- World Economic Forum(WEF) Global Risks Report 2019 highlights worsening international relations hindering action across a growing array of serious challenges
- Comments on Brexit vote impasse
- Allianz Risk Barometer highlights cyber and concerns around Brexit as as top risks in UK
- Willis Re's Summary of Natural Catastrophe Events 2018 report estimates insured losses from major natural catastrophes at around $71.5bn
- BIBA highlights opportunities for business in 2019 Manifesto
- UK Comprehensive car insurance prices fell by 6% in 2018 says Confused.com/ Willis Towers Watson analysis
- Insurance Europe concerned that the European Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation could hamper insurers’ ability to offer innovative insurance policies to consumers expired
- ArgoGlobal collaborating with broker Axieme and digital platform Jobby in Italy to respond to a need for on-demand, pay-as-you-go insurance for temporary and short-term workers expired
- LV= General Insurance successfully deploys Guidewire Core and Data solutions in the largest transformation the business has ever undertaken expired
- Marsh announces that it had placed more than 10,000 risks in 2018 through Placing Platform Limited(PPL)-over 15,000 in total expired
- ZhongAn and Grab to establish joint venture company to enter the digital insurance distribution business in Southeast Asia expired
- Greenlight Capital Re becomes largest shareholder in Chicogo-based MGU AccuRisk expired
8th August 2018
Sapiens reports increased revenue and operating income for second quarter
Sapiens International Corporation has announced its financial results for the second quarter-highlights are:
-Revenue totaled $72.2m, an increase of 4.5% compared to last year.
-Non-GAAP revenue increased 4.9% from the same period in the prior year to $72.5m.
-Operating income totaled $4.9m, up from an operating loss of $2.9m last year. Non-GAAP operating income improved to $9.6m, up from $3.2m.
-Operating margin improved to 6.8% as compared to (4.3%) last year. Non-GAAP operating margin improved 850 basis points to 13.2%, compared to 4.7% last year.
-Net income attributable to Sapiens’ shareholders totaled $2m, up from a net loss of $3.6m. Non-GAAP net income attributable to Sapiens’ shareholders increased to $6.4m from $1.9m.
-GAAP Diluted earnings per share attributed to Sapiens’ shareholders of $0.04 compared to $(0.07) per diluted share.
-Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.13 per diluted share compared to $0.04 per diluted share.
-Cash and cash equivalents of $59.2m, and total debt of about $78m as of 30th June.
“In the second quarter, we continued to advance towards our key objectives of, expanding our P&C business in EMEA, and North America, while improving profitability,” said Roni Al-Dor, president and ceo, Sapiens. “Our enhanced digital insurance offering along with our proven products and personnel are winning new business, particularly with our P&C platforms, where we are expanding our business with new and existing clients and building our pipeline for future growth. Due to efficiency and cost cutting programs and effectively leveraging our global assets, we expanded margins and improved profitability in the quarter. This quarter’s results demonstrate our ability to expand market leadership, particularly in the areas with the greatest client demand in the insurance market: digitalisation, data analytics, and legacy transformation.
Based on the strength of our first half growth and our outlook for the remainder of the year, we are raising our 2018 full year guidance for non-GAAP revenues of $285 to $290m, up from prior guidance of $280 to $285m.
We now expect full-year 2018 non-GAAP operating margins in the range of 13%–13.2%, compared to our previous guidance of 12%-13%.”
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