EX-99.1 2 q2fy24pr.htm Q2FY24 PRESS RELEASE Document

NVIDIA Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2024
Record revenue of $13.51 billion, up 88% from Q1, up 101% from year ago
Record Data Center revenue of $10.32 billion, up 141% from Q1, up 171% from year ago
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Aug. 23, 2023―NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue for the second quarter ended July 30, 2023, of $13.51 billion, up 101% from a year ago and up 88% from the previous quarter.
GAAP earnings per diluted share for the quarter were $2.48, up 854% from a year ago and up 202% from the previous quarter. Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share were $2.70, up 429% from a year ago and up 148% from the previous quarter.
“A new computing era has begun. Companies worldwide are transitioning from general-purpose to accelerated computing and generative AI,” said Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA.
“NVIDIA GPUs connected by our Mellanox networking and switch technologies and running our CUDA AI software stack make up the computing infrastructure of generative AI.
“During the quarter, major cloud service providers announced massive NVIDIA H100 AI infrastructures. Leading enterprise IT system and software providers announced partnerships to bring NVIDIA AI to every industry. The race is on to adopt generative AI,” he said.
During the second quarter of fiscal 2024, NVIDIA returned $3.38 billion to shareholders in the form of 7.5 million shares repurchased for $3.28 billion, and cash dividends. As of the end of the second quarter, the company had $3.95 billion remaining under its share repurchase authorization. On August 21, 2023, the Board of Directors approved an additional $25.00 billion in share repurchases, without expiration. NVIDIA plans to continue share repurchases this fiscal year.
NVIDIA will pay its next quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per share on September 28, 2023, to all shareholders of record on September 7, 2023.
Q2 Fiscal 2024 Summary
($ in millions, except earnings per share)Q2 FY24Q1 FY24Q2 FY23Q/QY/Y
Revenue$13,507$7,192$6,704Up 88%Up 101%
Gross margin70.1 %64.6 %43.5 %Up 5.5 ptsUp 26.6 pts
Operating expenses$2,662$2,508$2,416Up 6%Up 10%
Operating income$6,800$2,140$499Up 218%Up 1,263%
Net income$6,188$2,043$656Up 203%Up 843%
Diluted earnings per share$2.48$0.82$0.26Up 202%Up 854%

($ in millions, except earnings per share)Q2 FY24Q1 FY24Q2 FY23Q/QY/Y
Revenue$13,507$7,192$6,704Up 88%Up 101%
Gross margin71.2 %66.8 %45.9 %Up 4.4 ptsUp 25.3 pts
Operating expenses$1,838$1,750$1,749Up 5%Up 5%
Operating income$7,776$3,052$1,325Up 155%Up 487%
Net income$6,740$2,713$1,292Up 148%Up 422%
Diluted earnings per share$2.70$1.09$0.51Up 148%Up 429%
NVIDIA’s outlook for the third quarter of fiscal 2024 is as follows:
Revenue is expected to be $16.00 billion, plus or minus 2%.
GAAP and non-GAAP gross margins are expected to be 71.5% and 72.5%, respectively, plus or minus 50 basis points.
GAAP and non-GAAP operating expenses are expected to be approximately $2.95 billion and $2.00 billion, respectively.
GAAP and non-GAAP other income and expense are expected to be an income of approximately $100 million, excluding gains and losses from non-affiliated investments.
GAAP and non-GAAP tax rates are expected to be 14.5%, plus or minus 1%, excluding any discrete items.
NVIDIA achieved progress since its previous earnings announcement in these areas:
Data Center
Second-quarter revenue was a record $10.32 billion, up 141% from the previous quarter and up 171% from a year ago.
Announced that the NVIDIA® GH200 Grace Hopper Superchip for complex AI and HPC workloads is shipping this quarter, with a second-generation version with HBM3e memory expected to ship in Q2 of calendar 2024.
Announced the NVIDIA L40S GPU — a universal data center processor designed to accelerate the most compute-intensive applications — available from leading server makers in a broad range of platforms, including NVIDIA OVX and NVIDIA AI-ready servers with NVIDIA BlueField® DPUs, beginning this quarter.
Unveiled NVIDIA MGX, a server reference design available this quarter that lets system makers quickly and cost-effectively build more than 100 server variations for AI, HPC and NVIDIA Omniverse applications.
Announced NVIDIA Spectrum-X, an accelerated networking platform designed to improve the performance and efficiency of Ethernet-based AI clouds, which is shipping this quarter.
Joined with global system makers to announce new NVIDIA RTX workstations with up to four new NVIDIA RTX 6000 Ada GPUs, as well as NVIDIA AI Enterprise and NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise software, expected to ship this quarter.
Launched general availability of cloud instances based on NVIDIA H100 Tensor Core GPUs with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and regional cloud service providers.

