NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
May 06, 2019 • 04:30 pm ET
Good day, and welcome to the NIC 2019 First Quarter Earnings Announcement. Today's conference is being recorded. At this time, I'd like to turn the conference over to Angela Davied. Please go ahead.
Thank you, operator. Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to NIC's first quarter earnings call. The press release for NIC's first quarter 2019 earnings announcement was issued 30 minutes ago, our earnings release is also available on our corporate website at egov.com/investor-relations. You may also call our headquarters at (877) 234-3468, and we will e-mail the information to you.
This quarter we are also sharing slides as part of our webcast, so I encourage everyone to go online to the IR section of our website to view that. Joining us on the call today are NIC's, CEO, Harry Herington; and Steve Kovzan, NIC's Chief Financial Officer. Following a reading of our cautionary statement regarding forward-looking information our CEO and CFO will deliver prepared remarks, then we'll open for questions.
Any statements made during this call that do not relate to historical or current facts constitute forward-looking statements. These statements include statements regarding the company's potential financial performance for the 2019 fiscal year or future fiscal years, estimates, projections, the expected length of contract terms, statements relating to the company's business plans, objectives and expected operating results, statements relating to potential new contracts or renewals, statements relating to the company's expected effective tax rate, statements relating to possible future dividends and share repurchases and other possible future events, including potential acquisitions and the assumptions upon which those statements are based. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. These risks include regional and national business, political, economic, competitive, social and market conditions, including various termination rights of the company and its partners; the ability of the company to renew existing contracts, in whole or in part, and to sign contracts with new federal, state and local government agencies.
The company's ability to identify and acquire suitable acquisition candidates and to successfully integrate any acquired businesses as well as possible data security incidents. You should not rely on any forward-looking statement as a prediction or guarantee about the future. A detailed discussion of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from such forward-looking statements is included in the sections titled Risk Factors and Cautions About Forward-looking statements of the company's most recent forms 10-K and 10-Q filed with the SEC.
These filings are available at the SEC's website at sec.gov. Any forward-looking statements made during this call speak only at the date of this call, except as may be required by applicable law, we undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly, any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Now it is my pleasure to introduce Harry Herington, NIC's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.
Harry H. Herington