Such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results and performance of our business to differ materially and adversely from the forward-looking statements. Certain forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, such as "believes", "expects", "may", "are expected to", "will", "will continue", "should", "would be", "seeks" or "anticipates" or similar expressions or the negative thereof or other variations thereof or comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy, plans or intentions. Some of these risk factors are set forth and are discussed in more detail in "Item 3. Key Information -- Risk Factors." included in our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2007, as filed with the SEC on March 3, 2008. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described in this release as anticipated, believed or expected. We do not intend, and do not assume any obligation, to update any industry information or forward-looking statements set forth in this release to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.
Unfavorable changes in the above or other factors listed under "Risk Factors" from time to time in our Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") filings, including our Form 20-F, could have a material adverse effect on our business and/or financial condition.
STMicroelectronics Conference Call and Webcast Information
The management of STMicroelectronics will conduct a conference call and webcast on April 30, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time / 3:00 p.m. CET, to discuss its operating performance for the first quarter of 2009.
The conference call and webcast will be available via the Internet by accessing: http://investors.st.com. Those accessing the webcast should go to the Web site at least 15 minutes prior to the call, in order to register, download and install any necessary audio software. The webcast and conference call will be available until May 8, 2009.
ST-Ericsson Conference Call and Webcast Information
The management of ST-Ericsson will conduct a conference call on April 30, 2009 at 7:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time / 1:00 p.m. CET to discuss the Company's performance for the first quarter of 2009.
Access to the audio webcast of the Conference Call will be available via the Internet by accessing the following web address: http://www.stericsson.com/investors/investors.jsp
STMicroelectronics is a global leader in developing and delivering semiconductor solutions across the spectrum of microelectronics applications. An unrivalled combination of silicon and system expertise, manufacturing strength, Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio and strategic partners positions the Company at the forefront of System-on-Chip (SoC) technology and its products play a key role in enabling today's convergence markets. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange, on Euronext Paris and on the Milan Stock Exchange. In 2008, the Company's net revenues were $9.84 billion. Further information on ST can be found at www.st.com.
Attachment A STMicroelectronics Supplemental Non-U.S. GAAP Financial Information U.S. GAAP - Non-U.S. GAAP Reconciliation In Million US$ Except Per Share Data
Readers are cautioned that the supplemental non-U.S. GAAP information presented in this press release is unaudited and subject to inherent limitations. Such non-U.S. GAAP information is not based on any comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles and should not be considered as a substitute for U.S. GAAP measurements. Also, our supplemental non-U.S. GAAP financial information may not be comparable to similarly titled non-U.S. GAAP measures used by other companies. Further specific limitations for individual non-U.S. GAAP measures, and the reasons for presenting non-U.S. GAAP financial information, are set forth in the paragraphs below. To compensate for these limitations, the supplemental non-U.S. GAAP financial information should not be read in isolation, but only in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
Adjusted gross profit (margin) or operating income is used by our management to help enhance an understanding of ongoing operations and to communicate the impact of the excluded items. Adjusted gross profit (margin) or operating income exclude impairment, restructuring charges and other related closure costs, the impact of purchase accounting (such as in-process R&D costs and inventory step-up charges) and related tax effects.
Adjusted earnings per share is used by our management to help enhance an understanding of ongoing operations and to communicate the impact of the excluded items. Adjusted earnings exclude impairment, restructuring charges and other related closure costs, the impact of purchase accounting (such as in-process R&D costs and inventory step-up charges), other-than-temporary impairment (OTTI) charge on financial assets, and impairment related to equity investments, net of the relevant tax impact.
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Q1 2009 Gross Operating Net Corresponding Profit Income Earnings EPS U.S. GAAP 437 (393) (541) (0.62) Impairment & Restructuring 56 56 Other-Than-Temporary- 58 Impairment Numonyx Impairment 200 Estimated Income Tax Effect (40) Non-U.S GAAP 437 (337) (267) (0.31) Q4 2008 Gross Operating Net Corresponding Profit Income Earnings EPS U.S. GAAP 822 (139) (366) (0.42) NXP Wireless Inventory Step-Up 31 31 31 Impairment & Restructuring 91 91 Other-Than-Temporary- 55 Impairment Numonyx Impairment 180 Estimated Income Tax Effect (48) Non-U.S GAAP 853 (17) (57) (0.06) Q1 2008 Gross Operating Net Corresponding Profit Income Earnings EPS U.S. GAAP 899 (88) (84) (0.09) Genesis In-Process R&D 21 21 Impairment & Restructuring 183 183 Other-Than-Temporary- 29 Impairment Estimated Income Tax Effect (33) Non-U.S GAAP 899 116 116 0.13