AudioCodes Reports First Quarter 2013 Results Year-Over-Year Profitability Improvement Driven by Operational Efficiency and Growing Sales in Unified Communications and Enterprise SBC LOD, Israel, April 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AudioCodes (Nasdaq:AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies, products and services, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. Revenues for the first quarter of 2013 were $32.3 million, compared to $32.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2012, and $32.3 million for the first quarter of 2012. Net income in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) was, $71,000, or $0.002 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2013, compared to GAAP net income of $524,000, or $0.01 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2012, and a GAAP net loss of $1.6 million, or ($0.04) per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2012. Non-GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2013 was $691,000, or $0.02 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $1.1 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2012, and a non-GAAP net loss of $827,000, or ($0.02) per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2012. Non-GAAP net income (loss) excludes: (i) stock-based compensation expenses; and (ii) amortization expenses related to intangible assets. A reconciliation of net income (loss) on a GAAP basis to a non-GAAP basis is provided in the tables that accompany the condensed consolidated financial statements contained in this press release. Net cash provided by operations for the first quarter of 2013 totaled $2.7 million. Cash and cash equivalents, bank deposits and marketable securities were $57.5 million as of March 31, 2013, compared to $58.5 million as of December 31, 2012 and $70.3 million as of March 31, 2012. AudioCodes used approximately $2.5 million in cash during the first quarter of 2013 for the repayment of loans. In April 2013, AudioCodes entered into an asset purchase agreement with its affiliated company, MailVision. MailVision is an Israeli company which develops, markets and licenses VoIP solutions for mobile, PC, web and tablet devices for telecom operators and service providers. As of December 31, 2012, AudioCodes owned 26.4% of the outstanding share capital of MailVision, or 24.1% of the share capital of the company on a diluted basis. The closing of the transaction is subject to customary conditions and is expected to occur during May 2013. Pursuant to this agreement, AudioCodes has agreed to acquire certain of MailVision's assets for the following consideration: (i) $233,000 to be payable 12 months following the closing date; and (ii) additional earn out payments will be paid to MailVision subject to the achievement of a certain level of net revenues from the sale of MailVision's products. Payment can be made, at AudioCodes' discretion, in either cash or ordinary shares. As additional consideration for the transaction, on closing, AudioCodes' agreed to waive repayment of any outstanding loans made by the company to MailVision and to assume specified liabilities of MailVision in the aggregate amount of approximately $1.3 million. "We are pleased to report financial results in line with our plan for the year. Our performance in the first quarter of 2013 is underlined by good progress in our key strategic initiatives and improved operational performance," said Shabtai Adlersberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of AudioCodes. "Continuing the trend from the previous quarter, our networking business grew primarily in the areas of Unified Communication and enterprise SBC applications, both representing strategic directions for us. We saw a growing pipeline of opportunities developing for us in the Microsoft Lync marketplace, the SIP trunking business communication services market, and in enterprise VoIP networking. Growth trends in these market segments provide further support for our expected success in coming years." "Our proposed acquisition of MailVision assets will allow AudioCodes to extend our innovative development efforts in the area of mobile SIP real-time communication solutions for enterprise and service providers. We believe this investment in the over-the-top market positions AudioCodes in one of the most attractive growth segments of the communications market, and will assist us in maintaining our position as one of the leaders in the unified communications and real-time media communications solutions market," concluded Mr. Adlersberg. Conference Call & Web Cast Information AudioCodes will conduct a conference call at 9:00 A.M., Eastern Time today to discuss the Company's first quarter 2013 operating performance, financial results and outlook. The conference call will be simultaneously Web cast. Investors are invited to listen to the call live via Web cast at the AudioCodes corporate website at www.audiocodes.com. About AudioCodes AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq:AUDC) designs, develops and sells advanced Voice over IP (VoIP) and converged VoIP and Data networking products and applications to Service Providers and Enterprises. AudioCodes is a VoIP technology market leader focused on converged VoIP and data communications and its products are deployed globally in Broadband, Mobile, Enterprise networks and Cable. The Company provides a range of innovative, cost-effective products