The Motley Fool

Why Redknee Solutions Kicked Up

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case they’re material to our investing thesis.

What: Shares of communication software technologist Redknee Solutions (TSX: RKN) popped 10% today after its quarterly results topped Bay Street expectations.

So what: The stock has skyrocketed over the past year on signs of strong recurring revenue growth, and today’s Q3 results — top-line soared 295% with recurring revenue representing 54% of total revenue vs. 48% in the year-ago period — only confirm that bullishness. Additionally, the company’s recent acquisition of Business Support System helped boost its backlog to a record $163.1 million, giving analysts some decent visibility into upcoming quarters as well.  

Now what: Don’t expect the momentum to slow anytime soon. “Our combined solution portfolio presents new cross-selling and upselling opportunities, and we are committed to providing the highest level of service to our customers,” said CEO Lucas Skoczkowski. “We remain focused on successfully integrating the acquisition and look to expand sales both with new customers, as well as increasing the share of wallet with our existing customers.” So while Redknee is still too small and unproven for conservative Fools, its exposure to the rapidly growing wireless industry might be something for more aggressive growth investors to look at. 

Like small caps?  The Motley Fool Canada has recently released its top small-cap pick for 2013….and beyond!  Simply click here now to download your copy of this FREE report today.

The Motley Fool’s purpose is to help the world invest, better. Click here now for your free subscription to Take Stock, The Motley Fool Canada’s free investing newsletter. Packed with stock ideas and investing advice, it is essential reading for anyone looking to build and grow their wealth in the years ahead.

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest in Foolish investing.

Fool contributor Brian Pacampara does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned at this time.  The Motley Fool does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned at this time.

I consent to receiving information from The Motley Fool via email, direct mail, and occasional special offer phone calls. I understand I can unsubscribe from these updates at any time. Please read the Privacy Statement and Terms of Service for more information.