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  • BlackBerry Reports Their Q4 2014 And Year End Fiscal Results


    It's that time again where BlackBerry releases their quarterly fiscal report. There is, as usual, bad news..but it's tempered with a lot of good in this report. They have lost $0.08 a share which, yes is a loss but compared to the previous quarter loss of $0.67 a share, is a very good indicator of what the efforts of CEO John Chen and crew have been working on. This news is buoying for BlackBerry faithful. What BlackBerry needs to do is get the marketing effort brought up to modern times and kicked into gear. Then I believe we will see a lot more positive numbers.

    Press Release

    BlackBerry Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results for Fiscal 2014
    BlackBerry Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter Adjusted Loss Per Share of $0.08 vs. $0.67 in Previous Quarter
    WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 28, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY)(TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today reported financial results for the three months and fiscal year ended March 1, 2014 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated).
    Q4 Highlights:
    – Cash and investments balance of $2.7B at the end of the fiscal fourth
    quarter
    – Adjusted Q4 gross margin of 43%, up from 34% in the prior quarter
    – Channel inventory down 30% from the prior quarter
    – Reduced adjusted operating expenses by approximately 51% from Q1FY14
    – Revenue for the fourth quarter of approximately $976 million


    Q4 Results
    Revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 was approximately $976 million, down $217 million or 18% from approximately $1.2 billion in the previous quarter and down 64% from $2.7 billion in the same quarter of fiscal 2013. The revenue breakdown for the quarter was approximately 37% for hardware, 56% for services and 7% for software and other revenue. During the fourth quarter, the Company recognized hardware revenue on approximately 1.3 million BlackBerry smartphones compared to approximately 1.9 million BlackBerry smartphones in the previous quarter. During the fourth quarter, approximately 3.4 million BlackBerry smartphones were sold through to end customers, which included shipments made and recognized prior to the fourth quarter and which reduced the Company’s inventory in channel. Of the BlackBerry smartphones sold through to end customers in the fourth quarter, approximately 2.3 million were BlackBerry 7 devices.


    GAAP loss from continuing operations for the fourth quarter was $423 million, or $0.80 per share diluted. The loss includes a non-cash charge associated with the change in the fair value of the Debentures of approximately $382 million (the “Q4 Fiscal 2014 Debentures Fair Value Adjustment”), a pre-tax recovery of previously recorded inventory charges of approximately $149 million (the “Q4 Fiscal 2014 Inventory Recovery”) and pre-tax restructuring charges of approximately $148 million related to the Cost Optimization and Resource Efficiency (“CORE”) program. This compares with a GAAP loss from continuing operations of $4.4 billion, or $8.37 per share diluted in the prior quarter, and GAAP income from continuing operations of $94 million, or $0.18 per share diluted, in the same quarter last year.


    Adjusted loss from continuing operations for the fourth quarter was $42 million, or $0.08 per share diluted. Adjusted loss from continuing operations and adjusted diluted loss per share exclude the impact of the non-cash Q4 Fiscal 2014 Debentures Fair Value Adjustment of approximately $382 million ($382 million after tax), the Q4 Fiscal 2014 Inventory Recovery of approximately $149 million ($106 million after tax), and pre-tax restructuring charges of approximately $148 million ($105 million after tax) related to the CORE program incurred in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014. These impacts on GAAP loss from continuing operations and diluted loss per share from continuing operations are summarized in the table below.


    The total of cash, cash equivalents, short-term and long-term investments was approximately $2.7 billion as of March 1, 2014, compared to $3.2 billion at the end of the previous quarter. Cash flow used in operations in the fourth quarter was approximately $553 million. Cash flows provided by financing activities in the fourth quarter were approximately $251 million, which includes the additional issuance of $250 million of convertible debentures. Cash flows used in investing activities included intangible asset additions of approximately $243 million. Purchase obligations and other commitments amounted to approximately $1.9 billion as at March 1, 2014, with purchase orders with contract manufacturers representing approximately $586 million of the total.


    “I am very pleased with our progress and execution in fiscal Q4 against the strategy we laid out three months ago. We have significantly streamlined operations, allowing us to reach our expense reduction target one quarter ahead of schedule,” said John Chen, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackBerry. “BlackBerry is on sounder financial footing today with a path to returning to growth and profitability.”


