Broadcom

Broadcom Limited is a diversified global semiconductor leader built on 50 years of innovation, collaboration and engineering excellence.
Broadcom’s extensive product portfolio serves multiple applications within four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & others. Applications for our products in these end markets include: data center networking, home connectivity, broadband access, telecommunications equipment, smartphones and base stations, data center servers and storage, factory automation, power generation and alternative energy systems, and displays.
Broadcom Limited combines global scale, engineering depth, broad product portfolio diversity and superior execution and operational focus to deliver category-leading connectivity products so its customers can build and grow successful businesses today and in the future.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
San Jose, US
Founded
1991
Size (employees)
15,700 (est)
Broadcom was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

Key People at Broadcom

Hock Tan

Hock Tan

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tom Krause

Tom Krause

Chief Financial Officer
Charlie Kawwas

Charlie Kawwas

Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer
Henry Samueli

Henry Samueli

Chief Technical Officer

Broadcom Office Locations

Broadcom has offices in San Jose, Irvine, San Diego, Chandler and in 4 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
1320 Ridder Park Dr
Longmont, US
2605 Trade Centre Ave
Petaluma, US
1351 Redwood Way
Sunnyvale, US
190 Mathilda Pl
Santa Clara, US
2451 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, US
3975 Freedom Cir
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Broadcom Data and Metrics

Broadcom Financial Metrics

Broadcom's revenue was reported to be $4.2 b in Q2, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

4.2 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

2.6 b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %

63%

Net income (Q2, 2017)

464 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

474 m

Market capitalization (22-Aug-2017)

112.7 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

4.3 b
Broadcom's current market capitalization is $112.7 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

8.3 b8.4 b6.8 b13.2 b

Revenue growth, %

1%(19%)94%

Cost of goods sold

4.1 b4.1 b2.8 b5.3 b

Gross profit

4.2 b4.3 b4.1 b7.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %

51%51%60%60%

R&D expense

2.7 b

General and administrative expense

806 m

Operating expense total

3.5 b

EBIT

472 m694 m1.6 b(409 m)

EBIT margin, %

6%8%24%(3%)

Interest expense

30 m36 m191 m585 m

Pre tax profit

445 m667 m1.5 b(1.1 b)

Income tax expense

21 m15 m76 m642 m

Net Income

424 m652 m1.4 b(1.9 b)
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

1.8 b3.5 b3.8 b4.1 b4.2 b

Cost of goods sold

699 m1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b

Gross profit

1.1 b2.1 b2.3 b2.6 b2.6 b

Gross profit Margin, %

61%59%60%62%63%

R&D expense

267 m787 m814 m808 m829 m

General and administrative expense

114 m238 m230 m201 m204 m

Operating expense total

381 m1 b1 b1 b1 b

EBIT

475 m(1 b)(264 m)506 m474 m

EBIT margin, %

27%(28%)(7%)12%11%

Interest expense

84 m256 m139 m111 m112 m

Pre tax profit

394 m(1.3 b)(420 m)267 m365 m

Income tax expense

17 m(99 m)(117 m)10 m

Net Income

377 m(1.3 b)(315 m)252 m464 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

1.7 b2.5 b1.8 b3.1 b

Accounts Receivable

2.2 b

Inventories

163 m131 m524 m1.4 b

Current Assets

3.9 b5.1 b3.8 b7.1 b

PP&E

593 m516 m1.5 b2.5 b

Goodwill

3.8 b3.7 b1.7 b24.7 b

Total Assets

11.5 b12.5 b10.5 b50 b

Accounts Payable

585 m503 m617 m1.3 b

Total Debt

1.4 b1.6 b3.9 b13.6 b

Current Liabilities

1.5 b1.6 b1.1 b3.1 b

Total Liabilities

5.8 b28.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

12.5 b12.6 b2.5 b19.2 b

Retained Earnings

(4.1 b)(3.5 b)2.2 b(215 m)

