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Dice Holdings, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

  • Revenues increased 11% to $58.4 million in the fourth quarter
  • Cash flows from operations totaled $7.9 million and $48.6 million for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013
  • The Company expanded into online recruiting in the healthcare and hospitality industries during the quarter
  • Dice's Open Web, a social recruiting product, launched out of beta as a paid service

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading provider of specialized websites for professional communities, today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013.

Revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 totaled $58.4 million, an increase of 11% from $52.7 million in the comparable quarter of 2012 due primarily to revenues from businesses acquired within the past year.  Recruitment activity improved in financial services in Europe and Asia, while activity was fairly consistent in technology and energy.  OnTargetjobs®, acquired in November 2013, and The IT Job Board®, acquired in July 2013, contributed revenues of $4.5 million and $2.1 million, respectively, in the fourth quarter.

On December 1, 2013, the Company's social recruiting product, Open Web, launched as an additional paid service, sold either as part of Dice's recruiting package or as a stand-alone product accessible through Dice.com.  Open Web combines publicly available information from about 50 social and professional networks to create an all-in-one candidate profile and a more efficient way to connect with candidates. 

Operating expenses for the fourth quarter totaled approximately $64.0 million, including $11.8 million for the onTargetjobs and The IT Job Board acquisitions and a non-cash impairment charge of approximately $15.0 million related to the goodwill and intangible assets of Slashdot Media and Health Callings.  See "Recent Developments" for additional detail.

The Company's net loss for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 totaled approximately $5.9 million, resulting in diluted loss per share of $0.11.

Net cash provided by operating activities totaled $7.9 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2013, as compared to $10.1 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2012.

Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 totaled $19.2 million or 33% of revenues.  This amount includes a contribution of $1.3 million from the onTargetjobs acquisition, offset by $2.2 million of acquisition related expenses.  See "Notes Regarding the Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures."

Operating Segment Results

The Company's operating segments have been recast primarily to reflect the Company's expansion into healthcare and hospitality online recruiting.  A financial supplement, including a recast of comparative periods to reflect the changes in reporting segments, has been provided on www.diceholdingsinc.com.  

Key changes:

  • Tech & Clearance now includes Dice.com, ClearanceJobs, and The IT Job Board;
  • Healthcare, a new segment, includes HEALTHeCAREERS and BioSpace from the onTargetjobs acquisition, as well as Health Callings, which was previously in the Other segment;
  • Hospitality, a new segment, includes Hcareers from the onTargetjobs acquisition; and
  • Corporate & Other includes Slashdot Media, WorkDigital and corporate-related expenses. 

For the quarter ended December 31, 2013, Tech & Clearance segment revenues increased 4% year-over-year to $33.9 million, or 58% of Dice Holdings' consolidated revenues.  The acquisition of The IT Job Board added $2.1 million to Tech & Clearance revenues in the fourth quarter, while revenues from Dice and ClearanceJobs declined 2% and 9% year-over-year, respectively. 

Finance segment revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 decreased 1% year-over-year and increased 6% from the prior quarter to $9.1 million. Recruitment activity in financial services increased in the quarter, particularly in Continental Europe and in small-to-mid sized staffing agencies in the UK.  

The Energy segment grew 9% year-over-year to contribute $6.0 million in revenues in the quarter ended December 31, 2013, accounting for 10% of consolidated revenues, driven by double-digit revenue increases in career center and data services businesses.

For the quarter ended December 31, 2013, the Healthcare segment and the Hospitality segment contributed $3.7 million and $1.4 million of Dice Holdings' consolidated revenues, respectively. 

Corporate & Other segment revenues decreased 9% year-over-year to $4.3 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 from the comparable 2012 period, due primarily to the financial results at Slashdot Media.

Full Year Operating Results

Revenues for the year ended December 31, 2013 increased 9% to $213.5 million, as compared to $195.4 million in 2012.  The increase was primarily driven by businesses acquired during the last year and strong growth at Rigzone. 

Net income for the year ended December 31, 2013 was $16.2 million, including a pre-tax non-cash impairment charge of $15.0 million related to the goodwill and intangible assets at Slashdot Media and Health Callings.  See "Recent Developments" for additional detail.  Net income for the year ended December 31, 2012 was $38.1 million.  For the year ended December 31, 2013, diluted earnings per share were $0.27 per share.

