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ION Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

ION Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results16:30 EST Wednesday, February 15, 2012Fourth Quarter EPS of $0.15, excluding special items Full Year EPS of $0.22, excluding special itemsHOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today reported fourth quarter 2011 revenues of $159.9 million, compared to $158.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. Excluding special items as noted in the attached tables, ION reported fourth quarter 2011 net income of $23.2 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, compared to net income of $21.2 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2010. Including special items, fourth quarter 2011 net income was $12.0 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, compared to net income of $20.0 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, in 2010.For full year 2011, ION reported revenues of $454.6 million, compared to $444.3 million in 2010. Total revenues excluding Legacy Land Systems (INOVA) grew 6% during 2011. ION reported 2011 net income of $34.6 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, compared to 2010 net income of $22.8 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, both excluding special items. Actual reported net income in 2011 was $23.4 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of ($38.8) million, or ($0.27) per share, in 2010.Three pre-tax adjustments totaling $0.07 per diluted share affected fourth quarter 2011 net income. The first resulted from a $7.7 million charge for write-down of excess inventory by INOVA Geophysical. This charge reflects an adjustment to inventory values for older products, given INOVA's launch of Hawk? and a new version of FireFly®.  The second is a $2.9 million restructuring as ION moved its geophone manufacturing operations from the Netherlands to lower-cost centers in Asia. The last is a $1.3 million impairment of one of ION's investments. Brian Hanson, ION's Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We finished with strong results, as expected. Our marine group continues to deliver excellent results, driven by the ongoing transition of the towed streamer market to more complex surveys, which promotes sales of our leading Digi positioning equipment product line and our latest software platform, Orca®. As a major milestone, we installed our Orca software platform on our 51st vessel, further expanding our market share to over 40%. We are also pleased that we completed the BGP 12-streamer deal, as expected, in the fourth quarter with their new marine vessel, Prospector, successfully completing its first commercial job. "As previously reported, our data processing business experienced a revenue and earnings decline in 2011, which was the direct impact of the Macondo oil spill. This was the first decline in our DP business after several years of year-over-year growth and represented an approximate 12 cent negative pre-tax impact from the prior year. The good news is we have seen an extremely strong build up in our backlog, including the fourth quarter award of the single largest data processing contract in our history, which we believe indicates a healing of the Gulf of Mexico, but also the significant increase in our global data processing footprint over the last year. "One important highlight for the year is the continuing expansion of our GeoVentures? group portfolio, which had another strong growth year. This included finishing our third Arctic program in Greenland, as well as our first land ResSCANS? survey for North American shale oil and gas geologies. We continue to develop our leading data acquisition and processing technologies in the North American oil and gas shale plays centered on recording the full wavefield and proprietary processing. We also recently started our first international effort in the shale play with a regional land survey in Poland.  The recent weak gas prices make technology such as ResSCANS even more important to oil companies to further drive productivity."Despite a challenging year for the land equipment market, INOVA experienced another sequential improvement in sales, which should result in their first profitable quarter in the fourth quarter. As a result of INOVA's significant R&D program, they have launched a series of new products, including a new version of FireFly and their first offering of autonomous land nodes, branded Hawk. We are confident these new products place INOVA in a much stronger position for 2012. As indicated in our December call, we anticipate INOVA to be break-even in 2012."FOURTH QUARTER 2011Total revenues for the fourth quarter increased to $159.9 million, compared to $158.6 million a year ago. Systems segment revenues increased by 58% over the same period in 2010, while Solutions segment revenues decreased by 22%.  