Founded in 1959, Generac has earned a reputation as the company home and business owners turn to when the power goes out. The first to engineer affordable home standby generators, along with the first engine developed specifically for the rigors of generator use, we now sell more home standby generators than all of our competitors combined. We then revolutionized the commercial market with the first cost effective product line meeting the needs of small and mid-sized businesses. Unlike other generator manufacturers, power generation is our sole focus, with the widest range of power products in the marketplace including portable, RV, residential, commercial and industrial generators. At Generac, we protect the things that power your life by providing quality, affordable power solutions. We believe Generac‘s continued success will come from our dedication to growth and our core philosophy of ensuring our customers’ peace of mind by delivering a superior product and ownership experience.
Waukesha, US
Size (employees)
3,608 (est)+24%
Generac was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Waukesha, US

Generac Office Locations

Generac has an office in Waukesha

Generac Data and Metrics

Generac Financial Metrics

Generac's revenue was reported to be $1.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 10% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.4 b

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

514.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

98.8 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

204.6 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

2.2 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

67.3 m
Generac's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.5 b1.5 b1.3 b1.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

916.2 m944.7 m857.3 m930.3 m

Gross profit

569.6 m516.2 m460 m514.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

218.1 m222.8 m280.4 m309.5 m


351.5 m293.4 m179.6 m204.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

54.4 m47.2 m42.8 m44.6 m

Pre tax profit

278.7 m258.4 m123 m156.4 m

Income tax expense

104.2 m83.7 m45.2 m57.6 m

Net Income

174.5 m174.6 m77.7 m98.8 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


150.1 m189.8 m115.9 m67.3 m

Accounts Receivable


300.3 m319.4 m325.4 m349.7 m

Current Assets

654.2 m730.5 m661.4 m683.5 m


146.4 m168.8 m184.2 m212.8 m


608.3 m635.6 m669.7 m704.6 m

Total Assets

1.8 b1.9 b1.8 b1.9 b

Accounts Payable

109.2 m132.2 m108.3 m181.5 m

Current Liabilities

250.8 m240.5 m213.2 m341.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

421.7 m434.9 m443.1 m449 m

Retained Earnings

105.8 m280.4 m358.2 m456.1 m

Total Equity

317.1 m465.9 m401.1 m

Financial Leverage

5.7 x3.8 x4.6 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

174.5 m174.6 m77.7 m98.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

25.8 m21 m23.6 m33 m

Accounts Receivable

(5.3 m)(3 m)9.6 m(9.1 m)


(52 m)3.5 m9.1 m15.5 m

Accounts Payable

(5.8 m)15.3 m(27.8 m)32.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

259.9 m253 m188.6 m253.4 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(144.5 m)(95.5 m)(104.3 m)(105.8 m)

Dividends Paid

(343.4 m)(902 k)(1.4 m)(76 k)

Cash From Financing Activities

(73.4 m)(116 m)(154.5 m)(195.7 m)

Interest Paid

55.8 m42.6 m39.5 m42.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

25.8 m34.3 m6.1 m8.9 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


494.7 k

Financial Leverage

4.6 x

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