including Media Gateways, Multi-Service Business Routers, Session Border Controllers (SBC), Residential Gateways, IP Phones, Media Servers and Value Added Applications. AudioCodes' underlying technology, VoIPerfectHD(TM), relies on AudioCodes' leadership in DSP, voice coding and voice processing technologies. AudioCodes' High Definition (HD) VoIP technologies and products provide enhanced intelligibility and a better end user communication experience in Voice communications. For more information on AudioCodes, visit http://www.audiocodes.com. Statements concerning AudioCodes' business outlook or future economic performance; product introductions and plans and objectives related thereto; and statements concerning assumptions made or expectations as to any future events, conditions, performance or other matters, are "forward-looking statements'' as that term is defined under U.S. Federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated in such statements. These risks, uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to: the effect of global economic conditions in general and conditions in AudioCodes' industry and target markets in particular; shifts in supply and demand; market acceptance of new products and the demand for existing products; the impact of competitive products and pricing on AudioCodes' and its customers' products and markets; timely product and technology development, upgrades and the ability to manage changes in market conditions as needed; possible need for additional financing; the ability to satisfy covenants in the Company's loan agreements; possible disruptions from acquisitions; the ability of AudioCodes to successfully integrate the products and operations of acquired companies into AudioCodes' business; and other factors detailed in AudioCodes' filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AudioCodes assumes no obligation to update the information in this release. ©2013 AudioCodes Ltd. All rights reserved. AudioCodes, AC, HD VoIP, HD VoIP Sounds Better, IPmedia, Mediant, MediaPack, OSN, SmartTAP, VMAS, VoIPerfect, VoIPerfectHD, Your Gateway To VoIP and 3GX are trademarks or registered trademarks of AudioCodes Limited. All other products or trademarks are property of their respective owners. Product specifications are subject to change without notice. Summary financial data follows AUDIOCODES LTD. AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS U.S. dollars in thousands March 31, December 31, 2013 2012 Unaudited Audited ASSETS CURRENT ASSETS: Cash and cash equivalents $ 15,133 $ 15,219 Short-term and restricted bank deposits 9,924 10,330 Short-term marketable securities and accrued interest 19,510 7,966 Trade receivables, net 25,133 24,413 Other receivables and prepaid expenses 8,247 7,274 Inventories 15,531 16,797 Total current assets 93,478 81,999 LONG-TERM INVESTMENTS: Long-term and restricted bank deposits $ 8,790 $ 9,251 Long-term marketable securities 4,104 15,762 Investments in an affiliated company 1,678 1,084 Deferred tax assets 3,565 3,565 Severance pay funds 16,447 15,772 Total long-term assets 34,584 45,434 PROPERTY AND EQUIPMENT, NET 3,391 3,619 GOODWILLAND INTANGIBLE ASSETS, NET 34,676 34,952 Total assets $ 166,129 $ 166,004 LIABILITIES AND EQUITY CURRENT LIABILITIES: Current maturities of long-term bank loans $6,936 $8,436 Trade payables 5,291 6,817 Other payables and accrued expenses 15,505 15,062 Deferred revenues 6,297 5,086 Total current liabilities 34,029 35,401 LONG-TERM LIABILITIES: Accrued severance pay $ 17,225 $ 16,284 Long-term bank loans 13,500 14,477 Senior convertible notes 353 353 Deferred revenues and other liabilities 1,848 1,192 Totallong-term liabilities 32,926 32,306 Total equity 99,174 98,297 Total liabilities and equity $ 166,129 $ 166,004 AUDIOCODES LTD. AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS U.S. dollars in thousands, except per share data Three months ended March 31, 2013 2012 (Unaudited) Revenues: Products 26,171 26,818 Services 6,097 5,495 Total Revenues $ 32,268 $32,313 Cost of revenues: Products 11,794 11,971 Services 1,538 1,481 Total Cost of revenues 13,332 13,452 Gross profit 18,936 18,861 Operating expenses: Research and development, net 7,310 8,118 Selling and marketing 9,214 10,496 General and administrative 2,039 1,959 Total operating expenses 18,563 20,573 Operating income (loss) 373 (1,712) Financial income (expenses), net (203) 228 Income (loss) before taxes on income 170 (1,484) Taxes on income, net (78) (84) Equity in profit (losses) of an affiliated companies (21) 10 Net income (loss) $ 71 $ (1,558) Basic net earnings (loss) per share $ 0.00 $ (0.04) Diluted net earnings (loss) per share $ 0.00 $ (0.04) Weighted average number of shares used in computing basic 38,009 net earnings (loss) per share (in thousands) 40,270 Weighted average number of shares used in computing diluted 38,577 40,270 net earnings (loss) per share (in thousands) AUDIOCODES LTD. AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES NON-GAAP PROFORMA STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS U.S. dollars in thousands, except per share data Three months ended March 31, 2013 2012 (Unaudited) Revenues: Products 26,171 26,818 Services 6,097 5,495 Total Revenues $ 32,268 $32,313 Cost of revenues: Products 11,624 11,781 Services 1,499 1,442 Total Cost of revenues (1) (2) 13,123 13,223 Gross profit 19,145 19,090 Operating expenses: Research and development, net (1) 7,217 7,982 Selling