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April 2010

Sanmina-SCI Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 Results

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ — Sanmina-SCI Corporation (the “Company”/Nasdaq: SANM), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company, today reported financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended April 3, 2010.

Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 Highlights

  • Revenue of $1.53 billion, in line with outlook of $1.45 – $1.55 billion
  • GAAP gross margin of 7.7 percent, 30 bps Q/Q and 200 bps Y/Y improvement
  • GAAP operating margin of 3.0 percent, 30 bps Q/Q and 410 bps Y/Y improvement
  • Non-GAAP gross margin of 7.8 percent, 20 bps Q/Q and 190 bps Y/Y improvement
  • Non-GAAP operating margin of 3.7 percent, 40 bps Q/Q and 270 bps Y/Y improvement

Q/Q – compared to the prior quarter

Y/Y – compared to the same quarter a year ago

Revenue for the second quarter was $1.53 billion, up 3.3 percent compared to $1.48 billion in the prior quarter ended January 2, 2010 and up 27.8 percent compared to $1.20 billion in the same period a year ago.

GAAP Financial Results(1)

GAAP net income in the second quarter was $10 million, a diluted earnings per share of $0.12, compared to net income of $59 million, a diluted earnings per share of $0.74 in the prior quarter. GAAP net loss for the same period a year ago was $38 million, a diluted loss per share of $0.45.

Non-GAAP Financial Results(1)(2)

Non-GAAP gross profit in the second quarter was $120 million, or 7.8 percent of revenue, up 20 basis points, compared to gross profit of $112 million, or 7.6 percent of revenue in the prior quarter. Non-GAAP gross profit for the same period a year ago was $71 million, or 5.9 percent of revenue

Non-GAAP operating income was $56 million, up 14.7 percent, compared to $49 million in the prior quarter and up 390 percent compared to $11 million in the same period a year ago. Operating margin for the second quarter was 3.7 percent, up 40 basis points, compared to 3.3 percent in the prior quarter and a 270 basis point improvement compared to 1 percent in the second quarter fiscal 2009

Non-GAAP net income in the second quarter was $24 million, a diluted earnings per share of $0.29, compared to a net income of $18 million, a diluted earnings per share of $0.23 in the prior quarter. Non-GAAP net loss for the same period a year ago was $31 million, a diluted loss per share of $0.37.

Balance Sheet Results 

As of April 3, 2010 cash and cash equivalents amounted to $673 million, compared to $727 million for the quarter ended January 2, 2010. Cash cycle days were 42 days and inventory turns were 7.1x for the quarter. “This was our fourth consecutive quarter of solid financial performance and I am pleased with our progress and execution to plan. We are confident that as demand continues to improve, our operating leverage will drive margin expansion in 2010. We believe that our strategy to focus on higher value added services, diversified markets and innovative technologies will allow us to capitalize on opportunities with new and existing customers, positioning Sanmina-SCI extremely well for the future,” stated Jure Sola, Sanmina-SCI’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Third Quarter Fiscal 2010 Outlook

The following forecast is for the third fiscal quarter ending July 3, 2010. These statements are forward-looking and actual results may differ materially.

  • Revenue between $1.55 billion to $1.65 billion
  • Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share between $0.30 to $0.36

Sanmina-SCI Makes Strategic Move to Expand RF/Microwave and Micro/Opto-Electronic Capabilities

The Company has executed a definitive agreement to acquire BreconRidge Corporation, an innovative design, engineering and manufacturing services provider for RF/microwave and micro/opto-electronic products that service the networking/communications, medical, industrial, aerospace and defense markets. As part of the transaction, Sanmina-SCI will acquire a world-class design and engineering team with expertise in advanced broadband applications (currently up to 100+ Gb/s) and wireless/radar/satellite applications, and state of the art manufacturing operations in Canada and China.

The agreement is subject to certain customary closing conditions and is expected to close in approximately 30 days. The purchase price will be up to $53 million including equity and assumption of certain liabilities, and is subject to post closing adjustments. BreconRidge’s revenue run rate is approximately $45 million per quarter. The Company expects revenue to be in the range of $250 to $300 million per year over the next twelve months with the increase in technology and service offerings. The transaction is expected to be accretive to earnings per share on a non-GAAP basis within the first year.

