The net loss attributable to common stockholders for the twelve months ended December 31, 2008 was $3,727,000, or $0.03 per share, on 129.2 million weighted shares outstanding, compared to a net loss of $3,399,000, or $0.03 per share, on 114.0 million weighted average shares outstanding for the corresponding prior year period. The increase in the net loss is primarily due to increases in amortization of capitalized software development costs related to product development and enhancements, and increases in direct engineering costs, charged to cost of sales, related to meeting customer specific requirements associated with integration of our standard products into customer systems.
"Despite an extremely difficult economic environment, as mentioned above revenue for the last half of 2008 was up 25% over the last half of 2007, and we believe this momentum will carry over into 2009 as reflected by the sustained level of sales related activity we are experiencing going into the new year," stated CIC's Chairman & CEO Guido DiGregorio. "Currently, however, we are experiencing what we believe are normal delays in IT orders consistent with standard procedure as enterprises enter a new year and new budget period. Although we see no significant indications suggesting that the adverse market conditions impacting our customer base of financial institutions have resulted in any cancellation of IT spending that would significantly impact planned automation programs involving our technology, the elevated review and prioritization purchase processes have delayed anticipated early 2009 deployments. In recognition that such delays could result in the short-term need for additional funds, prior to achievement of cash flow positive operations, we are investigating alternative financing sources, including investments from selected strategic partners. However,
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