EXL Reports 2015 Third Quarter Results
2015 Third Quarter Revenues of
Diluted EPS (GAAP) of
Adjusted Diluted EPS (Non-GAAP) of
Our Operations Management business, including the impact of Overland Solutions, grew by 13% year-over-year. The adoption of our Business EXLerator Framework™, BPaaS and product solutions are resonating with clients. These capabilities enable EXL to work across the end-to-end business value chain to impact not only cost, but also top-line revenues and customer experience. This has resulted in new client wins and expansion of existing client relationships."
Analytics & Business Transformation continues to exhibit high growth with revenues up 58% year-over-year, due to strong organic growth in our core analytics business and the impact of RPM. The demand for our analytics services continues to be strong, and we continue to make investments to retain our leadership position as one of the few large and differentiated players in the global analytics market."
Based on our strong year-to-date performance and our growth outlook in the fourth quarter of 2015, EXL is raising its revenue guidance to
Our business is divided into two reporting segments: Operations Management and Analytics & Business Transformation.
Reconciliations of adjusted financial measures to GAAP are included at the end of this release.
- Revenues for the quarter ended
September 30, 2015were $163.5 millioncompared to $122.5 millionfor the quarter ended September 30, 2014and $155.6 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2015. Revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2014were reduced by $9.6 milliondue to the reimbursement of disentanglement costs. Operations Management revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2015were $114.0 millioncompared to $91.2 millionfor the quarter ended September 30, 2014and $112.6 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2015. Analytics & Business Transformation revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2015were $49.5 millioncompared to $31.3 millionfor the quarter ended September 30, 2014and $43.0 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2015.
- Gross margin for the quarter ended
September 30, 2015was 36.9% compared to 30.6% for the quarter ended September 30, 2014and 35.4% for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. Operations Management gross margin for the quarter ended September 30, 2015was 36.8% compared to 31.0% for the quarter ended September 30, 2014and 36.5% for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. Analytics & Business Transformation gross margin for the quarter ended September 30, 2015was 37.1% compared to 29.4% for the quarter ended September 30, 2014and 32.7% for the quarter ended June 30, 2015.
- Operating margin for the quarter ended
September 30, 2015was 12.7% compared to 4.4% for the quarter ended September 30, 2014and 9.8% for the quarter ended June 30, 2015.
- Net income for the quarter ended
September 30, 2015was $15.2 millioncompared to $6.1 millionfor the quarter ended September 30, 2014and $12.1 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2015.
- Adjusted operating margin for the quarter ended
September 30, 2015was 17.0% compared to 14.3% for the quarter ended September 30, 2014and 13.9% for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter ended September 30, 2015was $33.3 millioncompared to $24.4 millionfor the quarter ended September 30, 2014and $26.9 millionfor the quarter ended June 30, 2015.
- Diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended
September 30, 2015was $0.44compared to $0.18for the quarter ended September 30, 2014and $0.35for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. Adjusted diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2015was $0.58compared to $0.44for the quarter ended September 30, 2014and $0.48for the quarter ended June 30, 2015.
- Won 4 new clients in Operations Management and 5 new clients in Analytics & Business Transformation.
- Expanded multiple Operations Management relationships, including migrating 39 new processes in the third quarter of 2015.
- Positioned in the Winner's Circle in the "HfS Blueprint Report: Insurance As-a-Service 2015"
- Positioned in the Winner's Circle in the "HfS Blueprint Report: Healthcare Payer Operations 2015"
- Positioned as a Leader in Everest Research's "Property and Casualty Insurance BPO - Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2015"
- Positioned as a Leader in
Everest Research's "Life and Pensions Insurance BPO - Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2015"
- Redesigned the EXL website creating a better client experience while showcasing EXL's investments in thought leadership across our business domains.
- Recorded headcount as of
September 30, 2015of 23,715 compared to 22,684 as of June 30, 2015and 23,050 (including employees under managed services) as of September 30, 2014.
- Reported employee attrition for the quarter ended
September 30, 2015of 34.5%, compared with 34.9% for the quarter ended June 30, 2015and 38.0% for the quarter ended September 30, 2014.
Based on current visibility and an Indian rupee to U.S. dollar exchange rate of 65, the Company is updating its guidance for the calendar year 2015:
- Revenue of
$623 millionto $626 million.
