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VASCO Reports Results for Second Quarter and First Six Months of 2014

Companies mentioned in this article: VASCO Data Security International, Inc.

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and ZURICH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ: VDSI), today reported financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014.

Revenue from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2014 increased 28% to $47.7 million from $37.3 million in the second quarter of 2013, and for the first six months of 2014, increased 19% to $86.5 million from $72.6 million for the first six months of 2013.

Net income from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2014 was $6.9 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, an increase of $5.0 million, or 263%, from $1.9 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2013. Net income from continuing operations for the first six months of 2014 was $10.4 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, an increase of $6.1 million, or 142%, from $4.3 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the comparable period in 2013.

Net income, which includes the impact of our discontinued operations, for the second quarter of 2014 was $6.9 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, an increase of $5.1 million, or 283%, from $1.8 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2013. Net income for the first six months of 2014 was $10.4 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, an increase of $5.8 million, or 126%, from $4.6 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, for the comparable period in 2013.

Other Financial Highlights:

    --  Gross profit from continuing operations was $31.0 million, or 65% of
        revenue, for the second quarter of 2014 and $56.8 million, or 66% of
        revenue, for the first six months of 2014. Gross profit was $23.9
        million, or 64% of revenue, for the second quarter of 2013 and $47.0
        million, or 65% of revenue the first six months of 2013.
    --  Operating expenses from continuing operations for the second quarter and
        first six months of 2014 were $23.4 million and $45.3 million,
        respectively, an increase of 6% and 7% from $22.0 million and $42.3
        million reported for the second quarter of 2013 and first six months of
        2013, respectively.
    --  Operating income from continuing operations for the second quarter and
        first six months of 2014 was $7.6 million and $11.5 million,
        respectively, an increase of $5.7 million, or 300%, from $1.9 million
        reported for the second quarter of 2013 and an increase of $6.9 million,
        or 150%, from $4.6 million reported for the first six months of 2013.
        Operating income as a percentage of revenue for the second quarter and
        first six months of 2014 was 16% and 13%, respectively, compared to 5%
        and 6% for the comparable periods in 2013.
    --  Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)
        from continuing operations was $9.5 million and $15.4 million for the
        second quarter and first six months of 2014, respectively, an increase
        of 191% from $3.3 million reported for the second quarter of 2013 and an
        increase of 120% from $7.0 million reported for the first six months of
        2013.
    --  Cash balances at June 30, 2014 totaled $123.3 million compared to $109.5
        million and $98.6 million at March 31, 2014 and December 31, 2013,
        respectively.  There were no bank borrowings at any of the periods ended
        June 30, 2014, March 31, 2014 or December 31, 2013.

Operational and Other Highlights:

    --  VASCO announced its acquisition of Risk IDS Ltd., a provider of
        risk-based authentication solutions to the global banking community.
    --  VASCO joined the FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance, an industry
        consortium delivering standards for simpler, stronger authentication
        during online transactions.
    --  PointClickCare Selected VASCO to enhance security and convenience for
        its health care providers. PointClickCare is a leading provider of
        cloud-based software for the senior care industry.

Guidance for full-year 2014:

VASCO is increasing its guidance for revenue and operating margins for the full-year 2014 as follows:

    --  Revenue from our traditional business, which excludes our new service
        product offerings (DIGIPASS as a Service and MYDIGIPASS.COM), is
        expected to be in the range of $175 million to $180 million, an increase
        from the range communicated previously of $168 million to $172 million,
        and
    --  Operating income as a percentage of revenue, excluding the amortization
        of purchased intangible assets, is projected to be in the range of 13%
        to 15%, an increase from the range communicated previously of 11% to
        13%.

"We are very pleased with the results of the second quarter and first six months of 2014," stated T. Kendall Hunt, Chairman & CEO. "Through the first six months of the year, our intake of new orders for our traditional products as well as our new products using the Cronto technology remained strong. The strength of both our intake of new orders and our pipeline of prospective orders has given us the confidence to increase our guidance for both full-year revenues and operating margins. We were also very pleased to expand our authentication technology portfolio with the acquisition of Risk IDS, a risk-based authentication solution. While Risk IDS is small, it gives us an important base upon which we can invest and build our own contextual authentication solutions."

"The results for the second quarter and first six months of 2014 reflected improvements in our business in a number of areas when compared to the same periods in 2013," said Jan Valcke, VASCO's President and COO. "For the second quarter and first six months of 2014, revenues from both the Banking and Enterprise Security markets increased, our operating margins improved, which reflects the leverage we have in our operating model, and revenues from our non-hardware products, which includes our mobile client and host-system products, increased. I believe that the investments we made in previous periods in our products, whether through acquisition or internal development are generating strong returns. I also believe that the investment we made in the current quarter related to a risk-based authentication solution will result in a strong product for us in future years as we continue to develop it internally."

