O2Micro Reports Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Nov 4, 2022

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, Nov. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Operational Highlights:

  • 2022 Q3 revenue was $18.2 million, within the guidance publicly released on July 29, 2022.

  • O2Micro expects the fourth quarter 2022 revenue to be in the range of $16.0 million to $19.0 million.

O2Micro® International Limited (NASDAQ: OIIM)(O2Micro), a global leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, reported its financial results today for the third quarter ending September 30, 2022.

Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter ending September 30, 2022:
O2Micro reported the third quarter 2022 revenue of $18.2 million within the guidance announced on July 29, 2022. Revenue was down 33.4% from the same quarter in the previous year. The gross margin in the third quarter of 2022 was 52.3%, which was up from 52.0% in the same quarter of 2021. During the third quarter of 2022, the Company recorded total GAAP operating expenses of $11.1 million, (including a Corporate special project of 1.3m expense and stock-based compensation of 594k.) and was up from $10.6 million in the same quarter of 2021. The GAAP operating margins for the third quarter of 2022 was (9.0%) compared to 13.3% in the same quarter of 2021. The Company reported a 2022 Q3 GAAP net loss of ($1.3) million, or ($0.04) per fully diluted ADS, compared to GAAP net income of $3.7 million or $0.12 per fully diluted ADS in the comparable quarter of 2021.

Supplementary Data:
The Company ended the third quarter of 2022 with $50.3 million in unrestricted cash and short-term investments or $1.72 per outstanding ADS, along with 345 employees worldwide of which 206 are engineers.

Management Commentary:
"O2Micro has shown promise in both the Intelligent Lighting and the Battery Management markets with our advanced analog and mixed signal design power management products showing increasing acceptance into the markets,” said Sterling Du, O2Micro’s Chairman and CEO. “Our growing global patent portfolio emphasizes our continued commitment to designing leading edge technologies for our customers. These along with continued management of operational costs, are leading O2Micro into sustainable long-term profitability.”

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS AND COMPREHENSIVE INCOME follows conference call information below

Conference Call:
O2Micro will hold its third quarter conference call on Friday, November 4, 2022, at 6:00AM. Pacific, 9:00AM Eastern. You may participate using the following dial-in information.

Participants, Int'l Toll: 1-412-317-6060
Participants, US/CAN: 1-866-652-5200

A live webcast will also be available at https://event.choruscall.com/mediaframe/webcast.html?webcastid=4oe2UCmz and an online replay will be available on the website for 2 months

The Call-in Audio Replay will be available following the call from November 4, 2022, at 12:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) through November 11, 2022 at 12:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada):
https://services.choruscall.com/ccforms/replay.html
Replay access code: 4066129

About O2Micro:
Founded in April 1995, O2Micro develops and markets innovative power management components for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial, and Automotive markets. Products include Backlighting, and Battery Power Management. The company maintains offices worldwide. Additional company and product information can be found on the company website at www.o2micro.com.

O2Micro, the O2Micro logo, and combinations thereof are registered trademarks of O2Micro. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Statements made in this release that are not historical, including statements regarding O2Micro or its management's intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations, representations, projections, plans or predictions of the future, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other Federal Securities Laws. Such statements involve risks, speculation and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in these statements or from management's current views and expectations. Risks and uncertainties in this release may include, without limitation, any one or combination of the following: the effect of competitive and economic factors; real property value fluctuations and market demand; legal changes in any relevant rules and regulations pertaining to O2Micro's business; changes in technology and industry standards, and O2Micro's reaction to those factors; consumer and business buying decisions with respect to our customers' products incorporating O2Micro's products; continued competitive pressures in the marketplace; the ability of O2Micro to deliver to the marketplace, and stimulate customer demand therein, for new products and technological innovations on a timely basis; the effect that product introductions and transitions, changes in product pricing or mix, and/or increases in component costs could have on O2Micro's gross margins; the inventory risk associated with O2Micro's need to order, or commit to order, product components and product capacity in advance of forecast customer orders; the continued availability of acceptable terms of certain components and services essential to O2Micro's business which are currently obtained by the Company from sole or limited sources; the effect that O2Micro's dependency on manufacturing and logistics services provided by third parties may have on the quality, quantity, availability or cost of products manufactured or services rendered; risks associated with O2Micro's international operations; the potential impact of a finding that O2Micro has infringed on the intellectual property rights of others, or that any third party may have infringed on O2Micro's intellectual property that may negatively affect O2Micro's business; O2Micro's legal classifications with governmental and regulatory agencies; O2Micro's dependency on the performance of distributors, carriers, independent sales representatives, and other resellers of O2Micro's products; the effect that product and service quality problems could have on O2Micro's sales ability and operating profits; the ability of O2Micro to deliver its products in a timely fashion to its customers, and the possible negative ramifications if such is not possible; the continued service and availability of key executives and employees; war, terrorism, public health issues, natural disasters, and other circumstances that could disrupt supply, delivery, or demand of products; and unfavorable results of other legal proceedings. Actual results may differ materially due to numerous risk factors. Such risk factors are more fully enumerated in O2Micro's 20-F Annual Filings, Annual Report(s), 6-K's, the Form F-1 filed in connection with the Company's initial public offering in August 2000, information posted on our website at www.o2micro.com, and other documents filed with the SEC, NASDAQ or any other public agency from time to time. The statements herein are based on dated information on the dates mentioned herein, which is subject to change. O2Micro assumes no obligation to update or revise the information provided on today, or any other forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or any other information that may arise. This information only speaks to the respective dates mentioned in said information.


