2017 Q4 Financial Results

MediaTek Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2017 Consolidated Results

MediaTek discloses Taiwan-International Financial Reporting Standards (TIFRS) financial measures and also provides Non-Taiwan-International Financial Reporting Standards (Non-TIFRS)Note1 financial measures as supplemental information. Non-TIFRS financial information should be considered in addition to, not as a substitute for, TIFRS financial information. Earnings distribution is made in accordance with financial statements based on TIFRS.

Taiwan-International Financial Reporting Standards (TIFRS) financial measures

  • 4Q17 consolidated revenue of NT$60,403 million, down 5.1% from previous quarter
  • 4Q17 consolidated gross margin of 37.4%, up 1 percentage points from previous quarter
  • 4Q17 consolidated operating income of NT$1,290 million
  • 4Q17 consolidated net income of NT$10,160 million, up 100.8% from previous quarter
  • 4Q17 EPS was NT$6.5
  • 2017 consolidated revenue of NT$238,216 million; EPS of NT$15.56

Consolidated Revenue

MediaTek Inc. today announced financial results of fourth-quarter ended December 31, 2017. The fourth-quarter revenue was NT$60,403 million, down 5.1% sequentially, and down 12% year-over-year. The quarter-over-quarter decrease was mainly due to decreasing seasonal demand of certain consumer electronics. The year-over-year decrease was mainly due to lower smartphone shipments.

Annual revenue totaled NT$238,216 million, down 13.5% year-over-year.

Consolidated Gross Profit and Gross Margin

The fourth-quarter gross profit was NT$22,584 million, down 2.6% sequentially, and down 4.8% year-over-year. Gross margin for the quarter was 37.4%, up 1 percentage points sequentially, and up 2.9 percentage points year-over-year. The quarter-over-quarter and year-over year increases were mainly due to a favorable product mix.

Gross profit of the year amounted to NT$84,886 million (gross margin: 35.6%), down 13.5% year-over-year.

Consolidated Operating Expenses

Operating expenses for the quarter was NT$21,294 million (35.3% of revenue), compared with NT$18,223 million (28.6% of revenue) in the previous quarter, and NT$19,731 million (28.7% of revenue) in the same period last year. The quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year increases were mainly due to related expense recognition resulting from the disposal of the shares of Shenzhen Huiding Technology Co., Ltd.

Operating expenses for the quarter included:

  • R&D expenses of NT$15,859 million (26.3% of revenue), increased from NT$14,199 million in the previous quarter, and increased from NT$14,035 million in the same period last year.
  • Selling expenses of NT$3,050 million (5% of revenue), increased from NT$2,332 million in the previous quarter, and decreased from NT$3,675 million in the same period last year.
  • Administration expenses of NT$2,385 million (3.9% of revenue), increased from NT$1,693 million in the previous quarter, and increased from NT$2,021 million in the same period last year.

Full-year 2017 operating expense was NT$75,067 million (31.5% of revenue), decreased 0.1% year-over-year.

Consolidated Operating Income and Operating Margin Operating income for the quarter was NT$1,290 million, down 74% sequentially, and down 67.6% year-over-year. Operating margin for the quarter was 2.1%, decreased from 7.8% in the previous quarter, and decreased from 5.8% in the year-ago quarter.

Operating income of the year was NT$9,819 million (operating margin: 4.1%), down 57.4% year-over-year.

Consolidated Non-operating Income (loss) and Income Tax

Non-operating income for the quarter was NT$9,445 million, or 15.6% of revenue. It was mainly from the gains on disposal of the shares of Shenzhen Huiding Technology Co., Ltd and interest income. Income tax expense for the quarter was NT$575 million.

Non-operating income of the year amounted to NT$17,418 million, compared with NT$4,137 million last year.

Consolidated Net Income, Net Profit Margin and EPS

Net income for the quarter was NT$10,160 million, up 100.8% sequentially, and up 97.7% year-over-year. Net profit margin for the quarter was 16.8%, increased from 8% in the previous quarter, and increased from 7.5% in the year-ago quarter. EPS was NT$6.5, compared with NT$3.26 in the prior quarter and NT$3.23 in the year-ago quarter.

Full year 2017 net income was NT$24,070 million, up 0.2% year-over-year. Accumulated EPS was NT$15.56 for the year, compared with NT$15.16 last year.

