Python Authors: Ignacio M. Llorente, Carmen Gonzalez, Elizabeth White, John Wetherill, Trevor Parsons

News Feed Item

QLogic Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2013

QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced its third quarter financial results for the period ended December 30, 2012.

Third Quarter Highlights

  • Net revenue: $119.4 million
  • GAAP income from continuing operations: $13.7 million or $0.15 per diluted share
  • Non-GAAP income from continuing operations: $18.3 million or $0.20 per diluted share
  • Operating margin: 12.1% GAAP, 18.1% non-GAAP
  • Cash and marketable securities: $495.2 million as of December 30, 2012
  • Cash generated from operations: $32.7 million

Financial Results

Net revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 was $119.4 million compared to $142.8 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue from Host Products was $89.8 million during the third quarter of fiscal 2013 compared to $111.8 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue from Network Products was $20.1 million during the third quarter of fiscal 2013 compared to $18.5 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue from Silicon Products was $9.6 million during the third quarter of fiscal 2013 compared to $12.4 million in the same quarter last year.

Income from continuing operations on a GAAP basis for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 was $13.7 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, compared to $29.2 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2012. Income from continuing operations on a non-GAAP basis for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 was $18.3 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, compared to $34.5 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2012.

“During the December quarter, we reported financial results that exceeded our expectations. We delivered revenue of $119.4 million and non-GAAP income from continuing operations per diluted share of $0.20, both above our original guidance range,” said Simon Biddiscombe, president and chief executive officer, QLogic. “We are seeing stabilization in our business and I believe our investments in innovative technologies for new market opportunities position us well to deliver future growth.”

QLogic uses certain non-GAAP financial measures to supplement financial statements based on GAAP. A summary of these non-GAAP financial measures and a reconciliation of each non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure, as well as a description of the reasons that management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful information to investors and the additional purposes for which management uses these non-GAAP financial measures, is presented in the accompanying financial schedules.

QLogic’s third quarter fiscal 2013 conference call is scheduled for today at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time). Simon Biddiscombe, president and chief executive officer, and Jean Hu, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will host the conference call. The call is being webcast live via the Internet at http://ir.qlogic.com and www.earnings.com. Phone access to participate in the conference call is available at (877) 675-4750, pass code: 2146165.

The financial information that the company intends to discuss during the conference call will be available on the company’s website at http://ir.qlogic.com for twelve months following the conference call. A replay of the conference call will be available via webcast at http://ir.qlogic.com for twelve months.

Follow QLogic @ twitter.com/qlogic

QLogic – the Ultimate in Performance

QLogic (Nasdaq:QLGC) is a global leader and technology innovator in high performance networking, including adapters, switches and ASICs. Leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide rely on QLogic products for their data, storage and server networking solutions. For more information, visit www.qlogic.com.

Disclaimer – Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements relating to future results of the company (including certain beliefs and projections regarding business and market trends, the stabilization of the business, and investments for new market opportunities to deliver future growth) that are "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or implied in the forward-looking statements. The company advises readers that these potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: unfavorable economic conditions; potential fluctuations in operating results; gross margins that may vary over time; the stock price of the company may be volatile; the company's dependence on the networking markets served; the ability to maintain and gain market or industry acceptance of the company's products; the company's dependence on a small number of customers; the company's ability to compete effectively with other companies; the complexity of the company's products; declining average unit sales prices of comparable products; the company's dependence on sole source and limited source suppliers; the company's dependence on relationships with certain third-party subcontractors and contract manufacturers; the ability to attract and retain key personnel; sales fluctuations arising from customer transitions to new products; seasonal fluctuations and uneven sales patterns in orders from customers; a reduction in sales efforts by current distributors; changes in the company's tax provisions or adverse outcomes resulting from examination of its income tax returns; international economic, currency, regulatory, political and other risks; facilities of the company and its suppliers and customers are located in areas subject to natural disasters; the ability to protect proprietary rights; the ability to satisfactorily resolve any infringement claims; uncertain benefits from strategic business combinations, acquisitions and divestitures; declines in the market value of the company's marketable securities; changes in and compliance with regulations; difficulties in transitioning to smaller geometry process technologies; the use of "open source" software in the company's products; and security system risks, data protection breaches and cyber-attacks.

More detailed information on these and additional factors which could affect the company's operating and financial results are described in the company's Forms 10-K, 10-Q and other reports filed, or to be filed, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company urges all interested parties to read these reports to gain a better understanding of the business and other risks that the company faces. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made only as of the date hereof, and the company does not intend to update or revise these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

QLogic and the QLogic logo are registered trademarks of QLogic Corporation. Other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of the companies with which they are associated.


