QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced preliminary results for its third quarter ended December 30, 2012.
QLogic expects to report net revenue of approximately $119 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2013. The expected net revenue exceeds the high end of the previously forecasted third quarter net revenue range of $112 million to $118 million. The preliminary results were driven by higher than expected revenue from Host Products and particularly strong performance from Network Products.
The Company anticipates reporting GAAP income from continuing operations per diluted share for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 in the range of $0.14 to $0.15. On a non-GAAP basis, the Company expects to report income from continuing operations per diluted share in the range of $0.19 to $0.20, above the previously forecasted range of $0.14 to $0.19 per diluted share. The non-GAAP income from continuing operations per diluted share amount excludes stock-based compensation, acquisition-related charges, and the related income tax effects.
The Company will announce its third quarter financial results for fiscal year 2013 after the close of the market on Thursday, January 24, 2013. Following the January 24, 2013, press release, QLogic will conduct a conference call 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 call, which will be webcast live at http://ir.qlogic.com and www.earnings.com. Phone access will be available at (877) 675-4750, pass code: 2146165. A replay of the conference call will be available via webcast at http://ir.qlogic.com for twelve months.Non-GAAP Financial Measurements QLogic uses certain non-GAAP financial measures to supplement financial statements based on GAAP. A summary of the non-GAAP financial measure presented herein and a reconciliation of this non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure, as well as a description of the reasons that management believes that this non-GAAP financial measure provides useful information to investors and the additional purposes for which management uses this non-GAAP financial measure is presented in the accompanying financial schedule.