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Thales Group is a global provider of technology solutions for customers in the aerospace, space, defense and security, and ground transportation markets. It operates in four segments: Aerospace, Transport, Defense and Security, and Digital Identity and Security. The company offers on-board electronic equipment, civil and military aircraft simulators, on-board connectivity, and in-flight entertainment; on-board equipment and functions for aircraft piloting, navigation, and control; equipment, payloads, satellites, systems and services for the space sector; rail signaling, control and monitoring of urban transport networks and main lines, and ticketing solutions.

TypePublic
Founded1893
HQParis, FR
Websitethalesgroup.com
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)82,605(+25%)
Job Openings1,506
Revenue (FY, 2019)€18.4 B(+17%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)€80.1 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Thales

Patrice Caine

Patrice Caine

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Pascal Bouchiat

Pascal Bouchiat

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Sebastien Cano

Sebastien Cano

Senior Vice President Cloud Protection & Licensing, Thales USA
James Couche

James Couche

Vice President, Legal & Contracts
Dieter Romppel

Dieter Romppel

Head of Project Management Train Control, Thales Germany
Elie Amar

Elie Amar

Vice President, Finance, Thales USA
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Thales Office Locations

Thales has offices in Paris, Aix-en-Provence, Brest, Brive-la-Gaillarde and in 180 other locations
Paris, FR (HQ)
Tour Carpe Diem, 31 Place des Corolles
Aix-en-Provence, FR
1 Rue des Cordeliers
Aix-en-Provence, FR
530 Rue Frédéric Joliot
Brest, FR
1014 Avenue 1ère Dfl
Brest, FR
34 Quai de la Douane
Brive-la-Gaillarde, FR
6 Rue Lt Colonel Laporte
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Thales Financials and Metrics

Thales Revenue

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Thales's revenue was reported to be €18.40 b in FY, 2019 which is a 16.1% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (H1, 2020)

7.8b

Gross profit (H1, 2020)

1.6b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2020), %

20.6%

Net income (H1, 2020)

47.2m

EBIT (H1, 2020)

92.2m

Market capitalization (17-Nov-2020)

17.0b

Closing stock price (17-Nov-2020)

80.1

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

3.7b

EV

21.0b
Thales's current market capitalization is €17 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

15.8b15.9b18.4b

Revenue growth, %

6%0%16%

Cost of goods sold

12.0b11.8b13.9b

Gross profit

3.8b4.1b4.5b
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

7.2b7.5b8.2b7.8b

Cost of goods sold

5.5b5.5b6.1b6.2b

Gross profit

1.7b1.9b2.1b1.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

24%26%26%21%
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

4.3b5.6b2.9b

Inventories

2.8b2.9b3.7b

Current Assets

14.8b17.0b15.9b

PP&E

1.8b1.8b2.2b
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

3.6b4.7b2.5b3.7b

Inventories

3.0b3.3b3.3b4.1b

Current Assets

14.4b16.1b16.1b16.6b

PP&E

1.8b1.8b1.8b3.7b
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

887.1m1.0b1.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

504.1m102.8m1.1b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.7b1.1b1.8b

Purchases of PP&E

(438.9m)(393.2m)(503.3m)
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

357.9m474.9m564.1m47.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

242.2m234.5m444.2m590.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

365.8m165.4m(205.1m)(359.1m)

Purchases of PP&E

(189.5m)(156.4m)(175.5m)(163.2m)
EURH1, 2017

EV/EBIT

35.9 x

EV/CFO

49 x

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

4.6 x

P/E Ratio

59.7
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Thales Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PsibernetixMay 07, 2019
ERCOMJanuary 31, 2019
SunerisJanuary 31, 2019
CubrisMay 29, 2018
GemaltoDecember 17, 2017$5.43 b
GuavusApril 29, 2017$215 m
AviovisionOctober 21, 2016
THALES RAYTHEON SystemsJuly 01, 2016
Vormetric IncMarch 31, 2016€372 m
LiveTVMarch 17, 2014
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Thales Revenue Breakdown

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Thales revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.9% from Digital I&S, 10.4% from Transport, 44.9% from Defence and Security, 30.4% from Aerospace and 0.4% from Other

Thales revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 30.1% from Emerging markets, 11.4% from North America, 53.2% from Europe and 5.2% from Australia and New Zealand

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Thales Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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Thales Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Thales Online and Social Media Presence

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Thales Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    82/100

  • Compensation

    A

    79/100

  • Diversity

    C

    64/100

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Thales News and Updates

Damen signs $1.8 billion deal with Thales to power new German warship’s weapons

The deal is one of the biggest orders in Thales history.

