Quarter Revenue Increases 133% Nine Month Revenue Increases 96%

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LML PAYMENT SYSTEMS INC. ("LML") (Nasdaq:LMLP), a leading technology provider of financial payment solutions for e-commerce and traditional businesses, reports results for its third quarter and nine month period ended December 31, 2010.

Revenue for the third quarter ended December 31, 2010 was $11,060,000, an increase of 133% over the $4,743,000 in revenue for the third quarter ended December 31, 2009. GAAP net income for the quarter was $2,119,000, or $0.08 per share, compared to a GAAP net loss of $396,000, or $(0.02) per share, for the third quarter ended December 31, 2009, an improvement of $2,515,000 or $0.10 per share. Cash provided by operating activities was $4,420,000 compared to $75,000 last year.

Non-GAAP net income was $2,679,000, or $0.10 per share, compared to $87,000, or $0.00 per share, for the third quarter last year. Non-GAAP net income excludes stock-based compensation, depreciation and amortization, and other non-cash items. A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP financial measures is attached.

Revenue for the nine month period ended December 31, 2010 was $22,010,000, an increase of 96% from revenue of $11,230,000 for the nine month period ended December 31, 2009. GAAP net income for the same period was $3,019,000 or $0.11 per share, compared to GAAP net income of $59,000 or $0.00 per share, for the same period during fiscal 2009, an improvement of $2,960,000 or $0.11 per share. 

Non-GAAP net income for the nine month period ended December 31, 2010 was $4,587,000, or $0.16 per share, compared to $1,449,000, or $0.05 per share, for the same period last year. 

"We are pleased to announce these results for the third quarter and first nine month period of our fiscal year. All three of our business segments reported increased revenue and profitable results. Our Transaction Payment Processing segment continued to grow impressively at 30%. Our check business increased revenue by 22% and our Intellectual Property segment grew revenue by 350% during the last quarter. We are encouraged by these results and the impact of aligning our business segments; our products and services; and our customers' needs, as an increasing number of payments transition to electronic forms and are increasingly conducted over the Internet," said Patrick H. Gaines, Chief Executive Officer.  

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