SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23, 2014 – LSI Corporation (NASDAQ: LSI) today reported results for its first quarter ended March 30, 2014.

On December 15, 2013, LSI entered into a definitive agreement with Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) under which Avago has agreed to acquire LSI for $11.15 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $6.6 billion. In anticipation of this transaction, which is expected to close in early May, LSI will not issue financial guidance for the upcoming quarter or conduct a first quarter results conference call. LSI has also discontinued its quarterly dividend and stock repurchases.

First Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights

  • First quarter 2014 revenues of $569 million
  • First quarter 2014 GAAP* net income of $0.06 per diluted share
  • First quarter 2014 non-GAAP** net income of $0.17 per diluted share
  • First quarter 2014 operating cash flows of $43 million
  • First quarter 2014 operating expenses of $266 million on a GAAP basis and $223 million on a non-GAAP basis

First quarter 2014 revenues were $569 million, compared to $569 million in the first quarter of 2013 and $605 million in the fourth quarter of 2013.

First quarter 2014 GAAP net income was $33 million or $0.06 per diluted share, compared to first quarter 2013 GAAP net income of $18 million or $0.03 per diluted share. Fourth quarter 2013 GAAP net income was $45 million or $0.08 per diluted share.

First quarter 2014 GAAP net income included a net charge of $66.5 million from special items, consisting primarily of approximately $30 million of amortization of acquisition-related items, $21 million of stock-based compensation expense, and $15.5 million of net restructuring and other items, including merger-related costs.

First quarter 2014 non-GAAP net income was $100 million or $0.17 per diluted share, compared to first quarter 2013 non-GAAP net income of $94 million or $0.17 per diluted share. Fourth quarter 2013 non-GAAP net income was $113 million or $0.20 per diluted share.

Cash and short-term investments totaled approximately $883 million at quarter end. LSI did not repurchase any shares in the first quarter.

* Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
** Excludes stock-based compensation, amortization of acquisition-related intangibles, purchase accounting effect on inventory, restructuring of operations and other items, net, gain on remeasurement of a pre-acquisition equity interest to fair value, and gain/loss on sale/write-down of investments. It also excludes the income tax effect associated with the above-mentioned items.

Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on the current opinions and estimates of management. These statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause LSI’s actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: the risk that the conditions to the closing of the merger of LSI and a subsidiary of Avago are not satisfied; litigation relating to the merger; uncertainties as to the ability of each of LSI and Avago to consummate the merger; risks that the proposed transaction disrupts the current plans and operations of LSI; the ability of LSI to retain and hire key personnel; competitive responses to the proposed merger; unexpected costs, charges or expenses resulting from the merger; the failure by Avago to obtain the necessary debt financing arrangements set forth in the commitment letters received in connection with the merger; potential adverse reactions or changes to business relationships resulting from the announcement or completion of the merger; legislative, regulatory and economic developments; our ability to achieve anticipated synergies and to develop integrated new products following our acquisition of SandForce; our reliance on major customers and suppliers; our ability to keep up with rapid technological change; our ability to compete successfully in competitive markets; fluctuations in the timing and volumes of customer demand; the unavailability of appropriate levels of manufacturing capacity; and general industry and macro-economic conditions. For additional information, see the documents filed by LSI with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and specifically the risk factors set forth in the company’s most recent report on Form 10-K. LSI disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

About LSI

LSI Corporation (NASDAQ: LSI) designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters, mobile networks and client computing. Our technology is the intelligence critical to enhanced application performance, and is applied in solutions created in collaboration with our partners. More information is available at www.lsi.com.

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Q1 2014 Financial Tables (PDF, 36KB)