Ultra Electronics

Ultra Electronics is an internationally successful defense, security, transport and energy company. By applying differentiated solutions to a wide range of international platforms and programmes, Ultra has built an exceptionally broad range of niche market positions. It offers support to customers through the design, delivery and support phases of a programme. Operationally, Ultra Electronics is organised into three divisions: aircraft & vehicle systems, information & power systems and tactical & sonar systems.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
4,466 (est)-7%
Ultra Electronics was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People/Management at Ultra Electronics

Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma

Chief Executive Officer
Douglas Caster

Douglas Caster

Amitabh Sharma

Amitabh Sharma

Group Finance Director

Ultra Electronics Office Locations

Ultra Electronics has offices in London, Cambridge, Manchester, Durham and in 32 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Ultra Electronics 417 Bridport Road Greenford Middlesex
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Ultra Electronics Financials and Metrics

Ultra Electronics Financials

Ultra Electronics's revenue was reported to be £785.8 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (H1, 2017)

366.4 m

EBIT (H1, 2017)

57.6 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1.3 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

74.6 m


1.5 b
Ultra Electronics's current market capitalization is £1.3 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


745.2 m713.7 m726.3 m785.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

523.7 m494.3 m499.5 m536.6 m

Gross profit

221.5 m219.4 m226.8 m249.2 m
GBPH1, 2014H1, 2015H1, 2017H1, 2017


341 m331.7 m366.6 m366.4 m

Cost of goods sold

246.2 m

Gross profit

94.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %

GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


41.3 m45.5 m74.6 m

Accounts Receivable

91.6 m92.1 m97.7 m


73.7 m81.8 m78.2 m

Current Assets

308.7 m343.6 m378.2 m
GBPH1, 2014


46.1 m

Accounts Receivable

78.5 m


64.4 m

Current Assets

349.3 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

68.7 m47.8 m92.8 m

Purchases of PP&E

8.4 m4.6 m(4.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(120.4 m)(171.2 m)10 m

Long-term Borrowings

(68.3 m)(160.5 m)(114.4 m)
GBPH1, 2014H1, 2015H1, 2017H1, 2017

Cash From Operating Activities

35.3 m15.8 m38.5 m30.5 m

Purchases of PP&E

(5.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(111.9 m)

Dividends Paid

(20.5 m)
GBPY, 2017


26.9 x


50.7 x


75.7 k
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Ultra Electronics Operating Metrics

Ultra Electronics's Backlog was reported to be £807.8 m in H1, 2017
FY, 2014FY, 2015H1, 2017FY, 2016H1, 2017


£787.3 m£753.8 m£785.7 m£799.3 m£807.8 m
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Ultra Electronics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Videcom international
Lab Impex Systems Ltd
Ultra Electronics Datel Limited
Ultra Electronics Canada Defence
Pneumatic Systems
Ultra Electronics Ltd.
Ultra Electronics USA Group Inc
Ferranti Air Systems Limited
S.O.Tech / Special Operations Technologies
Ultra Electronics GigaSat
Ultra Electronics Defense
Siemens Radmon
W&D Holdings Limited
Ultra Electronics Flightline Systems Inc.
blue sky group international ltd.
AEP Networks Limited
Magneto-Inductive Systems Limited (USA)
Advanced Tactical Systems
Tisys SA
Ultra Electronics Forensic Technology Inc.
EMS Development Corp.
Weed Instrument Co.
Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems Inc.
Ultra Electronics BCF
Undersea Sensor Systems Inc
Ultra Electronics Precision Air Systems
Magneto-Inductive Systems Limited
Ultra Electronics Measurement Systems Inc
Varisys Ltd.
Ultra Electronics ICE
Adaptive Materials
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems
Ultra Electronics Australia Pty
Ultra Electronics Audiopack
Ultra Electronics Holdings (USA) LLC

Ultra Electronics Market Value History

Ultra Electronics Revenue Breakdown

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Ultra Electronics Online and Social Media Presence

Ultra Electronics Company Life and Culture

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