10-K 1 rent-2014331x10k.htm 10-K RENT-2014.3.31-10K

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549
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FORM 10-K
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ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
 
For the Fiscal Year Ended: March 31, 2014
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TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Commission File Number: 000‑15159

RENTRAK CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Oregon
 
93-0780536
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
7700 NE Ambassador Place, Portland, Oregon
 
97220
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 503‑284-7581
 
 
Securities Registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share
 
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (NASDAQ Global Market)
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None
 
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Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes ý No ¨

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§ 229.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files). Yes ý No ¨
    
Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of Registrant's knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this Form 10-K, or any amendment to this Form 10-K. ¨
    
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes ¨ No ý

The aggregate market value of the voting and non-voting common equity held by non-affiliates, computed by reference to the last sales price ($32.62) as reported by the NASDAQ Global Market, as of the last business day of the Registrant’s most recently completed second fiscal quarter (September 30, 2013), was $376,570,434.

The number of shares outstanding of the Registrant’s Common Stock as of June 2, 2014 was 12,286,801 shares.
Documents Incorporated by Reference
The Registrant has incorporated into Part III of Form 10‑K, by reference, portions of its Proxy Statement for its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.



RENTRAK CORPORATION
2014 FORM 10-K ANNUAL REPORT
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Forward-Looking Statements
Certain information included in this Annual Report on Form 10-K (including Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations regarding revenue growth, gross profit margin and liquidity) constitute forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking words such as “could,” “should,” “plan,” “depends on,” “predict,” “believe,” “potential,” “may,” “will,” “expects,” “intends,” “anticipate,” “estimates” or “continues” or the negative thereof or variations thereon or comparable terminology. Forward-looking statements in this Annual Report on Form 10-K include, in particular, statements regarding:
the future growth prospects for our business as a whole and individual business lines in particular, including adding new clients, adjusting rates and increasing business activity, and using funds in our foreign bank accounts to fund our international expansion and growth;
increases in our costs over the next twelve months;
future acquisitions, investments or divestitures;
our plans or requirements to hold or sell our marketable securities;
our relationships with our customers and suppliers;
our ability to attract new customers;
market response to our products and services;
increased spending on property and equipment in Fiscal 2015 for the capitalization of internally developed software, computer equipment, and other purposes;
expected amortization of our deferred rent; and
the sufficiency of our available sources of liquidity to fund our current operations, the continued current development of our business information services and other cash requirements through at least March 31, 2015.

These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause our results to be materially different from results implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, in no particular order, whether we will be able to:
successfully develop, expand and/or market new services to new and existing customers, including our media measurement services, in order to increase revenue and/or create new revenue streams;
timely acquire and integrate into our systems various third party databases;
compete with companies that may have financial, marketing, sales, technical or other advantages over us;
successfully deal with our data providers, who are much larger than us and have significant financial leverage over us;
successfully manage the impact on our business of the economic environment generally, both domestic and international, and in the markets in which we operate, including the financial condition of any of our suppliers or customers or the impact of the economic environment on our suppliers’ or customers’ ability to continue their services with us and/or fulfill their payment obligations to us;
effectively respond to rapidly changing technology and consumer demand for entertainment content in various media formats;
manage and/or offset any cost increases;
add new clients or adjust rates for our services;
adapt to government restrictions;
leverage our investments in our systems and generate revenue and earnings streams that contribute to our overall success;
enhance and expand the services we provide in our foreign locations and enter into additional foreign locations; and
successfully integrate business acquisitions or other investments in other companies, products or technologies into our operations and use those acquisitions or investments to enhance our technical capabilities, expand our operations into new markets or otherwise grow our business.

Please refer to Item 1A. Risk Factors in this Annual Report on Form 10-K for a discussion of reasons why our actual results may differ materially from our forward-looking statements. Although we may elect to update forward-looking statements in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so, even if our expectations change.







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PART I
ITEM 1.
BUSINESS

Overview

We are a global media measurement and information company serving the entertainment, television, video and advertising industries. Our Software as a Service (“SaaS”) technology merges census-based television viewership information from over 100 million TVs and devices with consumer behavior and purchase information (“Advanced Demographics”) across multiple platforms, devices and distribution channels. We also measure box office results from more than 100,000 movie screens in 36 countries throughout the world. We process and aggregate hundreds of billions of data transactions from multiple screens wherever entertainment content is viewed, whether at the box office, on a television screen, over the internet, on a smart phone or other portable device. Rentrak measures live TV, recorded TV (“DVR”), Video-On-Demand (“VOD”), and whether the content is free, purchased, rented, recorded, downloaded or streamed from multiple channels. These massive content databases provide stable and granular viewership information across every screen (“multiscreen”) and are anonymously matched with third-party consumer segmentation and purchase databases using privacy compliant methodologies. By linking multiscreen viewership information with information about the products viewers consume and prefer, we provide our clients, such as content producers, distributors, advertisers and advertising agencies, with the knowledge necessary to more effectively manage their businesses, program and market their networks and more precisely target and sell their advertising inventory. The benefits to the advertising community are improvements in profitability while effectively targeting specific TV shows against the demographics of the products viewers buy, the cars they drive and how they are likely to vote in elections. The benefits to the movie industry and video (TV) content owners are they can manage their businesses in real time or near real time and also improve their profitability. Additionally, certain clients use our databases to populate programmatic buying systems. These systems automate the buying process and introduce efficiencies for both advertising agencies and their clients.

Rentrak Corporation is an Oregon corporation and was incorporated in 1977, and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with additional offices in the United States and around the world.

Previously, we had two operating divisions within our corporate structure and we reported certain financial information by individual segment under this structure. Those two operating divisions were our Advanced Media and Information (“AMI”) operating division, which included our media measurement services, and our Home Entertainment operating division, which included our distribution services as well as services that measure, aggregate and report consumer rental activity on film product from traditional “brick and mortar,” online and kiosk retailers.

During the fourth quarter of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014 (“Fiscal 2014”), we initiated our plan to sell our Pay Per Transaction® (“PPT®”) business, which has been a longstanding legacy business of Rentrak and a significant component of the Home Entertainment operating division. The PPT® business represented 42.5%, 48.3% and 58.4% of our total revenue for our fiscal years ended March 31, 2013, 2012 and 2011. For Fiscal 2014, it would have represented 37.4% of our total revenue if we had decided to retain the line. Our PPT® business has been in a state of decline due to the decline of physical DVD rentals from retail stores. This strategic decision to sell PPT® will enable us to focus more fully on the growth of our media measurement business and advanced consumer targeting business. Accordingly, we have restated our financial results and the PPT® business is reported as discontinued operations for all periods presented.

As a result of our plan to divest our PPT® business, we will operate in a single business segment encompassing our media measurement services which are primarily delivered through scalable, SaaS products within our Entertainment Essentials™ lines of business. These syndicated big data services, offered primarily on a recurring subscription basis, provide consumer viewership information integrated with consumer segmentation and purchase behavior databases. We provide film studios, television networks and local stations, cable, satellite and telecommunications company (“telco”) operators, advertisers and advertising agencies unique insights into consumer viewing and purchasing patterns through our comprehensive and expansive information on local, national, VOD and “Over the Top” television performance and worldwide box office results. Our movie measurement business is a global business measuring more than 90% of the ticket sales globally in real or near real time, allowing for decisions to be made to market, promote and manage the industry for maximum profitability.


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Our Products and Services

Our media measurement services are distributed to clients through patent pending software systems and business processes into two broad areas within the entertainment industry, which we refer to as Movies Everywhere and TV Everywhere. We refer to our approach as the “census-based (or census-like) currency.” The results for TV Everywhere are from nearly every zip code in America, projected to all 210 local TV markets and to a national level across multiple distribution platforms. This method results in granular levels of processing from billions of transactions and establishes us as the only company that provides a television ratings census-like currency with Advanced Demographics (the products we buy and the “lifestyles” we lead). We are the only source of worldwide movie box office results, trends and insights. Our business growth of Movies Everywhere is due to our continued expansion of our global footprint, as well as the introduction of new products to help studios and content creators better monetize their content for maximum profitability. We also believe there is significant opportunity for continued growth within our TV Everywhere service offerings. As the TV, video and advertising sectors continue to evolve, they are becoming increasingly more fragmented, and consumers can view a wide variety of entertainment content wherever and whenever they choose via an expanding array of devices and technologies. We have invested heavily in our systems, processes and databases in order to address the evolving needs of the industry and help our clients maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their advertising programs. Our systems capture total television audience information by providing the largest coverage from multiple screens and providers and merge that information with Advanced Demographics and information relating to actual consumer purchase behavior. We are the only company who can offer a census-like currency to our clients.
  
Our services are designed to help our clients understand consumer viewing, reaction and purchase behavior everywhere content and advertising are consumed to allow both sellers and buyers to more precisely target the most relevant viewing audience. This precise targeting enables our clients to optimize their marketing, sales and advertising strategies. The majority of our service offerings are related to four major types of content: 1) ad supported content, specifically linear television which can be viewed as a scheduled program, in a time-shifted manner, on VOD, streamed or downloaded from the internet or via a mobile device, 2) subscription- or transactional-based programming content, 3) advanced media and analytics, which provides audience targets, measurement and marketing mix optimization for television and digital viewing content combined and 4) theatrical box office content. Typical customers utilizing our services include content producers, studios, distributors, national networks, local stations, satellite and cable operators, agencies, and a wide spectrum of advertisers, ranging from traditional consumer brands to various political groups. We also provide many of our clients tailored research and analytical solutions unique to their needs and specifications.

Our most significant lines of business, which we refer to as Entertainment Essentials services, are:

TV Everywhere, which includes TV Essentials® and StationView Essentials;
OnDemand Everywhere®, which includes OnDemand Essentials®, Over the Top measurement products and related products;
Movies Everywhere, which includes domestic and international Box Office Essentials®, PostTrak® and PreAct; and
Other Services, which includes our Studio Direct Revenue Sharing (“DRS”) and other products relating to content in the home video rental industry.

In August 2013, we acquired iTVX, a provider of branded entertainment analytics, insight and research. Going beyond traditional product placement, branded entertainment is the creation and integration of original branded content into television, movie and other digital entertainment content types. Successful branded entertainment spurs consumers to engage and interact with a brand through the strategic placement of marketing messages across every screen. Our branded entertainment services provide our clients with the impact brand integration has on consumers across movie and television content on all screens, which enables users to assess the total media value of their campaigns. The financial results of iTVX from the date of acquisition are included within our TV Everywhere line of business.

Our revenue increased $18.6 million, or 32.6%, in Fiscal 2014 compared to the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013 (“Fiscal 2013”). Our current spending, investments and long-term strategic planning are heavily focused on the innovation, development, growth and expansion of our services and product lines, both domestically and internationally. As such, we continue to allocate significant resources towards innovation and the expansion of our data assets and technology as well as our research, analytics and sales groups. These strategic investments, many of which are expensed as incurred, have lowered our overall operating performance and, as a result, we had operating losses from continuing operations of $9.5 million and $26.5 million for Fiscal 2014 and Fiscal 2013, respectively.


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TV Everywhere 

We provide our customers with second-by-second performance metrics that deliver consumer viewing behavior for scheduled, interactive, and digital video recorder (“DVR”) television content. We aggregate transaction-level data across all 210 designated local television markets in the United States, which are projected to the complete footprint of television households resulting in massive amounts of viewing behavior from every market. We currently have multi-year contracts with a number of data providers including DISH Network L.L.C. (“DISH”), AT&T Services, Inc. (“AT&T), Charter Communications, Inc., and FourthWall Media, Inc. and will soon be integrating data from DIRECTV LLC and Cox Communications, Inc. (“Cox”), expanding our measurement footprint even further. Our viewership information, which integrates satellite, telco, cable and projects Over the Air viewing, provides our customers with a deep level of granularity and stability, and thus the competitive advantage of a more informed understanding of the viewing audience. We provide our customers with access to information from hundreds of networks, which is more than twice as much available elsewhere. Our technology includes web-based reporting systems, which provide clients with instant access to the measurement metrics and detailed analytics key to tracking content and consumer behavior across multiple platforms and devices. We also provide Advanced Demographics, which allow our customers to more accurately pinpoint audiences they want to reach, by combining our massive viewership information with third party consumer behavior information from a variety of industry-leading sources, enabling our customers to develop more targeted approaches to ad selling and buying. As an example of our census-like currency, our roster of political advertisers continues to quickly expand because we help candidates target the audiences they want to reach and more efficiently and effectively utilize their campaign funds. Our most significant products for measurement of national and local television audiences within our TV Everywhere services include TV Essentials® and StationView Essentials.