For the year ended December 31, 2013, net cash provided by operating activities totaled $48.6 million, compared to $54.7 million in 2012.  Adjusted EBITDA for the year ended December 31, 2013 was $72.6 million or 34% of Revenues.  This amount includes a contribution of $1.3 million from the onTargetjobs acquisition, offset by $2.2 million of acquisition related expenses.  In 2012, Adjusted EBITDA was $77.4 million or 40% of Revenues. See "Notes Regarding the Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures."

Balance Sheet

Deferred revenue at December 31, 2013 was $77.4 million compared to $69.4 million at December 31, 2012 and at September 30, 2013.  The $8.0 million or 12% sequential increase was primarily driven by $6.4 million recorded at onTargetjobs and an increase in our Dice.com service.  

Net Debt, defined as total debt less cash and cash equivalents and investments, was $79.6 million at December 31, 2013, consisting of total debt of $119.0 million minus cash and cash equivalents of $39.4 million.  This compares to Net Debt of $15.3 million at September 30, 2013, consisting of total debt of $60.0 million minus cash and cash equivalents and investments of $44.7 million.  The increase in debt was primarily driven by the acquisition of onTargetjobs.

In November 2013, the Company purchased the outstanding shares of onTargetjobs for $46.3 million, net of cash acquired. 

During the fourth quarter of 2013, the Company purchased 2.6 million shares of its common stock on the open market pursuant to its stock repurchase plan at an average cost of $7.84 per share, for a total cost of approximately $20.5 million.  During the year ended December 31, 2013, the Company purchased 6.6 million shares of its common stock on the open market pursuant to its stock repurchase plans at an average cost of $8.45 per share, for a total cost of approximately $55.4 million.

In December 2013, the Company's Board of Directors authorized the purchase of up to $50 million of its common stock pursuant to a stock repurchase plan that is in effect for one year.  Under the plan, management has discretion in determining the conditions under which shares may be purchased from time to time.  Repurchases will be made in accordance with applicable securities laws in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. Depending on acquisition opportunities, market conditions and other factors, these repurchases may commence or cease from time to time without prior notice.

Recent Developments

Slashdot Media was acquired to provide content and services that are important to technology professionals in their everyday work lives and to leverage that reach into the global technology community benefiting user engagement on the Dice.com site.  The expected benefits have started to be realized at Dice.com.  However, advertising revenue has declined over the past year and there is no improvement expected in the future financial performance of Slashdot Media's underlying advertising business.  Therefore, $7.2 million of intangible assets and $6.3 million of goodwill related to Slashdot Media were reduced to zero. 

In November 2013, the Company determined that Health Callings will be merged into HEALTHeCAREERS with the expectation that the combination will create a stronger and more complete service for healthcare professionals, as well as employers and recruiters.   Therefore, goodwill related to Health Callings was reduced from $1.4 million to zero.

Management Comments

"It's good to see a healthier recruiting environment in Europe, which both our financial services and technology brands can capitalize on," said Michael Durney, President and CEO.  "In the fourth quarter, we've taken several considerable internal and strategic actions to shift to higher long-term growth, including reorganizing our Dice sales teams, extending our market opportunity into healthcare and hospitality, and launching Open Web as a paid service.  In 2014, we will be investing in Dice product development and sales, as well as additional products built around our Open Web technology.  The focus of those investments is on expanding our relevance to professionals throughout their careers and on delivering talent efficiently to hiring managers and recruiters."

"In the fourth quarter, we delivered better revenue and profitability than we thought we would in October, particularly from improvement in our finance segment," said John Roberts, CFO.  "In 2014, our growth investments will slightly impact our industry leading profitability.  Our financial model is flexible allowing us to invest, return cash to shareholders and make acquisitions in pursuit of our strategic plan."

Business Outlook

The Company is providing a current, point-in-time view of estimated financial performance based on what it sees as of February 4, 2014 for the quarter ending March 31, 2014 and the year ending December 31, 2014.  The Company's actual performance will vary based on a number of factors including those that are outlined in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 in the sections entitled "Risk Factors," "Forward-Looking Statements" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations." In addition, for a description of Adjusted EBITDA as used below, see "Notes Regarding the Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures."

