Glu Mobile is a global developer and publisher of free games for smartphone and tablet devices. The Company is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone, Google Chrome, and MAC OS. Glu's technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers globally.

Type
Public
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2001
Size (employees)
754 (est)
Website
glu.com
Glu Mobile was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Glu Mobile

Niccolo de Masi

Niccolo de Masi

President and CEO
Chris Akhavan

Chris Akhavan

President of Publishing

Glu Mobile Office Locations

Glu Mobile has offices in Moscow, Hyderabad, San Francisco, San Mateo and in 7 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
100 875 Howard St
Bellevue, US
100 Cypress Building 1500 114th Ave SE
Long Beach, US
111 W Ocean Blvd
Portland, US
300 108 NW 9th Ave
San Mateo, US
150 2 Waters Park Dr
Toronto, CA
200 60 Spadina Ave
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Glu Mobile Financials and Metrics

Glu Mobile Financials

Glu Mobile's revenue was reported to be $286.83 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

286.8 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

145.7 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

50.8%

Net income (FY, 2017)

(97.6 m)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(91.5 m)

Market capitalization (18-Apr-2018)

576.8 m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

63.8 m
Glu Mobile's current market capitalization is $576.8 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

105.6 m223.1 m249.9 m200.6 m286.8 m

Revenue growth, %

111%12%(20%)

Cost of goods sold

37 m85.8 m107.7 m120.1 m141.2 m

Gross profit

68.6 m137.4 m142.2 m80.4 m145.7 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

21.7 m44.6 m40.9 m64.8 m69.5 m56.2 m63.3 m54.5 m48.4 m51.4 m56.8 m68.7 m81.1 m

Cost of goods sold

9 m13.8 m12.9 m27.1 m28.7 m23.8 m29.8 m22.7 m21 m56.1 m24.9 m27.9 m31.7 m

Gross profit

12.8 m30.8 m28 m37.7 m40.7 m32.4 m33.4 m31.8 m27.4 m(4.7 m)31.9 m40.7 m49.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

59%69%69%58%59%58%53%58%57%(9%)56%59%61%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

28.5 m70.9 m180.5 m102.1 m63.8 m

Accounts Receivable

18.3 m32.2 m18 m21.5 m34.7 m

Current Assets

54.5 m121.4 m237.1 m155 m137.6 m

PP&E

5.1 m6.1 m5.4 m5.6 m14.6 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

27.7 m37 m71.5 m54.3 m65.7 m189.7 m182.3 m159.3 m158 m147.5 m73.2 m68.1 m62.9 m

Accounts Receivable

11.3 m19.7 m16 m34.6 m24.5 m25.1 m26 m16.7 m14.3 m14.2 m27 m32.2 m34.2 m

Current Assets

43.6 m65.5 m93.9 m105.7 m117.4 m248.5 m243.8 m221.6 m209 m190.5 m135.8 m138.3 m137.8 m

PP&E

5.1 m4.7 m4.3 m4.9 m5.9 m5.6 m5.5 m5.3 m4.8 m5.5 m5 m4.4 m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(19.9 m)8.1 m(7.2 m)(87.4 m)(97.6 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

4.2 m5.3 m9.8 m3.2 m

Accounts Payable

3.3 m11.7 m(1.7 m)3.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(9.6 m)30.6 m(11.5 m)(19.8 m)(28.2 m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

(8 m)(3.8 m)10.4 m1.1 m(5.5 m)158 k(8.6 m)(26.5 m)(22.8 m)(46.3 m)(11.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

441 k1.3 m2.4 m2.4 m2.4 m3 m6 m2.1 m4.1 m8.1 m

Accounts Payable

9.2 m8.7 m11.6 m11.5 m10.6 m21.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(29 m)(32.4 m)(33.3 m)
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

380.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Glu Mobile Operating Metrics

Glu Mobile's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 32.8 m in Q1, 2017. Glu Mobile's Daily Active Users was reported to be 4.2 m in Q1, 2017.
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q4, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

Daily Active Users

7 m5.30 m7.20 m7.20 m6 m6.10 m5.50 m5.10 m4.90 m4.10 m3.50 m4.40 m4.20 m

Monthly Active Users

64.50 m51.90 m60.30 m62.60 m54.60 m59.60 m53 m49.40 m42.40 m35.80 m29.60 m35.90 m32.80 m

Cumulative Installs

711.90 m772.10 m879.80 m969.20 m1.04 b1.13 b1.21 b1.29 b1.36 b1.42 b1.48 b1.54 b1.61 b

Installations

70.50 m56.40 m59.60 m60.40 m70.80 m
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Glu Mobile Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Plain Vanilla (37)December 22, 2016$1.20 m
CrowdStar (92)November 03, 2016
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Glu Mobile News and Updates

Glu Mobile redesigns its headquarters and its strategy

Glu Mobile moved into a brand new headquarters in San Francisco recently, with much of its staff together under one roof in a move that is meant to reflect its unified creative culture. The publisher of mobile games such as Design Home and Covet Fashion is now focused on rapid prototyping and simple…
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