TV Essentials® is a comprehensive suite of research and analytical tools that reports network television audience viewership patterns across all facets of television programming and advertising, including linear and DVR television viewing. By providing transaction-level performance metrics from millions of televisions across the United States, TV Essentials® helps our national network, agency and advertiser clients make better decisions by giving them a greater and more relevant and reliable understanding of the true value of their viewing audiences. We provide insight into programming effectiveness, enabling networks and network operators to optimize their TV advertising inventory. Developed with the potential capacity to handle data from all of the nation’s television households, the system can isolate individual market, network, series or telecast performances, administer national and local estimates and provide an evaluation of influencing factors such as purchase behaviors and Advanced Demographics for competitive, in-depth intelligence. One of the biggest advantages of TV Essentials® is that it combines the stability and granularity of TV viewing information with marketing segmentation and advertiser databases, resulting in robust targeted TV viewership intelligence. Our advanced television targeting enables our customers to spend their advertising dollars more efficiently and effectively since they are able to target consumers who they believe will purchase their products. In addition, with TV Essentials® Exact Commercial Ratings®, we are able to provide our national clients with the ability to determine the performance of a specific commercial on their network campaigns so they can plan, buy and sell advertising more strategically.

StationView Essentials is a local market television measurement and analytical service specifically designed to meet the unique needs of local television station and cable sales, news and management teams, as well as local agency media directors, planners and buyers. StationView Essentials allows clients to better understand consumer viewing patterns across local TV stations and cable channels in their market(s), monitor and maximize daily program performance by evaluating viewing trends down to the minute, and identify how similar audiences view programming across multiple stations and local cable channels to (a) more efficiently and effectively promote viewership to a particular station and (b) negotiate inventory pricing. With our stable and reliable ratings information and our highly targeted Advanced Demographics, clients can isolate and reach the customers most likely to purchase a given product and sell or buy their advertising far more effectively and profitably. Our local market services provide insights which stations and agencies can use to accurately pinpoint the audiences they want to reach, which increases the value of the inventory and, ultimately, enables our customers to either sell their inventory for a higher price or buy their schedules more effectively, thereby increasing the advertisers’ sales volume.

Technology has evolved in terms of how television advertising is bought and sold. Systems have been developed to automate the TV ad buying and selling processes, which is referred to as programmatic buying/selling for television advertising (“Programmatic TV”). Programmatic TV is different from current sales methods because it enables sellers and buyers to use computer software to automatically sell/buy inventory based on the relevance of the audience and efficiency of the pricing. With our Advanced Demographics and granular census currency, used by several companies utilizing Programmatic TV systems, we can help our clients target their desired audiences far more effectively. For example, local cable and satellite providers are embracing Programmatic TV because the technology allows them to use audience viewing information to more effectively understand the type of people who are watching their ads. Our services would show our clients that viewers of a particular network at a particular time are more likely to be in the market for a particular product. This knowledge enables them to increase the value of their

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advertising inventory and increase the likelihood that specific targeted audiences are exposed to specific ads, thereby adding to our client’s profitability.
OnDemand Everywhere® 

The VOD market continues to evolve and change and the amount of time spent with on demand broadcast prime-time content increased by 24% in calendar 2013. Innovation and technological advances continue to provide improved viewer experiences across a growing number of distribution platforms. Consumers are demonstrating increased control over what entertainment content they watch, when they watch it and on what device, whether from a television, on a DVR, on VOD, or from a wide variety of Over the Top (“OTT”) platforms, such as Netflix, Hulu, VUDU and iTunes, and TV Everywhere platforms such as Xfinity, FiOS, and AT&T U-Verse, which continues to increase the breadth of entertainment content available to the consumer. Another significant shift continues to occur as consumers move away from paid VOD content to what is known as “Free on Demand,” or ad supported, content. Currently, more than 78% of all VOD content viewed is Free on Demand and over half of the viewing happens after the seventh day that it is aired. These trends are also changing the way TV operators perceive the advertising opportunity, how advertisers look at viewership information and how content providers monetize their content. We are uniquely positioned as the only company with full census measurement of VOD. We currently collect 100% of all VOD television viewing data in the United States from more than 110 million television sets and report information relating to how consumers interact with this content.

Our information includes VOD, broadband, video and mobile device content transactions, and we currently receive our data from all multi-system operators, including Comcast Corp, Time Warner Cable, Inc., AT&T, Cox and Charter Communications, Inc., as well as network-owned sites and apps, mobile content providers such as AT&T, Cox, T-Mobile and Mobi.tv, iTunes, Xbox, VUDU, PlayStation, Google and Amazon. Our OnDemand Everywhere® products include OnDemand Essentials®, AdEssentials®, Internet TV Essentials®, Digital Download Essentials®, VOD Monitor and Mobile OnDemand Essentials. The most significant service is OnDemand Essentials®.

OnDemand Essentials® (“ODE”) provides multichannel video programming distributors (“MVPDs”) and content providers (including broadcast/cable networks and studios) with a transactional tracking and reporting system to view and analyze the performance of VOD content. This web-based system provides clients throughout the United States, Canada and Spain with access to the tools needed to track on demand content, trends and consumer behavior and represents information from over 110 million televisions from every operator that offers VOD programming. Our system includes daily, census-level data of current and historical market- and title-level content performance from 43 MVPDs.

Rentrak is the planning currency for VOD advertising today. Our other services within OnDemand Everywhere® currently include the measurement of VOD advertising across our national footprint of operators as well as tracking and reporting on the availability of VOD content. We also provide an auditing service which contains performance intelligence on purchased and rented movie and television content downloaded or streamed via the internet, including royalty report tracking. Additionally, our systems process online usage data to help clients manage their ad-supported and subscription-based television programming content streamed online.

There are also some significant advances in the industry relating to television advertising technology which will allow our clients to better monetize their content and capture more of the growing number of people who watch television on a time-shifted basis, often days or weeks after a show airs. This newer technology, Dynamic Ad Insertion (“DAI”), enables TV networks to switch out and replace ads on programs that air on VOD in as little as 24 hours, instead of having to wait weeks which has been the case previously. DAI will make it much easier for networks to remove ads that can become stale or irrelevant after a few days, thus making VOD a more attractive medium for advertisers. VOD content providers will be able to use our OnDemand Essentials® systems to better understand viewership, make more informed advertising decisions using our Advanced Demographics and more precisely target the right consumers at the right time. Dynamic advertising represents a great opportunity for growth for Rentrak as we expand our services to include ad measurement in addition to content measurement.

Our arrangements with our clients and the information we provide them are also changing and expanding. Historically, our content providers could only access information relating to how their own content performed across all MVPDs. They were not able to see the performance of the content of other providers. Now, we are able to show how a title performs compared to all other titles. We believe our title-level transparency capabilities, which extend across many networks, including all our major networks, will create value for our clients and will enable us to expand our product offerings relating to VOD advertising and content performance. We are also working on initiatives to apply the same Advanced Demographics to VOD as we have in our TV Essentials® service, which will help our clients understand the quality of the VOD audience and not just the size.


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We are currently beta testing a new service, Multiscreen Essentials, which expands the capability of our ODE service to provide cross-platform reporting for VOD content viewed beyond the television set (e.g., internet streaming, portable and mobile devices). We currently have all the data from major MVPDs for multiple platforms, totaling approximately eight million households. We intend to sign more data providers to expand our household coverage and create a large amount of cross-platform information, similar to how we use our large amount of information in linear TV.

See below for a discussion within the “Innovation, Research, Development and Technology” section for more information on a comprehensive product solution which combines both our TV and OnDemand Everywhere® data assets. We continue to work to obtain and/or incorporate data from new and existing providers relating to online, mobile and OTT content. We are well positioned to continue to grow this business by adding new clients and adjusting rates as business activity increases and as advanced advertising technology is rolled out by the industry.

Movies Everywhere

As the global movie currency, precisely measuring movie viewership from more than 90% of the worldwide box offices, Rentrak goes beyond simply reporting what movies people saw to answer three key questions: Will they go? How much did they spend? And, what did they think? Our most significant products for measurement of box office results, as well as audience sentiment, within our Movies Everywhere services include Box Office Essentials®, PostTrak® and PreAct.

Box Office Essentials® provides a full census measurement of domestic and international theatrical gross receipts and attendance information combined with detailed analytics to motion picture studios and movie theater owners in 36 countries. Rentrak is the only provider of this key information to the motion picture industry. We provide studios with access to box office performance information pertaining to specific motion pictures and movie theater circuits, including real-time, geographic-specific and historical information. Data is obtained via internet or phone connectivity to theater box offices and is collected for an aggregate of more than 90% of all movie theaters in the United States, Canada, Russia, China, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, France, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Portugal, Chile, Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Malaysia, Singapore, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, and Peru. Box Office Essentials® delivers box office results from more than 100,000 movie screens in 36 countries throughout the world. We are also currently expanding into other locations, such as India and South Africa, and plan to report on these areas in the coming months.

PostTrak® is our exit polling service, which delivers additional real-time insights relating to a movie’s performance, such as audience reaction about the film, as well as specific demographic information relating to attendance, such as gender, ethnicity and age.

PreAct, which was launched during the fourth quarter of Fiscal 2014, is a long-lead measurement tool that helps clients gauge the performance of a theatrical marketing campaign. PreAct allows users to effectively monitor the strength of a film’s marketing campaign up to a year in advance of its release by monitoring audience sentiment from social media. PreAct quantifies these insights, allowing users the opportunity to modify their campaigns accordingly during the critical marketing stage of a film.

Box Office Essentials® information is used around the world by major news channels, such as CNBC, as well as major internet sites,  such as Yahoo and in major news publications around the world, like Bloomberg News, The Wall Street Journal, the Hollywood Reporter, USA Today, and The New York Times, to name a few.   We are the source for box office reporting globally. 

We have long-term relationships with each of the major Hollywood studios (“Global Clients”) in the United States and abroad. Currently, there are no competitors who provide this service, and we believe that the barriers to entry are quite high because the Global Clients prefer a single system with world-wide reporting capabilities. In particular, our service provides these Global Clients with access to information relating to all other market participants.

Other Services

Our Other Services include products relating to physical content in the home video rental industry, the most significant of which is Studio Direct Revenue Sharing (“DRS”).
Studio Direct Revenue Sharing (DRS) is a service that grants content providers timely and consistent insights, plus valuable checks and balances, regarding how both their video products and their retail customers are performing. Data

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relating to rented entertainment content is received on physical product under established agreements on a fee-for-service basis.

These services include entertainment content relating to units rented and/or sold by large online retailers, kiosk operators, and “brick-and-mortar” retailers, such as Netflix, Redbox and Hastings Entertainment (“DRS Retailers”). Our services are tailored to meet the needs of content providers, which include major studios and independent program suppliers, such as Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., Warner Home Video, and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Inc. For each DRS client, we collect, process, audit, summarize and report the number of transactions and corresponding revenue generated on each title distributed to DRS Retailers on a revenue sharing basis. We also provide in-depth inventory tracking by title, retailer and location. Additionally, we conduct numerous periodic physical and electronic audits of DRS Retailers, combined with actual testing of transactions processed through their POS systems, to ensure all DRS inventory is utilized in a manner consistent with the terms of the DRS Retailer’s revenue sharing arrangement with our DRS clients.

