Neustar Reports Results For Second Quarter 2014

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services and analytics, today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, and reaffirmed its guidance for 2014.

Results for Second Quarter 2014 Compared to Second Quarter 2013
  • Revenue increased 8% to $237.5 million
  • Revenue from Marketing Services increased 19% to $35.0 million
  • Revenue from Security Services increased 28% to $34.4 million
  • Net income decreased 15% to $36.8 million
  • Net income per share decreased 6% to $0.61

Non-GAAP Results for Second Quarter 2014 Compared to Second Quarter 2013
  • Adjusted net income increased 1% to $57.6 million, representing a 24% margin
  • Adjusted net income per share increased 12% to $0.95

“In the second quarter, we continued to build on and strengthen our position in attractive, high-growth markets in the Information Services and Analytics space,” said Lisa Hook, Neustar’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “This quarter's results reflect the ongoing benefits of a thoughtful strategy, disciplined investments and focused execution. We are confident that we will sustain our momentum and drive value for our shareholders going forward.”

Paul Lalljie, Neustar’s Chief Financial Officer, added, “Our Information Services business continues to deliver strong results. In particular, our Marketing and Security Services, when combined, delivered year-over-year revenue growth of 23% and are approaching one-third of total revenue. Led by this strong momentum, we are confident in our outlook for the year. While we are reaffirming our full-year revenue and adjusted net income guidance, we will be targeting the top end of the revenue range.”

Discussion of Second Quarter Results

Revenue totaled $237.5 million, an 8% increase from $220.4 million in 2013. Marketing Services revenue of $35.0 million grew 19% driven by higher demand for the company's workflow solutions. Security Services revenue of $34.4 million increased 28% driven by revenue from the acquisition of .CO Internet S.A.S. and increased demand for DDoS protection services. NPAC Services revenue of $118.7 million grew 6% driven by an increase in the fixed fee established under the contracts to provide local number portability services. Data Services revenue of $49.4 million declined 6% due to lower revenue from caller identification services and common short codes.

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