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Noah Education Announces Unaudited Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2013 Results

Exceeded Guidance with Full Fiscal 2013 Net Revenue up 29.9% YoY
Achieved Full Fiscal Year Operating Income of RMB13.6 Million
2013-08-29 05:00 793

SHENZHEN, China, August 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noah Education Holdings Ltd. ("Noah" or the "Company") (NYSE: NED), a leading provider of education services in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal 2013 ended June 30, 2013.

Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Highlights (compared to fourth quarter fiscal 2012)

  • Net revenue increased 36.7% to RMB63.8 million (US$10.4 million)
  • Gross profit increased 29.7% to RMB30.0 million (US$4.9 million), and gross profit margin was 47.0%
  • Operating income was RMB13.8 million (US$2.2 million) as compared to an operating loss of RMB54.4million
  • Net income was RMB15.9 million (US$2.6 million), compared to a net loss of RMB 54.2million
  • Non-GAAP net income, excluding share based compensation expenses and impairment loss on goodwill and intangible assets, was RMB15.9million (US$2.6 million), compared to a Non-GAAP net income of RMB6.9 million
  • Basic and diluted earnings per share were RMB0.32 (US$0.05) as compared to basic and diluted losses per share of RMB1.57
  • Non-GAAP basic and diluted earnings per share were RMB0.32 (US$0.05) as compared to non-GAAP basic and diluted earnings per share of RMB0.10

Full Fiscal 2013 Highlights (compared to full fiscal 2012)

  • Net revenue increased 29.9% year-over-year to RMB 211.8 million (US$34.5 million)
  • Gross profit increased 18.4% year-over-year to RMB 90.8 million (US$14.8 million), and gross profit margin was 42.9%
  • Operating income was RMB13.6 million (US$2.2 million) as compared to an operating loss of RMB61.3 million
  • Net income was RMB22.8 million (US$3.7 million) as compared to a net loss of RMB47.7 million
  • Non-GAAP net income, excluding impairment loss on goodwill and intangible assets and share based compensation expenses, was RMB23.7 million (US$3.9 million) as compared to non-GAAP net income of RMB15.5 million
  • Basic and diluted earnings per share were RMB0.47 (US$0.08) as compared to basic and diluted loss per share of RMB1.47
  • Non-GAAP basic and diluted earnings per share were RMB0.49 (US$0.08), compared to non-GAAP basic and diluted earnings per share of RMB0.26
  • Total student enrollments reached approximately 21,200, representing an increase of approximately 26% year over year
  • Total school, kindergarten and training centers network was 64, representing an increase of 23 % year over year

Dong Xu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Noah, said, "Our fiscal year 2013 has been a year of phenomenal profitable growth. We are very pleased that Noah has delivered and exceeded internal and external expectations across all operating metrics. Revenue increase for the fourth quarter has been driven by strong growth across all businesses, led by kindergartens at 47%."

Mr. Xu continued, "Noah is focused on providing first-class kindergarten education services, and our acquisitions of DDK Consulting and Xiaoxiao Consulting have proven a successful strategy for the Company, contributing 15.6% revenue growth in the fiscal year.

"Our organic growth has been remarkable with increased utilization across all our schools. Going forward into fiscal 2014, we will continue to drive growth of the Company organically, with focus on cost and operational efficiency to ensure a sustainable and profitable growth. In addition, with Noah's expanded portfolio, we plan to consolidate our multi-brand strategy in kindergarten with an integrated operating platform to enhance kindergarten operation and interaction with the parents of our students, as well as expand our diversified service offering further, which we believe will add long-term value to shareholders." added Mr Xu.

Dora Li, Chief Financial Officer, added, "While the fourth quarter of a fiscal year is typically a strong quarter for Noah, we are pleased to have achieved an improved blended margin of 47%, which have been helped by our operational leverage and successful cost improvement initiatives despite the rising costs of teaching staff affecting the entire sector. Our aim is to maintain a sustainable cost structure that will help Noah remain competitive in the midst of the wage inflation environment."

Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results

Net revenue

Net revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 increased 36.7% year-over-year to RMB63.8 million (US$10.4 million) from RMB46.7 million. Net revenue for fiscal 2013 increased 29.9% year-over-year to RMB211.8 million (US$34.5 million) from RMB163.0 million. The increases were driven mainly by the organic growth, acquisition of kindergartens and incremental revenue from the newly opened school.

In terms of revenue breakdown by business service for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, revenue from kindergartens increased 47.0% year-over-year to RMB35.0 million (US$5.7 million) from RMB23.8 million, mainly driven by incremental revenue contribution from DDK Consulting and Xiaoxiao Consulting, which were acquired in the second quarter of fiscal 2013. Revenue from primary and secondary schools increased 38.7% year-over-year to RMB19.0 million (US$3.1 million) from RMB13.7 million due to revenue contribution from the newly opened school and expansion of existing mature schools. Revenue from supplemental education, which includes franchised fees, English training courses and sale of teaching materials, increased 6.5% year-over-year to RMB9.8 million (US$1.6 million) from RMB9.2 million, due to the increase in franchised fee and English training courses.

In terms of revenue breakdown by business service for fiscal 2013, revenue from kindergartens increased 40.3% year-over-year to RMB115.2 million (US$18.8 million) from RMB82.1 million, mainly driven by revenue contribution from DDK Consulting and Xiaoxiao Consulting. Revenue from primary and secondary schools increased 34.4% year-over-year to RMB60.5 million (US$9.9 million) from RMB45.0 million due to revenue contribution from the newly opened school and expansion of existing mature schools. Revenue from supplemental education increased 0.3% year-over-year to RMB36.0million (US$5.9 million) from RMB35.9 million.

Services

Q4FY2013

Q4FY2012

FY2013

FY2012

Revenue

(RMB million)

Percentage
of net
revenue

Revenue

(RMB million)

Percentage
of net
revenue

Revenue

(RMB million)

Percentage
of net
revenue

Revenue

(RMB
million)

Percentage
of net
revenue

Kindergartens

35.0

54.9%

23.8

51.0%

115.2

54.4%

82.1

50.4%

Primary and secondary schools

19.0

29.8%

13.7

29.3%

60.5

28.6%

45.0

27.6%

Supplemental education

9.8

15.3%

9.2

19.7%

36.0

17.0%

35.9

22.0%

Total

63.8

100.0%

46.7

100.0%

211.8

100.0%

163.0

100.0%

Gross profit and gross profit margin

Gross profit for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 increased 29.7% year-over-year to RMB30.0 million (US$4.9 million) from RMB23.1 million. Gross profit for the fiscal 2013 increased 18.4% year-over-year to RMB90.8 million (US$14.8 million) from RMB76.6 million. The increase in gross profit was primarily driven by the continued strong growth of the kindergarten, as well as the primary and secondary schools operations.

Gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was 47.0%, compared to 49.5% in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Gross profit margin for fiscal 2013 was 42.9%, compared to 47.0% in fiscal 2012. The contraction in margins was mainly due to an expanded portfolio of revenue contributed by kindergartens, which accounted for 54.9% and 54.4% of total revenue for the fourth quarter and full fiscal 2013, respectively, compared to 51.0% and 50.4% of total revenue for the fourth quarter and full fiscal 2012, respectively.

Operating expenses

Total operating expenses for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was RMB24.0 million (US$3.9 million) as compared to RMB82.6 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Operating expenses for fiscal 2013 was RMB97.7 million (US$15.9 million) as compared to RMB155.4 million in fiscal 2012.

Research and development ("R&D") expenses for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was RMB0.5 million (US$0.08 million) as compared to RMB0.8 million in the same period of fiscal 2012. R&D expenses for fiscal 2013 were RMB2.1 million (US$0.3 million) as compared to RMB3.1 million in fiscal 2012. As a percentage of net revenue, R&D expenses decreased to 0.8% in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 from 1.8% in the same quarter of fiscal 2012, and decreased to 1.0% in fiscal 2013 from 1.9% in fiscal 2012. The R&D investment is focused on the development of teaching materials.

