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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 Ratings3.4

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)673(+2%)
Job Openings10
Revenue (FY, 2019)$395.7 M(+6%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$11.2 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at IMAX

Richard Gelfond

Richard Gelfond

CEO
Greg Foster

Greg Foster

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer
Jl Pomeroy

Jl Pomeroy

Chief Marketing Officer
Joseph Sparacio

Joseph Sparacio

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mark Welton

Mark Welton

President, IMAX Theatres
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IMAX Office Locations

IMAX has offices in Mississauga, Los Angeles, New York and London
Mississauga, CA (HQ)
2525 Speakman Dr
London, GB
7 Stratford Pl, Marylebone
Los Angeles, US
12582 W Millennium
New York, US
902 Broadway 20th floor
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IMAX Financials and Metrics

IMAX Revenue

IMAX's revenue was reported to be $395.66 m in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

8.9m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

(7.7m)

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

(86.8%)

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(30.0m)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

(41.5m)

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2020)

661.0m

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2020)

11.2

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

319.0m

EV

639.7m
IMAX's current market capitalization is $661 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

377.3m380.8m374.4m395.7m

Revenue growth, %

1%1%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

181.5m

Gross profit

214.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

80.2m104.8m86.4m34.9m8.9m

Cost of goods sold

35.1m45.2m39.3m29.8m16.5m

Gross profit

45.1m59.6m47.1m5.1m(7.7m)

Gross profit Margin, %

56%57%55%15%(87%)
USDQ1, 2011

Financial Leverage

2.1 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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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

IMAX Online and Social Media Presence

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IMAX News and Updates

The Gorgeous 4K Remaster Of ‘Akira’ Will Get A Limited IMAX Theater Release Next Week

For connoisseurs of excellent animation and complex narrative, then you will be happy to know that the recent 4K remaster of the classic anime movie 'Akira' will be given a limited release in IMAX theaters next week.

Thinking about trading options or stock in Tesla, Imax, Intellia Therapeutics, Carnival Corp, or Walt Disney?

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for TSLA, IMAX, NTLA, CCL, and DIS. Click a link below then choose between in-depth options trade idea report or a stock score report. Options Report – Ideal trade ideas on up to seven different...

Tenet: The 70mm IMAX Experience Review

The first of viewing was special as it was at the BFI IMAX in Waterloo in IMAX 15/70mm format.

Warner Bros. Pictures' "Tenet" Races To Record-Breaking $11.1 Million Labor Day Weekend In IMAX

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced that Warner Bros. Pictures and Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" continued to beat expectations in its debut, earning $11.1 million in IMAX weekend global box office — the biggest global box office weekend...

Warner Bros. Pictures' "Tenet" Races To Record-Breaking $11.1 Million Labor Day Weekend In IMAX

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced that Warner Bros. Pictures and Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" continued to beat expectations in its debut, earning $11.1 million in IMAX weekend global box office — the biggest global box office weekend...

Philips Unveils World’s First IMAX Enhanced Soundbars

High-end AV receivers are no longer the only repositories for IMAX Enhanced audio.
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IMAX Blogs

Thugs of Hindostan

Synopsis The IMAX release of Thugs of Hindostan will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled wi…

IMAX® Exclusive: Our Heroes

IMAX has been exploring space since 1979. To honor Universal Pictures’ feature film First Man releasing October 12, IMAX talks space travel and moon landing with former NASA astronauts.  SEE ALSO: The Lunar Sequences in Damien Chazelle's Latest Film were Shot with IMAX Cameras Experience First Man…

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Category:  Exclusive video Description:  IMAX has been exploring space since 1979. We asked some former NASA astronauts about their space stories ahead of First Man. Promo image:  Theme:  IMAX® Exclusive: Our Heroes Video:  Link:  LEARN MORE Text color:  Light Countries:  Alg…

The Grinch

Synopsis For their eighth fully animated feature, Illumination and Universal Pictures presents The Grinch, based on Dr. Seuss' beloved holiday classic. The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal C…

VENOM – IMAX® Giveaways

Embrace your inner anti-hero and experience Venom on opening night Thursday 10/4 in IMAX. Join the conflict against good and evil with these giveaways at select IMAX theatres!   Mini Poster Giveaway – Select IMAX Theatres When you see Venom in select IMAX theatres on opening night 10/4, you’ll …

IMAX® Presents | Is Jack Black a Secret Warlock?

Time is running out as the cast of The House with a Clock in its Walls decide who among them is really a secret warlock?  Don't miss a single magical detail in IMAX! Tags:  The House with a Clock in Its Walls Jack Black Eli Roth Universal Pictures Date:  Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 18:00 …
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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 Richard Gelfond, Greg Foster and Jl Pomeroy.

  • How many employees does IMAX have?

    IMAX has 673 employees.

  • What is IMAX revenue?

    Latest IMAX annual revenue is $395.7 m.

  • What is IMAX revenue per employee?

    Latest IMAX revenue per employee is $587.9 k.

  • Who are IMAX competitors?

    Competitors of IMAX include Dolby Laboratories, Prism & Pixels VFX Studio and iCastX Technologies.

  • 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 and London.

  • How many offices does IMAX have?

    IMAX has 5 offices.