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Broadcom (formerly known as Avago Technologies) is a global company that designs, develops, and supplies a range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. It operates through 4 segments: Wired Infrastructure, Wireless Communications, Enterprise Storage, and Industrial & Other. The company offers products that are used in end products such as enterprise and data center networking, home connectivity, set-top boxes, broadband access, telecommunication equipment, smartphones and base stations, data center servers and storage systems, factory automation, power generation and alternative energy systems, and electronic displays.

TypePublic
Founded1961
HQSan Jose, CA, US
Websitebroadcom.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)21,000(+11%)
Job Openings332
Revenue (FY, 2020)$23.9 B(+6%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$456.2 (-3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Broadcom

Hock E. Tan

Hock E. Tan

President, Chief Executive Officer
Tom Krause

Tom Krause

Chief Financial Officer
Charlie Kawwas

Charlie Kawwas

Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer
Mark Brazeal

Mark Brazeal

Chief Legal Officer
Kirsten Spears

Kirsten Spears

Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer
Boon Chye Ooi

Boon Chye Ooi

Senior Vice President, Global Operations
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Broadcom Office Locations

Broadcom has offices in San Jose, Allentown, Andover, Austin and in 69 other locations
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
1320 Ridder Park Dr
Allentown, PA, US
1110 American Pkwy Floor 1, 2
Andover, MA, US
200 Brickstone Square Floor 1, 4
Austin, TX, US
2901 Via Fortuna Drive, Suite 400
Bellevue, WA, US
14475 NE 24th St #210
Breinigsville, PA, US
9999 Hamilton Blvd Bldg. 5
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Broadcom Financials and Metrics

Broadcom Revenue

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Broadcom's revenue was reported to be $23.89 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

6.7b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

4.0b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

59.4%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

1.4b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

1.8b

Market capitalization (30-Mar-2021)

186.3b

Closing stock price (30-Mar-2021)

456.2

Cash (31-Jan-2021)

9.6b

EV

218.6b
Broadcom's current market capitalization is $186.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

17.6b20.8b22.6b23.9b

Revenue growth, %

33%18%8%

Cost of goods sold

9.1b10.1b10.1b10.4b

Gross profit

8.5b10.7b12.5b13.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

5.3b5.0b5.1b5.8b5.5b5.5b5.9b5.7b5.8b6.7b

Cost of goods sold

2.7b2.5b2.4b2.6b2.4b2.5b2.6b2.6b2.5b2.7b

Gross profit

2.6b2.6b2.6b3.2b3.1b3.0b3.3b3.2b3.3b4.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

49%51%52%55%56%55%56%56%57%59%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

11.2b4.3b5.1b7.6b

Accounts Receivable

2.4b3.3b3.3b2.3b

Inventories

1.4b1.1b874.0m1.0b

Current Assets

15.8b9.1b9.9b11.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

7.1b8.2b4.1b5.1b5.3b5.5b6.4b9.2b8.9b9.6b

Accounts Receivable

2.5b2.7b3.0b3.7b3.5b3.5b3.7b3.2b2.7b2.5b

Inventories

1.3b1.2b1.2b1.1b1.0b1.1b944.0m953.0m1.1b952.0m

Current Assets

11.2b12.5b8.7b10.6b10.7b10.9b12.1b14.2b13.7b14.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

1.8b12.6b2.7b3.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

4.7b4.1b5.8b570.0m

Inventories

(39.0m)417.0m250.0m(31.0m)

Accounts Payable

(97.0m)(325.0m)(42.0m)(3.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

6.6b10.3b11.5b471.0m1.2b1.9b385.0m948.0m1.6b1.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2b2.1b3.1b1.5b2.9b4.4b1.7b3.5b5.2b138.0m

Inventories

250.0m306.0m325.0m50.0m90.0m33.0m40.0m30.0m(98.0m)51.0m

Accounts Payable

(403.0m)(312.0m)(353.0m)(169.0m)(139.0m)105.0m117.0m350.0m227.0m44.0m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

1.3m

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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Broadcom Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Facility Space Owned, sq. ft.

2.53 m3.16 m3.66 m

Facility Space, sq. ft.

5.85 m5.57 m6.05 m

Patents Issued

24.25 k20.90 k21.68 k

Patents Pending

2.06 k1.66 k1.59 k
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Broadcom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Bay DynamicsDecember 31, 2019
SymantecNovember 01, 2019$10.70 b
NortonLifeLockJuly 04, 2019$15 b
CA TechnologiesJuly 11, 2018$18.90 b
BrocadeNovember 02, 2016$5.90 b
Brocade Communications SystemsNovember 02, 2016$5.90 b
MagnaComMay 17, 2016$50 m
BroadLogic Network TechnologiesJanuary 30, 2013
BroadLightMarch 21, 2012$230 m
NetLogic MicrosystemsSeptember 12, 2011$3.70 b
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Broadcom Revenue Breakdown

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Broadcom revenue breakdown by business segment: 22.8% from Infrastructure Software, 76.9% from Semiconductor Solutions and 0.3% from Other

Broadcom revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 67.4% from Asia Pacific, 22.8% from Americas and 9.8% from Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Broadcom Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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Broadcom Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Broadcom Online and Social Media Presence

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Broadcom Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    66/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    67/100

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Broadcom News and Updates

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Broadcom Inc. Announces Private Exchange Offers of Certain Outstanding Notes for New Notes

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Broadcom won’t catch up on semiconductor orders until at least November

Broadcom, one of the world's top chip makers, says it already has orders booked through November.

Earnings Results: Broadcom chip sales slightly miss Street view, while software revenue beats

Broadcom Inc. shares declined in the extended session Thursday after the company's chip sales came in just under Wall Street estimates while software sales topped them.

Semiconductor giant Broadcom posts solid earnings beat

Broadcom Inc.’s stock fell slightly in after-hours trading today despite the chipmaker posting a solid fiscal first-quarter earnings beat. The company reported a profit before certain costs such as stock compensation of $6.61 per share on revenue of $6.655 billion. That was up 14% from the same qua…

Broadcom CEO Says Demand Is ‘Real’ as Chip Orders Flood In

Broadcom CEO Says Sales Are ‘Real’ as Chip Orders Flood In
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Broadcom Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Broadcom founded?

    Broadcom was founded in 1961.

  • Who are Broadcom key executives?

    Broadcom's key executives are Hock E. Tan, Tom Krause and Charlie Kawwas.

  • How many employees does Broadcom have?

    Broadcom has 21,000 employees.

  • What is Broadcom revenue?

    Latest Broadcom annual revenue is $23.9 b.

  • What is Broadcom revenue per employee?

    Latest Broadcom revenue per employee is $1.1 m.

  • Who are Broadcom competitors?

    Competitors of Broadcom include Richardson Electronics, DSP Group and MACOM.

  • Where is Broadcom headquarters?

    Broadcom headquarters is located at 1320 Ridder Park Dr, San Jose.

  • Where are Broadcom offices?

    Broadcom has offices in San Jose, Allentown, Andover, Austin and in 69 other locations.

  • How many offices does Broadcom have?

    Broadcom has 81 offices.