Cobham provides a range of technologies and services to commercial, defense and security markets. The Company operates in four segments: communications and connectivity, mission systems, advanced electronic solutions and aviation services. 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, nose-to-tail aerial refueling systems and wing-tip to wing-tip mission systems for jets, transport aircrafts and rotorcrafts. 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.

Company Growth (employees)
Wimborne, GB
Size (employees)
10,898 (est)+2%
Cobham was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Wimborne, GB

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

Cobham Office Locations

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

Cobham Financials

Cobham's revenue was reported to be £1.9 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (H1, 2017)

1 b

Gross profit (H1, 2017)

285 m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2017), %


Net income (H1, 2017)

16.3 m

EBIT (H1, 2017)

34.7 m

Market capitalization (25-Oct-2016)

342.6 m

Closing share price (25-Oct-2016)


Cash (30-Jun-2017)

482.5 m


803.4 m
Cobham's current market capitalization is $342.6 m.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.8 b1.9 b2.1 b1.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.6 b

Gross profit

568.8 m561.6 m663.8 m376.6 m
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


1 b916.7 m1 b

Cost of goods sold

716.2 m648 m718.3 m

Gross profit

332 m268.7 m285 m

Gross profit Margin, %

GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


200.7 m225.6 m294.7 m236.2 m

Accounts Receivable

238.3 m331.4 m286.3 m307.5 m


315.9 m431.4 m410.4 m405.3 m

Current Assets

849.9 m1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


224.1 m493.8 m482.5 m


420.6 m439.3 m415.8 m

Current Assets

1.1 b1.3 b1.3 b


380.4 m406.7 m403 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Depreciation and Amortization

235.1 m190.8 m254.4 m248.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(26.2 m)(68.3 m)(19.1 m)(21.9 m)


(300 k)(11.9 m)34.6 m(50.8 m)

Accounts Payable

(300 k)17.3 m38.6 m9.7 m
USDH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

126.9 m116 m113.8 m

Accounts Receivable

(21.5 m)(24.5 m)(40 m)


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

Accounts Payable

(4.9 m)(5.8 m)27 m
GBPY, 2017

P/E Ratio



23.2 x


6.2 x


80.1 k


0.9 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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Cobham Operating Metrics