    Outlook

    The Company anticipates maintaining its strong cash position and continuing to look for opportunities to streamline operations. The Company is targeting break even cash flow results by the end of fiscal 2015.
    Reconciliation of GAAP gross margin, gross margin percentage, loss from continuing operations before income taxes, loss from continuing operations and diluted loss per share from continuing operations to adjusted gross margin, adjusted gross margin percentage, adjusted loss from continuing operations before income taxes, adjusted loss from continuing operations and adjusted diluted loss per share from continuing operations:

    (United States dollars, in millions except per share data)
    Loss from
    continuing Diluted
    Gross Gross operations loss per
    Margin(1) Margin %(1) before Loss from share from
    (before (before income Continuing continuing
    taxes) taxes) taxes Operations operations
    ————————————————————–
    As reported $ 553 57% $ (557) $ (423) $ (0.80)
    Adjustments:
    CORE charges
    (2) 17 2% 148 105 0.20
    Q4 Fiscal 2014
    Debenture
    Fair Value
    Adjustment
    (3) 382 382 0.73
    Q4 Fiscal 2014
    Inventory
    Recovery (4) (149) (15)% (149) (106) (0.20)
    ————————————————————–
    Adjusted $ 421 43% $ (176) $ (42) $ (0.08)
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    Note: Adjusted gross margin, adjusted gross margin percentage, adjusted loss from continuing operations before tax, adjusted loss from continuing operations and adjusted diluted loss per share from continuing operations do not have a standardized meaning prescribed by GAAP and thus are not comparable to similarly titled measures presented by other issuers. The Company believes that the presentation of these non-GAAP measures enables the Company and its shareholders to better assess the Company’s operating results relative to its operating results in prior periods and improves the comparability of the information presented. Investors should consider these non-GAAP measures in the context of the Company’s GAAP results.
    (1) During the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company reported GAAP
    gross margin of $553 million or 57% of revenue. Excluding the impact
    of the CORE charges included in cost of sales and the Q4 Fiscal 2014
    Inventory Recovery, the adjusted gross margin was $421 million, or
    43%.
    (2) As part of the Company’s ongoing effort to streamline its operations
    and increase efficiency, the Company commenced the CORE program in
    March 2012. During the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company
    incurred charges related to the CORE program of approximately $148
    million pre-tax, or $105 million after tax. Substantially all of the
    pre-tax charges are related to one-time employee termination benefits,
    facilities and manufacturing costs. During the fourth quarter of
    fiscal 2014, charges of approximately $17 million were included in
    cost of sales, charges of approximately $21 million were included in
    research and development and charges of approximately $110 million
    were included in selling, marketing, and administration expenses.
    (3) During the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company recorded a non-
    cash charge associated with the change in the fair value of the
    Debentures of approximately $382 million. This adjustment was
    presented on a separate line in the Statements of Operations.
    (4) During the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company recorded a
    recovery of previous charges against inventory and supply commitments
    of approximately $149 million, or $106 million after tax, to reflect
    increased sell through rates, relative to the estimates and
    assumptions previously considered, resulting from discounted pricing
    and revised orders on hand for devices and components of BlackBerry 10
    products.


    Fiscal 2014 Results

    Revenue from continuing operations for the fiscal year ended March 1, 2014 was $6.8 billion, down 38% from $11.1 billion in fiscal 2013. The Company’s GAAP net loss from continuing operations for fiscal 2014 was $5.9 billion, or $11.18 per share diluted, compared with GAAP net loss from continuing operations of $628 million, or $1.20 per share diluted in fiscal 2013. Adjusted net loss from continuing operations for fiscal 2014 was $711 million, or $1.35 per share diluted. Adjusted net loss from continuing operations and adjusted diluted loss per share for fiscal 2014 exclude the pre-tax impacts of an LLA impairment charge of $2.7 billion ($2.5 billion after tax), the Q4 Fiscal 2014 Inventory Recovery of $1.6 billion ($1.3 billion after tax), the Z10 inventory charge of $934 million ($666 million after tax), the Q4 Fiscal 2014 Debentures Fair Value Adjustment of $382 million ($382 million after tax), charges of $512 million ($398 million after tax) related to the Company’s COR E program and strategic review process and the Q4 Fiscal 2014 Inventory Recovery of $149 million ($106 million after tax). These charges and their related impacts on GAAP net loss from continuing operations and diluted loss per share from continuing operations are summarized in the table below.


