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 Metrics

Forrester Research Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$326.1 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$17.7 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$733.2 m

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$77 m
Forrester Research's current market capitalization is $733.2 m.
Forrester Research's revenue was reported to be $326.1 m in 2016
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2016


$297.7 m$312.1 m$313.7 m$326.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$180.6 m$192.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$158.8 m$173.8 m$294.9 m$295.3 m


$21.8 m$18.2 m$18.8 m$30.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

$19.3 m$30.7 m

Income tax expense

$13.8 m$15 m$5.9 m$7 m$7.5 m$7.3 m$13.1 m

Net Income

$13 m$10.9 m$12 m$17.7 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$97.8 m$86.9 m$81 m$98.8 m$74.1 m$49.7 m$53.3 m$77 m

Accounts Receivable

$77.5 m$67.4 m$67.4 m$58.8 m


$20.8 m$22.3 m$15.7 m$14.5 m

Current Assets

$266.4 m$208 m$197.7 m$223.4 m


$39.9 m$32.2 m$27.6 m$23.9 m


$80 m$76.7 m$74.1 m$73.2 m

Total Assets

$402.2 m$332.7 m$319 m$335.8 m

Accounts Payable

$1 m$912 k$525 k$1.8 m

Current Liabilities

$187.4 m$181.7 m$182.5 m$177.5 m

Non-Current Liabilities

$10.1 m$9.4 m$9.2 m$8.3 m

Total Liabilities

$197.5 m$191.1 m$191.7 m$185.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$109.7 m$124.9 m$135 m$157.6 m

Retained Earnings

$118.4 m$117.3 m$117.1 m$121.8 m

Total Equity

$204.7 m$141.6 m$127.3 m$150 m

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

$13 m$10.9 m$12 m$17.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$11.5 m$11.5 m$891 k$831 k

Accounts Receivable

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


$607 k$620 k$1.4 m$311 k

Accounts Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

$30.7 m$28.8 m$32.5 m$41.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

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

Cash From Investing Activities

$57.6 m$24.8 m$2.8 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 m$14.2 m$6.4 m$8.5 m

Forrester Research Market Value History

Forrester Research Median Salaries

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

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