and marketing (1) (2) 9,033 10,298 General and administrative (1) 1,902 1,791 Total operating expenses 18,152 20,071 Operating income (loss) 993 (981) Financial income (expenses), net (203) 228 Income (loss) before taxes on income 790 (753) Taxes on income, net (78) (84) Equity in profit (losses) of an affiliated (21) 10 companies Net income (loss) $ 691 $ (827) Diluted net earnings (loss) per share $ 0.02 $ (0.02) Weighted average number of shares used in computing diluted net earnings (loss) per 38,896 40,270 share (in thousands) (1)Excluding stock-based compensation expenses related to options and restricted stock units granted to employees and others. (2)Excluding amortization of intangible assets related to the acquisitions of Nuera, Netrake and CTI Squared. Note: Non-GAAP measures should be considered in addition to, and not as a substitute for, the results prepared in accordance with GAAP. The Company believes that non-GAAP information is useful because it can enhance the understanding of its ongoing economic performance and therefore uses internally this non-GAAP information to evaluate and manage its operations. The Company has chosen to provide this information to investors to enable them to perform comparisons of operating results in a manner similar to how the Company analyzes its operating results and because many comparable companies report this type of information. AUDIOCODES LTD. AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES RECONCILIATION OF GAAP NET INCOME (LOSS) TO NON-GAAP NET INCOME (LOSS) U.S. dollars in thousands, except per share data Three months ended March 31, 2013 2012 (Unaudited) GAAP net income (loss) $ 71 $ (1,558) GAAP net earnings (loss) per share $ 0.00 $ (0.04) Cost of revenues: Stock-based compensation (1) 9 23 Amortization expenses (2) 200 206 209 229 Research and development, net: Stock-based compensation (1) 93 136 Selling and marketing: Stock-based compensation (1) 105 122 Amortization expenses (2) 76 76 181 198 General and administrative: Stock-based compensation (1) 137 168 Non-GAAP net income (loss) $ 691 $ (827) Non-GAAP Diluted net earnings (loss) per $ 0.02 $(0.02) share (1)Stock-based compensation expenses related to options and restricted stock units granted to employees and others. (2)Amortization of intangible assets related to the acquisitions of Nuera, Netrake and CTI Squared. Note: Non-GAAP measures should be considered in addition to, and not as a substitute for, the results prepared in accordance with GAAP. The Company believes that non-GAAP information is useful because it can enhance the understanding of its ongoing economic performance and therefore uses internally this non-GAAP information to evaluate and manage its operations. The Company has chosen to provide this information to investors to enable them to perform comparisons of operating results in a manner similar to how the Company analyzes its operating results and because many comparable companies report this type of information. AUDIOCODES LTD. AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS U.S. dollars in thousands Three months ended March 31, 2013 2012 ( Unaudited) Cash flows from operating activities: Net income (loss) $ 71 $ (1,558) Adjustments required to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities: Depreciation and amortization 782 706 Amortization of marketable securities premiums and 107 108 accretion of discounts, net Equity in profit (losses) of affiliated company and 21 (10) interest on loans to affiliated company Increase (decrease) in accrued severance pay, net 266 (105) Stock-based compensation expenses 344 449 Decrease in accrued interest on marketable securities, 7 3 bank deposits and structured notes Decrease (increase) in trade receivables, net (720) 4,348 Increase in other receivables and prepaid expenses (640) (1,433) Decrease in inventories 1,266 428 Decrease in trade payables (1,526) (5,267) Increase in deferred revenues 1,867 2,273 Increase in other payables and accrued expenses 838 681 Net cash provided by operating activities 2,683 623 Cash flows from investing activities: Short-term deposits, net 406 1,807 Net loans provided to affiliated company (615) -- Proceeds from long-term bank deposits 461 600 Purchase of property and equipment (278) (651) Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities (26) 1,756 AUDIOCODES LTD. AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS (Continued) U.S. dollars in thousands Three months ended March 31, 2013 2012 ( Unaudited) Cash flows from financing activities: Purchase of treasury stock -- (2,513) Repayment of long-term bank loans (2,477) (2,355) Payment for acquisition of NSC non-controlling interest (395) (336) Proceeds from issuance of shares upon exercise of options, 129 35 warrants and employee stock purchase plan Net cash used in financing activities (2,743) (5,169) Decrease in cash and cash equivalents (86) (2,790) Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the period 15,219 28,257 Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the period $ 15,133 $ 25,467 CONTACT: Company Contacts Guy Avidan, VP Finance & CFO AudioCodes Tel: +972-3-976-4000 email@example.com Shirley Nakar, Director, Investor Relations AudioCodes Tel: +972-3-976-4000 firstname.lastname@example.org IR Agency Contact Erik Knettel, Grayling Tel: +1-646-284-9415 email@example.com
AudioCodes Reports First Quarter 2013 Results
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