Cavium Company Profile (NASDAQ:CAVM)

About Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)

Cavium logoCavium, Inc. is a provider of integrated semiconductor processors that enable intelligent processing for wired and wireless infrastructure and cloud for networking, communications, storage and security applications. The Company's products consist of multi-core processors for embedded and data center applications, network connectivity for server and switches, storage connectivity, and security processors for offload and appliance. A range of its products also include a suite of embedded security protocols that enable unified threat management (UTM), secure connectivity, network perimeter protection and deep packet inspection (DPI). The Company sells its products to networking original equipment manufacturers (OEM), which sell into the enterprise, datacenter, service provider, and broadband and consumer markets. In the enterprise market, its products are used in routers, switches, storage appliances, server connectivity for networking and storage, wireless local area networks and UTM.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CAVM
  • CUSIP: 14964U10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.74 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 68,759,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $66.55
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $66.77
  • 52 Week Range: $50.81 - $76.26
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.41
  • P/E Growth: 0.80
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $865.94 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.47
  • Book Value: $10.68 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.45
  • EBITDA: $79.41 million
  • Net Margins: -22.82%
  • Return on Equity: 5.94%
  • Return on Assets: 2.78%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.84%
  • Current Ratio: 2.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.10%
  • Average Volume: 876,238 shs.
  • Beta: 1.25
  • Short Ratio: 4.17

Frequently Asked Questions for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)

What is Cavium's stock symbol?

Cavium trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CAVM."

How were Cavium's earnings last quarter?

Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAVM) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.02. The firm earned $242.09 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $238.93 million. Cavium had a positive return on equity of 5.94% and a negative net margin of 22.82%. The business's revenue was up 125.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.29 EPS. View Cavium's Earnings History.

When will Cavium make its next earnings announcement?

Cavium is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Cavium.

Where is Cavium's stock going? Where will Cavium's stock price be in 2017?

17 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Cavium's shares. Their predictions range from $66.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Cavium's stock price to reach $78.13 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cavium.

What are analysts saying about Cavium stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Cavium stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Cavium, Inc. is engaged in providing semiconductor processors that enable networking, communications, storage, video and security applications. The Company offers software compatible processors with functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access and service provider equipment. Its processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tools and application support, hardware reference designs and other services. Cavium, Inc., formerly known as Cavium Networks, Inc., is headquartered in Mountain View, California. " (8/7/2017)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We expect management to echo previous comments regarding a lack of visibility as it pertains to a China telco recovery ." (8/4/2017)
  • 3. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "CAVM posted its fourth consecutive beat-and-raise quarter with strength across all areas of its business. The core embedded business remains strong and positive contributions from the recently acquired QLogic may result in that business exceeding management’s initial 8% initial growth target for 2017." (4/27/2017)
  • 4. Barclays PLC analysts commented, "CAVM's business is continuing to accelerate in 2017 across the core Octeon business, new products, and QLGC. QLGC is seeing share gains both within its existing customer base (HP/Dell) and new cloud customers (such as AMZN) and likely exceeds our estimates this year. Within CAVM's new products, Fusion-M is already at a double-digit run rate with the new "baby" M (500-1K users) and 5G expanding the TAM in 2018+. Thunder has taken longer but we see opportunities for wins with the new T2 portfolio (expected in Q2 and includes Vulcan at high-end) that can add incremental revenue vs. low ARM server expectations. Octeon III continues to roll out driving 10%+ core growth. Net net, still a show me growth story but they are starting to do just that. PT to $80." (3/6/2017)
  • 5. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "CAVM beat and raised again, with a full quarter of QLGC and progress in new products (notably Fusion-M and XPliant). We are encouraged by the progress and visibility into product cycles but remain on the sidelines as we believe multiple expansion will be challenging given the B/S leverage, the acquisition of lower-growth QLGC, and high SBC." (2/2/2017)

Who are some of Cavium's key competitors?

Who are Cavium's key executives?

Cavium's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Syed B. Ali, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Arthur D. Chadwick, Vice President - Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer
  • Muhammad Raghib Hussain, Chief Operating Officer
  • Vincent P. Pangrazio, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • Anil Kumar Jain, Corporate Vice President - IC Engineering
  • Anthony S. Thornley, Lead Independent Director
  • Bradley W. Buss, Independent Director
  • Edward H. Frank Ph.D., Independent Director
  • Sanjay Mehrotra, Independent Director
  • Madhav V. Rajan, Independent Director

Who owns Cavium stock?

Cavium's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.33%), Inverness Counsel LLC NY (0.36%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.29%), Bender Robert & Associates (0.11%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.04%) and Pier 88 Investment Partners LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Cavium stock include Anil Kumar Jain, Anthony S Thornley, Arthur D Chadwick, C N Reddy, Muhammad Raghib Hussain, Syed Ali and Vincent P Pangrazio. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cavium.

Who sold Cavium stock? Who is selling Cavium stock?

Cavium's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI and Bender Robert & Associates. Company insiders that have sold Cavium stock in the last year include Anthony S Thornley, Arthur D Chadwick, C N Reddy, Muhammad Raghib Hussain, Syed Ali and Vincent P Pangrazio. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cavium.

Who bought Cavium stock? Who is buying Cavium stock?

Cavium's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Inverness Counsel LLC NY, Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC and Pier 88 Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have bought Cavium stock in the last two years include Arthur D Chadwick and Muhammad Raghib Hussain. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cavium.

How do I buy Cavium stock?

Shares of Cavium can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cavium's stock price today?

