0000886206-14-000017.txt : 20140710 0000886206-14-000017.hdr.sgml : 20140710 20140709182335 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000886206-14-000017 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 10-Q PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 11 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20140709 FILED AS OF DATE: 20140710 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20140709 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: FRANKLIN COVEY CO CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000886206 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-MANAGEMENT SERVICES [8741] IRS NUMBER: 870401551 STATE OF INCORPORATION: UT FISCAL YEAR END: 0831 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 10-Q SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 001-11107 FILM NUMBER: 14968021 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 2200 W PKWY BLVD CITY: SALT LAKE CITY STATE: UT ZIP: 84119-2331 BUSINESS PHONE: 8018177171 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 2200 W PARKWAY BLVD CITY: SALT LAKE CITY STATE: UT ZIP: 84119 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: FRANKLIN QUEST CO DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19940218 10-Q 1 form10q_070914.htm FORM 10Q FY14Q3 7-9-14 form10q_070914.htm

 
 



 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 10-Q

(Mark One)

 
[X]
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the quarterly period ended May 31, 2014

 
[   ]
TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the transition period from __________ to __________

Commission file no. 1-11107
Franklin Covey Logo
FRANKLIN COVEY CO.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Utah
(State of incorporation)
 
 
87-0401551
(I.R.S. employer identification number)
2200 West Parkway Boulevard
Salt Lake City, Utah
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
 
84119-2099
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number,
Including area code
 
 
 
(801) 817-1776


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   T 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 (§232.405 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   T No   £

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company.  See definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.  (Check one):

Large accelerated filer
£
Accelerated filer  
T
   
 
Non-accelerated filer
 
£
 
(Do not check if a smaller reporting company)
 
Smaller reporting company
 
£


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).  Yes £ No   T


Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of the issuer’s classes of Common Stock as of the latest practicable date:
 
16,858,310 shares of Common Stock as of June 30, 2014

 
 



 
 
 
 
PART I.  FINANCIAL INFORMATION
ITEM 1.  FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

FRANKLIN COVEY CO.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(in thousands, except per-share amounts)

             
   
May 31,
   
August 31,
 
   
2014
   
2013
 
   
(unaudited)
 
ASSETS
           
Current assets:
           
Cash and cash equivalents
  $ 5,337     $ 12,291  
Accounts receivable, less allowance for doubtful accounts of $707 and $982
    45,145       52,684  
Receivable from related party
    581       3,305  
Inventories
    5,347       4,321  
Income taxes receivable
    3,183       -  
Deferred income tax assets
    4,670       4,685  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
    4,766       3,822  
    Total current assets
    69,029       81,108  
                 
Property and equipment, net
    17,039       17,180  
Intangible assets, net
    58,564       60,654  
Goodwill
    19,641       16,135  
Long-term receivable from related party
    5,055       4,453  
Other long-term assets
    14,234       9,875  
    $ 183,562     $ 189,405  
                 
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY
               
Current liabilities:
               
Current portion of financing obligation
  $ 1,257     $ 1,139  
Line of credit
    2,527       -  
Accounts payable
    6,980       9,294  
Income taxes payable
    -       1,365  
Accrued liabilities
    20,817       31,140  
    Total current liabilities
    31,581       42,938  
                 
Financing obligation, less current portion
    26,420       27,376  
Other liabilities
    4,695       6,106  
Deferred income tax liabilities
    8,725       6,479  
    Total liabilities
    71,421       82,899  
                 
Shareholders’ equity:
               
Common stock, $.05 par value; 40,000 shares authorized, 27,056 shares issued
    1,353       1,353  
Additional paid-in capital
    205,888       210,227  
Retained earnings
    46,041       40,429  
Accumulated other comprehensive income
    1,647       1,686  
Treasury stock at cost, 10,370 shares and 10,759 shares
    (142,788 )     (147,189 )
    Total shareholders’ equity
    112,141       106,506  
    $ 183,562     $ 189,405  

See notes to condensed consolidated financial statements.

 
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FRANKLIN COVEY CO.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENTS AND STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME
(in thousands, except per-share amounts)

                         
   
Quarter Ended
   
Three Quarters Ended
 
   
May 31,
   
June 1,
   
May 31,
   
June 1,
 
   
2014
   
2013
   
2014
   
2013
 
   
(unaudited)
   
(unaudited)
 
Net sales:
                       
Training and consulting services
  $ 44,381     $ 42,378     $ 129,399     $ 121,185  
Products
    1,694       1,428       4,767       4,995  
Leasing
    1,056       1,053       2,889       3,170  
      47,131       44,859       137,055       129,350  
Cost of sales:
                               
Training and consulting services
    15,811       14,281       42,260       39,809  
Products
    982       665       2,065       1,836  
Leasing
    454       478       1,405       1,428  
      17,247       15,424       45,730       43,073  
Gross profit
    29,884       29,435       91,325       86,277  
                                 
Selling, general, and administrative
    25,017       23,661       75,475       69,295  
Depreciation
    866       752       2,466       2,175  
Amortization
    983       960       2,961       2,201  
Income from operations
    3,018       4,062       10,423       12,606  
                                 
Interest income
    74       158       325       446  
Interest expense
    (557 )     (578 )     (1,676 )     (1,766 )
Discount on related party receivable
    (141 )     (135 )     (424 )     (418 )
Other income, net
    -       20       -       20  
Income before income taxes
    2,394       3,527       8,648       10,888  
Provision for income taxes
    (472 )     (1,416 )     (3,036 )     (4,289 )
Net income
  $ 1,922     $ 2,111     $ 5,612     $ 6,599  
                                 
Net income per share:
                               
Basic
  $ 0.11     $ 0.13     $ 0.34     $ 0.37  
Diluted
    0.11       0.13       0.33       0.36  
                                 
Weighted average number of common shares:
                               
Basic
    16,754       16,330       16,678       17,680  
Diluted
    16,934       16,421       16,906       18,469  
                                 
                                 
COMPREHENSIVE INCOME
                               
Net income
  $ 1,922     $ 2,111     $ 5,612     $ 6,599  
Foreign currency translation adjustments,
                               
   net of tax
    13       (358 )     (39 )     (1,297 )
Comprehensive income
  $ 1,935     $ 1,753     $ 5,573     $ 5,302  





See notes to condensed consolidated financial statements.

 
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FRANKLIN COVEY CO.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(in thousands)

             
   
Three Quarters Ended
 
   
May 31,
   
June 1,
 
   
2014
   
2013
 
   
(unaudited)
 
CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES
           
Net income
  $ 5,612     $ 6,599  
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided
               
by operating activities:
               
Depreciation and amortization
    5,417       4,381  
Share-based compensation expense
    2,860       1,933  
Amortization of capitalized curriculum costs
    1,930       1,447  
Deferred income taxes
    2,265       199  
Reduction of estimated earn out liability
    (936 )     -  
Other income
    -       (20 )
Changes in assets and liabilities:
               
Decrease in accounts receivable, net
    7,088       447  
Increase in inventories
    (1,023 )     (130 )
Decrease (increase) in receivable from related party
    2,122       (2 )
Increase in prepaid expenses and other assets
    (781 )     (927 )
Decrease in accounts payable and accrued liabilities
    (10,244 )     (5,387 )
Decrease in income taxes payable
    (4,551 )     (108 )
Decrease (increase) in other long-term liabilities
    (463 )     480  
Net cash provided by operating activities
    9,296       8,912  
                 
CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES
               
Curriculum development costs
    (6,403 )     (1,620 )
Purchases of property and equipment
    (2,333 )     (1,830 )
Payment of contingent business acquisition costs
    (3,456 )     (2,235 )
Acquisition of businesses
    (2,711 )     (1,125 )
Net cash used for investing activities
    (14,903 )     (6,810 )
                 
CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES
               
Proceeds from line of credit borrowings
    26,706       -  
Payments on line of credit borrowings
    (24,179 )     -  
Principal payments on notes payable financing
    -       (1,875 )
Principal payments on financing obligation
    (848 )     (786 )
Purchases of common stock for treasury
    (3,363 )     (1,445 )
Proceeds from sales of common stock held in treasury
    433       335  
Payments for exercises of common stock warrants
    -       (55 )
Net cash used for financing activities
    (1,251 )     (3,826 )
Effect of foreign currency exchange rates on cash and cash equivalents
    (96 )     (384 )
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents
    (6,954 )     (2,108 )
Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the period
    12,291       11,011  
Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the period
  $ 5,337     $ 8,903  
                 
Supplemental disclosure of cash flow information:
               
Cash paid for income taxes
  $ 5,769     $ 2,719  
Cash paid for interest
    1,677       1,753  
                 
Non-cash investing and financing activities:
               
Purchases of property and equipment financed by accounts payable
  $ 76     $ 183  
Acquisition of business financed by accrued liabilities
    -       3,075  
See notes to condensed consolidated financial statements.

 
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FRANKLIN COVEY CO.

NOTES TO CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
(unaudited)


NOTE 1 – BASIS OF PRESENTATION

Franklin Covey Co. (hereafter referred to as us, we, our, or the Company) is a global company focused on individual and organizational performance improvement.  Our mission is to “enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere,” and our worldwide employees are organized to help individuals and organizations achieve sustained superior performance through changes in human behavior.  Our expertise extends to seven crucial areas: Leadership, Execution, Productivity, Trust, Sales Performance, Customer Loyalty, and Educational Improvement.  We believe that our clients are able to utilize our content to create cultures whose hallmarks are high-performing, collaborative individuals, led by effective, trust-building leaders who execute with excellence and deliver measurably improved results for all of their key stakeholders.

In the training and consulting marketplace, we believe there are four important characteristics that distinguish us from our competitors.

1.  
World Class Content – Our content is principle centered and based on natural laws of human behavior and effectiveness.  Our content is designed to build new skillsets, establish new mindsets, and provide enabling toolsets.

2.  
Breadth and Scalability of Delivery Options – We have a wide range of content delivery options, including: on-site training, training led through certified facilitators, on-line learning, blended learning, intellectual property licenses, and organization-wide transformational processes, including consulting and coaching.

3.  
Global Capability – We operate four regional sales offices and a government services office in the United States; wholly-owned subsidiaries in Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom, and South Korea; and contract with licensee partners who deliver our curriculum and provide services in over 140 other countries and territories around the world.

4.  
Transformational Impact and Reach – We hold ourselves responsible for and measure ourselves by our clients’ achievement of transformational results.

We have some of the best-known offerings in the training industry, including a suite of individual-effectiveness and leadership-development training content based on the best-selling books, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The Speed of Trust, and The 4 Disciplines of Execution, and proprietary content in the areas of Execution, Sales Performance, Productivity, Customer Loyalty, and Education.  Our offerings are described in further detail at www.franklincovey.com.

The accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements reflect, in the opinion of management, all adjustments (consisting of normal recurring accruals) necessary to present fairly the financial position and results of operations of the Company as of the dates and for the periods indicated.  Certain information and footnote disclosures normally included in financial statements prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America have been condensed or omitted pursuant to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and regulations.  The information included in this quarterly report on Form 10-Q should be

 
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read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and related notes included in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013.

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and the disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the dates of the financial statements, and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting periods.  Actual results could differ from those estimates.

The Company utilizes a modified 52/53-week fiscal year that ends on August 31 of each year.  Corresponding quarterly periods generally consist of 13-week periods that end on November 30, 2013, March 1, 2014, and May 31, 2014 during fiscal 2014.  Under the modified 52/53-week fiscal year, the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 had one less business day than the three quarters ended June 1, 2013.  Unless otherwise noted, references to fiscal years apply to the 12 months ended on August 31 of the specified year.

The results of operations for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 are not necessarily indicative of results expected for the entire fiscal year ending August 31, 2014, or for any future periods.

