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magicJack Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

March 16, 2018
  • Total net revenues of $88.0 million during FY17
  • FY17 GAAP operating loss of $28.2 million, Adjusted EBITDA of $20.1 million
  • FY17 GAAP diluted EPS of $(1.55), non-GAAP diluted EPS of $1.12
  • Cash and cash equivalents of $52.6 million and no debt as of December 31, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. and NETANYA, Israel, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq:CALL), a leading VoIP cloud-based communications and UCaaS company, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017.

Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights:

  • Net revenues: Total net revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017 were $20.8 million. Net revenues from the sales of magicJack devices were $2.4 million and access rights renewal revenues were $12.6 million, and accounted for 61% of total net revenues. Prepaid minute revenues were $1.0 million and access and wholesale charges were $0.8 million during the quarter. Broadsmart Global, Inc. contributed $2.5 million in revenues to the fourth quarter of 2017. Other revenue items contributed the remaining $1.5 million of total net revenues during the fourth of 2017.
     
  • Operating Income: GAAP operating income for the fourth quarter of 2017 was $1.3 million, which included $2.7 million in net charges primarily related to non-recurring professional and legal costs, provision for closure of our distribution warehouse, and executive management transition expenses and severance expenses.
     
  • Adjusted EBITDA: Adjusted EBITDA for the fourth quarter of 2017 was $5.6 million.
     
  • Net Loss: GAAP net loss attributable to common shareholders for the fourth quarter of 2017 was $2.8 million or $0.17 GAAP diluted net loss per share based on 16.1 million weighted-average diluted ordinary shares outstanding. GAAP net loss included the aforementioned items under the Operating Income section above, as well as a $6.4 million impact from the following tax-related items:
     
    • $6.1 million initial estimated impact from change in the U.S. federal income tax rate, which resulted in the Company revaluing its deferred tax assets and lowering their value;
    • $1.0 million increase to uncertain tax positions;
    • $0.4 million increase in our tax valuation allowance;
    • $(1.0) million revaluation of the Israel net operating loss carryforwards; and 
    • $(0.1) million increase to deferred tax assets related to expiration and forfeiture of stock options and restricted stock awards. 

  • Non-GAAP net income: Non-GAAP net income attributable to common shareholders for the fourth quarter of 2017 was $7.0 million or $0.43 non-GAAP net income per diluted share based on 16.1 million weighted-average diluted ordinary shares outstanding.

  • Cash: As of December 31, 2017, magicJack VocalTec had cash and cash equivalents of $52.6 million and no debt. During the fourth quarter of 2017, the company generated $1.7 million in net cash provided by operating activities, which reflects the impact of $1.5 million in costs related to the strategic process, approximately $0.7 million paid for renewal of certain annual insurance policies, and $0.3 million in payments related to executive management transition payments.

Full Year 2017 Financial Highlights:

  • Net revenues: Total net revenues for the full year 2017 were $88.0 million. Net revenues from the sales of magicJack devices were $10.4 million and access rights renewal revenues were $51.9 million, and accounted for 59% of total net revenues. Prepaid minute revenues were $4.4 million and access and wholesale charges were $3.8 million during the full year 2017. Broadsmart Global, Inc. contributed $10.9 million in revenues to the full year 2017. Other revenue items contributed the remaining $6.6 million of total net revenues during the full year 2017.
  • Operating loss: GAAP operating loss for the full year 2017 was $28.2 million, which included the following:
     
    • $31.5 million one-time charge related to Broadsmart consisting of a $19.8 million write-down in asset carrying valued grossed up for the associated tax benefit;
    • $4.8 million in non-recurring legal costs, professional fees, legal settlements and consideration adjustment related to the ongoing sale process, shareholder proxy dispute costs and legal dispute with Broadsmart founders;
    • $3.1 million severance and senior management transition expenses; and
    • $1.5 million in non-recurring items including impairment of certain assets, write-down of inventory components, provision for restructuring related to closures of two locations, and certain tax matters.
       
  • Adjusted EBITDA: Adjusted EBITDA for the full year 2017 was $20.1 million.
     
