MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- April 29, 2010 – Actel Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTL) today announced net revenues of $52.3 million for the first quarter of 2010, up 7.8 percent from the first quarter of 2009 and up 5.2 percent from the fourth quarter of 2009.
Actel reported net income in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $2.9 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010 compared with a net loss of $(3.0) million, or $(0.11) per basic share, for the first quarter of 2009 and a net income of $1.0 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2009.
Non-GAAP net income, which excludes stock-based compensation, expenses associated with the restructuring, and other non-recurring adjustments, was $3.8 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010 compared with $0.8 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2009 and $3.3 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2009.
During the first quarter:
- In March, Actel unveiled SmartFusion™ , the world's first intelligent mixed signal FPGA. SmartFusion devices feature Actel's proven FPGA fabric, a complete microcontroller subsystem built around a hard ARM® Cortex™-M3 processor and programmable analog blocks.
- Actel also announced in March a comprehensive development environment and ecosystem for SmartFusion Intelligent Mixed Signal FPGAs, including RTOS support from Micrium, compiler support from IAR Systems, a comprehensive training partnership with Doulos, and full production releases of Actel’s own Libero and Soft Console IDE tools.
- Pigeon Point Systems announced a new MMC management solution and IPMC and Carrier IPMC Starter Kits both using SmartFusion Intelligent Mixed Signal FPGAs.
- Actel received a coveted supplier award in March from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, a prime contractor on many of Japan's most important space programs. This award reflects Actel's continued dedication to quality, reliability and support of the worldwide space market.
- In January, Actel announced that its low power ProASIC3® and ProASICPLUS® FPGA families have been designed into flight-critical applications on the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner commercial airliner. The commercial aircraft successfully completed its maiden test flight on December 15, 2009.
Business Outlook – Second Quarter 2010
The Company believes that second quarter 2010 revenues will be up 8 percent to 12 percent sequentially. Gross margin is expected to be about 60 percent. Operating expenses are anticipated to come in at approximately $27.8 million, which excludes an estimated $2.0 million of stock-based compensation expense and $0.6 million associated with the acquisition of Pigeon Point Systems. Other income is expected to be about $0.5 million. The non-GAAP tax rate for the quarter is expected to be about 30 percent. Outstanding fully diluted share count is expected to be about 26.4 million shares.
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A conference call to discuss first quarter results will be held Thursday, April 29, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. PDT.
A live webcast and replay of the call will be available. Webcast and replay access information as well as financial and other statistical information can be found on Actel’s website, www.actel.com.
Actel is the leader in low power FPGAs and mixed signal FPGAs, offering the most comprehensive portfolio of system and power management solutions. Power Matters. Learn more at www.actel.com.