Melexis Q3 2016 results - Steadfast

Intermediate declaration by the Board of Directors
Ieper, Belgium - October 26th, 2016, 07.00 hrs CET

Sales for the third quarter of 2016 were 114.5 million EUR, an increase of 13% compared to the same quarter of the previous year and an increase of 2% compared to the previous quarter.
The EUR/USD exchange rate evolution had no impact, both compared to the same quarter of last year and the previous quarter.
Gross margin was 53.2 million EUR, an increase of 11% compared to the same quarter of last year and an increase of 4% compared to the previous quarter.
R&D expenses were 13.9% of sales, G&A was at 4.5% of sales and Selling was at 2.0% of sales. The operating result was 29.7 million EUR, an increase of 9% compared to the same quarter of last year and an increase of 7% compared to the previous quarter.
Net income was 25.2 million EUR or 0.62 EUR per share, an increase of 1% compared to 25.0 million EUR or 0.62 EUR per share in the third quarter of 2015 and an increase of 9% compared to 23.1 million EUR or 0.57 EUR per share in the previous quarter.

Outlook
Melexis expects a full year sales growth around the level of 13-14%, a gross profit margin around 45% and an operating margin around 25%, all taking into account a EUR/USD exchange rate of 1.10.

Business comment - Françoise Chombar, CEO:
"In the third quarter of 2016, Melexis continued its growth path with a year over year double-digit sales increase, outperforming market growth. We are happy to see continued growth in a number of Melexis core ASSP product lines such as position sensors, fan drivers and LIN (local interconnect networking). Geographically, EMEA was the main growth driver compared to the previous quarter.
Based on the current order book, Melexis confirms its full year outlook.
In the third quarter, sales to automotive customers represented 89% of total sales. The portion of standard product (ASSPs) sales represented 62% of total sales."

Financial calendar

  • Dividend pay date: October 27, 2016 (ex coupon on October 25, 2016)
  • Publication FY 2016 Results: February 8, 2017

The company’s results will be discussed in a conference call on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 17 hrs CET. The conference call will be in English. You have to register for this conference call in advance.
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Conference ID: 960308.

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A replay number for this call is available for 7 days after the end of the conference call. The replay number for this call is +32 2 290 17 05, access code: 960308.

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