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Ubiquiti Inc. (NYSE: UI) (“Ubiquiti” or the “Company”) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2020, ended June 30, 2020.

Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2020 Summary

  • Revenues of $315.5 million, increasing 10.1% year-over-year
  • GAAP diluted EPS of $1.45, increasing 43.6% year-over-year
  • Non-GAAP diluted EPS of $1.46, increasing 22.7% year-over-year
  • Repurchased 99,165 shares of common stock at an average price of $138.25 per share

Full Fiscal 2020 Financial Summary

  • Revenues of $1.3 billion, increasing 10.6% year-over-year
  • GAAP diluted EPS of $5.80 increasing 28.6% year-over-year
  • Non-GAAP diluted EPS of $5.91, increasing 23.9% year-over-year
  • Repurchased 5,842,800 shares of common stock at an average of $119.45 per share

Additional Financial Highlights

  • The Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) declared a $0.40 per share cash dividend payable on September 8, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 31, 2020.
  • The Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends of at least $0.40 per share during each quarter of fiscal year 2020, although all subsequent dividends, and the establishment of record and payment dates, are subject to final determination by the Board each quarter after its review of the Company’s financial performance and results of operations, available cash and cash flow, capital requirements, applicable corporate legal requirements, and other factors.
 

Financial Highlights ($, in millions, except per share data) (unaudited)

 

Income statement highlights

 

F4Q20

 

F3Q20

 

F4Q19

Revenues

 

315.5

 

337.4

 

286.6

Service Provider Technology

 

121.9

 

106.4

 

100.9

Enterprise Technology

 

193.6

 

231.0

 

185.7

Gross profit

 

152.1

 

159.6

 

132.9

Gross Profit (%)

 

48.2%

 

47.3%

 

46.4%

Total Operating Expenses

 

34.0

 

32.3

 

32.1

Income from Operations

 

118.1

 

127.3

 

100.8

GAAP Net Income

 

92.6

 

103.7

 

70.9

GAAP EPS (diluted)

 

1.45

 

1.60

 

1.01

Non-GAAP Net Income

 

93.2

 

104.3

 

83.6

Non-GAAP EPS (diluted)

 

1.46

 

1.61

 

1.19

 

Ubiquiti Inc.
Revenues by Product Type
(In thousands)

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three Months Ended June 30,

 

Years Ended June 30,

 

 

2020

 

2019

 

2020 (1)

 

2019 (1)

Service Provider Technology

 

$

121,942

 

 

$

100,932

 

 

$

442,023

 

 

$

428,490

 

Enterprise Technology

 

193,580

 

 

185,709

 

 

842,477

 

 

733,243

 

Total revenues

 

$

315,522

 

 

$

286,641

 

 

$

1,284,500

 

 

$

1,161,733

 

 

Ubiquiti Inc.
Revenues by Geographical Area
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three Months Ended June 30,

 

Years Ended June 30,

 

 

2020

 

2019

 

2020 (1)

 

2019 (1)

North America

 

$

160,067

 

 

$

147,477

 

 

$

571,901

 

 

$

497,218

 

Europe, the Middle East and Africa

 

111,248

 

 

92,348

 

 

517,132

 

 

477,332

 

Asia Pacific

 

23,369

 

 

26,152

 

 

112,121

 

 

108,460

 

South America

 

20,838

 

 

20,664

 

 

83,346

 

 

78,723

 

Total revenues

 

$

315,522

 

 

$

286,641

 

 

$

1,284,500

 

 

$

1,161,733

 

(1) Derived from audited consolidated statements as of and for the year ended June 30, 2020 and 2019, respectively.

Income Statement Items

Revenues

Revenues for the fourth quarter fiscal 2020 were $315.5 million, representing an increase from the comparable prior year period of 10.1% and a decrease from the prior quarter of 6.5%. On a full year basis, revenues for fiscal 2020 were $1.3 billion, representing a 10.6% increase as compared to full year fiscal 2019. The fiscal fourth quarter sequential decrease in revenue was primarily due to distributor ordering patterns related to our Enterprise Technology products.

Gross Margins

Fourth quarter fiscal 2020 gross profit was $152.1 million. GAAP gross margin of 48.2% increased 1.8% versus the comparable prior-year period of 46.4% and increased 0.9% versus the prior quarter of 47.3%. On a full year basis, fiscal 2020 GAAP gross profit was $608.2 million. Fiscal 2020 GAAP gross margin of 47.3% increased 1.0% versus the comparable prior year period GAAP gross margin of 46.3%. The increase in GAAP gross margin for the fourth quarter fiscal 2020 as compared to comparable prior year period, the fourth quarter fiscal 2020 as compared to the prior quarter and full fiscal 2020 versus full fiscal 2019, were each primarily driven by favorable changes in product mix, partially offset by higher tariff-related costs and expedited shipping costs.

