ICx Company Profile

Author: John Honovich, Published on Aug 15, 2010

This note overviews ICx's product offerings and financial breakdown, including an analysis of their video analytic and PSIM products. In August, 2010, FLIR acquired ICx at a valuation of $236 Million (acquisition price of $274 Million - $38 Million cash in bank).

In the 12 months prior to the acquisition, ICx's revenue was approximately $160 Million, setting the Price to Revenue ratio at just under 1.5x (low comparatively for the industry).

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