Quality Systems, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Results
Company Also Appoints Mark H. Davis to Board of Directors
Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) announced today results for its fiscal 2013 second quarter ended September 30, 2012.
The Company reported revenues of $116.1 million for the fiscal 2013 second quarter, an increase of 8 percent, versus $107.6 million for the fiscal 2012 second quarter. Net income for the fiscal 2013 second quarter was $15.7 million, down 23 percent when compared with net income of $20.5 million for the comparable period last year. Fully diluted earnings per share for the fiscal 2013 second quarter was $0.26, a 26 percent decrease from $0.35 for the fiscal 2012 second quarter. While revenues increased in the quarter, profitability was impacted by lower software license sales.
“Quality Systems continues to make investments and position the company to capture the significant opportunities that lie ahead in our healthcare information technology sector. Recently, we named Dan Morefield, a seasoned technology executive, as our new chief operating officer; restructured our sales and marketing functions under Gary Voydanoff, one of our veteran sales executives; and promoted Steve Puckett to a newly created chief technology officer role to manage our development-related resources. For more than 20 years, Steve has served a critical role in bringing industry-leading technology to the company,” stated Steven T. Plochocki, president and chief executive officer.
Quality Systems will host a conference call to discuss its fiscal 2013 second quarter results on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 10:00 AM ET (7:00 AM PT). All participants should dial 1-800-762-8779 at least ten minutes prior to the start of the call. International callers should dial 480-629-9818. To hear a live Web simulcast or to listen to the archived webcast following completion of the call, please visit the Company’s website at , click on the "Investors” tab, then select "Conference Calls," to access the link to the call. To listen to a telephone replay of the conference call, please dial 800-406-7325 or 303-590-3030 and enter reservation identification number 4571447. The replay will be available from approximately 12:00 PM ET on Friday, October 26, 2012, through 11:59 PM ET on Friday, November 2, 2012.
A transcript of the conference call will be made available on the Company’s website at .
Quality Systems also announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of Seventeen and One-Half Cents ($0.175) per share on the Company’s outstanding shares of Common Stock, payable to shareholders of record as of December 14, 2012 with an anticipated distribution date of January 4, 2013. The $0.175 per share cash dividend is consistent with the Company’s current policy to pay a regular quarterly dividend on the Company’s outstanding shares of Common Stock, subject to Board review and approval.
In other news, Quality Systems reported that Mark H. Davis was appointed to its Board of Directors, effective October 25, 2012. Davis fills the seat vacated by Maureen Spivack, who resigned due to conflicting employment obligations. Davis will also be appointed to serve on the Board’s Audit Committee and Transaction Committee.
Davis is a managing director at B. Riley & Co, LLC, an investment firm specializing in research, sales and trading and corporate finance. He brings more than 20 years of experience advising and financing technology companies, including software, cloud infrastructure and information technology firms, to the Quality Systems Board. In addition, Davis was a practicing certified public accountant for nearly a decade and his financial expertise and knowledge will prove beneficial to the Board.
Previously, Davis served as head of technology investment banking at Cantor Fitzgerald, managing director at Macquarie Capital, an Australian merchant and investment banking firm, and managing director (as well as in other senior leadership roles) at Citigroup. Earlier in his career, Davis was an Audit Senior with Price Waterhouse. Davis holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University Of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland.
“We welcome Mark to the Board. His two decades of experience advising and financing technology-related businesses, coupled with his public accounting background, will provide the Board with insights and expertise in both technology and finance. We look forward to the guidance he will bring to the Board and the contributions he will make to the Company,” Plochocki added.
Irvine, Calif.-based . and its subsidiary develop and market computer-based practice management, electronic health records and revenue cycle management applications as well as connectivity products and services for medical and dental group practices and small hospitals. Visit and for additional information.