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Maxar Technologies 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, CO, US
Websitemaxar.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureB+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)5,800
Job Openings392
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.7 B(-22%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$36.1
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
Megan Fitzgerald

Megan Fitzgerald

Senior Vice President, Space Programs Delivery
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Maxar Office Locations

Maxar has offices in Westminster, Arlington, Chantilly, Charlottesville and in 20 other locations
Westminster, CO, US (HQ)
1300 W 120th Ave
Arlington, VA, US
4350 Fairfax Dr #950Arlington
Chantilly, VA, US
4501 Singer Ct #220Chantilly
Charlottesville, VA, US
1000 Research Park Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO, US
1975 Research Pkwy #315
Dunwoody, GA, US
1050 Crown Pointe Pkwy #500
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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 (Q3, 2020)

436.0m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

196.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

45%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

85.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

7.0m

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

2.6b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

36.1

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

60.0m

EV

5.2b
Maxar's current market capitalization is $2.6 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, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

557.7m578.9m508.2m504.0m490.0m479.0m381.0m439.0m436.0m

Cost of goods sold

4.9m35.7m30.8m307.0m286.0m264.0m298.0m231.0m240.0m

Gross profit

552.8m543.2m477.4m197.0m204.0m215.0m83.0m208.0m196.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

99%94%94%39%42%45%22%47%45%
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, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

24.7m13.3m10.6m45.0m63.0m52.0m12.0m177.0m60.0m

Prepaid Expenses

61.0m54.0m44.0m40.0m41.0m46.0m

Inventories

100.5m95.3m52.8m26.0m24.0m20.0m25.0m21.0m27.0m

Current Assets

834.6m845.4m755.8m632.0m665.0m628.0m1.0b602.0m543.0m
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, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

31.0m12.4m(420.1m)(59.0m)87.0m61.0m(48.0m)258.0m343.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

112.4m227.5m347.0m98.0m197.0m293.0m90.0m179.0m274.0m

Accounts Payable

(6.0m)19.8m11.2m(11.0m)(35.0m)(31.0m)(47.0m)(76.0m)(41.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

59.3m141.3m260.5m(58.0m)59.0m142.0m(15.0m)36.0m132.0m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

251.0k

Debt/Equity

1.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.5 x
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Maxar Operating Metrics

Maxar's Backlog was reported to be $2.2b in Q3, 2020.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Backlog

C$3.1 bC$3 bC$2.6 bC$2.5 bC$2.9 bC$2.5 bC$2.5 bC$2.6 bC$2.4 bC$2 bC$2 bC$2.3 b$3.32 b$3.3 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$2.23 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
Cascade Data Services Inc.
Cosmotech ZAO
DG Consents Sub, Inc.
DigitalGlobe Australia Pty. Ltd.
DigitalGlobe China Ventures LLC
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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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Maxar Online and Social Media Presence

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Maxar Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    80/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    97/100

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Maxar News and Updates

Boeing’s Chris Johnson to lead space programs at Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies has appointed Chris Johnson as senior vice president of space programs delivery (SPD), overseeing spacecraft and robotic systems from design to distribution. SpaceNews

Space stock Maxar has 40% upside, JPMorgan says in upgrade

J.P. Morgan upgraded its rating of Maxar Technologies to overweight on Thursday, saying it expects the space stock to climb 40% in the year ahead.

Stocks making the biggest moves after the bell: Maxar, Nikola & more

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Maxar remains focused on multiyear diversification strategy

Maxar Technologies is continuing to diversify its business but remains in the “early innings” in attracting expanding defense and intelligence work, said Dan Jablonsky, Maxar president and CEO. SpaceNews

Maxar executive: Smallsat industry deserves credit for pushing innovation

Technological advances in small satellites are helping improve spacecraft designs and pushing the industry to take more risks, said Jim McClelland, vice president of Maxar Technologies. SpaceNews

SiriusXM and Maxar Technologies reveal problems with SXM-7

SiriusXM and Maxar Technologies revealed problems with SXM-7, a SiriusXM communications satellite launched in December, in Jan. 27 filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. SpaceNews
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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, Chantilly, Charlottesville and in 20 other locations.

  • How many offices does Maxar have?

    Maxar has 24 offices.