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Synaptics Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results

- Record March quarter revenue, up 25% year-over-year

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions, today reported financial results for its third quarter ended March 31, 2014. 

"Our strong performance in the third quarter reflects Synaptics' continued leadership across our entire product portfolio, from touchpads to touchscreens to our new fingerprint ID products, and we were pleased to see the fingerprint ID business become accretive to our non-GAAP earnings a quarter ahead of schedule," stated Rick Bergman, President and CEO.  "We expect to close the fiscal year with another exceptional quarter. While at the start of the year we had forecast annual revenue growth to be similar to the 21% achieved last year, with the strength of the fingerprint ID business augmenting the growth of our core touch solutions, we now expect to achieve top-line growth of 37% to 40% for fiscal 2014."

Net revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 was $204.3 million, an increase of 25% compared with $163.3 million for the comparable quarter last year.  Third quarter revenue reflects the first full quarter of the fingerprint ID business. 

Further, the company substantially increased its outlook for the fingerprint ID business, resulting in an increase to contingent consideration on expected future earn-out payments.  Including the charge for change to contingent consideration of $53.0 million, GAAP net loss for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 was $(40.1) million, or $(1.12) per diluted share. Net income for the comparable quarter last year of $36.4 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, included the benefit of a non-recurring, non-cash tax item of $15.8 million

Non-GAAP net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 was $23.7 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, compared with non-GAAP net income of $27.0 million, or $0.79 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2013.  (See attached table for a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP financial measures.) 

Third Quarter 2014 Business Metrics

  • Revenue mix from mobile and PC products was approximately 74% and 26%, respectively. Fingerprint ID products have been classified according to type of device.
  • Revenue from mobile products of $150.7 million was up 44% year-over-year. Mobile products revenue includes all touchscreen, video display, and applicable fingerprint ID products.
  • Revenue from PC products totaled $53.5 million, a decrease of 9% year-over-year.
  • Cash at March 31, 2014 was $391.5 million.

Kathy Bayless, CFO, added, "Considering our backlog of $145 million, customer forecasts, and the resulting expected product mix, we anticipate revenue to be in the range of $275 million to $295 million for the June quarter, an increase of 20% to 28% over the prior year quarter's record revenue.  The June quarter outlook reflects strong sequential growth across our product portfolio."

Earnings Call Information

The Synaptics third quarter fiscal 2014 teleconference and webcast is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m., Pacific Time, on Thursday, April 24, 2014, during which the company will provide forward-looking information. To participate on the live call, analysts and investors should dial 1-877-941-4774 at least ten minutes prior to the call.  Synaptics will also offer a live and archived webcast of the conference call, accessible from the "Investor Relations" section of the company's Web site at www.synaptics.com.

About Synaptics Incorporated

The leading developer of human interface solutions which enhance the user experience, Synaptics provides the broadest solutions portfolio in the industry. The ClearPad® family supports touchscreen solutions for devices ranging from entry-level mobile phones to flagship premium smartphones, tablets and notebook PCs. The TouchPad™ family, including ClickPad™ and ForcePad®, is integrated into the majority of today's notebook PCs. LiveFlex® fingerprint sensor technology enables authentication, mobile payments, and touch-based navigation for smartphones, tablets, and notebook computers. Synaptics' wide portfolio also includes ThinTouch® supporting thin and light keyboard solutions, as well as key technologies for next generation touch-enabled video and display applications. (NASDAQ: SYNA) www.synaptics.com.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information

In evaluating its business, Synaptics considers and uses net income excluding share-based compensation, change in contingent consideration, and certain non-cash or non-recurring items as a supplemental measure of operating performance.  Net income excluding share-based compensation, change in contingent consideration, and certain non-cash or non-recurring items is not a measurement of the company's financial performance under GAAP and should not be considered as an alternative to GAAP net income. The company presents net income excluding share-based compensation, change in contingent consideration, and certain non-cash or non-recurring items because it considers it an important supplemental measure of its performance. The company believes this measure facilitates operating performance comparisons from period to period by eliminating potential differences in net income caused by the existence and timing of share-based compensation charges, change in contingent consideration, and certain non-cash or non-recurring items. Net income excluding share-based compensation, change in contingent consideration, and certain non-cash or non-recurring items has limitations as an analytical tool and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the company's GAAP net income.  The principal limitations of this measure are that it does not reflect the company's actual expenses and may thus have the effect of inflating its net income and net income per share. 

