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.


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

Littelfuse has offices in Champaign, Boston, Fremont, Saskatoon 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 $1.06 b in FY, 2016 which is a 21.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

417.8 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

149.6 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

35.8%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

36 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

37.6 m

Market capitalization (23-May-2018)

5.4 b

Closing share price (23-May-2018)

216.3

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

412.5 m

EV

5 b
Littelfuse's current market capitalization is $5.4 b.
Annual
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
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

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 m417.8 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 m268.2 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 m149.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

40%38%38%40%36%38%40%41%40%36%40%42%42%36%
Annual
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
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

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 m412.5 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 m264 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 m973.1 m
Annual
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

Inventories

(5.5 m)(2.3 m)(3.6 m)8.5 m

Accounts Payable

2 m17.3 m2.6 m19.2 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

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 m36 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 m23.6 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)(269 k)

Accounts Payable

6.7 m3.1 m2.5 m3 m(3 m)3.4 m4.2 m7.8 m3.7 m3 m(3.3 m)8 m9.4 m3 m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

133 x

EV/CFO

72.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Littelfuse Operating Metrics

Littelfuse's Customers was reported to be 6 k in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Customers

5.20 k5.80 k6 k

Patents (US)

262 289

Patents (foreign)

222 351

Patents Issued

484 640
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Littelfuse Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
IXYS August 28, 2017$750 m
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Littelfuse News and Updates

High-Temperature SCR Switching Thyristors Combine Blocking Voltages Up to 600V with Current Ratings to 40A

The robust clip-attach package design supports high surge capability and mechanical durability.

APEC 2018: Littelfuse Expands Silicon Carbide MOSFET Portfolio

The company also showcases how its technology meshes with its recent IXYS acquisition.

Littelfuse to Display Semiconductor Portfolio at APEC 2018

Littelfuse Inc., IXYS Coporation and Monolith Semiconductor Inc., will display their growing power semiconductor portfolio in the Littelfuse booth at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition.

Littelfuse to Display Their Semiconductor Portfolio at APEC 2018

Littelfuse Inc., IXYS Coporation and Monolith Semiconductor Inc., will display their growing power semiconductor portfolio in the Littelfuse booth at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition.

TVS Diode Arrays from Littelfuse Protect Sensitive Telecom Ports from ESD, Lightning-Induced Surges

SP4208 Series TVS Diode Arrays can safely absorb up to 30A of surge current and a minimum of ±30kV ESD without performance degradation.
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