Software segment revenues were relatively flat to the same quarter last year. Sales in the Systems segment increased to $67.3 million in the fourth quarter, compared to $42.6 million in the same period of 2010, which includes the 12-streamer system sold to BGP.Sales in the Solutions segment decreased to $83.4 million during the fourth quarter, down $23.2 million compared to $106.6 million for the same period a year ago. This decrease was primarily the result of lower data library sales as compared to an exceptionally strong fourth quarter of 2010, which was partially driven by money being shifted from drilling programs in the Gulf of Mexico to international exploration programs. This decrease in data library sales was partially offset by more than a 60% increase in new venture revenues related to projects in North American shale plays, East Africa and the Arctic.Consolidated gross margins for fourth quarter 2011 decreased slightly to 40% from 42% in fourth quarter 2010. Gross margins in the Software and Solutions segments improved by 8 and 7 percentage points, respectively, due to favorable sales mix, while gross margins in the Systems segment decreased by 16 percentage points, partially attributed to the mix of the lower-margin streamer system sale to BGP in the fourth quarter.  As a percentage of revenue, operating expenses during the fourth quarter remained essentially flat at 20%.  Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter decreased to $59.0 million, compared to $71.4 million in fourth quarter 2010, mostly related to higher data library sales in fourth quarter 2010.  ION accounts for its 49% interest in INOVA on a one fiscal quarter lag.  ION's share of INOVA's third quarter financial results is included in ION's fourth quarter.  For fourth quarter 2011, ION recognized a loss on its INOVA equity investment of approximately $13.0 million, which includes approximately $7.7 million (ION's 49% share) of the write-down of excess inventory by INOVA.   FULL YEAR 2011Consolidated revenues for full year 2011 increased to $454.6 million, compared to $444.3 million for 2010. Excluding the Legacy Land Systems (INOVA) segment revenues, which were consolidated in the company's first quarter 2010 results, 2011 revenues increased 6%, or $26.8 million, versus 2010 levels. Revenues in the Systems segment increased 34%, driven by strong towed streamer and other marine equipment sales.  Revenues in the Software segment increased 4% and were flat on a currency-adjusted basis.  Revenues in the Solutions segment decreased $13.5 million, or 5%, compared to prior year, primarily as a result of lower data processing sales.  Data processing revenues improved sequentially each quarter, but decreased 18% over the prior year due to the lagging effects of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.  However, multi-client revenues increased 3%, as new venture activity was successfully carried out in the Arctic, East Africa and the North American shale plays.   Gross margins for full year 2011 improved slightly to 38%, compared to 37% for 2010. Excluding the results of the Legacy Land Systems (INOVA) segment, the overall gross margin of the remaining segments remained consistent with 2010.ION's operating expenses as a percentage of revenues for 2011 were 23%, consistent with 2010, excluding the Legacy Land Systems (INOVA) segment. ION's 2011 effective tax rate of 29.2% was impacted by the establishment of valuation allowances associated with equity in losses of INOVA Geophysical and the write-down of one of ION's investments. Excluding these items, the 2011 effective tax rate would have been 17.2% compared to 14.5% for 2010. The increase in the effective tax rate relates to the changes in the distribution of earnings between U.S. and foreign jurisdictions. Income from operations for 2011 totaled $66.8 million, compared to $52.8 million in 2010. Excluding the first quarter 2010 results of the Legacy Land Systems (INOVA) segment, income from operations during 2010 was $62.5 million.  Adjusted EBITDA for 2011 decreased 5% to $155.9 million, compared to $163.8 million in 2010.  At year end, ION had no outstanding balance associated with its $100 million revolving credit facility, bringing total liquidity to $162.4 million.OUTLOOKGreg Heinlein, ION's Chief Financial Officer, further commented, "Our fourth quarter results were strong, as expected, and we anticipate the positive momentum experienced in the quarter to continue as we head into 2012."Our marine business delivered a strong fourth quarter performance, supported by the streamer sale to BGP.  