B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year ended December 31, 2016
Net income of $360,000 and 7% growth in revenues in 2016
RISHON LEZION, Israel, March 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –
B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (the “Company”, “BOS”) (Nasdaq: BOSC), a leading Israeli provider of RFID and Mobile solutions and a global provider of Supply Chain solutions to enterprises, today reported its financial results for the Fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.
Highlights of Year 2016 results:
• Net income of $360,000 in year 2016 as compared to a net income of $334,000 in year 2015.
• Revenues grew by 7% to $27.5 million in year 2016 from $25.6 million in year 2015.
• Net income, on a non-GAAP basis in year 2016 amounted to $571,000 as compared to $576,000 in year 2015.
• EBITDA in year 2016 amounted to $1.1 million as compared to $1 million in year 2015.
Highlights for the fourth quarter 2016 results:
• Net income amounted to $219,000 as compared to $214,000 in the comparable quarter last year.
• Revenues amounted to $6.8 million as compared to $7.4 million in the comparable quarter last year.
• Net income, on a non-GAAP basis amounted to $278,000 as compared to $310,000 in the comparable quarter last year.
• EBITDA for the fourth quarter of 2016 amounted to $417,000 as compared to $352,000 in the comparable quarter last year.
Yuval Viner, CEO, stated: “I am pleased to have met our public forecast for the year 2016, which was an increase in our revenues and in our net profit, as compared to 2015. Our outlook for year 2017 is a net profit of $0.5 million and further growth in revenues as compared to year 2016. In the beginning of 2016, we acquired the business of iDnext and its subsidiary, Next-Line. This allowed us to expand our advanced logistic solutions in the field of Automatic Identification Data Collection. Since the acquisition, we have invested substantial amount of working capital and managerial resources in the integration process. We are pleased with the resulting synergies, but there is still work to be done in order to improve the performance of this business.”
Avidan Zelicovsky, President stated: “Sales of the Supply Chain division outside of Israel amounted to $6.8 million in year 2016. During this year, we have made significant progress in expanding our Supply Chain business in India. We are continuing to focus on this market, with the intention of further growing our activity in this territory.”
Eyal Cohen, CFO, stated: “In 2016, we have continued the improvement in our financial position. Our shareholder’ equity amounted to $8.6 million in December 2016 and it accounted for 47% of our balance sheet. Our net debt decreased to $1.85 million in December 2016 from $2.44 million in December 31, 2015, reflecting our trend in recent years of reducing our debt.”
BOS will host a conference call on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. EDT – 5:00 p.m., Israel Time. A question-and-answer session will follow management’s presentation. To access the conference call, please dial one of the following numbers:
US: +1-888-281-1167, International: +972-3-918-0644.
For those unable to listen to the live call, a script of the call will be available the next day after the call on BOS’s website, at: http://www.boscorporate.com
B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (BOSC) is a leading Israeli provider of RFID and Mobile solutions and a global provider of Supply Chain solutions to enterprises. BOS’ RFID and 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.boscorporate.com.
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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.