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RigNet Announces Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Results


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Source: RigNet, Inc.

HOUSTON, Aug. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET, the “Company”), a leading provider of ultra-secure, intelligent networking solutions and specialized applications, announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020.

  • Second quarter 2020 revenue of $53.4 million, net loss of $4.3 million or $0.21 per share
  • Revenue decreased by 9.1% to $53.4 million compared to prior quarter
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased by 16.2% to $9.7 million compared to prior quarter
  • Managed Communications Services (MCS) Sites served decreased 9.0% to 1,229 compared to the prior quarter
  • System Integration project backlog of $15.9 million

“RigNet’s team delivered strong second quarter results despite the challenging oil and gas dynamics that impacted our MCS business,” said Steven Pickett, Chief Executive Officer and President. “While total revenue declined, the team’s discipline around costs controls and continued contributions from our growing Apps & IoT business contributed to an increase in Adjusted EBITDA. During the quarter, offshore communications generally performed ahead of our expectations while onshore declined as anticipated due to reduced activity in the shale basins. Both Apps & IoT and SI continue to generate opportunities, though as we have previously discussed, we are seeing some delays in converting the opportunities into revenue as our customers’ decision-making processes have generally slowed. Looking ahead, we are focused on capitalizing on our available opportunities across all of our segments, further reducing costs, and ensuring we continue to deliver the industry-leading quality of service for which we’re known.”

Quarterly revenue was $53.4 million, a decrease of $5.4 million, or 9.1%, compared to $58.8 million in the prior quarter and a decrease of $6.9 million, or 11.5%, compared to $60.3 million in the second quarter 2019. Compared to the first quarter 2020, Apps & IoT revenue grew by $0.1 million, or 0.7%, primarily driven our value-added applications. Systems Integration (SI) revenue grew by $0.3 million, or 3.2%, primarily due to the timing of projects. The increase was offset by a decrease in Managed Communications Services (MCS) revenue by $5.8 million, or 14.4%, due to decrease in site count and lower equipment resale. Compared to the second quarter of 2019, Apps & IoT revenue grew by $0.8 million, or 10.0%, primarily due to the continued strong performance of Intelie. The increase was offset by a $7.1 million decrease in MCS revenue due to decreased site counts, rig stacking, and lower equipment sales. SI revenue decreased by $0.7 million or 6.0%, compared to the second quarter of 2019 primarily due to differences in progress on certain large projects.

Net loss attributable to common stockholders in the second quarter 2020 was $4.3 million, or $0.21 per share, compared to net loss attributable to common stockholders of $26.8 million, or $1.34 per share, in the first quarter of 2020 and net loss attributable to common stockholders of $6.2 million, or $0.32 per share, in the second quarter of 2019.

First quarter 2020 results include a non-cash goodwill impairment of $23.1 million or $1.15 per share. Excluding this charge, net loss attributable to common stockholders in the first quarter 2020 was $3.7 million of $0.18 per share.

Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP measure defined and reconciled to GAAP net loss (as described below), was $9.7 million, an increase of 16.2% compared to $8.4 million in the first quarter of 2020 and a decrease of 0.8% compared to $9.8 million in the second quarter 2019.

Capital expenditures for the three months ending June 30, 2020 totaled $3.1 million compared to $3.7 million for the three months ending March 31, 2020 and $4.6 million for the quarter ending June 30, 2019. Capital expenditures for the six months ending June 30, 2020 totaled $6.8 million compared to $11.7 million for the six months ending June 30, 2019. After accounting for accrued capital expenditures, capital expenditures on a cash basis were $3.3 million and $5.3 million in the quarters ended June 30, 2020 and March 31, 2020, respectively. Capital expenditures on cash basis was $8.6 million for the six months ended June 30, 2020.

