IMAX It’s an entertainment experience so real you feel it in your bones, so magical it takes you places you have never been; so all-encompassing you’re not just peeking through the window, but part of the action. Behind it is a world of high technology – proprietary software, architecture and equipment pioneered by IMAX. IMAX is unique – not an entertainment or technology or distribution company but all three at once: an innovator with patented technology; a Hollywood insider that partners with the world’s most celebrated movie-makers to enhance their biggest blockbusters and documentaries; and a global enterprise with more than 1000 theatres in 68 countries. There’s only one IMAX, and once experienced there’s no going back…

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TypePublic
HQWestbrook, US
Founded1967
Size (employees)606 (est)-13%
Websiteimax.com
IMAX was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Westbrook, US
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IMAX Office Locations

IMAX has offices in Westbrook, Atlanta, Houston, Charlotte and in 16 other locations
Westbrook, (HQ)
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IMAX Financials and Metrics

IMAX Revenue

IMAX's revenue was reported to be $380.77 m in FY, 2017
USD

Net income (Q3, 2018)

7.5m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

9.5m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

1.2b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

18.5

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

133.6m
IMAX's current market capitalization is $1.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

287.9m290.5m373.8m377.3m380.8m

Revenue growth, %

1%29%1%

R&D expense

14.8m12.7m16.3m20.9m

Operating expense total

14.8m12.7m16.3m20.9m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

51.7m48.2m79.1m60.7m

R&D expense

4.0m3.6m3.3m4.6m4.5m2.3m2.7m3.7m3.4m4.5m4.3m5.7m4.6m3.6m3.9m4.0m

Operating expense total

4.0m3.6m3.3m4.6m4.5m2.3m2.7m3.7m3.4m4.5m4.3m5.7m4.6m3.6m7.5m4.0m

Depreciation and amortization

443.0k429.0k491.0k515.0k531.0k602.0k779.0k802.0k892.0k965.0k1.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

29.5m106.5m317.4m204.8m158.7m

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

9.8m17.1m38.8m42.1m30.8m

Goodwill

39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

26.0m29.7m75.1m93.7m140.3m146.4m117.4m259.8m228.1m218.1m190.5m158.2m157.7m145.6m133.0m133.6m

Inventories

14.3m13.8m16.8m21.4m25.6m34.2m35.6m44.6m44.8m51.0m45.4m41.3m37.4m29.1m40.7m52.6m

Goodwill

39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m39.0m

Total Assets

447.5m478.2m538.2m560.9m675.8m727.1m713.8m879.3m866.7m859.3m841.5m840.4m846.7m878.3m869.5m873.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

44.1m42.2m64.6m39.3m12.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6m1.7m1.9m2.1m

Inventories

Accounts Payable

Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.6m579.0k13.8m5.3m1.5m27.9m38.4m12.2m22.9m27.2m(887.0k)922.0k3.8m12.1m22.3m29.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

416.0k441.0k430.0k20.7m31.2m10.4m22.1m34.2m12.1m25.4m39.8m13.5m28.0m42.0m

Inventories

16.8m21.4m25.6m34.2m35.6m44.6m44.8m51.0m(3.3m)

Accounts Payable

12.5m16.6m27.0m21.3m18.1m21.0m21.5m16.7m(6.0m)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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IMAX Operating Metrics

IMAX's Backlog was reported to be $300.6m in Q2, 2017.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Backlog

$269.13 m$279.80 m$279.72 m$276.57 m$270.91 m$291.25 m$284.56 m$253.19 m$227.67 m$271.79 m$300.64 m

Countries

57 67 75

Theater Systems

934 943 976 1.01 k1.06 k1.07 k1.10 k1.15 k1.22 k1.23 k1.26 k
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IMAX Revenue Breakdown

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IMAX revenue breakdown by business segment: 95.0% from IMAX theater systems and 5.0% from Films

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IMAX Online and Social Media Presence

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IMAX News and Updates

Humpback Whales: The Award-Winning IMAX Film Premiering on Documentary Showcase

A beautiful journey into the world of these amazing mammals

IMAX ticket booking for 'Thugs Of Hindostan' starts early

With the growing buzz around the ambitious "Thugs Of Hindostan", IMAX Corporation has opened advance booking for the film a day before the other screens.

