TD SYNNEX ( SNX Quick Quote SNX - Free Report) reported mixed results for the third quarter of fiscal 2022, wherein earnings missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate while revenues topped the same. However, both metrics marked strong growth on a year-over-year basis.
The company’s fiscal third-quarter non-GAAP earnings of $2.74 per share narrowly missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2.75 but increased 28% year over year. Revenues jumped 194.9% year over year to $15.36 billion, surpassing the consensus mark of $15.11 billion. The upside was due to the inclusion of revenues from the last year’s merger of Tech Data Corporation.
TD SYNNEX was formerly known as SYNNEX Corporation, but the company changed its name after the acquisition of Tech Data Corporation in September 2021.
The company continues to witness strong demand for its technology products and services. In addition, a steady IT spending environment, backed by rapid digital transformations, was an upside. However, the prevailing industry-wide supply-chain constraints negatively impacted the top line.
The gross profits grew 193% year over year to $916 million, while the gross margin remained flat at 6%. Adjusted SG&A expenses jumped to $543.7 million from the year-ago quarter’s $144.4 million.
In the reported quarter, the non-GAAP operating income was up 136.7% to $398.3 million. However, the non-GAAP operating margin contracted 64 bps on a year-over-year basis to 2.59%.
TD SYNNEX ended the fiscal third quarter with cash and cash equivalents of $350.8 million compared with the $521.5 million witnessed at the end of the fiscal second quarter. During the reported quarter, SNX used $67 million in cash from operational activities.
The company repurchased shares worth $30 million in the fiscal third quarter and $83 million in the first nine months of fiscal 2022.
Additionally, TD SYNNEX announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 30 cents per share. The newly approved dividend will be payable on Oct 28 to shareholders of record as of Oct 14.
On its fourth-quarter fiscal 2021 earnings call, the company stated that it expects to return approximately 50% of its cash flow to shareholders in the form of dividends and share buybacks over the next two to three years.
SNX issued strong guidance for the fiscal fourth quarter. For fourth-quarter fiscal 2022, it expects to generate revenues between $15.2 billion and $16.2 billion.
Non-GAAP net income is estimated in the range of $259-$298 million. Moreover, TD SYNNEX projects non-GAAP earnings between $2.70 and $3.10 per share for the fourth quarter.
Zacks Rank & Stocks to Consider
Currently, TD SYNNEX carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Shares of SNX lost 20% in the past year.
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