KLA-Tencor Reports Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Results

MILPITAS, Calif., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) today announced operating results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2012, which ended on March 31, 2012, and reported GAAP net income of $205 million and GAAP earnings per diluted share of $1.21 on revenues of $841 million

"Fueled by rapid growth in demand for mobile electronics, KLA-Tencor's strong third quarter results reflect sustained high levels of process control adoption and demonstrate our ability to consistently deliver indispensable solutions to our customers," said Rick Wallace, president and chief executive officer of KLA-Tencor.  "As we look ahead to the second half of 2012, we are optimistic as the forces propelling KLA-Tencor's growth remain solid, and the innovation required by our customers at the leading edge is driving growth in our core process control markets."

GAAP Results


Q3 FY 2012

Q2 FY 2012

Q3 FY 2011

Revenues

$841 million

$642 million

$834 million

Net Income

$205 million

$111 million

$210 million

Earnings per Diluted Share

$1.21

$0.66

$1.22


Non-GAAP Results


Q3 FY 2012

Q2 FY 2012

Q3 FY 2011

Net Income

$216 million

$122 million

$225 million

Earnings per Diluted Share

$1.27

$0.72

$1.31

A reconciliation between GAAP operating results and non-GAAP operating results is provided following the financial statements that are part of this release.  Non-GAAP results include the impact of stock-based compensation, but exclude the impact of acquisitions, restatement and restructuring related items, and certain discrete tax items.

KLA-Tencor will discuss the results for its fiscal year 2012 third quarter, along with its outlook, on a conference call today beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.  A webcast of the call will be available at: www.kla-tencor.com

Forward-Looking Statements:

Statements in this press release other than historical facts, such as statements regarding the anticipated future drivers of growth in the semiconductor equipment industry, KLA-Tencor's optimism regarding the future direction of those growth drivers, the need for future innovation by the company's customers at the leading edge, and KLA-Tencor's ability to benefit from these anticipated trends in demand and innovation, are forward-looking statements, and are subject to the Safe Harbor provisions created by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These forward-looking statements are based on current information and expectations, and involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  Actual results may differ materially from those projected in such statements due to various factors, including but not limited to: the demand for semiconductors; the financial condition of the global capital markets and the general macroeconomic environment; new and enhanced product and technology offerings by competitors; cancellation of orders by customers; the ability of KLA-Tencor's research and development teams to successfully innovate and develop technologies and products that are responsive to customer demands; market acceptance of the company's existing and newly issued products; and changing customer demands.  For other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected and anticipated in forward-looking statements in this release, please refer to KLA-Tencor's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2011, subsequently filed Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (including, but not limited to, the risk factors described therein).  KLA-Tencor assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update these forward-looking statements.

About KLA-Tencor: 

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC), a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions, partners with customers around the world to develop state-of-the-art inspection and metrology technologies.  These technologies serve the semiconductor, data storage, LED, photovoltaic, and other related nanoelectronics industries.  With a portfolio of industry-standard products and a team of world-class engineers and scientists, the company has created superior solutions for its customers for over 35 years.  Headquartered in Milpitas, California, KLA-Tencor has dedicated customer operations and service centers around the world. Additional information may be found at www.kla-tencor.com. (KLAC-F)

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information:

The non-GAAP and supplemental information provided in this press release is a supplement to, and not a substitute for, KLA-Tencor's financial results presented in accordance with United States GAAP.

To supplement KLA-Tencor's condensed consolidated financial statements presented in accordance with GAAP, the company provides certain non-GAAP financial information, which is adjusted from results based on GAAP to exclude certain costs and expenses, as well as other supplemental information.  The non-GAAP and supplemental information is provided to enhance the user's overall understanding of KLA-Tencor's operating performance and its prospects in the future.  Specifically, KLA-Tencor believes that the non-GAAP information provides useful measures to both management and investors regarding financial and business trends relating to KLA-Tencor's financial performance by excluding certain costs and expenses that the company believes are not indicative of its core operating results.  The non-GAAP information is among the budgeting and planning tools that management uses for future forecasting.  However, because there are no standardized or generally accepted definitions for most non-GAAP financial metrics, definitions of non-GAAP financial metrics (for example, determining which costs and expenses to exclude when calculating such a metric) are inherently subject to significant discretion.  As a result, non-GAAP financial metrics may be defined very differently from company to company, or even from period to period within the same company, which can potentially limit the usefulness of such information to an investor.  The presentation of non-GAAP and supplemental information is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for results prepared and presented in accordance with United States GAAP.

