General Finance Corporation

Headquartered in Pasadena, California, General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: GFN) provides mobile storage, liquid containment and modular space ("portable services") solutions. Our expertise in these sectors drives disciplined growth strategies, operational guidance, effective capital allocation and capital markets support for our subsidiaries. We provide portable services solutions in the Asia-Pacific regions of Australia and New Zealand through majority-owned Royal Wolf Holdings Limited, the leading provider of portable storage solutions in those regions, and in North America through wholly-owned Pac-Van, Inc. and Lone Star Tank Rental Inc., prominent regional providers of portable storage, office and liquid storage tank containers, mobile offices and modular buildings. We manufacture portable liquid storage tank containers in North America through our 90%-owned subsidiary Southern Frac, LLC. Royal Wolf's shares trade on the Australian Securities Exchange under the symbol "RWH."

Our business plan and long-term strategy is to identify, acquire and integrate rental services businesses in North and South America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific area. These acquired operating companies will typically be structured vertically by type of product or business and have experienced management teams in industries with attractive organic or acquisition growth potential. Our function at General Finance is to enhance the intrinsic values of the operating companies by providing guidance with respect to operating and acquisition strategy, logistical support, budgeting and long-term planning and financing and capital structure.

Pasadena, US
Size (employees)
763 (est)
General Finance Corporation was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Pasadena, US

General Finance Corporation Office Locations

General Finance Corporation has an office in Pasadena
Pasadena, US (HQ)
39 E Union St

General Finance Corporation Data and Metrics

General Finance Corporation Financial Metrics

General Finance Corporation's revenue was reported to be $285.9 m in FY, 2016 which is a 6% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

285.9 m

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


Net income (FY, 2016)

(3.3 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

14.4 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

133.5 m

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (30-Jun-2016)

9.3 m
General Finance Corporation's current market capitalization is $133.5 m.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


287.1 m303.8 m285.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

13.3 m21.3 m19.9 m


40 m43 m14.4 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

52 k68 k97 k

Pre tax profit

26.8 m21.7 m

Net Income

15.1 m13 m(3.3 m)
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5.8 m3.7 m9.3 m

Accounts Receivable


27.4 m36.9 m34.6 m


30.6 m39.5 m27 m


93.2 m99.3 m102.5 m

Total Assets

668.5 m687.2 m675.8 m

Accounts Payable

Additional Paid-in Capital

128 m124.3 m122.6 m

Retained Earnings

(11.8 m)(4.7 m)(10 m)

Total Equity

257.9 m234.4 m224.6 m

Financial Leverage

2.6 x2.9 x3 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

15.1 m13 m(3.3 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

26.4 m37.7 m37.8 m

Accounts Receivable


14.2 m(10 m)4.8 m

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

51.5 m38.2 m48.8 m

Purchases of PP&E

(7.2 m)(18 m)(4.2 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(163.6 m)(107.4 m)(35.4 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

112.9 m67.4 m(5.6 m)

Interest Paid

10.3 m17.4 m17.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

612 k544 k(1.1 m)
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


372.2 k

Financial Leverage

3 x

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