Quiksilver, Inc., incorporated in 1976, is a diversified company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear, accessories and related products. Its products are sold in over 90 countries in a range of distribution channels, including surf shops, skateboard shops, snowboard shops, its concept stores, other specialty stores and select department stores. The Company has three operating segments consisting of the Americas, Europe and Asia/Pacific, each of which sells a range of its products. The Americas segment includes revenues from the United States, Canada and Latin America. The European segment includes revenues primarily from Western Europe. The Asia/Pacific segment includes revenues primarily from Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Indonesia. The Company’s brands are focused on different sports within the outdoor market. 

The Company’s Quiksilver brand represents the boardriding lifestyle, which includes not only surfing, but also skateboarding and snowboarding. It includes shirts, walkshorts, t-shirts, fleece, pants, jackets, snowboardwear, footwear, hats, backpacks, wetsuits, watches, eyewear and other accessories. Quiksilver’s market includes men, women, boys, toddlers and infants. 

The Company’s Roxy brand is for young women and also include girls, with the Teenie Wahine and Roxy Girl brands, and infants. Roxy includes a range of sportswear, swimwear, footwear, backpacks, snowboardwear, snowboards, bedroom furnishings and other accessories. 

The Company’s DC brand specializes in performance skateboard shoes, snowboard boots, sandals and apparel for both young men and juniors.

Company Growth (employees)
Huntington Beach, US
Size (employees)
5,700 (est)
Quiksilver was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Huntington Beach, US

Key People at Quiksilver

Pierre  Agnes

Pierre Agnes

Thomas  Chambolle

Thomas Chambolle

Greg  Healy

Greg Healy


Quiksilver Office Locations

Quiksilver has offices in Huntington Beach, Saint-jean-de-luz, North Vancouver, Torquay and in 15 other locations
Huntington Beach, US (HQ)
15202 Graham Street
Torquay, AU
Quicksilver Dr
North Vancouver, CA
140-890 Harbourside Drive
Saint-jean-de-luz, FR
162 rue Belharra
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Quiksilver Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Quiksilver Financial Metrics

Quiksilver's revenue was reported to be $1.3 b in FY, 2015 which is a 14% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

1.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

621.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(307 m)

EBIT (FY, 2015)

(187.9 m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

36.5 m
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


1.8 b1.6 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

870.4 m916.5 m938.1 m807.6 m724.6 m

Gross profit

872.4 m762.8 m621.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %



2.5 m(253.5 m)(187.9 m)

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

(233.5 m)(320.1 m)(307 m)
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015


99.5 m120.6 m109.8 m41.8 m57.3 m46.7 m36.5 m

Accounts Receivable

23.3 m40.8 m25.2 m


337.7 m278.8 m295.1 m

Current Assets

915.3 m744.1 m608.1 m


261.6 m80.6 m

Total Assets

1.6 b1.3 b922.5 m

Accounts Payable

201.7 m168.3 m143.5 m

Total Debt

831.3 m795.7 m221.4 m

Current Liabilities

367 m349.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

576.7 m589 m594 m

Retained Earnings

(275.9 m)(585.3 m)(893.6 m)

Total Equity

387.7 m57.5 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

2.1 x13.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.5 x0.6 x0.2 x

Financial Leverage

4.2 x21.9 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

(233.5 m)(320.1 m)(307 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

50 m51.9 m42.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(759 k)(6.3 m)(1.3 m)


(12 m)37.1 m(31 m)

Accounts Payable

7.8 m(29.5 m)72.2 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(10.2 m)

Capital Expenditures

(52.2 m)(53.4 m)(33 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(53.9 m)6.1 m(3.7 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(582.5 m)(222.2 m)(92.3 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

49.7 m13.6 m46 m

Interest Paid

52.1 m73.8 m68.6 m

Income Taxes Paid

11.8 m17.1 m6.7 m
USDY, 2015


228.1 k


0.2 x

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