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magicJack Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

  • Total net revenues of $25.5 million, access rights renewal revenues were $17.1 million
  • GAAP operating income of $4.4 million, Adjusted EBITDA of $8.0 million
  • GAAP diluted EPS of $0.07, non-GAAP diluted EPS of $0.31
  • Generated $7.0 million in free cash flow
  • Activations increased to 196,000 and churn reduced to 3.1%
  • Cash and cash equivalents increased to $82.9 million and no debt as of March 31, 2015

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. and JERUSALEM, May 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq:CALL), a leading VoIP cloud-based communications company, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.

"We were pleased with our first quarter results, highlighted by the sequential increase of activations, lower churn and strong free cash flow generation," said Gerald Vento, President and CEO of magicJack VocalTec. "With the recent launch of the magicAPP subscription service, continued strong support from our retail partners and ongoing commitment to control costs, we are well positioned to generate strong free cash flow for the remainder of the year."

First Quarter 2015 Financial Highlights:

  • Net revenues: Total net revenues for the first quarter of 2015 were $25.5 million. Net revenues from the sales of magicJack devices were $3.4 million and access rights renewal revenues were $17.1 million, and accounted for 67% of total net revenues. Prepaid minute revenues were $2.2 million and access and wholesale charges were $1.4 million during the quarter. Other revenue contributed the remaining $1.4 million of total net revenues during the first quarter of 2015.
  • Operating income: GAAP operating income for the first quarter of 2015 was $4.4 million.
  • Adjusted EBITDA: Adjusted EBITDA was for the first quarter of 2015 was $8.0 million.
  • Net income: GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2015 was $1.3 million or $0.07 GAAP diluted income per share based on 17.9 million weighted-average diluted ordinary shares outstanding.
  • Non-GAAP net income: Non-GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2015 was $5.6 million or $0.31 non-GAAP earnings per diluted shares based on 17.9 million weighted-average diluted ordinary shares outstanding.
  • Cash and free cash flow: As of March 31, 2015, magicJack VocalTec had cash and cash equivalents of $82.9 million and no debt. During the first quarter of 2015, the company generated $7.0 million in free cash flow.

A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP measures, as well as the calculation of free cash flow has been provided in the tables included below in this press release. An explanation of these measures is also included below under the heading "Non-GAAP Measures."

Additional First Quarter 2015 and Recent Highlights:

  • As of March 31, 2015, magicJack had an estimated 2.70 million active MJ subscribers, which are defined as device users that are under an active subscription contract.
  • magicJack activated 196,000 subscribers during the first quarter of 2015. Activations are defined as devices that become activated on to a subscription contract during a given period.
  • During the quarter ended March 31, 2015, magicJack's average monthly churn was 3.1%.

Quarterly Conference Call:

magicJack VocalTec will host a conference call today at 5:00 p.m. EDT to review the company's financial results for the first quarter of 2015. To access this call, dial 1-888-724-9518 (United States), or 1-913-312-1473 (international), with conference ID #2183336. A live webcast of the conference call will be accessible from the investor relations page of magicJack VocalTec's website at http://www.vocaltec.com and a recording will be archived and accessible at http://www.vocaltec.com/events.cfm. A recording of this conference call will also be available through May 25, 2015, by dialing 1-877-870-5176 (United States), or 1-858-384-5517 (international). The recording access code is #2183336.

About magicJack VocalTec Ltd.

magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq:CALL), the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in Voice over IP (VoIP) technology and services, is a leading cloud communications company. With its easy-to-use, low cost solution for telecommunications, the Company has sold more than 11 million award-winning magicJack devices, now in its fourth generation, has millions of downloads of its free calling app, and holds more than 30 technology patents. magicJack is the largest-reaching CLEC (Competitive Local Exchange Carrier) in the United States in terms of area codes available and number of states in which it is certified.

Non-GAAP Measures

The non-GAAP measures shown in this release exclude various items detailed further below.

  • magicJack defines adjusted EBITDA as GAAP operating income excluding: depreciation and amortization, share-based compensation, transaction related expenses, provision for device returns, transition costs related to introduction of a new device, a reversal of unused price protection accrual, the net change to provision for bad debt expense and a legal settlement.
  • magicJack defines non-GAAP net income as GAAP net income excluding: share-based compensation, transaction related expenses, provision for device returns, transition costs related to introduction of a new device, a reversal of unused price protection accrual, the net change to provision for bad debt expense and a legal settlement, release of tax valuation allowance, foreign currency revaluations on tax assets and net uncertain tax positions.
  • magicJack defines free cash flow as net cash provided by operating activities minus capital expenditures.

