Second Quarter 2014

  • Net sales $767 million
  • Gross margin 19.6%
  • Net income $50 million (includes $18 million net gain related to sale of a subsidiary)
  • Earnings per diluted share $0.21 (includes $0.08 related to sale of a subsidiary)

CHANDLER, Ariz. - July 28, 2014 - Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMKR), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, with net sales of $767 million, net income of $50 million, and earnings per diluted share of $0.21.  Net income includes a net gain of $18 million ($0.08 per diluted share) related to the sale of Amkor's Japanese subsidiary to J-Devices, Amkor's 60% owned joint venture in Japan.

"We delivered solid second quarter results that were consistent with our expectations," said Steve Kelley, Amkor's president and chief executive officer.  "Sales were up 10% sequentially and 3% year-over-year, with a corresponding improvement in our gross margin.  We are poised to grow faster than the semiconductor industry in 2014 and improve our profitability."

Selected financial information for the second quarter 2014 is as follows:
  • Net Sales: $767 million, up 10% from $696 million in the prior quarter, and up 3% from $746 million in the  second quarter of 2013
  • Gross Margin: 19.6%, compared to 18.5% in the prior quarter, and 18.5% in the second quarter of 2013
  • Net Income: $50 million, compared to net income of $21 million in the prior quarter, and $30 million in the second quarter of 2013.  Second quarter 2014 net income includes a net gain of $18 million related to the sale of a subsidiary to J-Devices
  • Earnings Per Diluted Share: $0.21, compared to earnings per diluted share of $0.09 in the prior quarter, and $0.14 in the second quarter of 2013.  Second quarter 2014 earnings per diluted share includes $0.08 related to the sale of a subsidiary to J-Devices

Cash and cash equivalents were $526 million, and total debt was $1.5 billion, at June 30, 2014.

Business Outlook


“We expect record sales for the third quarter and a strong second half of 2014,” noted Kelley.  "The launch of flagship mobile devices with high Amkor content is expected to drive third quarter growth of 9% to 15%, both sequentially and year-over-year, after normalizing for the sale of our Japanese subsidiary."

"We see further, customer driven opportunities to grow our sales in the first half of 2015, and are increasing our full year 2014 capital expenditures to around $675 million to capture these opportunities.  Nearly all of the incremental investment will be for advanced package capacity and leading-edge testers.  The demand for this capacity is spread across many customers, and we believe that these investments are the foundation for our long-term growth," continued Kelley.

Based upon currently available information, we have the following expectations for the third quarter 2014:
  • Net sales of $815 million to $865 million, up 6% to 13% from both the prior quarter and year-over-year.  After normalizing for the sales of our divested Japanese subsidiary, net sales are expected to increase 9% to 15% from both periods
  • Gross margin of 20% to 22%
  • Net income of $47 million to $70 million, or $0.20 to $0.29 per diluted share
  • Full year 2014 capital expenditures of around $675 million

Conference Call Information


Amkor will conduct a conference call on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  This call may include material information not included in this press release.  This call is being webcast and can be accessed at Amkor's website: www.amkor.com.  You may also access the call by dialing 1-877-645-6380 or 1-404-991-3911.  A replay of the call will be made available at Amkor's website or by dialing 1-855-859-2056 or 1-404-537-3406 (conference ID 76870129).  The webcast is also being distributed over NASDAQ OMX's investor distribution network to both institutional and individual investors.  Institutional investors can access the call via NASDAQ OMX's password-protected event management site, Street Events (www.streetevents.com).

About Amkor


Amkor is a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services to semiconductor companies and electronics OEMs.  More information about Amkor is available from the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and at Amkor's website: www.amkor.com.
 

Contacts:


Amkor Technology, Inc.
Joanne Solomon
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
480-786-7878
joanne.solomon@amkor.com

Greg Johnson
Senior Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
480-786-7594
greg.johnson@amkor.com


AMKOR TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Selected Operating Data

Since the fourth quarter 2013, we have reported net sales data by the following categories: advanced products and mainstream products.  We have also provided quarterly and annual net sales and packaged units for 2012 and 2013 under these revised net sales reporting categories at the Investor Relations section of our website at www.amkor.com.

