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Silicon Image Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Earnings

Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity solutions, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.

Revenue for fiscal year 2013 was $276.4 million, an increase of approximately 9.5% over fiscal year 2012 of $252.4 million. Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2013 was $61.4 million, compared with $59.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 and $79.3 million in the third quarter of 2013.

“We remain focused on enhancing shareholder value. 2013 was another year of growth for Silicon Image. We increased earnings per share by more than 30% and also generated more than $33 million in free cash flow,” said Camillo Martino, chief executive officer of Silicon Image, Inc. “We drove new product development, and saw the introduction of new versions of the MHL® and HDMI® standards, which will create additional opportunities for growth. Looking ahead, we expect continued growth in the MHL ecosystem and we are excited about the opportunities for our 60GHz wireless technology.”

GAAP net loss for the fourth quarter of 2013 was $1.0 million, or $0.01 per share, compared with a GAAP net income of $9.0 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2013 and a GAAP net loss of $0.3 million, or $0.00 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2012. GAAP net income for fiscal year 2013 was $11.5 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, compared with a net loss for fiscal year 2012 of $11.2 million, or $0.14 per share.

Non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of 2013 was $4.1 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, compared with a non-GAAP net income of $9.2 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2013, and a non-GAAP net income of $6.2 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2012. Non-GAAP net income for fiscal year 2013 was $22.9 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, compared with a net income for fiscal year 2012 of $18.5 million, or $0.22 per share. Non-GAAP net income for these periods excludes stock-based compensation expense, amortization of intangible assets, business acquisition related expenses, other than temporary impairment of a privately-held company investment, proceeds from legal settlement, restructuring charges, impairment of intangible assets and write-down (recovery) of certain unsalable inventory.

A reconciliation of GAAP and non-GAAP items is provided in a table following the Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations.

Pursuant to the previously announced share repurchase program, Silicon Image repurchased approximately 308,000 shares of its common stock for $1.6 million at an average price of approximately $5.27 per share during the fourth quarter of 2013. The company’s cash and short-term investments balance as of December 31, 2013 was $138.2 million.

The following are Silicon Image’s financial performance estimates for the first quarter of 2014:

            Revenue:          

$58 million to $62 million

Gross Margin:

59% - 60%

GAAP operating expenses: approximately $34.5 million
Non-GAAP operating expenses: approximately $31 million
Diluted shares outstanding: approximately 79 million
Non-GAAP tax rate: approximately 28% of non-GAAP pre-tax income
 

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information

Silicon Image presents and discusses gross margin, operating expenses, net income (loss) and basic and diluted net income (loss) per share in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and on a non-GAAP basis for informational purposes only. Silicon Image believes that non-GAAP reporting, giving effect to the adjustments shown in the attached reconciliation, provides meaningful information and therefore uses non-GAAP reporting to supplement its GAAP reporting and internally in evaluating operations, managing and monitoring performance, and determining bonus compensation. Further, Silicon Image uses non-GAAP information as certain non-cash charges such as stock-based compensation expense, amortization of intangible assets, business acquisition related expenses, other than temporary impairment of a privately-held company investment, proceeds from legal settlement, restructuring charges, impairment of intangible assets and write-down (recovery) of certain unsalable inventory do not reflect the cash operating results of the business. Silicon Image has chosen to provide this supplemental information to investors, analysts and other interested parties to enable them to perform additional analyses of its operating results and to illustrate the results of operations giving effect to such non-GAAP adjustments. The non-GAAP financial information presented herein should be considered supplemental to, and not as a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP.

Conference Call

Silicon Image will host an investor conference call today to discuss its fiscal 2013 and fourth quarter of 2013 results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time and will webcast the event. To access the conference call, dial 877-941-1427 or 480-629-9664 and enter pass code 4662072. The webcast and replay will be accessible on Silicon Image's investor relations website at http://www.SiliconImage.com. A replay of the conference call will be available within two hours of the conclusion of the conference call through February 13, 2014. To access the replay, please dial 800-406-7325 or 303-590-3030 and enter pass code 4662072.

About Silicon Image, Inc.

Silicon Image is a leading provider of connectivity solutions that enable the reliable distribution and presentation of high-definition content for mobile, consumer electronics, and PC markets. The company delivers its technology via semiconductor and intellectual property products that are compliant with global industry standards and feature market leading Silicon Image innovations such as InstaPort™ and InstaPrevue™. Silicon Image's products are deployed by the world's leading electronics manufacturers in devices such as mobile phones, tablets, DTVs, Blu-ray Disc™ players, audio-video receivers, digital cameras, as well as desktop and notebook PCs. Silicon Image has driven the creation of the highly successful HDMI® and DVI™ industry standards, the latest standard for mobile devices — MHL®, and the leading 60GHz wireless HD video standard — WirelessHD®. Via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Simplay Labs, Silicon Image offers manufacturers comprehensive standards interoperability and compliance testing services. For more information, visit us at http://www.siliconimage.com/.

