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CommScope is a provider of connectivity solutions for communication networks. The company designs and builds copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure for the enterprise, government, wireline networks, and data centers. It offers antennas, cabinets, panels, enclosures, cables, connectors, networking systems, splitters, combiners.

TypePublic
Founded1976
HQHickory, NC, US
Websitecommscope.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureD+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)30,000(+50%)
Job Openings475
Revenue (FY, 2020)$8.4 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$21.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at CommScope

Charles Treadway

Charles Treadway

President and Chief Executive Officer
Alexander W. Pease

Alexander W. Pease

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Morgan Kurk

Morgan Kurk

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Segment Leader, Broadband Networks
Suzan M. Campbell

Suzan M. Campbell

Senior Vice President, Tax
Frank Wyatt

Frank Wyatt

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary and Chief Legal Officer
Robyn Mingle

Robyn Mingle

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
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CommScope Office Locations

CommScope has offices in Hickory, Claremont, Richardson, Mount Waverley and in 14 other locations
Hickory, NC, US (HQ)
1100 CommScope Place
Claremont, NC, US
3642 US-70
Richardson, TX, US
2601 Telecom Pkwy
Mount Waverley, AU
Level 1/315 Ferntree Gully Rd
Leuven, BE
Diestsesteenweg 692
São Paulo, BR
R. Quintana, 887 - Itaim Bibi,
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CommScope Financials and Metrics

CommScope Revenue

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CommScope's revenue was reported to be $8.44 b in FY, 2020
USD

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(97.6m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

8.9m

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

4.4b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

21.6

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

325.9m

EV

13.6b
CommScope's current market capitalization is $4.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

4.6b4.6b8.3b8.4b

Revenue growth, %

(7%)0%83%

Cost of goods sold

2.8b2.9b5.9b5.7b

Gross profit

1.8b1.7b2.4b2.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

1.1b1.2b1.2b1.1b2.6b2.4b2.0b2.1b2.2b

Cost of goods sold

709.1m768.5m726.5m687.7m1.9b1.8b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b

Gross profit

411.4m471.3m423.9m411.8m660.0m609.9m641.2m656.1m735.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

37%38%37%37%26%26%32%31%34%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

454.0m458.2m598.2m521.9m

Accounts Receivable

898.8m810.4m1.7b1.5b

Prepaid Expenses

256.3m

Inventories

444.9m473.3m975.9m1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

472.7m545.7m352.4m176.4m348.0m609.1m394.3m823.4m582.8m325.9m

Accounts Receivable

984.8m1.0b901.1m957.6m2.3b1.8b1.6b1.6b1.5b1.6b

Prepaid Expenses

265.9m

Inventories

470.9m479.5m490.8m535.5m1.4b1.2b909.4m1.0b1.1b1.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

193.8m140.2m(929.5m)(573.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

378.0m357.5m770.9m823.3m

Inventories

53.7m(48.5m)489.1m(100.5m)

Accounts Payable

(154.7m)(790.0k)(274.0m)(175.2m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

228.0k

Debt/Equity

2.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.6 x

Financial Leverage

4.3 x
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CommScope Operating Metrics

CommScope's Backlog was reported to be $1.2b in FY, 2019.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Backlog

$572 m$612 m$492 m$500 m$1.24 b

Countries

100100100100150

Patents Issued

10 k10.6 k10 k9.5 k15 k

Trademarks

3 k2.7 k2.4 k2.3 k3 k
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CommScope Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ARRIS GroupNovember 09, 2018$7.4 b
Cable ExchangeJuly 12, 2017
AirvanaOctober 01, 2015
ADC Telecommunications , Inc.January 28, 2015
TE Connectivity’s Telecom, Enterprise and Wireless BusinessesJanuary 28, 2015$3 b
Alifabs GroupJuly 01, 2014
Redwood Systems IncJuly 09, 2013
iTracksMarch 19, 2013
Argus TechnologiesJune 19, 2011
LiquidxStream SystemsJune 02, 2011
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CommScope Revenue Breakdown

