April 27, 2016
Sunnyvale, Calif., April 27, 2016 – Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today released financial results for the first quarter of 2016 ended March 26, 2016.
GAAP revenue for the quarter was $244.8 million compared to $260.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2015 and $186.9 million in the first quarter of 2015.
GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 47.5% compared to 44.5% in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 47.2% in the first quarter of 2015. GAAP operating margin for the quarter was 6.1% compared to 5.3% in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 8.1% in the first quarter of 2015.
GAAP net income for the quarter was $12.0 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, compared to $12.6 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2015, and $12.4 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2015.
Non-GAAP revenue for the quarter was $245.0 million compared to $260.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2015 and $186.9 million in the first quarter of 2015.
Non-GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 50.2% compared to 48.3% in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 47.8% in the first quarter of 2015. Non-GAAP operating margin for the quarter was 12.3% compared to 12.7% in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 12.2% in the first quarter of 2015.
Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $28.0 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared to $32.0 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2015, and $22.1 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2015.
A further explanation of the use of non-GAAP financial information and a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures to the GAAP equivalents can be found at the end of this release.
“We continued to execute well in the first quarter, winning deals across our product portfolio and delivering strong financial results,” said Tom Fallon, Infinera’s Chief Executive Officer. “Responding to ongoing growth in bandwidth demand, customers are increasingly turning to Infinera to address the advanced scalability and efficiency required to operate their networks. By continuing to deliver the most innovative solutions and the Infinera Experience to our customers, I am confident that we will continue to gain market share across the end-to-end optical transport market and generate outstanding bottom line results.”
Conference Call Information
Infinera will host a conference call for analysts and investors to discuss its first quarter 2016 results and its outlook for the second quarter of 2016 today at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time). Interested parties may join the conference call by dialing 1-866-373-6878 (toll free) or 1-412-317-5101 (international). A live webcast of the conference call will also be accessible from the Events & Webcasts section of Infinera’s website at investors.infinera.com. Replay of the audio webcast will be available at investors.infinera.com approximately two hours after the end of the live call.
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Infinera provides Intelligent Transport Networks, enabling carriers, cloud operators, governments and enterprises to scale network bandwidth, accelerate service innovation and simplify optical network operations. Infinera’s end-to-end packet-optical portfolio is designed for long-haul, subsea, data center interconnect and metro applications. Infinera’s unique large scale photonic integrated circuits enable innovative optical networking solutions for the most demanding networks. To learn more about Infinera visit www.infinera.com, follow us on Twitter @Infinera and read our latest blog posts at blog.infinera.com.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, Infinera’s ability to continue to address the advanced scalability and efficiency required to operate its customer’s networks; and Infinera’s ability to continue to gain market share across the end-to-end optical transport market and generate outstanding bottom line results. Forward-looking statements can also be identified by forward-looking words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “should,” “will,” and “would” or similar words. These statements are based on information available to Infinera as of the date hereof and actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied due to risks and uncertainties. The risks and uncertainties that could cause Infinera’s results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include delays in the development and introduction of new products or updates to existing products and market acceptance of these products; Infinera’s ability to successfully integrate the Infinera and Transmode businesses; the effect that changes in product pricing or mix, and/or increases in component costs could have on Infinera’s gross margin; Infinera’s ability to respond to rapid technological changes; Infinera’s reliance on single-source suppliers; aggressive business tactics by Infinera’s competitors; Infinera’s ability to protect Infinera’s intellectual property; claims by others that Infinera infringes their intellectual property; global macroeconomic conditions; war, terrorism, public health issues, natural disasters and other circumstances that could disrupt the supply, delivery or demand of Infinera’s products; and other risks and uncertainties detailed in Infinera’s SEC filings from time to time. More information on potential factors that may impact Infinera’s business are set forth in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended on December 26, 2015 as filed with the SEC on February 23, 2016, as well as subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the SEC from time to time. These reports are available on Infinera’s website at www.infinera.com and the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Infinera assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements.
Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information
In addition to disclosing financial measures prepared in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), this press release and the accompanying tables contain certain non-GAAP measures that exclude non-cash stock-based compensation expenses, acquisition-related costs, certain purchase accounting adjustments related to Infinera’s acquisition of Transmode AB, which closed during the third quarter of 2015, and amortization of debt discount on Infinera’s convertible senior notes. Infinera believes these adjustments are appropriate to enhance an overall understanding of its underlying financial performance and also its prospects for the future and are considered by management for the purpose of making operational decisions. In addition, these results are the primary indicators management uses as a basis for its planning and forecasting of future periods. The presentation of this additional information is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net income, basic and diluted net income per share, gross margin or operating margin prepared in accordance with GAAP. Non-GAAP financial measures are not based on a comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles and are subject to limitations. For a description of these non-GAAP financial measures and a reconciliation to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures, please see the section titled, “GAAP to Non-GAAP Reconciliations.” Infinera anticipates disclosing forward-looking non-GAAP information in its conference call to discuss its first quarter 2016 results, including an estimate of certain non-GAAP financial measures for the second quarter of 2016 that excludes non-cash stock-based compensation expenses, acquisition-related costs, certain purchase accounting adjustments related to Infinera’s acquisition of Transmode and amortization of debt discount on Infinera’s convertible senior notes.
A copy of this press release can be found on the Investor Relations page of Infinera’s website at www.infinera.com.
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