Contracting and Operational Update

In July 2020, RigNet announced a collaboration with CACI International Inc. on CACI’s Steelbox™ Secure Voice and Text App for government users. CACI’s Steelbox combines technologies from Microsoft Azure and from BlackBerry’s SecuSuite® to deliver a government cloud-hosted, FedRAMP-certified, secure mobile tenant environment. RigNet will provide telecommunications interconnectivity throughout the United States, increasing the utility and convenience to government entities.

In June 2020, Intelie achieved “co-sell ready” status through the Microsoft One Commercial Partner Program. Intelie’s real-time machine learning platform, Intelie Live, is now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace and optimized to run within Azure.  Microsoft’s co-sell ready status allows RigNet to work together with Microsoft’s sales organization, as well as other Microsoft partners, to rapidly expand the reach and deployment of Intelie Live running on Azure. Customers are able to deploy Intelie Live on Azure or in a multi-cloud platform and with an edge deployment model.

MCS Site count in the second quarter 2020 decreased by 9.0% to 1,229 compared to 1,351 in the first quarter 2020 and decreased by 11.2% compared to 1,384 in the second quarter 2019.

Project backlog (using percentage of completion accounting) was $15.9 million in the second quarter 2020 and $22.4 million in the first quarter 2020 and was $37.1 million in the second quarter 2019.

Additional Detail

In the second quarter 2020, the Company recorded $3.9 million increase in the fair value of earn-out/contingent consideration related to Intelie, $0.7 million in one-time costs directly related to COVID-19 pandemic, such as costs associated with cleaning, testing, quarantine of employees, and modifications to our Gulf of Mexico microwave network, $0.3 million in executive departure costs, and $0.1 million in merger and acquisition costs. As of June 30, 2020, the Consolidated Leverage Ratio was 3.03 and Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio was 2.32. In the first quarter 2020, the Company recorded a non-cash goodwill impairment charge of $23.1 million as result of the carrying amounts in two of our reporting units were in excess of their fair value as a result of the effect of COVID-19 and unprecedented oil and gas prices on the Company’s internal forecast. The charge primarily related to goodwill in MCS of $21.8 million and Systems Integration of $1.4 million.  Additionally, in the first quarter 2020, the company recorded $0.1 million in merger and acquisition costs and $0.3 million in executive departure costs. In the quarter ended June 30, 2019, the Company recorded $2.2 million in GX dispute Phase II costs and $1.3 million increase in the fair value of earn-out/contingent consideration related to Intelie.

Earnings Call Information

An Earnings Call for investors will be held at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m. Central Time) on Friday, August 7, 2020, to discuss RigNet’s second quarter 2020 results. The call may be accessed live over the telephone by dialing +1 (877) 845-0777, or, for international callers, +1 (760) 298-5090. Interested parties may also listen to a simultaneous webcast of the conference call by logging onto RigNet’s website at www.rig.net in the Investors – Webcasts and Presentations section.  A replay of the conference call webcast will also be available on our website for approximately thirty days following the call.

About RigNet

RigNet (NASDAQ: RNET) delivers advanced software and communications infrastructure that allow our customers to realize the business benefits of digital transformation. With world-class, ultra-secure solutions spanning global IP connectivity, bandwidth-optimized OTT applications, IIoT big data enablement, and industry-leading machine learning analytics, RigNet supports the full evolution of digital enablement, empowering businesses to respond faster to high priority issues, mitigate the risk of operational disruption, and maximize their overall financial performance. RigNet is headquartered in Houston, Texas with operations around the world.

For more information on RigNet, please visit www.rig.net. RigNet is a registered trademark of RigNet, Inc.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 – that is, statements related to future, not past, events. Opinions, expectations with respect to conditions in the oil and gas industry, customer perceptions of value, entry into new customer contracts, growth prospects, and the ultimate payout amount of any earnout / contingent consideration are examples of forward-looking statements in this press release. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and include any statement that does not directly relate to a current or historical fact.  In this context, forward-looking statements often address our expected future business and financial performance, including the expected benefits of acquiring and integrating other businesses, and often contain words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “intend,” “will,” “expect,” “plan” or other similar words. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, including those risks set forth in Item 1A – Risk Factors of the Company’s most recent 10-K filing, and Item 1A- Risk Factors of the Company’s 10-Q filing for the quarter ended March 31, 2020, filed with the SEC on Monday, May 11, 2020, and ultimately may not prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. For further discussion of risks and uncertainties, individuals should refer to RigNet’s SEC filings. RigNet undertakes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after this press release.  You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.

