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Fence Companies and Contractors

SIC 1799 | NAICS 238990

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Fence & Scaffolding Manufacturing  (view report)
Fence Construction Contractors  (view report)

Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year 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
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Publications available from this trade association include:

Bimonthly trade magazine features news and information for fence, deck, and railing manufacturers, distributors, and contractors, with topics covered in various issues including industry news, business management, market trends, regional updates, member profiles, new products, trade show updates, and association news. Current and archived digital editions of the magazine are available free online.

Monthly publication provides insights on trends and issues affecting industry, with content sections in each issue including an economic roundup which addresses trends in the U.S. economy as a whole and manufacturer, distributor, and contractor reports which address trends and issues affecting each of these industry segments. Current and previous issues of the magazine can be viewed free online.

Specialty Contractors

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

World Fencing Data Center, Inc.
World Fence News

Monthly magazine features news and information for fence manufacturers, dealers, and contractors, with topics covered in each issue including industry news, marketing and business trends, technical features, how-to information, new products, management and selling tips, and association and trade show news coverage. Current and archived digital editions of the magazine are available free online.

Freedonia Group

Comprehensive market research report provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. fencing market, with information provided including historical and forecast market size and market share by product (e.g., metal, wood, plastic, composite, and concrete fencing; gates and hardware; other materials), market (e.g., residential buildings, nonresidential building, non-building, agricultural), and geographic region.

Catalina Research
Fence Products

Catalina First Look research report analyzes market demand for this product sector in the U.S., with data provided including market size and share by material (e.g., steel wire, ornamental metal, wood, and vinyl) and end-user market segment (e.g., residential, builders, nonresidential contractors, Main Street commercial, and government), fence contractor revenues, and total installed product market.

Grand View Research
U.S. Fencing

Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the fencing market, with data provided including historical and forecast market size by material (e.g., metal, wood, plastic, composite, and concrete), installation (e.g., DIY, contractor), application (e.g., residential, agricultural, and industrial), end-user (e.g., chemicals, government, military, mining, power/energy, and transport), and geographic region.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Fence Contractors  Search for "238990"

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

Fence Construction Contractors
(see links for individual reports)

Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenues for companies that construct, install, and repair fences and gates used in residential, farm, and other applications to provide privacy and security, reduce noise, contain and protect livestock and pets, enhance property appearance, mark boundaries, and control site access.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Fence Erectors

Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in erecting and repairing fences and gates, with wage data reported by industry for industries with the highest levels of employment (e.g., specialty trade contractors, building material and supplies dealers, rental and leasing services, highway, bridge, and road construction, and building exterior contractors).

PayScale, Inc.
Fence Installation

Free online service provides salary and hourly wage data for selected positions in this service sector such as general manager, outside sales representative, estimator, project manager, project foreman, and fencing installer/erector, with employers for which data is provided including Hercules Fence Co., Inc., Split Rail Fence & Supply Co., Inc., Dean Fence & Gate, Inc., and Canyon Fence Company, Inc.

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Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Fencing Contractors

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based valuation multiples for small businesses that install and repair fences and gates used in residential, farm, and other applications to provide privacy and security, reduce noise, contain and protect animals, mark property lines, and control site access.

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