"Our eighth consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth, which reflects records for both our Inkjet and APPS segments, completes a very successful year for EFI on many levels. Our team delivered 17% revenue growth in 2011, an approximate 90% increase in non-GAAP net income growth, strong cash flow from operations, and a record level of recurring revenue," says Guy Gecht, CEO of EFI. "We are excited about the opportunities ahead and plan to accelerate our innovation while continuing to execute on our strategy enabling customers to profit from the transition of analog print to digital technology while driving efficiencies in their businesses."
For the quarter ended December 31, 2011, EFI reported record revenue of $163.1 million, up 12% year-over-year compared to fourth quarter 2010 revenue of $145.0 million. Fourth quarter 2011 non-GAAP net income was $16.6 million or $0.36 per diluted share, including $0.03 of unfavorable non-operational currency impact, compared to non-GAAP net income of $13.3 million or $0.28 per diluted share for the same period in 2010. GAAP net income was $11.5 million or $0.25 per diluted share, compared to $8.1 million or $0.17 per diluted share for the same period in 2010.
For the twelve months ended December 31, 2011, EFI reported revenue of $591.6 million, up 17% year-over-year compared to 2010 revenue of $504.0 million. Non-GAAP net income for the year was $53.1 million or $1.12 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $27.8 million or $0.59 per diluted share for the same period in 2010. GAAP net income for the year was $27.5 million or $0.58 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net income of $7.5 million or $0.16 per diluted share for the same period in 2010.
For the first quarter of 2012, the company is expecting approximately 10% year-over-year revenue growth.