    Reconciliation of GAAP gross margin, gross margin percentage, loss from continuing operations before income taxes, loss from continuing operations and diluted loss per share from continuing operations to adjusted gross margin, adjusted gross margin percentage, adjusted loss from continuing operations before income taxes, adjusted loss from continuing operations and adjusted diluted loss per share from continuing operations:

    (United States dollars, in millions except per share data)

    For the fiscal year ended March 1, 2014
    ————————————————————–
    Loss from
    continuing Diluted
    Gross Gross operations loss per
    Margin(1) Margin %(1) before Loss from share from
    (before (before income Continuing continuing
    taxes) taxes) taxes Operations operations
    ————————————————————–
    As reported $ (43) (1)% $ (7,184) $ (5,873) $ (11.18)
    Adjustments:
    CORE charges 103
    (1) 2% 512 398 0.76
    Q4 Fiscal 2014
    Debenture
    Fair Value
    Adjustment
    (2) 382 382 0.73
    Q4 Fiscal 2014
    Inventory
    Recovery (3) (149) (2)% (149) (106) (0.20)
    LLA Impairment
    Charge (4) 2,748 2,475 4.71
    Q3 Fiscal 2014
    Inventory
    Charge (5) 1,592 23% 1,592 1,347 2.56
    Z10 Inventory
    Charge (6) 934 14% 934 666 1.27
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    Adjusted $ 2,437 36% $ (1,165) $ (711) $ (1.35)
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    Note: Adjusted gross margin, adjusted gross margin percentage, adjusted loss from continuing operations before tax, adjusted loss from continuing operations and adjusted diluted loss per share from continuing operations do not have a standardized meaning prescribed by GAAP and thus are not comparable to similarly titled measures presented by other issuers. The Company believes that the presentation of these non-GAAP measures enables the Company and its shareholders to better assess the Company’s operating results relative to its operating results in prior periods and improves the comparability of the information presented. Investors should consider these non-GAAP measures in the context of the Company’s GAAP results.


    (1) As part of the Company’s ongoing effort to streamline its operations
    and increase efficiency, the Company commenced the CORE program in
    March 2012. Further, the Company announced the formation of a special
    committee to conduct an organizational strategic review on August 12,
    2013. During fiscal 2014, the Company incurred approximately $512
    million in total pre-tax charges related to the CORE program and
    strategic review process. Substantially all of the pre-tax charges are
    related to one-time employee termination benefits, facilities and
    manufacturing costs related to the CORE program and legal and
    financial advisory costs related to the strategic review process.
    During fiscal 2014, pre-tax charges of approximately $103 million were
    included in cost of sales, charges of approximately $76 million were
    included in research and development and charges of approximately $333
    million were included in selling, marketing, and administration
    expenses.
    (2) During the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company recorded a non-
    cash charge associated with the change in the fair value of the
    Debentures of approximately $382 million. This adjustment was
    presented on a separate line in the Statements of Operations.
    (3) During the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company recorded a
    recovery of previous charges against inventory and supply commitments
    of approximately $149 million, or $106 million after tax, to reflect
    increased sell through rates, relative to the estimates and
    assumptions previously considered, resulting from discounted pricing
    and revised orders on hand for devices and components of BlackBerry 10
    products.
    (4) During the third quarter of fiscal 2014 the Company performed a long-
    lived asset impairment test and based on the results of that test, the
    Company recorded a non-cash LLA Impairment Charge of approximately
    $2.7 billion pre-tax, or $2.5 billion after tax.
    (5) During the third quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company recorded a
    primarily non-cash, pre-tax charge against inventory and supply
    commitments of approximately $1.6 billion, or $1.3 billion after tax,
    which was primarily attributable to BlackBerry 10 devices.
    (6) During the second quarter of fiscal 2014, the Company recorded a
    primarily non-cash, pre-tax charge against inventory and supply
    commitments of approximately $934 million, or $666 million after tax,
    which was primarily attributable to BlackBerry Z10 devices.

    Supplementary Geographic Revenue Breakdown
    Blackberry Limited
    (United States dollars, in millions)
    Revenue by Region
    For the quarter ended
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    March 1, 2014 November 30, 2013 August 31, 2013
    ———————————————————
    North America $ 297 30.4% $ 340 28.5% $ 414 26.3%
    Europe, Middle East
    and Africa 412 42.2% 549 46.0% 686 43.6%
    Latin America 127 13.0% 135 11.3% 196 12.5%
    Asia Pacific 140 14.4% 169 14.2% 277 17.6%
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    Total $ 976 100.0% $ 1,193 100.0% $ 1,573 100.0%
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    For the quarter ended
    ————————————–
    June 1, 2013 March 2, 2013
    ————————————–
    North America $ 761 24.8% $ 587 21.9%
    Europe, Middle East
    and Africa 1,343 43.7% 1,227 45.8%
    Latin America 449 14.6% 479 17.9%
    Asia Pacific 518 16.9% 385 14.4%
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    Total $ 3,071 100.0% $ 2,678 100.0%
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    Conference Call and Webcast
    A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-800-814-4859 or through your BlackBerryฎ 10 smartphone, personal computer or BlackBerryฎ PlayBook™ tablet at http://ca.blackberry.com/company/investors/events.html. A replay of the conference call will also be available at approximately 10 am by dialing (+1)416-640-1917 and entering pass code 4612572# or by clicking the link above on your BlackBerryฎ 10 smartphone, personal computer or BlackBerryฎ PlayBook™ tablet. This replay will be available until midnight ET April 11, 2014.

