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Enghouse Releases Second Quarter Results

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Enghouse Releases Second Quarter Results17:00 EDT Wednesday, June 06, 2012MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 6, 2012) - Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ESL) today announced its unaudited second quarter financial results for the period ended April 30, 2012.The Company posted solid second quarter results despite ongoing turbulence in global markets. Second quarter revenue was $31.5 million, compared to $30.3 million in the second quarter last year. Results from operating activities for the quarter were $7.6 million compared to $4.9 million in the prior year's second quarter, an increase of 53%. Net income for the second quarter increased by 100% to $4.2 million or $0.16 per share on a diluted basis compared to the prior year's second quarter net income of $2.1 million or $0.08 per share. The increase in revenue continues to reflect incremental revenue contributions from acquisitions. Revenue also reflects hosted and maintenance services contributions of $16.0 million in the quarter, an increase of 16% over last year, largely as a result of incremental hosted revenue contributions from recently acquired CustomCall Data Systems Inc. Hosted and maintenance revenue now accounts for over 50% of the Company's total revenue. On a year to date basis, revenue was $62.0 million up from $58.9 million, while net income increased from $5.1 million to $8.2 million or $0.32 per diluted share.Operating expenses decreased to $15.7 million from $15.8 million in the prior year's second quarter, which included restructuring expenses related to the CosmoCom acquisition on April 1, 2011. The current quarter's operating expenses include incremental operating costs related to the acquisition of CustomCall on March 1, 2012 and a full quarter of CosmoCom's operating costs. Non-cash amortization charges were $2.4 million and reflect amortization of acquired software and customer relationships from acquisitions. The Company closed the quarter with over $100 million in cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments, which is after the payment of approximately $6.6 million related to the acquisition of CustomCall and its office facility. Enghouse continues to have no long-term debt and did not repurchase any shares in the quarter. The Board of Directors also announced today an eligible quarterly dividend of $0.065 per common share, payable on August 31, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 17, 2012. On June 1, 2012, Enghouse acquired Zeacom Group Ltd., a leading provider of multi-channel contact center communications solutions for a cash purchase price of approximately U.S. $30.6 million. Headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, with offices in Australia, the UK and the US, Zeacom's leading edge contact center software and business process automation solutions have been installed in over 3,500 customer sites worldwide. The acquisition of Zeacom expands Enghouse's global market reach and product suite. The Company continues to seek further acquisitions to continue to grow its market share globally.About Enghouse Enghouse Systems Limited is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of distinct vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth. Enghouse shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ESL". Further information about Enghouse may be obtained from the Company's web site at Non-IFRS Measures The Company uses non-IFRS measures to assess its operating performance. Securities regulations require that companies caution readers that earnings and other measures adjusted to a basis other than IFRS do not have standardized meanings and are unlikely to be comparable to similar measures used by other companies. Accordingly, they should not be considered in isolation. The Company uses results from operating activities as a measure of operating performance. Therefore, results from operating activities may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other issuers. Results from operating activities are calculated as net income before amortization of acquired software and customer relationships, finance income, finance expenses, other income, and the provision for income taxes. Management uses results from operating activities to evaluate operating performance as it excludes amortization of software and intangibles which is an accounting allocation of the cost of software and intangible assets arising on acquisition, and does not represent the allocation of the cost of an asset that must be replaced as is the case with depreciation of property and equipment.Enghouse Systems LimitedConsolidated Interim Statements of Financial Position(in thousands of Canadian dollars)(Unaudited)April 30, 2012October 31, 2011November 1, 2010AssetsCurrent assets:Cash and cash equivalents$56,387$65,624$46,640Short-term investments44,01633,96731,627Accounts receivable, net28,43823,00624,500Income tax receivable--591Prepaid expenses and other assets3,9643,4793,360132,805126,076106,718Non-current assets:Property, plant and equipment2,7731,5431,588Acquired software and customer relationships28,71029,70934,330Goodwill47,21343,73435,137Deferred income taxes11,46011,1383,478Total assets$222,961$212,200$181,251LiabilitiesCurrent liabilities:Trade payables$18,542$22,686$18,808Income taxes payable3,3972,878-Dividends payable1,6641,2671,007Accrued provisions1,9212,4421,307Deferred revenue36,36028,93326,04061,88458,20647,162Non-current liabilities:Deferred income tax liabilities12,74110,74312,571Long-term income taxes payable220420522Deferred revenue1,2411,404790Total liabilities76,08670,77361,045Shareholders' EquityShare capital54,53252,13450,705Contributed surplus2,7342,9702,653Retained earnings90,58985,28866,546Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) gain(980)1,035302Total equity146,875141,427120,206Total liabilities and