Innovation, Research, Development and Technology

We are making significant investments in our systems which support our existing service lines. We continue to integrate various third-party databases with our products, which we believe will help advertisers deliver the right message at the right time to the right consumer group. We continue to build our analytic capabilities, which enable us to move our products from data-based to more comprehensive and applicable knowledge-based products and services. These expenditures will likely increase our costs over the next twelve months. We believe we will be able to leverage these investments and generate revenue and earnings streams that contribute to our overall success.

We are also investing significant resources in, and continue to develop and expand, our comprehensive services that provide business insights, research and analytics across multiple media platforms to provide our clients with insight into movies and TV from every viewing device. Our comprehensive services will include TV, DVR, internet TV, mobile, digital and VOD. This system is being designed to compile usage data, using common metrics, to illustrate each platform’s individual contribution and compare it against other media platforms. With the ability to track records across various media, this new multiscreen service will be designed to allow users to comprehend how content is being consumed by end users, interpret the effect such consumption has on other media platforms, understand consumer adoption of new platforms, visualize cross-platform consumption and support more complex advertising models by targeting audiences on every platform.

Competition

Our primary competitors in these markets are Nielsen, Kantar (a subsidiary of WPP Group) and TiVo, which are companies with significantly greater resources than Rentrak. Nielsen’s, Tivo’s and Kantar’s services are largely based on a sampling methodology with a small sample in each market which is used to measure television viewing behaviors, and are currently the television industry’s standard measurement of television ratings behavior for advertising purposes, referred to as the sample currency.

We compete in these markets primarily on the basis of product performance. Our services and systems differ from a sample service in that we offer a measurement system based on a massive amount of passively-collected viewing activity, which results in far more granular, reliable and predictable solutions as compared to the small, compensated sample approach used by most of our competitors. We refer to our approach as the “census-like currency” and project the results to local and national levels across multiple platforms. This method results in granular levels of processing from billions of transactions and establishes us as the only company that provides television ratings in a census-like currency. We believe this positions us to offer a more comprehensive, representative, targeted, and relevant system that networks, stations, agencies and advertisers are demanding and, consequently, that the market will continue to purchase our measurement products.


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Trademarks, Copyrights, Proprietary Rights and Patents

In the United States, we have registered our RENTRAK®, PPT®, Pay Per Transaction®, Essentials®, Box Office Essentials®, PostTrak®, Home Video Essentials®, OnDemand Everywhere®, OnDemand Essentials®, AdEssentials®, TV Essentials®, Digital Download Essentials®, Exact Commercial Ratings®, Internet TV Essentials®, Multiscreen Essentials® trademarks, among others, and applied to register other marks under federal trademark laws. We have applied to register and obtained registered status in several foreign countries for many of our trademarks. We believe our Entertainment Essentials software is entitled to copyright protection. We believe that our intellectual property is important to our marketing efforts and the competitive value of our services, and we intend to take appropriate action to halt infringement and protect against improper usage.

We own two patents directed to techniques for extracting revenue information from point-of-sale terminals, three patents for various aspects of linear television data collection, projections and analysis, and a number of patent pending applications covering various aspects of our technology. We have applied for additional patents related to certain of our proprietary technologies, primarily for our Entertainment Essentials Suite of products. We believe our proprietary technologies, in combination with our ability to innovate and our personnel, provide us with advantages over our competitors’ technologies. There is no assurance, however, that we will be able to obtain patents covering such proprietary technologies.

Employees

As of March 31, 2014, we employed 414 full-time associates and 110 part-time associates. We consider our relations with our associates to be good.

Financial Information About Industry Segments, Enterprise-Wide Data and Geographic Information

See Note 17 of Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements included in Item 8 of this Annual Report on Form 10-K.

Available Information

We file annual, quarterly and other reports, proxy statements and other information with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (“Exchange Act”). We also make available, free of charge on our website at www.rentrak.com, our Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K, and amendments to those reports filed or furnished pursuant to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Exchange Act as soon as reasonably practicable after they are filed electronically with the SEC.  Information on our website does not constitute part of this report or of any other report we file or furnish with the SEC. You can inspect and copy our reports, proxy statements and other information filed with the SEC at the offices of the SEC’s Public Reference Room located at 100 F Street, NE, Washington D.C. 20549. Please call the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330 for further information on the operation of Public Reference Rooms. The SEC also maintains an internet website at http://www.sec.gov/ where you can obtain most of our SEC filings. You can also obtain paper copies of these reports, without charge, by contacting Investor Relations at (503) 284-7581.

ITEM 1A.
RISK FACTORS

Certain Entertainment Essentials services face various obstacles to widespread market adoption, including competition from companies with significantly greater resources than ours.

Our Entertainment Essentials services are dependent on several factors for long-term success, including our ability to compete with larger and more seasoned competitors in this market. Our primary competitors currently are Nielsen, Kantar and TiVo. Each of these competitors has significantly greater resources than we do, which could allow them to become more formidable competitors with enhanced technology service solutions. Additionally, we face other obstacles. For instance, we may be unable to reasonably obtain data and/or data providers may be reluctant or ultimately decide not to grant us adequate access to their digital transaction data, which is a key component of our systems. The owners of data may also impose greater restrictions on the use and reporting of such data, which may make it difficult to fully realize the opportunities we anticipate for our products and related services. Further, the marketplace (such as advertisers, advertising agencies and television networks) may be reluctant to adopt a new standard of viewership measurement. These factors could have an adverse effect on our ability to grow these services, which could lead to a material adverse effect on our results of operations, financial condition and cash flows.


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We may be unable to obtain requisite data and other content to source our systems which provide our Entertainment Essentials services.

Our Entertainment Essentials services rely on data collected from a wide variety of sources. Once received, the data must be reviewed, processed, integrated and, at times, converted to our required file format. If we are unable to obtain quality data feeds and process that data in a timely manner, we may not be able to meet the needs of our clients, and we could lose clients. The loss of a significant number of Entertainment Essentials clients would have an adverse impact on our ability to grow our Entertainment Essentials lines of business, which could result in a material adverse effect on our results of operations, financial condition and cash flows.

We have operations outside of the United States that subject us to legal, business, political, cultural and other risks of international operations.

We operate globally, which subjects us to a number of risks and burdens, including:

staffing and managing international operations across different geographic areas;
multiple, conflicting and changing governmental laws and regulations;
the possibility of protectionist laws and business practices that favor local companies;
price and currency exchange rates and controls;
taxes and tariffs;
different business practices and legal standards, particularly with respect to intellectual property;
difficulties in collecting accounts receivable, including longer payment cycles;
political, social, and economic instability;
designing and maintaining effective operating and financial controls;
the possibility of failure of internal controls, including any failure to detect unauthorized transactions; and
increased costs relating to personnel management as a result of government and other regulations.

In addition, economic conditions in our overseas markets may negatively impact the demand for our products abroad and benefits we receive from those operations.

We may acquire or invest in other companies, products or technologies, which may be costly, dilutive to stockholders and, in the event we experience difficulties in assimilating and integrating the personnel, technologies, operating systems and products and services of acquired businesses, less beneficial than we anticipate.

As part of our business strategy, we may acquire or invest in other companies, products or technologies that complement our current product offerings, enhance our technical capabilities, expand our operations into new markets or offer other growth opportunities. Such acquisitions may be costly and potentially dilutive to existing shareholders in the event we offer capital stock as consideration in an acquisition. Acquisitions could also pose risks to our operations and operating results, including the possibilities of:

increased costs relating to the integration of acquired businesses or technologies;
difficulties assimilating the acquired operations, personnel, technologies or products into our company;
loss of key personnel at an acquired business who decide not to work for us;
diversion of management’s attention from our existing operations;
adverse effects on relationships with our existing suppliers, customers or partners;
a need for additional capital or debt financing to complete acquisitions; and
the impairment of intangible assets acquired.

The described risks would be magnified as the size of an acquisition increases or if the acquisitions are in geographic or business markets in which we have little or no prior experience. As a result of these and other challenges, we may not realize any anticipated

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benefits from acquisitions even if we can find suitable acquisition opportunities at what we believe to be attractive valuations, which we do not assure.

Economic conditions could negatively impact our business.

We primarily operate within the media, advertising and entertainment industry. Our overall success depends on the success of national networks and local stations, studios, cable operators, data providers, advertisers, and advertising agencies. The success of these businesses is dependent on consumer economic activity. For example, our Box Office Essentials® clients depend on consumers being interested in, and financially able to attend, movies in theaters. Changes in the economic climate and consumer spending could impact the financial condition of our clients. Such changes that affect our clients could, in turn, decrease the demand for our products, which could have a material adverse effect on our results of operations, financial condition and cash flows.

Additionally, if our clients experience financial difficulties, they may be unable to continue to purchase our services or pay for services in a timely manner, if at all. This could have a material adverse effect on our results of operations, financial condition and cash flows.

We face intense competition in the markets in which we operate and those in which we are currently developing new service offerings.

Some of our competitors have extensive distribution networks, long-standing relationships with our suppliers and customers, stronger brand name recognition and significantly greater financial resources than we do. These factors may enable our competition to have increased bargaining and purchasing power relating to resources that could enable them to operate in a more cost effective manner and/or to surpass our technological advancements. This could have a material adverse effect on our ability to grow our lines of business.

Our DRS business is dependent on studios maintaining direct revenue sharing relationships with “brick-and-mortar,” kiosks and online retailers.

We currently collect, process, audit, summarize and report transactional data relating to rental and sales activity of home entertainment content at large traditional and online retailers and kiosk locations that have revenue sharing agreements directly with major studios. There are a number of risks that may adversely affect the size and profitability of this DRS business. First and foremost, our business is dependent on the DRS clients maintaining DRS relationships with the DRS Retailers. Should these clients end those relationships, they would have no need for our services. Second, our clients could decide to invest the resources necessary to provide these services internally. Lastly, if the overall size of the home entertainment rental market contracts significantly, or the large “brick-and-mortar” and online retailers’ share of the overall rental market declines substantially, the amount of data we process and audit on behalf of our clients would also be reduced, resulting in a corresponding decrease in our revenue. These and other factors could potentially reduce the demand for our DRS services and the quantity of data we process, which would negatively affect our results of operations, financial condition and cash flows.

The future success of our company is highly dependent on our ability to maintain and grow our base of clients who subscribe to our Entertainment Essentials suite of services.

Our success depends on effective software solutions, marketing, sales and customer relations for our Entertainment Essentials services, as well as acceptance of future enhancements and new services by our existing and prospective clients. If we are unable to both retain existing clients and secure new clients for our Entertainment Essentials services, our results of operations, financial condition and cash flows will be adversely affected.

We have voluntarily applied for accreditation from the Media Rating Council (“MRC”) for certain TV Essentials® products and services within our Entertainment Essentials lines of business and we cannot predict when we will receive such accreditation, if at all.
We have voluntarily applied for accreditation from the MRC for our TV Essentials® products and services. The MRC is a third party nonprofit industry association whose members consist of companies within our industry, including television broadcasters, cable casters, advertisers, internet organizations, advertising agencies and industry trade associations. The MRC’s goal is to ensure measurement services are valid, reliable and effective. While we believe we will be successful in achieving this accreditation, and we have made significant investments and progress towards this initiative, there is no assurance we will receive this accreditation in the near future, if at all, and we cannot predict the impact this accreditation would have on our business.


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Our Entertainment Essentials services are highly dependent on employees who are skilled and experienced in information technologies.

If we are unable to attract, hire and retain high quality information technology personnel at a reasonable cost, we may not be able to meet the needs of existing clients, enhance existing services, or develop new lines of business. This inability could have a material adverse effect on our results of operations, financial condition and cash flows.

The market for on demand advertising has been slow to develop and may grow slowly or not at all.

We have made significant investments in developing our tracking module for advertisements in on demand programming. The success of our on demand ad tracking module is dependent on several uncertain factors, including market adoption of on demand advertising, rollout of dynamic ad insertion technologies, and the automation of files regarding the location of advertising in on demand content. If the market does not develop, we may be unable to recoup our investments.

Measurement services are receiving a high level of consumer group and government scrutiny relating to the privacy issues around the methodologies used in targeted advertising.

