Ultra Clean Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: UCTT), reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022.

“Third quarter revenue surpassed our expectations due to solid performance,” said Jim Scholhamer, CEO. “We are working closely with our customers regarding the new export restrictions to China and, as a result, are maintaining a wide guidance range. We are confident in the long-term prospects for the Semiconductor Industry and UCT’s ability to perform well within a broad range of market scenarios. We also recognize our commitment to deploy capital toward opportunities that drive the greatest return for our shareholders. Strong cash flows have enabled us to initiate a share repurchase program for a total of $150 million over a three year period.”

Third Quarter 2022 GAAP Financial Results

Total revenue was $635.0 million. Products contributed $556.3 million and Services added $78.7 million. Total gross margin was 19.6%, operating margin was 5.7%, and net income was $9.7 million or $0.21 per basic and diluted share. This compares to total revenue of $608.7 million, gross margin of 19.4%, operating margin of (0.9)%, and net loss of $25.1 million or $0.56 per share, in the prior quarter. The financial results for the third quarter include a $20.8 million pre-tax loss related to the divestiture of certain non-core subsidiary entities.

Third Quarter 2022 Non-GAAP Financial Results

On a non-GAAP basis, gross margin was 20.6%, operating margin was 11.7%, and net income was $48.6 million or $1.06 per diluted share. This compares to gross margin of 20.3%, operating margin of 11.1%, and net income of $47.4 million or $1.04 per diluted share in the prior quarter.

Fourth Quarter 2022 Outlook

The Company expects revenue in the range of $600 million to $650 million and GAAP diluted net income per share to be between $0.61 and $0.79. The Company expects non-GAAP diluted net income per share to be between $0.94 and $1.14.

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