 

Q2 2014

 

 

Q1 2014

 

 

Q2 2013

 

Net Sales Data:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net sales (in millions):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced products*

$

364

 

 

 

$

302

 

 

 

$

387

 

 

Mainstream products**

403

 

 

 

394

 

 

 

359

 

 

Total net sales

$

767

 

 

 

$

696

 

 

 

$

746

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Packaging services

86

 

%

 

85

 

%

 

87

 

%

Test services

14

 

%

 

15

 

%

 

13

 

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net sales from top ten customers

58

 

%

 

60

 

%

 

63

 

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Packaged units (in millions):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced products*

910

 

 

 

650

 

 

 

704

 

 

Mainstream products**

3,379

 

 

 

3,217

 

 

 

1,976

 

 

Total packaged units

4,289

 

 

 

3,867

 

 

 

2,680

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

End Market Distribution Data (an approximation including representative devices and applications based on a sampling of our largest customers):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communications (smart phones, tablets, handheld devices, wireless LAN)

53

 

%

 

53

 

%

 

58

 

%

Consumer (television, set top boxes, gaming, portable media, digital cameras)

15

 

%

 

15

 

%

 

14

 

%

Automotive, industrial and other (infotainment, safety, performance, comfort)

12

 

%

 

12

 

%

 

9

 

%

Networking (servers, routers, switches)

11

 

%

 

10

 

%

 

10

 

%

Computing (PCs, hard disk drive, printers, peripherals, servers)

9

 

%

 

10

 

%

 

9

 

%

Total

100

 

%

 

100

 

%

 

100

 

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gross Margin Data:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net sales

100.0

 

%

 

100.0

 

%

 

100.0

 

%

Cost of sales:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Materials

37.2

 

%

 

36.8

 

%

 

41.7

 

%

Labor

14.0

 

%

 

14.7

 

%

 

14.0

 

%

Other manufacturing

29.2

 

%

 

30.0

 

%

 

25.8

 

%

Gross margin

19.6

 

%

 

18.5

 

%

 

18.5

 

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings per Share Data:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income attributable to Amkor - basic

$

50

 

 

 

$

20

 

 

 

$

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustment for dilutive securities on net income:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest on 6.0% convertible notes due 2014, net of tax

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

3

 

 

Net income attributable to Amkor - diluted

$

50

 

 

 

$

21

 

 

 

$

33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted average shares outstanding - basic

233

 

 

 

216

 

 

 

161

 

 

Effect of dilutive securities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stock options

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.0% convertible notes due 2014

3

 

 

 

19

 

 

 

74

 

 

Weighted average shares outstanding - diluted

237

 

 

 

235

 

 

 

235

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income attributable to Amkor per common share:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

$

0.21

 

 

 

$

0.09

 

 

 

$

0.18

 

 

Diluted

$

0.21

 

 

 

$

0.09

 

 

 

$

0.14

 

 

 

 

*Advanced products include flip chip and wafer-level processing and related test services
**Mainstream products include wirebond packaging and related test services and since July 1, 2013, include the results of our newly acquired power discrete business in Malaysia which has a high volume of units relative to revenue

AMKOR TECHNOLOGY, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(Unaudited)

 

For the Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

For the Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

2014*

 

2013

 

2014*

 

2013

 

(In thousands, except per share data)

Net sales

$

767,459

 

 

$

746,059

 

 

$

1,463,503

 

 

$

1,433,588

 

Cost of sales

616,745

 

 

607,680

 

 

1,183,969

 

 

1,180,256

 

Gross profit

150,714

 

 

138,379

 

 

279,534

 

 

253,332

 

Selling, general and administrative

67,674

 

 

65,618

 

 

130,098

 

 

125,177

 

Research and development

22,079

 

 

14,308

 

 

43,124

 

 

28,614

 

Total operating expenses

89,753

 

 

79,926

 

 

173,222

 

 

153,791

 

Operating income

60,961

 

 

58,453

 

 

106,312

 

 

99,541

 

Interest expense

22,537

 

 

23,739

 

 

46,259

 

 

45,817

 

Interest expense, related party

1,242

 

 

3,192

 

 

2,484

 

 

6,684

 

Other (income) expense, net

(5,699

)

 

12,876

 

 

(5,663

)

 

10,654

 

Total other expense, net

18,080

 

 

39,807

 

 

43,080

 

 

63,155

 

Income before taxes and equity in earnings of unconsolidated affiliate

42,881

 

 

18,646

 

