Premier Farnell plc is a leading, high service, multi-channel distribution group supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals globally through its Group companies. Our products range from electronic components to industrial products from over 3,500 leading suppliers.

Leeds, GB
Size (employees)
3,962 (est)-11%
Premier Farnell was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Leeds, GB
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Premier Farnell Office Locations

Premier Farnell has an office in Copenhagen, Madrid, Clearwater, Oklahoma City and in 37 other locations
Leeds, GB (HQ)
Forge Ln
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Premier Farnell Financials and Metrics

Premier Farnell Financials

Premier Farnell's revenue was reported to be £903.90 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5.1% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

903.9 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

307.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

20.8 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

63.8 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

44.9 m

Cash (6-Mar-2018)

28.5 m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


795.3 m990.8 m973.1 m952 m968 m886.6 m903.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

478.9 m583.3 m588.1 m583.8 m605.1 m563 m596.7 m

Gross profit

316.4 m407.5 m385 m368.2 m362.9 m323.6 m307.2 m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

37.5 m66.2 m76.9 m49.6 m51.4 m36.8 m20.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

71.2 m66.7 m72.8 m47.4 m48.9 m74.1 m

Dividends Paid

34 m34.7 m37.8 m37.9 m38.1 m38.2 m31.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(64.3 m)14.8 m900 k(118.6 m)(21.4 m)(71.3 m)
GBPY, 2016


200.9 k

Financial Leverage

7.4 x
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