Orbital ATK is a company, which designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world both as a prime contractor and as a merchant supplier. Its main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems, satellites and associated components and services, composite aerospace structures, tactical missiles, subsystems and defense electronics, and precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition. 
Company Growth (employees)
Sterling, US
Size (employees)
12,700 (est)
Orbital ATK was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Sterling, US

Key People/Management at Orbital ATK

David Thompson

David Thompson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Garrett Pierce

Garrett Pierce

Chief Financial Officer
Blake Larson

Blake Larson

Chief Operating Officer
Thomas McCabe

Thomas McCabe

Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Antonio Elias

Antonio Elias

Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
Edward Fortunato

Edward Fortunato

Senior Vice President, Government Relations

Orbital ATK Office Locations

Orbital ATK has offices in Sterling, Chandler, Canton, Colorado Springs and in 33 other locations
Sterling, US (HQ)
45101 Warp Drive
Canton, US
1501 Clinton Ave SW
Chandler, US
3380 S Price Rd
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Orbital ATK Financials and Metrics

Orbital ATK Financials

Orbital ATK's revenue was reported to be $4.5 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

1.2 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

275 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %


Net income (Q3, 2018)

94 m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

142 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

7.5 b

Cash (01-Oct-2017)

119 m


8.8 b
Orbital ATK's current market capitalization is $7.5 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.8 b3.2 b4.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.6 b2.5 b3.5 b

Gross profit

1.1 b704.1 m985 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.1 b1.1 b1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b

Cost of goods sold

964.8 m973.2 m947.5 m842.7 m803.5 m833.4 m856 m848 m941 m

Gross profit

310.6 m300.1 m303.8 m222.3 m279.8 m210.3 m229 m267 m275 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


266.6 m139.3 m200 m

Accounts Receivable

1.2 b1.8 b1.7 b


134.4 m196.1 m215 m

Current Assets

2.4 b2.4 b2.2 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


132.7 m42.7 m112.9 m73.5 m59.8 m63 m167 m74 m119 m

Accounts Receivable

1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b2 b1.8 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b


562.2 m563.5 m552.4 m233.7 m237.3 m230.1 m242 m281 m267 m

Current Assets

2.5 b2.5 b2.6 b2.4 b2.2 b2.2 b2.4 b2.3 b2.4 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

341.1 m202.6 m293 m

Depreciation and Amortization

69.2 m75.8 m116 m

Accounts Receivable

5.5 m(55.2 m)(88 m)


(63.4 m)13.6 m(9 m)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

85.7 m180.9 m226.6 m69.8 m167.9 m228 m66 m154 m248 m

Depreciation and Amortization

33.3 m67.8 m104 m40.9 m80.2 m120.3 m42 m77 m115 m

Accounts Receivable

(212.5 m)(214.8 m)(241.1 m)(187.9 m)(130 m)(203.2 m)(174 m)(131 m)(168 m)


(4 m)(2.7 m)3.5 m(22 m)(26.8 m)(22.6 m)(26 m)(67 m)(25 m)
USDY, 2017


62 x


56.1 x


463.2 x


95.7 k


0.7 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Orbital ATK Operating Metrics

Orbital ATK's Backlog was reported to be $15.7 b in Q3, 2018
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2018


$7.6 b$7.48 b$7 b$6.7 b$12.1 b$14.8 b$14.7 b$14.7 b$14.4 b$14.8 b$15.4 b$15.7 b

Patents (US)


Patents (foreign)


Patents Pending (US)

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Orbital ATK Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC
Alliant Techsystems Operations Saudi Arabia Ltd.
ATK Launch Systems Inc.
ATK Space Systems Inc.
COI Ceramics, Inc.
Orbital ATK Middle East L.L.C.
Orbital ATK Pte. Ltd.
Orbital ATK UK Ltd.
Orbital Sciences Corporation
Space Logistics LLC

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