Partnered with a range of companies on AI initiatives, including:
ServiceNow and Accenture to develop AI Lighthouse, a first-of-its-kind program to fast-track the development and adoption of enterprise generative AI capabilities.
VMware to extend the companies’ strategic partnership to ready enterprises running VMware’s cloud infrastructure for the era of generative AI with VMware Private AI Foundation with NVIDIA.
Snowflake to provide businesses with an accelerated path to create customized generative AI applications using their own proprietary data.
WPP to develop a generative AI-enabled content engine that lets creative teams produce high-quality commercial content faster, more efficiently and at scale while staying fully aligned with a client’s brand.
SoftBank to create a platform for generative AI and 5G/6G applications based on the GH200, which SoftBank plans to roll out at new, distributed AI data centers across Japan.
Hugging Face to give developers access to NVIDIA DGX Cloud AI supercomputing within the Hugging Face platform to train and tune advanced AI models.
Announced NVIDIA AI Workbench, an easy-to-use toolkit allowing developers to quickly create, test and customize pretrained generative AI models on a PC or workstation and then scale them, as well as NVIDIA AI Enterprise 4.0, the latest version of its enterprise software.
Set records in the latest MLPerf training benchmarks with H100 GPUs, excelling in a new measure for generative AI.
Second-quarter revenue was $2.49 billion, up 11% from the previous quarter and up 22% from a year ago.
Began shipping the GeForce RTX 4060 family of GPUs, bringing to gamers NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture and DLSS, starting at $299.
Announced NVIDIA Avatar Cloud Engine, or ACE, for Games, a custom AI model foundry service using AI-powered natural language interactions to transform games by bringing intelligence to non-playable characters.
Added 35 DLSS games, including Diablo IV, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Baldur’s Gate 3 and F1 23, as well as Portal: Prelude RTX, a path-traced game made by the community using NVIDIA’s RTX Remix creator tool.
Professional Visualization
Second-quarter revenue was $379 million, up 28% from the previous quarter and down 24% from a year ago.
Announced three new desktop workstation RTX GPUs based on the Ada Lovelace architecture — NVIDIA RTX 5000, RTX 4500 and RTX 4000 — to deliver the latest AI, graphics and real-time rendering, which are shipping this quarter.
Announced a major release of the NVIDIA Omniverse platform, with new foundation applications and services for developers and industrial enterprises to optimize and enhance their 3D pipelines with OpenUSD and generative AI.

