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.


Type
Public
HQ
Chicago, US
Founded
1927
Size (employees)
10,300 (est)+18%
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 Data and Metrics

Littelfuse Financial Metrics

Littelfuse's revenue was reported to be $285.4 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

285.4 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

113.7 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

40%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

38.9 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

48.9 m

Market capitalization (18-Aug-2017)

4.1 b

Cash (01-Apr-2017)

278 m
Littelfuse's current market capitalization is $4.1 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

Gross profit Margin, %

39%38%(61818%)39%

R&D expense

42.2 m

General and administrative expense

206.1 m

Operating expense total

166.4 m190.6 m226.3 b282.5 m

EBIT

129.9 m133.8 m104.2 m130.6 m

EBIT margin, %

17%16%12%12%

Interest expense

2.9 m4.9 m4.1 b8.6 m

Pre tax profit

124.2 m131.6 m106.9 b123.3 m

Income tax expense

35.5 m32.2 m24.5 b18.8 m

Net Income

88.8 m99.4 m82.5 m104.5 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

220.9 m217.6 m210.3 m222 m215.5 m219.4 m271.9 m280.3 m285.4 m

Cost of goods sold

137.9 m130.2 m134 m136.7 m129.3 m132.2 m174 m166.6 m171.8 m

Gross profit

83 m87.4 m76.3 m85.3 m86.2 m87.2 m97.9 m113.8 m113.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %

38%40%36%38%40%40%36%41%40%

R&D expense

7.8 m7.4 m7.4 m7.4 m7.5 m8.6 m11.9 m10.4 m12.2 m

General and administrative expense

38.3 m36.6 m36.3 m38.8 m37 m42.4 m51.1 m56.6 m46.7 m

Operating expense total

46.1 m44.1 m43.7 m46.1 m44.5 m50.9 m63 m67 m58.9 m

EBIT

33.7 m40.1 m29.5 m36.2 m8.6 m32.4 m29.7 m27.5 m48.9 m

EBIT margin, %

15%18%14%16%4%15%11%10%17%

Interest expense

1.2 m1.3 m1.2 m948 k922 k2 m1.7 m2.6 m3.1 m

Pre tax profit

31.6 m41.2 m26.4 m37.7 m12.6 m27.1 m34 m30.4 m47.4 m

Income tax expense

7 m11.3 m6.4 m9 m1.3 m7.8 m6.9 m(369 k)8.5 m

Net Income

24.6 m29.9 m20 m28.7 m11.3 m19.3 m27.2 m30.8 m38.9 m
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

Total Assets

1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.5 b

Accounts Payable

33.9 m50.8 m51.7 m90.7 m

Total Debt

6.3 m

Current Liabilities

208.7 m204.5 m209.8 m187.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

223.4 m243.8 m259.6 m291.3 m

Retained Earnings

445.1 m523.3 m562.7 m634.4 m

Total Equity

686.9 m727.7 m744.2 m814.9 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.5 x1.4 x1.8 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

346.4 m378.3 m293.6 m311.9 m336.6 m272.9 m179.5 m194.5 m278 m

Inventories

96.7 m99.8 m96.2 m97.7 m99.2 m133.2 m124.7 m121.6 m118.3 m

Current Assets

629.4 m645.6 m566.9 m603.1 m613.8 m605.8 m519.9 m555.2 m634.2 m

Goodwill

201.8 m198.7 m190.8 m192.9 m190 m312.1 m363.3 m409.5 m428.3 m

Total Assets

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.4 b1.3 b1.5 b1.5 b

Accounts Payable

36.8 m37.1 m47.4 m53.9 m53.3 m73.6 m78.2 m81.4 m88.4 m

Current Liabilities

283.7 m280.3 m190.1 m203.7 m232.1 m232.7 m178.8 m187.9 m177.2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

295.4 m

Retained Earnings

665.8 m

Total Equity

727.5 m737.9 m735.3 m767.3 m733.7 m773.3 m774.9 m803.4 m855.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.6 x1.5 x1.4 x1.4 x1.5 x1.8 x1.7 x1.8 x1.8 x
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

Accounts Payable

2 m17.3 m2.6 m19.2 m

Cash From Operating Activities

117.4 m153.1 m165.8 m180.1 m

Purchases of PP&E

(35 m)(32.3 m)(44 m)(46.2 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(185.6 m)(104 m)(44.2 m)(511.2 m)

Dividends Paid

(18.7 m)(21.2 m)(24.3 m)(27.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

142.2 m(43.3 m)(67.7 m)284.2 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

24.6 m29.9 m20 m28.7 m11.3 m19.3 m27.2 m30.8 m38.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.1 m3.2 m3.1 m3 m2.9 m3.8 m5.2 m4.4 m15.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(11.3 m)

Inventories

96.7 m99.8 m96.2 m97.7 m99.2 m133.2 m124.7 m121.6 m(3.3 m)

Accounts Payable

36.8 m37.1 m47.4 m53.9 m53.3 m73.6 m78.2 m81.4 m(3.3 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

22.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

(12.4 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(22.1 m)

Dividends Paid

(7.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

2.9 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.8 x

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

Customers

5.2 k5.8 k6 k

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