Apple Supplier Broadcom to Slash 1,900 Jobs Globally by Reuters @FortuneMagazine March 3, 2016, 6:45 PM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd, the company created following the merger of Avago and Broadcom, said it would cut about 1,900 jobs globally across its businesses. Shares of Broadcom brcm , which also supplies to Apple aapl , were up 8% at $148.20 in extended trading on Thursday. The company said it expects to take charges of about $650 million related to the job cuts through 2018. Avago completed its $37 billion deal for Broadcom last month. Get Data Sheet, Fortune’s technology newsletter. Revenue for the legacy Avago business fell 4% to $1.77 billion in the three months ended Jan. 31. On an adjusted basis, the company reported revenue of $1.78 billion, above the $1.75 billion analysts’ on average had expected, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. The company’s net income fell to $377 million, or $1.30 per share, in the first quarter, from $429 million, or $1.49 per share, a year earlier. For more read Broadcom-Powered Raspberry Pi Computer Gains Very Useful New Features Excluding items, the company earned $2.41 per share, well above the average analyst estimate of $2.30. Broadcom forecast adjusted revenue of $3.55 billion, plus or minus $75 million, for its second quarter ending April. Analysts on average were expecting $3.57 billion.