CorVel Announces Revenues and Earnings

IRVINE, California, February 2, 2010 — CorVel Corporation (NASDAQ: CRVL) reported earnings per share of $0.54 for the quarter ended December 31, 2009, a 59% increase compared to $0.34 in the same quarter of the prior fiscal year. The Company reported quarterly revenues of $87 million, a 13% increase compared to $77 million in the same quarter of the prior fiscal year. Earnings per share for the nine months ended December 31, 2009 were $1.52, a 39% increase compared to $1.09 for the same period of the prior fiscal year. The Company reported revenues of $250 million for the nine months ended December 31, 2009, a 7% increase compared to $233 million for the same period of the prior fiscal year.

The Company's results benefited from continued growth in the Enterprise Comp product line, CorVel's integrated claims management solution for workers' compensation claims. The Company's approach to claims management has been well received in the market and revenue growth in the quarter is reflective of several acquisition sales implemented over the last six months. The Company continues to strategically invest in this product with focus on integrating systems and efforts to develop unique workflow tools for the management of workers' compensation claims.

The December quarter also benefited from continuing improvements in savings achieved for customers within the Company's managed care services. The Company continues to expand its directed care solutions that facilitate the scheduling of patient visits to ancillary providers or facilities while integrating utilization management.

About CorVel

CorVel Corporation is a national provider of leading-edge services and solutions in the field of disability management. CorVel specializes in applying information technology and e-commerce applications to improve outcomes in the workers' compensation, group health, auto and disability management insurance markets. The Company provides claims management solutions in addition to networks of preferred providers, case management, utilization management and medical bill review to more than 2,000 clients nationwide. Leveraging its commitment to flexibility and personal service, CorVel delivers custom solutions for employers, insurers, third party administrators and government entities.

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All statements included in this press release, other than statements or characterizations of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on the Company's current expectations, estimates and projections about the Company, management's beliefs, and certain assumptions made by the Company, and events beyond the Company's control, all of which are subject to change. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements relating to the Company's results of operations, product investment strategies and expansion of directed care solutions.. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.

The risks and uncertainties referred to above include, but are not limited to, factors described in this press release and the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2009 and the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended June 30, 2009 and September 30, 2009. The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date they are made. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statement for any reason.

CorVel Corporation
Quarterly Results - Income Statement (Unaudited)
Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2008 and 2009
 
  Quarter Ended
December 31, 2008
Quarter Ended
December 31, 2009
Revenues $76,962,000 $86,629,000
Cost of revenues 59,300,000 64,823,000
Gross profit 17,662,000 21,806,000
 
General and administrative 10,296,000 10,713,000
Income from operations 7,366,000 11,093,000
 
Income tax expense 2,862,000 4,418,000
Net income $4,504,000 $6,675,000

Earnings Per Share:
Basic $0.34 $0.55
Diluted $0.34 $0.54

Weighted Shares
Basic 13,316,000 12,237,000
Diluted 13,439,000 12,426,000
 
  Nine Months Ended
December 31, 2008
Nine Months Ended
December 31, 2009
Revenues $233,018,000 $250,357,000
Cost of revenues 176,564,000 186,602,000
Gross profit 56,454,000 63,755,000
 
General and administrative 31,825,000 31,369,000
Income from operations 24,629,000 32,386,000
 
Income tax expense 9,594,000 12,907,000
Net income $15,035,000 $19,479,000

Earnings Per Share:
Basic $1.10 $1.54
Diluted $1.09 $1.52

Weighted Shares
Basic 13,632,000 12,640,000
Diluted 13,815,000 12,801,000

CorVel Corporation
Quarterly Results - Condensed Balance Sheet (Unaudited)
March 31, 2009 and December 31, 2009
 
  March 31, 2009 December 31, 2009
Cash $14,681,000 $7,864,000
Accounts receivable, net 41,249,000 44,419,000
Prepaid expenses and taxes 4,841,000 4,641,000
Deferred income taxes 4,531,000 4,869,000
Property, net 29,790,000 29,873,000
Goodwill and other assets 46,117,000 46,900,000
Total $141,209,000 $138,566,000
 
Accounts and taxes payable $18,553,000 $16,931,000
Accrued liabilities 18,653,000 20,956,000
Deferred tax liability 7,706,000 7,673,000
Paid in capital 84,324,000 88,541,000
Treasury stock -185,762,000 -212,749,000
Retained earnings 197,735,000 217,214,000
Total $141,209,000 $138,566,000