IMAX

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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…

TypePublic
Founded1967
HQMississauga, CA
Websiteimax.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2022)665(+7%)
Job Openings65
Revenue (FY, 2021)$244.1 M(+93%)
Share Price (Jun 2022)$16.3(+7%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at IMAX

W.d. Hogan

W.d. Hogan

Director
Mark Welton

Mark Welton

President, IMAX Theatres
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IMAX Office Locations

IMAX has offices in Mississauga, Los Angeles, New York, Dublin and in 3 other locations
Mississauga, CA (HQ)
2525 Speakman Dr
Chuo City, JP
Ningyōchō Station, 2-chōme-6 Nihonbashiningyōchō
Moskva, RU
Spasopeskovskiy Pereulok, 7/1, 5
London, GB
7 Stratford Pl, Marylebone
Los Angeles, CA, US
12582 W Millennium
New York, NY, US
902 Broadway 20th floor
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IMAX Financials and Metrics

IMAX Revenue

IMAX's revenue was reported to be $244.09 m in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

57.7m

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

42.2m

Net income (Q1, 2022)

(11.9m)

EBITDA (Q1, 2022)

3.6m

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

(10.5m)

Market capitalization (24-Jun-2022)

964.8m

Closing stock price (24-Jun-2022)

16.3

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

162.3m

EV

1.0b
IMAX's current market capitalization is $964.8 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

362.8m384.8m126.9m244.1m

Cost of goods sold

(113.2m)(123.0m)(56.5m)(69.3m)

Gross profit

249.6m261.8m70.4m180.5m

R&D expense

(13.7m)(5.2m)(5.6m)(6.9m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

77.5m102.2m83.5m32.4m6.3m34.8m36.1m48.0m54.0m57.7m

Cost of goods sold

(21.9m)(30.9m)(24.8m)(15.9m)(6.0m)(20.7m)(9.6m)(11.5m)(17.8m)(15.5m)

Gross profit

55.6m71.4m58.7m16.5m392.0k14.2m26.5m39.8m39.5m42.2m

R&D expense

(1.1m)(1.2m)(1.4m)(2.2m)(1.2m)(1.1m)(1.5m)(2.2m)(2.0m)(1.2m)
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

141.6m109.5m317.4m189.7m

Accounts Receivable

93.3m99.5m56.3m110.1m

Prepaid Expenses

10.3m10.2m10.4m11.8m

Inventories

44.6m43.0m39.6m26.9m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

123.1m106.5m102.5m352.3m319.0m305.2m267.8m214.1m193.0m162.3m

Accounts Receivable

93.9m91.5m81.7m64.8m54.8m59.7m69.6m68.8m82.7m110.5m

Prepaid Expenses

10.8m11.4m11.5m11.6m12.0m10.8m12.8m11.9m11.9m13.6m

Inventories

44.8m48.0m58.2m61.6m60.2m53.0m39.1m37.3m38.2m27.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

33.6m58.6m(157.5m)(9.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

57.4m63.5m53.6m56.1m

Inventories

(14.0m)1.9m1.6m11.5m

Accounts Payable

7.7m(11.8m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

12.5m26.3m37.2m(59.4m)(89.5m)(137.9m)(10.5m)(16.6m)(23.0m)(11.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

14.2m29.8m45.5m15.3m27.2m41.3m13.0m25.7m40.6m13.8m

Inventories

(16.9m)(10.3m)437.0k1.9m653.0k(534.0k)
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

549.7k
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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$279.8 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

576775

Theater Systems

9349439761.01 k1.06 k1.07 k1.1 k1.15 k1.22 k1.23 k1.26 k

IMAX Revenue Breakdown

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IMAX revenue breakdown by business segment: 25.8% from IMAX SYSTEMS, 20.9% from THEATRE SYSTEM MAINTENANCE, 18.1% from JOINT REVENUE SHARING ARRANGEMENT, 27.7% from IMAX DMR and 7.5% from Other

IMAX revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 28.8% from UNITED STATES, 8.2% from WESTERN EUROPE, 9.3% from ASIA, 44.3% from CHINA (PEOPLES REPUBLIC) and 9.4% from Other

IMAX Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

71/100

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IMAX Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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IMAX Online and Social Media Presence

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IMAX Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    53/100

  • Compensation

    B

    74/100

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IMAX News and Updates

Imax chalks up $25 million in global box office receipts from opening of 'Jurassic Park: Dominion]

Imax Corp. said Monday it took in $25 million in box office receipts at the weekend from the global opening of Universal Pictures' "Jurassic Park: Dominion." The company said that included $12.3 million in North American box office receipts and $6.3 million in China, marking its biggest opening of …

IMAX Corporation to Present at the Credit Suisse 24th Annual Communications Conference

NEW YORK, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced that Richard L. Gelfond, CEO, will present at the Credit Suisse 24th Annual Communications Conference on June 14, 2022, at 4:35 PM ET. A live webcast of both events will be made available on the IMAX...

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ opening weekend gives AMC and IMAX shares a premarket lift

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ opening weekend gives AMC and IMAX shares a premarket lift

IMAX to Present at the 50th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference

NEW YORK, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced that Rich Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, will present at the 50th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 9:20 AM Eastern Time. In addition, IMAX...

Which Format Should You Choose For Doctor Strange In The Multitude Of Madness A True IMAX Film?

Later this week the newest Marvel film, Doctor Strange in the Multitude of Madness, (or DSITMOM, as absolutely nobody is calling it), will be hitting theaters.

Imax takes in $22.3 million from the opening weekend of 'The Batman'

Imax Corp. said it took in $22.3 million over the weekend from the opening of "The Batman" blockbuster, marking the biggest March opening box office since pre-pandemic 2019 and the third biggest March opening in its history. The movie theater operator said the debut of AT&T Inc.'s Warner Bros. …
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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 Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was IMAX founded?

    IMAX was founded in 1967.

  • Who are IMAX key executives?

    IMAX's key executives are W.d. Hogan and Mark Welton.

  • How many employees does IMAX have?

    IMAX has 665 employees.

  • What is IMAX revenue?

    Latest IMAX annual revenue is $244.1 m.

  • What is IMAX revenue per employee?

    Latest IMAX revenue per employee is $367.1 k.

  • Who are IMAX competitors?

    Competitors of IMAX include Dolby Laboratories, Trioscope and Weta Digital.

  • Where is IMAX headquarters?

    IMAX headquarters is located at 2525 Speakman Dr, Mississauga.

  • Where are IMAX offices?

    IMAX has offices in Mississauga, Los Angeles, New York, Dublin and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does IMAX have?

    IMAX has 8 offices.