SOURCE: SPY Inc.

SPY Inc.

August 06, 2014 16:05 ET

SPY Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Half and Second Quarter 2014

SPY® Inc. Total Company First Half Net Sales Reported as $17.4 Million

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 6, 2014) - SPY Inc. (OTCBB: XSPY) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014.

First half sales were $17.4 million in 2014, a decrease of 9% or $1.6 million less than in the first half of 2013. Sales included lower closeout sales of $0.8 million in 2014, compared to $1.4 million in 2013. The decrease in our net sales was primarily driven by an overall decline in the consumer market coupled with several key retailers currently holding lower levels of inventory and fewer closeout sales of our sunglass products. Gross profit as a percentage of net sales was 54% for the six months ended June 30, 2014, compared to 52% for the six months ended June 30, 2013.

Second quarter sales were $8.2 million in 2014, a decrease of 18% or $1.8 million less than in the second quarter of 2013. The decrease in our net sales was primarily driven by an overall decline in the consumer market coupled with several key retailers currently holding lower levels of inventory and fewer closeout sales of our sunglass products. Gross profit as a percentage of net sales was 56% for the three months ended June 30, 2014, compared to 53% for the three months ended June 30, 2013. 

"Although we encountered a challenging consumer environment in the first couple of months of the second quarter we were pleased with the top line improvements in June and especially with the increase in our gross margin rate to the highest level in the last four years," said Michael Marckx, president and CEO. "The margin expansion is a direct result of our strong product development team as well as a concerted effort across the organization to reduce operating costs. Achieving an operating profit along with our expanding portfolio of products, including our successful Happy Lens™ Collection, positions us well for the balance of 2014 as we focus on fulfilling strong pre-orders for snow goggles, driving overall sales, improving our product margins and managing our operating costs."

Income from operations decreased by $0.2 million to $0.2 million in the first half of 2014, compared to income from operations of $0.4 million in the first half of 2013. The $0.2 million decrease was partially due to the decrease in sales offset with a 167 basis point improvement in gross profit as a percent of sales. Additionally, total operating expenses in the first half of 2014 were lower by $0.4 million, compared to the first half of 2013. Cash flow generated by operating activities was $1.5 million in the first half of 2014.

Income from operations decreased by $0.2 million to $0.1 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared to income from operations of approximately $0.3 million in the second quarter of 2013. The $0.2 million decrease was partially due to the decrease in sales offset with a 271 basis point improvement in gross profit as a percent of sales. Additionally, total operating expenses in the second quarter of 2014 were lower by $0.5 million, compared to the second quarter of 2013.

The Company incurred a net loss of $1.5 million and $1.3 million during the first half of 2014 and 2013, respectively.

The Company incurred a net loss of $0.7 million and $0.6 million during the second quarter of 2014 and 2013, respectively.

SPY Inc. invites you to join the investor conference call on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. PDT. The dial-in number for the call in North America is 1-866-700-6067 and 1-617-213-8834 for international callers. The participant pass code is 95387010. The call will also be webcast live on the internet and can be accessed by logging on at investor.spyoptic.com.

The results of our operations for the quarters ended June 30, 2014 and 2013 are more fully discussed in our Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 6, 2014.

SPY Inc.:

We have a happy disrespect for the usual way of looking (at life) and the need to SEE HAPPY. It is this mindset that drives us to design, market, and distribute premium products for people who "live" to be outdoors, pushing the boundaries in action sports, motorsports, snow sports, cycling and multi-sports. We actively support the lifestyle subcultures that surround these pursuits, and as a result our products serve the broader fashion, music and entertainment markets of the youth culture. Our reason for being is to create the unusual and this is what helps us deliver distinctive products to people who are active, fun and a bit irreverent, like us. Our principal products -- sunglasses, goggles and prescription frames -- are marketed with fun and creativity under the SPY® brand. More information about SPY may be obtained from: www.spyoptic.com, www.facebook.com/spyoptic, Twitter @spyoptic and Instagram @spyoptic.

Safe Harbor Statement:

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements relate to future events or future financial performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as "may," "will," "should," "expect," "plan," "anticipate," "believe," "feel," "estimate," "predict," "hope," the negative of such terms, expressions of optimism or other comparable terminology. These statements are only predictions. Actual events or results may differ materially. Factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in our forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to lack of continuity and effectiveness of our management team, our ability to generate sufficient incremental sales of our core SPY® brand and new products to recoup our significant investments in sales and marketing, our ability to lower our expenses or otherwise reduce our breakeven point on an operating basis, our ability to maintain or increase the availability of our existing credit facilities and otherwise finance our strategic objectives, and the other risks identified from time to time in our filings made with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee future results. Moreover, except as required by law, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of such forward-looking statements and undertake no obligation to update any of these forward-looking statements.

