(9.9 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(32 m)(31.2 m)(33.8 m)(36.2 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

23.2 x

Coats Market Value History

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Coats Online and Social Media Presence

Coats News and Updates

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