Although we are confident that our anonymous data aggregation methodologies are compliant with all current privacy laws, it is possible that privacy trends and market perceptions of the transparency of data could result in additional government restrictions or limitations on the use of that data, which would adversely affect many of our products. We believe it is unlikely that we will be required to change or limit our products. Nonetheless, if additional government restrictions are imposed, such restrictions could slow our ability to realize a return on our investments in new data-driven products or result in additional costs not currently anticipated.

Our services are highly dependent on the effective and efficient use of technology and our overall information management infrastructure.

If we are unable to acquire, establish and maintain our information management systems to ensure accurate, reliable and timely data processed in an efficient and cost effective manner, we may not be able to meet the needs of existing clients, enhance existing services or develop new lines of business. This inability could have an adverse effect on our business and long-term growth prospects.

Interruption or failure of our information technology and communications systems could hurt our ability to effectively provide our products and services, which could damage our reputation and harm our operating results.

The availability of our products and services depends on the continuing operation of our information technology and communications systems. Our systems are vulnerable to damage or interruption from earthquakes, floods, fires, power loss, telecommunications failures, computer viruses, computer denial of service attacks, terrorist attacks, or other attempts to harm our systems. Our data centers are located in areas with potential risk of earthquakes. Our data centers are also subject to break-ins, sabotage, and intentional acts of vandalism, and to potential disruptions if the operators of these facilities have financial difficulties. Some of our systems are not fully redundant, and our disaster recovery planning cannot account for all eventualities. The occurrence of a natural disaster, a decision to close a facility we are using without adequate notice for financial reasons, or other unanticipated problems at our data centers could result in lengthy interruptions in our service. In addition, our products and services are highly technical and complex and may contain errors or vulnerabilities. Any errors or vulnerabilities in our products and services, or damage to or failure of our systems, could result in interruptions in our services, which could reduce our revenue and results of operations.

The loss of our executive officers and key employees could have an adverse impact on our business and development initiatives.

We believe that the development of our business has been, and will continue to be, dependent on certain key executives and employees of Rentrak. The loss of any of these individuals could have a material adverse effect upon our business and development, and there is no assurance that adequate replacements could be found in the event of their unavailability.

Our stock is subject to price and volume fluctuations due to a number of factors, many of which are beyond our control and may prevent our shareholders from reselling our common stock at a profit.

The trading price of our common stock has, at times, experienced substantial price volatility and may continue to be volatile. For example, our common stock price has fluctuated from a high of $66.95 to a low of $19.92 for the 52 weeks ended March 31, 2014. This market volatility, as well as general economic, market or political conditions, could reduce the market price of our common

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stock. The trading price of our common stock may fluctuate widely in response to various factors, some of which are beyond our control. These factors include:

quarterly variations in our results of operations or those of our competitors;
announcements by us or our competitors of acquisitions, new products, significant contracts, commercial relationships, or capital commitments;
recommendations by securities analysts or changes in earnings estimates;
announcements about our earnings that are not in line with analyst expectations;
announcements by our competitors of their earnings that are not in line with analyst expectations;
the volume of shares of our common stock available for public sale;
sales of stock by us or by our shareholders (including sales by our directors, executive officers and other employees); and
short sales, hedging and other derivative transactions on shares of our common stock.

Oregon law and our shareholder rights plan may have anti-takeover effects.

The Oregon Control Share Act and the Business Combination Act limit the ability of parties who acquire a significant amount of voting stock to exercise control over us. These provisions may have the effect of lengthening the time required to acquire control of us through a proxy contest or the election of a majority of the Board of Directors. In May 2005, we adopted a shareholder rights plan, which has the effect of making it more difficult for a person to acquire control of us in a transaction not approved by our Board of Directors. The provisions of the Oregon Control Share Act and the Business Combination Act and our shareholder rights plan could have the effect of delaying, deferring or preventing a change of control of us, could discourage bids for our common stock at a premium over the market price of our common stock and could materially adversely impact the market price of, and the voting and other rights of the holders of, our common stock.

ITEM 1B.
UNRESOLVED STAFF COMMENTS

None.

ITEM 2.
PROPERTIES

Our most significant locations, all of which are leased under operating leases, include the following:
Location
 
Use
Portland, Oregon
 
Corporate headquarters
Los Angeles, California
 
Sales and Operations
New York, New York
 
Sales and Operations
Munich, Germany
 
Sales and Operations
Madrid, Spain
 
Sales and Operations
London, England
 
Sales and Operations
Paris, France
 
Sales and Operations
Sydney, Australia
 
Sales and Operations
Mexico City, Mexico
 
Sales and Operations
Buenos Aires, Argentina
 
Sales and Operations
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 
Sales and Operations

See Note 14 of Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements for additional information.

ITEM 3.
LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

We currently have no material outstanding litigation.


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ITEM 4.
MINE SAFETY DISCLOSURES

Not applicable.

PART II

ITEM 5.
MARKET FOR REGISTRANT’S COMMON EQUITY, RELATED STOCKHOLDER MATTERS AND ISSUER PURCHASES OF EQUITY SECURITIES

Stock Price and Dividends

Our common stock, $0.001 par value, is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market, where its prices are quoted under the symbol “RENT.” The closing price of our common stock on the NASDAQ Global Market on June 2, 2014 was $49.55. As of June 2, 2014 there were 178 holders of record of our common stock.
 
The following table sets forth the reported high and low closing sales prices of our common stock for each of the quarters in the last two fiscal years as regularly quoted on the NASDAQ Global Market:

Fiscal 2014
 
High
 
Low
Quarter 1
 
$
24.68

 
$
19.92

Quarter 2
 
34.29

 
19.96

Quarter 3
 
40.50

 
32.73

Quarter 4
 
66.95

 
36.44

Fiscal 2013
 
High
 
Low
Quarter 1
 
$
22.05

 
$
15.56

Quarter 2
 
21.40

 
16.73

Quarter 3
 
21.03

 
16.67

Quarter 4
 
22.09

 
19.30


Holders of our common stock are entitled to receive dividends if, as, and when declared by the Board of Directors out of funds legally available therefor, subject to the dividend and liquidation rights of any preferred stock that may be issued.

No cash dividends have been paid or declared during the last 15 fiscal years. The present policy of the Board of Directors is to retain earnings to provide funds for operation and expansion of our business. We do not intend to pay cash dividends in the foreseeable future.

Securities Authorized for Issuance

Information regarding securities authorized for issuance under equity compensation plans is included in Item 12 of this Annual Report on Form 10-K.



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Stock Performance Graph

This chart compares the five-year cumulative total return on our common stock with that of the NASDAQ Composite index and a custom peer group, which was selected by us. The chart assumes $100 was invested on March 31, 2009, in our common stock, the NASDAQ Composite index and the peer group, and that any dividends were reinvested. The Peer Group is composed of: Acxiom Corp., comScore, Inc., Hastings Entertainment, Inc. and Nielsen Holdings N.V. The peer group index utilizes the same method of presentation and assumptions for the total return calculation as does Rentrak and the NASDAQ Composite index. All companies in the peer group index are weighted in accordance with their market capitalizations.

 
 
Base
 
Indexed Returns
 
 
Period
 
Year Ended
Company/Index
 
3/31/2009
 
3/31/2010
 
3/31/2011
 
3/31/2012
 
3/31/2013
 
3/31/2014
Rentrak Corporation
 
$
100.00

 
$
239.44

 
$
299.11

 
$
252.22

 
$
244.22

 
$
669.78

NASDAQ Composite
 
100.00

 
158.32

 
185.39

 
210.13

 
226.02

 
296.17

Peer Group
 
100.00

 
202.18

 
213.98

 
227.71

 
269.42

 
359.13



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ITEM 6.
SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
Year Ended March 31,
Statement of Operations Data(4)
2014
 
2013
 
2012
 
2011
 
2010
Revenue
$
75,600

 
$
57,033

 
$
47,044

 
$
40,383

 
$
25,060

Cost of revenue(1)
27,247

 
21,347

 
14,775

 
11,276

 
6,887

Gross margin
48,353

 
35,686

 
32,269

 
29,107

 
18,173

Operating expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Selling, general and administrative(1)(2)
48,799

 
55,998

 
38,245

 
33,545

 
23,895

Research, technology and innovation(1)(2)
9,014

 
6,215

 
4,662

 
4,498

 
2,937

Total operating expenses
57,813

 
62,213

 
42,907

 
38,043

 
26,832

Loss from continuing operations
(9,460
)
 
(26,527
)
 
(10,638
)
 
(8,936
)
 
(8,659
)
Other income:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investment income, net
125

 
378

 
477

 
483

 
1,148

Loss from continuing operations before income taxes
(9,335
)
 
(26,149
)
 
(10,161
)
 
(8,453
)
 
(7,511
)
Income tax benefit
(2,183
)
 
(980
)
 
(982
)
 
(3,956
)
 
(3,617
)
Loss from continuing operations, net of income taxes
(7,152
)
 
(25,169
)
 
(9,179
)
 
(4,497
)
 
(3,894
)
Income from discontinued operations, net of income taxes(1)(2)(4)
2,783

 
2,491

 
2,753

 
3,730

 
4,470

Net income (loss)
(4,369
)
 
(22,678
)
 
(6,426
)
 
(767
)
 
576

Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest
(115
)
 
(61
)
 

 

 

Net income (loss) attributable to Rentrak Corporation
$
(4,254
)
 
$
(22,617
)
 
$
(6,426
)
 
$
(767
)
 
$
576

Loss per share from continuing operations attributable to Rentrak Corporation common stockholders:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
$
(0.59
)
 
$
(2.14
)
 
$
(0.82
)
 
$
(0.41
)
 
$
(0.37
)
Diluted
$
(0.59
)
 
$
(2.14
)
 
$
(0.82
)
 
$
(0.41
)
 
$
(0.35
)
Income per share from discontinued operations attributable to Rentrak Corporation common stockholders:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
$
0.24

 
$
0.21

 
$
0.25

 
$
0.34

 
$
0.42

Diluted
$
0.24

 
$
0.21

 
$
0.25

 
$
0.34

 
$
0.41

Net income (loss) per share attributable to Rentrak Corporation common stockholders:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
$
(0.35
)
 
$
(1.93
)
 
$
(0.57
)
 
$
(0.07
)
 
$
0.05

Diluted
$
(0.35
)
 
$
(1.93
)
 
$
(0.57
)
 
$
(0.07
)
 
$
0.05

Shares used in per share calculations:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
12,177

 
11,733

 
11,197

 
10,962

 
10,527

Diluted
12,177

 
11,733

 
11,197

 
10,962

 
11,013

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(1) Depreciation and amortization expense is included in the line items above as follows:
 
 
 
 
Cost of revenue
$
3,175

 
$
2,638

 
$
2,168

 
$
1,753

 
$
1,350

Selling, general and administrative
2,037

 
1,841

 
1,842

 
1,413

 
721

Research, technology and innovation
717

 
311

 
170

 
110

 
159

Net income from discontinued operations
162

 
161

 
171

 
155

 
100

 
$
6,091

 
$
4,951

 
$
4,351

 
$
3,431

 
$
2,330

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(2) Stock-based compensation expense is included in the line items above as follows:
 
 
 
Selling, general and administrative(3)
$
7,361

 
$
20,864

 
$
4,593

 
$
5,397

 
$
2,362

Research, technology and innovation
697

 
544

 
359

 
1,278

 

Net income from discontinued operations
397

 
384

 
166

 
39

 

 
$
8,455

 
$
21,792

 
$
5,118

 
$
6,714

 
$
2,362

DISH & iTVX(3)
$
2,700

 
$
15,864

 
$
527

 
$
2,430

 
$
216

(3) Stock-based compensation in the year ended March 31, 2014 includes expense related to contingent consideration associated with our acquisition of iTVX. Stock-based compensation in the years ended March 31, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 includes expense related to our agreement with DISH.
(4) All prior periods presented have been restated as a result of reporting our PPT® business as discontinued operations. See Note 19 of Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements.

