RCM Technologies, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results

RCM Technologies, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results  Achieves Highest Quarterly Revenues in Five Years  PENNSAUKEN, N.J., May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RCM Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:RCMT), a premier provider of business and technology solutions designed to enhance and maximize the operational performance of its customers through the adaptation and deployment of advanced engineering, information technology and specialty health care services, today announced financial results for its first quarter, the thirteen week period ended March 29, 2014.  RCM Technologies reported revenues of $48.6 million in the first quarter of 2014, a 17.8% increase over $41.2 million in the thirteen week period ended March 30, 2013 (the comparable prior year period). Operating income was $2.0 million in the first quarter of 2014 compared to $1.5 million in the comparable prior year period. Net income in the first quarter of 2014 was $1.2 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, as compared to $1.0 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, in the comparable prior year period.  Rocco Campanelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of RCM Technologies, commented, "Our service and client diversification strategy and focus on delivering customer-focused solutions are generating strong revenue growth across all three of our segments. In the first quarter, we achieved our highest quarterly revenues in the past five years and our Engineering and Specialty Healthcare segments recorded their highest historic quarterly revenues for the fifth and second consecutive quarters, respectively. Our Information Technology segment continued to post impressive results and experienced its sixth consecutive growth quarter."  Kevin Miller, Chief Financial Officer of RCM Technologies, added, "The revenue growth we are delivering across our segments is encouraging. Engineering, our largest segment, achieved 21.7% year-over-year growth, Information Technology, our second largest segment, grew 7.3% year-over-year, and Specialty Healthcare, our smallest, but fastest growing segment, delivered year-over-year growth of 27.4%. Based on our current backlog and pipeline, we are optimistic that both revenues and operating income for the balance of fiscal 2014 will exceed the comparative prior year period."  About RCM  RCM Technologies, Inc. is a premier provider of business and technology solutions designed to enhance and maximize the operational performance of its customers through the adaptation and deployment of advanced information technology and engineering services.  RCM is an innovative leader in the delivery of these solutions to commercial and government sectors.RCM is also a provider of specialty healthcare services to major health care institutions and educational facilities. RCM's offices are located in major metropolitan centers throughout North America.Additional information can be found at www.rcmt.com.  The Statements contained in this release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.These statements often include words such as "may," "will," "expect," "anticipate," "continue," "estimate," "project," "intend," "believe," "plan," "seek," "could," "can," "should" or similar expressions.In addition, statements that are not historical should also be considered forward-looking statements. These statements are based on assumptions that we have made in light of our experience in the industry, as well as our perceptions of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors we believe are appropriate in these circumstances.Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those relating to demand for the Company's services, expected demand for our services and expectations regarding our revenues, the Company's ability to continue to utilize goodwill, to continue to increase gross margins, to achieve and manage growth, to develop and market new applications and services, risks relating to the acquisition and integration of acquired businesses, the ability of the Company to consummate acquisitions as to which it executes non-binding letters of intent, demand for new services and applications, timing of demand for services, industry strength and competition, initiatives to enhance stockholder value and general economic factors. Such statements are based on current expectations that involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual events to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.Risk, uncertainties and other factors may emerge from time to time that could cause the Company's actual results to differ from those indicated by the forward-looking statements. Investors are directed to consider such risks, uncertainties and other factors described in documents filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company assumes no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation) to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information or future events or developments, except as may be required by law.  RCM Technologies, Inc. Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income (Unaudited) (In Thousands, Except Share and Per Share Amounts)                                                                                     Thirteen Week Periods Ended                                    March 29,     March 30,                                     2014          2013 Revenues                            $48,569       $41,230 Cost of services                   36,312        30,609 Gross profit                        12,257        10,621 Selling, general and administrative 9,844         8,693 Severance and other charges         104           145 Depreciation and amortization       271           269 Operating income                   2,038         1,514 Other income, net                   (62)          91 Income before income taxes         1,976         1,605 Income tax expense                 773           645 Net income                          $1,203        $960                                                  Diluted net earnings per share data $0.10         $0.08   RCM Technologies, Inc. Summary Consolidated Selected Balance Sheet Data (In Thousands)                                                                                                                        March 29,   December 28,                                                      2014        2013                                                       (Unaudited) Cash and cash equivalents                             $5,595      $9,317 Accounts receivable, net                              $59,955     $55,726 Total current assets                                  $74,737     $72,704 Total assets                                          $88,624     $86,524 Total current liabilities                             $25,574     $24,739 Total liabilities                                     $25,981     $25,146 Stockholders' equity                                  $62,643     $61,378 Stockholder's equity less goodwill and intangible     $52,902     $51,617 assets   RCM Technologies, Inc. Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Unaudited) (In Thousands)                                                                                                                   Thirteen Week Periods Ended                                                   March 29,     March 30,                                                    2014          2013 Net income                                         $1,203        $960 Adjustments to reconcile net income to cash        622           282 provided by operating activities Changes in operating assets and liabilities                      Accounts receivable                                (4,247)       (5,893) Transit accounts receivable                        (312)         3,233 Prepaid expenses and other current assets          (1,227)       455 Accounts payable and accrued expenses              36            1,259 Transit accounts payable                           377           (1,501) Accrued payroll and related costs                  1,050         911 Income taxes payable                               (309)         367 Total adjustments                                  (4,010)       (887) Cash (used in) provided by operating activities    ($2,807)      $73                                                                 Net cash used in investing activities              (484)         (313) Net cash (used in) provided by financing           (94)          67 activities Effect of exchange rate changes                    (337)         (54) Decrease in cash and cash equivalents              ($3,722)      ($227)  CONTACT: RCM Technologies, Inc.          2500 McClellan Avenue          Pennsauken, NJ 08109           Tel:  856.356.4500          Fax: 856.356.4600          info@rcmt.com          www.rcmt.com           Corporate Contacts:          Rocco Campanelli          President & CEO          Kevin D. Miller          Chief Financial Officer  RCM Technologies, Lnc.