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Brightcove Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2020

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2020-- Brightcove Inc. (Nasdaq: BCOV), the world’s leading video technology platform, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020.

“Brightcove delivered strong second quarter results that were well ahead of expectations on both the top and bottom line. We had an excellent sales quarter to both new and existing customers, demonstrating that our investments in our products, sales and marketing, and our go-to-market efforts are paying off,” said Jeff Ray, Brightcove’s Chief Executive Officer.

Ray added, “Video has become increasingly strategic to enterprises, who are at the early stages of mass video adoption in their operations. We are seeing a clear shift in the use of video in the enterprise, as organizations are now looking for media grade solutions, where Brightcove is well positioned to deliver. Based on our second quarter performance and visibility into the second half of the year, we are reinstituting full-year financial guidance.”

Second Quarter 2020 Financial Highlights:

A Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP results has been provided in the financial statement tables included at the end of this press release. An explanation of these measures is also included below under the heading “Non-GAAP Financial Measures.”

Update on Executive Leadership Team

Namita Dhallan has been appointed Brightcove’s Chief Product Officer. Namita will drive the next chapter of Brightcove’s product innovation, managing the product management, engineering, and operations functions. Namita has previously advised Brightcove’s Global Services Team and led the successful Ooyala integration program. Prior to her work with Brightcove, Namita was SVP and Chief Product Officer at Ellucian where she led engineering, product management, and cloud ops/dev ops. She was previously EVP Product Strategy and Engineering at Deltek. Prior to that, Namita held several positions in product management at JDA.

Ray commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Namita to Brightcove. I’ve partnered closely with Namita in previous roles, and know she will bring world class leadership, deep market insight, and a relentless focus on innovation to Brightcove’s product organization.”

Other Second Quarter and Recent Highlights:

Business Outlook

Based on information as of today, July 22, 2020, the Company is issuing the following financial guidance. After reassessing the macroeconomic situation, our performance in the second quarter and our outlook for the second half of the year, we are again providing full year 2020 guidance.

Third Quarter 2020:

Full Year 2020:

Conference Call Information

Brightcove will host a conference call today, July 22, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss the Company's financial results and current business outlook. A live webcast of the call will be available at the “Investors” page of the Company’s website, To access the call, dial 877-407-3982 (domestic) or 201-493-6780 (international). A replay of this conference call will be available for a limited time at 844-512-2921 (domestic) or 412-317-6671 (international). The replay conference ID is 13706749. A replay of the webcast will also be available for a limited time at

About Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV)

We are the people behind the world’s leading video technology platform. With our award-winning technology and services, we help organizations in more than 70 countries meet business challenges and create strategic opportunities by inspiring, entertaining, and engaging their audiences through video.