Non-GAAP Financial Measure

This press release contains the non-GAAP measure Adjusted EBITDA, a measure we believe is useful to investors as a supplemental measure to evaluate overall operating performance and is an integral component of financial covenant ratios in our credit agreement. Adjusted EBITDA is a financial measure that is not calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP. We refer you to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, filed with the SEC on Wednesday, March 11th, 2020, for a more detailed discussion of the uses and limitations of Adjusted EBITDA.

We define Adjusted EBITDA as net loss plus interest expense; income tax expense (benefit); depreciation and amortization; impairment of goodwill, intangibles, property, plant and equipment; (gain) loss on sales of property, plant and equipment, net of retirements; change in fair value of earn-outs and contingent consideration; stock-based compensation; mergers and acquisitions costs; executive departure costs; restructuring charges; the GX dispute; the GX dispute Phase II costs, one-time costs directly related to COVID-19 pandemic one-time costs directly related to COVID-19 pandemic, such as costs associated with cleaning, testing, quarantine of employees, and modifications to our Gulf of Mexico microwave network, and non-recurring items

A reconciliation of net loss to Adjusted EBITDA is found in the table below.

Media / Investor Relations Contact
Lee M. Ahlstrom, SVP & CFO Tel:  +1 (281) 674-0699
RigNet, Inc. [email protected]

RIGNET, INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE LOSS
(Unaudited)
 Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
June 30, 2020 March 31, 2020 June 30, 2019 June 30, 2020 June 30, 2019
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
Unaudited Consolidated Statements of
Comprehensive Loss Data:
Revenue $ 53,391 $ 58,761 $ 60,332 $ 112,152 $ 117,842
Expenses:
Cost of revenue (excluding depreciation and amortization) 33,687 37,950 36,519 71,637 72,975
Depreciation and amortization 6,913 6,931 7,679 13,844 16,591
Impairment of goodwill 23,141 23,141
Change in fair value of earn-out/contingent consideration 3,916 1,284 3,916 1,284
Selling and marketing 2,207 2,812 2,952 5,019 6,745
General and administrative 9,453 13,829 14,458 23,282 30,928
Total expenses 56,176 84,663 62,892 140,839 128,523
Operating loss (2,785 ) (25,902 ) (2,560 ) (28,687 ) (10,681 )
Other expense, net (1,338 ) (1,849 ) (1,362 ) (3,187 ) (2,528 )
Loss before income taxes (4,123 ) (27,751 ) (3,922 ) (31,874 ) (13,209 )
Income tax (expense) benefit (129 ) 980 (2,204 ) 851 (4,870 )
Net loss $ (4,252 ) $ (26,771 ) $ (6,126 ) $ (31,023 ) $ (18,079 )
Net Loss Per Share – Basic and Diluted
Net loss attributable to RigNet, Inc. common stockholders $ (4,322 ) $ (26,841 ) $ (6,156 ) $ (31,163 ) $ (18,139 )
Net loss per share attributable to RigNet, Inc. common stockholders, basic $ (0.21 ) $ (1.34 ) $ (0.32 ) $ (1.54 ) $ (0.95 )
Net loss per share attributable to RigNet, Inc. common stockholders, diluted $ (0.21 ) $ (1.34 ) $ (0.32 ) $ (1.54 ) $ (0.95 )
Weighted average shares outstanding, basic 20,510 20,081 19,082 20,295 19,016
Weighted average shares outstanding, diluted 20,510 20,081 19,082 20,295 19,016
Unaudited Non-GAAP Data:
Adjusted EBITDA $ 9,701 $ 8,351 $ 9,775 $ 18,052 $ 18,161

