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Ambarella is a leading developer of low-power, high-definition and Ultra HD video compression and image processing solutions. The Company’s products are used in a variety of professional and consumer applications including security IP-cameras, wearable cameras, flying cameras, and automotive video processing solutions. Its groundbreaking imaging algorithms — combined with ultra-high-speed pixel processing — enhance dynamic range, eliminate noise and deliver outstanding color fidelity under the most challenging lighting conditions. Ambarella's compression chips are also used in broadcasting TV programs worldwide.

TypePublic
Founded2004
HQSanta Clara, US
Websiteambarella.com
Employee Ratings3.9

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jan 2019)727(+3%)
Job Openings30
Revenue (FY, 2019)$227.8 M(-22%)
Share Price (Apr 2019)$46.7 (-1%)

Key People/Management at Ambarella

Fermi Wang

Fermi Wang

CEO
George Laplante

George Laplante

CFO
Les Kohn

Les Kohn

CTO
Didier Legall

Didier Legall

EVP
Johan Ju

Johan Ju

VP/System and GM
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Ambarella Office Locations

Ambarella has offices in Santa Clara, Hong Kong, Kohoku Ward, Parma and in 2 other locations
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
3101 Jay St
Shanghai, CN
Xin Wang Cha Can Ting ( Fang Dian Lu )
Shenzhen Shi, CN
8 Ke Fa Lu
Hong Kong, HK
Spectrum Tower 53 Hung To Rd
Parma, IT
181/A Parco Area delle Scienze
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Ambarella Financials and Metrics

Ambarella Revenue

Ambarella's revenue was reported to be $227.77 m in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (FY, 2019)

227.8m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

138.1m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

60.7%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(30.4m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

(40.4m)

Market capitalization (15-Apr-2019)

1.5b

Closing stock price (15-Apr-2019)

46.7

Cash (31-Jan-2019)

194.0m
Ambarella's current market capitalization is $1.5 b.
Annual
USDY, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016Y, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

157.6m157.6m218.3m316.4m316.4m310.3m310.3m295.4m227.8m

Revenue growth, %

38%45%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

57.8m57.8m79.1m111.0m111.0m105.3m107.7m89.6m

Gross profit

99.8m99.8m139.1m205.3m205.3m205.0m187.7m138.1m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

46.0m40.9m47.0m65.7m71.0m84.2m93.2m57.2m65.1m100.5m64.1m71.6m89.1m56.9m62.5m57.3m

Cost of goods sold

16.7m15.3m16.4m24.1m25.1m29.3m31.9m20.5m21.7m34.2m23.2m26.8m32.4m22.0m24.5m22.7m

Gross profit

29.3m25.6m30.5m41.6m45.9m54.8m61.3m36.7m43.5m66.3m41.0m44.8m56.6m34.9m38.0m34.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

64%63%65%63%65%65%66%64%67%66%64%63%64%61%61%60%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

143.4m170.3m268.1m322.9m346.7m194.0m

Accounts Receivable

18.8m40.2m39.4m38.6m31.3m26.2m

Inventories

10.5m21.7m18.2m20.1m23.4m18.3m

Current Assets

177.2m275.4m369.6m468.5m493.3m409.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

25.7m50.6m76.5m57.8m18.9m(30.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.1m1.3m1.6m1.6m1.8m2.6m

Inventories

(1.5m)(11.0m)3.6m(2.0m)(3.2m)5.1m

Accounts Payable

1.3m12.7m(6.9m)5.8m(140.0k)(7.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

20.1m5.3m14.6m32.9m18.9m42.0m71.4m1.8m10.4m39.5m2.6m5.9m17.6m(10.0m)(16.9m)(25.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

789.0k299.0k755.0k1.2m464.0k842.0k1.2m412.0k855.0k1.3m636.0k1.3m1.9m

Inventories

(4.1m)418.0k(2.6m)(4.4m)25.8m(6.0m)(994.0k)246.0k(2.7m)(5.2m)1.1m2.4m(952.0k)415.0k(7.4m)55.0k

Accounts Payable

7.1m5.1m6.1m12.5m24.0m(741.0k)1.6m2.2m5.5m14.2m(2.1m)3.5m6.3m(2.4m)3.6m(8.7m)
USDY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

313.3k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Ambarella Operating Metrics

Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2015Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2016

Patent Applications

28 25 23 26 30 36 49 57 53 46 47 50

Patents (Foreign)

4 4 4 4 9 9 11 13 13 13 15 15

Patents (US)

49 56 60 62 66 66 60 73 81 85 90 94

Product Lines

18 18 20
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Ambarella Revenue Breakdown

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Ambarella revenue breakdown by business segment: 100.0% from United States

Ambarella revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 91.3% from Hong Kong and 8.7% from Other

Ambarella Online and Social Media Presence

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Ambarella News and Updates

Ambarella stock rockets higher amid 'slow and steady progress'

Shares of Ambarella Inc. are up 8% in morning trading Wednesday after the company posted a sizable earnings beat and delivered revenue that was slightly ahead of the consensus view. The latest report represented "slow and steady progress" that overshadowed some of Ambarella's issues around macroeco…

Ambarella stock rises after earnings beat

Ambarella Inc. shares rose more than 6% in the extended session Tuesday after the company beat earnings expectations. The semiconductor company reported fourth-quarter net losses of $4.5 million, or 14 cents a share, compared with $1.3 million, or 4 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Adjusted f…

Ambarella, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Results

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambarella, Inc.  (NASDAQ: AMBA), a leading developer of low-power and high-resolution human and computer vision solutions, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019 ending January 31, 2019.

Ambarella and Smart Eye partner on sensors that track driver movements in cars

AI chip maker Ambarella and camera maker Smart Eye are teaming up to create technologies that sense what's happening inside the cabin of a car.

Ambarella to Present at Needham Growth Conference January 15th

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambarella, Inc., (NASDAQ: AMBA),  a leading developer of low-power and high-resolution human and computer vision solutions, today announced Casey Eichler, CFO, will be presenting at the Needham Growth Conference at the Lotte New York Palace Ho…

Ambarella launches new automotive vision chips for driver-assistance technology

Ambarella is unveiling a new automotive camera chip, the Ambarella CV22AQ, to provide computer vision for advanced driver assistance programs in cars.
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Ambarella Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ambarella founded?

    Ambarella was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Ambarella key executives?

    Ambarella's key executives are Fermi Wang, George Laplante and Les Kohn.

  • How many employees does Ambarella have?

    Ambarella has 727 employees.

  • What is Ambarella revenue?

    Latest Ambarella annual revenue is $227.8 m.

  • What is Ambarella revenue per employee?

    Latest Ambarella revenue per employee is $313.3 k.

  • Who are Ambarella competitors?

    Competitors of Ambarella include Xperi, Aixtron and Plan Optik.

  • Where is Ambarella headquarters?

    Ambarella headquarters is located at 3101 Jay St, Santa Clara.

  • Where are Ambarella offices?

    Ambarella has offices in Santa Clara, Hong Kong, Kohoku Ward, Parma and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ambarella have?

    Ambarella has 6 offices.