Euronet Worldwide Reports Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2006 Financial Results

Leawood, Kansas, USA - 20 February 2007

Euronet Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading electronic payments provider, today announced its full year and fourth quarter 2006 financial results.

Euronet’s full year 2006 financial highlights included:

· Consolidated revenues of $629.2 million, an increase of 18% over 2005 revenues of $531.2 million.
· Adjusted EBITDA of $88.8 million, an increase of 17% over 2005 Adjusted EBITDA of $75.8 million.
· Operating income of $52.3 million, a 9% increase over 2005 operating income of $47.8 million.
· Net income of $46.3 million, or $1.17 diluted earnings per share, compared to net income for 2005 of $22.4 million, or $0.61 diluted earnings per share.
· In accordance with Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 123R (“SFAS 123R”), which the Company retroactively adopted on January 1, 2006, share-based compensation expense was $7.4 million for 2006, compared to $5.6 million for 2005.
· Net income in 2006 included a foreign exchange gain of $10.2 million; excluding this gain and the share-based compensation expense noted above, diluted earnings per share were $1.07. Net income in 2005 included a foreign exchange loss of $7.5 million and a $0.6 million loss on discontinued operations; excluding these losses and the share-based compensation expense noted above, diluted earnings per share were $0.96.
· Total of 921.7 million transactions processed in 2006, an increase of 30% over the 709.6 million transactions processed in 2005.

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