At May 31, 2014, the carrying value of our financial instruments approximated their fair values.
 

NOTE 2 – INVENTORIES

Inventories are stated at the lower of cost or market, cost being determined using the first-in, first-out method, and were comprised of the following (in thousands).
             
   
May 31,
   
August 31,
 
   
2014
   
2013
 
Finished goods
  $ 5,313     $ 4,253  
Raw materials
    34       68  
    $ 5,347     $ 4,321  



NOTE 3 – COVEYLINK ACQUISITION EARN OUT PAYMENT

During March 2014 we paid $3.5 million to the former owners of CoveyLink Worldwide, LLC (CoveyLink) for the final contingent earn out payment.  The annual contingent earn out payments were based on earnings growth over the specified measurement period and were classified as goodwill on our consolidated balance sheets when paid.  The former owners of CoveyLink include the brother of one of our Named Executive Officers.  For a reconciliation of our consolidated goodwill from August 31, 2013 through May 31, 2014 refer to the table included in Note 5 – Acquisition of Red Tree, Inc.
 

NOTE 4 – SHARE-BASED COMPENSATION

We utilize various share-based compensation plans as integral components of our overall compensation and associate retention strategy.  The compensation cost of our share-based compensation plans is included in selling, general, and administrative expenses in the accompanying condensed consolidated income statements.  The total cost of our share-based compensation plans was as follows for the periods presented (in thousands).

 
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Quarter Ended
   
Three Quarters Ended
 
   
May 31,
   
June 1,
   
May 31,
   
June 1,
 
   
2014
   
2013
   
2014
   
2013
 
Performance awards
  $ 318     $ 360     $ 2,326     $ 1,061  
Unvested share awards
    75       100       258       284  
Employee stock purchase plan
    32       28       85       69  
Management stock loan shares
    -       -       -       497  
Fully-vested share awards
    191       -       191       22  
    $ 616     $ 488     $ 2,860     $ 1,933  

During the quarter and three quarters ended May 31, 2014, we issued approximately 9,000 shares and 563,000 shares of our common stock to employees and members of our board of directors from our various share-based compensation plans.  The following is a description of recent developments in our share-based compensation plans.

Performance Awards

During the first quarter of fiscal 2014, the Organization and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (the Compensation Committee) granted new performance-based equity awards for our executive officers.  A total of 89,418 shares may be awarded to the participants based on six individual vesting conditions that are divided into two performance measures, adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (Adjusted EBITDA) and increased sales of courses related to The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (the 7 Habits).  Three tranches of 20,864 shares will immediately vest to the participants when consolidated trailing four-quarter Adjusted EBITDA totals $37.0 million, $43.0 million, and $49.0 million.  Another three tranches of 8,942 shares will immediately vest when trailing four-quarter sales of courses related to the 7 Habits increase $5.0 million, $10.0 million, and $12.5 million over the previous trailing four quarters.  These performance awards have a maximum life of six years.  Compensation expense is recognized as we determine it is probable that the shares will vest.  Adjustments to compensation expense to reflect the timing of and the number of shares expected to be awarded will be made on a cumulative basis at the date of the adjustment.

On November 22, 2013, the Compensation Committee granted two of our employees performance-based awards for a total of 8,352 shares.  These awards have the same vesting conditions as the fiscal 2013 common stock price performance award.  For the participants to receive this award, the closing price of our common stock must average $22.00 per share over five days, which represents a market vesting condition.  If the price of our common stock reaches this price within three years of the grant date, 100 percent of the award shares will vest.  If the price of our common stock averages $22.00 per share between three and five years from the grant date, 50 percent of the shares will vest.  No shares will vest after five years from the grant date.  This grant was valued using a Monte Carlo simulation similar to previous tranches granted with these terms.  Based on the valuation, this grant had a fair value of approximately $155,000 with a derived service period of 0.2 years and was fully amortized at March 1, 2014.  Subsequent to May 31, 2014 our closing share price averaged $22.00 per share over five consecutive days and this award, plus the other shares granted in the fiscal 2013 common stock price award, vested to participants.

On April 16, 2014, the Compensation Committee granted a performance-based award to one of our employees.  This award was based on the fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2013 common stock price award criteria and included 9,557 shares of common stock with a vesting price of $18.05 per share (2012 common stock price award vesting price) and 3,920 shares with a vesting price of $22.00 per share with the same terms as shares granted in November 2013 as described above.  Based on these award elements, 9,557 shares were fully vested on the grant date and 3,920 shares had a market vesting

 
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condition that required a valuation similar to other similar award tranches.  Based on our closing share price at the grant date, the fair value of the fully vested portion of the award was approximately $191,000 and was immediately expensed.  Based on a Monte Carlo simulation consistent with other tranches of the Ring the Bell award, the remaining 3,920 shares had an estimated fair value of approximately $74,000 with a derived service period of 0.2 years.  This award was fully amortized at May 31, 2014.  Subsequent to May 31, 2014 our closing share price averaged $22.00 per share for five consecutive days and this award vested.

Compensation expense recognized during the quarter and three quarters ended May 31, 2014 for performance awards includes expense related to awards granted in previous periods for which the performance targets are probable of being achieved.

Unvested Share Awards

Our annual unvested share award granted to non-employee members of our Board of Directors is administered under the terms of the Franklin Covey Co. Second Amended and Restated 1992 Stock Incentive Plan, and is designed to provide our non-employee directors, who are not eligible to participate in our employee stock purchase plan, an opportunity to obtain an interest in the Company through the acquisition of shares of our common stock.  The annual unvested award is generally granted in January (following the annual shareholders’ meeting) of each year.  For the fiscal 2014 award, each eligible director received a whole-share grant equal to $50,000 with a one-year vesting period, which resulted in a total of 14,616 shares granted to members of the Board of Directors under this program.  The fiscal 2013 grant of 30,672 shares vested in January 2014 and was awarded to members of our Board of Directors.  At May 31, 2014, there was approximately $175,000 of unrecognized compensation expense associated with the fiscal 2014 Board of Director unvested share award.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

We have an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) that offers qualified employees the opportunity to purchase shares of our common stock at a price equal to 85 percent of the average fair market value of our common stock on the last trading day of the calendar month in each fiscal quarter.  During the quarter and three quarters ended May 31, 2014, we issued 8,599 shares and 26,993 shares, respectively, to participants in the ESPP.

Stock Options

Our stock option activity during the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 consisted of the following:

         
Weighted
 
         
Avg. Exercise
 
   
Number of
   
Price Per
 
   
Stock Options
   
Share
 
Outstanding at August 31, 2013
    675,000     $ 11.25  
Granted
    -       -  
Exercised
    (43,750 )     9.00  
Forfeited
    -       -  
                 
Outstanding at May 31, 2014
    631,250     $ 11.41  
                 
Options vested and exercisable at
               
May 31, 2014
    631,250     $ 11.41  


 
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The stock options exercised during fiscal 2014 were exercised on a net share basis during our first fiscal quarter and had an aggregate intrinsic value of $0.5 million.
 

NOTE 5 – ACQUISITION OF RED TREE, INC.

On April 10, 2014, we acquired the assets of Red Tree, Inc. (Red Tree), a company that provides training, consulting, and coaching designed to help organizations effectively manage and engage the “Millennial Generation” in their workforces.  We determined that this acquisition met the definition of an acquisition of a business under the applicable accounting guidance.  The purchase price totaled $0.5 million in cash, which was paid at the closing of the purchase agreement.  During the calendar year ended December 31, 2013, Red Tree had revenues of $1.3 million (unaudited) and a net loss of $0.1 million (unaudited).  The acquisition of Red Tree had an immaterial impact on our consolidated financial statements during the quarter ended May 31, 2014 and was determined to be “not significant” as defined by Regulation S-X.

The following table summarizes the preliminary estimated fair values of the assets acquired from Red Tree (in thousands):

Inventory
  $ 7  
Intangible assets
    405  
Goodwill
    50  
Cash paid
  $ 462  


Through the acquisition of Red Tree, we acquired customer lists and content that we believe will be synergistic with our existing offerings.  Based on the preliminary purchase allocation, acquired intangible assets consisted of the following (in thousands):
 
Category of
       
Estimated Useful
Intangible Asset
 
Amount
 
Life
           
Tradename
 
$
 31 
 
5 years
Customer relationships
   
 142 
 
5 years
Content
   
 232 
 
5 years
   
$
 405 
   

The former owners of Red Tree are related to one of our Named Executive Officers and are currently employed by us.

The final purchase price allocation is subject to further analysis of various items, including the fair value calculations related to identified intangible assets.  To date, our acquisition costs have been insignificant and are included with our selling, general, and administrative expenses in this report.  The goodwill generated from this transaction is primarily attributable to the methodologies and processes acquired, and the goodwill is expected to be deductible for income tax purposes.  A reconciliation of our consolidated goodwill from August 31, 2013 through May 31, 2014 is as follows (in thousands):

 
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Goodwill Amount
 
Balance at August 31, 2013
  $ 16,135  
Acquisition of Red Tree
    50  
Final CoveyLink earn out payment
    3,456  
Impairments
    -  
Balance at May 31, 2014
  $ 19,641  


 

NOTE 6 – INCOME TAXES

Our effective income tax rate for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 was approximately 20 percent, and our effective rate for the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 was approximately 35 percent.  The decrease in our effective rate for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 was primarily due to the recognition of income tax benefits resulting from the resolution of uncertain tax positions as the applicable statute of limitations expired during the quarter.  Our income tax rate for fiscal 2014 may be further reduced if we decide that it will be beneficial to amend certain prior years’ tax returns to claim the benefit of foreign tax credits instead of taking the applicable tax deductions.  However, we will not have the information necessary to determine whether it would be more beneficial to amend these returns or to determine the fiscal 2014 benefit from our foreign tax credits until the fourth quarter.

We paid $5.8 million in cash for income taxes during the three quarters ended May 31, 2014, primarily for payment on our income tax liabilities at August 31, 2013, and an unusually large estimated tax payment in a foreign jurisdiction resulting from a six-day change to their fiscal calendar in order to close their year on August 31.  We believe that we will recover any amounts paid in excess of our tax liability when we file our income tax return in that jurisdiction later in 2014.  Excluding this estimated tax payment in a foreign jurisdiction, we anticipate that our cash paid for income taxes during fiscal 2014 will be less than our income tax provision as we utilize foreign tax credit carryforwards and other deferred income tax assets.  In addition, the vesting and issuance of share-based compensation awards during fiscal 2014 should significantly reduce our cash paid for income taxes during the remainder of fiscal 2014 and in fiscal 2015.  After utilization of our existing foreign tax credit carryforwards (which do not consider the impact of any amended returns as discussed above), which we currently expect to be fully used by the end of fiscal 2016, we expect that our cash paid for income taxes will increase and approximate our income tax provision.
 

NOTE 7 – EARNINGS PER SHARE

The following is a reconciliation from basic earnings per share (EPS) to diluted EPS.  Prior to the collection of the management stock loans in the second quarter of fiscal 2013, the 3.3 million management stock loan common shares held in escrow were included in our basic EPS calculation during periods of net income and excluded in periods of net loss because they were determined to be participating securities and continued to have equivalent common stock dividend rights (in thousands, except per-share amounts).

