Telesoft Corp. Reports Second Quarter Results.Business Editors
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 28, 2001
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Revenues for the third fiscal quarter decreased 8% to $2.9 million from $3.1 million in the third quarter of 2000. We realized a net loss of ($314,000), or ($0.22) per diluted di·lute
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Revenues for the nine months ended Aug. 31, 2001 decreased 7.4% to $15.4 million from $16.6 million in the same period of 2000. The company realized net income of $175,000, or $0.12 per diluted share, versus a net loss of ($398,000), or ($0.17) per diluted share, for the nine months ended Aug. 31, 2000.
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"Our results continue to be adversely impacted by lower Student Telephone Services (STS) revenues. We expect this trend to continue through the 2001-2002 school year.
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Commenting on the Recovery Services segment, Zerbib said, "TRC's revenue will be negatively impacted in the next one to two quarters due to delays caused by the World Trade Center tragedy. The majority of TRC's revenue is generated from claims approved in offices of the local regional bell operating company The Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOC) are the result of the U.S. Department of Justice antitrust suit against American Telephone & Telegraph. History located in close proximity to the disaster site."
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Telesoft Corp. provides billing and customer care solutions to educational institutions, corporations and government agencies
This report contains forward-looking statements forward-looking statement
A projected financial statement based on management expectations. A forward-looking statement involves risks with regard to the accuracy of assumptions underlying the projections. within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements including uncertainties regarding the effectiveness of initiatives to sell, introduce and implement the TelMaster product and to maintain our Student Telephone Services customer base.
Certain factors which may cause such a difference include, but are not limited to, the following: the impact of increased competition from competitors with significant financial resources and market share; and the amount and rate of growth in general and administrative expenses associated with building a strengthened corporate infrastructure to support operations.
(a)Telesoft Corp. and Subsidiaries Results of Operations for the Quarters and Nine Months Ended Aug. 31, 2001 and 2000 3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended August 2001 August 2000 August 2001 August 2000 Sales, net $ 2,867 $ 3,116 $ 15,386 $ 16,623 Cost of sales 766 1,055 6,933 8,489 Gross Profit 2,101 2,061 8,453 8,134 SG&A 2,646 3,113 8,140 9,385 Income from operations (545) (1,052) 313 (1,251) Other income 1 131 (5) 570 Pretax income (544) (921) 308 (681) Income tax expense 230 368 (133) 283 Net (Loss) Income (314) (553) 175 (398) Diluted Net Earnings Per Share $ (0.22) $ (0.40) $ 0.12 $ (0.17) (a) In thousands except for per share items (a)Telesoft Corp. and Subsidiaries Consolidated Balance Sheets Aug. 31, 2001 and Nov. 30, 2000 ASSETS 8/31/01 11/30/00 -------- -------- Cash and Cash Equivalents $ 743 $ 42 Accounts Receivable $ 4,342 $ 7,737 Inventory $ 127 $ 208 Income Taxes Receivable $ 56 $ 349 Deferred Taxes $ 268 $ 189 Other Current Assets $ 113 $ 94 Total Current Assets $ 5,649 $ 8,619 Property and Equipment $ 1,110 $ 1,407 Computer Software Costs $ 13 $ 54 Other Assets $ 122 $ 142 Total Assets $ 6,894 $ 10,222 LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY Related Party Debt(b) $ 300 $ 1,375 Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities $ 3,367 $ 5,199 Income Taxes Payable $ 159 $ 204 Deferred Revenue $ 579 $ 1,130 Total Current Liabilities $ 4,405 $ 7,908 Deferred Taxes $ 124 $ 122 Total Liabilities $ 4,529 $ 8,030 Stockholders' Equity: Common Stock 1,684,934 issued and 1,415,833 outstanding at 5/31/2001 $ 957 $ 665 Retained Earnings $ 2,220 $ 2,192 Less Treasury Stock at Cost, 269,101 shares at 2/28/01 ($ 812) ($ 665) Total Stockholders' Equity $ 2,365 $ 2,192 Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity $ 6,894 $ 10,222 (a) In thousands except for number of shares and per share items. (b) The notes are between the company and three of its officers.