Tableau Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

May 05, 2014, 16:01 ET from Tableau Software

SEATTLE, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today reported results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014.

  • Total revenues were $74.6 million, up 86% year over year.
  • License revenues were $48.4 million, up 83% year over year.
  • Diluted GAAP loss per share was $0.09; diluted non-GAAP loss per share was $0.01.

"Tableau delivered a strong first quarter with over 80% revenue growth," said Christian Chabot, CEO and President.  "We added over 1,800 new customer accounts, and continued to see adoption expand within our existing customers."

Financial Highlights for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014 Total revenues for the first quarter of 2014 were $74.6 million, representing an 86% increase from the first quarter of 2013. License revenues were $48.4 million, representing an 83% increase from the first quarter of 2013.

GAAP operating loss for the first quarter of 2014 was $1.9 million, compared to a GAAP operating loss of $5.7 million for the first quarter of 2013. GAAP net loss for the first quarter of 2014 was $5.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted common share, compared to a GAAP net loss of $4.0 million, or $0.12 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2013.

Non-GAAP operating income, which excludes stock-based compensation, was $6.1 million for the first quarter of 2014, compared to a non-GAAP operating loss of $3.2 million for the first quarter of 2013. Non-GAAP net loss was $0.4 million for the first quarter of 2014, or $0.01 per diluted common share, compared to non-GAAP net loss of $1.8 million, or $0.05 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2013.

Recent Business Highlights In addition to growing revenues, Tableau achieved other notable business milestones:

  • Recognized as a "Leader" by Gartner in its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms report.
  • Closed 120 sales greater than $100,000 and added over 1,800 new customer accounts in the first quarter of 2014.
  • Exceeded over 1,000 cumulative customer accounts using Tableau Online for analytics in the cloud.
  • Announced strategic technology alliance with Splunk to leverage the power of visual analytics and real-time machine data.
  • Hired Henrick Jorgensen as Country Manager for Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Conference Call and Webcast Information In conjunction with this announcement, Tableau will host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET) today to discuss Tableau's first quarter of 2014 financial results and the outlook for the second quarter of 2014 and full year 2014. A live audio webcast and replay of the call, together with detailed financial information, will be available in the Investor Relations section of Tableau's website at http://investors.tableausoftware.com. The live call can be accessed by dialing (855) 592-5013 (U.S.) or (678) 224-7834 (outside the U.S.) and referencing passcode: 30785035. A replay of the call can also be accessed by dialing (855) 859-2056 (U.S.) or (404) 537-3406 (outside the U.S.), and referencing passcode: 30785035.

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Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains, and statements made during the above referenced conference call will contain, "forward-looking" statements, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including regarding the company's growth momentum and the company's expectations regarding future revenues, expenses and net income or loss. These statements are not guarantees of future performance, but are based on management's expectations as of the date of this press release and assumptions that are inherently subject to uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements include the following: risks associated with anticipated growth in Tableau's addressable market; competitive factors, including changes in the competitive environment, pricing changes, sales cycle time and increased competition; Tableau's ability to build and expand its direct sales efforts and reseller distribution channels; general economic and industry conditions, including expenditure trends for business intelligence and productivity tools; new product introductions and Tableau's ability to develop and deliver innovative products; our ability to provide high-quality service and support offerings; risks associated with international operations; and macroeconomic conditions. These and other important risk factors are described more fully in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Tableau's  Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on February 27, 2014, and other reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and could cause actual results to vary from expectations. All information provided in this release and in the conference call is as of the date hereof and Tableau undertakes no duty to update this information except as required by law.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures Tableau believes that the use of non-GAAP operating income (loss), non-GAAP net income (loss) and non-GAAP earnings (loss) per diluted common share is helpful to its investors. These measures, which are referred to as non-GAAP financial measures, are not prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States, or GAAP. Non-GAAP operating income (loss) is calculated by deducting stock-based compensation expense from operating income (loss). Non-GAAP net income (loss) is calculated by deducting stock-based compensation expense, net of tax, from net income (loss). Non-GAAP earnings (loss) per diluted common share is calculated by dividing non-GAAP net income (loss) by weighted average diluted shares outstanding. Because of varying available valuation methodologies, subjective assumptions and the variety of equity instruments that can impact a company's non-cash expenses, Tableau believes that providing non-GAAP financial measures that exclude stock-based compensation expense allow for more meaningful comparisons between its operating results from period to period. All of these non-GAAP financial measures are important tools for financial and operational decision making and for evaluating Tableau's own operating results over different periods of time.

Non-GAAP financial measures may not provide information that is directly comparable to that provided by other companies in Tableau's industry, as other companies in the industry may calculate non-GAAP financial results differently, particularly related to non-recurring, unusual items. In addition, there are limitations in using non-GAAP financial measures because the non-GAAP financial measures are not prepared in accordance with GAAP, may be different from non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies and exclude expenses that may have a material impact on our reported financial results. Further, stock-based compensation expense has been and will continue to be for the foreseeable future a significant recurring expense in Tableau's business and an important part of the compensation provided to its employees. The presentation of non-GAAP financial information is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the directly comparable financial measures prepared in accordance with GAAP. Investors should review the reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures to the comparable GAAP financial measures included below, and not rely on any single financial measure to evaluate Tableau's business.

