YOU On Demand Reports 2013 Q3 Results - Management Hosting Investor Call Today at 4:30pm ET -

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: YOD) ("YOU On Demand" or the "Company"), a leading multi-platform entertainment and Video On Demand (VOD) company in China, announced today its unaudited operating results for the three-month period ended September 30, 2013 (a full copy of its quarterly report on Form 10-Q will also be posted at www.sec.gov).

Conference Call: Chairman Shane McMahon and Chief Financial Officer Marc Urbach are hosting a conference call today beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT). The dial-in numbers are (800) 621-4410 or (+1) (303) 223-2680 (international callers).

On November 5 (subsequent to the close of the 2013 third quarter), the Company announced that C Media Limited, a leading China-based mobile video service provider, raised its aggregate strategic investment in YOU On Demand to $6.0 million USD, with an additional $2.0 million USD Convertible Bridge Note financing. In addition, C Media and YOU On Demand jointly agreed to extend C Media's Phase 2 investment deadline – for up to $10.0 million USD of additional capital – to December 4, 2013. As previously disclosed in early July, C Media had made an initial $4.0 million USD investment in YOU On Demand.

In addition and also subsequent to quarter-end, the Company forged a mobile distribution agreement with Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider and the third largest global smartphone manufacturer. Per the agreement, Huawei is offering its mobile customers feature films through YOU On Demand's newly launched mobile application (App), YOU Cinema. The YOU Cinema App is now coming pre-loaded on Huawei Mate smartphones featuring various Hollywood titles.  

Shane McMahon, Chairman of YOU On Demand, commented, "C Media's strategic investment, in multiple tranches, as well as our new mobile content distribution agreement with Huawei via the YOU Cinema App, are milestones for our organization.  Partnering with these two respected China-based organizations provides us with the requisite resources to continue YOU On Demand's rapid expansion, awareness and brand recognition across multiple distribution platforms, especially in the mobile space. We also plan to deploy a portion of C Media's investment in further diversifying our array of entertainment content and continue building YOU On Demand's multi-platform brand."

YOD Q3 2013 Operating Results
Marc Urbach, YOU On Demand's President & CFO, commented, "We are delighted with the very strong relationship YOD has been developing with the C Media team over the past several months and we look forward to achieving additional milestones as defined in our business plan in the coming months, specifically with the financial and technological backing of C Media.  We have been strengthening our balance sheet in recent quarters, reflecting their growing capital investment, plus the additional $4.7 million cash infusion we recently received following our divestiture of the non-core Jinan Broadband assets."

Revenue for the quarter ended September 30, 2013 amounted to $0.1 million, while total operating expenses declined approximately 35% to $2.0 million. This lower cost base helped lead to a more than 30% reduction in the Company's operating loss, to $2.6 million in Q3. A one-time $5.6 million gain on the sale of YOD's non-core Jinan Broadband assets resulted in net income of $3.0 million, or diluted EPS of $0.14 per share – based on 15.6 million weighted average shares outstanding at quarter-end.

The cash and cash equivalents balance at September 30, 2013 was $1.2 million, but this does not reflect the additional $2.0 million infusion from C Media on November 5, 2013, nor the remaining cash balance payment received from the sale of the legacy Jinan Broadband assets on November 1, 2013.

About YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (www.yod.com)
YOU On Demand (NASDAQ: YOD), is a leading multi-platform entertainment company delivering premium content, including leading Hollywood and China-produced movie titles, to customers across China via Subscription Video On Demand and Transactional Video On Demand. The Company has secured alliances with leading global media operators and content developers.  YOU On Demand has content distribution agreements in place with many of Hollywood's top studios including Disney Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, Warner Bros., Miramax Films, Lionsgate and Magnolia Pictures, as well as a broad selection of the best content from Chinese filmmakers. The Company has a comprehensive end-to-end secure delivery system, governmental partnerships and approvals and offers additional value-added services. YOU On Demand has strategic partnerships with the largest media entities in China, a highly experienced management team with international background and expertise in Cable, Television, Film, Digital Media, Internet and Telecom. YOU On Demand is headquartered in New York, NY with its China headquarters in Beijing.

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains certain statements that may include "forward looking statements." All statements other than statements of historical fact included herein are "forward-looking statements." These forward looking statements are often identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects" or similar expressions, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, they do involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties, and these expectations may prove to be incorrect. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those discussed in the Company's periodic reports that are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available on its website (http://www.sec.gov). All forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these factors. Other than as required under the securities laws, the Company does not assume a duty to update these forward-looking statements.

CONTACT:


Jason Finkelstein              

Robert Rinderman or Norberto Aja

YOU On Demand                 

JCIR – Investor Relations/Corporate Communications

212-206-1216                   

212-835-8500

jason.finkelstein@yod.com          

YOD@jcir.com

@youondemand 


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                              YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries

                                CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
















Three Months Ended


Nine Months Ended



September 30,


September 30,


September 30,


September 30,



2013


2012


2013


2012



(unaudited)


(unaudited)


(unaudited)


(unaudited)














Revenue

$

95,295


$

4,176


$

146,852


$

1,699,702

Cost of revenue


712,327



714,250



2,350,931



2,739,032

Gross loss


(617,032)



(710,074)



(2,204,079)



(1,039,330)

Operating expense:













Selling, general and administrative expenses


1,658,255



2,331,402



5,558,195



7,130,959


Professional fees


147,091



138,063



772,403



1,078,855


Depreciation and amortization


154,719



533,557



620,946



1,625,146


Impairments of long-lived assets


-



-



311,249



-

Total operating expense


1,960,065



3,003,022



7,262,793



9,834,960













Loss from operations


(2,577,097)



(3,713,096)