Silicon Image and the Silicon Image logo are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of Silicon Image, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners in the United States and/or other countries.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws and regulations. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements related to Silicon Image's future operating results, including revenue, gross margin, operating expenses, tax rates, company growth, progress and stock repurchases. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including the risks of uncertain economic conditions, competition in our markets, Silicon Image's ability to deliver financial performance in-line with its stated goals and other risks and uncertainties described from time to time in Silicon Image's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These risks and uncertainties could cause the actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by these forward-looking statements. In addition, see the Risk Factors section of the most recent Form 10-K and 10-Q filed by Silicon Image with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are made on the date of this press release, and Silicon Image assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking information.

SILICON IMAGE, INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
Unaudited
             
 
Three Months Ended Twelve Months Ended
December 31, September 30, December 31, December 31,

December 31,

2013   2013   2012 2013  

2012

Revenue:
Product $ 46,949 $ 66,337 $ 46,808 $ 227,308 $ 203,487
Licensing   14,428       12,974     12,796     49,098       48,877  
Total revenue   61,377       79,311     59,604     276,406       252,364  
Cost of revenue and operating expenses:
Cost of product revenue (1)(2)(3) 22,897 33,222 30,105 112,940 109,815
Cost of licensing revenue 267 185 220 881 626
Research and development (4) 19,787 18,424 17,305 76,994 77,372
Selling, general and administrative (5) 16,046 16,191 12,279 64,736 57,446
Restructuring expense 1,307 483 (54 ) 1,783 110
Amortization and impairment of acquisition-related intangible assets   230       405     (889 )   1,116       599  
Total cost of revenue and operating expenses   60,534      

68,910

    58,966     258,450       245,968  
Income from operations 843 10,401 638 17,956 6,396
Proceeds from legal settlement - - - 1,275 -
Other than temporary impairment of a privately-held company investment - - - (1,500 ) (7,467 )
Interest income and other, net   144       168     555     1,203       1,661  
Income before provision for income taxes and equity in net loss of an unconsolidated affiliate 987 10,569 1,193 18,934 590
Income tax expense 1,837 1,488 1,458 6,955 9,979
Equity in net loss of an unconsolidated affiliate   114       116     -     489       1,803  
Net income (loss) $ (964 )   $ 8,965   $ (265 ) $ 11,490     $ (11,192 )
 
Net income (loss) per share – basic $ (0.01 ) $ 0.12 $ (0.00 ) $ 0.15 $ (0.14 )
Net income (loss) per share – diluted $ (0.01 ) $ 0.11 $ (0.00 ) $ 0.15 $ (0.14 )
Weighted average shares – basic 77,417 77,530 79,564 77,399 81,872
Weighted average shares – diluted 77,417 78,995 79,564 79,065 81,872
 
(1) Includes restructuring expense $ 284 $ - $ - $ 284 $ -
(2) Includes amortization of acquisition-related intangible assets $ 225 $ 250 $ 250 $ 975 $ 425
(3) Includes stock-based compensation expense $ 152 $ 163 $ 104 $ 603 $ 523
(4) Includes stock-based compensation expense $ 852 $ 879 $ 871 $ 3,576 $ 3,585
(5) Includes stock-based compensation expense $ 1,687 $ 1,440 $ 1,200 $ 6,336 $ 5,096
 
SILICON IMAGE, INC.
GAAP NET INCOME (LOSS) TO NON-GAAP NET INCOME RECONCILIATION
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
Unaudited
             
 
Three Months Ended Twelve Months Ended
December 31,

September 30,

December 31, December 31,

December 31,

2013  

2013

  2012 2013  

2012

GAAP net income (loss) $ (964) $ 8,965 $ (265) $ 11,490 $ (11,192)
Non-GAAP adjustments:
Stock-based compensation expense (1) 2,691 2,482 2,175 10,515 9,204
Amortization of intangible assets (2) 455 480 (639) 1,916 1,024
Amortization of intangible assets of an unconsolidated affiliate (2) 40 52 - 168 402
Strategic initiative and acquisition related expenses (2) 1,000 - - 1,000 3,257
Restructuring expense (3) 1,591 483 (54) 2,067 110
Other than temporary impairment of a privately-held company investment (3) - - - 1,500 7,467
Impairment of intangible asset (3) - 175 - 175 -
Write-down (recovery) of certain unsalable inventory (3) (825) (960) 6,245 (1,785) 6,245
Proceeds from legal settlement (3) -   -   - (1,275)    
Non-GAAP net income before tax adjustments 3,988 11,677 7,462 25,771 16,517
Tax adjustments (4) 89   (2,462)   (1,218) (2,864)   2,030
Non-GAAP net income $ 4,077   $ 9,215   $ 6,244 $ 22,907   $ 18,547
 