Sales and marketing ("S&M") expenses for the fourth quarter were RMB1.8 million (US$0.3 million) as compared to RMB1.6 million in the same quarter of fiscal 2012. S&M expenses for fiscal 2013 were RMB6.3 million (US$1.0 million) as compared to RMB6.1 million in fiscal 2012. As a percentage of net revenue, S&M expenses decreased to 2.9% in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, compared to 3.4% in the same period of fiscal 2012, and decreased to 3.0% in fiscal 2013, compared to 3.7% in fiscal 2012. S&M expenses as a percentage of revenue is expected to maintain at a similar level in fiscal 2014 while the Company sustains its initiatives in brand promotion.

General and administrative ("G&A") expenses for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 were RMB21.7 million (US$3.5 million) as compared to RMB18.6 million in the same period of fiscal 2012. G&A expenses for fiscal 2013 were RMB89.0 million (US$14.5 million) as compared to RMB86.7 million in fiscal 2012. As a percentage of net revenue, G&A expenses decreased to 34.0% in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, compared to 39.9% in the same period of fiscal 2012, and decreased to 42.0% in fiscal 2013, compared to 53.2% in fiscal 2012. The lower percentage of G&A expenses to net revenue primarily reflected the improvement of the Company's operational leverage with the expansion of revenue scale.

Other operating income

Other operating income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 increased 28.0% year-over-year to RMB6.3 million (US$1.0 million) from RMB4.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. The increase in the fourth quarter was mainly attributable to rental income. Other operating income for fiscal 2013 decreased 1.3% year-over-year to RMB16.2 million (US$ 2.6 million) from RMB16.4 million in fiscal 2012.

Government subsidy

Government subsidy for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 increased to RMB1.5 million (US$0.2 million) from RMB 0.01 million in the same quarter last year. Government subsidy for fiscal 2013 increased more than three times year-over-year to RMB4.4 million (US$0.7 million) from RMB1.1 million in fiscal 2012. The increase in government subsidy was attributable to subsidy income increase from kindergartens and schools as a result of more favorable local government policies to support private education sector.

Net operating income

Net operating income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was RMB13.8 million (US$2.2 million), compared to a net operating loss of RMB54.4 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Net operating income for fiscal 2013 was RMB13.6 million (US$2.2 million), compared to a net operating loss of RMB61.3 million in fiscal 2012.

Non-GAAP net operating income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was RMB13.8 million (US$2.2 million), compared to RMB6.6 million in the same quarter of fiscal 2012. Non-GAAP net operating income for fiscal 2013 was RMB14.6 million (US$2.4 million) as compared to RMB1.9 million in fiscal 2012.

Non-operating income

Interest income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was RMB0.4 million (US$0.07 million), compared to RMB0.5 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Investment income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was RMB4.4 million (US$0.7 million), compared to RMB4.7 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Other non-operating income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was RMB3.1 million (US$0.5 million), compared to RMB0.7 million in the same period of fiscal 2012.

Interest income for fiscal 2013 was RMB1.6 million (US$0.3 million), compared to RMB1.4 million in fiscal 2012. Investment income for fiscal 2013 was RMB18.2 million (US$3.0 million), compared to RMB18.7 million in fiscal 2012. Other non-operating loss for fiscal 2013 was RMB1.2 million (US$0.2 million), compared to other non-operating income of RMB4.0 million in fiscal 2012.

Income tax expenses

Income tax expenses for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 were RMB5.8 million (US$0.9 million), compared to RMB5.5 million for the same period in fiscal 2012. Income tax expenses for fiscal 2013 were RMB9.5 million (US$1.5 million), compared to RMB10.4 million in fiscal 2012.

Net income

Net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was RMB15.9 million (US$2.6 million), compared to a net loss of RMB54.2 million in the same period of fiscal 2012. Basic and diluted earnings per share were RMB0.32 (US$0.05), compared to basic and diluted loss per share of RMB1.57 in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.

Net income for fiscal 2013 was RMB22.8 million (US$3.7 million), compared to a net loss of RMB47.7 million in fiscal 2012. Basic and diluted earnings per share were RMB0.47 (US$0.08), compared to basic and diluted loss per share of RMB1.47 in fiscal 2012.

