Feb 1, 2012

Entegris Reports Record Year in Sales, Earnings, and Cash Flow

The Company Reports Fourth-Quarter Sales of $164 Million and Non-GAAP EPS of $0.16; Fourth-Quarter Cash From Operations Was $45 Million

BILLERICA, Mass., Feb. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Entegris, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENTG) today reported its financial results for the Company's fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

The Company recorded fourth-quarter sales of $163.9 million, a decline of 10 percent from the prior year, and 5 percent sequentially. Net income was $40.8 million, or $0.30 per share. These results included amortization of intangible assets of $2.5 million and a one-time income tax benefit of $21.0 million. Non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.16 in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared to $0.23 in the fourth quarter a year ago and $0.17 in the third quarter of 2011. A reconciliation table of GAAP to non-GAAP earnings per share is contained in this press release.

Fiscal 2011 sales were $749.3 million, representing a 9 percent increase compared to sales of $688.4 million in 2010. Net income per share of $0.91 compared to net income of $0.63 per share a year earlier. On a non-GAAP basis, net income per share in fiscal 2011 was $0.80 compared with net income per share of $0.71 for the year earlier.

Gideon Argov, president and chief executive officer, said: "We are pleased to report our second consecutive record year in terms of revenue, earnings, and operating cash flow. We executed well operationally and achieved market share gains in several key markets. Given our strategic initiatives to address the most challenging contamination control needs in the semiconductor and adjacent high-technology industries, we are excited about the growth opportunities ahead."

"While production levels for much of the semiconductor industry remained flat in the fourth quarter, we are seeing strength in technology-driven demand for some of our latest generation products geared toward leading-edge semiconductor processes," Argov said. 

For the fiscal first quarter ending March 31, 2012, the Company expects sales to be flat to up 5 percent and non-GAAP EPS to range from $0.11 to $0.13.

Fourth-Quarter Results Conference Call Details

Entegris will hold a conference call to discuss its results for the fourth quarter on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Participants should dial 1-719-325-2289 or 1-888-617-5714, referencing confirmation code 3513471. Participants are asked to dial in 8 to 13 minutes prior to the start of the call. A replay of the call will be available starting at 1:00 p.m. ET on February 1 until March 16, 2012. The replay can be accessed by using passcode 3513471 after dialing 1-719-457-0820 or 1-888-203-1112. A live and on-demand webcast of the call can also be accessed from the investor relations section of Entegris' website at www.entegris.com.

About Entegris

Entegris is a leading provider of a wide range of products for purifying, protecting and transporting critical materials used in processing and manufacturing in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries. Entegris is ISO 9001 certified and has manufacturing, customer service and/or research facilities in the United States, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Additional information can be found at www.entegris.com.

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Non-GAAP Information

The Company's consolidated financial statements are prepared in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP). Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted Operating Income together with related measures thereof, and non-GAAP EPS, are considered "Non-GAAP financial measures" under the rules and regulations of the SEC. These financial measures are provided as a complement to financial measures provided in accordance with GAAP. We provide non-GAAP financial measures in order to better assess and reflect operating performance. Management believes the non-GAAP measures help indicate our baseline performance before certain gains, losses or other charges that may not be indicative of our business or future outlook. We believe these non-GAAP measures will aid investors' overall understanding of our results by providing a higher degree of transparency for certain expenses and providing a level of disclosure that will help investors understand how we plan and measure our business. The presentation of non-GAAP measures is not meant to be considered in isolation, as a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures or information provided in accordance with GAAP. The calculations of Adjusted EBITDA margin, Adjusted Operating Income, and non-GAAP EPS are included elsewhere in this release.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain information contained in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current management expectations only as of the date of this press release, and involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. Statements that include such words as "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "forecast," "may," "will," "should" or the negative thereof and similar expressions as they relate to Entegris or our management are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. These risks include, but are not limited to, fluctuations in the market price of Entegris' stock, Entegris' future operating results, other acquisition and investment opportunities available to Entegris, general business and market conditions and other factors. Additional information concerning these and other risk factors may be found in previous financial press releases issued by Entegris and Entegris' periodic public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including discussions appearing under the headings "Risks Relating to our Business and Industry," "Risks Related to our Borrowings," "Manufacturing Risks," "International Risks," and "Risks Related to Owning Our Securities" in Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10—K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010, as well as other matters and important factors disclosed previously and from time to time in the filings of Entegris with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required under the federal securities laws and the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, we undertake no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements contained herein.

