Cobham protects lives and livelihoods with its differentiated technology and know-how, operating with a deep insight to customer needs, and agility. The Group offers an innovative range of technologies and services to solve challenging problems across commercial, defense and security markets, from deep space to the depths of the ocean. It has market leading positions in air-to-air refueling; aviation services; audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications; defense electronics; life support and mission equipment. The most important thing Cobham builds is trust.
Company Growth (employees)
Wimborne, GB
Size (employees)
12,527 (est)
Cobham was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Wimborne, GB

Key People at Cobham

Robert (Bob) Murphy

Robert (Bob) Murphy

CEO, Executive Director
John Devaney

John Devaney

Mike Wareing

Mike Wareing

Senior Independent Non-executive Director
Alison Wood

Alison Wood

Independent Non-executive Director
Mark Ronald

Mark Ronald

Independent Non-executive Director

Cobham Office Locations

Cobham has offices in Wimborne, Arlington, New Delhi, Adelaide and in 32 other locations
Pretoria, ZA
Highveld Office Park, Charles De Gaulle Crescent,Highveld Ext 8
Adelaide, AU
National Drive, Adelaide Airport
New Delhi, IN
4th Floor, Statesman House Building, Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place
Arlington, US
2121 Crystal Drive, Suite 625
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Cobham Data and Metrics

Cobham Financial Metrics

Cobham's revenue was reported to be £2.1 b in FY, 2015 which is a 12% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

2.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

663.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(37.7 m)

Market capitalization (25-Oct-2016)

342.6 m

Closing share price (25-Oct-2016)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

294.7 m
Cobham's current market capitalization is $342.6 m.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


1.8 b1.9 b2.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b

Gross profit

568.8 m561.6 m663.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

410 m504 m651.8 m

Pre tax profit

126.6 m24.3 m(39.8 m)

Net Income

114.5 m29 m(37.7 m)
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


200.7 m225.6 m294.7 m

Accounts Receivable

238.3 m331.4 m286.3 m

Current Assets

849.9 m1.1 b1.1 b


407.1 m478.8 m482.5 m


1.2 b2 b1.7 b

Total Assets

2.4 b3.6 b3.3 b

Accounts Payable

116.4 m145 m145.9 m

Current Liabilities

574.8 m707.4 m797.2 m

Total Liabilities

1.4 b2.5 b2.4 b

Retained Earnings

17.7 m(79.3 m)(159.8 m)

Total Equity

1 b1.1 b908.8 m

Financial Leverage

2.3 x3.3 x3.7 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

210.6 m167.9 m189.1 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(39.1 m)839.4 m(160.1 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(12.1 m)4.7 m2.1 m
GBPY, 2015


185.2 k

Financial Leverage

3.7 x

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