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Hornby is a holding company that is engaged in the development, design, and distribution of hobby and interactive products. The company offers model railway and slot car brands. Its products include locomotives, track accessories, train packs, digital train sets, analog train sets, and track accessories, among others. Hornby distributes its products through a network of specialists and through its online activities and multiple retailers throughout the United Kingdom and overseas.

TypePublic
Founded1907
HQMargate, GB
Websitehornby.com

Locations

Hornby is headquartered in
Margate, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)163(-14%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£32.8 M(-8%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)£0.4
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Hornby

John Stansfield

John Stansfield

Non-Executive Chairman
Lyndon Davies

Lyndon Davies

CEO
Kirstie Gould

Kirstie Gould

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
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Hornby Office Locations

Hornby has an office in Margate
Margate, GB (HQ)
Enterprise Rd
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Hornby Financials and Metrics

Hornby Revenue

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Hornby's revenue was reported to be £32.76 m in FY, 2018 which is a 8.1% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

32.8m

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

(8.1%)

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

13.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

40.9%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(5.3m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(5.2m)

Market capitalization (2-Oct-2020)

63.6m

Closing stock price (2-Oct-2020)

0.4

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

704.0k

EV

65.3m
Hornby's current market capitalization is £63.6 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

47.4m35.7m32.8m

Revenue growth, %

(15%)(25%)(8%)

Cost of goods sold

29.3m21.9m19.3m

Gross profit

18.2m13.8m13.4m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

21.9m17.0m13.8m

Cost of goods sold

14.0m10.9m8.4m

Gross profit

7.9m6.1m5.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

36%36%39%
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.6m3.9m704.0k

Accounts Receivable

7.9m4.5m4.6m

Inventories

9.7m10.0m10.9m

Current Assets

20.7m19.9m18.8m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

902.0k478.0k637.0k

Inventories

15.0m12.0m12.2m

Current Assets

29.5m21.8m19.6m

PP&E

6.6m5.1m4.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(9.7m)(9.9m)(5.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

3.9m3.8m3.5m

Inventories

4.3m(490.0k)(750.0k)

Accounts Payable

(1.6m)(2.4m)794.0k
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

(4.7m)(5.7m)(3.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(2.6m)(5.2m)(4.6m)

Purchases of PP&E

(945.0k)(725.0k)(947.0k)

Cash From Investing Activities

41.0k(822.0k)(1.0m)
GBPH1, 2017

EV/EBIT

-4.8 x

EV/CFO

-8.6 x

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Hornby Operating Metrics

Nov, 2019

Brands

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Hornby Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
H&M (Systems) Limited
Hornby America Inc.
Hornby Deutschland GmbH
Hornby España S.A
Hornby France S.A.S.
Hornby Hobbies Limited
Hornby Industries Limited
Hornby Italia S.r.l.

Hornby Cybersecurity Score

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72/100

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Hornby Revenue Breakdown

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Hornby revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.8% from United States, 79.0% from United Kingdom, 6.9% from Rest of Europe and 5.4% from Other

Hornby Online and Social Media Presence

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Hornby News and Updates

Hornby eyes £15m raise for 'solid foundation'

Model train maker Hornby is seeking to raise £15m today as it seeks a “solid foundation” to build on with The post Hornby eyes £15m raise for 'solid foundation' appeared first on CityAM.

British model railway company Hornby regrets not making Brexit toy train

British model railway company Hornby said it regrets not making a Brexit-themed toy train set and also warned supply disruption could impact its key Christmas trading period.

UPDATE 1- Model-maker Hornby says Brexit may delay its trains

Now even model trains face possible delays due to Brexit, with Hornby, the maker of such children's favourites as Thomas & Friends and Harry Potter's Hogwarts Express, flagging potential supply problems at ports ahead of the Christmas shopping period.

Model-Train Maker Hornby Taps Harry Potter for New Product Line

Model-Train Maker Hornby Taps Harry Potter for New Product Line

Meghan Markle’s Denim Dress Is One Of Her Best Looks Yet

The Duchess of Sussex makes this jean dress look chic.

Advertising boss Johnny Hornby cancels yacht party after sexism scandal

This year hasn't all been plain sailing for advertising boss Johnny Hornby, a fact which he recognised as he revealed he would not be hosting his annual yacht party at the Cannes Lions festival this year. The chief executive of advertising firm The & Partnership said hosting the party would b…
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Hornby Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hornby founded?

    Hornby was founded in 1907.

  • Who are Hornby key executives?

    Hornby's key executives are John Stansfield, Lyndon Davies and Kirstie Gould.

  • How many employees does Hornby have?

    Hornby has 163 employees.

  • What is Hornby revenue?

    Latest Hornby annual revenue is £32.8 m.

  • What is Hornby revenue per employee?

    Latest Hornby revenue per employee is £201 k.

  • Who are Hornby competitors?

    Competitors of Hornby include Hobbico, JAKKS Pacific and Funko.

  • Where is Hornby headquarters?

    Hornby headquarters is located at Enterprise Rd, Margate.

  • Where are Hornby offices?

    Hornby has an office in Margate.

  • How many offices does Hornby have?

    Hornby has 1 office.