Model N Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2014 Financial Results

The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

Redwood City, CA (May 1, 2014) – Model N, Inc., (NYSE: MODN), the leading revenue management solutions provider to the life science and technology industries, today announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014, which ended March 31, 2014.

“Our results this quarter showed continued progress towards our goal of returning to growth in Fiscal 2015,” said Zack Rinat, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer at Model N. “We had the largest bookings quarter in the history of the company and significantly enhanced our market opportunity through the launch of the REVVY Sales Application Suite. I am pleased to have both reported results above our projections and increased our guidance for the balance of the fiscal year.”

A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP financial measures has been provided in the financial statement tables included in this press release. An explanation of these measures, including the reasons management uses each measure, is also included below under the heading “Non-GAAP Financial Measures.”

As of May 1, 2014, we are providing guidance for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 as well as the full fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.

Model N will host a conference call today at 2:00 PM Pacific Time (5:00 PM Eastern Time) to review the company’s financial results for the second quarter 2014, which ended March 31, 2014. To access the call, please dial (877) 705-6003 in the U.S. or (201) 493-6725 internationally. Passcode is 13579773. A live webcast of the conference will be accessible from Model N’s website at: http://investor.modeln.com. Following the completion of the call through 11:59 p.m. ET on May 8, 2014, a recording will be available for replay at: http://investor.modeln.com and a telephone replay will be available by dialing (877) 870-5176 in the U.S. or (858) 384-5517 internationally with recording access code 13579773.

Model N is the leader in Revenue Management solutions. Model N helps its customers maximize their revenue and reduce revenue compliance risk by managing every dollar that impacts their top line encompassing contracting, pricing, incentives, and rebates. Model N leverages its deep industry expertise to support the unique business needs of Life Sciences and Technology companies in more than 50 countries. Global Customers include: Actavis, Allergan, Amgen, Atmel, Boston Scientific, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dell, Johnson & Johnson, Linear Technology, Merck, Marvell, Maxim, Micron, Nokia, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, ON Semiconductor, and STMicroelectronics. Learn more at: http://www.modeln.com. Model N is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MODN.

This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements regarding Model N’s third quarter and full year fiscal year 2014 revenue and other financial projections, future prospects, and market opportunities. The words “believe,” “may,” “will,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “expect,” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. If the risks materialize or assumptions prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the results implied by these forward-looking statements. Risks include, but are not limited to: (i) delays in closing customer contracts; (ii) our ability to resolve our sales execution challenges; (iii) the timing of new orders and the associated revenue recognition; (iv) adverse changes in general economic or market conditions; (v) delays or reductions in information technology spending and

resulting variability in customer orders from quarter to quarter; (vi) competitive factors, including but not limited to pricing pressures, industry consolidation, entry of new competitors and new applications and marketing initiatives by our competitors; (vii) our ability to manage our growth effectively; and (viii) acceptance of our applications and services by customers; (ix) success of new products; (x) the risk that the strategic initiatives that we may pursue will not result in significant future revenues; (x) our ability to retain customers. Further information on risks that could affect Model N’s results is included in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our final prospectus, our most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q and our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013, and any current reports on Form 8-K that we may file from time to time. Should any of these risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could differ materially from expectations. Model N assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements after the date of this release.

We have provided in this release financial information that has not been prepared in accordance with accounting standards generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”). We use these non-GAAP financial measures internally in analyzing our financial results and believe they are useful to investors, as a supplement to GAAP measures, in evaluating our ongoing operational performance. We believe that the use of these non-GAAP financial measures provides an additional tool for investors to use in evaluating ongoing operating results and trends and in comparing our financial results with other companies in our industry, many of which present similar non-GAAP financial measures to investors.

Non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered in isolation from, or as a substitute for, financial information prepared in accordance with GAAP. Investors are encouraged to review the reconciliation of these non-GAAP financial measures to their most directly comparable GAAP financial measures below. A reconciliation of our non-GAAP financial measures to their most directly comparable GAAP measures has been provided in the financial statement tables included below in this press release.