- Adjusted diluted earnings per share, excluding the impact of stock-based compensation expense, amortization of intangibles and associated tax impacts, of
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EXL (NASDAQ:EXLS) is a leading business process solutions company that looks deeper to drive business impact through integrated services and industry knowledge. EXL provides operations management, decision analytics and technology platforms to organizations in insurance, healthcare, banking and financial services, utilities, travel, and transportation and logistics, among others. We work as a strategic partner to help our clients streamline business operations, improve corporate finance, manage compliance, create new channels for growth and better adapt to change. Headquartered in
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financial results or results of operations and could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These factors are discussed in more detail in EXL's filings with the
|CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME|
|(In thousands, except share and per share amounts)|
|Three months ended ||Nine months ended |
|Cost of revenues (exclusive of depreciation and amortization)||103,198||84,983||296,801||241,164|
|General and administrative expenses||18,817||15,952||57,428||46,992|
|Selling and marketing expenses||12,682||9,117||35,769||28,812|
|Depreciation and amortization||8,057||7,014||23,171||20,049|
|Total operating expenses||39,556||32,083||116,368||95,853|
|Income from operations||20,749||5,391||49,465||26,975|
|Other income/(expense) :|
|Foreign exchange gain / (loss)||191||642||2,347||(328||)|
|Interest and other income, net||1,787||1,044||4,300||2,861|
|Income before income taxes||22,727||7,077||56,112||29,508|
|Income tax expense||7,565||1,002||19,309||4,523|
|Earnings per share:|
|Weighted-average number of shares used in computing earnings per share:|
|CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS|
|(In thousands, except share and per share amounts)|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||90,656||$||176,499|
|Accounts receivable, net||98,272||80,244|
|Deferred tax assets, net||4,738||4,455|
|Advance income tax, net||4,169||9,905|
|Other current assets||13,217||12,533|
|Total current assets||312,284||302,391|
|Fixed assets, net||47,071||45,369|
|Deferred tax assets, net||7,996||11,985|
|Intangible assets, net||55,462||46,979|
|Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity|
|Accrued employee cost||36,788||37,606|
|Accrued expenses and other current liabilities||34,239||40,206|
|Current portion of capital lease obligations||481||803|
|Total current liabilities||93,255||90,968|
|Long term borrowings||60,000||50,000|
|Capital lease obligations, less current portion||304||560|
|Commitments and contingencies|
|Preferred stock, ||-||-|
|Common stock, ||35||34|
|Accumulated other comprehensive loss||(66,250||)||(55,509||)|
|Total stockholders' equity including shares held in treasury||488,626||447,122|
|Less: 1,665,906 shares as of ||(41,218||)||(27,964||)|
|Total stockholders' equity||447,408||419,158|
|Total liabilities and stockholders' equity||$||619,938||$||573,556|
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (UNAUDITED)
Reconciliation of Adjusted Financial Measures to GAAP Measures
In addition to its reported operating results in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), EXL has included in this release adjusted financial measures (adjusted operating margin, adjusted EBITDA, adjusted net income and adjusted diluted earnings per share) that the
Additionally, EXL provides certain information on a constant currency basis, which reflects a comparison of current period results translated at the prior period currency rates. This information is provided because EXL believes that it provides useful incremental information to investors regarding EXL's operating performance.
The following table shows the reconciliation of these adjusted financial measures from GAAP measures for the three months ended
|Reconciliation of Adjusted Operating Income and Adjusted EBITDA|
|(Amounts in thousands)|
|Three Months Ended||Three Months Ended|
|add: Reimbursement of transition and disentanglement costs (a)||-||9,626||-|
|subtract: Cost of revenues (GAAP)||(103,198||)||(84,983||)||(100,478||)|
|subtract: Operating expenses (GAAP)||(39,556||)||(32,083||)||(39,895||)|
|Income from operations (Non- GAAP)||$||20,749||$||15,017||$||15,248|
|add: Stock-based compensation expense (b)||4,471||2,376||3,553|
|add: Amortization of acquisition-related intangibles (c)||2,642||1,441||2,808|
|Adjusted operating income (Non-GAAP)||$||27,862||$||18,834||$||21,609|
|Adjusted operating margin as a % of Revenues (Non-GAAP)||17.0||%||14.3||%||13.9||%|
|Adjusted EBITDA (Non-GAAP)||$||33,277||$||24,407||$||26,862|
|Adjusted EBITDA margin as a % of Revenues (Non-GAAP)||20.4||%||18.5||%||17.3||%|
|(a) To exclude reimbursement of transition and disentanglement costs for a disclosed client issue.|
|(b) To exclude stock-based compensation expense under ASC Topic 718.|
|(c) To exclude amortization of acquisition-related intangibles.|
|Reconciliation of Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share|
|(Amounts in thousands, except per share data)|
|Three Months Ended||Three Months Ended|
|Net income (GAAP)||$||15,162||$||6,075||$||12,074|
|add: Stock-based compensation expense (a)||4,471||2,376||3,553|
|add: Amortization of acquisition-related intangibles (b)||2,642||1,441||2,808|
|add: reimbursement of transition and disentanglement costs (c)||-||9,626||-|
|subtract: Tax impact on stock-based compensation expense||(1,704||)||(907||)||(1,320||)|
|subtract: Tax impact on amortization of acquisition-related intangibles||(656||)||(191||)||(716||)|
|subtract: Tax impact on reimbursement of transition and disentanglement costs||-||(3,658||)||-|
|Adjusted net income (Non-GAAP)||$||19,915||$||14,762||$||16,399|
|Adjusted diluted earnings per share (Non-GAAP)||$||0.58||$||0.44||$||0.48|
|(a) To exclude stock-based compensation expense under ASC Topic 718.|
|(b) To exclude amortization of acquisition-related intangibles.|
|(c) To exclude reimbursement of transition and disentanglement costs for a disclosed client issue.|
Steven N. BarlowVice President, Investor Relations ExlService Holdings, Inc. 280 Park Avenue New York, NY10017 (212) 624-5913 firstname.lastname@example.org
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