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Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors  
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Traded in other countries:BDMA.Germany, BRCM.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA


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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Dividend Yield % 1.02
BRCM's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
73% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. BRCM: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BRCM' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.02
Current: 1.02
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1.02
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.23
BRCM's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. BRCM: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BRCM' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.23
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0.23
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.02
BRCM's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
77% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. BRCM: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.02
BRCM's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
73% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. BRCM: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BRCM' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.02
Current: 1.02
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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,484.00
EPS (TTM) $ 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 ($) 2.97 2.94 3.38
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.38%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.56 0.59 0.56
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