B.O.S. Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter of 2013
Net profit of $219,000 and NON GAAP net profit of $415,000
RISHON LEZION, Israel, December 2 , 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (the "Company", "BOS") (Nasdaq: BOSC), a leading Israeli provider of RFID and supply chain solutions to global enterprises, today reported its financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2013.
Highlights - on a GAAP basis:
• Revenues for the third quarter of 2013 grew by 16% as compared to the comparable quarter last year. Revenues for the first nine months of 2013 grew by 3%, as compared to the comparable period last year.
• Net profit for the third quarter of 2013 amounted to $219,000, as compared to a net loss of $66,000 in the comparable period last year. Net loss for the first nine months of 2013 amounted to $43,000 as compared to a net loss of $586,000 in the comparable period last year.
Highlights - on a NON GAAP basis:
• Net profit for the third quarter of 2013 amounted to $415,000, as compared to a net profit of $124,000 in the comparable period last year. Net profit for the first nine months of 2013 amounted to $401,000, as compared to a net loss of $60,000 in the comparable period last year.
• EBITDA for the third quarter of 2013 amounted to $495,000, as compared to $175,000 in the comparable period last year. EBITDA for the first nine months of 2013 amounted to $807,000 as compared to $472,000 in the comparable period last year.
Cash and cash equivalents and long term bank deposit amounted to $931,000 as of September 30, 2013, compared to $792,000 as of December 31, 2012. The trend of reduction in loans has continued and by September 30, 2013 our bank loans were reduced to $7 million from $7.6 million as of December 31, 2012, and $9 million as of December 31, 2011. We expect a further reduction in our loans in the next 12 months.
Edouard Cukierman, Chairman of the Board, stated, "We are very pleased with these results, which reflect a continuing improvement in the Company’s performance and financial position. We expect these positive trends to continue in the future."
Yuval Viner, BOS CEO, added "We are continuing our efforts to streamline our operations, improve our products and strengthen our financial position. We are confident that we will meet our challenges and expect to end 2013 with a net profit on a non-GAAP basis."
BOS will host a conference call on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET 5:00 p.m. Israel time. A question-and-answer session will follow management’s presentation. Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing to + 972-3-9180644 approximately five to ten minutes before the call start time:
For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay of the call will be available from the day after the call on BOS's website, at: http://www.boscorporate.com
B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd.
Mr. Eyal Cohen, CFO
B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (Nasdaq: BOSC - News) is a leading provider of Mobile and Supply Chain solutions to global enterprises. BOS' mobile division offers both turnkey integration services as well as stand-alone products, including best-of-breed RFID and AIDC hardware and communications equipment, BOS middleware and industry-specific software applications. The Company's supply chain division provides electronic components consolidation services to the aerospace, defense, medical and telecommunications industries as well as to enterprise customers worldwide.
For more information, please visit: www.boscom.com
Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information
BOS reports financial results in accordance with U.S. GAAP and herein provides some non-GAAP measures. These non-GAAP measures are not in accordance with, nor are they a substitute for, GAAP measures. These non-GAAP measures are intended to supplement the Company’s presentation of its financial results that are prepared in accordance with GAAP. The Company uses the non-GAAP measures presented to evaluate and manage the Company’s operations internally. The Company is also providing this information to assist investors in performing additional financial analysis that is consistent with financial models developed by research analysts who follow the Company. The reconciliation set forth below is provided in accordance with Regulation G and reconciles the non-GAAP financial measures with the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures.
Safe Harbor Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
The forward-looking statements contained herein reflect management's current views with respect to future events and financial performance. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond the control of BOS. These risk factors and uncertainties include, amongst others, the dependency of sales being generated from one or few major customers, the uncertainty of BOS being able to maintain current gross profit margins, inability to keep up or ahead of technology and to succeed in a highly competitive industry, inability to maintain marketing and distribution arrangements and to expand our overseas markets, uncertainty with respect to the prospects of legal claims against BOS, the effect of exchange rate fluctuations, general worldwide economic conditions and continued availability of financing for working capital purposes and to refinance outstanding indebtedness; and additional risks and uncertainties detailed in BOS's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. BOS undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any such forward-looking statements to reflect any change in its expectations or in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements may be based, or that may affect the likelihood that actual results will differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.
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