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Acacia Communications is an optical networking strategy and technology company. The company develops, manufactures, and sells silicon-based optical interconnect products in the categories of embedded modules, pluggable modules, and semiconductors. Its products accelerate network scalability through advancements in performance, capacity, and cost and enable cloud infrastructure operators and content and communication 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 2019)429(+12%)
Job Openings34
Revenue (FY, 2019)$464.7 M(+37%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$69.5
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Acacia Communications

Murugesan Shanmugaraj

Murugesan Shanmugaraj

President and Chief Executive Officer
David J. Aldrich

David J. Aldrich

Director
John F. Gavin

John F. Gavin

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Laurinda Y. Pang

Laurinda Y. Pang

Director; Member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Benny P. Mikkelsen

Benny P. Mikkelsen

Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Director
Stan J. Reiss

Stan J. Reiss

Director; Chairman of the Compensation Committee
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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
101 Crawfords Corner Road
San Jose, US
2700 Zanker Rd
Ottawa, CA
309 Legget Dr #300, Kanata
Shenzhen, CN
Room A029A, 5th Floor Mango City Building, Yuehai Street, Nanshan District
Bengaluru, IN
MSRIT Post, M S Ramaiah Nagar, MSR Nagar
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Acacia Communications Financials and Metrics

Acacia Communications Revenue

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Acacia Communications's revenue was reported to be $464.66 m in FY, 2019 which is a 36.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

135.2m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

65.2m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

48.2%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

16.1m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

14.4m

Market capitalization (20-Nov-2020)

2.9b

Closing stock price (20-Nov-2020)

69.5

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

245.5m

EV

2.7b
Acacia Communications's current market capitalization is $2.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

478.4m385.2m339.9m464.7m

Revenue growth, %

(19%)(12%)37%

Cost of goods sold

257.4m217.3m192.8m244.0m

Gross profit

221.0m167.8m147.1m220.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

84.5m116.2m135.3m114.7m78.9m105.0m72.9m65.0m94.8m105.2m111.1m119.6m125.6m135.2m

Cost of goods sold

49.1m62.2m72.0m58.4m53.5m58.9m48.9m39.8m50.0m55.4m60.1m60.5m66.3m70.0m

Gross profit

35.4m54.0m63.3m56.3m25.4m46.1m24.1m25.2m44.8m49.8m51.0m59.1m59.3m65.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

42%46%47%49%32%44%33%39%47%47%46%49%47%48%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

206.4m67.5m60.4m36.6m

Accounts Receivable

108.1m86.6m90.8m97.9m

Inventories

31.7m62.2m25.5m40.8m

Current Assets

462.4m447.2m454.0m482.0m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

159.0m122.9m139.6m106.1m115.8m85.1m100.7m70.4m73.5m46.2m64.5m86.0m245.5m

Accounts Receivable

77.9m101.7m114.9m82.9m95.6m74.8m56.4m81.5m83.4m89.5m99.7m96.8m115.1m

Prepaid Expenses

8.2m8.0m

Inventories

23.3m29.2m33.7m41.7m50.0m57.2m50.7m34.7m26.7m38.6m37.3m36.3m32.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

131.6m38.5m4.9m32.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

9.2m12.3m13.6m12.6m

Inventories

(3.8m)(30.6m)36.7m(15.3m)

Accounts Payable

23.3m(2.4m)1.4m(835.0k)
USDQ1, 2016

Revenue/Employee

546.9k
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Acacia Communications Operating Metrics

Acacia Communications's Customers was reported to be 40 in FY, 2019.
FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Customers

25 40

Patents (Foreign)

3 7

Patents (US)

37 52 76

Product Lines

6 7 7
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Acacia Communications Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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: 46.8% from Pluggable Modules, 18.7% from Embedded Modules and 34.5% from Semiconductors

Acacia Communications revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 17.7% from Thailand, 15.2% from United States, 12.4% from Germany, 34.4% from China and 20.3% from Other

Acacia Communications Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Acacia Communications Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Acacia Communications Online and Social Media Presence

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Acacia Communications News and Updates

Acacia Communications and Inphi Successfully Demonstrate Interoperability of 400ZR over 120 km

Validates the readiness of multi-sourced 400ZR DSPs for DCI applications Validates the readiness of multi-sourced 400ZR DSPs for DCI applications

Acacia Communications and NTT Electronics Announce Successful Interoperability Testing of 400ZR and OpenZR+

Validates the multi-sourced ecosystem for 400ZR in DCI and OpenZR+ for enhanced functionality Validates the multi-sourced ecosystem for 400ZR in DCI and OpenZR+ for enhanced functionality

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…

Why Cisco's $2.6 billion acquisition of Acacia Communications is a brilliant strategic move (CSCO)

Cisco's $2.6 billion acquisition of Acacia Communications makes sense for Cisco in every way. Acacia makes super-fast optical networking chips and other components. A good number of Cisco's biggest competitors are Acacia's customers. It's a little less clear why Acacia wanted to sell now for that …
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Acacia Communications Blogs

Oh, What a Year… Late November back in 2020

I think we can safely say that no one quite expected 2020 to play out like it has. Here we are entering December and we’re about to attend both ECOC and NGON & DCI World virtually after nearly every conference and event in the industry was cancelled or moved online.

Acacia Communications Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results

MAYNARD, Mass. , Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIA), a leading provider of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products, today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2020 . Acacia Communications will not host a conference

5G X-haul Transport Networks and Coherent

Using your mobile phone for a call, directions, or any other data request only travels over the wireless network from your smartphone to a cell site radio. The rest of the journey is handled by the transport network.

Under the Sea at Submarine Networks World

The world’s leading annual submarine communications gathering – Submarine Networks World -  takes place this week virtually. Despite other communications networks being adopted, subsea networks still transport more than 99 percent of all intercontinental traffic.

Acacia Commits to MassTLC Tech Compact for Social Justice

With increased activity around the black lives matter movement and other social injustice initiatives this year, the Acacia executive team has been discussing how the company can help to create meaningful change and demonstrate leadership in diversity, inclusion and social justice.

Cable Tech is Hot This Month: Let’s Talk Coherent

October is a hot month for cable technology shows with both the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo and the Light Reading Cable Next-Gen Digital Symposium taking place. While both shows are virtual, we expect there will be some conversations around the emergence of coherent technology in the edge and access market.
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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, David J. Aldrich and John F. Gavin.

  • How many employees does Acacia Communications have?

    Acacia Communications has 429 employees.

  • What is Acacia Communications revenue?

    Latest Acacia Communications annual revenue is $464.7 m.

  • What is Acacia Communications revenue per employee?

    Latest Acacia Communications revenue per employee is $1.1 m.

  • Who are Acacia Communications competitors?

    Competitors of Acacia Communications include NeoPhotonics, Lumentum and Inphi.

  • 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.