SolarEdge Announces Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

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SolarEdge Technologies, Inc., a global leader in smart energy technology, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.

Third Quarter 2020 Highlights

  • Revenues of $338.1 million
  • Revenues from solar products of $312.5 million
  • GAAP gross margin of 32.0%
  • GAAP gross margin from sale of solar products of 34.1%
  • Non-GAAP gross margin from sale of solar products of 34.8%
  • GAAP net income of $43.8 million
  • Non-GAAP net income of $65.9 million
  • GAAP net diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) of $0.83
  • Non-GAAP net diluted EPS of $1.21
  • 1.45 Gigawatts (AC) of inverters shipped

“Our third quarter results reflect significant growth in Europe, despite the current economic slowdown caused by the global pandemic,” said Zivi Lando, CEO of SolarEdge. “Our solar business outside the U.S. reached an all-time high and the U.S. market is showing signs of return to pre-pandemic installation levels. In our non-solar business, our e-Mobility team is gearing up to deliver to our customer the first significant batch of full powertrain solutions for assembly in electric vehicles in the fourth quarter. In addition to continuing to generate significant cash from operations this quarter, we raised $618 million, net of expenses, in convertible debt providing additional support for our continued organic and non-organic growth.”

Third Quarter 2020 Summary

The Company reported revenues of $338.1 million, up 2% from $331.9 million in the prior quarter and down 18% from $410.6 million in the same quarter last year.

Revenues related to the solar business were $312.5 million, up 1% from $310.1 million in the prior quarter and down 19% from $387.8 million in the same quarter last year.

GAAP gross margin was 32.0%, up from 31.0% in the prior quarter and down from 33.9% year over year.

Non-GAAP gross margin was 33.5%, up from 32.4% in the prior quarter and down from 35.1% year over year.

GAAP gross margin for the solar business was 34.1%, up from 33.1% in the prior quarter and down from 35.0% year over year.

Non-GAAP gross margin for the solar business was 34.8%, up from 33.8% in the prior quarter and down from 35.4% year over year.

GAAP operating expenses were $77.7 million, up 6% from $73.0 million in the prior quarter and up 6% from $73.3 million in the same quarter last year.

Non-GAAP operating expenses were $63.2 million, up 3% from $61.1 million in the prior quarter and up 15% from $54.8 million in the same quarter last year.

GAAP operating income was $30.4 million, up 1% from $30.0 million in the prior quarter and down 54% from $66.0 million in the same quarter last year.

Non-GAAP operating income was $50.0 million, up 7% from $46.6 million in the prior quarter and down 44% from $89.2 million in the same quarter last year.

GAAP net income was $43.8 million, up 19% from $36.7 million in the prior quarter and up 5% from $41.6 million in the same quarter last year.

Non-GAAP net income was $65.9 million, up 26% from $52.1 million in the prior quarter and up 4% from $63.6 million in the same quarter last year.

GAAP net diluted EPS was $0.83, up from $0.70 in the prior quarter and up from $0.81 in the same quarter last year.

Non-GAAP net diluted EPS was $1.21, up from $0.97 in the prior quarter and same as in the same quarter last year.

Cash flow from operating activities was $28.4 million, down from $59.3 million in the prior quarter and down from $68.7 million in the same quarter last year.

As of September 30, 2020, cash, cash equivalents, bank deposits, restricted bank deposits and marketable securities totaled $553.8 million, net of debt, compared to $577.4 million on June 30, 2020.

Outlook for the Fourth Quarter 2020

The Company also provides guidance for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2020 as follows:

• Revenues to be within the range of $345 million to $365 million
• Non-GAAP Gross margin expected to be within the range of 32% to 34%
• Revenues from solar products to be within the range of $320 million to $335 million
• Non-GAAP Gross margin from sale of solar products expected to be within the range of 34% to 36%

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