Research and Development

During the fourth quarter fiscal 2020, research and development (“R&D”) expenses were $23.4 million. This reflects an increase as compared to the R&D expenses of $22.5 million in the comparable prior year period and R&D expenses of $21.7 million in the prior quarter. On a full year basis, fiscal 2020 R&D expenses were $89.4 million, reflecting an increase versus fiscal 2019 R&D expense of $82.1 million. The increase in R&D expense for the fourth quarter fiscal 2020 as compared to the comparable prior year period was primarily driven by higher employee-related expenses, partially offset by lower development activities. The increase in R&D expense for the fourth quarter fiscal 2020 as compared to the prior quarter and full fiscal 2020 versus full fiscal 2019, were both primarily driven by higher employee-related expenses and other development activities.

Sales, General and Administrative

The Company’s sales, general and administrative (“SG&A”) expenses for the fourth quarter fiscal 2020 were $10.5 million. This reflects an increase as compared to the SG&A expenses of $9.5 million in the comparable prior year period and a slight decrease as compared to the SG&A expenses of $10.6 million in the prior quarter. On a full year basis, fiscal 2020 SG&A expense was $40.6 million, reflecting a decrease as compared to the SG&A expense of $43.2 million for fiscal 2019. The increase in SG&A costs as compared to the comparable prior year period was primarily related to higher depreciation expense and higher professional and service fees offset, in part, by lower employee-related costs. The decrease in SG&A costs as compared to the prior quarter is primarily driven by lower marketing expenses and lower employee-related costs offset, in part, by higher depreciation expense and higher professional fees and service fees. The decrease in fiscal 2020 SG&A expenses as compared to fiscal 2019 was primarily due to lower professional fees and employee-related costs offset, in part, by higher marketing expenses, increased service fees and higher depreciation expense.

Net Income and Earnings Per Share

During the fourth quarter fiscal 2020, GAAP net income was $92.6 million and non-GAAP net income was $93.2 million. This reflects an increase in GAAP net income and non-GAAP net income from the comparable prior year period by 30.6% and 11.4% respectively, primarily driven by an increase in revenue and higher gross margin.

During the fourth quarter fiscal 2020 GAAP earnings per diluted share was $1.45 and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share was $1.46. This reflects a 43.6% increase in GAAP earnings per share and a 22.7% increase in non-GAAP diluted earnings per share from the comparable prior-year period. Both GAAP and non-GAAP earnings per share benefited from higher net income and a reduction in GAAP and non-GAAP diluted shares outstanding.

COVID-19

In the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2020, we continued to experience a disruption in our supply chain as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This disruption impacted our suppliers’ ability to manufacture or provide key components and services and we have incurred, and we continue to incur, additional costs to expedite deliveries of components and services. While our ability to procure components and services has improved during the quarter, the disruptions in our supply chain have not been fully remediated and the effects, if any, of the COVID-19 pandemic may not be fully reflected in the Company’s financial results until future periods.

About Ubiquiti Inc.

Ubiquiti Inc. is focused on democratizing network technology on a global scale — aggregate shipments over 108 million devices play a key role in creating networking infrastructure in over 200 countries and territories around the world. Our professional networking products are powered by our UNMS and UniFi software platforms to provide high-capacity distributed Internet access and unified information technology management, respectively.

Ubiquiti and the U logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ubiquiti and/or its affiliates in the United States and other countries. For more information, please visit www.ui.com

Safe Harbor for Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release are 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. Statements other than statements of historical fact including words such as “look”, “will”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “expect”, “forecast”, “consider” and “plan” and statements in the future tense are forward looking statements. The statements in this press release that could be deemed forward-looking statements include statements regarding the impact of COVID-19 and our intentions to pay quarterly cash dividends and any statements or assumptions underlying any of the foregoing.

Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual future results to differ materially or cause a material adverse impact on our results. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the impact of public health problems, such as COVID-19, and U.S. tariffs on results; fluctuations in our operating results; varying demand for our products due to the financial and operating condition of our distributors and their customers, and our distributors’ inventory management practices; political and economic conditions and volatility affecting the stability of business environments, economic growth, currency values, commodity prices and other factors that may influence the ultimate demand for our products in particular geographies or globally; impact of counterfeiting and our ability to contain such impact; our reliance on a limited number of distributors; inability of our contract manufacturers and suppliers to meet our demand; our dependence on chipset suppliers for chipsets without a short-term alternative; as we move into new markets competition from certain of our current or potential competitors who may be more established in such markets; our ability to keep pace with technological and market developments; success and timing of new product introductions by us and the performance of our products generally; our ability to effectively manage the significant increase in our transactional sales volumes; we may become subject to warranty claims, product liability and product recalls; that a substantial majority of our sales are into countries outside the United States and we are subject to numerous U.S. export control and economic sanctions laws; costs related to responding to government inquiries related to regulatory compliance; our reliance on certain key members of our management team, including our founder and chief executive officer, Robert J. Pera; adverse tax-related matters such as tax audits, changes in our effective tax rate or new tax legislative proposals; whether the final determination of our income tax liability may be materially different from our income tax provisions; the impact of any intellectual property litigation and claims for indemnification; litigation related to U.S. securities laws; and economic and political conditions in the United States and abroad. We discuss these risks in greater detail under the heading “Risk Factors” and elsewhere in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2020, and subsequent filings filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), which are available at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Copies may also be obtained by contacting the Ubiquiti Inc. Investor Relations Department, by email at IR@ui.com or by visiting the Investor Relations section of the Ubiquiti Inc. website, https://ir.ui.com.

Given these uncertainties, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Also, forward-looking statements represent our management’s beliefs and assumptions only as of the date made. Except as required by law, Ubiquiti Inc. undertakes no obligation to update information contained herein. You should review our SEC filings carefully and with the understanding that our actual future results may be materially different from what we expect.

 

Ubiquiti Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
and Comprehensive Income
(In thousands, except per share data) (Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three Months Ended June 30,

 

Years Ended June 30,

 

 

2020

 

2019

 

2020 (1)

 

2019 (1)

Revenues

 

$

315,522

 

 

 

$

286,641

 

 

 

$

1,284,500

 

 

 

$

1,161,733

 

 

Cost of revenues

 

163,462

 

 

 

153,704

 

 

 

676,328

 

 

 

624,129

 

 

Gross profit

 

$

152,060

 

 

 

$

132,937

 

 

 

$

608,172

 

 

 

$

537,604

 

 

Operating expenses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and development

 

23,440

 

 

 

22,530

 

 

 

89,405

 

 

 

82,070

 

 

Sales, general and administrative

 

10,516

 

 

 

9,522

 

 

 

40,569

 

 

 

43,237

 

 

Litigation settlement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18,000

 

 

Total operating expenses

 

33,956

 

 

 

32,052

 

 

 

129,974

 

 

 

143,307

 

 

Income from operations

 

118,104

 

 

 

100,885

 

 

 

478,198

 

 

 

394,297

 

 

Interest expense and other, net

 

(4,646

)

 

 

(3,622

)

 

 

(28,002

)

 

 

(12,808

)

 

Income before income taxes

 

113,458

 

 

 

97,263

 

 

 

450,196

 

 

 

381,489

 

 

Provision for income taxes

 

20,840

 

 

 

26,368

 

 

 

69,899

 

 

 

58,795

 

 

Net income

 

$

92,618

 

 

 

$

70,895

 

 

 

$

380,297

 

 

 

$

322,694

 

 

Net income per share of common stock:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

$

1.45

 

 

 

$

1.01

 

 

 

$

5.81

 

 

 

$

4.52

 

 

Diluted

 

$

1.45

 

 

 

$

1.01

 

 

 

$

5.80

 

 

 

$

4.51

 

 

Weighted average shares used in computing net income per share of common stock:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

63,689

 

 

 

70,169

 

 

 

65,427

 

 

 

71,435

 

 

Diluted

 

63,756

 

 

 

70,282

 

 

 

65,514

 

 

 

71,602

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other comprehensive income:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unrealized gains on available-for-sale securities

 

31

 

 

 

216

 

 

 

(384

)

 

 

393.00

 

 

Comprehensive income

 

$

92,649

 

 

 

$

71,111

 

 

 

$

379,913

 

 

 

$

323,087

 

 

(1) Derived from audited consolidated statements as of and for the year ended June 30, 2020 and 2019, respectively.