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March 31,
 
2014
 
2013
 
2012
 
2011
 
2010
Balance Sheet Data
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cash and marketable securities
$
21,970

 
$
20,423

 
$
27,753

 
$
26,377

 
$
19,925

Working capital
23,081

 
20,919

 
24,231

 
28,947

 
31,097

Net current assets of discontinued operations
1,585

 
4,019

 
3,227

 
4,302

 
7,617

Total assets
81,267

 
71,781

 
72,881

 
76,175

 
64,806

Long-term liabilities
8,392

 
4,075

 
3,154

 
2,203

 
2,266

Stockholders’ Equity attributable to Rentrak Corporation
52,160

 
47,982

 
50,525

 
56,373

 
51,228



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ITEM 7.
MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
Business Overview
We are a global media measurement and information company serving the entertainment, television, video and advertising industries. Our Software as a Service (“SaaS”) technology merges census-based television viewership information from over 100 million TVs and devices with consumer behavior and purchase information (“Advanced Demographics”) across multiple platforms, devices and distribution channels. We also measure box office results from more than 100,000 movie screens in 36 countries throughout the world. We process and aggregate hundreds of billions of data transactions from multiple screens wherever entertainment content is viewed, whether at the box office, on a television screen, over the internet, on a smart phone or other portable device. Rentrak measures live TV, recorded TV (“DVR”), Video-On-Demand (“VOD”), and whether the content is free, purchased, rented, recorded, downloaded or streamed from multiple channels. These massive content databases provide stable and granular viewership information across every screen (“multiscreen”) and are anonymously matched with third-party consumer segmentation and purchase databases using privacy compliant methodologies. By linking multiscreen viewership information with information about the products viewers consume and prefer, we provide our clients, such as content producers, distributors, advertisers and advertising agencies, with the knowledge necessary to more effectively manage their businesses, program and market their networks and more precisely target and sell their advertising inventory. The benefits to the advertising community are improvements in profitability while effectively targeting specific TV shows against the demographics of the products viewers buy, the cars they drive and how they are likely to vote in elections. The benefits to the movie industry and video (TV) content owners are they can manage their businesses in real time or near real time and also improve their profitability. Additionally, certain clients use our databases to populate programmatic buying systems. These systems automate the buying process and introduce efficiencies for both advertising agencies and their clients.

Previously, we had two operating divisions within our corporate structure and we reported certain financial information by individual segment under this structure. Those two operating divisions were our Advanced Media and Information (“AMI”) operating division, which included our media measurement services, and our Home Entertainment operating division, which included our distribution services as well as services that measure, aggregate and report consumer rental activity on film product from traditional “brick and mortar,” online and kiosk retailers.

During the fourth quarter of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014 (“Fiscal 2014”), we initiated our plan to sell our Pay Per Transaction® (“PPT®”) business, which has been a longstanding legacy business of Rentrak and a significant component of the Home Entertainment operating division. The PPT® business represented 42.5%, 48.3% and 58.4% of our total revenue for our fiscal years ended March 31, 2013, 2012 and 2011. For Fiscal 2014, it would have represented 37.4% of our total revenue if we had decided to retain the line. Our PPT® business has been in a state of decline due to the decline of physical DVD rentals from retail stores. This strategic decision to sell PPT® will enable us to focus more fully on the growth of our media measurement business and advanced consumer targeting business. Accordingly, we have restated our financial results and the PPT® business is reported as discontinued operations for all periods presented.

As a result of our plan to divest our PPT® business, we will operate in a single business segment encompassing our media measurement services which are primarily delivered through scalable, SaaS products within our Entertainment Essentials™ lines of business. These syndicated big data services, offered primarily on a recurring subscription basis, provide consumer viewership information integrated with consumer segmentation and purchase behavior databases. We provide film studios, television networks and local stations, cable, satellite and telecommunications company (“telco”) operators, advertisers and advertising agencies unique insights into consumer viewing and purchasing patterns through our comprehensive and expansive information on local, national, VOD and “Over the Top” television performance and worldwide box office results. Our movie measurement business is a global business measuring more than 90% of the ticket sales globally in real or near real time allowing for decisions to be made to market, promote and manage the industry for maximum profitability.

See “Forward-Looking Statements” on page 2.

Our Products and Services
We provide media measurement business intelligence services across multiple screens and platforms delivered as SaaS. These services, offered primarily on a recurring subscription basis, are distributed to clients through patent pending software systems and business processes into two broad areas within the entertainment industry, which we refer to as TV Everywhere and Movies Everywhere. Our systems capture total television audience information by providing the largest coverage from multiple screens and providers and merge that information with Advanced Demographics and information relating to actual consumer purchase behavior.

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Typical customers utilizing our services include content producers, studios, distributors, national networks, local stations, satellite and cable operators, agencies, and a wide spectrum of advertisers, ranging from traditional consumer brands to various political groups. We also provide many of our clients tailored research and analytical solutions unique to their needs and specifications.

Our most significant lines of business, which we refer to as Entertainment Essentials services, are:

TV Everywhere, which includes TV Essentials® and StationView Essentials;
OnDemand Everywhere®, which includes OnDemand Essentials® and Over the Top measurement products and related products;
Movies Everywhere, which includes domestic and international Box Office Essentials®, PostTrak® and PreAct; and
Other Services, which includes our Studio Direct Revenue Sharing (“DRS”) and other products relating to content in the home video rental industry.

In August 2013, we acquired iTVX, a provider of branded entertainment analytics, insight and research. The financial results of iTVX, from the date of acquisition, are included within our TV Everywhere™ lines of business.

Our revenue increased $18.6 million, or 32.6%, in Fiscal 2014 compared to the fiscal year ended March 31,2013 (“Fiscal 2013”). Our current spending, investments and long-term strategic planning are heavily focused on the innovation, development, growth and expansion of our services and product lines, both domestically and internationally. As such, we continue to allocate significant resources towards innovation and the expansion of our data assets and technology as well as our research, analytics and sales groups. These strategic investments, many of which are expensed as incurred, have lowered our overall operating performance and, as a result, we had operating losses from continuing operations of $9.5 million and $26.5 million for Fiscal 2014 and Fiscal 2013, respectively.


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Results of Operations
Our results are as follows (dollars in thousands):
 
Year Ended March 31, (1)
 
2014
 
2013
 
2012

(Dollars in thousands)

Dollars
 
% of revenue
 

Dollars
 
% of revenue
 

Dollars
 
% of revenue
Revenue
$
75,600

 
100.0
 %
 
$
57,033

 
100.0
 %
 
$
47,044

 
100.0
 %
Cost of revenue(2)
27,247

 
36.0

 
21,347

 
37.4

 
14,775

 
31.4

Gross margin
48,353

 
64.0

 
35,686

 
62.6

 
32,269

 
68.6

Operating expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Selling, general and administrative(2)(3)
48,799

 
64.5

 
55,998

 
98.2

 
38,245

 
81.3

Research, technology and innovation(2)(3)
9,014

 
11.9

 
6,215

 
10.9

 
4,662

 
9.9

Total operating expenses
57,813

 
76.5

 
62,213

 
109.1

 
42,907

 
91.2

Loss from continuing operations
(9,460
)
 
(12.5
)
 
(26,527
)
 
(46.5
)
 
(10,638
)
 
(22.6
)
Other income:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investment income, net
125

 
0.2

 
378

 
0.7

 
477

 
1.0

Loss from continuing operations before income taxes
(9,335
)
 
(12.3
)
 
(26,149
)
 
(45.8
)
 
(10,161
)
 
(21.6
)
Income tax benefit
(2,183
)
 
(2.9
)
 
(980
)
 
(1.7
)
 
(982
)
 
(2.1
)
Loss from continuing operations, net of income taxes
(7,152
)
 
(9.5
)
 
(25,169
)
 
(44.1
)
 
(9,179
)
 
(19.5
)
Income from discontinued operations, net of income taxes(2)(3)
2,783

 
3.7

 
2,491

 
4.4

 
2,753

 
5.9

Net loss
(4,369
)
 
(5.8
)
 
(22,678
)
 
(39.8
)
 
(6,426
)
 
(13.7
)
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest
(115
)
 
(0.2
)
 
(61
)
 
(0.1
)
 

 

Net loss attributable to Rentrak Corporation
$
(4,254
)
 
(5.6
)%
 
$
(22,617
)
 
(39.7
)%
 
$
(6,426
)
 
(13.7
)%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(1) Percentages may not add due to rounding. All prior periods presented have been restated as a result of reporting our PPT® business as discontinued operations. See Note 19 of Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(2) Depreciation and amortization expense is included in the line items above as follows:
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cost of revenue
$
3,175

 

 
$
2,638

 


 
$
2,168

 

Selling, general and administrative
2,037

 

 
1,841

 


 
1,842

 

Research, technology and innovation
717

 

 
311

 


 
170

 

Net income from discontinued operations
162

 

 
161

 


 
171

 

 
$
6,091

 
 
 
$
4,951

 
 
 
$
4,351

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(3) Stock-based compensation expense is included in the line items above as follows:
 
 
 
 
 
Selling, general and administrative(4)
$
7,361

 


 
$
20,864

 


 
$
4,593

 

Research, technology and innovation
697

 


 
544

 


 
359

 

Net income from discontinued operation
397

 


 
384

 


 
166

 

 
$
8,455

 
 
 
$
21,792

 
 
 
$
5,118

 
 
DISH & iTVX(4)
$
2,700

 
 
 
$
15,864

 
 
 
$
527

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(4) Stock-based compensation in the year ended March 31, 2014 includes expense related to contingent consideration associated with our acquisition of iTVX. Stock-based compensation in the years ended March 31, 2013 and 2012 includes expense related to our agreement with DISH.

Net Loss to Adjusted EBITDA Reconciliation

We define Adjusted EBITDA as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and stock-based compensation expense and other non-operating items from our Consolidated Statements of Operations as well as certain other items specifically described below.

We believe that Adjusted EBITDA is helpful as an indicator of the current financial performance of our company and our capacity to operationally fund capital expenditures and working capital requirements. Due to the nature of our internally developed software which supports our Essentials® services and use of stock-based compensation, we incur significant non-cash charges for

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depreciation, amortization and stock-based compensation expense that may not be indicative of our operating performance from a cash perspective. We also adjust for acquisition and non-recurring costs as we believe this provides a useful metric by which to compare performance from period to period.

Adjusted EBITDA does not represent cash flows from operations as defined by GAAP, is not derived in accordance with GAAP and should not be considered as an alternative to net loss (the most comparable GAAP financial measure to Adjusted EBITDA).

The table below presents a reconciliation from net loss to Adjusted EBITDA for the years ended March 31, 2014, 2013 and 2012 (dollars in thousands):
 
 
Year Ended March 31,
 
 
2014
 
2013
 
2012
Net loss attributable to Rentrak Corporation
 
$
(4,254
)
 
$
(22,617
)
 
$
(6,426
)
Adjustments:
 
 
 
 
 
 
Income from discontinued operations
 
(2,783
)
 
(2,491
)
 
(2,753
)
Income tax benefit
 
(2,183
)
 
(980
)
 
(982
)
Investment income, net
 
(125
)
 
(378
)
 
(477
)
Depreciation and amortization from continuing operations
 
5,929

 
4,790

 
4,180

Stock-based compensation from continuing operations(1)
 
5,358

 
5,544

 
4,425

Adjusted EBITDA
 
$
1,942

 
$
(16,132
)
 
$
(2,033
)
DISH & iTVX stock-based compensation
 
2,700

 
15,864

 
527

Reorganization costs
 
111

 
212

 
1,135

Acquisition costs
 
214

 
193

 
822

Adjusted EBITDA before DISH & iTVX stock-based compensation, reorganization and acquisition costs
 
$
4,967

 
$
137

 
$
451

(1) Excludes DISH and iTVX stock-based compensation.

Adjusted EBITDA before DISH and iTVX stock-based compensation, reorganization and acquisition costs increased $4.8 million from Fiscal 2013 due primarily to the growth in revenue.

