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Maxar is a company providing space technology solutions. It operates through 3 segments: Space Systems, Imagery, and Services. The Space Systems segment provides communication and imaging satellites, satellite payloads and antenna subsystems, space-based and airborne surveillance solutions, robotic systems, and associated ground infrastructure and support services. The Imagery segment delivers earth imagery and radar data sourced from the proprietary satellite constellation and third-party providers. The Services segment offers geospatial information, applications, and analytic services to national security and commercial customers.

TypePublic
Founded1969
HQWestminster, US
Websitemaxar.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)5,800
Job Openings214
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.7 B(-22%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$31.1 (+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Maxar

Daniel L. Jablonsky

Daniel L. Jablonsky

President and Chief Executive Officer & Director
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
Jim Lee

Jim Lee

Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Jeff Robertson

Jeff Robertson

Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer
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Maxar Office Locations

Maxar has offices in Westminster, Arlington, Austin, Chantilly and in 21 other locations
Westminster, US (HQ)
1300 W 120th Ave
Arlington, US
4350 Fairfax Dr #950Arlington
Austin, US
3410 Far W Blvd #315Austin
Chantilly, US
4501 Singer Ct #220Chantilly
Charlottesville, US
1000 Research Park Boulevard
Colorado Springs, US
1975 Research Pkwy #315
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Maxar Financials and Metrics

Maxar Revenue

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Maxar's revenue was reported to be $1.67 b in FY, 2019 which is a 22.2% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

439.0m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

208.0m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

47.4%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

306.0m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

40.0m

Market capitalization (19-Oct-2020)

1.9b

Closing stock price (19-Oct-2020)

31.1

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

177.0

EV

1.9b
Maxar's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

1.6b2.1b1.7b

Revenue growth, %

5%31%(22%)

Cost of goods sold

163.8m1.3b975.0m

Gross profit

1.5b861.0m691.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

557.7m578.9m508.2m504.0m490.0m479.0m381.0m439.0m

Cost of goods sold

4.9m35.7m30.8m307.0m286.0m264.0m298.0m231.0m

Gross profit

552.8m543.2m477.4m197.0m204.0m215.0m83.0m208.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

99%94%94%39%42%45%22%47%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

19.0m35.0m59.0m

Accounts Receivable

273.1m414.0m311.0m

Prepaid Expenses

60.0m51.0m32.0m

Inventories

102.0m31.0m20.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

24.7m13.3m10.6m45.0m63.0m52.0m12.0177.0

Prepaid Expenses

61.0m54.0m44.0m40.041.0

Inventories

100.5m95.3m52.8m26.0m24.0m20.0m25.021.0

Current Assets

834.6m845.4m755.8m632.0m665.0m628.0m1.0k602.0
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

100.4m(1.3b)109.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

167.1m449.0m376.0m

Inventories

1.1m

Accounts Payable

(17.6m)(9.0m)7.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

31.0m12.4m(420.1m)(59.0m)87.0m61.0m(48.0m)258.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

112.4m227.5m347.0m98.0m197.0m293.0m90.0m179.0m

Accounts Payable

(6.0m)19.8m11.2m(11.0m)(35.0m)(31.0m)(47.0m)(76.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

59.3m141.3m260.5m(58.0m)59.0m142.0m(15.0m)36.0m
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

143 x

EV/CFO

31.9 x

Revenue/Employee

251.0k

Debt/Equity

1.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.5 x

P/E Ratio

45.6
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Maxar Operating Metrics

Maxar's Backlog was reported to be $1.9b in Q2, 2020.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Backlog

C$3.10 bC$3 bC$2.60 bC$2.50 bC$2.90 bC$2.50 bC$2.50 bC$2.60 bC$2.40 bC$2 bC$2 bC$2.30 b$3.32 b$3.30 b$3.05 b$2.59 b$2.41 b$1.92 b$2.23 b$2.17 b$1.63 b$770 m$1.95 b

Backlog (Space Systems)

$935 m

Backlog (Imagery)

$1.23 b

Backlog (Services)

$246 m
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Maxar Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
VriconJuly 01, 2020$115 m
Neptec Design Group Ltd.July 16, 2018c$42 m
DigitalGlobeFebruary 24, 2017
SSLNovember 02, 2012
Orbital OpticsMarch 20, 2007£900 k
1100823 B.C. Ltd.
Cascade Data Services Inc.
Cosmotech ZAO
Dagger Networks, LLC
DG Consents Sub, Inc.
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Maxar Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Maxar Revenue Breakdown

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Maxar revenue breakdown by business segment: 33.6% from Products and 66.4% from Services

Maxar revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 74.4% from United States, 5.8% from South America, 9.7% from Asia and 10.1% from Other

Maxar Online and Social Media Presence

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Maxar News and Updates

Maxar backs away from Telesat LEO competition

Maxar Technologies no longer expects, at least initially, to win any manufacturing contracts for Telesat’s future broadband megaconstellation of 300 satellites.  SpaceNews

Maxar buying 3D geospatial company Vricon for $140 million

Vricon, a specialist in 3D geospatial products and analytics, will generate enough revenue to aid Maxar in deleveraging in 2021, Maxar said. The company expects the sale to close in July.  SpaceNews.com

Intelsat orders four satellites from Maxar, two from Northrop Grumman, for C-band clearing

Fleet operator Intelsat on June 15 said it has ordered six new satellites — four from Maxar Technologies and two from Northrop Grumman — that it needs to continue telecommunications services in the United States with less spectrum by early December 2023.  SpaceNews.com

Maxar warns customers pandemic may delay spacecraft deliveries

Maxar Technologies warned customers that it may not be able to deliver spacecraft on time or on budget due to the coronavirus pandemic. SpaceNews.com

Astraea Announces Partnership With Maxar Technologies

Astraea becomes Maxar's first global-scale satellite imagery reseller for non-profit organizations

Space companies to win billions from NASA's budget, including SpaceX, Blue Origin, Maxar & more

NASA is asking Congress for a $25.2 billion budget next year, a 12% increase from last year.
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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 Daniel L. Jablonsky, Biggs Porter and Walter Scott.

  • How many employees does Maxar have?

    Maxar has 5,800 employees.

  • What is Maxar revenue?

    Latest Maxar annual revenue is $1.7 b.

  • What is Maxar revenue per employee?

    Latest Maxar revenue per employee is $287.2 k.

  • Who are Maxar competitors?

    Competitors of Maxar include Crane Aerospace & Electronics, BAE Systems and Leidos.

  • Where is Maxar headquarters?

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

  • Where are Maxar offices?

    Maxar has offices in Westminster, Arlington, Austin, Chantilly and in 21 other locations.

  • How many offices does Maxar have?

    Maxar has 25 offices.