Successfully Launches Acxiom Audience Operating System
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – November 6, 2013 Acxiom® (Nasdaq: ACXM), an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company, today announced financial results for its second quarter ended September 30, 2013.
Revenue was $276 million, down slightly compared to $277 million for the prior-year period. Income from operations decreased to $20 million in the current quarter, compared to $30 million in the prior year. Excluding unusual items, operating income for the quarter decreased 7 percent to $28 million as compared to $30 million in the prior year. Marketing and Data Services revenue increased 1 percent to $201 million in the quarter, compared to $199 million; IT Infrastructure Management revenue decreased 5 percent to $67 million in the current quarter compared to $70 million. Earnings per diluted share attributable to Acxiom stockholders were $0.13 in the current quarter compared to $0.21 in the prior-year quarter. Excluding unusual items, diluted earnings per share of $0.20 decreased slightly as compared to $0.21.