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

Order Volume

£2.51 b£2.48 b£2.95 b

Order Intake

£1.91 b£914.6 m£2.15 b£1.17 b£2.08 b£915.8 m

Book-to-bill Ratio



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Cobham Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Aeroflex Control Components Inc.
Aeroflex Innovations (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
Aeroflex Microelectronic Solutions Inc.
Aeroflex Technology Service (Beijing) Co. Ltd.
Aeroflex Test Solutions Limited
Axell Wireless Israel Limited
Carleton Technologies Inc
Chelton Technologies Canada Limited
Chelton Inc
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Mexico S.A. de C.V
Cobham AES Holdings Inc.
Cobham Management Services Inc.
Cobham Slip Rings Naples Inc.
FBH Cyprus Limited
Fleet Support Pty Limited
FR Aviation Services Limited
Glyndale Pty Limited
Groupement Troyen d'Electronique
IFR Systems Inc.
Lockman Electronic Holdings Limited
Lockman Investments Limited
Manlock Investments Limited
National Jet Express Pty Limited
National Jet Operations Services Pty Limited
National Jet Systems Ground Handling Pty Limited
Northern Airborne Technology Limited
Precision Aviation Industries SARL
Thrane & Thrane Aalborg A/S
Thrane & Thrane Norge A/S
Chelton Aviation Corporation
Chelton Satcom Inc.
Cobham Group Limited
Cobham Whiteley Limited
ML Aircraft Services Limited
National Jet Regional Services Pty Limited
W.E.S. Investments Limited
Aeroflex Incorporated
Aeroflex Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Aeroflex Wichita Inc.
AFI Flight Inspection GmbH
Air Précision SAS
Asia Pacific Airlines (Papua New Guinea) Pty Limited
Atlantic Microwave Corporation
Aviation Défense Service SA
A-xell Wireless AB
Axell Wireless Asia Pte Limited
Carleton Life Support Systems Inc
Chelton Avionics Inc
Cobham Aviation Services Engineering Pty Limited
Cobham Defense Products Inc.
Cobham Gaisler AB
Cobham Leasing Limited
Cobham Properties Inc
FB Heliservices Limited
FR Aviation Group Limited
Hyper-Technologies SAS
IFR Finance Inc.
Lockman Denmark Financing S.à r.l
Lockman Financing Limited
Lockwash Investments LLC
Micro-Mesh SARL
Multiphase Pumping Systems Limited
NAS Services Pty Limited
NAT Seattle Inc.
Northrop Grumman Cobham Intercoms LLC
Satori Air Services Inc
Sea Tel Inc
Surveillance Australia Pty Limited
Thrane & Thrane A/S
Thrane & Thrane Inc.
Aeroflex Asia Pacific Limited
Aeroflex Bloomingdale Inc.
Aeroflex Burnham Limited
Aeroflex Cambridge Limited
Cobham Aviation SDN BHD
Cobham Helicopter Services Trinidad
Credowan Limited
Racal Antennas Limited
SeaTel Europe Inc.
Wallop Holdings Limited
Aeroflex Asia Ltd.
Aeroflex GmbH
Aeroflex Holding Corp.
Aeroflex Japan KK
Aeroflex RAD Inc.
AFI Holdings GmbH
Asia Pacific Airlines Pty Limited
Chelton Limited
Cob Finance LLC
Cobham CTS Limited
Cobham Flight Inspection Limited
Cobham SAR Services Pty Limited
FB Leasing Limited
FBS Limited
FR Aviation Limited
FR Investments Inc.
Lockman Denmark Holdings A/S
Lockman Financing S.à r.l
Lockwash US Limited
National Air Support Pty Limited
National Investments Asia Pacific Pty Limited
Omnipless Manufacturing (Pty) Limited
Vector Fields Incorporated
Aeroflex SRL
Aeroflex Tech. SA
Cobham Aviation Services International Limited
Cobham Fluid Systems Limited
Cobham Mission Systems Limited
Strabor (Aircraft) Limited
W.E.S. (Manufacturing) Limited
Aedion Investments Unit Trust
Aeroflex Colorado Springs Inc.
Aeroflex France SAS
Aeroflex Ireland Limited
Aeroflex Limited
Aeroflex Plainview Inc.
Aeroflex RAD Europe Limited
Aeroflex Systems Private Limited
Avenue 64 Limited
Axell Wireless Limited
Axell Wireless Inc.
Chelton Antennas SA
Chelton Telecom and Microwave SAS
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Inc.
Cobham Defence Communications Limited
Cobham Holdings (US) Inc.
Cobham Holdings Inc.
Cobham India Private Limited
Cobham Mission Equipment Inc.
Comant Industries Incorporated
Continental Microwave and Tool Co Inc.
European Antennas Limited
FB Heliservices Kenya Limited
Flight Refuelling Limited
IFR Finance Limited Partnership
Jet Systems Pty Limited
Label SAS
Lock Financing Limited
Lockman Finance Limited
Lockman Properties Limited
Mastsystem International Oy
National Jet Systems Pty Limited
Philtech Co. Ltd
Sargent Fletcher Inc.
Sivers Lab AB
Société de Marquage et Signalisation SAS
Trivec-Avant Corporation
Aeroflex Test Solutions India Pvt Limited
Cobham Communications and Connectivity Limited
CTS Patents Limited
Falcon Special Air Services SDN BHD
FB Heliservices Curacao N.V.
Grenedere Limited
ML Aviation Limited
Smart Chemical Developments Limited
Strabor Investments Limited

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