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ams AG designs, manufactures, and sells analog and analog intensive mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs) worldwide. It provides high fidelity audio front-ends for personal media players and other mobile consumer devices, as well as standalone amplifiers and telephone ICs; and light sensors products, including a portfolio of digital ambient light, digital color, proximity detection, light-to-digital, light-to-voltage, light-to-frequency sensors, and linear sensor arrays for intelligent light sensing. The company also offers lighting management products for smart and simple flash LED applications; and RGB LED-based fun light applications in mobile phones and other portable devices, as well as high performance solutions for large LCD panel backlighting, and LED and LCD drivers for various applications. In addition, it provides NFC/HF solutions, such as NFC/HF boosters, interface and sensor tags, and RFID reader ICs; and magnetic position sensors for industrial, medical, robotics, automotive, and consumer applications. Further, the company offers various power management products for mobile phones, portable navigation devices, personal audio/video players, and personal healthcare devices; transmitters and receivers for LF, HF, and UHF comprising wake-up and network functions for a range of RF applications; LED drivers, LED power converters, SDL ambient light sensors, and SDL color sensors; sensor interfaces; analog and mixed signal ASICs for the automotive, consumer, industry, and healthcare markets; and chip fabrication services. Additionally, it is involved in contract manufacturing of analog/mixed signal ICs based on customers’ designs. The company was formerly known as austriamicrosystems AG and changed its name to ams AG in May 2012. ams AG is headquartered in Unterpremstätten, Austria.

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Last Reported Date: 07/29/14

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ams AG Reports Group Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and First Half Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter of 2014

ams AG reported group earnings results for the second quarter and first half ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported that revenues were EUR 106.3 million, up 23% sequentially compared to the first quarter and up 17% from EUR 91.2 million in the same quarter 2013. On a constant currency basis, second quarter revenues were 20% higher compared to the second quarter last year. The result from operations (EBIT) excluding acquisition-related costs for the second quarter was EUR 26.4 million or 25% of revenues, an increase of 127% compared to EUR 11.6 million in the second quarter of 2013. The result from operations (EBIT) including acquisition-related costs for the second quarter was EUR 24.0 million or 23% of revenues, an increase of 164% compared to EUR 9.1 million in the second quarter of 2013. This result reflects ams active operating expense and R&D resource management. The net result was EUR 22.2 million compared to EUR 9.0 million in the same period last year. Basic and diluted earnings per share were EUR 1.64/1.57 compared to EUR 0.67/0.64 for the second quarter 2013. Operating cash flow was EUR 34.2 million compared to EUR 23.2 million in the second quarter last year. For the first half of 2014, revenues were EUR 192.6 million, increasing 9% from EUR 176.1 million recorded in the first half of 2013. On a constant currency basis, first half revenues were 13% higher compared to the first half of 2013. The result from operations (EBIT) including acquisition-related costs was EUR 39.4 million, up 101% from EUR 19.6 million in the same period 2013. The net profit was EUR 36.9 million or EUR 2.72/2.60 per share (basic/diluted) compared to EUR 18.9 million or EUR 1.41/1.35 per share (basic/diluted), for the same period last year. Operating cash flow was EUR 48.5 million compared to EUR 36.9 million in the first half year 2013. For the third quarter of 2014, the company expects revenues of EUR 127-132 million driven by product ramp-ups in its consumer business for new device platforms. The company anticipates gross margins to remain on a comparable level quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter and EBIT margin to expand further by more than 300 basis points sequentially.

Dialog Terminates Merger Discussions

Dialog Semiconductor Plc (XTRA:DLG) has been unable to agree suitable terms for a transaction and has terminated discussions with ams AG (SWX:AMS) regarding a possible merger of equals of the two companies. Dialog remains committed to exploring opportunities to enhance its product portfolio and expand its addressable market through strategic transactions.

ams AG to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Jul 28, 2014

ams AG announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results at 6:00 PM, Central Europe Standard Time on Jul 28, 2014


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