Since Brightcove was established in 2004, we have consistently pushed boundaries to create a platform for people who are serious about video: one that is robust, scalable, and intuitive. Benefiting from a global infrastructure, unrivalled customer support, an extensive partner ecosystem, and relentless investment in R&D, Brightcove video sets the standard for professional grade video management, distribution, and monetization. To learn more, visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes certain “forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements concerning our financial guidance for the second fiscal quarter of 2020, our position to execute on our growth strategy, and our ability to expand our leadership position and market opportunity. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts and statements identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates" or words of similar meaning. These forward-looking statements reflect our current views about our plans, intentions, expectations, strategies and prospects, which are based on the information currently available to us and on assumptions we have made. Although we believe that our plans, intentions, expectations, strategies and prospects as reflected in or suggested by those forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that the plans, intentions, expectations or strategies will be attained or achieved. Furthermore, actual results may differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements and will be affected by a variety of risks and factors that are beyond our control including, without limitation: the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, including our business operations, as well as its impact on the general economic and financial market conditions; our ability to retain existing customers and acquire new ones; our history of losses; the timing and successful integration of the Ooyala acquisition; expectations regarding the widespread adoption of customer demand for our products; the effects of increased competition and commoditization of services we offer, including data delivery and storage; keeping up with the rapid technological change required to remain competitive in our industry; our ability to manage our growth effectively and successfully recruit additional highly-qualified personnel; the price volatility of our common stock; and other risks set forth under the caption "Risk Factors" in our most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K, as updated by our subsequently filed Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and our other SEC filings. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Brightcove has provided in this release the non-GAAP financial measures of non-GAAP gross profit, non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP income (loss) from operations, non-GAAP net income (loss), adjusted EBITDA and non-GAAP diluted net income (loss) per share. Brightcove uses these non-GAAP financial measures internally in analyzing its financial results and believes they are useful to investors, as a supplement to GAAP measures, in evaluating Brightcove's ongoing operational performance. Brightcove believes that the use of these non-GAAP financial measures provides an additional tool for investors to use in evaluating ongoing operating results and trends and in comparing its financial results with other companies in Brightcove’s industry, many of which present similar non-GAAP financial measures to investors. As noted, the non-GAAP financial results discussed above of non-GAAP gross profit, non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP income (loss) from operations, non-GAAP net income (loss) and non-GAAP diluted net income (loss) per share exclude stock-based compensation expense, the amortization of acquired intangible assets, restructuring and merger-related expenses. The non-GAAP financial results discussed above of adjusted EBITDA is defined as consolidated net income (loss), plus stock-based compensation expense, the amortization of acquired intangible assets, merger-related expenses, restructuring, depreciation expense, other income/expense, including interest expense and interest income, and the provision for income taxes. Merger-related expenses include fees incurred in connection with an acquisition. Non-GAAP financial measures have limitations as an analytical tool and should not be considered in isolation from, or as a substitute for, financial information prepared in accordance with GAAP. Investors are encouraged to review the reconciliation of these non-GAAP measures to their most directly comparable GAAP financial measures. As previously mentioned, a reconciliation of our non-GAAP financial measures to their most directly comparable GAAP measures has been provided in the financial statement tables included below in this press release. The Company’s earnings press releases containing such non-GAAP reconciliations can be found on the Investors section of the Company’s web site at

