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gkn plc (GKN) Details

GKN plc is engaged in engineering business worldwide. Its Aerospace division manufactures integrated aerostructures, including wing/empennage and flight control surface assemblies and fuselage structures; fixed and rotating propulsion products for aircraft engines, fan cases, engine components, exhaust systems, and nacelles; transparencies comprising cockpit and cabin windows; and ice protection, fuel systems, and floatation devices. This division serves aircraft and engine prime contractors, and other tier one suppliers. The company's Driveline division develops and supplies automotive driveline systems and solutions, including constant velocity jointed systems, such as CV joints and sideshafts; all-wheel drive systems comprising propshafts, couplings, and final drive units; trans-axle solutions, which include open, limited slip, and locking differentials and electronic torque vectoring products; composite flywheel-based energy storage systems; and eDrive systems, such as electric rear axles, transmissions, and motors. Its Powder Metallurgy division manufactures sintered components for engines and transmissions, pumps, bodies and chassis, and compressors; metal powders; sintered bearings and filters; metal injection moulded components; and soft magnetic components for electric motors. The company’s Land Systems division designs, manufactures, and supplies electro-mechanical power management devices, such as electromagnetic brakes, flexible couplings, clutches, driveshafts, and gear technology; sensors, actuators, and controls; custom designed wheels of single-piece or multi-piece design for arduous applications; advanced structures and chassis systems for various vehicle types; and aftermarket parts and remanufacturing for passenger cars, commercial trucks, agricultural and construction vehicles, and industrial applications. GKN plc also provides engine liners to the truck market. GKN plc is headquartered in Redditch, the United Kingdom.

49,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/28/14

gkn plc (GKN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive, Executive Director, Chairman...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.4M GBP
Executive Director, Member of Executive Commi...
Total Annual Compensation: 878.0K GBP
Chief Executive of Aerospace & Land Systems, ...
Total Annual Compensation: 822.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

gkn plc (GKN) Key Developments

GKN to Supply 500 Electric Flywheel Hybrid Drive Systems to Go-Ahead Group Bus Fleet

GKN has received a contract from Go-Ahead Group to supply 500 electric flywheel Gyrodrive systems, which will be used in its buses. The new agreement with Go-Ahead incorporates the supply of the complete Gyrodrive system, including the GKN Hybrid Power flywheel, as well as GKN's advanced EVO axial flux electric motor, gearbox, and installation. The system is expected to offer services matching the bus's operating life, thus eliminating the requirement for any battery changes.

GKN plc Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Announces Increased Interim Dividend, Payable on September 22, 2014

GKN plc announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the six months, the company announced trading profit of GBP 301 million compared to GBP 289 million for the same period a year ago. Sales were GBP 3,565 million against GBP 3,647 million a year ago. Operating profit was GBP 259 million compared to GBP 163 million for the same period a year ago. Profit before taxation was GBP 224 million compared to GBP 127 million for the same period a year ago. Profit after taxation was GBP 185 million compared to GBP 99 million for the same period a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the parent was GBP 183 million compared to GBP 89 million for the same period a year ago. Earnings per share from continuing operations, diluted were 11.0 pence compared to 5.4 pence for the same period a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities was GBP 212 million compared to GBP 249 million for the same period a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was GBP 133 million compared to GBP 134 million for the same period a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was GBP 29 million compared to GBP 25 million for the same period a year ago. Net debt was at June 30, 2014 was GBP 813 million compared to at June 30, 2013 of GBP 928 million. The company has decided to pay an interim dividend of 2.8 pence per share compared to 2.6 pence in 2013, an increase of 8%. The interim dividend will be paid on 22 September 2014 to shareholders on the register at 15 August 2014.

GKN Seeks Acquisitions

GKN plc (LSE:GKN) is seeking acquisitions. Nigel Stein, Chief Executive Officer of GKN, said, "We will continue to invest to take advantage of organic growth in all four divisions and, if the right opportunity presents themselves, consider acquisitions too. Aerospace is still a primary focus for acquisitions as the supplier base looks certain to consolidate. Having a strong global footprint is important and we will continue to increase our presence in Asia in all four businesses. Technology is what drives our margin. We will slowly but steadily increase our investment in technology.”


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