    About BlackBerry
    A global leader in mobile communication, BlackBerryฎ revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. BlackBerry is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ: BBRY) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BB). For more information, visit www.blackberry.com.
    This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and Canadian securities laws, including statements regarding: BlackBerry’s plans, strategies and objectives, and the anticipated opportunities and challenges in fiscal 2015; BlackBerry’s expectations with respect to the sufficiency of its financial resources, including the anticipated receipt of a significant income tax refund in the first half of fiscal 2015; BlackBerry’s expectations regarding targeting break even cash flow results by the end of fiscal 2015; BlackBerry’s expectations regarding new product initiatives and their timing, including BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, BES 12, BlackBerry 10 smartphones and services related to BlackBerry Messenger (“BBM”), QNX software products and the QNX cloud-based machine to machine solution; BlackBerry’s plans and expectations regarding its existing and new service offerings, assumptions regardin g its service revenue model, and the anticipated levels of decline in service revenue in the first quarter of fiscal 2015; anticipated demand for, and BlackBerry’s plans and expectations relating to its BlackBerry 7 and 10 smartphones, including programs to drive sell-through of these smartphones; BlackBerry’s on-going efforts to streamline its operations and its expectations relating to the benefits of its CORE program and similar strategies; BlackBerry’s plans to continue implementation of a workforce reduction of approximately 4,500 positions; BlackBerry’ plans and expectations regarding marketing and promotional programs; BlackBerry’s estimates of purchase obligations and other contractual commitments; and assumptions and expectations described in BlackBerry’s critical accounting estimates and accounting policies. The terms and phrases “expect”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “may”, “will”, “should”, “intend”, “believe”, “plan” and similar expressions are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by BlackBerry in light of its experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that BlackBerry believes are appropriate in the circumstances, including, but not limited, to BlackBerry’s expectations regarding its business, strategy, opportunities and prospects, including its ability to implement meaningful changes to address its business challenges, the launch of products based on the BlackBerry 10 platform, general economic conditions, product pricing levels and competitive intensity, supply constraints, and BlackBerry’s expectations regarding the cash flow generation of its business and the sufficiency of its financial resources.
    Many factors could cause BlackBerry’s actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation: risks related to BlackBerry’s ability to implement and realize the benefits of its strategic initiatives, including a return to its core strength of enterprise and security, changes to its Devices Business, including the new partnership with Foxconn, and the planned transition to an operating unit organizational structure consisting of the Devices Business, Enterprise Services, QNX Embedded Business and Messaging; BlackBerry’s ability to maintain existing enterprise customer relationships and to transition such customers to the BES 10 platform and deploy BlackBerry 10 smartphones, and the risk that current BES 10 test installations may not convert to commercial installations; BlackBerry’s ability to enhance its current products and services, or develop new products and services in a timely manner or at competitive prices, including risks related to new product introductions; the risk that uncertainty relating to BlackBerry’s recently completed strategic review process, as well as previously disclosed announcements concerning BlackBerry’s operational restructuring, recent management changes and workforce reductions, may adversely impact BlackBerry’s business, existing and future relationships with business partners and end customers of its products and services, and its ability to attract and retain key employees; risks related to BlackBerry’s ability to offset or mitigate the impact of the decline in its service access fees on its consolidated revenue by developing an integrated services and software offering; intense competition, rapid change and significant strategic alliances