 

63,232

 

 

36,386

 

Income tax expense (benefit)

12,511

 

 

(10,238

)

 

17,440

 

 

(6,209

)

Income before equity in earnings of unconsolidated affiliate

30,370

 

 

28,884

 

 

45,792

 

 

42,595

 

Equity in earnings of J-Devices

20,036

 

 

1,445

 

 

25,797

 

 

1,500

 

Net income

50,406

 

 

30,329

 

 

71,589

 

 

44,095

 

Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests

(885

)

 

(602

)

 

(1,435

)

 

(986

)

Net income attributable to Amkor

$

49,521

 

 

$

29,727

 

 

$

70,154

 

 

$

43,109

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income attributable to Amkor per common share:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

$

0.21

 

 

$

0.18

 

 

$

0.31

 

 

$

0.27

 

Diluted

$

0.21

 

 

$

0.14

 

 

$

0.30

 

 

$

0.21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shares used in computing per common share amounts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

232,891

 

 

160,886

 

 

224,868

 

 

156,672

 

Diluted

236,872

 

 

235,111

 

 

236,182

 

 

235,099

 

 

*Net income for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014 includes a net gain of $18 million ($0.08 per diluted share) related to the sale of Amkor's Japanese subsidiary to J-Devices, its 60% owned joint venture in Japan.  In connection with the sale, Amkor recognized $9 million principally from the realization of accumulated foreign currency translation gains (reflected in Other (income) expense, net) and an additional $9 million from its 60% equity interest in the gain realized by J-Devices on the transaction (reflected in Equity in earnings of J-Devices).

AMKOR TECHNOLOGY, INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Unaudited)

 

June 30,
 2014

 

December 31,
 2013

 

(In thousands)

ASSETS

Current assets:

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

$

525,935

 

 

$

610,442

 

Restricted cash

2,681

 

 

2,681

 

Accounts receivable, net of allowances

455,838

 

 

385,542

 

Inventories

205,668

 

 

200,423

 

Other current assets

57,803

 

 

33,328

 

Total current assets

1,247,925

 

 

1,232,416

 

Property, plant and equipment, net

2,153,818

 

 

2,006,553

 

Investments

134,717

 

 

105,214

 

Restricted cash

2,247

 

 

2,234

 

Other assets

70,666

 

 

80,881

 

Total assets

$

3,609,373

 

 

$

3,427,298

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

Current liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

Short-term borrowings and current portion of long-term debt

$

10,000

 

 

$

61,350

 

Trade accounts payable

555,805

 

 

365,334

 

Accrued expenses

252,048

 

 

264,252

 

Total current liabilities

817,853

 

 

690,936

 

Long-term debt

1,451,111

 

 

1,516,390

 

Long-term debt, related party

75,000

 

 

75,000

 

Pension and severance obligations

159,936

 

 

165,073

 

Other non-current liabilities

14,423

 

 

14,959

 

Total liabilities

2,518,323

 

 

2,462,358

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amkor stockholders’ equity:

 

 

 

 

 

Preferred stock

 

 

 

Common stock

282

 

 

262

 

Additional paid-in capital

1,875,533

 

 

1,812,530

 

Accumulated deficit

(577,194

)

 

(647,348

)

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

(7,751

)

 

(255

)

Treasury stock

(212,455

)

 

(211,449

)

Total Amkor stockholders’ equity

1,078,415

 

 

953,740

 

Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries

12,635

 

 

11,200

 

Total equity

1,091,050

 

 

964,940

 

Total liabilities and equity

$

3,609,373

 

 

$

3,427,298

 

 

 


AMKOR TECHNOLOGY, INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(Unaudited)

 

For the Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

2014

 

2013

 

(In thousands)

Cash flows from operating activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Net income

$

71,589

 

 

$

44,095

 

Depreciation and amortization

220,389

 

 

195,785

 

Loss on debt retirement

 

 

11,619

 

Gain on sale of subsidiary to J-Devices

(9,155

)

 

 

Other operating activities and non-cash items

(24,000

)

 

(13,947

)

Changes in assets and liabilities

(23,570

)

 

(36,702

)

Net cash provided by operating activities

235,253

 

 

200,850

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from investing activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Payments for property, plant and equipment

(230,392

)

 

(222,674

)

Proceeds from sale of property, plant and equipment

1,634

 