 

KLA-Tencor Corporation




Condensed Consolidated Unaudited Balance Sheets








(In thousands)

March 31, 2012


June 30, 2011





ASSETS




Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities

$

2,369,738



$

2,038,535


Accounts receivable, net

638,375



583,270


Inventories

650,476



575,730


Other current assets

328,738



478,475


Land, property and equipment, net

270,171



257,358


Goodwill

327,887



328,156


Purchased intangibles, net

62,897



85,902


Other non-current assets

284,922



328,095


Total assets

$

4,933,204



$

4,675,521






LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY




Current liabilities:




Accounts payable

$

139,371



$

142,945


Deferred system profit

183,698



192,338


Unearned revenue

57,353



44,264


Other current liabilities

491,933



499,314


Total current liabilities

872,355



878,861






Non-current liabilities:




Long-term debt

746,697



746,290


Income tax payable

41,801



78,337


Unearned revenue

34,916



34,905


Other non-current liabilities

78,670



76,235


Total liabilities

1,774,439



1,814,628






Stockholders' equity:




Common stock and capital in excess of par value

1,091,504



1,010,659


Retained earnings

2,075,218



1,852,633


Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss)

(7,957)



(2,399)


Total stockholders' equity

3,158,765



2,860,893


Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$

4,933,204



$

4,675,521


 

KLA-Tencor Corporation








Condensed Consolidated Unaudited Statements of Operations




















Three months ended


Nine months ended

(In thousands, except per share data)

March 31, 2012


March 31, 2011


March 31, 2012


March 31, 2011









Revenues:








  Product

$

701,179



$

691,270



$

1,852,094



$

1,869,736


  Service

139,342



142,789



427,385



412,992


Total revenues

840,521



834,059



2,279,479



2,282,728










Costs and operating expenses:








  Costs of revenues

355,149



327,696



968,353



903,063


  Engineering, research and development

110,102



95,617



334,227



285,234


  Selling, general and administrative

90,996



98,967



278,873



278,170


Total costs and operating expenses

556,247



522,280



1,581,453



1,466,467


Income from operations

284,274



311,779



698,026



816,261










Interest income and other, net

(10,241)



(10,259)



(29,824)



(40,238)


Income before income taxes

274,033



301,520



668,202



776,023


Provision for income taxes

68,687



91,737



160,064



226,552










Net income

$

205,346



$

209,783



$

508,138



$

549,471










Net income per share:








  Basic

$

1.23



$

1.25



$

3.05



$

3.29


  Diluted

$

1.21



$

1.22



$

2.99



$

3.23










Cash dividends declared per share

$

0.35



$

0.25



$

1.05



$

0.75










Weighted average number of shares:








  Basic

167,070



167,629



166,748



166,978


  Diluted

170,146



171,313



170,023



169,974


 

KLA-Tencor Corporation


Condensed Consolidated Unaudited Statements of Cash Flows





Three months ended

March 31,

(In thousands)

2012


2011

Cash flows from operating activities:




Net income

$

205,346



$

209,783


Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:




Depreciation and amortization

22,400



21,075


Asset impairment charges



585


Non-cash stock-based compensation expense

20,914



18,847


Net gain on sale of marketable securities and other investments

(96)



(422)


Changes in assets and liabilities:




Increase in accounts receivable, net

(97,698)



(35,069)


Increase in inventories

(9,694)



(46,856)


Increase in other assets

(42,190)



(43,842)


Increase in accounts payable

10,481



18,994


Decrease in deferred system profit

(7,021)



(11,424)


Increase in other liabilities

159,652



112,240


Net cash provided by operating activities

262,094



243,911






Cash flows from investing activities:




Capital expenditures, net

(14,278)



(13,829)


Purchase of available-for-sale securities

(523,615)



(338,953)


Proceeds from sale and maturity of available-for-sale securities

267,256



173,391


Purchase of trading securities

(9,434)



(20,421)


Proceeds from sale of trading securities

10,939



22,556


Net cash used in investing activities

(269,132)



(177,256)






Cash flows from financing activities:




Issuance of common stock

74,640



74,927


Tax withholding payments related to vested and released restricted stock units

(364)



(1,826)


Common stock repurchases

(66,934)



(57,697)


Payment of dividends to stockholders

(58,524)



(41,942)


Net cash used in financing activities

(51,182)



(26,538)






Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents

(2,853)



2,537






Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents

(61,073)



42,654






Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period

824,986



596,104






Cash and cash equivalents at end of period

$

763,913



$

638,758






Supplemental cash flow disclosures:




Income taxes paid, net

$

9,724



$

79,618


Interest paid

$

248



$

296


 

KLA-Tencor Corporation

Condensed Consolidated Unaudited Supplemental Information

(In thousands, except per share data)


Reconciliation of GAAP Net Income to Non-GAAP Net Income




Three months ended


Nine months ended



March 31,

2012


December 31,

2011


March 31,

2011


March 31,

2012


March 31,

2011

GAAP net income


$

205,346



$

110,797



$

209,783



$

508,138



$

549,471


Adjustments to reconcile GAAP net income to non-

GAAP net income











Acquisition related charges

a

6,996



7,406



7,720



22,030



24,076


Restructuring, severance and other related charges

b



1,476





4,032



(974)


Restatement related charges

c





2,501



135



3,648


Income tax effect of non-GAAP adjustments

d

(2,281)



(2,886)



(3,632)



(9,230)



(9,410)


