April 25, 2013 at 16:00 PM EDT
Cirrus Logic Reports March Quarter Revenue Up 87 Percent Year-Over-Year to $207 Million

Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRUS), a leader in high-precision analog and digital signal processing components, today posted on its investor relations website at http://investor.cirrus.com the quarterly Shareholder Letter that contains the complete financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2013, which ended March 30, as well as the company’s current business outlook.

“FY13 was a tremendous year for Cirrus Logic. We experienced substantial growth in our revenue and operating profit, we significantly expanded our footprint in portable audio and we launched our new LED lighting products,” said Jason Rhode, president and chief executive officer. “We are aligned with the best customers around, and our team is actively engaged in new developments that are expected to drive our growth over time.”

Reported Financial Results – Fourth Quarter FY13

  • Revenue of $207 million;
  • Gross margin of 40.4 percent, which, as disclosed in our press release on April 16, included an inventory reserve of approximately $20.7 million that resulted in a gross margin decline of slightly more than 10 percent;
  • GAAP operating expenses of $50 million and non-GAAP operating expenses of $44 million; and
  • GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.39 and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.59.

Reported Financial Results – Complete FY13

  • Revenue of $810 million;
  • Gross margin of 49 percent;
  • GAAP operating expenses of $194 million and non-GAAP operating expenses of $169 million; and
  • GAAP diluted earnings per share of $2.00 and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $3.24.

A reconciliation of the non-GAAP charges is included in the tables accompanying this press release.

Business Outlook – First Quarter FY14

  • Revenue is expected to range between $150 million and $170 million;
  • Gross margin is expected to be between 50 percent and 52 percent; and
  • Combined R&D and SG&A expenses are expected to range between $51 million and $55 million, which includes approximately $6 million in share-based compensation.

Cirrus Logic will host a live Q&A session at 5 p.m. EDT today to answer questions related to its financial results and business outlook. Participants may listen to the conference call on the Cirrus Logic website. Participants who would like to submit a question to be addressed during the call are requested to email investor.relations@cirrus.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed on the Cirrus Logic website approximately two hours following its completion, or by calling (404) 537-3406, or toll-free at (855) 859-2056 (Access Code: 32769785).

Cirrus Logic, Inc.

Cirrus Logic develops high-precision, analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for a broad range of innovative customers. Building on its diverse analog and signal-processing patent portfolio, Cirrus Logic delivers highly optimized products for a variety of audio and energy-related applications. The company operates from headquarters in Austin, Texas, with offices in Europe, Japan and Asia. More information about Cirrus Logic is available at www.cirrus.com.

Use of non-GAAP Financial Information

To supplement Cirrus Logic's financial statements presented on a GAAP basis, Cirrus has provided non-GAAP financial information, including operating expenses, net income, operating profit and diluted earnings per share. A reconciliation of the adjustments to GAAP results is included in the tables below. Non-GAAP financial information is not meant as a substitute for GAAP results, but is included because management believes such information is useful to our investors for informational and comparative purposes. In addition, certain non-GAAP financial information is used internally by management to evaluate and manage the company. The non-GAAP financial information used by Cirrus Logic may differ from that used by other companies. These non-GAAP measures should be considered in addition to, and not as a substitute for, the results prepared in accordance with GAAP.

Safe Harbor Statement

Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this news release contain forward-looking statements, including our estimates of first quarter fiscal year 2014 revenue, gross margin, combined research and development and selling, general and administrative expense levels, and share-based compensation expense. In some cases, forward-looking statements are identified by words such as “expect,” “anticipate,” “target,” “project,” “believe,” “goals,” “opportunity,” “estimates,” “intend,” and variations of these types of words and similar expressions. In addition, any statements that refer to our plans, expectations, strategies or other characterizations of future events or circumstances are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the following: the level of orders and shipments during the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, as well as customer cancellations of orders, or the failure to place orders consistent with forecasts; and the risk factors listed in our Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2012, and in our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available at www.sec.gov. The foregoing information concerning our business outlook represents our outlook as of the date of this news release, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new developments or otherwise.

