This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

ATMI Reports Record Revenues And Net Income For Third Quarter 2012

DANBURY, Conn., Oct. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ATMI, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATMI) today reported record revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2012.

Revenues were $108.8 million during the third quarter of 2012 compared with $95.0 million last year, due to the positive contribution from last year's SDS ® Direct transaction, strong demand for single-use equipment in LifeSciences, and royalties recognized in the quarter. Net income for the quarter was $14.4 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, compared with $8.0 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, during the prior year period.

"We clearly encountered a bit of a headwind in the Microelectronics markets that impacted wafer starts during the third quarter," said Doug Neugold, Chief Executive Officer. "Against that backdrop, our SDS Direct transaction continued to perform in line with expectations and our customers are moving forward with production plans for the 28nm and 20nm nodes, where we are well positioned with leading-edge products. LifeSciences revenues, while down from the previous quarter as expected given the European seasonal effect, were strong versus the prior year as customers continue to adopt our single-use technology."

Segment Results (all comparisons to same period in 2011)

Microelectronics

  • Revenues grew 15 percent to $98.5 million
  • Results included $7.4 million incremental revenues from SDS Direct and a $2.6 million royalty
  • Operating income grew 41 percent due to revenue growth, the royalty, and completion of a collaborative development agreement

LifeSciences

  • Revenues improved 13 percent to $10.4 million
  • Strong demand for single-use equipment, which will benefit future periods as consumables ramp when customers begin high-volume manufacturing
  • Operating loss due to continued investment in new product development

Market Environment

"Consistent with external data points, we anticipate wafer starts to be down seasonally in the fourth quarter, impacting Microelectronics," commented Neugold. "However, longer term trends remain favorable as customers increase production at advanced nodes. We are investing in a new manufacturing facility in Korea to work more closely with our Asian customers. LifeSciences is on track for a strong finish to the year after the seasonally soft third quarter, with long-term growth driven by the move to high-volume production using single-use technology. Given the macroeconomic uncertainties, we will continue to closely monitor and control our discretionary cost structures in the near term."

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,067.56 -30.89 -0.18%
S&P 500 2,002.28 -1.09 -0.05%
NASDAQ 4,598.1880 +17.9170 0.39%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs