|(in millions, except earnings per diluted share and percentages)||Three Months Ended December 31, 2012|
|GAAP 1||% of Net Sales||Non- GAAP||% of Net Sales|
|Income Tax Provision (Benefit)||($0.5||)||$||15.5|
|Earnings per Diluted Share||5 cents||41 cents|
Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today reported results for the three months ended December 31, 2012 as summarized in the following table:
1 See the “Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures” section of this release. Consolidated GAAP net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 were a record $416 million, up 8.5% sequentially from net sales of $383.3 million in the immediately preceding quarter, and up 26.4% from net sales of $329.2 million in the prior year’s third fiscal quarter. Consolidated GAAP net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 was $10.2 million, or five cents per diluted share, up from a GAAP net loss of $21.2 million, or 11 cents per diluted share, in the immediately preceding quarter, and down from GAAP net income of $77.5 million, or 38 cents per diluted share, in the prior year’s third fiscal quarter. The GAAP results were negatively impacted by the expenses associated with our acquisition activities as more fully described later in this release.