Net income excluding intangible assets and goodwill impairment and share-based compensation expenses (non-GAAP) for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was RMB15.9 million (US$2.6 million), compared to a non-GAAP net income of RMB6.9 million in the same period of fiscal 2012. Non-GAAP basic and diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 were RMB0.32 (US$0.05), compared to a non-GAAP basic and diluted earnings per share of RMB0.10 in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012.

Non-GAAP net income for fiscal 2013 was RMB23.7 million (US$3.9 million), compared to a non-GAAP net income of RMB15.5 million in fiscal 2012. Non-GAAP basic and diluted earnings per share for fiscal 2013 were RMB0.49 (US$0.08), compared to a non-GAAP basic and diluted earnings per share of RMB0.26.

Liquidity

Cash and cash equivalents, and short-term other investments totaled RMB530.9 million (US$86.5 million) on June 30, 2013, compared to RMB531.1 million on March 31, 2013. For the three months ended June 30, 2013, operating cash from continuing operations was RMB11.2 million (US$1.8 million).

Deferred revenue

Deferred revenue related to tuition fees and franchising fees as of June 30, 2013 was RMB37.4million (US$6.1 million). This compares to deferred revenue related to tuition fees and franchising fees of RMB60.3 million as of March 31, 2013. Deferred revenue primarily includes the tuition fees and franchising fees collected but has not yet recognized during the quarter. It will be recognized according to course and contract schedule.

Operational Updates

Noah operates 64 schools, kindergartens, and training centers in its network at the end of the fiscal 2013. The network includes 49 kindergartens, two of which have recently opened in the period and have begun contributing revenue. Currently, there are 11 kindergartens in their respective ramp up periods.

Noah's network also includes five primary and secondary schools. One of them opened in the first quarter of fiscal 2012 and remains in its ramp up stage, with an enrollment rate of 38% as of June 30, 2013.

Noah also operates 10 directly-owned supplemental training centers.

Student enrollment totaled over 21,200, reflecting a year-over-year increase of about 32% due to the expansion of the network. Categorized according to business service, more than 12,700 students are enrolled in kindergartens, while approximately 4,900 are accounted for in primary and secondary schools, and the remaining 3,600 are in directly owned supplemental training centers.

Financial Outlook for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2014 and Full Fiscal 2014

Based on current estimates and market conditions, for the first quarter of fiscal 2014, Noah expects to generate net revenue in the range of RMB47 million (US$7.6 million) to RMB50 million (US$8.1 million). For the full fiscal 2014, the Company expects to generate revenue between RMB237 million (US$38 million) and RMB251 million (US$41 million). This forecast reflects Noah's current and preliminary view, which is subject to change.

Conference Call

Noah's senior management will host a conference call at 8:00 am (Eastern)/5:00 am (Pacific)/8:00 pm (China) on Thursday, August 29, 2013 to discuss its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2013 financial results and recent business activities. The conference call may be accessed by calling:

US

+1-800-860-2442

International

+1-412-858-4600

China

10-800-120-2304, 10-800-712-2304

Hong Kong

800-962475

Please dial in 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time. An operator will answer your call and please use "Noah Education" as the verbal passcode to access the call. Replay of the conference call will be available from 10:00 am US Eastern Time on August 29, 2013 until 9:00 am US Eastern Time on September 6, 2013 by dialing the following numbers:

US

+1-877-344-7529

International

+1-412-317-0088

Passcode

10032587

A live webcast can also be accessed through the investor relations section of the Company's website at http://ir.noaheducation.com.

Statement Regarding Unaudited Financial Information

The unaudited financial information set forth above is subject to adjustments that may be identified when audit work is performed on our year-end financial statements, which could result in significant differences from this unaudited financial information.

