MDA

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MDA (also known as MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates) is a company that delivers robotics, satellite, and geointelligence solutions. It provides imagery and data analytics services as well as supplies antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites.
TypePublic
Founded1969
HQBrampton, CA
Websitemda.space
Employee Ratings3.7

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)2,400
Revenue (FY, 2021)C$476.9 M
Share Price (Aug 2022)C$8.6(-3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at MDA

Mike Greenley

Mike Greenley

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Vito Culmone

Vito Culmone

Chief Financial Officer
Cameron Ower

Cameron Ower

Chief Technology Officer
Leslie Swartman

Leslie Swartman

Senior Director, Government & Public Affairs
Tim Kopra

Tim Kopra

Vice President, Robotics & Space Operations
Margaret Bailey

Margaret Bailey

Vice President, Human Resources
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MDA Office Locations

MDA has offices in Brampton, Dartmouth, Ottawa, Richmond and in 3 other locations
Brampton, CA (HQ)
9445 Airport Rd
Dartmouth, CA
Suite 60-1000 Windmill Road
Ottawa, CA
302 Legget Dr, Kanata
Ottawa, CA
57 Auriga Dr #201, Nepean
Richmond, CA
13800 Commerce Pkwy
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, CA
21025 Route Transcanadienne
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MDA Financials and Metrics

MDA Revenue

MDA's revenue was reported to be C$476.9 m in FY, 2021
CAD

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

128.4m

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

61.7m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

48.1%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

8.4m

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

23.3m

Market capitalization (3-Aug-2022)

1.0b

Closing stock price (3-Aug-2022)

8.6

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

59.5m

EV

1.1b
MDA's current market capitalization is C$1 b.
Annual
CADFY, 2021

Revenue

476.9m

Cost of goods sold

309.1m

Gross profit

167.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

35%
Quarterly
CADQ3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

98.4m123.4m126.7m111.3m128.4m

Cost of goods sold

67.9m85.0m82.1m71.9m66.7m

Gross profit

30.5m38.4m44.6m39.4m61.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

31%31%35%35%48%
Annual
CADFY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

78.6m83.6m

Accounts Receivable

152.8m92.6m

Prepaid Expenses

9.9m13.2m

Inventories

6.5m8.0m
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

90.9m118.9m88.0m59.5m

Accounts Receivable

184.1m171.3m196.3m83.7m

Prepaid Expenses

12.4m13.5m25.7m

Inventories

6.3m6.2m8.2m8.0m
Annual
CADFY, 2021

Net Income

2.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

69.5m

Inventories

(1.5m)

Accounts Payable

(1.6m)
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

(1.6m)(1.7m)2.3m8.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

16.9m34.3m51.8m17.7m

Inventories

200.0k300.0k(1.7m)

Accounts Payable

2.9m600.0k1.6m(2.4m)
CADQ3, 2020

Revenue/Employee

30.1k
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MDA Operating Metrics

Apr, 2021

Patent Applications (US)

3

Patents (US)

5

MDA Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Corporation
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc.
MDA Geospatial Services Inc.
MDA Space and Robotics Limited
MDA Systems Inc.
MDA Systems Ltd.

MDA Revenue Breakdown

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MDA revenue breakdown by business segment: 27.9% from Robotics & Space Operations , 32.1% from Satellite Systems and 40.0% from Geointelligence

MDA revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 27.2% from United States, 48.8% from Canada, 18.6% from Europe and 5.4% from Other

MDA Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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MDA Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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MDA Online and Social Media Presence

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MDA News and Updates

MDA To Hold Its Second Quarter 2022 Earnings Conference Call On August 12, 2022

MDA Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly-expanding global space industry, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2022 financial results before markets open on Friday, August 12, 2022. MDA's management team will host a conference call…

MDA Provides Global Fishing Watch Access To RADARSAT-2 Archive To Help Combat Illegal Fishing

Illegal fishing is the planet's 6th largest crime and poses incredible risks to the preservation and health of ocean ecosystems LISBON, Portugal and BRAMPTON, ON, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - MDA Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly...

MDA Selected By Lockheed Martin For Space Development Agency’s Tranche 1 Transport Layer Constellation

MDA Ltd. (TSX:MDA), a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly expanding global space industry, today announced it has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as part of the Space Development Agency (SDA) Tranche 1 Transport Layer (T1TL) program.

MDA Reports First Quarter 2022 Results

MDA Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly expanding global space industry, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022 demonstrating strong order bookings, growing backlog and solid profitability.

MDA Announces Results Of 2022 Annual Meeting Of Shareholders

MDA Ltd. (TSX: MDA) announced today the results of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") which took place virtually on May 11, 2022. A total of 83.8 million common shares (representing approximately 70.3% of all issued and outstanding common shares of MDA) were represented at the Meetin…

MDA Completes First Commercial Sale Of Canadarm3 Technology To Axiom Space

MDA Ltd. (TSX:MDA), a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly expanding global space industry, today announced the first commercial sale of its Canadarm3 technology to Axiom Space. The contract is for the delivery of 32 external robotic interfaces for Axiom Space’s Axiom …
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MDA Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was MDA founded?

    MDA was founded in 1969.

  • Who are MDA key executives?

    MDA's key executives are Mike Greenley, Vito Culmone and Cameron Ower.

  • How many employees does MDA have?

    MDA has 2,400 employees.

  • What is MDA revenue?

    Latest MDA annual revenue is C$476.9 m.

  • What is MDA revenue per employee?

    Latest MDA revenue per employee is C$198.7 k.

  • Who are MDA competitors?

    Competitors of MDA include Teledyne FLIR, Mercury Systems and Ultra Electronics Maritime.

  • Where is MDA headquarters?

    MDA headquarters is located at 9445 Airport Rd, Brampton.

  • Where are MDA offices?

    MDA has offices in Brampton, Dartmouth, Ottawa, Richmond and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does MDA have?

    MDA has 8 offices.