Symmetricom Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results - Net revenue of $52.1 million in fiscal Q4'13

- Net loss of $1.5 million, or $0.04 per share

- Non-GAAP net income of $3.0 million, or $0.07 per share

- Free cash flow of $5.8 million

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetricom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMM), a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

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Net revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was $52.1 million, compared to $62.6 million reported for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.  Symmetricom reported a net loss of $1.5 million, or $0.04 per share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, compared to net income of $4.0 million, or $0.09 per share, in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.

Non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was $3.0 million, or $0.07 per share, compared to $5.2 million, or $0.12 per share, reported for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. 

Net revenue for fiscal 2013 was $211.0 million, compared to $237.7 million for fiscal 2012.  Symmetricom reported a net loss of $2.7 million, or $0.07 per share, in fiscal 2013, compared to net income of $11.4 million, or $0.27 per share, in fiscal 2012.  Non-GAAP net income for fiscal 2013 was $7.7 million, or $0.19 per share, compared to $16.8 million, or $0.39 per share, reported for the prior year.

Cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments totaled $75.5 million as of June 30, 2013 compared to $69.7 million reported as of March 31, 2013. Net cash provided by operating activities in the fourth quarter was $7.8 million, and property, plant and equipment purchases were approximately $2.0 million, resulting in free cash flow of $5.8 million.  Free cash flow for fiscal 2013 was $12.8 million.  

The Company is executing on its strategic restructuring plan, announced on June 18, 2013, to improve operational and financial efficiency while maximizing resources to support its growth initiatives. The plan is expected to be fully implemented by December 2013 and will reduce the workforce by approximately 12%. The Company will also further reduce the size of its facilities presence. The Company expects to incur total restructuring charges in the range of $7.5 million to $8.0 million in connection with the plan, and recorded $3.2 million of such charges in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. Upon completion, the Company expects these restructuring actions to reduce annual costs by approximately $13 million.

"Symmetricom is a great company with best-in-class technology and products, a blue-chip customer base and talented employees," said Liz Fetter, recently appointed chief executive officer of Symmetricom. "My focus is to drive the business to sustainable and profitable growth. We took significant action in June to restructure the Company which we believe will position us to deliver higher profitability in fiscal 2014.  We are intensely focused on the execution of our business plan and the key initiatives for enhancing our competitive position and driving growth."

Business Segment Revenue Results
Revenue in the Communications Business in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was $28.5 million, compared to $32.8 million reported in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.  Revenue in the Government and Enterprise Business in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was $23.6 million, compared to $29.8 million reported in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.

First Quarter 2014 Guidance
Symmetricom's guidance for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 is as follows:

  • Net revenue is expected to be in the range of $44 million to $49 million
  • GAAP loss per share is expected to be in the range of $0.02 to $0.07
  • Non-GAAP earnings per share is expected to be in the range of $0.00 to $0.04

A reconciliation of GAAP and non-GAAP guidance is provided at the end of this press release.

Investor Conference Call
As previously announced, management will hold a conference call to discuss these results today, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time.  Investors are invited to join the conference call by dialing +1-212-547-0198 and referencing "Symmetricom."  A live webcast will also be available on the investor relations section of the Company's website at www.symmetricom.com.  An audio replay will be available for one week and can be accessed by dialing +1-203-369-0139.

About Symmetricom, Inc.
Symmetricom (NASDAQ: SYMM), a world leader in precise time solutions, sets the world's standard for time.  The Company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries.  Symmetricom's customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the Company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions.  All products support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Synchronous Ethernet and DOCSIS® timing.  Symmetricom is based in San Jose, California, with offices worldwide.  For more information, visit: http://www.symmetricom.com or join the dialogue at http://www.twitter.com/symmetricom.

Non-GAAP Information
Certain non-GAAP financial information is included in this press release.  In the reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP results, Symmetricom excludes certain items related to non-cash equity-based compensation, acquisition-related costs, amortization of intangible assets, restructuring charges, executive transition costs and off-shore development transition costs that the Company does not consider indicative of its ongoing performance. The income tax effect after these non-GAAP adjustments is determined based upon Symmetricom's estimate of its annual non-GAAP effective tax rate excluding these non-GAAP adjustments.  Symmetricom believes that excluding such items provides investors, analysts and management with a representation of the Company's core operating performance and with information useful in assessing, in conjunction with GAAP results, underlying trends in operating performance.  Management uses such non-GAAP information to evaluate financial results and to establish operational goals.  Non-GAAP information should not be considered superior to or as a substitute for data prepared in accordance with GAAP.  A reconciliation of the non-GAAP results to the GAAP results is provided in the financial schedules portion of this press release.

Free cash flow is defined as net cash provided by or used in operating activities minus purchases of property, plant and equipment.  Symmetricom believes this metric provides useful information to its investors, analysts, and management about the level of cash generated by or used in normal business operations, including the use of cash for the purchase of property, plant and equipment.  Management also views it as a measure of cash available to pay debt and return cash to stockholders.  Free cash flow is not a GAAP financial measure and should not be considered superior to or a substitute for operating cash flow or other cash flow data prepared in accordance with GAAP.

