SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

Callidus Software Inc.

May 02, 2013 16:01 ET

CallidusCloud Announces First Quarter 2013 Results

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - May 2, 2013) -  Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD)

  • Record Q1 SaaS Billings Growth of 51% Year over Year
  • Record SaaS Revenues, up 23% Year over Year
  • Record Q1 New Subscription Customers, up 32% Year over Year
  • Record level of Total Contracted Backlog in excess of $120 Million at quarter-end

Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), a leading provider of hiring, learning, marketing and selling cloud software today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.

"I am pleased with our first quarter performance, our 10th consecutive double-digit revenue growth quarter," said Leslie Stretch, President and CEO, CallidusCloud. "We had record billings growth, record SaaS revenues and added 158 new subscription customers in the quarter. We reduced net DSO's again down 14 days to 73 days. This strong performance is a great lead in to our CallidusCloud C3 Customer Conference starting Monday where we are expecting record attendance!"

Financial Highlights for the First Quarter 2013

  • Total revenue was $25.5 million for the first quarter, representing an increase of 16% compared to the same quarter last year. Total recurring revenues, which include SaaS revenues and maintenance and support, were $19.6 million, up 16% compared to the first quarter of 2012. Service and other revenues of $5.9 million were up 15% as compared to the same quarter of 2012.

  • Total GAAP gross margin was 50% for the first quarter up from 46% in the same quarter in 2012.

  • Non-GAAP gross margin was 55% for the first quarter of 2013 up from 53% for the first quarter of 2012. Non-GAAP gross margin for the first quarter of 2013 excludes $0.6 million of stock-based compensation expense and $0.5 million of amortization of acquired intangibles.

  • First quarter 2013 GAAP recurring revenue gross margin was 62% up from 55% for the first quarter of 2012. First quarter non-GAAP recurring revenue gross margin, which excludes $0.2 million of stock-based compensation and $0.5 million of amortization of acquired intangibles was 66%, up from 61% for the first quarter of 2012.

  • GAAP net loss was $6.6 million, or ($0.18) per share, for the first quarter of 2013, which included $2.6 million of stock-based compensation expense, $0.8 million of convertible note related interest and amortization expense, $0.8 million of amortization of acquired intangibles, $0.3 million of patent litigation defense costs and $1.2 million of restructuring costs. This compares to a GAAP net loss of $7.0 million, or ($0.20) per share, for the first quarter of 2012, which included $3.2 million of stock-based compensation expense, $0.8 million of convertible note related expense items, $0.4 million of acquisition related expense, a tax benefit from release of valuation allowance of $0.2 million, $0.6 million of patent litigation defense costs, $0.8 million of amortization of acquired intangible assets and $0.4 million of restructuring costs.

  • Non-GAAP net loss was $0.8 million, or ($0.02) per fully diluted share, for the quarter, compared to non-GAAP net loss of $1.0 million, or ($0.03) per fully diluted share for the same period last year excluding the items identified above.

  • Cash and short term investments ended the quarter at $22.9 million down from $29.2 million in fourth quarter of 2012 primarily due to payment of acquisition related earn-outs and escrows. Cash in the first quarter of 2013 was impacted by the timing of a couple of large deals that became multiyear deals and closed later in the quarter.

Business Highlights for the First Quarter 2013

  • CallidusCloud released a version of SalesSelector, Spring 2013, which combines video interviewing, sales assessments and social networks to streamline and improve the accuracy of talent selection. The new release gives recruiters the ability to promote jobs and screen candidates across social channels such as LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • CallidusCloud sponsored key industry events including the Forrester Sales Enablement Forum 2013, Marketing Sherpa, Sales Management Association Chapter Events, DevLearn, eLearning DevCon, mLearningCon and Training 2013.
  • CallidusCloud expanded its partner ecosystem with 5 new partners. Market Evolve and Sputnik-3 in South Africa and Business Intelligence Solutions, Navagate and Praxis Sales Consulting in North America.

Financial Outlook
Total revenue for the second quarter of 2013 is expected to be between $24.5 million and $25.5 million. GAAP operating expenses are expected to be between $17.5 million and $18.5 million in the second quarter of 2013, which includes stock-based compensation expense of approximately $2.4 million, amortization of acquired intangibles of $0.8 million, restructuring costs of $0.6 million, and $0.4 million of patent litigation defense costs.

Conference Call

A conference call to discuss the first quarter results and outlook is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) today. The conference call will be available via live webcast at the Investor Relations section of CallidusCloud's website.

