Cavium (NASDAQ: CAVM) is a provider of highly integrated semiconductor processors that enable intelligent networking, communications, storage, video and security applications. Cavium offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors ranging in performance from 1Gbps to 100Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in Enterprise, Data-Center, Broadband/Consumer and Access and Service Provider equipment. Cavium’ processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tools and application support, hardware reference designs and other services. Cavium’s principal offices are in San Jose, California with design team locations in Massachusetts, India, Taiwan and China.
Company Growth (employees)
San Jose, US
Size (employees)
1,831 (est)
Cavium was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

Key People at Cavium

Syed Ali

Syed Ali

Founders, President & CEO, Board of Directors
Arthur Chadwick

Arthur Chadwick

Vice President of Finance & Administration and CFO
Milt Douglass

Milt Douglass

Vice President of World-Wide Sales
Anil Jain

Anil Jain

Corporate Vice President IC Engineering

Cavium Office Locations

Cavium has an office in San Jose
San Jose, US (HQ)
2315 N 1st St

Cavium Data and Metrics

Cavium Financial Metrics

Cavium's revenue was reported to be $603.3 m in FY, 2016 which is a 498% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

603.3 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

285.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(147.2 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(133.6 m)

Market capitalization (27-Jun-2017)

4.3 b

Closing share price (27-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

221.4 m


4.8 b
Cavium's current market capitalization is $4.3 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


81.1 m101.2 m100.9 m603.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

29.1 m38.4 m34.1 m318 m

Gross profit

52.1 m62.8 m66.9 m285.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


R&D expense

36.1 m55.1 m47.8 m257.8 m

Operating expense total

54 m74.4 m67.2 m418.9 m


(1.9 m)(11.6 m)(311 k)(133.6 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

(395 k)(293 k)(227 k)(12.7 m)

Pre tax profit

(2.4 m)(12.2 m)(676 k)(146.2 m)

Income tax expense

120 k268 k354 k997 k

Net Income

(13.7 m)(25.8 m)(17.1 m)(147.2 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


127.8 m131.7 m134.6 m221.4 m


45.8 m51.9 m47 m119.7 m

Current Assets

223.7 m241 m260.6 m489.1 m


28.5 m57 m64.7 m150.9 m


71.5 m71.5 m71.5 m241.1 m

Total Assets

368 m408.9 m434 m1.7 b

Accounts Payable

23.5 m26.4 m27.5 m65.5 m

Total Debt

679.3 m

Current Liabilities

72.6 m63.5 m63.9 m168.2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

443.6 m489 m543.3 m1.1 b

Retained Earnings

(157.1 m)(172.4 m)(189.4 m)(336.6 m)

Total Equity

274.8 m316.7 m353.9 m741.8 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.9 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.3 x1.2 x2.2 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(13.7 m)(25.8 m)(17.1 m)(147.2 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

41 m34.1 m42.4 m99.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(10.1 m)(4.6 m)(20.5 m)8.6 m


788 k(6.2 m)4.9 m(9 m)

Accounts Payable

7.7 m2.1 m(220 k)(7.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

55.8 m60.6 m57.8 m65.5 m

Purchases of PP&E

(8.8 m)(18 m)(35.8 m)(49.7 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(8.3 m)(24.9 m)(44.5 m)(642.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

3.4 m(31.7 m)(10.4 m)663.4 m

Interest Paid

1.2 m1.8 m1.3 m10.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

1.3 m1.1 m958 k2.2 m
USDY, 2016


-35.8 x


73.1 x


600.3 k


0.9 x


0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

Cavium Market Value History

Cavium Median Salaries

Source: 173 public H-1B filings from Cavium

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