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 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.

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 (22-May-2017)

$95.7 b

Closing share price (22-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$3.1 b


$106.2 b
Broadcom's current market capitalization is $95.7 b.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$8.3 b$8.4 b$6.8 b$13.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$4.1 b$4.1 b$2.8 b$5.3 b

Gross profit

$4.2 b$4.3 b$4.1 b$7.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$7.8 b$3.6 b$1.6 b$6.3 b


$472 m$694 m$1.6 b($409 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$30 m$36 m$191 m$585 m

Pre tax profit

$445 m$667 m$1.5 b($1.1 b)

Income tax expense

$21 m$15 m$76 m$642 m

Net Income

$424 m$652 m$1.4 b($1.9 b)
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.7 b$2.5 b$1.8 b$3.1 b


$163 m$131 m$524 m$1.4 b

Current Assets

$3.9 b$5.1 b$3.8 b$7.1 b


$593 m$516 m$1.5 b$2.5 b


$3.8 b$3.7 b$1.7 b$24.7 b

Total Assets

$11.5 b$12.5 b$10.5 b$50 b

Accounts Payable

$585 m$503 m$617 m$1.3 b

Total Debt

$1.4 b$1.6 b$3.9 b$13.6 b

Current Liabilities

$1.5 b$1.6 b$1.1 b$3.1 b

Total Liabilities

$5.8 b$28.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$12.5 b$12.6 b$2.5 b$19.2 b

Retained Earnings

($4.1 b)($3.5 b)$2.2 b($215 m)

Total Equity

$8.4 b$4.7 b$18.9 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
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$424 m$652 m$1.4 b($1.9 b)

Accounts Receivable

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


$2 m$193 m$62 m$996 m

Accounts Payable

$24 m$13 m$29 m$33 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$1.8 b$1.9 b$2.3 b$3.4 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 m$43 m$172 m$448 m

Income Taxes Paid

$18 m$27 m$138 m$242 m
Y, 2016


-259.7 x


31.1 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 Market Value History

Broadcom Revenue Breakdown

Broadcom Median Salaries

Source: 1.7 k public H-1B filings from Broadcom

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