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Ultra Electronics is a company providing solutions and products in the defense and aerospace, security and cyber, transport, and energy markets. It operates in three segments. The Aerospace and Infrastructure segment offers electronic control systems for aircraft applications as well as instrumentation, control systems, and software applications. The Communications and Security segment provides cybersecurity, communications, surveillance, electronic warfare solutions, tactical command, and control systems. The Maritime and Land segment provides sensors, combat management systems, and power solutions for surface, sub-surface, and unmanned platforms.

TypePublic
Founded1920
HQLondon, GB
Websiteultra.group
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,089
Revenue (FY, 2019)£825.4 M(+8%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)£20.8 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Ultra Electronics

Simon Pryce

Simon Pryce

Chief Executive Officer
Geeta Gopalan

Geeta Gopalan

Independent Non-Executive Director
Jos Sclater

Jos Sclater

Chief Financial Officer & Director
Chris Binsley

Chris Binsley

Corporate Marketing Director
Victoria Hull

Victoria Hull

Independent Non-Executive Director
Louise Ruppel

Louise Ruppel

General Counsel & Company Secretary
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Ultra Electronics Office Locations

Ultra Electronics has offices in London, Brockworth, Burridge, Cheltenham and in 26 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
35 Portman Square, Marylebone
Brockworth, GB
1142 Regent Ct
Burridge, GB
316 Botley Rd
Cheltenham, GB
Arle Court, Hatherley Ln
Farnborough, GB
A8 Cody Technology Park, Ively Rd
Ferndown Industrial Estate, GB
Innovation House, Unit 7 Lancaster 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 £825.40 m in FY, 2019 which is a 7.6% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2020)

413.1m

Gross profit (H1, 2020)

111.7m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2020), %

27%

Net income (H1, 2020)

24.3m

EBIT (H1, 2020)

45.3m

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

1.5b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

20.8

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

93.1m

EV

1.6b
Ultra Electronics's current market capitalization is £1.5 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

775.4m766.7m825.4m

Revenue growth, %

(1%)(1%)8%

Cost of goods sold

545.2m544.6m586.3m

Gross profit

230.2m222.1m239.1m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

350.5m387.1m413.1m

Cost of goods sold

254.8m282.7m301.4m

Gross profit

95.7m104.4m111.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

27%27%27%
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

149.5m96.3m82.2m

Accounts Receivable

101.4m105.3m108.4m

Inventories

76.6m88.6m90.7m

Current Assets

443.3m429.0m412.5m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

124.4m92.9m93.1m

Accounts Receivable

203.3m216.8m210.2m

Inventories

91.9m99.6m110.0m

Current Assets

430.4m416.6m436.1m
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

42.2m41.3m38.3m

Inventories

(2.1m)(10.2m)(5.7m)

Accounts Payable

24.4m4.0m(13.9m)

Cash From Operating Activities

77.6m86.7m94.6m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

20.1m21.6m18.3m

Inventories

(13.0m)(9.4m)(14.8m)

Accounts Payable

(22.4m)(17.0m)20.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

4.9m14.0m61.3m
GBPFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

22.2 x

EV/CFO

17.6 x

Revenue/Employee

185.9k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

P/E Ratio

0.3
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Ultra Electronics Operating Metrics

Ultra Electronics's Backlog was reported to be £983.9m in FY, 2018.
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Ultra Electronics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Ultra Electronics Revenue Breakdown

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Ultra Electronics revenue breakdown by business segment: 43.2% from Maritime & Land, 31.9% from Communications & Security and 25.0% from Aerospace & Infrastructure

Ultra Electronics revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 60.9% from North America, 11.6% from Rest of World, 6.8% from Continental Europe and 20.7% from United Kingdom

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Ultra Electronics News and Updates

SONAR Systems and Technology Market Worth Observing Growth | Northrop Grumman, Teledyne Reson, Ultra Electronics

The SONAR Systems and Technology Market has witnessed continuous growth in the last few years and is projected to grow even further during the forecast period of 2020-2026. The exploration provides a 360° view and insights, highlighting major outcomes of the industry. Posted via Industry Today. Fol…

Ultra Electronics shares jump as firm benefits from increased US defence spend

Defence engineering firm Ultra Electronics jumped 9.7 per cent today after it hiked its interim dividend. The FTSE 250 company [...] The post Ultra Electronics shares jump as firm benefits from increased US defence spend appeared first on CityAM.

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, Geeta Gopalan and Jos Sclater.

  • How many employees does Ultra Electronics have?

    Ultra Electronics has 4,089 employees.

  • What is Ultra Electronics revenue?

    Latest Ultra Electronics annual revenue is £825.4 m.

  • What is Ultra Electronics revenue per employee?

    Latest Ultra Electronics revenue per employee is £201.9 k.

  • Who are Ultra Electronics competitors?

    Competitors of Ultra Electronics include Rheinmetall, General Dynamic Mission Systems and Cobham.

  • Where is Ultra Electronics headquarters?

    Ultra Electronics headquarters is located at 35 Portman Square, Marylebone, London.

  • Where are Ultra Electronics offices?

    Ultra Electronics has offices in London, Brockworth, Burridge, Cheltenham and in 26 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ultra Electronics have?

    Ultra Electronics has 31 offices.