 


Quarter ending

March 31, 2014

Year ending

December 31, 2014




Revenues

$60 - $61 mm

$242 - $250 mm




Estimated Contribution by Segment



Tech & Clearance

54%

54%

Finance

14%

14%

Energy

10%

10%

Healthcare

10%

10%

Hospitality

5%

5%

Corporate & Other

7%

7%




Adjusted EBITDA

$18 - $18.5 mm

$72.5 - $75 mm

Adjusted EBITDA Margin

30%

30%




Net income

$4.4 - $4.7 mm

$18 - $19.5 mm




Conference Call Information

The Company will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2013 results today at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.  Hosting the call will be Michael P. Durney, President and Chief Executive Officer and John J. Roberts, Chief Financial Officer.

The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing 866-515-2909 or for international callers by dialing 617-399-5123; the passcode is 23539138. A replay will be available two hours after the call and can be accessed by dialing 888-286-8010 or 617-801-6888 for international callers; the replay passcode is 71837798. The replay will be available until February 11, 2014. 

The call will also be webcast live from the Company's website at www.diceholdingsinc.com under the Investor Relations section.

Upcoming Investor Conference

On Monday, February 10, 2014, Mr. Durney and Mr. Roberts will participate at the Stifel Technology, Internet & Media Conference 2014 to be held in San Francisco.  The fireside chat will be held at 2:45 PM Pacific time/5:45 PM Eastern time and will be webcast live from the Company's website.

Investor & Media Contact:

Jennifer Bewley
Vice-President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Dice Holdings, Inc.
212-448-4181
[email protected]

About Dice Holdings, Inc.

Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX) is a leading provider of specialized websites for professional communities, including technology and engineering, financial services, energy, healthcare, hospitality and security clearance. Our mission is to help our customers source and hire the most qualified professionals in select and highly skilled occupations, and to help those professionals find the best job opportunities in their respective fields and further their careers. For more than 20 years, we have built our company by providing our customers with quick and easy access to high-quality, unique professional communities and offering those communities access to highly relevant career opportunities and information. Today, we serve multiple markets primarily in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Notes Regarding the Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

The Company has provided certain non-GAAP financial information as additional information for its operating results.  These measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative for, generally accepted accounting principles in the United States ("GAAP") and may be different from similarly titled non-GAAP measures reported by other companies.  The Company believes that its presentation of non-GAAP measures, such as adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization, non-cash stock based compensation expense, and other non-recurring income or expense ("Adjusted EBITDA"), free cash flow, net cash and net debt, provides useful information to management and investors regarding certain financial and business trends relating to its financial condition and results of operations.  In addition, the Company's management uses these measures for reviewing the financial results of the Company and for budgeting and planning purposes.

Adjusted EBITDA

Adjusted EBITDA is a metric used by management to measure operating performance.  Management uses Adjusted EBITDA as a performance measure for internal monitoring and planning, including preparation of annual budgets, analyzing investment decisions and evaluating profitability and performance comparisons between us and our competitors.  The Company also uses this measure to calculate amounts of performance based compensation under the senior management incentive bonus program.  Adjusted EBITDA, as defined in our Credit Agreement, represents net income plus (to the extent deducted in calculating such net income interest expense, income tax expense, depreciation and amortization, non-cash stock option expenses, losses resulting from certain dispositions outside the ordinary course of business, certain writeoffs in connection with indebtedness, impairment charges with respect to long-lived assets, expenses incurred in connection with an equity offering, extraordinary or non-recurring non-cash expenses or losses, transaction costs in connection with the Credit Agreement up to $250,000, deferred revenues written off in connection with acquisition purchase accounting adjustments, writeoff of non-cash stock compensation expense, and business interruption insurance proceeds, minus (to the extent included in calculating such net income) non-cash income or gains, interest income, and any income or gain resulting from certain dispositions outside the ordinary course of business. 

