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Palantir is a provider of software applications for integrating, visualizing and analyzing information. The company builds data fusion platforms for integrating, managing and securing any kind of data. Palantir layers applications for fully interactive, human-driven, machine-assisted analysis. It offers two principal software platforms: Palantir Gotham and Palantir Foundry. Gotham enables users to identify patterns hidden deep within datasets, ranging from signals intelligence sources to reports from confidential informants. Foundry transforms the ways organizations operate by creating a central operating system for their data.
TypePublic
Founded2004
HQDenver, CO, US
Websitepalantir.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)2,398
Revenue (FY, 2019)$742.6 M(+25%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$25.6 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Palantir

Alexander Karp

Alexander Karp

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Director
Stephen Cohen

Stephen Cohen

Co-Founder, President, Secretary, and Director
Shyam Sankar

Shyam Sankar

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
David Glazer

David Glazer

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Matthew Long

Matthew Long

General Counsel
Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor

Chief Legal and Business Affairs Officer
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Palantir Office Locations

Palantir has offices in Denver, New York, Palo Alto, Seattle and in 15 other locations
Denver, CO, US (HQ)
1555 Blake St
New York, NY, US
15 Little W 12th St
Palo Alto, CA, US
100 Hamilton Ave
Seattle, WA, US
419 Occidental Ave S
Washington, DC, US
1025 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Canberra, AU
71 Northbourne Ave
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Palantir Financials and Metrics

Palantir Revenue

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Palantir's revenue was reported to be $742.56 m in FY, 2019 which is a 24.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

289.4m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

140.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

48.4%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

(853.3m)

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

(847.8m)

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

48.2b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

25.6

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

1.8b

EV

46.5b
Palantir's current market capitalization is $48.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

595.4m742.6m

Revenue growth, %

25%

Cost of goods sold

165.4m242.4m

Gross profit

430.0m500.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

146.3m176.3m190.5m229.3m251.9m289.4m

Cost of goods sold

44.8m56.6m65.1m64.3m68.4m149.3m

Gross profit

101.5m119.7m125.5m165.0m183.5m140.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

69%68%66%72%73%48%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.1b1.1b

Accounts Receivable

19.2m50.3m

Current Assets

1.2b1.2b

PP&E

30.0m31.6m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

1.5b1.8b

Accounts Receivable

106.1m162.3m

Current Assets

1.7b2.4b

PP&E

29.4m29.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(580.0m)(579.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

13.9m12.3m

Accounts Payable

11.0m23.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

(39.0m)(165.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2019Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(280.5m)(164.7m)(1.0b)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.4m7.8m10.3m

Accounts Payable

(19.4m)(35.0m)(29.4m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(340.3m)(226.3m)(278.3m)
USDFY, 2018

Financial Leverage

-0.8 x
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Palantir Operating Metrics

FY, 2019H1, 2020

Platforms

2

Patent Applications

800

Patents (Foreign)

500

Patents (US)

475
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Palantir Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SilkAugust 10, 2016
Kimono LabsFebruary 15, 2016
FT TechnologiesFebruary 06, 2015
PropellerJuly 31, 2014
PoptipJuly 29, 2014
VoicegemFebruary 16, 2013
Palantir Engineering Israel Ltd.
Palantir GSC Inc.
Palantir International Inc.
Palantir Italia S.R.L.
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Palantir Revenue Breakdown

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Palantir revenue breakdown by business segment: 46.5% from Government and 53.5% from Commercial

Palantir revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 39.8% from Unites States, 16.2% from United Kingdom, 10.3% from France and 33.7% from Rest of World

Palantir Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

96/100

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Palantir Online and Social Media Presence

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Palantir Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    86/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    86/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    84/100

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Palantir News and Updates

Palantir downgraded to sell by Citi

Palantir Technologies was downgraded to sell from neutral by Citi, though its price target was raised to $15 from $10. "After a 150+% rise in the stock since the September direct listing, we believe the stock is vulnerable heading into 2021 with the upcoming lockup expiry, and an expected decelerat…

Why Did Palantir Stock Decline 20% Over The Last Month?

The stock price of big data and analytics player Palantir is down by about 20% over the past month. Although the company has seen some positive developments in recent weeks, including a new two-year contract with the UK National Health Service and a renewal of a previous deal with the U.S. Army...

Snowflake and Palantir Slump Into 2021 With Worst Week on Record

Snowflake and Palantir Slump Into 2021 With Worst Week on Record

Time to take ‘some profits’ on Palantir after monster rally, trader says

After Palantir's more than 200% rally since its market debut, it may be wise to take some money off the table, Strategic Wealth Partners' Mark Tepper said.

Palantir will soon help the FDA evaluate drugs, including COVID-19 treatments

Palantir’s push into federal health work continues. The data analytics company just picked up a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration contract which will span three years for a total of $44.4 million. The company’s shares, which have doubled in value over the last two months, are up around 20% on th…
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Palantir Blogs

Microsoft Defender Attack Surface Reduction recommendations

This blog post provides a set of recommendations based on the audit data Palantir’s Infosec team has collected from the Windows Defender Attack Surface Reduction (ASR) family of security controls over the past two years. We hope it will assist other security teams who are considering a deployment. W…

Slow down to go faster

From software to sailing, this counterintuitive advice wins Continue reading on Palantir Blog »

Palantir and GAIA-X

In November 2020, Palantir joined GAIA-X as a proud Day 1 Member. GAIA-X was envisioned as data infrastructure and an open digital ecosystem “initiated by Europe, for Europe” to support the global competitiveness of European companies. So it’s reasonable to ask why a company like Palantir Technologi…

Purpose-based access controls at Palantir

Purpose-based access controls at Palantir (Palantir Explained, #2)Editor’s note: This is the second post in Palantir Explained, a series that explores a range of topics, including our approach to privacy, security, AI/ML safety and more. Read the first post to learn more about Palantir’s business mo…

On monotonicity in relational databases and service-oriented architecture

A useful framework for discussing database and API architecture Continue reading on Palantir Blog »

Palantir is not a data company (Palantir Explained, #1)

Palantir has often been described as a secretive company. There is some truth to this. For many years, we primarily served institutions with exceptional confidentiality expectations in fields like defence and intelligence. We often had little choice but to remain silent about our work, even when mis…
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Palantir Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Palantir founded?

    Palantir was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Palantir key executives?

    Palantir's key executives are Alexander Karp, Stephen Cohen and Shyam Sankar.

  • How many employees does Palantir have?

    Palantir has 2,398 employees.

  • What is Palantir revenue?

    Latest Palantir annual revenue is $742.6 m.

  • What is Palantir revenue per employee?

    Latest Palantir revenue per employee is $309.7 k.

  • Who are Palantir competitors?

    Competitors of Palantir include Tyler Technologies, Verint and Tableau Software.

  • Where is Palantir headquarters?

    Palantir headquarters is located at 1555 Blake St, Denver.

  • Where are Palantir offices?

    Palantir has offices in Denver, New York, Palo Alto, Seattle and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does Palantir have?

    Palantir has 19 offices.