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Broadcom (formerly known as Avago Technologies) is a global company that designs, develops and supplies a broad 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
Founded2005
HQSan Jose, US
Websitebroadcom.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Culture scoreC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)19,000(+27%)
Job Openings59
Revenue (FY, 2019)$22.6 B(+9%)
Share Price (May 2020)$276.7

Key People/Management at Broadcom

Hock E. Tan

Hock E. Tan

President, Chief Executive Officer
Tom Krause

Tom Krause

Chief Financial Officer
Diane M. Bryant

Diane M. Bryant

Director
Gayla J. Delly

Gayla J. Delly

Director
Charlie Kawwas

Charlie Kawwas

Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer
Mark Brazeal

Mark Brazeal

Chief Legal Officer
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Broadcom Office Locations

Broadcom has offices in San Jose, Allentown, Andover, Austin and in 70 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
1320 Ridder Park Dr
Allentown, US
1110 American Pkwy Floor 1, 2
Andover, US
200 Brickstone Square Floor 1, 4
Austin, US
2901 Via Fortuna Drive, Suite 400
Bellevue, US
14475 NE 24th St #210
Breinigsville, 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 $22.60 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8.4% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2020)

5.9b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

3.3b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

55.7%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

385.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

714.0m

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

110.6b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

276.7

Cash (2-Feb-2020)

6.4b

EV

148.9b
Broadcom's current market capitalization is $110.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

13.2b17.6b20.8b22.6b

Revenue growth, %

94%33%18%8%

Cost of goods sold

7.3b9.1b7.0b10.1b

Gross profit

5.9b8.5b13.8b12.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

4.1b4.2b4.5b5.3b5.0b5.1b5.8b5.5b5.5b5.9b

Cost of goods sold

2.1b2.2b2.3b1.9b2.5b2.4b2.6b2.4b2.5b2.6b

Gross profit

2.0b2.0b2.1b3.4b2.6b2.6b3.2b3.1b3.0b3.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

48%47%48%64%51%52%55%56%55%56%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

3.1b11.2b4.3b5.1b

Accounts Receivable

2.2b2.4b3.3b3.3b

Inventories

1.4b1.4b1.1b874.0m

Current Assets

7.1b15.8b9.1b9.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

3.5b4.3b5.2b7.1b8.2b4.1b5.1b5.3b5.5b6.4b

Accounts Receivable

1.9b2.1b2.4b2.5b2.7b3.0b3.7b3.5b3.5b3.7b

Inventories

1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.2b1.2b1.1b1.0b1.1b944.0m

Current Assets

7.4b8.5b9.9b11.2b12.5b8.7b10.6b10.7b10.9b12.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(1.9b)1.8b12.6b2.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.0b4.7b4.1b5.8b

Inventories

996.0m(39.0m)417.0m250.0m

Accounts Payable

33.0m(97.0m)(325.0m)(42.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

252.0m716.0m1.2b6.6b10.3b11.5b471.0m1.2b1.9b385.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.1b2.3b3.5b1.2b2.1b3.1b1.5b2.9b4.4b146.0m

Inventories

65.0m96.0m(23.0m)250.0m306.0m325.0m50.0m90.0m33.0m40.0m

Accounts Payable

(137.0m)(25.1m)(34.0m)(403.0m)(312.0m)(353.0m)(169.0m)(139.0m)105.0m117.0m
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

208.5 x

EV/CFO

64.1 x

Debt/Equity

1.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.6 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x

P/E Ratio

379.0
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Broadcom Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Patents Issued

27.64 k24.25 k20.90 k21.68 k

Patents Pending

3.02 k2.06 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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Broadcom Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    69/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

  • Diversity

    B-

    68/100

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Broadcom News and Updates

Innovium Races Ahead Of Broadcom In Data Center Networking Switches

Innovium is a startup that recently announced a new product that has advantages over the top network switch chip Broadcom ships today.

Broadcom Sounds Alarm on Unforeseen Tech Industry Disruptions

Broadcom Says Orders Require Six Months’ Notice Due to Delays

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Broadcom Pulls Annual Sales Forecast on Virus Uncertainty

Broadcom Pulls Annual Sales Forecast, Sees Weaker Second Quarter

Broadcom shares decline as annual guidance pulled

Broadcom Inc. shares declined in the extended session Thursday after the chip maker pulled its annual guidance and forecast quarterly revenue below Wall Street expectations. Broadcom shares declined 1.5% after hours, following an 11% drop in the regular session to close at $218.78. Broadcom said it…

Broadcom targets choppy audio with new Bluetooth chip

Broadcom Inc on Thursday released a new chip aimed at eliminating choppy phone calls and music on Bluetooth headphones.
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Broadcom Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Broadcom founded?

    Broadcom was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Broadcom key executives?

    Broadcom's key executives are Hock E. Tan, Tom Krause and Diane M. Bryant.

  • How many employees does Broadcom have?

    Broadcom has 19,000 employees.

  • What is Broadcom revenue?

    Latest Broadcom annual revenue is $22.6 b.

  • What is Broadcom revenue per employee?

    Latest Broadcom revenue per employee is $1.2 m.

  • Who are Broadcom competitors?

    Competitors of Broadcom include Cisco, Intel and Vishay Intertechnology.

  • 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 70 other locations.

  • How many offices does Broadcom have?

    Broadcom has 83 offices.