Magic Reports Record Revenue of $33 Million for the Third Quarter of 2012; Non-GAAP Operating Income for the First Nine Months Grew 36% Year Over Year to $14 Million

Company Reports Solid Cash Position with $14 Million Operating Cash Flow for the First Nine Months of 2012

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, Or Yehuda, Israel

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC), a global provider of software platforms for enterprise mobility, cloud applications, and business integration, announced today its financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2012.

Financial Highlights for the Nine-Month Period Ended September 30, 2012

  • Revenues for the first nine months of 2012 increased 9% to $90.7 million compared to $82.8 million in the same period last year.
  • Non-GAAP operating income for the first nine months of 2012 increased 36% to $13.6 million compared to $10.0 million in the same period last year; Operating income for the first nine months of 2012 increased 15% to $12.2 million compared to $10.5 million in the same period last year.
  • Non-GAAP net income for the first nine months of 2012 increased 30% to $13.1 million compared to $10.1 million in the same period last year; Net income for the first nine months of 2012 increased 12% to $11.9 million, or $0.32 per fully diluted share, compared to $10.7 million, or $0.29 per fully diluted share, in the same period last year.
  • Operating cash flow for the first nine months of 2012 totaled $14 million.
  • Total cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments as of September 30, 2012, amounted to $38.5 million, with zero debt.

Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2012

  • Third quarter revenues increased 9% to $32.6 million compared to $30.0 million in the same period last year.
  • Non-GAAP operating income for the third quarter increased 15% to $4.6 million, compared to $4.0 million in the same period last year; Operating income for the third quarter increased 3% to $4.1 million, compared to $4.0 million in the same period last year.
  • Non-GAAP net income for the third quarter increased 13% to $4.5 million compared to $4.0 million in the same period last year; Net income for the third quarter increased 2% to $4.1 million, or $0.11 per fully diluted share, compared to $4.0 million, or $0.11 per fully diluted share, in the same period last year.

Comments of Management

“We are pleased to report record revenues and continued strong performance during the third quarter, especially in light of the challenging economic climate,” said Guy Bernstein, Chief Executive Officer of Magic Software Enterprises. “The strongest levels of growth throughout our global operations came from the US, Japanese and Israeli markets led by strong demand for our professional services.”

“Our strong cash position has allowed us to continue to add value to our shareholders by instituting a dividend policy, following which, we distributed a dividend of approximately $3.7 million (or $0.10 per share) in October for the first half of 2012,” added Mr. 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 and
  • Related tax effect

Magic’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 believes that non-GAAP financial measures have limitations in that they do not reflect all of the amounts associated with Magic’s results of operations as determined in accordance with GAAP and that these measures should only be used to evaluate Magic’s results of operations in conjunction with the corresponding GAAP measures. Please refer to the Reconciliation of Selected Financial Metrics from GAAP to Non-GAAP tables 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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