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Sparklight, also known as Cable One owns and operates cable systems that provide data, video, and voice services to residential and commercial customers. The company offers video services comprising basic video services that consist of local networks, local community programming, and other channels, and digital video services covering national and regional cable networks, premium channels, music channels, and an interactive electronic programming guide with parental controls. It also provides data services, as well as operates home.cableone.net, an Internet portal, which provides multiple e-mail addresses. In addition, the company offers voice services and international calling by minute services. Further, it sells advertising time on programmers' channels, produces television commercials for programmers' channels, and sells advertising space on cable network websites.

TypePublic
Founded1986
HQPhoenix, US
Websitesparklight.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)2,224(-3%)
Job Openings29
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.2 B(+9%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)$1.7 K(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Sparklight

Julia M. Laulis

Julia M. Laulis

Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael E. Bowker

Michael E. Bowker

COO
Kevin P. Coyle

Kevin P. Coyle

Senior Vice President
Stephen A. Fox

Stephen A. Fox

Senior Vice President, Network Architecture
Kenneth E. Johnson

Kenneth E. Johnson

Senior Vice President, Technology Services
Eric M. Lardy

Eric M. Lardy

Senior Vice President
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Sparklight Office Locations

Sparklight has an office in Phoenix
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Sparklight Financials and Metrics

Sparklight Revenue

Sparklight's revenue was reported to be $1.17 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

328.3m

Net income (Q2, 2020)

62.5m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

90.7m

Market capitalization (23-Sept-2020)

10.2b

Closing stock price (23-Sept-2020)

1.7k

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

642.6m

EV

11.3b
Sparklight's current market capitalization is $10.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

807.3m819.6m960.0m1.1b1.2b

Revenue growth, %

2%

General and administrative expense

194.0m184.8m204.8m222.2m245.1m

Operating expense total

194.0m184.8m204.8m222.2m245.1m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

202.7m198.2m202.8m204.6m205.5m207.4m241.0m253.8m265.8m268.4m268.3m278.6m285.7m285.0m321.2m328.3m

General and administrative expense

52.4m47.8m43.9m43.5m48.8m45.7m51.2m52.0m50.9m54.2m59.4m61.4m60.1m58.9m62.9m65.0m

Operating expense total

52.4m47.8m43.9m43.5m48.8m45.7m51.2m52.0m50.9m54.2m59.4m61.4m60.1m58.9m62.9m65.0m

Depreciation and amortization

35.4m36.1m34.7m34.7m36.2m38.4m46.9m45.6m48.8m49.0m50.4m53.8m54.8m48.7m65.3m65.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

119.2m138.0m161.8m264.1m125.3m

Accounts Receivable

34.7m37.1m51.1m29.9m38.5m

Prepaid Expenses

8.2m13.1m15.6m

Inventories

11.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

89.0m98.9m234.0m164.8m178.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

140.6m142.2m181.6m197.7m216.7m

Accounts Payable

(4.1m)7.0m(27.9m)16.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

112.8m324.5m407.8m491.7m
USDQ2, 2015

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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Sparklight Operating Metrics

Sparklight's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 52.5 k in Q1, 2017. Sparklight's Customers was reported to be 661 k in Q1, 2017.
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Sparklight Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Sparklight Revenue Breakdown

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Sparklight revenue breakdown by business segment: 42.5% from Residential Data, 36.4% from Residential Video, 12.3% from Business Services, 5.3% from Residential Voice and 3.4% from Other

Sparklight Online and Social Media Presence

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Sparklight News and Updates

Sparklight Opens WiFi Hotspots to Assist Communities During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

Sparklight today announced that is opening WiFi hotspots across its footprint for public use during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in order to keep individuals and communities connected to the online resources they want and need.read more

Sparklight Invests $600+ Million to Support Next Generation Technology

Sparklight is connecting customers to what matters most with investments of more than $600 million over the past three years in the cities and towns it serves in order to bring the fastest and most reliable internet to rural communities across the U.S.read more

Cable One Identifies Security Incident Involving Employee Email Accounts

PHOENIX, Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cable One, Inc. ("Cable One") today announced an information security incident that could affect the personal information of some of the company's current and former employees as well as, in some cases, their dependents, beneficiaries and others....

Cable One to buy Fidelity Communications for $525.9 million in cash

Cable One Inc. announced Monday a deal to buy cable operator Fidelity Communications Co. for $525.9 million in cash. Cable One expects to fund the deal, which is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2019, through a combination of cash on hand, use of its revolving credit facility and new …

Sparklight Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sparklight founded?

    Sparklight was founded in 1986.

  • Who are Sparklight key executives?

    Sparklight's key executives are Julia M. Laulis, Michael E. Bowker and Kevin P. Coyle.

  • How many employees does Sparklight have?

    Sparklight has 2,224 employees.

  • What is Sparklight revenue?

    Latest Sparklight annual revenue is $1.2 b.

  • What is Sparklight revenue per employee?

    Latest Sparklight revenue per employee is $525.2 k.

  • Who are Sparklight competitors?

    Competitors of Sparklight include Cogeco, Interoute and CenturyLink.

  • Where are Sparklight offices?

    Sparklight has an office in Phoenix.

  • How many offices does Sparklight have?

    Sparklight has 1 office.