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Axon (formerly TASER International) is a company providing public safety products and software. It offers smart weapons, wearable cameras, and evidence and records management software. The company serves federal-civilian, military, justice, corrections, private security, logistics, construction, and other industries.
TypePublic
Founded1993
HQScottsdale, US
Websiteaxon.com
Employee Ratings3.7

Locations

Axon is headquartered in
Scottsdale, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)1,323(+15%)
Job Openings79
Revenue (FY, 2019)$530.9 M(+27%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$102.9
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Axon

Rick Smith

Rick Smith

CEO & Founder
Luke Larson

Luke Larson

President
Jawad Ahsan

Jawad Ahsan

Chief Financial Officer
Josh Isner

Josh Isner

Chief Revenue Officer
Jeff Kunins

Jeff Kunins

Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President of Software
Jenner Holden

Jenner Holden

Chief Information Security Officer
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Axon Office Locations

Axon has offices in Scottsdale, Seattle, Sydney, Tampere and in 2 other locations
Scottsdale, US (HQ)
17800 N 85th St
Seattle, US
1100 Olive Way
Sydney, AU
401/15 Lime St
Tampere, FI
Kalevantie 2
Amsterdam, NL
Herengracht 499
Daventry, GB
2 Riley Cl
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Axon Financials and Metrics

Axon Revenue

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Axon's revenue was reported to be $530.86 m in FY, 2019 which is a 26.4% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

141.3m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

88.2m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

62.4%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(30.8m)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

(13.7m)

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

6.5b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

102.9

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

319.3m
Axon's current market capitalization is $6.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

268.2m343.8m420.1m530.9m

Revenue growth, %

36%28%22%26%

Cost of goods sold

97.7m136.7m161.5m223.6m

Gross profit

170.5m207.1m258.6m307.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

79.2m79.6m90.3m101.2m99.2m104.8m115.8m112.4m130.8m147.2m141.3m

Cost of goods sold

30.6m34.0m40.5m36.8m36.1m39.2m46.9m46.8m50.7m58.6m53.1m

Gross profit

48.7m45.6m49.8m64.5m63.1m65.6m68.9m65.6m80.2m88.6m88.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

61%57%55%64%64%63%60%58%61%60%62%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

40.7m75.1m349.5m172.3m

Accounts Receivable

39.5m56.1m130.6m146.9m

Prepaid Expenses

13.9m21.7m30.4m34.9m

Inventories

34.8m45.5m33.8m38.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

17.3m5.2m29.2m882.0k

Depreciation and Amortization

3.7m8.0m10.6m11.4m

Inventories

(18.7m)(11.7m)14.8m(4.9m)

Accounts Payable

17.6m39.0k13.5m5.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

4.6m6.9m7.3m12.9m21.4m27.1m6.4m7.2m13.3m4.1m(26.7m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6m3.4m5.7m2.4m5.2m8.2m2.8m5.5m8.2m2.9m5.8m

Inventories

(13.7m)(25.8m)(19.1m)2.4m4.5m9.0m(3.9m)(7.5m)(6.3m)(8.6m)(43.3m)

Accounts Payable

6.3m7.5m2.9m6.7m(2.7m)4.3m(7.3m)(16.8m)(13.5m)(3.6m)16.7m
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

383.8k

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Axon Operating Metrics

Axon's Backlog was reported to be $1.1b in FY, 2019.
FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Backlog

$384.20 m$582.70 m$812.70 m$1.08 b

Patents (Foreign)

100 98 102 127

Patents (US)

122 137 158 183

Trademarks (Foreign)

257 278 293 313
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Axon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
VIEVUMay 04, 2018
DextroFebruary 09, 2017
MediaSolv Solutions CorporationMay 11, 2015$13 m
Axon Public Safety B.V.

Axon Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Axon Revenue Breakdown

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Axon revenue breakdown by business segment: 46.9% from Software and Sensors and 53.1% from TASER

Axon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 16.0% from Other and 84.0% from United States

Axon Online and Social Media Presence

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Axon News and Updates

Axon delivers new tech for police, but are more tools really what cops need?

Axon, which provides the majority of police body cameras, has a few new tech tools for cops that could cut down on paperwork and improve response times. But at a time when the fundamental means and mission of police is being questioned, is this what’s really needed? Even the company’s CEO has reserv…

ZTE to launch new smartphone Axon 11 5G on March 23

SHENZHEN, China, March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK/000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that it will launch its new 5G smartphone ZTE Axon 11 on March...

Axon Announces Three New Members to AI Ethics Board

The board was established in April 2018 to guide the responsible development and use of AI-powered technologies being developed by Axon.read more

Axon Launches First Connected App for Law Enforcement that Livestreams Drone Video Directly into Axon Evidence

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected public safety technologies, today announced a new drone piloting and livestreaming application that allows law enforcement to livestream critical data directly into Axon's digital evidence...

Cincinnati Police Department Becomes First Major City to Complete Roll Out of Axon Body 3 Camera with Live Streaming for All Officers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, announced that more than 1,000 Axon Body 3 cameras are now deployed in Cincinnati as part of a previously announced order of the Officer Safety Plan 7+. The...

Axon Partners with Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to Support Federal Joint Task Forces with Body Cameras and Digital Evidence Management System

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, today announced that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will equip agents and investigators with the Axon Investigator suite of...
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Axon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Axon founded?

    Axon was founded in 1993.

  • Who are Axon key executives?

    Axon's key executives are Rick Smith, Luke Larson and Jawad Ahsan.

  • How many employees does Axon have?

    Axon has 1,323 employees.

  • What is Axon revenue?

    Latest Axon annual revenue is $530.9 m.

  • What is Axon revenue per employee?

    Latest Axon revenue per employee is $401.3 k.

  • Who are Axon competitors?

    Competitors of Axon include CentralSquare, Digital Ally and Mark43.

  • Where is Axon headquarters?

    Axon headquarters is located at 17800 N 85th St, Scottsdale.

  • Where are Axon offices?

    Axon has offices in Scottsdale, Seattle, Sydney, Tampere and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Axon have?

    Axon has 7 offices.