Revenue

Revenue increased $18.6 million, or 32.6%, to $75.6 million in Fiscal 2014, compared to $57.0 million in Fiscal 2013. Revenue increased $10.0 million, or 21.2%, to $57.0 million in Fiscal 2013, compared to $47.0 million in Fiscal 2012. These fluctuations are described in more detail below.


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Revenue information is as follows (dollars in thousands):
 
Year Ended March 31,
 
Dollar
Change
 
% Change
 
2014
 
2013
 
TV Everywhere
$
31,316

 
$
17,599

 
$
13,717

 
77.9%
Movies Everywhere
26,493

 
23,949

 
2,544

 
10.6%
OnDemand Everywhere®
12,841

 
11,498

 
1,343

 
11.7%
Other services
4,950

 
3,987

 
963

 
24.2%
 
$
75,600

 
$
57,033

 
$
18,567

 
32.6%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Year Ended March 31,
 
Dollar
Change
 
% Change
 
2013
 
2012
 
TV Everywhere
$
17,599

 
$
9,226

 
$
8,373

 
90.8%
Movies Everywhere
23,949

 
21,046

 
2,903

 
13.8%
OnDemand Everywhere®
11,498

 
9,979

 
1,519

 
15.2%
Other services
3,987

 
6,793

 
(2,806
)
 
(41.3)%
 
$
57,033

 
$
47,044

 
$
9,989

 
21.2%

The increase in TV Everywhere revenue in both periods was due primarily to the addition of new clients, sales of new service offerings, custom reports and rate increases for existing clients.

The increase in Movies Everywhere revenue in Fiscal 2014 compared to Fiscal 2013 was primarily due to rate increases for existing clients, sales of new services and the addition of new clients.

The increase in Movies Everywhere revenue in Fiscal 2013 compared to Fiscal 2012 was primarily due to rate increases for existing clients and the addition of new clients.

The increase in OnDemand Everywhere® revenue in both periods was due to rate increases for existing clients and the addition of new clients. The Fiscal 2013 period also included increased custom reporting projects compared to the Fiscal 2012 period.
 
Other services primarily includes DRS revenue. The increase in DRS revenue in Fiscal 2014 compared to Fiscal 2013 was due to an increase in transactions. The decrease in DRS revenue in Fiscal 2013 compared to Fiscal 2012 was due to fewer transactions processed as well as a decline in the number of direct retailers from which to track content performance.
 
Cost of Revenue and Gross Margin
Cost of revenue includes direct costs relating to our Entertainment Essentials services, and consists of costs associated with the operation of a call center for our Movies Everywhere services, as well as costs associated with amortizing capitalized, internally developed software used to provide the corresponding services and direct costs incurred to obtain and process data and maintain our systems.

Cost of revenue increased $5.9 million, or 27.6%, in Fiscal 2014 compared to Fiscal 2013, and increased $6.6 million, or 44.5%, in Fiscal 2013 compared to Fiscal 2012.


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Cost of revenue information is as follows (dollars in thousands):
 
Year Ended March 31,
 
Dollar
Change
 
% Change
  
2014
 
2013
 
Costs related to:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amortization of internally developed software
$
3,175

 
$
2,639

 
$
536

 
20.3%
Call center operation
5,487

 
5,253

 
234

 
4.5%
Obtaining and processing data
18,585

 
13,455

 
5,130

 
38.1%
 
$
27,247

 
$
21,347

 
$
5,900

 
27.6%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Year Ended March 31,
 
Dollar
Change
 
% Change
  
2013
 
2012
 
Costs related to:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amortization of internally developed software
$
2,639

 
$
2,168

 
$
471

 
21.7%
Call center operation
5,253

 
4,793

 
460

 
9.6%
Obtaining and processing data
13,455

 
7,814

 
5,641

 
72.2%
 
$
21,347

 
$
14,775

 
$
6,572

 
44.5%

The increases in cost of revenue in the Fiscal 2014 and the Fiscal 2013 periods compared to the same periods of the prior years, resulted primarily from expanding household coverage with existing data supplier agreements, the addition of new data supplier agreements and the amendment to our data supplier agreement with DISH, which occurred in the second quarter of Fiscal 2013, and requires minimum payments relating to predefined net profit sharing provisions of portions of our TV Essentials® line of business.

Gross margin as a percentage of revenue was as follows:
 
Year Ended March 31,
 
2014
 
2013
 
2012
Gross margin
64.0%
 
62.6%
 
68.6%

Our existing agreements with our data suppliers are largely fixed. This, coupled with the increases in revenue noted above, resulted in improvements in gross margin in Fiscal 2014 compared to Fiscal 2013.

The decline in gross margin in Fiscal 2013 compared to Fiscal 2012 was primarily due to a shift in mix of revenue, as more revenue was generated from TV Everywhere, which has a lower gross margin than Movies Everywhere or OnDemand Everywhere®.

Operating Expenses
Operating expenses consist primarily of compensation and benefits, information technology, development, innovation and analytics, marketing and advertising costs, legal and professional fees, communications costs, depreciation and amortization of tangible and intangible assets and software, real and personal property leases, as well as other general corporate expenses.


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Operating expense information is as follows (dollars in thousands):
 
Year Ended March 31,
 
Dollar
Change
 
% Change
Operating expenses
2014
 
2013
 
Entertainment Essentials
$
33,701

 
$
28,843

 
$
4,858

 
16.8%
Research, technology and innovation
9,014

 
6,215

 
2,799

 
45.0%
Stock-based compensation costs for iTVX & DISH
2,700

 
15,864

 
(13,164
)
 
nm
Corporate
12,398

 
11,291

 
1,107

 
9.8%
 
$
57,813

 
$
62,213

 
$
(4,400
)
 
(7.1)%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Year Ended March 31,
 
Dollar
Change
 
% Change
Operating expenses
2013
 
2012
 
Entertainment Essentials
$
28,843

 
$
26,375

 
$
2,468

 
9.4%
Research, technology and innovation
6,215

 
4,662

 
1,553

 
33.3%
Stock-based compensation costs for DISH
15,864

 
527

 
15,337

 
nm
Corporate
11,291

 
11,343

 
(52
)
 
(0.5)%
 
$
62,213

 
$
42,907

 
$
19,306

 
45.0%

Entertainment Essentials 
The increase in operating expense for our Entertainment Essentials services groups in Fiscal 2014 compared to Fiscal 2013 was primarily due to increased headcount in our sales and client services groups, as well as operating costs relating to iTVX, which was acquired on August 16, 2013.

The increase in operating expense for our Entertainment Essentials services groups in Fiscal 2013 compared to Fiscal 2012 was primarily due to increased headcount and other costs associated with the expansion of TV Essentials®.

Our long-term strategic plan is heavily focused on the development, growth and expansion of our Entertainment Essentials services, both domestically and internationally, and we consider these expenses to be investments which will leverage these services.

Research, Technology and Innovation
We are making significant investments in our systems which support our existing service lines, as well as products which are in the planning phases. We continue to integrate various third-party segmentation databases with our data and build our analytic capabilities. The increases in these costs relate to additional headcount, as well as increased costs relating to our systems. Additionally, we are incurring costs associated with our MRC accreditation process. These expenditures will likely increase our costs over the next twelve months. We believe we will be able to leverage these investments and generate revenue and earnings streams that contribute to our overall success.

Stock-based compensation costs for iTVX and DISH
Our acquisition of iTVX on August 16, 2013 included contingent consideration, which, if earned, will be paid on January 29, 2016. Changes in the fair value of contingent consideration arrangements are recorded as income or expense in our Consolidated Statements of Operations. As of March 31, 2014, the fair value of the estimated contingent consideration arrangement increased by $2.7 million compared to the acquisition date fair value. The increase was a result of an increase in the value of our common stock price. The common stock portion of the contingent consideration arrangement has a fixed price of $21.795 per share, and any fluctuation in our common stock price above or below this amount will impact the fair value of the payment and our results of operations.

In Fiscal 2013, we incurred costs related to the cancellation of a stock award granted to DISH that had been previously revalued at the end of each reporting period. In exchange for canceling the stock award and as compensation for past services, we paid DISH $5.8 million and issued 700,000 shares of our common stock during the second quarter of Fiscal 2013, and we recorded $15.9 million in expense related to this amendment and related stock award.

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Corporate
The increase in Corporate expenses in Fiscal 2014 compared to Fiscal 2013 was primarily due to increases in headcount, professional services fees and higher bonus accruals.

Income Taxes
Our effective tax rate was 23.4% for Fiscal 2014 and was driven by a change in state law allowing research credits to be used to offset minimum tax in Oregon, as well as a benefit related to the release of valuation allowance upon the acquisition of iTVX. This benefit was offset by taxable income in some jurisdictions. The expected benefit from losses in other jurisdictions did not benefit the rate due to the recording of a valuation allowance.

Primarily due to our investments in acquisitions, as well as the growth in our media measurement services and our equity compensation structure, we have cumulative operating losses over the past three fiscal years. As a result, we evaluated various factors relating to these assets and determined in Fiscal 2012 that it was not more likely than not that all of our deferred tax assets would be realized and, accordingly, we recorded a full valuation allowance. This position did not change in Fiscal 2013 or Fiscal 2014. In the future, if we generate taxable income, we would re-evaluate our ability to utilize these deferred tax assets and the need for the valuation allowance, which could reduce future tax expense.

Our effective tax rate was 3.7% in Fiscal 2013. The rate was negatively affected by the recording of a $10.0 million valuation allowance to fully reserve our deferred tax assets.

Our effective tax rate was 9.7% in Fiscal 2012. The rate was negatively affected by the recording of a $4.0 million valuation allowance to fully reserve our deferred tax assets.

Income from Discontinued Operations, net of income taxes

Income from discontinued operations, net of income taxes for Fiscal 2014, 2013, and 2012 includes the results of our PPT® line of business and is as follows (dollars in thousands):

 
Year Ended March 31,
 
Dollar
Change
 
% Change
 
2014
 
2013
 
Income from discontinued operations, net of income taxes
$
2,783

 
$
2,491

 
$
292

 
11.7%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Year Ended March 31,
 
Dollar
Change
 
% Change
 
2013
 
2012
 
Income from discontinued operations, net of income taxes
$
2,491

 
$
2,753

 
$
(262
)
 
(9.5)%

The increase in income from discontinued operations, net of income taxes in Fiscal 2014 compared to Fiscal 2013 was due to an increase in revenue as a result of the addition of Blockbuster as a major customer and Warner Bros. as a major supplier during our third quarter of Fiscal 2013. In January 2014, Blockbuster exited the market.

The decrease in income from discontinued operations, net of income taxes in Fiscal 2013 compared to Fiscal 2012 was due to declines in transaction fees and fewer customers as a result of the general state of decline of physical DVD rentals from “brick and mortar” retail stores.

Inflation

We believe that the impact of inflation was minimal on our business in Fiscal 2014, 2013 and 2012.

Liquidity and Capital Resources
Our sources of liquidity include our cash and cash equivalents, marketable securities, cash expected to be generated from future operations and investments and our ability to borrow on our $15.0 million line of credit. Based on our current financial projections and projected cash needs, we believe that our available sources of liquidity will be sufficient to fund our current operations, the continued current development of our business information services and other cash requirements through at least April 1, 2015.


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Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities increased $1.5 million to $22.0 million at March 31, 2014 from March 31, 2013. This increase resulted primarily from $6.3 million provided by operating activities and $3.5 million in proceeds from the issuance of our common stock, offset by $7.7 million used for the purchase of equipment and capitalized information technology costs. Portions of our cash and cash equivalents are held in our foreign subsidiaries. In the event the foreign subsidiaries repatriate these earnings, the earnings may be subject to United States federal, state and foreign income taxes. As of March 31, 2014, we had $3.2 million in foreign bank accounts, of which we plan to use $1.5 million to fund our international expansion and growth. The remaining cash is held by Sinotrak, our Chinese joint venture, and will be used to support growth for that operation.

