Company delivers strong gross margin performance and EPS at the high-end of guidance
HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: UCTT), a leading developer and supplier of critical systems and subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment, flat panel, medical, energy and research industries, today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 27, 2013.
Revenue for the third quarter of 2013 was $107.2 million, a decrease of 2.7% compared to the second quarter of 2013 and an increase of 6.3% compared to the same period a year ago. Semiconductor revenue was 88.4% of total revenue and revenue outside the U.S. accounted for 33.1% of total revenue for the third quarter of 2013. Gross margin was 14.8%, compared to 14.6% for the previous quarter and 14.2% for the same period a year ago.
The Company recorded net income of $2.0 million, or $0.07 per share in the third quarter of 2013 compared to net income of $2.3 million, or $0.08 per share, in the previous quarter and a net loss of $1.1 million, or $(0.04) per share, for the same period a year ago. The net income for the third quarter of 2013 includes pre-tax charges of $1.5 million for amortization costs associated with the AIT transaction. Excluding these charges the Company would have reported earnings of $0.12 per share. The Company's tax rate for the third quarter of 2013 was 15.5%.
Cash at the end of the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 was $65.9 million, a decrease of $5.4 million from the previous quarter. Outstanding debt was $56.5 million at the end of the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, a decrease of $11.9 million from the previous quarter.
Clarence Granger, Ultra Clean's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated: "Our net liquidity increased by nearly $6.5 million from the previous quarter as we continue to generate cash through operations and significantly reduce our bank debt. Our gross margins were the highest since the second quarter of 2007. Overall, I am pleased with the strength of our balance sheet, the progress we are making on gross margin, and our business outlook into the future."
Commenting on Ultra Clean's corporate guidance, Granger noted: "We expect revenue for the fourth quarter of 2013 to range between $120 million to $125 million, with earnings per share in the range of $0.14 to $0.18. Excluding amortization associated with the merger with AIT we expect earnings per share to be in the range of $0.18 to $0.22. We are forecasting a tax rate of 20% for the fourth quarter."
Ultra Clean will conduct a conference call today, Monday, October 21, beginning at 1:45 p.m. PDT. The call-in number is (888) 561-5097 (domestic) and (706) 679-7569 (international). A replay of the conference will be available for fourteen days following the call at (855) 859-2056 (domestic) and (404) 537-3406 (international). The confirmation number for live broadcast and replay is 73327438 (all callers).
About Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc.
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. is a leading developer and supplier of critical systems and subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment, flat panel, medical, energy and research industries. Ultra Clean offers its customers an integrated outsourced solution for gas delivery systems and other subassemblies, improved design-to-delivery cycle times, component neutral design and manufacturing and component testing capabilities. Ultra Clean's customers are primarily original equipment manufacturers for the semiconductor capital equipment, flat panel, medical, energy and research industries. Ultra Clean is headquartered in Hayward, California. Additional information is available at www.uct.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
The foregoing information contains, or may be deemed to contain, "forward-looking statements" (as defined in the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) which reflect our current views with respect to future events and financial performance. We use words such as "anticipates," "projection," "forecast," "believes," "plan," "expect," "future," "intends," "may," "will," "estimates," "predicts," and similar expressions to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward looking statements included in this press release include our expectations with respect to fourth quarter 2013 revenue and earnings per share and our forecasted tax rate for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 and the full fiscal year 2013, our expectations regarding our integration with AIT. All forward-looking statements address matters that involve risks and uncertainties. Accordingly, the Company's actual results may differ materially from the results predicted or implied by these forward- looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors also include, among others, those identified in "Risk Factors," "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations'' and elsewhere in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 28, 2012 and our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 28, 2013, each as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Additional information will also be set forth in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 27, 2013. Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. undertakes no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise unless required by law.
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income
(Unaudited; in thousands, except per share data)
For the three months ended
For the nine months ended
September 27, 2013
September 28, 2012
September 27, 2013
September 28, 2012
Cost of goods sold
Research and development
Sales and marketing
General and administrative
Total operating expenses
Income (loss) from operations
Interest and other income (expense), net
Income (loss) before income taxes
Income tax provision (benefit)
Net income (loss)
Net income (loss) per share:
Shares used in computing net income (loss) per share:
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(Unaudited; in thousands)
Cash and cash equivalents
Other current assets
Total current assets
Equipment and leasehold improvements, net
Purchased intangibles, net
Other non-current assets
LIABILITIES & STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Other current liabilities
Total current liabilities
Bank debt and other long-term liabilities
Total stockholders' equity
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity
SOURCE Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc.
|Rambus Reports Third Quarter Financial Results (2013/10/17)|
|FBR Reports Third Quarter Financial Results ()|
|The Manitowoc Company Reports Third-quarter Financial Results (2013/10/24)|
|Materion Corporation Reports Third Quarter Financial Results ()|
|State Bank Reports Third Quarter Financial Results (2013/10/24)|
|Citrix Reports Third Quarter Financial Results (2013/10/23)|
|Ligand Reports Third Quarter Financial Results (2013/10/30)|
|Portola Pharmaceuticals Reports Third Quarter Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update (2013/11/5)|
|Endo Reports Third Quarter Financial Results ()|
|Medgenics Reports Third Quarter Financial Results ()|
|Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc.||View uctt Stock Quote|
|Start Premium Trial||Register For Free|
|P||F||Fund Financial Data (13,000+ funds)|
|P||F||Stock Financial Data (7,000+ stocks)|
|P||F||Stock and Fund Screeners (basic)|
|P||F||Investing Articles and Market Commentary|
|P||F||Articles Archive (>30 days)|
|P||F||Discuss (dozens of stock, fund, bond, and general bulletin boards)|
|P||F||Portfolio Manager (basic)|
|P||F||Morningstar Investment Classroom|
|P||F||Access Your Portfolio Anytime, Anywhere via Your Mobile Device|
|P||Morningstar Fund Analyst Reports (full research on 1,700 funds, ETFs, and CEFs)|
|P||Morningstar Stock Analyst Reports (full research on more than 1,100 stocks)|
|P||Portfolio Manager (advanced with 10 X-Ray analyses, including recommendations)|
|P||Portfolio Monitor (monthly and on-demand personalized portfolio statements)|
|P||Morningstar Proprietary Stock Information (stock star ratings, buy/sell prices, economic moat ratings, and more)|
|P||Morningstar 5-Star Stock and Fund Favorites & Red Flags eNewsletters|
|P||Premium Stock and Fund Screeners (advanced with nearly infinite ways to find the best securities for you)|
|P||Discounts on Morningstar newsletters, books, seminars, and more|
Access these features and more when you sign up for Free Membership.
Join Morningstar today. It's Free.
Access these features and more when you sign up for Premium Membership.
Start your free 14-day trial today online
Your subscription may be tax deductible. Please contact your tax advisor.