Joined with Pixar, Adobe, Apple and Autodesk to form the Alliance for OpenUSD to promote the standardization, development, evolution and growth of Universal Scene Description technology.
Second-quarter revenue was $253 million, down 15% from the previous quarter and up 15% from a year ago.
Announced that NVIDIA DRIVE Orinis powering the new XPENG G6 Coupe SUV’s intelligent advanced driver assistance system.
Partnered with MediaTek, which will develop mainstream automotive systems on chips for global OEMs, which integrate new NVIDIA GPU chiplet IP for AI and graphics.
CFO Commentary
Commentary on the quarter by Colette Kress, NVIDIA’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, is available at https://investor.nvidia.com/.
Conference Call and Webcast Information
NVIDIA will conduct a conference call with analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter fiscal 2024 financial results and current financial prospects today at 2 p.m. Pacific time (5 p.m. Eastern time). A live webcast (listen-only mode) of the conference call will be accessible at NVIDIA’s investor relations website, https://investor.nvidia.com. The webcast will be recorded and available for replay until NVIDIA’s conference call to discuss its financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2024.
Non-GAAP Measures
To supplement NVIDIA’s condensed consolidated financial statements presented in accordance with GAAP, the company uses non-GAAP measures of certain components of financial performance. These non-GAAP measures include non-GAAP gross profit, non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP operating expenses, non-GAAP income from operations, non-GAAP other income (expense), net, non-GAAP net income, non-GAAP net income, or earnings, per diluted share, and free cash flow. For NVIDIA’s investors to be better able to compare its current results with those of previous periods, the company has shown a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP financial measures. These reconciliations adjust the related GAAP financial measures to exclude acquisition termination costs, stock-based compensation expense, acquisition-related and other costs, IP-related costs, legal settlement costs, contributions, other, gains and losses from non-affiliated investments, interest expense related to amortization of debt discount, and the associated tax impact of these items where applicable. Free cash flow is calculated as GAAP net cash provided by operating activities less both purchases of property and equipment and intangible assets and principal payments on property and equipment and intangible assets. NVIDIA believes the presentation of its non-GAAP financial measures enhances the user’s overall understanding of the company’s historical financial performance. The presentation of the company’s non-GAAP financial measures is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the company’s financial results prepared in accordance with GAAP, and the company’s non-GAAP measures may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies.
Since its founding in 1993, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has been a pioneer in accelerated computing. The company’s invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined computer graphics, ignited the era of modern AI and is fueling industrial digitalization across markets. NVIDIA is now a full-stack computing company with data-center-scale offerings that are reshaping industry. More information at https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/.

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Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to: companies worldwide transitioning from general-purpose to accelerated computing and generative AI; NVIDIA GPUs running CUDA AI software stack making up the computing infrastructure of generative AI; the race to adopt generative AI; NVIDIA’s plans to continue share repurchases; NVIDIA’s next quarterly cash dividend; NVIDIA’s financial outlook and expected tax rates for the third quarter of fiscal 2024; the benefits, impact, performance, features and availability of our products and technologies, including the NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper Superchip, NVIDIA L40S GPU, NVIDIA OVX, NVIDIA AI Enterprise, BlueField DPUs, NVIDIA MGX, NVIDIA Omniverse, NVIDIA Spectrum-X, NVIDIA RTX workstations, NVIDIA RTX 6000 Ada GPU, NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise software, NVIDIA H100 Tensor Core GPU, NVIDIA DGX Cloud AI, NVIDIA AI Workbench, NVIDIA AI Enterprise 4.0, the GeForce RTX 4060 family, NVIDIA Ada Lovelace, DLSS, NVIDIA Avatar Cloud Engine, NVIDIA’s RTX Remix, NVIDIA RTX 5000, RTX 4500 and RTX 4000, and NVIDIA DRIVE Orin; and the benefits and impact of NVIDIA’s partnerships with ServiceNow, Accenture, VMware, Snowflake, WPP, SoftBank, Hugging Face, and MediaTek, and NVIDIA’s Alliance for OpenUSD with Pixar, Adobe, Apple and Autodesk are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: global economic conditions; our reliance on third parties to manufacture, assemble, package and test our products; the impact of technological development and competition; development of new products and technologies or enhancements to our existing product and technologies; market acceptance of our products or our partners’ products; design, manufacturing or software defects; changes in consumer preferences or demands; changes in industry standards and interfaces; unexpected loss of performance of our products or technologies when integrated into systems; as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the most recent reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, including, but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on the company’s website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.
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(In millions, except per share data)
 Three Months EndedSix Months Ended
 July 30, 2023July 31, 2022July 30, 2023July 31, 2022
Revenue$13,507 $6,704 $20,699 $14,992 
Cost of revenue 4,045 3,789 6,589 6,646 
Gross profit9,462 2,915 14,110 8,346 
Operating expenses
Research and development 2,040 1,824 3,916 3,443 
Sales, general and administrative622 592 1,253 1,183 
Acquisition termination cost— — — 1,353 
Total operating expenses2,662 2,416 5,169 5,979 
Operating income6,800 499 8,941 2,367 
Interest income187 46 338 64 
Interest expense(65)(65)(131)(132)
Other, net59 (5)42 (19)
Other income (expense), net181 (24)249 (87)
Income before income tax6,981 475 9,190 2,280 
Income tax expense (benefit)793 (181)958 
Net income$6,188 $656 $8,232 $2,274 
Net income per share:
Basic$2.50 $0.26 $3.33 $0.91 
Diluted$2.48 $0.26 $3.30 $0.90 
Weighted average shares used in per share computation:
Basic2,473 2,495 2,472 2,500 
Diluted2,499 2,516 2,495 2,526 

