Payment Data Systems Reports 2012 Fiscal Year Results

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Payment Data Systems (OTCQB:PYDS), an integrated electronic payments solutions provider, today announced the financial results for the year ended December 31, 2012.

Revenues for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012 increased 53% to $7,345974 from $4,813,257 for the year ended December 31, 2011. The increase of $2,532,717 was primarily a result of higher transaction volumes in credit card and debit card business lines. Gross profit for the year ended December 31, 2012 increased 84% to $3,159,011 from $1,719,366 for the year ended December 31, 2011.

Operating income for the year ended December 31, 2012 increased to $1,390,988 from an operating gain of $372,999 for the year ended December 31, 2011. Excluding the effect of non-cash expenses associated with stock-based compensation of $251,830 and depreciation expenses of $6,860, operating income for the year ended December 31, 2012 was $1,649,678.

Net income for the year ended December 31, 2012 was $1,275,218 as compared to net income $351,848 for the year ended December 31, 2011.

While other selling, general and administrative expenses increased for the year ended December 31, 2012 to $1,509,333 from $993,877 for the year ended December 31, 2011, the 52% increase was very near the 53% growth in revenue that occurred for the year ending December 31, 2012.

Michael Long, Chief Executive Officer of Payment Data Systems, said, "We were certainly pleased with the year end results and we look forward to a strong 2013. We will continue to see cycles in our business, such as our typical seasonal influences. However as we look at pipelines and projections we are very confident in the coming year as we continue to bring new products, services, and innovations to the market."

Please review our annual report on Form 10K which will be filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission for complete financials of the Company.

Financial Statements

December 31, December 31,
2012 2011
Cash and cash equivalents $ 3,759,791 $ 3,678,688
Accounts receivable, net 403,303 376,070
Prepaid expenses and other 114,699 32,164
Total current assets 4,277,793 4,086,922
Property and equipment, net 91,330 4,234
Other assets:
Related party receivable 702,337 702,337
Marketable securities 31,467 74,787
Other assets 52,693 41,693
Total other assets 786,497 818,817
Total Assets $ 5,155,620 $ 4,909,973
Current Liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 203,066 $ 43,375
Accrued expenses 695,202 521,808
Customer deposits payable 2,115,122 3,429,135
Line of credit -- 300,000
Deferred revenue 3,875 4,348
Total current liabilities 3,017,265 4,298,666
Stockholders' Equity:
Common stock, $0.001 par value, 200,000,000 shares authorized; 147,721,077 and 142,721,077 issued and 142,725,833 and 137,725,833 outstanding 147,721 142,721
Additional paid-in capital 56,873,423 56,328,423
Treasury stock, at cost; 4,995,244 and 4,995,244 shares (238,158) (238,158)
Deferred compensation (1,580,050) (1,281,880)
Accumulated deficit (53,064,581) (54,339,799)
Total stockholders' equity 2,138,355 611,307
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity $ 5,155,620 $ 4,909,973
The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.
Year ended Year ended
December 31, December 31,
2012 2011
Revenues $ 7,345,974 $ 4,813,257
Operating expenses:
Cost of services 4,186,963 3,093,891
Selling, general and administrative:
Stock-based compensation 251,830 348,768
Other expenses 1,509,333 993,877
Depreciation 6,860 3,722
Total operating expenses 5,954,986 4,440,258
Operating income 1,390,988 372,999
Other income (expense):
Other income (expense) (39,761) (2,782)
Other income (expense), net (39,761) (2,782)
Income before income taxes 1,351,227 370,217
Income taxes 76,009 18,369
Net Income $ 1,275,218 $ 351,848
Earnings Per Share
Basic and diluted earnings per common share: $ 0.01 $ 0.00
Weighted average common shares outstanding
Basic 133,050,998 131,988,462
Diluted 136,962,234 135,935,087

About Payment Data Systems, Inc.

Payment Data Systems is an integrated payment solutions provider to merchants and billers. The organization provides an extensive set of products to deliver world-class payment acceptance. Payment Data has solutions for merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus and card issuers. The strength of the company is its ability to offer specifically tailored solutions for card issuance, payment acceptance and bill payments.

For additional information, visit Contact Michael Long for Investor Relations information at 210.249.4040 or email at

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