Non-GAAP net income per share — basic $ 0.05 $ 0.12 $ 0.08 $ 0.30 $ 0.23
Non-GAAP net income per share — diluted $ 0.05 $ 0.12 $ 0.08 $ 0.29 $ 0.22
Weighted average shares — basic 77,417 77,530 79,564 77,399 81,872
Weighted average shares — diluted 78,990 78,995 80,389 79,065 82,871
 
Stock-based compensation expense is composed of the following:
Cost of revenue $ 152 $ 163 $ 104 $ 603 $ 523
Research and development 852 879 871 3,576 3,585
Selling, general and administrative 1,687   1,440   1,200 6,336   5,096
Total $ 2,691   $ 2,482   $ 2,175 $ 10,515   $ 9,204
 

Discussion of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

(1) Stock-Based Compensation Related Items: Stock-based compensation expense relates primarily to equity awards, such as stock options and restricted stock units. Stock-based compensation is a non-cash expense that varies in amount from period to period and is dependent on market forces that are often beyond our control. As such, management excludes this item from our internal operating forecasts and models. Management believes that non-GAAP measures adjusted for stock-based compensation provide investors with a basis to measure our core performance against the performance of other companies without the variability created by stock-based compensation as a result of the variety of equity awards used by companies and the varying methodologies and subjective assumptions used in determining such non-cash expense.

(2) Strategic Initiative and Acquisition Related Items: We exclude certain expense items resulting from our strategic initiative and acquisitions including the following, when applicable: (i) amortization of purchased intangible assets associated with our acquisitions; or relating to our unconsolidated affiliates and (ii) strategic initiative and acquisition-related charges. The amortization of purchased intangible assets associated with our acquisitions results in our recording expenses in our GAAP financial statements that were already expensed by the acquired company before the acquisition and for which we have not expended cash. Moreover, had we internally developed the products acquired, the amortization of intangible assets, and the expenses of uncompleted research and development would have been expensed in prior periods. Accordingly, we analyze the performance of our operations in each period without regard to such expenses. In addition, our strategic initiatives and acquisitions result in non-continuing operating expenses, which would not otherwise have been incurred by us in the normal course of our business operations. During January 2012, we established a research and development center in Hyderabad, India, whereby we hired 75 employees from our subcontractor and had to incur a onetime fee of approximately $3 million towards acquiring these employees. In October 2012, we executed a warrant purchase agreement with a privately-held company which give us an option to purchase the privately-held company’s preferred stock. We also agreed to pay specific amounts to the privately-held company if certain conditions were met. In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, as a result of us executing an agreement with a specific customer, one of the earn-out conditions were met and we paid the privately-held company $1.0 million. We do not expect a fee of similar nature to be paid in our normal course of business and consider it infrequent and non-recurring. We believe that providing non-GAAP information for strategic initiative and acquisition-related expense items in addition to the corresponding GAAP information allows the users of our financial statements to better review and understand the historic and current results of our continuing operations, and also facilitates comparisons to less acquisitive peer companies.

(3) Other Items: We exclude certain other items that are the result of either unique or unplanned events including the following, when applicable: (i) other than temporary impairment of a privately held company investment, (ii) proceeds from legal settlement, (iii) restructuring and related costs, (iv) impairment of intangible assets and (v) write-down (recovery) of certain unsalable inventory. It is difficult to estimate the amount or timing of these items in advance. Other than temporary impairment of a privately held company investment was recorded due to the conclusion that the possibility is remote that we will exercise our warrants to purchase the entity’s preferred stock or that we will realize any other value from these investments. Proceeds from legal settlement relates to our acquisition of SiBEAM, Inc on May 16, 2011. We do not expect the payment of similar nature to be received in our normal course of business and consider it infrequent and non-recurring. Restructuring charges result from events which arise from unforeseen circumstances, which often occur outside of the ordinary course of continuing operations. We recognized impairment of an intangible asset because the sum of its estimated future undiscounted cash flows used to test for recoverability is less than its carrying value. In the fourth quarter of 2012, we wrote-down certain unsalable inventory, for which we were seeking recovery from the vendor who supplied the inventory. In the third quarter of 2013, we entered into a settlement with a vendor and received recovery related to previously written-down inventory in the third and fourth quarter of 2013. The inventory write-down and subsequent recovery are unusual and one-time events, which we do not expect to recur. Although these events are reflected in our GAAP financials, these unique transactions may limit the comparability of our on-going operations with prior and future periods. As such, we believe that these expenses do not accurately reflect the underlying performance of our continuing operations for the period in which they are incurred. We assess our operating performance both with these amounts included and excluded, and by providing this information, we believe the users of our financial statements are better able to understand the financial results of what we consider our continuing operations.