 
Entegris, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands, except per share data)
(Unaudited)
 
 Three Months Ended
 December 31,
2011
October 1,
2011
December 31,
2010
Net sales $163,922 $173,014 $182,100
Cost of sales 96,308 98,186 101,591
Gross profit 67,614 74,828 80,509
Selling, general and administrative expenses 32,398 33,533 38,199
Engineering, research and development expenses 11,029 11,957 10,997
Amortization of intangible assets 2,462 2,505 2,772
Operating income  21,725 26,833 28,541
Interest expense (income), net 9 (38) 306
Other (income) expense, net (102) 315 (271)
Income before income taxes and equity in affiliates 21,818 26,556 28,506
Income tax (benefit) expense  (18,933) 4,582 (196)
Equity in net (income) loss of affiliates (10) (14) 1,838
Net income  40,761 21,988 26,864
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest -- -- (139)
Net income attributable to Entegris, Inc. $40,761 $21,988 $27,003
       
Amounts attributable to Entegris, Inc.:      
Basic net income per common share: $0.30 $0.16 $0.20
Diluted net income per common share: $0.30 $0.16 $0.20
       
Weighted average shares outstanding:      
Basic 135,509 134,995 132,314
Diluted 137,032 136,305 133,971
 
Entegris, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands, except per share data)
(Unaudited)
 
 Twelve months ended
 December 31,
2011
December 31,
2010
Net sales $749,259 $688,416
Cost of sales 423,329 377,773
Gross profit 325,930 310,643
Selling, general and administrative expenses 140,847 147,051
Engineering, research and development expenses 47,980 43,934
Amortization of intangible assets 10,225 13,231
Operating income  126,878 106,427
Interest expense, net 659 3,516
Other (income) expense, net (1,745) 1,430
Income before income taxes 127,964 101,481
Income tax expense  3,617 15,006
Equity in net (income) loss of affiliates (499) 1,353
Net income 124,846 85,122
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest 400 766
Net income attributable to Entegris, Inc. $124,446 $84,356
     
Amounts attributable to Entegris, Inc.:  
Basic net income per common share: $0.92 $0.64
Diluted net income per common share: $0.91 $0.63
     
Weighted average shares outstanding:    
Basic 134,685 131,685
Diluted 136,223 133,174
 
Entegris, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
 December 31, 2011December 31, 2010
ASSETS    
Cash and cash equivalents $273,593 $133,954
Accounts receivable, net 107,223 124,732
Inventories 93,937 101,043
Deferred tax assets, deferred tax charges and refundable income taxes 15,805 11,484
Other current assets and assets held for sale 12,441 15,878
Total current assets 502,999 387,091
     
Property, plant and equipment, net 130,554 126,725
     
Intangible assets 56,453 65,087
Deferred tax assets — non-current 25,119 10,855
Other assets 9,538 11,627
Total assets $724,663 $601,385
     
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY  
Accounts payable $30,609 $34,631
Accrued liabilities 47,841 59,503
Income tax payable and deferred tax liabilities 13,544 13,500
Total current liabilities 91,994 107,634
     
Other liabilities 23,831 29,738
Equity 608,838 464,013
Total liabilities and equity $724,663 $601,385
 
Entegris, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
 Three Months EndedTwelve Months Ended
 December 31,
2011
December 31,
2010
December 31,
2011
December 31,
2010
Operating activities:        
Net income  $40,761 $26,864 $124,846 $85,122
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:        
Depreciation 6,547 7,322 26,839 27,967
Amortization 2,462 2,772 10,225 13,231
Stock-based compensation expense 1,735 2,154 7,519 7,588
Deferred tax valuation allowance and other tax items (19,254) (5,017) (19,367) (2,953)
Other 978 2,881 541 2,676
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:        
Trade accounts and notes receivable 3,652 971 19,336 (26,789)
Inventories 7,836 (3,056) 3,632 (14,285)
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities (289) 2,509 (15,127) 34,860
Income taxes payable and refundable income taxes (182) 4,813 (1,033) 13,243
Other 270 (2,229) (125) 238
Net cash provided by operating activities 44,516 39,984 157,286 140,898
Investing activities:        
Acquisition of property and equipment (6,121) (4,635) (30,267) (16,794)
Other 2,440 317 1,836 4,809
Net cash used in investing activities (3,681) (4,318) (28,431) (11,985)
Financing activities:        
Payments on short-term borrowings and long-term debt -- (6,203) -- (259,157)
Proceeds from short-term and long-term borrowings -- -- -- 186,649
Issuance of common stock 6,034 5,136 11,690 6,799
Other 259 85 (826) --
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities 6,293 (982) 10,864 (65,709)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash (572) 456 (80) 2,050
Increase in cash and cash equivalents 46,556 35,140 139,639 65,254
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 227,037 98,814 133,954 68,700
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $273,593 $133,954 $273,593 $133,954
           
