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Last 1,701 GBp
Change Today -6.00 / -0.35%
Volume 174.7K
ULE On Other Exchanges
As of 11:35 AM 04/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ultra electronics hldgs plc (ULE) Snapshot

1,699 GBp
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1,707 GBp
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06/23/14 - 1,909 GBp
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04/14/14 - 1,642 GBp
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49.22 GBp
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ultra electronics hldgs plc (ULE) Details

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc provides electronic systems for the defense, aerospace, security, cyber, transport, and energy markets worldwide. Its Aircraft & Vehicle Systems segment offers airframe ice protection, noise and vibration control, security card, airframe fatigue monitoring, and armored vehicle systems; airframe system electronics; temperature sensors; aircraft system test and cockpit equipment; airborne compressors; pneumatic equipment and systems; software systems; consultancy and system solutions; and contract manufacturing services. The company’s Information & Power Systems segment provides C4ISTAR systems and equipment; naval electronic and electro optic systems; stabilized and servo-assisted platforms; command, control, and information systems; incident management networks; integrated crisis management solutions; nuclear reactor control and instrumentation systems; nuclear qualified temperature sensors, pressure transmitters, and fiber optic networking systems; and airport and airline management and information systems. This segment also offers power, signature management and control, gas turbine electric start, and gas turbine regeneration systems, as well as transit system power equipment and nuclear reactor electric power drives. Its Tactical & Sonar Systems segment provides data link, cryptographic, battlespace visualization, data recording and analysis, and radio and communication systems; airborne targeting pods; and radio and network communications, secure/non-secure video, electronic warfare, submarine communications, and magneto inductive communications equipment. This segment also offers airborne acoustic detection, torpedo defense and acoustic warfare, mine disposal, sonar, gunshot detection, and structural integrity monitoring systems; and long range acoustic hailing and mass notification devices, and personal voice and data communications equipment. The company was incorporated in 1993 and is based in Greenford, the United Kingdom.

4,787 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 1993

ultra electronics hldgs plc (ULE) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive, Director and Member of Ethic...
Total Annual Compensation: 460.0K GBP
Group Finance Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 138.0K GBP
Group Marketing Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 205.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

ultra electronics hldgs plc (ULE) Key Developments

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc Announces Board Changes

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc announced Chris Bailey will retire from the Board at the AGM to be held on 30 April 2015; in view of this the Board of Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC announced the appointment of Robert Walmsley, as Senior Independent Director, with immediate effect. Sir Robert joined the Board as an independent non-executive director on 22 January 2009. John Hirst, as member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees with immediate effect; and subject to his election at the AGM, Chair of the Audit Committee with effect from the date of the AGM. John Hirst joined the Board as an independent non-executive director on 01 January 2015; and Douglas Caster CBE, as Chair of the Nomination Committee with immediate effect. Douglas Caster is currently the Chairman of the Board and he joined the Board on 12 October 1993.

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc Proposes Final Dividend, Payable on 6 May 2015; Announces Preliminary Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc proposed a final dividend of 31.1 pence per share, bringing the total dividend for the year to 44.3 pence (2013: 42.2 pence). This represents an annual increase of 5.0%, with the dividend being covered 2.8 times (2013: 3.0 times) by underlying earnings per share. If approved, the dividend will be paid on 6 May 2015 to shareholders on the register on 10 April 2015. The company announced preliminary consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported revenue was £713.74 million against £746.15 million a year ago. Operating profit was £39.54 million against £57.4 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £21.46 million against £49.28 million a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the company was £20.8 million against £36.16 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 29.7 pence against 54.7 pence a year ago. Net cash flow from operating activities was £68.717 million against £63.932 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £8.362 million against £13.857 million a year ago. Expenditure on product development and other intangibles was £9.289 million against £7.657 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was £118.07 million against £121.72 million a year ago. Underlying profit before tax was £112.034 million against £116.806 million a year ago. Underlying operating cash flow was £83.072 million against £79.040 million a year ago. Underlying diluted earnings per share were 122.8 pence against 126.7 pence a year ago. Net debt at the end of year was £129.49 million against £42.16 million a year ago. However, set against the current market backdrop of uncertainty over the timing and feasibility of proposed US DoD budgets, together with election activity in both the US and UK, overall the company expects 2015 performance to be broadly stable.

Ultra Electronics's Sonar Systems Business Wins £18 Million Contract

Ultra Electronics announced that its Sonar Systems business has been awarded a £18 million contract to supply sonobuoys for the Royal Navy's Merlin maritime patrol helicopter. The contract will be executed over the next two years with options for a further two years. The contract, between Ultra and the MoD, for sonobuoy engineering, manufacture, logistics and support, ensures the Royal Navy maintains a persistent Anti-Submarine Warfare surveillance capability against hostile submarines. It also allows Ultra to support future Merlin technology capability insertion and international collaboration.


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