SolarEdge announces Q2 2018 financial results

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SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (SEDG), a global leader in smart energy, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018.

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PRESS RELEASE

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (SEDG), a global leader in smart energy, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018.

Second Quarter 2018 Highlights

  • Total revenues of $227.1 million
  • GAAP gross margin of 36.1%
  • GAAP net diluted EPS of $0.72
  • Non-GAAP net diluted EPS of $0.82
  • 985 Megawatts (AC) of inverters shipped

“We ended the second quarter of 2018 with record revenues, stable operating income and continued strong cash generation while expanding our activities on all fronts,” said Guy Sella, Founder, Chairman and CEO of SolarEdge. “This continued growth in the solar market coupled with the announced acquisition of Gamatronic that paves our way into the UPS market allows us to continue and expand our mid and long term profitability leveraging on our innovative technology and financial strength.”

Second Quarter 2018 Summary

The Company reported record revenues of $227.1 million, up 8% from $209.9 million in the prior quarter and up 67% from $136.1 million year over year.

GAAP gross margin was 36.1%, down from 37.9%, in the prior quarter and up from 34.6% year over year.

GAAP operating expenses was $41.3 million, up 6% from $38.8 million in the prior quarter and up 48% from $28.0 million year over year.

GAAP operating income was $40.7 million, unchanged from $40.8 million in the prior quarter and up 113% from $19.1 million year over year.

GAAP net income was $34.6 million, down 3% from $35.7 million in the prior quarter and up 53% from $22.5 million year over year.

Non-GAAP net income was $40.6 million, down 5% from $42.6 million in the prior quarter and up 57% from $25.8 million year over year.

GAAP net diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) was $0.72, down from $0.75 in the prior quarter and up from $0.50 year over year.

Non-GAAP net diluted EPS was $0.82, down from $0.87 in the prior quarter and up from $0.55 year over year.

Cash flow from operating activities was $43.9 million, down from $64.0 million in the prior quarter and up from $31.6 million year over year.

As of June 30, 2018, cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash and marketable securities totaled $437.6 million, compared to $400.8 million on March 31, 2018.

Outlook for the Third Quarter 2018

The Company also provides guidance for the third quarter ending September 30, 2018 as follows:

  • Revenues to be within the range of $230 million to $240 million;
  • Gross margins expected to remain flat within the range of 36% to 38%.

Conference Call

The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results at 5:00 P.M. ET on Thursday, August 2, 2018. The call will be available, live, to interested parties by dialing 800-667-5617. For international callers, please dial +1 334-323-0505. The Conference ID number is 6405239. A live webcast will also be available in the Investors Relations section of the Company’s website at: http://investors.solaredge.com.

A replay of the webcast will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Company’s web site approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and will remain available for approximately 30 calendar days.

About SolarEdge

SolarEdge is a global leader in smart energy technology. By leveraging world-class engineering capabilities and with a relentless focus on innovation, SolarEdge creates smart energy solutions that power our lives and drive future progress. SolarEdge developed an intelligent inverter solution that changed the way power is harvested and managed in photovoltaic (PV) systems. The SolarEdge DC optimized inverter maximizes power generation while lowering the cost of energy produced by the PV system. Continuing to advance smart energy, SolarEdge addresses a broad range of energy market segments through its PV, storage, EV charging, UPS, and grid services solutions. SolarEdge is online at http://www.solaredge.com.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

The Company has presented certain non-GAAP financial measures in this release. Generally, a non-GAAP financial measure is a numerical measure of a company’s performance, financial position, or cash flows that either exclude or include amounts that are not normally excluded or included in the most directly comparable measure calculated and presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States, or GAAP. Reconciliation of each non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure can be found in the accompanying tables to this release. These non-GAAP financial measures do not reflect a comprehensive system of accounting, differ from GAAP measures with the same captions and may differ from non-GAAP financial measures with the same or similar captions that are used by other companies. As such, these non-GAAP measures should be considered as a supplement to, and not as a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP.

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