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Earnings Details
2nd Quarter September 2019
Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:05:00 PM
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Viasat (VSAT) Recent Earnings

Viasat (VSAT) reported 2nd Quarter September 2019 earnings of $0.05 per share on revenue of $592.3 million. The consensus estimate was a loss of $0.12 per share on revenue of $569.2 million. Revenue grew 14.5% on a year-over-year basis.

Viasat Inc is engaged in the provision of high-speed fixed and mobile broadband services. The Company also offers advanced satellite and other wireless networks and secure networking systems, products and services.

Results
Reported Earnings
$0.05
Earnings Whisper
-
Consensus Estimate
($0.12)
Reported Revenue
$592.3 Mil
Revenue Estimate
$569.2 Mil
Growth
Earnings Growth
Revenue Growth
Power Rating
Grade
Earnings Release

Viasat Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Results

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, today announced financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended September 30, 2019.

"Sustained momentum in Satellite Services and Government Systems segments delivered record results and continued margin expansion," said Mark Dankberg, Viasat chairman and CEO. "Our latest in-flight connectivity (IFC) wins, including our first entry into South America with Azul and expansion to EL AL's full global fleet, are further proof points of our ability to leverage our leading North American reputation globally. We are focused on converting a healthy pipeline for global IFC opportunities, propelled by continued progress on the ViaSat-3 constellation, into sustained growth and market leadership. Record backlog, a solid quarterly book-to-bill of 117%, gains in fixed broadband subscriber average revenue per user (ARPU), mobile tail count, an expanding government segment addressable market, and leading competitive positions in attractive broadband vertical and geographic markets all create opportunities for continued growth."

Financial Results

(In millions, except per share data)

Q2 FY20

Q2 FY19

Year-
Over-
Year
Change

First 6
Months 

FY20

First 6
Months 
FY19

Year-
Over-
Year
Change

Revenues

$592.3

$517.5

14%

$1,129.3

$956.3

18%

Net income (loss)1  

$3.2

($25.7)

*

($8.3)

($59.7)

(86)%

Non-GAAP net income (loss)1 

$21.0

($9.0)

*

$27.4

($26.4)

*

Adjusted EBITDA

$118.2

$77.5

53%

$215.0

$122.5

76%

Diluted per share net income (loss)1

$0.05

($0.43)

*

($0.14)

($1.00)

(86)%

Non-GAAP diluted per share net income (loss)1

$0.33

($0.15)

*

$0.44

($0.44)

*

Fully diluted weighted average shares2

62.8

59.7

5%

61.2

59.5

3%








New contract awards3

$692.3

$738.6

(6)%

$1,198.1

$1,308.3

(8)%

Sales backlog

$1,944.9

$1,911.7

2%

$1,944.9

$1,911.7

2%








Segment Results

(In millions)

Q2 FY20

Q2 FY19

Year-
Over-
Year
Change

First 6
Months 
FY20

First 6
Months 
FY19

Year-
Over-
Year
Change

Satellite Services







  New contract awards3

$212.6

$164.7

29%

$404.6

$318.2

27%

  Revenues

$205.7

$163.0

26%

$402.5

$316.5

27%

  Operating profit (loss)5

$5.1

($24.8)

*

$3.0

($54.8)

*

  Adjusted EBITDA

$70.7

$39.9

77%

$137.8

$74.1

86%








Commercial Networks







  New contract awards

$62.1

$123.2

(50)%

$161.1

$237.3

(32)%

  Revenues 

$88.0

$114.5

(23)%

$167.0

$209.6

(20)%

  Operating loss5

($46.8)

($39.2)

19%

($96.6)

($86.2)

12%

  Adjusted EBITDA

($31.8)

($24.6)

29%

($67.0)

($57.4)

17%








Government Systems







  New contract awards

$417.6

$450.7

(7)%

$632.4

$752.8

(16)%

  Revenues 

$298.5

$240.0

24%

$559.7

$430.2

30%

  Operating profit5

$62.1

$44.9

38%

$108.0

$69.8

55%

  Adjusted EBITDA

$79.3

$62.2

27%

$144.1

$105.7

36%


1 Attributable to Viasat, Inc. common stockholders.

2 As the three months ended September 30, 2018 and six months ended September 30, 2019 and 2018 financial information resulted in a net loss, the weighted average number of shares used to calculate basic and diluted net loss per share is the same, as diluted shares would be anti-dilutive. As the six months ended September 30, 2019 financial information resulted in a non-GAAP net income, 62.6 million diluted weighted average number of shares were used to calculate non-GAAP diluted net income per share.

