By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) reported net revenue of $566 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 ended June 25, 2016, a 2% increase from the $555 million revenue recorded in the prior quarter, and a 3% decrease from the same quarter of last year.
Tunc Doluca, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "In our June quarter, we surpassed the $100 million dollar quarterly revenue mark in Automotive, and the business grew 30% over the same quarter last year. Through solid execution on our manufacturing transformation, we achieved 64% gross margin and met a key milestone by exceeding 30% operating margin in the quarter." Mr. Doluca continued, "We are confident in our ability to continue improving profitability, drive free cash flow growth, and maintain leadership in the return of cash to shareholders. As a result, we announced a 10% increase in our dividend."
Fiscal Year 2016 Fourth Quarter Results
Based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), diluted earnings per share in the June quarter was a $0.32 profit. The results were affected by pre-tax special items which primarily consisted of $42 million in charges related to acquisitions, and $14 million in charges related to restructuring activities. GAAP earnings per share, excluding special items was $0.49. An analysis of GAAP versus GAAP excluding special items is provided in the last table of this press release.
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