James Latham plc is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in the timber importing and distribution. The Company is engaged in the supply of wood-based panels, natural acrylic stone, hardwoods, high grade softwoods, flooring, engineered timber, fire-retardant panels, advanced technical panels, cladding and decking to joinery, door and kitchen manufacturers, shop fitters and other market sectors. It is also engaged in the supply of commodity and specialist products to timber and builders merchants. The Company offers door blanks, which include medium-density fiberboard (MDF), particleboard and plywood-faced door blanks, veneered and lipped door blanks, and lightweight solid laminated timber core and particle board doors. The Company operates through around 11 trading offices in 10 sites located in Dudley, Fareham, Gateshead, Hemel Hempstead, Leeds, Purfleet, Scotland, Thurrock, Wigston and Yate. Its commodity imports are held in ports, including Tilbury, Liverpool and Grangemouth.
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Hemel Hempstead, GB
Size (employees)
370 (est)+4%
James Latham was founded in 1757 and is headquartered in Hemel Hempstead, GB
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James Latham Office Locations

James Latham has offices in Hemel Hempstead, Hampshire, Gateshead, Tingley and in 6 other locations
Hemel Hempstead, GB (HQ)
3 Swallow Park Finway Rd
Aveley, GB
Juliet Way
Gateshead, GB
Greenlane Baltic Road Industrial Estate
Hampshire, GB
Talbot Rd
Holytown, GB
Eurocentral Scotland McNeil Dr
Purfleet, GB
4 Dolphin Way
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James Latham Financials and Metrics

James Latham Financials

James Latham's revenue was reported to be £198.81 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

198.8 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

36.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

11 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

16 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

14.2 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

172 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2017)

17.2 m
James Latham's current market capitalization is £172 m.
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


117.2 m113.9 m115.4 m130.2 m143.6 m143.1 m163.1 m133.5 m185.9 m198.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

96.6 m95.8 m94.8 m106.4 m118.6 m117.8 m134.7 m109.9 m151.4 m162.7 m

Gross profit

20.6 m18.1 m20.5 m23.7 m25.1 m25.2 m28.4 m23.6 m34.5 m36.1 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


8.6 m10.7 m10.5 m7.1 m7 m8.1 m11.2 m9.5 m16.8 m17.2 m

Accounts Receivable

22 m19.8 m22.1 m26.4 m26.8 m26.5 m30.3 m24 m32.5 m36.1 m


18.2 m16.3 m19.2 m24.8 m24.8 m26.2 m27.9 m24.4 m33.4 m35.5 m

Current Assets

51.6 m48.3 m53.4 m60.4 m61.7 m63.2 m72 m60 m85.5 m92.8 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

5.1 m2.3 m4.1 m5.9 m6.1 m5.5 m8.6 m6 m10.5 m11 m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.9 m5.2 m1.8 m2.9 m5 m4.3 m6.7 m3.2 m9.7 m9.3 m

Dividends Paid

1.6 m1.6 m1.3 m1.6 m1.7 m1.9 m2 m1.7 m2.5 m2.9 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(3.4 m)(2.7 m)(1.5 m)(5.8 m)701 k(2.8 m)(2.3 m)(2 m)(3.5 m)(3 m)
GBPY, 2017


558.4 k

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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James Latham Online and Social Media Presence

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