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.

Company Growth (employees)
Grand Rapids, US
Size (employees)
9,300 (est)
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 Data and 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 (15-Aug-2017)

1.6 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

34.1 m


1.7 b
Universal Forest Products's current market capitalization is $1.6 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.5 b2.7 b2.9 b3.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.2 b2.3 b2.5 b2.8 b

Gross profit

280.6 m325.3 m399.9 m474.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

310.2 m

Operating expense total

310.2 m


74.3 m97.4 m135.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

4.9 m4.3 m5.1 m4.6 m

Interest income

640 k2.2 m294 k541 k

Pre tax profit

70.3 m95.7 m131 m160.7 m

Income tax expense

24.5 m34.1 m45.9 m55.2 m

Net Income

45.8 m61.6 m85.1 m105.5 m
USDFY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


87.8 m34.1 m

Accounts Receivable

180.5 m195.9 m223 m282.3 m


397.2 m

Current Assets

496.4 m573 m648.2 m756.4 m


237.4 m248.3 m251.2 m297.9 m


160.1 m183.1 m181 m198.5 m

Total Assets

917 m1 b1.1 b1.3 b

Accounts Payable

72.9 m89.1 m95 m124.7 m

Total Debt

85.9 m111.7 m

Current Liabilities

139.1 m175.5 m204.2 m271.8 m

Total Liabilities

431.6 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

156.1 m162.5 m171.6 m185.3 m

Retained Earnings

461.8 m502.3 m565.6 m649.1 m

Total Equity

649.7 m699.6 m766.4 m860.5 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
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

45.8 m61.6 m85.1 m105.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

33.6 m36.3 m41.2 m43.6 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 m73.1 m168.8 m172.5 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)

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 m4.3 m5.1 m4.6 m

Income Taxes Paid

14.4 m38.5 m42.8 m57.3 m
USDY, 2016


9.8 x


462.9 k


0.1 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

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