Apr 10, 2019

SemiLEDs Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Results

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HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ: LEDS), “SemiLEDs” or the “Company,” a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, today announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2019, ended February 28, 2019.

Revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 was $1.6 million, a 68% increase compared to $972 thousand in the first quarter of fiscal 2019. GAAP net loss attributable to SemiLEDs stockholders for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 was $847 thousand, compared to a loss of $978 thousand in the first quarter of fiscal 2019, or a net loss of $0.24 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $0.27 per diluted share for the first quarter of fiscal 2019. In the second quarter, we shut down our manufacturing production for two weeks due to the Chinese New Year holiday.

GAAP gross margin for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 was break even, compared with gross margin for the first quarter of fiscal 2019 of negative 23%. Operating margin for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 was negative 56%, compared with negative 105% in the first quarter of fiscal 2019. The Company’s cash and cash equivalents was $1.6 million at February 28, 2019, compared to $2.6 million at the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2019.

We expect revenue for the third quarter ending May 31, 2019 to be about $1.6 million +/- 10%.

About SemiLEDs

SemiLEDs develops and manufactures LED chips and LED components for general lighting applications, including street lights and commercial, industrial, system and residential lighting, along with specialty industrial applications such as ultraviolet (UV) curing, medical/cosmetic, counterfeit detection, horticulture, architectural lighting and entertainment lighting. SemiLEDs sells blue, white, green and UV LED chips.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that may constitute “forward-looking” statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact could be deemed forward-looking, including, but not limited to, any projection of future revenues, any statements about historical results that may suggest trends for SemiLEDs’ business; any statements of the plans, strategies and objectives of management for future operations; any statements of expectation or belief regarding recovery of the LED industry, market opportunities and other future events or technology developments; any statements regarding SemiLEDs’ position to capitalize on any market opportunities; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections of future SemiLEDs’ or industry performance based on management’s judgment, beliefs, current trends and market conditions and involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. SemiLEDs’ Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and other SemiLEDs filings with the SEC (which you may obtain for free at the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov) discuss some of the important risks and other factors that may affect SemiLEDs’ business, results of operations and financial condition. SemiLEDs undertakes no intent or obligation to publicly update or revise any of these forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

Contacts:

Christopher Lee
Chief Financial Officer
SemiLEDs Corporation
+886-37-586788
investor@semileds.com

 
SEMILEDS CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands of U.S. dollars)

             
    February 28,     November 30,  
    2019     2018  
ASSETS                
CURRENT ASSETS:                
Cash and cash equivalents   $ 1,635     $ 2,574  
Accounts receivable (including related parties), net     736       183  
Inventories     2,073       2,220  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets     355       378  
Total current assets     4,799       5,355  
Property, plant and equipment, net     6,448       6,678  
Intangible assets, net     93       95  
Investments in unconsolidated entities     912       910  
Other assets     176       175  
TOTAL ASSETS   $ 12,428     $ 13,213  
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY                
CURRENT LIABILITIES:                
Current installments of long-term debt   $ 337     $ 335  
Accounts payable     973       634  
Advance receipt toward the convertible note     500       500  
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities     2,149       5,580  
Total current liabilities     3,959       7,049  
Long-term debt, excluding current installments     5,040       1,921  
Total liabilities     8,999       8,970  
Commitments and contingencies                
EQUITY:                
SemiLEDs stockholders’ equity                
Common stock            
Additional paid-in capital     175,745       175,698  
Accumulated other comprehensive income     3,714       3,732  
Accumulated deficit     (176,076 )     (175,229 )
Total SemiLEDs stockholders' equity     3,383       4,201  
Noncontolling interests     46       42  
Total equity     3,429       4,243  
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY   $ 12,428     $ 13,213  
                 


   
SEMILEDS CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands of U.S. dollars and shares, except per share data)

 
       
    Three  Months  Ended  
    February 28,     November 30,  
    2019     2018  
Revenues, net   $ 1,630     $ 972  
Cost of revenues     1,628       1,191  
Gross profit (loss)     2       (219 )
Operating expenses:                
Research and development     298       334  
Selling, general and administrative     619       757  
Loss on disposals of long-lived assets           (288 )
Total operating expenses     917       803  
Loss from operations     (915 )     (1,022 )
Other income (expenses):                
Interest expenses, net     (36 )     (5 )
Other income (loss), net     (126 )     80  
Foreign currency transaction gain (loss), net     233       (36 )
Total other income (expenses), net     71       39  
Loss before income taxes     (844 )     (983 )
Income tax expense            
Net loss     (844 )     (983 )
Less: Net gain (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests     3       (5 )
Net loss attributable to SemiLEDs stockholders   $ (847 )   $ (978 )
Net loss per share attributable to SemiLEDs stockholders:                
Basic and diluted   $ (0.24 )   $ (0.27 )
Shares used in computing net loss per share attributable to SemiLEDs stockholders:                
Basic and diluted     3,579       3,560  
                 

 

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Source: SemiLEDS Corporation