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TI Reports 1Q06 Financial Results

Revenue Grows 23% from Year Ago

Gross Profit Margin Increases to 50.1 Percent of Revenue

Company Earns $0.33 Per Share from Continuing Operations, Up 57% from Year Ago

Apr 18, 2006

 Non-GAAP Financial Measures Reconciliation

Except as noted, financial results are for continuing operations. TI’s Sensors & Controls business is reported as a discontinued operation. The previously announced divestiture of this business is expected to close in the second quarter of 2006.

DALLAS (April 18, 2006) – Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today reported first-quarter 2006 revenue of $3.33 billion, up 23 percent from the same quarter in 2005 as growth in the company’s Semiconductor segment accelerated for the third consecutive quarter. Revenue in the first quarter, usually the company’s seasonally weakest quarter, was about even with the fourth quarter of 2005.

Earnings per share from continuing operations were $0.33, up 57 percent from a year ago, and included stock-based compensation expense of $0.04. The company began expensing stock options in the third quarter of 2005 and, therefore, equivalent stock-based compensation expense was not reflected in the year-ago period when the company earned $0.21 per share from continuing operations.

“This is a good start to the year. Demand was strong, and we expect it to continue,” said Rich Templeton, TI president and chief executive officer. “Especially encouraging was our growth in digital signal processors and analog semiconductors, increasing 32 percent and 24 percent respectively from a year ago. These are the core semiconductors of today’s electronics, including 3G cell phones where our revenue doubled from a year ago; low-end cell phones that are beginning to gain traction in large, emerging markets; and wireless basestations where our revenue grew by more than half. We also built momentum in consumer awareness for high-definition televisions that use TI’s DLP® picture technology.” Gross Profit
TI’s gross profit was $1.67 billion, or 50.1 percent of revenue, an increase of $15 million from the fourth quarter. Gross profit increased $428 million from the year-ago quarter due to higher revenue. Stock-based compensation expense of $18 million was included in cost of revenue in the first quarter of 2006.

Operating Expenses
Research and development (R&D) expense of $533 million, or 16.0 percent of revenue, increased $40 million sequentially due to a combination of increased semiconductor product development, especially for wireless and high-performance analog products, and seasonally higher pay and benefits. R&D expense increased $46 million from the year-ago quarter primarily due to stock-based compensation expense of $28 million, which was included in the first quarter of 2006, as well as higher semiconductor product development. R&D in the first quarter included expenses associated with TI’s acquisition of Chipcon Group ASA, a leader in the design of short-range, low-power wireless RF (radio frequency) transceiver semiconductors. The acquisition will help expand TI’s high-performance analog product portfolio.

Selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expense of $421 million, or 12.6 percent of revenue, increased $17 million sequentially primarily due to seasonally higher pay and benefits. SG&A increased $100 million from a year ago primarily due to the combination of stock-based compensation expense of $45 million included in the first quarter of 2006 and higher Semiconductor marketing expense, which included consumer advertising for DLP products.

Operating Profit
Operating profit of $718 million, or 21.5 percent of revenue, declined $42 million sequentially primarily due to higher operating expenses in the Semiconductor segment. Operating profit increased $282 million from the year-ago quarter due to higher gross profit in the Semiconductor segment. Total stock-based compensation expense of $91 million, or 2.7 percent of revenue, was included in corporate activities in the first quarter.

Net Income
Income from continuing operations was $542 million or $0.33 per share, which includes $0.04 of stock-based compensation expense. Income from discontinued operations was $43 million. Net income was $585 million or $0.36 per share.

Orders
TI orders of $3.60 billion increased $116 million sequentially due to seasonally higher orders in the Education Technology business in preparation for the back-to-school retail season. TI orders increased $859 million from the year-ago quarter due to higher demand for Semiconductor products.

Cash
Cash flow from operations of $522 million decreased $358 million sequentially and increased $24 million from the year-ago quarter.

At the end of the first quarter, total cash (cash and cash equivalents plus short-term investments) was $3.66 billion, down $1.67 billion from the end of the previous quarter and $1.47 billion from the end of the year-ago period. During the quarter, the company repurchased 47 million shares of TI common stock for $1.44 billion, paid $48 million in dividends and retired $311 million of long-term debt. The company also acquired Chipcon in the first quarter for $177 million in cash, net of cash acquired.

