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Endava Announces Fourth Quarter FY18 and Full Year FY18 Financial Results

October 11, 2018

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 11, 2018--Endava (NYSE:DAVA), a global provider of digital transformation, agile development and intelligent automation services, today announced results for its fourth quarter ended June 30, 2018 and for its fiscal year 2018.

“ We are pleased with our fourth quarter results which reflected strength with existing customers as well as new. The integration of Velocity Partners in North America is proceeding smoothly,” said John Cotterell, Endava’s CEO.

“Our strong client relationships contributed significantly to our constant currency revenue growth of 44.2% for the quarter and give us good visibility into the next quarter. We delivered that growth profitably, with PBT at £ 6.7m or 10.9% PBT margin and Adjusted PBT3at £9.7m, or 15.7% Adjusted PBT margin,” said Mark Thurston Endava’s CFO.

1Revenue growth rate at constant currency is calculated by translating revenue from entities reporting in foreign currencies into British Pounds using the comparable foreign currency exchange rates from the prior period.2Adjusted diluted EPS is our profit after taxes adjusted to exclude the impact of share-based compensation expense, amortization of acquired intangible assets, realized and unrealized foreign currency exchange gains and losses and initial public offering expenses incurred (all of which are non-cash other than realized foreign currency exchange gains and losses and initial public offering expenses) and the tax impact of these adjustments, divided by weighted average number of shares outstanding – diluted.3Adjusted PBT, is defined as our profit before taxes adjusted to exclude the impact of share-based compensation expense, amortization of acquired intangible assets, realized and unrealized foreign currency exchange gains and losses and initial public offering expenses incurred (all of which are non-cash other than realized foreign currency exchange gains and losses and initial public offering expenses).

FOURTH QUARTER OF FISCAL 2018 FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS:

Revenue for the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2018 was £61.5 million, an increase of 42.8% compared to £43.0 million in the same period in the prior year. Revenue growth rate at constant currency was 44.2%. Profit before tax in the fourth quarter was £6.7 million compared to £5.5 million in the same period in the prior year or 10.9% of revenue compared to 12.8% in the same period in the prior year. Adjusted Profit before tax in the fourth quarter was £9.7 million compared to £6.9 million in the same period in the prior year or 15.7% of revenue compared to 16.1% in the same period in the prior year. IFRS Profit attributable to shareholders was £4.9 million, resulting in a Diluted EPS of £0.10. Adjusted Profit attributable to shareholders was £7.6 million, resulting in an Adjusted Diluted EPS of £0.15.

FISCAL YEAR 2018 FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS:

Revenue for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018 was £217.6 million, an increase of 36.5% compared to £159.4 million in the prior fiscal year. Revenue in constant currency grew 37.2%. Profit before tax for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018 was £24.7 million compared to £21.7 million in the same period in the prior fiscal year or 11.3% of revenue compared to 13.6% in the prior fiscal year. Adjusted Profit before tax was £33.5 million compared to £25.2 million in the prior fiscal year or 15.4% of revenue compared to 15.8% in the prior fiscal year. IFRS Profit attributable to shareholders was £18.9 million, resulting in a Diluted EPS of £0.38. Adjusted Profit attributable to shareholders was £26.8 million, resulting in an Adjusted Diluted EPS of £0.53.

CASH FLOW:

Cash flow from operations was £13.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018 up from £11.0 million in the three months ended June 30, 2017. Free Cash Flow 4 (a non-IFRS measure) was £11.9 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018 compared to free cash flow of £10.8 million for the three months ended June 30, 2017. Cash flow from operations was £34 million for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018 compared to £14.7 million in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017. Free Cash Flow (a non-IFRS measure) was £28.7 million for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018 compared to free cash flow of £11.2 million for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.

As of June 30, 2018, Endava had cash and cash equivalents of £15.0 million, compared to £23.6 million at the end of June 30, 2017. Net borrowings at June 30, 2018 were £4.7 million compared to £5.8 million at June 30, 2017. On completion of the IPO Endava received £40.2m net proceeds which has been partially used to repay all amounts outstanding on our bank facility.