(unaudited — in thousands, except per share amounts)

  Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
December 30,   January 1, December 30,   January 1,
  2012   2012   2012   2012
Net revenues $ 119,386 $ 142,779 $ 367,624 $ 423,535
Cost of revenues   39,089     45,766   121,382     133,979
Gross profit   80,297     97,013   246,242     289,556
Operating expenses:
Engineering and development 38,409 34,229 115,891 104,146
Sales and marketing 19,325 19,858 57,950 58,088
General and administrative   8,139     8,803   24,951     26,820
Total operating expenses   65,873     62,890   198,792     189,054
Operating income 14,424 34,123 47,450 100,502
Interest and other income, net   903     798   2,935     2,926
Income from continuing operations before income taxes 15,327 34,921 50,385 103,428
Income taxes   1,622     5,700   6,459     13,504
Income from continuing operations 13,705 29,221 43,926 89,924
Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of income taxes  










Net income $ 13,241   $ 30,025 $ 43,501   $ 91,105
Income from continuing operations per share:
Basic $ 0.15 $ 0.29 $ 0.46 $ 0.88
Diluted $ 0.15 $ 0.29 $ 0.46 $ 0.87
Income (loss) from discontinued operations per share:
Basic $ (0.01 ) $ 0.01 $ $ 0.01
Diluted $ (0.01 ) $ 0.01 $ $ 0.01
Net income per share:
Basic $ 0.14 $ 0.30 $ 0.46 $ 0.89
Diluted $ 0.14 $ 0.30 $ 0.46 $ 0.88
Number of shares used in per share calculations:
Basic 92,386 100,135 94,518 102,696
Diluted 92,570 100,668 94,963 103,340

(unaudited — in thousands, except per share amounts)

  Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
December 30,   January 1, December 30,   January 1,
  2012     2012     2012     2012  
GAAP income from continuing operations $ 13,705 $ 29,221 $ 43,926 $ 89,924
Items excluded from GAAP income from continuing operations:
Stock-based compensation 6,973 7,620 23,295 24,349
Amortization of acquisition-related intangible assets 243 242 730 730
Income tax effect   (2,576 )   (2,567 )   (7,444 )   (7,354 )
Total non-GAAP adjustments   4,640     5,295     16,581     17,725  
Non-GAAP income from continuing operations $ 18,345   $ 34,516   $ 60,507   $ 107,649  
Income from continuing operations per diluted share:
GAAP income from continuing operations $ 0.15 $ 0.29 $ 0.46 $ 0.87
Adjustments   0.05     0.05     0.18     0.17  
Non-GAAP income from continuing operations $ 0.20   $ 0.34   $ 0.64   $ 1.04  

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

The non-GAAP financial measures contained herein are a supplement to the corresponding financial measures prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The non-GAAP financial measures presented exclude the items summarized in the above table. Management believes that adjustments for these items assist investors in making comparisons of period-to-period operating results and that these items are not indicative of the company’s on-going core operating performance.

The company has presented non-GAAP income from continuing operations and non-GAAP income from continuing operations per diluted share, on a basis consistent with its historical presentation, to assist investors in understanding the company’s core income from continuing operations and core income from continuing operations per diluted share on an on-going basis. These non-GAAP financial measures may also assist investors in making comparisons of the company’s core profitability with historical periods and comparisons of the company’s core profitability with the corresponding results for competitors. Management believes that non-GAAP income from continuing operations and non-GAAP income from continuing operations per diluted share are important measures in the evaluation of the company’s profitability. These non-GAAP financial measures exclude the adjustments described in the above table, and thus provide an overall measure of the company’s on-going profitability and related profitability on a per diluted share basis.

Management uses non-GAAP income from continuing operations and non-GAAP income from continuing operations per diluted share in its evaluation of the company’s core after-tax results of operations and trends between fiscal periods and believes that these measures are important components of its internal performance measurement process. In addition, the company prepares and maintains its budgets and forecasts for future periods on a basis consistent with these non-GAAP financial measures. Management believes that providing these non-GAAP financial measures allows investors to view the company’s financial results in the way that management views the financial results.

The non-GAAP financial measures presented herein have certain limitations in that they do not reflect all of the costs associated with the operations of the company’s business as determined in accordance with GAAP. Therefore, investors should consider non-GAAP financial measures in addition to, and not as a substitute for, or as superior to, measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with GAAP. The non-GAAP financial measures presented by the company may be different from the non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies.