Total Equity

8.4 b4.7 b18.9 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.2 x0.8 x0.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.1 x0.4 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x2.2 x2.6 x
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Cash

2.2 b2 b2 b3.5 b4.3 b

Accounts Receivable

1.1 b1.9 b2.2 b1.9 b2.1 b

Inventories

490 m1.5 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

Current Assets

4 b6.7 b6 b7.4 b8.5 b

PP&E

1.5 b2.5 b2.6 b2.6 b2.8 b

Goodwill

1.7 b24.8 b24.8 b24.7 b24.7 b

Total Assets

10.8 b51.4 b49.8 b49.6 b49.8 b

Accounts Payable

523 m985 m1.1 b1 b925 m

Current Liabilities

862 m2.7 b2.7 b2.1 b2.1 b

Retained Earnings

2.5 b1.1 b619 m(337 m)(311 m)

Total Equity

5.1 b22.8 b22.5 b22 b22.3 b

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.3 x2.2 x2.3 x2.2 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

424 m652 m1.4 b(1.9 b)

Depreciation and Amortization

3 b

Accounts Receivable

(55 m)(70 m)(187 m)(491 m)

Inventories

2 m193 m62 m996 m

Accounts Payable

24 m13 m29 m33 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.8 b1.9 b2.3 b3.4 b

Purchases of PP&E

(723 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(996 m)(914 m)(241 m)(9.8 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(300 m)(12 m)(1.6 b)(9.8 b)

Dividends Paid

(254 m)(283 m)(408 m)(750 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(749 m)(123 m)(1.9 b)7.7 b

Interest Paid

40 m43 m172 m448 m

Income Taxes Paid

18 m27 m138 m242 m
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

377 m(1.3 b)(315 m)252 m464 m

Depreciation and Amortization

130 m198 m211 m

Inventories

490 m1.5 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

Accounts Payable

523 m985 m1.1 b1 b925 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

Broadcom Operating Metrics

FY, 2016

Patents Issued

27.64 k

Patents Pending

3.02 k

Broadcom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
BrocadeNovember 02, 2016$5.9 b

Broadcom Market Value History

Broadcom Revenue Breakdown

Broadcom Median Salaries

Source: 1.7 k public H-1B filings from Broadcom

Traffic Overview of Broadcom

Broadcom Online and Social Media Presence

Broadcom News and Updates

Broadcom’s Max WiFi chips will speed wireless networks 4 to 6X

Broadcom is unveiling its Max WiFi chips today based on the next-generation Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ax, which is designed to improve download speeds by four times and upload speeds by six times. Max WiFi also promises four times better coverage and seven times better battery life than the current 802.…

Broadcom to buy network gear maker Brocade for $5.5 billion

(Reuters) – Chipmaker Broadcom said it would buy Brocade Communications Systems for $5.5 billion, pushing deeper into the fast-growing market for network equipment used in data centers. The deal, the latest in a consolidating chip sector, will allow Broadcom to corner a larger share of the data cent…

Broadcom to Buy Brocade Communications for $5.5 Billion

It is the latest deal in the rapidly consolidating semiconductor sector, where companies are seeking greater scale and a larger array of products.

Broadcom acquires Brocade in $5.9 billion deal

 Broadcom, Ltd bought Brocade Communications Systems today for $5.9 billion, giving the company a foothold far beyond chips in the networking storage business. It’s quite a nice deal for Brocade shareholders, who gain a 47 percent premium over the $8.69 closing price last Friday night (October 28th)…

Broadcom is buying Brocade Communications for $5.9 billion (BRCM, BRCD)

Broadcom has agreed to buy Brocade Communications for $5.9 billion. According to a statement on Wednesday, Broadcom, a semiconductor maker, will pay $12.75 per share for the data-storage and networking provider. The deal is valued at $5.5 billion in cash, and $400 million of…

Broadcom Nears Big Acquisition

Deal will help it compete with bigger rivals.
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