Conference Call Details

In conjunction with this announcement, VASCO Data Security International, Inc. will host a conference call today, July 24, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. ET - 16:00h CET. During the Conference Call, Mr. Ken Hunt, CEO, Mr. Jan Valcke, President and COO, and Mr. Cliff Bown, CFO, will discuss VASCO's Results for the Second Quarter and First Six Months Ended June 30, 2014.

To participate in this Conference Call, please dial one of the following numbers:

USA/Canada: 1 800 909 4764
International: +1 212 271 4657

And mention VASCO to be connected to the Conference Call.

The Conference Call is also available in listen-only mode on www.vasco.com. Please log on 15 minutes before the start of the Conference Call in order to download and install any necessary software. The recorded version of the Conference Call will be available on the VASCO website 24 hours a day for at least 60 days.




                                                                 VASCO Data Security International, Inc.



                                                             CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS



                                                                  (in thousands, except per share data)



                                                                               (unaudited)


                                                                                                                     Three months ended                 Six months ended

                                                                                                                         June 30,                          June 30,
                                                                                                                         --------                          --------

                                                                                                                          2014                    2013                    2014                  2013
                                                                                                                          ----                    ----                    ----                  ----


     Net revenue                                                                                                     $47,654                 $37,260                 $86,477               $72,626


     Cost of goods sold                                                                                               16,633                  13,378                  29,660                25,656
                                                                                                                      ------                  ------                  ------                ------


     Gross profit                                                                                                     31,021                  23,882                  56,817                46,970


     Operating costs:

                                                     Sales and
                                                      marketing                                    11,310                  10,470                  21,681                  20,101

                                                     Research and
                                                      development                                   5,202                   5,345                  10,343                  10,192

                                                     General and
                                                      administrative                                5,734                   5,492                  11,007                  10,944

                                                     Amortization of
                                                      purchased intangible
                                                      assets                         1,129                       651                   2,249                   1,093

                                                                            Total
                                                                               operating
                                                                               costs                         23,375                  21,958                  45,280                 42,330
                                                                                                           ------                  ------                  ------                 ------


     Operating income                                                                                                  7,646                   1,924                  11,537                 4,640


     Interest income, net                                                                                                 10                      40                      34                    82

     Other income (expense), net                                                                                        249                     265                     687                   413
                                                                                                                        ---                     ---                     ---                   ---


     Income from continuing operations before income
      taxes                                                                                                           7,905                   2,229                  12,258                 5,135

     Provision for income taxes                                                                                       1,012                     379                   1,839                   873
                                                                                                                      -----                     ---                   -----                   ---


     Net income from continuing operations                          $6,893                          $1,850                 $10,419                  $4,262

     Income (loss) from discontinued operations                                                                         (7)                   (41)                   (22)                  333

     Net income                                                                     $6,886                    $1,809                 $10,397                  $4,595
                                                                                    ======                    ======                 =======                  ======


     Basic income (loss) per share:

                                                     Continuing                                               $0.18                   $0.05                   $0.26                  $0.11

                                                     Discontinued                                                 -                      -                      -                  0.01

                                                       Total net income
                                                        per share                                   $0.18                   $0.05                   $0.26                   $0.12



     Diluted income (loss) per share:

                                                     Continuing                                               $0.17                   $0.05                   $0.26                  $0.11

                                                     Discontinued                                                 -                      -                      -                  0.01

                                                       Total net income
                                                        per share                                   $0.17                   $0.05                   $0.26                   $0.12



     Weighted average common shares outstanding:

                                                     Basic                                                                39,358                  38,908                  39,315                38,798



                                                     Diluted                                                 39,471                  39,226                  39,430                 39,145


                                                          VASCO Data Security International, Inc.