Currency Convenience Translation

For the convenience of readers, certain RMB amounts in the statement of operations, balance sheet and cash flow statements have been translated into US dollars at the rate of RMB6.1374, the noon buying rate for US dollars in effect on June 30, 2013 for cable transfers of RMB per US dollar as certified for customs purposes by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

In addition to consolidated financial results under GAAP, the Company also provides non-GAAP financial measures, including non-GAAP net income which excludes goodwill and intangible assets impairment and non-cash share-based compensation. The Company believes that the non-GAAP financial measures provide investors with another method for assessing the Company's operating results in a manner that is focused on the performance of its ongoing operations. Readers are cautioned not to view non-GAAP results on a stand-alone basis or as a substitute for results under GAAP, or as being comparable to results reported or forecasted by other companies. The Company believes that both management and investors benefit from referring to these non-GAAP financial measures in assessing the performance of the Company's liquidity and when planning and forecasting future periods.

About Noah Education Holdings Ltd

Noah is a leading provider of education services in China. The Company's brands include Wentai Education, which operates and manages high-end kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, Little New Star, which provides English language training for children aged 3-12 in its directly owned and franchised training centers, and Yuanbo Education, which focuses on early childhood education services in the Yangtze Delta region. Noah was founded in 2004 and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol NED. For more information about Noah, please visit http://ir.noaheducation.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect Noah's current expectations and views of future events that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Noah has based these forward-looking statements largely on its current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that it believes may affect its financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. You should understand that our actual future results may be materially different from and worse than what Noah expects. Information regarding these risks, uncertainties and other factors is included in Noah's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F and other filings with the SEC.

Investor Contacts

Noah Education Holdings Ltd.
Tel: +86-755-8288-9128
Email: ir@noaheducation.com


Noah Education Holdings Ltd.

Consolidated Balance Sheet



March 31,


June 30,


2013


2013


(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)


RMB


RMB

USD

Assets





Current Assets





Cash and cash equivalents

161,356,566


447,928,254

72,983,389

Investments





Held to maturity investments

369,703,441


83,003,441

13,524,203

Accounts receivables, net of allowance of doubtful debts

337,131


294,145

47,927

Inventories

4,642,528


5,040,347

821,251

Pre-paid expenses, and other current assets

26,200,693


17,810,299

2,901,929

Total current assets

562,240,359


554,076,486

90,278,699

Investments

15,432,931


15,185,603

2,474,273

Property, plant and equipment, net

199,628,288


197,605,249

32,196,899

Intangible assets, net

81,752,779


80,314,386

13,086,060

Goodwill

75,486,941


75,486,942

12,299,498

Deposit for property, plant and equipment

2,586,916


8,515,947

1,387,550

Deferred tax assets - non-current

141,166


104,314

16,996

Total assets

937,269,380


931,288,927

151,739,975






Liabilities and Shareholders' equity





Current liabilities





Accounts payable (including account payables of the consolidated variable
interest entities ("VIEs") without recourse to the Company of
RMB1,315,664 and RMB2,073,692 as of March 31, 2013 and June 30, 2013,
respectively)

1,358,983


2,120,699

345,537

Other payables and accruals (including other payables, accruals of the
consolidated VIEs without recourse to the Company of RMB21,534,003 and
RMB21,132,742 as of March 31, 2013 and June 30, 2013, respectively)

48,171,743


46,672,312

7,604,574

Advances from customers (including advance from customer of the
consolidated VIEs without recourse to the Company of RMB463,408 and
RMB850,842 as of March 31, 2013 and June 30, 2013, respectively)

468,703


860,708

140,240

Income tax payable (including income tax payables of the consolidated VIEs
without recourse to the Company of RMB6,574,234 and RMB7,937,539 as
of March 31, 2013 and June 30, 2013, respectively)

16,839,966


22,146,786

3,608,496

Deferred revenue (including deferred revenues of the consolidated VIEs
without recourse to the Company of RMB25,256,986 and RMB18,612,829
as of March 31, 2013 and June 30, 2013, respectively)

59,222,987


36,410,159

5,932,505

Contingent consideration payable

3,395,000


2,500,000

407,339

Total current liabilities

129,457,382


110,710,664

18,038,691

Deferred revenues - non-current

3,136,747


2,638,848

429,962

Deferred tax liabilities

9,813,852


9,407,560

1,532,825

Other liabilities

1,102,801


1,102,801

179,685

Total non-current liabilities

14,053,400


13,149,209

2,142,472

Total liabilities

143,510,782


123,859,873

20,181,163






Shareholders' equity





Ordinary shares

14,841


14,841

2,418

Additional paid-in capital

1,047,772,763


1,047,772,763

170,719,321

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

(121,371,763)