RIGNET, INC.
Reconciliation of Net Loss to Adjusted EBITDA
(Unaudited)
 Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
June 30, 2020 March 31, 2020 June 30, 2019 June 30, 2020 June 30, 2019
(in thousands)
Reconciliation of Net Loss to Adjusted EBITDA:
Net loss $ (4,252 ) $ (26,771 ) $ (6,126 ) $ (31,023 ) $ (18,079 )
Interest expense 1,325 1,528 1,269 2,853 2,507
Depreciation and amortization 6,913 6,931 7,679 13,844 16,591
Impairment of goodwill 23,141 23,141
(Gain) loss on sales of property, plant and equipment, net of retirements (166 ) 282 18 116 11
Stock-based compensation 832 3,854 1,170 4,686 5,628
Restructuring costs 573
Change in fair value of earn-out/contingent consideration 3,916 1,284 3,916 1,284
Executive departure costs 255 298 553
Mergers and Acquisitions costs 78 68 60 146 410
COVID-19 Costs 671 671
GX dispute Phase II costs 2,217 4,366
Income tax expense (benefit) 129 (980 ) 2,204 (851 ) 4,870
Adjusted EBITDA (non-GAAP measure) $ 9,701 $ 8,351 $ 9,775 $ 18,052 $ 18,161
RIGNET, INC.
Segment Information
(Unaudited)
 Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
June 30, 2020 March 31, 2020 June 30, 2019 June 30, 2020 June 30, 2019
(in thousands)
Managed Communications Services
Revenue $ 34,136 $ 39,896 $ 41,205 $ 74,032 $ 83,538
Cost of revenue 22,985 25,502 25,019 48,487 52,004
Depreciation and amortization 4,843 4,659 5,059 9,502 11,323
Impairment of goodwill 21,755 21,755
Selling, general and administrative 2,436 2,807 3,346 5,243 7,143
Operating income (loss) $ 3,872 $ (14,827 ) $ 7,781 $ (10,955 ) $ 13,068
Applications and Internet-of-Things
Revenue $ 8,805 $ 8,743 $ 8,005 $ 17,548 $ 16,020
Cost of revenue 3,221 4,561 4,387 7,782 8,884
Depreciation and amortization 1,154 1,182 1,226 2,336 2,457
Selling, general and administrative 1,563 1,620 835 3,183 1,400
Operating income $ 2,867 $ 1,380 $ 1,557 $ 4,247 $ 3,279
Systems Integration
Revenue $ 10,450 $ 10,122 $ 11,122 $ 20,572 $ 18,284
Cost of revenue 7,481 7,887 7,113 15,368 12,087
Depreciation and amortization 157 164 639 321 1,301
Impairment of goodwill 1,386 1,386
Selling, general and administrative 302 404 570 706 1,694
Operating income $ 2,510 $ 281 $ 2,800 $ 2,791 $ 3,202
NOTE: Consolidated balances include the segments above along with corporate activities and intercompany eliminations.
RIGNET, INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Unaudited)
June 30, December 31,
2020 2019
(in thousands, except share amounts)
ASSETS
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 15,591 $ 12,941
Restricted cash 42
Accounts receivable, net 69,960 67,059
Costs and estimated earnings in excess of billings on uncompleted contracts (CIEB) 13,030 13,275
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 6,437 6,500
Total current assets 105,018 99,817
Property, plant and equipment, net 54,163 60,118
Restricted cash 1,500 1,522
Goodwill 20,134 46,792
Intangibles, net 25,626 30,145
Right-of-use lease asset 6,175 6,829
Deferred tax and other assets 5,417 5,757
TOTAL ASSETS $ 218,033 $ 250,980
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 23,670 $ 28,517
Accrued expenses 17,523 16,660
Current maturities of long-term debt 8,792 10,793
Income taxes payable 2,464 2,649
GX dispute accrual 750 750
Deferred revenue and other current liabilities 7,440 11,173
Total current liabilities 60,639 70,542
Long-term debt 106,161 96,934
Deferred revenue 764 855
Deferred tax liability 1,955 2,672
Right-of-use lease liability – long-term portion 5,830 6,329
Other liabilities 30,440 26,771
Total liabilities 205,789 204,103
Equity:
Stockholders’ equity
Preferred stock – $0.001 par value; 10,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued or outstanding at June 30, 2020 and December 31, 2019
