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Sparkligh (also known as Cable One) is a company that owns and operates cable systems that provide data, video, and voice services to residential and commercial customers. It 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, AZ, US
Websitesparklight.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)2,716(-1%)
Job Openings117
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.3 B(+14%)
Share Price (Dec 2021)$1.8 K
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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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, Chief Financial Officer
Kenneth E. Johnson

Kenneth E. Johnson

Senior Vice President, Technology Services
Eric M. Lardy

Eric M. Lardy

Senior Vice President
Chip McDonald

Chip McDonald

Vice President Planning & Integration
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Sparklight Office Locations

Sparklight has an office in Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ, US (HQ)
210 E Earll Dr
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Sparklight Financials and Metrics

Sparklight Revenue

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Sparklight's revenue was reported to be $1.33 b in FY, 2020 which is a 13.5% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2021)

430.2m

Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

308.6m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2021), %

71.7%

Net income (Q3, 2021)

52.3m

EBIT (Q3, 2021)

117.5m

Market capitalization (31-Dec-2021)

10.7b

Closing stock price (31-Dec-2021)

1.8k

Cash (30-Sept-2021)

489.5m

EV

14.1b
Sparklight's current market capitalization is $10.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.1b1.2b1.3b

Revenue growth, %

9%13%

Cost of goods sold

370.3m388.6m418.7m

Gross profit

702.0m779.4m906.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

278.6m285.7m285.0m321.2m328.3m339.0m341.3m401.5m430.2m

Cost of goods sold

94.5m95.7m94.9m105.9m106.0m107.3m101.5m112.4m121.7m

Gross profit

184.1m190.0m190.1m215.3m222.3m231.7m239.8m289.1m308.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

66%67%67%67%68%68%70%72%72%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

264.1m125.3m574.9m

Accounts Receivable

29.9m33.5m32.8m

Current Assets

317.9m181.5m672.8m

PP&E

848.0m1.2b1.3b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

164.8m178.6m304.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

197.7m216.7m265.7m

Accounts Payable

(27.9m)16.5m11.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

407.8m491.7m574.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

38.7m75.1m125.0m69.3m131.9m198.2m68.6m174.7m227.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

53.8m108.7m157.4m65.3m130.9m202.3m68.5m153.4m246.0m

Accounts Payable

1.4m5.0m8.7m(13.8m)(3.4m)1.9m(3.0m)9.8m4.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

104.4m212.5m335.2m118.5m272.2m399.0m164.0m347.6m530.3m
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

20.8 x

EV/CFO

13.7 x

EV/FCF

29.3 x

Revenue/Employee

482.1k

Debt/Equity

1.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3 x

P/E Ratio

28.5
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Sparklight Operating Metrics

Sparklight's Customers was reported to be 1.1 m in Q3, 2021. Sparklight's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 104 k in Q3, 2021. Sparklight's Revenue Generating Units was reported to be 1.5 m in Q3, 2021.
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Sparklight Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ClearwaveJanuary 08, 2019$358.83 m
Cable One VoIP LLC
CoBridge Broadband, LLC
CoBridge Communications LLC
Delta Communications, L.L.C.
Fidelity Cablevision, LLC
Fidelity Telephone LLC
Valu-Net LLC

Sparklight Revenue Breakdown

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Sparklight revenue breakdown by business segment: 50.5% from Residential Data, 25.1% from Residential Video, 17.7% from Business Services and 6.7% from Other

Sparklight Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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Sparklight Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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Sparklight Online and Social Media Presence

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Sparklight Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    57/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    64/100

  • Compensation

    D

    52/100

  • Diversity

    D

    52/100

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Sparklight News and Updates

Sparklight® to Award $12,000 to individuals building a Stronger Connection in their community

Sparklight today announced it will award $1,000 each to 12 individuals making a difference in the communities it serves as part of the internet service provider’s “A Stronger Connection” social media campaign.

Cable One Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

Cable One, Inc. (NYSE: CABO) (the “Company” or “Cable One”) today reported financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.

Sparklight® Awards $5,000 Grant to Habitat for Humanity Texarkana

Sparklight®, a member of the Cable One family of brands, recently awarded a $5,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity Texarkana through the company’s Charitable Giving Fund, which launched in January 2021. Through this program, the company awarded more than $100,000 in grants earlier this summer to 30 no…

Sparklight® Invests $6.5 Million to Upgrade Natchez and Vidalia Network, Launch Gig Speeds

Sparklight®, a leading broadband communications provider, will begin a $6.5 million upgrade next month to its robust, fiber-rich network in Natchez, Mississippi and Vidalia, Louisiana, bringing speeds up to 1 gigabit for residential and small and medium-sized business customers.

Cable One to Host Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2021 Results

Cable One, Inc. (NYSE: CABO) will host a conference call with the financial community to discuss results for the second quarter on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). Cable One will issue a press release reporting its results after market close on Monday, August 9, 2021.

Sparklight® Brings Fiber Internet to Victoria, TX Residents, Businesses

Sparklight®, a leading broadband communications provider and part of the Cable One family of brands, today announced plans to build a fiber-optic network that will provide high-speed internet service to Victoria, Texas residents and businesses.
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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 2,716 employees.

  • What is Sparklight revenue?

    Latest Sparklight annual revenue is $1.3 b.

  • What is Sparklight revenue per employee?

    Latest Sparklight revenue per employee is $487.9 k.

  • Who are Sparklight competitors?

    Competitors of Sparklight include Granite Telecommunications, Cogent Communications and Frontier Communications.

  • Where is Sparklight headquarters?

    Sparklight headquarters is located at 210 E Earll Dr, Phoenix.

  • Where are Sparklight offices?

    Sparklight has an office in Phoenix.

  • How many offices does Sparklight have?

    Sparklight has 1 office.