We consider Adjusted EBITDA, as defined above, to be an important indicator to investors because it provides information related to our ability to provide cash flows to meet future debt service, capital expenditures and working capital requirements and to fund future growth as well as to monitor compliance with financial covenants.  We present Adjusted EBITDA as a supplemental performance measure because we believe that this measure provides our board of directors, management and investors with additional information to measure our performance, provide comparisons from period to period and company to company by excluding potential differences caused by variations in capital structures (affecting interest expense) and tax positions (such as the impact on periods or companies of changes in effective tax rates or net operating losses), and to estimate our value. 

We present Adjusted EBITDA because covenants in our Credit Agreement contain ratios based on this measure.  Our Credit Agreement is material to us because it is one of our primary sources of liquidity.  If our Adjusted EBITDA were to decline below certain levels, covenants in our Credit Agreement that are based on Adjusted EBITDA may be violated and could cause a default and acceleration of payment obligations under our Credit Agreement.

Adjusted EBITDA is not a measurement of our financial performance under GAAP and should not be considered as an alternative to net income, operating income or any other performance measures derived in accordance with GAAP or as an alternative to cash flow from operating activities as a measure of our profitability or liquidity.

Adjusted Revenues

Adjusted Revenues is a metric used by management to measure operating performance.  Adjusted Revenues, represents Revenues plus the fair value adjustment to deferred revenue related to purchase accounting of acquisitions. 

Free Cash Flow

We define free cash flow as net cash provided by operating activities minus capital expenditures. We believe free cash flow is an important non-GAAP measure as it provides useful cash flow information regarding our ability to service, incur or pay down indebtedness or repurchase our common stock.  We use free cash flow as a measure to reflect cash available to service our debt as well as to fund our expenditures.  A limitation of using free cash flow versus the GAAP measure of net cash provided by operating activities is that free cash flow does not represent the total increase or decrease in the cash balance from operations for the period since it includes cash used for capital expenditures during the period and is adjusted for acquisition related payments within operating cash flows.

Net Cash/Net Debt

Net Cash is defined as cash and cash equivalents and investments less total debt. Net Debt is defined as total debt less cash and cash equivalents and investments. We consider Net Cash and Net Debt to be important measures of liquidity and indicators of our ability to meet ongoing obligations.  We also use Net Cash and Net Debt, among other measures, in evaluating our choices for capital deployment.  Net Cash and Net Debt presented herein are non-GAAP measures and may not be comparable to similarly titled measures used by other companies.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release and oral statements made from time to time by our representatives contains forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on those statements because they are subject to numerous uncertainties and factors relating to our operations and business environment, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond our control. Forward-looking statements include information without limitation concerning our possible or assumed future results of operations, including descriptions of our business strategy. These statements often include words such as "may," "will," "should," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "estimate" or similar expressions.  These statements are based on assumptions that we have made in light of our experience in the industry as well as our perceptions of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors we believe are appropriate under the circumstances. Although we believe that these forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, you should be aware that many factors could affect our actual financial results or results of operations and could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements.  These factors include, but are not limited to, competition from existing and future competitors in the highly competitive market in which we operate, failure to adapt our business model to keep pace with rapid changes in the recruiting and career services business, failure to maintain and develop our reputation and brand recognition, failure to increase or maintain the number of customers who purchase recruitment packages, cyclicality or downturns in the economy or industries we serve, failure to attract qualified professionals to our websites or grow the number of qualified professionals who use our websites, failure to successfully identify or integrate acquisitions, U.S. and foreign government regulation of the Internet and taxation, our ability to borrow funds under our revolving credit facility or refinance our indebtedness and restrictions on our current and future operations under such indebtedness.  These factors and others are discussed in more detail in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, all of which are available on the Investor Relations page of our website at www.diceholdingsinc.com, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, under the headings "Risk Factors," "Forward-Looking Statements" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations."

You should keep in mind that any forward-looking statement made by the Company or its representatives herein, or elsewhere, speaks only as of the date on which it is made. New risks and uncertainties come up from time to time, and it is impossible to predict these events or how they may affect us. We have no obligation to update any forward-looking statements after the date hereof, except as required by federal securities laws.

