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TMCNet:  Ubiquiti Networks Reports Q1 Fiscal 2013 Results

[November 08, 2012]

Ubiquiti Networks Reports Q1 Fiscal 2013 Results

(GlobeNewswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) New product category revenues up over 24% sequentially$23.7 million in net cash provided by operating activities Quarterly GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.14 and Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.15Improved outlook due to expected revenue recovery of airMAX SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBNT), a next-generation communications technology company, today announced results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013, ended September 30, 2012.


For the first quarter of fiscal 2013, Ubiquiti reported revenues of $61.5 million, a decrease of 22% compared to revenues of $79.2 million for the same period the prior year.

For the first quarter of fiscal 2013, GAAP net income was $13.2 million, a decrease of 39% compared to GAAP net income of $21.5 million for the same period the prior year. Non-GAAP net income was $13.6 million, a decrease of 37% compared to $21.7 million for the same period last year.

The following table reconciles GAAP net income to non-GAAP net income and weighted-average shares used in computing net income per share of common stock-diluted to weighted-average shares used in computing non-GAAP Diluted EPS:  Three Months Ended September 30,  20122011  (in thousands, except per share data)  (unaudited) Net income  $ 13,179  $ 21,493 Stock-based compensation, net of taxes 393 211 Non-GAAP net income  $ 13,572  $ 21,704 Weighted-average shares used in computing net income per share of common stock- diluted 92,925 62,717 Weighted-average dilutive effect of stock options and restricted stock units 3,877 Weighted-average shares of Series A preferred shares outstanding 26,873 Weighted-average shares used in computing non-GAAP diluted EPS (1) 92,925 93,467 Non-GAAP diluted EPS (1)  $ 0.15  $ 0.23       (1) Non-GAAP Diluted EPS is calculated using non-GAAP net income excluding stock-based compensation, net of taxes and weighted-average shares outstanding as if Series A preferred stock is treated as common stock for the periods presented.

    "Profitability, although down, has still remained strong with a 27% operating margin, $0.15 earnings per share, and approximately $14 million of non-GAAP net-income, reflecting the robust fundamentals of our strong business model. We have made significant legal and operational infrastructure improvements that have resulted in a series of anti-counterfeit successes, decreased lead times, and a return of stronger order flow," said Robert J. Pera, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ubiquiti Networks. "Ubiquiti is not just about our AirMax wireless Internet distribution system. With our new product categories now accounting for 25% of our business, and up approximately 500% year over year, we are a fully diversified Internet Protocol technology platforms company with exciting solutions for Wireless LAN (UniFi), Video Surveillance (AirVision), AirFiber (microwave backhaul), mFi (machine to machine communications), and EdgeMax (advanced routing). This company has a history of demonstrating an extraordinary ability to dynamically evolve and conquer challenges. And to this end, we have made fundamental changes to our infrastructure to ensure our long-term success." The Company also announced that its Chief Financial Officer, John Ritchie, plans to leave the Company to pursue other opportunities. The Company has initiated a search for a new CFO. Mr. Ritchie plans to remain with the Company through December 31, 2012 to ensure a seamless transition.  "I would like to extend my sincere thanks to John for his contributions to Ubiquiti and we wish him all the best in the future," said Pera.

Recent Highlights In September, the Company released EdgeMax, a price/performance disruptive software and systems routing platform, offering what the company believes to be the world's first sub-$100 router technology with greater than 1 million packet-per-second processing performance packed with powerful routing features.    In October, AirFiber, the Company's microwave backhaul solution, won the 2012 Wireless Internet Provider Association product of the year award.

  AirVision, the Company's IP video surveillance platform has been re-architected and vastly upgraded with the release of the Company's AirVision 2.0 NVR and management software.  Business Outlook Ubiquiti currently believes the demand environment in its end markets supports the following forecast for the Company's fiscal second quarter ending December 31, 2012: Revenues of $70 million to $78 million GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.18 to $0.21 Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.17 to $0.20Conference Call Ubiquiti Networks will discuss the Company's financial results by conference call at 2:00 p.m. PDT today. Instructions for listening to the conference call over the Web are available on the investor relations portion of UBIQUITI NETWORKS's website at www.ubnt.com.

