Powell Industries

Powell was founded in 1947 as a metal-working shop to support the local Houston, Texas petrochemical facilities. While we began small, the company has grown over the past six decades to become the strategic supplier of choice for highly complex and integrated systems for distribution and control of electrical energy and other critical processes. A complete description of the markets served by Powell is available. Today, the firm is headquartered in Houston, Texas and has locations in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Our customers include engineering-construction firms and end-users in the oil and gas, electric utility, transportation and other heavy industries. Our products and services include metal-clad switchgear, metal-enclosed switchgear, motor control, bus duct, utility switches, integrated electrical equipment enclosures, offshore modules, control and monitoring systems, energy management systems, and process control systems-- plus a very large variety of support services including installation and commissioning, spare parts, switchgear life extension, replacement circuit breakers, project management, and field support.
Houston, US
Size (employees)
2,323 (est)-17%
Powell Industries was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Houston, US

Powell Industries Office Locations

Powell Industries has an office in Houston
Houston, US (HQ)
7232 Airport Blvd

Powell Industries Data and Metrics

Powell Industries Financial Metrics

Powell Industries's revenue was reported to be $565.2 m in 2016 which is a 15% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

565.2 m

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %


Gross profit (Y, 2016)

106.2 m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

15.5 m

EBIT (Y, 2016)

15.8 m

Market capitalization (24-May-2017)

379.5 m

Closing share price (24-May-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

97.7 m
Powell Industries's current market capitalization is $379.5 m.
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


674.8 m647.8 m661.9 m565.2 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

527.9 m522.3 m553.6 m459 m

Gross profit

146.8 m125.5 m108.3 m106.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %



49.2 m29.3 m20.6 m15.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

35 k13 k86 k156 k

Pre tax profit

50.7 m30.7 m23 m17.8 m

Net Income

42.1 m29.2 m9.4 m15.5 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


107.7 m103.1 m43.6 m97.7 m

Accounts Receivable


6.8 m32.8 m32.9 m26.5 m

Current Assets

357.3 m357.3 m297.1 m304.1 m


144.6 m156.9 m154.6 m145 m


1 m1 m2.4 m2.1 m

Total Assets

530.9 m541.4 m468.8 m462.5 m

Accounts Payable

58.5 m70.2 m48 m35 m

Current Liabilities

168.1 m158.1 m125 m118.2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

43.2 m46.3 m48.5 m52 m

Retained Earnings

314 m331.2 m328.3 m332 m

Total Equity

371.1 m333.3 m335.3 m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.4 x1.4 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

42.1 m29.2 m9.4 m15.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7 m779 k435 k352 k

Accounts Receivable

5.8 m2 m391 k369 k


3.9 m(4 m)(572 k)6.2 m

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

91.8 m9.1 m12.9 m74.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

(74.4 m)(16.5 m)(34.7 m)(3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(73.5 m)(1.6 m)(34.6 m)(2.9 m)

Dividends Paid

(12 m)(12.4 m)(11.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(452 k)(12.5 m)(34.9 m)(17.4 m)
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


201.7 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

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