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TT Electronics PLC (TTG)

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Tuesday 23 November, 2021

TT Electronics PLC

Trading Update

RNS Number : 1902T
TT Electronics PLC
23 November 2021





23 November 2021


TT Electronics plc


Trading Update


TT Electronics plc ("TT", "the Group"), a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, publishes the following trading update on the Group's performance in the four-month period ended 30 October 2021 ("the Period").


Strong Demand


The strength in the Group's performance has continued with year-to-date organic1 revenue growth of 10 per cent, as expected. Revenue in the four months to October is 11 per cent higher than the previous year on a constant currency basis and 8 per cent higher on an organic basis.


Our order intake continues to run well ahead of strongly growing revenue with book to bill of 140% and we have delivered additional contract wins in the period. As a result, the Group's order book is at record levels and provides excellent visibility into 2022, underpinning our growth expectations.


Second Half Cost Pressures & Progress on Self-Help


Global supply chain constraints have continued in the second half and in some areas have tightened, principally impacting Power and Connectivity. The increased material and freight costs are being broadly offset by efficiencies and price management and supported by the self-help programme which continues to progress well and we remain on track to deliver the anticipated run-rate benefits of £11-12m in 2023.




Positive dialogue continues with regulators in a number of jurisdictions. The product line is established to meet potential demand but as yet no further orders have been received.


Balance sheet


The ongoing strength of demand and supply chain constraints mean that we continue to hold higher levels of inventory. Despite this, we expect the year end leverage position to improve compared to leverage at the half year.




Given the strong growth in our revenues, we expect to deliver adjusted operating profit of circa £35m for the current financial year, despite the significant cost headwinds referred to above.


The orderbook strength, customer wins and benefits of our self-help programme position us well for 2022.



Richard Tyson, TT Chief Executive Officer commented:


"I'm really pleased with the trading performance in the business. Customer demand and order intake has been very strong in the period, across all our divisions reflecting customer wins and market demand for our design-led solutions across structural growth markets. I am proud of how our people are managing the supply chain challenges and increased cost headwinds. 


We expect to deliver further margin improvement this year as we continue on our path to double digit margins."





For further information please contact:



TT Electronics plc 

Tel: +44 (0)1932 827 779

Richard Tyson, Chief Executive Officer

Mark Hoad, Chief Financial Officer

Kate Moy, Head of Investor Relations and Communications




Tel: +44 (0)20 3128 8100

Tim Rowntree / Rachel Mann








1.  Organic growth is stated at constant currency and is calculated by comparing current year actual results to prior year results retranslated at current year actual exchange rates.  Organic revenue excludes the impact of acquisitions and disposals. 

2.  Analyst consensus expectations for 2021 adjusted operating profit are £35.0m to £37.0m.


3.  TT will announce its full year results on 9 March 2022.



About TT Electronics

TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications.

The company operates in industries where there are structural growth drivers, working with market-leading customers primarily in the industrial, medical, aerospace and defence sectors. Products designed and manufactured include sensors, power management devices and connectivity solutions. TT has design and manufacturing facilities in the UK, US, Sweden and Asia.

The company has three divisions. The Power and Connectivity division designs and manufactures power application products and connectivity devices which enable the capture and wireless transfer of data. We collaborate with our customers to develop innovative solutions to optimise their electronic systems. The Global Manufacturing Solutions division provides manufacturing services and engineering solutions for our product divisions and to customers that often require a lower volume and higher mix of different products. We manufacture complex integrated product assemblies for our customers and provide engineering services including designing testing solutions and value-engineering. The Sensors and Specialist Components division works with customers to develop standard and customised solutions including sensors and power management devices. Our solutions improve the precision, speed and reliability of critical aspects of our customers' applications.

Cautionary statement

This update contains forward-looking statements. These have been made by the directors in good faith based on the information available to them up to the time of their approval of this update. The directors can give no assurance that these expectations will prove to have been correct. Due to the inherent uncertainties, including both economic and business risk factors underlying such forward-looking information, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. The directors undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new inf ormation, future events or otherwise.


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