Webcast site: http://www.calliduscloud.com/about-us/investor-relations/
Dial-in: 866-383-8119 (International callers: 617-597-5344)
Passcode: 90618271
Replay information: A webcast replay will be available on the Investor Relations section of our website under Calendar of Events.

For more information, please visit: http://www.calliduscloud.com/about-us/investor-relations/

About CallidusCloud
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), doing business as CallidusCloud, is a leading provider of cloud software. CallidusCloud enables organizations to drive performance and productivity across their business with our hiring, learning, marketing and selling clouds. From back office to the field, from desktop to mobile, we ensure organizations have the right tools to be more effective and perform better. The combined power of our clouds, our people, and our partners fuels growth, empowers the work force and delivers real value. CallidusCloud drives performance and productivity for over 1,800 leading organizations. Small, medium and large enterprises across multiple industries and geographies rely on CallidusCloud for quicker hiring, simpler learning, better marketing, and smarter selling.

For more information, please visit www.calliduscloud.com.

Note on Forward-Looking Statements

The forward-looking statements included in this press release, including discussion of our commercial prospects, estimates of second quarter 2013 revenues, operating expenses, stock-based compensation expense, amortization of acquired intangibles, restructuring, and patent litigation defense costs reflect management's best judgment based on factors currently known and involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, potential disruption of customer purchase decisions resulting from global economic conditions, timing and size of orders, potential material fluctuations in financial results and future growth rates, decreases in customer spending, uncertainty regarding purchasing trends in the SPM market, customer cancellations or non-renewal of maintenance contracts or on-demand services, our potential inability to manage effectively any growth we experience, uncertainty regarding the demand for and profitability of our on-demand services, increased competition or new entrants in the marketplace, and other risks detailed in Callidus' reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Form 10-K for 2012 which may be obtained by contacting CallidusCloud's Investor Relations department at 925-251-2248, or from the Investor Relations section of Callidus Software's website (CallidusCloud Investor Relations). Actual results may differ materially from those presently reported. We assume no obligation to update the information contained in this release.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Callidus has provided in this release financial information that has not been prepared in accordance with GAAP. This information includes non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP recurring revenue gross margin, non-GAAP net loss, non-GAAP net loss per share. Callidus uses non-GAAP measures internally in analyzing its financial results and believes that they are useful to investors, as a supplement to GAAP measures, in evaluating Callidus' operating performance. Callidus believes that the use of these non-GAAP measures provides additional insight for investors to use in evaluation of ongoing operating results and trends and in comparing its financial measures with other companies in Callidus' industry, many of which present similar non-GAAP financial measures to investors. As noted, the non-GAAP financial measures exclude stock-based compensation expense, a benefit from a purchase acquisition-related adjustment, restructuring expense, acquisition related expense, patent litigation defense cost, convertible note interest expense, amortization of convertible note issuance cost and amortization of acquired intangibles. Non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered in isolation from, or as a substitute for, financial information prepared in accordance with GAAP.

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CALLIDUS SOFTWARE INC.  
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS  
(In thousands, except for per share data)  
(unaudited)  
             
    Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
    2013     2012  
Revenues:                
  Recurring   $ 19,624     $ 16,886  
  Services and other     5,918       5,127  
    Total revenues     25,542       22,013  
Cost of revenues:                
  Recurring (1) (2)     7,453       7,549  
  Services and other (1) (2)     5,222       4,380  
    Total cost of revenues     12,675       11,929  
Gross profit     12,867       10,084  
                 
Operating expenses:                
  Sales and marketing (1) (2)     7,644       6,929  
  Research and development (1) (2)     4,429       4,018  
  General and administrative (1) (2) (3) (4)     5,186       5,005  
  Restructuring     1,243       442  
    Total operating expenses     18,502       16,394  
                 
Operating loss     (5,635 )     (6,310 )
Interest income and other income (expense) (5) (6)     (844 )     (795 )
                 
Loss before provision (benefit) for income taxes (7)     (6,479 )     (7,105 )
Provision (benefit) for income taxes     124       (122 )
                 
Net loss   $ (6,603 )   $ (6,983 )
                 
Net loss per share - basic and diluted                
  Net loss per share   $ (0.18 )   $ (0.20 )
                 
Shares used in basic and diluted per share computation     37,139       34,112  
                 
(1) Stock-based compensation included in amounts above by category:                
  Cost of recurring     174       547  
  Cost of services     406       477  
  Sales and marketing     573       775  
  Research and development     466       414  
  General and administrative     972       989  
    Total stock-based compensation     2,591       3,202  
                   
