Qumu Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results

Qumu Corporation (NASDAQ: QUMU) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016.

Third quarter revenue was $7.1 million, compared to $9.6 million in the third quarter 2015. Third quarter net loss was $(2.5) million, or a loss of $(0.27) per share, compared to $(7.3) million, or a loss of $(0.79) per share, in the third quarter 2015. Third quarter adjusted EBITDA (a non-GAAP measure) was a loss of $(1.4) million, compared to an adjusted EBITDA loss of $(6.2) million for the third quarter 2015.

For the nine months ended September 30, 2016, revenue was $22.4 million, compared to $24.3 million last year. For the nine months ended September 30, 2016, net loss was $(10.9) million, or a loss of $(1.18) per share, compared to $(24.1) million, or a loss of $(2.61) per share, last year. For the nine months ended September 30, 2016, adjusted EBITDA was a loss of $(7.4) million, compared to an adjusted EBITDA loss of $(20.7) million last year.

"Revenue was within our expectations and operating results were better than our expectations as we continue to manage expenses well. Based on our sales pipeline, we are positioned for strong fourth quarter revenue and operating results," said Vern Hanzlik, Qumu's president and CEO. "Additionally, in October we strengthened our balance sheet with the proceeds from an $8 million term loan. These funds will enable us to advance our market leadership as we continue to provide the best enterprise video content management solutions and services to our customers and the Global 5000 market while we transition to more recurring revenue over time."

Other Information
  • Subscription, maintenance and support revenue was $5.0 million and $4.9 million for the third quarter 2016 and 2015, respectively, and $15.2 million and $13.6 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2016 and 2015, respectively.
  • Gross margin was 59.8% and 49.3% for the third quarter 2016 and 2015, respectively, and 56.9% and 46.0% for the nine months ended September 30, 2016 and 2015, respectively.
  • Total headcount was 152 as of September 30, 2016 compared to 165 as of June 30, 2016 and 194 as of September 30, 2015.
  • Cash and marketable securities were $4.6 million as of September 30, 2016, compared to $8.3 million as of June 30, 2016, reflecting the third quarter operating loss and the impact on cash from changes in working capital.
  • On October 21, 2016, the Company closed an $8 million credit agreement with Hale Capital Partners, LP as administrative agent and HCP-FVD, LLC, an affiliate of Hale Capital Partners, as lender. The credit agreement provided for an $8 million term loan drawn at close, with principal due on October 21, 2019 and interest set at prime plus 6% payable monthly. The credit agreement included a detachable 10-year warrant to purchase 314,286 shares of the Company's common stock at an exercise price of $2.80 per share. The Company intends to use the term loan for general corporate purposes.

GuidanceFor the fourth quarter 2016, revenue is expected to be in the range of $10.0 million to $11.0 million. Total gross margin percentage is expected to be in the mid 60s in the fourth quarter. Fourth quarter net loss is expected to be in the range of $(1.0) million to $(0.5) million, or $(0.11) to $(0.06) per share, with weighted average shares outstanding of approximately 9.25 million shares. Adjusted EBITDA for the fourth quarter 2016 is expected to be in the range of $0.3 million to $0.8 million, compared to an adjusted EBITDA loss of $(3.7) million in the fourth quarter 2015. While the Company expects to be adjusted EBITDA positive the fourth quarter 2016, due to the timing of changes in working capital, the Company expects that it will not be cash flow breakeven the fourth quarter 2016 excluding the net proceeds of the $8 million term loan.

For the full year 2016, revenue is expected to be in the range of $32.4 million to $33.4 million. Net loss is expected to be in the range of $(11.9) million to $(11.4) million, or $(1.29) to $(1.24) per share, with weighted average shares outstanding of approximately 9.25 million shares. Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be in the range of a loss of $(7.1) million to $(6.6) million compared to an adjusted EBITDA loss of $(24.5) million in fiscal 2015. The Company expects a tax benefit of $200,000 in fiscal 2016.

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