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Concurrent Reports Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Financial Results
Feb 01, 2011 (03:02 PM EST)
ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a global leader in video, media data and advertising solutions, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2011 second quarter and six-month period ended December 31, 2010.
Revenue for the fiscal 2011 second quarter rose to $17.9 million from $15.0 million a year ago.
Gross margin for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 was 53%, compared with 62% last year, reflecting the mix of product and services revenue, the higher costs related to a customized product introduction and increased service costs associated with scaling the company's MDAS service platform.
Operating expenses were $10.0 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2011 compared with $9.1 million in the comparable period last year. The increase reflects Concurrent's continued investments to capitalize on longer-term new market opportunities, including research and development expenses and variable expenses associated with revenue growth.
The company reported net loss of $1.2 million, or $0.14 per share, in the second quarter of fiscal 2011, compared with net income of $89,000, or $0.01 per diluted share, in the same quarter of the prior fiscal year.
"With a near 20 percent revenue increase over the last year, results for the quarter demonstrate positive market traction with our multi-screen video and media data products and reflect the increase in customer activity levels we reported in prior quarters. We achieved growth in both media data and video solutions," said Dan Mondor, Concurrent president and chief executive officer. "As anticipated, gross margins were lower due to development costs for a new video product and investments to expand our hosted/managed media data platform to position ourselves for growth."
"Going forward, our outlook is improving and we currently are expecting revenue for the second half of the year will be stronger than the first half," continued Mondor. "Gross margins should also strengthen in the second half of the fiscal year. We continue to increase investments, which will be reflected in our operating expenses, in order to capitalize on strategic market opportunities. This is a dynamic and exciting time for our company, and we are confident of a bright future."
Concurrent has made continued progress developing applications to diversify its video and MDAS customer base, grow its MDAS managed services business and continue the contribution from existing customers. Recent highlights include:
For the first half of fiscal 2011, revenue advanced to $33.4 million from $27.8 million a year ago. Consolidated gross margin was 54%, compared with 61% in the first half of fiscal 2010. Operating expenses for the first six months of fiscal 2011 were $19.4 million, compared with $17.9 million last year. The company posted a net loss of $2.4 million, equal to $.29 per share, for the most recent six-month period, versus a net loss of $926,000, or $0.11 per share, for the comparable period of the prior fiscal year.
Concurrent generated more than $1.3 million in cash from operating activities during the first half of fiscal 2011. Concurrent's cash balance at December 31, 2010 increased to $32.1 million from $29.6 million at September 30, 2010 and $31.4 million at June 30, 2010. The company has no debt.
Conference Call Information
Concurrent will hold a conference call to discuss its 2011 fiscal second quarter results today, Tuesday, February 1, at 4:30 p.m. ET, which will be broadcast live at www.ccur.com, under the "Investors" section. The call can be accessed live by dialing 1-800-841-9385 and entering pass code 110201. A webcast of the live call as well as a replay will also be available at www.ccur.com.
Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR) is a global leader in innovative solutions that enable the seamless delivery, management and monetization of video on any screen. Built on a solid foundation of video firsts and patented, Emmy® Award winning technology, Concurrent's screen-independent video delivery and media data solutions create a truly holistic, 360 degree view of the consumer video experience. By harnessing the full potential of video, Concurrent provides customers in the cable, telco, wireless, web, advertising and content development industries with new revenue opportunities such as advanced advertising. Concurrent's video solutions are built upon a rich heritage of high-performance real-time technology, which also powers solutions for the defense, aerospace, automotive and financial industries.
Concurrent has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.ccur.com. Concurrent, Concurrent Computer Corporation and its logo are registered trademarks of Concurrent Computer Corporation.
Safe Harbor Statement
Certain statements made or incorporated by reference in this release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements regarding future events and developments and the company's future performance, including, but not limited to, continued revenue growth in the second half of fiscal 2011, as well as management's expectations, beliefs, plans, estimates, or projections relating to the future, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of these laws. All forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events to differ materially from those projected.
The risks and uncertainties which could affect the company's financial condition or results of operations include, without limitation: delays or cancellations of customer orders; changes in product demand; economic conditions; various inventory risks due to changes in market conditions; uncertainties relating to the development and ownership of intellectual property; uncertainties relating to Concurrent's ability and the ability of other companies to enforce their intellectual property rights; the pricing and availability of equipment, materials and inventories; the concentration of customers; failure to effectively manage change; delays in testing and introductions of new products; rapid technology changes; system errors or failures; reliance on a limited number of suppliers and failure of components provided by those suppliers; uncertainties associated with international business activities, including foreign regulations, trade controls, taxes, and currency fluctuations; the impact of competition on the pricing of video products; failure to effectively service the installed base; the entry of new well-capitalized competitors into the company's markets; the success of new video solutions and real-time products; the success of relationships with technology and channel partners; capital spending patterns by a limited customer base; the current negative macro-economic environment; and privacy concerns over data collection.
Other important risk factors are discussed in Concurrent's Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC) on August 31, 2010, and may be discussed in subsequent filings with the SEC. The risk factors discussed in the Form 10-K under the heading "Risk Factors" are specifically incorporated by reference in this press release. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and speak only as of the date of such statements. Concurrent undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of future events, new information, or otherwise.
Concurrent Computer Corporation and its logo are registered trademarks of Concurrent. All other Concurrent product names are trademarks of Concurrent while all other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.