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.


Type
Public
HQ
Santa Clara, US
Founded
2004
Size (employees)
669 (est)
Ambarella was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US
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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, Shanghai, Hong Kong, 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 $310.30 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2019)

56.9 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2019)

34.9 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2019), %

61.3%

Net income (Q1, 2019)

(10 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2019)

(10 m)

Market capitalization (11-Jul-2018)

1.3 b

Closing share price (11-Jul-2018)

38.7

Cash (30-Apr-2018)

336.7 m
Ambarella's current market capitalization is $1.3 b.
Annual
USDY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

157.6 m218.3 m316.4 m310.3 m310.3 m

Revenue growth, %

38%45%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

57.8 m79.1 m111 m105.3 m

Gross profit

99.8 m139.1 m205.3 m205 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Revenue

46 m40.9 m47 m65.7 m71 m84.2 m93.2 m57.2 m65.1 m100.5 m64.1 m71.6 m89.1 m56.9 m

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

143.4 m170.3 m268.1 m322.9 m

Accounts Receivable

18.8 m40.2 m39.4 m38.6 m

Inventories

10.5 m21.7 m18.2 m20.1 m

Current Assets

177.2 m275.4 m369.6 m468.5 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Cash

128.1 m129.5 m128.3 m146.6 m197.3 m199.6 m236.5 m268 m276.5 m313.5 m335.2 m309.7 m320.9 m336.7 m

Accounts Receivable

25.4 m21.3 m26.8 m41 m39.2 m42.1 m46.3 m30.5 m33.6 m41.4 m22.9 m38.4 m47.2 m25.7 m

Inventories

13 m10 m13 m14.8 m25.8 m27.8 m22.8 m17.9 m20.9 m23.3 m19.1 m17.7 m21.1 m23 m

Current Assets

169.6 m191.2 m210.2 m246.4 m305 m313.9 m351.4 m376.1 m385.7 m441.6 m465.4 m459.7 m486.3 m466.6 m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

25.7 m50.6 m76.5 m57.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.1 m1.3 m1.6 m1.6 m

Inventories

(1.5 m)(11 m)3.6 m(2 m)

Accounts Payable

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

Net Income

9.1 m5.3 m9.3 m18.3 m18.9 m23.1 m29.5 m1.8 m8.6 m29 m2.6 m(10 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

636 k

Inventories

13 m14.8 m25.8 m27.8 m22.8 m17.9 m20.9 m23.3 m19.1 m415 k

Accounts Payable

14.4 m20.8 m24 m20.3 m22.6 m16.3 m19.7 m28.4 m18.7 m(2.4 m)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Ambarella Operating Metrics

Ambarella's Patent Applications was reported to be 50 in FY, 2016.
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 (US)

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

Patents (foreign)

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

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

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Ambarella Online and Social Media Presence

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Ambarella News and Updates

Ambarella shows off self-driving car with its vision processing chips

Ambarella has unveiled some new vision processing chips that are being used in self-driving cars, and today the company is taking the wraps off one of those cars. The new test car shows off tech from Santa Clara, California-based Ambarella, which revealed its CV1 and CV22 families of chips at CES 20…
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Ambarella Company Life and Culture

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