Capital Spending and Depreciation
Capital expenditures of $408 million increased $74 million sequentially and increased $141 million from the year-ago quarter. TI’s capital expenditures in the first quarter were primarily for assembly, test and advanced 65- and 45-nanometer wafer fabrication equipment used to manufacture semiconductors.

Depreciation of $270 million decreased $66 million sequentially and $71 million from a year ago. The company’s change from an accelerated to a straight-line method of depreciation beginning in the first quarter of 2006 lowered first-quarter depreciation by $29 million.

Accounts Receivable and Inventories
Accounts receivable of $1.80 billion increased $150 million sequentially due to higher Semiconductor shipments in the last month of the quarter versus the comparable period in the prior quarter. Accounts receivable increased $274 million from the year-ago quarter due to higher revenue. Days sales outstanding were 49 at the end of the first quarter compared with 45 at the end of the previous quarter and 51 at the end of the year-ago quarter.

Inventory of $1.25 billion at the end of the first quarter increased $61 million sequentially as the company built inventory from the lower-than-desired levels of the fourth quarter in order to better support customer demand. Inventory increased $90 million compared with the year-ago level. Days of inventory at the end of the first quarter were 67 compared with 64 at the end of the previous quarter and 71 at the end of the year-ago quarter.

Outlook

TI intends to provide a mid-quarter update to its financial outlook on June 8, 2006, by issuing a press release and holding a conference call. Both will be available on the company’s web site.


For the second quarter of 2006, TI expects revenue from continuing operations to be in the following ranges:

  • Total TI, $3.46 billion to $3.75 billion;
  • Semiconductor, $3.29 billion to $3.56 billion; and
  • Educational & Productivity Solutions, $170 million to $190 million.

TI expects earnings per share from continuing operations to be in the range of $0.38 to $0.43. This estimate includes about $0.04, or about $90 million, for stock-based compensation expense.

In 2006 for continuing operations, the estimated annual effective tax rate remains about 30 percent. This rate is based on current tax law and does not assume reinstatement of the federal research tax credit, which expired at the end of 2005. Also in 2006 for continuing operations, TI still expects R&D expense of about $2.2 billion and capital expenditures of about $1.3 billion. Depreciation is still expected to be about $1.03 billion.

               TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARIES
                      Consolidated Statements of Income
               (Millions of dollars, except per-share amounts)

                                                 For Three Months Ended
                                             Mar. 31,   Dec. 31,   Mar. 31,
                                               2006       2005       2005

    Net revenue                              $ 3,334    $ 3,324    $ 2,702
    Cost of revenue (COR)                      1,662      1,667      1,458
    Gross profit                               1,672      1,657      1,244
      Gross profit % of revenue                 50.1%      49.8%      46.0%
    Research and development (R&D)               533        493        487
      R&D % of revenue                          16.0%      14.8%      18.0%
    Selling, general and administrative
     (SG&A)                                      421        404        321
      SG&A % of revenue                         12.6%      12.1%      11.9%
        Total operating expenses               2,616      2,564      2,266
    Profit from operations                       718        760        436
      Operating profit % of revenue             21.5%      22.9%      16.1%
    Other income (expense) net                    52         51         48
    Interest expense on loans                      3          2          2
    Income from continuing operations
     before income taxes                         767        809        482
    Provision for income taxes                   225        187        111
    Income from continuing operations            542        622        371
    Income from discontinued operations,
     net of income taxes                          43         33         40
    Net income                               $   585    $   655    $   411

    Basic earnings per common share:
      Income from continuing operations      $   .34    $   .39    $   .22
      Net income                             $   .37    $   .41    $   .24

    Diluted earnings per common share:
      Income from continuing operations      $   .33    $   .38    $   .21
      Net income                             $   .36    $   .40    $   .24

    Average shares outstanding (millions):
      Basic                                    1,585      1,606      1,701
      Diluted                                  1,618      1,643      1,735

    Cash dividends declared per share
     of common stock                         $  .030    $  .030    $  .025

    Stock-based compensation expense
     included in continuing operations:

    COR                                           18         17        ---
    R&D                                           28         27        ---
    SG&A                                          45         41          5
    Profit from operations                        91         85          5
      % of revenue                               2.7%       2.6%       0.2%



               TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARIES
                         Consolidated Balance Sheets
                 (Millions of dollars, except share amounts)

                                             Mar. 31,   Dec. 31,   Mar. 31,
                                               2006       2005       2005
    Assets
    Current assets:
      Cash and cash equivalents              $   722    $ 1,214    $ 1,851
      Short-term investments                   2,942      4,116      3,284
      Accounts receivable, net of allowances
       of ($32), ($34) and ($37)               1,798      1,648      1,524

      Raw materials                               91         83         72
      Work in process                            819        813        739
      Finished goods                             336        289        345
      Inventories                              1,246      1,185      1,156
      Deferred income taxes                      626        619        577
      Prepaid expenses and other
       current assets                            248        135        341
      Assets of discontinued operations
       held for sale                             495        472        425
      Total current assets                     8,077      9,389      9,158
    Property, plant and equipment at cost      8,442      8,374      8,880
      Less accumulated depreciation           (4,574)    (4,644)    (5,163)
      Property, plant and equipment, net       3,868      3,730      3,717
    Equity and debt investments                  240        236        260
    Goodwill                                     793        677        677
    Acquisition-related intangibles              131         60         97
    Deferred income taxes                        390        393        457
    Capitalized software licenses, net           222        243        288
    Prepaid retirement costs                     205        222        273
    Other assets                                 112        113        118
    Total assets                             $14,038    $15,063    $15,045

    Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity
    Current liabilities:
      Loans payable and current portion
       of long-term debt                     $   ---    $   301    $   318
      Accounts payable                           720        702        648
      Accrued expenses and other liabilities     895        948        826
      Income taxes payable                       280        154        253
      Accrued profit sharing and retirement       43        121         34
      Liabilities of discontinued operations
       held for sale                             157        151        122
      Total current liabilities                2,095      2,377      2,201
    Long-term debt                               318        329         55
    Accrued retirement costs                     116        136        556
    Deferred income taxes                         17         23         40
    Deferred credits and other liabilities       254        261        289
    Total liabilities                          2,800      3,126      3,141

    Stockholders' equity:
      Preferred stock, $25 par value.
       Authorized -- 10,000,000 shares.
       Participating cumulative preferred.
       None issued.                              ---        ---        ---
      Common stock, $1 par value.
       Authorized -- 2,400,000,000 shares.
       Shares issued: March 31, 2006 --
       1,739,070,044; December 31, 2005 --
       1,738,780,512; March 31, 2005 --
       1,738,491,029                           1,739      1,739      1,738
      Paid-in capital                            744        742        679
      Retained earnings                       13,930     13,394     11,610
      Less treasury common stock at cost:
       Shares: March 31, 2006 -- 181,032,577;
       December 31, 2005 -- 142,190,707;
       March 31, 2005 -- 76,326,181           (5,092)    (3,856)    (1,929)

      Accumulated other comprehensive
       income (loss):
         Minimum pension liability               (65)       (65)      (167)
         Unrealized gains (losses) on
          available-for-sale investments         (17)       (16)       (24)
      Unearned compensation                       (1)        (1)        (3)
      Total stockholders' equity              11,238     11,937     11,904
    Total liabilities and stockholders'
     equity                                  $14,038    $15,063    $15,045



               TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARIES
                    Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
                            (Millions of dollars)

                                                For Three Months Ended
                                             Mar. 31,   Dec. 31,   Mar. 31,
                                               2006       2005      2005
    Cash flows from operating activities:
      Net income                              $  585    $   655    $   411
      Adjustments to reconcile net income to
       cash provided by operating activities
       of continuing operations:
        Less income from discontinued
         operations                              (43)       (33)       (40)
        Depreciation                             270        336        341
        Stock-based compensation                  91         85          5
        Amortization of capitalized software      30         33         29
        Amortization of acquisition-related
         costs                                    16         13         15
        Purchased in-process research
         and development                           5        ---        ---
        (Gains)/losses on investments and
         sales of assets                          (5)        (7)       (22)
        Deferred income taxes                    (36)       (93)       (37)
      (Increase)/decrease from changes in:
        Accounts receivable                     (144)       105          7
        Inventories                              (57)      (111)         6
        Prepaid expenses and other current
         assets                                 (111)        30        (88)
        Accounts payable and accrued expenses   (106)       (24)        20
        Income taxes payable                     151         99         72
        Accrued profit sharing and retirement    (99)        15       (213)
      Decrease/(increase) in noncurrent
       accrued retirement costs                   17       (180)         7
      Other                                      (42)       (43)       (15)
    Net cash provided by operating activities
     of continuing operations                    522        880        498

