SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 18, 2014 — Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today reported financial results for its first quarter fiscal year 2014 ended Feb. 28, 2014.
First Quarter Financial Highlights
A reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP results is provided at the end of this press release and on Adobe’s website.
“Adobe’s Q1 momentum was driven by strong adoption of Creative Cloud and Adobe Marketing Cloud, said Shantanu Narayen, president and chief executive officer, Adobe. “We have an amazing pipeline of innovation that we will deliver in the coming months, as well as plans to differentiate ourselves by further integrating our Cloud businesses.”
“We achieved a significant milestone with our transition to the Cloud in our first quarter with more than half of Adobe’s total revenue coming from recurring sources such as Creative Cloud subscriptions and Adobe Marketing Cloud adoption,” said Mark Garrett, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Adobe. “In our Creative business, reported revenue from subscriptions exceeded revenue from legacy perpetual licenses for the first time.”
Adobe to Webcast Earnings Conference Call
Adobe will webcast its first quarter fiscal year 2014 earnings conference call today at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time from its investor relations website: www.adobe.com/ADBE. A copy of Adobe management’s prepared remarks, including financial targets and conference call slides, has been posted to Adobe’s investor relations website in advance of the conference call for reference.
A reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP financial targets is also provided on the website.
Forward-Looking Statements Disclosure
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including those related to business momentum, innovation in our products, future product features and updates, and growth in recurring revenue, which involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. Factors that might cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: failure to develop, market and distribute products and services that meet customer requirements, introduction of new products and business models by competitors, failure to successfully manage transitions to new business models and markets, fluctuations in subscription renewal or upgrade rates, uncertainty in economic conditions and the financial markets, risks associated with cyber-attacks and information security, difficulty in predicting revenue from new businesses and the potential impact on our financial results from changes in our business models, and failure to realize the anticipated benefits of past or future acquisitions.
For a discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties, please refer to Adobe’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for our fiscal year ended Nov. 29, 2013.
The financial information set forth in this press release reflects estimates based on information available at this time. These amounts could differ from actual reported amounts stated in Adobe’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for our quarter ended
Feb. 28, 2014, which Adobe expects to file in March 2014.
Adobe assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update these forward-looking statements.
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