CommScope helps companies around the world design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks. Our network infrastructure solutions help customers increase bandwidth; maximize existing capacity; improve network performance and availability; increase energy efficiency; and simplify technology migration. You will find our solutions in the largest buildings, venues and outdoor spaces; in data centers and buildings of all shapes, sizes and complexity; at wireless cell sites and in cable headends; and in airports, trains, and tunnels. Vital networks around the world run on CommScope solutions. Broadband: Our broadband solutions help customers increase bandwidth; maximize existing capacity; improve network performance; enable simple technology migration; and deploy more revenue-generating services. For over 40 years, the CommScope brand has represented a long tradition of reliable solutions, service and support for broadband networks. Enterprise: In data centers and buildings, our solutions help customers manage energy, space, productivity, availability and capacity with greater efficiency. With a long history of innovation that started with Bell Labs, our industry-leading SYSTIMAX® connectivity solutions set the standard and drives the evolution of data networks for our customers and partners. Wireless: Our wireless products, solutions and services are tailored to increase network speed, flexibility and reliability. We are the leading wireless infrastructure provider to the most advanced LTE networks, building upon more than 75 years of involvement in every evolution of wireless communication.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Richardson, US
Founded
1976
Size (employees)
25,000 (est)
CommScope was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Richardson, US

CommScope Office Locations

CommScope has offices in Richardson, Statesville, Westchester, Alcobendas and in 2 other locations
Richardson, US (HQ)
1300 E. Lookout Drive Suite 350
Statesville, US
Commscope Way
Westchester, US
400 4 Westbrook Corporate Center
Beijing, CN
No. 7 Jian Guo Men South Avenue, Beijing Marriott Center, Unit 605, 6th Floor, Tower C
Hong Kong, HK
Millennium City Tower 1 388 Kwun Tong Rd
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CommScope Financials and Metrics

CommScope Financials

CommScope's revenue was reported to be $4.9 b in FY, 2016
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

1.2 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

472.8 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %

40%

Net income (Q2, 2017)

55.5 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

137.8 m

Market capitalization (11-Dec-2017)

7.5 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

484.5 m

EV

11.6 b
CommScope's current market capitalization is $7.5 b.
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

3.8 b3.8 b4.9 b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)29%

Cost of goods sold

2.4 b2.5 b2.9 b

Gross profit

1.4 b1.3 b2 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

935 m1.1 b1 b825.4 m867.3 m972.6 m1.1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.1 b1.2 b

Cost of goods sold

597.3 m654.6 m637.9 m532.2 m552.6 m633.7 m696.9 m753 m751.1 m682.5 m701.3 m

Gross profit

337.7 m411.7 m362.5 m293.2 m314.7 m338.9 m447.1 m553.8 m542.9 m454.8 m472.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %

36%39%36%36%36%35%39%42%42%40%40%
USDY, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

317.1 m264.4 m346.3 m729.3 m562.9 m428.2 m

Inventories

67.9 m166.9 m473.3 m

Current Assets

1.8 b2 b2 b

Goodwill

1.5 b2.7 b2.8 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Cash

305.2 m481 m616.4 m735.1 m793 m618 m688.4 m516 m517.3 m437.6 m484.5 m

Inventories

410.8 m449.4 m418.1 m353.1 m352.8 m554.8 m464.5 m465.7 m475.7 m498.1 m529.6 m

Current Assets

1.5 b1.8 b1.9 b1.9 b2 b2.4 b2.2 b2.1 b2.1 b2 b2.1 b

Goodwill

1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.4 b1.5 b2.6 b2.7 b2.8 b2.8 b2.8 b2.8 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

19.4 m236.8 m(70.9 m)222.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

259.5 m303.5 m399.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(19 m)(7 m)(100.9 m)

Inventories

(4.3 m)162 m(32 m)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

64.5 m28 m96.4 m39.5 m45.6 m(80.8 m)12.6 m62 m93.8 m33.6 m

Accounts Payable

248.5 m336.8 m388 m456.8 m417.5 m453.3 m
Y, 2017

EV/EBIT

84.4 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x
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CommScope Operating Metrics

CommScope's Backlog was reported to be $612 m in FY, 2016, which is a 7% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Patents Issued

2.7 k10 k10.6 k

Trademarks

1.3 k3 k2.7 k

Backlog

$479 m$572 m$612 m

Countries

100100100
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CommScope Market Value History

CommScope Revenue Breakdown

CommScope's Web-traffic and Trends

CommScope Online and Social Media Presence

CommScope News and Updates

5G: From atomic networks to pervasive networks

The evolution to 5G requires a new approach to network architecture In order to realize the 5G future, “We can’t just do more of the same to get more out of our networks,” analyst Monica Paolini of Senza Fili said in a recent webinar addressing convergence of wireless and wireline networks, spectrum…

Network convergence: Combining fixed wireless and mobility sites

Deep fiber and flexible infrastructure will be key to 5G Ahead of 5G, we’re seeing a number of network convergence trends to support the ultra dense fiber and wireless infrastructure needs of continued network evolution. Based on pre-standard operator trials in the U.S., it appears 5G fixed wireless…

Young people are obsessed with the mobile internet, who knew?

New global research by networking vendor CommScope reveals users aged 13-22 are umbilically dependent on their smartphones.

Enterprise DAS, small cells and signal boosters: indoor densification trends and strategies

Enterprise wireless is the topic of the most recent RCR Wireless News webinar and feature report. Here are four key takeaways from the webinar. 1. Buildings want multi-operator support. SureCall’s Frankie Smith, VP of sales, said his company surveys potential customers to find out what operators the…

In-building wireless: 4 things to know

In-building wireless was the topic of the most recent RCR Wireless News webinar and feature report. Here are four key takeaways from the webinar. 1. Buildings want multi-operator support. SureCall’s Frankie Smith, VP of sales, said his company surveys potential customers to find out what operators t…

3 enterprise in-building wireless trends to watch

Hybrid DAS/small cells, neutral host small cells and lower-cost DAS are helping serve the enterprise in-building wireless market Many marquee venues like stadiums and airports already have in-building wireless connectivity systems, often an active distributed antenna system (DAS), that provides mult…
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