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BlackBerry is a provider of intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments. The company leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, safety and data privacy, endpoint security, endpoint management, encryption, and embedded systems.

TypePublic
Founded1984
HQWaterloo, CA
Websiteblackberry.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)3,497(-4%)
Job Openings305
Revenue (FY, 2019)$904 M(-3%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)C$12.8
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at BlackBerry

John Chen

John Chen

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Randall Cook

Randall Cook

Chief Legal Officer
Marjorie Dickman

Marjorie Dickman

Chief Government Affairs and Public Policy Officer
Ryan Permeh

Ryan Permeh

Senior Vice President and Chief Security Architect
Nita White-Ivy

Nita White-Ivy

Executive Vice President, Human Resources
John McClurg

John McClurg

Chief Information Security Officer
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BlackBerry Office Locations

BlackBerry has offices in Waterloo, Bedford, Burnaby, Mississauga and in 33 other locations
Waterloo, CA (HQ)
RIM B, 2200 University Ave
Bedford, CA
15 Western Pkwy
Burnaby, CA
8331 Eastlake Dr #201
Mississauga, CA
4701 Tahoe Blvd
Ottawa, CA
1001 Farrar Rd
Toronto, CA
40 Eglinton Ave E
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BlackBerry Financials and Metrics

BlackBerry Revenue

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BlackBerry's revenue was reported to be $904 m in FY, 2019 which is a 3% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

267.0m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

198.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

74.2%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

(32.0m)

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

(29.0m)

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

7.2b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

12.8

Cash (30-Nov-2019)

515.0m

EV

6.7b
BlackBerry's current market capitalization is C$7.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

2.2b1.3b932.0m904.0m

Revenue growth, %

(35%)(39%)(29%)(3%)

Cost of goods sold

1.2b692.0m262.0m206.0m

Gross profit

941.0m617.0m670.0m698.0m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

957.0m734.0m816.0m548.0m

Accounts Receivable

338.0m181.0m151.0m194.0m

Inventories

143.0m26.0m3.0m

Current Assets

3.0b1.7b2.5b1.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

1.2b1.7b830.0m933.0m586.0m529.0m520.0m581.0m1.1b358.0m460.0m515.0m

Accounts Receivable

265.0m222.0m199.0m152.0m155.0m164.0m126.0m145.0m138.0m224.0m194.0m216.0m

Inventories

127.0m41.0m44.0m11.0m8.0m3.0m

Current Assets

2.8b2.6b1.7b2.5b2.6b2.7b2.5b2.5b2.5b1.2b1.1b1.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(208.0m)(1.2b)405.0m93.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

616.0m239.0m177.0m149.0m

Inventories

(21.0m)117.0m23.0m

Accounts Payable

14.0m(167.0m)(82.0m)(15.0m)
Quarterly
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

476.4k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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BlackBerry Operating Metrics

BlackBerry's Orders was reported to be 3.5 k in Q4, 2018.
Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Jun, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018Q1, 2019Q1, 2020

Orders

3.3 k3 k3 k3 k12.8 k3.3 k3 k3.5 k

Channel Partners

1.5 k

Things Connected

6.4 m

Vehicles Covered

60 m120 m150 m
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BlackBerry Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CylanceNovember 16, 2018$1.4 b
EncriptionFebruary 24, 2016
Good TechnologySeptember 04, 2015$425 m
AtHocJuly 22, 2015$250 m
WatchDoxApril 21, 2015
MovirtuSeptember 11, 2014
SecusmartJuly 29, 2014
ParatekMarch 09, 2012
NewBayOctober 07, 2011$100 m
LiveProfileOctober 01, 2011
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BlackBerry Revenue Breakdown

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BlackBerry revenue breakdown by business segment: 22.6% from BlackBerry Technology Solutions, 31.6% from Licensing, IP and Other, 5.1% from Service Access Fees, 39.3% from Software and Services and 1.4% from Other

BlackBerry revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 24.6% from Europe, Middle East and Africa, 66.3% from North America, 8.4% from Asia Pacific and 0.8% from Other

BlackBerry Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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BlackBerry Online and Social Media Presence

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BlackBerry Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    62/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    58/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    69/100

  • Diversity

    C

    64/100

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BlackBerry News and Updates

BYOD and Enterprise Mobility Market: Microsoft & Blackberry Partner Up to Empower Mobile Workforce

Fortune Business Insights™ lists out the names of all the providers of BYOD and enterprise mobility solutions present in the global market. They are as follows: Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Inc, BlackBerry Limited, Infosys Limited, IBM Corporation, SAP SE, Honeywell International Inc, Capgemini, Accent…

Nobo Technologies Selects BlackBerry for Advanced Digital Cockpit Controller in Great Wall Motors' Haval H6S, the Next Generation of China's Leading SUV

WATERLOO, ON and BEIJING, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) and Nobo Technologies (Nobo) today announced that the advanced digital cockpit controller platform developed by Nobo built on the BlackBerry QNX® Neutrino® Realtime Operating System (RTOS) and...

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NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for ASTC, SPRT, BB, CEI, and BXRX. To see how InvestorsObserver's proprietary scoring system rates these stocks, view the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alert by selecting the corresponding link....

Meme stocks are riding a wave of Reddit enthusiasm again, as traders cheer fresh gains in GameStop, AMC, and BlackBerry

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Registration Now Open for BlackBerry Security Summit 2021

WATERLOO, ON, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB), today announced that registration is now open for its 8th annual Security Summit. Hosted virtually for the second year in a row, the event will bring together industry experts and thought leaders from...

BlackBerry Awarded AAA Rating in SE Labs' Breach Response Test

BlackBerry Protect and Optics provided 100% prevention, 100% detection and zero false positives WATERLOO, ONTARIO, Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced the results from SE Labs' Breach Response test on BlackBerry® Protect and BlackBerry®...
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BlackBerry Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BlackBerry founded?

    BlackBerry was founded in 1984.

  • Who are BlackBerry key executives?

    BlackBerry's key executives are John Chen, Randall Cook and Marjorie Dickman.

  • How many employees does BlackBerry have?

    BlackBerry has 3,497 employees.

  • What is BlackBerry revenue?

    Latest BlackBerry annual revenue is $904 m.

  • What is BlackBerry revenue per employee?

    Latest BlackBerry revenue per employee is $258.5 k.

  • Who are BlackBerry competitors?

    Competitors of BlackBerry include JAMF, MobileIron and Sony.

  • Where is BlackBerry headquarters?

    BlackBerry headquarters is located at RIM B, 2200 University Ave, Waterloo.

  • Where are BlackBerry offices?

    BlackBerry has offices in Waterloo, Bedford, Burnaby, Mississauga and in 33 other locations.

  • How many offices does BlackBerry have?

    BlackBerry has 42 offices.