Littelfuse is a multinational electronic manufacturing company offering the industry's broadest and deepest portfolio of circuit protection. The Company operates through three segments: Electronics, Automotive, and Industrial.

The Electronics segment provides fuses and protectors, positive temperature coefficient resettable fuses, polymer electrostatic discharge suppressors, discrete transient voltage suppression diodes, gas discharge tubes, power switching components and fuseholders, reed switch and sensor assemblies, and related accessories. 

The Automotive segment provides blade and high current fuses, battery cable protectors, and varistors. 

The Industrial segment offers power fuses and other circuit protection devices for use in commercial and industrial buildings, as well as large equipment, such as HVAC systems, elevators, and machine tools for industrial and commercial customers.

The Company also provides a line of electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles; and sensors for automobile safety systems, as well as protection relays and power distribution centers for the safe control and distribution of electricity.


Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Chicago, US
Founded
1927
Size (employees)
10,300 (est)
Littelfuse was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Littelfuse Office Locations

Littelfuse has offices in Chicago, Fremont, Munich, Boston and in 3 other locations
Chicago, US (HQ)
8755 W Higgins Rd
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Littelfuse Financials and Metrics

Littelfuse Financials

Littelfuse's revenue was reported to be $1.1 b in FY, 2016
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

317.9 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

133.7 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %

42%

Net income (Q3, 2017)

42.8 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

58.6 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

4.5 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

372.8 m

EV

4.1 b
Littelfuse's current market capitalization is $4.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

757.9 m852 m867.9 m1.1 b

Revenue growth, %

12%2%22%

Cost of goods sold

461.6 m527.6 m537.4 b643 m

Gross profit

296.2 m324.4 m(536.5 b)413.1 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

201 m206.9 m220.9 m217.6 m210.3 m222 m215.5 m280.3 m219.4 m271.9 m285.4 m313.4 m317.9 m

Cost of goods sold

120.1 m128.4 m137.9 m130.2 m134 m136.7 m129.3 m166.6 m132.2 m174 m171.8 m180.7 m184.2 m

Gross profit

81 m78.5 m83 m87.4 m76.3 m85.3 m86.2 m113.8 m87.2 m97.9 m113.7 m132.6 m133.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %

40%38%38%40%36%38%40%41%40%36%40%42%42%
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

305.2 m297.6 m328.8 m275.1 m

Inventories

92.6 m97.4 m98.6 m114.1 m

Current Assets

565.6 m571.5 m583.4 m612.1 m

Goodwill

186.5 m196.3 m189.8 m403.5 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

292.9 m319.8 m346.4 m378.3 m293.6 m311.9 m336.6 m194.5 m272.9 m179.5 m278 m321.9 m372.8 m

Accounts Receivable

199 m

Inventories

92 m99.1 m96.7 m99.8 m96.2 m97.7 m99.2 m121.6 m133.2 m124.7 m118.3 m125.2 m136.5 m

Current Assets

557.3 m597.5 m629.4 m645.6 m566.9 m603.1 m613.8 m555.2 m605.8 m519.9 m634.2 m704.9 m759.4 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

88.8 m99.4 m82.5 m104.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

34.5 m41.9 m41.6 m19.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(17 m)(13 m)(14 m)(25.2 m)

Inventories

(5.5 m)(2.3 m)(3.6 m)8.5 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

68.4 m25.4 m50 m79.9 m20 m48.7 m60 m77.2 m19.3 m46.4 m38.9 m87.5 m130.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

25.9 m10.2 m20.8 m31.2 m10.4 m20.8 m31.1 m38.2 m11 m25.1 m15.1 m30.7 m46.6 m

Accounts Receivable

(16.3 m)(6.5 m)(17.9 m)(9.7 m)(3.9 m)(21.3 m)(18.3 m)(24.9 m)(10.4 m)(20.8 m)(11.3 m)

Inventories

(4.5 m)(774 k)410 k(4.1 m)149 k(1.2 m)(4.2 m)4.5 m(3.5 m)(1.3 m)(3.3 m)(8.7 m)(17.2 m)
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

69.8 x

EV/CFO

22.5 x

Revenue/Employee

30.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Littelfuse Operating Metrics

Littelfuse's Customers was reported to be 6 k in FY, 2016, which is a 3% increase from the previous period. Littelfuse's Backlog was reported to be $110.3 m in FY, 2016, which is a 14% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Backlog

$92.9 m$96.4 m$110.3 m

Patents (US)

262289

Patents (foreign)

222351

Patents Issued

484640
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Littelfuse Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
IXYSAugust 28, 2017$750 m

Littelfuse Market Value History

Littelfuse Revenue Breakdown

Littelfuse Median Salaries

Source: 24 public H-1B filings from Littelfuse

Littelfuse's Web-traffic and Trends

Littelfuse Online and Social Media Presence

Littelfuse News and Updates

Low Capacitance TVS Diode Array from Littelfuse Is One-Third the Size of Typical Four-Line Arrays

The small footprint component can safely absorb repetitive electrostatic discharge strikes above the maximum level specified in the IEC 61000-4-2 international standard without performance degradation.

First Littelfuse SiC MOSFET Delivers Ultra-Fast Switching in Power Electronics

The silicon carbide MOSFET combines ultra-low switching losses, high efficiency and superior robustness, even at high temperatures.

Littelfuse SiC Technology Partner to Present at ICSCRM 2017

Littlefuse, Inc. announces two presentations being made by Monolith Semiconductor at the International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM) 2017.

Video: Littelfuse DST Series Schottky Diodes with Ultra-Low Forward Voltage Drop

Ultra-low forward voltage drop reduces thermal and electrical conduction losses, thereby improving system efficiency.

Littelfuse Introduces First Encapsulated Surface Mount Fuse Designed for Intrinsic Safety Protection

Littelfuse, Inc. introduced the first encapsulated surface mount fuse designed for intrinsic safety protection of equipment intended for use in or near hazardous locations and explosive atmospheres and certified to the UL 913 Standard. During overcurrent and short circuit fault conditions, the 1mm-t…

Littelfuse Company Life and Culture

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