  • Net loss: GAAP net loss attributable to common shareholders for the full year 2017 was $25.0 million or $1.55 GAAP net loss per diluted share based on 16.1 million weighted-average diluted ordinary shares outstanding. GAAP net loss included items described under the Operating loss section above, as well as a $(0.9) million impact from certain tax-related items.
     
  • Non-GAAP net income: Non-GAAP net income attributable to common shareholders for the full year of 2017 was $18.0 million or $1.12 non-GAAP net income per diluted share based on 16.1 million weighted-average diluted ordinary shares outstanding.
     
  • Cash: During the full year 2017, the company generated $2.0 million in net cash provided by operating activities, which reflects the impact of the following items:
     
    • $3.7 million in payments related to severances, executive transition payments, and executive sign-on bonuses
    • $3.0 million estimated U.S. federal tax payment;
    • $1.8 million in non-recurring legal and professional fees related to the sale process;
    • $1.0 million in payments of expenses associated with the proxy dispute;
    • $2.0 million received from escrow related to the acquisition of Broadsmart Global, Inc.; and
    • $1.0 million received from a dispute settlement.

A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP measures has been provided in the tables included below in this press release. An explanation of these measures is also included below under the heading “Non-GAAP Measures.”

Additional Fourth Quarter 2017 and Recent Highlights:

  • As of December 31, 2017, magicJack had an estimated 1.95 million active MJ subscribers, which are defined as device users that are under an active subscription contract.
     
  • magicJack activated 78,000 subscribers during the fourth quarter of 2017. Activations are defined as devices that become activated on to a subscription contract during a given period.
     
  • During the quarter ended December 31, 2017, magicJack’s average monthly churn was 2.3%.

About magicJack VocalTec Ltd.

magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq:CALL), the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in Voice over IP (VoIP) technology and services, is a leading cloud communications company. With its easy-to-use, low cost solution for telecommunications, the Company has sold more than 11 million award-winning magicJack devices, which is now in its fifth generation, has millions of downloads of its free calling apps, and holds more than 30 technology patents.

Broadsmart, a leading hosted UCaaS (Unified Communication as a Service) provider for medium-to-large multi-location enterprise customers, is a division of magicJack VocalTec Ltd. Broadsmart has a track record of designing, provisioning and delivering complex UCaaS solutions to blue chip corporate customers on a nationwide basis. Broadsmart has expertise in servicing enterprises with hundreds-to-thousands of locations.

magicJack® is a registered trademark of magicJack VocalTec Ltd. All other product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

Contact:

Seth Potter
Investor Relations
561-749-2255
ir@vocaltec.com 

Non-GAAP Measures

The Non-GAAP measures shown in this release exclude various items detailed further below.

  • magicJack defines non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA as GAAP operating income (loss) excluding: depreciation and amortization, share-based compensation, impairment of intangible assets, asset impairment, consideration adjustment / gain on mark-to-market, transaction related expenses, proxy contest related expenses, severance and senior management transition expenses, write-down of inventory components and other items.
     
  • magicJack defines non-GAAP net income as GAAP net (loss) income attributable to common shareholders excluding: share-based compensation, impairment of intangible assets, asset impairment, consideration adjustment / gain on mark-to-market, transaction related expenses, proxy contest related expenses, severance and senior management transition expenses, write-down of inventory components, other items and tax related items.

Reconciliations of these non-GAAP measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures are included with the financial information included in this press release. These measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative for, GAAP and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies. Management believes that the presentation of non-GAAP results, when shown in conjunction with corresponding GAAP measures, provides useful information to management and investors regarding financial and business trends related to the company's results of operations. Further, management believes that these non-GAAP measures improve management's and investors' ability to compare the company's financial performance with other companies in the technology industry. Because these items vary significantly between companies, it is useful to compare results excluding these amounts as identified below.

