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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 6-K
 
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of January, 2013
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SILICOM  LTD.

 (Translation of Registrant's name into English)
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8 Hanagar St., P.O.Box 2164, Kfar-Sava 44425, Israel

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F: 
 
Form 20-F x    Form 40-F o

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934: 
 
Yes o     No x

 
 

 
 
Attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein is Registrant's press release dated January 23rd, 2013 announcing Registrant's fourth quarter financial results.
 
This report on Form 6-K is incorporated by reference into all effective registration statements filed by the Registrant under the Securities Act of 1933.
 
 
 

 

Signature

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 
SILICOM  Ltd.
(Registrant)
 
       
 
By:
/s/ Eran Gilad  
    Eran Gilad  
    CFO  
       
Dated:  January 23rd, 2013

 
 

 



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EARNINGS RELEASE

Silicom Hits It Out Of The Ballpark With
BEST QUARTER & YEAR ON RECORD -
Q4 Sales of $16.7M Yield $0.49 EPS (non-gaap);
2012 Sales of $48.7M Yield $1.52 EPS (non-gaap)

-   Addition of Massive New Projects With Existing Customers Together With
 Virtually Unlimited Expansion of Target Markets Give Visibility for Continued
Accelerated Growth in 2013 and Beyond -
 
KFAR SAVA, Israel, January 23, 2013 -- Silicom Ltd. (NASDAQ: SILC, TASE: SILC), an industry-leading provider of high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions, today reported its strongest-ever revenues, operating profit, net income and EPS (earnings per share) for both the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012.
 
Financial Results
 
Financial results for Q4 2012: In the fourth quarter of 2012, Silicom generated record revenues of $16.7 million, a 51% increase compared with $11.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. This represents 45% sequential growth compared with sales of $11.5 million in the third quarter of 2012.
 
On a GAAP basis, net income for the quarter increased 26% to a record $3.0 million, or $0.43 per diluted share ($0.44 per basic share), compared with $2.4 million, or $0.34 per diluted share ($0.35 per basic share), in the fourth quarter of 2011.
 
On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the quarter increased 37% to a record $3.4 million, or $0.49 per diluted and basic share, compared with $2.5 million, or $0.36 per diluted and basic share, for the fourth quarter of 2011.
 
Financial results for 2012: For the full year, Silicom’s revenues increased by 23% to a record $48.7 million from $39.6 million in 2011.
 
On a GAAP basis, the Company’s net income for the year increased by 20% to a record $9.9 million, or $1.42 per diluted and basic share, compared with $8.2 million, or $1.18 per diluted share ($1.20 per basic share) for 2011.
 
On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the period increased by 22% to a record $10.6 million, or $1.52 per diluted share ($1.53 per ordinary share), compared with $8.7 million, or $1.24 per diluted share ($1.26 per basic share) for 2011.
 
Cash Position: As of December 31, 2012, the Company’s cash, cash equivalents, bank deposits and marketable securities totalled $56.9 million, or $8.12 per outstanding share, up $2.1 million compared with the end of the third quarter, and up $7.7 million compared with the end of 2011.
 
 
 

 
 
Comments of Management
 
Commenting on the results, Shaike Orbach, President and CEO, said, “We are extremely excited to report our best quarter and year so far - blowout results that demonstrate the extraordinary fit between Silicom’s strategy and some of the Networking and Data Infrastructure industry’s strongest forces. Our success with the world’s most respected suppliers of appliance solutions to major cloud/Internet, virtualization and other players continues to increase demand for all of our products, bringing us new strategic customers as well as new, high-volume, long-term deals with existing customers. With no end in sight to the growth of this demand, and with continued strong loyalty from our 90+ OEM customers throughout the world, we believe we are positioned to continue growing strongly in the years ahead.”
 
Mr. Orbach continued, “As a concrete demonstration of our confidence, and in light of our significant cash reserves, we were pleased to have recently announced a dividend policy to further enhance the value of our shares for our shareholders.”
 
Mr. Orbach concluded, “As our strong momentum continues, we feel more empowered than ever to continue building Silicom to a whole new level. With a superb and growing product portfolio, an unmatched customer platform, a sterling reputation and virtually endless markets, we are positioned to deliver on our promises and to continue generating strong growth, profits and value for our shareholders in the years ahead.”
 
