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Infinera Corporation, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, Tuesday released financial results for the first quarter of 2015 ended March 28, 2015.
Revenue for the quarter was $186.9 million compared to $186.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 and $142.8 million in the first quarter of 2014.
GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 47.2% compared to 45.3% in the fourth quarter of 2014 and 40.9% in the first quarter of 2014. GAAP operating margin for the quarter was 8.1% compared to an operating margin of 6.9% in the fourth quarter of 2014 and an operating loss of 0.7% in the first quarter of 2014.
GAAP net income for the quarter was $12.4 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, compared to net income of $8.4 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2014, and a net loss of $4.4 million, or $0.04 per share, in the first quarter of 2014.
Non-GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 47.8% compared to 46.1% in the fourth quarter of 2014 and 41.8% in the first quarter of 2014. Non-GAAP operating margin for the quarter was 12.2% compared to 11.0% in the fourth quarter of 2014 and 3.9% in the first quarter of 2014.
Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $22.1 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, compared to $18.0 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2014, and $4.2 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014.
The above non-GAAP measures exclude non-cash stock-based compensation expenses, acquisition-related costs and the amortization of debt discount on Infinera’s convertible senior notes. A further explanation of the use of non-GAAP financial information and a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures to the GAAP equivalents can be found at the end of this release.
“Our excellent first quarter performance reflects a continuation of the momentum we have built over the past few years. We continue to grow profitability as our broad customer base experiences the value of our differentiated products and superior service,” said Tom Fallon, Infinera’s Chief Executive Officer. “I believe we are in an optimal position with customers that are building the largest networks the fastest. In 2015 and beyond, we intend to continue growing our business profitably, as we expand our total available market across optical transport.”
Conference Call Information
Infinera will host a conference call for analysts and investors to discuss its first quarter of 2015 results and its outlook for the second quarter of 2015 today at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time). A live webcast of the conference call will also be accessible from the Investor Relations section of Infinera’s website at www.infinera.com. Following the webcast, an archived version will be available on the website for 90 days. To hear the replay, parties in the United States and Canada should call 1-800-945-3032. International parties can access the replay at 1-203-369-3499.