Vistaprint Revenues Up 25 Percent
Vistaprint N.V., a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses and the home, announced financial results for the three month period ended Sept. 30, the first quarter of its 2012 fiscal year.
"First quarter revenue and earnings met our expectations, and our full year is off to a good start," said Robert Keane, president and chief executive officer. "This was a quarter of solid performance against our plan. Four months into our multi-year plan, we remain confident that we are making the right decisions in funding our long-term strategy for growth and competitive advantage. This quarter we made disciplined investments designed to better position us to capture what we believe to be a large opportunity, and build a strong company for many years to come."
• Revenue for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012 grew to $212.4 million, a 25 percent increase over revenue of $170.5 million reported in the same quarter a year ago. Excluding the estimated impact from currency exchange rate fluctuations, total revenue grew 20 percent from the same quarter a year ago.
• Gross margin (revenue minus the cost of revenue as a percent of total revenue) in the first quarter was 63.2 percent, compared to 63.1 percent in the same quarter a year ago.
• Operating income in the first quarter was $9.7 million, or 4.6 percent of revenue, and reflected a 21 percent decrease compared to operating income of $12.3 million, or 7.2 percent of revenue in the same quarter a year ago.
• GAAP net income for the first quarter was $8.2 million, or 3.8 percent of revenue, representing a 24 percent decrease compared to $10.8 million, or 6.3 percent of revenue in the same quarter a year ago.