Black Box

Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and over 4,000 team members. Our business is focused on three solutions areas: Communications, Infrastructure and Products. Communication Solutions: Black Box Network Services sells, installs, and maintains communications solutions, such as the latest in unified communications, contact center, network security, traditional telephony, and more. We offer a complete services portfolio, including system maintenance plans and remote monitoring services. Infrastructure Solutions: Black Box provides planning, installation, and maintenance services for all types of data infrastructures from structured cabling to wireless networks to CATV, and the latest in integrated networking solutions such as routers, switches, and security applications. Product Solutions: The Black Box Store offers an extensive range of products to maintain your infrastructure, including cables, cabinets, racks, digital signage, KVM, networking, multimedia and more—all backed with the industry’s best warranties and fast, free, live Tech Support on-line or by phone, 24/7/365.
Company Growth (employees)
Bridgeville, US
Size (employees)
3,488 (est)-3%
Black Box was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Bridgeville, US

Black Box Office Locations

Black Box has an office in Bridgeville
Bridgeville, US (HQ)
1000 Park Dr

Black Box Data and Metrics

Black Box Financial Metrics

Black Box's revenue was reported to be $855.7 m in FY, 2017 which is a 6% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

855.7 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

(7.1 m)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(1.3 m)

Market capitalization (19-Sep-2017)

45.1 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

14.2 m


119.6 m
Black Box's current market capitalization is $45.1 m.
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


971.7 m992.4 m912.7 m855.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

110.5 m103.9 m105.5 m103.1 m97.5 m

Gross profit

866.2 m889.4 m815.1 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


8.6 m7.1 m9 m4.2 m(149.9 m)7.1 m2.7 m(6.5 m)2.8 m

Net Income

3.9 m7.1 m12.4 m754 k(129.1 m)(123.4 m)(476 k)(6.6 m)(5.3 m)
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016FY, 2017


20.9 m31.2 m22.4 m30.7 m30.8 m23.5 m23.5 m14.2 m


25.4 m

Current Assets

356.3 m343.3 m299.4 m268.6 m


29.1 m32.2 m34.5 m29.1 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


27.8 m28.4 m33.3 m20.5 m20.3 m18 m21.4 m16.1 m13.8 m


53.7 m51.2 m54.9 m53.4 m50.1 m48.5 m40 m26 m25.9 m

Current Assets

365.4 m359.6 m376.1 m339.5 m342.2 m321.7 m293.4 m285.8 m275 m


29.3 m29.2 m30.2 m32.3 m32.9 m34.3 m34.1 m33.6 m30.4 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(115.9 m)15.3 m(171.1 m)(7.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

7 m8.6 m9.4 m

Accounts Receivable

(2.9 m)1.5 m7.8 m8.1 m


4 m6.3 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

3.9 m7.1 m12.4 m754 k(129.1 m)(123.4 m)(476 k)(6.6 m)(5.3 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7 m3.4 m5.1 m2 m4.1 m6.3 m2.2 m4.6 m7.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(14.5 m)(9.9 m)(24.1 m)(1.7 m)(14.3 m)(10.4 m)4.6 m(7.6 m)3.1 m


2.3 m6.8 m6.2 m
USDY, 2017


-90.7 x


3 x


3.7 x


240.4 k


0.6 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Black Box Operating Metrics

Black Box's Backlog was reported to be $306.6 m in FY, 2017, which is a 9% decrease from the previous period
Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017


$408.75 m$389.92 m$352.63 m$329.94 m$377.8 m$356.31 m$345.36 m$335.53 m$308.33 m$342.56 m$331.7 m$306.62 m
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