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IDT reports Q3 Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results

Q3 FY15 Revenue of $151.2M; up 10.3% Q/Q and 21.3% Y/Y
Q3 FY15 GAAP Diluted EPS (from Continuing Operations) of $0.21
Q3 FY15 Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.25
SAN JOSE, Calif., February 2, 2015 — Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced results for the fiscal third quarter ended December 28, 2014.
 
“We achieved excellent financial results in our third fiscal quarter with revenue up over 10 percent sequentially, and up over 20 percent year-over-year, driven primarily by strength in our High Performance Computing and Communications businesses,” said Greg Waters, president and chief executive officer.  “In particular, we have become the clear leader in the latest generation of DDR4 memory interface, and our SRIO business is benefitting from the continued deployment of 4G LTE base stations on a global basis.  Additionally, our Consumer business is positioned for strong growth with excellent traction in the area of wireless power.” 
 
“We are growing well above semiconductor industry averages, before any meaningful contribution from our wireless power business.  We continue to gain traction in new products and new content, gaining share at key customers across all of our key business lines.  In addition to our strong top line performance, our non-GAAP operating margin improved in the quarter to 26 percent, and free cash flow was 25 percent of revenue for the quarter.  With our ongoing focus on operational excellence and our targeted investments in areas that offer the highest potential return, we are poised to continue leveraging our business and technology strength and anticipate driving sustainable and profitable growth in the future,” concluded Mr. Waters.
 
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Recent Business Highlights - Consumer
 
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Recent Business Highlights - Computing
 
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The following highlights the Company’s financial performance on both a GAAP and supplemental non-GAAP basis. The Company is pursuing the divestiture of its high speed data converter business and is in active discussions with potential buyers.  For financial statement purposes, the high speed data converter business is classified as assets held for sale and is treated as discontinued operations for all periods presented.  IDT has excluded results from the high speed data converter business from current and historical non-GAAP results. The Company provides supplemental information regarding its operating performance on a non-GAAP basis that excludes certain gains, losses and charges which occur relatively infrequently and which management considers to be outside our core operating results. Non-GAAP results are not in accordance with GAAP and may not be comparable to non-GAAP information provided by other companies. Non-GAAP information should be considered a supplement to, and not a substitute for, financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP. A complete reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP results from continuing operations is attached to this press release.    
 
  • Revenue from continuing operations for the fiscal third quarter of 2015 was $151.2 million, compared with $137.1 million reported last quarter, and $124.6 million reported in the same period one year ago. 
     
  • GAAP net income from continuing operations for the fiscal third quarter of 2015 was $32.8 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, versus GAAP net income from continuing operations of $24.2 million or $0.16 per diluted share last quarter, and a GAAP net income from continuing operations of $17.3 million or $0.11 per share in the same period one year ago. Fiscal third quarter 2015 GAAP results include $1.3 million expense relating to amortization of intangible assets, $5.9 million in stock-based compensation expense, $0.1 million in other restructuring related charges, and $1.5 million benefit in related tax effects.
     
  • Non-GAAP net income for the fiscal third quarter of 2015 was $38.7 million or $0.25 per diluted share, compared with non-GAAP net income of $31.8 million or $0.20 per diluted share last quarter, and non-GAAP net income of $25.9 million or $0.17 per diluted share reported in the same period one year ago.  
     
  • GAAP gross profit from continuing operations for the fiscal third quarter of 2015 was $91.4 million, or 60.4 percent, compared with GAAP gross profit of $81.9 million or 59.7 percent last quarter, and $74.9 million, or 60.1 percent, reported in the same period one year ago. Non-GAAP gross profit for the fiscal third quarter of 2015 was $93.0 million, or 61.5 percent, compared with non-GAAP gross profit of $83.9 million, or 61.2 percent last quarter, and $77.8 million, or 62.4 percent, reported in the same period one year ago.
     
  • GAAP R&D expense for the fiscal third quarter of 2015 was $32.8 million, compared with GAAP R&D expense of $30.7 million last quarter, and $31.1 million reported in the same period one year ago. Non-GAAP R&D expense for the fiscal third quarter of 2015 was $29.7 million, compared with non-GAAP R&D expense of $28.2 million last quarter, and $29.3 million in the same period one year ago.
     
  • GAAP SG&A expense for the fiscal third quarter of 2015 was $27.2 million, compared with GAAP SG&A expense of $26.8 million last quarter, and $23.7 million in the same period one year ago. Non-GAAP SG&A expense for the fiscal third quarter of 2015 was $23.9 million, compared with non-GAAP SG&A expense of $23.3 million last quarter, and $21.1 million in the same period one year ago.  
 
Webcast and Conference Call Information
 
Investors may listen to a live or replay webcast of the Company’s quarterly financial conference call at http://ir.idt.com/.  The live webcast will begin at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time on February 2, 2015. The webcast replay will be available after 5 p.m. Pacific time on February 2, 2015. 
 
Investors may also listen to the live call at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time on February 2, 2015 by calling (888) 438-5535 or (719) 457-2727.  The access code is 2759608. The conference call replay will be available for one week after the event at (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820. The access code is 2759608.
 
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. develops system-level solutions that optimize its customers’ applications. IDT uses its market leadership in timing, serial switching and interfaces, and adds analog and system expertise to provide complete application-optimized, mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing and consumer segments. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing, sales facilities and distribution partners throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com. Follow IDT on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.
 
