i2 Reports Third Quarter 2004 Results

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i2 Technologies, Inc. (OTC: ITWO), a leading provider of closed-loop supply chain management solutions, today announced results for its third quarter, which ended September 30, 2004.

Total revenue for the third quarter was $111 million, as compared to $111 million in the previous quarter and $117 million in the third quarter of 2003.

License revenue in the third quarter was $17 million, up from $12 million of license revenue in the second quarter of 2004 and $14 million of license revenue in the third quarter of 2003.

Development services revenue was $8 million in the third quarter, as compared to $9 million in the prior quarter and $5 million in the third quarter of 2003.

Contract revenue recognized in the quarter was $29 million, down from $32 million in the prior quarter and $31 million in the third quarter of 2003. Contract revenue reflects amounts deferred as a result of the Company's July 2003 restatement and is not typically associated with current business and cash collections.

Companies selecting i2 during the third quarter included General Motors and Kia Motors America in automotive, South Africa's AngloGold and China's BAO Steel in metals, Avnet in high tech, Italian aerospace and defense company Galileo Avionica, and Mexico's brand leader in casual footwear, Distribuidora Flexi, in consumer goods and retail.

"We continue to make progress toward our goals of achieving operating profitability and long-term growth," said Sanjiv Sidhu, i2 CEO. "In the third quarter, we strengthened many key fundamentals of our business including revenue growth from operations, strengthening our next generation supply chain products and adding new customers."

Total costs and operating expenses for the third quarter of 2004 were $90 million, which included approximately $3 million of legal expenses related to the class action and derivative litigation settlement and the ongoing governmental investigations as well as $2 million of costs associated with the contract revenue recognized. In addition, there was a reduction to the Company's restructuring accrual of approximately $700,000. This compares to $93 million in the previous quarter, which included approximately $4 million of restructuring costs, $2 million of operating expense related to employees no longer with the company and $1 million of legal expenses related to the settlement of the class action and derivative litigation and the SEC enforcement proceedings. During the second quarter of 2004, the Company also had $1 million of costs associated with the contract revenue recognized and reduced expense of $3 million in cost of license due to the reversal of some accruals for potential customer claims that were taken in earlier periods and were no longer needed. Total costs and operating expenses in the third quarter of 2003 were $103 million, which included approximately $4 million of costs associated with the contract revenue recognized.

Operating income for the third quarter of 2004 totaled $21 million, as compared to operating income of $18 million in the prior quarter and operating income of $14 million in the third quarter of 2003.

Net income applicable to common stockholders for the third quarter totaled $17 million, or $0.04 earnings per diluted share. This compares to a net income applicable to common stockholders of $12 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2004 and net income applicable to common stockholders of $7 million, or $0.02 earnings per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2003.

Cash and investments decreased by $64 million in the third quarter. i2 finished the quarter with $281 million in total cash and investments. During the quarter the Company used approximately $37 million of cash for the repurchase of $40 million in aggregate principal amount of the Company's outstanding convertible debt.

Earnings Conference Call Information

i2 management will host a live conference call and Webcast with investors today, October 27, 2004 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time to discuss the third quarter financial results. Investors and other interested parties may access the call via web cast through the Company's web site at www.i2.com/investor. A telephone replay of the event will also be available for approximately 24 hours following the call. To access the replay, dial 800-475-6701 and enter pass code 750153. In addition to the financial tables attached to this release, investors and other interested parties can access a schedule of supplemental financial information on the investor relations section of the Company's website at www.i2.com/investor.
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