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Last 862.25 GBp
Change Today +18.75 / 2.22%
Volume 2.5K
GHH On Other Exchanges
As of 11:35 AM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

gooch & housego plc (GHH) Snapshot

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8.44 GBp
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gooch & housego plc (GHH) Details

Gooch & Housego plc researches, designs, engineers, and manufactures photonic systems, components, and instrumentation for applications in the aerospace and defense, industrial, life sciences, and scientific research sectors. The company operates through four segments: Aerospace & Defence, Life Sciences, Industrial, and Scientific Research. It offers acoustic products, including beam deflectors, fiber-coupled devices, frequency shifters, model lockers, modulators, multi-channel modulators, pulse pickers and cavity dumpers, Q-switches, RF drivers, tunable filters, and accessories; crystal optics, such as LN wafers, nonlinear optics, lithium niobate, and wave plates; and fiber optics, such as fused fiber optic components, fiber coupled AOM, fiber optics assemblies, booster erbrium-doped fiber amplifiers, single mode pump lasers, multi mode pump lasers, high speed 20GHz detectors, DFB laser modules, DFB and DBR lasers, laser packaging, and benchtop laser controllers. The company also provides electro-optic products comprising BBO lightgate, CdTe IRX, KD*P, and aperture pockels cells; EO Q-switch drivers; lithium niobate Q-switches; and pockels cell alignment for single pass systems. In addition, it offers life science and instrumentation products, including CR-100 and CR-200 tristimulus colorimeters/photometers, detectors, LMK imaging photometer systems, integrating spheres, precision constant current sources, radiometers/photometers, diffuse and specular reflectance standards, spectral imaging and synthesis products, spectral irradiance and illuminance standards, spectral radiance and luminance standards, and spectroradiometers. Further, the company provides precision optics, optical components, and optical assemblies. It operates in the United States, continental Europe, the United Kingdom, and the Asia Pacific. Gooch & Housego plc was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Ilminster, the United Kingdom.

664 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/9/15
Founded in 1948

gooch & housego plc (GHH) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, ...
Total Annual Compensation: 32.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 170.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

gooch & housego plc (GHH) Key Developments

Gooch & Housego PLC Appoints Brian Phillipson as Non-Executive Director, Effective September 1, 2015

Gooch & Housego PLC announced that Brian Phillipson has been appointed to the company's Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from September 1, 2015. Brian has extensive experience of the Aerospace & Defence industry in both strategic and operational roles across a range of locations. Brian is currently Managing Director, Engineering Solutions and a member of the Board of Directors at Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, a role from which he is stepping down on the August 31, 2015.

Gooch & Housego Mulls Acquisitions In UK And US

Mark Webster, Chief Executive Officer and Andrew Boteler, Chief Financial Officer of Gooch & Housego plc (AIM:GHH) said, Gooch & Housego wants to buy an optical systems firm. The companies manufacturing systems for Gooch's aerospace, defence and life sciences activities would be most interesting, although he did not rule out the acquisition of a firm that manufactures optical systems suitable for all four divisions, Mark Webster said. The companies from UK and the US are the most likely targets, Andrew Boteler said.

Gooch & Housego plc Declares Interim Dividend, Payable on July 20, 2015; Reports Group Unaudited Earnings Results for the Half Year Ended March 31, 2015

The directors of Gooch & Housego plc have declared an interim dividend of 3.0 pence per share against of 2.6 pence per share in 2014, a 15.4% increase on the prior period. This will be payable on July 20, 2015 to shareholders on the register as at June 26, 2015. The company reported group unaudited earnings results for the half year ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of £38,945,000 compared with £34,422,000 for the same period last year. Operating profit was £5,248,000 compared with £3,956,000 for the same period last year. Profit before income tax expense was £5,100,000 compared with £3,663,000 for the same period last year. Profit for the period was £3,737,000 or 15.6 pence earnings per share compared with £2,632,000 or 11.0 pence earnings per share for the same period last year. Adjusted operating profit was £6,467,000 compared with £5,402,000 for the same period last year. Net cash generated from operating activities was £5,079,000 compared with £4,323,000 for the same period last year. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £1,090,000 compared with £853,000 for the same period last year. Purchase of intangible assets was £337,000 compared with £74,000 for the same period last year. Adjusted profit before tax was £6.3 million or 19.3 pence per share compared with £5.1 million or 15.9 pence per share for the same period last year.


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