Shields

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    Founded on the 16th August 1979, Shields is a privately owned company. Each Shields facility is certified to one or more of the following: ISO9001, TL9000, ISO14001, R2/RIOS or OHSAS18001. Copies of the EOH&S MS policy and other certifications are available upon request. We invite you to find out more about us, our customer satisfaction, our quality solutions, the value we place upon Corporate Social Responsibility and our on-going commitment to strong business practices. During our lifetime we created the first mobile phone take back scheme in the UK and successfully floated this business on the AIM London Stock Exchange in 2005. Since 2005 we have focused on fixed and mobile telecom networks, providing solutions that enable efficiencies by: Supplying equipment at 20%-50% of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) prices with assets that are available in our inventory today Generating value from surplus assets and creating a new revenue stream for Operators Providing OEM agnostic services both in our test labs as well as on customer’s sites Developing software that drives behavior and decisions to lower OPEX and CAPEX
    TypePrivate
    Founded1979
    HQAveley, GB
    Websiteshields-e.com

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)126(+2%)
    Revenue (FY, 2015)£702 K(-39%)
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    Key People/Management at Shields

    Tony Rice

    Tony Rice

    Chairman
    Gordon Shields

    Gordon Shields

    Founder
    Daniel Jones

    Daniel Jones

    CEO
    James Williams

    James Williams

    CCO
    David Challis

    David Challis

    CFO
    Gerrit van Dijken

    Gerrit van Dijken

    CTO
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    Shields Office Locations

    Shields has offices in Aveley and Sanford
    Aveley, GB (HQ)
    Kerry Avenue
    Sanford, US
    4150 Church St
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    Shields Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    1979
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    Shields Revenue

    Shields's revenue was reported to be £702 k in FY, 2015 which is a 39.4% decrease from the previous period.
    GBP

    Net income (FY, 2017)

    (20.0k)
    GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

    Revenue

    230.6k373.2k497.8k400.5k14.6m7.9m26.4m30.9m35.3m537.0k289.0k148.0k120.0k456.0k793.0k926.0k1.0m1.2m702.0k

    Revenue growth, %

    16%(39%)

    Cost of goods sold

    10.3m5.8m20.0m23.3m27.1m

    Gross profit

    4.3m2.1m6.3m7.6m8.2m
    GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

    Cash

    41.8k67.8k49.0k3.5m810.9k2.7m1.8m2.9m38.0k46.0k1.0m1.3m2.0m1.1m385.0k1.2m1.2m850.0k317.0k

    Accounts Receivable

    418.1k347.0k653.0k1.5m1.8m1.6m5.0k

    Inventories

    166.5k556.0k1.0m2.4m5.0m5.6m

    Current Assets

    323.6k433.7k139.4k165.3k4.5m7.4m8.8m10.5m12.1m992.0k1.1m2.5m2.5m2.1m2.3m1.3m2.3m1.9m2.0m1.3m1.0m418.0k418.0k
    GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

    Net Income

    193.6k410.9k135.2k111.9k1.6m(838.8k)839.0k1.1m196.0k14.9m(517.0k)(118.0k)11.0k5.0k3.0m(346.0k)1.2m32.0k151.0k(823.0k)36.0k(20.0k)

    Cash From Operating Activities

    4.7m5.1m607.0k2.8m60.0k34.0k(81.0k)(214.0k)1.0k(355.0k)937.0k(134.0k)832.0k(188.0k)844.0k

    Dividends Paid

    268.0k184.0k96.0k2.7m500.0k17.5m400.0k205.0k160.0k

    Cash From Financing Activities

    2.5m(1.2m)439.0k1.2m3.2m935.0k319.0k916.0k(502.0k)1.0m(68.0k)(98.0k)(63.0k)(1.3m)
    GBPFY, 1996

    Financial Leverage

    1.1 x
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    Shields Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    C

    77/100

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    Shields Online and Social Media Presence

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    Shields News and Updates

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    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) today announced that its UNISTOLE™ polyolefin-based liquid adhesive has been adopted for use by Siemens Pte Ltd in Singapore as a coating agent on the 3D-printed frame of a new medical-grade face shield.read more

    2 ways to talk to your teenagers about life insurance, according to actress and mom Brooke Shields

    Summary List PlacementActress and model Brooke Shields' two daughters spent the summer of 2020 working — their first time holding down jobs. So Shields decided it was time to start having some money conversations at home. Her two teen daughters, Grier, age 14, and Rowan, 17, were realizing just how…

    Brooke Shields reveals the moment she knew she needed life insurance

    Summary List PlacementLike many young parents, actress and model Brooke Shields realized she needed life insurance at a moment when a lot of changes were happening in her life. "The moment that I got pregnant was when I had [that moment],"she told Business Insider. "I was getting married, having ch…

    Brooke Shields Partners With Life Happens For Life Insurance Awareness Month: “2020 Is A Wake-Up Call For Everyone”

    The global pandemic has given all of us a much needed reality check. Anything can happen, and we need to protect the people most important to us. Brooke Shields discusses her passion for protecting her family, and the importance of life insurance.

    North Shields and Fish Quay masterplan moves forward with public consultation

    Consultations have begun on a masterplan for a regeneration of North Shields and its Fish Quay. Part of the council’s ‘Ambition for North Tyneside’ strategy, the masterplan will see North Shields town centre transformed into a family-friendly destination connected to the nearby Fish Quay. It is hope…
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    Shields Blogs

    IT/Telecom Tech, Sanford Florida, Americas

    We require a talented IT/Telecom Tech, who will be responsible for testing refurbished telecom equipment and supporting our IT department with client support. He/she will have experience with electronics and computers. The technician will follow procedures written by our engineers to test telecom eq…

    Skill Level 2-4 Installer, Americas

    Shields is seeking qualified Skill Level 2 – Skill Level 4 Installers for deployments of 4G & 5G Technology in a fast-paced environment for the following Regions: Northern California Southern California Pacific Northwest (OR/WA) Midwest (IN/IL/WI) Texas Applicants must have a valid driver’s lice…

    UK Deployment Manager

    We require a UK Deployment Manager for large scale Telecom roll-out projects, who will be responsible for delivering unparalleled services to our customers. He/she would have experience in successfully delivering telecommunications deployment projects/programs for Mobile Network Operators in the UK.…

    2nd Man Rigger – Telecoms, UK

    Location: Wednesbury The role will be field based working in the UK on infrastructure upgrades, delivering 4G and 5G upgrades. You must have a good understanding of the major networks. Be conversant in rigging specifications and standards for the major networks dismantling and removing equipment fro…
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    Shields Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Shields founded?

      Shields was founded in 1979.

    • Who are Shields key executives?

      Shields's key executives are Tony Rice, Gordon Shields and Daniel Jones.

    • How many employees does Shields have?

      Shields has 126 employees.

    • Who are Shields competitors?

      Competitors of Shields include magicJack VocalTec, SingTel and CounterPath.

    • Where is Shields headquarters?

      Shields headquarters is located at Kerry Avenue, Aveley.

    • Where are Shields offices?

      Shields has offices in Aveley and Sanford.

    • How many offices does Shields have?

      Shields has 2 offices.