Derycz Scientific Reports 34% Revenue Increase For Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter Revenues Grow 77%

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SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Derycz Scientific, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company that is pioneering a fresh way of facilitating the flow of information from content publishers to enterprise customers and their constituents, today reported financial and operating results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.

Financial highlights include the following:

  • Fiscal 2011 full year revenues increased 34% to $33.5 million from $24.9 million in fiscal 2010.
  • Fiscal 2011 fourth quarter revenues increased 77% to $11.3 million from $6.4 million in the fiscal 2010 fourth quarter.

"The past fiscal year was one of tremendous growth for Derycz Scientific.  We raised revenues by 34% while significantly expanding our customer base and publisher agreements, and adding to our technology solutions through new business relationships," said Peter Derycz, President and CEO of Derycz Scientific.  "Among our notable recent accomplishments, we completed our acquisition of Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A. (TAAG), which provides the Company with a physical presence in Europe, and provides global customers with a truly global information logistics solution.

"While our loss widened compared with the prior year, due principally to expenses related to warrant and option grants issued to the Company's consultants, directors and employees, in addition to costs associated with the amortization of guaranteed payments required under publisher agreements, and one-time costs associated with the acquisition of TAAG, we foresee the attainment of our profitability goals within a reachable timeframe.  Our optimism is fueled by our development of new, higher-margin products that we intend to sell into our existing customer base.

"As I previously stated at the end of the last quarter, we expect to continue significant revenue growth and improve our bottom line for coming quarters and fiscal 2012," added Mr. Derycz.  "We remain focused on our goals of growing our sales capabilities and enhancing our current line of products."  

Fiscal 2011 Financial Results

For fiscal 2011, revenues increased 34% to $33.5 million from $24.9 million in fiscal 2010.  The Company reported a net loss of $5,407,606 for the year ended June 30, 2011 compared to a net loss of $307,193 for the year ended June 30, 2010. Approximately $1,418,000 of the loss is attributable to expenses related to warrant and option grants issued to the Company's consultants, directors and employees.  Revenues from the Company's wholly owned subsidiary Reprints Desk increased 25% to $27.5 million from $22.0 million in fiscal 2010.  Pools Press contributed $2.2 million for the year and TAAG contributed $3.8 million for the three months ended June 30, 2011.  Gross margin decreased from 15% during the year ended June 30, 2010 to 12% for the year ended June 30, 2011.  The Company expects gross margin percentage to improve as TAAG's higher gross margin sales will contribute to the Company's overall gross margins and as it begins to market some higher gross margin products at Reprints Desk.

General and administrative expenses were $7.9 million for fiscal 2011, compared with $3.6 million in fiscal 2010.  Marketing and advertising expenses were $619,000, compared with $440,000 in the prior year.  For fiscal 2011, the Company reported a net loss of $5,407,606, or $0.36 per share, compared with a net loss of $307,000, or $0.02 per share, for fiscal 2010.

As of June 30, 2011, the Company had cash and cash equivalents of $2.9 million, compared to $1.9 million as of June 30, 2010.  

Fiscal Fourth Quarter Financial Results

For the fiscal 2011 fourth quarter, revenues increased 77% to $11.3 million, from $6.4 million in the fiscal 2010 fourth quarter.  This increase was due primarily to the Company's acquisition of TAAG and sales growth at Reprints Desk. Financial information for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 should be read in conjunction with the fiscal 2011 Financial Results set forth above and the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Conference Call

Derycz Scientific management will host an investment-community conference call today beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time (8:00 a.m. Pacific time) to discuss these results and answer questions.  To participate in the call please dial (888) 424-8151 for domestic callers, or +1 (847) 585-4422 for international callers, and enter passcode 7292 723 when prompted.

A telephone replay will be available for 30 days following the conclusion of the call by dialing (888) 843-7419 for domestic callers, or +1 (630) 652-3042 for international callers, and entering reservation code 7292 723 when prompted.

Derycz Scientific, Inc.