Our reported results include certain non-GAAP financial measures, including non-GAAP gross profit, non-GAAP loss from operations, non-GAAP net loss, weighted-average shares outstanding, non-GAAP net loss per share, and adjusted EBITDA. Non-GAAP gross profit excludes stock-based compensation expense, LeapFrogRX compensation charges and amortization of intangible assets. Non-GAAP loss from operations and non-GAAP net loss exclude stock-based compensation expense, LeapFrogRX compensation charges, amortization of intangible assets, changes in fair value of preferred stock warrant liability, and restructuring charges 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. In addition, stock-based compensation expense varies from period to period and company to company due to such things as differing valuation methodologies and changes in stock price. Adjusted EBITDA is defined as net loss, adjusted for LeapFrogRX compensation charges, depreciation and amortization, stock-based compensation expense, restructuring charges, interest and other (income) expenses, net, and provision for income taxes. Reconciliation tables are provided in this press release.

                                       Total assets       $    135,412    $    134,472 

                                       Total liabilities and stockholders' equity       $    135,412    $    134,472 

                                       Net cash used in operating activities    (3,945)    (1,401)    (5,745)    (2,517) 

                                       Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities    9,561    (1,139)    (518)    (2,257) 

                                       Net cash provided by financing activities    3,294    98,943    4,617    98,053 

To supplement our condensed consolidated financial statements presented on a GAAP basis, Model N uses non-GAAP measures of adjusted EBITDA, net loss, weighted average shares outstanding and net loss per share, which are adjusted to exclude LeapFrogRx compensation charges, stock-based compensation expense, restructuring charge, amortization of intangible assets and changes in fair value of preferred stock warrant liability and includes dilutive shares where applicable. We believe these adjustments are appropriate to enhance an overall understanding of our past financial performance and also our prospects for the future. These adjustments to our current period GAAP results are made with the intent of providing both management and investors a more complete understanding of Model N’s underlying operating results and trends and our marketplace performance. The non-GAAP results are an indication of our baseline performance that are considered by management for the purpose of making operational decisions. In addition, these non-GAAP results are the primary indicators management uses as a basis for our planning and forecasting of future periods. The presentation of this additional information is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for operating loss, net loss or basic and diluted net loss per share prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States. Non-GAAP financial measures are not based on a comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles and are subject to limitations.

While a large component of our expense in certain periods, we believe investors may want to exclude the effects of these items in order to compare our financial performance with that of other companies and between time periods:

(a)      Stock-based compensation is a non-cash expense accounted for in accordance with FASB ASC Topic 718. Stock- based compensation expenses are excluded from our non-GAAP income because stock-based compensation amounts are difficult to forecast due in part to the volume and timing of stock option and restricted stock grants and the volatility of our common stock. We believe that the exclusion of stock-based compensation expense provides for a better comparison of our operation results to prior periods and to our peer companies.

(b)      Amortization of intangible assets resulted principally from acquisitions. Intangible asset amortization is a non-cash item. As such, we believe exclusion of these expenses provides for a better comparison of our operation results to prior periods and to our peer companies.

(c)      In January 2012, we acquired LeapFrog Rx for initial cash consideration of $3.0 million as well as potential additional payments to former LeapFrogRx shareholders totaling up to $8.3 million which are expected to be incurred through January 2015. These additional payments are, among other things, subject to future continued employment and are therefore considered compensatory in nature and are being recognized as compensation expense (LeapFrogRx compensation charges) over the term of each component. We believe that the exclusion of these expenses provides for a better comparison of our operation results to prior periods and to our peer companies.

(d)      Preferred stock warrant was classified as liability and was marked to market in each period until the preferred stock warrant was converted to common stock warrant upon the closing date of IPO. The change in fair value of preferred stock warrant liability was a non-cash item. We believe that the exclusion of this expense provides for a better comparison of our operation results to prior periods and to our peer companies.

(e)      On September 30, 2013, the Company recorded a workforce reduction restructuring charge of $1.2 million primarily related to employee separation packages, which included severance pay, benefits continuation and outplacement costs. We believe that the exclusion of this expense provides for a better comparison of our operation results to prior periods and to our peer companies.

The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here.

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