Our multi-client business is currently executing several new venture programs on land and offshore, which positions us well for a strong 2012. In addition, our Solutions backlog is at record levels, and we expect revenue growth rates to return to historically high levels."As mentioned on our market and business outlook call in December, we expect our investment in multi-client data libraries during 2012 to be in the range of $130 to $150 million, with a significant amount of this investment to be underwritten by our customers and with new venture projects spread more evenly throughout the year due to continued expansion on land. While we expect 2012 earnings to be back-end loaded, we continue to anticipate approximately one-fourth of annual results to be reflected in the first half of the year due to the growing impact of our GeoVentures business and the distribution of multi-client projects throughout the year."CONFERENCE CALLThe company has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time that will include a slide presentation.  To participate in the conference call, dial 480-629-9819 at least 10 minutes before the call begins and ask for the ION conference call.  Click here to access the earnings presentation slides.A replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the live broadcast ends and will be accessible until March 1, 2012.  To access the replay, dial 303-590-3030 and use pass code 4510394#. Investors, analysts and the general public will also have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live over the Internet by visiting www.iongeo.com.  Also, an archive of the webcast will be available shortly after the call on the company's website.  ABOUT ION:ION Geophysical Corporation is a leading provider of geophysical technology, services, and solutions for the global oil & gas industry. ION's offerings are designed to allow E&P operators to obtain higher resolution images of the subsurface to reduce the risk of exploration and reservoir development, and to enable seismic contractors to acquire geophysical data safely and efficiently. Additional information about ION is available at www.iongeo.com.CONTACTS: Greg HeinleinChief Financial Officer+1.281.552.3011Jack Lascar DRG&L +1.713.529.6600The information included herein contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  These forward-looking statements include future sales and market growth, timing of sales, future liquidity and cash levels, future estimated revenues and earnings, sales expected to result from backlog, benefits expected to result from the INOVA Geophysical joint venture and related transactions and other statements that are not of historical fact.  Actual results may vary materially from those described in these forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements reflect numerous assumptions and involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  These risks and uncertainties include the timing and development of the Company's products and services and market acceptance of the Company's new and revised product offerings; risks associated with the operation of the INOVA Geophysical joint venture; risks associated with litigation; risks associated with the Company's level and terms of indebtedness; risks associated with competitors' product offerings and pricing pressures resulting therefrom; the relatively small number of customers that the Company currently relies upon; the fact that a significant portion of the Company's revenues is derived from foreign sales; risks that sources of capital may not prove adequate; the Company's inability to produce products to preserve and increase market share; collection of receivables; and technological and marketplace changes affecting the Company's product lines.  Additional risk factors, which could affect actual results, are disclosed by the Company from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010 and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed during 2011. Tables to followION GEOPHYSICAL CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIESCONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS(In thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)Three Months EndedDecember 31,Twelve Months EndedDecember 31,2011201020112010Product revenues$  75,872$  51,228$  189,035$  165,202Service revenues84,011107,395265,586279,120Total net revenues159,883158,623454,621444,322Cost of products49,38926,237103,22094,658Cost of services45,87766,029177,956183,931Gross profit64,61766,357173,445165,733Operating expenses:Research, development and engineering6,4995,47924,56925,227Marketing and sales8,1909,08231,26930,405General and administrative16,50017,32550,81257,254Total operating expenses31,18931,886106,650112,886Income from operations33,42834,47166,79552,847Interest expense, net(1,600)(1,893)(5,784)(30,770)Equity in losses of INOVA Geophysical(13,018)(15,541)(22,862)(23,724)Loss on disposition of land division???