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Xaar is a world leader in the development of inkjet technology and manufacturer of piezoelectric drop-on-demand industrial inkjet printheads. Our technology is used all over the world in a wide range of print applications including wide-format graphics, labels, packaging, ceramic tile decoration and outer case coding, as well as printing with specialist fuilds for advanced manufacturing applications. We design and manufacture our printheads in the UK and Sweden, exporting over 85% of our production to customers around the world. We also develop and sell inks and ink systems, electronics and offer a fluid optimisation service to accelerate inkjet system development and adoption.
TypePublic
Founded1990
HQCambridge, GB
Websitexaar.com

Locations

Xaar is headquartered in
Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)437(-15%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£63.5 M(-36%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)£1.3 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Xaar

Andrew Herbert

Andrew Herbert

Chairman
John Mills

John Mills

Chief Executive Officer
Ian Tichias

Ian Tichias

CFO
Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan

Non Executive Director
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Xaar Office Locations

Xaar has offices in Cambridge, Huntingdon, Nottingham, Grand Prairie and in 4 other locations
Cambridge, GB (HQ)
316 Cambridge Science Park Milton Rd
Huntingdon, GB
1 Hurricane Close Ermine Business Park
Nottingham, GB
Unit 5-6 William Lee Building Nottingham Science Park
Hong Kong, HK
Westlands Centre 20 Westlands Rd
Gurugram, IN
12th Floor, Golf Course Road, Harizan Colony, DLF Phase 5, Sector 43
Jakobsberg, SE
10 Elektronikhöjden
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Xaar Financials and Metrics

Xaar Revenue

Xaar's revenue was reported to be £63.53 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

63.5m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

24.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

38.5%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(12.3m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

(8.2m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(15.1m)

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2020)

97.8m

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2020)

1.3

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

27.9m
Xaar's current market capitalization is £97.8 m.
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

4.4m1.5m15.1m22.7m24.0m30.9m29.2m35.5m42.8m42.2m47.9m137.1m109.2m93.5m96.2m100.1m63.5m

Revenue growth, %

(20%)(14%)3%

Cost of goods sold

7.0m9.8m11.4m16.8m15.8m15.1m16.1m18.1m22.9m63.1m60.5m48.8m51.5m53.1m39.1m

Gross profit

8.1m12.9m12.6m14.1m13.5m20.4m26.6m24.1m24.9m74.0m48.6m44.7m44.7m47.0m24.4m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

13.3m8.7m4.2m8.0m9.8m9.9m8.5m15.3m14.4m12.4m13.0m31.5m26.0m42.6m49.3m44.7m27.9m

Accounts Receivable

2.0m433.0k4.9m4.4m4.6m4.9m4.2m3.6m9.1m6.1m6.1m9.0m7.7m6.6m20.3m25.2m18.6m

Inventories

38.0k842.0k921.0k1.1m2.0m2.6m2.5m2.8m3.7m4.1m15.3m19.8m13.5m13.8m19.1m32.1m

Current Assets

15.9m10.0m10.8m13.9m16.4m18.6m17.5m23.5m26.6m22.3m25.9m85.0m83.1m99.0m87.5m97.5m86.6m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(213.0k)(4.6m)204.0k2.3m(31.0k)1.0m947.0k4.3m7.0m4.8m5.4m31.9m18.7m12.5m14.8m10.9m(12.3m)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.0m3.5m2.2m5.3m2.8m540.0k182.0k10.1m7.9m8.7m8.6m45.1m18.4m40.4m13.9m12.5m(9.9m)

Dividends Paid

601.0k909.0k903.0k1.2m4.1m6.4m

Cash From Financing Activities

9.8m(180.0k)960.0k(153.0k)238.0k(141.0k)(587.0k)(444.0k)(3.8m)11.0k(2.4m)(21.4m)(4.2m)(11.7m)20.2m(6.2m)(2.9m)
GBPFY, 1997

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Xaar Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

72/100

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Xaar Online and Social Media Presence

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Xaar Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Xaar founded?

    Xaar was founded in 1990.

  • Who are Xaar key executives?

    Xaar's key executives are Andrew Herbert, John Mills and Ian Tichias.

  • How many employees does Xaar have?

    Xaar has 437 employees.

  • What is Xaar revenue?

    Latest Xaar annual revenue is £63.5 m.

  • What is Xaar revenue per employee?

    Latest Xaar revenue per employee is £145.4 k.

  • Who are Xaar competitors?

    Competitors of Xaar include Ondalba, Plegadizos Estampa and Vernizzi.

  • Where is Xaar headquarters?

    Xaar headquarters is located at 316 Cambridge Science Park Milton Rd, Cambridge.

  • Where are Xaar offices?

    Xaar has offices in Cambridge, Huntingdon, Nottingham, Grand Prairie and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Xaar have?

    Xaar has 8 offices.