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/Management 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 Financials and Metrics

Broadcom Financials

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

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

4.2 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

2.6 b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %


Net income (Q2, 2017)

464 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

474 m

Market capitalization (17-Oct-2017)

108 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

4.3 b
Broadcom's current market capitalization is $108 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
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


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, %

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


1.7 b2.5 b1.8 b3.1 b

Accounts Receivable

2.2 b


163 m131 m524 m1.4 b

Current Assets

3.9 b5.1 b3.8 b7.1 b
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


2.2 b2 b2 b3.5 b4.3 b

Accounts Receivable

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


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

Current Assets

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


2 m193 m62 m996 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


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
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Broadcom Operating Metrics

FY, 2016

Patents Issued

27.64 k

Patents Pending

3.02 k
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Broadcom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
BrocadeNovember 02, 2016$5.9 b

Broadcom Market Value History

Broadcom Revenue Breakdown

Broadcom Job Categories

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.…

FTC Gives Broadcom Antitrust Consent to Buy Brocade

Brocade's biggest competitor is Cisco, which gets its chips from Broadcom, making this a tricky deal

BRIEF-Tessera receives favorable notice of initial determination in Broadcom ITC investigation

* Tessera receives favorable notice of initial determination in Broadcom ITC investigation

Israeli tech business nabs £45m float on Aim

Israeli tech business Ethernity Networks floated for £45m on London's junior market yesterday, raising £15m for the data processing company. Ethernity, which already has its software and firmware installed in more that 400,000 systems globally, aims to use the investment to target larger markets.…

Broadcom Company Life and Culture

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