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.

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TypePublic
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2001
Size (employees)754 (est)
Websiteglu.com
Glu Mobile was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Glu Mobile

Nick Earl

Nick Earl

President & Chief Executive Officer
Eric Ludwig

Eric Ludwig

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Chris Akhavan

Chris Akhavan

Chief Revenue Officer
Dave Waisglass

Dave Waisglass

Vice President & General Manager, Casual RPG
Becky Ann Hughes

Becky Ann Hughes

Vice President & General Manager, GluPlay
Jerome Collin

Jerome Collin

Vice President & General Manager, Glu Sports
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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 Revenue

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

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

99.3m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

60.7m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

61.2%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

(256.0k)

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

(234.0k)

Market capitalization (14-Nov-2018)

1.1b

Closing stock price (14-Nov-2018)

7.4

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

80.8m
Glu Mobile's current market capitalization is $1.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

111%12%(20%)

Cost of goods sold

37.0m85.8m107.7m120.1m141.2m

Gross profit

68.6m137.4m142.2m80.4m145.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

21.7m44.6m40.9m64.8m69.5m56.2m63.3m54.5m48.4m51.4m56.8m68.7m81.1m81.4m90.2m99.3m

Cost of goods sold

9.0m13.8m12.9m27.1m28.7m23.8m29.8m22.7m21.0m56.1m24.9m27.9m31.7m30.7m33.9m38.6m

Gross profit

12.8m30.8m28.0m37.7m40.7m32.4m33.4m31.8m27.4m(4.7m)31.9m40.7m49.4m50.7m56.3m60.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

59%69%69%58%59%58%53%58%57%(9%)56%59%61%62%62%61%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

28.5m70.9m180.5mwdxefcqufszuzezftuxetqsqxt102.1m63.8m

Accounts Receivable

18.3m32.2m18.0m21.5m34.7m

Current Assets

54.5m121.4m237.1m155.0m137.6m

PP&E

5.1m6.1m5.4m5.6m14.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

8.3m5.3m12.6m2.9m3.2m

Accounts Payable

3.3m11.7m(1.7m)3.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

(9.6m)30.6m(11.5m)(19.8m)(28.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(16.4m)133.0k(3.6m)6.8m1.1m(4.4m)(4.2m)(8.5m)(26.5m)(22.8m)(46.3m)(58.0m)(7.2m)(11.6m)(11.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.5m1.3m2.5m4.6m2.4m6.5m9.6m3.0m6.0m2.1m4.1m8.1m2.4m976.0k1.9m2.9m

Accounts Payable

306.0k(1.4m)(2.9m)(6.8m)11.6m266.0k(1.2m)21.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

(11.5m)3.8m8.8m11.2m(6.3m)(14.1m)(11.8m)(9.8m)(19.6m)(29.0m)(32.4m)(33.3m)(16.5m)(4.2m)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.8 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 VanillaDecember 22, 2016$1.20 m
CrowdStarNovember 03, 2016

Glu Mobile Revenue Breakdown

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Glu Mobile revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.1% from APAC, 12.1% from EMEA, 74.3% from United States of America and 4.5% from Other

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Glu Mobile Online and Social Media Presence

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Glu Mobile News and Updates

Global Mobile Gaming Market 2018 Survey and Value Increase in Global Market by focusing on Top Key Operating Vendors like Gameloft, EA, and Glu Mobile and Forecast till 2022

This report covers Mobile Gaming market from the bottom line, starting from its definition. Later, it segments the market on various criteria to give a depth of understanding on the various product types and pricing structures and applications. Each and every segment is examined carefully by factor…
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Glu Mobile Company Life and Culture

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Glu Mobile Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Glu Mobile founded?

    Glu Mobile was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Glu Mobile key executives?

    Glu Mobile's key executives are Nick Earl, Eric Ludwig and Chris Akhavan.

  • How many employees does Glu Mobile have?

    Glu Mobile has 754 employees.

  • What is Glu Mobile revenue?

    Latest Glu Mobile annual revenue is $286.8 m.

  • What is Glu Mobile revenue per employee?

    Latest Glu Mobile revenue per employee is $380.4 k.

  • Who are Glu Mobile competitors?

    Competitors of Glu Mobile include Niantic, BRAVOCOMPANY and Betsson.

  • Where is Glu Mobile headquarters?

    Glu Mobile headquarters is located at 100 875 Howard St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Glu Mobile offices?

    Glu Mobile has offices in Moscow, Hyderabad, San Francisco, San Mateo and in 7 other locations.

  • How many offices does Glu Mobile have?

    Glu Mobile has 11 offices.