EMCOR Group, Inc. provides electrical and mechanical construction, and facilities services in the United States. The company designs, integrates, installs, starts-up, operates, and maintains electric power transmission and distribution systems; premises electrical and lighting systems; process instrumentation in the refining, chemical process, food process, and mining industries; low-voltage, voice and data communications, fire protection, water and wastewater treatment, and controls and filtration systems; roadway and transit lighting and fiber-optic lines; heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and clean-room process ventilation systems; plumbing, processing, and piping systems; central plant heating and cooling systems; cranes and rigging; millwrighting; and steel fabrication, erection, and welding. It also offers building services to facilities, such as commercial and government site-based operations and maintenance; reception, security, and catering; outage services to utilities and industrial plants; military base operations support; mobile mechanical maintenance and services; floor care and janitorial; landscaping, lot sweeping, and snow removal; facilities and vendor management; call center; installation and support for building systems; technical consulting and diagnostics; small modification and retrofit; infrastructure and building projects; and program development, management, and maintenance services for energy systems. In addition, the company provides industrial services for refineries and petrochemical plants, such as on-site repair, maintenance, and service of heat exchangers, towers, vessels, and piping; design, manufacture, repair, and hydro blast cleaning of shell and tube heat exchangers and related equipment; refinery turnaround planning and engineering, specialty welding, and specialty technical services; and overhaul and maintenance of process units. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.
Business Analysis of EMCOR Group
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- Revenue Growth: EMCOR Group reported a revenue growth of 12.4% year-on-year during 2016. Heavy Construction Industry grew at -5.7% in the same period
- COGS share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, EMCOR Group spent 86.3% of its total revenues on COGS. Heavy Construction industry average (COGS share of revenue) in the same period was 81.6%
- R&D share of Revenues: EMCOR Group R&D share of Revenues details are not available because either company does not share the data or we do not have it
- SG&A share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, EMCOR Group spent 9.6% of its total revenues on Sales, Marketing, and General Administration (SG&A). Heavy Construction industry average SG&A spending in the same period was 9.5%
- Inventory share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, EMCOR Group spent 0.5% of its total revenues on Inventories. Heavy Construction industry average Inventory spending in the same period was 8.5%
- Accounts Payable share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, EMCOR Group invested 6.6% of its total revenues on Accounts Payable (A/P) Heavy Construction industry average Accounts Payable investment in the same period was 12.5%
- Accounts Receivable share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, EMCOR Group invested 21.5% of its total revenues on Accounts Receivable (A/R). Heavy Construction industry average Accounts Receivable investment in the same period was 43.5%
- PP&E share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, EMCOR Group invested 1.7% of its total revenues on Property, Plants, and Equipments (PP&E). Heavy Construction industry average PPE investment in the same period was 19.0%
- Intangibles share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, EMCOR Group invested 19.4% of its total revenues on Intangibles. Heavy Construction industry average Intangibles investment in the same period was 22.1%
- Net Margins: EMCOR Group Net Margins in the year 2016 were 2.4%. Heavy Construction industry average Net Margins in the same period were 2.1%
Sector and Industry Association of EMCOR Group
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EMCOR Group is associated with Industrials Sector Group, Construction and Building Products Sector, and Heavy Construction Industry.
Construction and Building Products sector is comprised of the following industries: Building Materials & Fixtures; Heavy Construction. The definitions for each of the industries is as follows:
- Building Materials & Fixtures industry includes producers of materials used in the construction and refurbishment of buildings and structures, including cement and other aggregates, wooden beams and frames, paint, glass, roofing and flooring materials other than carpets. Building Materials & Fixtures companies also offer bathroom and kitchen fixtures, plumbing supplies and central air-conditioning and heating equipment.
- Heavy Construction industry includes companies engaged in the construction of commercial buildings, infrastructure such as roads and bridges, residential apartment buildings, and providers of services to construction companies, such as architects, masons, plumbers and electrical contractors. Heavy Construction companies also offer construction equipment.
Industry Ranking of EMCOR Group
With $7.6 billion revenues, EMCOR Group ranked number 9 of all the companies in the US Heavy Construction industry. There were a total of 40 public companies in the US Heavy Construction industry that had revenues greater than $50 million during 2016.
The top-10 companies in the US Heavy Construction industry by revenues during 2016 were:
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