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Selected financial information for the fourth quarter and full year 2020 
Quarterly Report 
Premstaetten - (PR title cont'd) ... of guidance on consumer strength, ams adj. 
operating profitability at top end of guidance; improved OSRAM outlook, 
preparing to implement DPLTA; first quarter ams expected revenues up year-on- 
year at midpoint despite seasonality 
Premstaetten, Austria (9 February 2021) -- ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide 
supplier of high performance sensor solutions, reports positive full year 2020 
group results with strong group cash flow and record full year 2020 revenues and 
earnings for its ams business. In spite of Covid-19, 2020 was the best year in 
the history of the ams business as revenues of USD 2,291 million showed year-on- 
year growth together with an increase in full year adjusted operating result. 
This robust performance was driven by the ams consumer business. For the fourth 
quarter, the ams business saw strong revenues and adjusted operating margin 
towards and at the top end of the guidance range, recording revenues of USD 681 
million and an adjusted result from operations (EBIT) of 27% of revenues or USD 
182 million. Firm consumer demand and a strong operational performance drove 
these fourth quarter results. For the first quarter 2021, ams expects its ams 
business to grow year-on-year at the midpoint of expectations despite typical 
seasonal effects with expected revenues of USD 500-540 million. 
The financial results below refer to the ams group and include the financial 
results of OSRAM Licht AG (OSRAM) which ams has been consolidating as the 
majority shareholder since 1 July 2020. Full year 2020 group revenues were USD 
4,169 million, up 86% compared to 2019 given consolidation effects. Fourth 
quarter group revenues were USD 1,679 million, up 16% sequentially from the 
third quarter and up 138% compared to the same quarter 2019 given consolidation 
effects. Adjusted[1] group gross margin for 2020 was 33% while adjusted1 group 
gross margin for the fourth quarter was 35% compared to 41% and 45% respectively 
in 2019. IFRS reported group gross margin for 2020 was 30% and 32% for the 
fourth quarter compared to 38% and 42% respectively in 2019. 
The adjusted[1] group result from operations (EBIT) was USD 550 million or 13% 
of revenues for 2020 compared to USD 468 million or 21% for 2019 and USD 280 
million or 17% of revenues for the fourth quarter and USD 200 million or 28% for 
the fourth quarter 2019 (including adjustments: USD 164 million or 4% of 
revenues for 2020 and USD 155 million or 9% of revenues for the fourth quarter). 
Adjusted[1] group net income was USD 282 million for 2020 compared to USD 434 
million for 2019 and USD 180 million for the fourth quarter and USD 155 million 
for the fourth quarter 2019 (including adjustments: USD -104 million for 2020 
and USD 52 million for the fourth quarter). 
Adjusted[1] basic/diluted earnings per share for 2020 were CHF 1.13/0.98 or USD 
1.26/1.09 based on 215,189,478/226,963,78 shares or CHF -0.45/-0.52 or USD - 
0.50/-0.57 including adjustments (2019: CHF 5.02/4.90 or USD 5.38/5.24 based on 
80,261,853/81,864,338 shares; all weighted average). Adjusted[1] basic/diluted 
earnings per share for the fourth quarter were CHF 0.59/0.46 or USD 0.66/0.51 
based on 260,696,784/294,130,349 shares or CHF 0.18/0.10 or USD 0.20/0.11 
including adjustments (fourth quarter 2019: CHF 1.74/1.57 or USD 1.89/1.71 based 
on 81,104,760/86,007,105 shares; all weighted average). 
Group operating cash flow was very strong at USD 835 million for 2020 and USD 
384 million for the fourth quarter. Group free cash flow was USD 624 million for 
2020 and USD 319 million for the fourth quarter. Net debt for the group stood at 
USD 2,030 million on 31 December 2020, this corres­ponds to a group leverage of 
1.7 net debt/adjusted1 EBITDA, ahead of ams' expectations. Cash and cash 
equivalents were USD 1,900 million on 31 December 2020 reflecting ams' recent 
convertible bond issue and cash flow generation in the group compared to USD 595 
million at year-end 2019. 
ams recorded robust overall group results in 2020 despite the global impact of 
Covid-19 concluding the year with a very positive fourth quarter. The group's 
ams business achieved historic records for revenues and adjusted operating 
result in spite of the pandemic, showing full year growth driven by its consumer 
business. In the fourth quarter, the ams business saw the expected strong 
sequential growth as firm consumer demand drove revenues towards the top end of 
the guidance range. Adjusted operating profitability for the ams business was 
strong at the top end of the guidance range in the fourth quarter despite some 
currency headwinds. 
