Oclaro, Inc.
May 3, 2016

Oclaro Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results

100G Revenue Grows for the Fourth Consecutive Quarter; Up 94 Percent From Q3 FY15

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR), a leading provider and innovator of optical communications solutions, today announced the financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2016, which ended March 26, 2016.

"The March quarter represents our third consecutive quarter of approximately 7 percent sequential revenue growth.  In addition, in spite of the seasonal price reductions, we delivered strong gross margin and operating income. These results are a testament to our improved execution and the strength of our 100G product lines, which grew by 18% over Q2," said Greg Dougherty, Chief Executive Officer, Oclaro.  "During the quarter, we launched production from Asia of our CFP2-ACO product. We expect the ramp of the ACO, and increase in capacity for both our client and line side 100G portfolios, will drive further improvement in our financial results for the June quarter and the rest of this calendar year."

Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2016

  • Revenues were $101.1 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2016, compared with revenues of $94.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, and revenues of $83.0 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.
  • GAAP gross margin was 26.7% for the third quarter of fiscal 2016, compared with GAAP gross margin of 28.3% in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, and a GAAP gross margin of 15.3% in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.
  • Non-GAAP gross margin was 27.2% for the third quarter of fiscal 2016, compared with non-GAAP gross margin of 28.8% in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, and a non-GAAP gross margin of 15.8% in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.
  • GAAP operating income was $2.5 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2016. This compares with GAAP operating income of $2.5 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, and a GAAP operating loss of $13.4 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.
  • Non-GAAP operating income was $4.6 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2016, compared with non-GAAP operating income of $5.3 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, and a non-GAAP operating loss of $9.5 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.
  • GAAP net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 was $0.1 million. This compares with GAAP net income of $0.2 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, and a GAAP net loss of $10.2 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.
  • Non-GAAP net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 was $2.9 million. This compares with non-GAAP net income of $3.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, and a non-GAAP net loss of $9.6 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.
  • Adjusted EBITDA was $8.5 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2016, compared with Adjusted EBITDA of $9.0 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, and negative Adjusted EBITDA of $5.3 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.
  • Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash were $106.8 million at March 26, 2016.

Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Outlook (14 Week Quarter)

The guidance for the quarter ending July 2, 2016 is:

  • Revenues in the range of $115 million to $123 million.
  • Non-GAAP gross margin in the range of 27% to 30%.
  • Non-GAAP operating income in the range of $7 million to $11 million.

The foregoing guidance is based on current expectations. These statements are forward looking, and actual results may differ materially. Please see the Safe Harbor Statement in this earnings release for a description of certain important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ, and refer to Oclaro's most recent annual and quarterly reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a more complete description of these risks. Furthermore, our outlook excludes items that may be required by GAAP, including, but not limited to, restructuring and related costs, acquisition or disposal related costs, expenses or income from certain legal actions, settlements and related costs outside our normal course of business, impairments of other long-lived assets, depreciation and amortization, extraordinary items, as well as the expensing of stock options and restricted stock grants. We do not intend to update this guidance as a result of developments occurring after the date of this release.

Conference Call
Oclaro will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 today at 2:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m. ET. To listen to the live conference call, please dial (913) 981-5539. A replay of the conference call will be available through May 17, 2016. To access the replay, dial (858) 384-5517. The passcode for the replay is 4454824. A webcast of this call and a supplemental presentation will be available in the investor section of Oclaro's website at www.oclaro.com.

About Oclaro
Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR), is a leader in optical components, modules and subsystems for the core optical, enterprise and data center markets. Leveraging more than three decades of laser technology innovation, photonics integration, and subsystem design, Oclaro's solutions are at the heart of the fast optical networks and high-speed interconnects driving the next wave of streaming video, cloud computing, voice over IP and other bandwidth-intensive and high-speed applications. For more information, visit www.oclaro.com or follow on Twitter at @OclaroInc.

Copyright 2016. All rights reserved. Oclaro, the Oclaro logo, and certain other Oclaro trademarks and logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Oclaro, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the US and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information in this release is subject to change without notice.