                                                           CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

                                                           (In thousands, except per share data)


                                                                                                   June 30,                       December 31,

                                                                                                                   2014                             2013
                                                                                                                   ----                             ----

                                                                                                  (unaudited)

    ASSETS

                     Current assets

                      Cash and
                      equivalents                                       $123,314                                 $98,607

                      Accounts
                      receivable, net
                      of allowance for
                      doubtful accounts                        22,074                 28,528

                     Inventories                                                     25,692                                25,653

                      Prepaid
                      expenses                                             2,571                                   2,719

                      Foreign sales tax
                      receivable                                  418                    543

                      Deferred income
                      taxes                                                1,145                                   1,634

                      Assets of
                      discontinued
                      operations                                1,896                  1,910

                      Other current
                      assets                                               1,652                                   2,051

                                              Total
                                              current
                                              assets                                178,762                               161,645


                      Property and
                      equipment, net                            3,192                  3,145

                      Goodwill, net of
                      accumulated
                      amortization                             24,428                 23,532

                      Intangible assets,
                      net of accumulated
                      amortization                             15,293                 16,733

                      Other assets, net of
                      accumulated
                      amortization                              8,512                  6,822

                                              Total
                                              assets                               $230,187                              $211,877
                                                                                   ========                              ========


    LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

                      Current
                      liabilities

                      Accounts
                      payable                                                     $10,360                                $6,378

                      Deferred
                      revenue                                             17,048                                  15,703

                      Accrued wages and
                      payroll taxes                             8,274                  7,067

                      Income taxes
                      payable                                              2,498                                   4,087

                      Liabilities of
                      discontinued
                      operations                                    1                     30

                      Other accrued
                      expenses                                             5,384                                   3,841

                                              Total
                                              current
                                              liabilities                            43,565                                37,106


                      Deferred
                      compensation                                           175                                     115

                      Deferred tax
                      liability                                              295                                     321

                      Other long-term
                      liabilities                                             60                                      57

    Total liabilities                                                                                        44,095                           37,599
                                                                                                             ------                           ------


    Stockholders' equity

                     Common stock                                             40                                      40

                      Additional
                      paid-in
                      capital                                             81,131                                  79,871

                      Accumulated
                      income                                             102,797                                  92,401

                      Accumulated other
                      comprehensive
                      income                                    2,124                  1,966
                                                                -----                  -----

    Total stockholders' equity                                                                             186,092                          174,278
                                                                                                           -------                          -------

    Total liabilities and stockholders' equity                                                           $230,187                         $211,877
                                                                                                         ========                         ========

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

The Company reports its financial results in accordance with GAAP, but Company management also evaluates its performance using EBITDA, Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Diluted EPS. The Company's management believes that these measures provide useful supplemental information regarding the performance of our business and facilitates comparisons to our historical operating results.

These non-GAAP measures are not measures of performance under GAAP and should not be considered as alternatives or substitutes for the most directly comparable financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP. While we believe that these non-GAAP measures are useful within the context described below, they are in fact incomplete and are not a measure that should be used to evaluate our full performance or our prospects. Such an evaluation needs to consider all of the complexities associated with our business including, but not limited to, how past actions are affecting current results and how they may affect future results, how we have chosen to finance the business, and how taxes affect the final amounts that are or will be available to shareholders as a return on their investment.

EBITDA

We define EBITDA as net income from continuing operations before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. We use EBITDA as a simplified measure of performance for use in communicating our performance to investors and analysts and for comparisons to other companies within our industry. As a performance measure, we believe that EBITDA presents a view of our operating results that is most closely related to serving our customers. By excluding interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization we are able to evaluate performance without considering decisions that, in most cases, are not directly related to meeting our customers' requirements and were either made in prior periods (e.g., depreciation and amortization), or deal with the structure or financing of the business (e.g., interest) or reflect the application of regulations that are outside of the control of our management team (e.g., taxes). Similarly, we find that the comparison of our results to those of our competitors is facilitated when we do not need to consider the impact of those items on our competitors' results.




     Reconciliation of Earnings from continuing operations Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and

     Amortization (EBITDA) to net income from continuing operations (in thousands):




                                                           Three months                         Six months

                                                          ended June 30,                      ended June 30,
                                                          --------------                      --------------

                                                                        2014                                 2013        2014         2013
                                                                        ----                                 ----        ----         ----



                                                          (in thousands,                      (in thousands,
                                                             unaudited)                          unaudited)


    EBITDA -
     continuing
     operations                                                     $9,497                               $3,267     $15,392       $7,004


     Interest income,
      net                                                               10                                   40          34           82

     Provision for
      income taxes                                                 (1,012)                               (379)    (1,839)       (873)

     Depreciation and
      amortization                                                 (1,602)                             (1,078)    (3,168)     (1,951)

     Net income -
      continuing
      operations                                                    $6,893                               $1,850     $10,419       $4,262
                                                                    ======                               ======     =======       ======

Adjusted Net Income & Adjusted Diluted EPS

We define Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Diluted EPS, as net income or EPS from continuing operations before the consideration of long-term incentive compensation expenses and the amortization of purchased intangible assets. We use these measures to assess the impact of our performance excluding items that though they are recurring, can significantly impact the comparison of our results between periods and the comparison to competitors.

