Record 2013 Revenue of US$414.5 Million, 34% Growth over Prior Year
NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced operating results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended 31 December 31 2013.
Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2013 was US$115.0 million, representing a 35% increase over the prior year. Total revenue for the year was US$414.5 million, a year-over-year increase of 34%.
Cash flow from operations was US$17.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, an increase of US$3.9 million, or 29%, over the same period last year. Cash flow from operations was US$62.2 million for the year, an increase of US$7.9 million, or 15%, over the prior year.
On a GAAP basis, net loss for the fourth quarter of 2013 was US$20.2 million, or US$(0.27) per share, as compared to a net loss of US$9.6 million, or $(0.13) per share, in the fourth quarter of 2012. GAAP net loss for the year ended December 31, 2013 was US$70.4 million, or US$(0.95) per share, as compared to a GAAP net loss of US$35.2 million, or US$(0.50) per share, in 2012.
Non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of 2013 was US$6.2 million, or US$0.08 per share, as compared to non-GAAP net income of US$4.6 million, or US$0.06 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2012. Non-GAAP net income for the year ended December 31, 2013 was US$19.9 million, or US$0.26 per share, as compared to non-GAAP net income of $19.1 million, or US$0.26 per share, in 2012.
"2013 was a record year for NetSuite, and the fourth year in a row that NetSuite delivered accelerating revenue growth. Our continued execution and growth bear witness to the fact, that as companies move their core business applications to the cloud they are moving to NetSuite and leaving the pre-cloud solutions of Microsoft, Sage and SAP behind," said Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite.
In conjunction with this announcement, NetSuite hosted a conference call today to discuss the company's fourth quarter and fiscal 2013 financial results, and our outlook for the first quarter and fiscal 2014. A replay of the call, together with detailed financial information, will be available in the Investor Relations section of NetSuite's website at www.netsuite.com/investors. A replay of the call can also be accessed by dialing +1 404-537-3406 (outside the U.S.) and referencing passcode: 35613814.
NetSuite Inc. is the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and omnichannel commerce software suites. In addition to financials/ERP software suites, NetSuite offers a broad suite of applications, including accounting, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Professional Services Automation (PSA) and ecommerce that enables companies to manage most of their core business operations in its single integrated suite. NetSuite software allows businesses to automate operations, streamline processes and access real-time business information anytime, anywhere. For more information about NetSuite, please visit www.netsuite.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release and NetSuite's scheduled conference call contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 relating to, among other things, expectations, plans, prospects and financial results for NetSuite, including, but not limited to, our expectations regarding our products, market demand, future revenue, earnings and market share growth. These forward-looking statements are based upon the current expectations and beliefs of NetSuite's management as of the date of this press release and conference call, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements made in this press release and during the conference call are based on information available to us as of the date thereof, and NetSuite disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
In particular, the following factors, among others, could cause results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements: the market for on-demand services may develop more slowly than expected or than it has in the past; continued adverse and unpredictable macro-economic conditions or reduced investments in on-demand applications and information technology spending; quarterly operating results may fluctuate more than expected; unexpected disruptions of service at one or more of our data centres may occur; a security breach may impact operations; risks associated with material defects or errors in our software or the effect of undetected computer viruses could impact operations; the risk of technological developments and innovations by others; our ability to successfully identify other businesses and technologies for acquisition that will complement our business and the ability to successfully acquire and integrate those businesses and technologies; the risk of loss of power or disruption in Internet service; failure to manage growth and effectively scale the organisation; failure to protect and enforce our intellectual property rights; assertions by third parties that we infringe their intellectual property rights; the ability to manage operations when faced with competitive pricing and marketing strategies by competitors or changing macro-economic conditions; the risk of losing key employees; evolving government regulation of the Internet and ecommerce; changes to current accounting rules; changes in foreign exchange rates; and general political or destabilising events, including war, conflict or acts of terrorism; and other risks and uncertainties.
Customers who purchase our services should make sure the decisions are based on features that are currently available. Please be advised that any unreleased services or features from NetSuite referenced in today's discussion or other public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all.
For a detailed discussion of these and other cautionary statements, please refer to the risk factors discussed in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including but not limited to our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on February 28, 2013, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on October 30, 2013 and any subsequently filed reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. All documents are available through the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering Analysis and Retrieval system ("EDGAR") at www.sec.gov or NetSuite's website at www.netsuite.com.
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
Our stated results include certain non-GAAP financial measures, including non-GAAP operating income, net income, weighted average shares outstanding, and net income per share. Non-GAAP operating income excludes expenses related to stock-based compensation expense, amortisation of intangible assets, and transaction costs for business combinations. Non-GAAP net income excludes expenses related to stock-based compensation expense, amortisation of intangible assets, transaction costs for business combinations, non-cash interest expense on convertible debt and income tax benefits associated with business combinations. Non-GAAP operating income and non-GAAP net income exclude these expenses as they are often excluded by other companies to help investors understand the operational performance of their business, and in the case of stock-based compensation, can be difficult to predict. We believe these adjustments provide useful comparative information to investors.
We consider these non-GAAP financial measures to be important because they provide useful measures of our operating performance and are used by our management for that purpose. In addition, investors often use measures such as these to evaluate the operating performance of a company. Non-GAAP results are presented for supplemental informational purposes only for understanding our operating results. The non-GAAP results should not be considered a substitute for financial information presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies.
A copy of this press release can be found on our Investor Relations website at www.netsuite.com/investors. The contents of the website are not incorporated by reference into this press release.
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