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Acacia Communications is an optical networking strategy and technology company. It offers optical interconnect products which accelerate network scalability through advancements in performance, capacity, and cost and enable cloud and service providers to meet the fast-growing consumer demands for data.

TypePublic
Founded2009
HQMaynard, US
Websiteacacia-inc.com
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)386(+10%)
Job Openings12
Revenue (FY, 2018)$339.9 M(-11%)
Share Price (Nov 2019)$67.3

Key People/Management at Acacia Communications

Murugesan Shanmugaraj

Murugesan Shanmugaraj

President and Chief Executive Officer
John Gavin

John Gavin

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Bhupenra Shah

Bhupenra Shah

Vice President of Engineering
Benny Mikkelsen

Benny Mikkelsen

Founder and Chief Technology Officer
John LoMedico

John LoMedico

VP of Corporate Development
Mehrdad Givehchi

Mehrdad Givehchi

Founder, VP of Hardware and Software
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Acacia Communications Office Locations

Acacia Communications has offices in Maynard, Holmdel, San Jose, Ottawa and in 4 other locations
Maynard, US (HQ)
3 Mill St #400
Holmdel, US
Bell Labs Holmdel Complex, 101 Crawfords Corner Rd Building 1 , Floor 4
San Jose, US
2700 Zanker Rd
Ottawa, CA
309 Legget Dr #300, Kanata
Shenzhen Shi, CN
Yue Hai Lu, Nanshan Qu
Bengaluru, IN
Level 10, Ramaiah Soft Tech Park,No-24/1, 25/2 & 26/1, Kadubeesanahalli
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Acacia Communications Financials and Metrics

Acacia Communications Revenue

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Acacia Communications's revenue was reported to be $339.89 m in FY, 2018 which is a 11.8% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2019)

111.1m

Gross profit (Q2, 2019)

51.0m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2019), %

45.9%

Net income (Q2, 2019)

(2.0m)

EBIT (Q2, 2019)

(7.8m)

Market capitalization (12-Nov-2019)

2.8b

Closing stock price (12-Nov-2019)

67.3

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

46.2m

EV

2.7b
Acacia Communications's current market capitalization is $2.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

478.4m385.2m339.9m

Revenue growth, %

(19%)(12%)

Cost of goods sold

257.4m217.3m192.8m

Gross profit

221.0m167.8m147.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

84.5m116.2m135.3m114.7m78.9m105.0m72.9m65.0m94.8m105.2m111.1m

Cost of goods sold

49.1m62.2m72.0m58.4m53.5m58.9m48.9m39.8m50.0m55.4m60.1m

Gross profit

35.4m54.0m63.3m56.3m25.4m46.1m24.1m25.2m44.8m49.8m51.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

42%46%47%49%32%44%33%39%47%47%46%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

206.4m67.5m60.4m

Accounts Receivable

108.1m86.6m90.8m

Inventories

31.7m62.2m25.5m

Current Assets

462.4m447.2m454.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

131.6m38.5m4.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

9.2m12.3m13.6m

Inventories

(3.8m)(30.6m)36.7m

Accounts Payable

23.3m(2.4m)1.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Net Income

14.6m32.2m67.1m35.7m40.4m58.9m(9.1m)(12.3m)(4.2m)7.0m5.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7m3.8m6.5m2.9m5.8m9.1m3.3m6.6m10.1m3.2m6.3m

Inventories

2.2m4.7m(1.3m)(2.0m)(10.0m)(18.3m)5.1m11.6m27.5m(1.2m)(13.0m)

Accounts Payable

13.4m22.9m23.9m(11.5m)(12.4m)(9.9m)(12.1m)(17.4m)(14.1m)1.7m(390.0k)
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

-353 x

EV/CFO

80.7 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Acacia Communications Operating Metrics

Acacia Communications's Customers was reported to be 25 in FY, 2016.
FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Customers

25

Patents (Foreign)

3

Patents (US)

37 52

Product Lines

6 7
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Acacia Communications Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Acacia Communications (Canada) Limited
Acacia Communications Europe ApS
Acacia Communications (Germany) GmbH
Acacia Communications Holdings
Acacia Communications (Ireland) Limited
Acacia Communications (Shenzhen) Limited
Acacia Technologies (UK) Limited
ACIA Communications Technology (India) Private Limited

Acacia Communications Revenue Breakdown

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Acacia Communications revenue breakdown by business segment: 55.8% from Pluggable Modules, 22.7% from Embedded Modules and 21.5% from Semiconductors

Acacia Communications revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 20.1% from Thailand, 17.3% from Germany, 29.1% from China, 16.7% from United States and 16.8% from Other

Acacia Communications Online and Social Media Presence

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Acacia Communications News and Updates

Acacia Communications Announces Regulatory Approval in Germany for Proposed Acquisition by Cisco Systems, Inc.