Consolidated Balance Sheets




June 30,



June 30,




2011



2010









ASSETS














CURRENT ASSETS







Cash and cash equivalents


$

2,868,260



$

1,852,231


Accounts receivable:









    Trade receivables, net of allowance of $223,298 and $59,061, respectively



6,690,662




4,448,269


    Due from factor



356,540




-


Inventory



759,507




6,628


Prepaid expenses



298,927




-


Prepaid royalties



1,245,872




714,287


Other current assets



18,320




84,470











TOTAL CURRENT ASSETS



12,238,088




7,105,885











PROPERTY AND EQUIPMENT, net of accumulated depreciation of $724,004 and $317,629, respectively



1,666,462




372,868











INTANGIBLE ASSETS









Customer lists, net of accumulated amortization of $112,085 and $50,000



663,830




-


Covenant not to compete, net of accumulated amortization of $71,791 and $0



502,533




-


Intellectual property licenses, net of accumulated amortization of $457,822 and $297,887



717,297




674,779











GOODWILL



1,567,604




223,385











 DEPOSITS AND OTHER ASSETS



308,721




-


TOTAL ASSETS


$

17,664,535



$

8,376,917











LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY


















CURRENT LIABILITIES









Accounts payable


$

6,296,566



$

4,887,636


Capital lease obligation, current



663,973




33,682


Accrued expenses and other current liabilities



748,969




97,824


Notes payable, current



53,252




-


Due to factor



312,440




-


Due to related parties



71,902




-


Line of credit



1,436,233




-


Deferred revenue



158,240




-


TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES



9,741,575




5,019,142











Notes payable , long term



110,080




-


Capital lease obligation, long term



1,281,600




43,514


Liability for estimated earnout



359,338




-


Deferred tax liability



350,000




-











TOTAL LIABILITIES



11,842,593




5,062,656











COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES


















STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY









Preferred stock; $0.001 par value; 20,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued and outstanding



-




-


Common stock; $0.001 par value; 100,000,000 shares authorized; 16,822,509 and 13,001,830 shares issued and outstanding



16,823




13,002


Accumulated other comprehensive loss



(11,590)




-


Additional paid-in capital



13,468,580




5,510,620


Accumulated deficit



(7,651,871)




(2,244,265)











TOTAL STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY



5,821,942




3,279,357











NONCONTROLLING INTEREST



-




34,904











TOTAL EQUITY



5,821,942




3,314,261











TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY


$

17,664,535



$

8,376,917





Derycz Scientific, Inc.

Consolidated Statements of Operations and Other Comprehensive Income (Loss)




Years ended




June 30,




2011



2010









NET SALES


$

33,500,438



$

24,935,473











COST OF SALES



29,594,012




21,019,225











GROSS PROFIT



3,906,426




3,916,248











OPERATING EXPENSES:









General and administrative



7,870,454




3,590,933


Marketing and advertising



618,976




439,877


Depreciation and amortization



673,881




206,616











TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES



9,163,311




4,237,426











LOSS FROM OPERATIONS



(5,256,885)




(321,178)











Currency gain (loss)



(23,363)




-


Other Income



13,480




5,415


Interest expense



(144,069)




(6,919)


Interest income



3,231




4,169











LOSS BEFORE INCOME TAXES AND NONCONTROLLING INTEREST



(5,407,606)




(318,513)











PROVISION FOR INCOME TAXES



-




(1,133)











NET LOSS



(5,407,606)




(319,646)











NET LOSS ATTRIBUTABLE TO NONCONTROLLING INTEREST



-




12,453











NET LOSS ATTRIBUTABLE TO DERYCZ SCIENTIFIC, INC.



(5,407,606)




(307,193)











OTHER COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS):









Foreign currency translation



(11,590)




-











COMPREHENSIVE LOSS


$

(5,419,196)



$

(307,193)











NET LOSS PER SHARE:









BASIC AND DILUTED


$

(0.36)



$

(0.02)











WEIGHTED AVERAGE SHARES OUTSTANDING:









BASIC AND DILUTED



14,964,504




12,966,830





Derycz Scientific, Inc.


Consolidated Statement of Stockholders' Equity

For the years ended June 30, 2011 and 2010







Additional
paid-in











Total
stockholders'




Common stock





Accumulated



Noncontrolling



Other
Comprehensive





Shares



Amount



capital



Deficit



Interest



Income


Equity























Balance, July 1, 2009



12,961,830



$

12,962



$

5,450,223



$

(1,937,072)



$

47,357


$

-


$

3,573,470





























Fair value of shares issued for services



40,000




40




45,960














46,000





























Fair value of warrants issued for services











14,437














14,437





























Net loss for the period















(307,193)




(12,453)






(319,646)





























Balance, July 1, 2010



13,001,830




13,002




5,510,620




(2,244,265)




34,904



-



3,314,261





























Acquisition of remaining interest in Pools Press



-




-




(120,000)




-




-






(120,000)





























Adjustment for noncontrolling interest in Pools Press



-




-




34,904




-




(34,904)