 
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Quarter Ended
   
Three Quarters Ended
 
   
May 31,
   
June 1,
   
May 31,
   
June 1,
 
   
2014
   
2013
   
2014
   
2013
 
Numerator for basic and
                       
diluted earnings per share:
                       
Net income
  $ 1,922     $ 2,111     $ 5,612     $ 6,599  
                                 
Denominator for basic and
                               
diluted earnings per share:
                               
Basic weighted average shares
                               
outstanding
    16,754       16,330       16,678       17,680  
Effect of dilutive securities:
                               
Stock options and other
                               
share-based awards
    180       91       228       80  
Common stock warrants
    -       -       -       709  
Diluted weighted average
                               
shares outstanding
    16,934       16,421       16,906       18,469  
                                 
EPS Calculations:
                               
Net income per share:
                               
Basic
  $ 0.11     $ 0.13     $ 0.34     $ 0.37  
Diluted
    0.11       0.13       0.33       0.36  

At June 1, 2013, we had approximately 0.2 million stock options outstanding that were not included in the computation of diluted EPS because the options’ exercise prices were greater than the average market price of our common shares.  Although these shares were not included in our calculation of diluted EPS, these stock options, and other dilutive securities, including performance share-based compensation instruments, may have a dilutive effect on our EPS calculation in future periods if the price of our common stock increases.
 

NOTE 8 – SEGMENT INFORMATION

Our sales are primarily comprised of training and consulting sales and related products.  Based on the consistent nature of our services and products and the types of customers for these services, we function as a single operating segment.  However, to improve comparability with previous periods, operating information for our U.S./Canada, international, and corporate services operations is presented below.  Our U.S./Canada operations are responsible for the sale and delivery of our training and consulting services in the United States and Canada.  Our international sales group includes the financial results of our directly owned foreign offices and royalty revenues from licensees.  Our corporate services information includes leasing income and certain corporate operating expenses.

The Company’s chief operating decision maker is the Chief Executive Officer, and the primary measurement tool used in business unit performance analysis is Adjusted EBITDA, which may not be calculated as similarly titled amounts calculated by other companies.  For segment reporting purposes, our consolidated Adjusted EBITDA can be calculated as our income from operations excluding share-based compensation, depreciation expense, amortization expense, and certain other charges such as adjustments for changes in the fair value of contingent earn out liabilities from previous business acquisitions.

 
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In the normal course of business, we may make structural and cost allocation revisions to our enterprise information to reflect new reporting responsibilities within the organization.  There were no significant organizational or structural changes during the quarter or three quarters ended May 31, 2014 that would affect the comparability of the enterprise information presented.  We account for our enterprise information on the same basis as the accompanying condensed consolidated financial statements.

ENTERPRISE INFORMATION
(in thousands)

Quarter Ended
 
Sales to External
         
Adjusted
             
May 31, 2014
 
Customers
   
Gross Profit
   
EBITDA
   
Depreciation
   
Amortization
 
                               
U.S./Canada
  $ 36,318     $ 21,924     $ 1,950     $ 446     $ 943  
International
    9,757       7,357       4,015       88       40  
Total
    46,075       29,281       5,965       534       983  
Corporate and eliminations
    1,056       603       (832 )     332       -  
Consolidated
  $ 47,131     $ 29,884     $ 5,133     $ 866     $ 983  
                                         
Quarter Ended
                                       
June 1, 2013
                                       
                                         
U.S./Canada
  $ 35,198     $ 21,958     $ 3,651     $ 320     $ 957  
International
    8,608       6,901       3,801       79       3  
Total
    43,806       28,859       7,452       399       960  
Corporate and eliminations
    1,053       576       (1,190 )     353       -  
Consolidated
  $ 44,859     $ 29,435     $ 6,262     $ 752     $ 960  
                                         
Three Quarters Ended
                                       
May 31, 2014
                                       
                                         
U.S./Canada
  $ 103,522     $ 65,562     $ 7,434     $ 1,227     $ 2,917  
International
    30,644       24,279       13,509       246       44  
Total
    134,166       89,841       20,943       1,473       2,961  
Corporate and eliminations
    2,889       1,484       (3,169 )     993       -  
Consolidated
  $ 137,055     $ 91,325     $ 17,774     $ 2,466     $ 2,961  
                                         
Three Quarters Ended
                                       
June 1, 2013
                                       
                                         
U.S./Canada
  $ 94,803     $ 59,367     $ 8,135     $ 886     $ 2,193  
International
    31,377       25,166       14,155       244       8  
Total
    126,180       84,533       22,290       1,130       2,201  
Corporate and eliminations
    3,170       1,744       (3,375 )     1,045       -  
Consolidated
  $ 129,350     $ 86,277     $ 18,915     $ 2,175     $ 2,201  

A reconciliation of our consolidated Adjusted EBITDA to consolidated income before income taxes is provided below (in thousands).

 
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Quarter Ended
   
Three Quarters Ended
 
   
May 31,
   
June 1,
   
May 31,
   
June 1,
 
   
2014
   
2013
   
2014
   
2013
 
Enterprise Adjusted EBITDA
  $ 5,965     $ 7,452     $ 20,943     $ 22,290  
Corporate expenses
    (832 )     (1,190 )     (3,169 )     (3,375 )
Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA
    5,133       6,262       17,774       18,915  
Share-based compensation expense
    (616 )     (488 )     (2,860 )     (1,933 )
Reduction of contingent earn out liability
    350       -       936       -  
Depreciation
    (866 )     (752 )     (2,466 )     (2,175 )
Amortization
    (983 )     (960 )     (2,961 )     (2,201 )
Income from operations
    3,018       4,062       10,423       12,606  
Interest income
    74       158       325       446  
Interest expense
    (557 )     (578 )     (1,676 )     (1,766 )
Discount on related party receivable
    (141 )     (135 )     (424 )     (418 )
Other income, net
    -       20       -       20  
Income before income taxes
  $ 2,394     $ 3,527     $ 8,648     $ 10,888  

We reassess the fair value of expected contingent consideration and the corresponding liability resulting from the fiscal 2013 acquisition of NinetyFive 5, LLC (Ninety Five 5) each period.  The reduction of the liability for the quarter and three quarters ended May 31, 2014 totaled $0.4 million and $0.9 million and is reflected in selling, general, and administrative expenses on our consolidated income statements.  However, the impact of these adjustments is not included in our consolidated Adjusted EBITDA calculations as shown above.
 

NOTE 9 – INVESTMENT IN FC ORGANIZATIONAL PRODUCTS

We own a 19.5 percent interest in FC Organizational Products (FCOP), an entity that purchased substantially all of our consumer solution business unit assets in fiscal 2008 for the purpose of expanding the sales of planners and related organizational products under a comprehensive licensing agreement.  During a previous period, we reconsidered whether FCOP was a variable interest entity as defined under FASC 810, and determined that FCOP was a variable interest entity.  We further determined that we are not the primary beneficiary of FCOP because we do not have the ability to direct the activities that most significantly impact FCOP’s economic performance, which primarily consist of the day-to-day sale of planning products and related accessories, and we do not have an obligation to absorb losses or the right to receive benefits from FCOP that could potentially be significant.  Our voting rights and management board representation approximate our ownership interest and we are unable to exercise control through voting interests or through other means.

We are required to account for our investment in FCOP using the equity method of accounting.  However, we have not recorded our share of FCOP’s losses in the accompanying condensed consolidated income statements because we have impaired and written off investment balances in previous periods, as defined within the applicable accounting guidance, in excess of our share of FCOP’s losses through May 31, 2014.

Our primary exposure related to FCOP is from amounts owed to us by FCOP.  We receive reimbursement from FCOP for certain operating costs and for working capital or other advances that we may make to FCOP.  We are not contractually required to make advances to FCOP, but we believe that this additional financing will improve our ability to collect amounts owed to us,

 
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including amounts previously impaired and written off.  The operations of FCOP are primarily financed by the sale of planning products and accessories in the normal course of business.

At May 31, 2014 and August 31, 2013, we had $5.6 million and $7.8 million receivable from FCOP, which are classified as components of current and long-term assets in our condensed consolidated balance sheets based on expected payment dates.  The long-term receivable has been discounted using a rate of 15 percent.  During the first three quarters of fiscal 2014, we received $3.9 million in cash from FCOP for payment of receivables.



 
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ITEM 2.
MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL  CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS


Management’s discussion and analysis contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These statements are based upon management’s current expectations and are subject to various uncertainties and changes in circumstances.  Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements are set forth below under the heading “Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.”

We suggest that the following discussion and analysis be read in conjunction with the Consolidated Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended August 31, 2013.


RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

Overview

The third quarter of our fiscal year includes the months of March, April, and May.  During the third quarter of fiscal 2014, which ended on May 31, 2014, we had the strongest fiscal third quarter sales ever for our current business.  Sales for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 increased $2.3 million, or 5 percent, to $47.1 million compared with $44.9 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2013.  Sales grew in nearly all of our major delivery channels, including our U.S./Canada direct geographic sales offices, national account practices, international direct offices, and international licensee partners.  Growth from these channels during the quarter was partially offset by decreased government services revenue.

Despite this broad-based growth, our overall revenue growth was somewhat less than expected for the quarter due to approximately $2.4 million of revenue that had been expected to be recognized in the quarter which shifted, and either has already been realized, or is expected to be realized during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.  The revenue which shifted into the fourth quarter falls into two primary categories:  First, a last-minute delay in signing two specific contracts totaling approximately $0.6 million, the largest of which was signed in June; and second, an encouraging, but earlier-than-expected, increase in the mix of new client prospects (compared to our existing client facilitators, a large portion of whom recertified and purchased during the second quarter) attending our launch events for the re-created The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Program (The 7 Habits Signature Program) during the third quarter compared to the second quarter.  While the strong response by potential new clients was very encouraging, new clients typically have a slightly longer average purchasing cycle than do our existing client facilitators.  We believe that the increased mix of new prospective clients resulted in the shift of approximately $1.8 million of revenue from the third quarter into the fourth quarter, resulting in an increase in the size of our prospective business pipeline at the end of the third quarter.

Increased sales resulted in increased gross profit, which grew $0.5 million, or 2 percent, to $29.9 million, compared with $29.4 million in the prior year.  Our income from operations for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 decreased to $3.0 million, compared with $4.1 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2013, reflecting the above-noted factors.  Our income before income taxes decreased $1.1 million to $2.4 million, compared with $3.5 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2013.  Net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 decreased by $0.2 million, and totaled $1.9 million, or $.11 per diluted share, compared with $2.1 million, or $.13 per diluted share, in the corresponding quarter of the prior year.

 
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The primary factors that influenced our operating results for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 were as follows:

· 
SalesOur consolidated sales increased to $47.1 million compared with $44.9 million in the same quarter of fiscal 2013.  As previously mentioned, sales growth in nearly all of our major channels was partially offset by decreased government services revenues.  Despite being the strongest third fiscal quarter ever for our current business, our consolidated sales growth of 5 percent was somewhat less than our expectations primarily due to approximately $2.4 million of revenue that was expected to be recognized in the third quarter shifting to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.  Approximately $1.0 million of this shifted revenue was recognized in June 2014.  Refer to the discussion below in the comparison of the quarter ended May 31, 2014 to the quarter ended June 1, 2013 for further information and details regarding the sales performance of our various delivery channels.

· 
Gross Profit – Our gross profit for the quarter increased to $29.9 million compared with $29.4 million in the prior year due to increased sales.  Our consolidated gross margin, which is gross profit as a percentage of sales, declined to 63.4 percent compared with 65.6 percent in the prior year.

· 
Operating Expenses – Our operating expenses increased by $1.5 million compared with the same quarter of the prior year, which was due to a $1.4 million increase in selling, general, and administrative expenses, and a $0.1 million increase in depreciation expense.

Further details regarding these factors and their impact on our operating results and liquidity are provided throughout the following management’s discussion and analysis.

The following table sets forth consolidated sales data by category and by our primary delivery channels for the periods indicated (in thousands).

