OTI REPORTS FY 2011 FINANCIAL RESULTS
- Revenues of $51.3M with Gross Margin of 51%
- Revenues from Licensing and Transaction Fees up 199% to $12.1M
- Strong Balance Sheet with $28.5M in Cash, Cash Equivalents and Short Term Investments
ISELIN, NJ, – March 7, 2012 – On TrackInnovations Ltd. (“OTI”) (NASDAQ GM: OTIV), designs, develops and marketssecure identification, payment and transaction processing technologies andsolutions for use in secure ID, NFC , payment, petroleum and loyaltyapplications based on its extensive patent and IP portfolio, today announced itsresults for the fourth quarter and FY 2011 ended December 31, 2011.
The following are various financial figures thatcompare FY 2011 to FY 2010, unless noted otherwise.
- Total revenues of $51.3M decreased 4% vs. $53.6M last year. Revenues for Q4 2011 were $16.0M, up 60% compared to $10.0M in Q4 2010.
- Revenues from Licensing and Transaction Fees increased by 199% to $12.1M vs. $4.0M last year.
- Gross margin was 51% for 2011.
- GAAP operating expenses increased by 9% to $32.7M vs. $30.1M last year. Non-GAAP operating expenses increased by 16% to $30.3M compared to $26.1M last year.
- GAAP operating loss was $6.4M, compared to GAAP operating loss of $1.2M last year. Non-GAAP operating loss was $4.0M, compared to non-GAAP operating profit of $2.8M last year.
- Q4 GAAP operating profit was $634,000, compared to GAAP operating loss of $2.6M last year. Q4 non-GAAP operating profit was $1.1M, compared to non-GAAP operating loss of $1.8M last year.
- GAAP net loss attributable to shareholders was $6.9M, a 12% increase compared to $6.2M last year.
- Strong balance sheet with cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments of $28.5M at December 31, 2011.
Oded Bashan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OTI, commented,“In 2011 there was a significant increase in our licensing and transactionfees revenues with expansion of our customer base. We had revenues coming froma larger number of new programs and existing projects expanding and progressingto commercial deployment.”
Mr. Bashan continued: “we are launching a cost cutting programthat we believe will streamline our operations by the end of the year andincludes amongst other, some workforce reduction, consolidation and reductionin low margin operations, outsourcing and partnerships with third parties.”
Mr. Bashan concluded: “Revenues for 2012 areexpected to be about $50M with gross margin of 50-52% and we expect to be ableto reduce our operating expenses level to $26M for the year (excluding stockoptions compensation and amortization of intangible assets expenses)”.
Use of Non-GAAPFinancial Information
In addition to reportingfinancial results in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles,or GAAP, OTI uses non-GAAP measures of operating expenses, operating income,net income and earnings per share, which are adjustments from results based onGAAP to exclude non-cash stock-based compensation expenses related to employeesand non employees in accordance with the requirements of Accounting StandardsCodification (“ASC”) Topic 718 (originally issued as SFAS No. 123(R)) and ASCSubtopic 505-50 - Equity-Based Payments to Non-Employees (formerly EITF 96-18);amortization of intangible assets; and results from discontinued operations.OTI management believes the non-GAAP financial information provided in thisrelease provides meaningful supplemental information regarding our performanceand enhances the understanding of the Company’s on-going economic performance.The presentation of this non-GAAP financial information is not intended to beconsidered in isolation or as a substitute for results prepared in accordancewith GAAP. Management uses both GAAP and non-GAAP information in evaluating andoperating the business and as such deemed it important to provide all thisinformation to investors. Reconciliations between GAAP measures and non-GAAPmeasures are provided later in this press release.
Conference Call and Webcast Information
OTI will host a conference call and simultaneous Webcast todayat 9:00 AM ET to discuss its operating results and the company’s outlook.Details are as follows:
Dial in #: Toll Free 1-888-407-2553 (U.S.)or 1-800-227-297 (Israel)
Live Webcast/Replay: http://www.otiglobal.com/Investors_Introduction
Telephone Replay: 1-888-295-2634 (U.S. toll free) untilmidnight 3/14/12
About On Track Innovations Ltd.(www.otiglobal.com)
On Track Innovations Ltd. ("OTI") designs,develops and markets secure identification, payment and transaction processingtechnologies and solutions for use in secure ID, payment and loyaltyapplications based on its extensive patent and IP portfolio. OTI combinesstate-of-the-art, contactless microprocessor-based technologies and enablinghardware with proprietary software applications to deliver high performance,end-to-end solutions that are secure, robust and scalable. OTI solutions havebeen deployed around the world to address homeland security, national ID,medical ID, NFC, contactless payment and loyalty applications, petroleumpayment, parking and mass transit ticketing. OTI markets and supports itssolutions through a global network of regional offices and alliances.
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