James Cropper PLC is an advanced materials group with two strategic business units. The company creates some of the world's most distinctive and technically advanced paper products, using materials from cotton and wood to carbon fibre. We support industries from packaging to digital imaging and aerospace with products that are at the cutting edge of performance. This specialist paper and nonwoven materials group with a turnover of £85M ($140M), is a 6th generation family business that was started in 1845 and exports to over 50 countries.
Burneside, GB
Size (employees)
524 (est)-4%
James Cropper was founded in 1845 and is headquartered in Burneside, GB
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James Cropper Office Locations

James Cropper has offices in Burneside and Cumbria
Burneside, GB (HQ)
Burneside Mill
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James Cropper Financials and Metrics

James Cropper Financials

James Cropper's revenue was reported to be £92.36 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

92.4 m

Net income (FY, 2017)

4.7 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

8.5 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

6.2 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

145.7 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (1-Apr-2017)

1.9 m


145.3 m
James Cropper's current market capitalization is £145.7 m.
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


74.8 m70.7 m83.3 m78.2 m79.2 m84.5 m83.1 m87.9 m92.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

73.7 m67 m70.5 m77.6 m77.1 m82.3 m79.6 m83.3 m86.2 m


6.8 m16.8 m3.8 m5.2 m5.1 m6.2 m7 m8.5 m
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(87 k)2.2 m10.2 m837 k872 k1.4 m1.9 m3 m4.7 m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.6 m6.3 m1.2 m2 m1.8 m2.4 m7.8 m3.7 m6.7 m

Dividends Paid

525 k515 k623 k657 k677 k697 k708 k772 k881 k

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.9 m)(2.4 m)258 k5.2 m(993 k)(834 k)(3.2 m)719 k(2.6 m)
GBPY, 2017


17.2 x


23.5 x


21.6 x


169.2 k


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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