Universe Group plc is incorporated in the UK and its main operations are in the UK and Ireland.

Our subsidiary company HTEC Ltd is a leading provider of point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions.

Established in 1979, HTEC has enjoyed major growth from its investments in software and specialist hardware and the Company now provides payment and loyalty solutions for some of the UK’s major retailers.

Company Growth (employees)
Hampshire, GB
Size (employees)
200 (est)
HTEC was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Hampshire, GB

HTEC Office Locations

HTEC has an office in Hampshire
Hampshire, GB (HQ)
George Curl Way

HTEC Data and Metrics

HTEC Financial Metrics

HTEC's revenue was reported to be £20.3 m in FY, 2015 which is a 2% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

20.3 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

6.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

1.5 m

Market capitalization (25-Jul-2017)

22.6 m

Closing share price (25-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

3.4 m
HTEC's current market capitalization is £22.6 m.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


15.9 m20.7 m20.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

10.4 m14.3 m13.6 m

Gross profit

5.5 m6.5 m6.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

4.1 m4.8 m4.7 m

Pre tax profit

1.2 m1.8 m1.7 m

Net Income

1.3 m1.4 m1.5 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


978 k2.1 m3.4 m

Accounts Receivable

3.3 m3.2 m3.3 m

Current Assets

6.3 m7.7 m8.6 m


2.4 m2.5 m2.2 m


16.1 m16.5 m16.4 m

Total Assets

24.8 m26.7 m27.2 m

Accounts Payable

560 k310 k203 k

Current Liabilities

6.2 m6.5 m5.6 m

Total Liabilities

8.3 m8.2 m6.7 m

Retained Earnings

1.3 m1.4 m1.5 m

Total Equity

16.5 m18.5 m20.5 m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.4 x1.3 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

2.1 m3 m3.4 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(402 k)(430 k)(543 k)

Income Taxes Paid

131 k(345 k)(175 k)
GBPY, 2015


102.1 k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x

HTEC Operating Metrics

HTEC's Customers was reported to be 3.5 k in FY, 2015
FY, 2015


3.5 k

HTEC Market Value History

Traffic Overview of HTEC

HTEC Online and Social Media Presence

HTEC Company Life and Culture

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