 

25,093

 

Cash transferred on sale of subsidiary to J-Devices, net of proceeds

(15,774

)

 

 

Payments from J-Devices

 

 

8,843

 

Investment in J-Devices

 

 

(67,372

)

Purchase of short-term investment

(20,000

)

 

 

Proceeds from short-term investment

20,000

 

 

 

Other investing activities

(353

)

 

(2,032

)

Net cash used in investing activities

(244,885

)

 

(258,142

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from financing activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Borrowings under revolving credit facilities

 

 

5,000

 

Payments under revolving credit facilities

 

 

(5,000

)

Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt

80,000

 

 

293,000

 

Payments of long-term debt

(140,000

)

 

 

Payments for debt issuance costs

 

 

(3,357

)

Payments for the retirement of debt

 

 

(11,619

)

Payment of deferred consideration for an acquisition

(18,763

)

 

 

Proceeds from the issuance of stock through share-based compensation plans

4,826

 

 

 

Payments of tax withholding for restricted shares

(1,006

)

 

(172

)

Net cash (used in) provided by financing activities

(74,943

)

 

277,852

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Effect of exchange rate fluctuations on cash and cash equivalents

68

 

 

2,399

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents

(84,507

)

 

222,959

 

Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period

610,442

 

 

413,048

 

Cash and cash equivalents, end of period

$

525,935

 

 

$

636,007

 



Forward-Looking Statement Disclaimer


This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws.  All statements other than statements of historical fact are considered forward-looking statements including, without limitation, statements about our 2014 sales growth and profitability, all of the statements made under "Business Outlook" above.  These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that could affect future results and cause actual results and events to differ materially from historical and expected results and those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the following:
  • the highly unpredictable nature and cyclicality of the semiconductor industry;
  • timing and volume of orders relative to production capacity and the inability to achieve high capacity utilization rates, control costs and improve profitability;
  • volatility of consumer demand, double booking by customers and deterioration in forecasts from our customers for products incorporating our semiconductor packages, including any slowdown in demand or changes in customer forecasts for smartphones or other mobile devices;
  • delays, lower manufacturing yields and supply constraints relating to wafers, particularly for advanced nodes and related technologies;
  • dependence on key customers and the impact of changes in our market share and prices for our services with those customers;
  • the performance of our business, economic and market conditions, the cash needs and investment opportunities for the business, the need for additional capacity and facilities to service customer demand and the availability of cash flow from operations or financing;
  • the effect of the global economy on credit markets, financial institutions, customers, suppliers and consumers, including the uncertain macroeconomic environment;
  • the highly unpredictable nature and costs of litigation and other legal activities and the risk of adverse results of such matters, including the final outcome in the pending patent license litigation and the impact of other legal proceedings;
  • the negative impact on economic growth resulting from the action or inaction of the U.S. government relating to federal income tax increases for individuals or corporations, the federal debt ceiling, the federal deficit and government spending restrictions or shutdowns;
  • changes in tax rates and taxes as a result of changes in U.S. or foreign tax law, the jurisdictions in which our income is determined to be earned and taxed, the outcome of tax audits and tax ruling requests, our ability to realize deferred tax assets and the expiration of tax holidays;
  • curtailment of outsourcing by our customers;
  • our substantial indebtedness and restrictive covenants;
  • failure to realize sufficient cash flow or access to other sources of liquidity to fund capital additions;
  • the effects of an economic slowdown in China, the U.S. and other major economies worldwide;
  • disruptions in our business or deficiencies in our controls resulting from the integration of newly acquired operations or the implementation and security of, and changes to, our enterprise resource planning, factory shop floor systems and other management information systems;
  • economic effects of terrorist attacks, natural disasters and military conflict;
  • competition, competitive pricing and declines in average selling prices;
  • fluctuations in manufacturing yields;
  • dependence on international operations and sales and exchange rate fluctuations;
  • dependence on raw material and equipment suppliers and changes in raw material and precious metal costs;
  • dependence on key personnel;
  • enforcement of and compliance with intellectual property rights;
  • environmental and other governmental regulations; and
  • technological challenges.

Other important risk factors that could affect the outcome of the events set forth in these statements and that could affect our operating results and financial condition are discussed in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and in the company's subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made prior to or after the date hereof.  Amkor undertakes no obligation to review or update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release.