“This acquisition strengthens both our position and our customer base in RF/microwave and micro/opto-electronic technologies. We are excited to work with BreconRidge’s great customers and look forward to continuing to provide them with enhanced design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities. Upon completion of this transaction, Sanmina-SCI will be the leading electronics manufacturing services provider for these rapidly expanding leading-edge technologies,” stated Sola.

(1)Earnings Per Share Calculation

The Company completed a reverse split of its common stock at a ratio of one for six, effective August 14, 2009. Earnings per share data contained in this release for periods prior to such date have been calculated on a post split basis.

(2)Non-GAAP Financial Information

In the commentary set forth above and/or in the financial statements included in this earnings release, we present the following non-GAAP financial measures: revenue, gross profit, gross margin, operating income, operating margin, net income (loss) and earnings (loss) per share. In computing each of these non-GAAP financial measures, we exclude charges or gains relating to: stock-based compensation expenses, restructuring costs (including employee severance and benefits costs and charges related to excess facilities and assets), integration costs (consisting of costs associated with the integration of acquired businesses into our operations), impairment charges for goodwill and intangible assets, amortization expense and other infrequent or unusual items (including charges for customer bankruptcy reorganizations, litigation settlements and discrete tax events), to the extent material or which we consider to be of a non-operational nature in the applicable period. See Schedule 1 below for more information regarding our use of non-GAAP financial measures, including the economic substance behind each exclusion, the manner in which management uses non-GAAP measures to conduct and evaluate the business, the material limitations associated with using such measures and the manner in which management compensates for such limitations. A reconciliation from GAAP to non-GAAP results is included in the financial statements contained in this release and is also available on the Investor Relations section of our website at Sanmina-SCI provides third quarter outlook information only on a non-GAAP basis due to the inherent uncertainties associated with forecasting the timing and amount of restructuring, impairment and other unusual and infrequent items.

Company Conference Call Information

Sanmina-SCI will hold a conference call regarding this announcement on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. PT). The access numbers are: domestic 877-273-6760 and international 706-634-6605. The conference will also be broadcast live over the Internet. You can log on to the live webcast at Additional information in the form of a slide presentation is available by logging onto Sanmina-SCI’s website at A replay of today’s conference call will be available for 48-hours. The access numbers are: domestic 800-642-1687 and international 706-645-9291, access code is 68715353.

About Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI Corporation is a leading electronics contract manufacturer serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina-SCI provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to OEMs primarily in the communications, defense and aerospace, industrial and medical instrumentation, multimedia, enterprise computing and storage, renewable energy and automotive technology sectors. Sanmina-SCI has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information regarding the company is available at

Sanmina-SCI Safe Harbor Statement

Certain statements contained in this press release, including the closing date and anticipated benefits of the Company’s pending acquisition of BreconRidge and the Company’s outlook for future revenue and earnings per share and statements concerning future customer demand and growth constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in these statements as a result of a number of factors, including failure of future sales from BreconRidge to meet forecasts, any failure to obtain any required approvals for the closing of the BreconRidge acquisition, a return of adverse conditions in the market for the Company’s customers’ products and the global economy as a whole, which could negatively impact the Company’s revenue and the Company’s customers’ ability to pay for the Company’s products; additional customer bankruptcy filings; supply shortages, negatively impacting pricing, inventory levels and shipping schedules; the sufficiency of the Company’s cash position and other sources of liquidity to operate and expand its business; impact of the restrictions contained in the Company’s credit agreements and indentures upon the Company’s ability to operate and expand its business; competition negatively impacting the Company’s revenues and margins; any failure of the Company to effectively assimilate acquired businesses and achieve the anticipated benefits of its acquisitions; the need to adopt future restructuring plans as a result of changes in the Company’s business; and the other factors set forth in the Company’s annual report for fiscal 2009 filed with the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The Company is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter any of the forwardlooking statements made in this earnings release, the conference call or the Investor Relations section of our website whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless otherwise required by law.

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