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NetSol Technologies (NTWK) Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results

CALABASAS, Calif., May 12, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NetSol Technologies, Inc. (“NetSol”) (Nasdaq:NTWKNews) (Nasdaq Dubai:NTWK), a U.S. corporation providing global business services and enterprise application solutions to private and public sector organizations worldwide, today announced its consolidated financial results for the third quarter ended March 31, 2010 highlighted by an impressive increase in sales and a return to profitability.

Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Consolidated Financial Highlights

  • Revenues for the fiscal year 2010 third quarter totaled $8.9 million, up from $5 million for the same period year-over-year, representing an increase of $3.9 million, or 77.8%.
  • Net income per share totaled $0.02 versus a loss ($0.19) for the same period a year ago.
  • Net revenues from license fees totaled $3.64 million, an increase of 1,022% versus the same period a year ago.
  • 100% sequential growth in the core NetSol Financial Suite(TM) license sales.
  • Gross margin increased to 61.3% compared to 10.7% in the same period a year ago.
  • Operating income increased to $2.58 million as compared to an operating loss of $4.26 million in the same period a year ago.
  • EBITDA totaled $1.9 million or $0.05 per diluted share, versus an EBITDA loss of $3.5 million, or a loss of ($0.13) per diluted share, in the year-ago period.
  • The Company reiterates previous guidance for fiscal year 2010 projecting revenues in the range of $33.0 million and $35.0 million, representing full-year revenue growth of between 25% and 32% over fiscal year 2009. The Company projects a return to GAAP net income for fiscal year 2010, versus a GAAP net loss of $0.30 per diluted share for fiscal year 2009. License revenues for fiscal year 2010 are projected to increase more than 100% over fiscal year 2009.

Nine-Months Ended March 31, 2010

  • Revenues for the nine months ended March 31, 2010 totaled $26.1 million up from $19.6 million for the same period year-over-year representing an increase of $6.5 million or 33%.
  • Net revenues from license fees totaled $9.52 million, up from $3.50 million for the same period year-over-year, representing an increase of $6.01 million, or 171.6%.
  • Gross margin increased to 59.3% compared to 34.1% in the same period a year ago.
  • Operating income increased to $5.42 million as compared to an operating loss of $5.95 million in the same period a year ago.
  • EBITDA totaled $4.07 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, versus an EBITDA loss of $3.04 million, or a loss of ($0.11) per diluted share, in the same period a year-ago.

Najeeb Ghauri, NetSol Technologies chairman and chief executive officer, commented: “We are very pleased with our performance in the third fiscal quarter, highlighted by a 78% increase in our sales versus the same period a year ago and a return to quarterly profitability for the first time in six quarters. It is our aim to finish the year completely profitable on the fiscal year analysis. Our financial results continue to deliver material improvements in every major metric of financial health, and we are optimistic about future outlook. Our efforts to invest in our core NetSol Financial Suite (NFS)(TM) throughout the global economic downturn has well positioned the company to leverage the upturn in customer activity that we continue to see, particularly in China and APAC region in general. We enter the end of our fiscal year 2010 with the most positive momentum in the company’s recent history and we see increased interest among our major customers as well as new potential partners in the sector. Additionally, we see excellent opportunities for collaboration and strategic initiatives as we head to the conclusion of the fiscal year 2010.”


