L-3 Communications Holdings

L-3 Communications has grown very quickly into the sixth largest defense company in the United States, and is a leader and prime defense contractor in Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), secure communications, government services, training and simulation and aircraft modernization and maintenance. The company also is a leading merchant supplier of guidance and navigation products and systems, sensors, scanners, fuzes, data links, propulsion systems, avionics, electro optics, satellite communications, electrical power equipment, encryption products, signal intelligence, antennas and microwave products.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
38,000 (est)
L-3 Communications Holdings was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at L-3 Communications Holdings

Michael Strianese

Michael Strianese

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

L-3 Communications Holdings Office Locations

L-3 Communications Holdings has offices in New York, Braddon, Ottawa, Huntsville and in 5 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
600 3rd Ave
Rosemead, US
2244 Walnut Grove Ave
Arlington, US
800 201 12th St S
Al Khobar, SA
11524 Riyadh St
Greater London, GB
23 King St
Huntsville, US
300 Voyager Way Nw
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L-3 Communications Holdings Data and Metrics

L-3 Communications Holdings Financial Metrics

L-3 Communications Holdings's revenue was reported to be $10.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

10.5 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

724 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1 b

Market capitalization (25-Jul-2017)

14 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

363 m


16.9 b
L-3 Communications Holdings's current market capitalization is $14 b.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


13.4 b13.2 b13.1 b11.4 b11 b10.5 b10.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.7 b6.7 b6.8 b11.4 b11 b9.6 b9.5 b

Gross profit

6.7 b6.5 b6.3 b49 m(53 m)890 m1 b

Gross profit Margin, %



1.3 b1.1 b475 m1 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

15 m18 m17 m18 m

Pre tax profit

1.1 b925 m322 m850 m

Net Income

787 m677 m(225 m)724 m
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1 b607 m764 m349 m500 m442 m207 m363 m


359 m288 m333 m330 m

Current Assets

4.6 b4.7 b4.2 b3.7 b


1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b


7.8 b7.5 b6.3 b6.6 b

Total Assets

14 b13.8 b12.1 b11.9 b

Total Debt

3.6 b3.9 b3.6 b3.3 b

Current Liabilities

2.5 b2.5 b2.9 b2.1 b

Retained Earnings

5.8 b6.2 b5.7 b6.2 b

Total Equity

6.1 b5.4 b4.4 b4.6 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.6 x0.7 x0.8 x0.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x2.6 x2.7 x2.6 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

787 m677 m(225 m)724 m


2 m1 m(38 m)22 m

Capital Expenditures

(209 m)(183 m)(197 m)(216 m)

Short-term Borrowings

(819 m)

Income Taxes Paid

39 m7 m(33 m)34 m
USDY, 2016


16.8 x


276.6 k


0.7 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x

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