 

Ubiquiti Inc.
Reconciliation of GAAP Net Income to Non-GAAP Net Income
(In thousands, except per share data)
(Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

Years Ended June 30,

 

 

June 30, 2020

 

March 31, 2020

 

June 30, 2019

 

2020

 

2019

Net Income

 

$

92,618

 

 

 

$

103,722

 

 

 

$

70,895

 

 

 

$

380,297

 

 

 

$

322,694

 

 

Stock-based compensation:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of revenues

 

27

 

 

 

29

 

 

 

27

 

 

 

121

 

 

 

347

 

 

Research and development

 

515

 

 

 

499

 

 

 

526

 

 

 

2,022

 

 

 

2,045

 

 

Sales, general and administrative

 

202

 

 

 

197

 

 

 

31

 

 

 

745

 

 

 

498

 

 

Tax Regulation changes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12,264

 

 

(1)

 

 

 

 

 

Tax Reform

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2,765

 

 

Litigation settlement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18,000

 

 

Impairment of cost-based investment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5,000

 

 

 

 

 

Tax effect of Non-GAAP adjustments

 

(176

)

 

 

(170

)

 

 

(126

)

 

 

(679

)

 

 

(4,685

)

 

Non-GAAP net income

 

$

93,186

 

 

 

$

104,277

 

 

 

$

83,617

 

 

 

$

387,506

 

 

 

$

341,664

 

 

Non-GAAP diluted EPS

 

$

1.46

 

 

 

$

1.61

 

 

 

$

1.19

 

 

 

$

5.91

 

 

 

$

4.77

 

 

Weighted-average shares used in Non-GAAP diluted EPS

 

63,756

 

 

 

64,699

 

 

 

70,282

 

 

 

65,514

 

 

 

71,602

 

 

(1) The $12.3 million non-GAAP adjustment in the fourth quarter fiscal 2019 was related to Tax Regulation changes that represented our estimate of the impact of Treasury Decision 9866 (the “Final GILTI Regulations” on our earnings during the first nine months of fiscal 2019. This fourth quarter adjustment is not included in the full year fiscal 2019 non-GAAP results because the fiscal 2019 results properly reflect the full year impact of the Final GILTI Regulations.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information

To supplement our condensed consolidated financial results prepared under generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, we use non-GAAP measures of net income and earnings per diluted share that are adjusted to exclude certain costs, expenses and gains such as stock-based compensation expense, Tax Regulation changes, Tax Reform, Litigation settlement, impairment of cost-based investment and the tax effects of these non-GAAP adjustments.

Reconciliations of the adjustments to GAAP results for the periods presented are provided above. In addition, an explanation of the ways in which management uses non-GAAP financial information to evaluate its business, the substance behind management’s decision to use this non-GAAP financial information, material limitations associated with the use of non-GAAP financial information, the manner in which management compensates for those limitations, and the substantive reasons management believes that this non-GAAP financial information provides useful information to investors is included under the paragraphs below.

Usefulness of Non-GAAP Financial Information to Investors

We believe that the presentation of non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share provides important supplemental information regarding non-cash expenses, significant items that we believe are important to understanding our financial, and business trends relating to our financial condition and results of operations. Non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share are among the primary indicators used by management as a basis for planning and forecasting future periods and by management and our board of directors to determine whether our operating performance has met specified targets and thresholds. Management uses non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share when evaluating operating performance because it believes that the exclusion of the items described below, for which the amounts or timing may vary significantly depending upon the Company’s activities and other factors, facilitates comparability of the Company’s operating performance from period to period. We have chosen to provide this information to investors so they can analyze our operating results in the same way that management does and use this information in their assessment of our business and the valuation of our Company.

About our Non-GAAP Net Income and Non-GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share

We compute non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share by adjusting GAAP net income and GAAP earnings per diluted share to remove the impact of certain adjustments and the tax effect of those adjustments. Items excluded from net income are:

  • Stock-based compensation expense
  • Tax Regulations and Tax Reform
  • Litigation settlement
  • Impairment of cost-based investment
  • Tax effect of non-GAAP adjustments, applying the principles of ASC 740

These non-GAAP measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative to, GAAP and may be materially different from other non-GAAP measures, including similarly titled non-GAAP measures used by other companies. The presentation of this additional information should not be considered in isolation from, as a substitute for, or superior to, net income or earnings per diluted share prepared in accordance with GAAP. Non-GAAP financial measures have limitations in that they do not reflect certain items that may have a material impact upon our reported financial results.

For more information on the non-GAAP adjustments, please see the table captioned “Reconciliation of GAAP Net Income to non-GAAP Net Income” included in this press release.

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