DigitalGlobe

DigitalGlobe is a provider of commercial world imagery products and services. The company owns and operates high-resolution commercial Earth imaging satellites and offers a range of online and offline products and services that enable clients to access and integrate imagery into business operations and applications. Its imagery solutions sourced from satellite constellation and aerial network support a variety of uses from mapping and analysis to navigation technology.

Employee Rating

3.3More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyMaxar
HQWestminster, CO, US
Founded1992
Websitedigitalglobe.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
DigitalGlobe was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Westminster, CO, US

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Key People/Management at DigitalGlobe

Daniel L. Jablonsky

Daniel L. Jablonsky

President and Chief Executive Officer
Biggs Porter

Biggs Porter

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Walter Scott

Walter Scott

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Tony Frazier

Tony Frazier

Executive Vice President, Global Field Operations
Liz Andora

Liz Andora

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Jim Lee

Jim Lee

Senior Vice President, General Counsel
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DigitalGlobe Office Locations

DigitalGlobe has offices in Westminster, Arlington, Atlanta, Chantilly and in 21 other locations
Westminster, CO, US (HQ)
1300 W 120th Ave
Arlington, VA, US
4350 Fairfax Dr #950
Atlanta, GA, US
1050 Crown Pointe Pkwy Suite 500
Chantilly, VA, US
4501 Singer Ct #220
Charlottesville, VA, US
1000 Research Park Boulevard suite 106
Colorado Springs, CO, US
1975 Research Pkwy #315
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DigitalGlobe Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1992

Investors

DigitalGlobe is a subsidiary of Maxar

DigitalGlobe Revenue

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DigitalGlobe's revenue was reported to be $725.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 3.3% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

654.6m702.4m725.4m

Revenue growth, %

7%7%3%

Cost of goods sold

160.4m144.9m164.4m

Gross profit

494.2m557.5m561.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

169.4m178.0m173.3m175.4m175.5m181.8m209.7m225.7m222.9m

Cost of goods sold

39.3m37.2m34.3m32.2m35.8m39.9m61.3m69.7m

Gross profit

130.1m140.8m139.0m143.2m139.7m141.9m148.4m156.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

77%79%80%82%80%78%71%69%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

117.8m126.1m109.3m

Accounts Receivable

113.6m90.8m114.6m

Prepaid Expenses

22.6m17.4m23.8m

Current Assets

309.5m251.4m260.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Cash

114.9m135.0m147.6m72.8m100.5m87.9m77.2m107.3m

Accounts Receivable

130.0m104.2m87.4m101.7m99.3m104.5m121.5m147.5m

Prepaid Expenses

18.3m17.4m19.4m18.8m15.1m20.7m23.3m19.9m

Current Assets

298.1m291.8m290.0m209.5m228.4m227.6m236.8m290.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

18.5m23.3m26.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

239.7m280.7m267.2m

Accounts Payable

(23.1m)(3.7m)(2.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

224.9m329.7m301.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

(4.9m)3.1m12.7m8.6m20.8m35.8m(2.2m)500.0k

Depreciation and Amortization

67.3m135.4m206.4m71.0m137.9m202.5m79.5m165.8m

Accounts Payable

5.8m(900.0k)(1.8m)700.0k3.7m2.3m100.0k(3.8m)

Cash From Operating Activities

56.9m151.9m237.5m57.6m148.6m214.7m38.7m85.4m
USDFY, 2014

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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DigitalGlobe Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017FY, 2017FY, 2018

Backlog

$2.36 b$2.22 b$1.9 b$1.7 b

Twelve-Month Backlog

$543.6 m$553 m$642.7 m

Satellite Fleet

5444444445554

Imagery, sq km

5.4 b5.6 b5.9 b6.1 b6.4 b6.7 b7 b7.3 b7.5 b7.8 b8.1 b
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DigitalGlobe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
The Radiant GroupOctober 11, 2016$140 m
GeoEyeJanuary 31, 2013
GlobeXplorerJanuary 08, 2007

DigitalGlobe Revenue Breakdown

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DigitalGlobe revenue breakdown by business segment: 63.7% from U.S. Government and 36.3% from Diversified Commercial

DigitalGlobe revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 71.9% from U.S. and 28.1% from International

DigitalGlobe Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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DigitalGlobe Online and Social Media Presence

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DigitalGlobe Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    59/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    58/100

  • Compensation

    D

    53/100

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DigitalGlobe News and Updates

Insights on the Commercial Satellite Imaging Global Market to 2027 - Featuring BlackSky Global, DigitalGlobe & Harris Among Others Among Others

Dublin, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Commercial Satellite Imaging - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher bring years of research experience to this 7th edition of our report. The 142-page report presents conci…

Global Commercial Satellite Imaging Market Outlook Report 2020: Key Players are Galileo, Blacksky, Planet Labs, Telespazio, DigitalGlobe, Exelis, Trimble Navigation, SkyLab Analytics, Spaceknow

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Commercial Satellite Imaging - Global Market Outlook (2019-2027)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global Commercial Satellite Imaging market accounted for $2,528.96 million in 2019 and is expected to reach $6,675.65...

