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Viasat is a company that offers communications products and services. It provides broadband internet access, in-flight internet and aviation software, mobile broadband services comprising network management, and high-speed Internet connectivity services. The company also offers government satellite communication systems, including various mobile and fixed broadband modems, terminals, and network access control systems. Viasat provides installation, integration, and sustainment support services for its products and networks.
TypePublic
Founded1986
HQCarlsbad, CA, US
Websiteviasat.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)6,100(+9%)
Job Openings499
Revenue (FY, 2021)$2.3 B(-2%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$52.4(-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at Viasat

Mark Dankberg

Mark Dankberg

Chairman of the Board, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder
Richard Baldridge

Richard Baldridge

President & Chief Executive Officer and Board Director
Shawn Duffy

Shawn Duffy

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mark Miller

Mark Miller

Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder
Jim Dodd

Jim Dodd

Senior Vice President and President, Global Enterprise & Mobility
Kevin Harkenrider

Kevin Harkenrider

Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Chief Operations Officer
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Viasat Office Locations

Viasat has offices in Carlsbad, Austin, Boston, Bryan and in 22 other locations
Carlsbad, CA, US (HQ)
6155 El Camino Real
Austin, TX, US
111 Sandra Muraida Way #100
Boston, MA, US
100 Summer St #250
Bryan, TX, US
3902 South Traditions Drive
Duluth, GA, US
700, 1725 Breckinridge Plaza
Englewood, CO, US
349 Inverness Dr S
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Viasat Financials and Metrics

Viasat Revenue

Viasat's revenue was reported to be $2.26 b in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (FY, 2021)

2.3b

Net income (FY, 2021)

17.1m

EBIT (FY, 2021)

58.2m

Market capitalization (7-Jun-2021)

3.6b

Closing stock price (7-Jun-2021)

52.4

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

295.9m

EV

5.1b
Viasat's current market capitalization is $3.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

1.6b2.1b2.3b2.3b

Revenue growth, %

2%30%12%

Cost of goods sold

1.1b1.5b1.6b

Gross profit

473.8m530.5m699.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

438.9m517.5m554.7m537.0m592.3m588.2m530.5m554.3m575.6m

Cost of goods sold

344.9m392.1m402.7m384.5m410.1m404.2m385.6m

Gross profit

94.0m125.3m152.0m152.6m182.2m184.0m144.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

21%24%27%28%31%31%27%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

71.4m261.7m304.3m295.9m

Accounts Receivable

267.7m300.3m330.7m238.7m

Prepaid Expenses

120.0m

Inventories

196.3m234.5m294.4m336.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

54.8m44.5m43.4m129.9m87.0m47.8m232.4m350.4m317.3m

Accounts Receivable

236.1m268.8m295.3m303.6m294.1m316.4m270.4m249.6m202.8m

Prepaid Expenses

108.2m112.5m

Inventories

220.0m232.1m230.1m263.8m269.5m283.3m312.7m332.9m334.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

(68.3m)(66.5m)13.8m17.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

255.7m318.6m342.2m330.9m

Inventories

(37.6m)(36.6m)(59.0m)(42.5m)

Accounts Payable

32.5m(5.7m)28.2m(24.4m)
Quarterly
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

306.7k

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Viasat Operating Metrics

Viasat's Backlog was reported to be $2.1b in Q1, 2021. Viasat's Subscribers was reported to be 599 k in Q1, 2021.
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Viasat Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
RigNetDecember 21, 2020$222 m
Horsebridge Defence & Security Ltd.June 13, 2018
ArconicsNovember 14, 2016$21.6 m
Engreen, Inc.June 11, 2015
NetNearUJune 10, 2014
LonoCloudApril 12, 2013
Stonewood GroupJune 05, 2010
WildBlueOctober 01, 2009$568 m
JAST Antenna SystemsJuly 24, 2007$2 m
Intelligent Compression TechnologiesFebruary 20, 2007$20 m
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Viasat Revenue Breakdown

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Viasat revenue breakdown by business segment: 49.3% from Government Systems, 14.9% from Commercial networks and 35.8% from Satellite services

Viasat revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 89.1% from United States and 10.9% from Other

Viasat Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

50/100

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Viasat Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Viasat Online and Social Media Presence

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Viasat Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    82/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    76/100

  • Diversity

    B

    72/100

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Viasat News and Updates

Viasat inks Ka-Band capacity deal with Avanti Communications

Satellite communications company Viasat has signed a Ka-band capacity lease agreement with satellite technology company, Avanti Communications (Avanti). Under the terms of collaboration, the lease agreement will give Viasat additional coverage and capacity across the Middle East and Western Europ…

Viasat Ramps Satellite Services in the Middle East and Western Europe Ahead of ViaSat-3 Launch; Signs Ka-Band Capacity Lease Deal with Avanti Communications

Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, today announced it signed a Ka-band capacity lease agreement with Avanti Communications Group plc (Avanti) to provide additional coverage and capacity across the Middle East and Western Europe—ahead of its ViaSat-3 global constellation—to …

Viasat wants FCC to review Starlink’s government funding

Satellite operator Viasat is stepping up efforts to stop Starlink’s growing constellation, taking aim at the nearly $900 million of rural broadband subsidies that SpaceX won in December. The operator is asking the Federal Communications Commission to review decisions made around the Rural Digita…

Viasat to add military-grade encryption to experimental Link 16 satellite

The experimental satellite would enable beyond-line-of-sight communications for the Link 16 tactical network while reducing risk for the Space Development Agency's planned proliferated constellation.

Viasat to Deliver Enhanced Military-Grade Encryption on the First-Ever Link 16-Capable Low Earth Orbit Spacecraft

Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, today announced it will integrate its In-line Network Encryptor (INE) into the world's first Link 16-capable low earth orbit (LEO) satellite, which Viasat is developing for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles XVI program.

Viasat Demonstrated High-Capability Expeditionary Communications at Recent Naval Technology Exercise

Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, showcased its ability to enable resilient and tactical cloud-based communications during the Naval Integration in Contested Environments (NICE) Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) from April 5-15, 2021, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolin…
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Viasat Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Viasat founded?

    Viasat was founded in 1986.

  • Who are Viasat key executives?

    Viasat's key executives are Mark Dankberg, Richard Baldridge and Shawn Duffy.

  • How many employees does Viasat have?

    Viasat has 6,100 employees.

  • What is Viasat revenue?

    Latest Viasat annual revenue is $2.3 b.

  • What is Viasat revenue per employee?

    Latest Viasat revenue per employee is $369.9 k.

  • Who are Viasat competitors?

    Competitors of Viasat include Global Eagle Entertainment, EchoStar and Inmarsat.

  • Where is Viasat headquarters?

    Viasat headquarters is located at 6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad.

  • Where are Viasat offices?

    Viasat has offices in Carlsbad, Austin, Boston, Bryan and in 22 other locations.

  • How many offices does Viasat have?

    Viasat has 26 offices.