One share of Cavium stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.91.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cavium (NASDAQ CAVM)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  621 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  425 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,046
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cavium and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.76)
Consensus Price Target: $78.13 (13.38% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
Price Target History for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
Analysts' Ratings History for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$79.00N/AView Rating Details
10/17/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$80.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$66.00N/AView Rating Details
10/1/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyHighView Rating Details
9/14/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$75.00MediumView Rating Details
8/22/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$81.00LowView Rating Details
8/16/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$81.00LowView Rating Details
8/15/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$66.00HighView Rating Details
7/21/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightLowView Rating Details
6/22/2017Pacific CrestReiterated RatingEqual WeightMediumView Rating Details
6/9/2017Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$85.00HighView Rating Details
4/28/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$75.00 -> $80.00MediumView Rating Details
4/27/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$77.00 -> $78.00HighView Rating Details
3/30/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Outperform$85.00LowView Rating Details
3/14/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$75.00 -> $82.00LowView Rating Details
2/22/2017Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/24/2017Benchmark Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$63.00 -> $69.00N/AView Rating Details
9/20/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncInitiated CoveragePositive$65.00N/AView Rating Details
9/13/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
7/28/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$60.00 -> $57.00N/AView Rating Details
6/15/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
6/15/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$68.00N/AView Rating Details
4/28/2016Roth CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/28/2016Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetHold$63.00 -> $55.00N/AView Rating Details
2/12/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHold$58.00N/AView Rating Details
1/28/2016William BlairReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/23/2015JMP SecuritiesDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$50.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
Earnings by Quarter for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cavium (NASDAQ CAVM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017$0.74N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$0.65$0.67$238.93 million$242.09 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.29$0.20$227.22 million$229.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2017Q416$0.54$0.56$224.49 million$226.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.14($0.16)$159.55 million$168.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q2$0.29$0.29$106.70 million$107.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.25$0.25$102.13 million$101.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q415$0.28$0.28$100.39 million$100.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.38$0.38$105.06 million$105.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2$0.41$0.41$104.90 million$105.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.39$0.40$101.70 million$101.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.41$0.42$100.82 million$101.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.39$0.40$97.05 million$97.83 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.33$0.35$90.04 million$90.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.12$0.12$81.63 million$83.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.30$0.31$81.12 million$81.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.26$0.29$78.70 million$79.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.22$0.23$74.10 million$74.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.18$0.19$69.31 million$69.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.17$0.20$66.09 million$66.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.11$0.15$60.65 million$61.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.02$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.01$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.12$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$0.26$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.32$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.28$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2011$0.27$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.05)$0.26$0.11
Q2 20172$0.04$0.36$0.20
Q3 20172$0.19$0.35$0.27
Q4 20172$0.31$0.50$0.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.65%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.19%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/17/2017Muhammad Raghib HussainCOOSell20,000$61.85$1,237,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Arthur D ChadwickVPSell40,000$75.14$3,005,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Vincent P PangrazioSVPSell15,000$75.73$1,135,950.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2017Arthur D ChadwickVPSell63,813$69.76$4,451,594.88View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Muhammad Raghib HussainCOOSell90,000$66.93$6,023,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2017Anthony S ThornleyDirectorSell12,500$65.68$821,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Vincent P PangrazioSVPSell25,000$66.95$1,673,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016C N ReddyDirectorSell12,500$63.26$790,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Syed AliCEOSell109,948$54.85$6,030,647.80View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Arthur D ChadwickVPBuy20,000$55.33$1,106,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Arthur D ChadwickVPBuy10,000$51.94$519,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Muhammad Raghib HussainCOOBuy20,000$51.86$1,037,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Anthony S. ThornleyDirectorSell12,500$57.04$713,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Arthur D ChadwickCFOBuy20,000$47.77$955,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Syed AliCEOSell376,520$52.10$19,616,692.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2016Anil Kumar JainVPSell3,638$55.73$202,745.74View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015C N ReddyDirectorSell25,000$73.91$1,847,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Vincent P PangrazioSVPSell12,000$64.63$775,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Syed AliCEOSell175,000$69.31$12,129,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Arthur D ChadwickCFOSell13,100$69.48$910,188.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Arthur D ChadwickCFOSell25,582$62.35$1,595,037.70View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Anil Kumar JainVPSell12,881$59.00$759,979.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Anil Kumar JainVPSell44,144$59.32$2,618,622.08View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Vincent P PangrazioSVPSell10,000$56.75$567,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Vincent P PangrazioSVPSell3,325$51.34$170,705.50View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Arthur D ChadwickCFOSell42,500$55.57$2,361,725.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Vincent P PangrazioSVPSell3,325$47.08$156,541.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Arthur D ChadwickCFOSell16,500$51.91$856,515.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Anil Kumar JainVPSell3,400$49.90$169,660.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Anil Kumar JainVPSell60,500$47.80$2,891,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Arthur D ChadwickCFOSell30,000$46.09$1,382,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014C ReddyDirectorSell25,000$43.76$1,094,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Anil Kumar JainVPSell66,400$44.67$2,966,088.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Syed AliCEOSell150,000$40.54$6,081,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Vincent PangrazioSVPSell3,325$42.90$142,642.50View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Anil Kumar JainVPSell36,475$44.58$1,626,055.50View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Anil Kumar JainVPSell3,750$42.50$159,375.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Vincent PangrazioSVPSell1,825$36.86$67,269.50View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Vincent P PangrazioSVPSell3,500$40.04$140,140.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Arthur ChadwickCFOSell30,000$38.00$1,140,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Vincent PangrazioSVPSell3,000$36.47$109,410.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Vincent P PangrazioSVPSell2,750$34.89$95,947.50View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Rajiv KhemaniCOOSell20,000$33.15$663,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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