3 Awards exclude future revenue under recurring consumer commitment arrangements.

4 Amounts include certain backlog adjustments due to contract changes and amendments. Our backlog includes contracts with subscribers for fixed broadband services in our satellite services segment. Backlog does not include anticipated purchase orders and requests for the installation of in-flight connectivity systems or future recurring in-flight internet service revenues under our commercial in-flight internet agreements in our Commercial Networks and Satellite Services segments, respectively. 

5 Before corporate and amortization of acquired intangible assets.

* Percentage not meaningful.

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Named #12 on Fortune Magazine's 2019 Change the World list
  • Named Global Satellite Business of the Year at the World Satellite Business Week 2019 conference
  • Named a 2019 Top San Diego Employer Brands in Hired's third annual Brand Health Report
  • Awarded one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index®
  • Won Intellectual Property lawsuit against Acacia Communications
  • Opened two offices in Brazil: São Paulo and Brasilia

SATELLITE SERVICES
 Q2 Fiscal Year 2020 Financials

  • Revenues reached a new high of $205.7 million, a 26% increase year-over-year and a 5% increase sequentially; which marked the seventh sequential quarter of revenue gains
  • New contract awards increased 29% year-over-year to $212.6 million
  • Segment operating income equaled $5.1 million, compared to a $24.8 million operating loss in the prior year period
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased by 77% year-over-year to $70.7 million

 Business Highlights

  • U.S. fixed broadband subscriber ARPU reached a record $86.94, an increase of 17% year-over-year; as a higher percentage of the 587,000 subscriber base selected the Company's premium broadband service plans
  • Since launch, Community Wi-Fi service in Mexico has reached more than 1.8 million people; trial programs launched in the State of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Viasat has now deployed over 10,000 sites in Brazil, and received a follow-on order for over 1,000 additional Governo Eletrônico - Serviço de Atendimento ao Cidadão (GESAC) sites
  • In business internet, Viasat announced telecom channel partners have access to sell ViaSat-2 business internet services in Mexico, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; demonstrated ViaSat-2 business internet service availability in Jamaica with partner ReadyNet; and deployed satellite internet services to schools, government institutions and health clinics participating in Mexico's 'Internet para Todos' program
  • IFC service now active on 1,353 commercial aircraft – up 51% year-over-year; as of the end of second quarter fiscal year 2020 Viasat expects to install its IFC equipment on over 600 additional commercial aircraft under existing contracts
  • Announced new content partner deals with destination outfits, InflightFlix and GetYourGuide, to drive new ancillary revenue streams for airline customers
  • New IFC contracts during the quarter: SAS selected Viasat IFC for its new Airbus fleet additions of A321LR and A330-300E; and JetBlue selected Viasat IFC for its Airbus A220-300 aircraft (reported on last earning's call)
  • New IFC contracts disclosed after the close of the second quarter of fiscal year 2020:
    • Azul selected Viasat IFC to deliver in-flight Wi-Fi service on more than 100 combined Airbus A320neo and Embraer E195-E2 aircraft; and
    • EL AL Israel Airlines committed to go full fleet with Viasat, adding the latest Viasat equipment to its new Boeing 777 widebody and remaining Boeing 737 narrowbody aircraft

 Fiscal Year-to-Date Summary

  • Fiscal year-to-date, Satellite Services segment reached record revenue levels; operating profit and Adjusted EBITDA performance for the segment were higher compared to the same period last year reflecting the same year-over-year impacts seen in the second quarter of fiscal year 2020.

COMMERCIAL NETWORKS
 Q2 Fiscal Year 2020 Financials

  • Revenues were $88.0 million, a 23% decrease year-over-year due to the accelerated American Airlines install schedule in the prior-year period; sequentially, segment revenues were up 11% on record revenues in the Company's antenna systems product lines
  • New contract awards were at $62.1 million, a 50% year-over-year decrease
  • Segment operating loss was 19% higher and Adjusted EBITDA was lower compared to the same period last year due to expected reductions in IFC terminal deliveries, higher research and development costs and increased selling, general and administrative expenses

 Business Highlights

  • Progress continued on the ViaSat-3 spacecraft program: completed initial acceptance of the ViaSat-3 payload module for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); both ViaSat-3 (Americas) and ViaSat-3 (EMEA) payload modules are in the Viasat high bay in Tempe, AZ
  • Progress continued on the ViaSat-3 ground infrastructure program with major European fiber providers having been selected
  • Viasat's new fully redundant Satellite Control Center took control of the WildBlue-1 satellite in September 2019; remaining satellites expected to begin to transition in calendar year 2020

 Fiscal Year-to-Date Summary

  • Fiscal year-to-date, Commercial Networks segment revenue was lower, operating loss was higher and Adjusted EBITDA was lower compared to the same period last year, reflecting year-over-year impacts similar to those seen in the second quarter of fiscal year 2020.