Reconciliations of these non-GAAP measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures are included with the financial information included in this press release. These measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative for, GAAP and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies. Management believes that the presentation of non-GAAP results, when shown in conjunction with corresponding GAAP measures, provides useful information to management and investors regarding financial and business trends related to the company's results of operations. Further, management believes that these non-GAAP measures improve management's and investors' ability to compare the company's financial performance with other companies in the technology industry. Because these items vary significantly between companies, it is useful to compare results excluding these amounts as identified below.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, contained in this press release, including statements about our projected cash flows, strategy, future operations, new product introductions and customer acceptance, future financial position, future revenues, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives of management, are forward-looking statements. Many factors could cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, among other things: changes to our business resulting from increased competition; our ability to develop, introduce and market innovative products, services and applications; our ability to increase sales of magicJack devices; our ability to successfully integrate the magicJack GO device with our mobile app; our ability to successfully monetize our mobile app; delays in development we may experience with respect to magicJack devices or our mobile app; our customer turnover rate and our customer acceptance rate; changes in general economic, business, political and regulatory conditions; availability and costs associated with operating our network; potential liability resulting from pending or future litigation, or from changes in the laws, regulations or policies; the degree of legal protection afforded to our products; changes in the composition or restructuring of us or our subsidiaries and the successful completion of acquisitions, divestitures and joint venture activities; and the various other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of our Annual Report on Form 10-K, our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Such factors, among others, could have a material adverse effect upon our business, results of operations and financial condition. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

magicJack® is a registered trademark of magicJack VocalTec Ltd. All other product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

First quarter 2015 financial tables follow:

