Thales Group

Thales provides various solutions for customers in the aerospace, space, defense, security and ground transportation markets. The Company operates through three segments: Aerospace, Transport and Defence & Security. The Aerospace segment offers aircraft control systems, electrical generation and conversion, in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems, as well as offers air traffic management and maintenance services. The Transport segment offers rail signaling systems for conventional and high speed mainline, freight, metro and tram networks; critical information and cybersecurity systems and ticketing solutions. The Defence & Security segment provides interoperable and secure information, as well as telecommunications systems.

Company Growth (employees)
Paris, FR
Size (employees)
64,071 (est)+4%
Thales Group was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

Key People/Management at Thales Group

Patrice Caine

Patrice Caine

Chairman and CEO
Pascal Bouchiat

Pascal Bouchiat

David Tournadre

David Tournadre

Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Pascale Sourisse

Pascale Sourisse

Senior Executive Vice President, International Development
Isabelle Simon

Isabelle Simon

Group Secretary and General Counsel
Pierre Eric

Pierre Eric

SVP, COO and Chief Performance Officer

Thales Group Office Locations

Thales Group has offices in Paris, Sakakah, Wilhelmshaven, Wellington and in 25 other locations
Paris, FR (HQ)
Tour Carpe Diem 31 place des Corolles
Almaty, KZ
17/1 Block 5B 7th floor, office 18 Nurly Tau - 1 Al-Farabi Avenue
Sola, NO
Vingvegen 1
Cidade Monções, BR
123 577 R. Surubim
Centro, BR
58 Av. Pres. Antônio Carlos
València, ES
23 Carrer de Manolo Taberner
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Thales Group Financials and Metrics

Thales Group Financials

Thales Group's revenue was reported to be €7.2 b in H1, 2017

Revenue (H1, 2017)

7.2 b

Gross profit (H1, 2017)

1.7 b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2017), %


Net income (H1, 2017)

357.9 m

EBIT (H1, 2017)

498.4 m

Market capitalization (20-Oct-2017)

19.7 b

Closing share price (20-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Jun-2017)

3.6 b


17.6 b
Thales Group's current market capitalization is €19.7 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


13 b14.1 b14.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

9.8 b10.7 b11.3 b

Gross profit

3.2 b3.4 b3.6 b
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


6.3 b6.8 b7.2 b

Cost of goods sold

4.8 b5.2 b5.5 b

Gross profit

1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b

Gross profit Margin, %

EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.5 b3.5 b3.6 b

Accounts Receivable

4.1 b4.4 b4.5 b


2.4 b2.6 b2.7 b

Current Assets

11.6 b13.1 b14.1 b
EURH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017


2.1 b3.5 b3.6 b

Accounts Receivable

4.1 b4.4 b4.1 b


2.6 b2.7 b3 b

Current Assets

11.7 b13.7 b14.4 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

761.7 m812.7 m1 b

Depreciation and Amortization

449.6 m492.9 m491.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

875.2 m1.5 b1.3 b

Capital Expenditures

(472.6 m)(473.4 m)(480.3 m)
USDH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Net Income

282.3 m409.6 m357.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

236.7 m228.2 m242.2 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(151.5 m)226 m365.8 m

Capital Expenditures

(201.8 m)(230.2 m)(189.5 m)
EURY, 2017

P/E Ratio



35.4 x


48.2 x


100 x


114.7 k


0.3 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

4.6 x
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Thales Group Operating Metrics

Thales Group's Backlog was reported to be €31.9 b in H1, 2017
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Thales Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
GuavusApril 29, 2017$215 m

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