Keysight Technologies (KEYS) Tops Q3 EPS by 1c, Miss on Revenues; Offers 4Q EPS/Revenue Outlook

August 30, 2017 4:07 PM EDT
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Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) reported Q3 EPS of $0.61, $0.01 better than the analyst estimate of $0.60. Revenue for the quarter came in at $832 million versus the consensus estimate of $853.54 million.

Fourth Quarter Outlook

Keysight provides guidance based on current market conditions and expectations.

Keysight’s fourth quarter 2017 GAAP revenue is expected to be in the range of $850 million to $880 million and non-GAAP revenue is expected to be in the range of $875 million to $905 million. Fourth quarter non-GAAPearnings per share are expected to be in the range of $0.59 to $0.69. Non-GAAP earnings per share as projected for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017 exclude items that pertain to future events and are not currently estimable with a reasonable degree of accuracy. Therefore, no reconciliation to GAAP amounts has been provided. Further information is discussed in the section titled “Non-GAAP Measures” below.

GUIDANCE:

Keysight Technologies sees Q4 2017 EPS of $0.59-$0.69, versus the consensus of $0.65. Keysight Technologies sees Q4 2017 revenue of $875-905 million, versus the consensus of $892.42 million.

Third Quarter Financial Summary

  • GAAP revenue grew 16 percent to reach $832 million, when compared with $715 million last year. Non-GAAP revenue, which excludes the impact of fair value adjustment to acquisition-related deferred revenuebalances, grew 20 percent to reach $863 million, when compared with $718 million in the third quarter of 2016. Non-GAAP core revenue, which excludes the impact of currency and revenue from acquisitions completed within the last twelve months, grew 4 percent year-over-year.
  • GAAP operating margin was -0.4 percent, compared with 15 percent in the third quarter of 2016. Non-GAAP operating margin was 19 percent, compared with 20 percent in the third quarter of 2016.
  • GAAP net loss was $18 million, or a loss of $0.10 per share, compared with net income of $91 million, or $0.53 per share in the third quarter of 2016. Non-GAAP net income was $115 million, or $0.61 per share, compared with $108 million, or $0.63 per share in the third quarter of 2016.
  • As of July 31, 2017, cash and cash equivalents totaled $873 million.

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