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(In thousands except per share data)
(Unaudited) Quarter Quarter Quarter
Ended Ended Ended
31-Mar-15 31-Dec-14 31-Mar-14
Net revenues $ 25,512 $ 25,716 $ 35,313
Cost of revenues 9,467 8,650 13,022
Gross profit 16,045 17,066 22,291
Operating expenses:
Marketing 2,750 5,204 4,296
General and administrative 7,700 7,191 8,650
Research and development 1,162 1,258 1,744
Total operating expenses 11,612 13,653 14,690
Operating income 4,433 3,413 7,601
Other income:
Interest and dividend income 11 9 46
Interest expense (34) (38) (65)
Other income, net -- -- 1
Total other expense (23) (29) (18)
Income before income taxes 4,410 3,384 7,583
Income tax expense 3,102 7,186 2,264
Net income (loss) $ 1,308 $ (3,802) $ 5,319
Earnings (loss) per ordinary share:
Basic $ 0.07 $ (0.21) $ 0.30
Diluted $ 0.07 $ (0.21) $ 0.30
Weighted average ordinary shares outstanding:
Basic 17,868 17,841 17,827
Diluted 17,877 17,841 17,830
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS INFORMATION
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
As of As of
ASSETS 31-Mar-15 31-Dec-14
Current Assets
Cash and cash equivalents $ 82,935 $ 75,945
Marketable securities, at fair value 367 367
Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts and billing adjustments 2,855 3,903
Inventories 6,856 5,635
Deferred costs 2,463 2,765
Deferred tax assets, current 13,341 13,341
Prepaid income taxes 12,508 12,513
Deposits and other current assets 1,258 1,170
Total current assets 122,583 115,639
Property and equipment, net 3,898 3,564
Intangible assets, net 8,659 9,473
Goodwill 32,304 32,304
Deferred tax assets, non-current 31,908 32,510
Deposits and other non-current assets 741 743
Total Assets $ 200,093 $ 194,233
LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL EQUITY
Current Liabilities
Accounts payable $ 2,573 $ 2,879
Income tax payable 10,254 9,197
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities 7,794 8,406
Deferred revenue, current portion 58,398 56,445
Total current liabilities 79,019 76,927
Deferred revenue, net of current portion 54,520 54,782
Other non-current liabilities 14,877 13,438
Total Capital Equity 51,677 49,086
Total Liabilities and Capital Equity $ 200,093 $ 194,233
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(In thousands)
(Unaudited) Quarter Quarter Quarter
Ended Ended Ended
31-Mar-15 31-Dec-14 31-Mar-14
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net income $ 1,308 $ (3,802) $ 5,319
Provision for doubtful accounts and billing adjustments 33 508 114
Share-based compensation 1,283 1,476 2,669
Depreciation and amortization 1,016 1,012 1,391
Impairment of intangible assets -- -- --
Increase of uncertain tax position -- 13,815 --
Deferred income tax provision (benefit) 602 (3,318) 646
Interest expense - non-cash 34 38 65
Changes in operating assets and liabilities 3,257 (8,210) 3,986
Net cash provided by operating activities 7,533 1,519 14,190
Cash flows from investing activities:
Purchases of property and equipment (543) (302) (1,360)
Acquisition of intangible assets -- (470) --
Net cash used in investing activities (543) (772) (1,360)
Cash flows from financing activities:
Proceeds from exercise of ordinary share options -- -- 16
Net cash provided by financing activities -- -- 16
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 6,990 747 12,846
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period 75,945 75,198 45,997
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period $ 82,935 $ 75,945 $ 58,843
RECONCILIATION OF OPERATING INCOME TO ADJUSTED EBITDA
(In thousands)
(Unaudited) Quarter Quarter Quarter
Ended Ended Ended
31-Mar-15 31-Dec-14 31-Mar-14
GAAP Operating income $ 4,433 $ 3,413 $ 7,601
Depreciation and amortization 1,016 1,012 1,391
Share-based compensation 1,283 1,476 2,669
Transaction related expenses 551 603 --
Provision for device returns -- 153 100
Transition costs related to introduction of new device 5 110 --
Reversal of unused price protection accrual -- -- (123)
Net change to provision for bad debt expense 32 (12) 95
Legal settlement 675 -- --
Adjusted EBITDA $ 7,995 $ 6,755 $ 11,733
RECONCILIATION OF NET INCOME TO NON-GAAP NET INCOME
(In thousands)
(Unaudited) Quarter Quarter Quarter
Ended Ended Ended
31-Mar-15 31-Dec-14 31-Mar-14
GAAP Net income $ 1,308 $ (3,802) $ 5,319
Share-based compensation 1,283 1,476 2,669
Transaction related expenses 551 603 --
Provision for device returns -- 153 100
Transition costs related to introduction of new device 5 110 --
Reversal of unused price protection accrual -- -- (123)
Net change to provision for bad debt expense 32 (12) 95
Legal settlement 675 -- --
Release of tax valuation allowance (195) (1,339) --
Foreign currency revaluations on tax assets 1,847 4,326 --
Uncertain tax positions, net 105 1,196 --
Non-GAAP Net income $ 5,611 $ 2,711 $ 8,060
GAAP earnings per ordinary share – Diluted $ 0.07 $ (0.21) $ 0.30
Share-based compensation 0.07 0.08 0.15
Transaction related expenses 0.03 0.03 --
Provision for device returns -- 0.01 0.01
Transition costs related to introduction of new device 0.00 0.01 --
Reversal of unused price protection accrual -- -- (0.01)
Net change to provision for bad debt expense 0.00 (0.00) 0.00
Legal settlement 0.04 -- --
Release of tax valuation allowance (0.01) (0.07) --
Foreign currency revaluations on tax assets 0.10 0.24 --
Uncertain tax positions, net 0.01 0.07 --
Non-GAAP Earnings per share – Diluted $ 0.31 $ 0.15 $ 0.45
Weighted average ordinary shares outstanding - Diluted: 17,877 17,879 17,830
RECONCILIATION OF NET CASH PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES TO FREE CASH FLOW
(In thousands)
(Unaudited) Quarter Quarter Quarter
Ended Ended Ended
31-Mar-15 31-Dec-14 31-Mar-14
Net cash provided by operating activities $ 7,533 $ 1,519 $ 14,190
Less: Capital expenditures (543) (302) (1,360)
Free cash flow $ 6,990 $ 1,217 $ 12,830

CONTACT: Seth Potter Investor Relations 561-749-2255 ir@vocaltec.com

Source:magicJack VocalTec Ltd.