QLogic Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Results

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 1, 2014QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq: QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 30, 2014.

Net revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 was $115.7 million, compared to $116.9 million in the same quarter last year, and included approximately $1 million of revenue associated with the NetXtreme II Ethernet business that was acquired from Broadcom Corporation in March 2014. Revenue from Advanced Connectivity Platforms increased to $101.1 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 from $97.0 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue from Legacy Connectivity Products was $14.6 million during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 compared to $19.9 million in the same quarter last year.

“I am very pleased with our execution and financial performance during the fourth quarter. We delivered net revenue above the midpoint of our guidance range. In addition, we achieved non-GAAP income from continuing operations per diluted share at the high end of our guidance range,” said Prasad Rampalli, president and chief executive officer, QLogic. “The acquisition of the NetXtreme II Ethernet business from Broadcom is both strategic and financially compelling, and positions QLogic for expanded market opportunities. We expect total revenue to grow between 10% and 12% during fiscal 2015.”

Loss from continuing operations on a GAAP basis for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 was $46.8 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, compared to income from continuing operations of $29.6 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. Loss from continuing operations on a GAAP basis for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 included $56.5 million of special charges and $14.7 million of incremental tax charges. The special charges are comprised of $15.5 million related to restructuring activities and $41.0 million for the portion of a license payment attributed by the company to the use of the related technology in a period prior to the date of the previously announced patent license agreement. The incremental tax charges consisted of valuation allowances related to deferred tax assets for state tax credits and net operating loss carryforwards. Income from continuing operations on a non-GAAP basis for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 increased to $20.8 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, from $15.6 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013.

Net revenue for fiscal 2014 was $460.9 million compared to $484.5 million in fiscal 2013. Loss from continuing operations on a GAAP basis for fiscal 2014 was $18.3 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, compared to income from continuing operations of $73.6 million, or $0.78 per diluted share in fiscal 2013. Income from continuing operations on a non-GAAP basis for fiscal 2014 increased to $82.8 million, or $0.94 per diluted share, from $76.1 million, or $0.81 per diluted share in fiscal 2013.

QLogic uses certain non-GAAP financial measures to supplement financial statements based on GAAP. A summary of these non-GAAP financial measures and a reconciliation of each non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure, as well as a description of the reasons that management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful information to investors and the additional purposes for which management uses these non-GAAP financial measures, is presented in the accompanying financial schedules.

QLogic’s fourth quarter fiscal 2014 conference call is scheduled for today at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time). Prasad Rampalli, president and chief executive officer, and Jean Hu, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will host the conference call. The call is being webcast live via the Internet at http://ir.qlogic.com. Phone access to participate in the conference call is available at (866) 409-1556, pass code: 1865120.

The financial information that the company intends to discuss during the conference call will be available on the company’s website at http://ir.qlogic.com for twelve months following the conference call. A replay of the conference call will be available via webcast at http://ir.qlogic.com for twelve months.

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QLogic (Nasdaq: QLGC) is a global leader and technology innovator in high performance server and storage networking connectivity products. Leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide rely on QLogic for their server and storage networking solutions. For more information, visit www.qlogic.com.

Disclaimer – Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements relating to future results of the company (including certain beliefs and projections regarding business and market trends and our belief that the acquisition from Broadcom is strategic and financially compelling, and positions us for expanding market opportunities and that revenue will grow consistent with our expectations) that are "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or implied in the forward-looking statements. The company advises readers that these potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: unfavorable economic conditions; potential fluctuations in operating results; gross margins that may vary over time; the stock price of the company may be volatile; the company's dependence on the networking markets served; the ability to maintain and gain market or industry acceptance of the company's products; the company's dependence on a small number of customers; the company's ability to compete effectively with other companies; the ability to attract and retain key personnel; the complexity of the company's products; declining average unit sales prices of comparable products; the company's dependence on sole source and limited source suppliers; the company's dependence on relationships with certain third-party subcontractors and contract manufacturers; sales fluctuations arising from customer transitions to new products; seasonal fluctuations and uneven sales patterns in orders from customers; a reduction in sales efforts by current distributors; changes in the company's tax provisions or adverse outcomes resulting from examination of its income tax returns; international economic, currency, regulatory, political and other risks; facilities of the company and its suppliers and customers are located in areas subject to natural disasters; the ability to protect proprietary rights; the ability to satisfactorily resolve any infringement claims; uncertain benefits from strategic business combinations, acquisitions and divestitures; declines in the market value of the company's marketable securities; changes in and compliance with regulations; difficulties in transitioning to smaller geometry process technologies; the use of "open source" software in the company's products; system security risks, data protection breaches and cyber-attacks; and the company’s ability to borrow under its credit agreement is subject to certain covenants.

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