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking" statements about Synaptics, as that term is defined under the federal securities laws.  Synaptics intends such forward-looking statements to be subject to the safe harbor created by those laws. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding future operating and financial performance, including revenue and gross margin for the Company's fourth fiscal quarter of 2014 and full 2014 fiscal year.  Synaptics cautions that these statements are not guarantees of future performance and are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our current expectations.  Such factors include, but are not limited to, (a) demand for Synaptics' products, (b) market demand for OEMs' products using Synaptics' solutions, (c) changing market demand trends in the markets Synaptics serves, (d) the success of Synaptics' customers' products that utilize Synaptics' product solutions, (e) the development and launch cycles of Synaptics' customers' products, (f) market pressures on selling prices, (g) changes in product mix, (h) the market acceptance of Synaptics' product solutions compared with competitors' solutions, (i) general economic conditions, including consumer confidence and demand, and (j) other risks as identified from time to time in Synaptics' SEC reports, including Synaptics' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 29, 2013, and subsequent quarterly and periodic reports, registration statements, amendments and other reports that we may file from time to time with the SEC and/or make available on our website. All forward-looking statements are based on information available to Synaptics on the date hereof, and Synaptics assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

(Tables to Follow)

 

SYNAPTICS INCORPORATED

 CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(In thousands, except share data)

(Unaudited)












March 31,


June 30,





2014


2013








Assets






Current assets:





Cash and cash equivalents                                                                 

$391,481


$355,303


Accounts receivables, net of allowances of $887 and $883 






at March 31, 2014 and June 30, 2013, respectively

149,687


148,454


Inventories                                                                              

70,188


49,948


Prepaid expenses and other current assets                                                     

23,012


6,715

Total current assets                                                                    

634,368


560,420








Property and equipment at cost, net                                                               

76,993


58,035

Goodwill                                                                             

61,030


20,695

Purchased intangibles

84,751


13,110

Non-current auction rate securities

18,566


16,969

Other assets                                                                                 

19,098


22,037

Total assets                                                                              

$894,806


$691,266





Liabilities and stockholders' equity




Current liabilities:





Accounts payable                                                                          

$ 76,692


$ 83,710


Accrued compensation                                                                      

22,819


23,728


Income taxes payable

4,978


10,751


Current portion of contingent consideration

41,620


-


Other accrued liabilities                                                                    

44,786


31,437

Total current liabilities                                                                  

190,895


149,626








Notes payable

-


2,305

Other liabilities                                                                            

75,314


17,480








Commitments and contingencies











Stockholders' equity:





Preferred stock; 






$.001 par value; 10,000,000 shares authorized; 







no shares issued and outstanding

-


-


Common stock;






$.001 par value; 120,000,000 shares authorized;  







55,033,057 and 50,673,758 shares issued, and 35,985,346 and 







33,289,826 shares outstanding, respectively

55


51


Additional paid in capital

703,107


539,170


Less:  19,047,711 and 17,383,932 treasury shares, respectively, at cost

(530,422)


(460,160)


Accumulated other comprehensive income

7,648


6,802


Retained earnings

448,209


435,992

Total stockholders' equity                                                                

628,597


521,855

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity                                              

$894,806


$691,266








 

 

SYNAPTICS INCORPORATED




CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME




(In thousands, except per share data)




(Unaudited)



















