SEC Filings

6-K
TOWER SEMICONDUCTOR LTD filed this Form 6-K on 08/03/2017
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Second Quarter Results Overview
 
Revenues for the second quarter of 2017 were a record $345 million, reflecting 13% growth as compared to $305 million in the second quarter of 2016. For the second quarter of 2017, our organic growth, excluding Panasonic and Maxim long term committed contracts, was 26% as compared to the second quarter of 2016.
 
Gross profit for the second quarter of 2017 was a record $91 million, an increase of 25% as compared to $73 million in the second quarter of 2016. Operating profit was a record $57 million for the second quarter of 2017, demonstrating an increase of 43%, as compared to $40 million reported in the second quarter of 2016.
 
EBITDA for the second quarter of 2017 was a record $108 million, at a margin of 31%, as compared to $87 million, at a margin of 29%, in the second quarter of 2016.
 
Net profit for the second quarter of 2017 was $50 million, a 30% increase as compared to $38 million in the second quarter of 2016, resulting in net margin of 14.5% vs. 12.6%, respectively; $0.52 basic earnings per share vs. $0.45, respectively; and $0.49 diluted earnings per share vs. $0.40, respectively. Net profit for the second quarter of 2016 included $10 million net gain from the acquisition of the San Antonio fabrication facility and $7 million financing cost resulted from the early repayment of the Israeli banks’ loans.
 
Free cash flow for the quarter was a record of $43 million, with $84 million positive cash flow from operations and $41 million investments in fixed assets, net. The other main cash activities during the second quarter of 2017 were comprised of the following: $14 million received from the exercise of warrants and options and $6 million debt repayments. Cash, cash equivalents and short term deposits as of June 30, 2017 were at a record of $484 million with $341 million of debt outstanding principal amount. Net cash (cash and short-term deposits less debt par value) as of June 30, 2017, totaled to a record of $143 million as compared to net cash of $86 million as of March 31, 2017 and $37 million as of December 31, 2016.
 
Shareholders' equity as of June 30, 2017 was a record of $814 million, as compared to $746 million as of March 31, 2017 and to $683 million as of December 31, 2016.
 
As compared to the first quarter of 2017, second quarter revenues increased by $15 million, which resulted in EBITDA and net profit growth of $7 million and $5 million, respectively, representing incremental margins of 49% and 30%, respectively.