   
Quarter Ended
   
Three Quarters Ended
 
   
May 31,
2014
   
June 1,
2013
   
Percent
Change
   
May 31,
2014
   
June 1,
2013
   
Percent
Change
 
Sales by Category:
                                   
Training and consulting services
  $ 44,381     $ 42,378       5     $ 129,399     $ 121,185       7  
Products
    1,694       1,428       19       4,767       4,995       (5 )
Leasing
    1,056       1,053       -       2,889       3,170       (9 )
    $ 47,131     $ 44,859       5     $ 137,055     $ 129,350       6  
                                                 
Sales by Channel:
                                               
U.S./Canada direct
  $ 24,801     $ 25,139       (1 )   $ 69,867     $ 67,850       3  
International direct
    5,781       5,143       12       18,980       20,341       (7 )
International licensees
    4,178       3,749       11       12,451       11,667       7  
National account practices
    9,691       8,077       20       26,938       20,356       32  
Self-funded marketing
    1,451       1,317       10       4,246       4,205       1  
Other
    1,229       1,434       (14 )     4,573       4,931       (7 )
    $ 47,131     $ 44,859       5     $ 137,055     $ 129,350       6  

Quarter Ended May 31, 2014 Compared with the Quarter Ended June 1, 2013

Sales

We offer a variety of training courses, consulting services, and training-related products that are focused on solving organizational problems which require a change in human behavior.  Our training and consulting solutions are provided both domestically and internationally through our

 
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sales force, client facilitators, international licensees, and the internet on various web-based delivery platforms.  The following sales analysis for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 is based on activity through our primary delivery channels as shown above.

U.S./Canada Direct – This channel includes our four regional sales offices that serve clients in the United States and Canada, and our government services group.  Excluding the government services group, sales increased at our regional sales offices by $1.4 million, or 7 percent, compared with the prior year.  The increase over the prior year at our regional sales offices was primarily due to the launch of the re-created The 7 Habits Signature Program during the quarter and increased Execution practice sales.  We believe that the re-created The 7 Habits Signature Program curriculum was well received by existing and new potential clients as our pipeline of awarded leadership training increased significantly over the prior year at the end of the third quarter.  As discussed in the overview section, an unexpected increase in the number of new potential clients attending launch events for The 7 Habits Signature Program combined with a slower closure rate for new clients shifted approximately $1.8 million of expected sales from the third quarter to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.  Execution practice revenues continue to improve compared with the prior year primarily due to increased demand for this curriculum.  Increased sales at our regional offices were offset by decreased government services sales.  Government services revenues declined $1.7 million, primarily due to a large government contract that was renewed during the third quarter of fiscal 2013, but did not renew during the third quarter of fiscal 2014.  This contract was renewed in our first quarter of fiscal 2014 to provide services through April 2014 and was expected to be renewed for future periods during the third quarter.  However, the renewal process for this contract was postponed and the renewal is now expected to occur during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

Our corporate pipeline of booked days and awarded revenue was the strongest ever at the end of a third fiscal quarter, and our current outlook for growth in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 and future periods is encouraging for this channel.

International Direct – Our directly owned international offices are located in Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom, and South Korea.  During the quarter ended May 31, 2014, sales increased at our offices in the United Kingdom and Japan.  The launch of The 7 Habits Signature Program, which was released in North America, Australia, and the United Kingdom continues to have a favorable effect on our international offices as our office in the United Kingdom had one of its strongest quarters ever (subsequent to the sale of its product division) and increased its sales $0.4 million compared with the prior year.  After several quarters of declining sales when reported in U.S. dollars, the Japanese Yen exchange rate stabilized and sales grew by $0.3 million at our Japan office.  When reported in the local currency, sales grew by 16 percent during the quarter at our Japan office.  During the second quarter of fiscal 2014, we opened a new direct office in South Korea, which had sales of $0.1 million during the quarter ended May 31, 2014.  Sales decreased $0.2 million at our office in Australia when compared with the prior year primarily due to a delay in closing a large contract that was initially scheduled to occur in the third quarter.  This contract was eventually completed in June 2014, and will favorably impact our Australia office sales in the fourth quarter.

International Licensees – In countries or foreign locations where we do not have a directly-owned office, our training and consulting services are delivered through independent licensees, which may translate and adapt our curriculum to local preferences and customs, if necessary.  During the quarter ended May 31, 2014, certain of our foreign licensees, led by our Singapore/China licensee, had increased training sales compared with the same period of the prior year, which resulted in an 11 percent increase in licensee royalty revenues compared with the same quarter of fiscal 2013.  We continue to invest significant resources into the development of our licensees’ business and believe that our efforts to support the licensees through additional program training, international branding, and the introduction of new

 
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products will have a favorable impact on licensee sales and we expect continued growth from our international licensee partners during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

National Account Practices – Our national account practices offer and sell content solutions that are not typically offered in our U.S/Canada direct geographic sales offices.  These offerings include, in the Education practice, The Leader In Me program designed for students primarily in K-6 elementary schools; Helping Clients Succeed from our Sales Performance practice; and Winning Customer Loyalty from our Customer Loyalty practice.  During the quarter ended May 31, 2014 sales increased in all three of our national account practices, which included a $1.0 million increase from our Education practice, a $0.5 million increase from our Customer Loyalty practice, and a $0.1 million increase from our Sales Performance practice.  We continue to see increased demand for The Leader in Me program in many school districts in the United States as well as in some international locations, which contributed to a 26 percent increase in Education Practice revenues compared with the prior year.  We have made substantial investments in new sales personnel for our Education practice and expect that our sales will continue to grow compared with prior periods in the future.  Consistent with prior years, we expect the majority of sales growth from our Education practice to occur during our fourth fiscal quarter.  Our Customer Loyalty practice revenues grew on the strength of increased demand and new contracts for these services during the quarter, and continues the strong performance of this practice in fiscal 2014.

Self-Funded Marketing – This group includes our public programs, book and audio sales, and speeches.  Our self-funded marketing sales increased $0.1 million compared with the prior year due to this group closing a large sales contract during the period.  Partially offsetting the revenue from this contract were decreased public program sales and decreased book royalties.  We previously decided to outsource the majority of our public programs through licensing agreements.  As a result, we receive a royalty on events held rather than recognize the full revenue and costs from each event, which has resulted in generally lower public program sales.  Our receipt of book royalties is generally related to the introduction of new publications and the strong sales that usually accompany new releases.  We did not release any significant new publications during the quarter ended May 31, 2014.  However, we expect to release new publications in future periods and we believe that these new publications will continue to show strong performance in the marketplace.

Other – Our other sales are comprised primarily of leasing and shipping and handling revenues.  Our other sales decreased slightly compared with the prior year.

Gross Profit

Gross profit consists of net sales less the cost of services provided or the cost of products sold.  For the quarter ended May 31, 2014, our consolidated gross profit increased to $29.9 million compared with $29.4 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2013.  The increase in gross profit was attributable to increased sales, as our gross margin for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 slipped to 63.4 percent of sales compared with 65.6 percent in the third quarter of fiscal 2013.  During the quarter ended May 31, 2014 our gross margin was unfavorably impacted by $0.4 million of increased capitalized curriculum amortization costs, primarily resulting from costs to re-create The 7 Habits Signature Program, and by decreased Education practice margins resulting from year-over-year growth in lower margin coaching contracts.  The above-noted shift of certain high-margin sales into the fourth quarter also reduced our gross margin during the third quarter of fiscal 2014 compared to what it was expected to be.

Operating Expenses

Selling, General and AdministrativeOur selling, general, and administrative (SG&A) expenses for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 increased $1.4 million compared with the third quarter of the prior

 
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year.  The increase in SG&A expenses over the prior year was primarily due to a $1.8 million increase related to the addition of new sales personnel, increased commissions on higher sales, marketing, and other advertising and promotional costs primarily related to events from our worldwide tour to launch the re-created The 7 Habits Signature Program.  We continue to invest in new sales personnel, and we expect to have approximately 180 client partners at the start of our next semi-annual sales training academy, which is scheduled to be held in late September 2014.  The impact of these increased expenses was partially offset by a $0.4 million reduction in the fair value of estimated contingent earn out payments from the fiscal 2013 acquisition of NinetyFive 5, LLC.

DepreciationDepreciation expense increased by $0.1 million compared with the third quarter of fiscal 2013 primarily due to the addition of fixed assets, which consisted primarily of computer hardware and software, during the first quarter of fiscal 2014.  Based on property and equipment acquisitions that have occurred during early fiscal 2014, and expected capital asset activity during the remainder of fiscal 2014, we expect our depreciation expense will total approximately $3.5 million in fiscal 2014.

Amortization – Our consolidated amortization expense increased slightly compared with the prior year due to the acquisition of Red Tree, Inc. during the third quarter of fiscal 2014.  We currently expect our amortization expense from definite-lived intangible assets will total $4.0 million in fiscal 2014.

Discount on Related Party Receivable

We record receivables from FCOP for reimbursement of certain operating costs, such as rent and shared services (e.g. mail services), which are billed to us by third party providers, and for working capital and other advances that we make, even though we are not contractually required to make advances or absorb the losses of FCOP.  Based on expected payment, some of these receivables are recorded as long-term receivables and are required to be recorded at net present value.  We discounted the long-term portion of the FCOP receivable based on forecasted repayments at a discount rate of 15 percent, which was the estimated risk-adjusted borrowing rate of FCOP.

Income Taxes

Our effective income tax rate for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 was approximately 20 percent, compared with approximately 40 percent for the third quarter of fiscal 2013.  The decrease in our effective rate was primarily due to the recognition of income tax benefits resulting from the resolution of uncertain tax positions as the applicable statute of limitations expired during the quarter.  Our income tax rate for fiscal 2014 may be further reduced if we decide that it will be beneficial to amend certain prior years’ tax returns to claim the benefit of foreign tax credits instead of taking the applicable tax deductions.  However, we will not have the information necessary to determine whether it would be more beneficial to amend these returns or to determine the fiscal 2014 benefit from our foreign tax credits until the fourth quarter.

We paid $5.8 million in cash for income taxes during the three quarters ended May 31, 2014, primarily for payment on our income tax liabilities at August 31, 2013, and an unusually large estimated tax payment in a foreign jurisdiction resulting from a six-day change to their fiscal calendar.  We believe that we will recover any amounts paid in excess of our tax liability when we file our income tax return in that jurisdiction later in 2014.  Excluding this estimated tax payment in a foreign jurisdiction, we anticipate that our cash paid for income taxes will be less than our income tax provision in fiscal 2014 as we utilize foreign tax credit carryforwards and other deferred income tax assets.  In addition, the vesting and issuance of shares from share-based compensation awards during fiscal 2014 should significantly reduce our cash paid for income taxes during the remainder of fiscal 2014 and in fiscal 2015.  After utilization of our existing foreign tax credit

 
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carryforwards (that do not consider the impact of any amended tax returns as discussed above), which we currently expect to be fully used by the end of fiscal 2016, we expect that our cash paid for income taxes will increase and approximate our income tax provision.


Three Quarters Ended May 31, 2014 Compared with the Three Quarters Ended June 1, 2013

Sales

Our consolidated sales for the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 increased $7.7 million, or 6 percent, compared with the same period of fiscal 2013.  The following sales analysis for the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 is based on activity through our primary delivery channels as described above.

U.S./Canada Direct – Excluding the government services group, sales increased by 9 percent at our regional sales offices compared with the prior year.  Sales growth at our regional offices was generally broad based across our curriculums and was favorably impacted by the launch of our re-created The 7 Habits Signature Program, which was initially released in February 2014, and by increased Execution practice sales when compared with the prior year.  Our government services sales during fiscal 2014 were adversely affected by an unanticipated delay in the renewal of a large contract that was expected in the third quarter, and by the government shutdown and related uncertainties surrounding government operations that occurred during our first fiscal quarter.  We currently expect this large government contract to be renewed during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.  As a result of these factors, our government services revenues decreased by $3.0 million compared with the first three quarters of the prior year.

