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Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturers

SIC 3651 | NAICS 334310


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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

IBISWorld
IBISWorld
Audio & Video Equipment Manufacturing  (view report)
Headphone 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. Topics addressed in the reports include:

  • Market size, product segments, and major markets
  • Key statistics, market trends, and external drivers
  • Operating conditions and current performance
  • Competitive landscape and environment
  • Major company profiles and market shares
  • Five-year outlook and revenue forecast

Consumer Technology Association
U.S. Consumer Technology Sales and Forecasts
https://shop.cta.tech/

Semiannual report provides factory sales-to-dealers data in unit volume and dollar sales for over 100 consumer technology products, with major product categories covered in the report including audio, video, and information technologies; communications devices; electronic gaming; home technology; aftermarket automotive electronics; and consumer technology accessories, media, and wearables.


Freedonia Group
Audio & Video Equipment
https://www.freedoniagroup.com/

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
Publications available from this organization include:

Economic Snapshot
https://www.infocomm.org/
Periodic economic snapshot surveys examine the overall economic health of the audiovisual industry and bring into focus the key issues, trends, and factors affecting business performance over the last six months and prospectively over the next six months, with market segments covered by the survey including corporate, government, retail, education, health care, hospitality, venues, and live events.

Distribution Channel and Trends Report
https://www.infocomm.org/
Market research studies provide 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.

Market Definition and Strategy Study
https://www.infocomm.org/
Comprehensive market research publications 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
https://www.euromonitor.com/

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
https://www.strategyr.com/

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.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

BizMiner
Industry Financial Ratios
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturers
https://www.bizminer.com  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 including:

  • Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

IBISWorld
Audio & Video Equipment Manufacturing
(see links for individual reports)

Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.


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Compensation and Salary Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
A/V Equipment Manufacturing
https://www.bls.gov/oes/

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.


PayScale, Inc.
Consumer Electronics Manufacturing
https://www.payscale.com/

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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Business Valuation Resources

Business Valuation Resources, LLC
DealStats® - Private and Public Company Transaction Data
https://www.bvresources.com/

Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.


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