Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI), (NASDAQ:UEIC) reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011. Paul Arling, UEI's Chairman and CEO, stated: “During the second quarter of 2011, UEI posted strong revenue of $121.7 million and delivered 35% growth in adjusted pro forma EPS compared to the same period last year. These results reflect our ability to gain share in a challenging market. However, forecasts have indicated a difficult environment is expected for the remainder of the year. We anticipate this will have an impact on consumer electronics spending, which affects both our Business and Consumer Categories.” “Our leadership position in the global marketplace, our broad range of products and technologies that address multiple markets, and our solid financial foundation has served us well over our history. Even in the face of this turbulent economy, we expect to become stronger than ever. We will continue to invest in innovation to ensure we grow along with the many changing options and features in home entertainment devices and content, as well as invest in regions with promising market growth. There are significant market opportunities available to us, and today we are better positioned than ever to capitalize on them.” Financial Results for the Three Months Ended June 30: 2011 Compared to 2010
- Net sales were $121.7 million, compared to $78.9 million.
- Business Category revenue was $111.1 million, compared to $67.3 million.The Business Category contributed 91% of total net sales, compared to 85%.
- Consumer Category revenue was $10.6 million, compared to $11.6 million.The Consumer Category contributed 9% of total net sales, compared to 15%.
- Adjusted pro forma gross margins were 28.9%, compared to gross margins of 34.8%.
- Adjusted pro forma operating expenses were $25.6 million, compared to operating expenses of $20.1 million.
- Adjusted pro forma operating income was $9.6 million, compared to operating income of $7.3 million.
- Adjusted pro forma net income was $7.1 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, compared to net income of $4.8 million, or $0.34 per diluted share.
- At June 30, 2011, cash and cash equivalents was $37.9 million.
- Net sales were $227.5 million, compared to $150.3 million.
- Adjusted pro forma gross margins were 27.7%, compared to gross margins of 32.9%.
- Adjusted pro forma operating expenses were $50.0 million, compared to operating expenses of $39.5 million.
- Adjusted pro forma net income was $9.7 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, compared to net income of $6.6 million, or $0.47 per diluted share.
For the full 2011 year, the company expects net sales to range between $470 million and $490 million, compared to $331.8 million in 2010. Adjusted pro forma earnings per diluted share for 2011 are expected to range from $1.75 to $1.95, compared to adjusted pro forma earnings per diluted share of $1.27 in 2010.Conference Call Information UEI’s management team will hold a conference call today, Thursday, August 4, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT, to discuss its second quarter 2011 earnings results, review the quarterly activity and answer questions. To access the call in the U.S. please dial 877-655-6895 and for international calls dial 706-758-0299 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the conference. The conference ID is 83606169. The conference call will also be broadcast live over the Internet and available for replay for one year at www.uei.com. In addition, a replay of the call will be available via telephone for two business days, beginning two hours after the call. To listen to the replay, in the U.S., please dial 855-859-2056 and internationally, 404-537-3406. Enter access code 83606169. Use of Non-GAAP Financial Metrics Non-GAAP gross margins, Non-GAAP operating expenses, and Non-GAAP net income and earnings per share are supplemental measures of the company's performance that are not required by, and are not presented in accordance with GAAP. The non-GAAP information does not substitute for any performance measure derived in accordance with GAAP. Non-GAAP gross profit is defined as gross profit excluding charges related to the write-up of inventory and depreciation related to the acquisition. Non-GAAP operating expenses is defined as cash operating expenses excluding acquisition costs, amortization of intangibles and other employee related restructuring costs. Non-GAAP net income is net income from operations excluding the aforementioned items. A reconciliation of Non-GAAP financial results to GAAP results is included at the end of this press release.
About Universal Electronics Inc.Founded in 1986, Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) is the global leader in wireless control technology for the connected home. UEI designs, develops, and delivers innovative solutions that enable consumers to control entertainment devices, digital media, and home systems. The company’s broad portfolio of patented technologies and database of infrared control software have been adopted by many Fortune 500 companies in the consumer electronics, subscription broadcast, and computing industries. UEI sells and licenses wireless control products through distributors and retailers under the One For All® brand name. For additional information, please visit our website at www.uei.com. Safe Harbor Statement This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words and expressions reflecting something other than historical fact are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including the benefits anticipated by the Company due to continued innovation of products and technologies; new markets growth; the Company’s ability to gain market share; general economic conditions; and other factors described in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The actual results that the Company achieves may differ materially from any forward looking statement due to such risks and uncertainties. The Company undertakes no obligations to revise or update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.
|UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS INC. CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (In thousands, except share-related data) (Unaudited)|
|June 30, 2011||December 31, 2010|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||37,900||$||54,249|
|Accounts receivable, net||87,733||86,304|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||2,855||2,582|
|Deferred income taxes||6,195||5,896|
|Total current assets||211,180||214,433|
|Property, plant, and equipment, net||78,395||78,097|
|Intangible assets, net||34,358||35,994|
|Deferred income taxes||7,479||7,806|
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY|
|Accrued sales discounts, rebates and royalties||6,135||7,942|
|Accrued income taxes||2,283||5,873|
|Deferred income taxes||49||—|
|Other accrued expenses||12,682||13,295|
|Total current liabilities||131,135||148,830|
|Deferred income taxes||11,547||11,369|
|Income tax payable||1,212||1,212|
|Other long-term liabilities||5||56|
|Commitments and contingencies|
|Preferred stock, $0.01 par value, 5,000,000 shares authorized; none issued or outstanding||—||—|
|Common stock, $0.01 par value, 50,000,000 shares authorized; 21,029,169 and 20,877,248 shares issued on June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively||210||209|
|Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss)||3,704||(489)|
|Less cost of common stock in treasury, 6,048,261 and 5,926,071 shares on June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively||(92,809)||(89,526)|
|Total stockholders’ equity||223,911||211,204|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||367,810||$||372,671|
|UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS INC. CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENTS (In thousands, except per share amounts) (Unaudited)|
|Three Months Ended June 30,||Six Months Ended June 30,|
|Cost of sales||86,802||51,467||164,935||100,779|
|Research and development expenses||3,157||2,488||6,414||5,257|
|Selling, general and administrative expenses||23,477||17,621||45,264||34,229|
|Interest (expense) income, net||(69||)||17||(154||)||100|
|Other (expense) income, net||(384||)||(21||)||(418||)||22|
|Income before provision for income taxes||7,857||7,312||10,273||10,125|
|Provision for income taxes||(1,736||)||(2,535||)||(2,325||)||(3,512||)|
|Earnings per share:|
|Shares used in computing earnings per share:|
|UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS INC. CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS (In thousands) (Unaudited|
|Six months Ended June 30,|
|Cash provided by operating activities:|
|Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:|
|Depreciation and amortization||8,588||3,079|
|Provision for doubtful accounts||237||747|
|Provision for inventory write-downs||2,099||1,450|
|Deferred income taxes||645||33|
|Tax benefit from exercise of stock options and vested restricted stock||374||109|
|Excess tax benefit from stock-based compensation||(344||)||(103||)|
|Shares issued for employee benefit plan||396||375|
|Changes in operating assets and liabilities:|
|Prepaid expenses and other assets||(78||)||307|
|Accounts payable and accrued expenses||(2,514||)||2,992|
|Accrued income taxes||(3,696||)||(1,909||)|
|Net cash provided by operating activities||4,593||13,729|
|Cash (used for) provided by investing activities:|
|Acquisition of property, plant, and equipment||(5,554||)||(3,041||)|
|Acquisition of intangible assets||(513||)||(749||)|
|Net cash (used for) provided by investing activities||(6,067||)||45,456|
|Cash used for financing activities:|
|Payment of debt||(14,400||)||—|
|Proceeds from stock options exercised||1,212||257|
|Treasury stock purchased||(3,500||)||(7,308||)|
|Excess tax benefit from stock-based compensation||344||103|
|Net cash used for financing activities||(16,344||)||(6,948||)|
|Effect of exchange rate changes on cash||1,469||(2,415||)|
|Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents||(16,349||)||49,822|
|Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period||54,249||29,016|
|Cash and cash equivalents at end of period||$||37,900||$||78,838|
|UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS INC. RECONCILIATION OF ADJUSTED PRO FORMA FINANCIAL RESULTS (In thousands) (Unaudited)|
|Three Months Ended June 30, 2011||Three Months Ended June 30, 2010|
|GAAP||Adjustments||Pro Forma||GAAP||Adjustments||Pro Forma|
|Cost of sales (1)||86,802||(277||)||86,525||51,467||—||51,467|
|Research and development expenses||3,157||—||3,157||2,488||—||2,488|
|Selling, general and administrative expenses (2)||23,477||(1,026||)||22,451||17,621||—||17,621|
|Interest (expense) income, net||(69||)||—||(69||)||17||—||17|
|Other (expense) income, net||(384||)||—||(384||)||(21||)||—||(21||)|
|Income before provision for income taxes||7,857||1,303||9,160||7,312||—||7,312|
|Provision for income taxes (3)||1,736||296||2,032||2,535||—||2,535|
|Earnings per share diluted||$||0.40||$||0.06||$||0.46||$||0.34||$||—||$||0.34|
|Six Months Ended June 30, 2011||Six Months Ended June 30, 2010|
|GAAP||Adjustments||Pro Forma||GAAP||Adjustments||Pro Forma|
|Cost of sales (1)||164,935||(554||)||164,381||100,779||—||100,779|
|Research and development expenses||6,414||—||6,414||5,257||—||5,257|
|Selling, general and administrative expenses (2)||45,264||(1,659||)||43,605||34,229||—||34,229|
|Interest (expense) income, net||(154||)||—||(154||)||100||—||100|
|Other (expense) income, net||(418||)||—||(418||)||22||—||22|
|Income before provision for income taxes||10,273||2,213||12,486||10,125||—||10,125|
|Provision for income taxes (3)||2,325||441||2,766||3,512||—||3,512|
|Earnings per share diluted||$||0.52||$||0.11||$||0.63||$||0.47||$||—||$||0.47|
(1) To reflect depreciation expense of $0.3 million and $0.6 million for the three and six months ending June 30, 2011, respectively, relating to the mark-up in fixed assets from cost to fair value as part of the Enson Assets Limited acquisition.(2) To reflect $0.6 million and $1.3 million of amortization expense for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, respectively, relating to intangible assets acquired as part of the Enson Assets Limited acquisition. Also, in the second quarter 2011, an additional $0.4 million is reflected representing other employee related restructuring costs. (3) To reflect the tax effect of the adjustments.