Gaming Partners International Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and First Six Months of 2014

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (NASDAQ: GPIC), a leading worldwide provider of casino currency and table gaming equipment, announced financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014.

During the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, the Company posted a net loss of $1.2 million, or ($0.15) per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $0.1 million, or ($0.01) per basic and diluted share, for the second quarter of 2013. During the first six months of 2014, the Company posted a net loss of $2.3 million, or ($0.29) per basic and diluted share, compared to net income of $0.5 million, or $0.06 per basic and diluted share, for the year ended 2013. The decrease in net income for the second quarter and the first six months of 2014 was due to a decrease in sales of our currency products which caused fixed manufacturing costs to be allocated over a lower revenue base, offset by a reduction in selling, administrative and research and development expenses.

During the second quarter of 2014, the Company had revenues of $10.2 million, compared to revenues of $14.1 million in the second quarter of 2013. During the first six months of 2014, the Company had revenues of $20.8 million, compared to revenues of $28.9 million in the same period of prior year. The decrease in revenues was mainly due to a reduction in worldwide casino currency sales in 2014 compared to 2013, caused by the lack of openings/expansions in 2014.

"We do not anticipate that we will benefit from any casino openings in the remainder of 2014," commented Greg Gronau, GPIC President, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer and Secretary. "We have received a significant order to supply new chips and plaques for a casino expansion in Macau. The order includes nearly 900,000 chips and over 137,000 plaques from the Company's Bourgogne et Grasset® and Bud Jones® brands totaling just under $6.4 million of revenue which should be recognized in the remainder of 2014. In addition, the acquisition of the gaming assets of GemGroup will add the Gemaco® brand playing cards and table layouts to our domestic product portfolio and increase our US market share in both products. It also adds the manufacturing and sale of layouts to our Asia Pacific product offerings."

About Gaming Partners International Corporation (GPIC)

GPIC manufactures and supplies casino table game equipment to licensed casinos worldwide. Under the brand names of Paulson®, Bourgogne et Grasset®, Bud Jones® and Gemaco®, GPIC provides casino currency such as chips, plaques and jetons; gaming furniture and table accessories; table layouts; playing cards; dice; and roulette wheels. GPIC pioneered the use of security features such as radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology in casino currency and provides RFID solutions including RFID readers, software and displays. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, GPIC also has manufacturing facilities, warehouses and/or sales offices in Beaune, France; San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico; Blue Springs, Missouri; Atlantic City, New Jersey, Gulfport, Mississippi and Macau S.A.R., China. For additional information, please visit http://www.gpigaming.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This release contains "forward-looking statements" based on current expectations that are inherently subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, such as statements relating to future share repurchases; potential acquisitions and the successful integration of acquired businesses; new products; anticipated future sales or the timing thereof; fulfillment of product orders; the long-term growth and prospects of our business or any jurisdiction in which we operate; the duration or effects of unfavorable economic conditions which may reduce our sales; and the long term potential of the RFID casino currency solutions market and our ability to capitalize on any such growth opportunities. Actual results or achievements may be materially different from those expressed or implied. Our plans and objectives are based on assumptions involving judgments with respect to future economic, competitive and market conditions, the timing of and ability to consummate acquisitions, and future business decisions and other risks and uncertainties identified in Part I-Item 1A, "Risk Factors" of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2013, all of which are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many of which are beyond our control and are subject to change. Therefore, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will prove to be accurate.

For more information please contact:

Gregory Gronau, President, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer and Secretary
+1.702.384.2425
investorrelations@gpigaming.com



GAMING PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(unaudited)

(in thousands, except share amounts)





June 30,


December 31,




2014


2013

ASSETS




Current Assets:





Cash and cash equivalents

$         15,517


$          14,492


Marketable securities

4,989


5,724


Accounts receivable, net

4,195


5,905


Inventories

8,110


7,407


Prepaid expenses

838


965


Deferred income tax asset

630


628


Restricted Cash

10,000


-


Other current assets

2,438


3,054


      Total current assets

46,717


38,175

Property and equipment, net

10,139


10,996

Intangibles, net

923


985

Deferred income tax asset

3,264


3,643

Inventories, non-current

509


175

Other assets

2,349


1,475


       Total assets

$         63,901


$          55,449






LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY 




Current Liabilities:





Demand line of credit

$         10,000


$                    -


Accounts payable

2,402


2,291


Accrued liabilities

2,925


2,918


Customer deposits and deferred revenue

1,395


646


Income taxes payable

195


251


      Total current liabilities

16,917


6,106

Deferred income tax liability

1,865


1,870


      Total liabilities

18,782


7,976

Commitments and contingencies - see Note 9




Stockholders' Equity:




   Preferred stock, authorized 10,000,000 shares, $.01 par value,





  none issued and outstanding

-


-

   Common stock, authorized 30,000,000 shares, $.01 par value,





8,207,077 and 7,916,094 issued and outstanding, respectively

82


82

   Additional paid-in capital

19,853


19,771

   Treasury stock at cost: 290,983 shares

(2,262)


(2,262)

   Retained earnings

25,920


28,205

   Accumulated other comprehensive income

1,526


1,677


      Total stockholders' equity

45,119


47,473


      Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$         63,901


$          55,449



GAMING PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(unaudited)

(in thousands, except per share amounts)




Three Months Ended


Six Months Ended



June 30,


June 30,



2014


2013


2014


2013

Revenues

$ 10,216


$ 14,146


$ 20,775


$ 28,914

Cost of revenues

7,463


9,761


15,263


20,249


Gross profit

2,753


4,385


5,512


8,665










Marketing and sales

1,343


1,505


2,646


3,010

General and administrative

2,043


2,382


4,111


4,481

Research and development

417


494


854


1,027


Operating (loss) income 

(1,050)


4


(2,099)


147

Other income and (expense), net

49


(40)


106


38


(Loss) income before income taxes

(1,001)


(36)


(1,993)


185

Income tax  provision (benefit)

154


18


292


(293)


Net (loss) income 

$ (1,155)


$      (54)


$ (2,285)


$      478










Earnings per share:









Basic

$   (0.15)


$   (0.01)


$   (0.29)


$     0.06


Diluted

$   (0.15)


$   (0.01)


$   (0.29)


$     0.06

Weighted-average shares of common stock outstanding:









Basic

7,916


7,949


7,916


8,038


Diluted

7,916


7,949


7,916


8,116

 

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SOURCE Gaming Partners International Corporation



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