May 9, 2016

Stratasys Releases First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Company reports $167.9 million in revenue and generates $31.6 million in cash from operations for the first quarter

First quarter non-GAAP net income of $0.6 million, or $0.01 per diluted share; and GAAP net loss of $23.1 million, or ($0.44) per diluted share

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced financial results for the first quarter of 2016.

Q1-2016 Financial Results Summary:

  • Revenue for the first quarter of 2016 was $167.9 million.
  • GAAP operating loss for the first quarter was $21.1 million, compared to a loss of $220.9 million for the same period last year.
  • Non-GAAP operating income was $4.0 million, compared to a loss of $0.8 million for the same period last year.
  • GAAP net loss for the first quarter was $23.1 million, or ($0.44) per diluted share, compared to a loss of $216.3 million, or ($4.24) per diluted share, for the same period last year.
  • Non-GAAP net income for the first quarter was $0.6 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $2.0 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, reported for the same period last year.
  • The Company generated $31.6 million in cash from operations during the first quarter, and currently holds approximately $280.2 million in cash and cash equivalents and short-term bank deposits.
  • The Company invested a net amount of $22.8 million in R&D projects (non-GAAP basis) during the first quarter, representing 13.6% of net sales.
  • Non-GAAP EBITDA for the first quarter amounted to $12.6 million.
  • The Company sold 5,125 3D printing and additive manufacturing systems during the quarter, and on a pro-forma combined basis, has sold a total of 151,149 systems worldwide as of March 31, 2016.

"Although the overall market environment remains challenging, we made significant progress in improving our operating efficiency during the first quarter, which is demonstrated by the favorable trends we observed in operating expenses and cash generation during the period," said David Reis, chief executive officer of Stratasys. "We believe the recent refinements to our operating structure will make us more productive and better position us for future growth."

Recent Business Highlights:

  • Announced the versatile Stratasys J750 3D printer featuring full-color and multi-material capabilities, allowing customers to streamline workflow processes and speed product delivery cycles by eliminating time-consuming painting and assembly processes that are normally required to create true-to-life prototypes.
  • Continued operational improvement initiatives, including the planned transition of MakerBot desktop 3D printer production to Jabil, a leading global contract manufacturer.
  • Launched the new Thingiverse Developer Program that expands the platform's functionality by allowing developers to create apps in three different categories: print services, model customization and tools and utilities.
  • Announced agreement between Stratasys Direct Manufacturing (SDM) and Somos, a leading stereolithography materials provider, through which both parties will seek to accelerate materials development and provide SDM customers with a wider range of advanced material options.
  • Announced agreement with New York-based Jacobs Institute to create new Center of Excellence with the goal of advancing the use of 3D printing for a variety of medical applications.

"As we transform our business, we are focused on investing for the future, which includes developing new technologies and innovative new products. The recent launch of the Stratasys J750, which offers unmatched color and multi-material printing capabilities, is a great example of that commitment," continued Reis. "We are also excited about additional products we plan to launch in 2016. These products will support our long-term strategy to develop a comprehensive solutions-based business that targets new applications across key vertical markets. While our near-term visibility remains low, we believe our strategy and improved operating structure will position us for future success in our dynamic industry."

Financial Guidance:

Stratasys provided the following information regarding the company's projected revenue and net income for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016:

  • Revenue guidance of $700 to $730 million.
  • Non-GAAP net income of $9 to $23 million, or $0.17 to $0.43 per diluted share.
  • GAAP net loss of $84.0 to $67.0 million, or ($1.60) to ($1.28) per diluted share.

Stratasys provided the following additional information regarding the company's potential performance and strategic plans for 2016:

  • Gross margins to improve modestly to a range of 54% to 55%.
  • Operating margins of 3% to 5%.
  • Tax expense of $10 to $11 million, which includes the negative impact of the planned accounting treatment for tax valuation allowance.
  • Capital expenditures are projected at $60 to $70 million, with approximately $45 million designated for completing the company's new facility in Israel.

The company believes that it can achieve an improvement in its operating structure in 2016 that will translate into improved operating profit compared to the prior year. Given the expected ongoing negative impact on net income of the planned accounting treatment for valuation of deferred tax assets, the company believes operating profit growth will be the best measure of performance in 2016.

