McGregor: company “benefiting from some very powerful long-term trends”

McGregor: company “benefiting from some very powerful long-term trends”

No. 3 Broadcom Corp.

• Headquarters: 5300 California Ave., Irvine
• Employees: 9,051; 2,267 in OC
• Business: chipmaker
• Market value as of April 1: $22 billion
• 2010 revenue: $6.8 billion, up 52%
• 2010 net income: $1.08 billion, up 155%

Year in Review

Broadcom saw record sales and profits last year with stepped up demand for its chips for tablet computers, smartphones, set-top boxes, broadband modems, networking gear and other products...

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