LiveWorld Reports Financial Results for the 2nd Quarter 2013

LiveWorld Reports Financial Results for the 2nd Quarter 2013

19% Revenue Growth and Continued Profitability

SAN JOSE, Calif. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LiveWorld, Inc. (OTC Markets: LVWD), today announced the financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Total revenues were $3.7 million for the quarter as compared to the $3.1 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. This was an increase of approximately $584,000 or 19% period-over-period. The Company's revenues for the six months ended June 30, 2013 were approximately $7.6 million, as compared to $5.8 million for the six months ended June 30, 2012. This was an increase of approximately $1.8 million or 31% period-over-period.


The Company reported net income for the first quarter of 2013 of $271,000, or 7% of total revenues. This result was a decrease of $139,000 when compared to the net income of $410,000, or 13% reported for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The Company's net income for the six months ended June 30, 2013 was approximately $563,000, as compared to the net income of $684,000 for the six months ended June 30, 2012. This was a decrease of approximately $121,000 period-over-period.

The Company ended the quarter with approximately $3.9 million in cash and cash equivalents. The Company reported a positive working capital balance of approximately $3.4 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 as compared to the $2.8 million it had for the quarter ended December 31, 2012. The Company anticipates that its cash and cash equivalents will diminish for the remainder of this year as it expands its development, sales, and marketing efforts for the second half of 2013.

"We had a solid financial performance for the second quarter of the year with double digit revenue growth while maintaining profitability. We have been consistent with our strategy of increasing our investment in sales, marketing, and product development which has resulted in the reduced profitability over the first six months of 2013," said David Houston, Chief Financial Officer of LiveWorld. "We remain positive for 2013 and anticipate overall growth for the full year 2013."

Detailed quarterly financial information may be downloaded at www.liveworld.com (financials page) or at www.otcmarkets.com.

LiveWorld Solutions

LiveWorld, a social content marketing company managing social media for Fortune 1,000 brands through engagement, moderation, and insight. Our social media solutions provide a human touch scaled by technology that creates value out of user content, and provides big cost savings.

LiveWorld is a Facebook ® Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD) in the Pages category.

About LiveWorld

LiveWorld, a social content marketing company, is a trusted partner to the world's largest brands, including the number-one companies in retail, CPG, pharmaceutical, and financial/travel services. We revolutionize the management of user content through innovative technology, leading-edge services, and deep integration with client marketing and customer support teams. Scaling human review of user content and human touch points, LiveWorld removes obstacles faced by brands, allowing them to engage more deeply in social media. In an innovative approach that encompasses review, management, and analysis of user content, LiveWorld provides 24/7 brand protection through "always on" moderation and engagement across social channels, applications, and sites. The LiveWorld solution offers competitive advantage through management of user content in sheer volume, resulting in amplified brand presence, actionable insight, and increased customer loyalty. LiveWorld is headquartered in California, with offices in San Jose, CA and New York City, NY. For more information, go to www.liveworld.com. Follow us at @LiveWorld.

"Safe Harbor" Statement Under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act

This press release may contain forward-looking information concerning LiveWorld's plans, objectives, future expectations, forecasts and prospects. These statements may include those regarding LiveWorld's current or future financial performance including but not limited to lists of clients, revenue and profit, use of cash, investments, relationships and the actual or potential impact of stock option expense, and the results of its product development efforts. The balance sheet, operating results, and statements of cash flows for the periods ended June 30, 2012 and 2013 and the period ended December 31, 2012 where neither audited nor reviewed by an independent accounting firm and are subject to change upon such a review or audit being completed. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in the forward looking statements made as a result of, among other things, final accounting adjustments and results, LiveWorld's ability to attract new clients and preserve or expand its relationship with existing clients, LiveWorld's ability to retain and attract high quality employees, including its management staff, the ability to deliver new innovative products in a timely manner, changing accounting treatments, and other risks applicable to the Company. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

 
LIVEWORLD, INC.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED BALANCE SHEETS
(In thousands, except share data)
  
June 30,December 31,
20132012
ASSETS
Current assets
Cash and cash equivalent$3,859$3,382
Accounts receivable, net3,1271,415
Prepaid expenses 341 268
Total current assets7,3275,065
 
Property and equipment, net291234
Other assets 17 17
Total assets$7,635$5,316
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current liabilities
Accounts payable$243$235
Accrued employee expenses640504
Other accrued liabilities3317
Deferred revenue 3,016 1,478
Total current liabilities 3,933 2,234
Total liabilities3,9332,234
 
Stockholders' equity
Common stock: $0.001 par value, 100,000,000 shares authorized 33,257,634 issued and outstanding as of December 31, 2012 and June 30, 2013 respectively3333
Additional paid-in capital141,235141,178
Accumulated deficit (137,566) (138,129)
Total stockholders' equity 3,702 3,082
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity$7,635$5,316
 
 
LIVEWORLD, INC.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
(In thousands, except per share data)
    
Three Months Ended June 30,Six Months Ended June 30,
2013201220132012
Total revenues$3,733$3,149$7,607$5,789
Cost of revenues 1,185 1,025 2,411 1,851
Gross Margin2,5482,1245,1953,938
Operating Expense
Product development5214321,049822
Sales and marketing1,0247512,1251,384
General and administrative6875111,3891,018
Stock based compensation 32 18 58 37
Total operating expense 2,264 1,712 4,620 3,261
Profit from operations284412575677
Other income 0 0 0 10
Profit before tax284411575687
Provision for income taxes (13) (1) (13) (3)
Net income 271 410 563 684
 
Basic net income per share$0.01$0.01$0.02$0.02
Shares used in computing basic net income per share33,257,63433,157,63433,257,63433,157,634
Diluted net income per share$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.02
Shares used in computing diluted income (loss) per share44,554,80945,190,25645,078,94645,190,256
 
Departmental allocation of stock-based compensation:
Product development$12$8$22$17
Sales and marketing851511
General and administrative 13 5 21 9
Total stock-based compensation$32$18$58$37
 
 
LIVEWORLD, INC.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(In thousands)
 
 Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30,
2013 20122013 2012
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net income$271$410$563$684
Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) provided by (used in) operating activities:
Depreciation of long-lived assets33196039
Stock-based compensation32185837
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
Accounts receivable1,1491,763(1,712)(1,297)
Other assets(106)(44)(73)(8)
Accounts payable(132)498259
Accrued liabilities(2)48152172
Deferred revenue 208 34 1,539 2,049
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities 1,453 2,297 595 1,935
Cash flows from investing activities:
Purchase of property and equipment (97) (29) (117) (89)
Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities (97) (29) (117) (89)
Cash flows from financing activities:
Note payable financing - (9) - (15)
Net cash provided by (used for) financing activities----
Change in cash and cash equivalent1,3562,2594771,831
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period 2,503 895 3,382 1,323
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period$3,859$3,154$3,859$3,154
 

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David Houston, 408-615-8496
dhouston@liveworld.com
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