Three Months Ended


Nine Months Ended





March 31,


March 31,





2014


2013


2014


2013












Net revenue                                                 


$   204,271


$   163,324


$   632,641


$   433,405

Acquisition related costs


2,378


-


4,548


-

Cost of revenue                             


109,463


82,241


331,839


222,722

Gross margin                                                  


92,430


81,083


296,254


210,683

Operating expenses










Research and development               


49,412


36,740


135,785


103,799


Selling, general, and administrative


25,803


20,183


69,703


58,099


Acquisition related costs


53,358


499


57,638


1,863

Total operating expenses                                       

128,573


57,422


263,126


163,761












Operating (loss)/income                                   


(36,143)


23,661


33,128


46,922

Interest income


238


197


671


640

Non-cash interest income


278


-


751


-

Interest expense                                                

-


(4)


(9)


(13)

Income before provision/(benefit) for income taxes                 

(35,627)


23,854


34,541


47,549

Provision/(benefit) for income taxes             


4,429


(12,592)


22,324


(6,064)

Net (loss)/income                                         


$   (40,056)


$    36,446


$    12,217


$    53,613












Net (loss)/income per share:










Basic                                                      

$     (1.12)


$      1.13


$      0.36


$      1.65


Diluted                                                     

$     (1.12)


$      1.07


$      0.33


$      1.58












Shares used in computing net (loss)/income per share:










Basic                                                          

35,685


32,234


34,212


32,552


Diluted                                                      

35,685


34,135


36,532


33,843












 

SYNAPTICS INCORPORATED

Reconciliation of GAAP Financial Measures to Non-GAAP Financial Measures

(In thousands, except per share data)

(Unaudited)
















Three Months Ended


Nine Months Ended





March 31,


March 31,





2014


2013


2014


2013












GAAP gross margin


$  92,430


$  81,083


$ 296,254


$ 210,683


Acquisition related costs


2,378


-


4,548


-


Share-based compensation


328


249


844


690

Non-GAAP gross margin


$  95,136


$  81,332


$ 301,646


$ 211,373























GAAP gross margin - percentage of revenue


45.2%


49.6%


46.8%


48.6%


Share-based compensation - percentage of revenue


1.3%


0.2%


0.9%


0.2%

Non-GAAP gross margin - percentage of revenue


46.6%


49.8%


47.7%


48.8%























GAAP research and development expense


$  49,412


$  36,740


$ 135,785


$ 103,799


Share-based compensation


(4,951)


(3,993)


(13,119)


(11,783)

Non-GAAP research and development expense


$  44,461


$  32,747


$ 122,666


$  92,016























GAAP selling, general, and administrative expense


$  25,803


$  20,183


$  69,703


$  58,099


Share-based compensation


(3,496)


(3,991)


(9,476)


(12,233)


Transaction costs


-


-


(2,000)


-

Non-GAAP selling, general, and administrative expense


$  22,307


$  16,192


$  58,227


$  45,866























GAAP operating (loss)/income


$ (36,143)


$  23,661


$  33,128


$  46,922


Acquisition related costs


55,736


499


62,186


1,863


Share-based compensation


8,775


8,233


23,439


24,706


Transaction costs


-


-


2,000


-

Non-GAAP operating income


$  28,368


$  32,393


$ 120,753


$  73,491























GAAP net (loss)/income


$ (40,056)


$  36,446


$  12,217


$  53,613


Acquisition related costs


55,736


499


62,186


1,863


Share-based compensation


8,775


8,233


23,439


24,706


Non-cash interest income


(278)


-


(751)


-


Tax adjustments


(434)


(18,168)


3,683


(22,745)

Non-GAAP net income


$  23,743


$  27,010


$ 100,774


$  57,437























GAAP net (loss)/income per share - diluted


$   (1.12)


$    1.07


$    0.33


$    1.58


Acquisition related costs


1.56


0.01


1.76


0.06


Share-based compensation


0.25


0.24


0.64


0.73


Non-cash interest income


(0.01)


-


(0.02)


-


Tax adjustments


(0.01)


(0.53)


0.05


(0.67)


Non-GAAP share adjustment


(0.04)


-


-


-

Non-GAAP net income per share - diluted


$    0.63


0.79


2.76


$    1.70












 

SOURCE Synaptics

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