Exar Corporation Reports Fiscal 2011 First Quarter Results
Quarterly revenue of $39.6M - highest level achieved in over a decade
FREMONT, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR), today reported financial results for its fiscal 2011 first quarter ended June 27, 2010.
Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 were $39.6 million compared to net sales of $38.5 million for the prior quarter and $30.9 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2010.
The GAAP gross margin for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 was 47.5% compared to 50.4% for the prior quarter and 41.6% in the first quarter of fiscal 2010.
On a non-GAAP basis, the gross margin for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 was 52.1% compared to 54.0% for the prior quarter and 52.1% in the first quarter of fiscal 2010.
The GAAP net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 was $7.4 million, or $0.17 net loss per share, compared to a net loss of $3.3 million, or $0.08 net loss per share in the prior quarter, and a net loss of $12.9 million, or $0.30 net loss per share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2010.
On a non-GAAP basis, the net loss was $0.8 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 or $0.02 net loss per share, compared to net income of $1.5 million in the prior quarter, or $0.03 diluted earnings per share, and a net loss of $3.1 million, or $0.07 net loss per share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2010.
The Company ended the first quarter of fiscal 2011 with cash, cash equivalents and short-term marketable securities of $208.2 million.
"We achieved the highest quarterly revenue in more than 15 years and a Company record of more than 100 million units shipped during the first fiscal quarter of 2011," said Pete Rodriguez, the Company's president and chief executive officer. "During the quarter, we exited the low margin Optical business and made solid progress in reducing operating expenses. Our overall bookings remain strong and we will drive to attain non-GAAP operating profitability in the current quarter."
For the second quarter of fiscal 2011 ending September 26, 2010, the Company projects that net sales will be between $40 million and $42 million. The non-GAAP gross margin is currently expected to be between 52.5% and 54.5%. Operating expenses are currently expected to be between $21.0 million and $22.0 million on a non-GAAP basis.
The Company's statements about its future financial performance or operating plans are based on current information and expectations and the Company undertakes no duty to update such statements. These statements are forward-looking and actual results could differ materially due to various risks and uncertainties, some of which are described herein.
Results Conference Call
The Company invites investors, financial analysts, and the general public to listen to its conference call discussing the Company's financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2011, today, Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. PDT. To access the conference call, please dial (800) 230-1085 by 1:20 p.m. PDT and use conference ID number 165055. In addition, a live webcast will also be available.
To access the webcast, please go to the Company's Investor Relations Homepage at: http://www.exar.com. A replay of the call will be available starting at 3:00 p.m. PDT on July 29, 2010 until 11:59 p.m. PDT on August 5, 2010. To access the replay, please dial (800) 475-6701 and use conference ID number 165055.
Product Line Highlights:
DataCom and Storage
Safe Harbor Statement
The Company's statements about its future financial performance, changes in gross margins, net sales and operating expenses, resource allocation and its impact on future performance and product development initiatives, design win conversion, distribution and OEM trends, supply chain issues among others, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include global financial volatility, economic recession, and industry and market conditions, such as customer and distributor relationships; limited visibility associated with customer or distributor demand for the Company's products; the possible loss of, or decrease in orders from, an important customer; cash balances; vendor capacity, quality or throughput constraints; successful integration of acquired businesses; possible disruption in commercial activities as a consequence of terrorist activity, natural disasters, armed conflict or health issues; successful development, market acceptance and demand for the Company's products, including those for which the Company has achieved design wins; competitive factors, such as pricing or competing solutions; customer ordering patterns; accounting considerations related to impairment analyses or acquisition related issues; the level of inventories maintained at the Company's OEMs and distributors; and the Company's successful execution of internal performance plans, as well as the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 28, 2010.
