ג'מלטו תוצאות כספיות מחזור ראשון לשנת 2016

  

Gemalto first semester 2016 results

 

To better assess past and future performance, the income statement is presented on an adjusted basis and variations in revenue figures above and in this document are at constant exchange rates except where otherwise noted (see page 2 “Basis of preparation of financial information”). Non-GAAP financial measures are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for comparable IFRS measures and should be read only in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements. Reconciliation with the IFRS income statement is presented in Appendix 1. The statement of financial position is prepared in accordance with IFRS, and the cash position variation schedule is derived from the IFRS cash flow statement. All figures in this press release are unaudited.

 

Amsterdam, Aug. 26, 29016, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE):

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 - GTO), the world leader in digital security today announces its results for the first semester 2016.

Key figures of the adjusted income statement

 

 

 

Year-on-year variations


(€ in millions)

First semester 2016

First semester 2015

at historical
exchange rates

at constant
exchange rates

Revenue

 

1,495

 

 

1,499

 

=

 

+1

%

Gross profit

 

586

 

 

574

 

 

+2

%

 

Operating expenses

 

(415

)

 

(414

)

=

 

Profit from operations

 

172

 

 

160

 

 

+8

%

 

Profit margin

 

11.5

%

 

10.6

%

+84bp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olivier Piou, Chief Executive Officer, and Philippe Vallée, Chief Operating Officer, commented:

“Gemalto progressed well in the first semester. The Payment & Identity segment saw another significant +14% growth, with all its businesses growing at double-digit rates, fully offsetting lower sales in Mobile segment. The Platforms and Services activity also posted a strong performance, with revenue up by +20% year-on-year, and on its way to reaching one year ahead of schedule the 1 billion euro yearly Platforms and Services revenue challenge we had set for ourselves in 2013. This further illustrates the success of the Gemalto’s diversification and the acceleration of its structural transformation. We will continue to focus our efforts and investment on our highest growing businesses, and are confident in a further increase in gross margin. Entering the last stretch of our current multi-year development plan, Gemalto will begin the planning processes which will define its next milestones.”

Basis of preparation of financial information

Segment information

The Mobile segment reports on businesses associated with mobile cellular technologies including Machine-to-Machine, mobile secure elements (SIM, embedded secure element) and mobile Platforms & Services. The Payment & Identity segment reports on businesses associated with secure personal interactions including Payment, Government Programs and Enterprise. The SafeNet acquisition in 2015 is part of the Enterprise business.

In addition to this segment information the Company also reports revenues of Mobile and Payment & Identity by type of activity: Embedded software & Products (E&P) and Platforms & Services (P&S).

Historical exchange rates and constant currency figures

The Company sells its products and services in a very large number of countries and is commonly remunerated in currencies other than the Euro. Fluctuations in these other currencies exchange rates against the Euro have in particular a translation impact on the reported Euro value of the Company revenues. Comparisons at constant exchange rates aim at eliminating the effect of currencies translation movements on the analysis of the Group revenue by translating prior-year revenues at the same average exchange rate as applied in the current year. Revenue variations are at constant exchange rates and include the impact of currencies variation hedging program, except where otherwise noted. All other figures in this press release are at historical exchange rates, except where otherwise noted.

Adjusted income statement and profit from operations (PFO) non-GAAP measure

The consolidated financial statements are prepared in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

To better assess its past and future performance, the Company also prepares an adjusted income statement where the key metric used to evaluate the business and make operating decisions over the period 2010 to 2017 is the profit from operations (PFO).

PFO is a non-GAAP measure defined as IFRS operating profit adjusted for (i) the amortization and depreciation of intangibles resulting from acquisitions, (ii) restructuring and acquisition-related expenses, (iii) all equity-based compensation charges and associated costs; and (iv) fair value adjustments upon business acquisitions. These items are further explained as follows:

These non-GAAP financial measures are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for comparable IFRS measures and should be read only in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS.

In the adjusted income statement, Operating Expenses are defined as the sum of Research and Engineering expenses, Sales and Marketing expenses, General and Administrative expenses, and Other income (expense) net.

EBITDA is defined as PFO plus depreciation and amortization expenses, excluding the above amortization and depreciation of intangibles resulting from acquisitions.

Adjusted financial information

The interim condensed consolidated financial statements are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as adopted by the European Union. To better assess its past and future performance, the Company also prepares an adjusted income statement.

 

First semester 2016

First semester 2015

 

Extract of the
adjusted income statement

€ in millions

As a %
of revenue

€ in millions

As a % of
revenue

Year-on-year variations

at historical
exchange
rates

at
constant
exchange
rates

Revenue

 

1,495.2

     

1,499.1

   

=

 

+1

%

Gross profit

 

586.3

   

39.2

%

 

574.0

   

38.3

%

+92 bp

 

Operating expenses

 

(414.6

)

 

(27.7

%)

 

(414.4

)

 

(27.6

%)

(9 bp)

 

EBITDA

 

239.3

   

16.0

%

 

219.6

   

14.6

%

+1.4 ppt

 

Profit from operations

 

171.7

   

11.5

%

 

159.6

   

10.6

%

+84 bp

 

Net profit

 

107.2

   

7.2

%

 

105.7

   

7.1

%

+12 bp

 

Basic Earnings per share (€)

 

1.20

     

1.21

   

=

 

Diluted Earnings per share (€)

 

1.19

     

1.19

   

=

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total revenue for the first semester 2016 came in at €1,495 million, up +1% at constant exchange rates and stable at historical exchange rates.

