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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 Ratings3.6
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)30,000(+50%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$8.3 B(+83%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$14.7 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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 $8.35 b in FY, 2019 which is a 82.7% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

2.2b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

735.5m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

33.9%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

(116.3m)

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

55.8m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

2.9b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

14.7

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

582.8m

EV

12.0b
CommScope's current market capitalization is $2.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.6b4.6b8.3b

Revenue growth, %

(7%)0%83%

Cost of goods sold

2.8b2.9b5.9b

Gross profit

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

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

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, 2019

Cash

454.0m458.2m598.2m

Accounts Receivable

898.8m810.4m1.7b

Inventories

444.9m473.3m975.9m

Current Assets

1.9b1.9b3.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

470.9m479.5m490.8m535.5m1.4b1.2b909.4m1.0b1.1b

Current Assets

2.1b2.2b1.9b1.8b4.3b3.8b3.1b3.7b3.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

193.8m140.2m(929.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

378.0m357.5m770.9m

Inventories

53.7m(48.5m)489.1m

Accounts Payable

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

EV/EBIT

23.3 x

EV/CFO

19 x

Revenue/Employee

228.0k

Debt/Equity

2.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.6 x

Financial Leverage

4.3 x

P/E Ratio

38.6
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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

100 100 100 100 150

Patents Issued

10 k10.60 k10 k9.50 k15 k

Trademarks

3 k2.70 k2.40 k2.30 k3 k
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CommScope Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ARRIS GroupNovember 09, 2018$7.40 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

B

86/100

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CommScope Online and Social Media Presence

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CommScope Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    58/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    62/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    81/100

  • Diversity

    F

    43/100

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CommScope News and Updates

Global Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Market 2020-2025 with CommScope, Corning, Axell Wireless , Comba Telecom, and SOLiD Technologies Dominating

Dublin, Dec. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Market with COVID-19 Impact Analysis by Offering (Components, Services), Coverage (Indoor, Outdoor), User Facility, Ownership Model, Vertical (Commercial, Public Safety) and Geography - Forecast to 2025" report …

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…

CommScope’s M-LOC Cluster Connector and PowerShift Win Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards

CommScope’s M-LOC Cluster Connector and PowerShift DC power supply have won the Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine’s 2020 Innovator Awards. Hundreds of products were evaluated by industry experts for these prestigious awards, and our ground-breaking M-LOC Cluster Connector (a Silver awa…

CommScope Goes Virtual at HITEC 2020

Hotel operators are challenged to manage increasing network and application complexity as they evolve to a smart hotel model. Fragmented ecosystems, network siloes, and multiple management systems increase costs and reduce agility. In addition, operators face new challenges related to COVID-19 restr…

CommScope Introduces RUCKUS Campus Switch Purpose-Built for Wi-Fi 6 and IoT Deployments

CommScope announced today its RUCKUS ICX 7550 enterprise campus switch series, a new collection of fixed form-factor, multigigabit Ethernet switches that powers simple, secure and scalable high-performance network underlays. As an edge switch, the ICX 7550 is ready to support any Wi-Fi 6, applicatio…

CommScope Goes to EDUCAUSE 2020

Students prefer on-campus vs. online learning but are wary of a “new normal”on campus that involves isolation, distance learning, and disconnection from campus life. In many ways, our past “normal” was not nearly good enough and in many ways that past “normal” even exacerbated many of the problems w…
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CommScope Blogs

CommScope Wins Two Emmy® Awards for Video Advertising Solutions

CommScope will accept two Technical and Engineering Emmy® Awards for its leadership in IP Video Advertising technology.

The Year Ahead in Broadband Networks

As we wrap up the year and look ahead to 2021, Tom Cloonan provides you with six broadband network trends that should be top-of-mind for operators.

Network Requirements for Integrating Medical Applications

Healthcare networks face many challenges as they integrate new medical applications during the pandemic. In this blog, Thierry Chau explains how new applications are needed now—and their demands can pose serious challenges for healthcare delivery networks.

Outdoor Wireless Network Trends for 2021

Operators will continue to accelerate their rollouts of 5G networks across the globe in 2021, while governments clear additional spectrum to accommodate more users and data. In this blog, Mike Wolfe takes a closer look at three outdoor wireless networks trends in 2021.

CommScope Files Patent Infringement Suit Against SOLiD in Germany

CommScope filed an additional patent infringement lawsuit in Germany against SOLiD, a manufacturer of distributed antenna systems (DAS) based in South Korea.

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Sails Ahead with CommScope’s RUCKUS

CommScope today announced that the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team has selected RUCKUS Wi-Fi equipment to connect its 75-foot long AC75 racing yacht during the PRADA Cup – being held January 15 to the end of February 2021.
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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 $8.3 b.

  • What is CommScope revenue per employee?

    Latest CommScope revenue per employee is $278.2 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.