equity$222,961$212,200$181,251Enghouse Systems LimitedConsolidated Interim Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Income (loss)(in thousands of Canadian dollars, except per share amounts)(Unaudited)Three months ended April 30Six months ended April 302012201120122011RevenueSoftware licenses$10,630$11,752$21,148$22,463Hosted and maintenance services16,04013,86232,01927,154Professional services4,4063,5698,1467,413Hardware3801,1516761,87331,45630,33461,98958,903Direct costsSoftware licenses8661,9731,7753,530Services7,0866,76513,98213,080Hardware2788524841,4128,2309,59016,24118,022Revenue, net of direct costs23,22620,74445,74840,881Operating expensesSelling, general and administrative9,97611,65819,83721,062Research and development5,4013,87310,2047,739Depreciation of property, plant and equipment28728156555615,66415,81230,60629,357Results from operating activities7,5624,93215,14211,524Amortization of acquired software and customer relationships(2,383)(2,494)(4,821)(4,934)Finance income261126504264Finance expenses(70)(45)(111)(98)Other income1577615571Income before income taxes5,5272,59510,8696,827Provision for income taxes1,3475042,6291,684Net income for the period$4,180$2,091$8,240$5,143Foreign currency translation differences from foreign operations(709)(2,504)(1,291)(3,154)Transfer to net income of realized gains on available for sale investments, net of tax of ($24); six months - ($24) (132) (89) (132) (91)Unrealized gain (loss) on available for sale investments, net of tax of $3; six months - ($112) 14 461 (600) 481Unrealized foreign currency translation (loss) gain on available for sale investments, net of tax of $nil; six months - $1 - (52) 8 (73)Other comprehensive loss(827)(2,184)(2,015)(2,837)Comprehensive income (loss)$3,353$(93)$6,225$2,306Earnings per shareBasic$0.16$0.08$0.32$0.20Diluted$0.16$0.08$0.32$0.20Enghouse Systems LimitedConsolidated Interim Statements of Changes in Equity(in thousands of Canadian dollars)(Unaudited)Share Capital -numberShare capital $Contributed surplus $Accumulated other comprehensive income $Retained earnings$Total $Balance - November 1, 201125,337,26252,1342,9701,03585,288141,427Net income----8,2408,240Other Comprehensive Income (net of tax):Cumulative Translation Adjustment---(1,291)-(1,291)Transfer to net income of realized gains on available-for-sale investments, net of tax - - - (132) - (132)Unrealized gain (loss) on available-for-sale investments, net of tax - - - (600) - (600)Unrealized foreign currency translation gain (loss) on available-for-sale investments, net of tax - - - 8 - 8Comprehensive income (loss) for the period---(2,015)8,2406,225Employee share options:Value of services recognized--286--286Proceeds on issuing shares268,3002,398(522)--1,876Purchase and cancellation of commons shares---Dividends----(2,939)(2,939)Balance - April 30, 201225,605,56254,5322,734(980)90,589146,875Balance - November 1, 201025,171,66250,7052,65330266,546120,206Net income----5,1435,143Other Comprehensive Income (net of tax):Cumulative Translation Adjustment---(3,154)-(3,154)Transfer to net income of realized gains on available-for-sale investments, net of tax - - - (91) - (91)Unrealized gain (loss) on available-for-sale investments, net of tax - - - 481 - 481Unrealized foreign currency translation gain (loss) on available-for-sale investments, net of tax - - - (73) - (73)Comprehensive income (loss) for the period---(2,837)5,1432,306Employee share options:Value of services recognized--325--325Proceeds on issuing shares28,000140---140Purchase and cancellation of commons shares(4,800)(10)--(33)(43)Dividends----(2,267)(2,267)Balance - April 30, 201125,194,86250,8352,978(2,535)69,389120,667Enghouse Systems LimitedConsolidated Interim Statements of Cash Flows(in thousands of Canadian dollars)(Unaudited)Three months ended April 30Six months ended April 302012201120122011Cash flows from operating activitiesNet income$4,180$2,091$8,240$5,143Adjustments for:Depreciation of property, plant and equipment287281565556Amortization of acquired software and customer relationships2,3832,4944,8214,934Stock-based compensation expense120154286325Deferred income tax expense93(47)296(172)Finance expenses and other income(87)(31)(44)27Income tax paid(1,295)(617)(1,828)(943)5,6814,32512,3369,870Changes in non-cash operating working capital1,7405,797(2,133)9,924Net cash flows from operating activities7,42110,12210,20319,794Cash flows from investing activitiesPurchase of property, plant and equipment, net(1,178)(264)(1,669)(440)Finance income(261)(126)(504)(264)Acquisitions, net of cash acquired(5,802)(14,198)(5,802)(15,768)Net (purchase) proceeds from sale of short-term investments(9,583)(1,791)(10,559)10,652Net cash flows from investing activities(16,824)(16,379)(18,534)(5,820)Cash flows from financing activitiesIssuance of share capital7491401,876140Payment of cash dividend(1,275)(1,007)(2,542)(2,014)Purchase and cancellation of common shares-(43)-(43)Net cash flows used in financing activities(526)(910)(666)(1,917)Effect of currency translation adjustments on cash and cash equivalents (655) (2,574) (240) (3,311)Net increase in cash and cash equivalents during the period(10,584)(9,741)(9,237)7,866Cash and cash equivalents- beginning of period66,97164,24765,62446,640Cash and cash equivalents - end of period$56,387$54,506$56,387$54,506Enghouse Systems LimitedSelected Segment Reporting Information(in thousands of Canadian dollars)(Unaudited)For the three months ended April 30For the six months ended April 302012201120122011Revenue:Asset Management Group$3,723$3,520$6,794$6,589Interactive Management Group27,73326,81455,19552,314Total$31,456$30,334$61,989$58,903Segment Profit (EBIT):Asset Management Group$193$420$902$1,002Interactive Management Group5,7682,75311,0477,215Corporate expenses(782)(735)(1,628)(1,627)Finance income261126504264Finance expenses(70)(45)(111)(98)Other income (expense)1577615571Total$5,527$2,595$10,869$6,827FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Kevin DerbyshireEnghouse Systems LimitedChief Corporate Officer(905)