Liberator Medical Reports Revenue of $16.7 Million for Its Second Fiscal Quarter Ended March 31, 2013

The Company Reports Net Income of $1.4 Million for the Quarter

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STUART, FL--(Marketwired - May 16, 2013) - Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc. (LBMH) today announced the financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2013. Sales for the three months ended March 31, 2013, increased by $2,064,000, or 14.1%, to $16,734,000, compared with sales of $14,670,000 for the three months ended March 31, 2012. Sales for the six months ended March 31, 2013, increased by $4,819,000, or 16.4%, to $34,285,000, compared with sales of $29,466,000 for the six months ended March 31, 2012.

Second Fiscal Quarter 2013 Financial Highlights

  • Revenue of $16.7 million, an increase of 14.1% over last year's second quarter
  • Operating margins increased to 14.1% of sales compared with 7.7% a year ago
  • Net income of $1.4 million, or $0.03 per share, compared with net income of $0.7 million, or $0.01 per share, for the second quarter last year
  • Cash generated from operations of $4.1 million for the six months ended March 31, 2013, an increase of $3.2 million compared with the six months ended March 31, 2012
  • As of March 31, 2013, the Company had $7.0 million of cash and $4.3 million available from its credit line facility

Income from operations for the three months ended March 31, 2013, increased by $1,220,000, or 107.2%, to $2,358,000, compared with the three months ended March 31, 2012. For the six months ended March 31, 2013, income from operations increased by $2,699,000, or 140.8%, to $4,616,000, compared with the six months ended March 31, 2012.

Net income for the three months ended March 31, 2013 was $1,420,000 as compared to $670,000 for the three months ended March 31, 2012, representing an increase of 112%. Net income for the six months ended March 31, 2013 was $2,772,000 as compared to $1,124,000 for the six months ended March 31, 2012, representing an increase of 147%.

On April 3, 2013, the Company's Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.02 per common share to its shareholders. On May 6, 2013, the Company paid $1.0 million in cash dividends, or $0.02 per common share, to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 22, 2013. The Company's policy is to pay a sustainable quarterly dividend to its shareholders. The Company's Board of Directors will evaluate on a quarterly basis the amount and timing of future dividends based on the Company's operating results, financial condition, capital requirements and general business conditions. The amount and timing of any future dividends may vary, and the payment of any dividend does not assure that the Company will be able to pay dividends in the future.

Mark Libratore, the Company's President and CEO, commented, "We continue to manage the level of our direct response advertising spend to maximize profitability and cash flows for fiscal year 2013. During the first half of fiscal year 2013, we increased our sales by 16%, improved our operating margins to 13.4% of sales, and generated $4.1 million in operating cash flows for the first six months of fiscal year 2013 compared with the first six months of fiscal year 2012. We expect to continue to increase our operating margins and cash flows during the second half of fiscal year 2013 compared with fiscal year 2012."

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About Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc.

Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc.'s subsidiary, Liberator Medical Supply, Inc., established the Liberator brand as a leading national direct-to-consumer provider of quality medical supplies to Medicare-eligible seniors. An Exemplary Provider™ accredited by The Compliance Team, its unique combination of marketing, industry expertise and customer service has demonstrated success over a broad spectrum of chronic conditions. Liberator is recognized for offering a simple, reliable way to purchase medical supplies needed on a regular, ongoing, repeat-order basis, with the convenience of direct billing to Medicare and private insurance. Liberator's revenue primarily comes from supplying products to meet the rapidly growing requirements of general medical supplies, personal mobility aids, diabetes supplies, catheters, ostomy supplies and mastectomy fashions . Liberator communicates with patients and their doctors on a regular basis regarding prescriptions and supplies. Customers may purchase by phone, mail or internet, with repeat orders confirmed with the customer and shipped when needed.

Safe Harbor Statement

In this press release and in related comments by our management, our use of the words "expect," "anticipate," "possible," "potential," "target," "believe," "commit," "intend," "continue," "may," "would," "could," "should," "project," "projected," "positioned" or similar expressions is intended to identify forward-looking statements that represent our current judgment about possible future events. We believe these judgments are reasonable, but these statements are not guarantees of any events or financial results, and our actual results may differ materially due to a variety of important factors. Such risks and uncertainties may include, but are not limited to, regulatory limitations on the medical industry in general, working capital constraints, fluctuations in customer demand and commitments, fluctuation in quarterly results, introduction of new services and products, commercial acceptance and viability of new services and products, pricing and competition, reliance upon subcontractors and vendors, the timing of new technology and product introductions, and the risk of early obsolescence of our products. Liberator's most recent annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q provide information about these and other factors, which we may revise or supplement in future reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

   
Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc. and Subsidiaries  
 Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets  
 As of March 31, 2013 (unaudited) and September 30, 2012  
(In thousands, except dollar per share amounts)  
   
    March 31,     September 30,  
    2013     2012  
Assets                
Current Assets:                
  Cash   $ 7,035     $ 3,326  
  Accounts receivable, net of allowance of $4,958 and $5,044, respectively     8,834       10,365  
  Inventory, net of allowance for obsolete inventory of $413 and $310, respectively     2,297       2,627  
  Deferred taxes, current portion     2,356       2,254  
  Prepaid and other current assets     413       287  
    Total Current Assets     20,935       18,859  
Property and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $3,191 and $2,888, respectively     1,294       1,250  
Deferred advertising     22,996       22,426  
Intangible assets, net of accumulated amortization of $125 and $91, respectively     250       239  
Other assets     101       88  
Total Assets   $ 45,576     $ 42,862  
                 
