Key Developments: Ams AG (AMS.S)

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ams AG issues Q3 2014 revenue guidance above analysts' estimates
Monday, 28 Jul 2014 12:00pm EDT 

ams AG:Expects for Q3 2014 revenues of 127-132 million euros driven by product ramp-ups in consumer business for new device platforms.Anticipates gross margins to remain on comparable level quarter-on-quarter in Q3 2014.Expects Q3 2014 EBIT margin to expand further by more than 300 basis points sequentially.Q3 2014 revenue estimate 124.79 million euros - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

ams AG confirms will not make an offer for Dialog Semiconductor Plc
Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 02:04am EDT 

ams AG:Says confirms that it does not intend to make an offer for Dialog Semiconductor Plc.  Full Article

ams AG enters into agreement to acquire 100 pct of shares in AppliedSensor
Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 01:20am EDT 

ams AG:Says has entered into agreement to acquire 100 pct of shares in AppliedSensor in all-cash transaction.Says deal expected to close within next four weeks.Says parties have agreed to keep consideration confidential.Plans to fully integrate AppliedSensor's activities into its existing businesses following the closing.  Full Article

ams AG wins patent validity lawsuit launched by Melexis
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 01:20am EDT 

ams AG:Says it has won last-instance verdict against Melexis N.V./SA (Belgium) in the patent validity lawsuit launched by Melexis with respect to European Patent EP 0 916 074 B1 covering magnetic field position sensor products.German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) in Karlsruhe (Germany) recently issued a final verdict validating the patent, which is exclusively held by ams, and nullifying Melexis' claim that the underlying contactless position sensor technology was not patentable.Given patentability decision against Melexis existing first-instance verdict in patent infringement lawsuit against Melexis N.V./SA (Belgium) and its German subsidiary Melexis GmbH is fully reinstated.This lawsuit covers magnetic field position sensor products and European Patent EP 0 916 074 B1 and was brought before the District Court (Landgericht) in Duesseldorf (Germany) by ams.Melexis continues to carry the risk of financial damages for patent infringement being awarded to ams on the basis of the valid infringement verdict.  Full Article

ams AG issues Q2 2014 outlook with revenue outlook in line with analysts' estimates
Monday, 28 Apr 2014 12:00pm EDT 

ams AG:Expects for Q2 2014 strong sequential and year-on-year revenue growth with revenues of 100-105 million in current exchange rate environment.Sees profitability continuing to increase in Q2 2014 and expects EBIT margin to expand further by more than 150 bp quarter-on-quarter.Q2 2014 revenue estimate 104.41 million euros - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

ams AG issues Q1 2014 outlook below analysts' estimates and proposes FY 2013 dividend
Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 01:15am EST 

ams AG:Expects revenues for Q1 2014 to reach 80-85 million euro.Q1 2014 revenues of 96.36 million euro - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Anticipates robust gross margins to result in better operating profitability than last year's first quarter.Says it will propose a dividend of 1.04 euro per outstanding share for FY 2013.  Full Article

ams AG expects lower revenue and better EBIT margin for Q4 FY 2013, expects growth in Q1 FY 2014
Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 02:00am EST 

ams AG:Says it expects lower revenues but better operating (EBIT) margin in the fourth quarter 2013 together with positive momentum from new smartphone sensor applications in the first quarter 2014, compared to previous expectations.Says it expects a reduction in fourth quarter 2013 revenues by around 5 million euro compared to previously expected levels while the operating (EBIT) margin for the fourth quarter 2013 is expected to be up by more than 200 bps sequentially, above previous expectations.Says the change in revenue expectations is due to recent stocking delays in a consumer customer's supply chain and has been exacerbated by a customer shifting pre-production for a new consumer platform from the fourth quarter 2013 into the first quarter 2014.Says it sees 2014 as a year of considerable growth in revenues and earnings particularly driven by wireless and smartphone sensor solutions.  Full Article

ams AG Issues Q4 FY 2013 Revenue Guidance In Line with Analysts' Estimates
Monday, 21 Oct 2013 12:00pm EDT 

ams AG announced that for the fourth quarter (Q4) of the fiscal year 2013, ams expects sequential and year-on-year revenue growth with revenues of EUR 108 million to EUR 114 million, despite currency headwinds. According to I/B/E/S Estimates, analysts on average are expecting the Company to report fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2013 revenue to reach EUR 111.28 million.  Full Article

ams AG Issues Q3 FY 2013 Revenue Guidance In Line with Analysts' Estimates
Monday, 22 Jul 2013 12:00pm EDT 

ams AG announced that it expects revenues of EUR 94 million to EUR 98 million for the third quarter (Q3) of the fiscal year 2013. According to I/B/E/S estimates, analysts on average are expecting the Company to report third quarter of the fiscal year 2013 revenue of EUR 96.64 million.  Full Article

ams AG Comments on Second Half of FY 2013 and FY 2013 Outlook
Monday, 10 Jun 2013 01:15am EDT 

ams AG announced that it expects a lower revenue trajectory in the second half of the fiscal year 2013 compared to previous expectations, but continues to expect year-on-year revenue growth for full fiscal year 2013. As certain ramp-up schedule changes relate to new product areas and ams continues to invest into its capabilities to support new business, ams also expects a negative impact on the fiscal year 2013 operating result and earnings which are expected to remain below the fiscal year 2012 levels.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Austrian chipmaker AMS in talks to buy Germany's Dialog

* Dialog shares up 3.7 pct, AMS shares down 1 pct (Adds sources, analysts, background)

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