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 Financials and Metrics

HTEC Financials

HTEC's revenue was reported to be £19.7 m in FY, 2016 which is a 3% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

19.7 m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.8 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

3.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

2 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

15.3 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

3.4 m
HTEC's current market capitalization is £15.3 m.
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


13.2 m16.6 m14.5 m11.3 m10.5 m11.9 m15.9 m20.7 m20.3 m19.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

8.2 m10.2 m9.3 m6.7 m6.4 m7.5 m10.4 m14.3 m13.6 m12.8 m

Gross profit

4.9 m6.4 m5.2 m4.6 m4 m4.4 m5.5 m6.5 m6.7 m6.9 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(1.9 m)(345 k)(500 k)347 k344 k1 m1.3 m1.4 m1.5 m1.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

421 k826 k1.4 m1.1 m842 k2.1 m2.1 m3 m3.4 m2.4 m

Cash From Financing Activities

1.5 m1.3 m371 k(1.2 m)(496 k)(434 k)(402 k)(430 k)(543 k)(589 k)

Net Change in Cash

566 k(23 k)1.1 m(783 k)48 k1.1 m(156 k)1.1 m1.3 m28 k
    Y, 2016

    Financial Leverage

    1.3 x
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    HTEC Operating Metrics

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


    3.5 k
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    HTEC Market Value History

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    HTEC Online and Social Media Presence

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