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Manhattan Associates will make its earnings release and published expectations available on its Web site (www.manh.com ). Beginning March 15, 2002, Manhattan Associates will observe a "Quiet Period" during which Manhattan Associates and its representatives will not comment concerning previously published financial expectations. Prior to the start of the Quiet Period, the public can continue to rely on the expectations published in this Business Outlook section as still being Manhattan Associates` current expectation on matters covered, unless Manhattan Associates publishes a notice stating otherwise. The public should not rely on previously published expectations during the Quiet Period, and Manhattan Associates disclaims any obligation to update any previously published financial expectations during the Quiet Period. The Quiet Period will extend until the date when Manhattan Associates` next quarterly earnings release is published, presently scheduled for the third or fourth week of April 2002.
For the fiscal year ending December 31, 2002, Manhattan Associates currently expects to achieve adjusted earnings in the range of $0.83 to $0.93 per fully diluted share. For the quarter ending March 31, 2002, Manhattan Associates currently expects to achieve adjusted earnings in the range of $0.17 to $0.20 per fully diluted share. These expectations assume that the current general economic environment will improve modestly over the balance of the year.
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.
Manhattan Associates, Inc., is the global leader in providing extended supply chain execution solutions. We enable operational excellence through real-time collaboration, execution and optimization. Our solutions leverage state-of-the-art technologies, innovative practices and our domain expertise to enhance performance, profitability and competitive advantage. Manhattan Associates has licensed more than 800 customers representing 1,100 facilities worldwide, which include some of the world`s leading manufacturers, distributors and retailers. For more information about Manhattan Associates telephone 770.955.7070 or visit www.manh.com
This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" relating to Manhattan Associates, Inc. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements are delays in product development, undetected software errors, competitive pressures, technical difficulties, market acceptance, availability of technical personnel, changes in customer requirements and general economic conditions. Additional factors are set forth in "Safe Harbor Compliance Statement for Forward-Looking Statements" included as Exhibit 99.1 to the Company`s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31,2000. Manhattan Associates undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in future operating results.