Iridium Communications

Iridium voice services are provided via various handsets and installed communications systems on ships, aircraft and land-based vehicles. Iridium's short burst data (SBD) transceiver, incorporated into an increasing number of applications, provides data connections to every corner of the earth, transferring location information, weather reports, email, or any other data requiring a reliable, global, two-way connection.

Iridium proactively addresses new and emerging markets, with its most rapidly expanding business segment as the machine-to-machine (M2M) market and the two-way, satellite-based location, tracking and messaging market. Iridium OpenPort® provides complete voice and data coverage for ships at sea over the world’s largest and only truly global commercial satellite constellation.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Mc Lean, US
Founded
2000
Size (employees)
244 (est)
Iridium Communications was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in McLean, US

Iridium Communications Office Locations

Iridium Communications has offices in McLean, Tempe and Essex
McLean, US (HQ)
1400 1750 Tysons Blvd
Tempe, US
8440 S River Pkwy

Iridium Communications Financials and Metrics

Iridium Communications Financials

Iridium Communications's revenue was reported to be $433.6 m in FY, 2016
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

117 b

Net income (Q3, 2017)

29.3 b

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

38.1 b

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

1.4 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

330.1 m
Iridium Communications's current market capitalization is $1.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

382.6 m408.6 m411.4 m433.6 m

Revenue growth, %

7%1%5%

Cost of goods sold

59.3 m62.1 m60.3 m65 m

Gross profit

323.3 m346.5 m351.1 m368.7 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

100.6 m98 m102.5 m107.5 m97 m101.9 m106 m104.2 m109.2 m112.8 m104.4 m112 b117 b

Cost of goods sold

14.8 m14.2 m16.7 m16.4 m14.9 m14.3 m14 m15.9 m16.4 m15.9 m17 m21.4 b

Gross profit

85.8 m83.8 m85.8 m91.1 m82.1 m87.6 m92 m88.3 m92.7 m96.9 m87.5 m90.6 b

Gross profit Margin, %

85%86%84%85%85%86%87%85%85%86%84%81%
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

186.3 m211.2 m185.7 m371.2 m

Accounts Receivable

54.8 m50.7 m51.7 m57.4 m

Inventories

12.5 m10.6 m13.1 m18.2 m

Current Assets

369.6 m573.1 m481.7 m516.8 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

197 m184.5 m336.3 m307.1 m217.8 m198.9 m290.7 m287.2 m367 m374 m386.2 m335.2 m330.1 m

Accounts Receivable

64.6 m58.4 m70.3 m60.3 m50.9 m56.6 m51 m53.3 m58.5 m61.6 m57.5 m63.4 m61 m

Inventories

28.2 m29.4 m28.8 m29.4 m27 m32.2 m31.1 m25.2 m22.4 m21.4 m17.8 m20.4 m17.5 m

Current Assets

378.5 m361.5 m616.4 m638.4 m602.3 m591.6 m621.6 m506.4 m536.9 m531.2 m516.7 m463 m452.8 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

62.5 m75 m7.1 m111 m

Depreciation and Amortization

75 m72.8 m51.8 b49.4 b

Accounts Receivable

1.9 m3.9 m(1.8 m)(6 m)

Inventories

(7.7 m)1.5 m(3.6 m)9 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

16.6 m16.5 m15 m20.4 m21 m26 m29.5 m28.5 m26.9 m31.6 m37.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

19.4 m20.3 m19.7 m19.7 m13.4 m12.8 m12.9 m12.9 m12.8 m11.8 m13.5 m

Accounts Receivable

70.3 m60.3 m50.9 m56.6 m51 m53.3 m58.5 m61.6 m57.5 m

Inventories

28.8 m29.4 m27 m32.2 m31.1 m25.2 m22.4 m21.4 m17.8 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Iridium Communications Operating Metrics

Iridium Communications's Subscribers was reported to be 912 k in Q2, 2017
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Subscribers

739 k748 k766 k781 k782 k788 k823 k838 k850 k869 k912 k

Service Providers

7075757575757580657070

Resellers

190195190180200200200215195200200

Value-added Manufacturers

4045504045606065806570
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Iridium Communications Market Value History

Iridium Communications Revenue Breakdown

Iridium Communications's Web-traffic and Trends

Iridium Communications Online and Social Media Presence

Iridium Communications Company Life and Culture

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