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 Metrics

Cavium Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$603.3 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$285.3 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

($147.2 m)

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$4.7 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$221.4 m
Cavium's current market capitalization is $4.7 b.
Cavium's revenue was reported to be $603.3 m in FY, 2016 which is a 498% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$81.1 m$101.2 m$100.9 m$603.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$29.1 m$38.4 m$34.1 m$318 m

Gross profit

$52.1 m$62.8 m$66.9 m$285.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


R&D expense

$36.1 m$55.1 m$47.8 m$257.8 m

Operating expense total

$54 m$74.4 m$67.2 m$418.9 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 k$268 k$354 k$997 k

Net Income

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


$127.8 m$131.7 m$134.6 m$221.4 m


$1.1 b$879.4 m

Current Assets

$223.7 m$241 m$260.6 m$489.1 m


$28.5 m$57 m$64.7 m$150.9 m


$71.5 m$71.5 m$71.5 m$241.1 m

Total Assets

$368 m$408.9 m$434 m$1.7 b

Accounts Payable

$23.7 m$17.7 m

Total Debt

$679.3 m

Current Liabilities

$72.6 m$63.5 m$63.9 m$168.2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$443.6 m$489 m$543.3 m$1.1 b

Retained Earnings

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

Total Equity

$274.8 m$316.7 m$353.9 m$741.8 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
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

$41 m$34.1 m$42.4 m$99.2 m

Accounts Receivable

$1.2 m($2.9 m)($2.3 m)($10.3 m)

Accounts Payable

$1.5 m($9.5 m)$272 k$2.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$55.8 m$60.6 m$57.8 m$65.5 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 m$1.8 m$1.3 m$10.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

$1.3 m$1.1 m$958 k$2.2 m

Cavium Market Value History

Cavium Median Salaries

Source: 173 public H-1B filings from Cavium

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