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.

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TypePublic
HQWimborne, GB
Founded1934
Size (employees)10,813 (est)
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 Wimborne, Newmarket, Marlow, London 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, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

225.6m294.7m236.2m451.9m

Accounts Receivable

331.4m286.3m307.5m329.0m

Inventories

431.4m410.4m405.3m389.4m

Current Assets

1.1b1.1b1.1b1.4b
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 News and Updates

Aerospace And Defense Telemetry 2019 Global Market Key Players – BAE Systems, Cobham, Honeywell, L-3 Communications, Zodiac Aerospace......

Aerospace And Defense Telemetry – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis Of Top Key Players And Forecast To 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Air Traffic Control (ATC) Equipment 2018 Global Market Key Players - Thales Group., LEMZ, Harris Corp., Indra Sistemas SA, Raytheon, Cobham Plc, Advanced Navigation & Positioning Corporation, BAE Systems Plc....

Air Traffic Control (ATC) Equipment – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Armed Forces Communication Market Outlook to 2025 with Key Players Thales Group, Aselsan A., BAE Systems, Cobham PLC, HARRIS Corporation, Inmarsat PLC, Iridium Communications, L3 technologies, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Saab AB

Market Research Report on “Armed Forces Communication Market Outlook to 2025”. The report is spread across 150 Pages and Supported by 10 Company Leaders to Focus on Size, Trends, Share, Technology, Status and Opportunities. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Global Connected Aircraft Market Key Players - Bae Systems , Cobham, Digecor , Global Eagle Entertainment, Honeywell International

The Report “Connected Aircraft Market” provides Key Benefits, Key Market Segments, Secondary and Primary Research, Analyst Tools and Models to 2025. The Report will assist Reader with Better Understanding and Decision Making. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

In-Building Wireless (IBW) System 2018 Global Market SWOT Analysis and Opportunities To 2022 | Key Players : CommScope, Corning Incorporated, AT&T, Ericsson, Cobham, TE Connectivity, Huawei

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ In-Building Wireless (IBW) System 2018 Global Market SWOT Analysis and Opportunities To 2022 | Key Players : CommScope, Corning Incorporated, AT&T, Ericsson, Cobham, TE Connectivity, Huawei”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Tw…

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
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Cobham Blogs

Cobham Technology Enables NASA’s InSight Mission to Mars

InSight, the world's first outer space robotic explorer to study the deep interior of Mars, features a variety of Cobham Radiation-Hardened (RadHard) and high-reliability electronics. This includes analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), low voltage di...

Cobham signs Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter

In doing so we have committed to support the progression of women into senior positions and provide fair opportunities for women to succeed at the highest levels. This reflects an aspiration by the Company and industry to drive a better gender bala...

Cobham chooses SecureCloud+ to provide advanced solutions for ASDOT programme team

SecureCloud+ will provide the Cobham ASDOT team with accredited secure communications and collaboration solutions that are already operational within the MOD at all tiers of the Government Security Classification up to TOP SECRET. These solutions in...

Cobham choses SecureCloud+ to provide advanced solutions for ASDOT programme team

SecureCloud+ will provide the Cobham ASDOT team with accredited secure communications and collaboration solutions that are already operational within the MOD at all tiers of the Government Security Classification up to TOP SECRET. These solutions in...

Cobham plc hosts UK Secretary of State for Defence

Employing around 1,000 people on the site, Wimborne has a rich history of supporting the UK’s Ministry of Defence and the visitors were shown a number of key projects for the Royal Air Force and global export customers, including our world leading a...

Cobham Selected as Prime Contractor for U.S. Navy’s SeaPort Next Generation IDIQ Contract

ARLINGTON, VA - Cobham, a leading global technology and services innovator, announced today that its Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES) Sector has been awarded a SeaPort Next Generation (SeaPort-NxG) prime contract to provide engineering an...
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Cobham Company Life and Culture

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Cobham Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cobham founded?

    Cobham was founded in 1934.

  • Who are Cobham key executives?

    Cobham's key executives are David Lockwood, Mike Wareing and Alison Wood.

  • How many employees does Cobham have?

    Cobham has 10,813 employees.

  • What is Cobham revenue?

    Latest Cobham annual revenue is £2.1 b.

  • What is Cobham revenue per employee?

    Latest Cobham revenue per employee is £189.8 k.

  • Who are Cobham competitors?

    Competitors of Cobham include Senior, Comba Telecom and Meggitt.

  • Where is Cobham headquarters?

    Cobham headquarters is located at Brook Road , Wimborne.

  • Where are Cobham offices?

    Cobham has offices in Wimborne, Newmarket, Marlow, London and in 40 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cobham have?

    Cobham has 45 offices.