 
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Conference Call Details
 
Silicom’s Management will host an interactive conference today, January 23rd, at 9:00am Eastern Time (6:00am Pacific Time, 16:00 Israel Time). On the call, management will review and discuss the results, and will also be available to answer investors’ questions.
 
To participate, please call one of the following teleconferencing numbers. Please begin placing your calls at least 10 minutes before the conference call commences. If you are unable to connect using the toll-free numbers, try the international dial-in number.
 
US: 1 888 668 9141
UK: 0 800 917 5108
ISRAEL: 03 918 0609
INTERNATIONAL:  +972 3 918 0609
At: 9:00am Eastern Time, 6:00am Pacific Time, 16:00 Israel Time
 
For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay of the call will be available for three months from the day after the call under the investor relations section of Silicom’s website.
 
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About Silicom
 
Silicom Ltd. is an industry-leading provider of high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions. Designed primarily to increase data center efficiency, Silicom’s solutions dramatically improve the throughput and availability of networking appliances and other server-based systems.
 
Silicom’s products are used by a large and growing base of OEM customers, many of whom are market leaders, as performance-boosting solutions for their offerings in the Application Delivery,
 
 
 
 

 

WAN Optimization, Security and other mission-critical segments within the fast-growing virtualization, cloud computing and big data markets. Silicom’s product portfolio includes multi-port 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet server adapters, Intelligent Bypass solutions, Encryption accelerators and a variety of innovative Smart adapters. These products are available for incorporation directly into our OEM customers' systems, or provided as part of Silicom’s patented SETAC (Server To Appliance Converter), a unique approach to the provision of high quality standard platforms with modular front connectivity.
 
For more information, please visit: www.silicom.co.il.
 
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
 
This release, including the financial tables below, presents other financial information that may be considered "non-GAAP financial measures" under Regulation G and related reporting requirements promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission as they apply to our company. These non-GAAP financial measures exclude compensation expenses in respect of options granted to directors, officers and employees, as well as aborted acquisition related expenses. Non-GAAP financial measures should be evaluated in conjunction with, and are not a substitute for, GAAP financial measures. The tables also present the GAAP financial measures, which are most comparable to the non-GAAP financial measures as well as reconciliation between the non-GAAP financial measures and the most comparable GAAP financial measures. The non-GAAP financial information presented herein should not be considered in isolation from or as a substitute for operating income, net income or per share data prepared in accordance with GAAP.
 
Statements in this press release which are not historical data are forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, or other factors not under the Company's control, which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the results, performance, or other expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, those detailed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company disclaims any duty to update such statements.
 
Company Contact:
Eran Gilad, CFO
Silicom Ltd.
Tel: +972-9-764-4555
E-mail: erang@silicom.co.il
Investor relations contact:
Kenny Green / Ehud Helft
CCG Israel Investor Relations
Tel: +1 646 201 9246
E-mail : silicom@ccgisrael.com

-- FINANCIAL TABLES FOLLOW –

 
 

 

Silicom Ltd. Consolidated Balance Sheets
 
(US$ thousands)

   
December 31,
2012
   
December 31,
2011
 
             
Assets
           
             
Current assets
           
Cash and cash equivalents
  $ 13,306     $ 11,483  
Short-term bank deposits
    2,527       5,010  
Marketable securities
    11,083       9,027  
Accounts receivables: Trade, net
    12,391       8,613  
Accounts receivables: Other
    2,234       1,597  
Inventories
    14,795       11,173  
Deferred tax assets
    47       48  
Total current assets
    56,383       46,951  
                 
Marketable securities
    29,969       23,667  
Assets held for employees’ severance benefits
    1,377       1,275  
Deferred tax assets
    114       135  
Property, plant and equipment, net
    1,190       837  
                 
Total assets
  $ 89,033     $ 72,865  
                 
Liabilities and shareholders' equity
               
                 
Current liabilities
               
Trade accounts payable
  $ 7,875     $ 3,978  
Other accounts payable and accrued expenses
    3,914       2,460  
Total current liabilities
    11,789       6,438  
                 
