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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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history
Cash to Debt 2.17
BRCM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BRCM: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BRCM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 128.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.17
Equity to Asset 0.76
BRCM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. BRCM: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BRCM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.80 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.76
0.59
0.96
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.23
M-Score: -2.54
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 17.21
BRCM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. BRCM: 17.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BRCM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 7.44 Max: 15.87
Current: 17.21
1.25
15.87
Net-margin (%) 16.67
BRCM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. BRCM: 16.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BRCM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 8.36 Max: 15.87
Current: 16.67
1.45
15.87
ROE (%) 15.28
BRCM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BRCM: 15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BRCM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 8.75 Max: 22.27
Current: 15.28
1.74
22.27
ROA (%) 11.23
BRCM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. BRCM: 11.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BRCM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 6.27 Max: 16.56
Current: 11.23
1.37
16.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 198.26
BRCM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9.47 vs. BRCM: 198.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRCM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.69  Med: 130.05 Max: 288.44
Current: 198.26
18.69
288.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
BRCM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. BRCM: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRCM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 19.20 Max: 140.1
Current: 2.2
2.2
140.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.80
BRCM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BRCM: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRCM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.1  Med: 0.60 Max: 336.2
Current: -3.8
-21.1
336.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.00
BRCM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. BRCM: -13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRCM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.8  Med: 2.75 Max: 298.2
Current: -13
-41.8
298.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

BRCM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

George Soros 246,666 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 744,263 sh (+13647.01%)
John Hussman 225,000 sh (+125.00%)
David Dreman 13,611 sh (+124.98%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (+53.85%)
Pioneer Investments 2,402,042 sh (+42.76%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,453,700 sh (+33.60%)
John Rogers 693,819 sh (+15.97%)
Andreas Halvorsen 3,048,145 sh (+12.78%)
Jim Simons 1,917,657 sh (+8.68%)
Alan Fournier 490,000 sh (+2.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates 247,500 sh (-1.00%)
Murray Stahl 19,128 sh (-2.35%)
Richard Snow 201,433 sh (-11.14%)
RS Investment Management 1,359,648 sh (-19.16%)
Ray Dalio 157,164 sh (-41.37%)
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Q2 2015

BRCM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Mario Gabelli 69,105 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 2,556,700 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 2,276,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 736,643 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 300,000 sh (New)
John Paulson 4,196,500 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 215,000 sh (+115.00%)
George Soros 495,300 sh (+100.80%)
Pioneer Investments 3,411,093 sh (+42.01%)
John Hussman 300,000 sh (+33.33%)
Caxton Associates 292,500 sh (+18.18%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,679,900 sh (+6.55%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
John Rogers Sold Out
Alan Fournier Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Murray Stahl 17,216 sh (-10.00%)
Jim Simons 416,792 sh (-78.27%)
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Q3 2015

BRCM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Andreas Halvorsen 23,568,995 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 4,682,266 sh (+105.68%)
George Soros 895,077 sh (+80.71%)
Mario Gabelli 117,605 sh (+70.18%)
Jim Simons 416,792 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 3,677,400 sh (-0.07%)
John Hussman 275,000 sh (-8.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 672,500 sh (-8.71%)
Caxton Associates 225,000 sh (-23.08%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,576,030 sh (-38.36%)
Pioneer Investments 611,449 sh (-82.07%)
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Q4 2015

BRCM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Andreas Halvorsen 29,713,564 sh (+26.07%)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (-9.09%)
Mario Gabelli 75,730 sh (-35.61%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.80
BRCM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. BRCM: 23.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BRCM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.39  Med: 38.98 Max: 499.61
Current: 23.8
16.39
499.61
Forward P/E 16.16
BRCM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. BRCM: 16.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.80
BRCM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. BRCM: 23.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BRCM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.35  Med: 38.94 Max: 509.6
Current: 23.8
16.35
509.6
P/B 3.33
BRCM's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BRCM: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BRCM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 3.29 Max: 7.78
Current: 3.33
1.79
7.78
P/S 3.96
BRCM's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BRCM: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BRCM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.18 Max: 9.62
Current: 3.96
1.66
9.62
PFCF 21.19
BRCM's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 17.40 vs. BRCM: 21.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BRCM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.47  Med: 17.32 Max: 62.95
Current: 21.19
8.47
62.95
POCF 17.75
BRCM's POCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. BRCM: 17.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BRCM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.56  Med: 15.66 Max: 57.51
Current: 17.75
7.56
57.51
EV-to-EBIT 21.52
BRCM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 13.09 vs. BRCM: 21.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BRCM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -125.4  Med: 34.15 Max: 837.1
Current: 21.52
-125.4
837.1
EV-to-EBITDA 17.79
BRCM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. BRCM: 17.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BRCM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -210.8  Med: 22.35 Max: 1660.4
Current: 17.79
-210.8
1660.4
PEG 0.99
BRCM's PEG is ranked higher than
61% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BRCM: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BRCM' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.66  Med: 69.42 Max: 146.14
Current: 0.99
4.66
146.14
Shiller P/E 50.96
BRCM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 33.96 vs. BRCM: 50.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BRCM' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.76  Med: 45.70 Max: 69.64
Current: 50.96
30.76
69.64
Current Ratio 3.60
BRCM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. BRCM: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BRCM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 3.19 Max: 5.9
Current: 3.6
1.35
5.9
Quick Ratio 3.21
BRCM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. BRCM: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BRCM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 2.82 Max: 5.5
Current: 3.21
1.21
5.5
Days Inventory 54.67
BRCM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 81.93 vs. BRCM: 54.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BRCM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.39  Med: 47.00 Max: 60.15
Current: 54.67
40.39
60.15
Days Sales Outstanding 41.56
BRCM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 64.47 vs. BRCM: 41.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BRCM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.17  Med: 35.31 Max: 43.88
Current: 41.56
29.17
43.88
Days Payable 47.83
BRCM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 51.71 vs. BRCM: 47.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BRCM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.49  Med: 57.36 Max: 83.22
Current: 47.83
44.49
83.22

