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Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturers

SIC 3651 | NAICS 334310

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Audio & Video Equipment Manufacturing  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Consumer Electronics Association
U.S. Consumer Electronics Sales and Forecasts  Search store for above title

Semiannual report provides factory sales-to-dealers data in unit volume and dollar sales for over 100 consumer electronics products, with major product categories covered in the report including audio, video, and information technology; electronic gaming; automotive electronics; and communications devices. News release which includes summary highlights from the report is available free online.

First Research

Audio & Video Equipment Manufacturing
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Freedonia Group
Audio & Video Equipment

Research report analyzes U.S. production and demand at the manufacturers' level, with information provided in the report including including historical demand and forecasts by product segment (e.g., televisions, speakers including headphones, automotive audio equipment, and other products such as DVD players, Blu-ray players, digital video recorders (DVRs), and portable digital music players.

InfoComm International
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Economic Snapshot Survey
Periodic business survey analyzes the overall economic health of the professional audiovisual industry and examines key issues, trends, and factors affecting business performance over the last six months and prospectively over the next six months for manufacturers, AV dealers and distributors, independent design consultants, rental and staging companies, systems integrators, and other industry participants.

North American Pro-AV Distribution Channel and Trends Survey
Market research study provides insights into distribution channel trends for professional audiovisual equipment from a manufacturer's standpoint, with topics covered in the report including distributor strategies, trends impacting the market, types of AV distributors serving the market (e.g., broad-line distributors, specialty distributors, and adjacent generalists), distribution trends, and market outlook.

Global and Regional Market Definition and Strategy Studies
Comprehensive market research studies analyze the professional audiovisual market in terms of products, services, and customers on a global and regional basis and examine key issues and trends affecting the industry. Geographic areas covered include North America, Europe (France, Germany, UK, Russia), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico), Mideast/Africa, and Asia Pacific (China, India, Australia).

Euromonitor International
Home Audio and Cinema in the US

Market research report provides an overview of the U.S. home audio and cinema market, with topics covered in the report including supply and demand trends, historical and forecast unit volumes and dollar values by product category (e.g., home cinema and speaker systems, audio separates, digital media player docks, hi-fi systems, speakers, and other), and company and brand market shares.

GIA Research
Home Audio Equipment

Comprehensive market report provides in-depth analysis of the home audio market, with information provided including historical and forecast sales in unit volume and dollar values by product segment (e.g., systems, separate components, theater in a box, and radios) and companies profiled including Bose Corporation, Panasonic Corp., Phillips Electronics, Sharp Corp., Sony Corp., and VIZIO, Inc.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturers  Search for "334310"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

First Research

Audio & Video Equipment Manufacturing

Financial information section of this profile provides income statements, balance sheets, and financial ratios by company size based on annual net sales for companies that manufacture products such as televisions, radios, CD players, camcorders, DVD, DVR, and Blu-ray players, video game consoles, home theater equipment, car audio equipment, speaker systems, and commercial sound equipment.

Compensation Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
A/V Equipment Manufacturing

Annual survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this manufacturing sector on a national, state, and metro area basis, with products covered by this survey including TVs, radios, CD players, camcorders, DVD, DVR, and Blu-ray players, home theater equipment, video game consoles, auto audio equipment, loudspeakers, and commercial sound equipment.

Consumer Electronics Manufacturing

Free online service provides median salary and hourly wage data for selected job positions in this manufacturing sector such as project manager, mechanical engineer, electronics technician, and electronics assembler, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Bose Corp., Harman International, Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics, and Sony Corp.

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