Smiths Group is a global technology company that designs, manufactures and delivers solutions for the medical technology, energy, security and defence, space and commercial aerospace, transportation, construction and general industrial markets worldwide. The Company has five divisions — John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect, and Flex-Tek. They are focused on the threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications and engineered components markets worldwide. Smiths Group's customers range from governments and their agencies to hospitals, petrochemical companies and equipment manufacturers and service providers in various sectors around the world.

London, GB
Size (employees)
21,900 (est)
Smiths Group is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Smiths Group

Andy Smith

Andy Smith

John Shipsey

John Shipsey

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, Stuart, Hertfordshire, Plymouth and in 4 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
12 St James's Square
Hertfordshire, GB
Century House 27 Maylands Ave
Manchester, GB
Saint James House 7 Charlotte St
Greenwood, US
112 Bypass 225
Morton Grove, US
6400 West Oakton Street
Plymouth, US
6000 Nathan Ln N
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Smiths Group Financials and Metrics

Smiths Group Financials

Smiths Group's revenue was reported to be £3.28 b in FY, 2017 which is a 11.2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (H1, 2018)

1.5 b

Gross profit (H1, 2018)

711 m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2018), %


Net income (H1, 2018)

104 m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

229 m

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2018)

269.2 m

Closing share price (22-Jun-2018)


Cash (31-Jan-2018)

591 m


1.2 b
Smiths Group's current market capitalization is $269.2 m.
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


2.9 b2.9 b3.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.6 b1.6 b1.8 b

Gross profit

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


1.4 b1.4 b1.6 b1.5 b

Cost of goods sold

776 m749 m870 m838 m

Gross profit

640 m623 m747 m711 m

Gross profit Margin, %

GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


495 m431 m782 m

Accounts Receivable

616 m745 m722 m


454 m478 m452 m

Current Assets

1.6 b1.7 b2 b
Half Year
USDH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018


495 m461 m816 m591 m

Accounts Receivable

616 m639 m660 m640 m


454 m490 m484 m439 m

Current Assets

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

Net Income

248 m261 m564 m

Depreciation and Amortization

147 m140 m119 m


(30 m)30 m52 m

Accounts Payable

(4 m)1 m16 m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

87 m130 m303 m104 m

Depreciation and Amortization

84 m54 m58 m65 m


(38 m)(3 m)(2 m)(18 m)

Accounts Payable

(47 m)(39 m)(28 m)(31 m)
GBPY, 2018


5.4 x


7.7 x


70.7 k


0.8 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Smiths Group Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017

Adjusted Claims

242 k


200 200


350 350


12 k
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Smiths Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Morpho Detection April 21, 2016$710 m
DHD Holding July 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: 10.3% from Flex-Tek, 12.8% from Smiths Interconnect, 20.9% from Smiths Detection, 29.0% from Smiths Medical and 27.0% from John Crane

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Smiths Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Smiths Group News and Updates

Smiths Group in talks over £6bn deal to avoid activist pressures

Engineering giant Smiths Group is in talks to merge its healthcare arm in a £6bn transatlantic deal, according to reports. The business has begun talks with companies including US-listed ICU Medical about a possible combination of their healthcare operations, Sky News reported today. Smiths is…

Smiths Group, ICU Medical in talks on healthcare merger- source

May 27 (Reuters) - British engineering firm Smiths Group Plc and U.S.-based ICU Medical Inc are in talks about a merger of their medical device businesses, a person familiar with the discussions told Reuters.
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