We had $16.9 million invested in a fixed-income security fund as of March 31, 2014. Fund values fluctuate in response to the financial condition of individual issues, general market and economic conditions and changes in interest rates. In general, when interest rates rise, security fund values fall and investors may lose principal value. While we currently have no plans or requirements to sell the securities in the foreseeable future, we are exposed to market risks and cannot predict what impact fluctuations in the market may have on the value of these funds.

Accounts receivable, net of allowances, increased $4.9 million to $12.5 million at March 31, 2014 from March 31, 2013, primarily due to revenue growth.

Other current assets increased $0.7 million to $2.8 million at March 31, 2014 from March 31, 2013 primarily due to a $0.6 million receivable from our landlord for a portion of the costs related to renovations made to our New York office. This amount is treated as a lease incentive, the value of which will reduce rent expense over the remaining lease term.

During Fiscal 2014, we spent $7.7 million on property and equipment, including $6.7 million for the capitalization of internally developed software for our business information service offerings. We anticipate spending a total of approximately $10.5 million on property and equipment for all of Fiscal 2015, of which approximately $6.8 million is for the capitalization of internally developed software, primarily for the development of systems for our Entertainment Essentials lines of business. The remaining amounts include primarily purchases of computers, servers and networking equipment.

Accounts payable increased $1.3 million to $2.3 million at March 31, 2014 from March 31, 2013, primarily due to the timing of payments and costs relating to our Entertainment Essentials lines of business.

Accrued data provider liabilities increased $0.4 million to $3.9 million at March 31, 2014 from March 31, 2013, primarily due to increased expenses incurred related to our data suppliers.

Accrued compensation, including the current and long-term portion, increased $6.2 million to $11.4 million at March 31, 2014 from March 31, 2013, primarily due to a $4.7 million accrual for contingent consideration associated with our acquisition of iTVX and $1.5 million in increases in payroll and bonus related accruals.

Deferred revenue and other credits was $2.6 million at March 31, 2014 and March 31, 2013. This balance includes amounts related to quarterly and annual subscriptions for our services, as well as the current portion of our deferred rent credits.

Deferred rent of $2.7 million at March 31, 2014, which includes both the current and long-term portion, represents amounts received for qualified renovations to our corporate headquarters and our offices in Portland and New York, as well as free rent for a portion of the lease terms. The deferred rent related to qualified renovations is being amortized against rent expense over the remaining lease terms, which extend through June 30, 2023, at the rate of approximately $54,000 per quarter. The deferred rent related to free rent is also being amortized against rent expense over the remaining lease term and is expected to be approximately $13,000 per quarter for Fiscal 2015.

In January 2006, our Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to 1.0 million shares of our common stock. As of March 31, 2014, 276,633 shares remained available for repurchase under this plan at a per share price not to exceed $12.75. This plan does not have an expiration date. In addition, in May 2011, our Board of Directors authorized a one-year share repurchase program for up to $5.0 million of our outstanding common stock. This program expired in May 2012. Common stock repurchases may be made from time to time in the open market at prevailing market prices or through privately negotiated transactions. The amount and timing of all repurchase transactions are contingent upon market conditions, regulatory requirements and alternative investment opportunities. During our fiscal year ending March 31, 2012, we repurchased 304,922 shares for a total price of $4.3 million pursuant to the May 2011 repurchase program. No shares have been purchased pursuant to the January 2006 authorization in the last three fiscal years. We did not repurchase any shares in Fiscal 2014.

We currently have a revolving line of credit for $15.0 million that matures December 31, 2014. Interest accrues on outstanding balances under the line of credit at a rate equal to LIBOR plus 2.0% per annum, and we incur fees on the unused portion at 0.2%

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per annum. The credit line is secured by substantially all of our assets. At March 31, 2014, issued and outstanding letters of credit of $0.3 million were reserved against the line of credit, and we had no outstanding borrowings under this agreement. The agreement contains certain liquidity, asset and financial covenants and, as of March 31, 2014, we were in compliance with those covenants.

In the first quarter of Fiscal 2012, we received a loan from the State of Oregon for $0.5 million for the purpose of facility renovations. The loan bore interest at 5% per annum and contained provisions relating to forgiveness if we met certain requirements. On April 3, 2013, the loan was forgiven in full. The balance of this loan was recorded as an offset to leasehold improvements and is being amortized as an offset to depreciation expense over the life of the related lease.

Contractual Payment Obligations

A summary of our contractual commitments and obligations as of March 31, 2014 follows (dollars in thousands):
 
 
Payments Due By Fiscal Period

Contractual Obligations
 

Total
 
2015
 
2016 and 2017
 
2018 and 2019
 
2020 and beyond
Operating lease obligations
 
$
18,164

 
$
2,941

 
$
4,893

 
$
3,994

 
$
6,336

Purchase obligations
 
44,430

 
15,598

 
25,815

 
3,017

 

Total Contractual Obligations
 
$
62,594

 
$
18,539

 
$
30,708

 
$
7,011

 
$
6,336


Critical Accounting Policies and Estimates
The preparation of our financial statements requires us to make estimates and judgments that affect the reported amounts of assets, liabilities, revenue and expenses. Our estimates are based on historical experience and on various other assumptions that are believed to be reasonable in the circumstances, the results of which form the basis for making judgments about the carrying values of assets and liabilities that are not readily apparent from other sources. Following is a discussion of our critical accounting policies and estimates.

Revenue Recognition

We generate our revenue from the delivery of subscription services and by providing analytical services and other information obtained from our systems in the form of custom reports. Our subscription contracts do not provide customers with the right to take possession of the software supporting the applications and, as a result, are accounted for as service contracts.

We recognize revenue for our services when all of the following conditions are met:

Persuasive evidence of an arrangement exists;
The products or services have been delivered;
The fee is fixed or determinable; and
Collection of the fee is reasonably assured based on our collection history.

Subscription fees are recognized ratably over the period of service as of the date that our service or data is made available to the customer. Revenue related to custom reports is recognized as value is delivered to the customer. The pattern of revenue recognition for these reports varies depending on the terms of the individual contracts and may be recognized proportionally or deferred until the end of the contract term and recognized when the information has been delivered and accepted by the customer.

We also enter into arrangements with multiple-elements, generally including subscription, analytic services and custom reporting. We recognize revenue under these arrangements in accordance with current guidance which requires us to allocate consideration at the inception of the arrangement to all elements, if they represent a separate unit of accounting, based on their relative selling prices. The guidance establishes a hierarchy to determine the selling price to be used for allocating arrangement consideration to deliverables: (i) vendor-specific objective evidence of fair value (“VSOE”), (ii) third-party evidence of selling price (“TPE”) if VSOE is not available, or (iii) a best estimated selling price (“BESP”) if neither VSOE nor TPE are available. VSOE generally exists only when we sell the deliverable separately and is the price actually charged by us for that deliverable on a standalone basis. BESP reflects our estimate of what the selling price of a deliverable would be if it was regularly sold on a standalone basis.

We have concluded that we do not have VSOE, for these types of arrangements, and TPE is generally not available because our service offerings are highly differentiated and we are unable to obtain reliable information on the pricing practices of our competitors.

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As such, BESP is used to allocate the total arrangement consideration at the arrangement’s inception based on each element’s relative selling price.

We determine BESP for our deliverables based on our overall pricing objectives, taking into consideration several internal and external factors including, but not limited to, current pricing practices, pricing concentrations (such as industry, channel, customer class or geography), internal costs and market penetration of a product or service. The total arrangement consideration is allocated to each of the elements based on the relative selling price. Once the total arrangement consideration has been allocated to each element, we commence revenue recognition for each element on a standalone basis as the data or service is delivered. In the future, as our pricing strategies and market conditions change, modifications may occur in the determination of BESP to reflect these changes. As a result, the future revenue recognized for these arrangements could differ from results in the current period.

Accounts Receivable and Allowance for Doubtful Accounts

Trade accounts receivable are recorded at the invoiced amount and do not bear interest. Credit limits are established through a process of reviewing the financial history and stability of each customer. We regularly evaluate the collectibility of accounts receivable by monitoring past due balances. If it is determined that a customer may be unable to meet its financial obligations, a specific reserve is established based on the amount we expect to recover. If circumstances change related to specific customers, overall aging of accounts receivable or collection experience, our estimate of the recoverability of accounts receivable could materially change. Our allowance for doubtful accounts totaled $0.2 million and $0.3 million at March 31, 2014 and 2013, respectively. See also Schedule II, Valuation and Qualifying Accounts included in Item 8 of this Annual Report on Form 10-K.

Deferred Taxes

Deferred tax assets arise from the tax benefit of amounts expensed for financial reporting purposes but not yet deducted for tax purposes, from tax credits which have not been utilized, and from net operating loss carry-forwards. We calculate deferred tax assets and liabilities using enacted laws and tax rates that will be in effect when we expect the differences to reverse and be applied to taxable income in the years in which those temporary differences are expected to be recovered or settled. A deferred tax asset is not recorded for net operating loss carryforwards created by excess tax benefits from the exercise of stock options. To the extent such net operating loss carryforwards are utilized, stockholders’ equity will increase. We evaluate our deferred tax assets on a regular basis to determine if a valuation allowance is required. To the extent it is determined the recoverability of the deferred tax assets is not more likely than not, we will record a valuation allowance against deferred tax assets. As of March 31, 2014 and 2013, we had a valuation allowance of $17.2 million and $14.1 million, respectively, recorded against our federal net operating and capital loss carry-forwards, as well as those net operating and capital loss carry-forwards in various state and foreign jurisdictions. As of March 31, 2014 and 2013, net deferred tax liabilities related to continuing operations totaled $0.7 million and $0.6 million, respectively.

Accounting for Unrecognized Tax Benefits

We record a benefit for uncertain tax positions only when we determine that those tax positions are more likely than not to be sustained on audit, based on the technical merits of the position. As of March 31, 2014 and 2013, the total amount of unrecognized tax benefits was $0.8 million and $1.1 million, respectively, excluding penalties and interest of $60,000 and $124,000, respectively. All unrecognized tax benefits at March 31, 2014 would affect the effective tax rate if recognized. Our policy is to recognize interest expense and penalties related to income tax matters as a component of income tax expense in our Consolidated Statements of Operations. See Note 11 of Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements.

Capitalized Software

Capitalized software, which is included in property and equipment, net, consists of costs to purchase and develop internal-use software, as well as costs to develop internal software, which is used by us to provide various services to clients. The internal and external costs to develop the internal software used to support these services are capitalized after the technological and business feasibility of the project is determined and the preliminary project stage is completed. We continue to develop our internal software systems in order to expand our service offerings. Once this software is ready for use in our products, these costs are amortized on a straight-line basis over the estimated economic life of the software, which is five years from the date of utilization. Capitalized software is reviewed for impairment whenever events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying amount may not be recoverable. No impairment charges were recorded in Fiscal 2014, 2013 or 2012. Changes in technology could affect our estimate of the useful life of those assets. Capitalized software costs, net of accumulated amortization, totaled $8.6 million and $7.5 million at March 31, 2014 and 2013, respectively. We also had $4.4 million and $1.9 million as of March 31, 2014 and 2013, respectively, of capitalized costs associated with software projects which are still in the application development stage.


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Stock-Based Compensation

We are required to measure and recognize compensation expense for all stock-based awards granted to our employees and directors, including employee stock options, deferred stock units (“DSUs”), stock appreciation rights (“SARs”), stock-settled stock appreciation rights (“SSARs”), restricted stock units (“RSUs”) and employee stock purchase plan (“ESPP”) shares, based on the estimated fair value of the award on the grant date.  We utilize the Black-Scholes options pricing model and Monte Carlo simulations for valuing our stock-based awards with a conversion or exercise price.

The use of the Black-Scholes and Monte Carlo valuation models to estimate the fair value of stock option awards requires us to make judgments on assumptions regarding the risk-free interest rate, expected dividend yield, expected term and expected volatility over the expected term of the award.  The assumptions used in calculating the fair value of share-based payment awards represent management’s best estimates, but these estimates involve inherent uncertainties and the application of expense could be materially different in the future.

