Strong execution drives robust growth across multiple end markets: Micron

Strong execution drives robust growth across multiple end markets: Micron

Micron Technology, Inc. announced results for its second quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended March 4, 2021.

Fiscal Q2 2021 highlights

  • Revenue of $6.24 billion versus $5.77 billion for the prior quarter and $4.80 billion for the same period last year
  • GAAP net income of $603 million, or $0.53 per diluted share
  • Non-GAAP net income of $1.13 billion, or $0.98 per diluted share
  • Operating cash flow of $3.06 billion versus $1.97 billion for the prior quarter and $2.00 billion for the same period last year

“Micron’s strong fiscal second quarter performance reflects rapidly improving market conditions and continued solid execution,” said Micron Technology President and CEO Sanjay Mehrotra. “Our technology leadership in both DRAM and NAND places Micron in an excellent position to capitalize on the secular demand driven by AI and 5G, and to deliver new levels of user experience and innovation across the data center and intelligent edge.”

Quarterly Financial Results
(in millions, except per share amounts) GAAP(1)   Non-GAAP(2)
FQ2-21 FQ1-21 FQ2-20   FQ2-21 FQ1-21 FQ2-20
               
Revenue $ 6,236   $ 5,773   $ 4,797     $ 6,236   $ 5,773   $ 4,797  
Gross margin 1,649   1,736   1,355     2,054   1,784   1,398  
percent of revenue 26.4 % 30.1 % 28.2 %   32.9 % 30.9 % 29.1 %
Operating expenses 986   870   915     797   811   856  
Operating income 663   866   440     1,257   973   542  
percent of revenue 10.6 % 15.0 % 9.2 %   20.2 % 16.9 % 11.3 %
Net income attributable to Micron 603   803   405     1,128   897   517  
Diluted earnings per share 0.53   0.71   0.36     0.98   0.78   0.45  

Investments in capital expenditures, net(2) were $2.88 billion for the second quarter of 2021, which resulted in adjusted free cash flows(2) of $174 million. Micron ended the quarter with cash, marketable investments, and restricted cash of $8.57 billion, for a net cash(2) position of $1.95 billion.

Business Outlook

The following table presents Micron’s guidance for the third quarter of 2021:

FQ3-21 GAAP(1) Outlook Non-GAAP(2) Outlook
     
Revenue $7.1 billion ± $200 million $7.1 billion ± $200 million
Gross margin 40.5% ± 1% 41.5% ± 1%
Operating expenses $930 million ± $25 million $875 million ± $25 million
Interest (income) expense, net $27 million $25 million
Diluted earnings per share $1.52 ± $0.07 $1.62 ± $0.07