(38,115)Fair value adjustment of warrant???12,788Gain on legal settlement?24,500?24,500Impairment of cost method investments(1,312)(7,650)(1,312)(7,650)Other income (expense)1681,039(2,135)228Income (loss) before income taxes17,66634,92634,702(9,896)Income tax expense5,42014,54210,13626,942Net income (loss)12,24620,38424,566(36,838)Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests105?208?Net income (loss) attributable to ION12,35120,38424,774(36,838)Preferred stock dividends3383381,3521,936Net income (loss) applicable to common shares$  12,013$  20,046$  23,422$  (38,774)Net income (loss) per share:Basic$  0.08$  0.13$  0.15$  (0.27)Diluted$  0.08$  0.13$  0.15$  (0.27)Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:Basic155,292152,572154,811144,278Diluted162,132159,698156,090144,278ION GEOPHYSICAL CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIESCONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS(In thousands)(Unaudited)December 31,20112010ASSETSCurrent assets:Cash and cash equivalents$  42,402$  84,419Short-term investments20,000?Accounts receivable, net130,61277,576Unbilled receivables25,62870,590Inventories70,14566,882Prepaid expenses and other current assets13,46013,165Total current assets302,247312,632Deferred income tax asset17,64516,413Property, plant and equipment, net24,77120,145Multi-client data library, net175,768112,620Investment in INOVA Geophysical72,62695,173Goodwill53,96351,333Intangible assets, net17,71620,317Other assets9,3223,224Total assets$  674,058$  631,857LIABILITIES AND EQUITYCurrent liabilities:Current maturities of long-term debt$  5,770$  6,073Accounts payable22,29630,940Accrued expenses61,38467,250Accrued multi-client data library royalties15,31818,667Deferred revenue33,80217,851Total current liabilities138,570140,781Long-term debt, net of current maturities99,342102,587Other long-term liabilities7,7198,042Total liabilities245,631251,410Redeemable noncontrolling interests2,615?Equity:Cumulative convertible preferred stock27,00027,000Common stock1,5551,529Additional paid-in capital843,271822,399Accumulated deficit(423,612)(448,386)Accumulated other comprehensive loss(16,193)(15,530)Treasury stock(6,565)(6,565)Total stockholders' equity425,456380,447Noncontrolling interests356?Total equity425,812380,447Total liabilities and equity$  674,058$  631,857ION GEOPHYSICAL CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIESCONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS(In thousands)(Unaudited)Twelve Months EndedDecember 31,20112010Cash flows from operating activities:Net income (loss)$  24,566$  (36,838)Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to cash provided by operating activities:Depreciation and amortization (other than multi-client data library)13,91724,795Amortization of multi-client data library77,31785,940Stock-based compensation expense6,3448,147Bad debt expense5971,689Equity in losses of INOVA Geophysical22,86223,724Amortization of debt discount?8,656Write-off of unamortized debt issuance costs?10,121Fair value adjustment of warrant?(12,788)Loss on disposition of land division?38,115Impairment of cost method investments1,3127,650Deferred income taxes(8,131)22,207Excess tax benefit from stock-based compensation(3,294)?Change in operating assets and liabilities:Accounts receivable(53,552)7,826Unbilled receivables44,962(48,935)Inventories(6,641)(16,138)Accounts payable, accrued expenses and accrued royalties(7,546)9,550Deferred revenue15,9577,281Other assets and liabilities1,314(7,634)Net cash provided by operating activities129,984133,368Cash flows from investing activities:Purchase of property, plant and equipment(11,060)(7,372)Investment in multi-client data library(143,782)(64,426)Purchase of short-term investments(80,000)?Proceeds from sale of short-term investments60,000?Investment in a convertible note(6,500)?Business acquisition, net of cash acquired(330)?Proceeds from disposition of land division, net of fees paid?99,790Other investing activities50(500)Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities(181,622)27,492Cash flows from financing activities:Borrowings under revolving line of credit?104,000Repayments under revolving line of credit?(193,429)Net proceeds from issuance of debt?105,695Net proceeds from issuance of common stock?38,039Payments on notes payable and long-term debt(6,145)(145,558)Payment of preferred dividends(1,352)(1,936)Proceeds from employee stock purchases and exercise of stock options13,1051,071Excess tax benefit from stock-based compensation3,294?Contribution from noncontrolling interests961?Restricted stock cancelled for employee minimum income taxes(59)(612)Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities9,804(92,730)Effect of change in foreign currency exchange rates on cash and cash equivalents(183)72Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents(42,017)68,202Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period84,41916,217Cash and cash equivalents at end of period$  42,402$  84,419ION GEOPHYSICAL CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIESSUMMARY OF SEGMENT INFORMATION(In thousands)(Unaudited)Three Months EndedDecember 31,Twelve Months EndedDecember 31,2011201020112010Net revenues:Solutions:Data Processing$  25,434$  28,336$  88,783$  107,997New Venture30,51618,97998,33581,293Data Library27,47059,32276,33287,664Total$  83,420$  106,637$  263,450$  276,954Systems:Towed Streamer$  51,453$  33,471$  111,453$  83,567Other15,8329,11741,55130,659Total$  67,285$  42,588$  153,004$  114,226Software:Software Systems$  8,587$  8,641$  36,031$  34,465Services5917572,1362,166Total$  9,178$  9,398$  38,167$  36,631Legacy Land Systems (INOVA)$  ?