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Ocado is an online grocery retailer. The Company offers organic groceries, toiletries, beauty and baby products, pet food products, and household goods under Ocado, fetch, SIZZLE, and Waitrose brands. It also engages in the development and monetization of intellectual property and technology used for the online retailing, logistics, and distribution of grocery and consumer goods. In addition, Ocado is involved in the insurance business.

TypePublic
Founded2000
HQHatfield, GB
Websiteocado.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)14,163(+11%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£1.6 B(+10%)
Share Price (May 2020)£2.1 K(+4%)

Key People/Management at Ocado

Lord Rose

Lord Rose

Non-Executive Chairman
Tim Steiner

Tim Steiner

CEO
Luke Jensen

Luke Jensen

Chief Executive Officer, Ocado Solutions
Duncan Tatton-Brown

Duncan Tatton-Brown

CFO
Neill Abrams

Neill Abrams

Group General Counsel
Mark Richardson

Mark Richardson

COO
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Ocado Office Locations

Ocado has offices in Hatfield, Bristol, Enfield, London and in 13 other locations
Hatfield, GB (HQ)
Titan Court, 2nd Floor
Bristol, GB
Rono House, 3 Avonmouth Way
Enfield, GB
3 Solar Way, Innova Business Park
Hatfield, GB
Buildings 1 & 2 Trident Place Hatfield Business Park Mosquito Way
London, GB
1 Old Street Yard, Old Street
London, GB
43 Weir Rd
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Ocado Financials and Metrics

Ocado Revenue

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Ocado's revenue was reported to be £1.60 b in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

1.6b

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

547.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

34.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(44.9m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

58.5m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

31.9m

Market capitalization (21-May-2020)

14.7b

Closing stock price (21-May-2020)

2.1k

Cash (30-Nov-2018)

410.8m
Ocado's current market capitalization is £14.7 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.3b1.5b1.6b

Revenue growth, %

15%15%

Cost of goods sold

835.7m959.5m1.1b

Gross profit

435.3m504.3m547.5m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

713.8m799.9m

Cost of goods sold

466.0m526.1m

Gross profit

247.8m273.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

35%34%
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

50.9m150.0m410.8m

Accounts Receivable

23.0m28.1m52.4m

Prepaid Expenses

11.6m12.9m

Inventories

39.1m42.9m56.5m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

37.8m447.6m

Inventories

35.7m43.4m

Current Assets

153.7m589.2m

PP&E

421.9m497.4m
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

12.0m1.0m(44.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

61.0m71.0m

Inventories

(9.2m)(3.8m)

Accounts Payable

25.2m45.1m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

7.7m(9.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

33.2m41.7m

Inventories

3.4m(400.0k)

Accounts Payable

21.6m24.8m
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

124.9k

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Ocado Operating Metrics

Ocado's Active Customers was reported to be 679 k in H1, 2018.
FY, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2017H1, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018H1, 2018

Active Customers

509 k580 k602 k645 k679 k

Average Order Size

£111 £108 £110 £108 £107 £110 £108

Patents Issued

13

Suppliers

4.30 k
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Ocado Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Last Mile Technology Limited
Marie Claire Beauty Limited
MHE JVCo Limited
Ocado Bulgaria EOOD
Ocado Central Services Limited
Ocado Holdings Limited
Ocado Information Technology Limited
Ocado Innovation Holdings Limited
Ocado Innovation Limited
Ocado International Holdings Limited (formerly Jalapeno Partners Limited)
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Ocado Revenue Breakdown

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Ocado revenue breakdown by business segment: 92.0% from Retail and 8.0% from Solutions

Human Capital Metrics

Ocado's employees are reported to be approximately 19% female and 81% male.
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Ocado Online and Social Media Presence

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Ocado News and Updates

Online Grocer Ocado Misses Its Greatest Delivery

Online Grocer Ocado Misses Its Greatest Delivery

UPDATE 1-UK online supermarket Ocado says coronavirus boosting demand

British online supermarket Ocado said growth in the last three weeks was double that of its first quarter, as panicked shoppers stock up on goods ahead of an expected shutdown to tackle the coronavirus.

Ocado Suspends Website as U.K. Shoppers Stockpile Groceries

Ocado Temporarily Suspends Website as U.K. Shoppers Stockpile

Global Online Grocery Market Outlook, 2020 and Beyond - Size & Growth, New Start-ups & Niche Players, Micro Fulfilment Centres, Takeoff Technologies, The Ocado Solution

DUBLIN, Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "What is the Future for Online Grocery Players?" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Despite the origins in the late 1990s by Tesco, despite Ocado, despite Peapod, despite Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, despite...

How should Waitrose move on as Ocado deal comes to an end?

Supermarket chain Waitrose has announced an overhaul of its products and a new advertising campaign to retain customers this summer [...] The post How should Waitrose move on as Ocado deal comes to an end? appeared first on CityAM.

Britain's Ocado counts cost of fire at flagship warehouse

British online supermarket and technology group Ocado reported a ballooning annual pretax loss and a 27% fall in core earnings, mainly due to a fire which destroyed a hi-tech flagship warehouse in Andover, southern England.
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Ocado Blogs

Pizza Night

If you have kids, get them to help knead and roll the dough and pick the toppings! Serves 4 large pizzas  Total time 1 hr Ingredients  • 600g strong bread flour • 7g fast action yeast • 1 tsp salt […]

Potato Gnocchi with Pancetta, Sage and Mixed Seeds

It’s easier than you think to make gnocchi. Using baked potatoes helps get the perfect texture. Serves 4  Total time 1 hr 15 mins Ingredients  • 1kg maris piper potatoes (small to medium size) • 200g plain flour • 1 […]

Pan-Fried Chicken Breast with Red Cabbage and Radish Slaw

Crispy chicken and a rainbow of slaw for your five-a-day. Serves 2  Total time 25 mins Ingredients  • 2 chicken breast fillets  • 1 tbsp cornflour  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil  • 300g red cabbage, shredded  • 100g […]

Rump Steak with Courgette, Lemony Feta and Walnuts

A zingy, zippy, protein-packed salad that’s easy to rustle up. Serves 2  Total time 15 mins Ingredients  • 2 rump steaks  • Zest and juice of 2 lemons  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil  • 3 courgettes, julienned or […]

Make a salmon stir-fry for less with this month’s Top Offers

Q. What do green beans, new potatoes and salmon fillets have in common?  A. They all feature in this month’s Top Offers. Oh, and they also all feature in this delicious salmon dish.  Lightly Smoked Salmon Stir-Fry with Basil Oil […]

You Give We Give update: Thanks a million.

Our customers have donated over £1m to food banks and food-poverty related social enterprises since the beginning of March and we wanted to say thank you. We’ve matched this sum, generating £2m worth of food and cash donations for its […]
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Ocado Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ocado founded?

    Ocado was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Ocado key executives?

    Ocado's key executives are Lord Rose, Tim Steiner and Luke Jensen.

  • How many employees does Ocado have?

    Ocado has 14,163 employees.

  • What is Ocado revenue?

    Latest Ocado annual revenue is £1.6 b.

  • What is Ocado revenue per employee?

    Latest Ocado revenue per employee is £112.9 k.

  • Who are Ocado competitors?

    Competitors of Ocado include Instacart, Morrisons and John Lewis.

  • Where is Ocado headquarters?

    Ocado headquarters is located at Titan Court, 2nd Floor, Hatfield.

  • Where are Ocado offices?

    Ocado has offices in Hatfield, Bristol, Enfield, London and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ocado have?

    Ocado has 19 offices.