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Wireless Telecom Group Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results Including an Increase in Net Sales of 35%

Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT:WTT) announced today results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014.

For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, the Company reported net sales of $9,185,000, compared to $6,797,000 for the same period in 2013, an increase of 35%. Net sales in the Network Solutions segment were $6,390,000, compared to $3,794,000 for the same period in 2013, an increase of 68%. Net sales in the Test and Measurement segment were $2,795,000, compared to $3,003,000 for the same period in 2013, a decrease of 7%.

The Company also reported net income of $440,000 or $0.02 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2014, compared to net income of $346,000, or $0.01 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2013, an increase of 27%.

Non-GAAP normalized EBITDA for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 was $1,086,000 or 12% of net sales as compared to $720,000 or 11% of net sales for the first quarter of 2013. Our non-GAAP normalized EBITDA results do not include the Company’s tax provision (benefit), depreciation and amortization, interest expense, and certain other costs. A reconciliation of Net Income to non-GAAP normalized EBITDA results is included as an attachment to this press release.

Paul Genova, CEO of Wireless Telecom Group, Inc., commented, “We are excited by the continued growth in our Network Solutions business segment. Our ongoing investment in products for the DAS and LTE marketplace continue to benefit the Company through increased revenue, earnings and improved cash flow.”

“Our Test and Measurement segment showed a decrease in 2014 revenue due, in large part, to reduced military budgets which affected order flow during the first quarter. However, we are encouraged by recent order activity and customer interest in our new Boonton USB Peak Power Meter which was released during the second quarter of 2014.”

Genova continued, “In order to supplement the GAAP operating results, we have included within this release certain non-GAAP financial measures to enhance the evaluation of our operating results in 2014. We look forward to ongoing improvements in our operations and cash flows as we continue to execute our strategic plan and pursue opportunities that will increase shareholder value.”

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

This press release includes non-GAAP financial measures that are not in accordance with, nor an alternate to, generally accepted accounting principles and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies. In addition, these non-GAAP measures are not based on any comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles.

Non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered as a substitute for, or superior to, measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with GAAP. They are limited in value because they exclude charges that have a material effect on our reported results and, therefore, should not be relied upon as the sole financial measures to evaluate our financial results. The non-GAAP financial measures are meant to supplement, and to be viewed in conjunction with, GAAP financial results. A reconciliation of our non-GAAP measures is included in an attachment to this press release.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this news release may be considered "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements include declarations regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of the Company and its management. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could materially affect actual results. Specifically, no assurances can be made with respect to the Company’s ability to: grow profitability in its Network Solutions business segment, including through investment in products for the DAS and LTE marketplace and to benefit the Company through increased revenue, earnings and improved cash flow, improve revenue growth in its Test and Measurement segment as a result of the release of its new Boonton USB Peak Power Meter product, make ongoing improvements in its operations and cash flow and to execute on the Company’s strategic plan and pursue opportunities that will increase value to the Company’s shareholders. Further information regarding risks and uncertainties that could affect the Company’s results are identified in the Company's reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013.

About Wireless Telecom Group, Inc.

Wireless Telecom Group designs and manufactures radio frequency (RF) and microwave-based products for wireless and advanced communications industries and markets its products and services worldwide under the Boonton, Microlab and Noisecom brands. Its complementary suite of high performance components and instruments includes RF combiners and broadband combiner boxes for in-building distributed antenna systems deployments (DAS), RF power splitters and diplexers, hybrid couplers, peak power meters, signal analyzers, noise modules, precision noise and generators. The Company serves both commercial and government markets with workflow-oriented, WiFi, WiMAX, satellite, cable, radar, avionics, medical, and computing applications. Wireless Telecom Group is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, in the New York City metropolitan area, and maintains a global network of Sales and Service offices for excellent product service and support. Wireless Telecom Group’s website address is http://www.wtcom.com.

See following Selected Financial Results

 

         

SELECTED FINANCIAL RESULTS
(In thousands, except per share amounts)

 

Three months ended
March 31,

 

2014

2013

Statement of Operations Data:
Net sales $9,185 $6,797
 
Gross profit 4,266 3,320
 
Operating expenses
Research and development 761 612
Sales and marketing 1,267 1,022
General and administrative

1,436

1,442

Total operating expenses 3,464 3,076
 
Operating income 802 244
 
Other expense (income)

30

(15)

 
Income before income taxes 772 259
 
Net income

$440

$346
 
Net income per common share:
Basic $0.02 $0.01
Diluted $0.02 $0.01
 
Weighted average shares outstanding:
Basic 24,033 23,874
Diluted 25,407 24,301

 

 

Three months ended
March 31,

 

2014

2013

Reconciliation of GAAP Net Income
to Non-GAAP Normalized EBITDA:
GAAP net income $440

$346

Tax provision (benefit) 332

(87)

Depreciation 119

81

Stock compensation expense 58

91

Interest -

49

Non-recurring costs (1) 137

240

Non-GAAP normalized EBITDA $1,086

$720

 
(1) Includes professional fees related to our strategic business review
 
       

March 31,
2014

December 31,
2013

 
Balance Sheet Data: (1)
Cash & cash equivalents $16,561 $16,599
 
Working capital $29,748 $29,205
 
Total assets $44,130 $43,437
 
Total liabilities $3,358 $3,163
 
Shareholders’ equity $40,772 $40,274
 
      (1)   In April 2014, the Company repurchased approximately 4.8 million shares of its common stock for $2.00 per share, or an aggregate amount of approximately $9.6 million. The Company funded the transaction from available cash.
 

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