Non-GAAP earnings guidance excludes $59.0 million of projected amortization of intangible assets; $25.0 to $27.0 million of share-based compensation expense; $7.0 million in merger and acquisition related expense; $4.0 to $5.0 million in reorganization and other related costs; and includes $5.0 million in tax expenses related to non-GAAP adjustments.

Appropriate reconciliations between GAAP and non-GAAP financial measures are provided in a table at the end of this press release. The table provides itemized detail of the non-GAAP financial measures.

Stratasys Ltd. Q1 2016 Conference Call Details

The Company will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter financial results on Monday, May 9, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. (ET).

The investor conference call will be available via live webcast on the Stratasys Web site at www.stratasys.com under the "Investors" tab; or directly at the following web address: http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/rrb6awgj.

To participate by telephone, the domestic dial-in number is (855) 319-2216 and the international dial-in is (503) 343-6033. The access code is 90420507.

Investors are advised to dial into the call at least ten minutes prior to the call to register. The webcast will be available for 90 days on the "Investors" page of the Stratasys Web site or by accessing the provided web address.

For more than 25 years, Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS) has been a defining force and dominant player in 3D printing and additive manufacturing - shaping the way things are made. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, the company empowers customers across a broad range of vertical markets by enabling new paradigms for design and manufacturing. The company's solutions provide customers with unmatched design freedom and manufacturing flexibility - reducing time-to-market and lowering development costs, while improving designs and communications. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the Stratasys ecosystem includes 3D printers for prototyping and production; a wide range of 3D printing materials; parts on-demand via Stratasys Direct Manufacturing; strategic consulting and professional services; and the Thingiverse and GrabCAD communities with over 2 million 3D printable files for free designs. With more than 2,700 employees and 800 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents, Stratasys has received more than 30 technology and leadership awards. Visit us online at: www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com/, and follow us on LinkedIn.

Stratasys is a registered trademark of Stratasys Ltd. and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this press release regarding Stratasys' belief that its comprehensive new strategy will help grow its markets, and the statements regarding its projected future financial performance, including under the heading "Financial Guidance," are forward-looking statements reflecting management's current expectations and beliefs. These forward-looking statements are based on current information that is, by its nature, subject to rapid and even abrupt change. Due to risks and uncertainties associated with Stratasys' business, actual results could differ materially from those projected or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: any failure to continue to efficiently and successfully integrate the operations of Stratasys, Inc. and Objet Ltd. after their merger as well as MakerBot, Solid Concepts, Harvest and GrabCAD after their acquisition or to successfully establish and execute effective post-acquisition integration plans; changes in the overall global economic environment; the impact of competition and new technologies; changes in the general market, political and economic conditions in the countries in which we operate; any under estimates in projected capital expenditures and liquidity; changes in our strategy; changes in applicable government regulations and approvals; changes in customers' budgeting priorities; lower than expected demand for our products and services; reduction in our profitability due to shifting in our product mix into lower margin products or our shifting in our revenues mix significantly towards our AM services business; costs and potential liability relating to litigation and regulatory proceedings; and those factors referred to in Item 3.D "Key Information - Risk Factors", Item 4, "Information on the Company", and Item 5, "Operating and Financial Review and Prospects" in our 2015 Annual Report, as well as in the 2015 Annual Report generally. Readers are urged to carefully review and consider the various disclosures made throughout the Form 6-K, our 2015 Annual Report, and in our other reports filed with or furnished to the SEC, which are designed to advise interested parties of the risks and factors that may affect our business, financial condition, results of operations and prospects. Any guidance and other forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date hereof, and Stratasys undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

 
Stratasys Ltd.
 
