Varex Imaging Corporation (VREX) Tops Q1 EPS by 11c, Revenues Beat; Offers 2Q EPS/Revenue Guidance Above Consensus

February 4, 2021 4:33 PM EST

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Varex Imaging Corporation (NASDAQ: VREX) reported Q1 EPS of $0.08, $0.11 better than the analyst estimate of ($0.03). Revenue for the quarter came in at $177.1 million versus the consensus estimate of $172.1 million.

1QFY21 Summary

  • Revenues $177 million
  • GAAP gross margin 32% | Non-GAAP gross margin* 34%
  • GAAP operating expense $51 million | Non-GAAP operating expense* $46 million
  • GAAP operating margin 3% | Non-GAAP operating margin* 8%
  • GAAP net earnings $(0.16) per diluted share | Non-GAAP net earnings* $0.08 per diluted share

“Our financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 were stronger than our expectations,” said Sunny Sanyal, Chief Executive Officer of Varex.

“Revenues increased 4% sequentially over the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2020, indicating the start of recovery in our business. Non-GAAP gross margin improved significantly to 34% and was sequentially higher by 580 basis points due primarily to the benefits from cost reductions, as well as a favorable shift in product mix in the medical segment. Non-GAAP operating expenses declined by about $3 million sequentially, reflecting our continued focus on profitability.” Sanyal added.


Varex Imaging Corporation sees Q2 2021 EPS of $0.05-$0.25, versus the consensus of $0.04. Varex Imaging Corporation sees Q2 2021 revenue of $180-200 million, versus the consensus of $178.44 million.

The following guidance is provided for the second quarter of fiscal year 2021:

  • Revenues are expected to be between $180 million and $200 million
  • Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share is expected to be between $0.05 and $0.25

Guidance for the company's net earnings per diluted share is provided on a non-GAAP basis only. This non-GAAP financial measure is forward-looking, and the company is unable to provide a meaningful or accurate GAAP forecast of net earnings per diluted share without unreasonable effort due to the uncertainty of amounts and timing of unusual items, such as restructuring costs.

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