SOURCE: Intersil


October 09, 2012 08:00 ET

Intersil Corporation Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2012 Revenue and Schedules Results on October 24th

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 9, 2012) - Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today reported preliminary revenue for its third quarter ended September 28, 2012.

Revenue for the third quarter of 2012 was approximately $151 million, a 19% decrease from $186.8 million in the third quarter of 2011, and a 7% decrease from $163.0 million in the second quarter of 2012. Weakness in the worldwide Personal Computing business was the primary driver of lower revenue in the third quarter.

Changes in Intersil's third quarter end market product revenue mix are summarized below.

End Market* Q3 2012
% of Revenue
Q3 2011
% of Revenue
Q2 2012
% of Revenue
Industrial & Infrastructure 57% 52% 59%
Personal Computing 21% 25% 25%
Consumer 22% 23% 17%

*Note: Percentages may not calculate precisely due to rounding  

Intersil exited the third quarter with over $300 million in cash and short term investments. Intersil's strong balance sheet and cash flow can continue to support the current dividend policy, even through cyclical industry downturns. 

Intersil will announce its full third quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time. Dave Bell, Intersil's President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jonathan Kennedy, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will provide details on the company's third quarter 2012 financial performance, as well as an outlook for the fourth quarter of 2012.

A press release will be transmitted immediately following the market close on October 24th. Those wishing to participate in the conference call please dial (866) 700-6293, and international participants please dial (617) 213-8835, using the password 49837519 at approximately 1:40 p.m. Pacific Time. Those wishing to listen to the call may also do so via webcast on the company's investor relations website: A copy of the presentation and prepared remarks accompanying the conference call will also be available on Intersil's website.

A replay of the call will be available for two weeks following the conference call on the company website, or may be accessed by dialing (888) 286-8010, international dial (617) 801-6888, using the password 47121933. 

About Intersil
Intersil Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed-signal and power management semiconductors. The company's products address some of the fastest growing markets within the industrial and infrastructure, personal computing and high-end consumer markets. For more information about Intersil or to find out how to become a member of our winning team, visit our website and career page at

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