Consolidated Balance Sheets
 
(in thousands, except share data)
  March 31,   December 31,
2016 2015
(unaudited)    
 
ASSETS
 
Current assets
Cash and cash equivalents $ 213,176 $ 257,592
Short-term bank deposits 67,000 571
Accounts receivable, net 109,132 123,215
Inventories 124,479 123,658
Net investment in sales-type leases 12,833 11,704
Prepaid expenses 7,362 8,469
Other current assets   20,243     21,864  
 
Total current assets   554,225     547,073  
 
Non-current assets
Goodwill 386,559 383,853
Other intangible assets, net 238,431 252,468
Property, plant and equipment, net 200,704 201,934
Net investment in sales-type leases - long term 18,569 17,785
Deferred income taxes and other non-current assets   14,313     11,243  
 
Total non-current assets   858,576     867,283  
 
Total assets $ 1,412,801   $ 1,414,356  
 
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
 
Current liabilities
Accounts payable $ 37,549 $ 39,021
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities 34,510 31,314
Accrued compensation and related benefits 41,380 34,052
Income taxes payable 11,951 11,395
Obligations in connection with acquisitions 5,058 4,636
Deferred revenues   52,031     52,309  
 
Total current liabilities   182,479     172,727  
 
Non-current liabilities
Obligations in connection with acquisitions - long term 4,658 4,354
Deferred tax liabilities 14,694 16,040
Deferred revenues - long-term 8,463 7,627
Other non-current liabilities   24,571     22,428  
 
Total non-current liabilities   52,386     50,449  
 
Total liabilities   234,865     223,176  
 
Redeemable non-controlling interests 2,281 2,379
 
Equity

Ordinary shares, NIS 0.01 nominal value, authorized 180,000 thousands shares; 52,107 thousands shares and 52,082 thousands shares issued and outstanding at March 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015, respectively

141 141
Additional paid-in capital 2,611,612 2,605,957
Accumulated deficit (1,429,847 ) (1,406,706 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss   (6,502 )   (10,774 )
Equity attributable to Stratasys Ltd. 1,175,404 1,188,618
Non-controlling interest 251 183
 
Total equity   1,175,655     1,188,801  
 
Total liabilities and equity $ 1,412,801   $ 1,414,356  
 
Stratasys Ltd.
 
Consolidated Statements of Operations
 
(in thousands, except per share data)
   
Three Months Ended March 31,
2016 2015
(unaudited)   (unaudited)
Net sales
Products $ 118,634 $ 126,667
Services   49,272     46,064  
167,906 172,731
 
Cost of sales
Products 56,938 98,371
Services   29,799     28,272  
86,737 126,643
   
Gross profit 81,169 46,088
 
Operating expenses
Research and development, net 25,115 27,238
Selling, general and administrative 76,387 102,608
Goodwill impairment - 150,400
Change in the fair value of obligations in connection with acquisitions   727     (13,256 )
102,229 266,990
   
Operating loss (21,060 ) (220,902 )
 
Financial income (expenses), net 180 (5,124 )
   
Loss before income taxes (20,880 ) (226,026 )
 
Income taxes   2,291     (9,622 )
 
Net loss (23,171 ) (216,404 )
 
Net loss attributable to non-controlling interest   (30 )   (116 )
 
Net loss attributable to Stratasys Ltd. $ (23,141 ) $ (216,288 )
 
Net loss per ordinary share attributable to Stratasys Ltd.
Basic $ (0.44 ) $ (4.24 )
Diluted (0.44 ) (4.24 )
 
Weighted average ordinary shares outstanding
Basic 52,098 50,956
Diluted 52,098 50,956
 
Stratasys Ltd.
 
Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Results of Operations
 
(in thousands, except per share data)
 
  Three Months Ended March 31, 2016   Three Months Ended March 31, 2015
       
GAAP Non-GAAP GAAP Non-GAAP
(unaudited)   Adjustments*   (unaudited) (unaudited)   Adjustments*   (unaudited)
Net sales
Products $ 118,634 $ - $ 118,634 $ 126,667 $ - $ 126,667
Services   49,272     -     49,272     46,064     -     46,064  
167,906 - 167,906 172,731 - 172,731
 
Cost of sales
Products 56,938 (10,836 ) 46,102 98,371 (45,912 ) 52,459
Services   29,799     (442 )   29,357     28,272     (1,409 )   26,863  
86,737 (11,278 ) 75,459 126,643 (47,321 ) 79,322
           