DigitalGlobe loses WorldView-4 satellite to gyro failure

The company said that while efforts are continuing to restore the spacecraft, "Maxar believes that WorldView-4 will likely not be recoverable and will no longer produce usable imagery." SpaceNews.com

Maxar Technologies' DigitalGlobe Completes Continent-wide Mapping Mission for PSMA Australia

Geoscape provides unparalleled details about all 15 million buildings in Australia extracted using artificial intelligence and machine learning WESTMINSTER, CO, Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced it has mapped...

Maxar Technologies' DigitalGlobe Awarded Imagery Contract Extension with U.S. Government

Extension of EnhancedView Follow-On contract with U.S. National Reconnaissance Office through 2023 Provides for 5-years continuity of service with potential additional contract value of $900 million Demonstrates Maxar's unique and unrivaled imagery capabilities to serve critical U.S....

Development Trends: Navigation Map Market By Key Vendors: MapData Services, Google, Intermap Technologies, LAND INFO Worldwide Mapping, DigitalGlobe, Apple, Getmapping

“Analytical Research Cognizance” shared Latest Report with Latest Technologies, Trends and Top Manufacturers analysis of “ Navigation Map Market” Forecast to 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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DigitalGlobe Blogs

SecureWatch Takes a Semester Abroad! Twelve Languages Now Available for Global Mission Partners

SecureWatch has been adopted by over 40 international mission partners for access to its powerful, cloud-based geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) data in the two years since its launch. SecureWatch capabilities have grown at a steady pace to now deliver access to the complete WorldView constellation i…

Mapping Invasive Plants to Inform Restoration Efforts in Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands are a living laboratory and a place to observe evolution in real time. Most of the unique species that inspired Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species” are still present in the different ecosystems. However, almost 60% of the Galapagos flora is introduced (about 810 species vs. 550…

Going Straight to the Source: Why DigitalGlobe is Like a Dairy Farm

For almost 12 years, my family has been getting our milk from a local dairy farm. Our milk service was one of the first purchases we made that clearly demonstrated the advantages of going directly to the source for a product. Bear with me as I relate how farm-fresh milk...

Open Data Response to the Indonesian Flooding

Flash flooding and landslides in the easternmost province of Papua in Indonesia have displaced more than 10,000 people and killed approximately 105. Hundreds of homes, bridges, schools and other public buildings have been destroyed. Authorities have warned provincial officials of the dangers of flas…

Open Data Response to Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai first made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday, March 14, 2019, affecting tens of thousands of people across the country and neighboring Malawi. The Ngangu Township in Chimanimani and the Rusitu Valley communities were the hardest hit. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian A…

AI-Driven Geospatial Solutions for Intelligent Connectivity

Key takeaways: AI is no longer fiction, but it needs ample and accurate data. As more industries evolve and adopt geospatial data products and analytics, there will be more opportunities for collaborative innovation. The telecommunications industry is at the core of intelligent connectivity; competi…
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DigitalGlobe Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was DigitalGlobe founded?

    DigitalGlobe was founded in 1992.

  • Who are DigitalGlobe key executives?

    DigitalGlobe's key executives are Daniel L. Jablonsky, Biggs Porter and Walter Scott.

  • How many employees does DigitalGlobe have?

    DigitalGlobe has 382 employees.

  • What is DigitalGlobe revenue?

    Latest DigitalGlobe annual revenue is $725.4 m.

  • What is DigitalGlobe revenue per employee?

    Latest DigitalGlobe revenue per employee is $1.9 m.

  • Who are DigitalGlobe competitors?

    Competitors of DigitalGlobe include Orbital Insight, Space Dynamics Laboratory and Spire Global.

  • Where is DigitalGlobe headquarters?

    DigitalGlobe headquarters is located at 1300 W 120th Ave, Westminster.

  • Where are DigitalGlobe offices?

    DigitalGlobe has offices in Westminster, Arlington, Atlanta, Chantilly and in 21 other locations.

  • How many offices does DigitalGlobe have?

    DigitalGlobe has 26 offices.