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Earnings Highlights and Summary

For the third quarter ended September 30, 2017, Bandwidth's total revenue grew 7% to $41.3 million compared to $38.6 million for Q3 2016. The Company's reported numbers topped analysts' estimates of $40.8 million.

During Q3 2017, Bandwidth's gross profit was $18.8 million compared to $17.1 million for Q3 2016. The Company's non-GAAP gross profit for the reported quarter totaled $19.9 million compared to $18.3 million for the prior year's corresponding quarter. Bandwidth's gross margin for Q3 2017 was 45% compared to 44% in Q3 2016. The Company's non-GAAP gross margin for the reported quarter came in at 48% versus 47% for the prior year's comparable quarter.

Bandwidth's net income from continuing operations attributable to common stockholders for Q3 2017 was $1.4 million, or $0.11 per share, compared to net income from continuing operations attributable to common stockholders of $3.5 million, or $0.27 per share for Q3 2016. The Company's non-GAAP net income for the reported quarter came in at $2.2 million, or $0.15 per share, compared to a non-GAAP net income of $3.7 million, or $0.25 per share, for the year earlier same quarter. The Company's earnings topped Wall Street's estimates of $0.09 per share.

Bandwidth's adjusted EBITDA was $5.2 million for Q3 2017 compared to $6.2 million for Q3 2016.

Key Metrics

During Q3 2017, Bandwidth's communications platform-as-a-service(CPaaS) revenue totaled $33.4 million, up 10% compared to $30.2 million for Q3 2016. The Company's Other revenue contributed the remaining $7.9 million of the overall revenue for the reported quarter, compared to $8.4 million in the year earlier quarter.

Bandwidth's number of active CPaaS customers were 918 as of September 30, 2017, reflecting an increase of 18% from 781 CPaaS customers as of September 30, 2016. The Company's dollar-based net retention rate was 105% during Q3 2017 compared to 112% during Q3 2016 which primarily reflects Bandwidth's decision to curtail services to a competitor.

Cash Matters

As of September 30, 2017, Bandwidth had cash and cash equivalents of $5.4 million and $38.5 million in debt. Subsequent to the end of the reported quarter, the Company closed its initial public offering of Class A common stock on November 14, 2017, which generated proceeds, net of underwriting discounts and commissions, to the Company of approximately $74.4 million, a portion of which was utilized to pay down all amounts outstanding under Bandwidth's term loan facility.

Bandwidth generated $4.8 million in net cash provided by operating activities from continuing operations for Q3 2017 compared to $2.2 million during Q3 2016. The Company generated $2.7 million in free cash flow for the reported quarter compared to $1.3 million for the year earlier same quarter.

Financial Outlook

For the fourth Quarter 2017, Bandwidth is forecasting CPaaS revenue to be in the range of $34.2 million to $34.7 million. The Company's total revenue is expected to be in the band of $41.4 million to $41.9 million and non-GAAP EPS is expected to be in the range of $0.00 to $0.01 per share.

For full year 2017, Bandwidth's CPaaS revenue is estimated to be in the range of $130.8 million to $131.3 million. The Company is anticipating total revenue to be in the band of $161.9 million to $162.4 million and non-GAAP EPS in the range $0.50 to $0.51 per share.

Stock Performance Snapshot

January 12, 2018 - At Friday's closing bell, Bandwidth's stock slightly dropped 0.22%, ending the trading session at $23.01.

Volume traded for the day: 69.88 thousand shares.

Stock performance in the last month – up 13.63%

After last Friday's close, Bandwidth's market cap was at $404.75 million.

Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio was at 28.16.

The stock is part of the Technology sector, categorized under the Business Software & Services industry. This sector was up 0.5% at the end of the session.

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