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CalAmp Reports Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Results

10/02/13

OXNARD, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/13 -- CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today reported results for its second quarter ended August 31, 2013. Highlights for the quarter include:

  • Consolidated second quarter revenue of $58.8 million, up 34% compared to the second quarter last year with Wireless Datacom revenue up 38% over prior year second quarter to $47.2 million.
  • Second quarter GAAP net income of $2.8 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, compared to $3.7 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, for the second quarter last year.
  • Adjusted Basis (non-GAAP) net income of $6.8 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared to $4.9 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, for the same period last year.
  • Net cash provided by operations for the second quarter of $8.0 million, and total cash balance at August 31, 2013 of $29.7 million.

Commenting on results in the latest quarter, Michael Burdiek, CalAmp's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "I am very pleased with our second quarter performance, particularly the strong revenue growth and solid profitability. Our focused execution coupled with continued strong customer demand for our products and services resulted in a 38% year-over-year increase in Wireless Datacom revenue during the second quarter. This growth was driven to a large extent by our Mobile Resource Management (MRM) products business, which benefited from significant channel demand for stolen vehicle recovery products, along with continued strength in fleet management and asset tracking. Our Wireless Networks business, which comprises the remainder of our Wireless Datacom segment, also generated strong year-over-year growth. The acquired operations of Wireless Matrix, along with growth in the Energy vertical, more than offset a year-over-year reduction in Rail revenue resulting from the completion of our Positive Train Control development project in the second quarter last year. In addition, our Satellite segment once again generated meaningful operating cash flow and contributed to our bottom-line profitability. We believe CalAmp's strong momentum exiting the second quarter and healthy pipeline of new opportunities, driven by an expanding network of global channel partners and a robust portfolio of innovative products, provide the Company with a strong tailwind as we enter the second half of fiscal 2014."

Fiscal 2014 Second Quarter Results
Total revenue for the fiscal 2014 second quarter was $58.8 million compared to $44.0 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2013, an increase of 34%. Wireless Datacom revenue increased to $47.2 million from $34.2 million in the same period last year, and Satellite revenue was $11.6 million compared to $9.8 million in the second quarter last year.

Consolidated gross profit for the fiscal 2014 second quarter was $19.8 million, an increase of $5.7 million over the same quarter last year, primarily attributable to higher revenue. The consolidated gross margin was 33.7% in the fiscal 2014 second quarter, up from 32.1% in the second quarter last year. The increase in consolidated gross margin reflects the higher proportion of total revenues represented by the Wireless Datacom segment in fiscal 2014 versus the prior year and, within Wireless Datacom, the shift in revenue mix toward higher margin subscription-based revenues associated with the Wireless Matrix acquisition.

GAAP net income for the fiscal 2014 second quarter was $2.8 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, compared to net income of $3.7 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, in the second quarter of last year. The lower GAAP net income is due to higher intangibles amortization expense in the current year associated with the acquisition of Wireless Matrix, and to the elimination of substantially all of the Company's deferred income tax asset valuation allowance at the end of fiscal 2013 that caused GAAP basis income tax expense to revert to a level that reflects full statutory tax rates beginning in the first quarter of fiscal 2014. Despite this, on a cash basis, the Company's pretax income is still largely sheltered from taxation by net operating loss (NOL) carryforwards, and is expected to remain so for the next few years.

Non-GAAP net income for the fiscal 2014 second quarter was $6.8 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $4.9 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, for the same quarter last year. Non-GAAP earnings excludes the impact of intangibles amortization and stock-based compensation, and includes income tax expense that reflects cash taxes paid or payable for the period after giving effect to the utilization of NOL and tax credit carryforwards. A reconciliation of the GAAP-basis pretax income to the non-GAAP net income and earnings per diluted share is provided in the table at the end of this press release.

Liquidity
As of August 31, 2013, the Company had total cash of $29.7 million and an outstanding bank term loan of $4.6 million. Net cash provided by operating activities during the second quarter was $8.0 million, and the unused borrowing capacity on the bank revolver as of the end of the second quarter was $10.4 million.

Business Outlook
Commenting on the Company's business outlook, Mr. Burdiek said, "Based on our latest projections, we expect our fiscal 2014 third quarter consolidated revenues to be in the range of $59 to $63 million. We anticipate that Wireless Datacom third quarter revenues will increase on a sequential basis partly driven by emerging demand for insurance telematics products. We expect Satellite third quarter revenues to be relatively flat on a sequential basis, but up significantly year-over-year. At the bottom line, we expect third quarter GAAP basis net income in the range of $0.07 to $0.10 per diluted share, and non-GAAP net income in the range of $0.19 to $0.23 per diluted share."