ams welcomes the improving performance of the OSRAM business in the fourth 
quarter 2020, which contributed positively to group results, and the improved 
full fiscal year financial outlook for the OSRAM business. ams appreciates the 
underlying expected positive development of end market demand for OSRAM which 
confirms OSRAM's leadership position in the global light emitter market and the 
strength of its technologies. ams looks forward to fully harnessing these 
advantages in the coming years through the planned full integration of ams and 
OSRAM. As a majority-owned independent listed subsidiary of ams OSRAM is 
included as a separate reporting segment in the group financial information. 
ams is pleased to see that the expected balanced revenue profile for the group 
is already evident, particularly in light of robust consumer demand. Non- 
consumer markets accounted for 63% and the consumer market for 37% of group 
revenues in the second half of 2020 compared to 13% and 87% in the second half 
2019, respectively. Even in the full year group results which exclude the OSRAM 
business for the first half of 2020, non-consumer markets made up 52% and the 
consumer market 48% of group revenues compared to 18% and 82% in 2019, 
ams is preparing to implement the domination and profit and loss transfer 
agreement (DPLTA) for OSRAM which OSRAM shareholders approved in the fourth 
quarter. In December, an action was brought against OSRAM's shareholders' 
resolution approving the DPLTA upholding its registration. OSRAM has in the 
meantime filed a court motion to remove the blocking as part of a specific legal 
procedure. ams therefore expects to be able to implement the DPLTA in the 
foreseeable future. Based on the DPLTA ams will be able to drive the integration 
of both companies in the most efficient manner. ams plans to create a strongly 
profitable combined company within the next years given the complementary 
strengths of ams and OSRAM. Through several successful financing transactions in 
2020 ams has secured comprehensive long-term funding to implement the DPLTA as 
well as subsequent steps to realize the full integration of OSRAM. ams' 
financial flexibility going forward is further supported by the expected ongoing 
cash flow generation for the group. OSRAM has announced the intention to appoint 
Ingo Bank as CEO of OSRAM in the current quarter while Thomas Stockmeier has 
been appointed Chairman of the OSRAM Supervisory Board (SB). Four seats on the 
OSRAM SB have changed since the closing and ams expects a fifth seat to change 
in the current quarter. 
The group's ams business is a worldwide leader in optical sensing based on its 
broad portfolio of high performance solutions. The ams consumer business is a 
major supplier of sensing solutions serving global consumer OEMs. The ams 
consumer business performed strongly in 2020 and was an important driver for the 
group despite the negative impact of Covid-19. This positive development 
reflected ongoing robust consumer demand which continued in the fourth quarter. 
Focused on innovation, the ams business addresses 3D sensing including VCSEL 
illumination and NIR image sensing, display management and behind-OLED (BOLED) 
sensing, ultra-small scale proximity sensing, spectral and bio-sensing, and 
further optical applications. The ams business continued extensive R&D last year 
and brought numerous new solutions to the market. 
The ams business is a major player in 3D sensing combining extensive IP and 
system expertise. The industry-leading platform serves all 3D architectures, 
structured light (SL), time-of-flight (iToF and dToF), and active stereo vision 
(ASV). ams shipped substantial 3D sensing volumes to leading consumer OEMs in 
2020 and continues to build its position in the Android market. ams is a leader 
in illumination for mobile device 3D sensing, based on its optics and VCSEL 
technologies, and drives the evolution of 3D sensing for more differentiated 
use. As a strategic focus, the ams business is creating 3D system solutions 
based on its expanded portfolio including NIR image and SPAD sensing, 
algorithms, and system and application software. 
In world-facing 3D, the ams business continued to be successful in iToF systems 
illumination for camera enhancement last year. Taking 3D sensing forward for 
complex applications, the ams business focuses on development of 3D dToF, an 
advanced architecture for AR-oriented and world-facing functions. 3D dToF and AR 
scanning functions will create an attractive new 3D market based on customer 
feedback. ams' broad 3D portfolio and industry-leading system capabilities offer 
an unmatched platform to drive innovation in 3D dToF systems and address 
attractive opportunities in this market. The ams business is seeing good 
progress in developing its full 3D dToF solution for high performance which 
integrates VCSEL illumination, optics, high resolution SPAD sensing, algorithms 

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