Long-term incentive compensation for management and others is directly tied to performance and this measure allows management to see the relationship of the cost of incentives to the performance of the business operations directly if such incentives are based on that period's performance. To the extent that such incentives are based on performance over a period of several years, there may be periods which have significant adjustments to the accruals in the period but which relate to a longer period of time, and which can make it difficult to assess the results of the business operations in the current period. In addition, the Company's long-term incentives generally reflect the use of restricted stock grants or cash awards while other Companies may use different forms of incentives the cost of which is determined on a different basis, which makes a comparison difficult.

The Company also excludes amortization of purchased intangible assets because it believes that the amount of such expenses in any given period may not be correlated directly to the performance of the business operations and that such expenses can vary significantly between periods as a result of new acquisitions, the full amortization of previously acquired intangible assets or the write down of such assets due to an impairment event.


     Reconciliation of Adjusted Net Income from Continuing Operations to

        Net Income from Continuing Operations




                                                              Three months        Six months

                                                             ended June 30,     ended June 30,
                                                             --------------     --------------

                                                                           2014                2013         2014          2013
                                                                           ----                ----         ----          ----



                                                             (in thousands,     (in thousands,
                                                                unaudited)         unaudited)


    Adjusted Net Income -
     continuing operations                                            $8,427              $2,854      $13,362        $6,223


     Long-term Incentive
      Compensation Expense                                             (788)              (604)     (1,430)      (1,358)

     Amortization of Purchased
      Intangible Assets                                              (1,129)              (651)     (2,249)      (1,093)

     Tax impact of Adjustments*                                          383                 251          736           490

     Net income -continuing
      operations                                                      $6,893              $1,850      $10,419        $4,262
                                                                      ======              ======      =======        ======


     Reconciliation of Adjusted Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations to

        Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations




                                                             Three months      Six months

                                                           ended June 30,    ended June 30,
                                                           --------------    --------------

                                                                        2014               2013        2014         2013
                                                                        ----               ----        ----         ----



                                                            (in thousands,    (in thousands,
                                                              unaudited)        unaudited)


    Adjusted Diluted EPS -
     continuing operations                                          $0.21              $0.07       $0.34        $0.16


     Long-term Incentive
      Compensation Expense                                         (0.02)            (0.01)     (0.04)      (0.03)

     Amortization of Purchased
      Intangible Assets                                            (0.03)            (0.01)     (0.06)      (0.03)

     Tax impact of Adjustments*                                      0.01                  -       0.02         0.01

     Diluted EPS -continuing
      operations                                                    $0.17              $0.05       $0.26        $0.11
                                                                    =====              =====       =====        =====

* = The tax impact of adjustments is calculated at 20% of the adjustments in all periods

About VASCO:

VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet Security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as a global software company for Internet Security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions. VASCO's prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.

Forward Looking Statements:
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933. These forward-looking statements (1) are identified by use of terms and phrases such as "expect", "believe", "will", "anticipate", "emerging", "intend", "plan", "could", "may", "estimate", "should", "objective", "goal", "possible", "potential", "project" and similar words and expressions, but such words and phrases are not the exclusive means of identifying them, and (2) are subject to risks and uncertainties and represent our present expectations or beliefs concerning future events. VASCO cautions that the forward-looking statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors that have been described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and include, but are not limited to, (a) risks of general market conditions, including currency fluctuations and the uncertainties resulting from turmoil in world economic and financial markets, (b) risks inherent to the computer and network security industry, including rapidly changing technology, evolving industry standards, increasingly sophisticated hacking attempts, increasing numbers of patent infringement claims, changes in customer requirements, price competitive bidding, and changing government regulations, and (c) risks specific to VASCO, including, demand for our products and services, competition from more established firms and others, pressures on price levels and our historical dependence on relatively few products, certain suppliers and certain key customers. Thus, the results that we actually achieve may differ materially from any anticipated results included in, or implied by these statements. Except for our ongoing obligations to disclose material information as required by the U.S. federal securities laws, we do not have any obligations or intention to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances in the future or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

This document may contain trademarks of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including VASCO, the VASCO "V" design, DIGIPASS, VACMAN, aXsGUARD and IDENTIKEY.

For more information contact:
John Gunn
+1-847-370-1486
john.gunn@vasco.com

SOURCE VASCO Data Security International, Inc.