Universal Forest Products

We are a proud American corporation with approximately 100 facilities in North America and Australia, 8,000 employees and nearly $2.9 billion in sales. And with 60 years of success under our belt, we are considered a leader in the markets we serve.

Universal Forest Products is a holding company of businesses that combine to create one of the largest producers of wood and wood-alternative products in North America. In fact, combined, we are the single-largest purchaser of solid-sawn lumber from U.S. mills. We are a key supplier to three important markets: retail building materials, industrial, and construction.

We’re international, with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia, and business partners around the globe. We’re powered by hard-working people who believe in a strong work ethic, the integrity with which we go about our business, the opportunities we offer to those who are successful, and our work hard/play hard culture. We’re known for top-quality products and service, for being a company that’s good for its word, and for being an employer that rewards people who work hard and exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit whether in an office or a plant.

We are the companies of Universal Forest Products: proud of our history, our work, our people and our success.

Grand Rapids, US
Size (employees)
9,300 (est)+33%
Universal Forest Products was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, US

Universal Forest Products Office Locations

Universal Forest Products has an office in Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, US (HQ)
2801 E Beltline Ave Ne

Universal Forest Products Metrics

Universal Forest Products Financial Metrics

Universal Forest Products's revenue was reported to be $3.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 12% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

$3.2 b

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

$474.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

$105.5 m

Market capitalization (19-May-2017)

$1.9 b

Closing share price (19-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$34.1 m


$1.9 b
Universal Forest Products's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$2.5 b$2.7 b$2.9 b$3.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$2.2 b$2.3 b$2.5 b$2.8 b

Gross profit

$280.6 m$325.3 m$399.9 m$474.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %



$74.3 m$97.4 m$135.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

$640 k$2.2 m$294 k$541 k

Pre tax profit

$70.3 m$95.7 m$131 m$160.7 m

Net Income

$45.8 m$61.6 m$85.1 m$105.5 m
FY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$87.8 m$34.1 m

Accounts Receivable

$180.5 m$195.9 m$223 m$282.3 m


Current Assets

$496.4 m$573 m$648.2 m$756.4 m


$237.4 m$248.3 m$251.2 m$297.9 m


$160.1 m$183.1 m$181 m$198.5 m

Total Assets

$917 m$1 b$1.1 b$1.3 b

Accounts Payable

$72.9 m$89.1 m$95 m$124.7 m

Total Debt

$85.9 m$111.7 m

Current Liabilities

$139.1 m$175.5 m$204.2 m$271.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$156.1 m$162.5 m$171.6 m$185.3 m

Retained Earnings

$461.8 m$502.3 m$565.6 m$649.1 m

Total Equity

$649.7 m$699.6 m$766.4 m$860.5 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.5 x1.4 x1.5 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$45.8 m$61.6 m$85.1 m$105.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$33.6 m$36.3 m$41.2 m$43.6 m

Accounts Receivable

($18 m)($9.7 m)($26 m)($5.1 m)


($42 m)($50 m)$34.1 m($3.2 m)

Accounts Payable

$6.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$53.4 m$73.1 m$168.8 m$172.5 m

Purchases of PP&E

($40 m)($45.3 m)($43.5 m)($53.8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($43.6 m)($67.1 m)($227.5 m)

Long-term Borrowings

Dividends Paid

($8.2 m)($12.2 m)($16.5 m)($17.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($18.4 m)($5.2 m)($33 m)$3.2 m

Interest Paid

$4.9 m$4.3 m$5.1 m$4.6 m

Income Taxes Paid

$14.4 m$38.5 m$42.8 m$57.3 m
Y, 2016


11.2 x


$462.9 k


0.1 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

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