 

Tableau Software, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Statement of Operations

(In thousands, except per share data)

(Unaudited)

Three Months Ended March 31,

2014

2013

Revenues

License

$

48,445

$

26,426

Maintenance and services

26,106

13,592

Total revenues

74,551

40,018

Cost of revenues

License

164

176

Maintenance and services

7,029

3,374

Total cost of revenues (1)

7,193

3,550

Gross profit

67,358

36,468

Operating expenses

Sales and marketing (1)

39,321

23,673

Research and development (1)

22,174

12,941

General and administrative (1)

7,757

5,601

Total operating expenses

69,252

42,215

Operating loss

(1,894)

(5,747)

Other expense, net

(207)

(53)

Loss before income tax expense (benefit)

(2,101)

(5,800)

Income tax expense (benefit)

3,528

(1,765)

Net loss

$

(5,629)

$

(4,035)

Net loss per share attributable to common stockholders:

  Basic

$

(0.09)

$

(0.12)

  Diluted

$

(0.09)

$

(0.12)

Weighted average shares used to compute net loss per share attributable to common stockholders

  Basic

63,444

34,833

  Diluted

63,444

34,833

    

(1) Includes stock-based compensation expense as follows:

Three Months Ended March 31,

2014

2013

(in thousands)

Cost of revenues

$

339

$

73

Sales and marketing

3,159

819

Research and development

3,404

1,035

General and administrative

1,061

572

 

Tableau Software, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

(In thousands)

(Unaudited)

March 31, 2014

December 31, 2013

Assets

Current assets

Cash and cash equivalents

$

616,508

$

252,674

Accounts receivable, net

50,513

61,158

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

7,118

7,180

Income taxes receivable

2,069

2,033

Deferred income taxes

8,860

9,136

Total current assets

685,068

332,181

Property and equipment, net

22,667

21,338

Deferred income taxes

813

589

Deposits and other assets

812

819

Total assets

$

709,360

$

354,927

Liabilities and stockholders' equity

Current liabilities

Accounts payable

$

4,056

$

2,178

Accrued liabilities and other current liabilities

10,081

8,456

Accrued compensation and employee related benefits

19,253

27,187

Income taxes payable

109

178

Deferred revenue

69,910

66,290

Total current liabilities

103,409

104,289

Deferred revenue

3,622

3,264

Other long-term liabilities

2,478

2,714

Total liabilities

109,509

110,267

Stockholders' equity

Common stock

7

7

Additional paid-in capital

600,211

239,406

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

(56)

(71)

Retained earnings (accumulated deficit)

(311)

5,318

Total stockholders' equity

599,851

244,660

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$

709,360

$

354,927

 

Tableau Software, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

(In thousands)

(Unaudited)

Three Months Ended March 31,

2014

2013

Operating activities

Net loss

$

(5,629)

$

(4,035)

Adjustment to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by operating activities

Depreciation and amortization expense

2,520

1,342

Provision for doubtful accounts

18

Stock-based compensation expense

7,963

2,499

Excess tax benefit from stock-based compensation

(3,329)

(43)

Deferred income taxes

3,381

64

Changes in operating assets and liabilities

Accounts receivable

10,655

2,590

Prepaid expenses, deposits and other assets

92

(547)

Income taxes receivable

(36)

(2,536)

Deferred revenue

3,953

5,561

Accounts payable and accrued liabilities

(5,172)

(748)

Income taxes payable

(72)

40

Net cash provided by operating activities

14,326

4,205

Investing activities

Purchase of property and equipment

(3,708)

(3,038)

Net cash used in investing activities

(3,708)

(3,038)

Financing activities

Proceeds from public offering, net of underwriters discount and offering costs

344,386

Proceeds from exercise of stock options

5,477

1,052

Deferred initial public offering costs

(1,050)

Excess tax benefit from stock-based compensation

3,329

43

Net cash provided by financing activities

353,192

45

Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents

24

(34)

Net increase in cash and cash equivalents

363,834

1,178

Cash and cash equivalents

Beginning of period

252,674

39,302

End of period

$

616,508

$

40,480

 

Tableau Software, Inc.

Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Measures

(In thousands, except per share data)

(Unaudited)

Three Months Ended March 31,

Reconciliation of operating loss to non-GAAP operating income (loss):

2014

2013

Operating loss

$

(1,894)

$

(5,747)

Excluding: Stock-based compensation expense

7,963

2,499

Non-GAAP operating income (loss)

$

6,069

$

(3,248)

Reconciliation of net loss to non-GAAP net loss:

Net loss

$

(5,629)

$

(4,035)

Excluding: Stock-based compensation expense, net of tax

5,278

2,227

Non-GAAP net loss

$

(351)

$

(1,808)

Non-GAAP net loss per share attributable to common stockholders:

Basic

$

(0.01)

$

(0.05)

Diluted

$

(0.01)

$

(0.05)

Weighted average shares used to compute non-GAAP net loss per share attributable to common stockholders:

Basic

63,444

34,833

Diluted

63,444

34,833

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