Forrester Research

Forrester is one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. We work with business and technology leaders to develop customer-obsessed strategies that drive growth. Forrester’s unique insights are grounded in annual surveys of more than 500,000 consumers and business leaders worldwide, rigorous and objective methodologies, and the shared wisdom of our most innovative clients. Through proprietary research, data, custom consulting, exclusive executive peer groups, and events, the Forrester experience is about a singular and powerful purpose: to challenge the thinking of our clients to help them lead change in their organizations.

Company Growth (employees)
Cambridge, US
Size (employees)
1,345 (est)
Forrester Research was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Cambridge, US

Forrester Research Office Locations

Forrester Research has offices in Cambridge, Dallas, McLean, New York and in 1 other location
Cambridge, US (HQ)
60 Acorn Park Dr
San Francisco, US
1100 150 Spear St
New York, US
160 5th Ave
Mc Lean, US
750 8180 Greensboro Dr
Dallas, US
200 5001 Spring Valley Rd

Forrester Research Data and Metrics

Forrester Research Financial Metrics

Forrester Research's revenue was reported to be $326.1 m in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

326.1 m

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


Net income (FY, 2016)

17.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

30.8 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

700.7 m

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

77 m
Forrester Research's current market capitalization is $700.7 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


297.7 m312.1 m313.7 m326.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

158.8 m173.8 m294.9 m295.3 m


21.8 m18.2 m18.8 m30.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

20 m18.4 m19.3 m30.7 m

Income tax expense

7 m7.5 m7.3 m13.1 m

Net Income

13 m10.9 m12 m17.7 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


74.1 m49.7 m53.3 m77 m

Accounts Receivable

77.5 m67.4 m67.4 m58.8 m


20.8 m22.3 m15.7 m14.5 m

Current Assets

266.4 m208 m197.7 m223.4 m


39.9 m32.2 m27.6 m23.9 m


80 m76.7 m74.1 m73.2 m

Total Assets

402.2 m332.7 m319 m335.8 m

Accounts Payable

1 m912 k525 k1.8 m

Current Liabilities

187.4 m181.7 m182.5 m177.5 m

Non-Current Liabilities

10.1 m9.4 m9.2 m8.3 m

Total Liabilities

197.5 m191.1 m191.7 m185.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

109.7 m124.9 m135 m157.6 m

Retained Earnings

118.4 m117.3 m117.1 m121.8 m

Total Equity

204.7 m141.6 m127.3 m150 m

Financial Leverage

2 x2.3 x2.5 x2.2 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

13 m10.9 m12 m17.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.5 m11.5 m891 k831 k

Accounts Receivable

(2.9 m)9.1 m(718 k)8 m


607 k620 k1.4 m311 k

Accounts Payable

222 k(82 k)(357 k)1.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

30.7 m28.8 m32.5 m41.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

(3.1 m)(1.5 m)(3.9 m)(4.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

57.6 m24.8 m2.8 m(17.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(113.4 m)(75.9 m)(29.7 m)2.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

9.4 m14.2 m6.4 m8.5 m
USDY, 2016


242.4 k

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

Forrester Research Operating Metrics

Forrester Research's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 2.4 k in Q1, 2017
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Jun, 2017Q1, 2017

Enterprise Customers

2.46 k2.44 k2.45 k2.43 k2.46 k2.48 k2.48 k2.47 k2.48 k2.48 k2.48 k2.43 k2.43 k





Survey Responses

400 k400 k500 k675 k



Forrester Research Market Value History

Forrester Research Revenue Breakdown

Forrester Research Median Salaries

Source: 22 public H-1B filings from Forrester Research

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