Newton, Mass. and Petach Tikva, Israel – May 14, 2019 – CyberArk, (NASDAQ: CYBR), the global leader in privileged access security, today announced strong financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.
“We were pleased to deliver results ahead of all guided metrics as well as record cash flow from operations,” said Udi Mokady, CyberArk Chairman and CEO. “Our results demonstrate that Privileged Access Security is the foundation of comprehensive cybersecurity programs. As the leader in the market, organizations of all sizes and industries are turning to CyberArk as a trusted advisor to secure digital transformation and cloud migration strategies. As we look at the remainder of 2019 and beyond, we are committed to delivering sustainable growth, strong profitability and continual innovation to secure privileged access across on-premises, hybrid and cloud environments.”
Financial Highlights for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2019
- Total revenue was $95.9 million, up 34% compared with the first quarter of 2018.
- License revenue was $51.3 million, up 33% compared with the first quarter of 2018.
- Maintenance and professional services revenue was $44.7 million, up 34% compared with the first quarter of 2018.
- GAAP operating income was $13.6 million, compared to $4.0 million in the first quarter of 2018. Non-GAAP operating income was $25.5 million, compared to $12.6 million in the first quarter of 2018.
- GAAP net income was $13.7 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net income of $6.4 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2018. Non-GAAP net income was $21.5 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, compared to $11.8 million, or $0.32 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2018.
The tables at the end of this press release include a reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP gross margin, operating income and net income for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018. An explanation of these measures is also included below under the heading “Non-GAAP Financial Measures.”
Balance Sheet and Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities:
- As of March 31, 2019, CyberArk had $509.7 million in cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities and short-term deposits. This compares with $344.2 million in cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities and short-term deposits as of March 31, 2018 and $451.2 million as of December 31, 2018.
- As of March 31, 2019, total deferred revenue was $171.1 million, a 43% increase from $119.5 million at March 31, 2018.
- During the first quarter of 2019, the Company generated $45.9 million in net cash provided by operating activities, a 39% increase compared to $33.1 million in the first quarter of 2018.
Based on information available as of May 14, 2019, CyberArk is issuing guidance as indicated below:
Second Quarter 2019:
- Total revenue between $96.0 million and $98.0 million, representing 24% to 26% year-over-year growth.
- Non-GAAP operating income between $22.0 million and $23.5 million.
- Non-GAAP net income per share between of $0.45 and $0.48 per diluted share.
- Assumes 39.1 million weighted average diluted shares.
Full Year 2019:
- Total revenue between $415.0 million and $419.0 million, representing 21% to 22% year-over-year growth.
- Non-GAAP operating income between $100.5 million and $103.5 million.
- Non-GAAP net income per share between $2.10 and $2.16 per diluted share.
- Assumes 38.9 million weighted average diluted shares.
Conference Call Information
CyberArk will host a conference call today, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss the company’s first quarter financial results and its business outlook. To access this call, dial +1 877-823-7693 (U.S.) or +1 647-689-4543 (international). The conference ID is 5885529. Additionally, a live webcast of the conference call will be available via the “Investor Relations” section of the company’s website at www.cyberark.com.
Following the conference call, a replay will be available for one week at +1 800-585-8367 (U.S.) or +1 416-621-4642 (international). The replay pass code is 5885529. An archived webcast of the conference call will also be available in the “Investor Relations” section of the company’s website at www.cyberark.com.
CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR) is the global leader in privileged access security, a critical layer of IT security to protect data, infrastructure and assets across the enterprise, in the cloud and throughout the DevOps pipeline. CyberArk delivers the industry’s most complete solution to reduce risk created by privileged credentials and secrets. The company is trusted by the world’s leading organizations, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, to protect against external attackers and malicious insiders. A global company, CyberArk is headquartered in Petach Tikva, Israel, with U.S. headquarters located in Newton, Mass. The company also has offices throughout the Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific and Japan. To learn more about CyberArk, visit www.cyberark.com, read the CyberArk blogs or follow on Twitter via @CyberArk, LinkedIn or Facebook.
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Non-GAAP Financial Measures
CyberArk believes that the use of non-GAAP gross profit, non-GAAP operating income and non-GAAP net income is helpful to our investors. These financial measures are not measures of the Company’s financial performance under U.S. GAAP and should not be considered as alternatives to gross profit, operating income or net income or any other performance measures derived in accordance with GAAP.
The Company believes that providing non-GAAP financial measures that exclude share-based compensation, acquisition related expenses, amortization of intangible assets related to acquisitions and the tax effect of the non-GAAP adjustments allows for more meaningful comparisons of its period to period operating results. Share-based compensation expense has been and will continue to be for the foreseeable future, a significant recurring expense in the Company’s business and an important part of the compensation provided to its employees. Share based compensation expense has varying available valuation methodologies, subjective assumptions and a variety of equity instruments that can impact a company’s non-cash expense. The Company believes that expenses related to its acquisitions, amortization of intangible assets related to acquisitions and the tax effect of the non-GAAP adjustments do not reflect the performance of its core business and impact period-to-period comparability.
Non-GAAP financial measures may not provide information that is directly comparable to that provided by other companies in the Company’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 as they exclude expenses that may have a material impact on the Company’s reported financial results. 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 U.S. GAAP. CyberArk urges investors to review the reconciliation of its non-GAAP financial measures to the comparable U.S. GAAP financial measures included below, and not to rely on any single financial measure to evaluate its business.
Guidance for non-GAAP financial measures excludes, as applicable, share-based compensation expense, acquisition related expenses, amortization of intangible assets related to acquisitions and the tax effect of the non-GAAP adjustments. A reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures guidance to the corresponding GAAP measures is not available on a forward-looking basis due to the uncertainty regarding, and the potential variability and significance of, the amounts of share-based compensation expense, amortization of intangible assets related to acquisitions, and the non-recurring expenses that are excluded from the guidance. Accordingly, a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures guidance to the corresponding GAAP measures for future periods is not available without unreasonable effort.
Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains forward-looking statements, which express the current beliefs and expectations of CyberArk’s (the “Company”) management. In some cases, forward-looking statements may be identified by terminology such as “believe,” “may,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “should,” “plan,” “expect,” “predict,” “potential” or the negative of these terms or other similar expressions. Such statements involve a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company’s future results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include risks relating to: changes in the rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape; failure to effectively manage growth; potential near-term declines in our operating and net profit margins and our revenue growth rate; real or perceived shortcomings, defects or vulnerabilities in the Company’s solutions or internal network system, or the failure of the Company’s customers or channel partners to correctly implement the Company’s solutions; fluctuations in quarterly results of operations; the inability to acquire new customers or sell additional products and services to existing customers; competition from a wide variety of IT security vendors; the Company’s ability to successfully integrate recent and or future acquisitions; and other factors discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s most recent annual report on Form 20-F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.