Forward Looking Statements
 
Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements in this release, including but not limited to statements regarding demand for Company products, anticipated trends in Company sales, expenses and profits, involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. Risks include, but are not limited to, global business and economic conditions, fluctuations in product demand, manufacturing capacity and costs, inventory management, competition, pricing, patent and other intellectual property rights of third parties, timely development and introduction of new products and manufacturing processes, dependence on one or more customers for a significant portion of sales, successful integration of acquired businesses and technology, availability of capital, cash flow and other risk factors detailed in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The Company urges investors to review in detail the risks and uncertainties in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 30, 2014. All forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this release and the Company disclaims any duty to update such statements.
 
Non-GAAP Reporting
 
To supplement its consolidated financial results presented in accordance with GAAP, IDT uses non-GAAP financial measures which are adjusted from the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures to exclude certain items, as described in detail below. Management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures reflect an additional and useful way of viewing aspects of the Company’s operations that, when viewed in conjunction with IDT’s GAAP results, provide a more comprehensive understanding of the various factors and trends affecting the Company’s business and operations. It should also be noted that IDT’s non-GAAP information may be different from the non-GAAP information provided by other companies. Non-GAAP financial measures used by IDT include: 
 
Cost of revenues;
Gross profit;
Research and development expenses;
Selling, general and administrative expenses;
Interest income and other;
Provision (benefit) for income taxes, continuing operations
Operating income;
Net income from continuing operations;
Diluted net income per share, continuing operations; and
Weighted average shares outstanding - diluted
 
The Company presents non-GAAP financial measures because the investor community uses non-GAAP results in its analysis and comparison of historical results and projections of the Company’s future operating results. These non-GAAP results exclude acquisition related expense, restructuring and divestiture related costs (gain), share-based compensation expense, results from discontinued operations, stockholder expenses and certain other expenses and benefits. Management uses these non-GAAP measures to manage and assess the profitability of the business. These non-GAAP results are also consistent with the way management internally analyzes IDT’s financial results. 
 
There are limitations in using non-GAAP financial measures because they are not prepared in accordance with GAAP and may be different from non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies. The presentation of non-GAAP financial information is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures. The non-GAAP financial measures supplement, and should be viewed in conjunction with, GAAP financial measures. Investors should review the reconciliations of the non-GAAP financial measures to their most directly comparable GAAP financial measures as provided in the accompanying press release. 
 
As presented in the “Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP” tables in the accompanying press release, each of the non-GAAP financial measures excludes one or more of the following items: 
 
Acquisition related.  Acquisition-related charges are not factored into management’s evaluation of potential acquisitions or IDT’s performance after completion of acquisitions, because they are not related to the Company’s core operating performance. Adjustments of these items provide investors with a basis to compare IDT’s performance to other companies without the variability caused by purchase accounting. Acquisition-related expenses primarily include:
 
Amortization of acquisition related intangibles, which include acquired intangibles such as purchased technology, patents, customer relationships, trademarks, backlog and non-compete agreements.
Acquisition related costs such as legal, accounting and other professional or consulting fees directly related to an acquisition.
Fair market value adjustment to acquired inventory sold.
 
Restructuring related.  Restructuring charges primarily relate to changes in IDT’s infrastructure in efforts to reduce costs and expenses (gains) associated with strategic divestitures and restructuring in force actions.  Restructuring charges (gains) are excluded from non-GAAP financial measures because they are not considered core operating activities. Although IDT has engaged in various restructuring activities in the past, each has been a discrete event based on a unique set of business objectives. As such, management believes that it is appropriate to exclude restructuring charges (gains) from IDT’s non-GAAP financial measures as it enhances the ability of investors to compare the Company’s period-over-period operating results from continuing operations.  Restructuring-related charges (gains) primarily include:
 
Severance and retention costs directly related to a restructuring action.
Facility closure costs consist of ongoing costs associated with the exit of our leased and owned facilities.
Gain on divestiture consists of gains recognized upon the strategic sale of business units.
Assets impairments including accelerated depreciation of certain assets no longer in use and impairment charge related to a note receivable and subsequent recoveries.
 
Other adjustments.  These items are excluded from non-GAAP financial measures because they are not related to the core operating activities and on-going future operating performance of IDT. Excluding this data allows investors to better compare IDT’s period-over-period performance without such expense, which IDT believes may be useful to the investor community.  Other adjustments primarily include:
 
  • Stock based compensation expense.
     
  • Compensation expense (benefit) – deferred compensation, consists of gains and losses on marketable equity securities related to our deferred compensation arrangements.
     
  • Loss (gain) on deferred compensation plan securities represents the changes in the fair value of the assets in a separate trust that is invested in corporate owned life insurance under our deferred compensation plan.
     
  • Life insurance proceeds received, represents proceeds received under corporate owned life insurance under our deferred compensation plan
     
  • Tax effects of non-GAAP adjustments.  Effective first quarter of fiscal 2015 the Company used a projected long-term non-GAAP tax rate of 4%.  When projecting this long-term rate, the Company evaluated its current long-term projections, current tax structure and other factors such as the Company’s existing tax positions in various jurisdictions and key legislations in major jurisdictions where the company operates. The Company intends to re-evaluate this long-term rate only on an annual basis. This long-term non-GAAP tax rate eliminates the effects of non-recurring and period specific items which can vary in size and frequency, and will provide better consistency within the interim reporting periods.  This long-term rate could be subject to change for a variety of reasons, for example, significant structural changes in the geographic earnings mix including acquisition activity, or fundamental tax law changes in major jurisdictions where the Company operates
     
  • Diluted weighted average shares non-GAAP adjustment, for purposes of calculating non-GAAP diluted net income per share, the GAAP diluted weighted average shares outstanding is adjusted to exclude the benefits of stock compensation expense attributable to future services not yet recognized in the financial statements that are treated as proceeds assumed to be used to repurchase shares under the GAAP treasury method.
 
 
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