Brinks Home Security

Brinks Home Security (formerly knows as MONI, also known as Monitronics International) is a provider of home security systems. It offers live security alarm monitoring via smart home software and smartphones, as well as provides equipment and service packages for receiving alerts, notifications, and alarm information. The company supervises client accounts via its central monitoring station.

Employee Rating

3.3More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyAscent Capital Group
HQFarmers Branch, TX, US
Founded1994
Websitebrinkshome.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Brinks Home Security was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Farmers Branch, TX, US

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Key People/Management at Brinks Home Security

William E. Niles

William E. Niles

Chief Executive Officer
William Niles

William Niles

Chief Executive Officer
Patrick J. Bartels

Patrick J. Bartels

Director
Fred Graffam

Fred Graffam

Chief Financial Officer
Stephen Escudier

Stephen Escudier

Director
Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Chief Strategy Officer
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Brinks Home Security Office Locations

Brinks Home Security has an office in Farmers Branch
Farmers Branch, TX, US (HQ)
1990 Wittington Pl
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Brinks Home Security Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1994
Brinks Home Security is a subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group

Brinks Home Security Revenue

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Brinks Home Security's revenue was reported to be $503.6 m in FY, 2020 which is a 210.4% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

540.4m162.2m503.6m

Revenue growth, %

(70%)210%

Cost of goods sold

128.9m37.0m119.4m

Gross profit

411.4m125.2m384.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

133.8m135.0m137.2m129.6m128.1m36.3m122.6m120.8m130.9m

Cost of goods sold

32.7m33.0m35.1m26.8m28.5m9.0m28.0m27.6m31.4m

Gross profit

101.1m102.0m102.1m102.8m99.6m27.3m94.6m93.2m99.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

76%76%74%79%78%75%77%77%76%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

2.2m14.8m6.1m

Accounts Receivable

13.1m12.1m13.4m

Prepaid Expenses

28.2m25.2m22.6m

Inventories

7.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

27.9m2.1m26.8m23.9m11.5m28.6m61.9m45.5m12.8m

Accounts Receivable

12.3m12.5m13.2m12.4m12.5m12.1m10.8m10.4m10.9m

Prepaid Expenses

23.2m23.0m26.8m34.4m28.2m25.0m24.7m26.0m20.4m

Inventories

6.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(678.7m)(33.3m)(181.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

223.1m73.5m231.1m

Inventories

(1.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

104.5m34.4m128.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(26.2m)(268.0m)(301.8m)(31.8m)(86.0m)(10.8m)(114.0m)(135.7m)(154.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

57.0m113.8m169.3m52.3m104.6m18.2m56.4m114.2m174.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

50.4m67.5m74.5m48.5m100.4m13.2m26.8m55.6m92.4m

Purchases of PP&E

(3.3m)(8.9m)(11.5m)(3.0m)(6.8m)(1.1m)(4.2m)(7.8m)(10.5m)
USDQ1, 2018

Debt/Equity

25.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.9 x

Financial Leverage

28.1 x
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Brinks Home Security Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Accounts

56 k52 k48 k

Dealers

300200185

Monthly Recurring Revenue

$41.7 m$38.3 m$41.5 m

Subscribers

921.75 k847.76 k933.62 k
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Brinks Home Security Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
LiveWatch SecurityMarch 05, 2015$67 m
Security NetworksJune 10, 2013
LiveWatch Security, LLC
MIBU Servicer, Inc.
MI Servicer LP, LLC
Monitronics Canada, Inc.
Monitronics Funding LP
Monitronics International, Inc.
Monitronics Security LP
Platinum Security Solutions, Inc.
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Brinks Home Security Revenue Breakdown

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Brinks Home Security revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.4% from Product and Installation, 90.7% from Alarm Monitoring and 0.9% from Other

Brinks Home Security Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

73/100

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Brinks Home Security Online and Social Media Presence

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Brinks Home Security Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    40/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

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Brinks Home Security News and Updates

Ascent Capital Group Stockholders Approve Merger With Monitronics International

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent”) (OTC: ASCMA, ASCMB) today announced that Ascent stockholders approved the proposal (the “merger proposal”) to adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger, by and between Ascent and Monitronics International, Inc. …

Monitronics International Files Voluntary Chapter 11 to Restructure and Strengthen Balance Sheet

Committed to Operating Its Business as Usual, Including Providing Powerful Home Security to Customers Without Interruption

Ascent Capital Group and Monitronics International Announce Restructuring Support Agreement

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent”) (NASDAQ: ASCMA) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Monitronics International, Inc. (“Monitronics” or “the Company”) has entered into a Restructuring Support Agreement (the “Support Agreement”) wi…

Monitronics International Announces Termination of Existing Exchange Offers

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent”) (NASDAQ: ASCMA) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc. (“Monitronics”), terminated each of (i) the offer previously announced on November 5, 2018 to exchange Monitro…

Monitronics International and Ascent Capital Group Announce Extension of Early Tender Time and Withdrawal Deadline for Exchange Offer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent”) (NASDAQ: ASCMA) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc. (“Monitronics” and, together with Ascent, the “Offerors”), today announced that they have extended the early tender time and t…
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Brinks Home Security Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brinks Home Security founded?

    Brinks Home Security was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Brinks Home Security key executives?

    Brinks Home Security's key executives are William E. Niles, William Niles and Patrick J. Bartels.

  • How many employees does Brinks Home Security have?

    Brinks Home Security has 1,280 employees.

  • What is Brinks Home Security revenue?

    Latest Brinks Home Security annual revenue is $503.6 m.

  • What is Brinks Home Security revenue per employee?

    Latest Brinks Home Security revenue per employee is $393.4 k.

  • Who are Brinks Home Security competitors?

    Competitors of Brinks Home Security include SimpliSafe, Ring and Crestron Electronics.

  • Where is Brinks Home Security headquarters?

    Brinks Home Security headquarters is located at 1990 Wittington Pl, Farmers Branch.

  • Where are Brinks Home Security offices?

    Brinks Home Security has an office in Farmers Branch.

  • How many offices does Brinks Home Security have?

    Brinks Home Security has 1 office.