 

DICE HOLDINGS, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(Unaudited)

(in thousands except per share amounts)




















For the three months
ended December 31,


For the year ended
December 31,







2013


2012


2013


2012














Revenues


$

58,418



$

52,738



$

213,482



$

195,363















Operating expenses:









Cost of revenues


6,576



5,132



23,429



15,687


Product development


6,184



5,975



22,437



16,225


Sales and marketing


18,693



16,232



68,799



65,033


General and administrative


11,089



7,410



36,129



27,163


Depreciation


2,688



1,626



8,065



5,657


Amortization of intangible assets


3,719



1,700



9,336



6,654


Impairment of goodwill and intangible assets

14,968





14,968




Change in acquisition related contingencies

51



48



197



48




Total operating expenses

63,968



38,123



183,360



136,467


Operating income (loss)


(5,550)



14,615



30,122



58,896


Interest expense


(809)



(383)



(1,906)



(1,314)


Deferred financing cost write-off








(765)


Interest income


1



11



30



83


Other expense


(1,183)



(62)



(951)



(62)


Income (loss) before income taxes


(7,541)



14,181



27,295



56,838


Income tax expense (benefit)


(1,681)



5,168



11,049



18,751


Net income (loss)


$

(5,860)



$

9,013



$

16,246



$

38,087















Basic earnings (loss) per share


$

(0.11)



$

0.15



$

0.29



$

0.62


Diluted earnings (loss) per share


$

(0.11)



$

0.15



$

0.27



$

0.59















Weighted average basic shares outstanding

53,960



58,148



56,473



61,192


Weighted average diluted shares outstanding

53,960



61,550



59,476



64,604




























 


DICE HOLDINGS, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(Unaudited)

(in thousands)














For the three months
ended December 31,


For the year ended
December 31,





2013


2012


2013


2012

Cash flows from operating activities:










Net income (loss)


$

(5,860)



$

9,013



$

16,246



$

38,087


Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash flows from operating activities:









Depreciation


2,688



1,626



8,065



5,657



Amortization of intangible assets


3,719



1,700



9,336



6,654



Deferred income taxes


(5,641)



(1,863)



(7,482)



(4,406)



Amortization of deferred financing costs


63



52



244



315



Write-off of deferred financing costs








765



Share based compensation


1,868



1,509



8,131



6,130



Change in acquisition related contingencies


51



48



197



48



Impairment of goodwill and intangible assets


14,968





14,968





Change in accrual for unrecognized tax benefits


242



100



116



(1,367)


Changes in operating assets and liabilities:










Accounts receivable


(6,701)



(7,110)



(1,438)



(3,253)



Prepaid expenses and other assets


563



(335)



884



(835)



Accounts payable and accrued expenses


516



1,519



3,197



544



Income taxes receivable/payable


(1,915)



911



(6,207)



776



Deferred revenue


3,294



3,060



2,378



5,581



Other, net


6



(86)



10



(35)


Net cash flows from operating activities


7,861



10,144



48,645



54,661


Cash flows from investing activities:










Payments for acquisitions, net of cash acquired


(46,344)



(9,800)



(58,603)



(30,800)



Purchases of fixed assets


(1,785)



(1,871)



(9,945)



(5,902)



Purchases of investments




(6)



(3)



(1,744)



Maturities and sales of investments




1,502



2,194



4,507


Net cash flows from investing activities


(48,129)



(10,175)



(66,357)



(33,939)


Cash flows from financing activities:










Payments on long-term debt


(10,000)





(30,000)



(23,500)



Proceeds from long-term debt


69,000



4,000



103,000



54,500



Payments under stock repurchase plan


(20,665)



(11,380)



(55,711)



(68,220)



Payment of acquisition related contingencies


(5,000)





(5,000)



(1,557)



Proceeds from stock option exercises


209



1,155



3,358



2,474



Purchase of treasury stock related to vested restricted stock

(209)



(20)



(1,204)



(423)



Excess tax benefit over book expense from stock options exercised

522



77



2,868



998



Financing costs paid


(852)





(852)



(1,101)


Net cash flows from financing activities


33,005



(6,168)



16,459



(36,829)


Effect of exchange rate changes


1,917



(110)



591



883


Net change in cash and cash equivalents for the period


(5,346)



(6,309)



(662)



(15,224)


Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period


44,697



46,322



40,013



55,237


Cash and cash equivalents, end of period


$

39,351



$

40,013



$

39,351



$

40,013


 

 

DICE HOLDINGS, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited)