For additional information on the items excluded from the non-GAAP financial measures and why the company believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful supplemental information to investors, the company refers you to the Form 8-K regarding this release filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A summary of the non-GAAP adjustments presented in the table above by the financial statement line impacted is as follows:

(unaudited – in thousands)   Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
December 30,   January 1, December 30,   January 1,
  2012     2012     2012     2012  
Non-GAAP Adjustments:
Cost of revenues:
Stock-based compensation $ 529 $ 590 $ 1,839 $ 1,924
Amortization of acquisition-related intangible assets   243     242     730     730  
Total cost of revenue adjustments   772     832     2,569     2,654  
Operating expenses:
Engineering and development:
Stock-based compensation 3,030 3,256 10,444 10,948
Sales and marketing:
Stock-based compensation 1,619 1,783 5,217 5,166
General and administrative:
Stock-based compensation   1,795     1,991     5,795     6,311  
Total operating expense adjustments   6,444     7,030     21,456     22,425  
Total non-GAAP adjustments before income taxes 7,216 7,862 24,025 25,079
Income tax effect   (2,576 )   (2,567 )   (7,444 )   (7,354 )
Total non-GAAP adjustments $ 4,640   $ 5,295   $ 16,581   $ 17,725  

(unaudited — in thousands)

  December 30,   April 1,
  2012     2012  
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 99,856 $ 164,516
Marketable securities   395,327     373,439  
Total cash and marketable securities 495,183 537,955
Accounts receivable, net 69,499 76,588
Inventories 23,035 19,724
Deferred tax assets 13,838 16,780
Other current assets   23,006     35,842  
Total current assets 624,561 686,889
Property and equipment, net 88,393 78,010
Goodwill 110,976 110,976
Purchased intangible assets, net 4,360 5,277
Deferred tax assets 35,655 30,558
Other assets   1,553     1,708  
$ 865,498   $ 913,418  
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 30,547 $ 34,198
Accrued compensation 25,941 28,326
Accrued taxes 2,452 2,799
Deferred revenue 5,711 6,504
Other current liabilities   11,080     9,390  
Total current liabilities 75,731 81,217
Accrued taxes 66,953 64,853
Other liabilities   6,284     7,505  
Total liabilities   148,968     153,575  
Stockholders’ equity:
Common stock 212 211
Additional paid-in capital 924,604 901,734
Retained earnings 1,660,702 1,617,201
Accumulated other comprehensive income 1,883 1,033
Treasury stock   (1,870,871 )   (1,760,336 )
Total stockholders’ equity   716,530     759,843  
$ 865,498   $ 913,418  

(unaudited — in thousands)

  Nine Months Ended
December 30,   January 1,
  2012     2012  
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net income $ 43,501 $ 91,105
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:
Depreciation and amortization 21,071 24,514
Stock-based compensation 23,295 25,787
Deferred income taxes (3,810 ) (4,334 )
Other non-cash items 3,138 5,082
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
Accounts receivable 7,179 (12,244 )
Inventories (3,311 ) (36 )
Other assets 113 119
Accounts payable (2,499 ) (2,333 )
Accrued compensation (2,385 ) 2,382
Accrued taxes 14,367 4,531
Deferred revenue (625 ) (1,412 )
Other liabilities   1,495     936  
Net cash provided by operating activities   101,529     134,097  
Cash flows from investing activities:
Purchases of available-for-sale securities (228,202 ) (336,005 )
Proceeds from sales and maturities of available-for-sale securities 204,325 247,928
Purchases of property and equipment   (31,728 )   (23,480 )
Net cash used in investing activities   (55,605 )   (111,557 )
Cash flows from financing activities:
Proceeds from issuance of common stock under stock-based awards



Excess tax benefits from stock-based awards 129 529
Minimum tax withholding paid on behalf of employees for restricted stock units





Purchases of treasury stock   (111,729 )   (103,900 )
Net cash used in financing activities   (110,584 )   (96,122 )
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (64,660 ) (73,582 )
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period   164,516     147,780  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 99,856   $ 74,198  

(unaudited — in thousands)


Net Revenues


A summary of the company’s revenue components is as follows:

  Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
December 30,   January 1, December 30,   January 1,
2012 2012 2012 2012
Host Products $ 89,763 $ 111,835 $ 280,367 $ 324,208
Network Products 20,051 18,501 57,166 56,198
Silicon Products   9,572   12,443   30,091   43,129
$ 119,386 $ 142,779 $ 367,624 $ 423,535