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CommScope revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.9% from N&C, 30.4% from CPE, 5.0% from Ruckus, 30.6% from Connectivity Solutions (CCS) and 21.0% from Mobility Solutions (CMS)

CommScope revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 7.8% from Caribbean and Latin America (CALA), 11.0% from Asia Pacific (APAC), 18.5% from Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), 59.0% from United States and 3.7% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

CommScope's employees are reported to be approximately 33% female and 67% male.
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CommScope Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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CommScope Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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CommScope Online and Social Media Presence

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CommScope Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    60/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    65/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    84/100

  • Diversity

    F

    43/100

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CommScope News and Updates

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CommScope to spin off home-networks business

CommScope Holding Co. intends to spin off its home-networks business as a way of reducing operating costs, the company announced Thursday. The spinoff, which is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2022, is one of several steps the company is taking to cut operating expenses.…

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$8.4 Billion CommScope Promotes Praveen Jonnala To The CIO Role

The $8.4 billion revenue network infrastructure provider CommScope has promoted its vice president of digital transformation, Praveen Jonnala, to the chief information officer role, effective immediately.

Corning and CommScope Collaborate to Deliver Optical Connectivity Solutions

Corning Optical Communications LLC, a subsidiary of Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW), and CommScope Technologies LLC, a subsidiary of CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM), are entering into a new technical collaboration to provide a wide range of optical connectivity solutions for high-densi…
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CommScope Blogs

CommScope Obtains Significant Victory Against Rosenberger

CommScope, a global leader in network connectivity, scored a significant win in a lawsuit against Rosenberger for misappropriation of base station antenna (”BSA”) trade secrets and other illegal conduct. The New Jersey Federal District Court ordered Rosenberger to stop using CommScope’s trade secret…

NOVUX Clears the Path for FTTH Growth

NOVUX’s simple, flexible, and scalable architecture offer a clear advantage and pathway for FTTH growth. Read James DeCoe’s blog to learn more.

CommScope’s 2021 Sustainability Report: Ethical Leadership in Action

CommScope just released our 2021 Sustainability Report; the company earned an A- in the 2020 CDP Climate Change scorecard, putting us at a Leadership Level.

CommScope Debuts NOVUX Portfolio of Global Fiber Deployment Solutions

CommScope announced the launch of its NOVUX portfolio of outside plant terminals and closures, designed specifically to assist global service providers in the quick and efficient deployment of fiber networks. NOVUX is the only FTTH platform with an inherently modular, end-to-end architecture that al…

Operator’s Guide to the Future of IP Advertising

IP ad delivery represents a new world of opportunity for operators. The most successful will be those who act early, have a clear strategy for transition, and partner with vendors who have deep experience in both legacy and IP platforms. Read Jim Owens' blog to learn more about the future of IP adv…

Considering the Move to 400Gb (it’s closer than you think)

Learn more about the trends and technologies driving the data center evolution to 400Gb and beyond.
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CommScope Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CommScope founded?

    CommScope was founded in 1976.

  • Who are CommScope key executives?

    CommScope's key executives are Charles Treadway, Alexander W. Pease and Morgan Kurk.

  • How many employees does CommScope have?

    CommScope has 30,000 employees.

  • What is CommScope revenue?

    Latest CommScope annual revenue is $8.4 b.

  • What is CommScope revenue per employee?

    Latest CommScope revenue per employee is $281.2 k.

  • Who are CommScope competitors?

    Competitors of CommScope include Hitachi Metals America, Prysmian Group and Corning.

  • Where is CommScope headquarters?

    CommScope headquarters is located at 1100 CommScope Place, Hickory.

  • Where are CommScope offices?

    CommScope has offices in Hickory, Claremont, Richardson, Mount Waverley and in 14 other locations.

  • How many offices does CommScope have?

    CommScope has 18 offices.