VARBusiness 500 Top Ten Best-Performing Stocks of Q1


NAME: Retalix

2007 VARBUSINESS 500 RANK: 200

CEO: Barry Shaked

TICKER: RTLX

STOCK PRICE JAN. 2, 2008: $13.29

STOCK PRICE MARCH 31, 2008: $14.48

PCT. CHANGE: 9%

SPECIALTY: Provides integrated enterprisewide software solutions for the food and consumer goods retail and distribution industries.

FINANCIALS: In its most recent quarter, the company CEO noted that Retalix' had record revenue, but did not meet bottomline goals. The company has struck a number of new deals globally with supermarket chains, but in 2008 will focus on improving performance and profitability. The fourth quarter fell short of expectations primarily due to a three-license deal, which did not close as expected The company has very little debt and expects total revenue for the full year 2008 to exceed $232 million, and a gross margin of approximately 51 percent.