Common stock – $0.001 par value; 190,000,000 shares authorized; 20,551,153 and 19,979,284 shares issued and outstanding at June 30, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively 21 20
Treasury stock – 445,525 and 203,756 shares at June 30, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively, at cost (3,281 ) (2,693 )
Additional paid-in capital 189,251 184,571
Accumulated deficit (146,836 ) (115,673 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (27,050 ) (19,502 )
Total stockholders’ equity 12,105 46,723
Non-redeemable, non-controlling interest 139 154
Total equity 12,244 46,877
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY $ 218,033 $ 250,980
RIGNET, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(Unaudited)
Six Months Ended June 30,
2020 2019
(in thousands)
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net loss $ (31,023 ) $ (18,079 )
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by operations:
Depreciation and amortization 13,844 16,591
Impairment of goodwill 23,141
Stock-based compensation 4,686 5,628
Amortization of deferred financing costs 189 153
Deferred taxes (624 ) 4,838
Change in fair value of earn-out/contingent consideration 3,916 1,284
Accretion of discount of contingent consideration payable for acquisitions 266 183
(Gain) loss on sales of property, plant and equipment, net of retirements 116 11
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of effect of acquisition:
Accounts receivable, net (4,078 ) (488 )
Costs and estimated earnings in excess of billings on uncompleted contracts (CIEB) (199 ) (1,644 )
Prepaid expenses and other assets 73 (6 )
Right-of-use lease asset 654
Accounts payable (2,027 ) 7,564
Accrued expenses 1,195 (1,574 )
GX Dispute payment (45,000 )
Deferred revenue (7,459 ) 1,334
Right-of-use lease liability (779 )
Other liabilities 5,138 (2,052 )
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities 7,029 (31,257 )
Cash flows from investing activities:
Capital expenditures (8,597 ) (11,868 )
Proceeds from sales of property, plant and equipment 26 112
Net cash used in investing activities (8,571 ) (11,756 )
Cash flows from financing activities:
Issuance of common stock upon the exercise of stock options and the vesting of restricted stock 1 4
Stock withheld to cover employee taxes on stock-based compensation (594 ) (1,406 )
Subsidiary distributions to non-controlling interest (155 ) (135 )
Proceeds from borrowings 6,750 40,000
Proceeds from Paycheck Protection Program Loan 6,298
Repayments of long-term debt (8,354 ) (6,083 )
Payment of financing fees (485 ) (486 )
Net cash provided by financing activities 3,461 31,894
Net change in cash and cash equivalents 1,919 (11,119 )
Cash and cash equivalents including restricted cash:
Balance, January 1, 14,505 23,296
Changes in foreign currency translation 667 265
Balance, June 30, $ 17,091 $ 12,442
RIGNET, INC.
Selected Operational Data
MCS Site Count
(Unaudited)
2nd Quarter
1st Quarter 4th Quarter 3rd Quarter 2nd Quarter
2020 2020 2019 2019 2019
Selected Operational Data:
Offshore drilling rigs (1) 193 196 185 184 182
Offshore Production 337 386 385 384 375
Maritime 161 177 171 184 183
Other sites (2) 538 592 599 634 644
Total 1,229 1,351 1,340 1,386 1,384
Project Backlog (in thousands) $ 15,856 $ 22,380 $ 26,178 $ 35,855 $ 37,116
(1) Includes jack up, semi-submersible and drillship rigs
(2) Includes U.S. and International land sites, completion sites, man-camps, remote offices, and supply bases and offshore-related supply bases, shore offices, tender rigs and platform rigs


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