Cirrus Logic and Cirrus are trademarks of Cirrus Logic Inc.

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CIRRUS LOGIC, INC.
CONSOLIDATED CONDENSED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
(unaudited)
(in thousands, except per share data)
Three Months EndedTwelve Months Ended
Mar. 30,Dec. 29,Mar. 31,Mar. 30,Mar. 31,
20132012201220132012
Q4'13Q3'13Q4'12Q4'13Q4'12
Audio products $ 196,098 $ 300,010 $ 90,522 $ 754,769 $ 350,743
Energy products 10,775 10,123 20,109 55,017 76,100
Net revenue206,873310,133110,631809,786426,843
Cost of sales 123,259 152,083 48,284 414,595 196,402
Gross Profit83,614158,05062,347395,191230,441
Research and development 30,085 29,608 24,105 114,071 85,697
Selling, general and administrative 19,724 19,021 17,254 76,998 65,108
Restructuring and other costs - 3,539 - 3,539 -
Gain on sale of asset - (247 ) - (247 ) -
Provision for litigation expenses - - 100 - 100
Total operating expenses 49,809 51,921 41,459 194,361 150,905
Operating income33,805106,12920,888200,83079,536
Interest income, net 106 76 139 440 517
Other income (expense), net 14 (31 ) 45 (80 ) (70 )
Income before income taxes33,925106,17421,072201,19079,983
Provision (benefit) for income taxes 7,565 38,312 (29,755 ) 64,592 (8,000 )
Net income$26,360$67,862$50,827$136,598$87,983
Basic earnings per share: $ 0.41 $ 1.04 $ 0.79 $ 2.12 $ 1.35
Diluted earnings per share: $ 0.39 $ 0.99 $ 0.75 $ 2.00 $ 1.29
Weighted average number of shares:
Basic 63,877 65,055 64,213 64,580 64,934
Diluted 67,138 68,866 67,913 68,454 68,064
Prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