In the first semester of 2016, currency translation effects generated a negative (1) percentage point effect on the revenue generation with a contrasted quarterly pattern. The impact was +1 percentage point increase in the first quarter of 2016, and (3) percentage points reduction in the second quarter of 2016 due to the combined year-on-year depreciation of the US dollar, Chinese yuan, British pound and Brazilian real versus the euro. The hedging program, which aims at partially neutralizing the impact of currency variations on the Company’s profit from operations, produced a 0.2 percentage point offset in the revenue comparison to the same semester last year.

Gross profit was up by €12 million, to €586 million, representing gross margin of 39.2%, up +92 basis points year-on-year, a step forward towards the Company’s 2016 outlook. The increase in gross margin came mainly from the Payment & Identity segment and in particular the Payment and Enterprise businesses.

Operating expenses were up slightly, by €0.2 million, at €415 million. Resources are being internally shifted to address the Company’s most rapidly growing businesses.

As a result, profit from operations was €172 million, up €12 million year-on-year, representing 11.5% profit margin, and an 84 basis points improvement when compared to the first semester of 2015.

Gemalto’s financial income was (€23) million compared to (€14) million in the first semester of 2015 as interest expense, foreign exchange transactions and other financial items increased. Adjusted income tax expense was (€29) million in the first semester of 2016, resulting in an adjusted net profit of the Company of €106 million, stable year-on-year.

Consequently, adjusted basic earnings per share came in at €1.20 and adjusted diluted earnings per share were at €1.19, stable when compared to the first semester of 2015.

IFRS results

Amortization and depreciation of intangibles resulting from acquisitions increased by (€6) million year-on-year, to (€29) million, mainly due to the Trüb and SafeNet acquisitions. Restructuring and acquisition-related expenses decreased by €5 million to (€14) million, and came mainly from the IT and facilities integration costs of SafeNet and Trüb and from the implementation of a new information system (ERP) to harmonize finance and reporting systems. The equity-based compensation charge evolved to (€19) million versus (€17) million for the same period of last year. Fair value adjustments related mainly to the non-cash amortization of the IFRS revaluation of SafeNet’s pre-acquisition deferred revenue accounted for (€2) million for the first semester 2016 compared to (€67) million for the same period last year.

Gemalto hence recorded an increase of €75 million in its IFRS operating profit (EBIT), at €108 million for the first semester of 2016 compared to €33 million in the first semester of 2015. This performance highlights both the increase in operating profitability and the now marginal effect of the non-cash IFRS fair-value adjustments related to the SafeNet’s pre-acquisition deferred revenue. Consequently the IFRS net profit increased four-fold, coming in at €58 million for the first semester of 2016 versus €14 million in the first semester of 2015.

As a result, IFRS basic earnings per share and diluted earnings per share for the first semester 2016 grew four-fold at €0.65 and €0.65 respectively compared to €0.16 and €0.15 in the first semester of 2015.

Statement of financial position and cash position variation schedule

In the first semester of 2016, operating activities generated a cash flow of €177 million before changes in working capital, lower compared to €199 million in 2015 mainly due to an increase in tax payment. Changes in working capital reduced cash flow by (€43) million, less than during the same period of 2015 at (€57) million.

Capital expenditure and acquisition of intangibles reduced by €29 million to (€75) million, representing 5.0% of total Company revenue versus 6.9% of revenue in the same period of 2015.

Property, Plant, and Equipment reduced by €18 million to (€34) million, compared to the high level of last year which related to the initial investments made to support the strong start of the payment business in the United States. Acquisition and capitalization of intangible assets represented a net cash outflow of €41 million compared to €52 million for the first semester of 2015, with capitalization of development expenses representing 1.9% of revenue.

As a result, in the first semester of 2016, the Company generated free cash flow of €64 million compared to a (€64) million outflow for the same period of 2015, up +€128 million year-on-year.

Acquisitions used €3 million in cash during the first semester of 2016, versus €888 million during the same period of 2015 which had seen the closing of both the SafeNet and Trüb acquisitions.

Gemalto’s share buy-back and liquidity programs generated a (€0.3) million net cash outflow for the first semester of 2016. As at June 30, 2016, the Company held 861,474 shares, i.e. 1.0% of its own shares in treasury. The total number of Gemalto shares issued increased by +886,199 this semester, to 89,893,908 shares. Net of the 861,474 shares held in treasury, 89,032,434 shares were outstanding as at June 30, 2016.

On May 26, 2016, Gemalto paid a cash dividend of €0.47 per share in respect of the fiscal year 2015, up +12% on the dividend paid in May 2015 which was of €0.42 per share. This May 2016 distribution used €42 million in cash. Net repayment of financing instruments generated a €22 million cash outflow, mainly from debt repayment.