Our corporate pipeline of booked days and awarded revenue continues to be healthy, and was the strongest ever at the end of a third fiscal quarter.  As a result, our outlook for growth in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 and future periods is encouraging for this channel.

International Direct – During the first three quarters of fiscal 2014, sales growth from our offices in the United Kingdom and South Korea was offset by a $2.0 million decrease at our office in Japan and by a $0.1 million decrease in Australia.  Improved sales in the United Kingdom were primarily due to the launch of The 7 Habits Signature Program, as previously described.  We also opened a new direct office in South Korea during the second quarter of fiscal 2014, which contributed $0.2 million of incremental sales to this channel compared with the prior year.  Of the $1.4 million net decline in our international direct office sales, $1.8 million was attributable to unfavorable foreign exchange rates, especially in Japan.  The impact of a weakening Yen against the United States Dollar, especially during our first and second quarters of fiscal 2014, resulted in a $1.6 million decrease in translated sales when compared with the prior year.  During the third quarter of fiscal 2014, the foreign exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and Japanese Yen stabilized, and our Japan office reported $0.3 million of increased sales in the third quarter compared to the prior year.  In local currency, sales at our Japan office for the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 were only down by 2 percent compared to the prior year, the majority of which occurred during the first quarter.  Sales decreased $0.1 million at our office in Australia when compared with the prior year primarily due to a delay in closing a large contract that was initially scheduled to occur in the third quarter.  This contract was closed during June 2014.

International Licensees – During the three quarters ended May 31, 2014, certain of our foreign licensees, led by strong growth from our Singapore/China licensee, had increased sales compared with the same period of fiscal 2013, which resulted in a 7 percent increase in licensee royalty revenues compared with the corresponding period of fiscal 2013.

 
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National Account Practices – For the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 sales increased at all three of our national account practices, which included a $3.2 million increase from our Sales Performance practice, a $2.2 million increase in our Education practice, and a $1.2 million increase from our Customer Loyalty practice.  Our Sales Performance practice revenues increased primarily due to the fiscal 2013 acquisition of NinetyFive 5, LLC.  We continue to see increased demand for The Leader in Me program in many school districts in the United States as well as in some international locations, which contributed to a 20 percent increase in Education Practice revenues compared with the prior year.  We expect the majority of Education practice sales and growth to occur in our fourth fiscal quarter.  Our Customer Loyalty practice revenues increased compared with the prior year on the strength of increased demand and new contracts for these services.

Self-Funded Marketing – Our self-funded marketing sales were essentially flat compared with the prior year.  Thus far, we have not yet released any significant new publications during fiscal 2014.  However, we expect to release new publications in future periods that we anticipate will drive growth in our self-funded marketing group sales.

Other – The decrease in other sales was primarily due to decreased leasing revenues on our corporate campus resulting from the expiration of a significant lease contract during August 2013.  During November 2013, we obtained a new lease contract for vacant space with an unrelated tenant.  As a result, our leasing revenues during the second and third quarters of fiscal 2014 were essentially flat compared with the same quarters of the prior year.  At May 31, 2014 our corporate campus was essentially fully leased.

Gross Profit

For the three quarters ended May 31, 2014, our consolidated gross profit increased to $91.3 million compared with $86.3 million for the first three quarters of fiscal 2013.  The increase in gross profit was primarily attributable to increased sales as our gross margin for the first three quarters of fiscal 2014 was essentially flat at 66.6 percent compared with 66.7 percent for the three quarters ended June 1, 2013.  Our gross margin during the first half of fiscal 2014 was favorably affected by the renewal of a large government contract that occurred during the first quarter of fiscal 2014, but was offset by decreased gross margin for the quarter ended May 31, 2014, as described above.  The large government contract that was renewed during our first quarter included a $1.4 million intellectual property license revenue component, which has a higher gross margin than the majority of our other services or revenue categories.

Operating Expenses

Selling, General and AdministrativeOur SG&A expenses for the first three quarters of fiscal 2014 increased $6.2 million compared with the same period of the prior year.  The increase in SG&A expenses over the prior year was primarily due to 1) a $3.5 million increase related to the addition of new sales-related personnel, increased commissions on higher sales, marketing, and other advertising and promotional costs related to strategic sales initiatives; 2) a $2.2 million increase in Sales Performance practice expenses resulting from the acquisition of NinetyFive 5 in the third quarter of fiscal 2013; 3) a $0.9 million increase in non-cash share-based compensation expense primarily due to equity awards granted in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 and during fiscal 2014; 4) a $0.4 million increase in software contract costs and for professional services; and 5) smaller increases in expenses in various aspects of our operations.  We continue to invest in new sales personnel, and expect them to ramp up in future periods to provide significant incremental sales growth.  The impact of these increased expenses was partially offset by a $0.9 million reduction in the fair value of estimated contingent earn out payments from the fiscal 2013 acquisition of NinetyFive 5 and by decreased short-term incentive plan bonus expense as certain year-to-date financial targets were not met as of May 31, 2014.

 
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DepreciationDepreciation expense for the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 increased $0.3 million compared with the same period of fiscal 2013 primarily due to the addition of fixed assets, which consisted primarily of computer hardware and software, during the first half of fiscal 2014.

Amortization – Our consolidated amortization expense increased by $0.8 million compared with the prior year primarily due to the acquisition of NinetyFive 5 during the third quarter of fiscal 2013.

Income Taxes

Our effective tax rate for the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 was approximately 35 percent compared with approximately 39 percent in the corresponding period of fiscal 2013.  The decrease in our effective rate was primarily due to the recognition of income tax benefits resulting from the resolution of uncertain tax positions as the applicable statute of limitations expired during the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

For further information regarding our income tax provision, please refer to the discussion on income taxes found in the comparison of financial results for the quarter ended May 31, 2014 compared with the quarter ended June 1, 2013.


LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL RESOURCES

Our cash balance at May 31, 2014 was $5.3 million, with $2.5 million borrowed on our line of credit facility, compared with $12.3 million of cash, and no line of credit borrowings, at August 31, 2013.  Our net working capital (current assets less current liabilities) totaled $37.4 million at May 31, 2014 compared with $38.2 million at August 31, 2013.  Of our $5.3 million in cash at May 31, 2014, $2.4 million was held at our foreign subsidiaries.  We routinely repatriate cash from our foreign subsidiaries and consider cash generated from foreign activities a key component of our overall liquidity position.  Our primary sources of liquidity are cash flows from the sale of services in the normal course of business and proceeds from our $10.0 million revolving line of credit.  Our primary uses of liquidity include payments for operating activities, capital expenditures (including curriculum development), working capital expansion, business acquisitions, and repayment of our financing obligation.  During fiscal 2014, our cash flows and liquidity have been affected by capital spending as discussed in the section entitled “cash flows from investing activities and capital expenditures” found below.

We may use our line of credit facility for general corporate purposes as well as for other transactions, unless prohibited by the terms of the line of credit agreement.  The line of credit also contains customary representations and guarantees as well as provisions for repayment and liens.  Our existing line of credit agreement expires in March 2016.  In addition to customary non-financial terms and conditions, our line of credit requires us to be in compliance with specified financial covenants, including (i) a funded debt to EBITDAR ratio requirement of less than 3.00 to 1.00; (ii) a fixed charge coverage ratio requirement in excess of 1.5 to 1.0; and (iii) an $8.0 million limitation on capital expenditures, excluding capitalized curriculum development.  At May 31, 2014, we believe that we were in compliance with the terms and financial covenants applicable to our line of credit facility.

In addition to borrowings on our $10.0 million revolving line of credit facility, we have a long-term lease on our corporate campus that is accounted for as a long-term financing obligation.

The following discussion is a description of the primary factors affecting our cash flows and their effects upon our liquidity and capital resources during the first three quarters of fiscal 2014.

 
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Cash Flows From Operating Activities

Our primary source of cash from operating activities was the sale of services and products to our customers in the normal course of business.  The primary uses of cash for operating activities were payments for selling, general, and administrative expenses, payments for direct costs necessary to conduct training programs, payments to suppliers for materials used in training manuals sold, and to fund working capital needs.  Our cash provided by operating activities totaled $9.3 million for the first three quarters of fiscal 2014 compared with $8.9 million provided during the same period of fiscal 2013.

Our cash flows from operating activities compared to the prior year were primarily affected by cash paid for seasonally high accrued bonuses and commissions (reduction of accrued liabilities) on our record fourth quarter fiscal 2013 sales, increased cash payments for income taxes, increased inventories, increased collections of accounts receivable, and cash received from FCOP.  Our collections of accounts receivable improved during the third quarter of fiscal 2014, but continue to be hampered by slower-than-anticipated collections from governmental sales, including Education practice sales, licensees, and longer payment terms on a small number of services contracts.  The longer payment terms granted to certain clients were within our normal credit policy.  We anticipate the collection of our outstanding receivables will continue to improve in our fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 and that our cash flows from operating activities will be favorably affected by these collections.

Cash Flows From Investing Activities and Capital Expenditures

Our cash used for investing activities during the first three quarters of fiscal 2014 totaled $14.9 million.  Our primary uses of cash for investing activities included curriculum development, business acquisition costs, including the payment of the final contingent earn out payment from the acquisition of CoveyLink and payments to the former owners of NinetyFive 5 as part of the initial acquisition price, and the purchase of property and equipment in the normal course of business.

During the three quarters ended May 31, 2014, we spent $6.4 million on capitalized curriculum, primarily for the re-creation of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Program, which is our best-selling solution and is sold throughout the world.  We currently anticipate that our expenditures for capitalized curriculum will total $8.5 million in fiscal 2014.

In March 2014 we paid $3.5 million to the former owners of CoveyLink for the final of five potential annual earn out payments.  The annual contingent earn out payments were based on earnings growth over the specified measurement period and were classified as goodwill on our consolidated balance sheets when paid.

During the third quarter of fiscal 2013 we completed the acquisition of NinetyFive 5, an entity that provides sales success training services.  The consideration for the acquisition consists of an initial $4.2 million payable in four installments through December 2013, and additional potential earn out payments up to a maximum of $8.5 million based on cumulative EBITDA as set forth in the purchase agreement.  During December 2013, we paid the final installment to the former owners of NinetyFive 5 and have made cash payments totaling $2.3 million for this acquisition during fiscal 2014.  We also have a contingent payment liability to the former owners of NinetyFive 5 that is required to be recorded at fair value.  At May 31, 2014 the fair value of this liability was $3.2 million, which was recorded as a component of other long-term liabilities on our consolidated balance sheet.  Currently it is uncertain as to whether, or when, the various targets under the arrangement will be met; therefore, this potential liability will continue to be remeasured to fair value at the end of each reporting period.

We completed the acquisition of Red Tree, Inc. during the quarter ended May 31, 2014.  Red Tree provides training, consulting, and coaching designed to help organizations effectively manage and engage the “Millennial Generation” in their workforces.  The purchase price totaled $0.5 million in cash, which was paid at the closing of the purchase agreement.

 
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Our purchases of property and equipment, which totaled $2.3 million, consisted primarily of computer hardware, computer software, and leasehold improvements.  We currently anticipate that our purchases of property and equipment will total approximately $3.0 million in fiscal 2014.

Cash Flows From Financing Activities

Through May 31, 2014 we used $1.3 million of cash for financing activities.  Our uses of cash for financing activities primarily consisted of $3.4 million used to repurchase shares of common stock (for shares withheld for minimum statutory taxes on share-based compensation awards), and $0.8 million used for principal payments on our long-term financing obligation.  Partially offsetting these uses of cash were $2.5 million of cash proceeds borrowed from our line of credit and $0.4 million of cash received from participants in our employee stock purchase plan.