Compensation expense is only recognized on awards that ultimately vest and market-based awards.  However, we have not reduced the stock-based compensation expense for estimated forfeitures because there is no basis for estimating future forfeitures since most unvested awards are held by members of senior management.  We update for forfeitures as they occur and recognize any changes to accumulated compensation expense in the period of change.  If actual forfeitures are significant, our results of operations could be materially affected.

Stock-Based Compensation Agreements with Non-Employees

We are required to recognize compensation expense for stock-based compensation agreements with non-employees based on the estimated fair value of the award on the grant date and at the end of each reporting period.  We utilize the Black-Scholes valuation model to determine the end of period fair value of these awards and record the cumulative incremental change in value as compensation expense over the life of the award.

Marketable Securities

We classify our marketable securities as “available for sale” securities and, accordingly, they are marked to market on a quarterly basis, with unrealized gains and losses being excluded from earnings and reflected as a component of other comprehensive income (loss). Dividend and interest income is recognized when earned. Realized gains and losses are included in earnings and are derived using the specific identification method for determining the cost of securities sold.

Goodwill and Intangible Assets

In assessing the fair value of goodwill and other indefinite lived intangible assets, we first make a qualitative assessment of whether it is more likely than not that a reporting unit’s fair value is less than its carrying amount before applying the two-step goodwill impairment test. If, after completing our qualitative assessment, we determine that it is more likely than not that the carrying value exceeds estimated fair value, we compare the fair value to our carrying value (including goodwill). If the estimated fair value is greater than the carrying value, we conclude that no impairment exists. If the estimated fair value of the reporting unit is less than the carrying value, a second step is performed in which the implied fair value of goodwill is compared to its carrying value. If the implied fair value of goodwill is less than its carrying value, goodwill must be written down to its implied fair value, resulting in goodwill impairment. We test goodwill for impairment during the fourth quarter every fiscal year and when an event occurs or circumstances change such that it is reasonably possible that an impairment may exist.

The qualitative analysis included assessing the impact of changes in certain factors including: (1) changes in forecasted operating results and a comparison of actual results to projections, (2) changes in the industry or our competitive environment since the acquisition date, (3) changes in the overall economy, our market share and market interest rates since the acquisition date, (4) trends in the stock price and related market capitalization and enterprise values, (5) trends in peer companies’ total enterprise value metrics, and (6) additional factors such as management turnover and changes in regulations.

Based on our qualitative assessment performed during the fourth quarter of Fiscal 2014, we concluded that it was more likely than not that the estimated fair values of our reporting units exceeded their carrying values as of March 31, 2014 and, therefore, determined it was not necessary to perform the two-step goodwill impairment test.

We amortize intangible assets with definite lives over their estimated useful lives using the straight-line method. We evaluate the estimated remaining lives of intangible assets and whether events or changes in circumstances warrant a revision to the remaining periods of amortization. We test these assets for impairment annually, or more frequently if events or changes in circumstances

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indicate that they might be impaired, based on undiscounted cash flows attributable to that asset or group of assets. There were no impairment charges related to intangible assets during the years ended March 31, 2014, 2013 and 2012.

New Accounting Guidance
See Note 3 of Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements for a discussion of the impact of new accounting guidance.
 
Off-Balance Sheet Arrangements

Other than as disclosed above under “Contractual Payment Obligations,” we do not have any off-balance sheet arrangements that have or are reasonably likely to have a current or future effect on our financial condition, changes in financial condition, revenue or expenses, results of operations, liquidity, capital expenditures or capital resources that are material to investors.

ITEM 7A.
QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT MARKET RISK

We operate globally and have exposure to market risk from changes in foreign exchange rates. In most markets, we generate revenue and expenses in local currencies. Foreign currency translation risk is the risk that exchange rate gains or losses arise from translating foreign entities’ statements of operations and balance sheets from functional currency to our reporting currency (the United States Dollar) for consolidation purposes. Our most significant foreign currency risks relate to the Euro, the Australian Dollar and the Canadian Dollar. We have evaluated and assessed the potential effect of this risk and concluded that near-term changes in currency rates should not materially adversely affect our financial position, results of operations or cash flows. We performed a sensitivity analysis, assuming a 10% decrease in the value of foreign currencies in which we operate. Our analysis has determined that a 10% decrease in value would have resulted in a $28,000 increase to our operating loss for the year ended March 31, 2014.

We have exposure to interest rate risk related to our marketable securities and, to a lesser extent, our cash deposits. Our marketable securities are investments in fixed-income securities. We monitor this account regularly and have evaluated and assessed the potential effect of this risk and concluded that near-term changes in interest rates should not materially adversely affect our financial position, results of operations or cash flows. Unrealized gains and losses on these investments will fluctuate and, historically, have not been significant.

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ITEM 8.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY DATA

Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
Board of Directors and Shareholders
Rentrak Corporation

We have audited the accompanying consolidated balance sheets of Rentrak Corporation and subsidiaries (the “Company”) as of March 31, 2014 and 2013, and the related consolidated statements of operations, comprehensive loss, stockholders’ equity, and cash flows for each of the three years in the period ended March 31, 2014. Our audits of the basic consolidated financial statements included the financial statement schedule listed in the index appearing under Item 15. These financial statements and financial statement schedule are the responsibility of the Company’s management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements and financial statement schedule based on our audits.

We conducted our audits in accordance with the standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (United States).
Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audits provide a reasonable basis for our opinion.

In our opinion, the consolidated financial statements referred to above present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of Rentrak Corporation and subsidiaries as of
March 31, 2014 and 2013, and the results of their operations and their cash flows for each of the three years in the period ended March 31, 2014 in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. Also, in our opinion, the related financial statement schedule, when considered in relation to the basic consolidated financial statements taken as a whole, presents fairly, in all material respects, the information set forth therein.

We also have audited, in accordance with the standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (United States), the Company’s internal control over financial reporting as of
March 31, 2014, based on criteria established in the 1992 Internal Control—Integrated Framework issued by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO), and our report dated June 6, 2014 expressed an unqualified opinion thereon.


/s/ GRANT THORNTON LLP

Portland, Oregon
June 6, 2014

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Rentrak Corporation and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
 
March 31,
 
2014
 
2013
Assets
 
 
 
Current Assets:
 
 
 
Cash and cash equivalents
$
5,102

 
$
3,835

Marketable securities
16,868

 
16,588

Accounts receivable, net of allowances for doubtful accounts of $162 and $305
12,525

 
7,634

Taxes receivable and prepaid taxes
122

 

Deferred tax assets, net
44

 

Assets held for sale
5,443

 
9,514

Other current assets
2,818

 
2,083

Total Current Assets
42,922

 
39,654

Property and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $23,785 and $18,941
17,891

 
13,903

Goodwill
7,034

 
4,998

Other intangible assets, net of accumulated amortization of $3,447 and $2,343
12,724

 
12,396

Other assets
696

 
830

Total Assets
$
81,267

 
$
71,781

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
 
 
 
Current Liabilities:
 
 
 
Accounts payable
$
2,339

 
$
1,013

Accrued liabilities
370

 
912

Accrued data provider liabilities
3,887

 
3,459

Accrued compensation
6,743

 
5,210

Deferred tax liabilities, net

 
36

Deferred revenue and other credits
2,644

 
2,610

Liabilities held for sale
3,858

 
5,495

Total Current Liabilities
19,841

 
18,735

Deferred rent, long-term
2,413

 
2,238

Accrued compensation, long-term
4,700

 

Taxes payable, long-term
520

 
713

Deferred tax liability, net, long-term
759

 
574

Note payable and accrued interest

 
550

Total Liabilities
28,233

 
22,810

Commitments and Contingencies

 

Stockholders’ Equity:
 
 
 
Preferred stock, $0.001 par value; 10,000 shares authorized; none issued

 

Common stock, $0.001 par value; 30,000 shares authorized; shares issued and outstanding: 12,213 and 11,892
12

 
12

Capital in excess of par value
83,562

 
75,508

Accumulated other comprehensive income
409

 
31

Accumulated deficit
(31,823
)
 
(27,569
)
Stockholders’ Equity attributable to Rentrak Corporation
52,160

 
47,982

Noncontrolling interest
874

 
989

Total Stockholders’ Equity
53,034

 
48,971

Total Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
$
81,267

 
$
71,781

See accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements.

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Rentrak Corporation and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
 
For the Year Ended March 31,
 
2014
 
2013
 
2012
Revenue
$
75,600

 
$
57,033

 
$
47,044

Cost of revenue
27,247

 
21,347

 
14,775

Gross margin
48,353

 
35,686

 
32,269

Operating expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
Selling, general and administrative
48,799

 
55,998

 
38,245

Research, technology and innovation
9,014

 
6,215

 
4,662

Total operating expenses
57,813

 
62,213

 
42,907

Loss from continuing operations
(9,460
)
 
(26,527
)
 
(10,638
)
Other income:
 
 
 
 
 
Investment income, net
125

 
378

 
477

Loss from continuing operations before income taxes
(9,335
)
 
(26,149
)
 
(10,161
)
Income tax benefit
(2,183
)
 
(980
)
 
(982
)
Loss from continuing operations, net of income taxes
(7,152
)
 
(25,169
)
 
(9,179
)
Income from discontinued operations, net of income taxes
2,783

 
2,491

 
2,753

Net loss
(4,369
)
 
(22,678
)
 
(6,426
)
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest
(115
)
 
(61
)
 

Net loss attributable to Rentrak Corporation
$
(4,254
)
 
$
(22,617
)
 
$
(6,426
)
Loss per share from continuing operations attributable to Rentrak Corporation common stockholders:
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
$
(0.59
)
 
$
(2.14
)
 
$
(0.82
)
Diluted
$
(0.59
)
 
$
(2.14
)
 
$
(0.82
)
Income per share from discontinued operations attributable to Rentrak Corporation common stockholders:
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
$
0.24

 
$
0.21

 
$
0.25

Diluted
$
0.24

 
$
0.21

 
$
0.25

Net loss per share attributable to Rentrak Corporation common stockholders:
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
$
(0.35
)
 
$
(1.93
)
 
$
(0.57
)
Diluted
$
(0.35
)
 
$
(1.93
)
 
$
(0.57
)
Shares used in per share calculations:
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
12,177

 
11,733

 
11,197

Diluted
12,177

 
11,733

 
11,197

 
 
 
 
 
 
See accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements.


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Rentrak Corporation and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Loss
(In thousands, except footnote reference)

 
For the Year Ended March 31,
 
2014
 
2013
 
2012
Net loss
$
(4,369
)
 
$
(22,678
)
 
$
(6,426
)
Other comprehensive income (loss):
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign currency translation adjustments
370

 
(230
)
 
(284
)
Unrealized holding gains which arose during the period on available for sale securities (1)
73

 
34

 
137

Recognition of previously unrealized gains on available for sale securities included in net loss(2)
(65
)
 
(114
)
 
(42
)
Other comprehensive income (loss)
378

 
(310
)
 
(189
)
Comprehensive loss
(3,991
)
 
(22,988
)
 
(6,615
)
Comprehensive loss attributable to noncontrolling interest
(115
)
 
(61
)
 

Comprehensive loss attributable to Rentrak Corporation
$
(3,876
)
 
$
(22,927
)
 
$
(6,615
)

(1) For the year ended March 31, 2014, 2013 and 2012, the amounts are net of deferred taxes of $0, $(30,000) and $(101,000), respectively.

(2) For the year ended March 31, 2014, 2013 and 2012, the amounts are net of deferred tax benefits of $0, $83,000 and $31,000, respectively.
See accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements.
















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Rentrak Corporation and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Statements of Stockholders’ Equity
For The Years Ended March 31, 2014, 2013 and 2012
(In thousands)
 
Common Stock
 
Capital In Excess of Par Value
 
Cumulative Other Comprehensive Income (Loss)
 
Accumulated Deficit
 
Rentrak Stockholders’ Equity Total
 
Noncontrolling Interest
 
 
 
Shares
 
Amount
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total Equity
Balance at March 31, 2011
11,243

 
$
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