Brightcove Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in thousands)
June 30, 2020December 31, 2019
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents$27,753$22,759
Accounts receivable, net of allowance26,79431,181
Prepaid expenses and other current assets17,32611,884
Total current assets71,87365,824
Property and equipment, net14,72612,086
Operating lease right-of-use asset13,34016,912
Intangible assets, net12,09013,875
Other assets3,5243,268
Total assets$176,455$172,867
Liabilities and stockholders' equity
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable$11,283$9,917
Accrued expenses20,55620,925
Operating lease liability5,6876,174
Deferred revenue54,64749,260
Total current liabilities92,17386,276
Operating lease liability, net of current portion8,61811,701
Other liabilities1,100767
Total liabilities106,89198,744
Stockholders' equity:
Common stock3939
Additional paid-in capital281,255276,365
Treasury stock, at cost(871)(871)
Accumulated other comprehensive loss(1,086)(785)
Accumulated deficit(209,773)(200,625)
Total stockholders’ equity69,56474,123
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity$176,455$172,867
Brightcove Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
Three Months Ended June 30,Six Months Ended June 30,
Subscription and support revenue$45,617$44,891$90,275$83,768
Professional services and other revenue2,3092,6914,3045,650
Total revenue47,92647,58294,57989,418
Cost of revenue: (1) (2)
Cost of subscription and support revenue17,80719,38134,55533,551
Cost of professional services and other revenue2,0922,2283,9864,804
Total cost of revenue19,89921,60938,54138,355
Gross profit28,02725,97356,03851,063
Operating expenses: (1) (2)
Research and development9,1317,62917,98415,023
Sales and marketing13,38316,82727,55731,083
General and administrative6,4075,97912,93911,240
Total operating expenses29,18033,05564,24862,898
Loss from operations(1,153)(7,082)(8,210)(11,835)
Other (expense) income, net(27)19(495)(36)
Net loss before income taxes(1,180)(7,063)(8,705)(11,871)
Provision for income taxes115175443350
Net loss$(1,295)$(7,238)$(9,148)$(12,221)
Net loss per share—basic and diluted
Weighted-average shares—basic and diluted
(1) Stock-based compensation included in above line items:
Cost of subscription and support revenue$123$95$313$214
Cost of professional services and other revenue9068170152
Research and development257269697532
Sales and marketing7613511,672809
General and administrative8675761,8641,076
(2) Amortization of acquired intangible assets included in the above line items:
Cost of subscription and support revenue$335$403$830$658
Sales and marketing478478955639
Brightcove Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(in thousands)
Six Months Ended June 30,
Operating activities20202019
Net loss$(9,148)$(12,221)
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by operating activities:
Depreciation and amortization4,3573,934
Stock-based compensation4,7162,783
Provision for reserves on accounts receivable401253
Changes in assets and liabilities:
Accounts receivable4,055(7,688)
Prepaid expenses and other current assets(5,357)(1,892)
Other assets(300)(435)
Accounts payable2,03858
Accrued expenses(577)7,924
Operating leases3(162)
Deferred revenue5,1123,565
Net cash provided by operating activities5,300(3,881)
Investing activities
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired-(3,300)
Purchases of property and equipment, net of returns(1,197)(401)
Capitalization of internal-use software costs(3,839)(2,372)
Net cash used in investing activities(5,036)(6,073)
Financing activities
Proceeds from exercise of stock options3941,843
Proceeds from debt10,000-
Debt paydown(5,000)-
Other financing activities(429)(117)
Net cash provided by financing activities4,9651,726
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents(235)131
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents4,994(8,097)
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period22,75929,306
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period$27,753$21,209
Brightcove Inc.
Reconciliation of GAAP Gross Profit, GAAP Loss From Operations, GAAP Net Loss and GAAP Net Loss Per Share to
Non-GAAP Gross Profit, Non-GAAP Income (loss) From Operations, Non-GAAP Net Income (Loss) and Non-GAAP Net Income (Loss) Per Share
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
Three Months Ended June 30,Six Months Ended June 30,
GAAP gross profit$28,027$25,973$56,038$51,063
Stock-based compensation expense213163483366
Amortization of acquired intangible assets335403830658
Non-GAAP gross profit$28,626$26,831$57,402$52,379
GAAP loss from operations$(1,153)$(7,082)$(8,210)$(11,835)
Stock-based compensation expense2,0981,3594,7162,783
Amortization of acquired intangible assets8138811,7851,297
Non-GAAP income (loss) from operations$3,056$(1,470)$5,327$(1,451)
GAAP net loss$(1,295)$(7,238)$(9,148)$(12,221)
Stock-based compensation expense2,0981,3594,7162,783
Amortization of acquired intangible assets8138811,7851,297
Non-GAAP net income (loss)$2,914$(1,626)$4,389$(1,837)
GAAP diluted net loss per share$(0.03)$(0.19)$(0.23)$(0.33)
Non-GAAP diluted net income (loss) per share$0.07$(0.04)$0.11$(0.05)
Shares used in computing GAAP diluted net loss per share39,29237,96639,13637,323
Shares used in computing Non-GAAP diluted net income (loss) per share39,95237,96639,80237,323
Brightcove Inc.
Calculation of Adjusted EBITDA
(in thousands)
Three Months Ended June 30,Six Months Ended June 30,
Net loss$(1,295)$(7,238)$(9,148)$(12,221)
Other expense, net27(19)49536
Provision for income taxes115175443350
Depreciation and amortization1,9492,2214,3573,934
Stock-based compensation expense2,0981,3594,7162,783
Adjusted EBITDA$4,192$(130)$7,899$1,186

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