SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, reported results for its second quarter of fiscal 2022, ended July 31, 2021. Total revenue for the second quarter was $236.1 million, an increase of 10% as compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2021. Subscription revenue was $213.3 million, an increase of 11% as compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2021. Annualized Recurring Revenue grew 13% year-over-year.
"Excellent fiscal second quarter performance, including strong ARR growth, was driven by continued adoption of our CDP hybrid and multi-cloud solution-set," said Rob Bearden, chief executive officer of Cloudera. "We are also pleased to announce that shareholders have approved our proposed transaction with CD&R and KKR, which we believe will accelerate our hybrid data cloud strategy and enable further investment in product innovation."
Separately, Cloudera today announced that Chief Financial Officer, Jim Frankola, will transition from his role as CFO to a newly created position, Strategic Advisor, upon closing of the transaction with CD&R and KKR. Kevin Cook, currently Senior Vice President, Finance will succeed Mr. Frankola as Chief Financial Officer.
"I greatly appreciate Jim's professionalism, expertise and many contributions to Cloudera's development and achievements over almost ten years of service," said Mr. Bearden. "I thank Jim for his dedication to Cloudera and being a valued colleague to me, and I look forward to working with him in his new role. I also look forward to continuing to work with Kevin to drive Cloudera's growth, financial and strategic objectives."
In addition, it was announced that Chief Product Officer, Arun Murthy, will depart Cloudera effective immediately.
Second Quarter Fiscal 2022 Results
- GAAP loss from operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 was $32.9 million, compared to $36.5 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2021
- Non-GAAP income from operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 was $44.5 million, compared to $29.8 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2021
- Operating cash flow for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 was negative $12.2 million, compared to $32.4 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2021
- GAAP net loss per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 was $0.11 per share, compared to $0.12 per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2021
- Non-GAAP net income per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2022 was $0.15 per share, compared to $0.10 per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2021
A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP financial measures has been provided in the financial statement tables included in this press release. An explanation of these measures is also included below under the heading Non-GAAP Financial Measures.
As of July 31, 2021, Cloudera had total cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities and restricted cash of $796.1 million.
Recent Business and Financial Highlights
- Annualized Recurring Revenue at the conclusion of the second quarter of fiscal 2022 was $832 million, representing 13% year-over-year growth
- GAAP subscription gross margin for the quarter was 88%, up from 85% in the second quarter of fiscal 2021
- Non-GAAP subscription gross margin for the quarter was 91%, up from 89% in the second quarter of fiscal 2021
- CDP Private Cloud 7.1.7 became generally available
- Cloudera selected by LG Uplus to strengthen its 5G market leadership position
- CDP DataFlow for the Public Cloud became available on AWS
- Cloudera to offer CDP on Alibaba Cloud in the Greater China Region
- Cloudera DataFlow won DBTA Readers' Choice Award for "Best Data Integration Solution"
Update on Transaction with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and KKR
On June 1, 2021, Cloudera announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC (CD&R) and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR). Please refer to the definitive proxy statement dated July 19, 2021 for additional details regarding the transaction. At the special meeting of stockholders of Cloudera held on August 25, 2021, Cloudera stockholders approved the proposed transaction. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals. Upon closing of the transaction, Cloudera will become a private company, and its common stock will no longer be listed on any public market.
Suspension of Guidance
Due to the announced transaction with CD&R and KKR, Cloudera will not provide financial guidance for the third quarter of fiscal 2022 and has suspended its financial guidance for the full year 2022.
