Anadigics Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

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WARREN, N.J., August 6, 2014 — ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, reported second quarter 2014 net sales of $23.3 million, slightly above revised guidance. Revenue was flat sequentially while non-GAAP gross margins expanded 183 basis points to 12.8%.

As of June 28, 2014, cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash totaled $16.7 million, or net cash of $9.7 million, after excluding $7.0 million drawn under the Company’s credit facility.

GAAP net loss for the second quarter of 2014 was $15.0 million, or ($0.18) per diluted share compared to $13.8 million, or ($0.17) in the second quarter of 2013.  Non-GAAP net loss for the second quarter of 2014 was $7.8 million, or ($0.09) per share compared to $12.0 million, or ($0.14) in the second quarter of 2013.

As part of the strategic restructuring announced in June, the Company now summarizes revenue in two categories:  Infrastructure and Mobile.  Infrastructure is comprised of products for the following applications:  CATV, small cell, WiFi, M2M, optical and other general RF applications.  Mobile is comprised of WiFi and Cellular products that primarily address the smartphone, handset and tablet markets.

“With the restructuring, ANADIGICS is better positioned to compete in infrastructure markets where our products are differentiated and we can be more selective in targeting mobile applications that are better aligned to our profitability objectives,” said Ron Michels, chairman & CEO of ANADIGICS.  “Combined with a significantly lower operating cost structure, we expect these changes in product focus to drive greater returns for our shareholders.  Design-win traction with existing and new customers for both mobile and infrastructure applications has been strong and we are excited about the Company’s transformation.”

“In line with our strategic restructuring, we expect total revenue for the third quarter to decline sequentially by 18-20%, driven principally by reductions in legacy mobile,” said Terry Gallagher, vice president and CFO.  “We anticipate a sequential gross margin expansion of approximately 200 basis points resulting from a richer product mix and lower manufacturing costs.  With our strategic restructuring actions and other improvements, we expect operating expenses to decline by more than 15%.” 

The statements regarding the Company’s anticipated future performance are forward looking and actual results may differ materially as described in the Safe Harbor Statement at the end of this press release.

This press release includes financial measures that are not in accordance with GAAP, consisting of non-GAAP net income and loss per share. Management uses these measures to evaluate the Company's operating and financial performance in light of business objectives, for planning purposes, when publicly providing our business outlook and to facilitate period-to-period comparisons. ANADIGICS believes that these measures are useful to investors because they enhance investors' ability to review the Company's business from the same perspective as the Company's management and facilitate comparisons of this period's results with prior periods. These non-GAAP measures exclude amounts related to stock-based compensation, marketable securities’ adjustments, certain non-recurring charges to cost of goods and restructuring charges. Non-GAAP measures are used by some investors when assessing the ongoing operating and financial performance of our Company. These financial measures are not in accordance with GAAP and may differ from non-GAAP methods of accounting and reporting used by other companies. Management acknowledges that stock-based compensation is a recurring cost and is an important part of our employee’s compensation and impacts their performance. However, the expense is non-cash in nature and there are various valuation methodologies and assumptions used in determining stock-based compensation that may be unrelated to operations, such as volatility and current interest rates. The presentation of the additional information should not be considered a substitute for net income or loss or income or loss per share prepared in accordance with GAAP.

Limitations of non-GAAP financial measures. The primary material limitations associated with the use of non-GAAP measures as compared to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures are (i) they may not be comparable to similarly titled measures used by other companies in ANADIGICS’ industry, and (ii) they exclude financial information that some may consider important in evaluating our performance. We compensate for these limitations by providing reconciliations of reported net income or loss and income or loss per share to non-GAAP net income or net loss and non-GAAP income or loss per share, respectively, within this press release.

Conference Call

ANADIGICS' senior management will conduct a conference call today at 5:00 PM Eastern Time. A live audio Webcast will be available at www.anadigics.com/investors. To listen to the conference via telephone, please call 866-459-1514, conference ID 75424898.  A recording of the call will be available approximately two hours after the end of the call on the ANADIGICS Web site at www.anadigics.com/investors or by dialing 855-859-2056 conference ID 75424898 (available until August 13, 2014).

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