Intermolecular Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2012 Results Addition and Expansion of Customer Programs Drove 24% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth, and Non-GAAP Net Income in 2012 SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermolecular, Inc. (Nasdaq:IMI)-accelerating research and development (R&D) for semiconductor and clean energy industries-today announced results for its full year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012. Full Year 2012 Results For the year ended December 31, 2012, revenue was $66.8 million, representing 24% growth over revenue of $53.8 million in 2011. Net loss for 2012 was $(0.8) million, or $(0.02) per share, compared with a net loss of $(38.7) million, or $(3.99) per share for 2011. Intermolecular reports revenue, cost of revenue, gross margin, operating income (loss), net income (loss) and earnings (loss) per share in accordance with GAAP and additionally on a non-GAAP basis. A reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures with the most directly comparable GAAP measures, as well as a description of the items excluded from the non-GAAP measures, is included in the financial statements portion of this press release. Non-GAAP net income for the year ended December 31, 2012 was $2.9 million or $0.06 per share. This compared with non-GAAP net loss of $(0.8) million or $(0.09) per share for 2011. "We executed our plan in 2012, making significant progress across our portfolio of customer collaborative development programs, diversifying our business with nearly 180% year-over-year growth in clean energy, and further strengthening our world-class team and capabilities of our HPC innovation platform," said David Lazovsky, President and CEO of Intermolecular. "We are well-positioned for continued growth over the next several years. As customers commercialize technologies resulting from our collaborations, licensing and royalties will continue to grow as a percentage of revenue. We are proud of the results achieved by our team in 2012, reflected, in part, by the Company's patent portfolio which has grown to 1,000 US patents and applications, and was recently ranked 7^th in IEEE's Patent Power scorecard for semiconductor manufacturing." Fourth Quarter 2012 Results Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $17.4 million, representing 15% growth over revenue of $15.1 million in the same period a year ago. Collaborative development program (CDP) revenue was $11.6 million for the quarter, compared to $10.6 million in the prior year, reflecting the ramp of Intermolecular's development program for advanced logic semiconductors, and significant expansion of its clean energy business. Licensing and royalty revenue was $5.8 million, compared to $3.9 million for the same period a year ago, and included a buy-out of IP by First Solar. As reported under U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), the Company reported net income of $0.5 million or $0.01 per share for the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to a net loss of $(25.6) million, or $(1.19) per share for the fourth quarter of 2011. Net loss for the fourth quarter of 2011 included a $25.3 million, non-recurring expense that the Company recognized upon completion of its IP asset purchase agreement with Symyx. Non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $1.5 million or $0.03 per share. This compared with non-GAAP net income of $0.2 million or $0.00 per share for the fourth quarter of 2011. The Company ended 2012 with total backlog of $77.2 million, of which $44.6 million is expected to be recognized as revenue in 2013. This backlog amount does not include any incremental bookings since December 31, 2012 or any forecast for future volume-based royalty streams. Outlook for First Quarter 2013 The following statements are based on current expectations for the first quarter of 2013. *Intermolecular projects revenue in the range of $16.5 to $17.0 million. This revenue projection includes $13.7 million from reported backlog as of December 31, 2012. *Non-GAAP net loss, which excludes stock-based compensation expense, is projected between $(0.5) million and breakeven, or between $(0.01) to $0.00 per share, on approximately 49 million shares outstanding. Conference Call Today Intermolecular will hold a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time/1:30 p.m. Pacific Time today with David Lazovsky, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Peter Eidelman, Chief Financial Officer, to discuss the business. The call can be accessed by dialing (877) 251-1860; international callers should dial (224) 357-2386. Please dial-in ten minutes prior to the scheduled conference call time. A live and archived webcast of the call will be available on Intermolecular's Website at http://ir.intermolecular.com for up to 30 days after the call. About Intermolecular, Inc. Intermolecular® has pioneered a proprietary approach to accelerate research and development, innovation, and time-to-market for the semiconductor and clean energy industries. The approach consists of the Company's proprietary High Productivity Combinatorial (HPC^TM) platform, coupled with its multi-disciplinary team. Through paid collaborative development programs (CDPs) with its customers, Intermolecular develops proprietary technology and intellectual property for its customers focused on advanced materials, processes, integration and device architectures. Founded in 2004, Intermolecular is based in San Jose, California. "Intermolecular" and