Discrete tax items

e

5,718



5,079



8,385



10,797



13,833


Non-GAAP net income


$

215,779



$

121,872



$

224,757



$

535,902



$

580,644













GAAP net income per diluted share


$

1.21



$

0.66



$

1.22



$

2.99



$

3.23


Non-GAAP net income per diluted share


$

1.27



$

0.72



$

1.31



$

3.15



$

3.42


Shares used in diluted shares calculation


170,146



169,103



171,313



170,023



169,974


 

Pre-tax impact of items included in Consolidated Statements of Operations



Acquisition

related charges


Restructuring,

severance and

other related

charges


Restatement

related charges


Total pre-tax

GAAP to non-

GAAP

adjustment

Three months ended March 31, 2012








Costs of revenues

$

4,608



$



$



$

4,608


Engineering, research and development

898







898


Selling, general and administrative

1,490







1,490


Total in three months ended March 31, 2012

$

6,996



$



$



$

6,996










Three months ended December 31, 2011








Costs of revenues

$

5,018



$

243



$



$

5,261


Engineering, research and development

898



241





1,139


Selling, general and administrative

1,490



992





2,482


Total in three months ended December 31, 2011

$

7,406



$

1,476



$



$

8,882










Three months ended March 31, 2011








Costs of revenues

$

5,332



$



$



$

5,332


Engineering, research and development

898







898


Selling, general and administrative

1,490





2,501



3,991


Total in three months ended March 31, 2011

$

7,720



$



$

2,501



$

10,221


To supplement our condensed consolidated financial statements presented in accordance with GAAP, we provide certain non-GAAP financial information, which is adjusted from results based on GAAP to exclude certain costs and expenses, as well as other supplemental information. The non-GAAP and supplemental information is provided to enhance the user's overall understanding of our operating performance and our prospects in the future.  Specifically, we believe that the non-GAAP information provides useful measures to both management and investors regarding financial and business trends relating to our financial performance by excluding certain costs and expenses that we believe are not indicative of our core operating results.  The non-GAAP information is among the budgeting and planning tools that management uses for future forecasting.  However, because there are no standardized or generally accepted definitions for most non-GAAP financial metrics, definitions of non-GAAP financial metrics (for example, determining which costs and expenses to exclude when calculating such a metric) are inherently subject to significant discretion.  As a result, non-GAAP financial metrics may be defined very differently from company to company, or even from period to period within the same company, which can potentially limit the usefulness of such information to an investor. The presentation of non-GAAP and supplemental information is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for results prepared and presented in accordance with United States GAAP.

a  

Acquisition related charges include amortization of intangible assets associated with acquisitions.  Management believes that the expense associated with the amortization of acquisition related intangible assets is appropriate to be excluded because a significant portion of the purchase price for acquisitions may be allocated to intangible assets that have short lives, and exclusion of the amortization expense allows comparisons of operating results that are consistent over time for both KLA-Tencor's newly acquired and long-held businesses.  Management believes excluding these items helps investors compare our operating performance with our results in prior periods as well as with the performance of other companies.



b   

Restructuring, severance and other related charges include gains and costs associated with the company's facilities divestment and consolidation program and reductions in force.  Management believes that it is appropriate to exclude these items as they are not indicative of ongoing operating results and therefore limit comparability.  Management believes excluding these items helps investors compare our operating performance with our results in prior periods as well as with the performance of other companies.



c   

Restatement related charges include legal and other expenses related to the investigation regarding the company's historical stock option granting process and related stockholder litigation and other matters.  KLA-Tencor has paid or reimbursed legal expenses incurred by a number of its current and former directors, officers and employees in connection with the investigation of the company's historical stock option practices and the related litigation and government inquiries.  Management believes that it is appropriate to exclude these items as they are not indicative of ongoing operating results and therefore limit comparability.  Management believes excluding these items helps investors compare our operating performance with our results in prior periods as well as with the performance of other companies.



d  

Income tax effect of non-GAAP adjustments includes the income tax effects of the excluded items noted above.  Management believes that it is appropriate to exclude the tax effects of the items noted above in order to present a more meaningful measure of non-GAAP net income.



e  

Discrete tax items include the tax impact of shortfalls in excess of cumulative windfall tax benefits recorded as provision for income taxes during the period. Windfall tax benefits arise when a company's tax deduction for employee stock activity exceeds book compensation for the same activity and are generally recorded as increases to capital in excess of par value.  Shortfalls arise when the tax deduction is less than book compensation and are recorded as decreases to capital in excess of par value to the extent that cumulative windfalls exceed cumulative shortfalls.  Shortfalls in excess of cumulative windfalls are recorded as provision for income taxes.  When there are shortfalls recorded as provision for income taxes during an earlier quarter, windfalls arising in subsequent quarters within the same fiscal year are recorded as a reduction to income taxes to the extent of the shortfalls recorded.  Management believes that it is appropriate to exclude these items as they are not indicative of ongoing operating results and therefore limit comparability.  Management believes excluding these items helps investors compare our operating performance with our results in prior periods as well as with the performance of other companies.

 

 

SOURCE KLA-Tencor Corporation



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