ULE.L - Ultra Electronics Holdings plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
1,505.00
-5.00 (-0.33%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close1,510.00
Open1,514.00
Bid0.00 x 28000
Ask0.00 x 9800
Day's range1,494.00 - 1,526.00
52-week range1,373.00 - 1,528.00
Volume101,890
Avg. volume225,464
Market cap1.118B
Beta0.37
PE ratio (TTM)22.77
EPS (TTM)66.10
Earnings date6 Aug 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.50 (3.53%)
Ex-dividend date2018-04-05
1y target estN/A
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  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    BUZZ-Ultra Electronics: UK's SFO opens criminal probe

    ** Shares in British defence contractor Ultra Electronics sink 7 pct after UK's Serious Fraud Office launches criminal probe into co ** Ultra says SFO opens investigation into "suspected corruption ...

  • Reuterslast month

    Ultra Electronics under SFO investigation over suspected corruption in Algeria

    Ultra Electronics (ULE.L) on Thursday announced that the UK's Serious Fraud Office had opened a criminal investigation into "suspected corruption in the conduct of business" by the British defence contractor in Algeria. Ultra said in a statement that it had referred itself to the British fraud authorities and that the SFO investigation concerned the business conduct of Ultra, its subsidiaries, employees and associated persons. "Given the stage of these matters, it is not possible to estimate reliably what effect the outcome of this matter may have on the group," Ultra said, adding that it continued to co-operate with the SFO.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Ultra Elec under SFO investigation over suspected corruption in Algeria

    Ultra Electronics (Frankfurt: 909716 - news) on Thursday announced that the UK's Serious Fraud Office had opened a criminal investigation into "suspected corruption in the conduct of business" by the British defence contractor in Algeria. Ultra said in a statement that it had referred itself to the British fraud authorities and that the SFO investigation concerned the business conduct of Ultra, its subsidiaries, employees and associated persons. "Given the stage of these matters, it is not possible to estimate reliably what effect the outcome of this matter may have on the group," Ultra said, adding that it continued to co-operate with the SFO.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Ultra Electronics investigated by UK's SFO for "suspected corruption" in Algeria

    British defence contractor Ultra Electronics (Frankfurt: 909716 - news) said the UK's Serious Fraud Office had opened a criminal investigation into "suspected corruption in the conduct of business" by it in Algeria. Ultra said in a statement on Thursday that the SFO investigation concerned the business conduct of Ultra, its subsidiaries, employees and associated persons, and came after Ultra referred itself to the British fraud authorities. "Given the stage of these matters, it is not possible to estimate reliably what effect the outcome of this matter may have on the group," Ultra said, adding that it continued to co-operate with the SFO.

  • Why Sparton Corporation Stock Sank 26% Just Now
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  • Ultra, Sparton Sink as U.S. DOJ Blocks Transatlantic Merger
    Bloomberg2 months ago

    Ultra, Sparton Sink as U.S. DOJ Blocks Transatlantic Merger

    Shares of British defense firm Ultra Electronics Holdings Plc and American peer Sparton Corp. plunged on Monday after the surprise collapse of a planned merger following a U.S. antitrust review.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    BUZZ-Ultra Electronics: Sparton deal off, shares tank

    ** British defence contractor Ultra Electronics falls 12.1 pct in heavy volume ** Co terminates $234 million acquisition of Sparton Corp following an unfavourable anti-trust review outcome from the U.S. ...

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Ultra Electronics ends Sparton deal, shares slump

    Ultra Electronics said in July that it would buy Sparton, which makes anti-submarine warfare devices used by the U.S. Navy, to create a major supplier in underwater warfare, including to the U.S. Department of Defense. Following a delay in DoJ approval, which Ultra Electronics disclosed in September, the companies mutually decided to terminate the acquisition on Monday, the UK firm said in a statement. Shares of Ultra Electronics were down as much as 19 percent, making it the biggest percentage loser on the FTSE midcap index.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    BUZZ-Ultra Electronics: Soars on robust outlook

    ** UK defence contractor Ultra Electronics +14 pct, biggest single day pct gain in 14 yrs, top of FTSE 250 ** Co says order intake for 2017 was about 900 mln stg ** Co says in trading update that it has ...