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Code Halos - aka "digital fingerprints" - are the key organizing principle to understand a) how dumb things become smart and b) how to monetize this dynamic. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robert Brown, AVP, Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant Technology Solutions, outlined research, analysis and recommendations from his recently published book on this phenomena on the way leading edge organizations like GE and Disney are unlocking the Internet of Things opportunity and what steps your organization should be taking to position itself for the next platform of digital competition.
In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect at GE, and Ibrahim Gokcen, who leads GE's advanced IoT analytics, focused on the Internet of Things / Industrial Internet and how to make it operational for business end-users. Learn about the challenges posed by machine and sensor data and how to marry it with enterprise data. They also discussed the tips and tricks to provide the Industrial Internet as an end-user consumable service using Big Data Analytics and Industrial Cloud.
SYS-CON Media announced that Splunk, a provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, has launched an ad campaign on Big Data Journal. Splunk software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. The ads focus on delivering ROI - how improved uptime delivered $6M in annual ROI, improving customer operations by mining large volumes of unstructured data, and how data tracking delivers uptime when it matters most.
SYS-CON Events announced today that ActiveState, the leading independent Cloud Foundry and Docker-based PaaS provider, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. ActiveState believes that enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value, but they face many challenges that prevent them from doing so. The Company is uniquely positioned to help address these challenges thro...
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, data security and privacy.
SYS-CON Media announced that Cisco, a worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow, has launched a new ad campaign in Cloud Computing Journal. The ad campaign, a webcast titled 'Is Your Data Center Ready for the Application Economy?', focuses on the latest data center networking technologies, including SDN or ACI, and how customers are using SDN and ACI in their organizations to achieve business agility. The Cisco webcast is available on-demand.
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. He also discussed how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics discussed were barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold. Mike Kavis is Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Pa...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly in the process of breaking from its heretofore relatively obscure enterprise applications (such as plant floor control and supply chain management) and going mainstream into the consumer space. More and more creative folks are interconnecting everyday products such as household items, mobile devices, appliances and cars, and unleashing new and imaginative scenarios. We are seeing a lot of excitement around applications in home automation, personal fitness, and in-car entertainment and this excitement will bleed into other areas. On the commercial side, m...
Dale Kim is the Director of Industry Solutions at MapR. His background includes a variety of technical and management roles at information technology companies. While his experience includes work with relational databases, much of his career pertains to non-relational data in the areas of search, content management, and NoSQL, and includes senior roles in technical marketing, sales engineering, and support engineering. Dale holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, and a BA in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. He discussed opportunities and challenges ahead for the IoT from a market and technical point of vie...
Things are being built upon cloud foundations to transform organizations. This CEO Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Roger Strukhoff, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo conference chair, addressed the big issues involving these technologies and, more important, the results they will achieve. Rodney Rogers, chairman and CEO of Virtustream; Brendan O'Brien, co-founder of Aria Systems, Bart Copeland, president and CEO of ActiveState Software; Jim Cowie, chief scientist at Dyn; Dave Wagstaff, VP and chief architect at BSQUARE Corporation; Seth Proctor, CTO of NuoDB, Inc.; and Andris Gailitis, C...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CodeFutures, a leading supplier of database performance tools, has been named a “Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. CodeFutures is an independent software vendor focused on providing tools that deliver database performance tools that increase productivity during database development and increase database performance and scalability during production.
Today’s enterprise is being driven by disruptive competitive and human capital requirements to provide enterprise application access through not only desktops, but also mobile devices. To retrofit existing programs across all these devices using traditional programming methods is very costly and time consuming – often prohibitively so. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO, President, and Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., discussed how you can create applications that run on all mobile devices as well as laptops and desktops using a visual drag-and-drop application – and eForms-buildi...
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute. Many factors need to be considered to create a truly performant environment. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, discussed how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of your online presence.
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are increasing at an unprecedented rate. The threat landscape of today is drastically different than just a few years ago. Attacks are much more organized and sophisticated. They are harder to detect and even harder to anticipate. In the foreseeable future it's going to get a whole lot harder. Everything you know today will change. Keeping up with this changing landscape is already a daunting task. Your organization needs to use the latest tools, methods and expertise to guard against those threats. But will that be enough? In the foreseeable future attacks w...
As enterprises move to all-IP networks and cloud-based applications, communications service providers (CSPs) – facing increased competition from over-the-top providers delivering content via the Internet and independently of CSPs – must be able to offer seamless cloud-based communication and collaboration solutions that can scale for small, midsize, and large enterprises, as well as public sector organizations, in order to keep and grow market share. The latest version of Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite gives CSPs the capability to do just that. In addition, its integration ...
“The age of the Internet of Things is upon us,” stated Thomas Svensson, senior vice-president and general manager EMEA, ThingWorx, “and working with forward-thinking companies, such as Elisa, enables us to deploy our leading technology so that customers can profit from complete, end-to-end solutions.” ThingWorx, a PTC® (Nasdaq: PTC) business and Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, announced on Monday that Elisa, Finnish provider of mobile and fixed broadband subscriptions, will deploy ThingWorx® platform technology to enable a new Elisa IoT service in Finland and Estonia.
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, shared some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, deploy, and manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is the co-founder of TeleStax, a...