Castlight Health Announces Second Quarter 2019 Results

Jul 30, 2019

Updates Full Year 2019 Guidance & Announces Management Changes

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE:CSLT), a leading health benefits platform provider, today announced results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2019 and updated guidance for full year 2019. The Company also announced today that John Doyle has stepped down from his roles as chief executive officer and director. The Castlight board of directors has appointed Maeve O’Meara, formerly executive vice president of product and customer experience, as Castlight’s chief executive officer and director, effective immediately. Additionally, Siobhan Nolan Mangini has been promoted to president and will also continue to serve as chief financial officer.

“From the time Maeve joined Castlight in 2010, her excellence across product development and customer relationships has impressed all of us on the board of directors. These skills, combined with the vision and leadership she’s exhibited as executive vice president make her the natural choice to become Castlight’s CEO,” said Bryan Roberts, co-founder and chairman of Castlight Health. “We are confident in Maeve’s ability to execute on our strategic and financial goals, and I look forward to working closely with her to help Castlight accomplish its mission of simplifying and improving healthcare.”

“I’m excited to lead Castlight, given the strength of our team and technology, and I believe our assets put us in position to improve the cost, quality and consumer experience issues across US healthcare,” said Maeve O’Meara, chief executive officer of Castlight Health. “We will continue to focus on partnering with our core employer buyers in order to create more value for them in their workforce, but we also have a clear opportunity to leverage our data and technology assets more broadly. By expanding our channel strategy to power user experiences outside of our own applications, we believe we can expand our addressable market and make a greater impact across the healthcare ecosystem.”

For more information on Maeve O’Meara and Siobhan Nolan Mangini, please refer to the press release entitled “Castlight Health Announces Key Management Changes” published today.

Financial performance for the three months ended June 30, 2019 compared to the three months ended June 30, 2018 includes:

  • GAAP total revenue of $35.9 million, representing a decrease of 5%
  • GAAP gross margin of 60.6%, compared to 58.4%
  • Non-GAAP gross margin of 63.4%, compared to 62.2%
  • GAAP operating loss of $8.6 million, compared to a loss of $14.1 million
  • Non-GAAP operating loss of $2.9 million, compared to $6.9 million
  • GAAP net loss per basic and diluted share of $0.06, compared to a net loss per basic and diluted share of $0.10
  • Non-GAAP net loss per basic and diluted share of $0.02, compared to a net loss per basic and diluted share of $0.05
  • Cash used in operations of $1.8 million, compared to $1.1 million

Total cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities was $63.9 million as of June 30, 2019.

A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP results has been provided in this press release in the accompanying tables. An explanation of these measures is also included below under the heading “Non-GAAP Financial Measures.”

Business Outlook

The Company is updating its previously-issued 2019 outlook. For the full year 2019, the Company now expects:

  • GAAP revenue in the range of $140 million to $145 million
  • Non-GAAP operating loss in the range of $8 million to $13 million
  • Non-GAAP net loss per share of approximately $0.06 to $0.09 based on approximately 145 million to 146 million shares

Quarterly Conference Call

Castlight Health senior management will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2019 results and business outlook today at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time). A live audio webcast of the conference call, together with detailed financial information, can be accessed through the Company’s Investor Relations website at An archive of the webcast can also be accessed through the same link. The live conference call can be accessed by dialing (833) 238-7953 and the replay will be available for one week at (800) 585-8367.  The conference ID number for the live call and replay is 2365013.

About Castlight Health

Castlight is on a mission to make it as easy as humanly possible to navigate healthcare and live happier, healthier, more productive lives. Our health navigation platform connects with hundreds of health vendors, benefits resources, and plan designs, giving rise to the world’s first comprehensive app for all health needs. We guide individuals-based on their unique profile- to the best resources available to them, whether they are healthy, chronically ill, or actively seeking medical care. In doing so, we help companies regain control over rising healthcare costs and get more value from their benefits investments. Castlight revolutionized the healthcare sector with the introduction of data-driven price transparency tools in 2008 and the first consumer-grade wellbeing platform in 2012. Today, Castlight serves as the health navigation platform for millions of people and is a trusted partner to many of the largest employers in the world.

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Non-GAAP Financial Measures

To supplement Castlight Health’s financial statements presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), we also use and provide investors and others with non-GAAP measures of certain components of financial performance, including non-GAAP gross profit and margin, non-GAAP operating expense, non-GAAP operating income (loss), non-GAAP net income (loss) and non-GAAP net income (loss) per share. Non-GAAP gross profit and margin, non-GAAP operating expense, non-GAAP operating income (loss), and non-GAAP net income (loss) exclude stock-based compensation, certain legal expenses, amortization of intangibles, amortization of internal-use software, and lease exit and related charges.

We believe that these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful supplemental information to investors and others, facilitate the analysis of the company’s core operating results and comparison of operating results across reporting periods, and can help enhance overall understanding of the company’s historical financial performance.

We have provided a reconciliation of each non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure, except that we have not reconciled our non-GAAP operating loss and net loss per share guidance for the full year 2019 to comparable GAAP measures because we do not provide guidance for stock-based compensation expense, and capitalization and amortization of internal-use software, which are reconciling items between GAAP and non-GAAP. The factors that may impact our future stock-based compensation expense, and capitalization and amortization of internal-use software are out of our control and/or cannot be reasonably predicted, and therefore we are unable to provide such guidance without unreasonable effort. Factors include our market capitalization and related volatility of our stock price and our inability to project the cost or scope of internally produced software.

These non-GAAP financial measures should be considered in addition to, not as a substitute for or in isolation from, measures prepared in accordance with GAAP.

Further, these non-GAAP measures may differ from the non-GAAP information used by other companies, including peer companies, and therefore comparability may be limited. Castlight Health encourages investors and others to review the company’s financial information in its entirety and not rely on a single financial measure.

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements about Castlight Health’s expectations, plans, intentions, and strategies, including, but not limited to, statements regarding Castlight Health’s second quarter performance and 2019 full year projections, executive leadership, the success of our strategy and our expectations for our future business and financial performance. Statements including words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “will,” “continue,” “expect,” or “future,” and statements in the future tense are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions, which, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties include those described in Castlight Health’s documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the risks set forth in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended June 30, 2019. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Castlight Health as of the date hereof. Castlight Health assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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