  • Reuters4 months ago

    Ultra Electronics sees "significant exposure" to U.S. defence spending

    Ultra Electronics said it had begun the new year with an order cover on expected revenue of about 62 percent, higher than about 56 percent in 2017. "The board is confident that Ultra has sustainable operating trading momentum with a significant number of recent long-term contract wins," said Douglas Caster, Executive Chairman. The company said the search for a new chief executive was underway, after its last CEO quit in November as Britain's government scaled back business with the defence contractor.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Ultra Electronics sees "significant exposure" to U.S. defence spending

    British defence contractor Ultra Electronics, which has warned of lower defence orders in the country, said on Thursday it had significant exposure to a rising U.S. defence budget, and had seen growing demand for advanced technologies. Ultra Electronics (Frankfurt: 909716 - news) said it had begun the new year with an order cover on expected revenue of about 62 percent, higher than about 56 percent in 2017. "The board is confident that Ultra has sustainable operating trading momentum with a significant number of recent long-term contract wins," said Douglas Caster, Executive Chairman.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    BUZZ-Ultra Electronics: dives after report of delay to UK defence review

    ** Military electronics maker falls 6.8 pct, on course for its biggest percentage drop since its profit warning in November, in heavy volume ** UK defence review delayed by political counterattack, according ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    BUZZ-Qinetiq: top of the Stoxx after Berenberg upgrade

    ** Defence engineering company Qinetiq up 10 pct after Berenberg upgrades to "buy" from "hold" ** Broker says stock is "unjustifably oversold" after a profit warning at peer ...

  • Ultra shares bomb as it blames MoD over profit warning
    Sky News6 months ago

    Ultra shares bomb as it blames MoD over profit warning

    Since the beginning of the century, if you're a contractor to the Ministry of Defence, life has been fairly simple and clear-cut. Long-running conflicts like Iraq and Afghanistan meant there has been sufficient visibility for defence contractors in terms of demand for their products and services. The situation has now changed and companies like Ultra Electronics (Frankfurt: 909716 - news) are having to adjust accordingly.

  • Reuters6 months ago

    Ultra Electronics warns on UK defence orders, CEO quits

    Funding pressure on the Ministry of Defence has forced it to pause, cancel or delay several programmes and "within the last few weeks a number of our UK orders budgeted for 2017 have been affected," Ultra Electronics said. It said Chairman Douglas Caster will step in to manage the company as executive chairman until a replacement for Chief Executive Rakesh Sharma is found. Ultra Electronics revenue has risen 11 percent since Sharma took the top job in 2011 but business prospects have taken a knock since Britain's vote to leave the European Union and last year's U.S. elections.

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Ultra Electronics warns on UK defence orders, CEO quits

    The boss of Ultra Electronics Holdings quit on Monday after Britain's government scaled back its business with the defence contractor, sending its shares tumbling 19 percent. Funding pressure on the Ministry of Defence has forced it to pause, cancel or delay several programmes and "within the last few weeks a number of our UK orders budgeted for 2017 have been affected," Ultra Electronics (Frankfurt: 909716 - news) said. It said Chairman Douglas Caster will step in to manage the company as executive chairman until a replacement for Chief (Taiwan OTC: 3345.TWO - news) Executive Rakesh Sharma is found.

  • Reuters6 months ago

    Ultra Electronics hit by U.S. delay to Sparton defence deal

    Ultra Electronics, whose shares fell 7.9 percent to 1577 pence at 0840 GMT and were the worst performers on the FTSE Midcap Index (.FTMC), said on Friday that it had agreed with the DoJ on time targets for further document submission and time limits for the DoJ's discovery and decision-making. Assuming that Ultra Electronics and the DoJ meet a Nov. 30 target, a decision from the DoJ is now expected at the end of March next year, the British firm said.

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Ultra Electronics hit by U.S. delay to Sparton defence deal

    British defence contractor Ultra Electronics said it expected a delayed decision from the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on its $234 million purchase of Sparton Corp. Ultra Electronics (Frankfurt: 909716 - news) , whose shares fell 7.9 percent to 1577 pence at 0840 GMT and were the worst performers on the FTSE Midcap Index, said on Friday that it had agreed with the DoJ on time targets for further document submission and time limits for the DoJ's discovery and decision-making. Assuming that Ultra Electronics and the DoJ meet a Nov. 30 target, a decision from the DoJ is now expected at the end of March next year, the British firm said.

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