GOLETA, Calif.—May 24, 2022—Transphorm, Inc. (NASDAQ: TGAN)—an innovative design pioneer and global supplier of efficient, high-reliability, high-performance gallium nitride (GaN) power conversion products, announced today financial results for the Company’s 2022 fiscal fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022.
Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Recent Highlights
Primit Parikh, Transphorm’s President and Co-founder, commented, “We are excited to continue to deliver strong revenue growth, having achieved our 9th consecutive quarter of record product revenue. We also reaffirmed our leadership in high-power GaN by securing our largest order to date for over a half-million 3kW class GaN products.
Dr. Parikh continued, “The demand for our GaN solutions is strong, driven by our products’ unique, easy to interface architecture, world leading GaN product portfolio with a broad range of power capabilities from 45W to 5kW, and leading performance with field reliability. With a strong backlog in place, our current focus is on managing supply chain constraints, expanding our manufacturing capacity, and continuing to grow our ecosystem of solution partners”.
Cameron McAulay, CFO of Transphorm, stated “During the 2022 fiscal year we completed an uplisting to the NASDAQ, dramatically improving the Company’s liquidity. Along with the additional capital we raised in fiscal Q3 of 2022, this provides expanded operational flexibility in support of our future anticipated growth.”
Fiscal 2022 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results
Revenue for the 2022 fiscal fourth quarter was $4.93 million, compared to $4.6 million in the 2022 fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2021 and $2.4 million in the 2021 fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31, 2021. Revenue for the quarter reflected yet another record in product sales from ramping shipments of GaN devices for a broad range of power conversion applications, with an 10% sequential increase from the prior quarter. For the full fiscal year 2022, product sales increased 189% as compared to full fiscal year 2021.
Operating expenses on a GAAP basis were $5.6 million in the 2022 fiscal fourth quarter, compared to $5.4 million in the prior quarter and $5.2 million in the 2021 fiscal fourth quarter. 2022 fiscal fourth quarter operating expenses consisted of R&D expenses of $1.6 million and SG&A expenses of $4.0 million. On a non-GAAP basis, operating expenses in the 2022 fiscal fourth quarter were $4.6 million, compared with non-GAAP operating expenses of $4.4 million in the prior quarter and $4.5 million in the 2021 fiscal fourth quarter.
GAAP net profit (loss) for the 2022 fiscal fourth quarter was ($5.0) million, or ($0.09) per share, compared to GAAP net loss of ($4.2) million, or ($0.08) per share, in the prior quarter, and a GAAP net loss of ($6.6) million, or ($0.16) per share, in the 2021 fiscal fourth quarter. On a non-GAAP basis, net loss for the 2022 fiscal fourth quarter was ($4.0) million, or ($0.08) per share, compared to non-GAAP net loss of ($4.3) million, or ($0.09) per share, in the prior quarter, and a non-GAAP net loss of ($5.2) million, or ($0.13) per share, in the 2021 fiscal fourth quarter.
Cash and equivalents as of March 31, 2022 were $34 million, compared to $9.5 million at March 31, 2021.
Transphorm will host a webcast today at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to review the Company’s 2022 fiscal fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022 results and provide a business update. The webcast can be accessed at: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/2947335/9EA3AFF729C086351F33CF46EFE76B59
Investors and analysts may also join the conference call by dialing: 1 (888) 330-2446 or 1 (240) 789-2732 and providing the conference ID: 8060388.
A replay and the supporting presentation materials will be available on the day of the conference call and for approximately 90 days on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website. Additionally, a telephone replay of the conference call will be available after the conclusion of the call and through May 31, 2022. The telephone replay can be accessed by dialing +1-800-770-2030 and entering the conference ID: 8060388.
Transphorm, Inc., a global leader in the GaN revolution, designs and manufactures high performance and high reliability GaN semiconductors for high voltage power conversion applications. Having one of the largest Power GaN IP portfolios of more than 1,000 owned or licensed patents, Transphorm produces the industry’s first JEDEC and AEC-Q101 qualified high voltage GaN semiconductor devices. The Company’s vertically integrated device business model allows for innovation at every development stage: design, fabrication, device, and application support. Transphorm’s innovations are moving power electronics beyond the limitations of silicon to achieve over 99% efficiency, 40% more power density and 20% lower system cost. Transphorm is headquartered in Goleta, California and has manufacturing operations in Goleta and Aizu, Japan. For more information, please visit www.transphormusa.com. Follow us on Twitter @transphormusa and WeChat @ Transphorm_GaN.
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
This press release includes and makes reference to certain non-GAAP financial measures. The presentation of this financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP.
Transphorm believes that the presentation of non-GAAP financial measures provides important supplemental information to management and investors regarding financial and business trends relating to the Company’s financial condition and results of operations. Transphorm believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide additional insight into Transphorm’s ongoing performance and core operational activities and has chosen to provide these measures for more consistent and meaningful comparison between periods. These measures should only be used to evaluate Transphorm’s results of operations in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures. The non-GAAP results exclude the effect of stock-based compensation, depreciation, amortization, change in fair value of promissory note and other income in joint venture.
A reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP financial results is provided in the financial statements portion of this press release.
This press release contains forward-looking statements (including within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended) concerning industry acceptance of GaN technology, the Company’s ability to manage supply chain constraints, expand its manufacturing capacity, and grow its ecosystem of solution partners, and the Company’s pipeline and future anticipated growth. Forward-looking statements generally include statements that are predictive in nature and depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, and include words such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “would,” “expect,” “plan,” “believe,” “intend,” “look forward,” and other similar expressions among others. Statements that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current beliefs and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results could differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement as a result of various factors, including, without limitation: risks related to Transphorm’s operations, such as additional financing requirements and access to capital; competition; the ability of Transphorm to protect its intellectual property rights; and other risks set forth in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statement, or to make any other forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
(1) Other income consists of $1.2 million gain upon the conversion of the Yaskawa Note for the three months ended December 31, 2021 and $1.5 million gain upon termination of the joint venture agreement between Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited and Transphorm Aizu for the three months ended September 30, 2021.