BlackHawk Network is a prepaid payment network utilizing proprietary technology to offer a broad range of prepaid gift, telecom and debit cards, in physical and electronic forms, as well as related prepaid products and payment services in the United States and other countries.
For consumers, Blackhawk provides convenience by offering a broad variety of quality brands and content through physical and digital retail distribution locations or through loyalty, incentive and reward programs offered by its business clients. For content providers, it drives incremental sales by providing access consumers and creating new customer relationships. For retail distribution partners, the Company provides an important product category that can drive incremental store traffic and customer loyalty. For business clients, Blackhawk provides a wide array of services, software and prepaid products to enhance their customer loyalty, sales channel incentive and employee reward programs. 


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Type
Public
HQ
Pleasanton, US
Founded
2001
Size (employees)
1,316 (est)
BlackHawk Network was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, US
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BlackHawk Network Office Locations

BlackHawk Network has offices in London, Amsterdam, Lewisville, Köln and in 5 other locations
Pleasanton, US (HQ)
6220 Stoneridge Mall Rd
Lewisville, US
700 TX-121, Suite 200
Milsons Point, AU
202 6A Glen St
São Paulo, BR
34 Rua André Ampére
Toronto, CA
3280 Bloor St W
Köln, DE
43 Gereonstraße
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BlackHawk Network Financials and Metrics

BlackHawk Network Financials

BlackHawk Network's revenue was reported to be $2.23 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

429.2 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

(19.1 m)

Market capitalization (15-May-2018)

2.6 b

Closing share price (15-May-2018)

44.9

Cash (24-Mar-2018)

351.1 m

EV

2.9 b
BlackHawk Network's current market capitalization is $2.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.1 b1.4 b1.8 b1.9 b2.2 b

Revenue growth, %

27%25%5%

Sales and marketing expense

274.8 m330 m

General and administrative expense

99.4 m113.6 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

206 m233.1 m269 m283.9 m319.7 m372.2 m352.7 m366.5 m391.2 m361.6 m407.2 m463.1 m419.3 m429.2 m

Sales and marketing expense

30.5 m38.8 m41.7 m45.8 m43.6 m63.1 m50 m53.3 m60.5 m52.3 m62.8 m77.7 m58.7 m64.2 m

General and administrative expense

10 m14.6 m16.2 m10.9 m18.7 m21.3 m22.1 m24.3 m23.3 m22.5 m29 m25.6 m24.1 m29.3 m

Operating expense total

202.3 m237.3 m267.4 m275 m308.8 m362 m354.9 m369.5 m406.2 m371.7 m424.3 m467.5 m432 m448.3 m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

550.4 m911.6 m914.6 m1 b1.1 b

Accounts Receivable

126.4 m181.4 m241.7 m262.7 m185 m

Inventories

67.5 m

Current Assets

1.6 b1.8 b1.9 b2.1 b2.6 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

103.5 m134.8 m219.9 m299.7 m219.4 m276.7 m214.7 m213 m264 m300.3 m214.5 m295.1 m304.9 m351.1 m

Accounts Receivable

91.6 m117.6 m126 m121.8 m176.6 m178.3 m188.9 m224.6 m226.9 m199.6 m259.1 m262.6 m226.1 m152.3 m

Current Assets

440.2 m521.9 m715.7 m777.1 m764 m896.8 m828.6 m858.6 m937.4 m901.8 m1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.1 b

Goodwill

42.7 m133.6 m172.9 m133.1 m328.5 m330.5 m382.8 m486.5 m511.8 m508.6 m570.3 m572.9 m656.3 m565.9 m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

28.5 m

Inventories

(4.8 m)

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

28.3 m361.2 m3 m345.5 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

(853.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(16.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

50.7 m

Income Taxes Paid

(14.6 m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

-152.8 x

EV/CFO

-3.4 x

Financial Leverage

4 x
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BlackHawk Network Operating Metrics

BlackHawk Network's Patent Applications was reported to be 150 in FY, 2016. BlackHawk Network's Transactions' Volume was reported to be $16.7b in FY, 2016.
FY, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016

Content Providers

600 900

Distribution Sites

198 k244 k

Patent Applications

120 150

Transactions' Volume

$13.54 b$3.11 b$3.38 b$3.17 b$16.72 b$3.17 b$3.39 b$3.21 b
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BlackHawk Network Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CashStar (173)August 31, 2017$175 m
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