SDL plc specializes in language translation technology, services and content management. The Company operates through four segments: Language Services, which is engaged in the provision of a translation service for customer's multilingual content in multiple languages; Language Technology, which includes the sale of enterprise, desktop and statistical machine translation technologies together with associated consultancy and services; Global Content Technologies, which is content management and knowledge management technologies together with associated consultancy services, and Non-Core Businesses, which includes the sale of campaign management, social media monitoring and marketing analytic and Fredhopper technologies together with associated consultancy and services.

The company's role in the world is to help companies ensure that their message (and hence their brand) is delivered consistently across the world in any language. SDL also helps companies to accelerate the time it takes them to deliver new product to market by ensuring that all content is delivered efficiently, at low cost and with high quality into any required languages.

Company Growth (employees)
Maidenhead, GB
Size (employees)
3,504 (est)
SDL was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Maidenhead, GB

SDL Office Locations

SDL has offices in Maidenhead, Stuttgart, Navi Mumbai, Meguro and in 55 other locations
Maidenhead, GB (HQ)
Globe House Clivemont Road
Montréal, CA
1200 1155 Rue Metcalfe
São Paulo, BR
73 R. Barão do Triunfo
Stuttgart, DE
21 Waldburgstraße

SDL Metrics

SDL Financial Metrics

Revenue (2015)

£272.4 m

Revenue growth (2014-15), %


Gross profit

£155.5 m

Gross profit margin (2015), %


Market capitalization (22-Mar-2017)

£435.7 m

Closing share price (22-Mar-2017)

SDL's current market capitalization is £435.7 m.
SDL's revenue was reported to be £272.4 m in FY, 2015 which is a 2.4% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£266.1 m£265.9 m£272.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

£120.1 m£112.9 m£116.9 m

Gross profit

£146 m£153 m£155.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£170 m£137.8 m£175.1 m

SDL Operating Metrics

FY, 2015




225 k

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