During fiscal 2012 we announced the approval of a plan to repurchase up to $10.0 million of our common stock.  We intend to use cash in excess of $10.0 million, provided we have no balance outstanding on our line of credit, for the purchases.  Through May 31, 2014, we have purchased a total of 73,320 shares of our common stock for $0.8 million.  We anticipate that the purchases of our common stock under this approved plan will increase the use of cash for financing activities in future periods.

Sources of Liquidity

We expect to meet our projected capital expenditures, service our existing financing obligation, and meet other working capital requirements during fiscal 2014 through current cash balances and future cash flows from operating activities.  Going forward, we will continue to incur costs necessary for the day-to-day operation and potential growth of the business and may use our available line of credit and other financing alternatives, if necessary, for these expenditures.  We extended the maturity date on our Restated Credit Agreement during fiscal 2013 to March 2016 and expect to renew the Restated Credit Agreement on an annual basis to maintain the three-year availability of this credit facility.  Additional potential sources of liquidity available to us include factoring receivables, issuance of additional equity, or issuance of debt from public or private sources.  If necessary, we will evaluate all of these options and select one or more of them depending on overall capital needs and the associated cost of capital.

Considering the foregoing, we anticipate that our existing capital resources should be adequate to enable us to maintain our operations for at least the upcoming twelve months.  However, our ability to maintain adequate capital for our operations in the future is dependent upon a number of factors, including sales trends, macroeconomic activity, our ability to contain costs, levels of capital expenditures, collection of accounts receivable, and other factors.  Some of the factors that influence our operations are not within our control, such as general economic conditions and the introduction of new curriculums and technology by our competitors.  We will continue to monitor our liquidity position and may pursue additional financing alternatives, as described above, to maintain sufficient resources for future growth and capital requirements.  However, there can be no assurance such financing alternatives will be available to us on acceptable terms, or at all.

Contractual Obligations

We have not structured any special purpose entities, or participated in any commodity trading activities, which would expose us to potential undisclosed liabilities or create adverse consequences to our liquidity.  Our required contractual payments primarily consist of 1) lease payments resulting from the sale of our corporate campus (financing obligation); 2) minimum operating lease payments primarily for domestic regional and foreign office space; 3) payments to HP Enterprise Services for outsourcing services related to information systems, warehousing, and distribution services; 4) short-term purchase obligations for inventory items and other products and services

 
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used in the ordinary course of business; and 5) repayment of amounts borrowed on our line of credit facility.  There have been no significant changes to our expected required contractual obligations from those disclosed at August 31, 2013.


ACCOUNTING PRONOUNCEMENTS ISSUED NOT YET ADOPTED

On May 28, 2014 the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers.  This new standard was issued in conjunction with the International Accounting Standards Board and is designed to create a single, principles-based process by which all businesses must calculate revenue.  The new standard replaces numerous individual, industry-specific revenue rules found in U.S. generally accepted accounting principles and is required to be adopted in fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2016.  We have not yet determined the impact that ASU No. 2014-09 will have on our revenue accounting.


USE OF ESTIMATES AND CRITICAL ACCOUNTING POLICIES

Our consolidated financial statements were prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.  The significant accounting polices used to prepare our consolidated financial statements, including our revenue recognition policy, are outlined primarily in Note 1 of the consolidated financial statements presented in Part II, Item 8 of our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013.  Some of those accounting policies require us to make estimates and assumptions that affect the amounts reported in our consolidated financial statements.  We regularly evaluate our estimates and assumptions and base those estimates and assumptions on historical experience, factors that are believed to be reasonable under the circumstances, and requirements under accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.  Actual results may differ from these estimates under different assumptions or conditions, including changes in economic conditions and other circumstances that are not within our control, but which may have an impact on these estimates and our actual financial results.

The following items require significant judgment and often involve complex estimates:

Share-Based Compensation

Our shareholders have approved performance-based long-term incentive plans (LTIP) that provide for grants of share-based performance awards to certain managerial personnel and executive management as directed by the Organization and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.  The number of common shares that are vested and issued to LTIP participants is variable and is based upon the achievement of specified financial performance objectives during defined performance periods.  Due to the variable number of common shares that may be issued under the LTIP, we reevaluate our LTIP grants on a quarterly basis and adjust the number of shares expected to be awarded based upon actual and estimated financial results of the Company compared to the performance goals set for the award.  Adjustments to the number of shares awarded, and to the corresponding compensation expense, are made on a cumulative basis at the adjustment date based upon the estimated probable number of common shares to be awarded.

The analysis of our LTIP awards contains uncertainties because we are required to make assumptions and judgments about the eventual number of shares that will vest in each LTIP grant.  The assumptions and judgments that are essential to the analysis include forecasted sales and operating income levels during the LTIP service periods.  The evaluation of LTIP performance

 
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awards and the corresponding use of estimated amounts may produce additional volatility in our consolidated financial statements as we record cumulative adjustments to the estimated number of common shares to be awarded under the LTIP grants as described above.

We have also granted share-based compensation awards that have share-price, or market-based, vesting conditions.  As a result, we used “Monte Carlo” simulation models to determine the fair value and expected service period of these awards.  The Monte Carlo pricing models required the input of subjective assumptions, including items such as the expected term of the options.  If factors change, and we use different assumptions for estimating share-based compensation expense related to future awards, our share-based compensation expense may differ materially from that recorded in the current period.

Accounts Receivable Valuation

Trade accounts receivable are recorded at the invoiced amount and do not bear interest.  Our allowance for doubtful accounts calculations contain uncertainties because the calculations require us to make assumptions and judgments regarding the collectability of customer accounts, which may be influenced by a number of factors that are not within our control, such as the financial health of each customer.  We regularly review the collectability assumptions of our allowance for doubtful accounts calculation and compare them against historical collections.  Adjustments to the assumptions may either increase or decrease our total allowance for doubtful accounts.  For example, a 10 percent increase to our allowance for doubtful accounts at May 31, 2014 would reduce our reported income from operations by approximately $0.1 million.

Related Party Receivable

At May 31, 2014, we had receivables from FC Organizational Products, an entity in which we own 19.5 percent, for reimbursement of certain operating costs and for working capital and other advances, even though we are not obligated to provide advances to, or fund the losses of FCOP.  We make use of estimates to account for these receivables, including estimates of the collectability of amounts receivable from FCOP in future periods and, based upon revisions to the timing of estimated collections in fiscal 2012, we were required to reclassify a portion of the receivable from current to long-term.  In accordance with applicable accounting guidance, we were required to discount the long-term portion of the receivable to its net present value using an estimated effective borrowing rate for FCOP.

We estimated the effective risk-adjusted borrowing rate to discount the long-term portion of the receivable at 15 percent, which was recorded as a discount on a related party receivable in our consolidated income statements.  Our estimate of the effective borrowing rate required us to estimate a variety of factors, including the availability of debt financing for FCOP, projected borrowing rates for comparable debt, and the timing and realizability of projected cash flows from FCOP.  These estimates were based on information known at the time of the preparation of these financial statements.  A change in the assumptions and factors used, including estimated interest rates, may change the amount of discount taken.

Our assessments regarding the collectability of the FCOP receivable requires us to make assumptions and judgments regarding the financial health of FCOP and are dependent on projected financial information for FCOP in future periods.  Such financial information contains inherent uncertainties, and is subject to factors that are not within our control.  Failure to receive projected cash flows from FCOP in future periods may result in adverse consequences to our liquidity, financial position, and results of operations.

For further information regarding our investment in FCOP, refer to the notes to our financial statements for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013.

 
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Inventory Valuation

Our inventories are primarily comprised of training materials and related accessories.  Inventories are reduced to their fair market value through the use of inventory valuation reserves, which are recorded during the normal course of business.  Our inventory valuation calculations contain uncertainties because the calculations require us to make assumptions and judgments regarding a number of factors, including future inventory demand requirements and pricing strategies.  During the evaluation process we consider historical sales patterns and current sales trends, but these may not be indicative of future inventory losses.  While we have not made material changes to our inventory valuation methodology during the past three years, our inventory requirements may change based on projected customer demand, technological and product life cycle changes, longer or shorter than expected usage periods, and other factors that could affect the valuation of our inventories.  If our estimates regarding consumer demand and other factors are inaccurate, we may be exposed to losses that may have an adverse impact upon our financial position and results of operations.  For example, a 10 percent increase to our inventory valuation reserves at May 31, 2014 would decrease our reported income from operations by $0.1 million.

Indefinite-Lived Intangible Assets and Goodwill

Intangible assets that are deemed to have an indefinite life and goodwill balances are not amortized, but rather are tested for impairment on an annual basis, or more often if events or circumstances indicate that a potential impairment exists.  The Covey trade name intangible asset was generated by the merger with the Covey Leadership Center and has been deemed to have an indefinite life.  This intangible asset is quantitatively tested for impairment using the present value of estimated royalties on trade name related revenues, which consist primarily of training seminars and international licensee royalties.

Our impairment evaluation calculations for goodwill and the Covey trade name contain uncertainties because they require us to make assumptions and apply judgment in order to qualitatively assess the fair value of these assets, and may require estimated future cash flows, an estimated appropriate royalty rate, and an estimated discount rate that reflects the inherent risk of future cash flows when these assets are evaluated on a quantitative basis.  If forecasts and assumptions used to support the carrying value of our indefinite-lived intangible asset change in future periods, significant impairment charges could result that would have an adverse effect upon our results of operations and financial condition.  The valuation methodologies for both indefinite-lived intangible assets and goodwill are also dependent upon the share price of our common stock and our corresponding market capitalization, which may differ from estimated royalties used in our impairment testing.  Based upon the fiscal 2013 evaluation of the Covey trade name and goodwill, our trade-name related revenues, licensee royalties, consolidated sales, and market capitalization would have to suffer significant reductions before we would be required to impair these long-lived assets.

The acquisition of NinetyFive 5 in fiscal 2013 requires us to reassess the fair value of the contingent earn out payments each reporting period.  Although subsequent changes to the contingent consideration liability do not affect the goodwill generated from the acquisition transaction, the valuation of expected contingent consideration requires us to estimate future sales and profitability.  These estimates require the use of numerous assumptions, many of which may change frequently and lead to increased or decreased operating income in future periods.  For instance, we recorded reductions totaling $0.9 million to the fair value of the expected contingent earn out payment during the three quarters ended May 31, 2014 which resulted in corresponding reductions of selling, general, administrative expenses during the first three quarters of fiscal 2014.

Impairment of Long-Lived Assets

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not be recoverable.  We use an estimate of undiscounted future net cash flows of the assets over their remaining useful lives in determining whether the carrying value of the assets is recoverable.  If the carrying values of the assets exceed the anticipated future cash flows of the assets, we calculate an impairment loss.  The impairment loss calculation compares the carrying value of the asset to the asset’s estimated fair value, which may be based upon discounted cash flows over the estimated remaining useful life of the asset.  If we recognize an impairment loss, the adjusted carrying amount of the asset becomes its new cost basis, which is then depreciated or amortized over the remaining useful life of the asset.  Impairment of long-lived assets is assessed at the lowest levels for which there are identifiable cash flows that are independent from other groups of assets.

Our impairment evaluation calculations contain uncertainties because they require us to make assumptions and apply judgment in order to estimate future cash flows, forecast the useful lives of the assets, and select a discount rate that reflects the risk inherent in future cash flows.  Although we have not made any material recent changes to our long-lived assets impairment assessment methodology, if forecasts and assumptions used to support the carrying value of our long-lived tangible and definite-lived intangible assets change in the future, significant impairment charges could result that would adversely affect our results of operations and financial condition.

