Universal Electronics

Universal Electronics Inc. is the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home. Its broad portfolio of pending and current patents includes the world’s most complete database to connect and control thousands of entertainment viewing devices. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and ships over 500 innovative products that are used by the world’s leading brands in the audio video, subscription broadcasting, connected home, tablet and smartphone markets. With a global network of design and development services, UEI’s many first-to-market innovations have helped transform the home entertainment control industry over the past 25 years. In 2015, it expanded its product and technology platform to include home automation, intelligent sensing and security.

Company Growth (employees)
Santa Ana, US
Size (employees)
3,103 (est)
Universal Electronics was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, US

Universal Electronics Office Locations

Universal Electronics has offices in Santa Ana, Enschede, Manaus, Hong Kong and in 4 other locations
Santa Ana, US (HQ)
201 Sandpointe Ave
Twinsburg, US
1864 Enterprise Pkwy
Carlsbad, US
2055 Corte Del Nogal
San Mateo, US
130 2755 Campus Dr
Bengaluru, IN
49 Race Course Rd
Hong Kong, HK
18 Tak Fung St
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Universal Electronics Financials and Metrics

Universal Electronics Financials

Universal Electronics's revenue was reported to be $651.4 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

175.7 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

43.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

1.7 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

4.2 m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

750.9 m

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

48.6 m


816.3 m
Universal Electronics's current market capitalization is $750.9 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


529.4 m562.3 m602.8 m651.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

377.9 m395.4 m436.1 m487.2 m

Gross profit

151.5 m166.9 m166.7 m164.1 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


142.4 m129.8 m146.3 m147.8 m132.7 m147.6 m160.5 m150.7 m171 m169.2 m161.4 m177.6 m175.7 m

Cost of goods sold

101.9 m93.3 m102.8 m102.7 m95.3 m107.3 m117.7 m113 m127.5 m127.4 m120.4 m133.8 m132.6 m

Gross profit

40.4 m36.5 m43.6 m45.1 m37.4 m40.3 m42.8 m37.6 m43.5 m41.8 m41 m43.8 m43.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


76.2 m112.5 m53 m50.6 m

Accounts Receivable

95.4 m98 m121.8 m124.6 m


4.4 m6.9 m6.2 m129.9 m

Current Assets

278.5 m320 m315.3 m324.2 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


44.6 m90.4 m87.6 m99 m97.1 m82.2 m64.3 m56.1 m49.4 m48.1 m62.7 m49.7 m48.6 m

Accounts Receivable

103.5 m84.8 m107.5 m105.9 m93.8 m103.6 m112.1 m111 m132.1 m134.4 m129.2 m147.7 m153.4 m


103.6 m90.2 m88.8 m92.3 m100.2 m109.1 m113 m117.7 m119.1 m124.1 m131.5 m143.4 m10 m

Current Assets

260.3 m276.2 m294.4 m307.9 m302.2 m307.1 m305.7 m304.5 m319.4 m325.7 m334.5 m352.6 m386.9 m
    USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

    Net Income

    23 m32.5 m29.2 m20.4 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    18.4 m18.2 m20.5 m27 m

    Accounts Receivable

    (4.5 m)(8 m)(29 m)(3.9 m)


    (15 m)(8.2 m)(32 m)(14.8 m)
    USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

    Net Income

    17.4 m4.3 m12.8 m23.6 m5.2 m13.6 m19.8 m2.7 m9.3 m17.1 m119 k4.8 m1.7 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    13.4 m4.3 m8.8 m13.4 m4.7 m9.4 m14.5 m5.9 m12 m19 m7.6 m16 m

    Accounts Receivable

    (12.7 m)10 m(12.9 m)(14 m)342 k(8.7 m)(17.9 m)12.3 m(9.6 m)(11.4 m)(3.7 m)(20.4 m)153.4 m


    (20.7 m)4.8 m5.1 m(577 k)(6 m)(15 m)(20.3 m)5.1 m982 k(4.5 m)(1.6 m)(11.2 m)10 m
      Y, 2017


      193.8 x


      -703.7 x

      Financial Leverage

      2.1 x
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      Universal Electronics Operating Metrics

      FY, 2014Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

      Patents and Patent Applications

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      Universal Electronics Market Value History

      Universal Electronics Median Salaries

      Source: 18 public H-1B filings from Universal Electronics

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