 Entegris, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Segment Information
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
 Three Months EndedTwelve Months Ended
Net salesDecember 31,
2011
October 1,
2011
December 31,
2010
December 31,
2011
December 31,
2010
Contamination Control Solutions $105,062 $110,015 $118,106 $483,958 $435,858
Microenvironments 40,116 42,738 45,772 182,150 182,485
Specialty Materials 18,744 20,261 18,222 83,151 70,073
Total net sales $163,922 $173,014 $182,100 $749,259 $688,416
           
           
 Three Months EndedTwelve Months Ended
Segment profit December 31,
2011
October 1,
2011
December 31,
2010
December 31,
2011
December 31,
2010
Contamination Control Solutions $26,082 $29,522 $34,609 $140,313 $122,891
Microenvironments 6,201 6,790 7,602 29,959 38,930
Specialty Materials 4,340 4,675 2,847 18,255 11,080
Total segment profit  36,623 40,987 45,058 188,527 172,901
Amortization of intangibles  (2,462) (2,505) (2,772) (10,225) (13,231)
Unallocated expenses (12,436) (11,649) (13,745) (51,424) (53,243)
Total operating income  $21,725 $26,833 $28,541 $126,878 $106,427
 
Entegris, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Reconciliation of GAAP to Adjusted Operating Income and Adjusted EBITDA
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
 Three Months EndedTwelve Months Ended
 December 31,
2011
October 1,
2011
December 31,
2010
December 31,
2011
December 31,
2010
Net sales $163,922 $173,014 $182,100 $749,259 $688,416
Net income attributable to Entegris, Inc. $40,761 $21,988 $27,003 $124,446 $84,356
Adjustments to net income attributable to Entegris, Inc.          
Net (loss) income attributable to noncontrolling interest -- -- (139) 400 766
Equity in net (income) loss of affiliates (10) (14) 1,838 (499) 1,353
Income tax (benefit) expense (18,933) 4,582 (196) 3,617 15,006
Other (income) expense, net (102) 315 (271) (1,745) 1,430
Interest expense (income), net 9 (38) 306 659 3,516
GAAP — Operating income 21,725 26,833 28,541 126,878 106,427
 Amortization of intangible assets 2,462 2,505 2,772 10,225 13,231
Gain associated with pension curtailment -- (726) -- (726) --
Adjusted operating income  24,187 28,612 31,313 136,377 119,658
 Depreciation 6,547 6,763 7,322 26,839 27,967
Adjusted EBITDA $30,734 $35,375 $38,635 $163,216 $147,625
           
Adjusted operating margin 14.8% 16.5% 17.2% 18.2% 17.4%
Adjusted EBITDA — as a % of net sales 18.7% 20.4% 21.2% 21.8% 21.4%
 
Entegris, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Earnings per Share
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
 Three Months EndedTwelve Months Ended
 December 31,
2011
October 1,
2011
December 31,
2010
December 31,
2011
December 31,
2010
GAAP net income attributable to Entegris, Inc. $40,761 $21,988 $27,003 $124,446 $84,356
Adjustments to net income attributable to Entegris, Inc.:          
Amortization of intangible assets 2,462 2,505 2,772 10,225 13,231
Accelerated write-off of debt costs -- -- -- 282 890
Gain on sale of equity investment -- -- -- (1,523) (892)
Gain associated with pension curtailment -- (726) -- (726) --
Reversal of deferred tax valuation allowance (1) (20,999) -- -- (20,999) --
Impairment of equity investment -- -- 2,164 -- 2,164
Tax effect of adjustments to net income attributable to Entegris, Inc. (863) (458) (1,022) (3,355) (4,871)
Non-GAAP net income attributable to Entegris, Inc. $21,361 $23,309 $30,917 $108,350 $94,878
           
Diluted earnings per common share attributable to Entegris, Inc.: $0.30 $0.16 $0.20 $0.91 $0.63
Effect of adjustments to net income attributable to Entegris, Inc. $0.14 $0.01 $0.03 $0.12 $0.08
Diluted non-GAAP earnings per common share attributable to Entegris, Inc.: $0.16 $0.17 $0.23 $0.80 $0.71
(1) This amount represents the reversal of the remaining valuation allowance on certain of the Company's deferred tax assets. The amount excludes the reversal of the valuation allowance on those deferred tax assets realized in 2011 and 2010 based on earnings in those years.
CONTACT: Entegris, Inc.

         Corporate Headquarters

         129 Concord Road, Building 2

         Billerica, Massachusetts 01821 USA

         

         Steve Cantor

         VP of Corporate Relations

         Tel. 978-436-6750

         irelations@entegris.com