NETSOL Technologies Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results
Total net revenues up 17.9% to $15.5 million in Q2 FY 2022
Q2 FY 2022 GAAP net income increased to $1.4 million or $0.13 per diluted share
Annual recurring revenue (SaaS and Support) increased to $25.0 million run rate
CALABASAS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NETSOL Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTWK), a global business services and enterprise application solutions provider, reported results for the fiscal second quarter ended December 31, 2021.
Fiscal Second Quarter 2022 and Recent Operational Highlights
- Subscription (SaaS and Cloud) and support quarterly revenues increased 64% to $9.4 million.
- Expanded strategic partnership with leading IT and business consulting services firm CGI in Europe; partnership offers NETSOL's premier, next-generation NFS Ascent® platform to the global finance and leasing industry, supported by CGI's local business consulting, IT integration, and managed service solutions.
- NETSOL’s U.S. based mobility startup Otoz expanded its digital automotive retail platform MINI Anywhere® for BMW® Group Financial Services in the U.S. for its key brand MINI®. MINI Anywhere is now live with 12 MINI dealerships as of December – 11 in California and one in Texas; Otoz is also scheduled to onboard additional California- and Texas-based dealers before an expansion into Florida. Long term, the solution has the potential to be rolled out to over 100 MINI dealerships across all 50 states.
- Attained “Five-Star Premier Business Partner” of the American Financial Services Association (AFSA), supporting the Company’s efforts to gain a deeper and more consistent engagement with both the AFSA team and its member organizations as an industry thought leader.
- Achieved SOC 2 Type 1 compliance, attesting to NETSOL’s ability to protect client data; SOC 2 Type 1 compliance reinforces NETSOL’s commitment to ensuring the security of its clients’ (and their customers’) data and confirms that all system requirements were designed based on the trust services criteria relevant to the security standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Fiscal Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results
Total net revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 were $15.5 million, compared with $13.1 million in the prior year period. The increase in total net revenues was primarily driven by an increase in subscription and support revenues of $3.7 million, slightly offset by a decrease in license fees of $631,000 and total services revenues of $667,000.
- Total license fees were $1.96 million, compared with $2.59 million in the prior year period.
- Total subscription (SaaS and Cloud) and support revenues were $9.4 million, compared with $5.7 million in the prior year period.
- Total services revenues were $4.1 million, compared with $4.8 million in the prior year period.
Gross profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 increased 26.5% to $7.6 million (or 49.4% of net revenues), compared to $6.0 million (or 46% of net revenues) in the second quarter of fiscal 2021. The increase in gross profit was primarily due to an increase in revenue of $2.4 million, offset by a $751,000 increase in cost of revenues. The increases in cost of sales were primarily due to increases in salaries and consulting costs of $367,000, travel costs of $124,000, depreciation of $15,000, and other costs of $245,000.
Operating expenses for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 were $5.99 million (or 38.7% of sales), compared to $5.96 million (or 45.4% of sales) for the second quarter of fiscal 2021. The increase in operating expenses was primarily due to increases in selling expenses and research and development costs, offset by a decrease in general and administrative expenses.
GAAP net income attributable to NETSOL for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 totaled $1.4 million or $0.13 per diluted share, compared with GAAP net loss of $242,000 or $0.02 per diluted share in the second quarter of fiscal 2021. GAAP net income attributable to NETSOL included a $901,000 gain on foreign currency exchange transactions in the second quarter of fiscal 2022, which was an increase from a gain of $14,000 in the prior year period.
Non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 totaled $2.1 million or $0.19 per diluted share, compared with non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA of $617,000 or $0.05 per diluted share in the second quarter of fiscal 2021 (see note regarding “Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures,” below for further discussion of this non-GAAP measure).
At December 31, 2021, cash and cash equivalents were $25.6 million, a decrease from $33.7 million at June 30, 2021.
“Our strong momentum continued in the second quarter, and we remain well on track to achieve our growth targets for fiscal 2022,” said NETSOL Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Najeeb Ghauri. “Within our core business, the pipeline and mix of opportunities remains robust, particularly in our European and North American growth markets, giving us confidence in our ability to drive additional contract signings over the coming months. Our Otoz Digital Retail Platform, one of our more venture-focused operations, continued to expand through its MINI Anywhere partnership and is now employed by more than 65% of all MINI dealerships in California, with live operations beginning in a second state, Texas, in December; we remain encouraged by the initial response and total opportunity. We are committed to our vision of pushing the boundaries for new ownership and payment models, supporting our customers where they are today and where they want to go in the future, and creating new shareholder value in the process.”
Company CFO Roger Almond added: “Growth in recurring revenues from our subscription and support segment were a key driver of our strong financial performance during the quarter. Importantly, with a larger share of higher margin revenue contributions, our second quarter gross margin increased to nearly 50% of net revenues. We continued to welcome our workforce back across our global footprint during the second quarter, and we expect a return to sales growth with a related increase in expenses to support our increased business activity moving forward. Our cash position remains near record levels, providing the resources to support our core business growth as well as strategic investments in high-return, long-term opportunities, such as the promising work of the Otoz Innovation Lab. With these factors in consideration, we are reiterating our full year revenue outlook of 10% topline growth and 20% subscription revenue growth throughout the balance of the year.”
