Bridgeline Digital Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue of $6.7 Million and Positive
Subscription and Perpetual License Revenue Increased 108%
BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
(Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, a leader in web engagement
management, announces revenue for the fourth quarter ended September 30, 2013
was $6.7 million and the Company generated positive Adjusted EBITDA.The
Company expects to release its full fiscal fourth quarter results in early
Selected Fourth Quarter 2013 Highlights:
*Revenue in the fourth quarter of 2013 was $6.7 million compared to $6.7
million in the fourth quarter of 2012.
*Subscription and perpetual license revenue increased 108% to $1.3M in the
fourth quarter, when compared to the fourth quarter of 2012.
*Revenue from our core business, which includes iAPPS and the ElementsLocal
platform increased 30% compared to the fourth quarter of 2012.
*Revenue from legacy non-iAPPS related customers declined 61% or $1.4M
compared to the fourth quarter of 2012.
*Recurring revenue increased 38% in the fourth quarter to $1.5 million,
compared to the fourth quarter of 2012.
Fiscal 2014 Outlook
"For Fiscal 2014, revenue is expected to be approximately $28 million, an
increase from $24.5 million in fiscal 2013 and I expect to generate positive
Adjusted EBITDA for the fiscal year.In fiscal 2014 our revenue projection
includes a projected increase of the Company's core business to increase
approximately 32% from fiscal 2013 and a reduction of non-iAPPS related legacy
revenue of approximately $2.5 million.Fiscal 2014 will really help validate
the type of growth Company we are" said Thomas Massie, President and CEO of
As of the date of this release, the Company's auditors have not completed
their audit of the consolidated financial statements for the year ended
September 30, 2013. During the course of the audit, the Company or its
auditors may identify items that would require adjustments, which may be
material, to the information presented above. As a result, the information
presented above constitutes forward-looking information and is subject to
risks and uncertainties, including possible adjustments to preliminary
Bridgeline Digital will release the detailed financial results for the fourth
quarter and its fiscal year ended September 30, 2013 in early December. On
that day, Thomas Massie, the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Michael
Prinn, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, will host a live conference call
to discuss the financial results.
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
This press release contains the non-GAAP financial measure Adjusted EBITDA.
Adjusted EBITDA is defined as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation
and amortization and stock-based compensation charges.Bridgeline uses
non-GAAP adjusted net income and Adjusted EBITDA as supplemental measures of
our performance that are not required by, or presented in accordance with,
accounting principles generally accepted in the United States ("GAAP").
About Bridgeline Digital
Bridgeline Digital, The Digital Engagement Company™, enables its customers to
maximize the performance of their mission critical websites, intranets, and
online stores. Bridgeline's iAPPS^® platform deeply integrates Web Content
Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and Web Analytics to help marketers deliver
online experiences that attract, engage and convert their customers across all
digital channels. Bridgeline provides end-to-end Digital Engagement solutions
and boasts an award-winning team of interactive services professionals.
Headquartered in Burlington, Mass., with nine additional locations throughout
the U.S. and an Asia Pacific headquarters in Bangalore, India, Bridgeline has
thousands of customers that range from middle market organizations to Fortune
1000 companies. To learn more, please visit www.bridgelinedigital.com.
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CONTACT: For more information
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Marketing
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