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Luna Reports Fourth Quarter 2012 And Full Year Financial Results

Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ: LUNA) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012.

For the fourth quarter of 2012, Luna realized a net loss attributable to common stockholders of $0.6 million, or $0.04 per share, compared to a net loss attributable to common stockholders of $0.4 million, or $0.03 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2011. Revenues decreased 5% to $7.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 from $8.1 million in the fourth quarter of the preceding year, reflecting $0.2 million growth in the Technology Development segment more than offset by a decrease of $0.6 million in revenue from the Products and Licensing segment. Gross profit remained relatively unchanged at approximately $2.7 million for the most recent quarter and for the fourth quarter of last year.

For the year, total revenues decreased 9% to $32.3 million for 2012 compared to $35.6 million in 2011. Products and Licensing revenue was $11.3 million in 2012 compared to $13.2 million in 2011, while full year revenues in the company’s technology development segment declined to $21.1 million in 2012 compared to $22.4 million in 2011. Gross profit decreased to $12.2 million for 2012 compared to gross profit of $13.2 million in 2011. Net loss attributable to common stockholders remained unchanged at $1.5 million, or $0.11 per common share, for 2012 and 2011.

Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP measure, which is earnings before interest, taxes, and non-cash expenses of share-based compensation, depreciation, amortization and warrant expense, decreased to $0.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to $0.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2011 and to $1.9 million for full year 2012 from $2.6 million in 2011.

On March 4, 2013, the company announced that it had sold its Secure Computing and Communications (“SCC”) group effective March 1, 2013, a component of the Technology Development segment. Revenues for 2012 included approximately $6 million associated with SCC.

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