Income Taxes

We regularly evaluate our United States federal and various state and foreign jurisdiction income tax exposures.  We account for certain aspects of our income tax provision using the provisions of FASC 740-10-05, which addresses the determination of whether tax benefits claimed or expected to be claimed on a tax return should be recorded in the financial statements.  We may recognize the tax benefit from an uncertain tax position only if it is more likely than not that the tax position will be sustained upon examination by the taxing authorities, based on the technical merits of the position.  The tax benefits recognized in the financial statements from such a position are measured based on the largest benefit that has a greater than 50 percent likelihood of being realized upon final settlement.  The provisions of FASC 740-10-05 also provide guidance on de-recognition, classification, interest, and penalties on income taxes, accounting for income taxes in interim periods, and require increased disclosure of various income tax items.  Taxes and penalties are components of our overall income tax provision.

We record previously unrecognized tax benefits in the financial statements when it becomes more likely than not (greater than a 50 percent likelihood) that the tax position will be sustained.  To assess the probability of sustaining a tax position, we consider all available evidence.  In many instances, sufficient positive evidence may not be available until the expiration of the statute of limitations for audits by taxing jurisdictions, at which time the entire benefit will be recognized as a discrete item in the applicable period.

Our unrecognized tax benefits result from uncertain tax positions about which we are required to make assumptions and apply judgment to estimate the exposures associated with our various tax filing positions.  The calculation of our income tax provision or benefit, as applicable, requires estimates of future taxable income or losses.  During the course of the fiscal year, these estimates are compared to actual financial results and adjustments may be made to our tax provision or benefit to reflect these revised estimates.  Our effective income tax rate is also affected by changes in tax law and the results of tax audits by various jurisdictions.  Although we believe that our judgments and estimates discussed herein are reasonable, actual results could differ, and we could be exposed to losses or gains that could be material.

We establish valuation allowances for deferred tax assets when we estimate it is more likely than not that the tax assets will not be realized.  The determination of whether valuation allowances are needed on our deferred income tax assets contains uncertainties because we must project future

 
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income, including the use of tax-planning strategies, by individual tax jurisdictions.  Changes in industry and economic conditions and the competitive environment may impact the accuracy of our projections.  We regularly assess the likelihood that our deferred tax assets will be realized and determine if adjustments to our valuation allowance are necessary.


SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995

Certain written and oral statements made by the Company in this report are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended (the Exchange Act).  Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, any statement that may predict, forecast, indicate, or imply future results, performance, or achievements, and may contain words such as “believe,” “anticipate,” “expect,” “estimate,” “project,” or words or phrases of similar meaning.  In our reports and filings we may make forward looking statements regarding our expectations about future sales levels and financial results, future training and consulting sales activity, anticipated expenses, future gross margins, the effects of the acquisition of NinetyFive 5, the release of new services or products, the adequacy of existing capital resources, our ability to extend our line of credit facility, the amount of cash expected to be paid for income taxes, our ability to maintain adequate capital for our operations, projected cost reduction and strategic initiatives, expected levels of depreciation and amortization expense, expectations regarding tangible and intangible asset valuations, the seasonality of future sales, the seasonal fluctuations in cash used for and provided by operating activities, expected improvements in cash flows from operating activities, expected improvements in our working capital, future compliance with the terms and conditions of our line of credit, the ability to borrow on our line of credit, expected collection of amounts receivable from FC Organizational Products LLC and others, estimated capital expenditures, and cash flow estimates used to determine the fair value of long-lived assets.  These, and other forward-looking statements, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements.  These risks and uncertainties are disclosed from time to time in reports filed by us with the SEC, including reports on Forms 8-K, 10-Q, and 10-K.  Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the matters discussed in Item 1A of our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013, entitled “Risk Factors.”  In addition, such risks and uncertainties may include unanticipated developments in any one or more of the following areas:  unanticipated costs or capital expenditures; difficulties encountered by HP Enterprise Services in operating and maintaining our information systems and controls, including without limitation, the systems related to demand and supply planning, inventory control, and order fulfillment; delays or unanticipated outcomes relating to our strategic plans; dependence on existing products or services; the rate and consumer acceptance of new product introductions; competition; the number and nature of customers and their product orders, including changes in the timing or mix of product or training orders; pricing of our products and services and those of competitors; adverse publicity; and other factors which may adversely affect our business.

The risks included here are not exhaustive.  Other sections of this report may include additional factors that could adversely affect our business and financial performance.  Moreover, we operate in a very competitive and rapidly changing environment.  New risk factors may emerge and it is not possible for our management to predict all such risk factors, nor can we assess the impact of all such risk factors on our business or the extent to which any single factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements.  Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not rely on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results.

The market price of our common stock has been and may remain volatile.  In addition, the stock markets in general have experienced increased volatility.  Factors such as quarter-to-quarter variations in revenues and earnings or losses and our failure to meet expectations could have a

 
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significant impact on the market price of our common stock.  In addition, the price of our common stock can change for reasons unrelated to our performance.  Due to our low market capitalization, the price of our common stock may also be affected by conditions such as a lack of analyst coverage and fewer potential investors.

Forward-looking statements are based on management’s expectations as of the date made, and the Company does not undertake any responsibility to update any of these statements in the future except as required by law.  Actual future performance and results will differ and may differ materially from that contained in or suggested by forward-looking statements as a result of the factors set forth in this Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations and elsewhere in our filings with the SEC.


ITEM 3. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT MARKET RISK

There have been no material changes from the information previously reported under Item 7A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013.  We did not utilize any foreign currency or interest rate derivative instruments during the quarter or three quarters ended May 31, 2014.


ITEM 4.  CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES

Evaluation of Disclosure Controls and Procedures

We maintain disclosure controls and procedures that are designed to ensure that information required to be disclosed in the Company’s Exchange Act reports is recorded, processed, summarized and reported within the time periods specified in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s rules and forms and that such information is accumulated and communicated to our management, including the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer, as appropriate, to allow for timely decisions regarding required disclosure.  In designing and evaluating the disclosure controls and procedures, management recognizes that any controls and procedures, no matter how well designed and operated, can provide only reasonable assurance of achieving the desired control objectives, and management is required to apply its judgment in evaluating the cost-benefit relationship of possible controls and procedures.

We evaluated the effectiveness of the design and operation of our disclosure controls and procedures, as defined in Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e) of the Exchange Act, as of the end of the period covered by this report.  Based on this evaluation, the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer concluded that our disclosure controls and procedures were effective as of the end of the period covered by this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.

There were no changes in our internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Rule 13a-15(f) or 15d-15(f)) during the most recently completed fiscal quarter that have materially affected, or are reasonably likely to materially affect, our internal controls over financial reporting.

 
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PART II.  OTHER INFORMATION

Item 1A.         RISK FACTORS

For further information regarding our Risk Factors, please refer to Item 1A in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013.

Item 2.            UNREGISTERED SALES OF EQUITY SECURITIES AND USE OF PROCEEDS

The following table summarizes the purchases of our common stock during the fiscal quarter ended May 31, 2014:

 
 
 
Period
 
 
Total Number of Shares Purchased
   
 
 
 
Average Price Paid Per Share
   
Total Number of Shares Purchased as Part of Publicly Announced Plans or Programs
   
Maximum Dollar Value of Shares That May Yet Be Purchased Under the Plans or Programs
(in thousands)
 
March 2, 2014 to April 5, 2014
    -     $ -       -     $ 9,225  
                                 
April 6, 2014 to May 3, 2014
    -       -       -       9,225  
                                 
May 4, 2014 to May 31, 2014
    -       -       -       9,225 (1)
                                 
Total Common Shares
    -     $ -       -          

(1)  
On March 26, 2012, our Board of Directors approved a plan to repurchase up to $10.0 million of the Company’s outstanding common stock.  We intend to use available cash in excess of $10.0 million, provided we have no balance outstanding on our line of credit, to make the purchases.  All previously existing common stock repurchase plans were canceled and the new common share repurchase plan does not have an expiration date.  Following the approval of this common stock repurchase plan, we have purchased a total of 73,320 shares of our common stock for $0.8 million through May 31, 2014.

The actual timing, number, and value of common shares repurchased under this plan will be determined at our discretion and will depend on a number of factors, including, among others, general market and business conditions, the trading price of common shares, and applicable legal requirements.  The Company has no obligation to repurchase any common shares under the authorization, and the repurchase plan may be suspended, discontinued, or modified at any time for any reason.


 
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Item 6.            EXHIBITS

(A)
Exhibits:
 
 
 
31.1
Rule 13a-14(a) Certifications of the Chief Executive Officer.**
 
31.2
Rule 13a-14(a) Certifications of the Chief Financial Officer.**
 
 
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Section 1350 Certifications.**
 
 
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**Filed herewith.

 
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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
         
         
     
FRANKLIN COVEY CO.
         
         
Date:
July 9, 2014
 
By:
/s/ Robert A. Whitman
       
Robert A. Whitman
       
Chief Executive Officer
       
(Duly Authorized Officer)
         
Date:
July 9, 2014
 
By:
/s/ Stephen D. Young
       
Stephen D. Young
       
Chief Financial Officer
       
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)






EX-31.1 2 exhibit31_1.htm CEO CERTIFICATION exhibit31_1.htm
 
 



Exhibit 31.1

SECTION 302 CERTIFICATION

I, Robert A. Whitman, certify that:

1.  
I have reviewed this quarterly report on Form 10-Q of Franklin Covey Co.;
2.  
Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;
3.  
Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;
4.  
The registrant’s other certifying officer and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and have:
a)  
Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;
b)  
Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
c)  
Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and
d)  
Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and
5.  
The registrant’s other certifying officer and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):
a)  
All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and
b)  
Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.
 
   
     
Date:  July 9, 2014
 
 /s/ Robert A. Whitman
 
Robert A. Whitman
Chief Executive Officer


EX-31.2 3 exhibit31_2.htm CFO CERTIFICATION exhibit31_2.htm
 
 


 
Exhibit 31.2

SECTION 302 CERTIFICATION

I, Stephen D. Young, certify that:

1.  
I have reviewed this quarterly report on Form 10-Q of Franklin Covey Co.;
2.  
Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;
3.  
Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;
4.  
The registrant’s other certifying officer and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and have:
a)  
Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;
b)  
Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
c)  
Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and
d)  
Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and
5.  
The registrant’s other certifying officer and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):
a)  
All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and
b)  
Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.
 
