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Cree Announces Financial Reveunes for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017

23-08-2017
Cree, Inc. announced revenue of $359 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2017, ended June 25, 2017. This means an 8% decrease compared to revenue of $388 million reported for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, and a 5% increase compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2017. GAAP net loss for the fourth quarter was $6 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net loss of $11 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016. On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 was $4 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 of $19 million, or $0.19 per diluted share.
Cree fiscal statement

For fiscal year 2017, Cree reported revenue of $1.5 billion, which means a 9% decrease compared to revenue of $1.6 billion for fiscal 2016. GAAP net loss was $98 million, or $1.00 per diluted share, compared to net loss of $22 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, for fiscal 2016. On a non-GAAP basis, net income for fiscal year 2017 was $50 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, compared to $88 million, or $0.86 per diluted share, for fiscal 2016.


"We made progress in the fourth quarter, with good results in each business and non-GAAP earnings per share that were in the middle of our target range," said Chuck Swoboda, Cree Chairman and CEO. "We built a solid foundation for growth in all three businesses over the last year. Recently, we will have some incremental spending to enlarge production capacity, and we are excited about the opportunity for Cree to grow revenue and profits in the year ahead."

For its first quarter of fiscal 2018 ending September 24, 2017, Cree expectes revenue in a range of $353 million to $367 million. GAAP net loss is targeted at $20 million to $25 million, or $0.20 to $0.25 per diluted share. Non-GAAP net income is targeted in a range of $2 million to $6 million, or $0.02 to $0.06 per diluted share. Targeted non-GAAP income excludes $18 million of pre-tax expenses related to stock-based compensation expense and the amortization of acquisition-related intangibles. The GAAP and non-GAAP targets excludes any estimated change in the fair value of Crees Lextar investment.
Cree balance sheet
cree cash flow statement
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