Ultra Electronics provides various solutions and products in the defense and aerospace, security and cyber, transport, and energy markets. The Company operates in three segments. The Aerospace & Infrastructure segment offers electronic control systems for aircraft applications as well as instrumentation, control systems, and software applications to the aerospace, rail, energy, and nuclear markets. The Communications & Security segment provides cyber security, communications, surveillance, and electronic warfare solutions; and tactical command and control systems that help warfighters integrate, share, and act on time-critical information. The Maritime & Land segment provides sensors, combat management systems, and power solutions for surface, sub-surface, and unmanned platforms. 

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TypePublic
HQLondon, GB
Founded1920
Size (employees)4,172 (est)
Websiteultra-electronics.com
Ultra Electronics was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Ultra Electronics

Simon Pryce

Simon Pryce

CEO
Douglas Caster

Douglas Caster

Chairman
Amitabh Sharma

Amitabh Sharma

Group Finance Director
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Ultra Electronics Office Locations

Ultra Electronics has offices in London, Farnborough, Wythenshawe, Westhill and in 26 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
417 Bridport Road Greenford Middlesex
Burridge, GB
316 Botley Rd
Cheltenham, GB
Arle Court, Hatherley Ln
Farnborough, GB
A8 Cody Technology Park, Ively Rd
Greenford, GB
419 Bridport Rd
Westhill, GB
6 Abercrombie Ct, Prospect Rd
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Ultra Electronics Financials and Metrics

Ultra Electronics Revenue

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Ultra Electronics's revenue was reported to be £775.40 m in FY, 2017 which is a 1.3% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2018)

350.5m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

47.9m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

149.5m

EV

1.4b
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

713.7m726.3m785.8m775.4m

Revenue growth, %

(4%)2%8%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

494.3m499.5m536.6m545.2m

Gross profit

219.4m226.8m249.2m230.2m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2014H1, 2015H1, 2017H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

341.0m331.7m366.6m366.4m350.5m

Cost of goods sold

246.2m

Gross profit

94.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

28%
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

41.3m45.5m74.6m149.5m

Accounts Receivable

91.6m92.1m97.7m205.6m

Inventories

73.7m81.8m78.2m76.6m

Current Assets

308.7m343.6m378.2m443.3m
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

43.0m45.6m49.5m42.2m

Inventories

(4.4m)6.6m8.3m(2.1m)

Accounts Payable

(57.3m)(44.4m)(19.0m)24.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

68.7m47.8m92.8m77.6m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2014H1, 2015H1, 2017H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

35.3m15.8m38.5m30.5m6.5m

Purchases of PP&E

(5.1m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(111.9m)

Dividends Paid

(20.5m)
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Ultra Electronics Operating Metrics

Ultra Electronics's Backlog was reported to be £969.2m in H1, 2018.
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Ultra Electronics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SpartonJuly 07, 2017$235 m
Furnace PartsOctober 14, 2015$12 m
Kratos Defense and Security SolutionsJune 01, 2015$265 m
W&D Holdings LimitedOctober 28, 2013£6 m
RFIJune 07, 2012$12.50 m
3e Technologies InternationalJanuary 10, 2011$30 m
AEP Networks LimitedJanuary 10, 2011$57.50 m
ScytaleOctober 19, 2009
Avalon SystemsJuly 08, 2009$16.50 m
Tisys SAMay 21, 2009
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Ultra Electronics Revenue Breakdown

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Ultra Electronics revenue breakdown by business segment: 42.5% from Maritime & Land, 31.3% from Communications & Security and 26.2% from Aerospace & Infrastructure

Ultra Electronics revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 16.6% from Rest of World, 49.6% from USA, 10.1% from Continental Europe, 20.8% from United Kingdom and 2.9% from Other

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Ultra Electronics Online and Social Media Presence

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Ultra Electronics News and Updates

SONAR Systems and Technology Global Market 2018: Key Players – Northrop Grumman, Teledyne Reson, Ultra Electronics, Kongsberg Mesotech, Lockheed Martin

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HTF MI recently launched the Global Underwater Acoustic Communication study with 100+ market data Tables, Pie Chat, Graphs & Figures spread through Pages and easy to understand detailed analysis. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Ultra Electronics Company Life and Culture

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Ultra Electronics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ultra Electronics founded?

    Ultra Electronics was founded in 1920.

  • Who are Ultra Electronics key executives?

    Ultra Electronics's key executives are Simon Pryce, Douglas Caster and Amitabh Sharma.

  • How many employees does Ultra Electronics have?

    Ultra Electronics has 4,172 employees.

  • What is Ultra Electronics revenue?

    Latest Ultra Electronics annual revenue is £775.4 m.

  • What is Ultra Electronics revenue per employee?

    Latest Ultra Electronics revenue per employee is £185.9 k.

  • Who are Ultra Electronics competitors?

    Competitors of Ultra Electronics include Cobham, QinetiQ and Rheinmetall.

  • Where is Ultra Electronics headquarters?

    Ultra Electronics headquarters is located at 417 Bridport Road Greenford Middlesex , London.

  • Where are Ultra Electronics offices?

    Ultra Electronics has offices in London, Farnborough, Wythenshawe, Westhill and in 26 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ultra Electronics have?

    Ultra Electronics has 30 offices.