  • NetSol Technologies North America announced the formal launch of smartOCI(TM), a SAP-Compatible Multiple-Catalog Search Engine. The launch will be on May 17, 2010, at the SAP SAPPHIRE Conference in Orlando, Florida, targeting approximately 1,000 SAP SRM platform customers. smartOCI(TM) will be sold on subscription basis with the software delivered as a Software as a Service (SaaS) model.
  • NetSol Technologies and Atheeb Group formally launched Atheeb NetSol Limited, a new entity joint venture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Atheeb NetSol limited joint venture is focused on market development opportunities around penetrating the software engineering arena in key business sectors such as telecommunications, defense, public sectors and finance, among others.
  • NetSol Technologies signed a new agreement with a Chinese finance company that has a major European bank and a multi-billion dollar Chinese financial services group as partners. The client selected NetSol’s NFS BI Module, a unique end-to-end Business Intelligence offering.
  • A FORTUNE 50 client upgraded the NetSol Technologies LeasePak License. The highly scalable LeasePak solution offers North American clients the ability to scale from a core platform via modular components.
  • NetSol Technologies Thailand won a major contract for the NetSol Financial Suite(TM).
  • NetSol Technologies, Ltd. Pakistan has parlayed its reputation as a quality IT company into participation in three new pre-qualified bids in the public sector.
  • NetSol Technologies North America downsized its office space from Emeryville to Alameda in California, saving an estimated $5.0 million over the next five years.

Conference Call and Webcast Information

NetSol will host a conference call today, May 12, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) to review the quarterly financial and operational performance. Najeeb Ghauri, NetSol Technologies chairman and chief executive officer, will host the call.

To participate in the call please dial (877) 941-1429, or (480) 629-9666 for international calls, approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. Interested parties can also listen via a live Internet webcast, which can be found at the Company’s website at

A replay of the call will be available for two weeks from 2:00 p.m. May 12, 2010, EDT until 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 26, 2010. The number for the replay is (800) 406-7325, or (303) 590-3030 for international calls; the pass code for the replay is 4294953. In addition, a recording of the call will be available via the Company’s website at for one year.

About NetSol Technologies, Inc.

NetSol Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTWKNews) (Nasdaq Dubai:NTWK) is a worldwide provider of global IT and enterprise application solutions. Since its inception in 1995, NetSol has used its BestShoring(TM) practices and highly experienced resources in analysis, development, quality assurance, and implementation to deliver high-quality, cost-effective solutions. Specialized by industry, these product and services offerings include credit and finance portfolio management systems, SAP consulting and services, custom development, systems integration, and technical services for the global Financial, Leasing, Insurance, Energy, and Technology markets. NetSol’s commitment to quality is demonstrated by its achievement of the ISO 9001, ISO 27001, and SEI (Software Engineering Institute) CMMI (Capability Maturity Model) Maturity Level 5 assessments, a distinction shared by fewer than 100 companies worldwide. NetSol Technologies’ clients include Fortune 500 manufacturers, global automakers, financial institutions, utilities, technology providers, and government agencies. Headquartered in Calabasas, California, NetSol Technologies has operations and offices in Alameda, Adelaide, Bangkok, Beijing, Karachi, Lahore, London, and Riyadh.

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EBITDA is defined as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. The Company uses EBITDA as a measure of the Company’s operating trends. Investors are cautioned that EBITDA is not a measure of liquidity or of financial performance under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The EBITDA numbers presented may not be comparable to similarly titled measures reported by other companies. EBITDA, while providing useful information, should not be considered in isolation or as an alternative to net income or cash flows as determined under GAAP.

NetSol Technologies, Inc. Forward-looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements relating to the development of the Company’s products and services and future operation results, including statements regarding the Company that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. The words “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” variations of such words, and similar expressions, identify forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, but their absence does not mean that the statement is not forward-looking. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties, and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Factors that could affect the Company’s actual results include the progress and costs of the development of products and services and the timing of the market acceptance. The subject Companies expressly disclaim any obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in the company’s expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances upon which any statement is based.

