AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRUS), a leader in high performance, low-power ICs for audio and voice signal processing applications, today posted on its website at http://investor.cirrus.com the quarterly Shareholder Letter that contains the complete financial results for the first quarter fiscal year 2019, which ended June 30, 2018, as well as the company’s current business outlook.

“We are pleased with our results in the June quarter as several customers launched new smartphones and wireless headsets utilizing our technology and customer engagements continued to be strong,” said Jason Rhode, president and chief executive officer. “With a diversified product portfolio that addresses a wide range of performance and cost requirements, the company expects to capitalize on increasing demand for innovative audio and voice solutions, as well as adjacent opportunities including haptics, all of which we believe will contribute to the company’s continued success.”

Reported Financial Results – First Quarter FY19

Revenue of $254.5 million; GAAP and non-GAAP gross margin of 48.9 percent and 49 percent, respectively; GAAP operating expenses of $130.7 million and non-GAAP operating expenses of $104.8 million; and GAAP loss per share of $0.07 and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.28.

A reconciliation of the non-GAAP charges is included in the tables accompanying this press release.

Business Outlook – Second Quarter FY19

Revenue is expected to range between $310 million and $350 million; GAAP gross margin is expected to be between 48 percent and 50 percent; and Combined GAAP R&D and SG&A expenses are expected to range between $132 million and $138 million, which includes approximately $15 million in share-based compensation and $13 million in amortization of acquired intangibles.

Cirrus Logic will host a live Q&A session at 5 p.m. EDT today to answer questions related to its financial results and business outlook. Participants may listen to the conference call on the Cirrus Logic website. Participants who would like to submit a question to be addressed during the call are requested to email investor.relations@cirrus.com. A replay of the webcast can be accessed on the Cirrus Logic website approximately two hours following its completion, or by calling (416) 621-4642, or toll-free at (800) 585-8367 (Access Code: 9589402).

Cirrus Logic, Inc.

Cirrus Logic is a leader in high performance, low-power ICs for audio and voice signal processing applications. Cirrus Logic’s products span the entire audio signal chain, from capture to playback, providing innovative products for the world’s top smartphones, tablets, digital headsets, wearables and emerging smart home applications. With headquarters in Austin, Texas, Cirrus Logic is recognized globally for its award-winning corporate culture. Check us out at  www.cirrus.com.

Cirrus Logic and Cirrus are registered trademarks of Cirrus Logic, Inc. All other company or product names noted herein may be trademarks of their respective holders.

Use of non-GAAP Financial Information

To supplement Cirrus Logic's financial statements presented on a GAAP basis, Cirrus has provided non-GAAP financial information, including non-GAAP net income, diluted earnings per share, diluted share count, operating income, operating expenses, gross margin, tax expense and tax expense impact on earnings per share. A reconciliation of the adjustments to GAAP results is included in the tables below. Non-GAAP financial information is not meant as a substitute for GAAP results, but is included because management believes such information is useful to our investors for informational and comparative purposes. In addition, certain non-GAAP financial information is used internally by management to evaluate and manage the company. The non-GAAP financial information used by Cirrus Logic may differ from that used by other companies. These non-GAAP measures should be considered in addition to, and not as a substitute for, the results prepared in accordance with GAAP.

Safe Harbor Statement

Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this news release contain forward-looking statements including our statements about our future growth opportunities and expectations with respect to our ability to capitalize on increasing demand for innovative audio and voice solutions, as well as adjacent opportunities including haptics, along with estimates for the second quarter fiscal year 2019 revenue, gross margin, combined research and development and selling, general and administrative expense levels, share-based compensation expense and amortization of acquired intangibles. In some cases, forward-looking statements are identified by words such as “expect,” “anticipate,” “target,” “project,” “believe,” “goals,” “opportunity,” “estimates,” “intend,” and variations of these types of words and similar expressions. In addition, any statements that refer to our plans, expectations, strategies or other characterizations of future events or circumstances are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the following: the level of orders and shipments during the second quarter of fiscal year 2019, customer cancellations of orders, or the failure to place orders consistent with forecasts, along with the timing and success of new product ramps and the extent to which customers adopt our new technologies and devices in new markets such as haptics; and the risk factors listed in our Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2018 and in our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available at . The foregoing information concerning our business outlook represents our outlook as of the date of this news release, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new developments or otherwise.

Non-GAAP financial information is not meant as a substitute for GAAP results, but is included because management believes such information is useful to our investors for informational and comparative purposes. In addition, certain non-GAAP financial information is used internally by management to evaluate and manage the company. As a note, the non-GAAP financial information used by Cirrus Logic may differ from that used by other companies. These non-GAAP measures should be considered in addition to, and not as a substitute for, the results prepared in accordance with GAAP.

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