H J Lea Oakes

H J Lea Oakes is a long established animal feed manufacturer with a heritage that stretches back to 1675 when they began supplying the Cheshire farming community. Since then the company has developed and grown to be a well recognised company across the UK. The business has now grown to be so diverse that they’re current business environment has grown from agriculture to retail as well.

H J Lea Oakes’s own group of Pet Food Superstores based at Wheelock and Congleton supply own-branded products as well as most other well known pet foods and accessories and have customers that travel for miles for the range of products and competitive prices, with over 7,000 lines to choose from. A new-improved cash sales warehouse has recently opened at the head office based in Aston.

Company Growth (employees)
Aston, GB
Size (employees)
21 (est)+5%
H J Lea Oakes was founded in 1675 and is headquartered in Aston, GB

H J Lea Oakes Office Locations

H J Lea Oakes has offices in Aston, Sandbach, Congleton and Calveley
Aston, GB (HQ)
Aston Mill Wrenbury Rd
Calveley, GB
Nantwich Rd
Congleton, GB
Biddulph Rd
Sandbach, GB
Mill Hill Ln

H J Lea Oakes Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


H J Lea Oakes Financials

H J Lea Oakes's revenue was reported to be £76.5 m in FY, 2016 which is a 7% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

76.5 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

8.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

214.3 k

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

586.2 k

EBIT (FY, 2016)

261.5 k

Cash (31-Aug-2016)

239.1 k
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


58.8 m54 m55.3 m73.7 m79.3 m107.6 m95.1 m82.3 m76.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

51.9 m47.7 m48.7 m66 m70.9 m98.1 m85.7 m73.2 m67.8 m

Gross profit

6.9 m6.3 m6.6 m7.7 m8.4 m9.4 m9.4 m9.1 m8.7 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

128.1 k139.1 k83.1 k69.8 k(25.8 k)204.4 k96.9 k60.5 k100.8 k214.3 k

Cash From Operating Activities

(49.1 k)283 k447 k

Net Change in Cash

(224.7 k)(30.9 k)423 k

Income Taxes Paid

(31.9 k)(30.2 k)(29.9 k)(47.1 k)
    Y, 2016

    Financial Leverage

    7 x
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