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
The Company reports its financial results in accordance with GAAP. Additionally, the Company supplements reported GAAP financials with non-GAAP measures which are included in related press releases and reports furnished to the SEC, copies of which are available at the Company's website: http://www.exar.com or the SEC's website at: http://www.sec.gov. For the periods presented, we are disclosing non-GAAP gross profit, non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP research and development expenses, non-GAAP selling, general and administrative expenses, non-GAAP operating expenses, non-GAAP operating income (loss), non-GAAP net income (loss), and non-GAAP diluted earnings (loss) per share, which are adjusted to exclude from our GAAP results all stock-based compensation expense, amortization of acquired intangible assets, fair value adjustment of acquired inventories, acquisition-related costs, separation costs of executive officers, acceleration of depreciation on abandoned equipment, impairment charges on investments, and income tax effects. These non-GAAP measures are presented in part to enhance the understanding of the Company's historical financial performance and comparability between reporting periods. The Company believes the non-GAAP presentation, when shown in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures, provide relevant and useful information to analysts, investors, management and other interested parties following the semiconductor industry. For its internal purposes, the Company uses the foregoing non-GAAP measures to evaluate performance across reporting periods, determine certain employee benefits as well as plan for and forecast the Company's future periods. These non-GAAP measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative for measures prepared in accordance with GAAP, and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies. In addition, these non-GAAP measures are not based on any comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles. The Company believes that non-GAAP measures have limitations in that they do not reflect all of the amounts associated with the Company's results of operations as determined in accordance with GAAP. These measures should only be used to evaluate the Company's results of operations in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures.
Exar Corporation delivers highly differentiated silicon, software and subsystem solutions for industrial, consumer, and enterprise applications. For nearly 40 years, Exar's comprehensive knowledge of end-user markets along with the underlying analog/mixed signal and digital technologies has enabled innovative solutions that meet the needs of the evolving connected world. Exar's technology portfolio includes solutions for power management, serial interfaces, packet-based and TDM wireline communications, enterprise storage optimization, and data security. Exar has locations worldwide providing real-time customer support to drive rapid product development. For more information about Exar, visit: www.exar.com.
EXAR CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (In thousands, except share amounts) (Unaudited) JUNE 27, MARCH 28, 2010 2010 ASSETS Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 9,063 $ 25,486 Short-term marketable securities 199,098 186,598 Accounts receivable (net of allowances of $726 and $831) 14,606 13,461 Accounts receivable, related party (net of allowances of $288 and $605) 3,590 4,323 Inventories 18,814 15,000 Other current assets 5,307 5,106 Total current assets 250,478 249,974 Property, plant and equipment, net 43,407 42,941 Goodwill 3,184 3,085 Intangible assets, net 29,088 31,957 Other non-current assets 4,944 5,357 Total assets $ 331,101 $ 333,314 LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY Current liabilities: Accounts payable $ 11,179 $ 9,828 Accrued compensation and related benefits 6,454 6,619 Deferred income and allowances on sales to distributors 4,645 4,227 Deferred income and allowances on sales to distributors, related party 11,103 10,650 Other accrued expenses 10,764 10,598 Total current liabilities 44,145 41,922 Long-term lease financing obligations 13,447 13,454 Other non-current obligations 3,815 3,806 Total liabilities 61,407 59,182 Total stockholders' equity Preferred stock, $.0001 par value; 2,250,000 shares authorized; no shares outstanding - - Common stock, $.0001 par value; 100,000,000 shares authorized; 43,974,981 and 43,839,514 shares issued and outstanding at June 27, 2010 and March 28, 2010, respectively (net of treasury shares) 4 4 Additional paid-in capital 723,929 720,455 Accumulated other comprehensive income 784 1,282 Treasury stock at cost, 19,924,369 shares at June 27, 2010 and March 28, 2010 (248,983) (248,983) Accumulated deficit (206,040) (198,626) Total stockholders' equity 269,694 274,132 Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 331,101 $ 333,314 Note: Certain amounts previously reported above have been reclassified to conform to the current periods' presentation.
EXAR CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (In thousands, except per share amounts) (Unaudited) THREE MONTHS ENDED JUNE 27, MARCH 28, JUNE 28, 2010 2010 2009 Net sales $ 28,365 $ 26,990 $ 23,110 Net sales, related party 11,271 11,507 7,752 Total net sales 39,636 38,497 30,862 Cost of sales: Cost of sales 14,079 12,723 12,889 Cost of sales, related party 5,188 5,200 3,788 Amortization of purchased intangible assets 1,553 1,172 1,340 Total cost of sales 20,820 19,095 18,017 Gross profit 18,816 19,402 12,845 Operating expenses: Research and development 14,443 12,255 12,294 Selling, general and administrative 12,957 11,686 15,112 Total operating expenses 27,400 23,941 27,406 Loss from operations (8,584) (4,539) (14,561) Other income and expense, net: Interest income and other, net 1,613 1,741 1,754 Interest expense (318) (323) (324) Impairment charges on investments - - (72) Total other income and expense, net 1,295 1,418 1,358 Loss before income taxes (7,289) (3,121) (13,203) Provision for (benefit from) income taxes 125 189 (328) Net loss $ (7,414) $ (3,310) $ (12,875) Loss per share: Basic loss per share $ (0.17) $ (0.08) $ (0.30) Diluted loss per share $ (0.17) $ (0.08) $ (0.30) Shares used in the computation of loss per share: Basic 43,897 43,822 43,314 43,822 Diluted 43,897 43,822 43,314 Note: Certain amounts previously reported above have been reclassified to conform to the current periods' presentation.
