SPI Solar Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Financial Results

published: 2013-04-08 14:11 | editor: | category: News

SPI Solar(“SPI”) (SOPW:OTCBB), a vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) solar developer, announced its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012.

Fourth-Quarter 2012 Results:

Total net sales for the fourth quarter of 2012 were $13.0 million compared with $61.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2011, which included a $42.0 million solar panel shipment to KDC Solar LLC.

Total cost of goods sold for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $16.1 million compared with $53.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2011. Cost of goods sold for the fourth quarter of 2012 included

$3.1 million in impairment charges due to $2.7 million in cost in excess of projected budgets on the Greek project portfolio and $0.4 million in impairment for inventory obsolescence.

Total operating expenses for the fourth quarter of 2012 were $11.4 million compared with $4.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2011. Operating expenses for the fourth quarter of 2012 included $3.1 million in non-recurring charges, $2.1 million of consulting and commission expenses related to the Company’s Italian subsidiary, $1.1 million in audit-related expenses, and $0.1 million in impairment of an intangible asset due to a change in business strategy.

Net loss for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $15.2 million, or ($0.08) per basic and diluted share. This compared with net income of $3.8 million, or $0.02 per basic and diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2011.

Full-Year 2012 Results:

As a reminder, the historical financials and comparisons noted below reflect the acquisition of Solar Green Technologies, the Company’s Italian subsidiary, as required under U.S. GAAP accounting guidelines for a transfer of an entity under common control. As a result, excluded from the results of operations below are the results of legacy Solar Power, Inc. for the three months ended March 31, 2011, as follows: net sales of $5.8 million, cost of goods sold of $5.1 million, and operating expenses of $2.2 million.

For the year ended December 31, 2012, total net sales were $100.0 million, compared with $139.8 million for 2011. Gross profit for 2012 was $8.6 million, compared with $15.9 million for 2011.

For 2012, the Company reported total cost of goods sold of $91.4 million, compared with $123.9 million for 2011.

For 2012, the Company reported total operating expenses of $32.3 million, which included goodwill impairment and other charges of $6.0 million. This compared with total operating expenses of $13.7 million for 2011.

The Company recorded a net loss for 2012 of $25.6 million, or ($0.13) per basic and diluted share, compared with net income of $1.2 million, or $0.01 per basic and diluted share, for 2011.

Cash and cash equivalents at December 31, 2012 were $17.8 million, compared with $24.5 million at December 31, 2011.

10-K Filing Delay:

SPI Solar announced yesterday the delay in the filing of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended December 31, 2012 due to accounting issues related to its Italian operations and subsequent delays in completing the required consolidation under U.S. GAAP. The Company intends to file its Form 10-K for the period as soon as practicable.

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