BroadVision Announces First Quarter 2016 Results

By BroadVision on May 04, 2016

REDWOOD CITY, CA — May 4, 2016 — BroadVision, Inc. (NASDAQ: BVSN), a leading provider of e-business and engagement management solutions, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016. Revenues for the first quarter were $2.0 million, compared with revenues of $2.7 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015 and $2.5 million for the comparable quarter of 2015.

License revenue for the first quarter of 2016 was $1.0 million, compared with $1.2 million for the prior quarter and $1.1 million for the comparable quarter of 2015. The majority of the first quarter license and subscription revenue was generated from the Company’s BroadVision® Business Agility Suite™, Commerce Agility Suite™, QuickSilver™, and Clearvale® solutions. Revenue during the quarter was generated from sales to both new and existing customers.

In the first quarter of 2016, BroadVision posted net loss on a U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) basis of $2.1 million, or $0.42 per basic and diluted share, as compared with GAAP net loss of $3.3 million, or $0.68 per basic and diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2015 and GAAP net loss of $3.6 million, or $0.74 per basic and diluted share, for the comparable quarter of 2015.

As of March 31, 2016, the Company had $27.3 million of cash and cash equivalents and short-term investments, compared to a combined balance of $29.1 million as of December 31, 2015 and $36.3 million as of March 31, 2015.

“In Q1, we continued to expand our Vmoso partnerships globally and we now have hosting and reseller partnerships in our four main regions of NASA, EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Japan,” said Dr. Pehong Chen, President, and CEO of BroadVision. “Our partners play a critical role in driving awareness and enterprise adoption for Vmoso. They are an important voice in promoting the value of Vmoso as a mobile-centric, unified business communication and collaboration platform that takes fragmented information from immediate use and creates valuable long-term corporate knowledge.”

Conference Call Information
BroadVision management will host a conference call today, Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 2:00PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). The conference call may be accessed by dialing: 1-888-771-4371, with pin code 42398724. Callers outside North America should call +1-847-585-4405 to be connected. These numbers can be accessed 15 minutes before the call begins, as well as during the call. Afterwards, an audio recording of the call will also be available on the Company’s website at

About BroadVision
Driving innovation since 1993, BroadVision (NASDAQ: BVSN) provides e-business solutions that enable the enterprise and its employees, partners, and customers to stay actively engaged, socially connected, and universally organized to achieve greater business results.  BroadVision® solutions—including Vmoso for virtual, mobile, and social business collaboration, and Clearvale for enterprise social networking—are available globally in the cloud via the Web and mobile applications. Visit for more details.

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BroadVision, Business Agility Suite, Commerce Agility Suite, QuickSilver, and Clearvale are trademarks or registered trademarks of BroadVision, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other company names, product names, and marks are the property of their respective owners.


Information Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

Information in this release that involves expectations, beliefs, hopes, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including statements regarding BroadVision’s ability to enhance customers’ businesses, the ability of Vmoso to create valuable long-term corporate knowledge and the ability of BroadVision’s partners to drive awareness and enterprise adoption for Vmoso, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include without limitation uncertainty regarding market acceptance of BroadVision’s products and services, BroadVision’s ability to sell Vmoso to its existing customers and new customers, BroadVision’s ability to provide reliable, scalable and cost-efficient Cloud-based offerings, BroadVision’s ability to effectively compete in its intensely competitive market and respond effectively to rapidly changing technology, evolving industry standards and changing customer needs, requirements or preferences, and the other risks set forth in BroadVision’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K, as amended, and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements included in this release are based upon information available to BroadVision as of the date of this release, and BroadVision assumes no obligation to update or correct any such forward-looking statements except as required by law. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results could differ materially from BroadVision’s current expectations.

(In thousands)

March 31,December 31,
Current assets:
Cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments$ 27,285$ 29,131
Other current assets2,190 2,849
Total current assets 29,47531,980
Other non-current assets222 230
Total assets$29,697$ 32,210
Current liabilities$ 5,295$ 5,783
Other non-current liabilities838 918
Total liabilities6,133 6,701
Total stockholders’ equity23,564 25,509
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity$ 29,697$ 32,210

(In thousands, except per share data)

Three Months Ended
March 31,
Software licenses$ 1,019$ 1,087
Services 990 1,409
Total revenues 2,0092,496
Cost of revenues:
Cost of software revenues 38 45
Cost of services 772 717
Total cost of revenues 810 762
Gross profit 1,199 1,734
Operating expenses:
Research and development 1,743 1,858
Sales and marketing 1,151 1,140
General and administrative 985 888
Total operating expenses3,879 3,886
Operating loss (2,680) (2,152)
Other Income (expense), net 656 (1,388)
Loss before provision for income taxes (2,024) (3,540)
Provision for income taxes (27) (15)
Net loss$ (2,051)$ (3,555)
Earnings per share, basic and diluted:
Basic and diluted loss per share$ (0.42)$ (0.74)
Shares used in computing:
Weighted average shares-basic and diluted 4,896 4,833

BroadVision Contact:
Peter Chu
Investor Relations
(650) 295-0716 x7177