The report is important because it will set the tone for the rest of the industry. TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, said on CNBC's "Stop Trading" segment.
"I am watching this quarter more closely than any other quarter during the month of March," Cramer said, reiterating the company's importance.
If investors see good results, it could catapult other stocks in the semiconductor group including Skyworks Solutions (SWKS - Get Report) , NXP Semiconductor (NXPI - Get Report) and Qorvo (QRVO - Get Report)
Even with all the earnings news today. How well do you really know Broadcom?
The company is a global supplier of a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's product portfolio serves the data center, networking, software, broadband, wireless, and storage and industrial markets.
Watch the video timeline above to learn about its rich heritage that includes AT&T/Bell Labs, Hewlett-Packard and more.