within BlackBerry’s industry; BlackBerry’s ability to adapt to, and realize the anticipated benefit of, recent management changes; BlackBerry’s increasing reliance on third -party manufacturers for certain products and its ability to manage its production and repair process, and risks related to BlackBerry changing manufacturers or reducing the number of manufacturers or suppliers it uses; risks related to BlackBerry’s ability to implement and to realize the benefits of its previously-disclosed operational restructuring initiatives, including its CORE program, and its ability to continue to realize cost reductions in the future, including the on-going efforts to continue to implement a workforce reduction of approximately 4,500 positions by the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2015; the risk that workforce reductions may result in a disruption to business critical processes and the effectiveness of the Company’s internal controls; BlackBerry’s ability to maintain its existing relationships with its carrier partners and distributors;
    BlackBerry’s ability to maintain or increase its liquidity, its existing cash balance, to access existing or potential alternative sources of funding, the sufficiency of its financial resources, and its ability to service its debt; risks related to the Company’s significant indebtedness; BlackBerry’s ability to manage inventory and asset risk and the potential for additional charges related to its inventory; potential additional charges relating to the impairment of intangible assets recorded on BlackBerry’s balance sheet; security risks; BlackBerry’s ability to successfully maintain and enhance its brand; risks relating to network disruptions and other business interruptions, including costs, potential liabilities, lost revenues and reputational damage associated with service interruptions; risks associated with BlackBerry’s foreign operations, including risks related to recent political and economic developments in Venezuela and Argentina and the impact of foreign currency restrictions; risks related to litigation, including litigation claims arising from BlackBerry’s practice of providing forward-looking guidance; risks related to the failure of BlackBerry’s suppliers and other parties it does business with to use acceptable ethical business practices; risks related to intellectual property rights; reliance on strategic alliances with third-party network infrastructure developers, software platform vendors and service platform vendors; risks related to the collection, storage, transmission, use and disclosure of confidential and personal information; BlackBerry’s reliance on suppliers of functional components for its products and risks relating to its supply chain; BlackBerry’s ability to obtain rights to use software or components supplied by third parties; BlackBerry’s ability to expand and manage BlackBerryฎ World™; risks related to government regulations, including regulations relating to encryption technology; potential defect s and vulnerabilities in BlackBerry’s products; risks as a result of actions of activist shareholders; risks related to BlackBerry possibly losing its foreign private issuer status under U.S. federal securities laws; government regulation of wireless spectrum and radio frequencies; risks related to economic and geopolitical conditions; risks associated with acquisitions; foreign exchange risks; and difficulties in forecasting BlackBerry’s financial results given the rapid technological changes, evolving industry standards, intense competition and short product life cycles that characterize the wireless communications industry.
    These risk factors and others relating to BlackBerry are discussed in greater detail in the “Risk Factors” section of BlackBerry’s Annual Information Form, which is included in its Annual Report on Form 40-F and the “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” section of BlackBerry’s MD&A (copies of which filings may be obtained at www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov). These factors should be considered carefully, and readers should not place undue reliance on BlackBerry’s forward-looking statements. BlackBerry has no intention and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
    The BlackBerry family of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of BlackBerry Limited. BlackBerry, BBM, QNX and related trademarks are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be pending or registered in other countries. All other brands, product names, Company names, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners.