(2) Acquisition, acquired and settlement related asset amortization                
  Cost of recurring     512       486  
  Cost of services     12       6  
  Sales and marketing     228       211  
  General and administrative     58       63  
    Total acquisition related asset amortization     810       766  
                 
(3) Acquisition related expense     -       370  
(4) Patent litigation costs     314       613  
(5) Interest expense on convertible notes     703       703  
(6) Amortization of convertible note issuance costs     134       134  
(7) Tax benefit from release of valuation allowance     -       (224 )
                 
                 
                 
CALLIDUS SOFTWARE INC.  
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS  
                 
(In thousands except per share data)  
                 
    March 31,     December 31,  
    2013     2012  
ASSETS  
Current assets:                
  Cash and cash equivalents   $ 14,498     $ 16,400  
  Short-term investments     8,359       12,771  
  Accounts receivable, net     26,764       22,567  
  Deferred income taxes     40       40  
  Prepaid and other current assets     7,208       6,718  
    Total current assets     56,869       58,496  
                 
Property and equipment, net     12,517       10,580  
Goodwill     31,207       31,207  
Intangible assets, net     20,093       21,196  
Deferred income taxes, noncurrent     392       392  
Deposits and other assets     3,027       2,872  
    Total assets   $ 124,105     $ 124,743  
             
   
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY  
Current liabilities:                
  Accounts payable   $ 1,863     $ 4,705  
  Accrued payroll and related expenses     5,637       5,854  
  Accrued expenses     6,647       8,164  
  Deferred income taxes     944       944  
  Deferred revenue     37,429       35,483  
  Capital lease obligations     1,473       921  
    Total current liabilities     53,993       56,071  
                 
Deferred revenue, noncurrent     6,823       3,702  
Deferred income taxes, noncurrent     199       160  
Other liabilities     2,071       2,159  
Capital lease obligations, noncurrent     1,772       8  
Convertible notes     59,215       59,215  
    Total liabilities     124,073       121,315  
             
Stockholders' equity:                
  Common stock     34       34  
  Additional paid-in capital     258,584       255,331  
  Treasury stock     (14,430 )     (14,430 )
  Accumulated other comprehensive income     194       239  
  Accumulated deficit     (244,350 )     (237,746 )
    Total stockholders' equity     32       3,428  
    Total liabilities and stockholders' equity   $ 124,105     $ 124,743  
                 
                 
                 
CALLIDUS SOFTWARE INC.  
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS  
(In thousands)  
                 
    Three Months Ended  
    March 31,  
    2013     2012  
Cash flows from operating activities:                
  Net loss   $ (6,603 )   $ (6,983 )
  Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash used in operating activities:                
    Depreciation expense     987       738  
    Amortization of intangible assets     1,228       1,246  
    Provision for doubtful accounts and service remediation reserves     157       32  
    Stock-based compensation     2,591       3,202  
    Release of valuation allowance     -       (224 )
    Gain on disposal of property and equipment     -       (2 )
    Amortization of convertible notes issuance cost     134       134  
    Net amortization on investments     26       123  
    Changes in operating assets and liabilities:                
      Accounts receivable     (4,354 )     (807 )
      Prepaid and other current assets     (503 )     (480 )
      Other assets     (289 )     205  
      Accounts payable     (2,712 )     (1,215 )
      Accrued expenses     1,673       60  
      Accrued payroll and related expenses     (510 )     (821 )
      Accrued restructuring     284       464  
      Deferred revenue     5,067       287  
      Deferred income taxes     39       39  
Net cash used in operating activities     (2,785 )     (4,002 )
                 
Cash flows from investing activities:                
  Purchases of investments     (3,319 )     (9,823 )
  Proceeds from maturities and sale of investments     7,700       12,650  
  Purchases of property and equipment     (604 )     (638 )
  Proceeds from disposal of property and equipment     -       2  
  Purchases of intangible assets     (126 )     (3,610 )
  Acquisitions, net of cash acquired     -       (6,964 )
Net cash used in investing activities     3,651       (8,383 )
                 
Cash flows from financing activities:                
  Proceeds from issuance of common stock     1,002       4,240  
  Repurchases of common stock     -       -  
  Repurchase of common stock from employees for payment of taxes on vesting of restricted stock units     (341 )     (1,171 )
  Payment of consideration related to acquisitions     (3,078 )     (123 )
  Proceeds from issuance of convertible notes, net of issuance costs     -       (30 )
  Payment of principal under capital leases     (311 )     (290 )
Net cash provided by financing activities     (2,728 )     2,626  
Effect of exchange rates on cash and cash equivalents     (40 )     40  
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents     (1,902 )     (9,719 )
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period     16,400       17,383  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period   $ 14,498     $ 7,664  
                 