(4) Tax adjustments: For the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2013 and 2012 and the three months ended September 30, 2013, our non-GAAP tax rate was approximately 30% of non-GAAP pre-tax income. Non-GAAP tax rate is primarily based on net expected cash flow for income taxes.

SILICON IMAGE, INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In thousands)
Unaudited
       
 
December 31, 2013 December 31, 2012
ASSETS
Current Assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 82,220 $ 29,069
Short-term investments 56,003 78,398
Accounts receivable, net 34,729 37,936
Inventories 11,727 11,268
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 7,733 8,105
Deferred income taxes   191   841

Total current assets

192,603 165,617
Property and equipment, net 14,676 14,840
Deferred income taxes, non-current 4,368 4,144
Intangible assets, net 10,348 11,452
Goodwill 21,646 21,646
Other assets   8,498   9,043
Total assets $ 252,139 $ 226,742
 
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current Liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 12,894 $ 10,690
Accrued and other current liabilities 20,622 19,600
Deferred margin on sales to distributors 9,634 10,340
Deferred license revenue   2,742   2,185
Total current liabilities 45,892 42,815
Other long-term liabilities   16,522   16,827
Total liabilities 62,414 59,642
Stockholders’ equity   189,725   167,100
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity $ 252,139 $ 226,742
 
SILICON IMAGE, INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(In thousands)
Unaudited
     
Year Ended December 31,
2013   2012
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net income (loss) $ 11,490 $ (11,192 )
Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to cash provided by operating activities:
Depreciation 6,270 6,107
Stock-based compensation expense 10,515 9,204
Amortization of investment premium 1,048 1,995
Tax benefits from employee stock-based transactions 354 498
Amortization and impairment of intangible assets 3,124 1,331
Deferred income taxes 426 429
Excess tax benefits from employee stock-based transactions (354 ) (498 )
Non-operating proceeds from legal settlement (1,275 ) -
Other than temporary impairment of a privately-held company investment 1,500 7,467
Equity in net loss of unconsolidated affiliate 489 1,803
Others 152 201
Changes in assets and liabilities:
Accounts receivable 2,818 (10,503 )
Inventories (459 ) (1,206 )
Prepaid expenses and other assets 94 1,124
Accounts payable 2,208 (529 )
Accrued and other liabilities 941 (3,581 )
Deferred margin on sales to distributors 557 2,531
Deferred license revenue   (706 )     (505 )
Cash provided by operating activities   39,192       4,676  
Cash flows from investing activities:
Proceeds from sales of short-term investments 62,699 104,765
Purchases of short-term investments (41,053 ) (60,612 )
Purchases of property and equipment (5,761 ) (8,885 )
Proceeds from legal settlement 1,275 -
Investment in privately-held companies (1,500 ) (8,750 )
Cash paid for assets purchased from a privately-held company (300 ) (1,200 )
Advances for intellectual properties (2,031 ) (1,242 )
Other   103       -  
Cash provided by investing activities   13,432       24,076  
Cash flows from financing activities:
Proceeds from employee stock program 5,545 5,631
Excess tax benefits from employee stock-based transactions 354 498
Repurchase of restricted stock units for income tax withholding (1,981 ) (2,179 )
Payment to acquire treasure shares (3,005 ) (39,684 )
Cash paid to settle contingent consideration liabilities   (81 )     (1,054 )
Cash provided by (used in) financing activities   832       (36,788 )
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents   (305 )     (20 )
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 53,151 (8,056 )
Cash and cash equivalents — beginning of year   29,069       37,125  
Cash and cash equivalents — end of year $ 82,220     $ 29,069  
Supplemental cash flow information:
Cash payment for income taxes $ (6,476 ) $ (6,389 )
Restricted stock units vested $ 5,617 $ 6,276
Property and equipment and other assets purchased but not paid for $ 668 $ 2,380
Unrealized gain (loss) on available-for-sale securities $ (223 ) $ 40

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