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cobham plc (COB) Details

Cobham plc offers various technologies and services for commercial, defense, and security markets worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Cobham Aerospace and Security, Cobham Defense Systems, Cobham Mission Systems, and Cobham Aviation Services. The Cobham Aerospace and Security segment provides end-to-end avionics and communication equipment, law enforcement and national security solutions, and satellite communication equipment for land, sea, and air applications. The Cobham Defense Systems segment offers technology for network centric and intelligence operations, as well as enables information to move around the digital battlefield with solutions for people and systems to communicate on land, sea, and air. The Cobham Mission Systems segment provides safety and survival systems for extreme environments; nose-to-tail refueling systems; wing-tip to wing-tip mission systems for jets, transport aircrafts, and rotorcrafts; remote controlled robots; and fully equipped bomb disposal vehicles for homeland security and military applications. The Cobham Aviation Services segment delivers aviation services for military and civil customers through military training, mission flight operations, outsourced commercial aviation, and aircraft engineering. The company serves original equipment manufacturers, government agencies, contractors, airlines, and other distributors. Cobham plc was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Wimborne, the United Kingdom.

10,090 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/5/14
Founded in 1934

cobham plc (COB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 960.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 371.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

cobham plc (COB) Key Developments

Cobham plc Secures Contract Extension with Chevron Australia Pty Ltd

Cobham plc has secured a contract extension with Chevron Australia Pty Ltd. to continue providing flights between Perth and Barrow Island in support of Chevron's operations and projects in Western Australia. Under the contract, which includes an initial order of approximately GBP 33 million, with an estimated full value in excess of GBP 88 million through to 2020, Cobham Aviation Services will introduce an Embraer 190, the first of its type to be engaged in the Australian closed charter aviation sector. This modern 104-seat aircraft will increase fuel efficiency, reduce time spent in the air and provide a new level of passenger comfort with two-by-two passenger seat configuration.

Cobham plc Approves Interim Dividend, Payable on November 7, 2014

The board of Cobham plc has approved an interim dividend of 2.904 pence per share compared to 2.64 pence per share paid in a year ago, an increase of 10%. The shares will be traded ex-dividend on 9 October 2014 and the interim dividend will be paid on 7 November 2014 to shareholders on the register at 10 October 2014.

Cobham plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Half Year Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Financial Guidance for the Full Year 2014

Cobham plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the half year ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £834.1 million against £863.9 million a year ago. Operating profit was £68.7 million against £69.0 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £54.2 million against £50.9 million a year ago. Profit after taxation for the period was £46.1 million against £48.5 million a year ago. Profit attributable to Owners of the parent was £46.0 million or 4.22 pence per diluted share against £48.4 million or 4.51 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was £60.2 million against £82.9 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £22.9 million against £25.7 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £3.1 million against £3.2 million a year ago. Underlying profit before taxation was £117.6 million against £136.9 million a year ago. Underlying profit after taxation was £94.0 million against £110.1 million a year ago. Underlying earnings per diluted share was 8.7 pence against 10.3 pence a year ago. Trading profit was £130 million against £154 million a year ago. Total Group revenue decreased 3% due to adverse foreign currency translation and an organic decline of 4%, offsetting the net positive contribution from acquisitions and divestments.  Net debt as at June 30, 2014 was £313.3 million against £484.3 million a year ago. For the Full Year 2014, Expectations unchanged, anticipate continued good commercial growth, increased shorter cycle revenue and achievement of significant aerial refuelling engineering milestones in the second half. Trading margin improvement from a combination of higher volumes and improved mix in the second half with continued focus on enhancing operational performance. The group's underlying tax rate remained stable at 20%, although the company expects this underlying rate will increase in the full year by up to 1.5%, following the anticipated closure of the Aeroflex transaction late in September 2014 with the impact on the 2014 tax rate anticipated to be around 25 basis points.


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