ANADIGICS Reports Results for Third Quarter 2005

WARREN, N.J., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD), a leading supplier of wireless and broadband communications solutions, reported third quarter 2005 net sales of $29.3 million compared to net sales of $23.9 million in the prior quarter and $25.1 million in the year ago quarter. The net loss for the quarter was $6.8 million or $0.20 per share compared with a net loss of $9.1 million or $0.27 per share in the prior quarter and $8.3 million or $0.25 per share in the year ago quarter.

For the nine months ended October 1, 2005 net sales were $75.0 million compared with $68.9 million in the nine months ended October 2, 2004. The net loss for the nine months ended October 1, 2005 was $27.3 million or $0.81 per share compared with $32.8 million or $1.02 per share in the prior year.

As of October 1, 2005, cash and short and long-term marketable securities totaled $87.2 million compared with $90.0 million at the end of the second quarter 2005.

"We are extremely pleased with our overall third quarter financial performance," said Dr. Bami Bastani, President and Chief Executive Officer of ANADIGICS. "Our 22.6% sequential revenue growth and improved operating results were led by a 45% sequential increase in Wireless that highlights our market share increase and expansion in GSM/GPRS, EDGE, and WCDMA handsets. Broadband also delivered solid results with a sequential revenue increase of 6% led by a 34% growth in WiFi sales."

The Company also noted that the Strategic Planning Committee of the Company's Board of Directors continues to evaluate strategic initiatives as previously communicated.

Outlook for Fourth Quarter 2005

Net sales are expected to grow by approximately 15% in the fourth quarter 2005 based on continued sequential growth in both Wireless and Broadband. Loss per share is estimated to improve by 35% for the fourth quarter of 2005.


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ANADIGICS' senior management will conduct a conference call today at 8:30 AM Eastern time. A live audio Webcast will be available at A recording of the call will be available approximately two hours after the end of the call on the ANADIGICS Web site or by dialing (800) 688-7945 (available until October 31).

ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) designs and manufactures radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) solutions for growing broadband and wireless communications markets. The Company's innovative high frequency RFICs enable manufacturers of communications equipment to enhance overall system performance, and reduce manufacturing cost and time to market. By utilizing state-of-the-art manufacturing processes for its RFICs, ANADIGICS achieves the high-volume and cost-effective products required by leading companies in its targeted high-growth communications markets. ANADIGICS was the first GaAs IC manufacturer to receive ISO 9001 certification and is certified to the ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:1996 quality standards.

Except for historical information contained herein, this press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, order rescheduling or cancellation, changes in customers' forecasts of product demand, timely product and process development and protection of the associated intellectual property rights, individual product pricing pressure, variation in production yield, changes in estimated product lives, difficulties in obtaining components and assembly and test services needed for production of integrated circuits, change in economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves, as well as the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004. Actual results could differ materially from the Company's forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements can generally be identified as such because the context of the statement will include words such as "believe", "anticipate", "expect", or words of similar import. Similarly, statements that describe the Company's future plans, objectives, estimates, or goals are forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results and developments to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such statements include those factors discussed herein.

    Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
    (Amounts in thousands)

                                          October 1, 2005    December 31, 2004
    Assets                                  (unaudited)

    Current assets:
        Cash and cash equivalents                $ 10,727             $ 11,171
        Marketable securities                      71,829               63,615
        Accounts receivable                        17,816               10,770
        Inventory                                  13,073               14,436
        Prepaid expenses and other
         current assets                             2,674                3,073
    Total current assets                          116,119              103,065

    Marketable securities                           4,614               29,265

    Plant and equipment                            35,012               43,038

    Goodwill and other intangibles, net
     of amortization                                6,079                6,297
    Other assets                                    3,188                4,230
                                                                                       $165,012                          $185,895

        Liabilities  and  stockholders'  equity

        Current  liabilities:
                Accounts  payable                                                  $  14,170                          $    8,021
                Accrued  liabilities                                                  3,681                                4,783
                Accrued  restructuring  costs                                        52                                    726
                Capital  lease  obligations                                              -                                      18
        Total  current  liabilities                                            17,903                              13,548

        Other  long-term  liabilities                                          3,132                                3,032
        Long-term  debt                                                                  84,700                              84,700

        Total  Stockholders'  equity                                          59,277                              84,615
                                                                                                  $165,012                          $185,895

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