GOVERNMENT SYSTEMS
 Q2 Fiscal Year 2020 Financials

  • Revenues were a new high of $298.5 million, an increase of 24% year-over-year led by expanding positions in the Company's data links, satcom and mobile networking product lines
  • New contract awards were at $417.6 million, generating a 1:4 to 1 book-to-bill ratio, and record segment backlog of $991.6 million. Backlog excludes the unexercised ceiling on Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contracts
  • Operating profit increased 38% year-over-year to a new high of $62.1 million
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased 27% to a record $79.3 million

 Business Highlights

  • Awarded an ID/IQ contract by the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command for the purchase of supplemental units for Viasat's KOR-24A Small Tactical Terminal
  • Announced expansive line of network encryption products available for use by all Five Eyes partner nations: U.S., UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
  • Upgraded the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Ultra-High Frequency satellite communications control station to comply with new Integrated Waveform on time and under budget
  • Demonstrated a Viasat Hybrid Adaptive Network concept at AFWERX Vegas, a U.S. Air Force event focused on multi-network, multi-orbit satellite communications system

Fiscal Year-to-Date Summary

  • Fiscal year-to-date, Government Systems segment revenue was higher, and operating profit and Adjusted EBITDA performance for the segment were higher compared to the same period last year reflecting strong performance across the segment's product lines, especially government satellite communication systems, tactical data links, tactical satellite communications radio products and global mobility/intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance offerings.

Conference Call
Viasat will host a conference call to discuss the second quarter fiscal year 2020 results. Details follow:

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

DIAL-IN: 

(877) 640-9809 in the U.S.; (914) 495-8528 international

WEBCAST: 

investors.viasat.com.

REPLAY: 

Available from 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, November 7 until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, November 8 by dialing (855) 859-2056 for U.S. callers and (404) 537-3406 for international callers; conference ID 6058479.

About Viasat
Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate. Today, the Company is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people's lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air or at sea. To learn more about Viasat, visit: www.viasat.com, go to Viasat's Corporate Blog, or follow the Company on social media at: FacebookInstagramLinkedInTwitter or YouTube.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements include, among others, statements that refer to opportunities, growth and outlook for the remainder of fiscal year 2020 and beyond; satellite construction and launch activities; the expected completion, performance, capacity, service, coverage, service speeds, availability and other features of our satellites, and the timing, cost, economics and other benefits associated therewith; international expansion plans, including in Brazil, Jamaica and Mexico; the transition of Viasat's satellites to the Satellite Control Center; the number of IFC systems expected to be installed under existing contracts with commercial airlines; and the impacts of new contracts entered into with, and the roll-out, ramp-up and uptake of products and services by, and services to be offered by, our airline partners and other customers. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: our ability to realize the anticipated benefits of the ViaSat-2 and ViaSat-3 class satellites; unexpected expenses related to our satellite projects; our ability to successfully implement our business plan for our broadband satellite services on our anticipated timeline or at all; risks associated with the construction, launch and operation of our satellites, including the effect of any anomaly, operational failure or degradation in satellite performance; our ability to realize the anticipated benefits of our acquisitions or strategic partnering arrangements; our ability to successfully develop, introduce and sell new technologies, products and services; the number of purchase orders that are submitted and accepted for the installation of IFC systems with respect to aircraft under contract; audits by the U.S. government; changes in the global business environment and economic conditions; delays in approving U.S. government budgets and cuts in government defense expenditures; our reliance on U.S. government contracts, and on a small number of contracts which account for a significant percentage of our revenues; reduced demand for products and services as a result of continued constraints on capital spending by customers; changes in relationships with, or the financial condition of, key customers or suppliers; our reliance on a limited number of third parties to manufacture and supply our products; increased competition; introduction of new technologies and other factors affecting the communications and defense industries generally; the effect of adverse regulatory changes (including changes affecting spectrum availability or permitted uses) on our ability to sell products and services; orbital arc congestion affecting availability of Ka-band spectrum; the effect of changes in the way Ka-band spectrum is used by others; our level of indebtedness and ability to comply with applicable debt covenants; our involvement in litigation, including intellectual property claims and litigation to protect our proprietary technology; and our dependence on a limited number of key employees. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in our SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information
To supplement Viasat's consolidated financial statements presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), ViaSat uses non-GAAP net income (loss) attributable to Viasat Inc. and Adjusted EBITDA, measures Viasat believes are appropriate to enhance an overall understanding of Viasat's past financial performance and prospects for the future. We believe the non-GAAP results provide useful information to both management and investors by excluding specific expenses that we believe are not indicative of our core operating results. In addition, since we have historically reported non-GAAP results to the investment community, we believe the inclusion of non-GAAP numbers provides consistency in our financial reporting and facilitates comparisons to the Company's historical operating results. Further, these non-GAAP results are among the primary indicators that management uses as a basis for evaluating the operating performance of our segments, allocating resources to such segments, planning and forecasting in future periods. The presentation of this additional information is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with GAAP. A reconciliation of specific adjustments to GAAP results is provided in the tables below.

