PEABODY, Mass., Sept. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), a leading provider of medical imaging and aviation security technology, today announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended July 31, 2010.
Highlights during the fourth quarter included:
- Revenues of $117.8 million, up 20% from Q4 of 2009
- GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.56, compared with a loss of ($0.02) from Q4 of 2009
- Adjusted non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.69
- Positive cash flow from operations of $4.0 million
Revenues for the fourth fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2010, were $117.8 million, compared with third quarter revenues of $107.2 million and the prior fiscal year's fourth quarter revenues of $98.3 million. Income from operations for the fourth quarter was $9.8 million, compared with income of $6.2 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2010 and a loss of ($2.6) million in the prior year's fourth quarter. Reported net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010 was $7.1 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, compared with income of $4.8 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, in the third quarter of fiscal 2010 and a loss of ($0.3) million, or ($0.02) per diluted share, for the prior year's fourth quarter.
On an adjusted non-GAAP basis, income from operations for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010 was $12.5 million, compared with $8.3 million in the third quarter and $1.4 million in the prior year's fourth quarter. Adjusted non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter was $8.8 million, or $0.69 per diluted share, compared with $6.2 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, in the third quarter of fiscal 2010 and $1.4 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the prior year's fourth quarter. A reconciliation of GAAP to adjusted non-GAAP results is included as an attachment to this press release.
For fiscal 2010, revenues were $423.6 million, compared with revenues of $396.1 million in fiscal 2009, up 7%. Reported net income for fiscal year 2010 totaled $15.6 million, or $1.23 per diluted share, as compared with net income of $3.7 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, for fiscal 2009.
"Our fourth quarter results were very strong, rounding out a good fiscal 2010 for Analogic," commented Jim Green, president and CEO. "Our 2010 revenues increased 7% while our operating margins improved to 5%, a significant improvement from a loss of (1%) in the previous year. With continued overall growth and an ongoing focus on operational effectiveness, I feel confident in our ability to achieve our fiscal 2012 target of double-digit operating margin."
Revenues from our CT and MRI segment were $63.4 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, up $2.3 million from the third quarter and up $12.2 million over the prior year's fourth quarter. Revenues in the fourth quarter were up 24% from Q4 2009 due to increased demand for our products as a result of improving market conditions.
Digital Radiography revenues were $9.9 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, down $0.1 million from the third quarter and up $1.5 million over the prior year. The increase in revenues of 18% from Q4 of 2009 was due primarily to increasing demand for our Selenium-based digital mammography plates sold outside of the U.S.
Our Specialized Ultrasound segment revenues were $23.0 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, up $0.9 million from the third quarter and down $0.6 million from the prior year. The slight decline in revenues compared with Q4 of 2009 was primarily due to unfavorable foreign currency effects. In comparison to Q3 of 2010, unfavorable foreign currency effects were offset by normal Q4 seasonal strength and the continued growth of our Flex Focus products.
Security Technology revenues were $18.7 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, up $6.5 million from the third quarter and up $5.9 million from a year earlier. Revenues were up 46% during the fourth quarter versus the prior year, and up 53% from Q3 of 2010 due to strong engineering revenues and shipments of our high- and medium-throughput certified explosives detection systems.
Use of Adjusted Non-GAAP Financial Measures
This document includes adjusted non-GAAP financial measures that are not in accordance with, nor an alternative to, generally accepted accounting principles and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies. In addition, these adjusted non-GAAP measures are not based on any comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles.
Adjusted non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered as a substitute for, or superior to, measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with GAAP. They are limited in value because they exclude charges that have a material effect on our reported results and, therefore, should not be relied upon as the sole financial measures to evaluate our financial results. The adjusted non-GAAP financial measures are meant to supplement, and to be viewed in conjunction with, GAAP financial results. An explanation and a reconciliation of our adjusted non-GAAP measures are provided at the end of this press release.
Any statements about future expectations, plans, and prospects for the Company, including statements containing the words "believes," " anticipates," " plans," " expects," and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including risks relating to product development and commercialization, limited demand for the Company's products, risks associated with competition, uncertainties associated with regulatory agency approvals, competitive pricing pressures, downturns in the economy, the risk of potential intellectual property litigation, and other factors discussed in our most recent quarterly report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this presentation represent the Company's views as of the date of this document. While the Company anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause the Company's views to change, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any later date.
Analogic will conduct an investor conference call on Tuesday, September 21, at 5:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss the fourth quarter and fiscal year-end results. To participate in the conference call, dial 1-866-823-6992, or 1-334-323-7225 for international callers, approximately ten minutes before the conference is scheduled to begin. Inform the operator that you wish to join the Analogic conference, passcode 42748. You will then be asked for your name, organization, and telephone number, and be connected to the conference. The earnings release and presentation materials related to the quarterly financial information will be posted on the Company's website at www.analogic.com. The call will also be available via webcast in listen-only mode. To listen to the webcast, visit www.analogic.com approximately five to ten minutes before the conference is scheduled to begin.
