SOURCE: AltiGen Communications

AltiGen Communications

January 27, 2014 16:05 ET

AltiGen Communications, Inc. Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2014 Financial Results

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2014) - AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, announced today its first quarter ended December 31, 2013 financial results.

As of December 31, 2013, total cash and cash equivalents was $4.2 million and working capital was $1.1 million, compared to total cash and cash equivalents of $3.4 million and working capital of $381,000 as of September 30, 2013. The increase in cash was primarily attributable to our ability to raise $1.0 million through a private placement transaction issuing approximately 6.7 million shares of our common stock at a purchase price of $0.15 per share. The proceeds from the transaction will be used to fund the company's new private cloud business initiative and for general operation capital. 

Revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 was $3.1 million, compared to $2.8 million in the preceding quarter, and compared to $3.8 million during the same period in fiscal 2013. Gross margin in the first quarter of fiscal 2014 was 73.1%, compared to 71.2% in the preceding quarter, and compared to 70.7% during the first quarter of fiscal 2013. Operating expenses totaled $2.6 million, compared to $2.5 million in the preceding quarter, and $2.8 million during the same period in fiscal 2013. 

Net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 was $365,000, or a loss of $0.02 per share, compared to a net loss of $398,000, or a loss of $0.02 per share in the preceding quarter, and compared to a net loss of $45,000, or a loss of $0.00 per share during the first quarter of fiscal 2013.

Conference Call
AltiGen will be discussing its financial results and outlook on a conference call today at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. ET). The conference call can be accessed by dialing (877) 407-8031 (domestic) or (201) 689-8031 (international). A live webcast will also be made available at http://www.altigen.com. To access the replay, dial (877) 660-6853 (domestic) or (201) 612-7415 (international), account #286 conference ID #13574769. A web archive will be made available at www.altigen.com for 90 days following the call's conclusion.

About AltiGen Communications
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) is a leading provider of 100% Microsoft-based VoIP business phone systems and Unified Communications solutions. Having more than 10,000 customers around the world, AltiGen solutions are designed for high reliability, ease of use, seamless integration to Microsoft infrastructure technologies, and are built on a scalable, open standards platform. AltiGen's worldwide headquarters is in Silicon Valley, California, with international operations based in Shanghai, China. Local sales, service and support are provided by AltiGen's worldwide network of over 300 certified partners. For more information, call 1-888-ALTIGEN or visit the web site at www.altigen.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
The Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon the Company's current expectations, beliefs, plans and assumptions, which are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to: statements regarding the continued market acceptance of our 100 percent Microsoft-based business phone systems and call center solutions. Actual results in future periods are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected.

The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are also subject to unknown risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, risks related to AltiGen's limited operating history. For a more detailed description of AltiGen's performance, please refer to AltiGen's audited Annual Report filed with the OTCQX over-the-counter market for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results could differ materially from expected results. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statement was made. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

   
   
AltiGen Communications, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
 
(Amounts in thousands, except per share data)  
(Unaudited)  
  First Quarter Ended  
  December 31
  FY 2014     FY 2013  
Net Revenue $ 3,068     $ 3,835  
Gross profit   2,242       2,710  
               
Research and development   1,006       988  
Selling, general & administrative   1,600       1,782  
               
Operating loss   (364 )     (60 )
               
Interest and other income, net   -       16  
               
Net loss before tax   (364 )     (44 )
               
Provision for income tax   1       1  
               
Net loss after tax $ (365 )   $ (45 )
               
Basic and diluted net loss per share   (0.02 )     (0.00 )
               
Weighted average shares outstanding   23,399       16,732  
               
               
AltiGen Communications, Inc.  
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets  
(Amounts in thousands)  
  December 31, 2013     September 30, 2013  
Cash and cash equivalents $ 4,191     $ 3,433  
               
Accounts receivable, net   1,417       1,177  
Inventories   1,143       1,323  
Other current assets   490       282  
Net property and equipment   80       125  
Other long-term assets   89       88  
Total Assets $ 7,410     $ 6,428  
               
Current liabilities $ 6,105     $ 5,834  
Long-term liabilities   154       113  
Stockholders' equity   1,151       481  
               
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity $ 7,410     $ 6,428