Consolidated Cash and Financial Assets-Current

Cash and financial assets-current at the end of the quarter was NT$170,120 million. This represents 43.1% of the company’s total assets. Cash and financial assets-current was NT$148,858 million and NT$153,466 million at the end of previous quarter and the year-ago quarter, respectively. Financial assets-current portfolio includes mutual funds, bonds and derivatives.

Consolidated Accounts Receivable

Accounts receivable (net) at the end of the quarter was NT$16,895 million. The accounts receivable turnover was 29 days based on quarterly average net receivables divided by annualized net revenue. The turnover was lower than the 30 days both in the last quarter and the year-ago quarter.

Consolidated Inventory

Net inventory was NT$26,540 million at the end of the quarter. The inventory turnover was 76 days based on quarterly average inventory divided by annualized cost of goods sold. The turnover was lower than the 85 days in the last quarter, and higher than the 72 days in the year-ago quarter.

Consolidated Cash Flow from Operations

Net cash provided by operating activities during the quarter was NT$16,707 million, compared with net cash provided by operating activities of NT$6,948 million in the prior quarter, and net cash provided by operating activities of NT$9,209 million in the year-ago quarter.

Please refer to the link for financial tables.

Earnings Webcast

MediaTek will hold a public webcast today (January 31). A live webcast of the conference call will be available through the Investor Relations section of the MediaTek website. Investors who want to raise questions may use the toll number attached below.

Schedule and Webcast Links:

In Mandarin 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Taiwan Time)

http://wms.gridow.com/ir/mediatek/tw/mediatek_2017Q4_tw.html

In English 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (Taiwan Time)

http://wms.gridow.com/ir/mediatek/en/mediatek_2017Q4_en.html

Dial-in Number: +886-2-21928016

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About MediaTek Inc.

MediaTek Incorporated (TWSE: 2454) is a global fabless semiconductor company that enables 1.5 billion connected devices a year. We are a market leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile device, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our dedication to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including highly power-efficient mobile technologies and advanced multimedia solutions across a broad range of products such as smartphones, tablets, digital televisions, OTT boxes, wearables and automotive solutions. MediaTek empowers and inspires people to expand their horizons and more easily achieve their goals through smart technology. We call this idea Everyday Genius and it drives everything we do. Visit www.mediatek.com for more information.

Taiwan-International Financial Reporting Standards (TIFRS)

MediaTek Inc.

Consolidated Income Statement (Unaudited)

(In NT$ millions, except EPS)

4Q17

3Q17

4Q16

Q-Q

Y-Y

Net Sales

60,403

63,651

68,675

(5.1%)

(12.0%)

Operating costs

(37,819)

(40,469)

(44,963)

Gross profit

22,584

23,182

23,713

(2.6%)

(4.8%)

Selling expenses

(3,050)

(2,332)

(3,675)

Administration expenses

(2,385)

(1,693)

(2,021)

R&D expenses

(15,859)

(14,199)

(14,035)

Operating expenses

(21,294)

(18,223)

(19,731)

Operating income

1,290

4,959

3,981

(74.0%)

(67.6%)

Net non-operating income

9,445

662

1,586

Net income before income tax

10,735

5,621

5,568

Income tax expense

(575)

(560)

(430)

Net income

10,160

5,061

5,138

100.8%

97.7%

EPS attributable to the parent(NT$)

6.50

3.26

3.23

Note: Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.


MediaTek Inc.

Consolidated Income Statement (Percentage of Revenue)

 

4Q17

3Q17

4Q16

Gross profit

37.4%

36.4%

34.5%

Selling expenses

(5.0%)

(3.7%)

(5.4%)

Administration expenses

(3.9%)

(2.7%)

(2.9%)

R&D expenses

(26.3%)

(22.3%)

(20.4%)

Operating income

2.1%

7.8%

5.8%

Non-operating income

15.6%

1.0%

2.3%

Income tax expense

(1.0%)

(0.9%)

(0.6%)

Net income

16.8%

8.0%

7.5%

Note: Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.


MediaTek Inc.

Consolidated Income Statement (Unaudited)

(In NT$ millions, except EPS)

2017

2016

Y-Y

Net Sales

238,216

275,512

(13.5%)

Operating costs

(153,330)

(177,322)

Gross Profit

84,886

98,190

(13.5%)

Selling expenses

(10,465)

(12,414)

Administration expenses

(7,431)

(7,015)

R&D expenses

(57,171)

(55,685)

Operating Expenses

(75,067)

(75,114)

Operating Income

9,819

23,076

(57.4%)

Net Non-operating Income

17,418

4,137

Net Income Before Income Tax

27,237

27,213

Income tax expense

(3,167)

(3,182)

Net Income

24,070

24,031

0.2%

EPS Attributable to the Parent(NT$)

15.56

15.16

Note: Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.


