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Electronic Components Distributors

SIC 5065 | NAICS 423690

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Electronic Parts & Equipment Wholesaling  (view report)
Electrical Equipment Wholesaling  (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:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and ratios
  • Current performance
  • Operating conditions
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Five-year growth forecast

Electronic Component Sales Trends Survey
Quarterly sales trends survey provides information on current market trends and expectations for the quarter ahead by product type (e.g., capacitors, connectors, resistors, inductors, and semiconductors) and market (e.g., aerospace, automotive, consumer,  computer, industrial, medical, mobile phones, and telecom network). Executive summary and full report are available to members only; contact association for more information.

First Research
Electronic Components Wholesalers

First Research profiles provide analysis, statistics, and forecasts for a wide range of industries, with content sections including industry overview, recent developments, issues and challenges, business trends and opportunities, leading companies, executive insights, financial benchmarking information, and 5-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated monthly; sample report is available online.

Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Electronic Components - A Global Strategic Business Report
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the market for this product sector in the U.S. and other countries, with topics covered including industry overview, market analysis and trends, historical and forecast sales volume by product segment (e.g., resistors, capacitors, resonators, relays, switches, and printed wiring boards), and key company profiles. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available online.

Global Research & Data Services
Electronic Component Market in United States
Market research report provides historical trend data and forecasts for the U.S. market on an overall basis and by product segment, with products covered in the report including capacitors, resistors, potentiometers, rheostats, integrated circuits, microassemblies, printed circuits, and semiconductor devices. Summary description and table of contents which includes a list of tables and graphs can be viewed free online.

BCC Research
Active, Passive, and Interconnecting Electronic Components: Technologies and Global Markets
Market research reports analyze the market for these products by geographic region (e.g., North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and emerging markets), with products covered in the reports including integrated circuits, transistors, diodes, capacitors, resistors, inductors, circuit boards, connectors, relays, and switches. Highlights from the reports, introductory discussion, and detailed table of contents can be viewed free online.

Transparency Market Research
Active, Passive, and Interconnecting Electronic Components Market -
Global Industry Analysis, Market Share, Drivers, Restraints, Growth, and Forecast
Market research studies provide a comprehensive analysis of the active, passive, and interconnecting components markets by region (e.g., North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe), with topics covered in the studies including market growth drivers, factors limiting growth, current market trends, market structure, and seven-year forecast. Summary descriptions are available online with table of contents available upon request.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Electronic Parts and Equipment Distributors  Search for "423690"
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

RMA Annual Statement Studies
Electronic Parts and Equipment Wholesalers  Search for "423690"
Annual financial statement analysis includes common-size income statements and balance sheets and key financial ratios for companies in this distribution sector. Report includes five years of historical data with the most recent year's data broken out by sales and assets size range. Sample report can be viewed online.

Compensation Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages - Electrical and Electronic Goods Wholesalers
Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this sector, which includes distributors of capacitors, resistors, circuit boards, switches, semiconductor devices, and other components, on a national, state, and metro area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles and deciles. All information is available free online.

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
Employee Compensation Report
Two-volume wholesale distributor employee compensation report provides detailed analysis of executive and employee compensation, including salaries, bonuses, commissions, and fringe benefits, with compensation data broken out by annual company sales volume and geographic region. Table of contents, compensation breakout information, and job descriptions for all positions included in the report can be viewed free online.

Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Electronic Parts and Equipment Distributors

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries. Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPS®, with the primary focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.