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TTM Technologies, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

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COSTA MESA, CA - April 29, 2015 - TTM Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TTMI), a major global printed circuit board ("PCB") manufacturer, today reported results for the first quarter 2015, which ended March 30, 2015.

First Quarter 2015 Highlights

  • Net sales were $329.2 million
  • GAAP net income was $3.4 million, or $0.04 per diluted share
  • Non-GAAP net income was $10.8 million, or $0.13 per diluted share

First Quarter 2015 Financial Results
Net sales for the first quarter of 2015 were $329.2 million compared to $390.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 and $291.9 million in the first quarter of 2014.

GAAP operating income for the first quarter of 2015 was $8.3 million compared to GAAP operating income of $26.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 and $4.5 million in the first quarter of 2014.

GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2015 was $3.4 million, or $0.04 per diluted share. This compares to GAAP net income of $13.9 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2014 and a net loss of $3.8 million, or $0.05 per share, in the first quarter of 2014.

On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the first quarter of 2015 was $10.8 million, or $0.13 per diluted share. This compares to non-GAAP net income of $23.2 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2014 and $1.2 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2014.

Adjusted EBITDA for the first quarter of 2015 was $42.5 million, or 12.9 percent of net sales, compared to adjusted EBITDA of $60.5 million, or 15.5 percent of net sales, for the fourth quarter of 2014 and $29.1 million, or 10.0 percent of net sales, for the first quarter of 2014.

"We are pleased to report strong operating results in the first quarter, with revenue at the high end and non-GAAP earnings above our initial guidance ranges," said Tom Edman, CEO of TTM. "We are encouraged by the year-over-year improvement in revenue driven by strong cellular phone demand as well as the ongoing bookings strength in the aerospace and defense market."

Mr. Edman continued, "While our acquisition of Viasystems is still subject to U.S. regulatory approvals, we expect to complete the acquisition during the second quarter of 2015. Viasystems will bring TTM meaningful strength in the automotive end market and will complement our position in other end markets, enabling us to continue to broaden our product portfolio to address an increasingly diverse set of end markets."

Business Outlook
For the second quarter of 2015, TTM estimates that revenue will be in the range of $330 million to $350 million, and non-GAAP net income will be in the range of $0.11 to $0.17 per diluted share.

The Acquisition of Viasystems Group, Inc.
As previously announced, TTM entered into a definitive agreement under which TTM will acquire all outstanding shares of Viasystems for a combined consideration of $11.33 in cash and 0.706 shares of TTM common stock per Viasystems' share of common stock. The parties currently expect to close the transaction in the second quarter of 2015. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including United States regulatory approvals.

To Access the Live Webcast/Conference Call
TTM will host a conference call and webcast to discuss first quarter 2015 results and second quarter 2015 outlook on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time). The conference call may include forward-looking statements.

Telephone access is available by dialing domestic 1-888-539-3678 or international 1-719-325-2420 (ID 2158367). The conference call also will be webcast on TTM's website at www.ttmtech.com.

To Access a Replay of the Webcast
The replay of the webcast will remain accessible for one week following the live event on TTM's website at www.ttmtech.com.

About TTM
TTM Technologies, Inc. is a major global printed circuit board manufacturer, focusing on quick-turn and technologically advanced PCBs and the backplane and sub-system assembly business. TTM stands for time-to-market, representing how TTM's time-critical, one-stop manufacturing services enable customers to shorten the time required to develop new products and bring them to market. Additional information can be found at www.ttmtech.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains forward-looking statements that relate to future events or performance. TTM cautions you that such statements are simply predictions and actual events or results may differ materially. These statements reflect TTM's current expectations, and TTM does not undertake to update or revise these forward looking statements, even if experience or future changes make it clear that any projected results expressed or implied in this or other TTM statements will not be realized. Further, these statements involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond TTM's control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the timing and consummation of the proposed acquisition, the ability of the parties to consummate the proposed acquisition and the satisfaction of the conditions precedent to consummation of the proposed acquisition, including the ability to secure regulatory approvals in a timely manner or at all, general market and economic conditions, including interest rates, currency exchange rates and consumer spending, demand for TTM's products, market pressures on prices of TTM's products, warranty claims, changes in product mix, contemplated significant capital expenditures and related financing requirements, TTM's dependence upon a small number of customers and other "Risk Factors" set forth in TTM's most recent SEC filings.

About Our Non-GAAP Financial Measures
This release includes information about TTM's adjusted EBITDA, non-GAAP net income and non-GAAP earnings per share, all of which are non-GAAP financial measures. TTM presents non-GAAP financial information to enable investors to see TTM through the eyes of management and to provide better insight into TTM's ongoing financial performance.

Adjusted EBITDA is defined as earnings before interest expense, income taxes, depreciation, amortization of intangibles, stock-based compensation expense, gain on sale of assets, asset impairments, restructuring, costs related to acquisitions, and other charges. Management believes that the non-GAAP financial information - which adds back amortization of intangibles, stock-based compensation expense, non-cash interest expense on debt, acquisition-related costs, asset impairments, restructuring and other unusual or infrequent items as well as the associated tax impact of these charges and discrete tax items - provides additional useful information to investors regarding TTM's ongoing financial condition and results of operations.

A material limitation associated with the use of the above non-GAAP financial measures is that they have no standardized measurement prescribed by GAAP and may not be comparable to similar non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies. TTM compensates for these limitations by providing full disclosure of each non-GAAP financial measure and reconciliation to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure. However, the non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered in isolation from, or as a substitute for, financial information prepared in accordance with GAAP.

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TTM Technologies, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

Company

TTM Technologies
(ticker: TTMI, exchange: NASDAQ)

Release Info

News Release: 
4/29/2015

Contact

Todd Schull
Chief Financial Officer
714/327-3000 

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