Copyright © 2019 Viasat, Inc. All rights reserved. Viasat, the Viasat logo and the Viasat signal are registered trademarks of Viasat, Inc. All other product or company names mentioned are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations

(Unaudited)

(In thousands, except per share data)










Three months ended 


Six months ended


September 30, 2019


September 30, 2018


September 30, 2019


September 30, 2018









Revenues:








Product revenues

$                   306,830


$                   280,435


$                   570,445


$                   498,564

Service revenues

285,426


237,039


558,848


457,779

Total revenues

592,256


517,474


1,129,293


956,343









Operating expenses:








Cost of product revenues

223,075


216,900


420,015


390,348

Cost of service revenues

187,024


175,230


374,543


346,662

Selling, general and administrative

127,391


113,120


252,523


225,762

Independent research and development

34,314


31,360


67,788


64,733

Amortization of acquired intangible assets

2,027


2,435


4,064


4,888

Income (loss) from operations

18,425


(21,571)


10,360


(76,050)

Interest expense, net

(9,127)


(14,045)


(19,376)


(25,333)

Income (loss) before income taxes 

9,298


(35,616)


(9,016)


(101,383)

(Provision for) benefit from income taxes

(2,390)


9,704


4,820


38,909

Equity in income of unconsolidated affiliate, net

1,154


314


2,521


1,379

Net income (loss)

8,062


(25,598)


(1,675)


(61,095)

Less: net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests, net of tax

4,868


126


6,599


(1,361)

Net income (loss) attributable to Viasat Inc. 

$                       3,194


$                    (25,724)


$                      (8,274)


$                    (59,734)









Diluted net income (loss) per share attributable to Viasat Inc. common stockholders

$                         0.05


$                        (0.43)


$                        (0.14)


$                        (1.00)

Diluted common equivalent shares (2) 

62,761


59,734


61,200


59,470









AN ITEMIZED RECONCILIATION BETWEEN NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO VIASAT INC.

ON A GAAP BASIS AND NON-GAAP BASIS IS AS FOLLOWS:

(In thousands, except per share data)

Three months ended 


Six months ended


September 30, 2019


September 30, 2018


September 30, 2019


September 30, 2018









GAAP net income (loss) attributable to Viasat Inc.

$                       3,194


$                    (25,724)


$                      (8,274)


$                    (59,734)

Amortization of acquired intangible assets

2,027


2,435


4,064


4,888

Stock-based compensation expense

21,101


19,377


42,328


38,503

Income tax effect (1)

(5,329)


(5,042)


(10,747)


(10,087)

Non-GAAP net income (loss) attributable to Viasat Inc.

$                     20,993


$                      (8,954)


$                     27,371


$                    (26,430)

Non-GAAP diluted net income (loss) per share attributable to Viasat Inc. common stockholders

$                         0.33


$                        (0.15)


$                         0.44


$                        (0.44)

Diluted common equivalent shares (2) 

62,761


59,734


62,636


59,470









(1)The income tax effect is calculated using the tax rate applicable for the non-GAAP adjustments.

(2)As the three months ended September 30, 2018 and six months ended September 30, 2019 and 2018 financial information resulted in a net loss, the weighted average number of shares used to calculate basic and diluted net loss per share is the same, as diluted shares would be anti-dilutive. As the six months ended September 30, 2019 financial information resulted in a non-GAAP net income, diluted weighted average number of shares were used to calculate non-GAAP diluted net income per share.









AN ITEMIZED RECONCILIATION BETWEEN NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO VIASAT INC.

AND ADJUSTED EBITDA IS AS FOLLOWS:

(In thousands)

Three months ended 


Six months ended


September 30, 2019


September 30, 2018


September 30, 2019


September 30, 2018









GAAP net income (loss) attributable to Viasat Inc.