   
SPY INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES  
   
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS  
(Thousands, except number of shares and per share amounts)  
   
    June 30,     December 31,  
    2014     2013  
    (Unaudited)        
Assets                
Current assets                
  Cash   $ 808     $ 686  
  Accounts receivable, net     5,316       6,543  
  Inventories, net     6,557       5,872  
  Prepaid expenses and other current assets     883       680  
  Income taxes receivable     -       3  
                 
    Total current assets     13,564       13,784  
Property and equipment, net     391       438  
Intangible assets, net of accumulated amortization of $800 and $782 at June 30, 2014 and December 31, 2013, respectively     54       72  
Other long-term assets     44       63  
                 
    Total assets   $ 14,053     $ 14,357  
                 
Liabilities and Stockholders' Deficit                
Current liabilities                
  Lines of credit   $ 2,703     $ 4,024  
  Current portion of capital leases     71       77  
  Current portion of notes payable     16       16  
  Accounts payable     3,467       1,302  
  Accrued expenses and other liabilities     2,866       3,069  
                 
    Total current liabilities     9,123       8,488  
Capital leases, less current portion     57       92  
Notes payable, less current portion     8       16  
Notes payable to stockholders     21,597       21,452  
                 
    Total liabilities     30,785       30,048  
Stockholders' deficit                
  Preferred stock: par value $0.0001; 5,000,000 authorized; none issued     -       -  
  Common stock: par value $0.0001; 100,000,000 shares authorized; 13,350,876 and 13,184,876 shares issued and outstanding at June 30, 2014 and December 31, 2013, respectively     1       1  
  Additional paid-in capital     45,780       45,331  
  Accumulated other comprehensive income     514       520  
  Accumulated deficit     (63,027 )     (61,543 )
                 
    Total stockholders' deficit     (16,732 )     (15,691 )
                 
    Total liabilities and stockholders' deficit   $ 14,053     $ 14,357  
                 
                 
   
SPY INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES  
   
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE LOSS  
(Thousands, except per share amounts)  
   
    Three Months Ended
 June 30,
    Six Months Ended
June 30,
 
    2014     2013     2014     2013  
    (Unaudited)     (Unaudited)  
Net sales   $ 8,183     $ 9,995     $ 17,376     $ 19,002  
Cost of sales     3,641       4,718       8,053       9,125  
                                 
  Gross profit     4,542       5,277       9,323       9,877  
Operating expenses:                                
  Sales and marketing     2,726       2,950       5,646       5,804  
  General and administrative     1,387       1,789       2,871       3,236  
  Shipping and warehousing     132       89       272       258  
  Research and development     196       122       349       223  
                                 
    Total operating expenses     4,441       4,950       9,138       9,521  
                                 
  Income (Loss) from operations     101       327       185       356  
Other income (expense):                                
  Interest expense     (751 )     (752 )     (1,509 )     (1,484 )
  Foreign currency transaction gain (loss)     69       (144 )     2       (162 )
  Other (expense)     (161 )     (5 )     (159 )     (5 )
                                 
    Total other expense     (843 )     (901 )     (1,666 )     (1,651 )
                                 
  Loss before provision for income taxes     (742 )     (574 )     (1,481 )     (1,295 )
Income tax provision     --       --       3       --  
                                 
Net loss   $ (742 )   $ (574 )   $ (1,484 )   $ (1,295 )
                                 
Net loss per share of Common Stock                                
    Basic   $ (.06 )   $ (.04 )   $ (.11 )   $ (.10 )
                                 
    Diluted   $ (.06 )   $ (.04 )   $ (.11 )   $ (.10 )
                                 
Shares used in computing net loss per share of Common Stock                                
    Basic     13,343       13,135       13,285       13,125  
                                 
    Diluted     13,343       13,135       13,285       13,125  
                                 
Other comprehensive income (loss)                                
  Foreign currency translation adjustment   $ (93 )   $ (84 )   $ (187 )   $ 93  
  Unrealized gain (loss) on foreign currency exposure of net investment in foreign operations     88       96       180       (98 )
                                 
    Total other comprehensive income (loss)     (5 )     12       (7 )     (5 )
                                 
Comprehensive loss   $ (747 )   $ (562 )   $ (1,491 )   $ (1,300 )
                                 

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