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Digital Power Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2015

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital Power Corporation (NYSE MKT:DPW) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.

Digital Power's revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015 were $2,151,000, a decrease of 19% from revenues of $2,642,000 for the same quarter ended June 30, 2014, resulting mainly from a decreased level of orders and shipments of commercial products and the timing of shipments of military products of our domestic operation. Net loss for the quarter ended on June 30, 2015 was $271,000, compared to net income of $149,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 resulting mainly from reduced sales levels and impairments of the Company's investment in Telkoor in 2015 but not in 2014. Gross margin in the second quarter ended June 30, 2015 was 37% compared to 41% in the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The decline was primarily the result of the effect of lower revenues on fixed manufacturing costs, an inventory write down of $33,000 in the second quarter of 2015 and not in the second quarter of 2014, and to a lesser extent changes in the product mix. Operating expenses were slightly higher (less than 2%) in the quarter ended June 30, 2015 compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2014 reflecting significantly higher stock option expenses offset by lower sales personnel costs.

Commenting on the results, President and CEO, Amos Kohn, stated: "For the second quarter ended June 30, 2015, our net loss of $271,000 included $90,000 of stock option expenses, $24,000 of intellectual property amortization expenses and $56,000 for the impairment of our Telkoor investment. Excluding these non-cash related expenses, our non-GAAP net loss was $101,000 for the second quarter of 2015. For the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, our net profit was $149,000 and excluding stock option expenses of $59,000 and intellectual property amortization expenses of $24,000 our non-GAAP net income was $232,000. Although we continue to realize more profitable defense related shipments from our European operations in the current fiscal year as compared to the last, our domestic commercial product portfolio continues to lag behind expectations in terms of orders and shipments. Our efforts to further develop our product line offerings and geographical sales coverage are still in process with the hope that improvements in our revenue realization rate will follow in future quarters. In order to increase the marketing of our products and address the decline in domestic orders, we hired two senior salesmen in July, 2015 as part of our growth plan."

Mr. Kohn continued, "We continue to pursue our strategic plan of developing complete customized power solutions and enhancing our standard product portfolio with innovative, high density and efficient power supplies at ever increasing power levels. The focus on a complete solution for power applications is well received by our major telecom, medical, military and industrial customers."

Use of Non-GAAP Measures

This press release provides financial measures for net income and net loss, which exclude stock-based compensation expense, impairment expenses and amortization for acquired intangible assets, and are therefore not calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide meaningful supplemental information regarding our performance because it reflects our ongoing operational results, net income and net loss. The presentation of this non-GAAP financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. A reconciliation of each GAAP to non-GAAP financial measure discussed in this press release is contained in the accompanying financial tables.

About Digital Power:

Digital Power Corporation is a solution-driven organization that designs, develops, manufactures and sells high-grade customized and flexible power system solutions for the most demanding applications in the medical, military, telecom and industrial markets. We are highly focused on high-grade and custom product designs for both the commercial and military/defense markets, where customers demand high density, high efficiency and ruggedized products to meet the harshest and/or military mission critical operating conditions. We are a California corporation originally formed in 1969, and our common stock trades on the NYSE Amex under the symbol "DPW". Digital Power's headquarters are located at 48430 Lakeview Blvd, Fremont, California, 94538; Contact: William Hultzman, Investor Relations, 510-657-2635; Website: www.digipwr.com.

Forward Looking Statements

The foregoing release contains "forward looking statements" regarding future events or results within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements concerning the Company's current expectations regarding revenue and earnings results for 2015 and the expected results of modifications to the Company's strategy. The Company cautions readers that such "forward looking statements" are, in fact, predictions that are subject to risks and uncertainties and that actual events or results may differ materially from those anticipated events or results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. The Company disclaims any current intention to update its "forward looking statements," and the estimates and assumptions within them, at any time or for any reason.

In particular, the following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the "forward looking statements": (a) the possibility of operating and net losses in the future; (b) dependency on Telkoor to design and manufacture products; (c) dependency on our ability, and the ability of our contract manufacturers, to timely procure electronic components; (d) the potential ineffectiveness of the Company's strategic focus on power supply solution competencies; (e) dependency on developer partners for the development of some of our custom design products; (f) dependency on sales of our legacy products for a meaningful portion of our revenues; (g) the possible failure of the Company's custom product development; (h) the ability of the Company to attract, retain and motivate key personnel; (i) dependence on a few major customers; (j) dependence on the electronic equipment industry; (k) reliance on third party subcontract manufacturers to manufacture certain aspects of the products sold by the Company; (l) reduced profitability as a result of increased competition, price erosion and product obsolescence within the industry; (m) the ability of the Company to establish, maintain and expand its OEM relationships and other distribution channels; (n) the inability of the Company to procure necessary key components for its products, or the purchase of excess or the wrong inventory; (o) variations in operating results from quarter to quarter; (p) dependence on international sales and the impact of certain governmental regulatory restrictions on such international sales and operations; and other risk factors included in the Company's most recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, the Company's Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. All filings are also available on the Company's website at www.digipwr.com.

Digital Power Corporation
Financial Data
(In thousands except for per share data)
Statement of Operations Data
Three Months Ended June 30,
2015 2014
Revenues $ 2,151 $2,642
Operating profit (loss) (147) 151
Net income (loss) (271) 149
Basic and diluted income (loss) per share: $ (0.04) $ 0.02
Balance Sheet
June 30, December 31,
2015 2014
Working capital $3,392 $3,588
Total assets 5,711 6,342
Total Liabilities 1,581 1,901
Shareholders' equity $4,130 $4,441
Non GAAP Financial Data & Reconciliation to GAAP (Excluding stock option expenses and amortization of intangible intellectual property)
Three Months Ended June 30,
2015 2014
GAAP Gross profit $801 $1,083
Amortization of intangible assets 24 24
Stock option expenses 2 1
Non GAAP Gross profit 827 1,108
Operating expenses 948 932
Stock option expenses 88 58
Non GAAP operating expenses 860 874
Non GAAP operating income (loss) (33) 234
GAAP other expense (124) (2)
Impairment of investment 56 --
Non GAAP other income (expense) (68) (2)
GAAP Net income (loss) (271) 149
Non GAAP expense reductions 170 83
Non GAAP Net income (loss) $ (101) $ 232

CONTACT: Digital Power Corporation, 48430 Lakeview Blvd., Fremont, California 94538 1-866-344-7697 E-mail: akohn@digipwr.com Website: www.digipwr.comSource:Digital Power Corporation