EXAR CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES SUPPLEMENTAL RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP RESULTS (In thousands, except per share amounts) (Unaudited) THREE MONTHS ENDED JUNE 27, MARCH 28, JUNE 28, 2010 2010 2009 Net Sales $ 39,636 $ 38,497 $ 30,862 GAAP gross profit $ 18,816 $ 19,402 $ 12,845 GAAP gross margin 47.5% 50.4% 41.6% Stock-based compensation 220 144 116 Amortization of acquired intangible assets 1,553 1,172 1,340 Fair value adjustment of acquired inventories 42 72 1,787 Acquisition-related costs - - 6 Non-GAAP gross profit 20,631 20,790 16,094 Non-GAAP gross margin 52.1% 54.0% 52.1% GAAP research and development expenses $ 14,443 $ 12,255 $ 12,294 Stock-based compensation 1,556 624 486 Amortization of acquired intangible assets 1,074 927 588 Acquisition-related costs - 10 557 Non-GAAP research and development expenses $ 11,813 $ 10,694 $ 10,663 GAAP selling, general and administrative expenses $ 12,957 $ 11,686 $ 15,112 Stock-based compensation 1,546 887 707 Amortization of acquired intangible assets 298 198 142 Acquisition-related costs 328 542 3,926 Separation costs of executive officers - - 162 Acceleration of depreciation on abandoned equipment - 50 - Non-GAAP selling, general and administrative expenses $ 10,785 $ 10,009 $ 10,175 GAAP operating expenses $ 27,400 $ 23,941 $ 27,406 Stock-based compensation 3,102 1,511 1,193 Amortization of acquired intangible assets 1,372 1,125 730 Acquisition-related costs 328 552 4,483 Separation costs of executive officers - - 162 Acceleration of depreciation on abandoned equipment - 50 - Non-GAAP operating expenses $ 22,598 $ 20,703 $ 20,838 GAAP operating loss $ (8,584) $ (4,539) $ (14,561) Stock-based compensation 3,322 1,655 1,309 Amortization of acquired intangible assets 2,925 2,297 2,070 Fair value adjustment of acquired inventories 42 72 1,787 Acquisition-related costs 328 552 4,489 Separation costs of executive officers - - 162 Acceleration of depreciation on abandoned equipment - 50 - Non-GAAP operating income (loss) $ (1,967) $ 87 $ (4,744) GAAP net loss $ (7,414) $ (3,310) $ (12,875) Stock-based compensation 3,322 1,655 1,309 Amortization of acquired intangible assets 2,925 2,297 2,070 Fair value adjustment of acquired inventories 42 72 1,787 Acquisition-related costs 328 552 4,489 Separation costs of executive officers - - 162 Acceleration of depreciation on abandoned equipment - 50 - Impairment charges on investments - - 72 Income tax effects 33 141 (152) Non-GAAP net income (loss) $ (764) $ 1,457 $ (3,138) GAAP loss per share $ (0.17) $ (0.08) $ (0.30) Stock-based compensation 0.08 0.04 0.03 Amortization of acquired intangible assets 0.07 0.05 0.05 Fair value adjustment of acquired inventories - - 0.04 Acquisition-related costs 0.01 0.01 0.10 Separation costs of executive officers - - - Acceleration of depreciation on abandoned equipment - - - Impairment charges on investments - - - Income tax effects - - - Non-GAAP diluted earnings (loss) per share $ (0.02) $ 0.03 $ (0.07) Shares used in earnings (loss) per share --- GAAP 43,897 43,822 43,314 The effect of dilutive potential common shares due to reporting Non-GAAP net income - 262 - The effect of removing stock-based compensation expense under SFAS 123R for Non-GAAP presentation purpose - (28) - Shares used in diluted earnings per share --- Non-GAAP 43,897 44,056 43,314 Notes: Certain amounts may not total due to rounding. Certain amounts previously reported above have been reclassified to conform to the current periods' presentation.
SOURCE Exar Corporation
Released July 29, 2010