    Cash flows from investing activities:
      Additions to property, plant and
       equipment                                (408)      (334)      (267)
      Sales of assets                              4        ---         42
      Purchases of cash investments           (1,153)    (2,690)      (818)
      Sales and maturities of cash
       investments                             2,341      1,887      1,204
      Purchases of equity investments             (5)        (4)        (2)
      Sales of equity and debt investments         7         14        ---
      Acquisition of businesses, net of
       cash acquired                            (177)       ---        ---
    Net cash provided by (used in) investing
     activities of continuing operations         609     (1,127)       159

    Cash flows from financing activities:
      Proceeds from loans and long-term debt     ---        275        ---
      Payments on loans and long-term debt      (311)        (1)       ---
      Dividends paid on common stock             (48)       (48)       (43)
      Sales and other common stock
       transactions                              142        128         57
      Excess tax benefit from stock option
       exercises                                   7         17        ---
      Stock repurchases                       (1,440)      (870)    (1,493)
    Net cash used in financing activities
     of continuing operations                 (1,650)      (499)    (1,479)

    Cash flows from discontinued operations:
      Operating activities                        35         28         26
      Investing activities                       (10)       (13)       (11)
    Net cash provided by discontinued
     operations                                   25         15         15

    Effect of exchange rate changes on cash        2          4        (5)
    Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents   (492)      (727)      (812)
    Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of
     period                                    1,214      1,941      2,663
    Cash and cash equivalents, end of period  $  722    $ 1,214    $ 1,851



                         Business Segment Net Revenue
                           (In millions of dollars)

                                                 For Three Months Ended
                                             Mar. 31,    Dec. 31,   Mar. 31,
                                               2006        2005       2005

    Semiconductor                            $ 3,262    $ 3,258    $ 2,621
    Education Technology          74         67         82
    Intersegment eliminations                     (2)        (1)        (1)

    Total net revenue                        $ 3,334    $ 3,324    $ 2,702



                        Business Segment Profit (Loss)
                           (In millions of dollars)

                                                 For Three Months Ended
                                              Mar. 31,    Dec. 31,   Mar. 31,
                                                2006        2005       2005

    Semiconductor                            $   883    $   912    $   462
    Education Technology          13         10         20
    Corporate activities*                       (178)      (162)       (46)

    Profit from operations                   $   718    $   760    $   436

     *  Corporate activities include stock-based compensation expense of $91
     million, $85 million and $5 million for the first quarter of 2006, the
     fourth quarter of 2005 and the first quarter of 2005.  Also included in
     the first quarter of 2005 are gains of $23 million on sales of assets
     related primarily to the disposition of a sales facility and the sale of
     the commodity liquid crystal display driver product line.


Semiconductor

  • Revenue of $3.26 billion in the first quarter was about even sequentially, and increased 24 percent from the year-ago quarter primarily due to demand for the company’s DSP and analog products. Revenue from semiconductors used in wireless applications was even sequentially and was up 32 percent from a year ago.
  • Gross profit in the first quarter was $1.66 billion, or 50.8 percent of revenue. Gross profit increased $12 million sequentially, and increased $460 million from the year-ago quarter due to higher revenue. Operating profit in the first quarter was $883 million, or 27.1 percent of revenue, down $29 million sequentially due to higher operating expenses. Compared with the year-ago quarter, operating profit increased $421 million due to higher gross profit.
  • Analog revenue was even sequentially, and increased 24 percent from the year-ago quarter primarily due to demand for high-performance analog products. Revenue from high-performance analog products grew 6 percent sequentially and 43 percent from a year ago.
  • DSP revenue in the first quarter increased 4 percent sequentially due to demand for communications infrastructure products, including high-density Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and wireless basestation products. DSP revenue increased 32 percent from the year-ago quarter due to higher demand from the wireless market.
  • TI’s remaining Semiconductor revenue in the first quarter decreased 6 percent sequentially primarily due to the expected seasonal decline in DLP semiconductors used in high-definition televisions and projectors, as well as lower royalties. This more than offset higher revenue in microcontrollers, RISC microprocessors and standard logic products. From a year ago, remaining Semiconductor revenue increased 14 percent primarily due to growth in standard logic, DLP, microcontroller and RISC microprocessor revenue more than offsetting a decline in royalties.
  • Semiconductor orders of $3.43 billion in the first quarter were about even sequentially, and increased 32 percent from a year ago due to broad-based demand, especially for the company’s wireless and high-performance analog products.