About Ubiquiti Networks Ubiquiti Networks is a next-generation communications technology company bridging the digital divide between emerging and developed markets by fundamentally changing the economics and complexity of deploying high performance networking solutions in underserved and underpenetrated markets globally. Our technology platforms focus on delivering industry-leading performance, compelling price-performing characteristics and an unparalleled user experience. For more information, visit http://www.ubnt.com/.

The Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/ pkgid=10852 Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information To supplement our condensed consolidated financial results prepared under generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, we use non-GAAP measures of net income and earnings per diluted share that are adjusted to exclude certain recurring costs, expenses and gains such as stock based compensation expense and the tax effects of these non-GAAP adjustments. In addition, our non-GAAP adjustments present shares of Series A preferred stock as if these shares had been converted to common stock throughout the periods presented. Reconciliations of the adjustments to GAAP results for the three months ended September 30, 2012 and 2011 are provided below. In addition, an explanation of the ways in which management uses non-GAAP financial information to evaluate its business, the substance behind management's decision to use this non-GAAP financial information, the material limitations associated with the use of non-GAAP financial information, the manner in which management compensates for those limitations, and the substantive reasons management believes that this non-GAAP financial information provides useful information to investors is included under "About our Non-GAAP Net Income and Adjustments" after the tables below.  These non-GAAP measures are not in accordance with or an alternative to GAAP and may be materially different from other non-GAAP measures, including similarly titled non-GAAP measures, used by other companies. The presentation of this additional information should not be considered in isolation from, as a substitute for, or superior to, net income or earnings per diluted share prepared in accordance with GAAP.  Safe Harbor for Forward Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements 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. Statements other than statements of historical fact including words such as "look", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "consider" and "plan" and statements in the future tense are forward looking statements. The statements in this press release that could be deemed forward-looking statements include statements regarding growth prospects, market positioning, potential of new technology platforms, effect of anti-counterfeit manufacturing processes, short and long term opportunities, and any statements or assumptions underlying any of the foregoing.

Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual future results to differ materially, or cause a material adverse impact on our results. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, fluctuations in our operating results; varying demand for our products due to the financial and operating condition of our distributors and their customers, distributors inventory management practices and general economic conditions; impact of counterfeiting and our ability to contain that; our reliance on a limited number of distributors; inability of our contract manufacturers and suppliers to meet our demand; our dependence on Qualcomm Atheros for chipsets without a short-term alternative; as we move into new markets competition from certain of our current or potential competitors who may be more established in such markets; our ability to keep pace with technological and market developments; success and timing of new product introductions by us and the performance of our products generally; if we fail to effectively manage the significant increase in our transactional sales volumes; we may become subject to warranty claims, product liability and product recalls; that a substantial majority of our sales are into countries outside the United States and we are subject to numerous U.S. export control and economic sanctions laws; costs related to responding to government inquiries related to regulatory compliance; our reliance on the Ubiquiti Community; our reliance on certain key members of our management team, including our founder and chief executive officer, Robert J. Pera; adverse tax-related matters such as tax audits, changes in our effective tax rate or new tax legislative proposals; whether the final determination of our income tax liability may be materially different from our income tax provisions; the impact of any intellectual property litigation and claims for indemnification and litigation related to U.S. Securities laws and economic and political conditions in the United States and abroad.  We discuss these risks in greater detail under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2012 and other filings filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), which are available at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Copies may also be obtained by contacting Ubiquiti Networks' Investor Relations Department, or by email at investor.relations@ubnt.com or Ubiquiti Networks' Investor Relations website at www.ubnt.com.

