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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

example price index trendline

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 10%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Operations Specialties Managers 6%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8%
Business Operations Specialists 6%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 13%
Computer Occupations 12%
Software Developers and Programmers 9%
Software Developers, Applications 9%
Software Developers, Systems Software 14%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 23%
Engineers 16%
Computer Hardware Engineers 8%
Computer Hardware Engineers 8%
Electrical and Electronics Engineers 6%
Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians 7%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9%
Production Occupations 28%
Assemblers and Fabricators 15%
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical Assemblers 11%
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 9%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 12%
Team Assemblers 11%
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 5%
Other Production Occupations 6%
Semiconductor Processors 6%
Semiconductor Processors 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 12%
Material Moving Workers 11%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 10%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Otter Products trademarks "OTTERBOX" - Backpacks; backpacks compatible with personal hydration systems, sold empty; travel bags; gym bags; tote bags; duffle bags; drypacks; drybags; luggage; purses; tote bags, and wallets - 01/08/2018
  • Sunbird Software trademarks "SUNBIRD" - Computer software for managing, monitoring, controlling, visualizing, reporting and optimizing space, capacity, physical connectivity and relationships, workflow and performance of the data center infrastructure; Electrical power monitoring and management software for computers, computer servers and other electrically powered devices - 01/08/2018
  • Feniex Industries trademarks "FENIEX" - Camera mounts and supports; Body cameras for use by law enforcement; Body cameras; Camera straps; Cameras; Dashboard cameras; Automotive safety-warning lights - 01/08/2018
  • Apple patents Linked User Accounts - 01/04/2018
  • EyeTech Digital Systems raises $3 million in funding. - 01/03/2018
  • Knightscope raises $2 million in funding. - 12/27/2017
  • Lightfleet raises $25 million in funding. - 12/26/2017

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Motorola Solutions3251

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

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    • Serial Attached SCSI Market To Witness Enhanced Usage In Electronic Product, Computer, Aerospace & Defense Sectors Till 2021 | Million Insights - Serial-Attached SCSI SAS is a technique that is utilized in get into computer peripheral devices that engages a serial ... since there are smaller number conductors in the cables. The hardware for serial interfaces is not as much of expensive as the ... (01/11/2018)
    • Global Peripheral And Other Devices Market Briefing 2017 - Research and Markets - Peripherals and other devices market comprise of establishments manufacturing ... Historic Growth 4. Peripheral And Other Devices Market Forecast Growth 5. Peripheral And Other Devices Market Comparison with Other Computer Hardware Markets 6. (12/14/2016)
    • COMPUTER PERIPHERALS - Taking its total headcount in India to 20,000, Dell will start manufacturing all its products including desktops, laptops and computer peripherals in India by the first half of ’07. IT hardware and electronics company Intex on Thursday said it may raise ... (08/09/2010)
    • MCUs offer wide range of on-chip peripherals, interfaces. - medical devices and computer peripherals. ST has added 28 new devices to the STM32 family, including devices in 36-pin packages at the low end and 144-pin packages at the high end. Compatibility of pin assignments, peripherals and software across all STM32 ... (06/03/2008)
    • Microsoft Announces Vista Peripherals - The idea, says O'Neil, was to create computer peripherals using design and visual cues from Microsoft's next generation operating system, Windows Vista. The first of the hardware to launch ... Microsoft's next mouse off the manufacturing line would ... (09/14/2006)
    • Prices Seem To Be Right For Computer Buyers - Maynard and other makers of computer peripherals - devices that enhance a computer ... We believe now is a strategic time in purchasing new hardware.'' Many businesses and individuals who own computers with the Intel 286 microchip are looking seriously ... (08/11/1992)
    • Peripherals And Software Packages Aid In Data Collection - Data acquisition peripherals have been one of the more important developments within the last five years. Peripherals are the hardware part of data acquisition -- the actual electronic machinery through which signals pass into the computer. The ... (06/11/1990)
    • PERIPHERALS; Clone War Escalates - If a customer bought a Tandy/Radio Shack computer, he or she was locked into buying from ... In a round of head-to-head hardware performance tests conducted by Software Digest, the Tandy 3000 without a hard disk drive was judged to be just as nimble ... (05/06/1986)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $23,787,958,526 on Computer Hardware & Peripheral Manufacturing. It has awarded 137,392 contracts to 16,528 companies, with an average value of $1,439,252 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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