1Q Semiconductor Highlights

  • TI announced its OMAP™ 3 product, believed to be the industry’s first applications processor in 65-nanometer process technology, that will power a new class of advanced cell phones by enabling improvements in entertainment and productivity features.
  • TI joined other wireless and gaming industry leaders to define and support an open gaming architecture to accelerate the adoption of premium mobile games.
  • TI introduced a new family of high-performance analog amplifiers featuring precision performance at one-tenth the power consumption of the nearest competitive device, making them ideal for medical instrumentation, temperature measurement, test equipment, security and consumer systems.
  • TI unveiled PIQUA™, a new IP network quality management system based on TI's DSP technology and embedded software solutions. Using sophisticated real-time calculations to instantly assess quality parameters, PIQUA allows network operators to proactively manage quality-of-service characteristics such as echo, dropped packets and line delay.

Educational & Productivity Solutions

  • Revenue in the first quarter was $74 million, up $7 million sequentially due to higher demand for scientific calculators. Revenue was down $8 million from the year-ago quarter due to an expected shift of instructional dealers’ purchases closer to second- and third-quarter school demand.
  • Gross profit in the first quarter was $41 million, or 55.7 percent of revenue, up $6 million sequentially primarily due to higher revenue and down $3 million from the year-ago quarter primarily due to lower revenue.
  • Operating profit in the quarter was $13 million, or 18.3 percent of revenue, an increase of $3 million sequentially, and a decrease of $7 million from the year-ago quarter primarily due to lower revenue.

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We urge you to carefully consider the following important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations of the Company or its management:

  • Market demand for semiconductors, particularly for analog chips and digital signal processors in key markets such as communications, entertainment electronics and computing;
  • TI’s ability to maintain or improve profit margins, including its ability to utilize its manufacturing facilities at sufficient levels to cover its fixed operating costs, in an intensely competitive and cyclical industry;
  • TI’s ability to develop, manufacture and market innovative products in a rapidly changing technological environment;
  • TI’s ability to compete in products and prices in an intensely competitive industry;
  • TI’s ability to maintain and enforce a strong intellectual property portfolio and obtain needed licenses from third parties;
  • Consolidation of TI’s patent licensees and market conditions reducing royalty payments to TI;
  • Economic, social and political conditions in the countries in which TI, its customers or its suppliers operate, including security risks, health conditions, possible disruptions in transportation networks and fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates;
  • Natural events such as severe weather and earthquakes in the locations in which TI, its customers or its suppliers operate;
  • Availability and cost of raw materials, utilities and critical manufacturing equipment;
  • Changes in the tax rate applicable to TI as the result of changes in tax law, the jurisdictions in which profits are determined to be earned and taxed, the outcome of tax audits and the ability to realize deferred tax assets;
  • Losses or curtailments of purchases from key customers and the timing and amount of distributor and other customer inventory adjustments;
  • Customer demand that differs from company forecasts;
  • The financial impact of inadequate or excess TI inventories to meet demand that differs from projections;
  • Product liability or warranty claims, or recalls by TI customers for a product containing a TI part;
  • TI’s ability to recruit and retain skilled personnel; and
  • Timely implementation of new manufacturing technologies, installation of manufacturing equipment and the ability to obtain needed third-party foundry and assembly/test subcontract services.

For a more detailed discussion of these factors, see the text under the heading “Risk Factors” in Item 1A of the Company’s most recent Form 10-K. The forward-looking statements included in this release are made only as of the date of publication, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

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