EFI Reports Record Revenue for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014

(PresseBox) (Fremont, California, USA, ) .
- Q4 2014 Revenue of $211 Million; $790 Million for the Full Year
- Non-GAAP EPS of $0.52 for Q4 2014; $1.80 for the Full Year, up 14%
- Q4 2014 Operating Cash Flow up 13% to $36M


Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced its results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014.

For the quarter ended December 31, 2014, the Company reported record revenue of $211.1 million, up 7% compared to fourth quarter 2013 revenue of $197.2 million. Non-GAAP net income was $25.1 million or $0.52 per diluted share, which included an unfavorable non-operational currency impact of $0.02 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $23.8 million or $0.49 per diluted share for the same period in 2013, which included a favorable non-operational currency impact of $0.01 per share. GAAP net income was $11.9 million or $0.25 per diluted share, compared to $75.2 million or $1.54 per diluted share for the same period in 2013.

For the twelve months ended December 31, 2014, the Company reported record revenue of $790.4 million, up 9% year-over-year compared to $727.7 million for the same period in 2013. Non-GAAP net income was $87.1 million or $1.80 per diluted share, which included an unfavorable non-operational currency impact of $0.11 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $76.6 million or $1.58 per diluted share for the same period in 2013. GAAP net income was $33.7 million or $0.70 per diluted share, compared to $109.1 million or $2.26 per diluted share for the same period in 2013.

"Solid fourth quarter results wrapped-up another terrific year for the EFI team, delivering 9% revenue growth and a 14% increase in EPS, despite the significant negative impact of foreign exchange in the second half of the year," said Guy Gecht, CEO of EFI. "Our ongoing focus on innovation across our entire product line-up is helping our customers around the globe win new business and boost profitability. We are getting increasingly confident in delivering on our $1 billion revenue target for 2016 while hitting the higher end of our profitability range."

EFI will discuss the Company's financial results by conference call at 2:00 p.m. PDT today.
Instructions for listening to the conference call over the Web are available on the investor relations portion of EFI's website at www.efi.com.

Safe Harbor for Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements other than statements of historical fact including words such as "anticipate", "believe", "consider", "continue", "estimate", "expect", "look", and "plan" and statements in the future tense are forward looking statements. The statements in this press release that could be deemed forward-looking statements include statements regarding EFI's strategy, plans, expectations regarding its revenue growth, product portfolio, productivity, future opportunities for EFI and its customers, demand for products, and any statements or assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual future results to differ materially, or cause a material adverse impact on our results. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not necessarily limited to, unforeseen expenses; the difficulty of aligning expense levels with revenue; management's ability to forecast revenues, expenses and earnings; any world-wide financial and economic difficulties and downturns; adverse tax-related matters such as tax audits, changes in our effective tax rate or new tax legislative proposals; the unpredictability of development schedules and commercialization of products by the leading printer manufacturers and declines or delays in demand for our related products; changes in the mix of products sold; the uncertainty of market acceptance of new product introductions; intense competition in each of our businesses, including competition from products developed by EFI's customers; challenge of managing asset levels, including inventory and variations in inventory levels; the uncertainty of continued success in technological advances; the challenges of obtaining timely, efficient and quality product manufacturing and supply of components; litigation involving intellectual property rights or other related matters; our ability to successfully integrate acquired businesses; the uncertainty regarding the amount and timing of future share repurchases by EFI and the origin of funds used for such repurchases; the market prices of EFI's common stock prior to, during and after the share repurchases; and any other risk factors that may be included from time to time in the Company's SEC reports.

The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release. EFI undertakes no obligation to update information contained in this press release. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with EFI's businesses, please refer to the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Company's SEC filings, including, but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, copies of which may be obtained by contacting EFI's Investor Relations Department by phone at 650-357-3828 or by email at investor.relations@efi.com or EFI's Investor Relations website at www.efi.com.

Kontakt

EFI Germany
Kaiserswerther Str. 115
D-40880 Ratingen
Marc Verbiest
EFI Europe
Public Relations Manager
Social Media