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/Management 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 Financials and Metrics

Ocado Financials

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

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

81.2 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

21.6 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1.7 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (27-Nov-2016)

50.9 m


1.7 b
Ocado's current market capitalization is £1.7 b.
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


402 m515.7 m598.3 m678.6 m792.1 m948.9 m1.1 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

279.2 m354 m413.6 m471.3 m544.6 m636 m732.5 m835.7 m

Gross profit

122.8 m161.6 m184.7 m207.3 m247.5 m312.9 m375.1 m435.3 m
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(23.2 m)(7.2 m)(500 k)(2.4 m)(12.5 m)7.3 m11.8 m12 m

Cash From Operating Activities

4.1 m8.2 m20.1 m36.1 m60.4 m75.5 m82.8 m96.9 m

Cash From Financing Activities

22.7 m153.7 m30.3 m11.7 m37.7 m(31.4 m)(22.5 m)23.5 m

Net Change in Cash

7.2 m111.6 m(32.8 m)2.6 m20.9 m(34.2 m)(30.5 m)5.1 m
    Y, 2016


    21.2 x


    79.7 x


    17.8 x


    0.2 x


    0.1 x

    Financial Leverage

    2.7 x
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    Ocado Market Value History

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