Silicon Motion Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2018 Revenue and Earnings Conference Call Details
TAIPEI, Taiwan and MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NasdaqGS: SIMO)(“Silicon Motion” or the “Company”), a global leader in designing and marketing NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices, announces that based on its preliminary fourth quarter financial results, revenue is expected to be within the lower half of the original guidance range of $120.5 million to $127.5 million that the company issued on October 31, 2018. Gross margin (non-GAAP) is expected to be at the lower half of the company’s original guidance range of 50.0% to 52.0%.
The Company will release its fourth quarter 2018 financial results after the market closes on January 29, 2019 and will host a conference call on January 30, at 8 am Eastern Time.
(Speakers) Wallace Kou, President & CEORiyadh Lai, CFO Jason Tsai, Senior Director of Investor Relations & Strategy
CONFERENCE CALL ACCESS NUMBERS: USA (Toll Free): 1 866 519 4004 USA (Toll): 1 845 675 0437 Taiwan (Toll Free): 080 909 1568 Participant Passcode: 4485756 REPLAY NUMBERS (for 7 days): USA (Toll Free): 1 855 452 5696 USA (Toll): 1 646 254 3697 Participant Passcode: 4485756
This call will be webcasted on the Company’s website at www.siliconmotion.com.
ABOUT SILICON MOTION:We are the global leader in supplying NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices and the merchant leader in supplying SSD controllers. We have the broadest portfolio of controller technologies and our controllers are widely used in embedded storage products such as SSDs and eMMC+UFS, which are found in smartphones, PCs, commercial and industrial application. We ship over 750 million NAND controllers annually and have shipped over five billion NAND controllers in the last ten years, more than any other company in the world. We also supply specialized high-performance hyperscale data center and industrial SSD solutions. Our customers include most of the NAND flash vendors, storage device module makers, and leading OEMs. For further information on Silicon Motion, visit us at www.siliconmotion.com.
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Investor Contacts: Jason Tsai Selina Hsieh Senior Director of IR and Strategy Investor Relations E-mail: email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org