the Intermolecular logo are registered trademarks; and "HPC" is a trademark of Intermolecular, Inc.; all rights reserved. Learn more at www.intermolecular.com. The Intermolecular, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=11116 Forward-Looking Statements Statements made in this press release and the earnings call referencing the press release that are not statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements relate to, but are not limited to, expectations regarding our future revenue; our revenue mix as a result of the ramping of our licensing and royalty revenues; our net income; our backlog and our expectations that it will convert to revenue; our prospects for, and visibility with respect to, increased licensing and royalty revenue, and in particular, volume-based royalties from multiple customers; our general prospects for continued growth over the next several years; the ability of our business model to generate long-term shareholder returns; technical progress under our collaborative development programs with our customers; expectations of customers with respect to their business and technology in 2013 and beyond, including but not limited to implementation of their technology roadmaps (including timing), performance relative to the competitors in their respective fields, and successful volume manufacturing and commercialization of products that incorporate our technology; the impact of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's announced commitment to invest heavily in solar power on our micro-CDP with KAUST; the scalability of our financial model and future earnings leverage; the proposed acquisition of Elpida by Micron and the anticipated benefits to our business if the acquisition closes; the anticipated market positioning of Micron if the acquisition is completed; the size of market opportunities in the semiconductor and clean energy industries in general, as well as in particular market segments (including but not limited to thin-film PV and LED) within each industry; the total addressable end markets for our HPC platform; our anticipated successful expansion into some of these market segments; anticipated growth in our current markets through expansion of existing customer CDPs and the entry into CDPs with new customers; and our goal of increasing commercial transaction with both foundry and integrated device manufacturing leaders in advanced logic, including but not limited to broadening our existing relationship with TSMC. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations, including but not limited to: our ability to execute on our strategy, prove our business model and remain technologically competitive in rapidly evolving industry conditions; commercial acceptance of our HPC platform and methodology as effective R&D tools; our ability to achieve and sustain profitability; the ability of our customers to achieve their announced product roadmaps in a timely manner; the extent to which we are able to successfully extend and expand relationships with existing customers; our ability to manage the growth of our business; the rapid technology changes and volatility in the semiconductor industry; the early stage of development of the clean energy industry; our potential need for future capital to finance our operations; and other risks described in our 2011 Form 10-K and our subsequent Forms 10-Qs, as filed with the SEC and available at www.sec.gov, particularly in the sections titled "Risk Factors." Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statements are made and are based on information available to us at the time those statements are made and/or management's good faith belief as of that time with respect to future events. We assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect actual performance or results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting forward-looking information, except to the extent required by applicable securities laws. Accordingly, investors should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. Intermolecular, Inc. Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations (In thousands, except per share amounts, Unaudited) Three Months Ended December Years Ended December 31, 31, 2012 2011 2012 2011 Revenue: Collaborative development program and services $11,632 $10,564 $47,468 $36,733 revenue Product revenue — 679 3,495 2,717 Licensing and royalty 5,811 3,889 15,864 14,380 revenue Total revenue 17,443 15,132 66,827 53,830 Cost of revenue 6,537 7,470 28,403 25,469 Gross profit 10,906 7,662 38,424 28,361 Operating expenses: Research and development 5,837 4,659 21,839 19,260 Sales and marketing 1,599 1,056 5,433 4,285 General and 2,678 2,378 10,868 8,534 administrative Total operating expenses 10,114 8,093 38,140 32,079 Operating income (loss) 792 (431) 284 (3,718) Interest (expense) (250) (103) (1,004) (87) income, net Other income (expense), (1) (24,993) 15 (26,167) net Income (loss) before provision for income 541 (25,527) (705) (29,972) taxes Income tax provision 39 24 51 43 Net income (loss) 502 (25,551) (756) (30,015) Accretion on redeemable convertible preferred — — — (8,660) stock Net income (loss) attributable to common $502 $(25,551) $(756) $(38,675) stockholders Basic net income (loss) $0.01 $(1.19) $(0.02) $(3.99) per common share Diluted net income (loss) $0.01 $(1.19) $(0.02) $(3.99) per common share Shares used in basic and diluted net loss per 43,684 21,519 42,966 9,699 common share Shares used in basic and diluted net loss per 47,726 21,519 42,966 9,699 common share Intermolecular,Inc. Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets (In thousands, Unaudited) As of December As of December 31, 31,2012 2011 ASSETS Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents $78,283 $81,002 Accounts receivable, net 8,330 11,162 Inventory, current portion 1,631 — Prepaid expenses and other 1,361 1,763 current assets Total current assets 89,605 93,927 Inventory, net of current 3,160 2,532 portion Property and equipment, net 24,058 25,128 Intangible assets, net 6,671 6,067 Other assets 191 160 Total assets $123,685 $127,814 LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY Current liabilities: Accounts payable $971 $1,079 Accrued compensation and 3,397 2,452 employee benefits Deferred revenue, current 3,130 11,168 portion Accrued liabilities 3,386 3,759 Note payable, current portion 26,514 804 Total current liabilities 37,398 19,262 Note payable, net of current — 26,514 portion Deferred revenue, net of current — 716 portion Other long-term liabilities 770 1,149 Total liabilities 38,168 47,641 Stockholders' equity: Common stock 44 42 Additional paid-in capital 186,778 180,680 Accumulated deficit (101,305) (100,549) Total stockholders' equity 85,517 80,173 Total liabilities and $123,685 $127,814 stockholders' equity Intermolecular,Inc. Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (In thousands, Unaudited) Years Ended December 31, 2012 2011 Cash flows from operating activities: Net loss $(756) $(30,015) Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities: Depreciation and amortization 7,995 7,079 Stock-based compensation 3,652 2,442 Impairment of long-lived assets 949 — Revaluation of preferred stock warrant liability — 554 Revaluation of derivative liability — 24,476 Common stock warrant charge (contra revenue) — 312 Loss on disposal of property and equipment 2 65 Changes in operating assets and liabilities: Prepaid expenses and other assets 371 (2,677) Inventory (1,459) (343) Accounts receivable 2,788 (7,030) Accounts payable (177) (203) Accrued and other liabilities (369) 5,446 Deferred revenue (9,510) (8,262) Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities 3,486 (8,156) Cash flows from investing activities: Purchase of short-term investments (2,201) (750) Redemption of short-term investments 2,201 750 Purchase of property and equipment (6,560) (12,806) Capitalized intangible assets (1,274) (835) Decrease in restricted cash — 173 Net cash used in investing activities (7,834) (13,468) Cash flows from financing activities: Payment of debt (804) — Proceeds from exercise of common stock options 2,433 476 Payment of selling stockholder offering costs — (1,389) Proceeds from exercise of common stock warrants — 6,376 Proceeds from initial public offering, net of — 49,217 expenses Proceeds from issuance of redeemable convertible — 24,882 preferred stock, net of issuance costs Net cash provided by financing activities 1,629 79,562 Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents (2,719) 57,938 Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 81,002 23,064 Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $78,283 $81,002 Non-GAAP Financial Measures To supplement the financial data presented on a GAAP basis, we also disclose certain non-GAAP financial measures, which exclude the effect of stock-based compensation and, for certain 2011 periods, a common stock warrant charge against revenue, preferred stock warrant and derivative charges, transaction costs related to our acquisition of Symyx and accretion on redeemable convertible preferred stock. These non-GAAP financial measures are not prepared in accordance with GAAP, do not serve as an alternative to GAAP and may be calculated differently than non-GAAP financial information disclosed by other companies. These results should only be used to evaluate our results of operations in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures. We believe that our non-GAAP financial information provides useful information to management and investors regarding financial and business trends relating to our financial condition and results of operations because the non-GAAP measures exclude charges that management considers to be outside of Intermolecular's core operating results. We believe that the non-GAAP measures of revenue, cost of revenue, gross margin, operating income (loss), net income (loss) and earnings (loss) per share, viewed in combination with our financial results calculated in accordance with GAAP, provide investors with additional perspective and a more meaningful understanding of our ongoing operating performance. In addition, management uses these non-GAAP measures to review and assess financial performance, to determine executive officer incentive compensation and to plan and forecast performance in future periods. Intermolecular,Inc. Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures (In thousands, except per share amounts, Unaudited) Three Months Ended December 31, GAAP Stock-based Non-GAAP Results Compensation Results Revenue: Collaborative development $11,632 $— $11,632 program and services revenue Product revenue — — — Licensing and royalty revenue 5,811 — 5,811 Total revenue 17,443 — 17,443 Cost of revenue ^(a) 6,537 (231) 6,306 Gross profit 10,906 231 11,137 Operating expenses: Research and development ^ (a) 5,837 (230) 5,607 Sales and marketing ^(a) 1,599 (224) 1,375 General and administrative 2,678 (280) 2,398 ^(a) Total operating expenses 10,114 (734) 9,380 Operating income 792 965 1,757 Interest (expense) income, net (250) — (250) Other income (expense), net (1) — (1) Income before provision for 541 965 1,506 income taxes Income tax provision 39 — 39 Net income $502 $965 $1,467 Basic net income per common $0.01 $0.03 share Diluted net income per common $0.01 $0.03 share Shares used in basic net 43,684 43,684 income per common share Shares used in diluted net 47,726 47,726 income per common share (a)Stock-based Compensation reflects expense recorded relating to stock based awards. The Company excludes this item when it evaluates the continuing operational performance of the Company, as management believes this GAAP measure is not indicative of its core operating performance. Intermolecular,Inc. Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures (In thousands, except per share amounts, Unaudited) Year Ended December 31, 2012 GAAPResults Stock-based Non-GAAP Compensation Results Revenue: Collaborative development $47,468 $— $47,468 program and services revenue Product revenue 3,495 — 3,495 Licensing and royalty revenue 15,864 — 15,864 Total revenue 66,827 — 66,827 Cost of revenue ^(a) 28,403 (1,011) 27,392 Gross profit 38,424 1,011 39,435 Operating expenses: Research and development ^ (a) 21,839 (872) 20,967 Sales and marketing ^ (a) 5,433 (774) 4,659 General and administrative 10,868 (995) 9,873 ^(a) Total operating expenses 38,140 (2,641) 35,499 Operating income 284 3,652 3,936 Interest (expense) income, net (1,004) — (1,004) Other income (expense), net 15 — 15 (Loss) income before provision (705) 3,652 2,947 for income taxes Provision for income taxes 51 — 51 Net (loss) income $(756) $3,652 $2,896 Basic net (loss) income per $(0.02) $0.07 common share Diluted net (loss) income per $(0.02) $0.06 common share Shares used in basic net 42,966 42,966 (loss) income per common share Shares used in diluted net 42,966 47,493 (loss) income per common share (a) Stock-based Compensation reflects expense recorded relating to stock based awards. The Company excludes this item when it evaluates the continuing operational performance of the Company, as management believes this GAAP measure is not indicative of its core operating performance. Intermolecular,Inc. Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures (In thousands, except per share amounts and percentages, Unaudited) Three Months Ended December Years Ended December 31, 31, 2012 2011 2012 2011 GAAP revenue $17,443 $15,132 $66,827 $53,830 Common stock warrant charge (contra — — — 312 revenue) ^(a) Non-GAAP revenue $17,443 $15,132 $66,827 $54,142 GAAP cost of net $6,537 $7,470 $28,403 $25,469 revenue Stock-based compensation expense (231) (204) (1,011) (622) ^(b) Non-GAAP cost of net $6,306 $7,266 $27,392 $24,847 revenue GAAP gross profit $10,906 $7,662 $38,424 $28,361 Common stock warrant charge (contra — — — 312 revenue) ^(a) Stock-based compensation expense 231 204 1,011 622 ^(b) Non-GAAP gross profit $11,137 $7,866 $39,435 $29,295 As a percentage of net revenue: GAAP gross margin 62.5 % 50.6 % 57.5 % 52.7 % Non-GAAP gross margin 63.8 % 52.0 % 59.0 % 54.1 % GAAP operating income $792 $(431) $284 $(3,718) (loss) Common stock warrant charge (contra — — — 312 revenue) ^(a) Stock-based compensation expense ^(b): Cost of net revenue 231 204 1,011 622 Research and 230 135 872 462 development Sales and marketing 224 143 774 770 General and 280 157 995 588 administrative Non-GAAP operating $1,757 $208 $3,936 $(964) income (loss) GAAP net income (loss) attributable to common $502 $(25,551) $(756) $(38,675) stockholders Stock-based compensation expense 965 639 3,652 2,442 ^(b) Symyx related transaction charges — 25,256 — 25,865 ^(d) Preferred stock warrant and derivative — (140) — 554 charges ^ (c) Common stock warrant charge (contra — — — 312 revenue) ^ (a) Accretion on redeemable convertible — — — 8,660 preferred stock Non-GAAP net income (loss) attributable to $1,467 $204 $2,896 $(842) common stockholders Shares used in computing Non-GAAP 43,684 21,519 42,966 9,699 basic net income (loss) per share ^(d) Shares used in computing Non-GAAP 47,726 44,074 47,493 9,699 diluted net income (loss) per share ^(d) Non-GAAP earnings per share: Basic net income (loss) per common $0.03 $0.01 $0.07 $(0.09) share Diluted net income (loss) per common $0.03 $0.00 $0.06 $(0.09) share (a) Reduction in revenue as a result of common stock warrants issued in connection with a customer agreement. (b) Reflects the stock-based compensation expense recorded relating to stock based awards. The Company excludes this item when it evaluates the continuing operational performance of the Company, as management believes this GAAP measure is not indicative of its core operating performance. (c) Changes in fair value ofthe Company'spreferred stock warrant prior to its exercise in connection withthe Company'sinitial public offering and the revaluation oftheCompany'sderivative liability prior to the consummation of the asset purchase transaction with Symyx Technologies, Inc. (d) Increase in share count year over year includes the conversion of preferred shares to common in connection with the Company's initial public offering in November 2011 as well as new shares issued as part of the Company's Series E Preferred Stock financing and the Company's initial public offering completed in 2011. CONTACT: Press Contact Ed Korczynski Intermolecular, Inc. 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Intermolecular Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2012 Results
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