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26 Apr 2019

BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. Announces Q1-19 Results; Revenue and Net Income of € 81.4 Million and € 9.5 Million, Respectively; Solid Performance in Challenging Market

Duiven, the Netherlands, April 26, 2019 - BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. (the “Company" or "Besi") (Euronext Amsterdam: BESI; OTC markets: BESIY, Nasdaq International Designation), a leading manufacturer of assembly equipment for the semiconductor industry, today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.

Key Highlights

  • Revenue of € 81.4 million is down 12.0% vs. Q4-18. Better than guidance (-15%). Down 47.4% vs. Q1-18 due to adverse impact of industry downturn on Besi's principal end user application markets
  • Orders of € 83.4 million, up 0.4% vs. Q4-18 as customer demand stabilizes. Down 59.5% vs. Q1-18
  • Gross margin of 55.9% remains at attractive levels despite significantly lower revenue vs. Q4-18 and Q1-18 reflecting alignment of production overhead with current demand. At midpoint of guidance
  • Net income of € 9.5 million, down € 13.2 million vs. Q4-18 primarily due to 12% revenue decrease and, as anticipated, higher share based compensation expense. Down € 27.6 million (-74.4%) vs. Q1-18
  • Net cash and deposits increase by € 30.3 million (+15.2%) vs. December 31, 2018 to reach € 229.7 million as solid quarterly cash generation continues


  • Q2-19 revenue expected to increase by approximately 5% vs. Q1-19 reflecting more stable market conditions. Gross margin anticipated to remain in 55%-57% range

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