Red Hat, Inc.
Jun 19, 2013

Red Hat Reports First Quarter Results

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced financial results for its fiscal year 2014 first quarter ended May 31, 2013.

Total revenue for the quarter was $363 million, an increase of 15% in U.S. dollars from the year ago quarter, or 17% measured in constant currency. Constant currency references in this release are as detailed in the tables below. Subscription revenue for the quarter was $316 million, up 16% in U.S. dollars year-over-year, or 18% measured in constant currency.

"The first quarter was a solid start to Fiscal 2014, with both revenue and profitability coming in above the high-end of our guidance. We delivered mid-teens revenue growth driven by customer demand for innovative open source technologies based on a high-value subscription model," stated Jim Whitehurst, President and Chief Executive Officer of Red Hat. "In Q1, we continued to execute against our strategy of significantly expanding our addressable market in the new cloud-centric data center."

GAAP operating income for the first quarter was $57 million, up 11% year-over-year. After adjusting for stock compensation, amortization expenses and certain facility exit costs, as detailed in the tables below, non-GAAP operating income for the first quarter was $87 million, up 7% year-over-year. For the first quarter, GAAP operating margin was 15.6% and non-GAAP operating margin was 23.9%.

Net income for the quarter was $40 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, compared with $37 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, in the year ago quarter. After adjusting for stock compensation, amortization expenses and certain facility exit costs, as detailed in the tables below, non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $62 million, or $0.32 per diluted share, as compared to $58 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, in the year ago quarter.

Operating cash flow was $142 million for the first quarter, as compared to $124 million in the year ago quarter. At quarter end, the company's total deferred revenue balance was $1.06 billion, an increase of 16% on a year-over-year basis. Total cash, cash equivalents and investments as of May 31, 2013 was $1.22 billion after repurchasing approximately $179 million, or approximately 3.6 million shares, of common stock in the first quarter.

"During the first quarter, we delivered solid growth in total revenue and subscription revenue. In addition, quarterly operating cash flow grew to a record $142 million. At the same time, we continued to invest in our long-term growth initiatives around the open hybrid cloud to deliver new technologies, in particular by ramping-up spending in R&D for cloud management, Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and Red Hat's OpenShift platform-as-a-service technologies," stated Charlie Peters, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Red Hat.

Additional information on Red Hat's reported results, including a reconciliation of the non-GAAP adjusted results, are included in the financial tables below. A live webcast of Red Hat's results will begin at 5:00 pm ET today and can be accessed by the general public at Red Hat's investor relations website at A replay of the webcast will be available shortly after the live event has ended.

About Red Hat, Inc.

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(In thousands - except per share amounts)
Three Months Ended
May 31, May 31,
2013 2012
Subscriptions $315,817 $272,571
Training and services 47,442 42,160
Total subscription, training and services revenue 363,259 314,731
Cost of revenue:
Subscriptions 23,375 17,940
Training and services 32,682 28,079
Total cost of subscription, training and services revenue 56,057 46,019
Total gross profit 307,202 268,712
Operating expense:
Sales and marketing 142,444 120,870
Research and development 73,802 59,880
General and administrative 34,333 33,912
Facility exit costs - 3,142
Total operating expense 250,579 217,804
Income from operations 56,623 50,908
Interest income 1,502 2,294
Other income (expense), net (424) 1,887
Income before provision for income taxes 57,701 55,089
Provision for income taxes 17,310 17,628
Net income $40,391 $37,461
Net income per share:
Basic $0.21 $0.19
Diluted $0.21 $0.19
Weighted average shares outstanding:
Basic 191,114 192,947
Diluted 192,969 195,937

(In thousands)
May 31, February 28,
2013 2013 (1)
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $597,998 $487,084
Investments in debt and equity securities 255,638 392,381
Accounts receivable, net 227,747 302,942
Deferred tax assets, net 88,595 88,765
Prepaid expenses 90,141 94,421
Other current assets 2,414 3,156
Total current assets 1,262,533 1,368,749
Property and equipment, net 158,876 141,586
Goodwill 690,530 690,911
Identifiable intangibles, net 137,313 142,243
Investments in debt securities 374,652 438,908
Other assets, net 31,029 31,263
Total assets $2,654,933 $2,813,660
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable and accrued expenses $141,593 $154,202
Deferred revenue 800,791 830,486
Other current obligations 1,041 1,024
Total current liabilities 943,425 985,712
Long term deferred revenue 259,103 259,466
Other long term obligations 59,098 48,321
Stockholders' equity:
Common stock 23 23
Additional paid-in capital 1,819,251 1,802,899
Retained earnings 582,271 541,880
Treasury stock, at cost (996,010) (816,674)
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (12,228) (7,967)
Total stockholders' equity 1,393,307 1,520,161
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $2,654,933 $2,813,660
(1) Derived from audited financial statements

(In thousands)
Three Months Ended
May 31, May 31,
2013 2012