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Silicom Hits It out of the Ballpark with Best Quarter & Year on Record - Q4 Sales of $16.7M Yield $0.49 EPS (Non-GAAP); 2012 Sales of $48.7M Yield $1.52 EPS (non-GAAP)
By: Business Wire
Jan. 23, 2013 08:15 AM
Silicom Ltd. (NASDAQ:SILC) (TASE:SILC), an industry-leading provider of high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions, today reported its strongest-ever revenues, operating profit, net income and EPS (earnings per share) for both the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012.
Financial results for Q4 2012: In the fourth quarter of 2012, Silicom generated record revenues of $16.7 million, a 51% increase compared with $11.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. This represents 45% sequential growth compared with sales of $11.5 million in the third quarter of 2012.
On a GAAP basis, net income for the quarter increased 26% to a record $3.0 million, or $0.43 per diluted share ($0.44 per basic share), compared with $2.4 million, or $0.34 per diluted share ($0.35 per basic share), in the fourth quarter of 2011.
On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the quarter increased 37% to a record $3.4 million, or $0.49 per diluted and basic share, compared with $2.5 million, or $0.36 per diluted and basic share, for the fourth quarter of 2011.
Financial results for 2012: For the full year, Silicom’s revenues increased by 23% to a record $48.7 million from $39.6 million in 2011.
On a GAAP basis, the Company’s net income for the year increased by 20% to a record $9.9 million, or $1.42 per diluted and basic share, compared with $8.2 million, or $1.18 per diluted share ($1.20 per basic share) for 2011.
On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the period increased by 22% to a record $10.6 million, or $1.52 per diluted share ($1.53 per ordinary share), compared with $8.7 million, or $1.24 per diluted share ($1.26 per basic share) for 2011.
Cash Position: As of December 31, 2012, the Company’s cash, cash equivalents, bank deposits and marketable securities totalled $56.9 million, or $8.12 per outstanding share, up $2.1 million compared with the end of the third quarter, and up $7.7 million compared with the end of 2011.
Comments of Management
Commenting on the results, Shaike Orbach, President and CEO, said, “We are extremely excited to report our best quarter and year so far - blowout results that demonstrate the extraordinary fit between Silicom’s strategy and some of the Networking and Data Infrastructure industry’s strongest forces. Our success with the world’s most respected suppliers of appliance solutions to major cloud/Internet, virtualization and other players continues to increase demand for all of our products, bringing us new strategic customers as well as new, high-volume, long-term deals with existing customers. With no end in sight to the growth of this demand, and with continued strong loyalty from our 90+ OEM customers throughout the world, we believe we are positioned to continue growing strongly in the years ahead.”
Mr. Orbach continued, “As a concrete demonstration of our confidence, and in light of our significant cash reserves, we were pleased to have recently announced a dividend policy to further enhance the value of our shares for our shareholders.”
Mr. Orbach concluded, “As our strong momentum continues, we feel more empowered than ever to continue building Silicom to a whole new level. With a superb and growing product portfolio, an unmatched customer platform, a sterling reputation and virtually endless markets, we are positioned to deliver on our promises and to continue generating strong growth, profits and value for our shareholders in the years ahead.”
Conference Call Details
Silicom’s Management will host an interactive conference today, January 23rd, at 9:00am Eastern Time (6:00am Pacific Time, 16:00 Israel Time). On the call, management will review and discuss the results, and will also be available to answer investors’ questions.
To participate, please call one of the following teleconferencing numbers. Please begin placing your calls at least 10 minutes before the conference call commences. If you are unable to connect using the toll-free numbers, try the international dial-in number.
US: 1 888 668 9141
UK: 0 800 917 5108
ISRAEL: 03 918 0609
INTERNATIONAL: +972 3 918 0609
At: 9:00am Eastern Time, 6:00am Pacific Time, 16:00 Israel Time
For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay of the call will be available for three months from the day after the call under the investor relations section of Silicom’s website.
Silicom Ltd. is an industry-leading provider of high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions. Designed primarily to increase data center efficiency, Silicom’s solutions dramatically improve the throughput and availability of networking appliances and other server-based systems.
Silicom’s products are used by a large and growing base of OEM customers, many of whom are market leaders, as performance-boosting solutions for their offerings in the Application Delivery,
WAN Optimization, Security and other mission-critical segments within the fast-growing virtualization, cloud computing and big data markets. Silicom’s product portfolio includes multi-port 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet server adapters, Intelligent Bypass solutions, Encryption accelerators and a variety of innovative Smart adapters. These products are available for incorporation directly into our OEM customers' systems, or provided as part of Silicom’s patented SETAC (Server To Appliance Converter), a unique approach to the provision of high quality standard platforms with modular front connectivity.
For more information, please visit: www.silicom.co.il.
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
This release, including the financial tables below, presents other financial information that may be considered "non-GAAP financial measures" under Regulation G and related reporting requirements promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission as they apply to our company. These non-GAAP financial measures exclude compensation expenses in respect of options granted to directors, officers and employees, as well as aborted acquisition related expenses. Non-GAAP financial measures should be evaluated in conjunction with, and are not a substitute for, GAAP financial measures. The tables also present the GAAP financial measures, which are most comparable to the non-GAAP financial measures as well as reconciliation between the non-GAAP financial measures and the most comparable GAAP financial measures. The non-GAAP financial information presented herein should not be considered in isolation from or as a substitute for operating income, net income or per share data prepared in accordance with GAAP.
Statements in this press release which are not historical data are forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, or other factors not under the Company's control, which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the results, performance, or other expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, those detailed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company disclaims any duty to update such statements.
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