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)
San Jose, US
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
San Jose, US
3151 Zanker Rd
Chandler, US
200 500 N Juniper Dr
San Diego, US
16340 W Bernardo Dr
Irvine, US
5300 California Ave

Broadcom Data and Metrics

Broadcom Financial Metrics

Broadcom's revenue was reported to be $13.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 94% increase from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

13.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

7.9 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(1.9 b)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(409 m)

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

99.7 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

3.1 b


110.3 b
Broadcom's current market capitalization is $99.7 b.
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


8.3 b8.4 b6.8 b13.2 b

Revenue growth, %


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, %


Operating expense total

7.8 b3.6 b1.6 b6.3 b


472 m694 m1.6 b(409 m)

EBIT margin, %


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)
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.7 b2.5 b1.8 b3.1 b


163 m131 m524 m1.4 b

Current Assets

3.9 b5.1 b3.8 b7.1 b


593 m516 m1.5 b2.5 b


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
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

424 m652 m1.4 b(1.9 b)

Accounts Receivable

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


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

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
$, USDY, 2016


-269.6 x


32.3 x


843.3 k


0.7 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x

Broadcom Operating Metrics

FY, 2016

Patents Granted

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

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