Hornby Plc is a holding company, which is engaged in the development, design, sourcing and distribution of hobby and interactive products. The Company offers model railway and slot car brands, including Scalextric, Airfix models, Humbrol paints and Corgi die cast models. The Company's geographical segments include the United Kingdom, the United States, Spain, Italy and the rest of Europe. Its products include locomotives, track accessories, train packs, digital train sets, analogue train sets and track accessories, among others. The Company distributes its products through a network of specialists and through its online activities and multiple retailers throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. The Company's subsidiaries include Hornby Hobbies Limited and Hornby Espana S.A., which are engaged in the development, design, sourcing and distribution of models, and Hornby America Inc., Hornby Italia s.r.l, Hornby France S.A.S and Hornby Deutschland GmbH, which are distributors of models.
Sandwich, GB
Size (employees)
230 (est)-8%
Hornby is headquartered in Sandwich, GB

Hornby Office Locations

Hornby has an office in Sandwich
Sandwich, GB (HQ)
3rd Floor, The Gateway Innovation Way Discovery Park

Hornby Metrics

Hornby Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

£55.8 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

£21.8 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

(£13.7 m)

Market capitalization (22-Mar-2017)

£26.5 m

Closing share price (22-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2016)

£677 k
Hornby's current market capitalization is £26.5 m.
Hornby's revenue was reported to be £55.8 m in FY, 2016 which is a 4.1% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£51.6 m£58.1 m£55.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

£28.2 m£31 m£34 m

Gross profit

£23.3 m£27.2 m£21.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£27.4 m£26.9 m£34.9 m

Pre tax profit

(£4.6 m)(£184 k)(£13.5 m)

Net Income

(£4.4 m)(£120 k)(£13.7 m)
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£619 k£451 k£677 k

Accounts Receivable

£7.8 m£9.2 m£11.8 m

Current Assets

£23.5 m£24.3 m£29.6 m


£12.2 m£12.4 m£9.2 m


£12.1 m£12.5 m£9.3 m

Total Assets

£47.8 m£49.2 m£48.1 m

Accounts Payable

£4 m£5.1 m£5.3 m

Current Liabilities

£16.1 m£17.1 m£15.7 m

Retained Earnings

(£4.4 m)(£120 k)(£13.7 m)

Total Equity

£31.4 m£31.8 m£32.1 m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.5 x1.5 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

(£1.1 m)£4.7 m(£9.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(£3.1 m)(£1.6 m)£14.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

£112 k£64 k(£182 k)

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