Axon (formerly TASER International) is a company which develops products for the law enforcement market. The Company's develops, manufactures and sells conducted electrical weapons designed for use by law enforcement, corrections, military forces, private security personnel and by private individuals for personal defense. Axon also offers connected wearable on-officer cameras which utilize its cloud-based digital evidence management solution which is part of the Axon network that connects devices, apps and people to serve law enforcement.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Scottsdale, US
Founded
1993
Size (employees)
699 (est)
Website
axon.com
Axon was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, US

Axon Office Locations

Axon has an office in Scottsdale
Scottsdale, US (HQ)
17800 N 85th St

Axon Data and Metrics

Axon Financial Metrics

Axon's revenue was reported to be $268.2 m in FY, 2016 which is a 36% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

268.2 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

36%

Net income (FY, 2016)

17.3 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

31.9 m

Market capitalization (25-Jul-2017)

1.4 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

42 m
Axon's current market capitalization is $1.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

137.8 m164.5 m197.9 m268.2 m

Revenue growth, %

19%20%36%

Gross profit

85.8 m101.5 m128.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

62%62%65%

R&D expense

30.6 m

Operating expense total

57.9 m69 m93.3 m138.7 m

EBIT

27.9 m32.5 m35.3 m31.9 m

EBIT margin, %

20%20%18%12%

Interest income

86 k26 k(354 k)

Pre tax profit

32.3 m35.4 m31.5 m

Income tax expense

9.8 m12.4 m15.4 m14.2 m

Net Income

18.2 m19.9 m19.9 m17.3 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015

Revenue

37.2 m44.3 m44.8 m46.7 m50.4 m

R&D expense

3.5 m3.8 m4.6 m5.9 m6.5 m

Operating expense total

3.5 m3.8 m4.6 m5.9 m6.5 m

EBIT

6.2 m12.5 m10.7 m9.4 m6.7 m

EBIT margin, %

17%28%24%20%13%

Interest income

42 k(160 k)99 k

Pre tax profit

6.3 m12.4 m10.7 m9.5 m6.7 m

Income tax expense

2.4 m4.8 m3.5 m3.4 m5.2 m

Net Income

3.9 m7.6 m7.2 m6.1 m1.5 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

42.3 m48.4 m59.5 m40.7 m

Inventories

5.4 m4.4 m8.2 m34.8 m

Current Assets

97.5 m139.8 m161.4 m177.2 m

PP&E

19 m17.5 m21.8 m24 m

Goodwill

9.6 m10.4 m

Total Assets

148.4 m185.4 m229.9 m278.2 m

Accounts Payable

6.2 m7.7 m7.3 m10.7 m

Current Liabilities

23.1 m32 m38.1 m78 m

Total Liabilities

127.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

139.4 m162.6 m178.1 m187.7 m

Retained Earnings

61.1 m81 m101 m118.3 m

Total Equity

108.3 m157 m150.9 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.5 x1.8 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

25.9 m38.6 m46.8 m40.4 m45.9 m53.4 m37.3 m50.6 m42 m

Inventories

15.1 m16.1 m22.6 m23.7 m18.9 m20.2 m21.9 m25.5 m48.7 m

Current Assets

102.4 m123.2 m143.2 m151.3 m150.2 m164.4 m153.8 m168.4 m180.3 m

PP&E

18 m

Goodwill

2.2 m2.2 m2.2 m7.8 m9.3 m9.2 m9.1 m8.9 m13 m

Total Assets

149.4 m164.1 m195.8 m212.2 m213.5 m237.1 m228.7 m252.2 m299.5 m

Accounts Payable

5.4 m6.5 m7.8 m7.5 m6 m9.5 m8.1 m9 m15.6 m

Current Liabilities

20.3 m23.8 m30.1 m31.7 m33 m48.4 m52.2 m67.8 m90.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

153.8 m156.7 m166.3 m174 m175.8 m179.6 m181.9 m184.9 m189.7 m

Retained Earnings

68.4 m76 m88.3 m94.4 m95.9 m104.4 m108.1 m111.9 m122.6 m

Total Equity

110.5 m118 m153.9 m149.5 m153.2 m134.4 m141.3 m157.4 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.4 x1.4 x1.4 x1.5 x1.7 x1.8 x1.9 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

18.2 m19.9 m19.9 m17.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

5.1 m4.3 m3.3 m3.7 m

Inventories

(569 k)(1.1 m)3.1 m(18.7 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

32.4 m35.4 m46.4 m17.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

(1.8 m)(2.5 m)(6 m)(5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(23.1 m)(24.6 m)(36 m)(3 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(75 k)

Cash From Financing Activities

(3.2 m)(4.8 m)603 k(34.7 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

3.9 m7.6 m7.2 m6.1 m1.5 m

Inventories

48.7 m

Accounts Payable

5.4 m6.5 m7.8 m7.5 m6 m9.5 m8.1 m9 m15.6 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.9 x

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Axon News and Updates

Axon (formerly Taser) grows like a weed as it refocuses on body cams

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Taser rebrands as Axon and offers free body cameras to any police department

 Taser is now Axon. The brand has been a household word for years, but the company felt it was time to leave that identity behind and double down on the body camera and digital evidence management side of its business. As part of that move, it’s offering free body cameras and software to any police …

The cheapest Google Daydream VR phone is now the $400 ZTE Axon 7

ZTE has announced that Android Nougat and Google’s Daydream virtual reality (VR) platform are now available for its flagship Axon 7 handset. The Chinese smartphone maker last May launched the Axon 7, the first so-called “Daydream-ready” device on the market — however, without Nougat the Daydream sup…

Axon VR promises real haptic feedback for your sojourns into virtual reality

 Have you ever wanted to feel a dragon breathe on your wrist? A tiny reindeer paw at your palm? A virtual robot skitter up your arm and burrow into your chest? Axon VR is about to let you. IEEE Spectrum’s Evan Ackerman checked out the Axon VR device at CES a few weeks ago and it looks like the sleep…

ZTE’s Axon 7 gets a variant with improved specs and Force Touch

 Tis the season for spec upgrades. It’s the next best thing to issuing a full-on product refresh in the lead up to the holidays. Unlike the recently issued OnePlus 3T, however, the new Axon 7 6+128 won’t be replacing its namesake, instead it will just slot in alongside the handset (and the not-mini …
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