General Cable

General Cable is engaged in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for energy, construction, industrial, specialty and communications segments. The Company produces copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire, as well as cable products for the energy, construction, industrial, specialty and communications markets. The Company's energy cables include low-, medium- and high-voltage power distribution and power transmission products. General Cable's application-specific industrial and specialty cables are used in electrical power generation — traditional and renewable — the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries; mining; industrial automation; automotive, marine, and transit; and military, aerospace and OEM applications. Its communications wire and cable products transmit low-voltage signals for voice, data, video and control applications.General Cable sells its products under several brands including Anaconda, Carol, GenSPEED, NextGen, NSW, NUAL, Prestolite Wire, Silec and STABILOY.

Company Growth (employees)
Highland Heights, US
Size (employees)
10,000 (est)
General Cable was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Highland Heights, US

Key People/Management at General Cable

Michael McDonnell

Michael McDonnell

President and Chief Executive Officer

General Cable Office Locations

General Cable has offices in Highland Heights, Du Quoin, Nogales, Marion and in 19 other locations
Highland Heights, US (HQ)
4 Tesseneer Rd
Show all (23)

General Cable Financials and Metrics

General Cable Financials

General Cable's revenue was reported to be $3.9 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

918.2 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

118.6 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

12.4 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

23.8 m

Market capitalization (16-Feb-2018)

1.5 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

83.4 m
General Cable's current market capitalization is $1.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5.8 b6 b4.5 b3.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

5.2 b5.6 b4.1 b3.5 b

Gross profit

605 m393.2 m432.4 m407.1 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


1.5 b1.5 b1.3 b1.1 b1 b974 m990 m924.5 m918.2 m

Cost of goods sold

1.4 b1.4 b1.1 b990.2 m909.2 m867.9 m873.8 m821.6 m799.6 m

Gross profit

131.8 m26.6 m120.7 m123.2 m118.1 m106.1 m116.2 m102.9 m118.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


418.8 m205.8 m79.7 m101.1 m

Accounts Receivable

279 k


1.2 b1 b807.8 m768.2 m

Current Assets

3 b2.4 b1.7 b1.6 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


299.1 m272.4 m167.6 m102.3 m78.9 m86.5 m62.8 m120.2 m83.4 m


1.3 b1.3 b978.1 m897.8 m842.8 m828 m771.5 m779.6 m818.1 m

Current Assets

3.1 b2.9 b2.2 b2.2 b2 b1.9 b1.8 b1.7 b1.7 b


1 b887.9 m704.6 m604 m572 m523.9 m506.3 m544.1 m529 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(10.1 m)(643 m)(135.8 m)(103.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

132.6 m125.4 m90.5 m86 m

Accounts Payable

(39.3 m)2.8 m

Capital Expenditures

(89.1 m)(89.6 m)(56.5 m)(84.1 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(22.7 m)(118.8 m)(40.9 m)(8.4 m)(31.8 m)(4.4 m)28.3 m(13.7 m)12.4 m


897.8 m842.8 m828 m771.5 m779.6 m818.1 m

Accounts Payable

625.7 m538.3 m470.1 m427.7 m417.4 m424.9 m
USDY, 2017


91.8 k

Financial Leverage

12.7 x
Show all financial metrics

General Cable Market Value History

General Cable Median Salaries

Source: 23 public H-1B filings from General Cable

General Cable's Web-traffic and Trends

General Cable Online and Social Media Presence

General Cable Company Life and Culture

You may also be interested in