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.
Type
Public
HQ
Bridgeville, US
Founded
1976
Size (employees)
3,631 (est)-4%
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.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

855.7 m

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

(6%)

Net income (FY, 2017)

(7.1 m)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(1.3 m)

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

119.9 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

14.2 m

EV

194.4 m
Black Box's current market capitalization is $119.9 m.
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

971.7 m992.4 m912.7 m855.7 m

Revenue growth, %

2%(8%)(6%)

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

866.2 m889.4 m815.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

89%90%89%

EBIT

(108.4 m)28.6 m(187.8 m)(1.3 m)

EBIT margin, %

(11%)3%(21%)(0%)

Net Income

(115.9 m)15.3 m(171.1 m)(7.1 m)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

EBIT

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

Cash

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

Inventories

25.4 m

Current Assets

356.3 m343.3 m299.4 m268.6 m

PP&E

29.1 m32.2 m34.5 m29.1 m

Total Assets

712 m686.3 m475.8 m427.1 m

Accounts Payable

64.6 m64.5 m56.8 m69.9 m

Total Debt

187.6 m88.8 m

Current Liabilities

180.6 m187.7 m170.4 m177.5 m

Total Liabilities

285.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

492.4 m498.1 m501.8 m506.4 m

Retained Earnings

249.2 m258.4 m80.6 m66.2 m

Total Equity

156.2 m141.6 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

3 x3 x
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

Cash

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

Inventories

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

PP&E

29.3 m29.2 m30.2 m32.3 m32.9 m34.3 m34.1 m33.6 m30.4 m

Total Assets

716.3 m707 m719.8 m677 m543.7 m528.4 m464.2 m454.5 m436.4 m

Accounts Payable

69.7 m61.8 m64.8 m66.6 m58.3 m57.1 m57.2 m61.8 m58.8 m

Current Liabilities

174.2 m179.1 m179.3 m170.3 m163.2 m167.6 m166.9 m180.5 m174.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

494.7 m495.7 m497 m500.3 m501.1 m501 m504.1 m505 m505.7 m

Retained Earnings

251.6 m253.3 m257 m257.5 m125.9 m130 m78.3 m70.3 m69.8 m

Total Equity

339.1 m206.4 m209 m153.7 m146.9 m142.6 m

Financial Leverage

2 x2.6 x2.5 x3 x3.1 x3.1 x
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

Inventories

4 m6.3 m

Accounts Payable

1.8 m(7.6 m)12.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

56.3 m46.5 m37.2 m39.9 m

Capital Expenditures

(7.3 m)(8.5 m)(10.5 m)(7.2 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(8.1 m)(9.1 m)(11.1 m)(3.4 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(52 m)(41.2 m)(27.7 m)(45.6 m)

Interest Paid

5.5 m5.5 m5.9 m4.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

13.7 m8.3 m3.5 m426 k

Free Cash Flow

63.7 m55 m47.7 m32.8 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

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

Inventories

2.3 m6.8 m6.2 m

Accounts Payable

5.2 m(2 m)1.1 m595 k(6.2 m)(7.3 m)491 k4.9 m2.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(5.9 m)9.2 m9.5 m(7.4 m)(13.9 m)14.9 m10.9 m15.7 m24.7 m

Capital Expenditures

(1.9 m)(3.5 m)(6.4 m)(1.9 m)(4.5 m)(8.1 m)(2.1 m)(3.9 m)(6.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.9 m)(4.3 m)(7 m)(1.9 m)(4.4 m)(8 m)(691 k)(2.5 m)(2.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

5.3 m(6.1 m)1.5 m6.1 m14.3 m(13.2 m)(12.1 m)(20.9 m)(31.7 m)

Interest Paid

1.4 m2.7 m5.4 m1.7 m3.1 m3.9 m862 k1.8 m2.9 m

Income Taxes Paid

3 m3.1 m7.2 m568 k1 m3.4 m(1.5 m)(818 k)(209 k)

Free Cash Flow

(7.8 m)5.6 m3.2 m(9.3 m)(18.4 m)6.8 m8.8 m11.8 m18.6 m
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

-147.4 x

EV/CFO

4.9 x

EV/FCF

5.9 x

Revenue/Employee

235.7 k

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

3 x

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, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2017

Backlog

$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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