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BSM Technologies reports 140% EBITDA growth in fiscal Q2 2012

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

BSM Technologies reports 140% EBITDA growth in fiscal Q2 201216:30 EDT Tuesday, May 22, 2012TORONTO, May 22, 2012 /CNW/ - BSM Technologies Inc. ("BSM" or the "Company")  (TSX-V: GPS), a leading provider of remote monitoring, fleet management, fleet diagnostics and automated vehicle security systems today announced financial and operating results for the three and six month periods ended March 31, 2012.Q2 fiscal 2012 Highlights (all amounts in thousands of Canadian dollars, except for per share or unit data):Eighth consecutive quarter of positive EBITDA:  $401 represents a 140% increase over Q2 2011 EBITDA of $167.Net income of $338 represents a 213% improvement over Q2 2011 net income of $108.Improved gross margin to 64% from 54% in prior year.Cash from Operations of $840 improved $777 over the prior year.Core Sentinel line recurring revenues of $1,363 for the quarter increased 29% over the prior year.Cash and cash equivalent of $2,611 increased $2,118 from Q2 2011."Our core Sentinel product line had a subscription base increase of 53 percent this past quarter over prior year," said Aly Rahemtulla, President and CEO. "This demonstrates that our continued focus on building a solid recurring revenue base is driving strong bottom line growth. Going forward we will aggressively increase sales to add to this base."In the quarter, the Company also purchased four million of its outstanding shares under a Normal Course Issuer Bid for $204. All repurchased shares were returned to treasury.Financial HighlightsAll currency in thousands except per share data.Three months ended Six months endedMarch 31 March 3120122011 20122011Recurring service revenue$   2,384 $   2,312 $   4,758 $   4,516Hardware and software revenue      1,361       1,590       2,328       2,654Total revenue      3,745       3,902       7,086       7,170Gross profit      2,387       2,113       4,512       3,968Gross margin %   64%    54%     64%   55% Net income (loss)         338         108          428         20Basic and diluted income (loss) per share0.0012 0.0005 0.00150.0001EBITDA401167 546234Adjusted EBITDA401167 789234      Cash and cash equivalents   $      2,611 $     493Working capital         1,799       1,328The Company' financial statements for the three and six months ended March 31, 2012, together with management's discussion and analysis, have been filed at BSM TechnologiesBSM Technologies, through its subsidiary BSM Wireless Inc., is a leading provider of remote monitoring, fleet tracking, fleet maintenance, and automated vehicle security systems providing real time, web‐based tracking of mobile and fixed assets. BSM provides solutions for commercial, government, and law enforcement organizations who manage and operate diverse assets and large fleets, and who seek to enhance customer service, improve the safety of their drivers and vehicles, and lower business costs.Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.   No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.For more information, please visit    For further information: Mr. Aly Rahemtulla President & CEO BSM Technologies Inc. 1.416.675.1200 Craig MacPhail TMX | Equicom 416-815-0700, ext. 290