RiT Technologies Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RiT Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:RITT), a leading provider of Intelligent Network & Infrastructure Management solutions and Structured Cabling Solutions for enterprises, and the developer of an innovative indoor optical wireless solution, today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014.

Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2014

  • Revenues for the third quarter of 2014 were $2.0 million, compared to $3.3 million for the third quarter of 2013. Gross margin for the period was 41.7%, compared to 39.4% for the third quarter of 2013.
  • Net loss for the third quarter of 2014 (including $186,000 in stock-based compensation expenses) was $1.8 million, or $0.14 per (basic and diluted) share, compared with a net loss of $1.8 million, or $0.20 per (basic and diluted) share in the third quarter of 2013 (including approximately $246,000 in stock-based compensation expenses).

Recent Developments

  • Completed deployment of a communications network at Moscow's new Spartak Stadium in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup;
  • Launched 'Xlight' range of advanced fiber optic cabling solutions for enterprise customers in India and expanded local sales force in the region;
  • Continued development of CenterMind™ DCIM solution with the release of its latest upgrade that provides full support for PatchView+™, RiT's next-generation IIM solution.
  • Industry Analyst, 451 Research initiated coverage on RiT Technologies, highlighting the Company's DCIM solution software PatchView+™ and its expansion into the Data Center market

"As we work to execute our strategy, we are streamlining operations, reducing expenditures and redeploying resources to position RiT to take advantage of opportunities in the fastest growing markets and segments," commented Motti Hania, RiT's President and CEO. "Our strategy is focused on 3 key objectives: First, to take advantage of opportunities in the Data Center Infrastructure Management where our product offering provides unique connectivity features and addresses a largely unmet need; Second, to reposition our go-to-market plan for our US operation, where there is a significant opportunity to capitalize on new Infrastructure Management standards being introduced; and finally, to position Beamcaster, our cost-effective indoor optical wireless technology solution that combines the advantages of WiFi and cable, to address a number highly focused industry applications."

About RiT Technologies

RiT Technologies (Nasdaq:RITT), is a leading provider of IIM and structured cabling solutions and a developer of an innovative indoor optical wireless technology solution. The RiT IIM products provide network utilization for data centers, communication rooms and work space environments. They help companies plan and provision, monitor and troubleshoot their communications networks, maximizing utilization, reliability and physical security of the network while minimizing unplanned downtime. The RiT solutions are deployed around the world, in a broad range of organizations, including data centers in corporate organizations, government agencies, financial institutions, airport authorities, healthcare and education institutions and more. Our Beamcaster™ product is an innovative indoor optical wireless networking technology solutions, designed to help customers streamline deployment, reduce infrastructure design, installation and maintenance complexity and enhance security in a cost effective way. RiT's shares are traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol RITT. For more information, please visit: www.rittech.com

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(U.S. dollars in thousands, except per share data)
Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended
September 30, September 30,
2014 2013 2014 2013
Sales 2,006 3,294 5,696 8,198
Cost of sales 1,169 1,996 3,524 5,140
Gross profit 837 1,298 2,172 3,058
Operating expenses
Research and development, net 671 742 2,144 3,131
Sales and marketing, net 844 1,225 3,007 3,437
General and administrative 1,070 1,090 3,203 2,668
Total operating expenses 2,585 3,057 8,354 9,236
Operating loss (1,748) (1,759) (6,182) (6,178)
Financing loss, net (2) (37) (51) (94)
Other expenses (1) (1)
Loss before income tax expense (1,751) (1,796) (6,234) (6,272)
Taxes on income
Net Loss (1,751) (1,796) (6,234) (6,272)
Net Loss Per Share - Basic and Diluted (0.14) (0.20) (0.49) (0.73)
Weighted Average Number of Ordinary Shares Outstanding - Basic and Diluted 12,793,415 9,187,055 12,773,394 8,554,944
(U.S. dollars in thousands)
September 30, December 31,
2014 2013
US$ thousands US$ thousands
Current Assets:
Cash and cash equivalents 2,015 5,194
Trade receivables, net 2,515 3,839
Other current assets 364 237
Inventories 4,163 3,647
Total Current Assets 9,057 12,917
Assets held for severance benefits 1,127 1,161
Property and equipment, net 437 500
Total Assets 10,621 14,578
Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity
Current Liabilities:
Short term loan -- --
Trade payables 839 1,878
Other payables and accrued liabilities 1,526 1,933
Total Current Liabilities 2,365 3,811
Principal shareholder convertible loan -- 2,000
Liability in respect of employees' severance benefits 1,300 1,338
Total Liabilities 3,665 7,149
Commitments and Contingencies
Shareholders' Equity:
Share capital 3,384 2,782
Treasury stock (27) (27)
Additional paid-in capital 72,101 66,942
Accumulated deficit (68,502) (62,268)
Total Shareholders' Equity 6,956 7,429
Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 10,621 14,578

CONTACT: COMPANY CONTACT: Elan Yaish, CFO +972-77-270-7210 elan.yaish@rittech.com KCSA Strategic Communication Jeffrey Goldberger/Christopher Harrison 212-896-1249/212-896-1267 ritt@kcsa.comSource:RiT Technologies