Conference Call and Webcast
A conference call and simultaneous webcast to discuss second quarter results and business outlook will be held today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific. CalAmp's President and CEO Michael Burdiek and CFO Rick Vitelle will host the conference call. Participants can dial into the live conference call by calling 1-877-407-0784 (1-201-689-8560 for international callers) and using the Conference ID # 10000293. An audio replay will be available through October 9, 2013 by calling 1-877-870-5176 or 1-858-384-5517 and entering the Conference ID # 10000293.

Additionally, a live webcast of the call will be available on CalAmp's web site at www.calamp.com. Participants are encouraged to visit the web site at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register, download and install any necessary audio software. After the live webcast, a replay will remain available until the next quarterly conference call in the Investor Relations section of CalAmp's web site.

About CalAmp
CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP) is a proven leader in providing wireless communications solutions to a broad array of vertical market applications and customers. CalAmp's extensive portfolio of intelligent communications devices, robust and scalable cloud service platform, and targeted software applications streamline otherwise complex Machine-to-Machine (M2M) deployments. These solutions enable customers to optimize their operations by collecting, monitoring and efficiently reporting business critical data and desired intelligence from high-value remote assets. For more information, please visit www.calamp.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
Statements in this press release that are not historical in nature are forward-looking statements that involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Words such as "may," "will," "expect," "intend," "plan," "believe," "seek," "could," "estimate," "judgment," "targeting," "should," "anticipate," "goal" and variations of these words and similar expressions, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from those implied by such forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including product demand, competitive pressures and pricing declines in the Company's wireless and satellite markets, the timing of customer approvals of new product designs, intellectual property infringement claims, the effects of the automatic federal budget cuts required pursuant to the sequester that took effect on March 1, 2013 and any potential adverse effects associated with the federal government shutdown, interruption or failure of our Internet-based systems used to wirelessly configure and communicate with the tracking and monitoring devices that we sell, integration issues that may arise in connection with the Wireless Matrix acquisition that was consummated on March 4, 2013, and other risks or uncertainties that are described in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K that was filed on April 25, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

CAL AMP CORP.
CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENTS
(Unaudited, in thousands except per share amounts)
Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
August 31, August 31,
2013 2012 2013 2012
Revenues $ 58,807 $ 43,987 $ 112,553 $ 87,848
Cost of revenues 38,968 29,852 74,233 60,037
Gross profit 19,839 14,135 38,320 27,811
Operating expenses:
Research and development 5,296 3,657 10,454 6,829
Selling 4,884 3,173 9,869 5,981
General and administrative 3,418 3,052 7,230 6,150
Intangible asset amortization 1,484 475 3,133 792
15,082 10,357 30,686 19,752
Operating income 4,757 3,778 7,634 8,059
Non-operating expense, net (81 ) (102 ) (250 ) (192 )
Income before income taxes 4,676 3,676 7,384 7,867
Income tax provision (1,832 ) (17 ) (2,855 ) (26 )
Net income $ 2,844 $ 3,659 $ 4,529 $ 7,841
Earnings per share - basic and diluted
Basic $ 0.08 $ 0.13 $ 0.13 $ 0.28
Diluted $ 0.08 $ 0.12 $ 0.13 $ 0.27
Shares used in computing earnings per share:
Basic 34,808 28,476 34,687 28,201
Diluted 35,833 29,692 35,748 29,478
BUSINESS SEGMENT INFORMATION
(Unaudited, in thousands)
Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
August 31, August 31,
2013 2012 2013 2012
Revenues
Wireless DataCom $ 47,196 $ 34,173 $ 88,061 $ 65,844
Satellite 11,611 9,814 24,492 22,004
Total revenues $ 58,807 $ 43,987 $ 112,553 $ 87,848
Gross profit
Wireless DataCom $ 17,555 $ 12,429 $ 33,515 $ 24,174
Satellite 2,284 1,706 4,805 3,637
Total gross profit $ 19,839 $ 14,135 $ 38,320 $ 27,811
Operating income
Wireless DataCom $ 4,314 $ 4,002 $ 6,680 $ 8,393
Satellite 1,228 749 2,776 1,829
Corporate expenses (785 ) (973 ) (1,822 ) (2,163 )
Total operating income $ 4,757 $ 3,778 $ 7,634 $ 8,059
CAL AMP CORP.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In thousands)
August 31, February 28,
2013 2013
Assets (Unaudited)
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 29,678 $ 63,101
Accounts receivable, net 27,556 19,111
Inventories 14,162 13,516
Deferred income tax assets 6,640 6,400
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 4,966 4,641
Total current assets 83,002 106,769
Property, equipment and improvements, net 4,421 2,778
Deferred income tax assets, less current portion 31,580 34,616
Goodwill 18,304 1,112
Other intangible assets, net 27,090 4,603
Other assets 1,469 893
$ 165,866 $ 150,771
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity
Current liabilities:
Current portion of long-term debt $ 2,440 $ 2,261
Accounts payable 20,188 11,871
Accrued payroll and employee benefits 4,838 5,298
Deferred revenue 6,698 6,410
Other current liabilities 3,234 3,109
Total current liabilities 37,398 28,949
Long-term debt 4,689 2,434
Other non-current liabilities 2,232 1,839
Stockholders' equity:
Common stock 354 350
Additional paid-in capital 201,833 202,368
Accumulated deficit (80,575 ) (85,104 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (65 ) (65 )
Total stockholders' equity 121,547 117,549
$ 165,866 $ 150,771
CAL AMP CORP.
CONSOLIDATED CASH FLOW STATEMENTS
(Unaudited - In thousands)
Six Months Ended
August 31,
2013 2012
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net income $ 4,529 $ 7,841
Depreciation and amortization 4,015 1,260
Stock-based compensation expense 1,321 1,672
Amortization of debt issue costs and discount 147 22
Deferred tax assets, net 2,796 (85 )
Changes in operating working capital 1,002 (3,517 )
Other - 15
Net cash provided by operating activities 13,810 7,208
Cash flows from investing activities:
Capital expenditures (841 ) (920 )
Navman Wireless asset purchase agreement - (1,000 )
Wireless Matrix acquisition, net of cash acquired (46,837 ) -
Collections on note receivable - 283
Net cash used in investing activities (47,678 ) (1,637 )
Cash flows from financing activities:
Proceeds from bank term loan 5,000 -
Debt repayments (2,703 ) (500 )
Taxes paid related to net share settlement of vested equity awards (2,991 ) (2,515 )
Proceeds from exercise of stock options and warrants 1,139 2,078
Net cash provided (used) by financing activities 445 (937 )
Net change in cash and cash equivalents (33,423 ) 4,634
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 63,101 5,601
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 29,678 $ 10,235
CAL AMP CORP.
NON-GAAP EARNINGS RECONCILIATION
(Unaudited)

