Imagine a future, where your business processes are operating at peak efficiency and perfectly aligned with your strategic goals. At QAD, we have imagined this, and are committed to helping our customers achieve this vision for the future that we call "The Effective Enterprise." We do this by delivering enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions that promote agility, mobility, reliability and global effectiveness. We deploy technologies that make applications simpler to support and more rapid and effective to use and learn, and we use implementation methods that reduce risk and simplify effort. As a leading provider of innovative business software and services for global manufacturing companies, QAD has been at the forefront of both technology and innovation for its customers for 31 years and boasts more than 5,800 sites in 90 countries. Additionally, while many vendors promote delivering ERP in the cloud, QAD Cloud ERP is the industry's only full-strength ERP cloud solution focused exclusively on the needs of global manufacturing companies. Why not visit QAD today and see how QAD can help you move beyond imagining to realizing our vision for The Effective Enterprise.
Company Growth (employees)
Santa Barbara, US
Size (employees)
1,680 (est)
QAD was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, US

QAD Office Locations

QAD has offices in Santa Barbara, Clayton, Macquarie Park, Antwerpen and in 21 other locations
Santa Barbara, US (HQ)
100 Innovation Pl
Mount Laurel, US
Midlantic Dr
Lisle, US
210 1011 Warrenville Rd
Grand Rapids, US
205 1593 Galbraith Ave Se
Norcross, US
350 3500 Parkway Ln
Quinton, GB
Barcelona, ES
567 Av. Diagonal
Wrocław, PL
55 F Legnicka
Schiphol Rijk, NL
56 Boeing Avenue
Ciudad De México, MX
27 Newton
Sesto San Giovanni, IT
125 Via Giosuè Carducci
Plassey, IE
Hamilton House
Frankfurt Am Main, DE
13 Walther Von Cronberg Platz
Paris, FR
10 Rue Auber
São Paulo, BR
1681 Av. Engenheiro Luís Carlos Berrini
Antwerpen, BE
7 Luchthavenlei
Macquarie Park, AU
4 Drake Ave
Clayton, AU
758 Blackburn Rd

QAD Data and Metrics

QAD Financial Metrics

QAD's revenue was reported to be $278 m in FY, 2017
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

278 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

147.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

(15.5 m)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

3.4 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

608.6 m

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Jan-2017)

145.1 m


477.7 m
QAD's current market capitalization is $608.6 m.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


266.3 m295.1 m277.9 m278 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

126.6 m130.9 m

Gross profit

151.3 m147.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

66.5 m67.2 m

R&D expense

41.2 m43.6 m

General and administrative expense

32.7 m32.3 m

Operating expense total

139.9 m147.5 m141.1 m143.8 m


9.4 m16 m10.2 m3.4 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

712 k670 k

Interest income

(320 k)(696 k)

Pre tax profit

10.5 m3.8 m

Income tax expense

1.6 m19.3 m

Net Income

6.4 m12.9 m8.9 m(15.5 m)
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


76 m120.5 m137.7 m145.1 m


31.7 m6 m3 m

Current Assets

170.4 m223.5 m227.5 m229.9 m


33.1 m33.2 m32.1 m30.9 m


11.4 m10.9 m10.6 m10.6 m

Total Assets

234.8 m283.4 m286.4 m280.9 m

Accounts Payable

11 m12.9 m10.8 m11.3 m

Total Debt

15.5 m15.1 m14.7 m14.2 m

Current Liabilities

149.8 m151.8 m140.7 m149.5 m

Common Stock

16 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

150.8 m185.5 m195.4 m197.6 m

Retained Earnings

(51.5 m)(43.5 m)(41 m)(61.1 m)

Total Equity

64.2 m111.7 m127 m112.7 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.2 x0.1 x0.1 x0.1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 x2.5 x2.3 x2.5 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

6.4 m12.9 m8.9 m(15.5 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.1 m5.8 m5.8 m6 m

Accounts Receivable

(1.2 m)(11.2 m)10.8 m(4.1 m)

Accounts Payable

(1.3 m)2.6 m(1.4 m)646 k

Cash From Operating Activities

11 m44.5 m17.2 m18.7 m

Purchases of PP&E

(4.8 m)(4.6 m)(3.2 m)(3.3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(5.1 m)(4.9 m)(3.3 m)(3.4 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(372 k)(388 k)(406 k)(434 k)

Dividends Paid

(5.3 m)(4.5 m)(5.2 m)(5.3 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(7.6 m)29.4 m292 k(7.8 m)

Interest Paid

726 k735 k700 k655 k

Income Taxes Paid

2.9 m3.3 m3.9 m3.4 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2017


142 x


25.6 x


165.5 k


0.1 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x

QAD Market Value History

QAD Median Salaries

Source: 69 public H-1B filings from QAD

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