Ballantyne Strong

Ballantyne Strong, Inc., was founded by Robert Scott Ballantyne of Omaha, Nebraska, in 1932 as a cinema equipment company, manufacturing and selling film projectors and sound equipment. Since that time, Ballantyne Strong has grown into a complete, end-to-end provider of the most state-of-the-art audio-visual and professional lighting systems and services recognized the world over. As the world becomes increasingly technologically integrated, we know our clients need a partner to help navigate, assimilate, and capitalize on these advances. We partner with our clients to use the latest technologies to: create and enhance client branding, and create a truly immersive experience for their customers — regardless of the industry they’re in. From installation to remote monitoring and repair to onsite maintenance and service, our Strong Technical Services (STS ) supports the full range of technology solutions that we provide to our customers. Our Network Operations Center (NOC) is staffed 24/7/365 by high-level network engineers who monitor and correct minor issues before they become system-wide outages. Our Strong Technical Services technicians work in tandem with our NOC staff, providing on-the-ground installation, repair and upgrade of installed products and systems. STS is a true one-stop-shop for all of our clients’ technology solution needs. Our products and solutions include: digital projectors, digital audio systems, digital signage and displays, digital screen systems, theatrical and architectural lighting, and IP video surveillance. Our MDI Screens and Screen Systems (researched, designed and manufactured in-house) are known globally as the leader in silver screen and other technologies that provide the best refraction for the most advanced 2D and 3D projectors on the market.
Company Growth (employees)
Omaha, US
Size (employees)
316 (est)
Ballantyne Strong was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Omaha, US

Ballantyne Strong Office Locations

Ballantyne Strong has offices in Omaha, Lawrenceville, Joliette and Beijing
Omaha, US (HQ)
400 13710 Fnb Pkwy
Beijing, CN
Xin De Jie
Joliette, CA
1440 Rue Raoul Charette
Lawrenceville, US
D 975 Old Norcross Rd

Ballantyne Strong Data and Metrics

Ballantyne Strong Financial Metrics

Ballantyne Strong's revenue was reported to be $76.7 m in 2016
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

76.7 m

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %


Gross profit (Y, 2016)

64 m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

290 k

EBIT (Y, 2016)

4.6 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

87 m

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

7.6 m
Ballantyne Strong's current market capitalization is $87 m.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2016


103.6 m95.1 m92.8 m76.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

11.6 m16.8 m14.9 m12.8 m

Gross profit

92 m78.3 m77.9 m64 m

Gross profit Margin, %



124 k(1.9 m)(5.1 m)4.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

352 k705 k368 k70 k

Pre tax profit

951 k

Net Income

163 k(4 k)(17.5 m)290 k
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


28.8 m22.5 m22.1 m7.6 m

Accounts Receivable

20 m20.3 m11.4 m16.8 m


Current Assets

72.1 m64.6 m45.9 m33.5 m


14.7 m13.9 m11.8 m11.7 m


1.1 m1 m863 k889 k

Total Assets

95.4 m90.1 m66.9 m62.9 m

Accounts Payable

12.8 m9 m7.4 m5.2 m

Current Liabilities

23.4 m19.9 m17.8 m13.6 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

38.2 m38.7 m39.2 m39.8 m

Retained Earnings

47.1 m47.1 m29.6 m29.9 m

Total Equity

44.5 m45.9 m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.4 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

163 k(4 k)(17.5 m)290 k

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5 m1.9 m2.3 m2.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(4.2 m)


689 k1.1 m1.9 m718 k

Accounts Payable

(4.8 m)(3.7 m)(1.6 m)931 k

Cash From Operating Activities

8.5 m(3.7 m)8 m(3.5 m)

Capital Expenditures

(529 k)(2 m)(442 k)(3.8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(19.3 m)(1.9 m)(6.2 m)(10.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

20 k(21 k)(203 k)(318 k)

Interest Paid

27 k34 k45 k46 k

Income Taxes Paid

961 k1.7 m2.3 m3.4 m

Free Cash Flow

9 m(1.7 m)8.4 m300 k
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

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