Broadcom Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.82 (-0.14%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
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52-Week Range
2.57 million shs
Average Volume
2.58 million shs
Market Capitalization
$246.23 billion
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About Broadcom

Broadcom, Inc. is a global technology company, which designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. It operates through the following segments: Semiconductor Solutions and Infrastructure Software. The Semiconductor Solutions segment manages movement of data in data center, telecom, enterprise and embedded networking applications. The Infrastructure Software segment provides a portfolio of mainframe, enterprise and storage area networking solutions. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Semiconductors & related devices
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$27.45 billion
Cash Flow
$41.91 per share
Book Value
$60.46 per share


Net Income
$6.74 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$246.23 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/31 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

3.39 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

2nd out of 897 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

1st out of 120 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Broadcom a buy right now?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Broadcom in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 24 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Broadcom stock.
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How has Broadcom's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Broadcom's stock was trading at $245.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AVGO shares have increased by 142.5% and is now trading at $596.37.
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Are investors shorting Broadcom?

Broadcom saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,670,000 shares, an increase of 23.0% from the November 30th total of 4,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Broadcom's next earnings date?

Broadcom is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 3rd 2022.
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How were Broadcom's earnings last quarter?

Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December, 9th. The semiconductor manufacturer reported $7.81 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $7.74 by $0.07. The semiconductor manufacturer had revenue of $7.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.36 billion. Broadcom had a net margin of 24.54% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 46.31%. Broadcom's revenue was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $5.58 EPS.
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How often does Broadcom pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Broadcom?

Broadcom announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 22nd will be paid a dividend of $4.10 per share on Friday, December 31st. This represents a $16.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 21st. This is a boost from Broadcom's previous quarterly dividend of $3.60.
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Is Broadcom a good dividend stock?

Broadcom pays an annual dividend of $16.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.75%. Broadcom has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Broadcom is 109.33%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Broadcom will have a dividend payout ratio of 50.28% next year. This indicates that Broadcom will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Broadcom's stock buyback program work?

Broadcom announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, December 9th 2021, which authorizes the company to buyback $10,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 4.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Broadcom issued on next quarter's earnings?

Broadcom issued an update on its first quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.60 billion-$7.60 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.25 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AVGO?

28 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Broadcom's shares. Their forecasts range from $460.00 to $750.00. On average, they anticipate Broadcom's stock price to reach $663.52 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.3% from the stock's current price.
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What are Wall Street analysts saying about Broadcom stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Broadcom stock:
  • 1. The company reported a "solid" Q3 results, an even better outlook for Q4, and also delivered a "big" dividend increase and a "robust" buyback, the analyst tells investors in a research note. Broadcom should produce mid-single-digit sales growth through a cycle, with margin expansion and capital allocation driving earnings, free cash flows, and dividend growth per share at double-digit CAGR, Stein adds." (12/10/2021)
  • 2. The biggest takeaway from the earnings call was the company's $10B buyback expected to be completed by FY22, which demonstrates its confidence in its ability to generate superior free cash flows into next year, the analyst tells investors in a research note. Srivastava adds that Broadcom's fundamentals are strengthening as "moribund" enterprise spending is coming back "strong"." (12/10/2021)
  • 3. Stating that despite Broadcom reporting "generally in-line numbers" for the quarter, there is "a lot to like in the print." The positives include the company continuing to "expand its leading operating margin to impressive levels" and its "solid raise" to next quarter's revenue outlook, said Moore, who adds that management committed to a dividend raise of approximately 14% and announced a new, $10B share repurchase plan in the absence of large M&A." (12/10/2021)
  • 4. The analyst said its margin and FCF profile remains unmatched and its $10B buyback signals commitment to capital returns though management and he wouldn't exclude further M&A. " (12/10/2021)

Who are Broadcom's key executives?

Broadcom's management team includes the following people:

What is Hock E. Tan's approval rating as Broadcom's CEO?

154 employees have rated Broadcom CEO Hock E. Tan on Hock E. Tan has an approval rating of 38% among Broadcom's employees. This puts Hock E. Tan in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Broadcom own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Broadcom investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Intel (INTC), (CRM), AbbVie (ABBV) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

What is Broadcom's stock symbol?

Broadcom trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AVGO."

Who are Broadcom's major shareholders?

Broadcom's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.03%), Stonnington Group LLC (0.03%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.01%). Company insiders that own Broadcom stock include Charlie B Kawwas, Charlie B Kawwas, Eddy W Hartenstein, Eddy W Hartenstein, Harry L You, Henry Samueli, Hock E Tan, Hock E Tan, Justine Lien, Kirsten M Spears, Kirsten M Spears, Mark David Brazeal, Raul J Fernandez, Raul J Fernandez, Thomas H Krause and Thomas H Krause.
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Which institutional investors are selling Broadcom stock?

AVGO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Moody National Bank Trust Division, Value Partners Investments Inc., Pacifica Partners Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Gradient Investments LLC, and First Hawaiian Bank. Company insiders that have sold Broadcom company stock in the last year include Charlie B Kawwas, Eddy W Hartenstein, Harry L You, Justine Lien, Kirsten M Spears, Mark David Brazeal, and Thomas H Krause.
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Which institutional investors are buying Broadcom stock?

AVGO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stonnington Group LLC, Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA, Strategy Asset Managers LLC, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., HighTower Trust Services LTA, Brookstone Capital Management, DNB Asset Management AS, and Wedmont Private Capital. Company insiders that have bought Broadcom stock in the last two years include Henry Samueli, and Raul J Fernandez.
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How do I buy shares of Broadcom?

Shares of AVGO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Broadcom's stock price today?

One share of AVGO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $596.37.

How much money does Broadcom make?

Broadcom has a market capitalization of $246.23 billion and generates $27.45 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor manufacturer earns $6.74 billion in net income (profit) each year or $15.00 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Broadcom have?

Broadcom employs 20,000 workers across the globe.

Does Broadcom have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Broadcom: Agere Systems, Allayer Technologies, Alphamosaic, Altocom, Athena Semiconductors, Avago Technologies International Sales Pte. Limited, Avago Technologies U.S. Inc., Avago Technologies Wireless (U.S.A.) Manufacturing LLC, Bay Dynamics, Beceem Communications, BroadLight, BroadLogic Network Technologies, Broadcom Corporation, Broadcom Singapore Pte. Ltd., Brocade Communications Systems, CA, CA Europe Sárl, CA Inc, DuneNetworks, Gadzoox Network, Gigle Networks, Global Locate, Innovision Research & Technology, LSI Corporation Delaware (U.S.A.), LVL7 Systems, MagnaCom, Maverick Networks, NetLogic Microsystems, NewPort Communications, NortonLifeLock, Octalica, Percello, Provigent, RAIDCore, SCsquare, Sand Video, Sandburst Corporation, ServerWorks, SiByte, Silicon Spice, Siliquent Technologies, Symantec, Teknovus, VisionTech, WIDCOMM, Zeevo, and Zyray Wireless.

When was Broadcom founded?

Broadcom was founded in 1961.

What is Broadcom's official website?

The official website for Broadcom is

Where are Broadcom's headquarters?

Broadcom is headquartered at 1320 RIDDER PARK DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA, 95131.

How can I contact Broadcom?

Broadcom's mailing address is 1320 RIDDER PARK DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA, 95131. The semiconductor manufacturer can be reached via phone at (408) 433-8000 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 1/17/2022 by Staff


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