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Impinj Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Impinj delivered strong second quarter results. Revenue grew 36% year-over-year to a record driven by continued demand for Monza endpoint ICs...

Seattle, WA August 31, 2016 - Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ: PI), a leading provider and pioneer of solutions for identifying, locating and authenticating everyday items using RAIN RFID, today announced its second quarter 2016 financial results for the period ended June 30, 2016.

"We delivered strong second quarter results. Revenue grew 36% year-over-year to a record driven by continued demand for our Monza endpoint ICs, which we believe is an indication of accelerating market growth and our strong market position," said Chris Diorio, co-founder and CEO. "We see a massive and growing market opportunity for our offerings and, with the successful completion of our IPO, we have expanded our available capital and will continue to execute our strategy to further capitalize on this exciting growth opportunity."

Second Quarter Financial Summary

  • Revenue grew 36% year-over-year to $26.0 million

  • GAAP gross margin of 52.3%; Non-GAAP gross margin of 53.4%

  • GAAP net loss of $0.3 million; GAAP net loss attributable to common shareholders of $3.1 million or a loss of $0.71 per share using 4.3 million shares

  • Adjusted EBITDA of $1.3 million

  • Non-GAAP net income of $0.9 million, or $0.06 per share using 13.9 million shares

A reconciliation between historical GAAP and non-GAAP information, including of weighted average basic and diluted shares, is contained in the tables below and in the section titled "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" below are descriptions of these non-GAAP financial measures.

Third Quarter 2016 Financial Outlook

Impinj provides guidance based on current market conditions and expectations and actual results may differ materially. Please refer to the company's comments below regarding Forward Looking Statements. For the third quarter of 2016, the company currently expects:

  • Revenue in the range of $27.4 million to $28.9 million

  • Adjusted EBITDA in the range of $0.3 million to $1.8 million

  • Non-GAAP net income in the range of $0.2 million to $1.7 million, and non-GAAP earnings per share in the range of $0.01 and $0.09, using approximately 18.6 million shares.

All forward-looking non-GAAP financial measures contained in this section titled "Third Quarter 2016 Financial Outlook" exclude non-cash income and expenses. We have not reconciled guidance for non-GAAP metrics to their most directly comparable GAAP measures because such items that impact these measures are not within our control or cannot be reasonably predicted. Accordingly, a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measure guidance to the corresponding GAAP measures is not available without unreasonable effort.

Conference Call Information

Impinj will host a conference call and webcast today, Aug. 31, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT for analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter results and outlook for its third quarter of 2016. Open to the public, investors may access the call by dialing +1-412-317-6060. A live webcast of the conference call will also be accessible on the company's website at Following the webcast, an archived version will be available on the website for one year. A telephonic replay of the call will be available one hour after the call and will run for five business days and may be accessed by dialing +1-412-317-0088 and entering passcode 10091002.

Forward Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding the market for RAIN RFID, our strategy, prospects, and our financial outlook for the third quarter of 2016. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on potentially inaccurate assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expected or implied by the forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. The potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from the results predicted include, among others, those risks and uncertainties included under the caption "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, the prospectus filed pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1993 with the SEC on July 21, 2016. All information provided in this release and in the attachments is as of the date hereof, and we undertake no duty to update this information unless required by law.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

To supplement our condensed consolidated financial statements, which are prepared and presented in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States of America (GAAP), we use the following non-GAAP financial measures: non-GAAP gross margin, net income and earnings per share and Adjusted EBITDA. In computing these non-GAAP financial measures, we exclude the effects of stock-based compensation expense, depreciation and amortization, non-cash interest and other income/expense, and non-cash income tax expense not considered to be indicative of our ongoing core business operating results. The presentation of this non-GAAP financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP.

We use these non-GAAP financial measures for financial and operational decision-making and as a means to evaluate period-to-period comparisons. Our management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide meaningful supplemental information regarding our performance and liquidity by excluding certain income, expenses and expenditures that may not be indicative of our ongoing core business operating results. We believe that both management and investors benefit from referring to these non-GAAP financial measures in assessing our performance and when analyzing historical performance and liquidity and planning, forecasting, and analyzing future periods. The presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for our financial results prepared in accordance with GAAP, and our non-GAAP measures may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies.

For a reconciliation of these non-GAAP financial measures to GAAP measures, please see the tables captioned "Reconciliations of GAAP Financial Measures to non-GAAP Financial Measures" included at the end of this release.

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About Impinj

Impinj (NASDAQ: PI) helps businesses and people analyze, optimize, and innovate by wirelessly connecting billions of everyday things—such as apparel, automobile parts, luggage, and shipments—to the Internet. The Impinj platform uses RAIN RFID to deliver timely data about these everyday things to business and consumer applications, enabling a boundless Internet of Things.

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