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Ultra Electronics Holdings

Current Price 1436.03p Bid 1439.00p Ask 1440.00p Change 0.14%
Last Updated: 24/02/2018 18:07. 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 31/12/2016

Turnover
£785.76m
Operating Profit
£89.73m
Dividend Yield
3.35
Dividend Per Share
47.80
Dividend Cover
1.72
P/E Ratio
17.38

Key Personnel

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

Stock Details

EPIC
ULE
ISIN
GB0009123323
Shares in Issue
77,731,224
Market cap
£1,118.55m

Analyst Views (4)

Strong Buy
 
75.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
25.00%
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
1440.00p
Bid Price
1439.00p
Ask Price
1440.00p
Volume
205671
Change Today
2.00p
% Change Today
0.14%
Open
1438.00p
Previous Close
1440.00p
Intraday High
1456.00p
Intraday Low
1426.99p
52 Week High
2245.00p
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

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 FTSE falls as copper price declines 27 Nov 2017 | 16:55 FTSE rises as Glaxo gets shot in the arm 27 Nov 2017 | 11:55 Ultra Electronics wins contracts worth £25.6m 27 Nov 2017 | 07:05 Director Deals - Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC (ULE) 21 Nov 2017 | 11:30 Ultra's Sparton deal gets national security clearance 21 Nov 2017 | 07:47 Director Deals - Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC (ULE) 16 Nov 2017 | 12:30 Director Deals - Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC (ULE) 14 Nov 2017 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 14 Nov 2017 | 09:40 FTSE falls away as uncertainty bites and defence sector dives 13 Nov 2017 | 16:36 Director Deals - Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC (ULE) 13 Nov 2017 | 16:00 Pressure on PM hits pound, supports FTSE 13 Nov 2017 | 11:53 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 13 Nov 2017 | 09:30 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 13 Nov 2017 | 08:50 Ultra Electronics warns on profits 13 Nov 2017 | 07:39 FTSE slips to monthly low amid weak US open 10 Nov 2017 | 16:26 Stalling progress on US tax cuts hits stocks 10 Nov 2017 | 11:49 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC 10 Nov 2017 | 10:10 Ultra Electronics expects Sparton ruling by March 10 Nov 2017 | 07:15 Ultra wins fighter jet contracts 16 Oct 2017 | 07:20 Ultra receives IDIQ option exercise under ERAPSCO JV 12 Oct 2017 | 08:27 Ultra Electronics wins Heathrow contract 11 Oct 2017 | 07:31 Sterling weakens on reports of plans to oust May 06 Oct 2017 | 16:52 Weaker pound supports FTSE gains 06 Oct 2017 | 11:58

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Tangible Assets
66.2
68.2
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
589.2
569.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
37.7
21.6
Total Non-Current Assets
693.2
658.8
Inventory
78.2
81.8
Trade & Receivables
215.7
197.4
Cash & Receivables
74.6
45.5
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
9.7
18.9
Total Assets
1,071.4
1,002.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Short Term Liabilities
229.7
238.0
Long Term Liabilities
478.1
447.5
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
707.8
685.5

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Net Assets
363.6
316.8

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Share Capital
3.5
3.5
Minority Interests
0.1
0.0
Retained Earnings
228.0
238.7
Share Premium Account
64.0
61.1
Other Equity
67.9
13.6
Total Equity
363.6
316.8

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Cashflow from Operating Activities
92.8
47.8
Cashflow Before Financing
102.8
-123.4
Increase / Decrease in Cash
20.8
5.9

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2016
31 Dec 2015
Turnover
785.8
726.3
Cost of Sales
536.6
499.5
Gross Profit
249.2
226.8
Operating Profit
89.7
66.4
Pre-Tax Profit
67.6
34.8
Profit / Loss for the Year
58.3
25.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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
H1 Dividend
28 Aug 2013
27 Sep 2013
H2 Dividend
10 Apr 2013
03 May 2013
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