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.
Company Growth (employees)
Milton, GB
Size (employees)
628 (est)
Xaar was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Milton, GB

Xaar Office Locations

Xaar has offices in Milton, Grand Prairie, Jakobsberg, Gurgaon and in 5 other locations
Milton, GB (HQ)
316 Cambridge Science Park Milton Rd
Jakobsberg, SE
10 Elektronikhöjden
Grand Prairie, US
405 1000 Post & Paddock St

Xaar Data and Metrics

Xaar Financial Metrics

Xaar's revenue was reported to be £93.5 m in FY, 2015 which is a 14% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in £, GBP

Revenue (FY, 2015)

93.5 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

44.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

12.5 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

279.3 m

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

42.6 m
Xaar's current market capitalization is £279.3 m.
Numbers are in £, GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


137.1 m109.2 m93.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

63.1 m60.5 m48.8 m

Gross profit

74 m48.6 m44.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

34.3 m25.9 m31.5 m

Pre tax profit

40.1 m23.1 m13.6 m

Net Income

31.9 m18.7 m12.5 m
Numbers are in £, GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


31.5 m26 m42.6 m

Accounts Receivable

9 m7.7 m6.6 m

Current Assets

85 m83.1 m99 m


43.8 m39.5 m31.3 m


4.1 m10.8 m17.8 m

Total Assets

132.9 m133.5 m148 m

Accounts Payable

19.2 m9.9 m12.4 m

Current Liabilities

22.2 m10.4 m16 m

Retained Earnings

27.8 m12.3 m5.6 m

Total Equity

110 m122.2 m130.5 m

Financial Leverage

1.2 x1.1 x1.1 x
Numbers are in £, GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

45.1 m18.4 m40.4 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(21.4 m)(4.2 m)(11.7 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(8.2 m)(4.4 m)(1 m)
Numbers are in £, GBPY, 2015


127.6 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x

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