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Cobham Plc (COB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 44 Pages
  • August 2019
  • GlobalData
  • Cobham
  • ID: 1494951
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Cobham Plc (COB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

Key Information Included
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Cobham Plc (Cobham) designs, develops, manufactures and delivers communication and connectivity equipment and solutions for the aerospace, energy, electronics, and defense. It also provides precision engineering and specialist air services. The company’s product portfolio includes air-to-air refuelling; defense electronics; aviation services such as airline, charter; audio, video and data communications, including aviation oxygen systems, refueling equipment, rescue and navigation lights, weapon system containers, satellite communications; and life support and mission equipment. Cobham serves to commercial, US defense/security, and UK, RoW defence/security market. The company has business presence in the UK, the US, Australia, Asia, and other countries. Cobham is headquartered in Wimborne, Dorset, the UK.

Cobham Plc Key Recent Developments

May 07, 2019: Extended Shell agreement to cover cars, commercial vehicles, buses, trucks, trains and ships
Feb 06, 2018: Elcome International Completes Satcom Switchover For LNG Tanker Fleet

Key Benefits

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
  • The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
  • The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
  • Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
  • Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
  • Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Cobham Plc - Key Facts
  • Cobham Plc - Key Employees
  • Cobham Plc - Key Employee Biographies
  • Cobham Plc - Major Products and Services
  • Cobham Plc - History
  • Cobham Plc - Company Statement
  • Cobham Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 – Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Cobham Plc - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Advanced Electronic Solutions
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Aviation Services
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Communications and Connectivity
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Mission Systems
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Asia
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Australia
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Other EU
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Rest Of the World
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: The UK
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: The US
  • Performance
  • R&D Overview
  • Cobham Plc - Corporate Strategy
  • Cobham Plc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Cobham Plc - Strengths
  • Cobham Plc - Weaknesses
  • Cobham Plc - Opportunities
  • Cobham Plc - Threats
  • Cobham Plc - Key Competitors

Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Performance Chart
  • Financial Performance
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
  • Cobham Plc, Recent Deals Summary

Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
  • May 07, 2019: Extended Shell agreement to cover cars, commercial vehicles, buses, trucks, trains and ships
  • Feb 06, 2018: Elcome International Completes Satcom Switchover For LNG Tanker Fleet

Section 5 – Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Author
  • Contact Us
  • Disclaimer

List of Tables
  • Cobham Plc, Key Facts
  • Cobham Plc, Key Employees
  • Cobham Plc, Key Employee Biographies
  • Cobham Plc, Major Products and Services
  • Cobham Plc, History
  • Cobham Plc, Other Locations
  • Cobham Plc, Subsidiaries
  • Cobham Plc, Key Competitors
  • Cobham Plc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Cobham Plc, Annual Ratios
  • Cobham Plc, Interim Ratios
  • Cobham Plc, Recent Deals Summary
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures
  • Cobham Plc, Performance Chart (2014 - 2018)
  • Cobham Plc, Ratio Charts



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