SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFOP), an innovative supplier of fiber optic components, subsystems and integrated modules for the optical network equipment market, today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.
Revenues for the third quarter of 2012 totaled $12,390,000, a 8% increase from revenues of $11,527,000 reported in the previous quarter, and a 5% increase from revenues of $11,778,000 reported in the third quarter of 2011. The Company recorded net income for the third quarter of 2012 of $1,892,000, or $0.22 per share based on 8.8 million shares outstanding, compared to $1,232,000, or $0.14 per share based on 8.8 million shares outstanding, for the second quarter of 2012. This compares to net income for the third quarter of 2011 of $1,454,000, or $0.16 per share based on 8.9 million shares outstanding.
Included in expenses were stock-based compensation amounts of $268,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, $271,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 and $259,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2011.
Peter Chang, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are very pleased with the financial performance and progress AFOP made in the quarter ended September 30, 2012. With strong customer demand, we delivered quarterly sales higher than our original guidance. Through efficiency improvements and favorable product mix, we achieved higher gross margins and generated higher profits than previous quarters. Our Q3 earnings per share increased more than 50% from the Q2 level. In addition, our cash and short-term and long-term investments increased to about $53 million, while we continued our on-going stock repurchase program."
"Based on input from our customers, we expect sales in the remaining quarter of 2012 to be at a similar level as Q3 and result in another record year for AFOP in revenue and operating profits," concluded Mr. Chang.
Management will host a conference call at 1:30 p.m. (Pacific) on October 23, 2012 to discuss AFOP's third quarter 2012 financial results. please call 877-675-3572 at least ten minutes prior to the call in order for the operator to connect you. The confirmation number for the call is 31422947. AFOP will also provide a live webcast of its third quarter 2012 conference call at AFOP's website: www.afop.com. The webcast replay will be available on AFOP's website 90 minutes after the live conference call.
Founded in 1995, Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets a broad range of high performance fiber optic components and integrated modules. AFOP's products are used by leading and emerging communications equipment manufacturers to deliver optical networking systems to the long-haul, enterprise, metropolitan and last mile access segments of the communications network. AFOP offers a broad product line of passive optical components including interconnect systems, couplers and splitters, thin film CWDM and DWDM components and modules, optical attenuators, and micro-optics devices. AFOP is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with manufacturing and product development capabilities in the United States, Taiwan and China. AFOP's website is located at http://www.afop.com.
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Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including statements as to our expectations regarding future revenue levels, our beliefs regarding our opportunity for revenue growth and profit improvements and the time periods thereof are forward looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including, but not limited to general economic conditions and trends, trends in demand for bandwith, the impact of competitive products and pricing, timely introduction of new technologies, timely design acceptance by our customers, the acceptance of new products and technologies by our customers, customer demand for our products, the timing of customer orders, loss of key customers, our ability to ramp new products into volume production, the mix of products sold and product pricing, the costs associated with running our operations, industry-wide shifts in supply and demand for optical components and modules, industry overcapacity and demand for bandwith, cost control initiatives, our ability to obtain and maintain operational efficiencies, financial stability in foreign markets, and other risks detailed from time to time in our SEC reports, including AFOP's quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. AFOP disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.
|ALLIANCE FIBER OPTIC PRODUCTS, INC.|
|Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets|
|Sept. 30,||Dec. 31,|
|Cash and short-term investments||$ 42,663||$ 39,588|
|Other current assets||1,770||714|
|Total current assets||60,027||53,695|
|Property and equipment, net||7,346||7,718|
|Total assets||$ 77,813||$ 71,673|
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY|
|Accounts payable||$ 6,239||$ 3,647|
|Accrued expenses and other current liabilities||4,273||3,721|
|Total current liabilities||10,512||7,368|
|Other long-term liabilities||596||691|
|Total liabilities and stockholders' equity||$ 77,813||$ 71,673|
|ALLIANCE FIBER OPTIC PRODUCTS, INC.|
|Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations|
|(In thousands, except per share amounts)|
|Three Months Ended||Nine Months Ended|
|Sept. 30||Jun. 30||Sept. 30||Sept. 30||Sept. 30|
|Revenues||$ 12,390||$ 11,527||$ 11,778||$ 34,452||$ 31,883|
|Cost of revenues||7,979||7,618||7,963||22,688||21,580|
|Research and development||819||839||834||2,465||2,356|
|Sales and marketing||614||662||595||1,951||1,711|
|General and administrative||1,079||1,120||1,052||3,281||3,095|
|Total operating expenses||2,512||2,621||2,481||7,697||7,162|
|Income from operations||1,899||1,288||1,334||4,067||3,141|
|Interest and other income, net||194||160||149||504||452|
|Net income before tax||$ 2,093||$ 1,448||$ 1,483||$ 4,571||$ 3,593|
|Net income||$ 1,892||$ 1,232||$ 1,454||$ 4,045||$ 3,724|
|Net income per share:|
|Basic||$ 0.22||$ 0.14||$ 0.16||$ 0.46||$ 0.42|
|Diluted||$ 0.21||$ 0.14||$ 0.16||$ 0.45||$ 0.41|
|Weighted average shares outstanding:|
|Included in costs and expenses above:|
|Stock based compensation charges|
|Cost of revenue||$ 28||$ 32||$ 28||$ 86||$ 74|
|Research and development||32||33||29||92||48|
|Sales and marketing||65||64||63||188||117|
|General and administrative||143||142||139||420||274|
|Total||$ 268||$ 271||$ 259||$ 786||$ 513|
Source:Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc.