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Infinera Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results PDF Icon

October 27, 2015

Sunnyvale, California – October 27, 2015 – Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today released financial results for the third quarter of 2015 ended September 26, 2015. Infinera’s financial results for the third quarter of 2015 include the operating results of Transmode from the date the acquisition closed on August 20, 2015.

GAAP financial results for the quarter were impacted by certain purchase accounting adjustments and one-time acquisition-related costs related to the Transmode acquisition. Additionally, GAAP results include non-cash stock-based compensation expenses and the amortization of debt discount on Infinera’s convertible senior notes. The foregoing items have been excluded from Infinera’s non-GAAP results.

GAAP revenue for the quarter was $232.5 million compared to $207.3 million in the second quarter of 2015 and $173.6 million in the third quarter of 2014.

GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 44.2% compared to 46.7% in the second quarter of 2015 and 43.4% in the third quarter of 2014. GAAP operating margin for the quarter was 6.1% compared to 8.0% in the second quarter of 2015 and 4.3% in the third quarter of 2014.

GAAP net income for the quarter was $8.5 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, compared to $17.9 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2015, and $4.8 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2014.

Non-GAAP revenue for the quarter was $233.2 million compared to $207.3 million in the second quarter of 2015 and $173.6 million in the third quarter of 2014.

Non-GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 47.5% compared to 47.4% in the second quarter of 2015 and 44.2% in the third quarter of 2014. Non-GAAP operating margin for the quarter was 14.4% compared to 13.0% in the second quarter of 2015 and 8.6% in the third quarter of 2014.

Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $32.2 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, compared to $25.7 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2015, and $14.2 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2014.

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 excellent third quarter results reflect continued strength across our core business, including growing Cloud Xpress revenues as well as the initial contribution from the new metro business. Adding the recently announced metro core and long haul interconnect products along with Transmode’s suite of metro solutions enables Infinera to further enhance the superior experience we deliver to our customers,” said Tom Fallon, Infinera’s Chief Executive Officer. “As the most vertically integrated transport provider in the world, now armed with a broad end-to-end portfolio, Infinera is in a terrific position to continue to deliver differentiated financial results on both the top and bottom lines.”

Conference Call Information
Infinera will host a conference call for analysts and investors to discuss its third quarter of 2015 results and its outlook for the fourth quarter of 2015 today at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 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 1-800-884-1527. International parties can access the replay at 1-203-369-3842.

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 (NASDAQ: INFN) 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, datacenter 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.

Forward-Looking Statements
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 provide a superior experience to its customers and Infinera’s ability to continue to deliver differentiated financial results on both the top and bottom lines. Forward-looking statements can also be identified by forward-looking words such as “anticipated,” “believed,” “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 Infinera’s 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 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 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 Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended on June 27, 2015 as filed with the SEC on July 31, 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, certain purchase accounting adjustments 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 third quarter 2015 results, including an estimate of certain non-GAAP financial measures for the fourth quarter of 2015 that excludes non-cash stock-based compensation expenses, acquisition-related costs, certain purchase accounting adjustments 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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