Gilat Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results

PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ:GILT) (TASE:GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, today reported its results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016.

Key Financial Highlights:
  • Revenues for Q3 2016 increased 95% to $78.6 million from $40.3 million in the comparable period of 2015. Revenues rose 16% compared with Q2 2016.
  • The Company noted that operating profitability significantly improved in Q3 2016:
    • On a GAAP basis, the operating loss decreased to $0.2 million compared to an operating loss of $29.1 million in Q3 2015, and an operating loss of $2.5 million in Q2 2016.
    • Non-GAAP operating profit increased to $3.3 million in the third quarter of 2016 compared to an operating loss of $5.5 million in Q3 2015 and a $0.5 million operating profit in Q2 2016.
  • On a GAAP basis, the loss for Q3 2016 decreased to $2.2 million compared to a loss of $32.4 million in Q3 2015 and a loss of $3.7 million in Q2 2016.
  • On a non-GAAP basis, net income for Q3 2016 increased to $1.4 million compared to a loss of $8.6 million in Q3 2015 and a loss of $0.6 million in Q2 2016.
  • Adjusted EBITDA for Q3 2016 increased to $5.2 million from an Adjusted EBITDA loss of $3.1 million in Q3 2015 and Adjusted EBITDA of $2.4 million in Q2 2016.
  • Management objectives for 2016: revenues between $290 to $310 million and Adjusted EBITDA of between $18 to $24 million. In 2015, revenues totaled $197.5 million and Adjusted EBITDA was $6.1million.

The Company noted that the significant improvement in profitability during the third quarter was achieved despite an accrual for bad debt of approximately $4.6 million attributable to the Company's governmental customer in Venezuela arising from the worsening economic situation and the recent credit downgrade in that country.

If you liked this article you might like

3 Telecommunications Stocks Driving The Industry Higher

3 Stocks Pushing The Telecommunications Industry Lower

3 Stocks Boosting The Telecommunications Industry Higher

3 Telecommunications Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher

3 Telecommunications Stocks Moving The Industry Upward