NetSol Technologies, Inc. and
Subsidiaries Consolidated Balance Sheets
As of March 31, 2010 As of June 30, 2009
ASSETS Un-audited
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 4,275,443 $ 4,403,762
Restricted Cash 5,000,000 5,000,000
Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts 13,682,521 11,394,844
Revenues in excess of billings 8,497,742 5,686,277
Other current assets 2,496,949 2,307,246
Total current assets 33,952,656 28,792,129
Investment in associates 244,016
Property and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation 8,457,622 9,186,163
Other assets, long-term 204,823
Product licenses, renewals, enhancements, copyrights,
trademarks, and tradenames, net
16,492,134 13,802,607
Customer lists, net 792,040 1,344,019
Goodwill 9,439,285 9,439,285
Total intangibles 26,723,459 24,585,911
Total assets $ 69,377,753 $ 62,769,026
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable and accrued expenses $ 4,642,835 $ 5,106,266
Due to officers 13,911
Current portion of loans and obligations under capitalized leases 7,134,527 6,207,830
Other payables – acquisitions 103,226 103,226
Unearned revenues 3,449,817 3,473,228
Dividend to preferred stockholders payable 44,409
Convertible notes payable , current portion 2,983,366
Loans payable, bank 2,363,507 2,458,757
Total current liabilities 20,691,189 17,393,716
Obligations under capitalized leases, less current maturities 368,709 1,090,901
Convertible notes payable less current maturities 4,084,024 5,809,508
Long term loans; less current maturities 886,316 1,113,832
Lease abandonment liability; long term 867,583
Total liabilities 26,897,820 25,407,957
Commitments and contingencies
Stockholders’ equity:
Preferred stock, 5,000,000 shares authorized;
Nil; 1,920 issued and outstanding 1,920,000
Common stock, $.001 par value; 95,000,000 shares authorized;
35,961,883; 30,046,987 issued and outstanding
35,962 30,047
Additional paid-in-capital 85,203,134 78,198,523
Treasury stock (396,008) (396,008)
Accumulated deficit (41,351,411) (41,253,152)
Stock subscription receivable (2,107,960) (842,619)
Common stock to be issued 251,450 220,365
Other comprehensive loss (8,193,790) (6,899,397)
Non-controlling interest 9,038,556 6,383,310
Total stockholders’ equity 42,479,932 37,361,069
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity $ 69,377,753 $ 62,769,026
NetSol Technologies, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Statements of Operations
For the Three Months For the Nine Months
Ended March 31, Ended March 31,
2010 2009 2010 2009
Net Revenues:
License fees $ 3,644,809 $ 324,845 $ 9,515,338 $ 3,502,632
Maintenance fees 1,739,799 1,664,492 5,327,852 4,771,519
Services 3,548,348 3,033,684 11,231,648 11,320,846
Total revenues 8,932,956 5,023,021 26,074,837 19,594,997
Cost of revenues:
Salaries and consultants 2,154,369 2,629,081 6,173,967 7,652,671
Travel 222,136 280,390 611,343 993,290
Repairs and maintenance 43,364 81,536 180,086 290,436
Insurance 40,235 43,478 112,943 135,390
Depreciation and amortization 578,904 532,099 1,650,676 1,615,853
Other 416,931 917,051 1,884,426 2,208,265
Total cost of revenues 3,455,939 4,483,635 10,613,442 12,895,905
Gross profit 5,477,017 539,386 15,461,395 6,699,092
Operating expenses:
Selling and marketing 651,485 629,145 1,671,866 2,479,509
Depreciation and amortization 411,563 501,239 1,341,947 1,476,281
Bad debt expense (3,236) 1,772,188 209,604 2,420,658
Salaries and wages 746,095 773,757 2,214,760 2,697,531
Professional services, including non-cash compensation 242,177 257,926 549,078 877,752
Lease abandonment charges (208,764) 867,583
General and administrative 1,056,718 862,623 3,188,901 2,693,451
Total operating expenses 2,896,038 4,796,878 10,043,739 12,645,182
Income (loss) from operations 2,580,979 (4,257,492) 5,417,656 (5,946,090)
Other income and (expenses)
Gain (loss) on sale of assets (125,419) (127,558) (214,520) (308,256)