(In millions)
July 30, 2023January 29, 2023
Current assets:
Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities$16,023 $13,296 
Accounts receivable, net7,066 3,827 
Inventories4,319 5,159 
Prepaid expenses and other current assets1,389 791 
Total current assets28,797 23,073 
Property and equipment, net3,799 3,807 
Operating lease assets1,235 1,038 
Goodwill4,430 4,372 
Intangible assets, net1,395 1,676 
Deferred income tax assets5,398 3,396 
Other assets 4,501 3,820 
Total assets$49,555 $41,182 
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable$1,929 $1,193 
Accrued and other current liabilities7,156 4,120 
Short-term debt1,249 1,250 
Total current liabilities10,334 6,563 
Long-term debt8,456 9,703 
Long-term operating lease liabilities1,041 902 
Other long-term liabilities2,223 1,913 
Total liabilities22,054 19,081 
Shareholders' equity27,501 22,101 
Total liabilities and shareholders' equity$49,555 $41,182 

(In millions)
Three Months EndedSix Months Ended
July 30,July 31,July 30,July 31,
Cash flows from operating activities:  
Net income$6,188 $656 $8,232 $2,274 
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash
provided by operating activities:
Stock based compensation expense842 648 1,576 1,226 
Depreciation and amortization365 378 749 712 
(Gains) losses on investments in non affiliates, net(60)(45)24 
Deferred income taxes(746)(443)(1,881)(985)
Acquisition termination cost— — — 1,353 
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of acquisitions:
Accounts receivable(2,986)120 (3,239)(668)
Inventories296 (725)861 (1,285)
Prepaid expenses and other assets(376)(293)(592)(1,554)
Accounts payable777 304 789 559 
Accrued liabilities and other current liabilities1,986 633 2,675 1,267 
Other long-term liabilities131 (10)236 60 
Net cash provided by operating activities6,348 1,270 9,259 3,001 
Cash flows from investing activities:
Proceeds from maturities of marketable securities2,598 5,036 5,111 10,983 
Proceeds from sales of marketable securities— 702 — 1,731 
Purchases of marketable securities(2,542)(3,644)(5,343)(7,576)
Purchase related to property and equipment and intangible assets(289)(433)(537)(794)
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired— (13)(83)(49)
Investments and other, net(214)(30)(435)(65)
Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities(447)1,618 (1,287)4,230 

Three Months EndedSix Months Ended
July 30,July 31,July 30,July 31,
Cash flows from financing activities:
Proceeds related to employee stock plans247 205 
Payments related to repurchases of common stock(3,067)(3,345)(3,067)(5,341)
Repayment of debt(1,250)— (1,250)— 
Payments related to tax on restricted stock units(672)(305)(1,179)(837)
Dividends paid(99)(100)(199)(200)
Principal payments on property and equipment and intangible assets(11)(14)(31)(36)
Other— — 
Net cash used in financing activities(5,098)(3,762)(5,479)(6,208)
Change in cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash803 (874)2,493 1,023 
Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash at beginning of period5,079 3,887 3,389 1,990 
Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash at end of period$5,882 $3,013 $5,882 $3,013 
Reconciliation of cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash to the Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheet:
Cash and cash equivalents$5,783 $3,013 $5,783 $3,013 
Restricted cash, included in prepaid expenses and other current assets99 — 99 — 
Total cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash$5,882 $3,013 $5,882 $3,013 
Supplemental disclosures of cash flow information:
Cash paid for income taxes, net$227 $1,081 $328 $1,108 