(123,518,246)

(20,125,500)

Retained earnings

(202,709,680)


(190,854,928)

(31,097,033)

Total Noah Education Holdings Ltd. shareholders' equity

723,706,161


733,414,430

119,499,206

Non-controlling interests

70,052,437


74,014,624

12,059,606

Total equity

793,758,598


807,429,054

131,558,812

Total liabilities and shareholders' equity

937,269,380


931,288,927

151,739,975

Noah Education Holdings Ltd.

Consolidated Statement of Operations



Three Months Ended June 30,


Twelve Months Ended June 30,


2012

2013


2012

2013


(Unaudited)

(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

(Unaudited)


RMB

RMB

USD


RMB

RMB

USD

Net revenue

46,670,533

63,811,993

10,397,235


163,022,321

211,764,124

34,503,882

Cost of revenue

(23,560,020)

(33,827,948)

(5,511,772)


(86,377,388)

(120,979,945)

(19,711,921)

Gross profit

23,110,513

29,984,045

4,885,463


76,644,933

90,784,179

14,791,961

Research & development expenses

(846,283)

(488,625)

(79,614)


(3,103,168)

(2,100,036)

(342,170)

Sales & marketing expenses

(1,582,924)

(1,840,952)

(299,956)


(6,096,483)

(6,289,173)

(1,024,729)

General & administrative expenses

(18,606,416)

(21,683,966)

(3,533,087)


(86,725,310)

(89,021,907)

(14,504,824)

Other expenses

(945,742)

(30,433)

(4,959)


(2,059,054)

(285,123)

(46,457)

Impairment loss on goodwill and intangible assets

(60,586,075)

0

0


(57,393,867)

0

0

Total operating expenses

(82,567,440)

(24,043,976)

(3,917,616)


(155,377,882)

(97,696,239)

(15,918,180)

Subsidy income

84,408

1,526,522

248,725


1,064,143

4,378,299

713,380

Other operating income

4,923,095

6,303,475

1,027,060


16,382,373

16,165,428

2,633,921

Net operating income (loss)

(54,449,424)

13,770,066

2,243,632


(61,286,433)

13,631,667

2,221,082

Interest income

470,884

417,867

68,085


1,402,253

1,626,726

265,051

Investment income

4,671,575

4,359,530

710,322


18,682,916

18,159,919

2,958,894

Other non-operating income(loss)

689,887

3,086,485

502,898


3,953,068

(1,155,318)

(188,243)

Income before income taxes

(48,617,078)

21,633,948

3,524,937


(37,248,196)

32,262,994

5,256,784

Income tax (expenses)

(5,548,052)

(5,782,014)

(942,095)


(10,430,402)

(9,509,236)

(1,549,392)

Net income/(loss)

(54,165,130)

15,851,934

2,582,842


(47,678,598)

22,753,758

3,707,392

less: net income/(loss) attributable to
non-controlling shareholders

3,330,381

3,997,185

651,283


5,879,287

5,738,124

934,943

Net income/(loss) attributable to Noah
Education Holdings Ltd. shareholders

(57,495,511)

11,854,749

1,931,559


(53,557,885)

17,015,634

2,772,449









Net income/(loss) per share








Basic

(1.57)

0.32

0.05


(1.47)

0.47

0.08

Diluted

(1.57)

0.32

0.05


(1.47)

0.47

0.08









Weighted average ordinary shares outstanding








Basic

36,619,398

36,563,991

36,563,991


36,519,353

36,564,223

36,564,223

Diluted

36,688,122

36,567,076

36,567,076


36,588,077

36,568,954

36,568,954

Noah Education Holdings Ltd.