Interest expense (312,671) (466,276) (1,153,557) (966,746)
Interest income 82,637 177,771 234,200 246,607
Gain on foreign currency exchange rates (190,082) 8,902 190,495 1,821,754
Share of net income / (loss) in associate (23,984) (23,984)
Beneficial conversion feature (458,758) (17,225) (1,351,972) (17,225)
Other income 144,609 (984,622) 62,634 (952,482)
Total other income (expenses) (883,667) (1,409,008) (2,256,704) (176,348)
Net income (loss) before non-controlling interest in subsidiary 1,697,312 (5,666,500) 3,160,952 (6,122,438)
Non-controlling interest (1,097,201) 689,584 (3,235,093) (972,238)
Income taxes (11,064) (21,594) (48,607) (79,631)
Net income (loss) 589,047 (4,998,510) (122,748) (7,174,308)
Dividend required for preferred stockholders (33,140) (100,892)
Net income (loss) applicable to common shareholders 589,047 (5,031,650) (122,748) (7,275,200)
Other comprehensive income (loss):
Translation adjustment (439,688) (179,358) (1,294,393) (4,036,926)
Comprehensive income (loss) $ 149,359 $ (5,211,008) $ (1,417,141) $ (11,312,126)
Net income (loss) per share:
Basic $ 0.02 $ (0.19) $ (0.004) $ (0.27)
Diluted $ 0.02 $ (0.19) $ (0.004) $ (0.27)
Weighted average number of shares outstanding
Basic 35,636,259 26,601,587 33,893,968 26,350,098
Diluted 36,988,542 26,601,587 33,893,968 26,350,098
NetSol Technologies, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Cash Flow Statements
For the Nine Months
Ended March 31,
2010 2009
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net income (loss) $ (122,748) $ (7,174,308)
Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss)
to net cash provided by operating activities:
Depreciation and amortization 2,992,624 3,092,134
Provision for bad debts 209,604 2,420,658
Gain on sale of subsidiary shares in Pakistan 308,256
Loss on foreign currency exchange rates 25,900
Share of net (income)/loss from associates 23,984
Loss on sale of assets 214,520
Non controlling interest in subsidiary 3,235,093 972,238
Stock issued for notes payable and related interest 30,207
Stock issued for services 572,184 227,516
Fair market value of warrants and stock options granted 791,530 147,639
Beneficial conversion feature 1,351,972 17,225
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
Increase/ decrease in accounts receivable (2,658,139) (3,934,511)
Increase/ decrease in other current assets (2,703,402) 3,175,947
Increase/ decrease in accounts payable and accrued expenses (52,914) 588,689
Net cash provided by operating activities 3,910,415 (158,517)
Cash flows from investing activities:
Purchases of property and equipment (1,458,050) (1,501,508)
Sales of property and equipment 232,783 13,376
Payments of acquisition payable (742,989)
Purchase of treasury stock (360,328)
Investment in associate (268,000)
Short-term investments held for sale
Increase in intangible assets (4,562,044) (5,281,642)
Net cash used in investing activities (6,055,311) (7,873,091)
Cash flows from financing activities:
Proceeds from sale of common stock 754,509 146,652
Proceeds from the exercise of stock options and warrants 33,750 526,569
Purchase of subsidary stock in Pakistan (250,000)
Finance costs incurred for sale of common stock
Proceeds from convertible notes payable 3,500,000 6,000,000
Redemption of preferred stock (1,920,000)
Restricted cash (5,000,000)
Dividend Paid (43,988) (33,876)
Bank overdraft (176,377) 161,134
Proceeds from bank loans 4,320,534 3,843,541
Payments on bank loans (484,507) (235,486)
Payments on capital lease obligations & loans – net (3,664,176) (467,397)
Net cash provided by financing activities 2,319,746 4,691,137
Effect of exchange rate changes in cash (303,170) (453,178)
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents (128,319) (3,793,649)
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of year 4,403,762 6,275,238
Cash and cash equivalents, end of year $ 4,275,443 $ 2,481,591
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