Liability for employees’ severance benefits
    2,278       2,153  
                 
Total liabilities
    14,067       8,591  
                 
Shareholders' equity
               
Ordinary shares and additional paid-in capital
    36,086       35,265  
Treasury shares
    (38 )     (38 )
Retained earnings
    38,918       29,047  
Total Shareholders' equity
    74,966       64,274  
                 
Total liabilities and shareholders' equity
  $ 89,033     $ 72,865  
 
 

 

Silicom Ltd. Consolidated
Statements of Operations

(US$ thousands, except for share and per share data)
 
   
Three-month period
   
Twelve-month period
 
   
ended December 31,
   
ended December 31,
 
   
2012
   
2011
   
2012
   
2011
 
Sales
  $ 16,693     $ 11,080     $ 48,729     $ 39,633  
Cost of sales
    10,407       6,369       28,849       22,430  
Gross profit
    6,286       4,711       19,880       17,203  
                                 
Research and development expenses
    1,290       1,071       4,401       4,165  
Selling and marketing expenses
    1,002       728       3,081       2,677  
General and administrative expenses
    805       443       2,369       1,890  
Total operating expenses
    3,097       2,242       9,851       8,732  
                                 
Operating income
    3,189       2,469       10,029       8,471  
                                 
Financial income, net
    128       87       752       439  
Income before income taxes
    3,317       2,556       10,781       8,910  
Income taxes
    286       156       910       667  
Net income
  $ 3,031     $ 2,400     $ 9,871     $ 8,243  
                                 
Basic income per ordinary share (US$)
  $ 0.44     $ 0.35     $ 1.42     $ 1.20  
                                 
Weighted average number of ordinary shares used to compute basic income per share (in thousands)
      6,947         6,917         6,934         6,896  
                                 
Diluted income per ordinary share (US$)
  $ 0.43     $ 0.34     $ 1.42     $ 1.18  
                                 
Weighted average number of ordinary shares used to compute diluted income per share (in thousands)
      7,006         7,014         6,968         6,995  


 
 

 

Silicom Ltd. Reconciliation of
Non-GAAP Financial Results

(US$ thousands, except for share and per share data)

   
Three-month period
   
Twelve-month period
 
   
ended December 31,
   
ended December 31,
 
   
2012
   
2011
   
2012
   
2011
 
                                 
GAAP gross profit
  $ 6,286     $ 4,711     $ 19,880     $ 17,203  
(1) Share-based compensation (*)
    28       5       45       24  
Non-GAAP gross profit
  $ 6,314     $ 4,716     $ 19,925     $ 17,227  
                                 
GAAP operating income
  $ 3,189     $ 2,469     $ 10,029     $ 8,471  
(1) Share-based compensation (*)
    224       102       544       437  
(2) Aborted acquisition related expenses
     165        -        165        -  
Non-GAAP operating income
  $ 3,578     $ 2,571     $ 10,738     $ 8,908  
                                 
GAAP net income
  $ 3,031     $ 2,400     $ 9,871     $ 8,243  
(1) Share-based compensation (*)
    224       102       544       437  
(2) Aborted acquisition related expenses
     165        -        165        -  
Non-GAAP net income
  $ 3,420     $ 2,502     $ 10,580     $ 8,680  
                                 
GAAP basic income per ordinary share (US$)
  $ 0.44     $ 0.35     $ 1.42     $ 1.20  
(1) Share-based compensation (*)
    0.03       0.01       0.08       0.06  
(2) Aborted acquisition related expenses
    0.02       -       0.03       -  
                                 
Non-GAAP basic income per ordinary share (US$)
  $ 0.49     $ 0.36     $ 1.53     $ 1.26  
                                 
GAAP diluted income per ordinary share (US$)
  $ 0.43     $ 0.34     $ 1.42     $ 1.18  
(1) Share-based compensation (*)
    0.03       0.02       0.08       0.06  
(2) Aborted acquisition related expenses
    0.03       -       0.02       -  
                                 
Non-GAAP diluted income per ordinary share (US$)
  $ 0.49     $ 0.36     $ 1.52     $ 1.24  

(*) Adjustments related to share-based compensation expenses according to ASC topic 718 (SFAS 123 (R))