csg systems intl inc (CSGS) Key Developments
CSG Systems International Inc. Appoints Bret C. Griess as President and Chief Operating Officer
Jun 16 15
On June 10, 2015, CSG Systems International Inc.'s Board of Directors appointed Bret C. Griess, current Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, to President and Chief Operating Officer of the company. Peter E. Kalan will remain Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Griess, 47, joined CSG in 1996 and has held a variety of positions in Operations and Information Technology, until being appointed Executive Vice President of Operations in February 2009 and Chief Operating Officer in March 2011. Mr. Griess will now oversee the company's global operations and delivery, client relationships, product management & strategy, and sales.
Brazilian Operator Leverages CSG International Managed Services
Jun 15 15
CSG International announced that one of Brazil’s operators has awarded CSG a multi-year managed services contract to meet the regulatory requirements of the Brazilian government for Law Enforcement and Judicial Response. The CSG Intermediate network data mediation solution, which manages and normalizes all of the operator’s event detail records, processes more than 4 billion records daily for the compliance process. Under the terms of the managed services contract, CSG will now operate the platform on behalf of the service provider, bringing to bear CSG’s solution insight and technology knowledge, coupled with the highly skilled onsite and offsite CSG support teams in Brazil. CSG Intermediate was selected as the foundation for the law enforcement and judicial response platform after a thorough evaluation, including a project trial that proved the flexibility and scalability of the CSG solution. The business critical nature of the platform requires aggressive Service Level Agreements that CSG is uniquely positioned to support through its managed services offering.
CSG Systems International Inc. Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on June 24, 2015
May 21 15
CSG Systems International Inc. announced that its Board of Directors approved the company’s quarterly cash dividend payment of $0.1750 per share of common stock to be paid on June 24, 2015 for shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 9, 2015.
CSG Systems International Inc. Presents at Three Part Advisors East Coast IDEAS Investor Conference 2015, Jun-03-2015 08:00 AM
May 19 15
CSG Systems International Inc. Presents at Three Part Advisors East Coast IDEAS Investor Conference 2015, Jun-03-2015 08:00 AM. Venue: Boston Park Plaza, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington St., Boston, MA 02116, United States.
CSG Systems International Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015
May 5 15
CSG Systems International Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues for the first quarter of 2015 were $185.6 million, a 1% decrease when compared to revenues of $188.0 million for the first quarter of 2014, and a 4% decrease when compared to $193.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2014. The year-over-year decrease in revenues is mainly attributed to foreign currency movements, offset to a certain degree by continued strong processing revenues. The sequential quarterly decrease can be attributed to the seasonally higher level of software and services revenues CSG typically experiences in the fourth quarter. Non-GAAP operating income for the first quarter of 2015 was $30.8 million, or 16.6% of total revenues, compared to $29.9 million, or 15.9%, for the first quarter of 2014. Non-GAAP operating income for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $32.1 million, or 16.6% of total revenues. Non-GAAP EPS for the first quarter of 2015 was $0.51, compared to $0.52 for the first quarter of 2014, and $0.61 for the fourth quarter of 2014. GAAP operating income for the first quarter of 2015 was $21.9 million, or 11.8% of total revenues, compared to $20.9 million, or 11.1%, for the same period in 2014. GAAP EPS for the first quarter of 2015 was $0.28, consistent with the first quarter of 2014. Income before income taxes was $16,711,000 against $17,002,000 a year ago. Net income was $9,358,000 against $9,691,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP income before income taxes was $27.140 million or $0.51 per share against $27.397 million or $0.52 per share a year ago. Non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA was $38.135 million against $37.398 million a year ago. Non-GAAP free cash flow was $12.241 million against $13.077 million a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was $18.936 million against net cash used in operating activities of $8.578 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $6.695 million against $4.499 million a year ago.
The company is maintaining its financial guidance for the full year 2015 as follows revenues of $755 million to $770 million, non-GAAP EPS of $2.33 to $2.40, GAAP EPS of $1.38 to $1.44 and non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA of $162 million to $165 million. Cash flows from operating activities were $105 million to $120 million. GAAP income before income taxes expected to be in the range of $73,000 or $1.31 per share to $78,000 or $1.41 per share. Non-GAAP income before income taxes expected to be in the range of $112,000 or $2.05 per share to $117,000 or $2.17 per share. GAAP operating income expected to be $91,000. Depreciation expected to be $16,500, amortization of acquired intangible assets expected to be $12,000, amortization of other intangible assets expected to be $14,000. Net income expected to be $46,000. Interest expense expected to be $11,000. Cash flows from operating activities (midpoint of guidance) expected to be $112,000. Purchases of property and equipment expected to be 30,000 and non-GAAP free cash flow expected to be $82,000. The company maintaining its guidance for 2015 non-GAAP effective income tax rate of 37%.