REHOVOT, Israel, January 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (Nasdaq: NVMI), provider of leading edge stand alone metrology and the market leader of integrated metrology solutions to the semiconductor process control market, is reaffirming its fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial guidance. As mentioned in the company's results press release for the third quarter published November 1, 2011, Nova expects revenues of $16-$19 million with net profitability of 1%-8% for the fourth quarter of 2011, which implies record annual revenues of $100-$103 million and record annual net income of $23-$25 million for the full year of 2011. In addition to reaffirming 2011 guidance, Gabi Seligsohn, President and CEO, will discuss the business outlook, and describe the company's strategy for preparing for the next major industry upturn when addressing the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 10, 2012.
The presentation will cover:
- Indications of gradual improvement in demand
- Reasons for management's continued conviction that the transition to next generation design rules must continue despite macro-related caution
- Longer-term business strategy and new growth engines
- Aggressive product innovation program, coupled with infrastructure enhancements and focus on service and support to enhance customer partnerships
An audio webcast of the conference presentation will be available on the company's website.Nova plans to announce fourth quarter and full year results and give financial guidance for the first quarter of 2012 before the market opens on Wednesday, February 15, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Nova will host a conference call later that same day at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The call will also be webcast together with an online presentation, which will be accessible from a link at Nova's website at http://www.nova.co.il To participate, please call one of the following teleconferencing numbers. Please begin by placing your calls 5 minutes before the conference call commences. If you are unable to connect using the toll-free numbers, please try the international dial-in number.