MAYNARD, Mass., Nov. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIA), a leading provider of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products, today announced that it has received regulatory clearance from the German Federal Cartel Office with respect to with the proposed a…

Acacia Communications Announces Expiration of the HSR Waiting Period for Proposed Acquisition by Cisco Systems, Inc.

MAYNARD, Mass., Sept. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIA), a leading provider of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products, today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”)…

Acacia Communications and NTT Electronics Announce Testing to Demonstrate Interoperability Between OpenZR+ Coherent DSPs

Interoperability paves the way for the development of OpenZR+ modules in a QSFP-DD or OSFP form factor that support performance and functionality beyond 400ZR Interoperability paves the way for the development of OpenZR+ modules in a QSFP-DD or OSFP form factor that support performance and functiona…

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces that it is Investigating the Boards of Directors of Condor Hospitality, Peak Resorts, NorthStar Realty Europe, and Acacia Communications on behalf of Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. announces to investors that it is investigating potential claims on behalf of stockholders of Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc., Peak Resorts, Inc, NorthStar Realty Europe Corp., and Acacia Communications, Inc. Additional...

Lifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of Acacia Communications, Inc., Casa Systems, Inc., Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc., Hydrogenics Corporation, OmniComm Systems, Inc., Peak Resorts, Inc., Pintec Technology Holdings Limited, and United Financial Bancorp, Inc.

NEW YORK, July 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Acacia Communications, Inc. (ACIA) Lifshitz & Miller announces investigation into possible breach of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of ACIA to Cisco Systems, Inc. for $70.00 per share. If you are an ACIA investor, and would like...

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates Acacia Communications, Inc.

NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Acacia Communications, Inc. ("ACIA" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ACIA) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company ...
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Acacia Communications Blogs

From Dublin to New Orleans – Acacia Never Stops!

Fresh off the heels of ECOC this week in Dublin, Ireland, Acacia heads directly to New Orleans. No, we’re not going to Mardi Gras. It’s even better – we’ll be at the biggest event in cable and telecommunications – Cable-Tec Expo – which is taking place Sept 30-October 3rd.

As Luck would have it – Acacia is Headed to Ireland!

Acacia is gearing up for a great show at ECOC 2019 – and Dublin is a great place to host Europe’s largest optical communications event. We look forward to having another opportunity to discuss the latest trends and innovations with our customers and partners including multi-haul applications, 400GbE…

Introducing the AC1200-SC2 Coherent 1.2T Single-Chip, Single-Channel Module

Acacia has many reasons to be excited about this year’s European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) and one of the top ones is demonstrating our new AC1200-SC2 (SC ‘squared’) coherent module, the first single-chip coherent module to deliver 1.2 Terabit (1.2T) on a single-channel.

Employee Spotlight: Bennet Ih in Acacia’s ASIC Team

As we continue celebrating Acacia’s 10 year-anniversary in 2019, we caught up with Bennet Ih from the ASIC team who had some great stories about Acacia’s first 10 years. Bennet was employee #14 when he joined the company on March 15, 2010. And yes, he remembered the exact date he joined!

Chris Doerr Named Recipient of 2020 IEEE Photonics Award

Exciting news has been announced for one of Acacia’s own. Chris Doerr, Vice President of Advanced Development, has recently been awarded the 2020 IEEE Photonics Award “for sustained pioneering research, development, and commercialization of photonic integrated circuits and devices for telecommunicat…

Acacia Celebrates 10 Years of Disruptive Innovation #Acacia10

2019 officially marks Acacia’s 10-year anniversary. As we look back at the last decade, it’s clear that a driving force in the products we developed was making our customers successful.
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Acacia Communications Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Acacia Communications founded?

    Acacia Communications was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Acacia Communications key executives?

    Acacia Communications's key executives are Murugesan Shanmugaraj, John Gavin and Bhupenra Shah.

  • How many employees does Acacia Communications have?

    Acacia Communications has 386 employees.

  • What is Acacia Communications revenue?

    Latest Acacia Communications annual revenue is $339.9 m.

  • What is Acacia Communications revenue per employee?

    Latest Acacia Communications revenue per employee is $880.5 k.

  • Who are Acacia Communications competitors?

    Competitors of Acacia Communications include Xperi, Telink and Discovery Semiconductors.

  • Where is Acacia Communications headquarters?

    Acacia Communications headquarters is located at 3 Mill St #400, Maynard.

  • Where are Acacia Communications offices?

    Acacia Communications has offices in Maynard, Holmdel, San Jose, Ottawa and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Acacia Communications have?

    Acacia Communications has 8 offices.