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Earnings Highlights and Summary

For three months ended December 31, 2017, ADTRAN's total revenues decreased 22.4% to $126.52 million from $162.99 million in Q4 FY16. The Company's total revenue surpassed analysts' expectations of $125.03 million.

For the reported quarter, the Company's gross profit was $58.81 million compared to $70.79 million in Q4 FY16. For the reported quarter, the Company's gross margin increased 310 basis points to 46.5% of revenue from 43.4% of revenue in Q4 FY16.

During Q4 FY17, ADTRAN's selling, general, and administrative (SG&A) expenses decreased 8.9% to $31.39 million from $34.44 million in the same period last year. For the reported quarter, the Company's research and development (R&D) expenses decreased 1.8% to $31.49 million from $32.08 million in Q4 FY16.

For the reported quarter, the Company's operating loss was $4.07 million compared to operating income of $4.27 million in Q4 FY16.

During Q4 FY17, ADTRAN's earnings before tax (EBT) was negative $741,000 compared to positive $6.84 million in the same period last year.

For the reported quarter, ADTRAN's net loss was $11.12 million compared to net income of $7.57 million in Q4 FY16. During Q4 FY17, the Company's diluted EPS was negative $0.23 compared to positive $0.16 in the same period last year. During Q4 FY17, the Company's adjusted diluted EPS decreased 76.2% to $0.05 from $0.21 in the same period last year. Adjusted diluted EPS surpassed analysts' expectations of negative $0.04.

ADTRAN's Segment Details

Products - During Q4 FY17, the Products segment's revenue decreased 24.2% to $96.06 million from $126.79 million in the same period last year. For the reported quarter, the segment's gross profit decreased 21.4% to $46.36 million from $59.00 million in Q4 FY16.

Services - During Q4 FY17, the Services segment's revenue decreased 15.8% to $30.46 million from $36.19 million in the same period last year. For the reported quarter, the segment's gross profit increased 5.7% to $12.45 million from $11.78 million in Q4 FY16.

Balance Sheet

As on December 31, 2017, ADTRAN's cash and cash equivalents increased 8.2% to $86.43 million from $79.90 million on December 31, 2016.

For the reported quarter, the Company's net accounts receivable increased 55.8% to $143.84 million from $92.35 million in Q4 FY16. For the reported quarter, the Company's accounts payable decreased 21.8% to $60.50 million from $77.34 million in Q4 FY16.

For the reported quarter, the Company's net inventory increased 16.6% to $122.54 million from $105.12 million in Q4 FY16. For the reported quarter, the Company's total assets decreased 0.3% to $665.01 million from $667.24 million in Q4 FY16.

During FY17, the Company's net cash provided by operating activities was negative $42.37 million compared to positive $42.00 million in FY16.

On January 16, 2018, the Company's Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.09 per common share, payable on February 14, 2018, to holders of record at the close of business on January 31, 2018.

Stock Performance Snapshot

January 18, 2018 - At Thursday's closing bell, ADTRAN's stock tumbled 11.54%, ending the trading session at $16.67.

Volume traded for the day: 2.07 million shares, which was above the 3-month average volume of 409.66 thousand shares.

After yesterday's close, ADTRAN's market cap was at $800.90 million.

Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio was at 19.06.

The stock has a dividend yield of 2.16%.

The stock is part of the Technology sector, categorized under the Communication Equipment industry. This sector was up 0.2% at the end of the session.

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