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Belden is a manufacturer of networking, connectivity, and cable products for the industrial, enterprise, and broadcast markets. It provides copper and fiber cables, racks and enclosures, connectors, distribution boxes, ruggedized controls and sensors, and other products.

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TypePublic
Founded1902
HQClayton, MO, US
Websitebelden.com
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)6,200(-11%)
Job Openings136
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.9 B(-12%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$43.9(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Belden

John S. Stroup

John S. Stroup

Executive Chairman
Roel Vestjens

Roel Vestjens

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Brian Anderson

Brian Anderson

Senior Vice President – Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Ashish Chand

Ashish Chand

Executive Vice President - Industrial Automation
Bryan C. Cressey

Bryan C. Cressey

Director
Dean McKenna

Dean McKenna

Senior Vice President – Human Resources
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Belden Office Locations

Belden has offices in Clayton, Fremont, Indianapolis, Mooresville and in 43 other locations
Clayton, MO, US (HQ)
1 N Brentwood Blvd 15th Floor
Fremont, CA, US
255 Fourier Ave
Indianapolis, IN, US
401 Pennsylvania Pkwy #200
Mooresville, NC, US
1113 N Main St
New York City, NY, US
19-02 Whitestone Expy #305, Whitestone
Richmond, IN, US
1411 NW 11th St
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Belden Financials and Metrics

Belden Revenue

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Belden's revenue was reported to be $1.86 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

1.9b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

663.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

35.6%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(55.1m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

125.4m

Market capitalization (23-Apr-2021)

2.0b

Closing stock price (23-Apr-2021)

43.9

Cash (27-Sept-2020)

391.5m

EV

3.2b
Belden's current market capitalization is $2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

2.4b2.4b2.6b2.1b1.9b

Revenue growth, %

2%1%8%(18%)

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.6b1.3b1.2b

Gross profit

981.0m934.0m1.0b793.5m663.3m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

848.1m561.1m420.6m407.5m

Accounts Receivable

388.1m473.6m465.9m334.6m

Inventories

190.4m297.2m316.4m231.3m

Current Assets

1.5b1.4b1.3b1.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

127.6m92.9m160.7m(376.8m)(55.1m)

Depreciation and Amortization

145.6m149.7m148.6m139.3m108.7m

Inventories

2.7m(84.1m)(14.8m)44.5m(8.5m)

Accounts Payable

39.3m100.8m(29.4m)(41.5m)(43.6m)
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

280.6k

Debt/Equity

1.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Belden Operating Metrics

Belden's Backlog was reported to be $161.9m in FY, 2019.
FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Backlog

$198.6 m$259.2 m$287.9 m$161.9 m

Facilities

37373726
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Belden Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Thinklogical LLCMay 04, 2017$160 m
TripwireDecember 09, 2014$710 m
ProSoft TechnologyJuly 30, 2014
Grass ValleyFebruary 07, 2014$220 m
PPC BroadbandDecember 11, 2012$515.7 m
Miranda TechnologiesJune 05, 2012
Byres Security Inc.September 01, 2011
ICM CorpJuly 26, 2011
Poliron Cabos Eletricos EspeciaisApril 04, 2011$30 m
GarrettComNovember 23, 2010
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Belden Revenue Breakdown

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Belden revenue breakdown by business segment: 49.3% from Industrial Solutions and 50.7% from Enterprise Solutions

Belden revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.3% from APAC, 19.2% from EMEA and 67.5% from Americas

Belden Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

70/100

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Belden Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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Belden Online and Social Media Presence

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Belden Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    65/100

  • Compensation

    A

    81/100

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Belden News and Updates

Datacenter Rack Market to Grow by USD 1.80 Billion during 2021-2025 | Featuring Belden Inc. and Eaton Corp. Plc among others | Technavio

NEW YORK, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global data center rack market is expected to grow by USD 1.80 billion during 2021-2025, as per Technavio. This marks a significant market slow down compared to the 2020 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first...

Belden innovation leads to 13 product launches/line extensions in Q1 2021

Belden Inc continues to offer its customers more options to manage high density, reduce installation time and safely transmit data and power with the new Q1 2021 product launches. Cable innovations Belden’s Digital Electricity (DE) Cable delivers DE power (up to 2,000 W) on the copper pair while sen…

Data stolen in hack targeting network solutions provider Belden

Networking solutions provider Belden Inc. has been hacked and employee and company data stolen. Described Tuesday by the company as a “data incident involving unauthorized access” and a “sophisticated attack by a party outside the company,” the data theft is said to involve the hackers gaining acce…

Playout Solutions Market Technology Outlook with 7.7% of CAGR by 2027 - Belden Inc., Imagine Communications, Pebble Beach Systems, Pixel Power, PlayBox Technology

Playout Solutions Market to 2027 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Component (Hardware, Software, Service); Application (Sports, News, Entertainment, Lifestyle and Fashion, Others) Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Belden Expands Forescout Partnership to Protect Industrial and Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats

PORTLAND, Ore. – June 17, 2020 – Belden , a leading global supplier of specialty networking solutions, and its Tripwire and Hirschmann brands today announced an extended partnership with Forescout , the leader in device visibility and control, to advance cybersecurity for industrial organizations an…

Black Dragon Capital to Acquire Grass Valley from Belden Inc.

MIAMI, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Private equity firm Black Dragon Capital will acquire the entirety of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, from Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC). The transaction is expected to close after customary regulatory...
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Belden Blogs

The 6 GHz Shared-Spectrum Band is Like a Wide-Open Road

Earlier this year, 1,200 MHz of additional spectrum – the 6 GHz band – was made available to the public for Wi-Fi devices.

Get to Know White Space, Gray Space and Meet-Me Rooms

Within any data center are two distinct and separate spaces known as “white space” and “gray space.”

Tips to Help You Decide: Rent or Own a Fusion Splicer?

To rent or to own? It’s a question we regularly encounter in our daily lives, whether we’re looking at homes, vehicles, boats or even machinery or tools.

Do Complex Cable Problems Always Require Complex Solutions? (We Say ‘No’!)

When you’ve got a challenge on your hands—compatibility issues, unexpected downtime, cable congestion or difficult moves, adds and changes—what do you do? Where do you start?

Adapter Frame or Cassette? Empty or Preloaded? How Do You Decide?

In a fiber project, there are several decisions that need to be made when it comes to splicing and connectivity.

Belden Wins Two Innovators Awards from Cabling Installation & Maintenance Magazine

St. Louis, Missouri – Oct. 15, 2020 – Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC),a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, is excited to announce that it has received two 2020 Innovators Awards from Cabling Installation & Maintenance.
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Belden Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Belden founded?

    Belden was founded in 1902.

  • Who are Belden key executives?

    Belden's key executives are John S. Stroup, Roel Vestjens and Brian Anderson.

  • How many employees does Belden have?

    Belden has 6,200 employees.

  • What is Belden revenue?

    Latest Belden annual revenue is $1.9 b.

  • What is Belden revenue per employee?

    Latest Belden revenue per employee is $300.4 k.

  • Who are Belden competitors?

    Competitors of Belden include Hellenic Cables Group, TKH Group and Vertiv.

  • Where is Belden headquarters?

    Belden headquarters is located at 1 N Brentwood Blvd 15th Floor, Clayton.

  • Where are Belden offices?

    Belden has offices in Clayton, Fremont, Indianapolis, Mooresville and in 43 other locations.

  • How many offices does Belden have?

    Belden has 52 offices.