$  ?$  ?$  16,511Total$  159,883$  158,623$  454,621$  444,322Gross profit:Solutions$  37,541$  40,839$  84,647$  93,804Systems20,35719,41661,10948,557Software6,7196,10227,68924,536Legacy Land Systems (INOVA)???(984)Total$  64,617$  66,357$  173,445$  165,733Gross margin:Solutions45%38%32%34%Systems30%46%40%43%Software73%65%73%66%Legacy Land Systems (INOVA)?%?%?%(6%)Total40%42%38%37%Income from operations:Solutions$  27,869$  29,963$  50,620$  60,632Systems11,04513,91633,03427,749Software6,0545,42324,46321,936Legacy Land Systems (INOVA)???(9,623)Corporate and other(11,540)(14,831)(41,322)(47,847)Income from operations$  33,428$  34,471$  66,795$  52,847Reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to Net Income (Loss)(Non-GAAP Measure)(In thousands)(Unaudited)Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP measurement that is presented as an additional indicator of operating performance and is not a substitute for net income (loss) or net income (loss) per share calculated under generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).  We believe that Adjusted EBITDA provides useful information to investors because it is an indicator of the strength and performance of our ongoing business operations, including our ability to service our debt.  The calculation of Adjusted EBITDA shown below is based upon amounts derived from the Company's financial statements prepared in conformity with GAAP.Three Months EndedDecember 31,Twelve Months Ended December 31,2011201020112010Net income (loss)$  12,246$  20,384$  24,566$  (36,838)Interest expense, net1,6001,8935,78430,770Income tax expense5,42014,54210,13626,942Depreciation and amortization expense25,41935,93891,234110,735Equity in losses of INOVA Geophysical13,01815,54122,86223,724Gain on legal settlement?(24,500)?(24,500)Impairment of cost method investments1,3127,6501,3127,650Loss on disposition of land division???38,115Fair value adjustment of the warrant???(12,788)Adjusted EBITDA$  59,015$    71,448$  155,894$  163,810Reconciliation of Income from Operations Excluding the Legacy Land Systems (INOVA)Segment(Non-GAAP Measure)(In thousands)(Unaudited)The financial results reflected in the Consolidated Statements of Operations, Consolidated Balance Sheets and Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows contained in this press release are reported in accordance with GAAP. However, management believes that certain non-GAAP performance measures may provide users of this financial information additional meaningful comparisons between current results and results in prior operating periods. One such non-GAAP financial measure is our income from operations excluding our Legacy Land Systems (INOVA) segment.  This segment was contributed to our joint venture (INOVA Geophysical) on March 25, 2010.  Therefore, beginning on March 26, 2010, this contributed business is no longer consolidated into our results of operations.  This adjusted income amount is not a measure of financial performance under GAAP.  Accordingly, it should not be considered as a substitute for income from operations or other income data prepared in accordance with GAAP. See the table below for supplemental financial data and the corresponding reconciliation to GAAP financials for the twelve months ended December 31, 2010: Twelve Months EndedDecember 31, 2010AsReportedLegacy LandSystemsAsAdjustedNet revenues$  444,322$  (16,511)$  427,811Cost of sales278,589(17,495)261,094   Gross profit165,733984166,717Operating expenses:   Research, development and engineering25,227(4,181)21,046   Marketing and sales30,405(1,559)28,846   General and administrative57,254(2,899)54,355      Total operating expenses112,886(8,639)104,247Income from operations$    52,847$  9,623$  62,470Reconciliation of Special Items to Diluted Earnings per Share (Non-GAAP Measure)(In thousands, except per share data)(Unaudited)The financial results are reported in accordance with GAAP. However, management believes that certain non-GAAP performance measures may provide users of this financial information additional meaningful comparisons between current results and results in prior operating periods. One such non-GAAP financial measure is income from operations or net income (loss) excluding certain charges or amounts. This adjusted income amount is not a measure of financial performance under GAAP.  