    BlackBerry Limited
    Incorporated under the Laws of Ontario
    (United States dollars, in millions except share and per share amounts)
    (unaudited)
    Consolidated Statements of Operations

    For the three months ended For the year ended
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    March November March March March
    1, 2014 30, 2013 2, 2013 1, 2014 2, 2013
    —————————————————————————-
    Revenue $ 976 $ 1,193 $ 2,678 $ 6,813 $ 11,073
    Cost of sales 423 2,457 1,603 6,856 7,639
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    Gross margin 553 (1,264) 1,075 (43) 3,434
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    Gross margin % 56.7% (106.0)% 40.1% (0.6)% 31.0%
    Operating expenses
    Research and
    development 246 322 383 1,286 1,509
    Selling,
    marketing and
    administration 355 548 523 2,103 2,111
    Amortization 107 148 181 606 714
    Impairment of
    long-lived
    assets – 2,748 – 2,748 -
    Impairment of
    goodwill – - – - 335
    Debentures fair
    value adjustment 382 (5) – 377 -
    ———————————————————
    1,090 3,761 1,087 7,120 4,669
    ———————————————————
    Operating loss (537) (5,025) (12) (7,163) (1,235)
    Investment income
    (loss), net (20) – (6) (21) 15
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    Loss from
    continuing
    operations before
    income taxes (557) (5,025) (18) (7,184) (1,220)
    Recovery of income
    taxes (134) (624) (112) (1,311) (592)
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    Income (loss) from
    continuing
    operations (423) (4,401) 94 (5,873) (628)
    Income (loss) from
    discontinued
    operations, net of
    tax – - 4 – (18)
    ———————————————————
    Net income (loss) $ (423) $ (4,401) $ 98 $ (5,873) $ (646)
    ———————————————————
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    Earnings (loss) per
    share
    Basic and diluted
    earnings (loss)
    per share from
    continuing
    operations (0.80) (8.37) 0.18 (11.18) (1.20)
    Basic and diluted
    earnings (loss)
    per share from
    discontinued
    operations – - 0.01 – (0.03)
    ———————————————————
    Total basic and
    diluted earnings
    (loss) per share $ (0.80) $ (8.37) $ 0.19 $ (11.18) $ (1.23)
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    Weighted-average
    number of common
    shares outstanding
    (000′s)
    Basic 526,374 525,656 524,160 525,168 524,160
    Diluted 526,374 525,656 527,222 525,168 524,160
    Total common shares
    outstanding
    (000′s) 526,552 526,184 524,160 526,552 524,160
    BlackBerry Limited
    Incorporated under the Laws of Ontario
    (United States dollars, in millions except per share data) (unaudited)
    Consolidated Balance Sheets
    March March
    As at 1, 2014 2, 2013
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    Assets
    Current
    Cash and cash equivalents $ 1,579 $ 1,549
    Short-term investments 950 1,105
    Accounts receivable, net 972 2,353
    Other receivables 152 272
    Inventories 244 603
    Income taxes receivable 373 597
    Other current assets 505 469
    Deferred income tax asset 73 139
    Assets held for sale 209 354
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    5,057 7,441
    Long-term investments 129 221
    Property, plant and equipment, net 942 2,073
    Intangible assets, net 1,424 3,430
    ————————————
    $ 7,552 $ 13,165
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    Liabilities
    Current
    Accounts payable $ 474 $ 1,064
    Accrued liabilities 1,214 1,854
    Deferred revenue 580 542
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    2,268 3,460
    Long-term debt 1,627 -
    Deferred income tax liability 32 245
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    3,927 3,705
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    Shareholders’ Equity
    Capital stock and additional paid-in
    capital 2,418 2,431
    Treasury stock (179) (234)
    Retained earnings 1,394 7,267
    Accumulated other comprehensive income
    loss (8) (4)
    ————————————
    3,625 9,460
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    $ 7,552 $ 13,165
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    BlackBerry Limited
    Incorporated under the Laws of Ontario
    (United States dollars, in millions except per share data) (unaudited)
    Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
    For the year ended
    ————————————
    March March
    1, 2014 2, 2013
    —————————————————————————-
    Cash flows from operating activities
    Loss from continuing operations $ (5,873) $ (628)
    Loss from discontinued operations – (18)
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    Net loss (5,873) (646)
    Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net
    cash provided by (used in) operating
    activities:
    Amortization 1,270 1,918
    Deferred income taxes (149) 87
    Stock-based compensation 68 86
    Impairment of long-lived assets 2,748 -
    Impairment of goodwill – 335
    Debentures fair value adjustment 377 -
    Other 141 36
    Net changes in working capital items 1,259 487
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    Net cash provided by (used in) operating
    activities (159) 2,303
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    Cash flows from investing activities
    Acquisition of long-term investments (229) (296)
    Proceeds on sale or maturity of long-
    term investments 284 227
    Acquisition of property, plant and
    equipment (283) (418)
    Proceeds on sale of property, plant and
    equipment 49 5
    Acquisition of intangible assets (1,080) (1,005)
    Business acquisitions, net of cash
    acquired (7) (60)
    Acquisition of short-term investments (1,699) (1,472)
    Proceeds on sale or maturity of short-
    term investments 1,925 779
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    Net cash used in investing activities (1,040) (2,240)
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    Cash flows from financing activities
    Issuance of common shares 3 -
    Tax deficiencies related to stock-based
    compensation (13) (11)
    Purchase of treasury stock (16) (25)
    Issuance of debt 1,250 -
    ————————————
    Net cash provided by (used in) financing
    activities 1,224 (36)
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    Effect of foreign exchange gain (loss)
    on cash and cash equivalents 5 (5)
    Net increase in cash and cash
    equivalents for the year 30 22
    Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of
    year 1,549 1,527
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    Cash and cash equivalents, end of year $ 1,579 $ 1,549
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    March November
    As at 1, 2014 30, 2013
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    Cash and cash equivalents $ 1,579 $ 2,274
    Short-term investments 950 788
    Long-term investments 129 130
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    $ 2,658 $ 3,192
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