A telephone digital replay will be available approximately two hours after the call is completed through midnight (ET) October 21, 2010. To access the digital replay, dial 1-877-919-4059, or 1-334-323-7226 for international callers. The passcode is 37991013. A replay of the conference call webcast will be archived on the Company's website at www.analogic.com approximately three hours after the call is completed and will be available through midnight (ET) Thursday, October 21, 2010.
For more information on the conference call, visit www.analogic.com, call 978-326-4058, or email email@example.com
Analogic is a high-technology company that designs and manufactures advanced medical imaging and security systems and subsystems sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end users in the healthcare and homeland security markets. We are recognized worldwide for advancing state-of-the-art technology in the areas of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), digital radiography, specialized ultrasound, and automatic explosives detection for airport security. Our OEM customers incorporate our technology into systems that they in turn sell for various medical and security applications. We also sell our ultrasound products directly to hospitals and clinics through our direct worldwide sales force under the brand name BK Medical. For more information, visit .
UNAUDITED SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION - RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP MEASURES
We provide adjusted non-GAAP gross margin, adjusted non-GAAP operating expenses, adjusted non-GAAP income from operations, adjusted non-GAAP income before income taxes, adjusted non-GAAP net income, and adjusted non-GAAP diluted earnings per share as supplemental measures to GAAP regarding our operational performance. These financial measures exclude the impact of certain items and, therefore, have not been calculated in accordance with GAAP. The adjustments to these non-GAAP financial measures, and the basis for such adjustments, are outlined below:
Share-Based Compensation Expense
We incur expense related to share-based compensation included in the GAAP presentation of cost of sales, research and development, selling and marketing, general and administrative expense. Although share-based compensation is an expense and viewed as a form of compensation, these expenses vary in amount from period to period, and are affected by market forces that are difficult to predict and are not within our control, such as the market price and volatility of our shares, risk-free interest rates, and the expected term and forfeiture rates of the awards. Share-based compensation expense is calculated as of the grant date of each share-based award, and generally cannot be changed or influenced by management after the grant date. Our management team believes that exclusion of these expenses allows comparisons of operating results that are consistent between periods and allows comparisons of our operating results to those of other companies that disclose adjusted non-GAAP financial measures that exclude share-based compensation.
Acquisition Related Expenses
We incur amortization of intangibles and other expenses related to acquisitions it has made in recent years. The intangible assets are valued at the time of acquisition, are then amortized over a period of several years after the acquisition and generally cannot be changed after the acquisition. We believe that exclusion of these expenses allows comparisons of operating results that are consistent over time for both our newly acquired and long-held businesses.
We continuously strive to improve its operating efficiency. During the three months ended January 31, 2010, we reduced our work force by 17 employees worldwide. The total cost, including severance and personnel related costs, was $764,000 and was recorded as an operating expense during the three months ended January 31, 2010.
During the three months ended July 31, 2009, we reduced our workforce by 85 employees or approximately 6% worldwide and vacated 50% of our office facility in Canton, MA on July 31, 2009 as a result of moving certain operations to our Peabody facility. The total cost of these activities was $3,131,000, which was recorded as an operating expense during the three months ended July 31, 2009.
During the three months ended January 31, 2009, we reduced our work force by 145 employees or approximately 9% worldwide. The total cost of these activities was $3,811,000 of which $3,488,000 was recorded as an operating expense during the three months ended January 31, 2009. An additional $323,000 was charged against restructuring accruals previously recorded as part of the Copley acquisition.
Gain on Sale of Other Investments
During the three months ended July 31, 2009, we received $838,000 as the final escrow payment related to the sale of its interest in an investment, which was recorded as other income in the twelve months ended July 31, 2009.
For purposes of calculating adjusted non-GAAP net income and adjusted non-GAAP diluted earnings per share, we adjust the provision (benefit) for income taxes to tax effect the non-GAAP adjustments described above as they have a significant impact on our income tax provision (benefit). In addition, from time-to-time, we recognize certain non-recurring tax adjustments. In the three months ended January 31, 2009, we recorded $1,729,000 of discrete tax benefits of which $1,232,000 related to an income tax refund for R&D tax credits and $497,000 related to the settlement of an income tax audit. In the three months ended April 30, 2009, we recorded $124,000 related to interest received on a tax refund. In the three months ended July 31, 2009, we recorded $244,000 for a tax refund and related interest. As these adjustments do not reflect the underlying performance of the business they have been excluded from adjusted non-GAAP net income.
We exclude the above-described expenses, their related tax impact and other non-recurring tax benefits in evaluating short-term and long-term operating trends in our operations, and allocating resources to various initiatives and operational requirements. We believe that these adjusted non-GAAP financial adjustments are useful to investors because they allow investors to evaluate the effectiveness of the methodology and information used by management in its financial and operational decision-making.
These adjusted non-GAAP financial measures have not been prepared in accordance with GAAP, and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for financial information provided in accordance with GAAP. Further, these adjusted non-GAAP financial measures may not be computed in the same manner as similarly titled measures used by other companies.
The following table reconciles the adjusted non-GAAP financial measures to their most directly comparable GAAP financial measures.
CONTACT: Analogic Corporation Mark Namaroff, Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Marketing (978) 326-4058 firstname.lastname@example.org