Adtran Reports Q4 Profits Growth
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) reported results for the fourth quarter 2013. For the quarter, sales were $159,094,000 compared to $139,756,000 for the fourth quarter of 2012. Operating income was $10,639,000 compared to $2,874,000 for the fourth quarter of 2012. Net Income was $11,840,000 compared to $3,961,000 for the fourth quarter of 2012. Earnings per share, assuming dilution, were $0.20 compared to $0.06 for the fourth quarter of 2012. Non-GAAP earnings per share were $0.25 compared to $0.11 for the fourth quarter of 2012. The reconciliation between GAAP earnings per share, diluted, and non-GAAP earnings per share, diluted, is in the table provided.
ADTRAN Chief Executive Officer Tom Stanton stated, We had a solid quarter with revenue coming in at 14% over the same period last year. Growth was driven by our core product areas, Broadband Access, Internetworking and Optical, which were up 25%. Strong performances in EMEA and Latin America helped drive our international revenue up 78%. Our strategy towards geographic diversification continued to pay benefits during the quarter and we believe we are well positioned for the future as our customers leverage technology advancements to improve their competitive position.
The Company also announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2013. The quarterly cash dividend is $0.09 per common share to be paid to holders of record at the close of business on February 6, 2014. The ex-dividend date is February 4, 2014 and the payment date is February 20, 2014.
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