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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
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)3,497(-4%)
Job Openings373
Revenue (FY, 2019)$904 M(-3%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)C$19(+14%)
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 35 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 (7-Jun-2021)

10.8b

Closing stock price (7-Jun-2021)

19.0

Cash (30-Nov-2019)

515.0m

EV

10.2b
BlackBerry's current market capitalization is C$10.8 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

80/100

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BlackBerry Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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BlackBerry Online and Social Media Presence

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BlackBerry Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    57/100

  • Compensation

    B

    71/100

  • Diversity

    C

    64/100

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BlackBerry News and Updates

BlackBerry and BiTECH Team Up To Build Safe, Reliable Digital LCD Instrument Cluster For Changan's Newly Launched UNI-K SUV

SHANGHAI, China and WATERLOO, ON, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced that its QNX® Neutrino® Realtime Operating System (RTOS), has been adopted in a new digital LCD cluster jointly developed with BiTECH Automotive (Wuhu) Co., Ltd. The...

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Why The BlackBerry Stock Rally Won’t Last

BlackBerry stock rallied by over 30% over the last five trading days, significantly outperforming the S&P 500 which has remained roughly flat over the same period. The rally appears to be driven by trends similar to what we witnessed this January, as groups of retail investors doubled down on sm…

BlackBerry stands out among so-called meme stocks with 17% premarket surge

BlackBerry stands out among so-called meme stocks with 17% premarket surge
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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 35 other locations.

  • How many offices does BlackBerry have?

    BlackBerry has 42 offices.