Apr 26, 2017

Castlight Health Announces First Quarter 2017 Results

Total Revenue of $27.7 Million, Up 22% Y-o-Y

GAAP & Non-GAAP Gross Margin Increased by 1,100 Basis Points Y-o-Y

GAAP & Non-GAAP Operating Loss Reduced by $6 Million and $7 Million Y-o-Y, Respectively

SAN FRANCISCO April 26, 2017 – Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE:CSLT), a leading health benefits platform provider, today announced results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2017.

“With the completion of the Jiff acquisition, Castlight now offers employers healthcare decision support, wellness, and a benefits hub in the most comprehensive health benefits platform on the market,” said John Doyle, chief executive officer of Castlight. “With more than 240 customers, Castlight is leading the way to digital health solutions that lower costs and improve employee well-being. We are in a great position to achieve our growth and cash flow objectives for the year.”

Financial Performance for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2017

  • Total revenue for the first quarter of 2017 was $27.7 million, an increase of 22% from the first quarter of 2016. Subscription revenue was $25.8 million, an increase of 22% on a year-over-year basis.
  • Gross margin for the first quarter of 2017 was 70.3%, compared to a gross margin of 59.3% in the first quarter of 2016. Non-GAAP gross margin for the first quarter of 2017 was 73.9% compared to a non-GAAP gross margin of 62.9% in the first quarter of 2016.
  • Operating loss for the first quarter of 2017 was $15.0 million, compared to an operating loss of $21.4 million in the first quarter of 2016. Non-GAAP operating loss for the first quarter of 2017 was $5.5 million, compared to a non-GAAP operating loss of $13.0 million in the first quarter of 2016.
  • Net loss per basic and diluted share was $0.14 in the first quarter of 2017, compared to a net loss per basic and diluted share of $0.22 in the first quarter of 2016. Non-GAAP net loss per basic and diluted share for the first quarter of 2017 was $0.05, compared to a net loss per basic and diluted share of $0.13 in the first quarter of 2016. For both GAAP and non-GAAP purposes, the weighted average basic and diluted share count for the first quarter of 2017 was 104.9 million compared to 96.3 million in the first quarter of 2016.
  • Total cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities were $103.2 million at the end of the first quarter of 2017. Cash used in operations for the first quarter of 2017 was $10.9 million, compared to $14.0 million used in operations in the first quarter of 2016.

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

Castlight provided 2017 non-GAAP pro forma revenue guidance of $138 to $142 million when the Company announced its strategic acquisition of Jiff on January 4, 2017. The Jiff transaction closed on April 3, 2017, and the Company is now providing 2017 GAAP revenue outlook for the combined company based on Jiff’s inclusion in Castlight’s financial results beginning the second quarter and incorporating the impact of the write down of deferred revenue associated with purchase accounting.

For the full year 2017, the Company expects GAAP revenue in the range of $132 million to $136 million dollars. A table included in this press release reconciles the full year GAAP revenue guidance with the previously-issued non-GAAP pro forma revenue range. Castlight expects full year 2017 non-GAAP operating loss in the range of $31 to $35 million and non-GAAP net loss per share of approximately $0.24 to $0.28 based on approximately 125 to 127 million shares.

 

Quarterly Conference Call

Castlight Health will host a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2017 results 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 http://ir.castlighthealth.com. In addition, an archive of the webcast can be accessed through the same link. The conference call can also be accessed by dialing (877) 201-0168. The conference ID number is 5616869. A replay will be available for one week at (800)585-8367, passcode 5616869.

 

About Castlight Health

Our mission is to empower people to make the best choices for their health and to help companies make the most of their health benefits. We offer a health benefits platform that engages employees to make better healthcare decisions and can guide them to the right program, care, and provider. The platform also enables benefit leaders to communicate and measure their programs while driving employee engagement with targeted, relevant communications. Castlight has partnered with enterprise customers, spanning millions of lives, to improve healthcare outcomes, lower costs, and increase benefits satisfaction.

For more information visit www.castlighthealth.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and Like us on Facebook.

 

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 pro forma revenue, non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP operating expense, non-GAAP operating loss, non-GAAP net loss and non-GAAP net loss per share. Non-GAAP pro forma revenue excludes the impact of the deferred revenue write-down and includes Jiff first quarter 2017 revenue. Non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP operating expense, and non-GAAP operating loss exclude stock-based compensation, litigation settlement, charges related to a reduction in workforce, capitalization and amortization of internal-use software and charges related to the acquisition and the associated tax impact of these items, where applicable. For a detailed explanation of these non-GAAP measures, refer to Appendix A.

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 2017 to comparable GAAP operating loss and net loss per share guidance because we do not provide guidance for stock-based compensation expense, capitalization and amortization of internal-use software and charges related to the acquisition, which are reconciling items between GAAP and non-GAAP operating loss. 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 and charges related to the proposed acquisition for the year.