(in thousands)











ASSETS


December 31, 2013


December 31, 2012

Current assets






Cash and cash equivalents





$

39,351



$

40,013



Investments




2,201



Accounts receivable, net


37,760



29,030



Deferred income taxes - current


1,399



1,609



Income taxes receivable


2,399





Prepaid and other current assets


3,739



3,084




Total current assets


84,648



75,937


Fixed assets, net


18,612



11,158


Acquired intangible assets, net


80,521



62,755


Goodwill


232,155



202,944


Deferred financing costs, net


1,685



1,078


Other assets


601



358




Total assets





$

418,222



$

354,230


LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY





Current liabilities






Accounts payable and accrued expenses


$

27,468



$

16,552



Deferred revenue


77,394



69,404



Current portion of acquisition related contingencies


5,751



4,926



Current portion of long-term debt


2,500





Deferred income taxes - current


123





Income taxes payable


400



3,817




Total current liabilities


113,636



94,699


Long-term debt


116,500



46,000


Deferred income taxes - non-current


11,222



14,414


Accrual for unrecognized tax benefits


2,618



2,502


Acquisition related contingencies


4,042



4,830


Other long-term liabilities


2,392



1,147




Total liabilities


250,410



163,592


Total stockholders' equity


167,812



190,638




Total liabilities and stockholders' equity


$

418,222



$

354,230












Supplemental Information and Non-GAAP Reconciliations

On the pages that follow, the Company has provided certain supplemental information that we believe will assist the reader in assessing our business operations and performance, including certain non-GAAP financial information and required reconciliations to the most comparable GAAP measure.  A statement of operations and statement of cash flows for the quarters and years ended December 31, 2013 and 2012 and a balance sheet as of December 31, 2013 and December 31, 2012 are provided elsewhere in this press release.  Supplemental schedules provided include:

Quarterly Adjusted EBITDA Reconciliation

A reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA for the quarters and years ended December 31, 2013 and 2012 is provided.  This information provides the reader with the information we believe is necessary to analyze the Company.

Non-GAAP and Quarterly Supplemental Data

On this schedule, the Company provides certain non-GAAP information as of and for the quarters and years ended December 31, 2013 and 2012 that we believe is useful to understanding the business operations of the Company.

DICE HOLDINGS, INC.

QUARTERLY ADJUSTED EBITDA RECONCILIATIONS

(Unaudited)

(in thousands)














For the three months ended
December 31,


For the year ended
December 31,




2013


2012


2013


2012











Reconciliation of Net Income (Loss) to Adjusted EBITDA:









Net income (loss)


$

(5,860)


$

9,013


$

16,246


$

38,087


Interest expense


809


383


1,906


1,314


Deferred financing cost write-off





765


Interest income


(1)


(11)


(30)


(83)


Income tax expense (benefit)


(1,681)


5,168


11,049


18,751


Depreciation


2,688


1,626


8,065


5,657


Amortization of intangible assets


3,719


1,700


9,336


6,654


Change in acquisition related contingencies


51


48


197


48


Impairment of goodwill and intangible assets


14,968



14,968



Non-cash stock compensation expense


1,868


1,509


8,131


6,130


Deferred revenue adjustment


1,414



1,773



Other


1,183


46


951


62

Adjusted EBITDA


$

19,158


$

19,482


$

72,592


$

77,385











Reconciliation of Operating Cash Flows to Adjusted EBITDA:








Net cash provided by operating activities


$

7,861


$

10,144


$

48,645


$

54,661


Interest expense


809


383


1,906


1,314


Amortization of deferred financing costs


(63)


(52)


(244)


(315)


Interest income


(1)


(11)


(30)


(83)


Income tax expense (benefit)


(1,681)


5,168


11,049


18,751


Deferred income taxes


5,641


1,863


7,482


4,406


Change in accrual for unrecognized tax benefits


(242)


(100)


(116)


1,367


Change in accounts receivable


6,701


7,110


1,438


3,253


Change in deferred revenue


(3,294)


(3,060)


(2,378)


(5,581)


Deferred revenue adjustment


1,414



1,773



Changes in working capital and other


2,013


(1,963)


3,067


(388)

Adjusted EBITDA


$

19,158


$

19,482


$

72,592


$

77,385

















 

 

 


DICE HOLDINGS, INC.