 (In millions, except per share data)
 Three Months EndedSix Months Ended
 July 30,April 30,July 31,July 30,July 31,
GAAP gross profit$9,462 $4,648 $2,915 $14,110 $8,346 
  GAAP gross margin70.1 %64.6 %43.5 %68.2 %55.7 %
Acquisition-related and other costs (A)119 119 121 239 214 
Stock-based compensation expense (B)31 27 38 58 76 
IP-related costs— 10 — 
Non-GAAP gross profit$9,614 $4,802 $3,074 $14,417 $8,636 
  Non-GAAP gross margin71.2 %66.8 %45.9 %69.7 %57.6 %
GAAP operating expenses$2,662 $2,508 $2,416 $5,169 $5,979 
Stock-based compensation expense (B)(811)(708)(611)(1,518)(1,151)
Acquisition-related and other costs (A)(18)(54)(54)(72)(110)
Acquisition termination cost— — — — (1,353)
Legal settlement costs— — — — (7)
Contributions— — (2)— (2)
Other (C)— 10 — 
Non-GAAP operating expenses$1,838 $1,750 $1,749 $3,589 $3,356 
GAAP operating income$6,800 $2,140 $499 $8,941 $2,367 
Total impact of non-GAAP adjustments to operating income976 912 826 1,887 2,913 
Non-GAAP operating income$7,776 $3,052 $1,325 $10,828 $5,280 
GAAP other income (expense), net$181 $69 $(24)$249 $(87)
(Gains) losses from non-affiliated investments(62)14 (46)24 
Interest expense related to amortization of debt discount
Non-GAAP other income (expense), net$120 $84 $(16)$205 $(61)
GAAP net income$6,188 $2,043 $656 $8,232 $2,274 
Total pre-tax impact of non-GAAP adjustments915 927 833 1,843 2,940 
Income tax impact of non-GAAP adjustments (D)(363)(257)(197)(622)(478)
Non-GAAP net income $6,740 $2,713 $1,292 $9,453 $4,736 

Three Months EndedSix Months Ended
July 30,April 30,July 31,July 30,July 31,
Diluted net income per share
GAAP$2.48 $0.82 $0.26 $3.30 $0.90 
Non-GAAP $2.70 $1.09 $0.51 $3.79 $1.87 
Weighted average shares used in diluted net income per share computation2,499 2,490 2,516 2,495 2,527 
GAAP net cash provided by operating activities$6,348 $2,911 $1,271 $9,259 $3,001 
Purchases related to property and equipment and intangible assets(289)(248)(432)(537)(794)
Principal payments on property and equipment and intangible assets(11)(20)(15)(31)(36)
Free cash flow$6,048 $2,643 $824 $8,691 $2,171 

(A) Acquisition-related and other costs are comprised of amortization of intangible assets, transaction costs, and certain compensation charges and are included in the following line items:
Three Months EndedSix Months Ended
 July 30,April 30,July 31,July 30,July 31,
Cost of revenue$119 $119 $121 $239 $214 
Research and development$12 $12 $10 $24 $19 
Sales, general and administrative$$42 $44 $48 $91 
(B) Stock-based compensation consists of the following:
Three Months EndedSix Months Ended
July 30,April 30,July 31,July 30,July 31,
Cost of revenue$31 $27 $38 $58 $76 
Research and development$600 $524 $452 $1,124 $836 
Sales, general and administrative$211 $184 $159 $394 $315 
(C) Other consists of assets held for sale related adjustments.
(D) Income tax impact of non-GAAP adjustments, including the recognition of excess tax benefits or deficiencies related to stock-based compensation under GAAP accounting standard (ASU 2016-09).

 Q3 FY2024
($ in millions)
GAAP gross margin71.5 %
Impact of stock-based compensation expense, acquisition-related costs, and other costs1.0 %
Non-GAAP gross margin72.5 %
GAAP operating expenses$2,950 
Stock-based compensation expense, acquisition-related costs, and other costs(950)
Non-GAAP operating expenses$2,000