Cohort plc is the parent company of four innovative, agile and responsive businesses operating in defence and related markets. It aims to add real value through the experience and contacts of its senior team while providing a light-touch but effective governance framework. Its objective is to deliver value to shareholders through its four operating subsidiaries: MASS, MCL, SCS and SEA. Cohort was founded on the principle that SME-size businesses can prosper by being part of a larger group, where they can benefit from financial oversight, management support and the exchange of information and practices. Cohort aims to achieve this while preserving the high growth potential of innovative independent businesses.
Theale, GB
Size (employees)
815 (est)+22%
Cohort is headquartered in Theale, GB
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Cohort Office Locations

Cohort has an office in Theale
Theale, GB (HQ)
Arlington Business Park
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Cohort Financials and Metrics

Cohort Financials

Cohort's revenue was reported to be £112.65 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

112.7 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

39 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

2.1 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

13.4 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

963 k

Market capitalization (2-Oct-2017)

168.1 m

Closing share price (2-Oct-2017)


Cash (4-Feb-2018)

12 m


159.6 m
Cohort's current market capitalization is £168.1 m.
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


76.7 m78.1 m65.1 m75.4 m70.9 m71.6 m99.9 m112.6 m112.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

54 m56.9 m45.2 m53.4 m47.6 m47.8 m70 m79.1 m73.7 m

Gross profit

22.7 m21.2 m19.9 m22 m23.2 m23.7 m30 m33.5 m39 m
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

3.8 m2.3 m2.8 m4.6 m8.3 m5.9 m5.2 m5.4 m2.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

7.3 m4 m6.5 m8.4 m4.1 m2.6 m18.8 m6.7 m659 k

Dividends Paid

571 k647 k1.1 m1.2 m1.5 m1.8 m2.2 m2.5 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(649 k)(711 k)(1.1 m)(4.5 m)(1.7 m)(3 m)(1.1 m)(2.1 m)(2.1 m)
GBPY, 2017


11.9 x


165.7 x


242.1 x


167.9 k


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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