Neustar is the pioneer and industry leader of real-time, cloud-based information services and analytics. We help marketers to promote their businesses and IT/security professionals to protect them. As an innovator of real-time technologies, we have the expertise to drive high-volume, data-driven decision making for our customers. Our accurate, up-to-the minute insights ensure that our clients can make informed, real-time decisions—one customer interaction at a time. We go a step further by designing strict security and privacy protections into everything we do.

In December, 2016 Neustar was taken private by an investment group led by private equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal valued at about $2.9 billion, including debt.

Company Growth (employees)
Sterling, US
Size (employees)
1,907 (est)
Neustar was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Sterling, US

Neustar Office Locations

Neustar has offices in Sterling, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and in 9 other locations
Sterling, US (HQ)
21575 Ridgetop Cir
Melbourne, AU
8 10 Queens Rd
London, GB
25 Sackville St
Washington, US
1775 Pennsylvania Ave NW
McLean, US
1861 International Dr
New York, US
625 Broadway
Louisville, US
1650 Lyndon Farm Ct
San Francisco, US
505 Howard St
San Diego, US
4655 Executive Dr
Los Angeles, US
11150 Santa Monica Blvd

Neustar Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Neustar Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.2 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$840.7 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$168.6 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$45.8 m
Neustar's revenue was reported to be $1.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 15.2% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$902 m$963.6 m$1 b$1.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$247.1 m$286.2 m$369.1 m

Gross profit

$689.5 m$716.5 m$763.7 m$840.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$400.2 m$455.2 m$477.2 m$917.8 m

Depreciation and amortization

$32.9 m$46.2 m$93 m$100.2 m$117.8 m$122.7 m


$289.3 m$261.3 m$286.6 m$292 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

$552 k$340 k

Pre tax profit

$235.5 m$253.5 m$223.4 m

Income tax expense

$82.3 m$81.1 m$87 m$92.4 m$71.8 m$78.1 m$54.8 m

Net Income

$162.8 m$163.7 m$175.5 m$168.6 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$304.6 m$331.6 m$122.2 m$340.3 m$223.3 m$326.6 m$89.1 m$45.8 m

Accounts Receivable


$23.9 m$24.4 m$30.2 m$41.7 m

Current Assets

$436.1 m$555 m$319.5 m$342.2 m


$124.3 m$161.6 m$147.8 m$145.8 m


$642.8 m$689.3 m$1.2 b$1.2 b

Total Assets

$1.5 b$1.7 b$2.2 b$2.1 b

Accounts Payable

$9.6 m$8.4 m$28.4 m$21.1 m

Total Debt

$15.9 m$15.9 m$262.5 m$207.5 m

Current Liabilities

$171.3 m$211.9 m$401 m$363.6 m

Common Stock

$87 k$81 k$80 k$82 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

$602.8 m$674.4 m$729.3 m$771.5 m

Retained Earnings

$881.3 m$845.2 m$916.5 m$1.1 b

Total Equity

$723.5 m$921.3 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.4 x0.2 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x0 x0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3 x2.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$162.8 m$163.7 m$175.5 m$168.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$117.8 m$122.7 m$164.1 m

Accounts Receivable

($27 m)($9 m)($11 m)($48 m)


($3.9 m)$8.1 m($4.7 m)($11 m)

Accounts Payable

$12.1 m($6.1 m)$44.9 m($6.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$287.9 m$319.7 m$355.3 m$335.5 m

Purchases of PP&E

($53.2 m)($60.2 m)($32.1 m)($57.5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($155.1 m)($180.9 m)($790.4 m)($57.5 m)

Interest Paid

$14.7 m$15.8 m$16.9 m$37.7 m

Income Taxes Paid

$100.1 m$107.2 m$108.3 m$53.6 m

Neustar Market Value History

Neustar Median Salaries

Source: 136 public H-1B filings from Neustar

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