Maxar Technologies (formerly known as MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates), a space and geospatial intelligence company, provides satellites, earth imagery, geospatial data, and analytics for the commercial and government customers. The Company operates through three segments. The Space Systems segment supplies space and ground based infrastructure and information solutions. The Imagery segment supplies integrated electro-optical and radar imagery products. The Services segment provides geospatial products and services.

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TypePublic
HQWestminster, US
Founded1969
Size (employees)6,400 (est)-1%
Websitemaxar.com
Maxar was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Westminster, US
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Key People/Management at Maxar

Howard Lance

Howard Lance

President and Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer
Anil Wirasekara

Anil Wirasekara

Chief Financial Officer (Interim)
Walter Scott

Walter Scott

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Timothy Hascall

Timothy Hascall

Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Andrea Bortner

Andrea Bortner

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer
Michelle Kley

Michelle Kley

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
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Maxar Office Locations

Maxar has an office in Westminster
Westminster, (HQ)
1300 W 120th Ave
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Maxar Financials and Metrics

Maxar Revenue

Maxar's revenue was reported to be $1.63 b in FY, 2017 which is a 21% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

508.2m

Net income (Q3, 2018)

(432.5m)

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

(387.7m)

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

895.8m

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

15.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

10.6m

EV

4.0b
Maxar's current market capitalization is $895.8 m.
Annual
CADFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

2.1b2.1b2.1b1.6b

Revenue growth, %

1%(3%)(21%)

Operating expense total

1.3b

Depreciation and amortization

167.1m
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

533.9m523.7m515.4m562.4m502.5m495.9m494.3m503.7m421.3m557.7m578.9m508.2m

Operating expense total

370.3m407.2m399.7m

Depreciation and amortization

112.4m115.1m119.5m

EBIT

56.2m71.8m72.2m62.0m38.7m59.3m27.4m50.6m41.9m70.1m20.9m(387.7m)
Annual
CADFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

17.1m41.6m19.0m19.1m

Accounts Receivable

345.2m379.0m310.3m348.2m

Inventories

100.7m144.3m138.2m96.5m

Current Assets

858.0m1.1b901.8m805.3m
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

12.6m18.6m27.3m18.0m22.4m22.5m1.9m7.8m13.5m24.7m13.3m10.6m

Accounts Receivable

308.1m346.4m330.5m361.4m262.8m378.8m82.7m254.0m267.0m321.3m328.8m311.6m

Inventories

128.4m130.6m135.4m123.2m122.8m127.8m141.4m131.5m132.3m100.5m95.3m52.8m

Current Assets

821.4m918.2m984.8m971.3m829.5m962.3m831.3m81.8m872.1m834.6m845.4m755.8m
Annual
CADFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

47.1m142.8m139.6m100.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

82.3m99.5m102.6m167.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

78.2m135.2m172.8m205.9m

Purchases of PP&E

(58.0m)(31.7m)(52.2m)(49.7m)
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

38.2m81.7m137.1m40.7m66.0m107.7m5.9m31.7m46.6m31.0m12.4m(420.1m)

Depreciation and Amortization

23.7m47.1m73.2m26.1m50.7m76.7m25.1m51.2m75.2m112.4m227.5m347.0m

Accounts Payable

(6.0m)19.811.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

86.6m(7.5m)22.1m(235.0k)79.7m56.6m(25.2m)8.9m50.3m59.3m141.3m260.5m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

-10.3 x

EV/CFO

15.3 x

Debt/Equity

1.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x
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Maxar Operating Metrics

Maxar's Backlog was reported to be $2.3b in Q3, 2017.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Nov, 2017Aug, 2018

Backlog

$3.10 b$3 b$2.60 b$2.50 b$2.90 b$2.50 b$2.50 b$2.60 b$2.40 b$2 b$2 b$2.30 b

Locations

21 31
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Maxar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
DigitalGlobeFebruary 24, 2017
SSLNovember 02, 2012

Maxar Revenue Breakdown

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Maxar revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.8% from Services, 14.0% from Imagery and 77.2% from Space Systems

Maxar revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 45.6% from United States, 18.1% from Asia, 20.2% from Canada, 12.7% from Europe and 3.4% from Other

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Maxar News and Updates

Maxar Technologies Advances Path to U.S. Domestication

WESTMINSTER, CO, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR) ("Maxar" or the "Company"), a global technology innovator powering the new space economy, today announced that the Supreme Court of British Columbia (the "Court") has granted approval for certain...

Maxar sells portion of SSL real estate

Maxar Technologies sold one of satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral’s facilities in Silicon Valley for $70 million, the company announced today. SpaceNews.com

Maxar Technologies Closes $70 Million Real Estate Transaction

WESTMINSTER, CO, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a global technology innovator powering the new space economy, today announced it has completed the sale of its Building 1 in Palo Alto, California, which sits on roughly 4.5 acres, for $70 million....

Maxar schedules spending break after WorldView Legion completion

Maxar Technologies plans to significantly reduce its capital expenditures after completing construction of its next-generation WorldView Legion constellation so that the company can focus on curbing its $3 billion debt load. SpaceNews.com

Maxar Technologies to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

WESTMINSTER, CO, Nov. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Maxar Technologies (the "Company" or "Maxar") (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a global technology innovator powering the new space economy, announced today that members of senior management will present at the following investor conferences: Credit...

Maxar Technologies Shareholders Approve U.S. Domestication

WESTMINSTER, CO, Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR) ("Maxar" or the "Company"), a global technology innovator powering the new space economy, today announced that shareholders approved the Company's U.S. domestication at a special meeting held earlier...
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Maxar Company Life and Culture

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Maxar Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Maxar founded?

    Maxar was founded in 1969.

  • Who are Maxar key executives?

    Maxar's key executives are Howard Lance, Anil Wirasekara and Walter Scott.

  • How many employees does Maxar have?

    Maxar has 6,400 employees.

  • What is Maxar revenue?

    Latest Maxar annual revenue is $1.6 b.

  • What is Maxar revenue per employee?

    Latest Maxar revenue per employee is $254.9 k.

  • Who are Maxar competitors?

    Competitors of Maxar include L3 Technologies, Bae Systems and Harris.

  • Where is Maxar headquarters?

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

  • Where are Maxar offices?

    Maxar has an office in Westminster.

  • How many offices does Maxar have?

    Maxar has 1 office.