Given these uncertainties, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Also, forward-looking statements represent our management's beliefs and assumptions only as of the date made. Ubiquiti Networks undertakes no obligation to update information contained in this press release. You should review our SEC filings carefully and with the understanding that our actual future results may be materially different from what we expect.

Ubiquiti Networks Inc.Condensed Consolidated Statement of Operations(In thousands, except per share data) (Unaudited)        Three Months Ended September 30,  20122011 Revenues  $ 61,535  $ 79,167 Cost of revenues 36,515 46,154 Gross profit 25,020 33,013       Operating expenses:     Research and development 4,711 3,369 Sales, general and administrative 4,534 2,144 Total operating expenses 9,245 5,513 Income from operations 15,775 27,500 Interest expense and other, net (86) (634) Income before provision for income taxes 15,689 26,866 Provision for income taxes 2,510 5,373 Net income  $ 13,179  $ 21,493 Preferred stock cumulative dividend and accretion of cost of preferred stock (102,727) Net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders diluted  $ 13,179  $ (81,234)       Net income (loss) per share of common stock:     Basic  $ 0.14  $ (1.30) Diluted  $ 0.14  $ (1.30)       Weighted average shares used in computing net income (loss) per share of common stock:     Basic 90,970 62,717 Diluted 92,925 62,717  Ubiquiti Networks Inc.Reconciliation of GAAP Net Income to Non-GAAP Net Income(In thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)        Three Months Ended September 30,  20122011 Net income  $ 13,179  $ 21,493 Stock-based compensation:     Cost of revenues 81 6 Research and development 266 116 Sales, general and administrative 309 229 Tax effect of stock-based compensation (263) (140) Non-GAAP net income  $ 13,572  $ 21,704 Non-GAAP diluted EPS (1)  $ 0.15  $ 0.23 Weighted-average shares used in non-GAAP diluted EPS (1) 92,925 93,467       (1)   Non-GAAP Diluted EPS is calculated using non-GAAP net income excluding stock-based compensation, net of taxes and weighted-average shares outstanding as if Series A preferred stock is treated as common stock for the periods presented.

     Ubiquiti Networks, Inc.Reconciliation of Weighted-Average Shares Used in Computing Net Income (Loss) Per Share of Common Stock-Diluted to Weighted-Average Shares Used In Computing Non-GAAP Diluted EPS(In thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)        Three Months Ended September 30,  20122011 Weighted-average shares used in computing net income(loss) per share of common stock- diluted 92,925 62,717 Add back:     Weighted-average dilutive effect of stock options and restricted stock units 3,877 Weighted-average shares of Series A preferred shares outstanding 26,873 Weighted-average shares used in computing non-GAAP diluted EPS 92,925 93,467  Ubiquiti Networks Inc.Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets(In thousands, except share amounts) (Unaudited)        September 30, 2012 June 30, 2012(1)Assets     Current assets:     Cash and cash equivalents   $ 132,486  $ 122,060 Accounts receivable, net  60,877 75,644 Inventories  7,632 7,734 Current deferred tax asset  882 882 Prepaid expenses and other current assets  2,428 1,577 Total current assets  204,305 207,897 Property and equipment, net  5,042 4,471 Long-term deferred tax asset 232 232 Other long–term assets  1,577 1,136 Total assets   $ 211,156  $ 213,736Liabilities, Convertible Preferred Stock and Stockholders' Deficit     Current liabilities:      Accounts payable  $ 25,465 $ 26,450 Customer deposits  384 235 Deferred revenues  798 805 Income taxes payable  3,284 946 Debt – short-term 5,008 6,968 Other current liabilities  10,031 17,031 Total current liabilities  44,970 52,435 Long–term taxes payable  7,727 7,727 Debt – long-term 44,843 22,623 Total liabilities  97,540 82,785 Stockholders' deficit:     Common stock  89 92 Additional paid–in capital  129,725 128,981 Treasury stock  (100,770)  (69,515) Retained earnings  84,572 71,393 Total stockholders' deficit  113,616 130,951 Total liabilities, convertible preferred stock and stockholders' deficit  $ 211,156  $ 213,736       (1) Derived from audited consolidated statements as of and for the year ended June 30, 2012.

