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Ultra Electronics Holdings

Current Price 1473.00p Bid 1471.00p Ask 1473.00p Change 2.08%
Last Updated: 16/11/2018 17:46. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc is an internationally successful defence, security, transport and energy company with a long track record of development and growth. Ultra and its subsidiaries and subsidiary undertakings manage a portfolio of specialist capabilities generating innovative solutions to customer needs. Ultra applies electronic and software technologies in demanding and critical environments ranging from military applications, through safety-critical devices in aircraft, to nuclear controls and sensor measurement. These capabilities have seen the Ultra Group's highly-differentiated products contributing to a large number of platforms and programmes. Ultra has world-leading positions in many of its specialist capabilities and, as an independent, non-threatening partner, is able to support all of the main prime contractors in its sectors. As a result of such positioning, Ultra's systems, equipment or services are often mission or safety-critical to the successful operation of the platform to which they contribute. In turn, this mission-criticality secures Ultra's positions for the long-term which underpins the superior financial performance of the Ultra Group.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2017

Turnover
£775.40m
Operating Profit
£61.48m
Dividend Yield
3.44
Dividend Per Share
49.60
Dividend Cover
1.33
P/E Ratio
21.80

Key Personnel

Simon Charles Conrad Pryce
Chief Executive Officer
Rakesh Sharma
Executive Director
Douglas Caster
Non-Executive Chairman
Martin Tilston Broadhurst
Non-Executive Director
Geeta Gopalan
Non-Executive Director
John Raymond Hirst
Non-Executive Director
Victoria Mary Hull
Non-Executive Director
Sir Robert Walmsley
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ULE
ISIN
GB0009123323
Shares in Issue
71,954,371
Market cap
£1,038.30m

Analyst Views (4)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
25.00%
Hold
 
75.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
1473.00p
Bid Price
1471.00p
Ask Price
1473.00p
Volume
188848
Change Today
30.00p
% Change Today
2.08%
Open
1458.00p
Previous Close
1473.00p
Intraday High
1482.00p
Intraday Low
1440.39p
52 Week High
1763.00p
52 Week Low
1138.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Ultra Electronics Holdings Intra-day Chart

Ultra Electronics Holdings News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Ultra Electronics sells airport systems unit for £22m 02 Nov 2018 | 07:31 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 09 Oct 2018 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 09 Aug 2018 | 12:40 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 07 Aug 2018 | 09:30 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 07 Aug 2018 | 09:10 Ultra Electronics earnings dragged down by contract cost overruns 06 Aug 2018 | 07:22 Trump's retreat from banning Chinese investment sparks global rally 27 Jun 2018 | 16:58 FTSE flat as oil majors struggle to offset weaker banks and miners 27 Jun 2018 | 12:04 UK stocks open 0.1% lower as trade tensions simmer 27 Jun 2018 | 09:04 Ultra Electronics downgrades guidance amid contract cost overruns 27 Jun 2018 | 07:23 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 15 May 2018 | 09:30 Ultra Electronics first-quarter order book swells despite currency headwind 27 Apr 2018 | 07:21 Incoming Ultra Electronics CEO spends £80k buying company shares 20 Apr 2018 | 07:38 Weaker miners threaten to offset boost from higher oil prices 19 Apr 2018 | 16:48 FTSE gains momentum on upbeat corporate news 19 Apr 2018 | 11:58 Ultra Electronics investigated by Serious Fraud Office 19 Apr 2018 | 09:28 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 13 Apr 2018 | 11:10 Ultra Electronics appoints CEO 22 Mar 2018 | 09:24 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 06 Mar 2018 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 06 Mar 2018 | 08:00 Trump tariff threat fails to topple FTSE 05 Mar 2018 | 16:49 Housebuilders rise on proposed shake-up in planning permission 05 Mar 2018 | 11:56 Ultra Electronics profit falls; Sparton deal terminated 05 Mar 2018 | 07:18 FTSE struggles to bounce back from global sell-off 31 Jan 2018 | 11:40 Ultra Electronics extends Sparton acquisition completion deadline 31 Jan 2018 | 07:28 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 12 Jan 2018 | 10:20 FTSE up in busy day for retailers 11 Jan 2018 | 08:48 Ultra Electronics reports strong order intake 11 Jan 2018 | 07:38 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 05 Jan 2018 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 05 Jan 2018 | 09:00

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
59.2
66.2
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
531.4
589.2
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
49.9
37.7
Total Non-Current Assets
640.5
693.2
Inventory
76.6
78.2
Trade & Receivables
205.6
215.7
Cash & Receivables
149.5
74.6
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
11.6
9.7
Total Assets
1,083.8
1,071.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
289.0
229.7
Long Term Liabilities
282.7
478.1
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
571.6
707.8

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
512.2
363.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
3.9
3.5
Minority Interests
0.0
0.1
Retained Earnings
262.6
228.0
Share Premium Account
200.9
64.0
Other Equity
44.8
67.9
Total Equity
512.2
363.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
77.6
92.8
Cashflow Before Financing
65.3
102.8
Increase / Decrease in Cash
80.1
20.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
775.4
785.8
Cost of Sales
545.2
536.6
Gross Profit
230.2
249.2
Operating Profit
61.5
89.7
Pre-Tax Profit
60.6
67.6
Profit / Loss for the Year
48.9
58.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
30 Aug 2018
21 Sep 2018
H2 Dividend
05 Apr 2018
03 May 2018
H1 Dividend
31 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
H2 Dividend
06 Apr 2017
04 May 2017
H1 Dividend
01 Sep 2016
23 Sep 2016
H2 Dividend
07 Apr 2016
05 May 2016
H1 Dividend
27 Aug 2015
25 Sep 2015
H2 Dividend
09 Apr 2015
06 May 2015
H1 Dividend
27 Aug 2014
26 Sep 2014
H2 Dividend
09 Apr 2014
02 May 2014
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