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Infinera Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results PDF Icon

July 22, 2015

Sunnyvale, California – July 22, 2015 – Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today released financial results for the second quarter of 2015 ended June 27, 2015.

Revenue for the quarter was $207.3 million compared to $186.9 million in the first quarter of 2015 and $165.4 million in the second quarter of 2014.

GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 46.7% compared to 47.2% in the first quarter of 2015 and 42.5% in the second quarter of 2014. GAAP operating margin for the quarter was 8.0% compared to an operating margin of 8.1% in the first quarter of 2015 and an operating margin of 4.9% in the second quarter of 2014.

GAAP net income for the quarter was $17.9 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, compared to $12.4 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2015, and $4.8 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2014.

Non-GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 47.4% compared to 47.8% in the first quarter of 2015 and 43.3% in the second quarter of 2014. Non-GAAP operating margin for the quarter was 13.0% compared to 12.2% in the first quarter of 2015 and 9.0% in the second quarter of 2014.

Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $25.7 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, compared to $22.1 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2015, and $13.5 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2014.

The above non-GAAP measures exclude non-cash stock-based compensation expenses, acquisition-related costs, acquisition-related forward contract gains and the amortization of debt discount on Infinera’s convertible senior notes. 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.

“Our outstanding second quarter results were driven by robust demand across multiple verticals, as customers continued to build next generation networks with Infinera. Differentiated products, exceptional customer experience and a vertical business model enable us to continue to grow our top line rapidly and our bottom line even faster,” said Tom Fallon, Infinera’s Chief Executive Officer. “With the emergence of new cloud architectures, the strategic importance of optical transport has never been higher. Our technology leadership and superior service experience, puts Infinera in a particularly favorable position to benefit from this ongoing evolution in optical networking.”

Conference Call Information
Infinera will host a conference call for analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter of 2015 results and its outlook for the third quarter of 2015 today at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time (2:30 p.m. Pacific Time). Interested parties may join the conference call by dialing 1-800-593-9940 (toll free) or 1-630-395-0029 (international), pass-code PIC. A live webcast of the conference call will also be accessible from the Investor Relations section of Infinera’s website at www.infinera.com. Following the webcast, an archived version will be available on the website for 90 days. To hear the replay, parties in the United States and Canada should call 1-800-677-1310. International parties can access the replay at 1-203-369-3644.

Contacts:
Media:
Anna Vue
Tel. +1 (916) 595-8157
avue@infinera.com

Investors:
Jeff Hustis
Tel. +1 (408) 213-7150
jhustis@infinera.com

About Infinera
Infinera provides Intelligent Transport Networks for network operators, enabling reliable, easy to operate, high-capacity optical networks. Infinera leverages its unique large scale photonic integrated circuits to deliver innovative optical networking solutions for the most demanding network environments. Intelligent Transport Networks enable carriers, Cloud network operators, governments and enterprises to automate, converge and scale their data center, metro, long-haul and subsea optical networks. To learn more about Infinera visit www.infinera.com, follow us on Twitter @Infinera and read Infinera’s latest blog posts at blog.infinera.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties, including Infinera’s ability to continue to grow its top line rapidly and its bottom line even faster; Infinera’s belief that the strategic importance of optical transport has never been higher; and Infinera’s ability to remain in a particularly favorable position to benefit from this ongoing evolution in optical networking. 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. Such forward-looking statements can be identified by forward-looking words such as “anticipated,” “believed,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “should,” “will,” and “would” or similar words. 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 Infinera’s products and market acceptance of these products; the effect of changes in product pricing or mix, and/or increases in component costs could have on Infinera’s gross margin; 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; war, terrorism, public health issues, natural disasters, and other circumstances that could disrupt supply, delivery or demand of products; Infinera’s ability to respond to rapid technological changes; and other risks 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 Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended on March 28, 2015 as filed with the SEC on May 4, 2015, 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, acquisition-related forward contract gains 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 second quarter 2015 results, including an estimate of non-GAAP earnings for the third quarter of 2015 that excludes non-cash stock-based compensation expenses, acquisition-related costs, acquisition-related forward contract gains or losses, 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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