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Last C$99.02 CAD
Change Today -0.76 / -0.76%
Volume 16.1K
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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a communications and information company, provides operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Communications, and Surveillance and Intelligence. The Communications segment offers space-based solutions for the delivery of a range of services, including television and radio distribution, broadband Internet, and mobile communications. This segment supplies communication satellites, satellite antenna subsystems, and associated ground infrastructure and support services for the communication satellite operators, communication satellite manufacturers, and government agencies. The Surveillance and Intelligence segment provides space-based and airborne surveillance solutions, imaging satellite ground systems, geospatial information services, and associated support services. Its solutions support the operational needs of government and commercial customers, including space agencies, defense and civil departments, intelligence agencies, aerospace prime contractors, aviation authorities, imaging satellite operators, and oil and gas companies. This segment also supplies robotic systems for the space and terrestrial markets. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Richmond, Canada.

4,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/4/15
Founded in 1969

macdonald dettwiler & assoc (MDA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: C$435.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$319.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$361.0K
President of Space Systems/Loral LLC
Total Annual Compensation: C$497.1K
Vice President and General Manager
Total Annual Compensation: C$235.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

macdonald dettwiler & assoc (MDA) Key Developments

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. Extends Provision of RADARSAT-2 Information to the Netherlands

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has signed a five-year contract amendment valued at CAD 3.3 million to provide RADARSAT-2 information to the Netherlands Space Office (NSO). MDA has been providing RADARSAT-2 information to the NSO since 2012. The RADARSAT-2 information will be used to provide Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) information for government users as well as scientific and research purposes through the NSO Satellite Data Portal.

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 30, 2015; Provides Tax Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, consolidated Revenue was $533.9 million against $492.6 million a year ago. Operating earnings was $55.1 million or $1.53 per share against $49.4 million or $1.37 per share a year ago. Net earnings was $38.2 million or $1.06 per share against $25.0 million or $0.69 per share a year ago. First quarter operating EBITDA increased by 10% year-over-year to $93 million. The company generated strong cash flows of $87 million from operating activities. The company has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.37 per common share payable on June 30, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2015. For 2015, The company expects the income tax rate for the full year to stay in the mid to high teens.

Macdonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. Signs Six Year Contract with a Ceiling of CAD 29 Million with the European Space Agency

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has signed a six year contract with a ceiling of CAD 29 million with the European Space Agency. MDA will provide RADARSAT-2 satellite information to Copernicus, a program funded by the European Union. This contract is inclusive of an initial firm order of CAD 14.6 million. MDA has been providing RADARSAT-2 information to Europe's Copernicus program (previously known as Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) since July 2009. The RADARSAT-2 information will be used to provide mission critical information on sea ice in the Baltic Sea and Antarctic Ocean throughout the ice seasons, support disaster relief, improve the safety of maritime navigation, monitor assets, and support various mapping applications. The Copernicus program was established to provide users in Europe with access to accurate and timely information to better manage the environment, understand and mitigate the effects of climate change, and ensure civil security.


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