QAD is a company that provides cloud-based enterprise software solutions for global manufacturing companies across the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology and industrial products industries. The Company offers full-featured, secure and flexible enterprise and supply chain solutions built for global manufacturing companies which can be delivered in the cloud, on-premise or via a blended combination of cloud and on-premise, where certain sites are on premise and others are in the cloud. QAD's mission is to provide best-in-class software that enables our customers to operate as an effective enterprise where their business processes are running at peak efficiency and are perfectly aligned to their strategic goals. The Company's solutions, called QAD Enterprise Applications, enable measurement and control of key business processes and support operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management.

Santa Barbara, US
Size (employees)
1,830 (est)+8%
QAD was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, US
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Key People/Management at QAD

Tony J

Tony J

Chief Technology Officer
Edward A

Edward A

Senior Vice President, North America

QAD Office Locations

QAD has an office in Santa Barbara, Clayton, Macquarie Park, Antwerpen and in 21 other locations
Santa Barbara, US (HQ)
100 Innovation Pl
Grand Rapids, US
205 1593 Galbraith Ave SE
Lisle, US
210 1011 Warrenville Rd
Mount Laurel, US
Midlantic Dr
Norcross, US
350 3500 Parkway Ln
Clayton, AU
758 Blackburn Rd
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QAD Financials and Metrics

QAD Financials

QAD's revenue was reported to be $277.97 m in FY, 2017

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 (5-Feb-2018)

689.9 m

Cash (3-Feb-2018)

140 m


563.7 m
QAD's current market capitalization is $689.9 m.
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
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


65.7 m68.5 m73.1 m74 m69.3 m71.3 m68 m65.4 m69.8 m69.5 m71.4 m76 m76.9 m

Cost of goods sold

28.9 m31.4 m33.2 m33.1 m32.1 m32.6 m31 m32.1 m32.9 m33.1 m34.9 m36.7 m38 m

Gross profit

36.8 m37.1 m39.8 m40.9 m37.2 m38.7 m37 m33.3 m36.9 m36.5 m36.5 m39.3 m38.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

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
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


65.8 m78.2 m75.3 m71.4 m130.9 m130.1 m126.6 m139.9 m134.7 m135.7 m153.3 m149.2 m140 m

Current Assets

127.5 m153.3 m149.9 m141.8 m206.8 m199.6 m189.6 m212.2 m207 m200.6 m215.6 m206.1 m204.4 m


33.5 m32.9 m32.7 m33.3 m33.2 m32.7 m32.6 m32.3 m31.7 m31 m30.5 m30.5 m30.3 m


11.4 m11.5 m11.4 m11.2 m10.9 m10.7 m10.7 m10.8 m10.7 m10.7 m10.6 m10.9 m10.8 m
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 Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

11 m44.5 m17.2 m18.7 m
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

2 m(76 k)985 k5.1 m549 k1.6 m2.6 m(2.7 m)513 k1.3 m(2.6 m)

Accounts Payable

9.3 m9.5 m8.3 m8 m8.3 m7.9 m7.3 m7.7 m8.2 m
USDY, 2017


167.6 x


159.8 k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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QAD Operating Metrics

QAD's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 2 k in FY, 2017. QAD's Active Users was reported to be 300 k in FY, 2017.
FY, 2017

Active Users

300 k



Enterprise Customers

2 k
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