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BlackBerry is a company specializing in enterprise software and the Internet of things. It provides enterprise software and services. The Company serves various businesses, car makers, and government agencies. It also offers AtHoc crisis communications platform, the QNX real-time operating system, and BlackBerry UEM, an endpoint management platform. 

TypePublic
Founded1984
HQWaterloo, CA
Websiteblackberry.com

Locations

BlackBerry is headquartered in
Waterloo, Canada

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)3,945(+20%)
Job Openings273
Revenue (FY, 2019)$904 M(-3%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)C$6.7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at BlackBerry

John Chen

John Chen

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Steve Capelli

Steve Capelli

Chief Revenue Officer
Billy Ho

Billy Ho

Executive Vice President, Enterprise Products and Value Added Solutions
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 37 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 (23-Oct-2020)

3.7b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

6.7

Cash (30-Nov-2019)

515.0m

EV

3.2b
BlackBerry's current market capitalization is C$3.7 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

3.30 k3 k3 k3 k12.80 k3.30 k3 k3.50 k

Channel Partners

1.50 k

Things Connected

6.40 m

Vehicles Covered

60 m120 m150 m
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BlackBerry Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CylanceNovember 16, 2018$1.40 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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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 Online and Social Media Presence

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BlackBerry News and Updates

BlackBerry report on Bahamut links hack-for-hire group to 'a variety of unsolved cases'

BlackBerry Ltd. said Wednesday that it published a new report looking at Bahamut, a threat actor involved in hack-for-hire campaigns. The report tied the group to "a staggering number of ongoing attacks against government officials and industry titans, while also unveiling the group's vast network …

BlackBerry Is Planning a Comeback. For Some, It Never Left

Loyalists had been mourning the physical keyboards (and Brick Breaker) until Onward Mobility announced a new 5G Android Blackberry arriving in 2021.

BlackBerry AtHoc breidt speciale EU-datacenters om te voldoen aan vereisten voor gegevensresidentie

WATERLOO, Ontario, 9 september 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) heeft vandaag bekendgemaakt dat het vanaf nu speciale EU-instanties levert van haar BlackBerry® AtHoc® service, een genetwerkte oplossing voor crisiscommunicatie. Met BlackBerry AtHoc kunnen klanten...

AtHoc de BlackBerry développe les centres de données spécialisés dans l'UE pour se mettre en conformité avec les mandats de lieu de stockage des données

WATERLOO, Ontario, 9 septembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE : BB ; TSX : BB) a annoncé aujourd'hui fournir désormais aux instances spécialisées de l'UE son service AtHoc® de BlackBerry®, une solution de réseau de communication de crise de premier plan. AtHoc de BlackBerry...

BlackBerry AtHoc Expands Dedicated EU Data Centers to Comply with Data Residency Mandates

WATERLOO, Ontario, Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced it is now providing dedicated EU instances of its BlackBerry® AtHoc® service, a leading networked crisis communication solution. BlackBerry AtHoc will enable customers to comply with EU...

StradVision Selects BlackBerry to Drive Advancements Across South Korean Automotive Industry

WATERLOO, ON and SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced StradVision, an industry leader in AI-based camera perception technology, will utilize the QNX Software Development Platform within a number of next generation...
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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, Steve Capelli and Billy Ho.

  • How many employees does BlackBerry have?

    BlackBerry has 3,945 employees.

  • What is BlackBerry revenue?

    Latest BlackBerry annual revenue is $904 m.

  • What is BlackBerry revenue per employee?

    Latest BlackBerry revenue per employee is $229.2 k.

  • Who are BlackBerry competitors?

    Competitors of BlackBerry include MobileIron, Sony and Microsoft.

  • 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 37 other locations.

  • How many offices does BlackBerry have?

    BlackBerry has 48 offices.