It offers organic groceries, toiletries, beauty and baby products, pet food products, and household goods under Ocado, fetch, SIZZLE, and Waitrose brands. The company 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, it is involved in the insurance business.
Company Growth (employees)
Hatfield, GB
Size (employees)
10,930 (est)
Ocado was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Hatfield, GB

Key People at Ocado

Tim Steiner

Tim Steiner

Duncan Tatton-Brown

Duncan Tatton-Brown

Alex Mahon

Alex Mahon

Non-Executive Director
Robert Gorrie

Robert Gorrie

Non-Executive Director
Jörn Rausing

Jörn Rausing

Non-Executive Director
Douglas McCallum

Douglas McCallum

Non-Executive Director
Ruth Anderson

Ruth Anderson

Non-Executive Director
Neill Abrams

Neill Abrams

Legal & Business Affairs Director
Mark Richardson

Mark Richardson

Operations Director
David Grigson

David Grigson

Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director

Ocado Office Locations

Ocado has offices in Hatfield, Andover, Barcelona, Welwyn Garden City and in 18 other locations
Hatfield, GB (HQ)
3 Bishops Square
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Ocado Data and Metrics

Ocado Financial Metrics

Ocado's revenue was reported to be £1.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.3 b

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

435.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

12 m

Market capitalization (19-Sep-2017)

1.8 b

Closing share price (19-Sep-2017)


Cash (27-Nov-2016)

50.9 m
Ocado's current market capitalization is £1.8 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


792.1 m948.9 m1.1 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

544.6 m636 m732.5 m835.7 m

Gross profit

247.5 m312.9 m375.1 m435.3 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


76.3 m45.8 m50.9 m

Accounts Receivable

29.2 m29.3 m23 m

Current Assets

147 m136.5 m149.7 m


352.8 m402.2 m471.2 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

75.5 m82.8 m96.9 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(31.4 m)(22.5 m)23.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

100 k(100 k)(100 k)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Ocado Market Value History

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Ocado News and Updates

Ocado share price drops despite booming sales

Online supermarket Ocado has seen its share price slump in early trading, despite releasing a fairly positive trading statement. Retail revenue increased by 13.1 per cent in the 13 weeks ending 27 August, to £312.7m. The business also noted stronger growth in average orders per week in the third …

Ocado launches Alexa app for grocery shopping by voice

 Even as Amazon steps up a groceries war in the US following its $13.7BN acquisition of Whole Foods — cutting prices at the chain this weekend to amp up the pressure on rival Walmart — other supermarket players are figuring out their own strategic responses to Jeff Bezos’ big food fight.  Read More

Now you can do Ocado shopping with just your voice on Amazon Echo

"Alexa, what's in my Ocado shopping basket?" Now you can order your weekly food shop from the British supermarket - just by asking. The delivery favourite has become the first in the UK to launch a skill for Amazon's Echo smart home speaker, taking on the built-in Amazon shopping services the …

Marks & Spencer could team with Ocado for online food delivery — here's what analysts think

Marks & Spencer could do deal with Ocado for online groceries; Amazon and Waitrose could be hurdles to a deal, Credit Suisse says; Analysts think Ocado could make up to £4 million from a deal, impact for M&S limited. Marks & Spencer could do a deal with Ocado…

Ocado chairman Stuart Rose: 'Philip Green should keep his knighthood — I don't believe in witch hunts'

LONDON — Ocado Chairman Stuart Rose believes that Sir Philip Green should keep his knighthood because he "doesn't believe in public humiliation." MPs have debated whether to strip Green — who runs high-street brands including Topshop and Dorothy Perkins — of his knighthood, …

Hedge funds shorting Ocado has led to the quirk that big investors own over 100% of the stock

LONDON — The top 26 shareholders in online grocer Ocado have the rights to more than 100% of its shares due to an unusual quirk in the market, the Financial Times reports. The situation has arisen because a large number of investors have borrowed stock, effectively doubling …
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