-





























Fair value of common shares issued for services



38,565




39




76,084




-




-






76,123





























Fair value of options issued to employees



-




-




121,643




-




-






121,643





























Common shares issued upon exercise of warrants



2,170,193




2,170




2,482,017




-




-






2,484,187





























Fair value of common shares issued for customer list



75,000




75




71,175




-




-






71,250





























Fair value of warrants issued for services



-




-




1,175,748




-




-






1,175,748





























Fair value of warrants issued to directors for services



-




-




120,978




-




-






120,978





























Common shares issued for cash



1,200,000




1,200




2,782,832




-




-






2,784,032





























Common shares issued for acquisition of TAAG



336,921




337




1,212,579




-




-






1,212,916


Net loss for the period















(5,407,606)




-






(5,407,606)





























Foreign currency translation






















(11,590)



(11,590)





























Balance, June 30, 2011



16,822,509



$

16,823



$

13,468,580



$

(7,651,871)



$

-


$

(11,590)


$

5,821,942




Derycz Scientific, Inc.


Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows




Years ended




June 30,




2011



2010









CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:







Net loss


$

(5,407,606)



$

(319,646)


Adjustment to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities:









Depreciation and amortization



750,190




270,981


Fair value of vested stock options



121,643




14,433


Fair value of warrants issued for services



1,296,726




46,000


Fair value of common shares issued for services



76,123




-











Changes in assets and liabilities:









Accounts receivable



(167,479)




(948,421)


Inventory



130,792




3,560


Due from Factor



(71,932)




-


Prepaid expenses



(68,339)




496,307


Prepaid royalties



(531,585)




-


Other current assets



(2,562)




(46,581)


Accounts payable and accrued expenses



(922,159)




1,851,021


Other current liabilities



(296,233)




(19,544)


Income taxes payable



(600)




(3,059)











Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities



(5,093,021)




352,441











CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:









Purchase of furniture and equipment



(121,058)




(118,811)


Purchase of Intellectual Property licenses



(245,925)




(208,570)


Cash acquired upon acquisition of TAAG



325,383




-


Acquisition of remaining interest in Pools Press



(120,000)




-











Net cash used in investing activities



(161,600)




(327,381)











CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:


















Payment of bank loans



(277,892)




-


Payment of capital lease obligation



(144,320)




(26,922)


Issuance of shares upon exercise of warrants for cash



2,484,187




-


Issuance of common shares and warrants for cash



2,784,032




-


Advances under line of credit



1,436,233




-











Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities



6,282,240




(26,922)











Effect of exchange rate changes



(11,590)




-











NET INCREASE IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS



1,016,029




(1,862)











CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS, Beginning of period



1,852,231




1,854,093











CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS, End of period


$

2,868,260



$

1,852,231











SUPPLEMENTAL DISCLOSURES OF CASH FLOW INFORMATION:


















Taxes paid


$

-



$

32,174


Interest paid


$

146,206



$

6,919











SUPPLEMENTAL DISCLOSURES OF NON-CASH INVESTING AND FINANCING ACTIVITIES:


















Adjustment to additional paid in capital to reflect acquisition of remaining noncontrolling interest


$

34,904




-


Acquisition of customer list through the issuance of common shares


$

71,250




-


Capital lease obligation


$

-




42,640


Issuance of common shares for acquisition


$

1,212,195




-


Liability for estimated earnout on acquisition


$

359,338




-


Minority share of losses of subsidiary


$

-




12,453












See notes to consolidated financial statements




About Derycz Scientific®

Derycz Scientific, Inc. develops companies, products, services and systems that facilitate the re-use of published content in a manner that helps organizations achieve their marketing, communication and research goals effectively and in compliance with copyright law and regulatory rules. Its subsidiary companies include Reprints Desk, Inc., Pools Press, Inc. and Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A. (TAAG).  Reprints Desk improves how journal articles and clinical reprints are accessed, procured, and legally used in evidence-based promotions and scientific, technical, and medical (STM) research.  Pools Press has excelled in the reprint market for more than 30 years.  It provides professionally printed articles from medical and technical journals; prints booklets, catalogs, pamphlets, direct mail pieces and newsletters; and works with publishers who wish to outsource a portion of or all of their reprints business.  TAAG offers printing, distribution and information logistics services, with core competencies in the professional production and distribution of clinical trial kits and clinical article reprints for the life sciences industry. For more information, please visit www.deryczscientific.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain matters discussed in this press release may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Such matters involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including the following: changes in economic conditions; general competitive factors; acceptance of the Company's products in the market; the Company's success in obtaining new customers; the Company's success in technology and product development; the Company's ability to execute its business model and strategic plans; the Company's success in integrating acquired entities and assets, and all the risks and related information described from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including the financial statements and related information contained in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K.  The Company assumes no obligation to update the cautionary information in this release.

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