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Ocado Group is a company specializing in the automation of online grocery. It operates in three segments, including Ocado Retail, UK Solutions and Logistics, and International Solutions. The company sells general merchandise products; provides online retail solutions; offers customer fulfillment and logistics services. In addition, Ocado provides Ocado Smart Platform (OSP) - a suite of solutions for operating online grocery businesses.

TypePublic
Founded2000
HQHatfield, GB
Websiteocadogroup.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)18,618(+23%)
Job Openings537
Revenue (FY, 2020)£2.3 B(+33%)
Share Price (Nov 2021)£17.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Ocado

Tim Steiner

Tim Steiner

Chief Executive Officer
Luke Jensen

Luke Jensen

Chief Executive Officer, Solutions
Mark Richardson

Mark Richardson

Chief Operations Officer
Stephen Daintith

Stephen Daintith

Chief Financial Officer
Neill Abrams

Neill Abrams

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Jörn Rausing

Jörn Rausing

Non-Executive Director
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Ocado Office Locations

Ocado has offices in Hatfield, Bristol, Erith, London and in 6 other locations
Hatfield, GB (HQ)
Buildings 1 & 2 Trident Place Hatfield Business Park Mosquito Way
Bristol, GB
Kings Weston Ln, Avonmouth
Erith, GB
Church Manorway
Hatfield, GB
Titan Court, 2nd Floor
London, GB
1 Old Street Yard, Old Street
Welwyn Garden City, GB
5 Bessemer Rd
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Ocado Financials and Metrics

Ocado Revenue

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Ocado's revenue was reported to be £2.33 b in FY, 2020 which is a 32.7% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2021)

1.3b

Gross profit (H1, 2021)

490.7m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2021), %

37.2%

Net income (H1, 2021)

(34.4m)

EBITDA (H1, 2021)

61.0m

EBIT (H1, 2021)

14.1m

Market capitalization (10-Nov-2021)

13.2b

Closing stock price (10-Nov-2021)

17.6

Cash (30-May-2021)

1.7b

EV

13.0b
Ocado's current market capitalization is £13.2 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.6b1.8b2.3b

Revenue growth, %

9%10%33%

Cost of goods sold

1.1b1.2b1.5b

Gross profit

547.5m591.8m813.9m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Revenue

882.3m1.1b1.3b

Cost of goods sold

582.6m724.5m829.2m

Gross profit

299.7m362.3m490.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

34%33%37%
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

410.8m750.6m1.7b

Accounts Receivable

52.4m67.5m104.5m

Prepaid Expenses

12.9m26.0m34.1m

Inventories

56.5m52.3m61.6m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Cash

360.1m1.3b1.7b

Inventories

44.4m51.4m71.8m

Current Assets

561.8m1.5b2.0b

PP&E

498.5m611.9m978.5m
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

91.3m233.0m168.9m

Inventories

(13.6m)(7.6m)38.5m

Accounts Payable

55.0m8.0m52.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

128.4m51.7m225.4m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Depreciation and Amortization

55.2m76.6m104.2m

Inventories

6.6m900.0k(26.4m)

Accounts Payable

44.8m74.8m15.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

(8.6m)165.6m93.3m
GBPFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Ocado Operating Metrics

Ocado's Active Customers was reported to be 777 k in H1, 2021.
FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020FY, 2020H1, 2021

Active Customers

721 k745 k795 k639 k680 k777 k

Weekly Orders

296 k318 k325 k200 k334 k356 k

Deliveries per Van per Week

194194196175184183

Partners

59
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Ocado Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Haddington DynamicsNovember 02, 2020$25 m
Kindred AiNovember 02, 2020$262 m
Infinite Acres Holding B.V.December 31, 2019
Jones Food Company LimitedJune 07, 2019£8.6 m
JFC Hydroponics Ltd
Karakuri Limited
Last Mile Technology Limited
MHE JVCo Limited
Ocado Bulgaria EOOD
Ocado Central Services Limited
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Ocado Revenue Breakdown

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Ocado revenue breakdown by business segment: 76.5% from Retail, 22.9% from UK Solutions & Logistics and 0.6% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Ocado's employees are reported to be approximately 19% female and 81% male.
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Ocado Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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Ocado Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Ocado Online and Social Media Presence

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Ocado News and Updates

M&S tipped to buy Ocado's stake in joint venture

M&S bought 50 per cent of Ocado's UK online shopping arm in 2019. But Deutsche said it should try to buy Ocado's remaining 50 per cent.

