SFX Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE): Announcement of 1Q14 Financial Results

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Dallas, Texas 05/16/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) –SFX Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE)recently announced its results for the period of 3 months ended March 31, 2014 and also provided Update on recent developments and marketing partnerships.

Revenue of the company for the period quarter ended March 31, 2014 was reported at $33.3 million. For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, direct costs of the company was reported at $22.8 million while net loss of the company for 3 months ended March 31, 2014 was reported $63.6 million or $(0.73) per share.

Revenue Highlights:

For the quarter ended March 31, 2014 SFX Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE)’sPro Forma Revenue (a non-GAAP measure) was $38.1 million and Pro Forma Adjusted EBITDA (a non-GAAP measure) was a loss of $(11.9) million. These figures of Pro Forma Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA of the company reflects a combined factors like, costs in relation to the addition of infrastructure and personnel for supporting company’s development of its marketing partnerships, growing its live business segment, and the establishment of the integrated marketing platform which were expensed during the 1Q14; for live events, the 1Q14 was the year’s seasonally slowest period for the company; and  some events which occurred in the 1Q13 did not reoccur in the 1Q14 because they were rescheduled to later periods in 2014 and others were stopped because the company focuses its strategy on bigger festivals and events.

SFX Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:SFXE)’s 1Q14 pro forma festival attendance increased by more than 100% to around 175,000 because during the quarter the company held 9 festivals as compared to 4 festivals for the same period of last year, while attendance at events other than festivals were reduced by 28% to around 260,000 which reflects the strategy of the company which is to focus on the larger events and also to host a less number of smaller events.

Stock Update:

On Thursday, the stock closed at $6.71, losing 2.19% from its previous close.

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