Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC), a global provider of cloud and on-premise enabled application platforms and business integration solutions, today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2011.
Financial Highlights for the First Quarter
First quarter revenues increased 29% year over year to $25.5 million from $19.7 million.
Operating income for the first quarter increased 78% year over year to $3.1 million, compared to $1.8 million in the same period last year.
Net income for the first quarter increased 68% year over year to $3.1 million from $1.9 million in the same period last year.
Operating cash flow for the quarter amounted to $4.8 million. Total cash and cash equivalents, short-term bank deposits and short-term investments in marketable securities as of March 31, 2011 amounted to $50.2 million.
For the quarter ended March 31, 2011, total revenues were $25.5 million, with net income of $3.1 million, or $0.08 per fully diluted share. This compares with revenues of $19.7 million and net income of $1.9 million, or $0.06 per fully diluted share, for the same period last year.
Operating income for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, was $3.1 million, or $0.08 per fully diluted share. This compares to operating income of $1.8 million, or $0.05 per fully diluted share, for the same period a year ago.
Comments of Management
Commenting on the results, Guy Bernstein, Chief Executive Officer of Magic Software, said: “These strong results have continued the trend set in the previous quarter, once again breaking company records for revenues and profit, and sustaining double-digit overall growth year over year. Despite the slowdown we are experiencing in Japan due to the current crisis, and the sluggishness of the economic recovery in the US and Europe, Magic has continued to perform well in all centers of activity around the world.”
“We have expanded our installed base globally by adding new customers. In addition, our existing customers have continued to upgrade their Magic products, migrating to our newest advanced technology offering. Moving forward, we have exciting new product launches for mobile and cloud environments scheduled for the coming months,” concluded 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:
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 below.
About Magic Software Enterprises
Except for any historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release include forward-looking statements that might involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results might vary significantly based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, risks in product and technology development, market acceptance of new products and continuing product conditions, both locally and abroad, release and sales of new products by strategic resellers and customers, and other risk factors detailed in Magic’s most recent annual report and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Magic is a registered trademark of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. All other product and company names mentioned herein are for identification purposes only and are the property of, and might be trademarks of, their respective owners.
Tania Amar, VP Global Marketing
Magic Software Enterprises