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SThree is a specialist staffing company. It delivers specialist permanent, contract, retained, and executive search recruitment solutions for individuals and projects. The company specializes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics industries. Its major brands include:

TypePublic
Founded1986
HQLondon, GB
Websitesthree.com
Overall CultureB+

Locations

Sthree is headquartered in
London, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)3,196(+25%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£1.3 B(+7%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£3.6 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Sthree

Mark Dorman

Mark Dorman

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Chief Financial Officer & Director
Justin Hughes

Justin Hughes

Chief Operating Officer
Dave Rees

Dave Rees

Chief Sales Officer
Matt McManus

Matt McManus

Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations
Scott Fulton

Scott Fulton

Executive Vice President of North America
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Sthree Office Locations

Sthree has offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow and in 31 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
75 King William St
Birmingham, GB
4th and 5th Floor 10 Temple Street
Bristol, GB
4th Floor Redcliff Quay - Redcliff Street
Glasgow, GB
175 W George St
Glasgow, GB
95 Bothwell St
Leeds, GB
Prospect House, 32 Sovereign St
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Sthree Financials and Metrics

Sthree Revenue

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Sthree's revenue was reported to be £1.35 b in FY, 2019 which is a 6.9% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

1.3b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

6.9%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

342.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

25.5%

Net income (FY, 2019)

41.3m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

57.8m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

456.9m

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2017)

3.6

Cash (30-Nov-2019)

15.1m

EV

454.6m
Sthree's current market capitalization is £456.9 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

959.9m1.1b1.3b1.3b

Revenue growth, %

13%16%13%7%

Cost of goods sold

701.2m826.9m937.0m1.0b

Gross profit

258.7m287.7m321.1m342.4m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

521.0m585.9m653.3m

Cost of goods sold

386.6m437.5m490.3m

Gross profit

134.4m148.4m163.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

26%25%25%
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

15.7m21.3m50.8m15.1m

Accounts Receivable

130.8m217.7m285.6m270.4m

Current Assets

209.5m249.4m339.2m286.1m

PP&E

7.1m6.7m6.9m6.8m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

13.8m31.8m22.6m

Accounts Receivable

195.3m234.9m270.4m

Current Assets

209.1m268.7m295.1m

PP&E

6.7m7.1m6.1m
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

5.7m5.7m6.9m6.0m

Accounts Payable

5.7m19.3m30.1m(3.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

33.8m29.3m15.7m40.2m

Purchases of PP&E

(3.2m)(2.4m)(3.2m)(3.1m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9m351.1k3.0m

Accounts Payable

(8.7m)(8.9m)(19.9m)

Cash From Operating Activities

8.5m(2.0m)4.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(947.0k)(1.7m)(721.0k)
GBPFY, 2016

EV/EBIT

9.1 x

EV/CFO

10.2 x

Revenue/Employee

370.6k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x

P/E Ratio

0.1
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Sthree Operating Metrics

FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Active Contractors

9.08 k9.25 k10.20 k11.20 k

Permanent Placements

5.73 k2.44 k4.97 k5.01 k

Locations

39 39 40 44 44

Countries

15 16 16 16 16
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Sthree Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Cavendish Directors Limited
Computer Futures Solutions NV
Hirestream Limited
Huxley Associates Banking & Finance Limited
Huxley Associates Belgium NV
Huxley Associates Global Limited
Huxley Associates Limited
Huxley BV
Newington International Inc
Orgtel Contract Limited
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Sthree Revenue Breakdown

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Sthree revenue breakdown by business segment: 47.7% from Information & Communication Technology, 9.8% from Engineering, 13.5% from Energy, 15.4% from Life Sciences, 11.3% from Banking & Finance and 2.3% from Other

Sthree revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 17.7% from USA, 59.2% from Continental Europe, 18.6% from United Kingdom & Ireland and 4.5% from Other

Sthree Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Sthree Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Sthree Online and Social Media Presence

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Sthree Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    73/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    77/100

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Sthree Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sthree founded?

    Sthree was founded in 1986.

  • Who are Sthree key executives?

    Sthree's key executives are Mark Dorman, Alex Smith and Justin Hughes.

  • How many employees does Sthree have?

    Sthree has 3,196 employees.

  • What is Sthree revenue?

    Latest Sthree annual revenue is £1.3 b.

  • What is Sthree revenue per employee?

    Latest Sthree revenue per employee is £420.8 k.

  • Who are Sthree competitors?

    Competitors of Sthree include Robert Walters, Digital Intelligence Systems and Insight Global.

  • Where is Sthree headquarters?

    Sthree headquarters is located at 75 King William St, London.

  • Where are Sthree offices?

    Sthree has offices in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow and in 31 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sthree have?

    Sthree has 37 offices.