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Shaw Communications is a company that offers Internet, data, video, and phone connectivity products and services. It operates in two segments. The Wireline segment provides cable telecommunications services including video, Internet, WiFi, phone, satellite video, and data networking through a fibre-optic backbone network to consumers, businesses, and public-sector entities. The Wireless segment delivers wireless services for voice and data communications serving customers through Freedom Mobile and Shaw Mobile.

TypePublic
Founded1966
HQCalgary, CA
Websiteshaw.ca
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)9,500(-5%)
Job Openings50
Revenue (FY, 2020)C$5.4 B(+2%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)C$36.4
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at Shaw Communications

Bradley Shaw

Bradley Shaw

Executive Chair & Chief Executive Officer
JR Shaw

JR Shaw

Founder
Paul McAleese

Paul McAleese

President, Shaw Communications
Zoran Stakic

Zoran Stakic

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer
Trevor English

Trevor English

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial & Corporate Development Officer
Katherine Emberly

Katherine Emberly

President, Business
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Shaw Communications Office Locations

Shaw Communications has an office in Calgary
Calgary, CA (HQ)
900-630 3 Ave SW
Calgary, CA
3636 23 St NE #100
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Shaw Communications Financials and Metrics

Shaw Communications Revenue

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Shaw Communications's revenue was reported to be C$5.41 b in FY, 2020 which is a 1.3% increase from the previous period.
CAD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

5.4b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

1.3%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

2.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

44.2%

Net income (FY, 2020)

688.0m

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

18.2b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

36.4

Cash (31-Aug-2020)

763.0m

EV

23.4b
Shaw Communications's current market capitalization is C$18.2 b.
Annual
CADFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

4.9b5.2b5.3b5.4b

Revenue growth, %

8%7%2%1%

Cost of goods sold

2.9b3.2b3.2b3.0b

Gross profit

1.9b2.1b2.2b2.4b
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

1.2b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.3b

Cost of goods sold

768.0m854.0m753.0m810.0m767.0m794.0m795.0m763.0m703.0m

Gross profit

481.0m501.0m547.0m545.0m549.0m530.0m588.0m600.0m609.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

39%37%42%40%42%40%43%44%46%
Annual
CADFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

507.0m384.0m1.4b763.0m

Accounts Receivable

286.0m255.0m287.0m268.0m

Inventories

109.0m101.0m86.0m60.0m

Current Assets

1.1b1.0b2.2b1.5b
Quarterly
Annual
CADFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

946.0m1.0b1.0b1.2b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.5b1.4b1.6b1.9b

Purchases of PP&E

(999.0m)(1.1b)(1.1b)(970.0m)

Cash From Investing Activities

49.0m(1.2b)(1.1b)(1.2b)
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

256.0m508.0m758.0m263.0m527.0m790.0m304.0m605.0m907.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

365.0m568.0m915.0m335.0m715.0m1.1b339.0m700.0m1.3b

Purchases of PP&E

(332.0m)(602.0m)(833.0m)(336.0m)(556.0m)(827.0m)(270.0m)(518.0m)(742.0m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(350.0m)(640.0m)(876.0m)(423.0m)(626.0m)(814.0m)(310.0m)(604.0m)(865.0m)
CADFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

348.7k

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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Shaw Communications Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
WIND MobileDecember 16, 2015$1.6 b
ViaWestAugust 04, 2014$1.2 b
Whistler Cable TelevisionAugust 15, 2006
Campbell River TV Association
Canwest Media, Inc.
ENMAX Envision Inc.
Freedom Mobile Inc.
Lake Broadcasting Corporation
Mid-Bowline Group Corp.
Norcom Telecommunications Limited
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Shaw Communications Revenue Breakdown

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Shaw Communications revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.5% from Business Network Services, 68.0% from Consumer and 21.5% from Wireless

Shaw Communications Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

44/100

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Shaw Communications Online and Social Media Presence

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Shaw Communications News and Updates

Shaw Communications Applauds Expansion of Federal Connecting Families Initiative

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shaw Communications Inc. today said it supports steps by the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry to enhance the industry-funded Connecting Families program.

Shaw Communications Inc. Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results

CALGARY, Alberta, March 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shaw Communications Inc. (“Shaw”) will be releasing its consolidated results for the Second Quarter (ending February 28, 2021) after market close on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

Hackergal and Shaw Communications Partner to Make STEM, Coding, and Computer Science More Accessible to Girls Across Western Canada

New two-year partnership with Shaw to expand National Hackathon program and launch new Hackergal Student Ambassador program in Western Canada New two-year partnership with Shaw to expand National Hackathon program and launch new Hackergal Student Ambassador program in Western Canada

BCHL and Shaw Communications Team Up to Support B.C. Charities

Fans of BCHL teams can text 41010 with a specific code to donate $10 to a local charity, and Shaw will match each donation dollar-for-dollar

Shaw Communications Inc. First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Conference Call

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shaw Communications Inc. (“Shaw”) will be releasing its consolidated results for the First Quarter (ending November 30, 2020) on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 6:00 am Mountain Time (8:00 am Eastern Time).

Shaw Communications to Temporarily Close Freedom Mobile and Shaw Retail Stores for Two Weeks in Response to Threat of Covid-19 Virus

CALGARY, Alberta, March 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shaw Communications today announced it is temporarily closing its 116 corporate Freedom Mobile and Shaw’s 43 retail stores through March 27, as a response to the threat of the COVID-19 virus.
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Shaw Communications Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Shaw Communications founded?

    Shaw Communications was founded in 1966.

  • Who are Shaw Communications key executives?

    Shaw Communications's key executives are Bradley Shaw, JR Shaw and Paul McAleese.

  • How many employees does Shaw Communications have?

    Shaw Communications has 9,500 employees.

  • What is Shaw Communications revenue?

    Latest Shaw Communications annual revenue is C$5.4 b.

  • What is Shaw Communications revenue per employee?

    Latest Shaw Communications revenue per employee is C$569.2 k.

  • Who are Shaw Communications competitors?

    Competitors of Shaw Communications include Proximus, Videotron and Quebecor.

  • Where is Shaw Communications headquarters?

    Shaw Communications headquarters is located at 900-630 3 Ave SW, Calgary.

  • Where are Shaw Communications offices?

    Shaw Communications has an office in Calgary.

  • How many offices does Shaw Communications have?

    Shaw Communications has 2 offices.