SolarEdge Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy technology, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018.

Third Quarter 2018 Highlights 

  • Record revenues of $236.6 million, up 42% year-over-year
  • GAAP net income of $45.6 million
  • GAAP net diluted EPS of $0.95
  • Non-GAAP net diluted EPS of $0.86
  • 1,083 Megawatts (AC) of inverters shipped

SolarEdge Technologies third quarter

“This quarter we continued to grow our revenues and market share,” said Guy Sella, Founder, Chairman and CEO of SolarEdge. “We shipped 1.1GW of systems and delivered over three million power optimizers, with record high shipments of commercial products.”

“While continuing to expand our existing business, we closed the asset acquisition of a new UPS division, Gamatronic. In the first weeks of October, we also signed and closed the Kokam acquisition which will expand our smart energy offerings, adding proven battery storage options to our product portfolio. These acquisitions will take us a further step toward offering full solutions that are more comprehensive, smarter and beneficial.”

Third Quarter 2018 Summary
The Company reported record revenues of $236.6 million, up 4% from $227.1 million in the prior quarter and up 42% from $166.6 million year over year.

GAAP gross margin was 33.0%, down from 36.1%, in the prior quarter and down from 34.9% year over year.

GAAP operating expenses were $43.9 million, up 6% from $41.3 million in the prior quarter and up 35% from $32.7 million year over year.

GAAP operating income was $34.0 million, down 16% from $40.7 million in the prior quarter and up 34% from $25.4 million year over year.

GAAP net income was $45.6 million, up 32% from $34.6 million in the prior quarter and up 63% from $28.0 million year over year.

Non-GAAP net income was $42.7 million, up 5% from $40.6 million in the prior quarter and up 35% from $31.5 million year over year.

GAAP net diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) was $0.95, up from $0.72 in the prior quarter and up from $0.61 year over year.

Non-GAAP net diluted EPS was $0.86, up from $0.82 in the prior quarter and up from $0.66 year over year.

Cash flow from operating activities was $ 34.3 million, down from $43.9 million in the prior quarter and up from $33.7 million year over year.

As of September 30, 2018, cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash, bank deposit and marketable securities totaled $453.2 million, compared to $437.6 million on June 30, 2018.

Outlook for the Fourth Quarter 2018

The Company also provides guidance for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2018 as follows:

  • Revenues to be within the range of $245 million to $255 million;
  • GAAP gross margins expected to be within the range of 30% to 32%, depending on the effects of recent M&A; and
  • Non GAAP gross margins expected to be within the range of 32% to 34%.

Conference Call
The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results at 4:30 P.M. ET on Thursday, November 1, 2018. The call will be available, live, to interested parties by dialing 800-682-0995. For international callers, please dial +1 334-323-0505. The Conference ID number is 2786736.  A live webcast will also be available in the Investors Relations section of the Company’s website: Click here

A replay of the webcast will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Company’s web site approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and will remain available for approximately 30 calendar days.

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