Cavium is a provider of highly integrated semiconductor processors that enable intelligent networking, communications, storage, video and security applications. The Company 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.
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/Management 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 Financials and Metrics

Cavium Financials

Cavium's revenue was reported to be $229.6 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

229.6 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

92.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

(50.5 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

(39 m)

Market capitalization (19-Oct-2017)

4.7 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

132.4 m
Cavium's current market capitalization is $4.7 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


81.1 m373 m412.7 m603.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

29.1 m38.4 m34.1 m318 m

Gross profit

52.1 m334.6 m378.7 m285.3 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


90.7 m97.8 m101.8 m105 m105.1 m101.9 m107.2 m168.1 m229.6 m

Cost of goods sold

33.9 m35.7 m35.8 m37.7 m36.2 m33.9 m35.5 m120.7 m137.5 m

Gross profit

56.8 m62.1 m66 m67.3 m68.9 m68 m71.7 m47.4 m92.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

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
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


140.6 m156.3 m121 m122 m131 m129.6 m140.4 m192.4 m132.4 m


56.8 m54.1 m52.3 m50.4 m47.6 m48.1 m52.7 m118.9 m100.5 m

Current Assets

257.4 m262.9 m239.1 m248.9 m249.8 m265.5 m285.4 m515.3 m391.8 m


30.3 m33.3 m58.8 m60.2 m64.4 m63.3 m64.9 m122.1 m152.7 m
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)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(13.7 m)2.1 m(13.9 m)(6.4 m)4.2 m(3.8 m)(7.4 m)(14.4 m)(50.5 m)


56.8 m54.1 m52.3 m50.4 m47.6 m48.1 m52.7 m118.9 m100.5 m

Accounts Payable

28.5 m23 m25.1 m32.7 m25.3 m25.7 m30 m55 m68.8 m
USDY, 2017


125.4 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Cavium Operating Metrics

Cavium's Patent Applications was reported to be 498 in FY, 2016, which is a 6% decrease from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Jul, 2017

Patents (US)


Patents (foreign)


Patent Applications


Product Lines

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Cavium Market Value History

Cavium Revenue Breakdown

Cavium Job Categories

Cavium Median Salaries

Source: 173 public H-1B filings from Cavium

Traffic Overview of Cavium

Cavium Online and Social Media Presence

Cavium News and Updates

China Unicom and Cavium to test 5G technology

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Cavium Company Life and Culture

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