Littelfuse, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection devices for use in the automotive, electronics, and industrial markets worldwide. It operates through three segments: Electronics, Automotive, and Industrial. The Electronics segment provides fuses and protectors, positive temperature coefficient resettable fuses, varistors, polymer electrostatic discharge suppressors, discrete transient voltage suppression (TVS) diodes, TVS diode arrays and protection thyristors, gas discharge tubes, power switching components and fuseholders, reed switch and sensor assemblies, blocks, and related accessories. The segment markets its products under the PICO II and NANO2 SMF brands to the manufacturers of mobile phones, computers, LCD TVs, telecommunications equipment, medical devices, lighting products, and white goods. The Automotive segment provides blade and high current fuses, battery cable protectors, and varistors. This segment markets its products under the ATO, MINI, MIDI, MEGA, Masterfuse, JCASE, and CablePro brands to the automotive original equipment manufacturers and parts distributors of passenger automobiles, trucks, buses, and off-road equipment; and sells its fuses in the automotive replacement parts market. 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. Littelfuse, Inc. sells its products through distributors, direct sales force, and manufacturers’ representatives

Chicago, US
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

Littelfuse Metrics

Littelfuse Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.1 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$413.1 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$104.5 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$3.5 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$275.1 m
Littelfuse's current market capitalization is $3.5 b.
Littelfuse's revenue was reported to be $1.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 22% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$757.9 m$852 m$867.9 m$1.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$461.6 m$527.6 m$537.4 b$643 m

Gross profit

$296.2 m$324.4 m($536.5 b)$413.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$166.4 m$190.6 m$226.3 b$282.5 m


$129.9 m$133.8 m$104.2 m$130.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$2.9 m$4.9 m$4.1 b$8.6 m

Pre tax profit

$124.2 m$131.6 m$106.9 b$123.3 m

Income tax expense

$35.5 m$32.2 m$24.5 b$18.8 m

Net Income

$88.8 m$99.4 m$82.5 m$104.5 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$305.2 m$297.6 m$328.8 m$275.1 m

Accounts Receivable


$92.6 m$97.4 m$98.6 m$114.1 m

Current Assets

$565.6 m$571.5 m$583.4 m$612.1 m


$186.5 m$196.3 m$189.8 m$403.5 m

Total Assets

$1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b$1.5 b

Accounts Payable

$33.9 m$50.8 m$51.7 m$90.7 m

Current Liabilities

$208.7 m$204.5 m$209.8 m$187.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$223.4 m$243.8 m$259.6 m$291.3 m

Retained Earnings

$445.1 m$523.3 m$562.7 m$634.4 m

Total Equity

$686.9 m$727.7 m$744.2 m$814.9 m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.5 x1.4 x1.8 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$88.8 m$99.4 m$82.5 m$104.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$34.5 m$41.9 m$41.6 m$53.1 m

Accounts Receivable

($17 m)($13 m)($14 m)($25 m)


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

Accounts Payable

$2 m$17.3 m$2.6 m$19.2 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$117.4 m$153.1 m$165.8 m$180.1 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

Littelfuse Market Value History

Littelfuse Job Categories

Littelfuse Median Salaries

Source: 24 public H-1B filings from Littelfuse

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