CUBIC CORP.

CEO: Walter J. Zable.

Revenue: $1.28 billion in 2011; $1.19 billion in 2010.

Net income: $85 million in 2011; $70.6 million in 2010.

No. of local employees: Approximately 1,100.

Headquarters: Kearny Mesa.

Year founded: 1951.

Stock symbol and exchange: CUB on the New York Stock Exchange.

Company description: Defense contractor and provider of automated fare collection systems and services.

Key factors for success: Cubic has deep experience in the sector. It is the world’s largest deliverer of automated fare collection systems and services for public transport. The company has been in the transit business for 35 years and has been involved in hundreds of projects in 40 major markets on five continents.

A unit of San Diego-based Cubic Corp...

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