ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition

ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 2.02.

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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On August 3, 2017, ORBCOMM Inc. (“ORBCOMM” or the “Company”) released its earnings for the second quarter 2017 and is furnishing a copy of the earnings release to the Securities and Exchange Commission under Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K. The press release is attached herewith as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated herein by reference. In addition, the Company will discuss its financial results during a webcast and teleconference call Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). To access the webcast and teleconference call, go to the Company’s website at www.orbcomm.com.

The information contained in Exhibit 99 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

ORBCOMM publically reports its financial information in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“US GAAP”). To facilitate external analysis of the Company’s operating performance, ORBCOMM also presents financial information that are considered “non-GAAP financial measures” under Regulation G and related reporting requirements promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Non-GAAP measures should be considered in addition to, and not as a substitute for, or superior to, Net Income or other measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with GAAP and may be different than those presented by other companies. EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA Margin are not performance measures calculated in accordance with GAAP and are therefore considered non-GAAP measures.

EBITDA is defined as earnings attributable to ORBCOMM Inc. before interest income (expense), loss on debt extinguishment, provision for income taxes and depreciation and amortization. ORBCOMM believes EBITDA is useful to its management and investors in evaluating operating performance because it is one of the primary measures used to evaluate the economic productivity of the Company’s operations, including its ability to obtain and maintain its customers, its ability to operate its business effectively, the efficiency of its employees and the profitability associated with their performance. It also helps ORBCOMM’s management and investors to meaningfully evaluate and compare the results of the Company’s operations from period to period on a consistent basis by removing the impact of its financing transactions and the depreciation and amortization impact of capital investments from its operating results. In addition, ORBCOMM management uses EBITDA in presentations to its board of directors to enable it to have the same measurement of operating performance used by management and for planning purposes, including the preparation of the annual operating budget.

The Company also believes that Adjusted EBITDA, defined as EBITDA adjusted for stock-based compensation expense, noncontrolling interests, impairment loss, non-capitalized satellite launch and in-orbit insurance, insurance recovery, and acquisition-related and integration costs, is useful to investors to evaluate the Company’s core operating results and financial performance because it excludes items that are significant non-cash or non-recurring expenses reflected in the Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations. Adjusted EBITDA Margin equals Adjusted EBITDA divided by Total Revenues.

Item 2.02.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)Exhibits.

Press Release of the Company dated August 3, 2017.


ORBCOMM Inc. Exhibit
EX-99 2 orbc-ex99_6.htm EX-99 orbc-ex99_6.htm Exhibit 99   ORBCOMM ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER 2017 RESULTS   – Total Revenues Reach New High of $57.0 Million,…
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About ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC)

ORBCOMM Inc. is a provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, including network connectivity, devices and Web reporting applications. The Company’s M2M products and services are designed to track, monitor and manage security for a range of assets, such as trailers, trucks, rail cars, intermodal containers, generators, fluid tanks, marine vessels, diesel or electric powered generators (gensets), oil and gas wells, pipeline monitoring equipment, irrigation control systems, and utility meters, in the transportation and distribution, heavy equipment, oil and gas, maritime and government industries. It provides Automatic Identification System (AIS) data services to assist in vessel navigation and to improve maritime safety to government and commercial customers across the world. The Company provides its services using various network platforms, including its own constellation of approximately 40 low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites and its accompanying ground infrastructure.

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