Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced financial results for its first quarter fiscal 2013, ended December 31, 2012.
Nuance reported GAAP revenue of $462.3 million in the first quarter fiscal 2013, a 28.2% increase over GAAP revenue of $360.6 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2012. Nuance reported non-GAAP revenue of $492.4 million, which includes $30.1 million in revenue lost to accounting treatment in conjunction with acquisitions. First quarter fiscal 2013 non-GAAP revenue grew 28.9% over non-GAAP revenue of $382.0 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2012.
In the first quarter of fiscal 2013, Nuance recognized GAAP net loss of ($22.1) million, or ($0.07) per share, compared with GAAP net income of $9.3 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2012. In the first quarter of fiscal 2013, Nuance reported non-GAAP net income of $113.0 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $108.5 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2012. Nuance’s first quarter fiscal 2013 non-GAAP operating margin was 29.2%, down from 32.5% in the first quarter of fiscal 2012. Nuance reported cash flow from operations of $122.9 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2013, a 37.3% increase over $89.5 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2012. Nuance ended the first quarter of fiscal 2013 with a balance of cash and cash equivalents of $961.1 million.
Please refer to the “Discussion of Non-GAAP Financial Measures” and to the “GAAP to Non-GAAP Reconciliations,” included elsewhere in this release, for more information regarding the company’s use of non-GAAP measures.
“In the first quarter, Nuance delivered 37% operating cash flow growth and 29% revenue growth,” said Tom Beaudoin, Nuance executive vice president and CFO. “Across our markets, Nuance’s ability to deliver customized voice and natural language solutions that understand user intent continues to drive unprecedented customer interest, positioning us for growth throughout the remainder of fiscal 2013. We are focused on leveraging our recent investments in products, sales and implementation teams, as we work to capitalize on our market opportunity.”