U-blox Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1997

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 1,771

Employees

  • Stock Symbol
  • UBXN

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 22

  • Share Price
  • $110.85
  • (As of Friday Closing)

U-blox General Information

Description

u-Blox Holding AG is a Swiss manufacturer of wireless semiconductors and modules for use in consumer, automotive, and industrial applications. The firm's business is organized into two segments--Positioning and Wireless products segment develop and distribute GPS/GNSS positioning receivers and wireless communication modules which are mainly used in automotive, industrial, and consumer applications, and Wireless Services, which offer wireless communication technology services for reference designs and software. Roughly half of the firm's revenue is generated in the Asia-Pacific region, with the rest coming from Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas.

Contact Information

Website
www.u-blox.com
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Wireless Communications Equipment
Other Industries
General Purpose Semiconductors
Stock Exchange
SWX
Corporate Office
  • Zurcherstrasse 68
  • 8800 Thalwil
  • Switzerland
+41 044 000 00 00

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U-blox Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$110.85 $114.49 $80.24 - $132.52 $809M 7.3M 20.2K -$1.35

U-blox Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 774,115 774,115 775,044 479,402
Revenue 641,781 641,781 653,364 452,897
EBITDA 36,517 36,517 171,384 69,713
Net Income (9,602) (9,602) 106,587 16,767
Total Assets 706,129 706,129 721,168 551,878
Total Debt 37,954 37,954 37,838 101,338
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U-blox Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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U-blox Comparisons

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U-blox Competitors (10)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
TomTom Corporation Amsterdam, Netherlands 0000 00000 000000000000
Sierra Wireless Formerly VC-backed Richmond, Canada 0000 0000 000000&0 0000
QuickLogic Formerly VC-backed San Jose, CA 00 00000 000000000 00000
X-FAB Silicon Foundries Corporation Tessenderlo, Belgium 0000 00000 00000000 00000
NXP Semiconductors Formerly PE-Backed Eindhoven, Netherlands 00000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
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U-blox Patents

U-blox Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20240195044-A1 Gnss antenna Pending 16-Feb-2024 0000000000
US-20240195045-A1 Gnss antenna Pending 16-Feb-2024 0000000000
US-20240192305-A1 Method for determining a confidence value for an estimated parameter in a wireless positioning system and radio receiver device Pending 13-Dec-2022 0000000000
EP-4373022-A1 Method for multiplexing data sources to uplink time and frequency resources by a hardware module Pending 17-Nov-2022 0000000000 0
US-20240172219-A1 Method for multiplexing data sources to uplink time and frequency resources by a hardware module Pending 17-Nov-2022 H04W72/1268
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U-blox Executive Team (17)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Stephan Zizala Chief Executive Officer
Dave Carey President of U-blox San Diego, Inc.
Roland Jud Chief Financial Officer
Andreas Thiel Co-Founder, Head of Product Centers & Member of the Executive Committee
Gitte Jensen Executive, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications and CSR Manage, Communications
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U-blox Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
André Müller Self Chairman of the Board 000 0000
Karin Sonnenmoser U-blox Board Member 000 0000
Markus Borchert U-blox Board Member 000 0000
Ulrich Looser U-blox Deputy Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
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U-blox Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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U-blox Investments & Acquisitions (22)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
RoboK 29-Jun-2023 00000 0000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software 0000 0000
Naventik 26-Sep-2022 0000000000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software
Trameto 09-May-2022 0000 00000 Application Specific Semiconductors 0000 0000
Zero Point Motion 07-Mar-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Application Specific Semiconductors 0000 0000
Forefront RF 11-Aug-2021 Early Stage VC 00.000 Wireless Communications Equipment
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U-blox Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Thingstream Telecommunications Service Providers Zurich, Switzerland 0000
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U-blox ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated April, 27, 2024

25.18 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability

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10-20

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30-40

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40+

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U-blox FAQs

  • When was U-blox founded?

    U-blox was founded in 1997.

  • Who is the founder of U-blox?

    Roland Jud, Andreas Thiel, Jean-Pierre Wyss, and Daniel Ammann are the founders of U-blox.

  • Who is the CEO of U-blox?

    Stephan Zizala is the CEO of U-blox.

  • Where is U-blox headquartered?

    U-blox is headquartered in Thalwil, Switzerland.

  • What is the size of U-blox?

    U-blox has 1,771 total employees.

  • What industry is U-blox in?

    U-blox’s primary industry is Wireless Communications Equipment.

  • Is U-blox a private or public company?

    U-blox is a Public company.

  • What is U-blox’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for U-blox is UBXN.

  • What is the current stock price of U-blox?

    As of 14-Jun-2024 the stock price of U-blox is $110.85.

  • What is the current market cap of U-blox?

    The current market capitalization of U-blox is $809M.

  • What is U-blox’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for U-blox is $642M.

  • Who are U-blox’s competitors?

    TomTom, Sierra Wireless, QuickLogic, X-FAB Silicon Foundries, and NXP Semiconductors are some of the 10 competitors of U-blox.

  • What is U-blox’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    U-blox’s EPS for 12 months was -$1.35.

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