Accordingly, it should not be considered as a substitute for income from operations, net income (loss) or other income data prepared in accordance with GAAP. See the table below for supplemental financial data and the corresponding reconciliation to GAAP financials for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2011 and 2010: Three Months Ended December 31, 2011AsReportedRestructuringCharges(1)InvestmentCharges(2)AsAdjustedNet revenues$  159,883$  ?$  ?$  159,883Cost of sales95,266??95,266Gross profit64,617??64,617Operating expenses31,189(2,928)?28,261Income from operations33,4282,928?36,356Interest expense, net(1,600)??(1,600)Equity in losses of INOVA Geophysical (13,018)?7,680(5,338)Impairment of cost method investment (1,312)?1,312?Other income 168??168Income tax expense 5,420705?6,125Net income 12,2462,2238,99223,461Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests105??105Net income attributable to ION12,3512,2238,99223,566Preferred stock dividends338??338Net income applicable to common shares$  12,013$  2,223$  8,992$  23,228Net income per share:Basic$  0.08$  0.15Diluted$  0.08$  0.15Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:Basic155,292155,292Diluted162,132162,132Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2011AsReportedRestructuringCharges(1)InvestmentCharges(2)AsAdjustedNet revenues$  454,621$  ?$  ?$  454,621Cost of sales281,176??281,176Gross profit173,445??173,445Operating expenses106,650(2,928)?103,722Income from operations66,7952,928?69,723Interest expense, net(5,784)??(5,784)Equity in losses of INOVA Geophysical (22,862)?7,680(15,182)Impairment of cost method investment (1,312)?1,312?Other expense (2,135)??(2,135)Income tax expense 10,136705?10,841Net income 24,5662,2238,99235,781Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests208??208Net income attributable to ION24,7742,2238,99235,989Preferred stock dividends1,352??1,352Net income applicable to common shares$  23,422$  2,223$  8,992$  34,637Net income per share:Basic$  0.15$  0.22Diluted$  0.15$  0.22Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:Basic154,811154,811Diluted156,090156,090(1)Relates to restructuring charges related to ION's geophone operations in the Netherlands.(2)Relates to ION's 49% share of a write-down of inventory by INOVA Geophysical and the impairment of one of ION's investments.Three Months Ended December 31, 2010AsReportedGain onLegalSettlement(4)InvestmentCharges(5)AsAdjustedNet revenues$  158,623$  ?$  ?$  158,623Cost of sales92,266??92,266Gross profit66,357??66,357Operating expenses31,886??31,886Income from operations34,471??34,471Interest expense, net(1,893)??(1,893)Equity in losses of INOVA Geophysical (15,541)?9,475(6,066)Gain on legal settlement 24,500(24,500)??Impairment of cost method investment (7,650)?7,650?Other income 1,039??1,039Income tax expense 14,542(8,575)?5,967Net income 20,384(15,925)17,12521,584Preferred stock dividends338??338Net income applicable to common shares$  20,046$  (15,925)$  17,125$  21,246Net income per share:Basic$  0.13$  0.14Diluted$  0.13$  0.14Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:Basic152,572152,572Diluted159,698159,698Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2010AsReportedLoss onDispositionRefinancingand WarrantCharges(3)Gain onLegalSettlement(4)InvestmentCharges(5)AsAdjustedNet revenues$  444,322$  ?$  ?$  ?$    ?$  444,322Cost of sales         278,589????278,589Gross profit165,733????165,733Operating expenses112,886????112,886Income from operations52,847????52,847Interest expense, net(30,770)?18,777??(11,993)Loss on disposition of land division(38,115)38,115????Fair value adjustment of warrant12,788?(12,788)???Equity in losses of INOVA Geophysical (23,724)???9,475(14,249)Gain on legal settlement 24,500??(24,500)??Impairment of cost method investment (7,650)???7,650?Other income 228????228Income tax expense26,942(19,841)3,542(8,575)?2,068Net income (loss)(36,838)57,9562,447(15,925)17,12524,765Preferred stock dividends1,936????1,936Net income (loss) applicable to common shares$  (38,774)$  57,956$  2,447$  (15,925)$    17,125$  22,829Net income per share:Basic$  (0.27)$  0.16Diluted$  (0.27)$  0.16Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:Basic144,278144,278Diluted144,278144,934(3)Relates to the write-off of unamortized debt issuance costs relating to our first quarter 2010 re-financings and the non-cash debt discount and fair value adjustment to the warrant from January 1, 2010 through March 25, 2010, the date of the closing of INOVA Geophysical.(4)Relates to a gain associated with cash received from the Greatbatch legal settlement in Q4 2010. (5)Relates to ION's 49% share of a write-down of inventory by INOVA Geophysical and the impairment of one of ION's investments.SOURCE ION Geophysical Corporation