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Gooch & Housego (G&H) is a photonics technology company providing optical systems, assemblies, and components. It manufactures a range of acousto-optics, electro-optics, fiber optics, and precision optics products, including acousto-optic modulators, deflectors, frequency shifters, model lockers, pulse pickers and cavity dumpers, crystals and nonlinear optics, lithium niobate wafers, pockels cells, lens assemblies, sighting systems, fiber coupled pump lasers, fused fiber optic components, fiber optic assemblies, precision prisms and lenses, opto-mechanical assemblies, synchrotron and research grade mirrors, infrared optics, optical domes, etc. The company serves the aerospace and defense, industrial and telecom, and life sciences and biophotonics sectors.

TypePublic
Founded1948
HQ Ilminster , GB
Websitegandh.com
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)964(+12%)
Job Openings36
Revenue (FY, 2018)£124.9 M(+12%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)£14.1
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Gooch & Housego

Gary Bullard

Gary Bullard

Chairman
Mark Webster

Mark Webster

Chief Executive Officer
Chris Jewell

Chris Jewell

Chief Financial Officer
Peter Bordui

Peter Bordui

Non-Executive Director
Brian Phillipson

Brian Phillipson

Non-Executive Director
Louise Evans

Louise Evans

Non-Executive Director
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Gooch & Housego Office Locations

Gooch & Housego has offices in Ilminster , Glenrothes, Saint Asaph, Torquay and in 9 other locations
Ilminster , GB (HQ)
Dowlish Ford
Glenrothes, GB
Telford Rd
Saint Asaph, GB
6 Ffordd Richard Davies
Torquay, GB
Broomhill Way
Saclay, FR
4 rue René Razel Bâtiment Apollo
Seefeld, DE
Münchner Str. 15
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Gooch & Housego Financials and Metrics

Gooch & Housego Revenue

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Gooch & Housego's revenue was reported to be £124.88 m in FY, 2018 which is a 11.5% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

124.9m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

11.5%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

50.1m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

40.1%

Net income (FY, 2018)

7.2m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

17.6m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

10.8m

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

363.1m

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

14.1

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

19.4m

EV

343.7m
Gooch & Housego's current market capitalization is £363.1 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

63.3m70.1m78.7m86.1m112.0m124.9m

Revenue growth, %

11%12%9%30%11%

Cost of goods sold

37.6m41.7m47.7m53.8m65.9m74.8m

Gross profit

25.6m28.4m31.0m32.3m46.1m50.1m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Revenue

55.6m

Cost of goods sold

33.9m

Gross profit

21.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

39%
Annual
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

109.7k278.0k1.4m269.0k1.9m2.5m2.6m2.0m2.5m3.5m4.1m5.4m14.6m17.1m22.6m23.2m26.4m19.4m

Accounts Receivable

1.1m1.3m1.5m3.1m3.2m3.3m2.9m2.8m3.1m3.2m4.1m5.8m10.2m11.0m11.7m20.5m20.5m32.2m

Inventories

727.3k834.7k1.2m1.4m3.2m3.8m3.5m3.6m3.7m3.9m3.9m5.1m13.4m14.7m16.0m19.0m21.1m24.4m

Current Assets

2.1m2.8m4.2m4.9m8.6m9.8m9.3m8.6m10.2m10.9m12.4m18.5m41.1m45.2m53.8m65.2m72.5m78.9m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Cash

16.1m

Accounts Receivable

26.7m

Inventories

24.0m

Current Assets

67.4m
Annual
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

703.9k1.1m1.2m1.1m1.7m2.5m1.3m1.3m2.1m2.9m3.4m4.5m6.2m5.4m7.5m7.0m8.9m7.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

901.8k1.5m1.4m1.6m4.1m4.4m3.1m2.7m4.8m5.5m5.7m6.5m9.2m13.7m13.6m12.6m17.6m9.2m

Purchases of PP&E

(5.8m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(12.3m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Net Income

4.6m

Cash From Operating Activities

(495.0k)

Purchases of PP&E

(2.7m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(8.2m)
GBPFY, 1996

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Gooch & Housego Revenue Breakdown

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Gooch & Housego revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.5% from Life Sciences, 57.4% from Industrial, 31.1% from Aerospace and Defence and 3.0% from Other

Gooch & Housego revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 21.6% from Continental Europe, 21.1% from Asia Pacific and Other, 40.6% from USA and 16.6% from United Kingdom

Gooch & Housego Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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Gooch & Housego Online and Social Media Presence

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Gooch & Housego Blogs

What defines manufacturing excellence? Insights from the G&H cleanroom

Manufacturing complex and exacting fiber optic components and assembling photonic subsystems demands the highest possible manufacturing standards. Shipping fully-compliant products requires close management and control of the complete manufacturing value chain, from operator training to independent …

Commitment to Diversity underpins Competitive Advantage

Louise Evans, a Non-Executive Director at G&H and Chair of the Audit Committee, believes that a broad view of diversity is required to build successful organisations. The post Commitment to Diversity underpins Competitive Advantage appeared first on G&H.

More than just “packaging”: a leap forward in photonics miniaturization

We are helping to miniaturize packaging to take it to places it has never been before – and changing the world with photonics in the process. The post More than just “packaging”: a leap forward in photonics miniaturization appeared first on G&H.

G&H NEWLY ACCEPTED INTO EUROPEAN PHOTONICS INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM (EPIC)

G&H is pleased to announce that it has become a member of the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC - www.epic-assoc.com/about-epic/), where it will help to support and promote sustainable photonics development in Europe, and benefit from the Consortium’s extensive network to access new a…

Tough enough for space, stable enough for quantum: Fiber-Q®

At G&H, our take on FCAOM is Fiber-Q®, a product developed in 2008 that draws on our extensive expertise in acousto-optic technology, fiber optics and photonic packaging. The post Tough enough for space, stable enough for quantum: Fiber-Q® appeared first on G&H.

How Shifting Dynamics in Intercontinental Cabling are Driving New High-Reliability Solutions From G&H

When a manufacturing facility producing high-reliability components for long-distance submarine cables suddenly has to triple its output of couplers for prestige clients, meeting this demand is literally a tall order. But this is exactly what happened at our Torquay facility. The post How Shifting D…
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Gooch & Housego Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Gooch & Housego founded?

    Gooch & Housego was founded in 1948.

  • Who are Gooch & Housego key executives?

    Gooch & Housego's key executives are Gary Bullard, Mark Webster and Chris Jewell.

  • How many employees does Gooch & Housego have?

    Gooch & Housego has 964 employees.

  • What is Gooch & Housego revenue?

    Latest Gooch & Housego annual revenue is £124.9 m.

  • What is Gooch & Housego revenue per employee?

    Latest Gooch & Housego revenue per employee is £129.5 k.

  • Who are Gooch & Housego competitors?

    Competitors of Gooch & Housego include Thorlabs, IDEX and Coherent.

  • Where is Gooch & Housego headquarters?

    Gooch & Housego headquarters is located at Dowlish Ford, Ilminster .

  • Where are Gooch & Housego offices?

    Gooch & Housego has offices in Ilminster , Glenrothes, Saint Asaph, Torquay and in 9 other locations.

  • How many offices does Gooch & Housego have?

    Gooch & Housego has 13 offices.