MediaTek Inc.

Consolidated Income Statement (Percentage of Revenue)

 

2017

2016

Gross profit

35.6%

35.6%

Selling expenses

(4.4%)

(4.5%)

Administration expenses

(3.1%)

(2.5%)

R&D expenses

(24.0%)

(20.2%)

Operating income

4.1%

8.4%

Non-operating income

7.3%

1.5%

Income tax expense

(1.3%)

(1.2%)

Net income

10.1%

8.7%

Note: Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.


MediaTek Inc.

Consolidated Balance Sheet (Unaudited)

(In NT$ millions)

4Q17

3Q17

4Q16

Cash & financial assets-current

170,120

148,858

153,466

Accounts receivable

16,895

21,771

20,481

Inventories

26,540

36,146

33,923

Other current assets

25,109

16,817

12,408

Funds and investments

37,772

50,123

36,971

Intangible assets

76,178

77,045

72,015

Other non-current assets

42,348

41,720

41,449

Total assets

394,963

392,481

370,712

Short-term loans

64,316

63,230

54,524

Accounts payable

23,584

27,943

24,630

Other current liabilities

39,357

36,390

40,193

Total non-current liabilities

6,358

7,018

4,702

Total equity

261,348

257,900

246,663

Note: Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.


MediaTek Inc.

Consolidated Cash Flow Summary (Unaudited)

(In NT$ millions)

4Q17

3Q17

4Q16

Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities

16,707

6,948

9,209

Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities

(2,137)

1,358

(2,026)

Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities

1,408

(17,315)

(10,638)

Effect of changes in exchange rate on cash and cash equivalents

(101)

(13)

861

Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents

15,877

(9,021)

(2,595)

Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the period

145,338

129,462

141,349

Note: Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.


Supplemental Information

Reconciliations of TIFRS Results to Non-TIFRS ResultsNote2

(In NT$ millions)

4Q17

3Q17

4Q16

Q-Q

Y-Y

TIFRS operating income

1,290

4,959

3,981

TIFRS net income

10,160

5,061

5,138

TIFRS EPS(NT$)

6.50

3.26

3.23

Non-TIFRS reconciliation items

299

538

474

Share-based compensation

(-54)

215

177

Amortization of acquisition related assets

403

407

370

Tax effect

(50)

(84)

(73)

Non-TIFRS operating income

1,639

5,580

4,528

(70.6%)

(63.8%)

Non-TIFRS operating income margin (%)

2.7%

8.8%

6.6%

Non-TIFRS net income

10,459

5,598

5,611

86.8%

86.4%

Non-TIFRS net income margin (%)

17.3%

8.8%

8.2%

Non-TIFRS EPS(NT$)

6.68

3.61

3.53


Note1: Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.

Note2: Non-TIFRS financial information should be considered in addition to, not as a substitute for, TIFRS financial information. Reconciliations between TIFRS and Non-TIFRS results include share-based compensation, amortization of acquisition related assets, tax effect and other items. Earnings distribution is made in accordance with financial statements based on TIFRS.


Supplemental Information

Reconciliations of TIFRS Results to Non-TIFRS ResultsNote2

(In NT$ millions)

2017

2016

Y-Y

TIFRS operating income

9,819

23,076

TIFRS net income

24,070

24,031

TIFRS EPS(NT$)

15.56

15.16

Non-TIFRS reconciliation items

2,047

1,648

Share-based compensation

614

307

Amortization of acquisition related assets

1,766

1,598

Tax effect

(334)

(257)

Non-TIFRS operating income

12,200

24,981

(51.2%)

Non-TIFRS operating income margin (%)

5.1%

9.1%

Non-TIFRS net income

26,117

25,680

1.7%

Non-TIFRS net income margin (%)

11.0%

9.3%

Non-TIFRS EPS(NT$)

16.86

16.21


Note1: Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.

Note2: Non-TIFRS financial information should be considered in addition to, not as a substitute for, TIFRS financial information. Reconciliations between TIFRS and Non-TIFRS results include share-based compensation, amortization of acquisition related assets, tax effect and other items. Earnings distribution is made in accordance with financial statements based on TIFRS.