NETSOL Technologies management will hold a conference call today (February 14, 2022) at 4:15 p.m. Eastern time (1:15 p.m. Pacific time) to discuss these financial results. A question-and-answer session will follow management's presentation.
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About NETSOL Technologies
NETSOL Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTWK) is a worldwide provider of IT and enterprise software solutions primarily serving the global leasing and finance industry. The Company’s suite of applications is backed by 40 years of domain expertise and supported by a committed team of more than 1300 professionals placed in eight strategically located support and delivery centers throughout the world. NFS, LeasePak, LeaseSoft or NFS Ascent® – help companies transform their Finance and Leasing operations, providing a fully automated asset-based finance solution covering the complete finance and leasing lifecycle.
Otoz, a division of NETSOL Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: NTWK), provides business-to-business, white-label technology solutions for new mobility. The Otoz suite of agile and customizable mobility solutions ranges from car sharing and subscription products to AI-enabled chatbots, allowing businesses to engage consumers and facilitate the complete transaction lifecycle intelligently and digitally. Otoz technologies empower automotive companies and start-ups to launch digital retailing and new mobility models quickly and efficiently. The technology Otoz has developed is cloud-native and supported by artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), internet of things (IoT) and blockchain. Otoz technology drives utilization, while supporting robust and efficient operations.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements relating to the development of the Company's products and services and future operating results, including statements regarding the Company that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties such as the effect of disparate stay at home orders and social distancing requirements imposed internationally by COVID-19 and its resultant impact on our financials and the world economy that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. The words “expects,” “anticipates,” variations of such words, and similar expressions, identify forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, but their absence does not mean that the statement is not forward-looking. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties, and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Factors that could affect the Company's actual results include the progress and costs of the development of products and services and the timing of the market acceptance, as well as the delay in recovery or a prolonged economic downturn that effects our Company, our customers and the world economy. The subject Companies expressly disclaim any obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in the company's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances upon which any statement is based.
Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
The reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to net income, the most comparable financial measure based upon GAAP, as well as a further explanation of adjusted EBITDA, is included in the financial tables in Schedule 4 of this press release.
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NETSOL Technologies, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Schedule 1: Consolidated Balance Sheets
|As of||As of|
|ASSETS||December 31, 2021||June 30, 2021|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||25,587,515||$||33,705,154|
|Accounts receivable, net of allowance of $173,589 and $166,231||7,190,759||4,184,096|
|Accounts receivable - related party, net of allowance of $1,373,099 and $1,373,099||-||-|
|Revenues in excess of billings, net of allowance of $82,042 and $136,976||18,730,022||14,680,131|
|Revenues in excess of billings - related party, net of allowance of $8,163 and $8,163||-||-|
|Other current assets, net of allowance of $1,243,633 and $1,243,633||2,581,401||3,009,393|
|Total current assets||54,089,697||55,578,774|
|Revenues in excess of billings, net - long term||985,772||957,603|
|Convertible note receivable - related party, net of allowance of $4,250,000 and $4,250,000||-||-|
|Property and equipment, net||10,265,385||12,091,812|
|Right of use of assets - operating leases||1,029,294||1,345,869|
|Long term investment||2,921,667||3,155,852|
|Intangible assets, net||2,657,204||3,904,656|
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY|
|Accounts payable and accrued expenses||$||6,394,780||$||6,696,035|
|Current portion of loans and obligations under finance leases||10,147,993||11,366,171|
|Current portion of operating lease obligations||770,559||857,729|
|Total current liabilities||21,032,680||23,476,561|
|Loans and obligations under finance leases; less current maturities||120,277||699,841|
|Operating lease obligations; less current maturities||319,613||564,257|
|Commitments and contingencies|
|Preferred stock, $.01 par value; 500,000 shares authorized;||-||-|
|Common stock, $.01 par value; 14,500,000 shares authorized;|
|12,186,070 shares issued and 11,247,039 outstanding as of December 31, 2021 and|
