This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Immersion's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Earnings Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Stocks in this article: IMMR

With that said, I’ll turn the call over to Chief Executive Officer, Vic Viegas.

Victor Viegas

The first quarter is typically our seasonally strongest quarter and our financial performance during the period illustrates the strength of our scalable and high margin license business and the success of our partner’s products in the market with our technology. We achieved positive adjusted EBITDA of $1.6 million during the quarter based on revenues of $9.7 million. Strong royalty revenues of $9.1 million for the quarter grew 9% over the same period last year.

As you’ve seen from our recent announcements, we continue to focus on delivering innovative new product solutions to the mobile market while protecting our intellectual property and the interest of our shareholders, partners, and customers. Before I take a deeper dive into our financial results for the quarter, I wanted to call your attention to the announcement this afternoon that we have successfully completed the search for a new chief financial officer.

We are extremely pleased that Paul Norris will join Immersion as CFO. Paul brings the perfect blend of financial and legal expertise through his in depth experience with publically traded licensing and IP oriented digital media companies making him ideally suited to support our sales and legal functions while rounding out our talented executive team. We believe that he will be a tremendous asset to the company as we work to grow our licensing business while also protecting our IP.

While Paul doesn’t officially begin his role until May 14 th, I’ve invited him to say a few words on the call today.

Paul Norris

I’m very excited to be joining Immersion as CFO. To share a little bit about my background, I’ve been advising technology companies in legal and finance capacities for over 20 years in areas ranging from innovation and corporate strategy to IP enforcement and M&A. Until early 2011 I was CFO and general counsel of Sonic Solutions, a publically traded digital media software and entertainment solutions provider located here in the Bay area.

2 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,804.80 +26.65 0.15%
S&P 500 2,070.65 +9.42 0.46%
NASDAQ 4,765.38 +16.9840 0.36%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs