Donaldson is one of the nation’s largest and consistently growing filtration manufacturers. We have a rich history beginning in 1915 when our founder, Frank A. Donaldson, made the first ever successful air cleaner for internal combustion engines. The company has emphasized the role of invention and innovation ever since. We are technology-driven. Of our over 13,000 employees, 1,000 of them are scientists and engineers. We strive to solve complex filtration challenges with our value-added innovations. Today, those innovative filtration systems are on everything from heavy-duty trucks on the interstate to computer disk drives that store valuable information. Donaldson is a member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index and Donaldson shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DCI.
Company Growth (employees)
Minneapolis, US
Size (employees)
11,700 (est)-6%
Donaldson was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, US

Donaldson Office Locations

Donaldson has an office in Minneapolis
Minneapolis, US (HQ)
1400 W 94th St

Donaldson Data and Metrics

Donaldson Financial Metrics

Donaldson's revenue was reported to be $608.2 m in Q3, 2017

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

608.2 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

211.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

60.1 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

88.5 m

Market capitalization (15-Aug-2017)

6.3 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

295.9 m
Donaldson's current market capitalization is $6.3 b.
USDFY, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


2.5 b2.4 b2.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b

Gross profit

877.8 m808.6 m754.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


R&D expense

55.5 m

General and administrative expense

425.1 m

Operating expense total

480.6 m


355.7 m288.3 m274.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

10.2 m15.2 m20.7 m

Pre tax profit

360.7 m288.6 m257.4 m

Income tax expense

100.5 m80.5 m

Net Income

260.2 m208.1 m190.8 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


596.5 m596.9 m568 m538 m517 b571.3 m553 m550.6 m608.2 m

Cost of goods sold

387.5 m391.5 m376 m359.9 m346 b374.7 m358.8 m362.7 m396.7 m

Gross profit

209.1 m205.5 m192 m178.1 m171 b196.6 m194.2 m187.9 m211.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %



77 m68.2 m65 m55.5 m53.7 b74.9 m76.4 m69.4 m88.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

77.3 m67.8 m65.7 m53.4 m49.4 b72.1 m79.7 m66.3 m84.3 m

Net Income

55.9 m49.5 m46.4 m38.5 m38 b54.8 m58 m46.5 m60.1 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


296.4 m189.9 m243.2 m


234.1 m

Current Assets

1.2 b1 b1 b


451.7 m470.6 m469.8 m


166.4 m223.7 m229.3 m

Total Assets

1.9 b1.8 b1.8 b

Accounts Payable

216.6 m179.2 m143.3 m

Total Debt

429 m576.5 m517.3 m

Current Liabilities

609.6 m560.6 m543.8 m

Total Liabilities

1 b

Retained Earnings

702.4 m815.2 m905.1 m

Total Equity

1 b778.7 m771.4 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.4 x0.7 x0.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x2.3 x2.3 x
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


192.5 m229 m222.3 m197.9 m222.1 m247.4 m262.2 m296.3 m295.9 m


278.9 m272 m285.7 m285.8 m274.8 m269.4 m249.2 m260.4 m272.8 m

Current Assets

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1 b1 b1 b993 m1 b1.1 b


472.4 m465.5 m468.8 m474.2 m471.8 m480.7 m466.1 m459.7 m462.5 m


221.9 m218.3 m218.3 m228.6 m228.5 m230.9 m228.7 m228.7 m229.6 m

Total Assets

1.9 b1.9 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.9 b

Accounts Payable

197.1 m188.1 m187.1 m163.1 m150.1 m154.7 m160.7 m157.8 m179 m

Current Liabilities

648.1 m697.1 m643.9 m584.9 m587.5 m523.7 m563.4 m615.5 m654.9 m

Retained Earnings

756 m760 m805.2 m852.9 m843.5 m895.3 m961 m961.8 m1 b

Total Equity

892.5 m824.8 m847.5 m739.6 m705.8 m803.6 m784.7 m780.7 m802 m

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.2 x2.2 x2.4 x2.5 x2.3 x2.3 x2.3 x2.3 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

260.2 m208.1 m190.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

67.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(45 m)


(19 m)

Accounts Payable

179.2 m143.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

317.8 m53.3 m

Purchases of PP&E

(97.2 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(124.1 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(81.9 m)

Dividends Paid

(83.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(120.8 m)

Interest Paid

11.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

93.1 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

55.9 m49.5 m46.4 m38.5 m38 b54.8 m58 m46.5 m60.1 m


285.8 m274.8 m269.4 m

Accounts Payable

163.1 m150.1 m154.7 m160.7 m157.8 m179 m

Income Taxes Paid

21.3 m18.3 m19.4 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

2.3 x

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Donaldson News and Updates

Denis Donaldson's family say Provisional IRA did not kill him

BBC Spotlight allegations that Gerry Adams authorised 2006 murder are ‘absolute nonsense’, says British spy’s relativesThe family of Denis Donaldson, a British spy inside the IRA who was murdered in 2006 after he was exposed as being a secret agent, have said they do not believe his former comrades …

Gerry Adams denies sanctioning murder of British spy Denis Donaldson

Sinn Féin president rejects allegation that he ordered 2006 killing of British agent who was senior IRA memberThe Sinn Féin president, Gerry Adams, has denied he sanctioned the murder of a British spy inside the IRA.Adams rejected allegations aired on BBC television on Tuesday night that he directly…

Julia Donaldson protests to Nicola Sturgeon about axing of school librarians

Former children’s laureate becomes latest high-profile figure to protest the move by Argyll and Bute council to remove 10 posts, with open letter to first ministerThe former children’s laureate Julia Donaldson has added her voice to the chorus protesting against the decision by Argyll and Bute counc…

Ivo Karlovic is too much for Jared Donaldson at the U.S. Open

The options when Ivo Karlovic is at the net are few and far between for opponents First off, the 6-foot-11 Croatian is seemingly blessed with the wingspan like a small aircraft. That was what youngster Jared Donaldson was often facing during their third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday..…

Jared Donaldson's visit to the 'serve doctor' still paying off at the U.S. Open

Father and son met father and son on a tennis court one day in Orange County. The question: How much “surgery” was required for the youngster’s serve? Jared Donaldson had recently turned 17 and his father, Courtney Donaldson, brought him to see Phil Dent and his son Taylor Dent. This made sense.…
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