BlackHawk Network

Blackhawk Network, Inc. is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. Blackhawk Network utilizes proprietary technology to provide consumers a wide selection of gift cards, prepaid telecom handsets, airtime cards and general purpose reloadable cards across a global network totaling more than 198,000 retail locations worldwide. Blackhawk’s digital platform supports prepaid across a network of digital distribution partners including retailers, financial service providers, and mobile wallets. Blackhawk Engagement Solutions is a division of Blackhawk dedicated to providing customized engagement, incentive and rebate programs for consumers, employees and sales channels. They deliver rebate and purchase promotions, awareness campaigns, retention/loyalty incentives, win-back promotions and subscription incentives for consumer programs. Learn more about the Blackhawk Engagement Solutions division at Founded in 2001, Blackhawk Network is headquartered in Pleasanton, California with more than 1,000 employees, and offers products and services in the United States as well as 23 other countries.
Pleasanton, US
Size (employees)
1,316 (est)
BlackHawk Network was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, US

BlackHawk Network Office Locations

BlackHawk Network has offices in Pleasanton, Milsons Point, São Paulo, Toronto and in 3 other locations
Pleasanton, US (HQ)
6220 Stoneridge Mall Rd
London, GB
40 Bernard St
Ciudad de México, MX
229 Av Amsterdam
Köln, DE
13 Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring
Toronto, CA
2801 3300 Bloor St W
São Paulo, BR
34 Rua André Ampére
Milsons Point, AU
202 6A Glen St

BlackHawk Network Metrics

BlackHawk Network Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.9 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$4.7 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$2.2 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$1 b
BlackHawk Network's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
BlackHawk Network's revenue was reported to be $1.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5.5% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.1 b$1.4 b$1.8 b$1.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$980.2 m$1.2 b$1.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$1.1 b$1.4 b$1.7 b$1.9 b


$83.3 m$78.7 m$87.4 m$23.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$5.6 m$13.2 m$21.9 m

Pre tax profit

$72.9 m$72.6 m$936 k

Income tax expense

$27.5 m$26.8 m($4.1 m)

Net Income

$54.1 m$45.5 m$45.6 m$4.7 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$550.4 m$911.6 m$914.6 m$1 b

Accounts Receivable

$126.4 m$181.4 m$241.7 m$262.7 m


$67.5 m

Current Assets

$1.6 b$1.8 b$1.9 b$2.1 b


$133.5 m$331.3 m$402.5 m$570.4 m

Total Assets

$2 b$2.5 b$3.1 b$3.6 b

Accounts Payable

Current Liabilities

$1.7 b$1.8 b$2 b$2.2 b

Common Stock

$12 k$13 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

$107.1 m$137.9 m$561.9 m$608.6 m

Retained Earnings

$117 m$162.4 m$208 m$228.5 m

Total Equity

$228.2 m$734.1 m$792.4 m

Financial Leverage

8.7 x4.2 x4.5 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Depreciation and Amortization

$28.5 m

Accounts Receivable

$181 m


($4.8 m)

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$28.3 m$361.2 m$3 m

Cash From Investing Activities

$353.7 m

Dividends Paid

($145 k)

Cash From Financing Activities

$457 k

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BlackHawk Network Median Salaries

Source: 103 public H-1B filings from BlackHawk Network

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