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Cimatron Reports 9% Revenue Growth over Q2 2006 and $0.04 EPS in Q2 2007
Aug. 8, 2007
• 150% Operating Income Growth over Q1 2007
• 16% Growth in Software License Revenues over Q2 2006

Givat Shmuel, Israel, – August 7, 2007– Cimatron Limited (NASDAQ: CIMT), a leading provider of integrated CAD/CAM solutions for the toolmaking and manufacturing industries, today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2007.
Cimatron's business and financial results continue to improve compared to the first quarter of 2007, as well as compared to the second quarter of 2006. Revenue and profit growth are mostly due to positive acceptance of recently-launched products. The increase in operating profit in the second quarter of 2007 consists of more than 80% of the revenue growth in this quarter.

Financial Highlights:

Revenues for the second quarter of 2007 increased by 9.3% to $5.51 million compared to $5.04 million in the second quarter of 2006. Software license revenues in the second quarter of 2007 increased by 16.4% compared to the same quarter in 2006. For the first 6 months of 2007, revenue increased by 4.1% to $10.84 million, compared to $10.42 million in the same period of 2006. Software license revenues in the first half of 2007 increased by 8.7% compared to the same period in 2006.

Gross Profit for the second quarter of 2007 was $4.7 million as compared to $4.1 million in the same period in 2006, a 14.6% increase. Gross margin in the second quarter was 85% of revenues, compared to 81% of revenues in Q2 2006. In the first 6 months of 2007, gross profit increased 7.3% to $9.2 million, compared to $8.5 million in the first 6 months of 2006. Gross margin for the 6 months ended on June 30th, 2007 was 85% of revenues as compared to 82% of revenues in the same period of 2006.

Operating Profit in the second quarter of 2007 was $282 thousand, compared to an operating loss of $(145) thousand in the second quarter of 2006.  In the first 6 months of 2007, Cimatron reports an operating profit increase to $395 thousand, compared to an operating profit of $86 thousand in the first 6 months of 2006.
 
Net Profit for the second quarter of 2007 was $291 thousand, or $0.04 per diluted share, compared to a net profit of $18 thousand, or $0.00 per diluted share recorded in the same quarter of 2006. In the first 6 months of 2007, net profit increased by 98.3% to $472 thousand, or $0.06 per diluted share, compared to a net profit of $238 thousand, or $0.03 per diluted share, in the first 6 months of 2006. 

 

Commenting on the results, Danny Haran, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cimatron, said, “We are very pleased with the consecutive improvement in our financial and business results, being the result of implementation of our strategic plan. Cimatron's turnaround is based on broader product offering, geographical re-focusing and more efficient operations, all of which led to improved profitability.”

Mr. Rimon Ben-Shaoul, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cimatron said, “We believe that Cimatron is now well positioned to further increase its market share and accordingly its revenues in order to become a larger player in the industry. Following the exercise of the option to increase its holding in Microsystem to 51%, Cimatron continues to consider M&A opportunities, as part of its general growth strategy to further increase its offering and global presence.”

Conference Call Information:
Cimatron's management will host a conference call with the investment community to discuss and review the results, on August 8th, 2007:
The conference call will start at 9:00 EST (16:00 Israel time)

To listen to the conference call, please dial:
From the US: 1-888-668-9141
From Israel: 03-9180688
International:  +972-3-9180688
For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay of the call will be available from the day after the call under the investor relations section of Cimatron's website, at: www.cimatron.com


About Cimatron
With more than 20,000 installations worldwide, Cimatron is a leading provider of integrated, CAD/CAM solutions for mold, tool and die makers as well as manufacturers of discrete parts. Cimatron is committed to providing comprehensive, cost-effective solutions that streamline manufacturing cycles, enable collaboration with outside vendors, and ultimately shorten product delivery time. Cimatron’s cutting-edge CAD/CAM solutions are widely used in the automotive, medical, consumer plastics, electronics, and other industries.
Founded in 1982, Cimatron is publicly traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol CIMT. Cimatron’s subsidiaries and extensive distributor network are located in over 35 countries to serve customers worldwide with complete pre- and post-sales support. For more information, please visit
http://www.cimatron.com.


Safe Harbor Statement
This press release includes forward looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act Of 1995, which are subject to risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. Such statements may relate to the company’s plans, objectives and expected financial and operating results. The words "may," "could," "would," “will,” "believe," "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "plan," and similar expressions or variations thereof are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of the future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the company’s ability to control. The risks and uncertainties that may affect forward looking statements include, but are not limited to: currency fluctuations, global economic and political conditions, marketing demand for Cimatron products and services, long sales cycle, new product development, assimilating future acquisitions, maintaining relationships with customers and partners, and increased competition. For more details about the risks and uncertainties of the business, refer to the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchanges Commission. The company cannot assess the impact of or the extent to which any single factor or risk, or combination of them, may cause. Cimatron undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact:
Ilan Erez                                            
Chief Financial Officer                         
Tel.: 972-3-531-2121                           
E-mail: ilane@cimatron.com

Yael Nevat
Cimatron Ltd. Commitment-IR.com
Tel: 972-9-714 8866, +972-50-762-6215
E-mail: yael@commitment-IR.com

 

Cimatron Limited
Consolidated statements of income

(US Dollars in thousands, except for per share data)

Three months ended 
June 30,

Six months ended 
June 30
,

2007 2006 2007 2006
  
Total revenue 5,511 5,044   10,844 10,418
Total cost of revenue 806 937   1,677 1,871
Gross profit 4,705 4,107   9,167 8,547
Research and development expenses,net 1,011 1,110   2,107 2,183
Selling, general and administrative expenses 3,412 3,142   6,665 6,278
 
Operating Income 282 (145)   395 86
 
Net Income $291 $18   $472 $238
 
Net Income per share - basic and diluted $0.04 $0.00   $0.06 $0.03
Weighted average number of shares outstanding
Basic EPS (in thousands)

 

7,868

 

7,835
 

 

7,852

 

7,835
Diluted EPS (in thousands) 7,967 7,835   7,871 7,835

 

Cimatron Limited
Consolidated Balance Sheets

(US Dollars in thousands)

June 30, 2007

December 31, 2006

ASSETS
Current Assets
Total cash,cash equivalents and short-terms investments $8,205 $5,597
Other current assets 5,813 5,828
Total current assets 14,018 11,425
 
Deposits with insurance companies and severance pay fund 2,532 2,653
 
Long-Term Investments
Marketable investments 1,033 1,287
Investments in affiliated companies 683 748
Total long-term investments 1,716 2,035
 
Net property and equipment 922 1,010
 
Total other assets 764 784
Total assets $19,952 $17,907
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current Liabilities
Total current liabilities $7,823 $6,083
 
Accrued severance pay 2,762 3,003
 
Minority interest (13) (24)
 
Total shareholder's equity 9,380 8,845
Total liabilities and shareholder's equity $19,952 $17,907

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