Cobham provides a range of technologies and services to commercial, defense and security markets. The Company operates through four segments. The Communications and Connectivity segment offers equipment and solutions for the aerospace, avionics, satellite and radio, wireless and mobile connectivity markets. The Mission Systems segment offers safety and survival systems for extreme environments. The Advanced Electronic Solutions segment provides critical solutions for communication on land, at sea, in the air and in space through off-the-shelf and customized products, including radio frequency, microwave, microelectronics, antenna subsystems and motion control solutions. The Aviation Services segment delivers outsourced aviation services and aircraft engineering services.

TypePublic
HQWimborne, GB
Founded1934
Size (employees)10,813 (est)+2%
Websitecobham.com
Cobham was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Wimborne, GB
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Key People/Management at Cobham

David Lockwood

David Lockwood

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
Mike Wareing

Mike Wareing

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Alison Wood

Alison Wood

Independent Non-Executive Director
David Mellors

David Mellors

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
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Cobham Office Locations

Cobham has offices in Wichita, Westminster, Virginia Beach, Sanford and in 40 other locations
Wimborne, GB (HQ)
Brook Road
Basingstoke, GB
Jameson House, Lutyens Close, Chineham Court
Abingdon, GB
Units 13/15, Nuffield Way
Chesham, GB
Aerial House, Asheridge Road
Christchurch, GB
Bournemouth International Airport
Didcot, GB
168 Maxwell Avenue, Harwell
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Cobham Financials and Metrics

Cobham Revenue

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Cobham's revenue was reported to be £2.05 b in FY, 2017 which is a 5.6% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2018)

924.5m

Gross profit (H1, 2018)

209.9m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2018), %

22.7%

Net income (H1, 2018)

165.4m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

208.8m

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

333.7m

EV

396.2m
Annual
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.8b1.9b2.1b1.9b2.1b

Revenue growth, %

3%12%(6%)6%

Cost of goods sold

1.2b1.3b1.4b1.6b1.5b

Gross profit

568.8m561.6m663.8m376.6m594.6m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

1.0b916.7m1.0b924.5m

Cost of goods sold

716.2m648.0m718.3m714.6m

Gross profit

332.0m268.7m285.0m209.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

32%29%28%23%
Annual
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

200.7m225.6m294.7m236.2m451.9m

Accounts Receivable

238.3m331.4m286.3m307.5m329.0m

Inventories

315.9m431.4m410.4m405.3m389.4m

Current Assets

849.9m1.1b1.1b1.1b1.4b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

224.1m493.8m482.5m333.7m

Inventories

420.6m439.3m415.8m275.3m

Current Assets

1.1b1.3b1.3b1.1b

PP&E

380.4m406.7m403.0m375.8m
Annual
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

235.1m190.8m254.4m248.1m223.9m

Inventories

(300.0k)(11.9m)34.6m(50.8m)(26.7m)

Accounts Payable

(300.0k)17.3m38.6m9.7m71.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

210.6m167.9m189.1m134.7m215.2m
Half Year
USDH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

126.9m116.0m113.8m84.9m

Inventories

(23.6m)(1.1m)(22.4m)(16.4m)

Accounts Payable

(4.9m)(5.8m)27.0m(13.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

121.5m120.6m129.5m30.2m
GBPY, 2018

EV/EBIT

1.9 x

EV/CFO

13.1 x

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x

P/E Ratio

204.3
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Cobham Operating Metrics

FY, 2014H1, 2015FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018

Order Intake

£1.91 b£914.60 m£2.15 b£1.17 b£2.08 b£915.80 m£1.92 b£1.03 b

Order Volume

£2.51 b£2.48 b£2.95 b£2.70 b

Twelve-month Backlog

£1.13 b£1.30 b£1.37 b

Book-to-bill Ratio

103%104%107%93%
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Cobham Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Aedion Investments Unit Trust
Aeroflex Asia Ltd.
Aeroflex Asia Pacific Limited
Aeroflex Bloomingdale Inc.
Aeroflex Burnham Limited
Aeroflex Cambridge Limited
Aeroflex Colorado Springs Inc.
Aeroflex Control Components Inc.
Aeroflex France SAS
Aeroflex GmbH
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Cobham Revenue Breakdown

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Cobham revenue breakdown by business segment: 27.7% from Advanced Electronic Solutions, 34.1% from Communications and Connectivity, 17.8% from Aviation Services and 20.4% from Mission Systems

Cobham revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.1% from Rest of the World, 11.2% from Australia, 16.4% from Other EU, 9.2% from UK and 50.1% from USA

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Cobham Online and Social Media Presence

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Cobham News and Updates

Security Robotics Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Aerovironment Incorporation, BAE Systems, Boston Dynamics, Cobham PLC, DJI

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Security Robotics Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Aerovironment Incorporation, BAE Systems, Boston Dynamics, Cobham PLC, DJI”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Unmanned Ground Vehicles Global Market 2018-2023: Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, iRobot, Cobham, SEEGRID

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Unmanned Ground Vehicles Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2018 - 2023” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Cobham and Inmarsat solution extended to United Airlines Boeing 737NG

New STC for AVIATOR 300D system will enable Inmarsat SB-S connected flight deck for enhanced operational efficiencies, improved communications and real-time updates.read more

Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) 2018 Global Market Key Players - Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Ltd., Harris Communications, Cobham Wireless, MS Benbow & Associates, Commscope Inc......

Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Aircraft Fuel Tanks 2018 Global Market Key Players - GKN Aerospace, ContiTech, Cobham, TAG Aviation, Boeing, UTC Aerospace Systems......

Aircraft Fuel Tanks – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Aircraft Fuel Tanks Global Market 2018: Key Players – Meggitt, PFW Aerospace, GKN Aerospace, Cobham, General Dynamics

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Cobham Blogs

Cobham exhibiting our technologies at Air, Space & Cyber Conference

Highlights of the show at Booth No. 1001 will include:  VigilOX™ the first pilot-warn sensor solution that can comprehensively capture real-time physiological, breathing gas and cockpit environmental data during flight. This real-time data can then...

Cobham SATCOM breaks new ground in China’s dredging fleet

16 SAILOR 900 VSAT antenna systems, via partner Beijing Highlander Digital Technology Co. Ltd are due to be rolled out on the ships owned and operated by CCCC Dredging Company (CDC) over a period of 24 months with an option for a further six vessels...

Cobham Announces Crosspoint Switch (XPS) Standard Product

Colorado Springs, Colorado – Cobham Semiconductor Solutions latest addition to their standard product family is the UT65CML8X8FD 3.125 Gbps Crosspoint Switch (XPS), a protocol independent, high-speed, multi-Gbps switch product supporting the SpaceVP...

Cobham Receives Airbus Supplier Support Award

FARNBOROUGH, UK: On the occasion of the annual Airbus Suppliers Award ceremony held during Farnborough International Airshow 2018, Cobham Aerospace Communications received an award for its outstanding level of support to operators, confirming Cobham...

Cobham Aviation Services Australia today launches the Cobham Cadet Pilot Program

Cobham conducts aerial surveillance on behalf of the Australian Government with a fleet of 10 Dash 8 aircraft. Cobham’s General Manager Special Mission, Ken Millar, said: "This is not regular passenger transport flying; it’s unique, hands-on, low-l...

Celebrating Women in Aerospace and Defence

Cobham plc is hosting a lunch on Thursday 19th July in celebration of the vital part women play in Cobham, as well as the aerospace and defence industry. Our event, hosted at Farnborough Air Show, will promote diversity and inclusion while demonstra...
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Cobham Company Life and Culture

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