 

                           
  CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS    
                           
  (In thousands except per share data)                        
  (Unaudited)       Quarter   Quarter   Twelve Months   Twelve Months    
          Ended   Ended   Ended   Ended    
          31-Dec-17   31-Dec-16   31-Dec-17   31-Dec-16    
  Net revenues       $   20,758     $   23,826     $   87,993     $   97,398      
  Cost of revenues           7,491         9,178         32,938         36,734      
  Gross profit         13,267       14,648       55,055       60,664      
  Operating expenses:                        
  Marketing           1,822         3,426         8,282         9,085      
  General and administrative           8,726         8,997         38,425         33,327      
  Research and development           1,458         1,538         5,896         5,199      
  Impairment of intangible assets and goodwill         -          500         31,527         998      
  Consideration adjustment / gain on mark-to-market       -          300         (894 )       (1,700 )    
  Total operating expenses         12,006       14,761       83,236       46,909      
  Operating income (loss)           1,261         (113 )       (28,181 )       13,755      
  Other income (expense):                        
  Interest and dividend income           58         5         123         26      
  Other (expense) income           (6 )       5         (34 )       (6 )    
  Total other income           52         10         89         20      
  Income (loss) before income taxes           1,313         (103 )       (28,092 )       13,775      
  Income tax expense (benefit)           4,065         1,312         (3,129 )       8,719      
  Net (loss) income           (2,752 )       (1,415 )       (24,963 )       5,056      
  Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest         -          154         -          635      
  Net (loss) income attributable to common shareholders   $   (2,752 )   $   (1,261 )   $   (24,963 )   $   5,691      
                           
                           
  (Loss) earnings per ordinary share:                        
      Basic   $   (0.17 )   $   (0.08 )   $   (1.55 )   $   0.36      
      Diluted   $   (0.17 )   $   (0.08 )   $   (1.55 )   $   0.35      
  Weighted average ordinary shares outstanding:                    
      Basic       16,125         15,902         16,088         15,815      
      Diluted       16,125         16,113         16,088         16,064      
                           

 

             
  CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS INFORMATION  
             
  (In thousands)          
  (Unaudited)          
      As of   As of  
  ASSETS   31-Dec-17   31-Dec-16  
  Current Assets          
  Cash and cash equivalents   $   52,638   $   52,394  
  Investments, at fair value       369       447  
  Accounts receivable, net       2,428       3,171  
  Inventories       1,880       4,441  
  Deferred costs       1,936       2,319  
  Prepaid income taxes       2,016       527  
  Receivable from earnout escrow       -        2,000  
  Deposits and other current assets       1,874       1,970  
  Total current assets       63,141       67,269  
             
  Property and equipment, net       2,772       3,805  
  Intangible assets, net       10,190       28,854  
  Goodwill       32,304       47,185  
  Deferred tax assets       31,726       26,568  
  Deposits and other non-current assets       909       836  
  Total Assets   $   141,042   $   174,517  
             
  LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL EQUITY          
  Current Liabilities          
  Accounts payable   $   3,199   $   2,790  
  Income tax payable       -        1,527  
  Accrued expenses and other current liabilities       6,454       8,426  
  Deferred revenue, current portion       42,243       48,507  
  Total current liabilities       51,896       61,250  
             
  Deferred revenue, net of current portion       38,797       44,201  
  Other non-current liabilities       13,787       10,866  
  Total Capital Equity       36,562       58,200  
  Total Liabilities and Capital Equity   $   141,042   $   174,517  
             

 

             
  CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS  
             
  (In thousands)          
  (Unaudited)   Twelve Months   Twelve Months  
      Ended   Ended  
      31-Dec-17   31-Dec-16  
  Cash flows from operating activities:          
  Net (loss) income   $   (24,963 )   $   5,056    
  Provision for doubtful accounts and billing adjustments       -         203    
  Share-based compensation       3,042         4,220    
  Depreciation and amortization       4,374         4,733    
  Impairment of intangible assets       31,527         998    
  Increase (decrease) of uncertain tax position       2,628         (315 )  
  Deferred income tax (benefit) provision       (4,605 )       4,418    
  Consideration adjustment / gain on mark-to-market       -         (1,700 )  
  Loss on sale of assets       243         -    
  Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of business acquisitions     (10,219 )       (2,363 )  
  Net cash provided by operating activities       2,027         15,250    
  Cash flows from investing activities:          
  Purchases of investments       -         (80 )  
  Proceeds from sales of investments       245         -    
  Purchases of property and equipment       (611 )       (605 )  
  Proceeds from sale of property and equipment       25         -    
  Acquisition of Broadsmart, net of cash acquired       -         (40,019 )  
  Acquisition of intangible assets       (1,090 )       (321 )  
  Net cash used in investing activities       (1,431 )       (41,025 )  
  Cash flows from financing activities:          
  Repurchase of ordinary shares to settle withholding liability       (455 )       (430 )  
  Proceeds from exercise of ordinary share options       103         10    
  Net cash (used in) financing activities       (352 )       (420 )  
             
  Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents       244         (26,195 )  
  Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period       52,394         78,589    
  Cash and cash equivalents, end of period   $   52,638     $   52,394    
             

 

                       
  RECONCILIATION OF OPERATING INCOME (LOSS) TO NON-GAAP ADJUSTED EBITDA    
                       
  (In thousands)                    
  (Unaudited)   Quarter   Quarter   Twelve Months   Twelve Months    
      Ended   Ended   Ended   Ended    
      31-Dec-17   31-Dec-16   31-Dec-17   31-Dec-16    
  GAAP Operating income (loss)   $   1,261     $   (113 )   $   (28,181 )   $   13,755      
  Depreciation and amortization       977         1,223         4,374         4,733      
  Share-based compensation       989         1,051         3,042         4,220      
  Impairment of intangible assets       -         500         31,527         998      
  Asset impairment       -         -         490         -      
  Consideration adjustment / Gain on mark-to-market       -         300         (894 )       (1,700 )    
  Transaction related expenses       -         -         -         799      
  Proxy contest related expenses       -         519         1,042         1,015      
  Severance and senior management transition expenses       99         217         3,067         852      
  Write-down of inventory components       -         -         386         112      
  Other Items       2,281         40         5,235         535      
  Non- GAAP Adjusted EBITDA   $   5,607     $   3,737     $   20,088     $   25,319      
                       
                       
                       
  RECONCILIATION OF NET INCOME (LOSS) TO NON-GAAP NET INCOME    
                       
  (In thousands)                    
  (Unaudited)   Quarter   Quarter   Twelve Months   Twelve Months    
      Ended   Ended   Ended   Ended    
      31-Dec-17   31-Dec-16   31-Dec-17   31-Dec-16    
  GAAP Net (loss) income attributable to common shareholders   $   (2,752 )   $   (1,261 )   $   (24,963 )   $   5,691      
  Share-based compensation       989         1,051         3,042         4,220      
  Impairment of intangible assets       -         500         31,527         998      
  Asset impairment       -         -         490         -      
  Consideration adjustment / Gain on mark-to-market       -         300         (894 )       (1,700 )    
  Transaction related expenses       -         -         -         799      
  Proxy contest related expenses       -         519         1,042         1,015      
  Severance and senior management transition expenses       99         217         3,067         852      
  Write-down of inventory components       -         -         386         112      
  Other Items       2,281         40         5,235         535      
  Tax related items       6,391         820         (887 )       3,982      
  Non-GAAP Net income   $   7,008     $   2,186     $   18,045     $   16,504      
                       
                       
  GAAP (loss) earnings per ordinary share – Diluted   $   (0.17 )   $   (0.08 )   $   (1.55 )   $   0.35      
  Share-based compensation       0.06         0.07         0.19         0.26      
  Impairment of intangible assets       -         0.03         1.96         0.06      
  Asset impairment       -         -         0.03         -      
  Consideration adjustment / Gain on mark-to-market       -         0.02         (0.06 )       (0.11 )    
  Transaction related expenses       -         -         -         0.05      
  Proxy contest related expenses       -         0.03         0.06         0.06      
  Severance and senior management transition expenses       0.01         0.01         0.19         0.05      
  Write-down of inventory components       -         -         0.02         0.01      
  Other Items       0.14         0.00         0.33         0.03      
  Tax related items       0.40         0.05         (0.06 )       0.25      
  Non-GAAP Net income per share – Diluted   $   0.43     $   0.14     $   1.12     $   1.03      
                       
  Weighted average ordinary shares outstanding - Diluted:     16,125       16,113       16,088       16,064      
                       


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