Reconciliation of Non-GAAP to GAAP



Three Months Ended June 30,


Twelve Months Ended June 30,


2012

2013


2012

2013


(Unaudited)

(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

(Unaudited)


RMB

% of Rev

RMB

USD

% of Rev


RMB

% of Rev

RMB

USD

% of
Rev

GAAP net revenue

46,670,533

100.0%

63,811,993

10,397,235

100.0%


163,022,321

100.0%

211,764,124

34,503,882

100.0%













GAAP gross
profit

23,110,513

49.5%

29,984,045

4,885,463

47.0%


76,644,933

47.0%

90,784,179

14,791,961

42.9%

Share-based
compensation

-

0.0%

-

-

0.0%


-

0.0%

-

-

0.0%

Non-GAAP
gross profit

23,110,513

49.5%

29,984,045

4,885,463

47.0%


76,644,933

47.0%

90,784,179

14,791,961

42.9%

GAAP
operating
income (loss)

(54,449,424)

-116.7%

13,770,066

2,243,631

21.6%


(61,286,433)

-37.6%

13,631,667

2,221,082

6.4%

Impairment
on goodwill
and intangible
assets

60,586,075

129.8%

-

-

0.0%


60,393,867

37.0%

-

-

0.0%

Share-based
compensation

480,169

1.0%

-

-

0.0%


2,760,006

1.7%

960,337

156,473

0.5%

Non-GAAP
operating
income

6,616,820

14.2%

13,770,066

2,243,631

21.6%


1,867,440

1.1%

14,592,004

2,377,555

6.9%

GAAP net
income

(54,165,130)

-116.1%

15,851,934

2,582,842

24.8%


(47,678,598)

-29.2%

22,753,758

3,707,392

10.7

Impairment
on goodwill
and intangible
assets

60,586,075

129.8%

-

-

0.0%


60,393,867

37.0%

-

-

0.0%

Share-based
compensation

480,169

1.0%

-

-

0.0%


2,760,006

1.7%

960,337

156,473

0.5%

Non-GAAP
net income

6,901,114

14.8%

15,851,934

2,582,842

24.8%


15,475,275

9.5%

23,714,095

3,863,865

11.2%

GAAP net
income per
share












Basic

(1.57)


0.32

0.05



(1.47)


0.47

0.08


Diluted

(1.57)


0.32

0.05



(1.47)


0.47

0.08


Non-GAAP
income per
share












Basic

0.10


0.32

0.05



0.26


0.49

0.08


Diluted

0.10


0.32

0.05



0.26


0.49

0.08



Note: This reconciliation is for illustration purpose to compare GAAP and Non-GAAP performance


Noah Education Holdings Ltd.

Reconciliation of Operating Income to EBITDA



Three months ended June 30,


Twelve months ended June 30,


2012

2013


2012

2013


(Unaudited)

(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

(Unaudited)


RMB

RMB

USD


RMB

RMB

USD

Operating income

(54,449,424)

13,770,066

2,243,632


(61,286,433)

13,631,667

2,221,082

Depreciation

7,289,001

7,397,939

1,205,386


23,222,390

28,145,924

4,585,969

Amortization

1,200,121

1,508,393

245,771


4,703,847

5,621,002

915,860

Impairment on goodwill and IA

60,586,075

0

0


60,393,867

0

0

EBITDA

14,625,773

22,676,398

3,694,789


27,033,671

47,398,593

7,722,911

Noah Education Holdings Ltd.

Consolidated Cash Flow Statement



Three Months Ended June 30


Twelve Months Ended June 30


2012

2013


2012

2013


(Unaudited)

(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

(Unaudited)


RMB

RMB

USD


RMB

RMB

USD

Cash flows from operating activities








Net income

(54,165,130)

15,851,934

2,582,842


(47,678,598)

22,753,758

3,707,392

Adjustments to reconcile net income








Amortization of intangible assets

1,200,121

1,508,393

245,771


4,703,847

5,621,002

915,860

Depreciation of property, plant and equipment

7,289,001

7,397,939

1,205,386


23,222,390

28,145,924

4,585,969

Share-based compensation expense

480,169

0

0


2,760,006

960,337

156,473

Loss/(gain) on disposal of fixed assets

47,199

(59,249)

(9,654)


