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Last $42.11 USD
Change Today -0.37 / -0.87%
Volume 2.3M
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garmin ltd (GRMN) Details

Garmin Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets hand-held, wrist-based, and portable and fixed-mount global positioning system (GPS) enabled products; and other navigation, communication, and information products worldwide. It operates in five segments: Automotive/Mobile, Aviation, Marine, Outdoor, and Fitness. The Automotive/Mobile segment offers personal automotive navigation devices; and infotainment solutions, as well as mobile applications under the Viago, StreetPilot, and NAVIGON brands. The Aviation segment provides GPS-enabled navigation, VHF communications transmitters/receivers, multi-function displays, electronic flight instrumentation systems, automatic flight control systems, traffic advisory systems and traffic collision avoidance systems, terrain awareness and warning systems, instrument landing system receivers, surveillance products, audio panels, cockpit datalink systems, and others. The Marine segment offers chartplotters and multi-function displays, fish finders, sounders, autopilot systems, radars, compliant instrument displays, radios, handhelds and wrist-worn devices, sailing products, and integrated marine audio equipment. The Outdoor segment provides outdoor handhelds, wrist watches, golf devices, dog tracking and training/pet obedience devices, and action cameras. The Fitness segment offers running/multi-sport watches for athletes; personal training systems and pedal-based power meters for cyclists; activity tracking devices for corporate wellness programs; watches designed for swimming pool use; and Garmin Connect, a Web-based analytic tool that allows users to store, analyze, and share fitness and wellness data. The company sells its GPS receivers and accessories to retail outlets, and aviation products to aviation dealers and aircraft manufacturers through a network of independent dealers and distributors. Garmin Ltd. was founded in 1990 and is based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

11,185 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/15
Founded in 1990

garmin ltd (GRMN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $668.9K
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $350.3K
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Total Annual Compensation: $317.6K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $527.3K
Vice President of Worldwide Sales - Garmin In...
Total Annual Compensation: $478.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

garmin ltd (GRMN) Key Developments

Garmin Ltd. Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Garmin Ltd. provided earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2015 and revised earnings guidance for the full year of 2015. The company expects to report second quarter 2015 revenue in the range of $770 million - $775 million with a gross margin of approximately 54%. The year-over-year decline was driven primarily by currency movements negatively impacting sales by $55 million - $60 million year-over-year on a constant currency basis across all consumer segments and a more promotional pricing environment in the fitness segment. Operating margin is expected to be approximately 21.5% as the company continue to invest in research & development and advertising. Given an increased tax rate in the quarter, the resulting second quarter diluted earnings per share (EPS) is expected to be in the range of $0.70 to $0.72. For the full year, the company continues to expect revenue of approximately $2.9 billion, unchanged from prior guidance. Total company gross margin is expected to be in the range of 54% - 55% driven primarily by currency movements and promotional pricing. Previously, gross margin was expected to be approximately 56%. With expected increased investments in advertising and research & development, the company expects an operating margin in the range of 20% - 21% compared to prior guidance of 23%. Given an effective tax rate of 18% to 19%, the company now expects pro forma diluted EPS of approximately $2.65 for full year 2015, compared to prior guidance of $3.10. The pro forma EPS excludes the impact of the first quarter loss associated with translation of assets and liabilities held in non-functional currencies by global subsidiaries.

Garmin Unveils eTrex Touch 25, 35 and 35t Handhelds

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., has unveiled the eTrex Touch 25, 35 and 35t, adding new touchscreen models to its line of outdoor handhelds. The eTrex Touch series has a completely updated user interface, improving the ease-of-use of the device, as well as a 2.6" capacitive touchscreen display, the large display that's ever been put on an eTrex device. The eTrex Touch series also features new activity profiles for easy-to-use navigation for multiple activities and an enhanced track manager to easily start and stop recording. Rugged and dependable, the new eTrex Touch series boasts a high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver with GLONASS support, as well as a worldwide shaded relief basemap, with preloaded TOPO US 100K on the 35t. Additionally, the eTrex Touch 25, 35 and 35t are compatible with an array of mounts that are extremely easy to use on bicycles, boats, ATVs or in the car. No matter the activity, the eTrex Touch series is ready for an adventure.

Garmin Launches New Model of Rugged Two-Way Radio Handhelds

Garmin has launched the Rino 650t, the latest model of its rugged two-way radio handhelds. Rino 650t features a built-in 5-watt FRS/GMRS radio for a communication range of up to 20 miles, color display, and a full navigational tool set with high-sensitivity GPS.


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