3D Systems Corporation announced today its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015.
For the fourth quarter of 2015, the company reported revenue of $183.4 million, a decrease of 2% over the comparable quarter in 2014. The company reported a GAAP loss of $5.32 per share and non-GAAP earnings of $0.19 per share.
“While market conditions remain challenging and uncertain, timing of healthcare and industrial customer orders as well as contributions from acquisitions supported revenue during the quarter,” commented Andrew Johnson, Interim President & Chief Executive Officer and Chief Legal Officer, 3D Systems.
Gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of 2015 was 32.8%, primarily as a result of a $27.4 million charge related to inventory and purchase commitments in connection with the company’s end-of-life of the Cube 3D printer and shift away from consumer products. Excluding the negative impact of this charge, gross profit margin was 47.7%, a decrease of 20 basis points from the fourth quarter of 2014.
For the fourth quarter of 2015, cash operating expenses of $66.7 million remained flat sequentially. Total operating expenses for the quarter were $626.1 million, including a $537.2 million goodwill and intangibles impairment charge. Excluding the impairment charge, operating expenses were $88.9 million inclusive of $22.4 million of R&D expense and $66.5 million of SG&A expense.
The company reported a fourth quarter GAAP net loss of $596.4 million, or a $5.32 loss per share. The company reported non-GAAP income of $20.9 million, or $0.19 earnings per share.
The company generated $7.5 million of cash for operations during the quarter and used $3.1 million during the full year. The company had $155.6 million of cash on hand at the end of December.
For the full year 2015, revenue grew 2% to $666.2 million, resulting in a GAAP loss of $5.85 per share and non-GAAP earnings of $0.27 per share.
“We believe that by leveraging our domain expertise, partner and customer relationships and advanced technology we are well positioned to capitalize on meaningful opportunities in key verticals,” continued Johnson. “We are continuing an extensive and comprehensive review of our business and strategy and taking steps to better prioritize our resources and focus our investments.”