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Silicon Motion Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2015 Revenue and Earnings Conference Call Details

Taipei, Taiwan, Jan. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NasdaqGS: SIMO)(“Silicon Motion” or the “Company”), a global leader in designing and marketing NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices and specialty RF IC solutions for mobile devices, announces that based upon its preliminary fourth quarter financial results, sequential revenue growth is expected to be within the upper half of its original guidance range of 0% to 3% that the company issued on October 29, 2015. Gross margin (non-GAAP) is expected to be at the lower end of the company's original guidance range of 50 to 52%.

The Company will release its full fourth quarter 2015 results after the market closes on January 28, 2016. The Company will host a conference call on January 29, at 8 am Eastern Time, to discuss its results.

Wallace Kou, President & CEO 
Riyadh Lai, CFO 
Jason Tsai, Senior Director of Investor Relations & Strategy

USA (Toll Free):          1 866 519 4004 
USA (Toll):         1 845 675 0437 
Taiwan (Toll Free)         0080 112 6920 
Participant Passcode:          1852 8965
REPLAY NUMBERS (for 7 days):
USA (Toll Free):          1 855 452 5696 
USA (Toll):         1 646 254 3697
Participant Passcode:          1852 8965

This call will be webcasted on the Company’s website at www.siliconmotion.com. The webcast will also be distributed through the Thomson Reuters StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors.


We are a global leader and pioneer in developing NAND flash controller ICs for solid-state storage devices and specialty RF ICs for mobile devices. We supply more NAND flash controllers than any other company in the world and have one of the broadest portfolios of controller solutions and technologies. We are the world’s leading merchant supplier of controllers for eMMC embedded memory used in smartphones and tablets, and the leading merchant supplier of controllers for client SSDs used in PCs and other applications. For further information on Silicon Motion, please visit www.siliconmotion.com.


This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as "may," "will," "should," "expect," "intend," "plan," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "potential," "continue," or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. Although such statements are based on our own information and information from other sources we believe to be reliable, you should not place undue reliance on them. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, and actual market trends or our actual results of operations, financial condition or business prospects may differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward looking statements for a variety of reasons. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the unpredictable volume and timing of customer orders, which are not fixed by contract but vary on a purchase order basis; the loss of one or more key customers or the significant reduction, postponement, rescheduling or cancellation of orders from these customers; general economic conditions or conditions in the semiconductor or consumer electronics markets; decreases in the overall average selling prices of our products; the payment or non-payment of cash dividends in the future at the discretion of our board of directors; changes in the relative sales mix of our products; our ability to successfully integrate Shannon Systems; changes in our cost of finished goods; the availability, pricing, and timeliness of delivery of other components and raw materials used in our customers' products; our customers' sales outlook, purchasing patterns, and inventory adjustments based on consumer demands and general economic conditions its customers and consumers; our ability to successfully develop, introduce, and sell new or enhanced products in a timely manner; and the timing of new product announcements or introductions by us or by our competitors. For additional discussion of these risks and uncertainties and other factors, please see the documents we file from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 20-F filed on April 30, 2015. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, which apply only as of the date of this press release.

Investor Contacts:
Jason Tsai
Director of IR and Strategy
Tel: +1 408 519 7259
Fax: +1 408 519 7101
E-mail: ir@siliconmotion.com

Selina Hsieh
Investor Relations
Tel: +886 3 552 6888 x2311
Fax: +886 3 560 0336
E-mail: ir@siliconmotion.com

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