Smiths Group

Smiths is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange. A world leader in the practical application of advanced technologies, Smiths Group delivers products and services for the threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications and engineered components markets worldwide. Our products and services make the world safer, healthier and more productive. 

London, GB
Size (employees)
22,000 (est)-5%
Smiths Group is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Smiths Group

Philip Bowman

Philip Bowman

CEO and Executive Director
George Buckley

George Buckley

Stuart Beesley

Stuart Beesley

Saj Haji

Saj Haji

Senior Recruitment Advisor

Smiths Group Office Locations

Smiths Group has offices in London, Morton Grove, St Paul, Bushey and in 2 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
2nd Floor, Cardinal Place, 80 Victoria Street
Greenwood, US
112 Bypass 225
Thousand Oaks, US
350 Conejo Ridge Avenue
Bushey, GB
459 Park Avenue
St Paul, US
1265 Grey Fox Road
Morton Grove, US
6400 West Oakton Street

Smiths Group Data and Metrics

Smiths Group Financial Metrics

Smiths Group's revenue was reported to be £2.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.9 b

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

261 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

6.1 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Jul-2016)

431 m
Smiths Group's current market capitalization is £6.1 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3 b2.9 b2.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b

Gross profit

1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

406 m403 m

General and administrative expense

533 m575 m

Operating expense total

948 m939 m962 m

Interest expense

55 m62 m

Interest income

3 m3 m

Pre tax profit

302 m325 m346 m

Income tax expense

77 m85 m

Net Income

235 m248 m261 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


190 m495 m431 m

Accounts Receivable

596 m577 m683 m

Current Assets

1.3 b1.6 b1.8 b


727 m847 m978 m


1.5 b1.5 b1.7 b

Total Assets

3.6 b4 b4.5 b

Accounts Payable

198 m192 m202 m

Current Liabilities

638 m770 m996 m

Total Liabilities

2.3 b2.6 b2.8 b

Retained Earnings

(42 m)86 m96 m

Total Equity

1.2 b1.4 b1.6 b

Financial Leverage

2.9 x2.8 x2.7 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

256 m266 m358 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(313 m)147 m(332 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(67 m)(77 m)(85 m)
GBPY, 2016


126.8 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 x

Smiths Group Market Value History

Smiths Group Revenue Breakdown

Traffic Overview of Smiths Group

Smiths Group Online and Social Media Presence

Smiths Group News and Updates

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British industrial veteran enters race for Tata chairman top job

Sir George Buckley, the chairman of FTSE-100 engineer Smiths Group, could be appointed chairman at Indian conglomerate Tata. Sky News reported that last night that Buckley has been approached about replacing Cyrus Mistry, who was ousted from the chairmanship of Tata Sons last month – before getti…
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