B.O.S. Announces Net Profit From Continued Operations in Fourth Quarter and Annual 2010 Results

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

RISHON LEZION, Israel, March 22, 2011 (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 fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2010.

Highlights of fourth quarter 2010 results from continuing operations:

  1. Revenues grew by 24% to $7.8 million, up from $6.3 million in the same quarter last year.
  2. Operating income amounted to $264,000, compared to an operating loss of $2 million in the same quarter last year. This is the fourth consecutive quarter in 2010 that BOS has posted an operating income.
  3. EBITDA amounted to $453,000, compared to a negative EBITDA of $1.7 million in the same quarter last year.
  4. Net income amounted to $84,000, compared to a net loss of $2.9 million in the same quarter last year. This is the third consecutive quarter in 2010 that BOS has posted a net profit.
  5. Net income (excluding amortization of intangible assets and stock-based compensation) amounted to $289,000, compared to a net loss of $2.5 million in the same quarter last year.

Highlights of annual 2010 results from continuing operations:

  1. Revenues grew by 18% to $30.2 million, up from $25.5 million in the same period last year.
  2. Operating income amounted to $1.3 million, compared to an operating loss of $4.7 million in the same period last year.
  3. EBITDA amounted to $2.1 million, compared to a negative EBITDA of $3.1 million in the same period last year.
  4. Net profit amounted to $171,000, compared to a net loss of $6 million in the same period last year.
  5. Net profit (excluding amortization and impairment of intangible assets and stock based compensation) was $1.0 million, compared to a net loss of $4.5 million in the same period last year.
  6. Positive cash flows from operating activities amounted to $1.5 million, compared to $21,000 in the same period last year.

Review of annual 2010 results from discontinued operations

Losses from discontinued operations amounted to $806,000 in 2010, compared to a loss of $3.1 million in 2009. Losses from discontinued operations related to the closing of two U.S. subsidiaries, which were part of the Company's supply chain division, during the fourth quarter of 2010. The Company does not anticipate further expenses and holds no assets or liabilities related to these discontinued operations, as of December 31, 2010.

Yuval Viner, BOS CEO, stated: "We are pleased to report ongoing growth trends and improved results for our continuing operations, for the fourth consecutive quarter in 2010. We expect a net profit (on a GAAP basis) in 2011. Our outlook for revenues in 2011 is at least $33 million, reflecting a 10% growth over 2010 continued operations. We are also forecasting EBITDA to grow by 10% or more, to at least $2.3 million, compared to $2.1 million last year. We are in the process of establishing partnerships with systems integrators in Europe, and we expect 2011 to be the first year of international sales of our BOS ID software platform."

Avidan Zelicovsky, BOS President, stated: "The supply chain division has had a strong start in 2011, and we are continuing to diversify in terms of the types of customers we are serving. Our supply chain international customer base is expected to show continued growth in 2011."

Conference Call

BOS will host a conference call on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time/4:00 p.m. Israel Time. A question-and-answer session will follow management's presentation. Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing the following numbers 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.

About BOS

B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (Nasdaq:BOSC) is a leading provider of RFID and Supply Chain solutions to global enterprises. BOS' RFID and supply chain offerings are helping customers worldwide improve the efficiency of enterprise logistics and organizational monitoring and control. 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 RFID and electronic components consolidation services to the aerospace, defense, medical and telecommunications industries, as well as to enterprise customers worldwide. In 2011, BOS was awarded "Entrepreneurial Company of the Year" in Automatic Identification Data Capture by Frost & Sullivan, a leading global market research company.

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 and 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.

 

CONTACT: B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. Mr. Eyal Cohen, CFO +972-54-2525925 eyalc@boscom.com