CSS Industries

CSS Industries, Inc. is a consumer products company within the seasonal, celebrations and craft markets that is primarily engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution, and sale of seasonal, celebrations and craft social expression products, principally to mass market retailers. The seasonal product category is defined as products designed, produced and sold to mass market retailers for holidays and seasonal events, including Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter and back-to-school. Products include Christmas packaging ribbons and bows, boxed greeting cards, gift tags, gift card holders, gift bags, gift wrap, tissue paper, classroom exchange Valentine cards, Easter egg dyes and novelties, and educational products. Production forecasts for these products are generally known well in advance of shipment.

The celebrations product category is defined as products primarily designed to celebrate certain life events or special occasions such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, the birth of a child. These products are primarily sold into mass and specialty retailers, floral and packaging wholesalers and distributors. Products include ribbons and bows, floral accessories, infant products, journals, gift card holders, all occasion boxed greeting cards, memory books, scrapbooks, stationery, stickers and other items that commemorate life's celebrations. Products in this category are generally ordered on a replenishment basis throughout the year. The craft product category is defined as products used for craft activities and includes ribbons, buttons, sewing patterns, and accessories. These products are sold to mass market and specialty retailers and are generally ordered on a replenishment basis throughout the year.

Company Growth (employees)
Plymouth Meeting, US
Size (employees)
1,540 (est)
CSS Industries was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Plymouth Meeting, US

CSS Industries Office Locations

CSS Industries has offices in Plymouth Meeting, Berwick, Nashville, Moosic and in 1 other location
Plymouth Meeting, US (HQ)
300 450 Plymouth Rd
Berwick, US
2015 W Front St
Moosic, US
200 54 Glenmaura National Blvd
Nashville, US
600 402 Bna Dr
Hong Kong, HK
9 Mirror Tower 61 Mody Rd

CSS Industries Financials and Metrics

CSS Industries Financials

CSS Industries's revenue was reported to be $322.4 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

322.4 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

93.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

28.5 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

252.3 m

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

49.7 m


203.2 m
CSS Industries's current market capitalization is $252.3 m.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


313 m317 m322.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

211.3 m214.7 m229.3 m

Gross profit

101.7 m102.3 m93.1 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


112.5 m106.3 m48.3 m106.1 m105 m44.2 m111.5 m104.6 m45.3 m101.3 m117.2 m48.3 m

Cost of goods sold

75.8 m70 m33.7 m70.7 m68.7 m31.8 m73.7 m69.4 m33 m69.7 m80.2 m36.5 m

Gross profit

36.7 m36.3 m14.6 m35.4 m36.3 m12.4 m37.8 m35.2 m12.3 m31.6 m37 m11.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


68.2 m36.4 m19.9 m47.7 m


59.3 m65.5 m73 m105.3 m

Current Assets

219.4 m229.4 m210.7 m232.5 m


14.5 m15.8 m20 m19.9 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


37.1 m68.6 m47.2 m26.8 m48.2 m33.4 m27.7 m25.2 m10.1 m30.2 m30.1 m49.7 m


74.5 m65.2 m77 m75 m62.5 m82.1 m79.3 m67.1 m91.1 m93.7 m106.5 m115.3 m

Current Assets

230.5 m238.9 m216.7 m247.9 m250.8 m220.4 m242.3 m245.2 m204.6 m228.3 m253 m221.9 m


28 m27.6 m26.8 m25.9 m25.8 m25.5 m25.8 m26.6 m27.1 m27.2 m36 m35.5 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

18.8 m17 m17.2 m28.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.5 m7.9 m8.3 m8.5 m

Accounts Receivable

1.6 m(4.3 m)(6.1 m)


(2.9 m)(4.7 m)(30 k)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

9.3 m20.3 m(1.3 m)8.5 m18.3 m(3.1 m)8.2 m17.8 m(3.3 m)3.7 m33.7 m(7.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

3.9 m5.7 m1.9 m3.9 m5.8 m2 m4.1 m6.1 m2.2 m4.3 m6.3 m2.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(59.7 m)(48.4 m)2.3 m(53.3 m)(41.2 m)5.3 m(54.6 m)(39 m)2.2 m(49 m)(62.8 m)5.6 m


(2.6 m)77 m(14.1 m)(1.6 m)(16.6 m)(13.8 m)(1.6 m)(18.1 m)(19.8 m)(1.5 m)(13.2 m)
USDY, 2017


-13.3 x


226 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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