"GAAP" refers to financial information presented in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. This press release includes historical non-GAAP financial measures, as defined in Regulation G promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. CalAmp believes that its presentation of historical non-GAAP financial measures provides useful supplementary information to investors. The presentation of historical non-GAAP financial measures is not meant to be considered in isolation from or as a substitute for results prepared in accordance with GAAP.

In this press release, CalAmp reports the non-GAAP financial measures of Adjusted Basis Net Income and Adjusted Basis Net Income Per Diluted Share. CalAmp uses these non-GAAP financial measures to enhance the investor's overall understanding of the financial performance and future prospects of CalAmp's core business activities. Specifically, CalAmp believes that a report of Adjusted Basis Net Income and Adjusted Basis Net Income Per Diluted Share provides consistency in its financial reporting and facilitates the comparison of results of core business operations between its current and past periods.

The reconciliation of the GAAP Basis Pretax Income to Adjusted Basis (non-GAAP) Net Income is as follows
(in thousands except per share amounts):

Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
August 31, August 31,
2013 2012 2013 2012
GAAP basis pretax income $ 4,676 $ 3,676 $ 7,384 $ 7,867
Amortization of intangible assets 1,484 475 3,133 792
Stock-based compensation expense 690 814 1,321 1,672
Acquisition and integration expenses - - 637 -
Pretax income (non-GAAP basis) 6,850 4,965 12,475 10,331
Income tax provision (non-GAAP basis) (a) (32 ) (51 ) (64 ) (111 )
Adjusted Basis net income $ 6,818 $ 4,914 $ 12,411 $ 10,220
Adjusted Basis net income per diluted share $ 0.19 $ 0.17 $ 0.35 $ 0.35
Weighted average common shares outstanding on diluted basis 35,833 29,692 35,748 29,478
(a) The non-GAAP income tax provision represents cash taxes paid for the period after giving effect to the utilization of net operating loss and tax credit carryforwards.

AT CALAMP:
Garo Sarkissian
SVP, Corporate Development
(805) 987-9000

AT ADDO COMMUNICATIONS:
Lasse Glassen
(424) 238-6249
lasseg@addocommunications.com

Source: CalAmp Corp.

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