STMicroelectronics N.V. reported U.S. GAAP financial results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2024. ST reported first quarter net revenues of $3.47 billion, gross margin of 41.7%, operating margin of 15.9%, and net income of $513 million or $0.54 diluted earnings per share. Jean-Marc Chery, ST President & CEO, commented:

  • “Q1 net revenues and gross margin both came in below the midpoint of our business outlook range, driven by lower revenues in Automotive and Industrial, partially offset by higher revenues in Personal Electronics.”
  • “On a year-over-year basis, Q1 net revenues decreased 18.4%, operating margin decreased to 15.9% from 28.3% and net income decreased 50.9% to $513 million.”
  • “During the quarter, Automotive semiconductor demand slowed down compared to our expectations, entering a deceleration phase, while the ongoing Industrial correction accelerated.”
  • “Our second quarter business outlook, at the mid-point, is for net revenues of $3.2 billion, decreasing yearover-year by 26.0% and decreasing sequentially by 7.6%; gross margin is expected to be about 40%.”
  • “We will now drive the Company based on a revised plan for FY24 revenues in the range of $14 billion to $15 billion. Within this plan, we expect a gross margin in the low 40’s.”
  • “We plan to maintain our Net Capex plan for FY24 at about $2.5 billion focusing on our strategic manufacturing initiatives.”

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