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release, in association with Oclaro's third quarter of fiscal year 2016 financial results conference call, contains statements about management's future expectations, plans or prospects of Oclaro and its business, and together with the assumptions underlying these statements, constitute forward-looking statements for the purposes of the safe harbor provisions of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements concerning (i) financial guidance for the fiscal quarter ending July 2, 2016 regarding revenues, non-GAAP gross margin, and non-GAAP operating income, (ii) the growth of Oclaro's 100G product revenues, and (iii) Oclaro's future financial performance and operating prospects. Such statements can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts and may contain words such as "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "project," "intend," "plan," "believe," "will," "should," "outlook," "could," "target," "model," "objective," and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with any discussion of future operations or financial performance. There are a number of important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, including(i) our ability to timely develop, commercialize and ramp the production of new products to customer required volumes, (ii) our ability to respond to evolving technologies, customer requirements and demands, and product design challenges, (iii) our dependence on a limited number of customers for a significant percentage of our revenues, (iv) our manufacturing yields, (v) our ability to effectively manage our inventory, (vi) the risks associated with delays, disruptions or quality control problems in manufacturing, (vii) our ability to obtain governmental licenses and approvals for international trading activities or technology transfers, including export licenses, (viii) competition and pricing pressure, (ix) our ability to meet or exceed our gross margin expectations, (x) our ability to continue increasing the percentage of sales associated with our new products, (xi) the absence of long-term purchase commitments from the majority of our long-term customers, (xii) the effects of fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, (xiii) our dependence on a limited number of suppliers and key contract manufacturers, (xiv) our ability to have our manufacturing lines qualified by our customers, (xv) our ability to attract and retain key personnel, (xvi) our ability to conclude agreements with our customers on favorable terms, (xvii) the impact of financial market and general economic conditions in the industries in which we operate and any resulting reduction in demand for our products, (xviii) our ability to maintain or increase our cash reserves and obtain debt or equity-based financing on acceptable terms or at all, (xix) our ability to effectively compete with companies that have greater name recognition, broader customer relationships and substantially greater financial, technical and marketing resources, (xx) our ability to service and repay our outstanding indebtedness pursuant to the terms of the applicable agreements, (xxi) our ability to further reduce costs and operating expenses, (xxii) the risks associated with our international operations, (xxiii) the outcome of tax audits or similar proceedings, (xxiv) the outcome of pending litigation against us, and (xxv) other factors described in Oclaro's most recent annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly report on Form 10-Q and other documents it periodically files with the SEC.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures
Oclaro provides certain supplemental non-GAAP financial measures to its investors as a complement to the most comparable GAAP measures. The GAAP measure most directly comparable to non-GAAP gross margin rate is gross margin rate. The GAAP measure most directly comparable to non-GAAP operating income/loss and Adjusted EBITDA is operating income/loss.

The GAAP measure most directly comparable to non-GAAP net income/loss is net income/loss. An explanation and reconciliation of each of these non-GAAP financial measures to GAAP information is set forth below.

Oclaro believes that providing these non-GAAP measures to its investors, in addition to corresponding income statement measures, provides investors the benefit of viewing Oclaro's performance using the same financial metrics that the management team uses in making many key decisions and evaluating how Oclaro's "core operating performance" and its results of operations may look in the future. Oclaro defines "core operating performance" as its ongoing performance in the ordinary course of its operations. Items that are non-recurring or do not involve cash expenditures, such as impairment charges, income taxes, restructuring and severance programs, costs relating to specific major projects (such as acquisitions), non-cash compensation related to stock and options and certain income, purchase accounting adjustments related to the fair market value of acquired inventories, costs to outsource our back-end manufacturing activities, write-offs and expenses related to flooding in Thailand, including advance payments received from insurers, impairment of fixed assets and inventory and related expenses, are not included in Oclaro's view of "core operating performance." Management does not believe these items are reflective of Oclaro's ongoing core operations and accordingly excludes those items from non-GAAP gross margin rate, non-GAAP operating income/loss, non-GAAP net income/loss and Adjusted EBITDA. Additionally, each non-GAAP measure has historically been presented by Oclaro as a complement to its most comparable GAAP measure, and Oclaro believes that the continuation of this practice increases the consistency and comparability of Oclaro's earnings releases.

Non-GAAP financial measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative for, generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America. Non-GAAP measures should not be considered in isolation from or as a substitute for financial information presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies.

Adjusted EBITDA
Adjusted EBITDA is calculated as net income/loss excluding the impact of income taxes, net interest income/expense, depreciation and amortization, net gains/losses on foreign currency transactions, as well as restructuring, acquisition and related costs, non-cash compensation related to stock and options, and other unusual one-time charges, specifically identified in the non-GAAP reconciliation schedules set forth below. Oclaro uses Adjusted EBITDA in evaluating Oclaro's historical and prospective cash usage, as well as its cash usage relative to its competitors. Specifically, management uses this non-GAAP measure to further understand and analyze the cash used in/generated from Oclaro's core operations. Oclaro believes that by excluding these non-cash and non-recurring charges, more accurate expectations of its future cash needs can be assessed in addition to providing a better understanding of the actual cash used in or generated from core operations for the periods presented. Oclaro further believes that providing this information allows Oclaro's investors greater transparency and a better understanding of Oclaro's core cash position.


