Fiscal Year 2014 Marks a Record Fifth Straight Year of Accelerating Recurring Revenue Growth
SAN MATEO, Calif.—January 29, 2015—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced operating results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.
Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $157.9 million, representing a 37% increase over the prior year. Total revenue for the year was $556.3 million, a year-over-year increase of 34%.
Cash flow from operations was $20.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, an increase of $3.6 million, or 21%, over the same period last year. Cash flow from operations was $74.9 million for the year, an increase of $12.7 million, or 20%, over the prior year.
On a GAAP basis, net loss for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $25.3 million, or $(0.33) per share, as compared to a net loss of $20.2 million, or $(0.27) per share, in the fourth quarter of 2013. GAAP net loss for the year ended December 31, 2014 was $100.0 million, or $(1.31) per share, as compared to a GAAP net loss of $70.4 million, or $(0.95) per share, in 2013.
Non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $7.5 million, or $0.10 per share, as compared to non-GAAP net income of $6.2 million, or $0.08 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2013. Non-GAAP net income for the year ended December 31, 2014 was $25.0 million, or $0.32 per share, as compared to non- GAAP net income of $19.9 million, or $0.26 per share, in 2013.
"Our record results for the quarter and fiscal year 2014 contrast with the results announced by legacy onpremise software companies as the cloud and NetSuite disrupt the business software landscape," said NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson. "The fourth quarter of 2014 was our seventh consecutive quarter of more than 30% year-over-year recurring revenue growth. In addition, fiscal year 2014 represents a fifth consecutive year of accelerating recurring revenue growth, which, based on public disclosures, we believe is a record unmatched by any publicly-traded on-premise or cloud software company during the last five years."
In conjunction with this announcement, NetSuite will host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET) today to discuss the company's fourth quarter and fiscal 2014 financial results, and our outlook for the first quarter and fiscal 2015. A live audio webcast and replay of the call, together with detailed financial information, will be available in the Investor Relations section of NetSuite's website at www.netsuite.com.sg/ investors. The live call can be accessed by dialing 855-416-1337 (U.S.) or 779-232-4661 (outside the U.S.) and referencing passcode: 63204335. A replay of the call can also be accessed by dialing 855-859-2056 (U.S.) or 404-537-3406 (outside the U.S.), and referencing passcode: 63204335.
NetSuite Inc. is the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and omnichannel commerce software suites. In addition to financials/ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, NetSuite offers a broad suite of applications, including financial management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), ecommerce and retail management, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and Human Capital Management (HCM) that enable companies to manage most of their core business operations in one single unified suite. NetSuite software allows businesses to automate operations, streamline processes and access real-time business information anytime, anywhere. For more information about NetSuite, please visit www.netsuite.com.sg.
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Non-GAAP Financial Measures
Our stated results include certain non-GAAP financial measures, including non-GAAP operating income, net income, weighted average shares outstanding, and net income per share. Non-GAAP operating income excludes expenses related to stock-based compensation expense, amortization of intangible assets, and transaction costs for business combinations. Non-GAAP net income excludes expenses related to stock-based compensation expense, amortization of intangible assets, transaction costs for business combinations, non-cash interest expense on convertible debt and income tax benefits associated with business combinations. Non-GAAP operating income and non-GAAP net income exclude these expenses 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. We believe these adjustments provide useful comparative information to investors.
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