IMAX Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- HIGHLIGHTS Delivered Q3 2018 earnings per share of $0.08, compared to a loss per share of $0.01 last year. Adjusted net income per share was $0.14, compared to $0.08 in Q3 2017. Strong box office, continued cost discipline and focus on the core...

Nickelodeon’s trademark green goo is heading to IMAX VR arcades with SlimeZone

Nickelodeon’s signature green slime is getting a no-mess makeover in virtual reality. Its VR game SlimeZone is a social hub of family-friendly activities, and starting today, it’s in IMAX VR arcades in Los Angeles, New York City, and Toronto. It also rolls out later this year to locations in the Sha…

Only 3 theaters in the US let you see 'Black Panther' on massive 270-degree screens — here's what you can expect

Warning: Spoilers ahead if you haven't watched "Black Panther." "Black Panther" is ruling the box office with an iron fist and as film exhibition technology advances, movie fans have more choices when it comes to seeing blockbusters: There’s 3D, IMAX and now there’s also ScreenX, a process develope…

Watch Earth eclipse the sun, in NASA’s GIFs of high-res satellite imagery

For a few weeks a year, a massive black shadow dashes across images captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The observatory is technically only supposed…
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IMAX Blogs

SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT AND IMAX® ANNOUNCE NEW GLOBAL BLOCKBUSTER SLATE DEAL

SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT AND IMAX® ANNOUNCE NEW GLOBAL BLOCKBUSTER SLATE DEAL   New Deal to Include Releases of ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home,’ the new ‘Men in Black’ spinoff and the ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Sequel LOS ANGELES – October 24, 2018 – Sony Pictures and IMAX Corporation (NYSE:…

HALLOWEEN

Category:  Movies Description:  Experience the #1 movie in America in IMAX for one week only. Promo image:  Theme:  HALLOWEEN IS COMING TO IMAX® Video:  Link:  LEARN MORE Text color:  Light Countries:  Algeria Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Cape Verde Cen…

Experience Halloween in IMAX®

Halloween is Coming to IMAX® for one Week Only! Jamie Lee Curtis & Nick Castle return to their iconic roles in the latest chapter of the acclaimed horror franchise.  Experience the #1 movie in America in IMAX for one week only, starting this Friday.   Halloween was directed by David Gordon Gre…

Thugs of Hindostan is coming to Select IMAX® Theatres

Experience Thugs of Hindostan in select IMAX theatres this fall!  View this post on Instagram A post shared by IMAX (@imax) on Oct 17, 2018 at 6:32am PDT Tags:  Thugs of Hinostan IMAX India Date:  Friday, October 19, 2018 - 00:00 Video:  To …

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Desktop Image:  Mobile Image:  Button:  SECURE YOUR SEAT Footer Text:  Warner Bros. Pictures | PG-13

First Man - Ryan Gosling

Witness the lunar landing first hand. The IMAX presentation of First Man will take you on an epic journey to the moon. SEE ALSO: The Lunar Sequences in Damien Chazelle's Latest Film were Shot with IMAX Cameras Experience First Man to the fullest in IMAX.   Tags:  First Man Ryan Gosling Neil Ar…
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IMAX Company Life and Culture

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IMAX Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was IMAX founded?

    IMAX was founded in 1967.

  • How many employees does IMAX have?

    IMAX has 606 employees.

  • What is IMAX revenue?

    Latest IMAX annual revenue is $380.8 m.

  • What is IMAX revenue per employee?

    Latest IMAX revenue per employee is $628.3 k.

  • Who are IMAX competitors?

    Competitors of IMAX include Everyman Media Group, Thunderclap Entertainment and Cage Free Productions.

  • Where is IMAX headquarters?

    IMAX headquarters is located at 1 Idexx Dr, Westbrook.

  • Where are IMAX offices?

    IMAX has offices in Westbrook, Atlanta, Houston, Charlotte and in 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does IMAX have?

    IMAX has 20 offices.