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Important Information and Where to Find It
Information regarding the proposed transaction between Cloudera and affiliates of CD&R and KKR can be found in the definitive proxy statement filed on July 19, 2021 and subsequent SEC filings regarding the transaction, including, but not limited to, the Current Report on Form 8-K filed on August 18, 2021. Cloudera may also file other documents with the SEC regarding the proposed transaction. This document is not a substitute for the Proxy Statement or any other document which Cloudera may file with the SEC. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT ARE FILED OR WILL BE FILED WITH THE SEC, AS WELL AS ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS TO THESE DOCUMENTS, CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN OR WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION AND RELATED MATTERS. Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the Proxy Statement and other documents that are filed or will be filed with the SEC by Cloudera through the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov, Cloudera's investor relations website at https://investors.cloudera.com/home/default.aspx or by contacting the Cloudera investor relations department at the following:
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements About the Proposed Transaction
This communication contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are based on Cloudera's current expectations, estimates and projections and include statements about the expected date of closing of the proposed transaction, which is subject to change. All forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, and are not guarantees of future results, such as statements about the consummation of the proposed transaction and the anticipated benefits thereof. These and other forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements, including the failure to consummate the proposed transaction or to make or take any filing or other action required to consummate the transaction on a timely matter or at all. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such statements and, therefore, you should not place undue reliance on any such statements and caution must be exercised in relying on forward-looking statements. Important risk factors that may cause such a difference include, but are not limited to: (i) the completion of the proposed transaction on anticipated terms and timing, including obtaining stockholder and regulatory approvals, anticipated tax treatment, unforeseen liabilities, future capital expenditures, revenues, expenses, earnings, synergies, economic performance, indebtedness, financial condition, losses, future prospects, business and management strategies for the management, expansion and growth of Cloudera's business and other conditions to the completion of the transaction; (ii) conditions to the closing of the transaction may not be satisfied; (iii) the transaction may involve unexpected costs, liabilities or delays; (iv) the outcome of any legal proceedings related to the transaction; (v) the failure by CD&R and KKR to obtain the necessary debt financing arrangements set forth in the commitment letters received in connection with the transaction; (vi) potential litigation relating to the proposed transaction; and (vii) unpredictability and severity of catastrophic events, including, but not limited to, acts of terrorism or outbreak of war or hostilities, as well as Cloudera's response to any of the aforementioned factors. While the list of factors presented here is considered representative, such list should not be considered to be a complete statement of all potential risks and uncertainties. Unlisted factors may present significant additional obstacles to the realization of forward looking statements. Consequences of material differences in results as compared with those anticipated in the forward-looking statements could include, among other things, business disruption, operational problems, financial loss, legal liability to third parties and similar risks, any of which could have a material adverse effect on Cloudera's financial condition, results of operations, or liquidity. Cloudera does not assume any obligation to publicly provide revisions or updates to any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by securities and other applicable laws.
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Non-GAAP Financial Measures
We report all financial information required in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). To supplement our unaudited and audited condensed consolidated financial statements presented in accordance with GAAP, we use certain non-GAAP measures of financial performance. The presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures is not intended to be considered in isolation from, as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP, and may be different from non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies. In addition, these non-GAAP measures have limitations in that they do not reflect all of the amounts associated with the results of our operations as determined in accordance with GAAP. The non-GAAP financial measures used by us include non-GAAP cost of revenue-subscription, non-GAAP cost of revenue-services, non-GAAP subscription gross margin, non-GAAP services gross margin, non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP gross profit, non-GAAP operating expenses, non-GAAP operating margin, and historical and forward-looking non-GAAP income/loss from operations, non-GAAP net income/loss, and non-GAAP net income/loss per share. These non-GAAP financial measures exclude stock-based compensation, extraordinary non-cash real estate impairment charges, and amortization of acquired intangible assets from our unaudited and audited condensed consolidated statement of operations.
For a description of these items, including the reasons why management adjusts for them, and reconciliations of historical non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures, please see the section of the accompanying financial statement tables titled "Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information" as well as the related financial statement tables that precede it. We may consider whether other significant non-recurring items that arise in the future should also be excluded in calculating the non-GAAP financial measures we use.
We believe that these non-GAAP financial measures, when taken together with the corresponding GAAP financial measures, provide meaningful supplemental information regarding our performance by excluding certain items that may not be indicative of our core business, operating results or future outlook. Management uses, and believes that investors benefit from referring to, these non-GAAP financial measures in assessing our operating results, as well as when planning, forecasting and analyzing future periods. We use these non-GAAP financial measures in conjunction with traditional GAAP measures to communicate with our board of directors concerning our financial performance. These non-GAAP financial measures also facilitate comparisons of our performance to prior periods.
Annualized Recurring Revenue
Annualized Recurring Revenue ("ARR") is a performance metric, which we use to assess the health and trajectory of our business. ARR equals the annualized value of recurring subscription contracts with active entitlements as of the end of the period. ARR does not reflect non-recurring partner revenue, subscription revenue with certain related parties, custom engineering, remote operation and management services, or premium add-on support.