(9,466,872)



(10,874,290)













Interest & other income / (expense)













Interest income


611



360



1,185



2,763


Interest expense


(30,429)



(27,802)



(90,067)



(47,699)


Stock purchase right


-



-



-



(43,748)


Change in fair value of warrant liabilities


(6,840)



(636,308)



(37,130)



(636,308)


Change in fair value of contingent consideration


(15,649)



537,784



(99,343)



74,351


Gain on investment in unconsolidated entities


8,592



64,797



7,873



52,291


Loss on write-off of uncollectible loans


-



-



-



(473,698)


Gain on deconsolidation of Shandong Media


-



141,814



-



141,814


Other


(11,827)



(1,473)



58,769



(60,035)














Net loss before income taxes and non-controlling interest


(2,632,639)



(3,633,924)



(9,625,585)



(11,864,559)













Income tax benefit


21,168



96,026



82,129



266,126













Net loss from continuing operations


(2,611,471)



3,537,898



(9,543,456)



(11,598,433)













Net gain (loss) from discontinued operations












(including gain on disposal of $5,616,269)


5,589,872



(899,529)



5,255,474



(1,873,947)













Net income (loss)


2,978,401



(4,437,427)



(4,287,982)



(13,472,380)

Plus:  Net loss attributable to non-controlling interests


 

193,512



 

389,274



 

834,685



 

1,482,536













Net income (loss) attributable to YOU On Demand shareholders


 

3,171,913



 

(4,048,153)



 

(3,453,297)



 

(11,989,844)

Dividends on preferred stock


(1,029,829)



-



(1,029,829)



-

Net income (loss) attributable to YOU On

Demand common shareholders

 

$

 

2,142,084


 

$

 

(4,048,153)


 

$

 

(4,483,126)


 

$

 

(11,989,844)













Basic earnings per share













Loss from continuing operations

$

(0.22)


$

(0.32)


$

(0.65)


$

(1.02)


Gain (loss) from discontinued operations


0.36



(0.04)



0.35



(0.09)


Basic earnings (loss) per shares

$

0.14


$

(0.36)


$

(0.30)


$

(1.11)













Diluted earnings (loss)per share













Loss from continuing operations

$

(0.22)


$

(0.32)


$

(0.65)


$

(1.02)


Gain (loss) from discontinued operations


0.36



(0.04)



0.35



(0.09)


Diluted earnings (loss) per share

$

0.14


$

(0.36)


$

(0.30)


$

(1.11)

Weighted average shares outstanding













Basic


15,553,097



11.293,895



15,034,841



10,765,931


Diluted


15,553,097



11,293,895



15,034,841



10,765,931

 


You On Demand Holdings, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS








September 30,


December 31,


2013


2012


(Unaudited)




ASSETS






Current assets:






Cash and cash equivalents

$

1,214,490


$

3,277,891

Marketable equity securities, available for sale


1,714



2,229

Accounts receivable, net


111,943



-

Licensed content, current


737,017



681,457

Prepaid expenses


279,452



412,669

Note receivable, sale of Jinan Broadband


3,911,088



-

Other current assets


4,684



135,486

Current assets of discontinued operations


-



1,498,852

Total current assets


6,260,388



6,008,584







Property and equipment, net


566,877



729,763

Licensed content, noncurrent


200,227



530,367

Intangible assets, net


2,705,635



3,416,858

Goodwill


6,105,478



6,105,478

Investment in unconsolidated entities


681,304



655,834

Non-current assets of discontinued operations


-



5,011,161

Total assets

$

16,519,909


$

22,458,045







LIABILITIES AND EQUITY






Current liabilities:






Accounts payable

$

1,575,448


$

885,366

Accrued expenses and liabilities


1,161,910



953,134

Deferred license fees, current


988,401



-

Other Current liabilities


36,429



708,367

Contingent purchase price consideration liability, current


426,124



368,628

Convertible promissory note


3,000,000



3,000,000

Warrant liabilities


915,510



878,380

Current liabilities of discontinued operations


-



5,197,450

Total current liabilities


8,103,822



11,991,325







Deferred license fees, concurrent


-



460,547

Contingent purchase price consideration liability


-



368,628

Deferred tax liability


154,946



237,075

Non-current liabilities of discontinued operations


-



68,774

Total liabilities


8,258,768



13,126,349







Commitments and Contingencies












Convertible redeemable preferred stock, $.001 par value;    50,000,000 shares authorize






Series A - 7,000,000 shares issued and outstanding, liquidation preference of $3,500,000 at September 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012, respectively


 

 

1,261,995



 

 

1,261,995

Series B - 0 and 7,866,800 shares issued and outstanding, liquidation preference of $0 and $3,933,400 at September 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012, respectively


 

 

-



 

 

3,223,575

Series C - 87,500 and 250, 00 shares issued and outstanding, liquidation preference of $350,000 and $1,000,000 at September 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012, respectively


 

 

219,754



 

 

627,868

Series D 4% - 2,285,714 and 0 shares issued and outstanding, liquidation preference of $4,000,000 and $0 at September 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012


 

 

3,711,794



 

 

-







Equity:












Common stock, $.001 par value; 1500,000,000 shares authorized, 15,793,314 and 13,742,394 shares issued at September 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012, respectively


 

 

15,793



 

 

13,742

Additional paid-in capital


67,438,268



62,388,502

Accumulated deficit


(62,477,818)



(58,841,664)

Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) income


(737,100)



604,632

Total YOU On Demand equity


4,239,143



4,165,212

Non-controlling interest


(1,171,545)



53,046







Total equity


3,067,598



4,218,258

Total liabilities and equity

$

16,519,909


$

22,458,045























 

SOURCE YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc.



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