Tokenization Market Growth Trends with $6823.7 Million of Industry Revenue by 2027 - OpenText Corporation, Sequent Software Inc, TokenEx, Thales Group, Visa

According to the new research report titled “Tokenization Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis,” published by The Insight Partners, the global tokenization market is expected to reach US$ 6,823.7 million by 2027, registering a CAGR of 25.7% during 2020–2027, the forecast per…

2020 Customer Identity Verification Market COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis By 2027 - LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Mitek Systems, Onfido, Thales Group, Trulioo

Customer Identity Verification Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis By Component (Solutions, Services); Type (Biometrics, Non- Biometrics); Deployment Mode (On-premises, Cloud); Organization Size (SMEs, Large Enterprises); Verticals (BFSI, Government and Defense, Healthcare …

LEO Satellite Market 2020-2027 COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by ONEWEB.WORLD, ORBCOMM, SPACEX, Telesat, Thales Alenia Space

LEO Satellite Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Payload (Up to 500 Kg, 500 to 1000 Kg, 1001 to 5000 Kg, 5001 to 10000 Kg, Above 10000); Application (Earth Observation, Communication, Surveillance, Others); End User (Commercial, Military) and Geography Posted via Indust…

Thales launches small AESA radar for small aircraft

The French defense ministry wants the AirMaster C sensor for its future Guépard helicopter, according to the company.

European Moon-Lander Project Pits Airbus Against Thales

European Moon-Lander Project Pits Airbus Against Thales
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Thales Blogs

How to ensure the adoption of Augmented Intelligence in critical systems

Today, Artificial Intelligence is pushing our technologies to a new frontier. The fast moving digital revolution gives us a glimpse of the potential of Artificial Intelligence, or AI, and the risks that come with it. When working in regulated industries such as aerospace, transportation or defence, …

How do we make Augmented Intelligence a reality in critical systems?

Today, Artificial Intelligence is pushing our technologies to a new frontier. The fast moving digital revolution gives us a glimpse of the potential of Artificial Intelligence, or AI, and the risks that come with it. When working in regulated industries such as aerospace, transportation or defence, …

Driving forward life-saving

Driving forward life-savingSblogg Mon, 04/15/2019 - 17:59 A new generation of protected vehicle ambulances will make it possible to drive an ambulance with a ‘clinical space’ right to the frontline – meaning better treatment of injured soldiers and more lives saved. Innovation in mi…

Thales Alenia Space wins 2019 Randstad Globe Award

Thales Alenia Space wins 2019 Randstad Globe Awardtarik.lahlou Fri, 04/12/2019 - 13:02 Singled out for inspiring work content and ranked as the fourth most attractive Italian employer.   Rome, April 15, 2019 - Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has won the 2019 Randstad Globe A…

Thales welcomes Minister's statement on Maritime Autonomy

Thales welcomes Minister's statement on Maritime AutonomySblogg Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:39 Maritime Autonomy will help revolutionise Royal Navy Operations Thales welcomes the announcement by Gavin Williamson MP, the Secretary of State for Defence, that MOD will invest £75 million in pi…

World record for Thales Laser Tech !

World record for Thales Laser Tech ! Language English maximilian.ciccone Tue, 04/09/2019 - 16:21 After an initial development and production phase and preliminary verification of subsystem performance in France, Thales began delivery and installation of the world…
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Thales Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Thales founded?

    Thales was founded in 1893.

  • Who are Thales key executives?

    Thales's key executives are Patrice Caine, Pascal Bouchiat and Sebastien Cano.

  • How many employees does Thales have?

    Thales has 82,605 employees.

  • What is Thales revenue?

    Latest Thales annual revenue is €18.4 b.

  • What is Thales revenue per employee?

    Latest Thales revenue per employee is €222.8 k.

  • Who are Thales competitors?

    Competitors of Thales include Leonardo, BAE Systems and Honeywell.

  • Where is Thales headquarters?

    Thales headquarters is located at Tour Carpe Diem, 31 Place des Corolles, Paris.

  • Where are Thales offices?

    Thales has offices in Paris, Aix-en-Provence, Brest, Brive-la-Gaillarde and in 180 other locations.

  • How many offices does Thales have?

    Thales has 233 offices.