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity                
Current Liabilities:                
  Accounts payable   $ 4,453     $ 6,537  
  Accrued liabilities     1,640       1,221  
  Other current liabilities     99       92  
    Total Current Liabilities     6,192       7,850  
Deferred tax liability     6,998       5,421  
Credit line facility     2,500       2,500  
Other long-term liabilities     89       132  
Total Liabilities     15,779       15,903  
                 
Stockholders' Equity:                
Common stock, $.001 par value, 200,000 shares authorized, 48,266 and 48,232 shares issued, respectively; 48,177 and 48,143 shares outstanding at March 31, 2013, and September 30, 2012, respectively     48       48  
Additional paid-in capital     34,773       34,707  
Accumulated deficit     (4,974 )     (7,746 )
Treasury stock, at cost; 89 shares at March 31, 2013, and September 30, 2012     (50 )     (50 )
Total Stockholders' Equity     29,797       26,959  
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity   $ 45,576     $ 42,862  
                 

See accompanying notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

   
Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc. and Subsidiaries  
 Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations  
 For the three and six months ended March 31, 2013 and 2012  
 (Unaudited)  
(in thousands, except per share amounts)  
   
    Three Months Ended
March 31,
    Six Months Ended
March 31,
 
    2013     2012     2013     2012  
Sales   $ 16,734     $ 14,670     $ 34,285     $ 29,466  
                                 
Cost of Sales     6,000       5,687       12,574       11,690  
                                 
Gross Profit     10,734       8,983       21,711       17,776  
                                 
Operating Expenses                                
  Payroll, taxes and benefits     3,666       3,577       7,509       7,041  
  Advertising     2,269       1,972       4,471       3,940  
  Bad debts     1,167       843       2,445       1,973  
  Depreciation and amortization     174       210       338       409  
  General and administrative     1,100       1,243       2,332       2,496  
Total Operating Expenses     8,376       7,845       17,095       15,859  
                                 
Income from Operations     2,358       1,138       4,616       1,917  
                                 
Other Expense                                
  Interest expense     (21 )     (20 )     (42 )     (32 )
Total Other Expense     (21 )     (20 )     (42 )     (32 )
                                 
Income before Income Taxes     2,337       1,118       4,574       1,885  
                                 
Provision for Income Taxes     917       448       1,802       761  
                                 
Net Income   $ 1,420     $ 670     $ 2,772     $ 1,124  
                                 
Basic earnings per share:                                
Weighted average shares outstanding     48,177       48,088       48,162       48,073  
Earnings per share   $ 0.03     $ 0.01     $ 0.06     $ 0.02  
                                 
Diluted earnings per share:                                
Weighted average shares outstanding     52,277       52,285       52,214       52,286  
Earnings per share   $ 0.03     $ 0.01     $ 0.05     $ 0.02  
                                 

See accompanying notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

   
Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc. and Subsidiaries  
 Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows  
 For the six months ended March 31, 2013 and 2012  
 (Unaudited)  
(in thousands)  
   
    Six Months Ended  
    March 31,  
    2013     2012  
Cash flow from operating activities:                
  Net Income   $ 2,772     $ 1,124  
  Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:                
    Depreciation and amortization     4,708       4,262  
    Equity based compensation     47       81  
    Provision for doubtful accounts and contractual adjustments     2,479       1,994  
    Deferred income taxes     1,476       743  
    Reserve for inventory obsolescence     103       111  
  Changes in operating assets and liabilities:                
    Accounts receivable     (948 )     (2,891 )
    Deferred advertising     (4,940 )     (5,558 )
    Inventory     227       141  
    Other assets     (164 )     (72 )
    Accounts payable     (2,084 )     974  
    Accrued liabilities     395       (13 )
    Other liabilities     (1 )     (51 )
Net Cash Flow Provided by Operating Activities     4,070       845  
                 
Cash flow from investing activities:                
  Purchase of property and equipment     (347 )     (101 )
Net Cash Flow Used in Investing Activities     (347 )     (101 )
                 
Cash flow from financing activities:                
  Proceeds from employee stock purchase plan     42       41  
  Proceeds from credit line facility     -       1,000  
  Costs associated with credit line facility     (21 )     (21 )
  Payments of debt and capital lease obligations     (35 )     (13 )
Net Cash Flow Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities     (14 )     1,007  
                 
Net increase in cash     3,709       1,751  
                 
Cash at beginning of period     3,326       3,016  
Cash at end of period   $ 7,035     $ 4,767  
                 
Supplemental disclosure of cash flow information:                
Cash paid for interest   $ 42     $ 31  
Cash paid for income taxes   $ 47     $ -  
                 
Supplemental schedule of non-cash investing and financing activities:                
Capital expenditures funded by capital lease borrowing   $ -     $ 18  
                 

See accompanying notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

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Individual Investor Relations Contact
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Institutional Investor Contact
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Littlebanc Advisors, LLC
561-948-3005
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