Gross profit 81,169 11,278 92,447 46,088 47,321 93,409
 
Operating expenses
Research and development, net 25,115 (2,270 ) 22,845 27,238 (2,817 ) 24,421
Selling, general and administrative 76,387 (10,738 ) 65,649 102,608 (32,844 ) 69,764
Goodwill impairment - - - 150,400 (150,400 ) -
Change in the fair value of obligations in connection with acquisitions   727     (727 )   -     (13,256 )   13,256     -  
102,229 (13,735 ) 88,494 266,990 (172,805 ) 94,185
           
Operating income (loss) (21,060 ) 25,013 3,953 (220,902 ) 220,126 (776 )
 
Financial income (expenses), net 180 - 180 (5,124 ) - (5,124 )
           
Income (loss) before income taxes (20,880 ) 25,013 4,133 (226,026 ) 220,126 (5,900 )
 
Income taxes   2,291     1,276     3,567     (9,622 )   1,814     (7,808 )
 
Net income (loss) (23,171 ) 23,737 566 (216,404 ) 218,312 1,908
 
Net loss attributable to non-controlling interest   (30 )   -     (30 )   (116 )   -     (116 )
 
Net income (loss) attributable to Stratasys Ltd. $ (23,141 ) $ 23,737   $ 596   $ (216,288 ) $ 218,312   $ 2,024  
 
Net income (loss) per ordinary share attributable to Stratasys Ltd.
Basic $ (0.44 ) $ 0.01 $ (4.24 ) $ 0.04
Diluted (0.44 ) 0.01 (4.24 ) 0.04
 
Weighted average ordinary shares outstanding
Basic 52,098 52,098 50,956 50,956
Diluted 52,098 53,143 50,956 52,341
 

The Company considers these non-GAAP measures to be indicative of its core operating results and facilitates a comparison of operating results across reporting periods. The Company uses these non-GAAP measures when evaluating its financial results as well as for internal planning and forecasting purposes, however these measures should not be viewed as a substitute for the Company's GAAP results.

 

 

* Refer to the "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Adjustments" herein for further information regarding adjustments.

 
Stratasys Ltd.
 
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Adjustments
 
(in thousands)
 
  Three Months Ended March 31,
  2016       2015  
Cost of sales, products
Acquired intangible assets amortization $ (10,414 ) $ (14,905 )
Acquired intangible assets impairment - (29,782 )
Non-cash stock-based compensation expense (362 ) (1,225 )
Reorganization and other related costs   (60 )   -  
(10,836 ) (45,912 )
Cost of sales, services
Non-cash stock-based compensation expense (361 ) (608 )
Reorganization and other related costs 280 -
Merger and acquisition related expense   (361 )   (801 )
(442 ) (1,409 )
Research and development, net
Non-cash stock-based compensation expense (1,359 ) (1,868 )
Merger and acquisition related expense   (911 )   (949 )
(2,270 ) (2,817 )
 
Selling, general and administrative
Acquired intangible assets amortization (3,760 ) (6,456 )
Non-cash stock-based compensation expense (3,541 ) (6,059 )
Merger and acquisition related expense (2,342 ) (6,906 )
Reorganization and other related costs (1,095 ) -
Acquired intangible assets impairment   -     (13,423 )
(10,738 ) (32,844 )
 
Goodwill impairment - (150,400 )
 
Change in the fair value of obligations in connection with acquisitions
Change in the fair value of obligations in connection with acquisitions (727 ) 13,256
 
 
Income taxes
Corresponding tax effect and other tax adjustments 1,276 1,814
 
   
Net income $ 23,737   $ 218,312  
 
Stratasys Ltd.
 
Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Forward Looking Guidance
 
Fiscal Year 2016
 
(in millions, except per share data)
 
GAAP net loss ($84) to ($67)
 

Adjustments

Stock-based compensation expense $25 to $27
Intangible assets amortization expense $59
Merger and acquisition related expense $7
Reorganization and other related costs $4 to $5
Tax expense related to Non-GAAP adjustments ($5)
 
Non-GAAP net income $9 to $23
 
GAAP loss per share ($1.60) to ($1.28)
 
Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share $0.17 to $0.43

Stratasys Investor Relations
Shane Glenn, 952-294-3416
Vice President - Investor Relations
shane.glenn@stratasys.com

Source: Stratasys Ltd.

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