Thales Group Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1968

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 81,000


  • Stock Symbol
  • HO

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 91

  • Share Price
  • $181.69
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

Thales Group General Information


Thales is a French aerospace and defense industrial and one of Europe's largest defense contractors with EUR 18 billion in sales. The company has three reportable segments: (1) Defense and security provides sensors, mission systems, communications, and control systems to European and export defense customers; (2) Aerospace sells avionics and satellites to the civil, defense, and governmental markets; and (3) Digital identity and security provides biometric, data and identity security solutions, payments services, and the manufacturing of SIM cards.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Thomson CSF
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Aerospace and Defense
Other Industries
IT Consulting and Outsourcing
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 6 Rue de la Verrerie
  • 92190 Meudon
  • France
+33 01 00 00 00 00

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Thales Group Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$181.69 $180.51 $133.06 - $183.97 $37.3B 205M 263K $5.31

Thales Group Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 31,781,703 31,781,703 28,066,304 21,253,456
Revenue 19,940,919 19,940,919 18,471,891 19,143,779
EBITDA 2,483,255 2,483,255 2,612,106 2,728,982
Net Income 1,107,396 1,107,396 1,178,202 1,287,287
Total Assets 42,873,708 42,873,708 36,912,460 37,176,468
Total Debt 9,322,500 9,322,500 5,867,516 6,704,332
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Thales Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Thales Group Comparisons

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Thales Group Competitors (23)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Saab Corporation Stockholm, Sweden 00000 0000
Northrop Grumman Corporation Falls Church, VA 000000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
Elbit Systems Corporation Haifa, Israel 00000 00000 000000000 00000
Leonardo( Italy) Corporation Rome, Italy 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
OHB Pending Transaction (M&A) Bremen, Germany 0000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Thales Group Patents

Thales Group Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-202401003-D0 System and method for anomaly detection in communications Pending 25-Jan-2024
GB-202316623-D0 Methods and systems for generating a pattern of life history Pending 31-Oct-2023
GB-202311743-D0 Sustainable radome Pending 31-Jul-2023
GB-202302866-D0 Trusted multi-domain segregation Pending 27-Feb-2023
FR-3135788-A3 Method for detecting, over several antenna towers, slow targets embedded in radar clutter with a mechanical or electronic scanning radar Pending 02-Feb-2023 G01S7/2927
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Thales Group Executive Team (53)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Emily Tan Chief Executive Officer, Thales Solutions Asia and Country Director, Thales Singapore
Patrice Caine Chief Executive Officer, Board Member, Member of the Executive Committee & Chairman
Christoph Ruffner Chief Executive Officer
Hana Dellemann Chief Executive Officer
Francois-Xavier Boutes Chief Executive Officer, Thales Malaysia & Country Director Malaysia & Brunei
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Thales Group Board Members (22)

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Thales Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Thales Group Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Thales Group Investments & Acquisitions (91)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Get SAT 22-May-2024 0000000000 Wireless Communications Equipment
Cobham Aerospace Communications 02-Apr-2024 0000000000 00.00 Aerospace and Defense 0000000 0
Astra (Hardware) 31-Mar-2024 0000000000 Other Hardware
Mindflow 19-Mar-2024 0000 00000 00.000 Network Management Software
Seclab 18-Jan-2024 Merger/Acquisition 00.000 Network Management Software
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Thales Group Subsidiaries (24)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
OneWelcome Business/Productivity Software Amersfoort, Netherlands 2021
Astra (Hardware) Other Hardware Dubai, United Arab Emirates 0000
Revenue Collection Systems France Other Commercial Services Le Plessis-Pate, France 0000
Maxive Cybersecurity Systems and Information Management Maia, Portugal 0000
Snc Thales Merignac Real Estate Services (B2C) Meudon, France 0000
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Thales Group ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated April, 27, 2024

26.92 | Med Risk

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Thales Group Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Steyr Motors 01-Aug-2019 000000000000000000 Completed
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BlackSky 01-Jan-2015 00000 00000 00 Completed
  • 6 buyers
Samtel Thales Avionics 09-Feb-2011 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Diehl Aircabin 01-Oct-2008 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Wynid Technologies 16-Nov-2005 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Thales Group FAQs

  • When was Thales Group founded?

    Thales Group was founded in 1968.

  • Who is the CEO of Thales Group?

    Emily Tan, Patrice Caine, Christoph Ruffner, Hana Dellemann, and Francois-Xavier Boutes are the CEOs of Thales Group.

  • Where is Thales Group headquartered?

    Thales Group is headquartered in Meudon, France.

  • What is the size of Thales Group?

    Thales Group has 81,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Thales Group in?

    Thales Group’s primary industry is Aerospace and Defense.

  • Is Thales Group a private or public company?

    Thales Group is a Public company.

  • What is Thales Group’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Thales Group is HO.

  • What is the current stock price of Thales Group?

    As of 23-May-2024 the stock price of Thales Group is $181.69.

  • What is the current market cap of Thales Group?

    The current market capitalization of Thales Group is $37.3B.

  • What is Thales Group’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Thales Group is $19.9B.

  • Who are Thales Group’s competitors?

    Saab, Northrop Grumman, Elbit Systems, Leonardo( Italy), and OHB are some of the 23 competitors of Thales Group.

  • What is Thales Group’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Thales Group’s EPS for 12 months was $5.31.

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