Cash in hand, net of bank overdrafts amounted to €400 million as at June 30, 2016.

Considering the €734 million total amount of borrowings as at June 30, 2016, Gemalto’s net debt position reduced to €334 million compared to a net debt position of €490 million as at June 30, 2015. This significant (€156) million variation is due to the strong free cash flow generated by the Company during the last twelve months.

Segment information

Revenue variations are expressed at constant currency exchange rates unless otherwise noted.

Year-on-year variations
and currencies impact

(€ in millions)

Payment &
Identity

Mobile

Total two main
segments

Patents &
Others

Total

Second quarter

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

 

504

 

 

299

 

 

803

 

 

1

 

 

804

 

At constant rates

 

+11

%

 

(5

%)

 

+5

%

 

(94

%)

 

+3

%

At historical rates

 

+7

%

 

(7

%)

 

+1

%

 

(94

%)

 

(1

%)

First semester

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

 

937

 

 

557

 

 

1,494

 

 

1

 

 

1,495

 

At constant rates

 

+14

%

 

(13

%)

 

+2

%

 

(92

%)

 

+1

%

At historical rates

 

+12

%

 

(13

%)

 

+1

%

 

(92

%)

=

As a percentage of total revenue

 

63

%

 

37

%

 

100

%

 

0

%

 

100

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the second quarter, revenue expanded by +3% at constant exchange rates and was (1%) lower at historical exchange rates. The strong growth in Payment & Identity segment revenue, up +11% at constant exchange rates, continued in the second quarter and was supported by all its businesses, i.e. Payment, Government Programs and Enterprise. The Mobile segment revenue was lower by (5%) at constant exchange rates in the second quarter of 2016, following the steep (20%) year-on-year reduction recorded in the first quarter of 2016. The second quarter improvement in the Mobile segment revenue pattern comes from the slower decline in SIM sales, the continued increase in Machine-to-Machine revenue and the year-on-year growth in the Mobile segment’s Platforms & Services activity.

Overall, the diversification of the Company has been reinforced this semester by the +14% growth at constant exchange rates of the Payment & Identity segment, offsetting the lower (13%) sales in the Mobile segment. Payment & Identity at 63% now represents almost two-thirds of the Company revenue, compared to 56% in the same period last year.

Contribution by activity
First semester 2016

Embedded software
& Products

Platforms &
Services

Total two main
segments

Patents &
Others

(€ in millions, variations at constant
exchange rates)

Revenue

 

1,010

 

 

484

 

 

1,494

 

 

1

 

Year-on-year revenue growth

 

(4

%)

 

+20

%

 

+2

%

 

(92

%)

As a percentage of revenue

 

68

%

 

32

%

 

100

%

 

0

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Embedded software & Products revenue reduced by (4%) due to lower SIM sales to mobile network operators and lower payment cards revenue in China. The structural transformation of the Company accelerated with the Platforms & Services activity posting a strong +20% growth in the first semester of 2016, to now represent 32% of total Company revenue, compared to 27% a year ago. The Platforms & Services year-on-year revenue expansion at constant exchange rates came from both the Payment & Identity and Mobile segments. In the Payment & Identity segment, contribution to revenue growth came from all three business lines, with an increase in Payment issuance services, in eGovernment services and in the Enterprise cybersecurity solutions sales.

Profit from operations
(€ in millions)

Total
(including Patents & Others)

Payment &
Identity

Mobile

First semester

 

172

 

 

118

 

 

59

 

As a percentage of the total profit from operations

 

100

%

 

69

%

 

34

%

Year-on-year variation

 

+8

%

 

+53

%

 

(17

%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First semester profit from operations increased by +8% year-on-year. As a result of the gross margin improvement, the Payment & Identity segment profit from operations increased by €41 million, up +53% compared to first semester of 2015. The Payment & Identity profit from operations expansion largely offset the lower contribution from both the Mobile and the Patents & Others segments. The Payment business has been the main contributor to the profit from operations increase, benefitting from the optimization of the United States EMV operations after the particularly rapid ramp-up reported during previous semesters. The contribution of the Payment & Identity segment is now 69% of the total Company profit from operations, clearly illustrating the balanced profile of the Company.

Payment & Identity

 

First semester 2016

First semester 2015

Year-on-year variations

 

€ in millions

As a % of
revenue

€ in millions

As a % of
revenue

 at historical
exchange rates

at constant 
exchange rates

Revenue

 

936.8

 

 

 

840.2

 

 

 

+12

%

 

+14

%

Gross profit

 

374.0

 

 

39.9

%

 

310.5

 

 

37.0

%

+3.0 ppt

 

Operating expenses

 

(255.8

)

 

(27.3

%)

 

(233.1

)

 

(27.7

%)

+0.4 ppt

 

Profit from operations

 

118.2

 

 

12.6

%

 

77.5

 

 

9.2

%

+3.4 ppt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                     

Payment & Identity’s first semester revenue came in at €937 million, increasing by +14% at constant exchange rates compared to the same period in 2015. The segment’s Embedded software & Products sales were up by +7% at €576 milli