     Ubiquiti Networks Inc.Revenue by Product Category and Geographical Area(In thousands) (Unaudited)        Three Months Ended September 30,  20122011       Revenue by Product Category     AirMax  $ 32,057  $ 49,835 New platforms 15,628 2,734 Other systems 3,784 12,765 Total systems 51,469 65,334 Embedded radio 1,714 3,225 Antennas/other 8,352 10,608 Total revenues  $ 61,535  $ 79,167       Revenue by Geographical Area     North America  $ 20,361  $ 24,941 South America 10,243 19,835 Europe, the Middle East and Africa 23,144 24,783 Asia Pacific 7,787 9,608 Total revenues  $ 61,535  $ 79,167About our Non-GAAP Net Income and Adjustments Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information To supplement our condensed consolidated financial results prepared under generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, we use non-GAAP measures of net income and earnings per diluted share that are GAAP net income and GAAP earnings per diluted share adjusted to exclude certain recurring costs, expenses and gains.  We believe that the presentation of non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share provides important supplemental information regarding non-cash expenses, significant recurring items that we believe are important to understanding our financial, and business trends relating to our financial condition and results of operations. Non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share are among the primary indicators used by management as a basis for planning and forecasting future periods and by management and our board of directors to determine whether our operating performance has met specified targets and thresholds. Management uses non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share when evaluating operating performance because it believes that the exclusion of the items described below, for which the amounts and/or timing may vary significantly depending upon the Company's activities and other factors, facilitates comparability of the Company's operating performance from period to period. We have chosen to provide this information to investors so they can analyze our operating results in the same way that management does and use this information in their assessment of our business and the valuation of our Company.

Use and Economic Substance of Non-GAAP Financial Measures used by Ubiquiti Networks We compute non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share by adjusting GAAP net income and GAAP earnings per diluted share to remove the impact of recurring stock-based compensation expense and the tax effect of these adjustments. In addition, our non-GAAP diluted earnings per share is calculated using weighted-average shares outstanding as if Series A preferred stock outstanding had been converted to common stock throughout the periods presented. Examples of items excluded from net income are: Recurring charges and gains, including: Stock-based compensation expense is recognized in accordance with FASB Accounting Standards Codification, Topic 718, Stock Compensation.

Tax effect of non-GAAP adjustments. After adjusting to exclude the items described above, we apply the principles of ASC 740, Income Taxes, to estimate the non-GAAP income tax provision. Usefulness of Non-GAAP Financial Information to Investors These non-GAAP measures are not in accordance with or an alternative to GAAP and may be materially different from other non-GAAP measures, including similarly titled non-GAAP measures, used by other companies. The presentation of this additional information should not be considered in isolation from, as a substitute for, or superior to, net income or earnings per diluted share prepared in accordance with GAAP. Non-GAAP financial measures have limitations in that they do not reflect certain items that may have a material impact upon our reported financial results. We expect to continue to incur expenses of a nature similar to the non-GAAP adjustments described above, and exclusion of these items from our non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share should not be construed as an inference that these costs are unusual, infrequent or non-recurring.

For more information on the non-GAAP adjustments, please see the tables captioned "Reconciliation of GAAP Net Income to non-GAAP Net Income" and "Reconciliation of Weighted-Average Shares Used in Computing Net Income (Loss) Per Share of Common Stock-Diluted to Weighted-Average Shares Used In Computing Non-GAAP Diluted EPS" included in this press release.

CONTACT: The Abernathy MacGregor Group Ian Campbell / idc@abmac.com / 213-630-6550 Amy Feng / asf@abmac.com / 213-630-6550 Source: Ubiquiti Networks 2012 GlobeNewswire, Inc.

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