CIRRUS LOGIC, INC.
RECONCILIATION BETWEEN GAAP AND NON-GAAP FINANCIAL INFORMATION
(unaudited, in thousands, except per share data)
(not prepared in accordance with GAAP)
Non-GAAP financial information is not meant as a substitute for GAAP results, but is included because management believes such information is useful to our investors for informational and comparative purposes. In addition, certain non-GAAP financial information is used internally by management to evaluate and manage the company. As a note, the non-GAAP financial information used by Cirrus Logic may differ from that used by other companies. These non-GAAP measures should be considered in addition to, and not as a substitute for, the results prepared in accordance with GAAP.
Three Months EndedTwelve Months Ended
Mar. 30,Dec. 29,Mar. 31,Mar. 30,Mar. 31,
20132012201220132012
Net Income ReconciliationQ4'13Q3'13Q4'12Q4'13Q4'12
GAAP Net Income$26,360$67,862$50,827$136,598$87,983
Amortization of acquisition intangibles - - 353 604 1,412
Stock based compensation expense 5,734 6,026 3,451 21,496 12,179
Facility Related adjustments - - 218 - 218
International sales reorganization charges 442 (47 ) (55 ) 395 567
Provision for litigation expenses and settlements - - 100 - 100
Restructuring and other costs, net - 3,539 - 3,539 -
Gain on asset sale - (247 ) - (247 ) -
Provision (benefit) for income taxes 7,372 35,667 (30,310 ) 59,974 (10,171 )
Non-GAAP Net Income$39,908$112,800$24,584$222,359$92,288
Earnings Per Share Reconciliation
GAAP Diluted earnings per share$0.39$0.99$0.75$2.00$1.29
Effect of Amortization of acquisition intangibles - - 0.01 0.01 0.02
Effect of Stock based compensation expense 0.09 0.09 0.05 0.31 0.18
Effect of Facility Related adjustments - - - - -
Effect of International sales reorganization charges 0.01 - - - 0.01
Effect of Restructuring and other costs, net - 0.05 - 0.05 -
Effect of Provision (benefit) for income taxes 0.10 0.51 (0.45 ) 0.88 (0.14 )
Non-GAAP Diluted earnings per share$0.59$1.64$0.36$3.25$1.36
Operating Income Reconciliation
GAAP Operating Income$33,805$106,129$20,888$200,830$79,536
GAAP Operating Profit16%34%19%25%19%
Amortization of acquisition intangibles - - 353 604 1,412
Stock compensation expense - COGS 296 218 113 751 398
Stock compensation expense - R&D 2,976 3,234 1,753 10,550 5,590
Stock compensation expense - SG&A 2,462 2,574 1,585 10,195 6,191
Facility Related adjustments - - 218 - 218
International sales reorganization charges 442 (47 ) (55 ) 395 567
Provision for litigation expenses and settlements - - 100 - 100
Restructuring and other costs, net - 3,539 - 3,539 -
Gain on asset sale - (247 ) - (247 ) -
Non-GAAP Operating Income$39,981$115,400$24,955$226,617$94,012
Non-GAAP Operating Profit19%37%23%28%22%
Operating Expense Reconciliation
GAAP Operating Expenses$49,809$51,921$41,459$194,361$150,905
Amortization of acquisition intangibles - - (353 ) (604 ) (1,412 )
Stock compensation expense - R&D (2,976 ) (3,234 ) (1,753 ) (10,550 ) (5,590 )
Stock compensation expense - SG&A (2,462 ) (2,574 ) (1,585 ) (10,195 ) (6,191 )
Facility Related adjustments - - (218 ) - (218 )
International sales reorganization charges (442 ) 47 55 (395 ) (567 )
Provision for litigation expenses and settlements - - (100 ) - (100 )
Restructuring and other costs, net - (3,539 ) - (3,539 ) -
Gain on asset sale - 247 - 247 -
Non-GAAP Operating Expenses$43,929$42,868$37,505$169,325$136,827

CIRRUS LOGIC, INC.
CONSOLIDATED CONDENSED BALANCE SHEET
(in thousands)
Mar. 30,Dec. 29,Mar. 31,
201320122012
(unaudited)
ASSETS
Current assets
Cash and cash equivalents $ 66,402 $ 87,452 $ 65,997
Restricted investments - - -
Marketable securities 105,235 60,717 115,877
Accounts receivable, net 69,289 170,683 44,153
Inventories 119,300 135,023 55,915
Deferred tax asset 64,937 53,140 53,137
Other current assets 19,371 21,775 16,508
Total Current Assets 444,534 528,790 351,587
Long-term marketable securities 64,910 - 2,914
Property and equipment, net 100,623 100,534 66,978
Intangibles, net 4,650 4,920 18,241
Goodwill 6,027 6,027 6,027
Deferred tax asset 16,671 36,466 89,071
Other assets 13,932 15,761 9,644
Total Assets $ 651,347 $ 692,498 $ 544,462
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current liabilities
Accounts payable $ 60,827 $ 95,493 $ 38,108
Accrued salaries and benefits 16,592 13,752 13,634
Other accrued liabilities 10,704 13,992 14,015
Deferred income on shipments to distributors 4,956 5,579 7,228
Total Current Liabilities 93,079 128,816 72,985
Other long-term obligations 10,094 10,131 5,620
Stockholders' equity:
Capital stock 1,041,834 1,033,549 1,008,228
Accumulated deficit (492,741 ) (479,225 ) (541,609 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (919 ) (773 ) (762 )
Total Stockholders' Equity 548,174 553,551 465,857
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity $ 651,347 $ 692,498 $ 544,462
Prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Contacts:

Cirrus Logic, Inc.
Thurman K. Case, 512-851-4125
Chief Financial Officer
Investor.Relations@cirrus.com
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