THG Is a Long Ways Off From Resembling Powerhouse Ocado

THG Is a Long Ways Off From Resembling Powerhouse Ocado

Ocado invests £10m into self-driving tech startup Wayve

Ocado is investing £10m ($13.6m) in a partnership with Wayve that will develop autonomous grocery deliveries.

Ocado invests £10m into self-driving tech startup Wayve

Self-driving tech startup Wayve’s total funding raised has hit $60m following an investment from grocer Ocado.  Ocado is investing £10m The post Ocado invests £10m into self-driving tech startup Wayve appeared first on CityAM.

Wayve, the Lidar-free self-driving startup, raises $13.6M from Ocado

Wayve, a U.K.-based self-driving startup that is notable for its use of deep learning and cameras rather than more-costly Lidar and other sensors to guide vehicles, is gearing up for its next stage of development with a strategic backer in its pocket. Today Ocado — the online grocer that also powers…
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Ocado Blogs

The Ocado Red Wine Guide

We think Benjamin Franklin said it best when he said, “Wine makes daily life easy, less hurried, with fewer tension and more tolerance”. Now, we don’t know about daily (medical guidance has changed since Mr Franklin’s days) but we do […] The post The Ocado Red Wine Guide first appeared on Ocado blog…

How to: Set Your Christmas Table

The presents are opened, the festive tunes are playing, and the Christmas Day specials aren’t far off. Once you’ve all moved away from the tree, the big event on Christmas Day is the food. Maybe you haven’t given it much […] The post How to: Set Your Christmas Table first appeared on Ocado blog.

Christmas Gin Cocktails

Channel your inner bartender this festive season and wow your friends and family (and yourself) with boozy brilliance. Our round-up of Christmas gin cocktails is a great place to start if mulled wine is a no-go and you need a […] The post Christmas Gin Cocktails first appeared on Ocado blog.

Christmas vodka cocktails

When you think of festive drinks, the mind often goes straight to mulled wine, Buck’s Fizz or even a Snowball (if you’re feeling retro). Though they’re a fail-safe addition to your Christmas cocktail menu, there are many more festive mixes […] The post Christmas vodka cocktails first appeared on Oca…

There’s a Vegetarian Christmas Menu, just for you

‘Tis the season for eating, and we have enough vegetarian Christmas dinner recipes to fill your stocking and the rest of the family’s too. So whether you’re in need of some main course inspiration, a dreamy dessert or just a […] The post There’s a Vegetarian Christmas Menu, just for you first appear…

There’s a Thanksgiving Menu, Just For You

Thanksgiving might not be a traditionally British holiday, but that doesn’t mean you can’t embrace (and taste) it. This long-standing tradition is mainly celebrated in North America and falls on the last Thursday of the month (in the US, the […] The post There’s a Thanksgiving Menu, Just For You fir…
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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 Tim Steiner, Luke Jensen and Mark Richardson.

  • How many employees does Ocado have?

    Ocado has 18,618 employees.

  • What is Ocado revenue?

    Latest Ocado annual revenue is £2.3 b.

  • What is Ocado revenue per employee?

    Latest Ocado revenue per employee is £125.2 k.

  • Who are Ocado competitors?

    Competitors of Ocado include Instacart, Cranswick and Morrisons.

  • Where is Ocado headquarters?

    Ocado headquarters is located at Buildings 1 & 2 Trident Place Hatfield Business Park Mosquito Way, Hatfield.

  • Where are Ocado offices?

    Ocado has offices in Hatfield, Bristol, Erith, London and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ocado have?

    Ocado has 13 offices.