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.02
BRCM's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. BRCM: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BRCM' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.02
0.22
1.66
Dividend Payout 0.23
BRCM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. BRCM: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BRCM' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.23
0.13
0.75
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.10
BRCM's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -9.70 vs. BRCM: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BRCM' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 11.2
Current: 10.1
0
11.2
Forward Dividend Yield 1.02
BRCM's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. BRCM: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.02
BRCM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. BRCM: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BRCM' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.02
0.22
1.66
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.20
BRCM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. BRCM: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BRCM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.1  Med: -4.00 Max: 4.5
Current: -2.2
-23.1
4.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 151.86
BRCM's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
97% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. BRCM: 151.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
BRCM' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 22.20 Max: 301.19
Current: 151.86
7.31
301.19
Price/Net Current Asset Value 17.81
BRCM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. BRCM: 17.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
BRCM' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.22  Med: 16.90 Max: 134.93
Current: 17.81
4.22
134.93
Price/Tangible Book 5.68
BRCM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. BRCM: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BRCM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 6.92 Max: 79.37
Current: 5.68
3.67
79.37
Price/Projected FCF 1.50
BRCM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. BRCM: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BRCM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.32 Max: 9.19
Current: 1.5
0.66
9.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
BRCM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. BRCM: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BRCM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.24 Max: 33.04
Current: 1.25
0.57
33.04
Price/Graham Number 2.44
BRCM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
77% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BRCM: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BRCM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 3.67 Max: 43.76
Current: 2.44
1.68
43.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.60
BRCM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. BRCM: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRCM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.85 Max: 7.7
Current: 4.6
0.1
7.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.11
BRCM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. BRCM: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BRCM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 4.20 Max: 18
Current: 4.11
-4.9
18

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $8484
EPS $ 2.30
Short Percentage of Float0.80%
52-Week Range $40.21 - 58.51
Shares Outstanding(Mil)609.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 8,421 8,582 9,009
EPS($) 2.97 2.94 3.38
EPS without NRI($) 2.97 2.94 3.38

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:BDMA.Germany, BRCM.Mexico,
Broadcom Corp was incorporated in California in August 16, 1991. The Company is provider of semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. It provides a portfolio of SoCs that seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments. Its business segments include Broadband and Connectivity; and Infrastructure and Networking. The solutions in Broadband and Connectivity segment include set-top box solutions, broadband modem solutions, connectivity solutions, and a range of other technologies. Customer products incorporating its solutions in Broadband and Connectivity segment include set-top boxes, or STBs, central office broadband access equipment, residential gateways, stand-alone broadband access modems, and a range of consumer devices, including smartphones and tablets, wearable devices, PCs, laptops, access points, and others. It offers complete platform solutions for cable, satellite, Internet Protocol, over-the-top and terrestrial STBs. Its solutions in Infrastructure and Networking segment include Ethernet switches and PHYs, which includes switches and fabrics; copper and optical transceivers; backplane and optical front-end physical layer devices; processors (including multicore processors); and other Infrastructure and Networking technologies (including knowledge-based processors, VoIP solutions, microwave backhaul solutions and radio head digital front ends). It also offers a family of Ethernet controllers. Customer products incorporating its solutions in Infrastructure and Networking segment include service provider metro equipment; edge and core routers, wireless infrastructure and wireless access points; switches and routers; servers and workstations; network interface cards; LAN on motherboard applications; optical networks and dense wave division multiplexing applications; security appliances; storage controllers; microwave links for wireless backhaul; cellular remote radio heads; automobile Ethernet networks; point-of-sale equipment; and other embedded SoC subsystems. Its customers shipping wired and/or wireless communications equipment and devices incorporating its products include Alcatel-Lucent, Apple, Arris, Cisco, Huawei Technologies, Humax, Pace, Samsung, Technicolor, ZTE. Its trademark includes Broadcom and BroadR-Reach. The Company's competitors include Intel Corporation, Marvell Technology Group Ltd., Mediatek Inc., Qualcomm Incorporation, and STMicroelectronics NV with respect to Broadband and Connectivity segment; and Cavium, Inc., Freescale Semiconductor,Ltd., Intel Corporation, Marvell Technology Group Ltd., and Mellanox with respect to Infrastructure and Networking segment. The Company's production is subject to environmental rules and regulations.
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Avago Technologies and Broadcom Announce Preliminary Election Results of Broadcom Shareholders Jan 25 2016
Avago Technologies and Broadcom Announce Preliminary Election Results of Broadcom Shareholders Jan 25 2016
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Broadcom-Based Products Receive Industry's First DOCSIS® 3.1 Certification Jan 25 2016
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BROADCOM CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits Jan 15 2016
Avago Technologies and Broadcom Announce Election Deadline for Broadcom Shareholders Jan 15 2016
Avago Technologies and Broadcom Announce Election Deadline for Broadcom Shareholders Jan 15 2016
Avago Technologies and Broadcom Announce Election Deadline for Broadcom Shareholders Jan 15 2016
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