OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwired - Jan 13, 2016) - DragonWave Inc. (DWI.TO)(DRWI) a leading global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016. All figures are in U.S. dollars and were prepared in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP").
Revenue for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 was $21.0 million, compared with $26.9 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2016 and $47.3 million in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2015. Revenue from the Nokia channel represented 40% of revenue in the third quarter of this fiscal year, versus 50% in third quarter of fiscal year 2015.
Gross profit in the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 was 23.5%, compared with 14.8% in the second quarter of fiscal year 2016 and 16.3% in the third quarter of fiscal year 2015.
Operating expenses excluding restructuring charges were reduced from $10.5M in the previous quarter to $8.7M in the third quarter.
Net loss attributable to shareholders in the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 was ($6.2) million or ($0.08) per basic and diluted share, which included restructuring charges of $1.4M. This compares to a net loss attributable to shareholders of ($21.0) million or ($0.28) per basic and diluted share in the second quarter of fiscal year 2016 and ($3.8) million or ($0.05) per basic and diluted share in the third quarter of fiscal year 2015.
"We made important improvements this quarter by increasing our gross margins and reducing operating expenses. We have begun to realign the organization to address customer opportunities on a direct basis in light of the changes in our Nokia channel." said DragonWave President and CEO, Peter Allen.
Cash and cash equivalents totaled $7.8 million at the end of the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, compared to $13.1 million at the end of the second quarter of fiscal year 2016.
Webcast and Conference Call Details:
The DragonWave management team will discuss the results on a webcast and conference call beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on January 14, 2016.
The live webcast and presentation slides will be available at the Investor Relations section of the DragonWave website at: http://investor.dragonwaveinc.com/events.cfm
An archive of the webcast will be available at the same link.
Conference call dial-in numbers:
Toll-free North America Dial-in: (877) 312-9202
International Dial-in: (408) 774-4000
DragonWave® is a leading provider of high-capacity packet microwave solutions that drive next-generation IP networks. DragonWave's carrier-grade point-to-point packet microwave systems transmit broadband voice, video and data, enabling service providers, government agencies, enterprises and other organizations to meet their increasing bandwidth requirements rapidly and affordably. The principal application of DragonWave's products is wireless network backhaul, including a range of products ideally suited to support the emergence of underlying small cell networks. Additional solutions include leased line replacement, last mile fiber extension and enterprise networks. DragonWave's corporate headquarters is located in Ottawa, Ontario, with sales locations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. For more information, visit http://www.dragonwaveinc.com.
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Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information as defined by applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements include statements as to DragonWave's forward opportunities and the potential benefits of, and demand for, DragonWave's products. These statements are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including our view of the relative position of DragonWave's products compared to competitive offerings in the industry.
Forward-looking statements are provided to help external stakeholders understand DragonWave's expectations as of the date of this release and may not be appropriate for other purposes. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. DragonWave's actual results, performance, achievements and developments may differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements, as a result of the risks identified above as well as other risks identified in our publicly filed documents. Material risks and uncertainties relating to our business are described under the heading "Risks and Uncertainties" in the MD&A dated January 13, 2016 and in the Company's Annual Information Form and other public documents filed by DragonWave with Canadian and United States securities regulatory authorities, which are available at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov, respectively. DragonWave assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by law.
|CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS|
|Expressed in US $000's except share amounts|
|As at||As at|
|November 30,||February 28,|
|Cash and cash equivalents||7,784||23,692|
|Other current assets||3,611||5,834|
|Deferred tax asset||25||61|
|Long Term Assets|
|Property and equipment||4,148||4,322|
|Deferred tax asset||-||1,485|
|Deferred financing cost||-||18|
|Accounts payable and accrued liabilities||26,118||40,163|
|Capital lease obligation||211||514|
|Long Term Liabilities|
|Other long term liabilities||888||1,139|
|Accumulated other comprehensive loss||(9,618||)||(9,618||)|
|Total Shareholders' equity||11,438||43,801|
|Total Liabilities and Equity||69,241||121,053|
|Shares issued & outstanding||75,487,649||75,290,818|
|CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS|
|Expressed in US $000's except share and per share amounts|
|Three months ended||Nine months ended|
|November 30,||November 30,||November 30,||November 30,|
|Cost of sales||16,063||39,602||59,786||94,527|
|Research and development||2,873||4,827||10,981||14,386|
|Selling and marketing||2,418||3,557||8,714||10,230|
|General and administrative||3,398||3,808||10,487||11,797|
|Loss before other items||(3,755||)||(4,474||)||(15,714||)||(16,916||)|
|Amortization of intangible assets||(149||)||(333||)||(481||)||(981||)|
|Warrant issuance expenses||-||-||-||(221||)|
|Gain on change in estimate||-||200||-||301|
|Gain on sale of fixed assets||-||18||-||18|
|Fair value adjustment - warrant liability||293||1,880||1,188||1,028|
|Foreign exchange (loss) gain||270||145||(24||)||519|
|Loss before income taxes||(5,295||)||(2,934||)||(30,135||)||(17,466||)|
|Income tax expense||459||502||2,146||1,047|
|Net Income Attributable to Non-Controlling Interest||(493||)||(320||)||(892||)||(739||)|
|Net Loss attributable to shareholders||(6,247||)||(3,756||)||(33,173||)||(19,252||)|
|Net loss per share|
|Weighted Average Shares Outstanding|