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Highlights of the Fourth Quarter of 2021Record quarterly revenues of $74.2 million; a 53% increase year-over-year;GAAP operating income of $19.3 million; non-GAAP operating income of $20.9 million, representing an operating margin of 26.0% and 28.2% respectively;GAAP net income of $12.8 million and non-GAAP net income of $19.7 million;          –   GAAP results include a one-time $5.3 million tax provision that was recorded, taking advantage of the reduced tax rate of the 2022 temporary rule, mainly to allow certain distribution of dividends without additional corporate tax liability;Strong operating cash flow of $21.5 million;Highlights of the Full Year 2021Record annual revenues of $269.7 million; a 73% increase year-over-year;Record GAAP operating income of $70.9 million; non-GAAP operating income of $76.7 million; representing operating margins of 26.3% and 28.4%, respectively;GAAP net income of $60.3 million; non-GAAP net income of $71.4 million; andOperating cash flow of $61.1 million in 2021, which, along with the successful convertible notes transaction in November 2021, led to a year-end total cash, short-term and long-term deposits balance of $430 million.Forward-Looking ExpectationsWith over $40 million of orders since the beginning of the year, management expects revenues in the first quarter of 2022 between $75-76 million with continued growth in the second quarter.Management CommentRafi Amit, Camtek’s CEO commented, “A record fourth quarter concluded an exceptional record year for Camtek in all aspects. Since 2017, revenue has grown threefold while net profit has grown sevenfold. Approximately half of our revenues last year were for advanced interconnect packaging including heterogeneous integration and Fan-Out applications. This momentum has continued with the $20 million in orders that we announced earlier this week for the same applications.”Continued Mr. Amit, “With 2021 behind us, 2022 is shaping up to be another growth year. We started the year with a healthy backlog and a strong flow of orders, leading to a very good visibility for the first half of 2022.”Fourth Quarter 2021 Financial ResultsRevenues for the fourth quarter of 2021 were $74.2 million. This compares to fourth quarter 2020 revenues of $48.6 million, a growth of 53%.Gross profit on a GAAP basis in the quarter totaled $37.6 million (50.7% of revenues), up 61% compared to a gross profit of $23.3 million (47.9% of revenues) in the fourth quarter of 2020.Gross profit on a non-GAAP basis in the quarter totaled $37.8 million (50.9% of revenues), up 62% compared to a gross profit of $23.4 million (48.2% of revenues) in the fourth quarter of 2020.Operating profit on a GAAP basis in the quarter totaled $19.3 million (26.0% of revenues), an increase of 241% compared to an operating profit of $8.0 million (16.5% of revenues) in the fourth quarter of 2020.Operating profit on a non-GAAP basis in the quarter totaled $20.9 million (28.2% of revenues), an increase of 227% compared to $9.2 million (18.9% of revenues) in the fourth quarter of 2020.Net income on a GAAP basis in the quarter totaled $12.8 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, compared to net income of $7.7 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2020.Net income on a non-GAAP basis in the quarter totaled $19.7 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, compared to a non-GAAP net income of $8.8 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2020. The Company’s GAAP results include a one-time tax provision of $5.3 million, with respect to historical exempt earnings.The Company elected to take advantage of the temporary rule of 2022 and pay a reduced tax rate on these exempt earnings to allow the Company to distribute dividends from these earnings in the future with no additional corporate tax liability.Full Year 2020 Results SummaryRevenues for 2020 were $269.7 million, an increase of 73.0% over the $155.9 million reported in 2020.Gross profit on a GAAP basis totaled $137.4 million (50.9% of revenues), an increase of 88% compared to $73.2 million (47.0% of revenues) in 2020. Gross profit on a non-GAAP basis totaled $138.0 million (51.2% of revenues), an increase of 87% compared to $73.7 million (47.3% of revenues) in 2020. Operating income on a GAAP basis totaled $70.9 million (26.3% of revenues), an increase of 314% compared to operating income of $22.6 million (14.5% of revenues) in 2020.  Operating income on a non-GAAP basis totaled $76.7 million (28.4% of revenues), an increase of 286% compared to $26.8 million (17.2% of revenues) in 2020.Net income on a GAAP basis totaled $60.3 million, or $1.34 per diluted share. This is an increase of 277% compared to net income of $21.8 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, in 2020.Net income on a non-GAAP basis totaled $71.4 million, or $1.59 per diluted share. This is an increase of 275% compared to net income of $26.0 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, in 2020.Cash and cash equivalents, short-term and long-term deposits, as of December 31, 2021, were $429.9 million compared to $177.8 million as of December 31, 2020 and $199.3 million as of September 30, 2021. During the fourth quarter, the Company generated an operating cash flow of $21.5 million and raised net proceeds of $194.5 million via convertible notes.Conference CallCamtek will host a video conference call/webinar today via Zoom, February 10, 2022, at 9:00 am ET (16:00 Israel time).Rafi Amit, CEO, Moshe Eisenberg, CFO and Ramy Langer, COO will host the call and will be available to answer questions after presenting the results.To participate in the webinar, please register using the following link, which will provide access to the video call:https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/2616354941841/WN_PWTlDx-7QHSWjTz3nEZq9gFor those wishing to listen via phone, following registration, the dial in link will be sent.For those unable to participate, a recording will be available on Camtek’s website at http://www.camtek.com  within a few hours after the call.A summary presentation of the quarterly results will also be available on Camtek’s website.ABOUT CAMTEK LTD.Camtek is a leading manufacturer of metrology and inspection equipment and a provider of software solutions serving the Advanced Packaging, Memory, CMOS Image Sensors, MEMS, RF and other segments in the mid end of the semiconductor industry.Camtek provides dedicated solutions and crucial yield-enhancement data, enabling manufacturers to improve yield and drive down their production costs.With eight offices around the world, Camtek has best-in-class sales and customer support organization, providing tailor-made solutions in line with customers’ requirements.

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