Grows Revenue 13% and Narrows Net Loss 47% Sequentially
Management to Host Conference Call Today at 10 a.m. ET
DEVENS, Mass., Aug. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMSC (Nasdaq:AMSC), a global solutions provider serving wind and power grid industry leaders, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended June 30, 2013.Revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 were $23.1 million, compared with $28.7 million for the same period of fiscal 2012 and $20.4 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. The 13% improvement from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 was driven by higher revenues from the Company's Wind segment. AMSC's net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was $10.5 million, or $0.18 per share, compared with $10.3 million, or $0.20 per share, for the same period of fiscal 2012 and $19.8 million, or $0.35 per share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. The Company's non-GAAP net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 was $8.1 million, or $0.14 per share, compared with a non-GAAP net loss of $11.0 million, or $0.21 per share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and $11.8 million, or $0.21 per share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Please refer to the financial table below for a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP results. Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash at June 30, 2013 totaled $39.5 million, compared with $50.2 million as of March 31, 2013. For the second fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2013, AMSC expects that its revenues will exceed $23 million and that its net loss will be less than $17 million, or $0.28 per share. This forecast excludes any impact from mark-to-market adjustments related to the Company's derivative liability and warrants. AMSC expects that its non-GAAP net loss for its second quarter of fiscal 2013 will be less than $12 million, or $0.20 per share. The Company's net loss and non-GAAP net loss are expected to be impacted by a less favorable mix of revenues in the second quarter compared with the first quarter of fiscal 2013. AMSC expects to have more than $30 million in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash on September 30, 2013.