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TheStreet Announces Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2012 Financial Results
 
NEW YORK (February 21, 2013) –
TheStreet (NASDAQ: TST), a leading digital financial media company, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2012.  The Company reported revenue of $50.7 million, a net loss of $12.7 million and Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $1.3 million for the full year. The Company reported revenue of $13.8 million, a net loss of $2.2 million and Adjusted EBITDA(1) of $0.5 million for the quarter. Excluding payments related to restructuring and other charges, the Company generated more than $0.7 million in operating cash flow for the fourth quarter. The fourth quarter and full year results reflect the operations of The Deal, since our acquisition was completed on September 11, 2012.
 
Revenue for the full year decreased 12.2% compared to the full year of 2011, while revenue in the fourth quarter decreased 3.1% compared to the same period last year. Subscription Services revenue for the full year was $38.2 million, a decrease of 3.2% compared to the full year of 2011, while Subscription Services revenue was $11.1 million for the fourth quarter, an increase of 12.8% compared to the prior year period.  Media revenue for the full year was $12.5 million, a decrease of 31.6% from the full year of 2011, while Media revenue was $2.7 million for the fourth quarter, a decrease of 38.3% compared to the prior year period.
 
Operating expenses for the full year were $63.8 million, a decrease of 4.2% compared to 2011.  Excluding $6.4 million and $1.8 million related to restructuring and other charges and gain on disposition of assets in 2012 and 2011, respectively, operating expenses declined 11.3% compared to 2011. Operating expenses in the fourth quarter were $16.1 million, a decrease of 4.2% as compared to the prior year period. Excluding $0.5 million and $1.8 million related to restructuring and other charges and gain on disposition of assets in the fourth quarter of 2012 and 2011, respectively, operating expenses increased 4.0% compared to the prior year period.
 
Adjusted EBITDA (1) for the full year was $1.3 million compared to $2.0 million for the full year of 2011.  Adjusted EBITDA (1) was $0.5 million in the fourth quarter, as compared to $1.2 million in the prior year period.
 
“In the fourth quarter, we continued to execute our turnaround strategy by right-sizing our cost structure, including moving most of our operations to the cloud, and integrating The Deal.   Our strong balance sheet, ending the year with $60.5 million in cash and investments, allowed us to complete a large portion of our restructuring in 2012.  We will continue to focus on driving subscription revenue, optimizing our free site and modernizing our technology infrastructure in the new year.” said Elisabeth DeMarse, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Selected Operating Results of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012
 
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Average revenue per user for the full year increased 6.3% as compared to the full year of 2011. Average revenue per user in the fourth quarter increased 6.1% as compared to the prior year period (2).
 
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Average monthly churn of 2.6% for the fourth quarter improved from 3.8% in the prior year period (2) (3).
 
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The average number of paid subscriptions was 73,993 for the quarter (2).
 
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Including The Deal, Subscription Services bookings for the full year decreased 7.9% from the full year of 2011, while Subscription Services bookings in the fourth quarter increased 21.1% as compared to the prior year period.
 
The Company’s net loss for the full year was $12.7 million as compared to $8.2 million for the full year of 2011. Excluding the restructuring and other charges and the gain from disposition of assets of $6.4 million and $1.8 million in 2012 and 2011, respectively, net loss was $6.4 million, flat with the prior year. For the fourth quarter, net loss was $2.2 million as compared to a net loss of $2.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Excluding the restructuring and other charges and the gain from disposition of assets of $0.5 million and $1.8 million in 2012 and 2011, respectively, net loss was $1.7 million, as compared to $0.6 million in the prior year.
 
The Company reported a net loss per share for the full year of $0.38 as compared to a net loss of $0.26 for the full year of 2011. Net loss per share was $0.07 in the fourth quarter of 2012, as compared to a net loss of $0.08 in the fourth quarter of 2011.
 
The Company ended the year with cash and cash equivalents, restricted cash and marketable securities of $60.5 million.
 
Conference Call Information

TheStreet will discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter today at 4:30 p.m. ET.
 
To participate in the call, please dial 800-649-5127 (domestic) or 914-495-8549 (international).  The Conference ID number is 94061591.  This call is being webcast and can be accessed in the Investor Relations section of TheStreet website at http://investor-relations.thestreet.com/events.cfm.
 
A replay of the webcast will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and remain available in the Investor Relations section of TheStreet website at http://investor-relations.thestreet.com/events.cfm through March 15, 2013.
 

The following information was filed by Thestreet, Inc. (TST) on Thursday, February 21, 2013 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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