- Magic Software Reports Strong Results...
Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC), a global provider of application platformsand business and process integration solutions, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.
Financial Results and Tables for the First Quarter 2010
Financial Highlights for the First Quarter
- Operating income on a non-GAAP and GAAP basis more than doubled to $2.0 million and $1.8 million respectively, compared to the first quarter of 2009.
- Net income increased twofold to $2.1 million (non-GAAP) and $1.9 million (GAAP), compared to the first quarter of 2009.
- Revenues reached $19.7 million; an increase of 43% compared to the first quarter of 2009.
- Operating cash flow for the quarter amounted to $6.7 million.
- Total cash and cash equivalents, short-term bank deposits and short term investments in marketable securities as of March 31, 2010 amounted to $24.6 million.
For the quarter ended March 31, 2010, total revenues were $19.7 million, with net income of $1.9 million, or $0.06 per diluted share. This compares with revenues of $13.8 million and net income of $0.7 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, for the same period last year.
Operating income was $1.8 million for the first quarter of 2010. This compares to operating income of $0.7 million for the same period last year.
Total cash and cash equivalents, short-term bank deposits and short term investments in marketable securities as of March 31, 2010 was $24.6 million following the payment of a cash dividend during the first quarter of approximately $16.0 million (or $0.50 per share), and an $8.0 million payment towards the purchase of the assets of an IT services company. This compares to $41.9 million as of December 31, 2009.
“We are pleased to report strong revenues and operating income for the quarter resulting from the growing demand for our software solutions. The number of new customers using our products increased during the quarter and we improved sales of software licenses,” said Guy Bernstein, acting chief executive officer of Magic Software. “Additionally, our most recent acquisition of the assets of an IT services company positively impacted the quarter and contributed to both our top and bottom lines.”
“The operational changes implemented in 2009 and our technology roadmap enables us to offer enterprise customers, ISVs and other partners a significant competitive advantage in their markets. As the cloud market continues to mature, we are well positioned to play a leading role, offering effective technologies for building, deploying and integrating client/server, mobile, rich internet and cloud-based applications,” concluded Mr. Bernstein.
Summary of the Quarter
- Increased number of new customers and license sales for uniPaaS and iBOLT worldwide, with improved sales in Japan and the US.
- Emphasis on projects that use both uniPaaS and iBOLT platforms grew, particularly in mobile applications and specificindustry verticals. Examples include Vishay Intertechnology, a Fortune 1000 company that acquired both uniPaaS and iBOLT to build and deliver a single unified customer-facing interface.
- Gained significant media exposure for our mobile enterprise application platform from publications including IT Advisor andChannel PRO.
- Customer and media attention for our cloud-enabled application platform offering increased, including coverage from well-respected IT media publications including The Sunday Times and Business Cloud 9.
- Signed new iBOLT partners including Forza Consulting in the Netherlands, Ábaco in Portugal, and both AZTEKA andAccantum in Germany.
- Acquired the assets of a US-based IT services company through our subsidiary CoreTech to expand our customer penetration in the US market.
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
This release includes non-GAAP operating income, net income and basic and diluted earnings per share. These non-GAAP measures exclude the following items:
– In-process research and development capitalization and amortization and;
– Equity-based compensation expense.
Magic Software’s management believes that the presentation of non-GAAP measures provide 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.
Please refer to the Reconciliation of Selected Financial Metrics from GAAP to Non-GAAP tables below.
About Magic Software
Magic Software Enterprises Ltd.
(NASDAQ: MGIC) is a global provider of multi-channel and cloud-enabled application platform solutions – including client/server, Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and mobile – and business and process integration solutions. Magic Software has 13 offices worldwide and a presence in over 50 countries with a global network of ISV’s, system integrators, value-added distributors and resellers and consulting and OEM partners. The company’s award-winning code-free solutions give partners and customers the power to leverage existing IT resources, enhance business agility and focus on core business priorities. Magic Software’s technological approach, product roadmap and corporate strategy are recognized by leading industry analysts. Magic Software has partnerships with global IT leaders including SAP AG, salesforce.com, IBM and Oracle. For more information about Magic Software and its products and services, visit www.magicsoftware.com,
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Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may 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 here and abroad, release and sales of new products by strategic resellers and customers, the integration of newly acquired IT services assets and other risk factors detailed in the Company’s most recent annual report and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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