• Total revenue was $16.3 million for the second quarter of 2011, a sequential increase of 11% from $14.7 million in the first quarter of 2011, and a 6% increase from $15.4 million in the second quarter of 2010. The sequential increase primarily reflects higher revenues from eBook-related services and a one-time fee of $0.6 million received from one of our customers for an early termination of an engagement.
• The Company reported net earnings of $0.8 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2011, compared with essentially break-even earnings in the first quarter of 2011, and a net loss of $0.9 million or ($0.03) per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2010. The increase in net earnings primarily reflects an increase in gross margins from 27% in the first quarter of 2011 and 21% in the second quarter of 2010 to 30% in the second quarter of 2011.
• In the first half of 2011, revenue was $31.0 million, compared to $30.9 million for the first half of 2010. Pre-tax earnings improved significantly from a pre-tax loss of $1.4 million to pre-tax earnings of $1.1 million. The increase in pre-tax earnings primarily reflects an increase in gross margins from 21% of revenues to 29% of revenues. Net earnings were $0.8 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, for the first half of 2011, up from a net loss of $2.3 million, or ($0.09) per diluted share, in the corresponding period of 2010.
• The Company’s balance sheet continues to be strong. Cash and cash equivalents and investments as of June 30, 2011 were $26.9 million, compared to $28.6 million as of March 31, 2011.
• The Company paid approximately $0.9 million to repurchase approximately 342,000 shares of its common stock during the second quarter of 2011 under the $2.1 million share repurchase program that the Company announced in July 2010. Through the end of the second quarter, the Company repurchased a total of 606,000 shares under this program at a total cost of $1.7 million.
In the second quarter, the Company launched a new segment, Innodata Advanced Data Solutions (“IADS”), to provide advanced data analytics to a variety of industries. The financial results reported for the second quarter of 2011 include $300,000 in start-up operating costs for IADS and $400,000 in start-up capital costs for IADS. The IADS segment, which will constitute a reporting segment in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, currently consists of two new divisions, Synodex and docGenix. The Synodex division focuses on the information needs of the healthcare and insurance industries. The docGenix division is focusing on risk management data solutions for the financial services industry.
“We are pleased with our progress this quarter. Our year-over-year and sequential increases in revenue and earnings reflect the success we have had this year at increasing the volume and profitability of the new business we booked. Looking ahead, we expect continued improvement in financial performance, with 2011 third quarter revenues approximating $17.5 million or more,” said Jack Abuhoff, Chairman and CEO of Innodata. “From a strategic perspective, we see the IADS segment as a vehicle for leveraging some of Innodata’s core strengths in digitization, XML services, legal and medical analysis, and content technologies for the benefit of new markets and customers that we have not traditionally served. We believe that the IADS segment will be an important contributor to our three-year growth plan.”
Innodata announced on July 12 that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) had selected Innodata’s new docGenix division to be a member of its recently formed Technology Advisory Subcommittee on Data Standardization. The CFTC has stated that the purpose of the Subcommittee is to develop recommendations regarding a standardized reference data depository representing the universe of legal and financial terms utilized in describing, defining, and valuing the various derivatives and other financial instruments which are presently traded, and in the future may be traded, on and off regulated exchanges.
Timing of Conference Call with Q&A
Innodata Isogen will conduct an earnings conference call, including a question and answer period, at 11AM EST today. You can participate in this call by dialing the following call-in numbers:
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About Innodata Isogen
Innodata Isogen (innodata-isogen.com) is a leading provider of business process, technology and consulting services, as well as products and solutions, that help our valued clients create, manage, use and distribute digital information. Propelled by a culture of quality, service and innovation, we have developed a client base that includes many of the world’s most preeminent media, publishing and information services companies, as well as leading enterprises in information-intensive industries such as aerospace, defense, financial services, government, healthcare, high technology, insurance, intelligence, manufacturing and law.
Recent honors include EContent Magazine’s EContent 100, KMWorld Magazine’s 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ (IAOP) Global Outsourcing Top 100, D&B India’s Leading ITeS and BPO Companies and the Black Book of Outsourcing’s Top List of Leading Outsourcing Providers to the Printing and Publishing Business.
Headquartered in the New York metro area, Innodata has offices and operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel, India, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines.
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