NON-GAAP AND QUARTERLY SUPPLEMENTAL DATA

(Unaudited)

(dollars in thousands except per customer data)



For the three months ended
December 31,


For the year ended
December 31,


2013


2012


2013


2012

Revenues by Segment (GAAP Revenue)








Tech & Clearance (1)

$

33,936


$

32,669


$

131,924


$

129,185

Finance

9,106


9,232


34,997


38,373

Energy

5,974


5,485


23,503


19,865

Healthcare (2)

3,732


666


5,563


2,493

Hospitality

1,389



1,389


Corporate & Other

4,281


4,686


16,106


5,447



$

58,418


$

52,738


$

213,482


$

195,363










Add back fair value adjustment to deferred revenue








Tech & Clearance

$

323


$


$

682


$

Healthcare

456



456


Hospitality

635



635




$

1,414


$


$

1,773


$










Adjusted Revenues by Segment








Tech & Clearance

$

34,259


$

32,669


$

132,606


$

129,185

Finance

9,106


9,232


34,997


38,373

Energy

5,974


5,485


23,503


19,865

Healthcare

4,188


666


6,019


2,493

Hospitality

2,024



2,024


Corporate & Other

4,281


4,686


16,106


5,447



$

59,832


$

52,738


$

215,255


$

195,363












For the three months ended


Select Financial Data without onTargetjobs Acquisition

December 31, 2013




Dice Holdings,
Inc.


Intraquarter
onTargetjobs
Acquisition


DHI without
onTargetjobs
Acquisition














Revenues

$

58,418


$

4,516


$

53,902












Reconciliation of Net Income (Loss) to Adjusted EBITDA:








Net income (loss)

$

(5,860)


$

(2,755)


$

(3,105)




Interest expense

809



809




Interest income

(1)



(1)




Income tax benefit

(1,681)


(1,265)


(416)




Depreciation

2,688


510


2,178




Amortization of intangible assets

3,719


1,607


2,112




Change in acquisition related contingencies

51



51




Impairment of goodwill and intangible assets

14,968



14,968




Non-cash stock compensation expense

1,868



1,868




Deferred revenue adjustment

1,414


1,091


323




Other

1,183


(39)


1,222



Adjusted EBITDA

$

19,158


$

(851)


$

20,009












 




DICE HOLDINGS, INC.

NON-GAAP AND QUARTERLY SUPPLEMENTAL DATA (CONTINUED)

(Unaudited)














For the three months ended
December 31,


For the year ended
December 31,


2013


2012


2013


2012

Calculation of Free Cash Flow












Net cash provided by operating activities

$

7,861


$

10,144


$

48,645


$

54,661

Purchases of fixed assets

(1,785)


(1,871)


(9,945)


(5,902)

Free Cash Flow

$

6,076


$

8,273


$

38,700


$

48,759


















Dice.com Recruitment Package Customers








Beginning of period

8,450


8,650


8,400


8,100

End of period

8,100


8,400


8,100


8,400

Average for the period (3)

8,350


8,600


8,550


8,600










Dice.com Average Monthly Revenue per

Recruitment Package Customer (4)

$

1,012


$

986


$

1,000


$

972










Segment Definitions:

Tech & Clearance: Dice.com, ClearanceJobs, The IT Job Board (from acquisition, July 2013) and related career fairs

Finance: eFinancialCareers

Energy: Rigzone and related career fairs

Healthcare: Health Callings; HEALTHeCAREERS and BioSpace (both from acquisition, November 2013)

Hospitality: Hcareers (from acquisition, November 2013)

Corporate & Other: Corporate related costs, Slashdot Media (since date of acquisition, September 2012) and WorkDigital (since date of acquisition, October 2012)


(1) Includes $2.1 million and $3.2 million of The IT Job Board revenue for the fourth quarter and full year 2013, respectively.

(2) Includes $3.1 million of HEALTHeCAREERS and BioSpace revenue for the fourth quarter and full year 2013.

(3) Reflects the daily average of recruitment package customers during the period.

(4) Reflects simple average of three months in each period.



 

SOURCE Dice Holdings, Inc.

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