OTHER METRICS FOR THE QUARTER ENDED JUNE 30, 2018:

Headcount reached 4,819 with 4,340 average operational employees as of the quarter ended June 30, 2018. Number of clients with over £1 million in spend grew to 46 on a rolling twelve months basis compared to 34 at June 30, 2017. Top 10 clients accounted for 39% of revenue down from 47% as of the quarter ended June 30, 2017. By geographic region, 26% of revenue was generated in North America, 31% was generated in Europe and 43% was generated in the United Kingdom as of the quarter ended June 30, 2018. This compares to 15% in North America, 34% in Europe and 51% in the United Kingdom as of the quarter ended June 30, 2017. Revenue by sector was as follows for the three months ended June 30, 2018 on a rolling 12 Months basis, Payments and Financial Services 53%, TMT 28% and Other 19%. This compares to Payments and Financial Services 60%, TMT 28% and Other 12% for the three months ended June 30, 2017.

4Free cash flow is the Company’s net cash from (used in) operating activities, plus grants received, less purchases and non-current tangible and intangible assets.

OTHER METRICS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2018:

Headcount reached 4,819 with 3,957 average operational employees for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018. Top 10 clients accounted for 42% of total revenue down from 49% for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017. By geographic region, 21% of revenue was generated in North America, 34% was generated in Europe and 45% was generated in the United Kingdom as of the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018. This compares to 16% in North America, 34% in Europe and 50% in the United Kingdom as of fiscal year ended June 30, 2017. Revenue by sector was as follows for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018, Payments and Financial Services 57%, TMT 28% and Other 15%. This compares to Payments and Financial Services 57%, TMT 31% and Other 12% for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.

FOURTH QUARTER 2018 BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS:

Endava opened a new Delivery Unit in Timisoara, Romania in May of this year. Timisoara is one of the four major university towns in Romania and the only one where Endava did not yet have a presence.

OUTLOOK:

Given the timing of the reporting for the quarter, the company is unable to provide outlook guidance for the first quarter of fiscal 2019 and for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. However, the company plans to provide guidance for both the second quarter of fiscal 2019 and for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019 when it reports its first quarter of fiscal 2019 results.

CONFERENCE CALL DETAILS:

The company will host a conference call at 8:00 am EST today to review the fourth quarter and the fiscal year 2018 results. To participate in Endava’s fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 earnings conference call, please dial in at least five minutes prior to the scheduled start time (866) 393-4306 or (734) 385-2616 for international participants, Conference ID 8178518.

Investors may listen to the call on Endava’s Investor Relations website at http://investors.Endava.com. The webcast will be recorded and available for replay until Friday October 26, 2018.

ABOUT ENDAVA PLC:

Endava is a leading next-generation technology services provider and helps accelerate disruption by delivering rapid evolution to enterprises. Using Distributed Enterprise Agile at scale, Endava collaborates with its clients, seamlessly integrating with their teams, catalysing ideation and delivering robust solutions. Endava helps its clients become digital experience-driven businesses by assisting them in their journey from idea generation to development and deployment of products, platforms and solutions. It services clients in the following industries: Payments, Financial Services, TMT, Consumer Products, Logistics and Healthcare. Endava had 4,819 employees as of June 30, 2018 located in offices in North America and Western Europe and delivery centres in Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Colombia.

NON-IFRS FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

To supplement Endava’s Group Statement of Comprehensive Income and Group Balance Sheet presented in accordance with IFRS, the company uses non-IFRS measures of certain components of financial performance. These measures include: revenue in constant currency, adjusted profit before tax, adjusted profit attributable to shareholders and free cash flow, Revenue growth rate at constant currency is calculated by translating revenue from entities reporting in foreign currencies into British Pounds using the comparable foreign currency exchange rates from the prior period. For example, the average rates in effect for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017 were used to convert revenue for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018 and the revenue for the comparable prior period.

Free cash flow is the Company’s net cash from (used in) operating activities, plus grants received, less purchases of non-current tangible and intangible assets and plus initial public offering expenses paid. Adjusted profit before tax is the company’s profit before taxes adjusted to exclude the impact of share-based compensation expense, amortization of acquired intangible assets, realized and unrealized foreign currency exchange gains and losses and initial public offering expenses incurred

In order for Endava’s investors to be better able to compare its current results with those of previous periods, the company has shown a reconciliation of IFRS to non-IFRS financial measures. Management believes these measures help illustrate underlying trends in the company’s business and uses the measures to establish budgets and operational goals, communicated internally and externally, for managing the company’s business and evaluating its performance. Endava believes the presentation of its non-IFRS financial measures enhances an investor’s overall understanding of the company’s historical financial performance. The presentation of the company’s non-IFRS financial measures is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the company’s financial results prepared in accordance with IFRS, and its non-IFRS measures may be different from non-IFRS measures used by other companies.

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