                 
                 
RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES  
(In thousands, except for percentages and per share data)  
(unaudited)  
                   
        Three months ended  
        March 31,  
        2013       2012  
                   
Non-GAAP gross profit reconciliation                
                   
Gross profit   $ 12,867     $ 10,084  
                   
  Profit margin, as a % of total revenues     50 %     46 %
Add back:                
  Non-cash stock-based compensation     580       1,024  
  Non-cash amortization of acquired intangible assets     524       492  
Non-GAAP gross profit   $ 13,971     $ 11,600  
                   
  Profit margin, as a % of total revenues     55 %     53 %
                   
                   
Non-GAAP recurring revenue gross profit reconciliation                
                   
Recurring revenue gross profit   $ 12,171     $ 9,337  
  Recurring revenue profit margin, as a % of recurring revenues     62 %     55 %
Add back:                
  Non-cash stock-based compensation     174       547  
  Non-cash amortization of acquired intangible assets     512       486  
Non-GAAP Recurring revenue gross profit   $ 12,857     $ 10,370  
  Recurring revenue profit margin, as a % of recurring revenues     66 %     61 %
                   
                   
Non-GAAP operating expense reconciliation:                
                   
Operating expenses   $ 18,502       16,394  
  Operating expenses, as a % of total revenues     72 %     74 %
Add back:                
  Non-cash stock-based compensation     (2,011 )     (2,178 )
  Non-cash amortization of acquired intangible assets     (286 )     (274 )
  Acquisition-related expense     -       (370 )
  Patent litigation and settlement costs     (314 )     (613 )
  Restructuring     (1,243 )     (442 )
Non-GAAP Operating Expenses   $ 14,648     $ 12,517  
  Non-GAAP Operating expenses, as a % of total revenues     57 %     57 %
                   
                   
Non-GAAP operating income (loss) reconciliation:                
                   
Operating loss   $ (5,635 )     (6,310 )
  Operating loss, as a % of total revenues     -22 %     -29 %
Add back:                
  Non-cash stock-based compensation     2,591       3,202  
  Non-cash amortization of acquired intangible assets     810       766  
  Acquisition-related expense     -       370  
  Patent litigation and settlement costs     314       613  
  Restructuring     1,243       442  
Non-GAAP Operating income (loss)   $ (677 )   $ (917 )
  Non-GAAP Operating income (loss), as a % of total revenues     -3 %     -4 %
                   
                   
CALLIDUS SOFTWARE INC.  
RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES  
(In thousands, except for percentages and per share data)  
(unaudited)  
                   
        Three months ended  
        March 31,  
        2013       2012  
                   
Non-GAAP net loss reconciliation:                
                   
Net loss    $ (6,603 )   $ (6,983 )
  Net loss, as a % of total revenues     -26 %     -32 %
Add back:                
  Non-cash stock-based compensation     2,591       3,202  
  Non-cash amortization of acquired intangible assets     810       766  
  Acquisition related expenses     -       370  
  Patent litigation and settlement costs     314       613  
  Restructuring     1,243       442  
  Interest expense on convertible notes     703       703  
  Amortization of convertible note issuance cost     134       134  
  Tax benefit from release of valuation allowance     -       (224 )
Non-GAAP Net income (loss)   $ (808 )   $ (977 )
  Non-GAAP Net income (loss), as a % of total revenues     -3 %     -4 %
                   
                   
Non-GAAP net income (loss) per share reconciliation:                
                   
Net loss per basic and diluted share   $ (0.18 )     (0.20 )
Add back:                
  Non-cash stock-based compensation     0.08       0.09  
  Non-cash amortization of acquired     -          
  Non-cash amortization of acquired intangible assets     0.02       0.02  
  Acquisition related expenses     -       0.01  
  Patent litigation and settlement costs     0.01       0.02  
  Restructuring     0.03       0.01  
  Interest expense on convertible notes     0.02       0.02  
  Amortization of convertible note issuance cost     -       -  
  Tax benefit from release of valuation allowance     -       -  
Non-GAAP net income (loss) per basic share   $ (0.02 )   $ (0.03 )
                   
Non-GAAP net income (loss) per diluted share   $ (0.02 )   $ (0.03 )
                   
                   
Basic and fully diluted shares reconciliation:                
                   
Basic shares     37,139       34,112  
Add back:                
  Weighted average effect of dilutive securities     -       -  
Diluted shares     37,139       34,112  
                 

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