   
     
Date:  July 9, 2014
 
 /s/ Stephen D. Young
 
Stephen D. Young
Chief Financial Officer


EX-32 4 exhibit32.htm SECTION 1350 CERTIFICATION exhibit32.htm
 
 
 


 
Exhibit 32

CERTIFICATION

In connection with the quarterly report of Franklin Covey Co. (the “Company”) on Form 10-Q for the period ended  May 31, 2014, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Report”), we, Robert A. Whitman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and Stephen D. Young, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, hereby certify as of the date hereof, solely for purposes of Title 18, Chapter 63, Section 1350 of the United States Code, that to the best of our knowledge:

1.  
The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d), as applicable, of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and
 
2.  
The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company at the dates and for the periods indicated.

This Certification has not been, and shall not be deemed, “filed” with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
       
 /s/ Robert A. Whitman
   
 /s/ Stephen D. Young
Robert A. Whitman
Chief Executive Officer
   
Stephen D. Young
Chief Financial Officer
Date: July 9, 2014
   
Date: July 9, 2014


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(Red Tree), a company that provides training, consulting, and coaching designed to help organizations effectively manage and engage the &#x201C;Millennial Generation&#x201D; in their workforces.&nbsp; </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;background-color:yellow;">We determined that this acquisition met the definition of an acquisition of a business under the applicable accounting guidance</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">.&nbsp;&nbsp;The purchase price totaled </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">$0.5</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> million in cash, which was paid at the closing of the purchase agreement.&nbsp;&nbsp;During the calendar year ended December 31, 2013, Red Tree had revenues of </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">$1.3</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> million (unaudited) and a net loss of </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">$0.1</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> million (unaudited).&nbsp;&nbsp;The acquisition of Red Tree had an immaterial impact on our consolidated financial statements during the quarter ended May 31, 2014 and was determined to be </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;background-color:yellow;">&#x201C;not</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> significant&#x201D; as defined by Regulation S-X.</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">The following table summarizes the preliminary estimated fair values of the assets acquired from Red Tree (in thousands):</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 1pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:1pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <div style="width:100%"><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;width: 100.00%;margin-left:0pt;"> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:69.20%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-size:1pt;">&nbsp;</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.14%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:04.44%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:23.22%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:69.20%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-size:10pt;">&nbsp;</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.14%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:04.44%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:23.22%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:69.20%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Inventory</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.14%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:04.44%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:right;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">$</font></p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:23.22%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>7&nbsp; </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:69.20%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Intangible assets</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.14%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:04.44%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:23.22%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>405&nbsp; </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:69.20%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Goodwill</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.14%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:04.44%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:23.22%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>50&nbsp; </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:69.20%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Cash paid</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.14%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:04.44%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1.5pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:right;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">$</font></p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:23.22%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1.5pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>462&nbsp; </td> </tr> </table></div> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 1pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:1pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">Through the acquisition of Red Tree, we acquired customer lists and content that we believe will be synergistic with our existing offerings.&nbsp;&nbsp;Based on the preliminary purchase allocation, acquired intangible assets consisted of the following (in thousands):</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 1pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:1pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <div style="width:100%"><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;width: 100.00%;margin-left:0pt;"> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:51.76%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-size:1pt;">&nbsp;</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.32%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:17.38%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:22.86%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:51.76%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Category of</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.32%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:17.38%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:22.86%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Estimated Useful</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:51.76%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Intangible Asset</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td colspan="2" valign="bottom" style="width:00.02%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Amount</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:22.86%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Life</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:51.76%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-size:10pt;">&nbsp;</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.32%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:17.38%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:22.86%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:51.76%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Tradename</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.32%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:right;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">$</font></p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:17.38%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>31&nbsp; </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:22.86%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">5</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;"> years</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:51.76%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Customer relationships</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.32%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:17.38%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>142&nbsp; </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:22.86%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">5</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;"> years</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:51.76%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Content</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.32%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:17.38%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>232&nbsp; </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:22.86%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">5</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;"> years</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:51.76%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-size:10pt;">&nbsp;</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:03.32%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1.5pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:right;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">$</font></p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:17.38%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1.5pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>405&nbsp; </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:02.34%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:22.86%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> </table></div> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">The former owners of Red Tree are related to one of our Named Executive Officers and are currently employed by us.</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">The final purchase price allocation is subject to further analysis of various items, including the fair value calculations related to identified intangible assets.&nbsp;&nbsp;To date, our acquisition costs have been insignificant and are included with our selling, general, and administrative expenses in this report.&nbsp;&nbsp;The goodwill generated from this transaction is primarily attributable to the methodologies and processes acquired, and the goodwill is expected to be deductible for income tax purposes.&nbsp;&nbsp;A reconciliation of our consolidated goodwill from August 31, 2013 through May 31, 2014 is as follows (in thousands):</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> </p> <p><font size="1"> </font></p><p style="page-break-after:always">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;;font-size: 11pt"><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"></font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 1pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:1pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <div style="width:100%"><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;width: 100.00%;margin-left:0pt;"> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:60.52%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-size:1pt;">&nbsp;</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:05.50%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:33.98%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:1.00pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;height:1.00pt;overflow:hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="bottom" style="width:60.52%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-size:10pt;">&nbsp;</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:05.50%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:33.98%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:center;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">Goodwill Amount</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="middle" style="width:60.52%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 9pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;">Balance at August 31, 2013</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:05.50%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:right;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">$</font></p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:33.98%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>16,135&nbsp; </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="middle" style="width:60.52%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 9pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;">Acquisition of Red Tree</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:05.50%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:33.98%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>50&nbsp; </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="middle" style="width:60.52%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 9pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;">Final CoveyLink earn out payment</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:05.50%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:33.98%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>3,456&nbsp; </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="middle" style="width:60.52%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 9pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;">Impairments</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:05.50%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;overflow: hidden;font-size:0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:33.98%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:12.75pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:right;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 9pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;"> &nbsp;-</font></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="middle" style="width:60.52%;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:13.50pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 9pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;">Balance at May 31, 2014</font></p> </td> <td valign="bottom" style="width:05.50%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1.5pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:13.50pt;padding:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;text-align:right;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">$</font></p> </td> <td valign="middle" style="width:33.98%;border-top:1pt solid #000000 ;border-left:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1.5pt solid #000000 ;border-right:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;background-color: #auto;height:13.50pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:9pt;text-align:right;" nowrap="nowrap"><div style="float:left"></div>19,641&nbsp; </td> </tr> </table></div> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 1pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:1pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 10pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:10pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 1pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:1pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p><font size="1"> </font></p> </div> </div> 405000 7000 462000 <div> <div style="margin-left:0pt;margin-right:0pt;"> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-weight:bold;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;">NOTE 1 </font><font style="display: inline;">&#x2013; BASIS OF PRESENTATION</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">Franklin Covey Co. </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">(hereafter referred to as us, we, our, or the Company)</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">is a global company focused on individual and organizational performance improvement.&nbsp;&nbsp;Our mission is to &#x201C;enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere,&#x201D; and our worldwide </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">employees </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">are organized to help individuals and organizations achieve sustained superior performance through changes in human behavior.&nbsp;&nbsp;Our expertise extends to seven crucial areas: Leadership, Execution, Productivity, Trust, Sales Performance, Cus</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">tomer Loyalty, and Educational I</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">mprovement.&nbsp;&nbsp;We believe that our clients are able to utilize our content to create cultures whose hallmarks are high-performing, collaborative individuals, led by effective, trust-building leaders who execute with excellence and deliver measurably improved results for </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">all of their key stakeholders.</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">In the training and consulting marketplace, we believe there are four important characteristics that distinguish us from our competitors.</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <div style="width:100%"><table style="width:100%;" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="width:36pt;"><p style="width:36pt;font-size:0pt;"></p></td><td valign="top" align="left" style="width: 18.00pt; display: inline;"> <p style="border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt;margin:0pt;"> <font style="margin:0pt;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size:11pt;;"> 1.</font> </p> </td><td style="width:0pt;"><p style="width:0pt;width:0pt;font-size:0pt;"></p></td><td align="left" valign="top"> <p style="border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt;margin:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-weight:bold;font-size:11pt;">World Class Content</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> &#x2013; Our content is principle centered and based on natural laws of human behavior and effectiveness.&nbsp;&nbsp;Our content is designed to build new skillsets, establish new mindsets, and provide enabling toolsets.</font></p></td></tr></table></div> <p style="margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 54pt;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <div style="width:100%"><table style="width:100%;" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="width:36pt;"><p style="width:36pt;font-size:0pt;"></p></td><td valign="top" align="left" style="width: 18.00pt; display: inline;"> <p style="border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt;margin:0pt;"> <font style="margin:0pt;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size:11pt;;"> 2.</font> </p> </td><td style="width:0pt;"><p style="width:0pt;width:0pt;font-size:0pt;"></p></td><td align="left" valign="top"> <p style="border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt;margin:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-weight:bold;font-size:11pt;">Breadth and Scalability of Delivery Options</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> &#x2013; We have a wide range of content delivery options, including: on-site training, training led through certified facilitators, on-line learning, blended learning, intellectual property licenses, and organization-wide transformational processes, including consulting and coaching.</font></p></td></tr></table></div> <p style="margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 54pt;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <div style="width:100%"><table style="width:100%;" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="width:36pt;"><p style="width:36pt;font-size:0pt;"></p></td><td valign="top" align="left" style="width: 18.00pt; display: inline;"> <p style="border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt;margin:0pt;"> <font style="margin:0pt;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size:11pt;;"> 3.</font> </p> </td><td style="width:0pt;"><p style="width:0pt;width:0pt;font-size:0pt;"></p></td><td align="left" valign="top"> <p style="border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt;margin:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-weight:bold;font-size:11pt;">Global Capability </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&#x2013; We operate </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">four</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> regional sales offices </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">and a government services office </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">in the United States; wholly-owned subsidiaries in Australia, Japan, </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">t</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">he United Kingdom</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, and South Korea</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">; and contract with licensee partners who deliver our curriculum and provide services in over </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">140</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> other countries and territories around the world.</font></p></td></tr></table></div> <p style="margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 36pt;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <div style="width:100%"><table style="width:100%;" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td style="width:36pt;"><p style="width:36pt;font-size:0pt;"></p></td><td valign="top" align="left" style="width: 18.00pt; display: inline;"> <p style="border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt;margin:0pt;"> <font style="margin:0pt;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size:11pt;;"> 4.</font> </p> </td><td style="width:0pt;"><p style="width:0pt;width:0pt;font-size:0pt;"></p></td><td align="left" valign="top"> <p style="border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;border-bottom:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt;margin:0pt;"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-weight:bold;font-size:11pt;">Transformational Impact and Reach</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> &#x2013; We hold ourselves responsible for and measure ourselves by our clients&#x2019; achievement of transformational results.</font></p></td></tr></table></div> <p style="margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 36pt;border-top:1pt none #D9D9D9 ;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">We have some of the best-known offerings in the training industry, including a suite of individual-effectiveness and leadership-development training content based on the best-selling books, </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-style:italic;font-size:11pt;">The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, &nbsp;</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-style:italic;font-size:11pt;">The Speed of Trust</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, and </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-style:italic;font-size:11pt;">The 4 Disciplines of Execution</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, and proprietary content in the areas of Execution, Sales Performance, Productivity, Customer Loyalty, and Education.&nbsp;&nbsp;Our offerings are described in further </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">detail at </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;text-decoration:underline;">www.franklincovey.com</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">.</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">The accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements reflect, in the opinion of management, all adjustments (consisting of normal recurring accruals) necessary to present fairly the financial position and results of operations of the Company as of the dates and for the periods indicated.&nbsp;&nbsp;Certain information and footnote disclosures normally included in financial statements prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America have been condensed or omitted pursuant to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and regulations.&nbsp;&nbsp;The information included in this quarterly report on Form 10-Q should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and related notes included in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended August 31, 201</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">3</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">.</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">The preparation of financial statements in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and the disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the dates of the financial statements, and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting periods.&nbsp;&nbsp;Actual results could differ from those estimates.</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">The Company utilizes a modified 52/53-week fiscal year that ends on August 31 of each year.&nbsp;&nbsp;Corresponding quarterly periods generally consist of 13-week periods that end on </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">Novem</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">ber </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">30, 2013</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, March </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">1</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, 201</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">4</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, and</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> May 31, 2014 during fiscal 2014</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">.&nbsp;&nbsp;Under the modif</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">ied 52/53-week fiscal year, the</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">three </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">quarter</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">s</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> ended </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">May 31</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, 201</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">4</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> had </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">one less</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> business day than the </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">three </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">quarter</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">s</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> ended </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">June 1</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, 201</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">3</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">.&nbsp;&nbsp;Unless otherwise noted, references to fiscal years apply to the 12 months ended on August 31 of the specified year.</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;text-indent:0pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">The results of operations for the quarter ended </font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">May</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">31</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, 201</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">4</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;"> are not necessarily indicative of results expected for the entire fiscal year ending August 31, 201</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">4</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">, or for any future periods.</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;text-indent:0pt;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;">&nbsp;</font> </p> <p style="margin:0pt;font-family:Goudy Old Style;font-size: 11pt"> <font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">At May</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">&nbsp;</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">3</font><font style="display: inline;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:11pt;">1, 2014, the carrying value of our financial instruments approximated their fair values.</font> </p> <p><font size="1"> </font></p> </div> </div> 11011000 8903000 12291000 5337000