ViaSat is a global provider of satellite broadband and wireless services, infrastructure, and technology. As a global broadband services and technology company,  it is connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential Internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure Internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions.

ViaSat delivers and protects information – when and where it is needed most – with its trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

Company Growth (employees)
Carlsbad, US
Size (employees)
4,300 (est)+14%
ViaSat was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, US

Key People at ViaSat

Mark D. Dankberg

Mark D. Dankberg

Richard A. Baldridge

Richard A. Baldridge

President, COO
Kevin J. Harkenrider

Kevin J. Harkenrider

VP Commercial Networks
Steven Hart

Steven Hart

EVP Engineering and CTO

ViaSat Office Locations

ViaSat has offices in Carlsbad, Duluth, Linthicum Heights, Bryan and in 16 other locations
Carlsbad, US (HQ)
6155 El Camino Real
Wareham, GB
Sandford Ln
Beijing, CN
Dong San Huan Bei Lu
North Sydney, AU
11 100 Walker St
Canberra International Airport, AU
20 29/31 Brindabella Business Park Brindabella Circuit
Washington, US
400 901 K St Nw
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ViaSat Data and Metrics

ViaSat Financial Metrics

ViaSat's revenue was reported to be $1.6 b in FY, 2017 which is a 10% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

1.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

21.8 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

36.5 m

Market capitalization (20-Jul-2017)

3.8 b

Closing share price (20-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2017)

130.1 m
ViaSat's current market capitalization is $3.8 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.6 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

281.5 m270.8 m298.3 m333.5 m

Operating expense total

281.5 m270.8 m298.3 m333.5 m


3.3 m83.1 m41.1 m36.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

(37.9 m)(31.4 m)(25.7 m)(12.1 m)

Interest income

35 k2 m2.2 m1 m

Pre tax profit

(34.6 m)53.7 m17.6 m25.4 m

Income tax expense

13.8 m(4.2 m)3.6 m

Net Income

(8.7 m)39.9 m21.8 m21.8 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


58.3 m52.3 m42.1 m130.1 m

Accounts Receivable

271.9 m266.3 m286.7 m263.7 m


119.6 m128.4 m145.2 m163.2 m

Current Assets

531.6 m548.7 m523.3 m614.9 m


630.8 m762.2 m898.2 m1.1 b


83.6 m117.2 m117 m119.9 m

Total Assets

2 b2.2 b2.4 b3 b

Accounts Payable

98.9 m76.9 m95.6 m100.3 m

Current Liabilities

274.8 m268.3 m280 m325.5 m

Total Liabilities

1.2 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

776.5 m786.5 m855.4 m1.4 b

Retained Earnings

211.6 m252 m273.7 m297.5 m

Total Equity

946.6 m1 b1.1 b1.7 b

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.1 x2.1 x1.7 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(8.7 m)39.9 m21.8 m21.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

185.1 m221.4 m242.1 m245.9 m

Accounts Receivable

(9.2 m)3.7 m(26.3 m)16.1 m


(11.4 m)(1.2 m)(26.7 m)(12.4 m)

Accounts Payable

(7.4 m)862 k5.3 m972 k

Cash From Operating Activities

(47.4 m)(6.1 m)(10.2 m)411.3 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(354.5 m)(476.6 m)(456.3 m)(715 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

101.8 m121.5 m149.1 m392.8 m

Interest Paid

34.4 m29.6 m21.8 m10.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

1.4 m1.5 m
USDY, 2017


385 k

Financial Leverage

1.7 x

ViaSat Operating Metrics

ViaSat's Backlog was reported to be $2 b in FY, 2017, which is a 8% increase from the previous period. ViaSat's Subscribers was reported to be 659 k in FY, 2017, which is a 5% decrease from the previous period
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2017Jun, 2017


641 k657 k675 k685 k687 k687 k697 k696 k686 k675 k659 k


$1.76 b$1.97 b$1.9 b$1.76 b$1.67 b$1.73 b$1.67 b$1.82 b$1.78 b$2.03 b$2.03 b$1.96 b

Backlog Funded

$865.8 m$949.5 m$903.4 m$841.4 m$795.7 m$835.1 m$807.6 m$879 m$864.1 m$941.8 m$963.3 m$937.9 m

Aircraft Fleet


Satellite Fleet


Engineers And Scientists

1.8 k1.9 k2.2 k

Patents Pending


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    Source: 61 public H-1B filings from ViaSat

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