EFI Reports Record Revenue for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017

Electronics For Imaging, has announced its results for the fourth quarter and year ended 31 December 2017.For the quarter, the company reported record fourth quarter revenue of $269.2 million, up 1 per cent compared to fourth quarter 2016 revenue of $266.7 million. GAAP net loss was $25.4 million compared to GAAP net income of $19.9 million for the same period in 2016 or $(0.55) per diluted share compared to $0.42 per diluted share for the same period in 2016.

Non-GAAP net income was $24.0 million, down 33 per cent compared to non-GAAP net income of $35.7 million for the same period in 2016 or $0.52 per diluted share, down 31 per cent compared to $0.75 per diluted share for the same period in 2016. Cash flow from operating activities was $8.9 million, down 86 per cent compared to $65.2 million during the same period in 2016.

For the year, the company reported revenue of $993.3 million, up 0.1 per cent year-over-year compared to $992.1 million for the same period in 2016. GAAP net loss was $14.4 million or $(0.31) per diluted share, compared to GAAP net income of $44.9 million or $0.94 per diluted share for the same period in 2016. Non-GAAP net income was $100.7 million or $2.14 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $116.2 million or $2.43 per diluted share for the same period in 2016. Cash flow from operating activities was $51.3 million, down 58 per cent compared to $121.0 million during the same period in 2016.

‘The performance of our direct business drove record quarterly and full year revenue for EFI. We look for this growth from inkjet and software to accelerate in the first quarter,’ said Guy Gecht, CEO of EFI. ‘Having just finished a very exciting Connect Users’ Conference, the EFI team is energized as we enter 2018, with a year full of new product introductions across the Company and Nozomi on track for a strong first year in the corrugated market. We are well positioned to help customers transform their businesses,’ concluded Gecht.