Oclaro, Inc. Contact 


Investor Contact 

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Jim Fanucchi

Chief Financial Officer


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OCLARO, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(Unaudited)



Three Months Ended



March 26,
2016


December 26,
2015


March 28,
2015



(Thousands, except per share amounts)

Revenues

$

101,050



$

94,129



$

83,023



Cost of revenues

74,114



67,521



70,323



Gross profit

26,936



26,608



12,700



Operating expenses:







Research and development

11,379



11,075



11,732



Selling, general and administrative

13,055



12,791



12,048



Amortization of other intangible assets

247



250



194



Restructuring, acquisition and related (income) expense, net

(59)



6



2,246



(Gain) loss on sale of property and equipment

(145)



(46)



(138)



Total operating expenses

24,477



24,076



26,082



Operating income (loss)

2,459



2,532



(13,382)



Other income (expense):







Interest income (expense), net

(1,203)



(1,247)



(599)



Gain (loss) on foreign currency transactions, net

(865)



(500)



2,892



Other income (expense), net

174



357



366



Total other income (expense)

(1,894)



(1,390)



2,659



Income (loss) before income taxes

565



1,142



(10,723)



Income tax provision (benefit)

476



985



(537)



Net income (loss)

$

89



$

157



$

(10,186)










Net income (loss) per share:







Basic

$

0.00



$

0.00



$

(0.09)



Shares used in computing basic net income (loss) per share:

110,882



110,296



108,357










Diluted

$

0.00



$

0.00



$

(0.09)



Shares used in computing diluted net income (loss) per share:

113,699



112,394



108,357



     


OCLARO, INC.

RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

CONTINUING OPERATIONS

(Unaudited)



Three Months Ended



March 26,
2016


December 26,
2015


March 28,
2015



(Thousands, except per share amounts)

Reconciliation of GAAP gross margin rate to non-GAAP gross margin rate:




GAAP gross profit

$

26,936



$

26,608



$

12,700



Stock-based compensation in cost of revenues

523



472



434



Non-GAAP gross profit

$

27,459



$

27,080



$

13,134



GAAP gross margin rate

26.7

%


28.3

%


15.3

%


Non-GAAP gross margin rate

27.2

%


28.8

%


15.8

%


Reconciliation of GAAP operating income (loss) to non-GAAP operating income (loss) and adjusted EBITDA:


GAAP operating income (loss)

$

2,459



$

2,532



$

(13,382)



Stock-based compensation

2,073



2,543



1,575



Amortization of other intangible assets

247



250



194



Restructuring, acquisition and related costs

(59)



6



2,246



(Gain) loss on sales of property and equipment

(145)



(46)



(138)



Non-GAAP operating income (loss)

4,575



5,285



(9,505)



Depreciation expense

3,910



3,692



4,209



Adjusted EBITDA

$

8,485



$

8,977



$

(5,296)



Reconciliation of GAAP net income (loss) to non-GAAP net income (loss):




GAAP net income (loss)

$

89



$

157



$

(10,186)



Stock-based compensation

2,073



2,543



1,575



Amortization of other intangible assets

247



250



194



Restructuring, acquisition and related costs

(59)



6



2,246



Other (income) expense items, net

(174)



(357)



(366)



(Gain) loss on sales of property and equipment

(145)



(46)



(138)



(Gain) loss on foreign currency translation

865



500



(2,892)



Non-GAAP net income (loss)

$

2,896



$

3,053



$

(9,567)



Non-GAAP net income (loss) per share:




Basic

$

0.03



$

0.03



$

(0.09)



Diluted

$

0.03



$

0.03



$

(0.09)



Shares used in computing Non-GAAP net income (loss) per share:




Basic

110,882



110,296



108,357



Diluted

113,699



112,394



108,357


















Stock-based compensation for the above included the following:



Cost of revenues

$

523



$

472



$

434


Research and development

455



491



396


Selling, general and administrative

1,095



1,580



745


Total

$

2,073



$

2,543



$

1,575


 


OCLARO, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited)



March 26, 2016


June 27, 2015


(Thousands, except par value)

ASSETS




Current assets:




Cash and cash equivalents

$

106,081



$

111,840


Restricted cash

715



3,275


Accounts receivable, net

84,704



74,815


Inventories

72,491



66,342


Prepaid expenses and other current assets

21,034



22,746


Total current assets

285,025



279,018


Property and equipment, net

54,376



41,766


Other intangible assets, net

1,770



2,579


Other non-current assets

2,205



2,521


Total assets

$

343,376



$

325,884


LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY




Current liabilities:




Accounts payable

$

63,526



$

53,133


Accrued expenses and other liabilities

42,308



35,648


Capital lease obligations, current

3,813



3,580


Total current liabilities

109,647



92,361


Deferred gain on sale-leasebacks

7,442



8,978


Convertible notes payable

61,855



61,246


Capital lease obligations, non-current

2,017



1,167


Other non-current liabilities

9,475



9,132


Total liabilities

190,436



172,884


Stockholders' equity:




Preferred stock




Common stock

1,121



1,099


Additional paid-in capital

1,469,645



1,464,567


Accumulated other comprehensive income

39,630



41,526


Accumulated deficit

(1,357,456)



(1,354,192)


Total stockholders' equity

152,940



153,000


Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$

343,376



$

325,884






 

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