This Day On The Street
Continue to site
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

Pulse Electronics Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Results

The company expects the second phase of the recapitalization to occur during the first half of 2013. In this phase, Pulse intends to offer each holder of its outstanding senior convertible notes, other than Oaktree, the option to receive new debt under secured Term Loan B in exchange for its senior convertible notes at up to 80% of their par amount, as well as shares of Pulse common stock. To the extent the holders of 90% of the senior convertible notes, including those exchanged by Oaktree in the first phase, exchange their notes under this optional exchange, then the $28.5 million portion of Oaktree’s Term Loan B will be reduced by 20%.

First Quarter 2013 Outlook

“Consistent with similar indications from industry experts and peer companies, we are encouraged by order rates that have been increasing slowly into the New Year,” said Mr. Faison. “We are also encouraged by the reengagement of a number of key customers that had expressed concern about our financial condition throughout last year. Since the investment by Oaktree, most of these customers have indicated their higher confidence in Pulse and have begun discussions to increase business share and new program awards to us. We believe we have maintained our technology leadership in our core markets and this continues to attract the attention of our large electronic-industry customers that depend on the latest technology for their products. We are hopeful that these signs of strengthening will continue and have favorable effects on our sales in the coming quarters. However, normal first quarter seasonal softness and the effects of Chinese New Year, overall weak order rates in the fourth quarter, and the timing and strength of Wireless product ramps will keep our first quarter revenue somewhat lower than the fourth quarter.

“On the other hand, we continue to see progress in improving our cost structure as demonstrated by our improving gross profit margins in the fourth quarter, which will result in non-GAAP operating profit at a level similar to fourth quarter despite the lower revenue,” continued Mr. Faison.

5 of 9

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

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
Stocks Under $10

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

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

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
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $94.02 0.00%
FB $104.07 0.00%
GOOG $683.57 0.00%
TSLA $162.60 0.00%
YHOO $27.97 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,204.97 -211.61 -1.29%
S&P 500 1,880.05 -35.40 -1.85%
NASDAQ 4,363.1440 -146.4150 -3.25%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs