We are a global leader in performance materials. We design and manufacture components which add value to, and improve the performance of, our customers’ products by engineering a wide range of polymers using our own technologies to create yarns, fibres, industrial and coated fabrics and composite materials. We are an international business. We manufacture in Europe, North America the Middle East and China and sell globally. We hold leading positions in niche industrial markets. We supply engineered polymers to a wide range of niche industrial applications with above-GDP growth potential. We have a strong customer focus. Our businesses have been re-aligned to the global market areas we serve and put customers at the centre of everything we do.
London, GB
Size (employees)
2,163 (est)
Low & Bonar is headquartered in London, GB
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Low & Bonar Office Locations

Low & Bonar has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
1 Eversholt St
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Low & Bonar Financials and Metrics

Low & Bonar Financials

Low & Bonar's revenue was reported to be £400 m in FY, 2016 which is a 10.5% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

400 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

137.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

17.7 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

49 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

31.4 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

227.2 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Nov-2016)

26.3 m


201 m
Low & Bonar's current market capitalization is £227.2 m.
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


210.3 m335.2 m304.8 m344.6 m388.7 m380.5 m403.1 m410.6 m362.1 m400 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

231.7 m262.2 m

Gross profit

130.4 m137.8 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

5.3 m(400 k)(1.2 m)6.4 m19.2 m1.4 m11.8 m11.8 m15.2 m17.7 m

Cash From Operating Activities

22.9 m24.9 m29.2 m19.6 m12.9 m27.7 m15.2 m26.3 m23.3 m35.5 m

Dividends Paid

7 m7.7 m3.7 m5.2 m6.3 m7.2 m8.8 m9 m9.2 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(5.6 m)28.9 m(30.7 m)(21.7 m)10.9 m1.3 m4.2 m2.5 m20.1 m(29 m)
GBPY, 2016


4.1 x


6.4 x


5.7 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Low & Bonar News and Updates

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