Smith & Wesson

Founded in 1852, Smith & Wesson is one of the most legendary brands in the world, and is a U.S. based leader in firearm manufacturing and design, delivering a broad portfolio of quality firearms and related products to the global military, law enforcement, and consumer markets. Much of the Company’s history, as well as the brand are known for Revolvers. In recent years, Smith & Wesson has shifted its focus to the production of polymer pistols and we are known for the M&P Shield, arguably the most popular full-size polymer pistol in the market today. The family of brands includes Smith & Wesson®, M&P®, and Thompson/Center Arms™. Headquartered in Springfield, MA, the quality of life, excellent schools, and diversity of residential options in or around Springfield provide a historic, picturesque, and well-located place to call home. Springfield is the home of the Springfield Amory, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and a host of other historic attractions. Smith & Wesson also has locations in Maine, Connecticut and Missouri employing over 1,800 team members. Beyond the history, Smith & Wesson continues to build its legacy by being widely regarded as a sought after employer of choice and one of the most reputable and safety conscious firearm manufacturers in the world. A premiere multi-channel durable consumer goods company, Smith & Wesson is well known for its’ advocacy of the responsible use of firearms. Smith & Wesson has a rich and vibrant culture that values integrity, diversity, and an unyielding commitment to its employees, customers, and shareholders. When you meet someone who works at Smith & Wesson you will know it - a team of people so committed that the average tenure is over 25 years – you will learn we are authentic and have a deep sense of pride rooted in the history of our Company. We are passionate about what we do. Smith & Wesson is a family.
Company Growth (employees)
Springfield, US
Size (employees)
1,853 (est)+6%
Smith & Wesson was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in Springfield, US

Smith & Wesson Office Locations

Smith & Wesson has an office in Springfield
Springfield, US (HQ)
2100 Roosevelt Ave

Smith & Wesson Metrics

Smith & Wesson Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$722.9 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$293.8 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$94 m

Market capitalization (30-Dec-2016)

$1.2 b

Closing share price (30-Dec-2016)


Cash (30-Apr-2016)

$191.3 m
Smith & Wesson's current market capitalization is $1.2 b.
Smith & Wesson's revenue was reported to be $722.9 m in 2016 which is a 31% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


$626.6 m$551.9 m$722.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$367.5 m$356.9 m$429.1 m

Gross profit

$259.1 m$194.9 m$293.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

$33.5 m

R&D expense

$5.6 m

General and administrative expense

$69 m

Operating expense total

$108.1 m$105.3 m$135.2 m


$151 m$89.6 m$158.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$12.3 m($11.3 m)($13.7 m)

Interest income

$149 k$395 k$176 k

Pre tax profit

$136.7 m$78.7 m$145.1 m

Income tax expense

$48.1 m$28.9 m$51.1 m

Net Income

$89.3 m$49.6 m$94 m
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$42.2 m$191.3 m

Accounts Receivable


$86.7 m$76.9 m$77.8 m

Current Assets

$239.2 m$197.1 m$333.2 m


$120.4 m$133.8 m$135.4 m


$75.4 m$76.4 m

Total Assets

$381.5 m$495 m$619.5 m

Accounts Payable

$37.7 m$32.4 m$45.5 m

Total Debt

$350 m

Current Liabilities

$92.5 m$81 m$122.6 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$211.2 m$219.2 m$239.5 m

Retained Earnings

$97.7 m$147.4 m$241.3 m

Total Equity

$166.8 m$194.4 m$307.8 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.7 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x2.5 x2 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$89.3 m$49.6 m$94 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$21.7 m$30.9 m$41.2 m

Accounts Receivable

($9.6 m)$11 m($2.3 m)


($24 m)$25.7 m($804 k)

Accounts Payable

$6.5 m($7.3 m)$13 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$90.2 m$114.8 m$168.6 m

Cash From Investing Activities

($62.6 m)($186.1 m)($32 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($100 m)($104.7 m)

Interest Paid

$7.7 m$8.6 m$13 m

Income Taxes Paid

$48.8 m$16.9 m$50.9 m

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