$                       3,194


$                    (25,724)


$                      (8,274)


$                    (59,734)

Provision for (benefit from) income taxes

2,390


(9,704)


(4,820)


(38,909)

Interest expense, net

9,127


14,045


19,376


25,333

Depreciation and amortization

82,338


79,474


166,350


157,271

Stock-based compensation expense

21,101


19,377


42,328


38,503

Adjusted EBITDA

$                   118,150


$                     77,468


$                   214,960


$                   122,464

 

AN ITEMIZED RECONCILIATION BETWEEN SEGMENT OPERATING PROFIT (LOSS) BEFORE

CORPORATE AND AMORTIZATION OF ACQUIRED INTANGIBLE ASSETS AND ADJUSTED EBITDA IS AS FOLLOWS:

(In thousands)




















Three months ended September 30, 2019


Three months ended September 30, 2018



Satellite 
Services


Commercial
Networks


Government
Systems


Total


Satellite 
Services


Commercial
Networks


Government
Systems


Total

Segment operating profit (loss) before corporate and amortization of acquired intangible assets


$     5,118


$      (46,781)


$        62,115


$   20,452


$ (24,839)


$      (39,197)


$        44,900


$ (19,136)

Depreciation(3)


50,104


5,826


10,412


66,342


50,823


5,502


8,872


65,197

Stock-based compensation expense


6,405


7,273


7,423


21,101


5,733


6,758


6,886


19,377

Other amortization


7,907


1,879


4,183


13,969


7,051


2,328


2,463


11,842

Equity in income of unconsolidated affiliate, net


1,154


-


-


1,154


314


-


-


314

Noncontrolling interests


-


-


(4,868)


(4,868)


783


-


(909)


(126)

Adjusted EBITDA 


$   70,688


$      (31,803)


$        79,265


$ 118,150


$  39,865


$      (24,609)


$        62,212


$   77,468




















Six months ended September 30, 2019


Six months ended September 30, 2018



Satellite
Services


Commercial
Networks


Government
Systems


Total


Satellite 
Services


Commercial
Networks


Government
Systems


Total

Segment operating profit (loss) before corporate and amortization of acquired intangible assets


$     3,048


$      (96,642)


$      108,018


$   14,424


$ (54,775)


$      (86,205)


$        69,818


$ (71,162)

Depreciation(3)


103,698


11,345


20,101


135,144


100,833


10,995


17,162


128,990

Stock-based compensation expense


12,892


14,661


14,775


42,328


11,026


13,864


13,613


38,503

Other amortization


15,616


3,677


7,849


27,142


13,960


3,995


5,438


23,393

Equity in income of unconsolidated affiliate, net


2,521


-


-


2,521


1,379


-


-


1,379

Noncontrolling interests


-


-


(6,599)


(6,599)


1,707


-


(346)


1,361

Adjusted EBITDA 


$ 137,775


$      (66,959)


$      144,144


$ 214,960


$  74,130


$      (57,351)


$      105,685


$ 122,464


















(3)Depreciation expenses not specifically recorded in a particular segment have been allocated based on other indirect allocable costs, which management believes is a reasonable method. 

 

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

(Unaudited)

(In thousands)











As of


As of



As of


As of

Assets

September 30, 2019


March 31, 2019


Liabilities and Equity

September 30, 2019


March 31, 2019










Current assets:





 Current liabilities: 




Cash and cash equivalents

$                     87,045


$          261,701


 Accounts payable 

$                   141,746


$          157,275

Accounts receivable, net

294,067


300,307


 Accrued and other liabilities (4)

330,011


308,268

Inventories

269,517


234,518


 Current portion of long-term debt 

29,962


19,937

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

105,004


90,646


 Total current liabilities 

501,719


485,480

Total current assets

755,633


887,172











 Senior notes 

1,284,329


1,282,898






 Other long-term debt 

159,636


110,005






 Non-current operating lease liabilities(4)

296,707


-

Property, equipment and satellites, net

2,363,916


2,125,290


 Other liabilities 

118,824


120,826

Operating lease right-of-use assets (4)

319,698


-


 Total liabilities 

2,361,215


1,999,209

Other acquired intangible assets, net

17,967


22,301


 Total Viasat Inc. stockholders' equity 

1,990,907


1,907,748

Goodwill

121,223


121,719


 Noncontrolling interest in subsidiary 

14,929


8,330

Other assets

788,614


758,805


 Total equity 

2,005,836


1,916,078

Total assets

$                4,367,051


$       3,915,287


 Total liabilities and equity 

$                4,367,051


$       3,915,287










(4)The balances as of September 30, 2019 reflect the Company's adoption of Accounting Standards Update 2016-02, Leases, commonly referred to as ASC 842. 


 

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