O2MICRO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS AND COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (UNAUDITED)
(In Thousand U.S. Dollars, Except Per Share Amounts)

  Three Months Ended
  Nine Months Ended
  September 30,
  September 30,
  2022
  2021
  2022
  2021
       
OPERATING REVENUES $ 18,161     $ 27,270     $ 61,844     $ 76,711
         
COST OF REVENUES   8,660       13,096       29,364       37,060
         
GROSS PROFIT   9,501       14,174       32,480       39,651
         
OPERATING EXPENSES        
Research and development (1)   4,824       5,126       14,712       14,433
Selling, general and administrative (1)   6,313       5,434       18,102       15,955
         
Total Operating Expenses   11,137       10,560       32,814       30,388
         
(LOSS) INCOME FROM OPERATIONS   (1,636 )     3,614       (334 )     9,263
         
NON-OPERATING INCOME        
Interest income   156       48       296       186
Foreign exchange gain – net   324       57       464       29
Government grants   35       136       121       274
Other – net   100       101       337       344
Total Non-operating Income   615       342       1,218       833
         
(LOSS) INCOME BEFORE INCOME TAX   (1,021 )     3,956       884       10,096
         
INCOME TAX EXPENSE   239       279       674       776
         
NET (LOSS) INCOME   (1,260 )     3,677       210       9,320
         
OTHER COMPREHENSIVE (LOSS) INCOME        
Foreign currency translation adjustments   (1,012 )     (148 )     (2,291 )     36
Unrealized pension gain   1       -       3       1
Total Other Comprehensive (Loss) Income   (1,011 )     (148 )     (2,288 )     37
         
COMPREHENSIVE (LOSS) INCOME $ (2,271 )   $ 3,529     $ (2,078 )   $ 9,357
         
(LOSS) EARNINGS PER ADS        
Basic $ (0.04 )   $ 0.13     $ 0.01     $ 0.33
Diluted $ (0.04 )   $ 0.12     $ 0.01     $ 0.30
         
ADS UNITS USED IN EARNINGS PER ADS CALCULATION:        
Basic (in thousands)   29,180       28,478       29,098       28,323
Diluted (in thousands)   29,180       31,017       30,464       31,221
         
(1) INCLUDES STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION CHARGE AS FOLLOWS:        
Research and development $ 212     $ 98     $ 629     $ 294
Selling, general and administrative $ 382     $ 345     $ 1,125     $ 996
                             


O2MICRO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In Thousand U.S. Dollars, Except Share Amounts)

  September 30, December 31,
   2022   2021
ASSETS (Unaudited) (Audited)
     
CURRENT ASSETS    
Cash and cash equivalents $ 46,250     $ 20,780  
Restricted cash   34       39  
Short-term investments   4,033       29,186  
Accounts receivable – net   13,002       18,784  
Inventories   22,476       19,523  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets   1,546       2,087  
Total Current Assets   87,341       90,399  
     
LONG-TERM INVESTMENTS   992       992  
     
PROPERTY AND EQUIPMENT – NET   21,761       23,611  
     
OTHER ASSETS   3,986       3,340  
     
TOTAL ASSETS $ 114,080     $ 118,342  
     
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY    
     
CURRENT LIABILITIES    
Accounts payable $ 5,450     $ 9,175  
Income tax payable   354       307  
Lease liabilities   992       1,076  
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities   5,393       5,773  
Total Current Liabilities   12,189       16,331  
     
OTHER LONG-TERM LIABILITIES    
Accrued pension liabilities   108       147  
Deferred income tax liabilities   631       537  
Lease liabilities   1,528       1,775  
Other liabilities   63       68  
Total Other Long-Term Liabilities   2,330       2,527  
     
Total Liabilities   14,519       18,858  
     
COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES    
     
SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY    
Preference shares at $0.00002 par value per share    
Authorized – 250,000,000 shares   -       -  
Ordinary shares at $0.00002 par value per share    
Authorized – 4,750,000,000 shares    
Issued – 1,669,036,600 shares as of September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021
Outstanding – 1,459,348,000 and 1,424,760,750 shares as of September 30, 2022 and
December 31, 2021, respectively
  33       33  
Additional paid-in capital   143,944       143,540  
Accumulated deficits   (35,185 )     (35,158 )
Accumulated other comprehensive income   3,585       5,873  
Treasury stock – 209,688,600 and 244,275,850 shares as of September 30, 2022 and
December 31, 2021, respectively
  (12,816 )     (14,804 )
Total Shareholders’ Equity   99,561       99,484  
     
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY $ 114,080     $ 118,342  
               

O2MicroDaniel Meyberg
Investor Relations
ir@o2micro.com

Gregory Communications FCA
Joe Hassett
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