Pegasystems Announces Financial Results for First Quarter of 2013

Q1 2013 License Revenue increases 20% compared to Q1 2012; Q1 2013 GAAP EPS of $0.23 increases 130% compared to Q1 2012; Non-GAAP EPS of $0.33

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. May 6, 2013 Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in  Business Process Management (BPM) and a leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions, today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2013. Revenue for the first quarter of 2013 increased 5% compared to the first quarter of 2012. Net income for the first quarter of 2013 was $9.1 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, compared to net income of $4.1 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2012. 

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Business Perspective

“Despite the global economy, in Q1 Pegasystems delivered strong increases in license revenue and earnings,” said Alan Trefler, Founder and CEO of Pegasystems. “Organizations are faced with a difficult set of challenges as they must simultaneously improve customer experience across channels, increase operational effectiveness, and execute in an environment of continuous change. They know they need innovative, enterprise software to accomplish this, and are increasingly turning to Pegasystems’ technology as the solution. Our continued ability to show significant business returns for our clients is a competitive strength, and our financial results are a reflection of this.”

“I would like to invite our investors, customers, partners and prospects to come to PegaWORLD 2013 in Orlando, June 9-11, and see firsthand the great clients who have found a better way to solve the tough challenges of the early 21st century,” concluded Mr. Trefler. 

Pegasystems will host a conference call and live Webcast associated with this announcement at 6:00 p.m. EDT on May 6, 2013. Dial-in information is as follows: 1 (877) 348-9349 (domestic) or 1 (678) 809-1046 (international). To listen to the Webcast log onto www.pega.com at least 5 minutes prior to the event's broadcast and click on the Webcast icon in the Investors section. A replay of the call will also be available on http://www.pega.comin the Investors section Audio Archives link.

 

Discussion of Non-GAAP Measures

To supplement financial results presented in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the U.S., (“GAAP”), the Company provides Non-GAAP measures, including in this release. Pegasystems’ management utilizes a number of different financial measures, both GAAP and Non-GAAP, in analyzing and assessing the overall performance of the business, for making operating decisions, and for forecasting and planning for future periods. The Company’s annual financial plan is prepared both on a GAAP and Non-GAAP basis, and both are approved by our board of directors. In addition and as a consequence of the importance of these measures in managing the business, the Company uses Non-GAAP measures and financial performance results in the evaluation process to establish management’s compensation.

The Non-GAAP measures exclude amortization of intangible assets and stock-based compensation. The Company believes that these Non-GAAP measures are helpful in understanding our past financial performance and our anticipated future results. These Non-GAAP financial measures are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for comparable GAAP measures and should be read only in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP. A reconciliation of the Company’s GAAP to Non-GAAP measures is included in the financial schedules at the end of this release.

 

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release may be construed as “forward-looking statements” as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The words “anticipate,” “project,” “expect,” “plan,” “intend,” “believe,” “estimate,” “should”, “target,” “forecast,” “could,” “preliminary,” “guidance” and similar expressions, among others, identify forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statement was made. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions and involve various risks and uncertainties, which could cause the Company's actual results to differ from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among others, variation in demand for our products and services and the difficulty in predicting the completion of product acceptance and other factors affecting the timing of our license revenue recognition, the ongoing consolidation in the financial services and healthcare markets, reliance on third party relationships, the potential loss of vendor specific objective evidence for our professional services, and management of the Company's growth. Further information regarding these and other factors which could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements contained in this press release is contained in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and other recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release represent the Company's views as of May 6, 2013. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements and there are no assurances that the matters contained in such statements will be achieved. Although subsequent events may cause the Company's view to change, the Company does not undertake and specifically disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements whether as the result of new information, future events or otherwise. The statements should therefore not be relied upon as representing the Company's view as of any date subsequent to May 6, 2013.

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About Pegasystems

Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) develops strategic applications for sales, marketing, service and operations. Pega’s applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega’s Global 500 customers include the world’s largest and most sophisticated enterprises. Pega’s applications, available on-premises or in the cloud, are built on its unified Pega 7 platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients’ strategic business needs. Pega’s clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use and global scale. For more information, please visit us at www.pega.com.

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