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 2017 full year projections, estimates of purchase accounting adjustments, our expectations for future performance of our business, market growth and business conditions, future innovation by the company and future developments with respect to the digital healthcare industry. 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. 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.

 

Copyright 2017 Castlight Health, Inc. Castlight Health® is the registered trademark of Castlight Health, Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

 

CASTLIGHT HEALTH, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(In thousands)

As of

March 31,
2017

December 31,
2016

 (unaudited)

Assets

Current assets:

Cash and cash equivalents

$

56,198

$

48,722

Marketable securities

47,007

65,882

Accounts receivable, net

16,497

14,806

Deferred commissions

7,861

8,218

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

4,578

3,382

Total current assets

132,141

141,010

Property and equipment, net

5,106

5,285

Restricted cash, noncurrent

1,144

1,144

Deferred commissions, noncurrent

3,734

5,050

Other assets

5,276

4,677

Total assets

$

147,401

$

157,166

Liabilities and stockholders’ equity

Current liabilities:

Accounts payable

$

2,462

$

2,288

Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

5,344

6,369

Accrued compensation

6,111

9,443

Deferred revenue

33,576

30,623

Total current liabilities

47,493

48,723

Deferred revenue, noncurrent

5,379

5,245

Other liabilities, noncurrent

1,193

1,236

Total liabilities

54,065

55,204

Stockholders’ equity

93,336

101,962

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity

$

147,401

$

157,166

 

(1) The close date of the Jiff acquisition occurred on April 3, 2017, subsequent to our fiscal quarter end. Accordingly, the deferred revenue fair value adjustment is a preliminary estimate and is subject to change upon the completion of purchase accounting. The impact on revenue related to purchase accounting as a result of these transactions limits the comparability of revenue between periods. While the deferred revenue written down in connection with Castlight’s acquisition of Jiff will never be recognized as revenue under GAAP, we do not expect the acquisition to have an impact on future renewal rates of the contracts included within the deferred revenue write-down, nor do we expect revenue generated from new service and subscription contracts to be similarly impacted by purchase accounting adjustments. If this adjustment was not made, Castlight’s future revenue growth rates could appear overstated.

(2) Non-GAAP pro forma revenue guidance combines the results of Jiff and Castlight as if Jiff was acquired at the beginning of our fiscal year 2017 and, therefore, includes Jiff’s first quarter 2017 revenue as conformed to Castlight accounting policy.

(3) We believe presenting non-GAAP pro forma revenue guidance to include the impact of Jiff’s first quarter revenue as if the transaction had been completed at the beginning of our fiscal year 2017, and excluding the impact of deferred revenue write-down, will aid in the comparability between periods and in assessing our overall operating performance. We have performed an initial review of Jiff’s accounting policies, upon comprehensive review, we may identify other differences among the accounting policies of Castlight and Jiff that, when conformed, could have an impact on future revenue. Non-GAAP pro forma revenue has limitations as an analytical tool, and you should not consider it in isolation or as a substitute for GAAP revenue. Other companies in our industry may calculate this measure differently, which may limit its usefulness as a comparative measure.

 

Appendix A: Explanation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Deferred revenue fair value adjustment: In connection with the acquisition of Jiff, the deferred revenue balances from Jiff products were required to be written down due to purchase accounting in accordance with GAAP. While the deferred revenue written down in connection with the acquisitions will never be recognized as revenues under GAAP, we do not expect the acquisition of Jiff to have an impact on future renewal rates of the contracts included within the deferred revenue writedown, nor do we expect revenues generated from new service and subscription contracts to be similarly impacted by purchase accounting adjustments.

Jiff revenue Q1’17: An adjustment to Jiff’s revenue to adhere to Castlight’s accounting policies, in connection with the acquisition of Jiff.

Stock-based compensation: A non-cash expense arising from the grant of stock-based awards to employees.

Litigation settlement: Represents settlements of lawsuits related to Castlight’s initial public offering and the acquisition of Jiff in the first quarter of 2016 and 2017, respectively.

Reduction in workforce: Expenses associated with the program Castlight undertook in the second quarter of 2016 to reduce the Company’s workforce by fourteen percent.

Capitalization and amortization of internal-use software: Development costs incurred during the application development stage of our cloud-based service that we capitalize. Capitalized software development costs are included as part of property, plant and equipment and are amortized on a straight-line basis over the technology’s estimated useful life.

Acquisition related costs: Transaction and integration costs associated with the Jiff acquisition. These costs include all incremental expenses incurred to effect a business combination. Acquisition costs include advisory, legal, accounting, valuation, and other professional or consulting fees. Integration costs include expenses directly related to integration of business and facility operations, information technology systems and infrastructure and other employee related costs.

 

Castlight Media Contact:

Courtney Lamie

[email protected]

276-492-4248
Castlight Investor Contact:

Gary J. Fuges, CFA

[email protected]

415-829-1680

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