Magic Reports First Quarter 2013 Results with Double digit Year over Year Growth in Revenues and Operating Income

Revenues for the first quarter increased 11% year over year to $33.4 million; Non-GAAP operating income increased 12% to $5.2 million

Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Or Yehuda, Israel

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: MGIC), a global provider of mobile and cloud-enabled application and business integration platforms, announced today its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013.

Financial Highlights for the First Quarter, 2013:

  • Revenues for the first quarter increased 11% year over year to $33.4 million from $30.0 million.
  • Non-GAAP operating income for the first quarter increased 12% to $5.2 million, compared to $4.7 million in the same period last year; Operating income increased 10% to $4.6 million, compared to $4.2 million in the same period last year.
  • Non-GAAP net income for the first quarter decreased 7% to $4.2 million, compared to $4.6 million in the same period last year; Net income decreased 16% to $3.5 million compared to $4.2 million in the same period last year. Decrease in net income was mainly attributable to tax expenses recorded with respect to utilization of deferred tax assets; in accordance with U.S. accounting principles, the Company records deferred tax expenses on utilization of carry-forward tax losses. 
  • Operating cash flow for the quarter amounted to $6.0 million.
  • Total cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments as of March 31, 2013, amounted to $37.6 million.

Results

  • For the first quarter ended March 31, 2013, total revenues were $33.4 million, with net income of $3.5 million, or $0.10 per fully diluted share. This compares with revenues of $30.0 million and net income of $4.2 million, or $0.11 per fully diluted share for the same period last year.
  • For the first quarter of 2013, operating income was $4.6 million. This compares to operating income of $4.2 million for the same period a year ago.

Comments of Management

Guy Bernstein, Chief Executive Officer of Magic Software Enterprises, said, “I am pleased to report that after an excellent 2012, Magic is continuing its solid growth track in 2013, with double-digit growth in our operations. We continue to experience positive sales momentum for our software and professional services offerings, led by improvements in European markets, increasing demand for migration services and a growing number of large-scale projects.”

“Looking ahead we expect to continue to execute our growth strategy by enhancing our application development and integration platforms and expanding our professional services offerings to better serve increasing business needs for enterprise mobility and cloud computing,” added Bernstein.   

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

This release includes non-GAAP operating income, net income, basic and diluted earnings per share and other non-GAAP financial measures. These non-GAAP measures exclude the following items:

  • Amortization of purchased intangible assets
  • In-process research and development capitalization and amortization
  • Equity-based compensation expense
  • Unwinding of discount in connection with liabilities due to acquisitions
  • And the related tax effects of the above items

Magic Software’s management believes that the presentation of non-GAAP measures provides useful information to investors and management regarding financial and business trends relating to the Company’s financial condition and results of operations as well as the net amount of cash generated by its business operations after taking into account capital spending required to maintain or expand the business.

These non-GAAP financial measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative for, generally accepted accounting principles and may be different from non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies. In addition, these non-GAAP financial measures are not based on any comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles. Magic Software believes that non-GAAP financial measures have limitations in that they do not reflect all of the amounts associated with Magic Software’s results of operations as determined in accordance with GAAP and that these measures should only be used to evaluate Magic Software’s results of operations in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures.

Refer to the Reconciliation of Selected Financial Metrics from GAAP to Non-GAAP tables in the attached PDF below.

About Magic Software Enterprises

Magic Software Enterprises (NASDAQ: MGIC) empowers customers and partners around the globe with smarter technology that provides a multichannel user experience of enterprise logic and data.

For more information, visit www.magicsoftware.com.

 

Press Contact:

Tania Amar | VP Global Marketing
Magic Software Enterprises
tania@magicsoftware.com


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