60,395

260,373

42,424

Allowance for doubtful debts

583,753

0

0


583,753

462,288

75,323

Impairment loss on Franklin investment

788,696

123,574

20,135


1,890,270

6,390,487

1,041,237

Impairment loss on goodwill and intangible assets

60,586,075

0

0


60,393,867

0

0

Changes in fair value of contingent payable

(279,663)

(895,000)

(145,827)


(58,665)

(895,000)

(145,827)

Disposal of subsidiary

(302,004)

0

0


(302,004)

0

0

Unrealized exchange difference

620,647

0

0


0

0

0









Change in current assets and liabilities








Accounts receivables

(293,062)

42,986

7,004


333,400

(5,579)

(909)

Related party receivables

27,304

0

0


0

0

0

Inventories

(53,293)

(397,819)

(64,819)


671,497

411,464

67,042

Prepaid and others

540,926

6,380,087

1,039,542


(5,952,494)

13,222,763

2,154,457

Deferred tax asset

100,136

36,852

6,004


195,050

194,517

31,694

Accounts payable

(278,766)

761,716

124,111


(1,057,025)

342,130

55,745

Other payables and accruals

(7,389,424)

(1,534,422)

(250,013)


(9,996,010)

14,059,857

2,290,851

Advances from customers

218,070

392,005

63,872


204,232

428,960

69,893

Deferred revenue

(15,794,940)

(23,310,727)

(3,798,144)


6,331,587

(3,232,364)

(526,667)

Income tax payable

4,041,445

5,306,820

864,669


8,485,705

7,929,001

1,291,915

Deferred tax liability

(111,793)

(406,293)

(66,200)


(1,572,771)

(2,403,361)

(391,593)

Operating cash provided (used) by
continuing operations

(2,144,533)

11,198,796

1,824,679


43,218,432

94,646,557

15,421,279









Cash flows from investing activities








Acquisition of property, plant and equipment

(3,891,815)

(5,384,777)

(877,371)


(27,139,743)

(35,363,160)

(5,761,912)

Prepayment for property, plant and equipment

2,185,531

(3,918,724)

(638,499)


0

(8,515,947)

(1,387,550)

Acquisition of intangible assets

0

(70,000)

(11,405)


0

(220,000)

(35,846)

Acquisition of Wentai

0

0

0


(697,611)

0

0

Acquisition of Kindergartens

0

0

0


0

(1,200,000)

(195,523)

Acquisition of DDK

0

0

0


0

(6,759,739)

(1,101,401)

Acquisition of Xiaoxiao

0

0

0


0

(21,961,598)

(3,578,323)

Acquisition of Yuanbo

0

0

0


(25,097,061)

(7,272,337)

(1,184,921)

Disposal of Subsidiary

(80,403)

0

0


(280,403)

0

0

Disposal of PPE

0

69,124

11,263


0

69,124

11,263

Settlement of related party receivables

0

0

0


47,532,200

0

0

Decrease/(Increase) in held-to-maturity investment

335,300,000

286,700,000

46,713,592


29,500,000

(62,500,000)

(10,183,465)

Decrease in short-term fixed deposits

0

0

0


32,000,000

0

0

Investing cash provided (used) by continuing
operations

333,513,313

277,395,623

45,197,580


55,817,382

(143,723,657)

(23,417,678)









Cash flows from financing activities








Proceed from exercise of employee share options

0

0

0


1,572,428

0

0

Share repurchases

(108,894)

0

0


(254,511)

(51,178)

(8,339)

Dividend paid to non-controlling shareholders

0

0

0


(950,000)

(1,422,417)

(231,762)

Financing cash provided (used) by continuing
operations

(108,894)

0

0


367,917

(1,473,595)

(240,101)









Effect of exchange rate changes on cash

87,250

(2,022,731)

(329,574)


(3,505,779)

(3,293,705)

(536,661)

Net increase (decrease) in cash

331,259,886

288,594,419

47,022,259


99,403,731

(50,550,695)

(8,236,500)

Cash and cash equivalent at beginning of period

170,425,517

161,356,566

26,290,704


405,874,701

501,772,653

81,756,550

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period

501,772,653

447,928,254

72,983,389


501,772,653

447,928,253

72,983,389










Source: Noah Education Holdings Ltd.
collection