Smiths Group designs, manufactures, and sells various products and services for the threat and contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications, and engineered components markets. It operates through John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect, and Flex-Tek divisions. The John Crane division offers engineered products and services comprising mechanical seals, seal support systems, engineered bearings, power transmission couplings, and specialist filtration systems. The Smiths Medical division provides specialty medical devices and consumables. The Smiths Detection division offers detection technologies comprising sensors and systems that detect and identify explosives, narcotics, weapons, and chemical agents. The Smiths Interconnect division provides electronic and radio frequency board-level and waveguide devices, connectors, cables, test sockets, and sub-systems. The Flex-Tek division offers engineered components that heat and move fluids and gases for aerospace, consumer products, construction, medical, and industrial applications.

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TypePublic
HQLondon, GB
Founded1851
Size (employees)22,000 (est)
Websitesmiths.com
Smiths Group was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Smiths Group

Andy Smith

Andy Smith

CEO
John Shipsey

John Shipsey

CFO
Karen Bomba

Karen Bomba

President, Smiths Interconnect
Roland Carter

Roland Carter

President, Smiths Detection and Asia Pacific
Chris Holmes

Chris Holmes

President, Smiths Medical
Tedd Smith

Tedd Smith

President, Flex-Tek
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Smiths Group Office Locations

Smiths Group has offices in London, Greenwood, Plymouth and Niles
London, (HQ)
12 St James's Square
London,
4th Floor 11 St James's Square
London,
1 Sheldon Square
Greenwood,
112 SC-225
Niles,
6400 W Oakton St
Plymouth,
6000 Nathan Ln N
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Smiths Group Financials and Metrics

Smiths Group Revenue

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Smiths Group's revenue was reported to be £3.21 b in FY, 2018 which is a 2% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

3.2b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

(2%)

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

1.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

45.6%

Net income (FY, 2018)

279.0m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

494.0m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2018)

232.3m

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2018)

35.2

Cash (31-Jul-2018)

717.0m

EV

1.1b
Smiths Group's current market capitalization is $232.3 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

2.9b2.9b3.3b3.2b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)2%11%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

1.6b1.6b1.8b1.7b

Gross profit

1.3b1.3b1.5b1.5b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

1.4b1.4b1.6b1.5b

Cost of goods sold

776.0m749.0m870.0m838.0m

Gross profit

640.0m623.0m747.0m711.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

45%45%46%46%
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

495.0m431.0m782.0m717.0m

Accounts Receivable

577.0m683.0m653.0m701.0m

Inventories

454.0m478.0m452.0m466.0m

Current Assets

1.6b1.8b2.0b2.0b
Half Year
USDH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

495.0m461.0m816.0m591.0m

Accounts Receivable

616.0m639.0m660.0m640.0m

Inventories

454.0m490.0m484.0m439.0m

Current Assets

1.6b1.6b2.0b1.7b
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

248.0m261.0m572.0m279.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

147.0m140.0m119.0m126.0m

Inventories

(30.0m)30.0m52.0m(17.0m)

Accounts Payable

(4.0m)1.0m16.0m21.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

87.0m130.0m303.0m104.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

84.0m54.0m58.0m65.0m

Inventories

(38.0m)(3.0m)(2.0m)(18.0m)

Accounts Payable

(47.0m)(39.0m)(28.0m)(31.0m)
GBPY, 2018

EV/EBIT

2.3 x

EV/CFO

2.8 x

Revenue/Employee

146.4k

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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Smiths Group Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018

Adjusted Claims

247 k273 k275 k277 k

Countries

200 200 50

Locations

350 350

Suppliers

12 k
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Smiths Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Morpho DetectionApril 21, 2016$710 m
DHD HoldingJuly 02, 2004
Allrizon-Tongguang Communications Equipment (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
CDI Energy Services, Inc.
Dowty Rotol
ETI Technology, Inc.
Farran Technology
Flexible Technologies, Inc.
Flexibox International Limited
Flexibox Limited
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Smiths Group Revenue Breakdown

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Smiths Group revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.0% from Flex-Tek, 9.3% from Smiths Interconnect, 24.7% from Smiths Detection, 27.5% from Smiths Medical and 27.4% from John Crane

Smiths Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 24.0% from Total European, 49.2% from Total North American, 19.2% from Rest of the World and 7.6% from Other

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Smiths Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Smiths Group News and Updates

Smiths Group to spin off healthcare business

Smiths Group Plc said it intends to spin off its healthcare unit, just two months after ending talks with U.S.-based ICU Medical Inc over a possible 7 billion pound-plus ($9.10 billion) merger of their healthcare businesses

UK's Smiths Group to buy U.S.-based United Flexible in $345 mln deal

Smiths Group will buy United Flexible Inc, a maker of products for the aerospace and defence sectors, from private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners for an enterprise value of $345 million, the British engineering group said on Thursday.

Global Veterinary Equipment and Disposables Market 2018-2023 - Smiths Group is the Leading Player

DUBLIN, Sept. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Veterinary Equipment and Disposables Market by Product (Consumables, Anesthesia Machines, Ventilators, Patient Monitoring, Oxygen Masks, Infusion Pumps), Animal (Cats, Dogs, Equines, Bovines), End User (Hospitals, Clinics) - Global Forecast to...

The Global Disposable IV Products Market 2018-2022 - Key Vendors Covered are 3M, Baxter, BD, Fresenius, ICU Medical, and Smiths Group

DUBLIN, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Disposable IV Products Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Disposable IV Products Market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.52% during the period 2018-2022. The report has been prepared...

Smiths Group, ICU Medical close to abandoning healthcare merger -Sky News

British engineering firm Smiths Group Plc is close to abandoning talks with U.S.-based ICU Medical Inc about a 7 billion pound ($9 billion) merger of their healthcare divisions, Sky News reported on Monday.
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Smiths Group Company Life and Culture

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Smiths Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Smiths Group founded?

    Smiths Group was founded in 1851.

  • Who are Smiths Group key executives?

    Smiths Group's key executives are Andy Smith, John Shipsey and Karen Bomba.

  • How many employees does Smiths Group have?

    Smiths Group has 22,000 employees.

  • What is Smiths Group revenue?

    Latest Smiths Group annual revenue is £3.2 b.

  • What is Smiths Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Smiths Group revenue per employee is £146 k.

  • Who are Smiths Group competitors?

    Competitors of Smiths Group include Securitas, Chemring Group and Cobham.

  • Where is Smiths Group headquarters?

    Smiths Group headquarters is located at 12 St James's Square, London.

  • Where are Smiths Group offices?

    Smiths Group has offices in London, Greenwood, Plymouth and Niles.

  • How many offices does Smiths Group have?

    Smiths Group has 6 offices.