Broadcom is a diversified global semiconductor manufacturer. The Company's product portfolio serves multiple applications within four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & others. Applications for its 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.

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TypePublic
HQSan Jose, US
Founded1991
Size (employees)14,000 (est)
Websitebroadcom.com
Broadcom was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in San Jose, US
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Key People/Management at Broadcom

Hock Tan

Hock Tan

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tom Krause

Tom Krause

CFO
Henry Samueli

Henry Samueli

CTO
Charlie Kawwas

Charlie Kawwas

Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer
Mark Brazeal

Mark Brazeal

Chief Legal Officer
Bryan Ingram

Bryan Ingram

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Wireless Semiconductor Division
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Broadcom Office Locations

Broadcom has offices in Alimos, Herzliya, Nazareth, Tel Aviv-Yafo and in 41 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
1320 Ridder Park Dr
Allentown, US
535 Cedar Hill Dr
Andover, US
200 Brickstone Square
Austin, US
3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, US
400 2901 Vía Fortuna
Breinigsville, US
9999 Hamilton Blvd
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Broadcom Financials and Metrics

Broadcom Revenue

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Broadcom's revenue was reported to be $17.64 b in FY, 2017 which is a 33.2% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2018)

5.3b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

3.4b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

64.4%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

6.6b

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

943.0m

Market capitalization (9-Nov-2018)

98.8b

Closing stock price (9-Nov-2018)

239.0

Cash (4-Feb-2018)

7.1b

EV

109.3b
Broadcom's current market capitalization is $98.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

6.8b13.2b17.6b

Revenue growth, %

(19%)94%33%

Cost of goods sold

3.3b7.3b9.1b

Gross profit

3.6b5.9b8.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

2.0b2.0b2.3b1.6b2.1b2.2b1.8b3.5b3.8b4.1b4.2b4.5b5.3b

Cost of goods sold

809.0m939.0m1.0b830.0m2.5b2.0b2.1b2.2b2.3b1.9b

Gross profit

826.0m1.2b1.2b941.0m1.0b1.8b2.0b2.0b2.1b3.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

51%55%54%53%30%47%48%47%48%64%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

1.8b3.1b11.2b

Accounts Receivable

1.0b2.2b2.4b

Inventories

524.0m1.4b1.4b

Current Assets

3.8b7.1b15.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

2.3b2.4b2.3b2.0b2.2b2.2b2.0b2.0b3.5b4.3b5.2b7.1b

Accounts Receivable

734.0m796.0m938.0m922.0m966.0m1.1b1.9b2.2b1.9b2.1b2.4b2.5b

Inventories

529.0m614.0m624.0m612.0m552.0m490.0m1.5b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b

Current Assets

4.4b4.7b5.0b4.9b5.1b4.0b6.7b6.0b7.4b8.5b9.9b11.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.4b(1.9b)1.8b

Depreciation and Amortization

962.0m3.0b4.7b

Inventories

62.0m996.0m(39.0m)

Accounts Payable

29.0m33.0m(97.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

165.0m164.0m262.0m595.0m1.0b377.0m(1.3b)(878.0m)252.0m716.0m1.2b6.6b

Depreciation and Amortization

52.0m99.0m141.0m82.0m122.0m244.0m1.3b2.3b1.1b2.3b3.5b1.2b

Inventories

(5.0m)(90.0m)(100.0m)(81.0m)(21.0m)34.0m920.0m1.1b65.0m96.0m(23.0m)250.0m

Accounts Payable

(8.0m)97.0m97.0m88.0m16.0m(68.0m)(217.0m)(61.0m)(137.0m)(25.1m)(34.0m)(403.0m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

115.9 x

EV/CFO

64.9 x

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Broadcom Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017

Patents Issued

27.64 k24.25 k

Patents Pending

3.02 k2.06 k
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Broadcom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
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
SCsquareMay 09, 2011$42 m
ProvigentMarch 20, 2011$314 m
Gigle NetworksNovember 21, 2010$75 m
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Broadcom Revenue Breakdown

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Broadcom revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.0% from Industrial & other, 15.9% from Enterprise storage, 30.6% from Wireless communications and 48.5% from Wired infrastructure

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Broadcom Online and Social Media Presence

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Broadcom News and Updates

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Broadcom Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results on Thursday, December 6, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO), a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions, today announced it will report its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 financial results and...

Broadcom Inc. Completes Acquisition of CA Technologies

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO), a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) ("CA")....

Broadcom makes $1 billion patent claim against Volkswagen: Der Spiegel

U.S. semiconductor supplier Broadcom has made a patent claim for more than $1 billion against Volkswagen and is threatening to seek a judicial ban on the production of several car models, German magazine Der Spiegel said on Friday.

Broadcom makes $1 bln patent claim against Volkswagen -Der Spiegel

U.S. semiconductor supplier Broadcom has made a patent claim for more than $1 billion against Volkswagen and is threatening to seek a judicial ban on the production of several car models, German magazine Der Spiegel said on Friday.

Broadcom Samples Industry’s First 7nm 400G PAM-4 PHY Enabling Sub-8W Optical Modules

Industry leading performance, lowest power 400G 8:4 gearbox accelerating 400GbE deployments in hyper-scale data center and cloud networks
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Broadcom Company Life and Culture

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Broadcom Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Broadcom founded?

    Broadcom was founded in 1991.

  • Who are Broadcom key executives?

    Broadcom's key executives are Hock Tan, Tom Krause and Henry Samueli.

  • How many employees does Broadcom have?

    Broadcom has 14,000 employees.

  • What is Broadcom revenue?

    Latest Broadcom annual revenue is $17.6 b.

  • What is Broadcom revenue per employee?

    Latest Broadcom revenue per employee is $1.3 m.

  • Who are Broadcom competitors?

    Competitors of Broadcom include Anokiwave, Silicom and Photronics.

  • Where is Broadcom headquarters?

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

  • Where are Broadcom offices?

    Broadcom has offices in Alimos, Herzliya, Nazareth, Tel Aviv-Yafo and in 41 other locations.

  • How many offices does Broadcom have?

    Broadcom has 53 offices.