|12,181,585 shares issued and 11,265,064 outstanding as of June 30, 2021||121,861||121,816|
|Treasury stock (at cost, 939,031 shares and 916,521 shares as of December 31, 2021 and June 30, 2021, respectively)||(3,920,856||)||(3,820,750||)|
|Other comprehensive loss||(34,935,629||)||(31,868,481||)|
|Total NetSol stockholders' equity||53,100,869||54,650,129|
|Total stockholders' equity||60,026,221||61,865,602|
|Total liabilities and stockholders' equity||$||81,498,791||$||86,606,261|
NETSOL Technologies, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Schedule 2: Consolidated Statement of Operations
|For the Three Months||For the Six Months|
|Ended December 31,||Ended December 31,|
|Subscription and support||9,374,869||5,724,802||15,605,258||10,896,665|
|Total net revenues||15,472,962||13,121,460||28,893,723||25,768,838|
|Cost of revenues:|
|Salaries and consultants||5,661,917||5,294,662||11,324,327||9,821,311|
|Depreciation and amortization||728,868||713,749||1,494,603||1,420,998|
|Total cost of revenues||7,830,375||7,079,151||15,808,113||13,344,954|
|Selling and marketing||1,807,162||1,558,027||3,427,155||3,167,631|
|Depreciation and amortization||212,864||221,572||427,135||443,362|
|General and administrative||3,733,303||4,065,788||7,706,442||7,493,424|
|Research and development cost||235,390||110,419||510,620||196,408|
|Total operating expenses||5,988,719||5,955,806||12,071,352||11,300,825|
|Income from operations||1,653,868||86,503||1,014,258||1,123,059|
|Other income and (expenses)|
|Gain (loss) on sale of assets||(80,125||)||(52,531||)||(190,725||)||(74,273||)|
|Gain (loss) on foreign currency exchange transactions||901,016||13,981||2,185,164||310,022|
|Share of net loss from equity investment||(79,818||)||(43,685||)||(240,783||)||(151,535||)|
|Total other income (expenses)||986,186||79,743||2,343,918||430,958|
|Net income before income taxes||2,640,054||166,246||3,358,176||1,554,017|
|Income tax provision||(201,506||)||(245,434||)||(369,133||)||(509,728||)|
|Net income (loss)||2,438,548||(79,188||)||2,989,043||1,044,289|
|Net income (loss) attributable to NetSol||$||1,406,785||$||(242,104||)||$||1,594,754||$||475,450|
|Net income (loss) per share:|
|Net income (loss) per common share|
|Weighted average number of shares outstanding|
NETSOL Technologies, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Schedule 3: Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows
|For the Six Months|
|Ended December 31,|
|Cash flows from operating activities:|
|Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash|
|provided by (used in) operating activities:|
|Depreciation and amortization||1,921,738||1,864,360|
|Provision for bad debts||(33,815||)||(175,575||)|
|Share of net loss from investment under equity method||240,783||151,535|
|Loss on sale of assets||190,725||74,273|
|Stock based compensation||28,292||165,164|
|Changes in operating assets and liabilities:|
|Revenues in excess of billing||(4,741,806||)||4,540,271|
|Other current assets||304,464||(252,781||)|
|Accounts payable and accrued expenses||56,539||313,869|
|Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities||(3,036,634||)||12,650,844|
|Cash flows from investing activities:|
|Purchases of property and equipment||(773,953||)||(1,249,895||)|
|Sales of property and equipment||201,773||123,194|
|Investment in associates||-||(93,000||)|
|Net cash used in investing activities||(572,180||)||(1,219,701||)|
|Cash flows from financing activities:|
|Purchase of treasury stock||(100,106||)||(1,392,671||)|
|Proceeds from bank loans||188,272||705,338|
|Payments on finance lease obligations and loans - net||(715,121||)||(175,352||)|
|Net cash used in financing activities||(626,955||)||(862,685||)|
|Effect of exchange rate changes||(3,881,870||)||1,268,359|
|Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents||(8,117,639||)||11,836,817|
|Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of the period||33,705,154||20,166,830|
|Cash and cash equivalents at end of period||$||25,587,515||$||32,003,647|
NETSOL Technologies, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Schedule 4: Reconciliation to GAAP
|For the Three
|For the Three
|For the Six
|For the Six
|December 31, 2021||December 31, 2020||December 31, 2021||December 31, 2020|
|Net Income (loss) attributable to NetSol||$||1,406,785||$||(242,104||)||$||1,594,754||$||475,450|
|Depreciation and amortization||941,732||935,321||1,921,738||1,864,360|
|Non-cash stock-based compensation||25,289||74,169||28,292||165,164|
|Adjusted EBITDA, gross||$||3,381,630||$||1,059,123||$||4,740,641||$||3,369,434|
|Less non-controlling interest (a)||(1,293,037||)||(441,853||)||(1,881,916||)||(1,140,697||)|
|Adjusted EBITDA, net||$||2,088,593||$||617,270||$||2,858,725||$||2,228,737|
|Weighted Average number of shares outstanding|
|Basic adjusted EBITDA||$||0.19||$||0.05||$||0.25||$||0.19|
|Diluted adjusted EBITDA||$||0.19||$||0.05||$||0.25||$||0.19|
|(a)The reconciliation of adjusted EBITDA of non-controlling interest to net income attributable to non-controlling interest is as follows|
|Net Income (loss) attributable to non-controlling interest||$||1,031,763||$||162,916||$||1,394,289||$||568,839|
|Depreciation and amortization||273,822||264,535||561,453||529,100|
|Non-cash stock-based compensation||394||8,552||394||22,696|
|Adjusted EBITDA of non-controlling interest||$||1,293,037||$||441,853||$||1,881,916||$||1,140,697|
Released February 14, 2022