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SemiLEDs Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year End 2020 Financial Results

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SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ: LEDS), "SemiLEDs" or the "Company," a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal year 2020, ended August 31, 2020.

Revenues for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2020 were $1.4 million, a 12% decrease compared to $1.6 million in the third quarter of fiscal year 2020. GAAP net loss attributable to SemiLEDs stockholders for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2020 was $62 thousand, compared to a loss of $513 thousand in the third quarter of fiscal year 2020, or a net loss of $0.02 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $0.14 per diluted share for the third quarter of fiscal year 2020.

GAAP gross margin for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2020 was 8%, compared with gross margin for the third quarter of fiscal year 2020 of 27%. Operating margin for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2020 was negative 28%, compared with negative 47% in the third quarter of fiscal year 2020. The Company’s cash and cash equivalents, excluding restricted cash, was $2.8 million as of August 31, 2020, compared to $2.5 million at the end of the third quarter of fiscal year 2020.

We are unable to forecast revenue for the first quarter ending November 30, 2020 at this time given the uncertain impact of COVID-19 on the global economy and the Company.

Revenues for fiscal year 2020 were $6.1 million, a 3% increase compared to $5.9 million in fiscal year 2019. GAAP net loss attributable to SemiLEDs stockholders for fiscal year 2020 was $544 thousand, compared to a loss of $3.6 million in fiscal year 2019 or a net loss of $0.15 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $1.00 per diluted share for fiscal year 2019.

GAAP gross margin for the fiscal year 2020 was 26%, compared with gross margin for the fiscal year 2019 of 8%. Operating margin for the fiscal year 2020 was negative 34%, compared with negative 62% in the fiscal year 2019. The Company’s cash and cash equivalents, excluding restricted cash, was $2.8 million as of August 31, 2020, compared to $1.4 million as of August 31, 2019.

About SemiLEDs

SemiLEDs develops and manufactures LED chips and LED components for general lighting applications, including street lights and commercial, industrial, system and residential lighting, along with specialty industrial applications such as ultraviolet (UV) curing, medical/cosmetic, counterfeit detection, horticulture, architectural lighting and entertainment lighting. SemiLEDs sells blue, white, green and UV LED chips.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that may constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact could be deemed forward-looking, including, but not limited to, any statements about historical results that may suggest trends for SemiLEDs’ business; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections of future SemiLEDs’ or industry performance based on management’s judgment, beliefs, current trends and market conditions and involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. SemiLEDs’ Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and other SemiLEDs filings with the SEC (which you may obtain for free at the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov) discuss some of the important risks and other factors that may affect SemiLEDs’ business, results of operations and financial condition. SemiLEDs undertakes no intent or obligation to publicly update or revise any of these forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

SEMILEDS CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands of U.S. dollars)

August 31,
2020

August 31,
2019

ASSETS

CURRENT ASSETS:

Cash and cash equivalents

$

2,832

$

1,363

Restricted cash and cash equivalents

85

19

Accounts receivable (including related parties), net

1,331

703

Inventories

2,476

2,083

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

781

460

Total current assets

7,505

4,628

Property, plant and equipment, net

5,645

5,878

Operating lease right of use assets

203

Intangible assets, net

89

93

Investments in unconsolidated entities

952

894

Other assets

186

169

TOTAL ASSETS

$

14,580

$

11,662

LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

CURRENT LIABILITIES:

Current installments of long-term debt

$

4,750

$

398

Accounts payable

536

680

Advance receipt toward the convertible note

500

500

Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

2,654

2,342

Other payable to related parties

460

Operating lease liabilities, current portion

97

Total current liabilities

8,997

3,920

Long-term debt, excluding current installments

2,909

5,954

Operating lease liabilities, less current portion

106

Total liabilities

12,012

9,874

Commitments and contingencies

EQUITY:

SemiLEDs stockholders’ equity

Common stock

Additional paid-in capital

177,235

175,804

Accumulated other comprehensive income

3,647

3,753

Accumulated deficit

(178,360

)

(177,816

)

Total SemiLEDs stockholders’ equity

2,522

1,741

Noncontrolling interests

46

47

Total equity

2,568

1,788

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

$

14,580

$

11,662

SEMILEDS CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands of U.S. dollars and shares, except per share data)

Three Months Ended

Year Ended August 31,

August 31, 2020

May 31, 2020

2020

2019

Revenues, net

$

1,399

$

1,569

$

6,068

$

5,902

Cost of revenues

1,291

1,153

4,478

5,450

Gross profit

108

416

1,590

452

Operating expenses:

Research and development

426

375

1,538

1,613

Selling, general and administrative

667

782

2,808

2,792

Gain on disposals of long-lived assets, net

(590

)

(669

)

(288

)

Total operating expenses

503

1,157

3,677

4,117

Loss from operations

(395

)

(741

)

(2,087

)

(3,665

)

Other income (expenses):

Gain on disposals of investment

634

Interest income (expenses), net

(85

)

(95

)

(358

)

(190

)

Other income (loss), net

318

270

912

250

Foreign currency transaction gain (loss), net

96

57

352

40

Total other expenses, net

329

232

1,540

100

Loss before income taxes

(66

)

(509

)

(547

)

(3,565

)

Income tax expense

Net loss

(66

)

(509

)

(547

)

(3,565

)

Less: Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interests

(4

)

4

(3

)

Net loss attributable to SemiLEDs stockholders

$

(62

)

$

(513

)

$

(544

)

$

(3,565

)

Net loss per share attributable to SemiLEDs stockholders:

Basic and diluted

$

(0.02

)

$

(0.14

)

$

(0.15

)

$

(1.00

)

Shares used in computing net loss per share attributable

to SemiLEDs stockholders:

Basic and diluted

4,008

3,738

3,921

3,580

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Contacts

Christopher Lee
Chief Financial Officer
SemiLEDs Corporation
+886-37-586788
investor@semileds.com