Safe Harbor
This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and is subject to the safe harbor created by those sections.  These forward-looking statements include statements concerning estimates of restructuring charges and annual cost savings, first quarter fiscal 2014 guidance and future performance and growth as well as the information regarding the usefulness of the non-GAAP financial information.  The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, even if subsequently made available by Symmetricom on its website or otherwise.  Symmetricom expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement contained herein, whether as a result of a change in its expectations, a change in any events, conditions or circumstances on which a forward-looking statement is based, or otherwise.  Symmetricom's actual results could differ materially from those projected or suggested in these forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause future actual results to differ materially from the results projected in or suggested by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the risk that the costs associated with the restructuring plan exceeds current estimates or that the Company is unable to recognize anticipated cost savings associated with the plan, the extent and magnitude of customer orders received and shipped within the same quarter, risks relating to general economic conditions in the markets we address and the telecommunications and government markets in general, risks related to the development of our new products and services, reliance on our contract manufacturer, the effects of increasing competition and competitive pricing pressure, uncertainties associated with changing intellectual property laws or misappropriation of intellectual property, developments in and expenses related to litigation, the inability to obtain sufficient amounts of key components, the rescheduling or cancellation of key customer orders, the loss of a key customer, the effects of new and emerging technologies, the risk that excess inventory may result in write-offs, price erosion and decreased demand, fluctuations in the rate of exchange of foreign currency, changes in our effective tax rate, market acceptance of our new products and services, technological advancements, undetected errors, design flaws, defects in our products or start-up manufacturing difficulties, the risks associated with our international sales, potential short-term investment losses and other risks due to credit market dislocation, geopolitical risks and risk of terrorist activities, the risks associated with attempting to integrate other companies and businesses we acquire, and the risk factors listed from time to time in Symmetricom's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended July 1, 2012 and subsequent Forms 10-Q and 8-K.

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Contact:
Justin Spencer
Chief Financial Officer
+1-408-428-7801
jspencer@symmetricom.com

 

 

SYMMETRICOM, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(In thousands, except per share amounts)

(unaudited)














Three months ended


Twelve months ended



June 30,


March 31,


July 1,


June 30,


July 1,



2013


2013


2012


2013


2012












Net revenue 


$           52,099


$           53,349


$           62,606


$         210,990


$         237,716

Cost of sales:











     Cost of products and services


27,538


28,654


34,214


115,953


131,907

     Amortization of purchased technology and related costs


475


237


174


1,194


619

     Restructuring charges


572


375


22


943


1,178

         Total cost of sales


28,585


29,266


34,410


118,090


133,704

         Gross profit


23,514


24,083


28,196


92,900


104,012

         Gross margin


45.1%


45.1%


45.0%


44.0%


43.8%

Operating expenses:











     Research and development


7,975


8,291


7,385


32,384


27,960

     Selling, general and administrative


15,119


14,593


14,966


60,717


58,921

     Amortization of intangible assets


87


87


86


346


242

     Restructuring charges


2,650


947


(78)


4,798


45

          Total operating expenses


25,831


23,918


22,359


98,245


87,168

          Operating income (loss)


(2,317)


165


5,837


(5,345)


16,844

Interest income, net of amortization (accretion) of premium (discount) on investments


204


98


287


444


282

     Income (loss) before income taxes


(2,113)


263


6,124


(4,901)


17,126

Income tax provision (benefit)


(567)


(556)


2,167


(2,196)


5,771

     Net income (loss) 


$           (1,546)


$               819


$            3,957


$           (2,705)


$           11,355












Earnings (loss) per share:











Basic


$             (0.04)


$              0.02


$              0.10


$             (0.07)


$              0.27

Diluted


$             (0.04)


$              0.02


$              0.09


$             (0.07)


$              0.27












Shares used in computing earnings (loss) per share:






















     Weighted average shares outstanding - basic


40,661


40,502


41,152


40,509


41,981

     Weighted average shares outstanding - diluted


40,661


40,956


41,927


40,509


42,697

 

 

SYMMETRICOM, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(In thousands)

(unaudited)










June 30,


July 1,




2013


2012







ASSETS





Current assets:






Cash and cash equivalents


$   29,358


$  27,659


Short-term investments


46,131


39,280


Accounts receivable, net


38,756


45,952


Inventories, net


44,516


47,618


Prepaids and other current assets

18,389


16,943


     Total current assets


177,150


177,452

Property, plant and equipment, net

23,869


22,702

Intangible assets, net


2,958


3,458

Deferred taxes and other assets


26,951


27,413


          Total assets


$ 230,928


$ 231,025







LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY




Current liabilities:






Accounts payable


$     7,813


$    9,300


Accrued compensation


13,702


14,574


Accrued warranty


1,550


1,722


Other accrued liabilities


12,483


11,841


     Total current liabilities


35,548


37,437

Long-term obligations


5,264


5,472

Deferred income taxes


334


334


     Total liabilities


41,146


43,243

Stockholders' equity:






Common stock


198,227


193,478


Accumulated other comprehensive loss

(276)


(232)


Accumulated deficit


(8,169)


(5,464)


     Total stockholders' equity


189,782


187,782


          Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$ 230,928


$ 231,025


 

 

 

SYMMETRICOM, INC.

RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP RESULTS

(In thousands, except per share amounts)

(unaudited)












Three months ended


Twelve months ended


June 30,


March 31,


July 1,


June 30,


July 1,


2013


2013


2012


2013


2012

Reconciliation from GAAP to Non-GAAP 










GAAP Net income (loss)

$ (1,546)


$      819


$ 3,957


$ (2,705)


$11,355











Add  Non-GAAP adjustments:










Equity-based compensation expense:










     Cost of products and services

222


274


261


1,037


867

     Research and development

219


304


287


1,200


1,183

     Selling, general and administrative

1,425


1,212


1,013


4,878


4,092

Total equity-based compensation expense

1,866


1,790


1,561


7,115


6,142











Amortization of intangible assets:










     Cost of products and services

475


237


174


1,194


619

     Operating expenses

87


87


86


346


242

Total amortization of intangible assets

562


324


260


1,540


861

Restructuring charges

3,222


1,322


(56)


5,741


1,223

Executive transition costs

1,376


-


-


1,376


-

Off-shore development transition costs

-


-


-


729


-

Income tax effect of Pretax Non-GAAP adjustments

(2,452)


(1,429)


(511)


(6,105)


(2,774)

Non-GAAP Net income

$  3,028


$   2,826


$ 5,211


$  7,691


$16,807











Earnings (loss) per share-diluted:










     GAAP income (loss)

$  (0.04)


$     0.02


$   0.09


$   (0.07)


$    0.27

     Non-GAAP income

$    0.07


$     0.07


$   0.12


$    0.19


$    0.39

Weighted average shares outstanding - diluted

41,015


40,956


41,927


41,319


42,697

 

 


SYMMETRICOM, INC.


RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP RESULTS


(In thousands, except per share amounts)


(unaudited)




























Three months ended


Twelve months ended




June 30,


March 31,


July 1,


June 30,


July 1,




2013


2013


2012


2013


2012













GAAP Revenue


$   52,099


$   53,349


$   62,606


$   210,990


$  237,716













Reconciliation from GAAP to Non-GAAP Gross Profit:











GAAP Gross profit

(A)

$   23,514


$   24,083


$   28,196


$    92,900


$  104,012


GAAP Gross margin


45.1%


45.1%


45.0%


44.0%


43.8%













 Non-GAAP adjustments:












Equity-based compensation expense


222


274


261


1,037


867


     Amortization of purchased technology and related costs

475


237


174


1,194


619


Restructuring charges


572


375


22


943


1,178

Non-GAAP Gross profit

(B)

$   24,783


$   24,969


$   28,653


$    96,074


$  106,676


Non-GAAP Gross margin


47.6%


46.8%


45.8%


45.5%


44.9%













Reconciliation from GAAP to Non-GAAP Operating Expense:










GAAP Operating expenses

(C)

$   25,831


$   23,918


$   22,359


$    98,245


$    87,168


Operating expense % to revenue


49.6%


44.8%


35.7%


46.6%


36.7%













 Non-GAAP adjustments:












Equity-based compensation expense


(1,644)


(1,516)


(1,300)


(6,078)


(5,275)


Amortization of intangible assets


(87)


(87)


(86)


(346)


(242)


Restructuring charges


(2,650)


(947)


78


(4,798)


(45)


Executive transition costs


(1,376)


-


-


(1,376)


-


Off-shore development transition costs


-


-


-


(729)


-

Non-GAAP operating expenses

(D)

$   20,074


$   21,368


$   21,051


$    84,918


$    81,606


Non-GAAP operating expenses % to revenue


38.5%


40.1%


33.6%


40.2%


34.3%













Reconciliation from GAAP to Non-GAAP Operating Income:










GAAP Operating income 

(A) - (C)

$   (2,317)


$        165


$     5,837


$     (5,345)


$    16,844


Operating income % to revenue


-4.4%


0.3%


9.3%


-2.5%


7.1%













Non-GAAP Operating income 

(B) - (D)

$    4,709


$     3,601


$     7,602


$    11,156


$    25,070


Non-GAAP Operating income % to revenue


9.0%


6.7%


12.1%


5.3%


10.5%

 

 


SYMMETRICOM, INC.


RECONCILIATION OF FORWARD-LOOKING GUIDANCE FOR NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES


TO PROJECTED GAAP REVENUE AND EPS


(In thousands, except per share amounts)


(Unaudited)
























Three Months Ending September 29, 2013



Revenue


Income (Loss) Per Share from
Continuing Operations



From

To


From

To








GAAP Guidance

$           44,000

$           49,000


$             (0.07)

$             (0.02)








Estimated Non-GAAP Adjustments







Equity-based compensation expense




0.04

0.04


Amortization of intangible assets




0.01

0.01


Restructuring charges




0.05

0.04


Income tax effect of non-GAAP adjustments




(0.03)

(0.03)


Total Non-GAAP Adjustments

-

-


0.07

0.06








Non-GAAP Guidance

$           44,000

$           49,000


-

$              0.04

 

SOURCE Symmetricom, Inc.



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