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 Data and Metrics

Smith & Wesson Financial Metrics

Smith & Wesson's revenue was reported to be $722.9 m in 2016 which is a 31% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

722.9 m

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


Gross profit (Y, 2016)

293.8 m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

94 m

EBIT (Y, 2016)

158.6 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.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


626.6 m551.9 m722.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

367.5 m356.9 m429.1 m

Gross profit

259.1 m194.9 m293.8 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 m105.3 m135.2 m


151 m89.6 m158.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

12.3 m(11.3 m)(13.7 m)

Interest income

149 k395 k176 k

Pre tax profit

136.7 m78.7 m145.1 m

Income tax expense

48.1 m28.9 m51.1 m

Net Income

89.3 m49.6 m94 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


42.2 m191.3 m

Accounts Receivable


86.7 m76.9 m77.8 m

Current Assets

239.2 m197.1 m333.2 m


120.4 m133.8 m135.4 m


75.4 m76.4 m

Total Assets

381.5 m495 m619.5 m

Accounts Payable

37.7 m32.4 m45.5 m

Total Debt

350 m

Current Liabilities

92.5 m81 m122.6 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

211.2 m219.2 m239.5 m

Retained Earnings

97.7 m147.4 m241.3 m

Total Equity

166.8 m194.4 m307.8 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.7 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x2.5 x2 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

89.3 m49.6 m94 m

Depreciation and Amortization

21.7 m30.9 m41.2 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 m114.8 m168.6 m

Cash From Investing Activities

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

Long-term Borrowings

(100 m)(104.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(59.2 m)44.6 m12.5 m

Interest Paid

7.7 m8.6 m13 m

Income Taxes Paid

48.8 m16.9 m50.9 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


413.3 k

Financial Leverage

2 x

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