Hauppauge Digital Reports Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results PR Newswire HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2013 HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hauppauge Digital Inc. (NASDAQ: HAUP), a leading developer of digital video TV and data broadcast receiver products for personal computers, today reported financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and year ended September30, 2012. FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS Net sales were $8.7 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 compared to $10.3 million reported for the previous year's fourth fiscal quarter. The Company incurred a net loss of $1,613,219 for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 compared to a net loss of $2,075,730 for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011. Net loss per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 was $0.16 on a basic and diluted basis, compared to a net loss per share of $0.21 on a basic and diluted basis for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011. FISCAL YEAR RESULTS Net sales were $44.6 million for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012 compared to $42.3 million reported for fiscal year ended September 30, 2011. The Company incurred a net loss of $2,543,450 for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012 compared to a net loss of $5,849,072 for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2011. Net loss per share for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012 was $0.25 on a basic and diluted basis, compared to a net loss per share of $0.58 on a basic and diluted basis for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2011. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS Ken Plotkin, Hauppauge's Chief Executive Officer stated, "Led by increased sales of our USB-Live and HD PVR video recorder and video streaming products, worldwide sales for fiscal 2012 increased by 8.2% before the negative effect caused by the decline in the Euro. Taking into account the 2.8% decline in the Euro, our net sales increased 5.4% in fiscal 2012 compared with fiscal 2011. As a result of reduced expenses and headcount, which the company implemented in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011, our selling, general and administrative expenses declined by 16.8% from fiscal 2011. The combination of increased sales and reduced expenses allowed Hauppauge to reduce our loss approximately 56.52% compared to fiscal 2011. At the Gamescon show in Cologne, Germany in August 2012, Hauppauge introduced a new gaming recorder designed to allow console and PC gaming enthusiasts to record video game play from the Microsoft Xbox 360 and the Sony Playstation 3. Called the HD PVR 2, this new game recorder was designed to provide new features compared with the original HD PVR high definition video recorder. HD PVR 2 was shipped to our customers starting in September 2012. In anticipation of the launch of the new HD PVR 2, in fiscal Q4 we reduced prices and limited the sales of the original HD PVR in order to reduce channel inventory. The effect of price reductions and limited shipments of the original HD PVR dampened our fourth fiscal quarter sales." ABOUT HAUPPAUGE DIGITAL Hauppauge Digital, Inc. is a leading developer of analog and digital TV receiver products for the personal computer market. Through its Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. and Hauppauge Digital Europe SARL subsidiaries, the Company designs and develops analog and digital TV receivers that allow PC users to watch television on their PC screen in a resizable window and enable the recording of TV shows to a hard disk, digital video editing, video conferencing, receiving of digital TV transmissions, and the display of digital media stored on a computer to a TV set via a home network. The Company is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, with administrative offices in Luxembourg, Ireland and Singapore, sales offices in Germany, London, Paris, The Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Singapore, Taiwan, and California and research and development centers in Hauppauge, New York, Taipei, Taiwan and Braunschweig, Germany. The Company's Internet web site can be found at http://www.hauppauge.com. This news release contains forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the federal securities laws. The events described in forward-looking statements contained in this may not occur. Generally these statements relate to business plans or strategies, projected or anticipated benefits or other consequences of our plans or strategies, financing plans, projected or anticipated benefits from acquisitions that we may make, or projections involving anticipated revenues, earnings or other aspects of our operating results or financial position, and the outcome of any contingencies. Any such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections of management. We intend for these forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe-harbor provisions for forward-looking statements. Words such as "may," "will," "expect," "believe," "anticipate," "project," "plan," "intend," "estimate," and "continue," and their opposites and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We caution you that these statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and are subject to a number of uncertainties, risks and other influences (including, but not limited to, those set forth in "Item 1A–Risk Factors" on our Form 10-K), many of which are beyond our control, that may influence the accuracy of the statements and the projections upon which the statements are based. Any one or more of these uncertainties, risks and other influences could materially affect our results of operations and whether forward-looking statements made by us ultimately prove to be accurate. Our actual results, performance and achievements could differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether from new information, future events or otherwise. All cautionary statements made in this news release should be read as being applicable to all related forward-looking statements wherever they appear. [Financial Table Follows] HAUPPAUGE DIGITAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS Three months ended September 30, 2012 2011 Net sales $8,676,442 $10,276,534 Cost of sales 6,441,000 7,434,039 Gross profit 2,235,442 2,842,495 Selling, general and administrative 2,961,839 3,924,729 expenses Research & development expenses 959,205 1,040,844 Loss from operations (1,685,602) (2,123,078) Other income (expense): Interest income 698 1,881 Foreign currency (3,008) 8,723 Total other income (expense) (2,310) 10,604 Loss before tax provision (1,687,912) (2,112,474) Current tax provision 42,340 58,964 Deferred tax benefit (117,033) (95,708) Net loss ($1,613,219) ($2,075,730) Net loss per share-basic and diluted ($0.16) ($0.21) Weighted average shares-basic and diluted 10,122,344 10,122,344 HAUPPAUGE DIGITAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS Twelve months ended September 30, 2012 2011 Net sales $44,640,360 $42,343,059 Cost of sales 31,144,077 29,262,521 Gross profit 13,496,283 13,080,538 Selling, general and administrative 12,187,542 14,486,996 expenses Research & development expenses 3,399,212 4,258,023 Loss from operations (2,090,471) (5,664,481) Other income: Interest income 4,500 10,450 Foreign currency 9,903 6,268 Total other income 14,403 16,718 Loss before tax provision (2,076,068) (5,647,763) Current income tax expense 150,204 197,309 Deferred tax expense 317,178 4,000 Net loss ($2,543,450) ($5,849,072) Net loss per share-basic and diluted ($0.25) ($0.58) Weighted average shares-basic and diluted 10,122,344 10,108,670 HAUPPAUGE DIGITAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS September 30, September 30, 2012 2011 Assets: Current Assets: Cash and cash equivalents $5,095,853 $4,080,537 Accounts receivables, net of various 2,618,081 3,708,696 allowances Other non trade receivables 1,995,654 2,408,326 Inventories 9,497,856 10,092,224 Deferred tax asset current 977,488 1,127,641 Prepaid expenses and other current 1,088,085 992,258 assets Total current assets 21,273,017 22,409,682 Intangible assets, net 2,431,594 3,186,430 Property, plant and equipment, net 235,978 368,703 Security deposits and other non current 109,218 112,813 assets Deferred tax asset non current 622,272 789,297 $24,672,079 $26,866,925 Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity : Current Liabilities: Accounts payable $5,865,085 $6,674,900 Accrued expenses –fees 4,002,754 4,082,719 Accrued expenses 12,608,759 11,417,895 Income taxes payable 230,123 242,201 Total current liabilities 22,706,721 22,417,715 Stockholders' Equity Common stock $.01 par value; 25,000,000 shares authorized, 10,882,823 issued 108,828 108,828 Additional paid-in capital 18,316,085 18,187,595 Retained deficit (9,443,408) (6,899,958) Accumulated other comprehensive loss (4,610,599) (4,541,707) Treasury Stock at cost, 760,479 shares (2,405,548) (2,405,548) Total stockholders' equity 1,965,358 4,449,210 $24,672,079 $26,866,925 SOURCE Hauppauge Digital Inc. Website: http://www.hauppauge.com Contact: Investor Contacts: Gerald Tucciarone, Chief Financial Officer, +1-631-434-1600, extension 306
Hauppauge Digital Reports Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results
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