Established in 1996 by Managing Director Geoff Kerly, Kew Electrical is an Independent Electrical Wholesaler with a network of 20 branches predominantly in the South of England, plus Belfast covering Northern Ireland. Experience runs throughout the company, led by a board of directors each with over 30 years of electrical wholesaling experience. This is mirrored throughout Kew with the majority of branch employees having spent years in the industry. Independence allows Kew to be entrepreneurial and not be tied down by rigid 'large company' policies. This permits branches to have a large local stock holding of major suppliers across the branch network, resulting in same day stock availability company wide. Furthermore these branches are supported by our central distribution centre which delivers to the branch network on a same or next day basis. To ensure competitive pricing, Kew is a key member of Fegime, one of Europe's leading electrical buying groups. This simple philosophy of same day stock availability, handled by experienced, customer focussed staff has resulted in Kew's success story as one of the UK's fastest growing independent wholesalers.
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Type
Private
HQ
Portslade, GB
Founded
1996
Size (employees)
117 (est)
Kew Electrical was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Portslade, GB
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Kew Electrical Office Locations

Kew Electrical has an office in Portslade
Portslade, GB (HQ)
2 Chapel Rd
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Kew Electrical Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1996
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Kew Electrical Financials

Kew Electrical's revenue was reported to be £69.32 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

69.3 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

17.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

25.1%

Net income (FY, 2017)

1.8 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

2.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

1.9 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

264.2 k
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

18.6 m23.3 m22.5 m26.5 m31.7 m33.9 m44.6 m50.2 m57.6 m69.3 m

Revenue growth, %

12%15%

Cost of goods sold

13.5 m17.1 m16.7 m19.8 m23.8 m25.7 m34.2 m38.1 m42.9 m52 m

Gross profit

5.1 m6.2 m5.8 m6.7 m7.8 m8.2 m10.5 m12.1 m14.7 m17.4 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

3.2 k16.8 k16.2 k8.5 k114.2 k6.7 k60.6 k35 k122.3 k264.2 k

Accounts Receivable

4.6 m5.1 m5.3 m6.6 m6.7 m7.7 m8.5 m10.8 m13.3 m14.6 m

Inventories

2.1 m2.3 m2.6 m3.2 m3.7 m4.8 m4.7 m4.5 m6.1 m6.9 m

Current Assets

7.6 m8.5 m9 m11.1 m12.2 m14.3 m15.2 m17.6 m22.3 m26 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

199.1 k(51.2 k)28 k780.7 k399.2 k410.8 k826.4 k1.2 m1.9 m1.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(337.9 k)(249.5 k)402.8 k(203.5 k)1.2 m1 m1.4 m548 k1.5 m307.2 k

Dividends Paid

136.3 k19.4 k13.9 k35.1 k154.3 k260.5 k284.4 k124.8 k99.2 k346.1 k

Cash From Financing Activities

2.1 m654.2 k(77.6 k)772.3 k(295.8 k)1.6 m(525.2 k)571.6 k1.3 m1.7 m
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

782.7 k

Debt/Equity

1.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

5.3 x
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