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SALT LAKE CITY, May 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OMNIQ Corp. (NASDAQ: OMQS) (“OMNIQ” or “the Company”), a provider of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and IoT – based solutions announces record Q1 2023 revenue of $27.8M.
|●||Record Revenue of $27.8 Million a 6% YoY increase, 11% sequential increase over Q4 2022|
|●||Gross Profit of $5.7 Million vs $6.1 Million in Q1 2022, and vs $4 Million in Q4 2022|
|●||AI Machine Vision Revenue increased by 88% following a 100% in Q4 2022 driven by strong customer demand across Public Safety and Automation of Parking|
|●||OMNIQ’s Q Shield, AI based safe city solution has contracted 3 new cities in Q1 2023 and has expanded its pipeline into new states.|
|●||Cash of $3.2 Million vs. $1.3 Million in December 31st, 2022.|
Additional Q1 2023 and recent events:
|●||Purchase orders for its AI based parking and security solution for 4 Additional airports in Texas and California|
|●||Q Shield AI based Machine Vision Safe City System added 3 new cities in GA and IO|
|●||Awarded multiyear supply contract from “Clalit” Israel’s’ largest health organization, to produce, supply, and install Self-Service Patient Management Kiosks with an estimated value of $3m|
|○||Purchase order for its AI based Border and Public Safety System with unique feature of Real Time Anomaly Detection deployed in sensitive areas in the Middle East|
|○||CEO featured on Wall Street Resource Webcast|
|○||Q Shield AI based Machine Vision System adds Gun Shot Detection technology|
“Our team’s focused efforts lead to another strong quarter resulting in record-breaking revenues of $27.8 million,” said Shai Lustgarten, CEO of OmniQ. “Importantly, we saw a significant rebound in margins from Q4 2022 to Q1 2023 of 21.8% vs 16%, a trend which we feel confident will continue. Each of our verticals experienced strong growth, with our AI sector seeing a sales increase of 88% following last quarter’s 100% increase. Our AI margins continue to improve, as a result of strong execution and driven by our proprietary parking and security solution.
“In addition, our Safe City division has seen a dramatic increase in demand from both our currently deployed states as well as expansion into new states. Our overall growth came from a wide group of customers and variety of sectors including safe city, supply chain, parking, hospitals, restaurant and retail. This diversity continues to not only solidify our growth plans, it also shows once again that our technology has demand and success from multiple large verticals who depend on our technology and services to improve their day-to-day operations.
“We are pleased to report that our company has maintained a strong momentum, and we look forward to Q2 and beyond. Our growth strategy is yielding positive results as we take proactive measures to increase efficiency and drive profitability.
I express my sincere gratitude to our dedicated employees for their hard work, innovative thinking, and unwavering commitment to excellence. It is through their collective efforts that we have become the preferred supplier for some of the most demanding customers in the world. I would also like to extend a special thanks to our valued investors and partners for their continued support, which enables us to pursue our growth strategy with confidence.”
First Quarter 2023 Financial Results
OMNIQ reported revenue of $27.8 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2023, an increase of 6% from $26.3 million in the first quarter of 2022. Our Gross Margin in the first quarter was 20.5% compared to the first quarter of 2022 which had gross margin of 23.3%. Total operating expenses for the quarter were $7.7 million, compared with $7.5 million in the first quarter of 2022.
Net loss for the quarter was $3.5 million, or a loss of $0.45 per basic share, compared with a loss of $2.6 million, or a loss of $0.34 per basic share, for the first quarter of last year.
Adjusted EBITDA (adjusted Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) for the first quarter of 2023 amounted to a loss of $0.7 million compared with an adjusted EBITDA loss of $0.2 million in the first quarter of 2022.
Cash balance at December 31, 2022 was approximately $3.2 million compared with $1.3 million at December 31, 2022
Earnings Call Details
To participate in this event, dial approximately 5 to 10 minutes before the beginning of the call.
Event Date: May 16th 2023– 11:00 AM Eastern Time
Toll Free: 888-506-0062
Participant Access Code: 296041
Event Link: Webcast URL: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/2310/48435
Toll Free: 888-506-0062
Replay Passcode: 48435
Replay will be available on the company website at www.omniq.com under the investor tab.
About omniQ Corp.
omniQ Corp. (Nasdaq: OMQS) provides computerized and machine vision image processing solutions that use patented and proprietary AI technology to deliver data collection, real-time surveillance and monitoring for supply chain management, homeland security, public safety, traffic & parking management, and access control applications. The technology and services provided by the Company help clients move people, assets, and data safely and securely through airports, warehouses, schools, national borders, and many other applications and environments.
omniQ’s customers include government agencies and leading Fortune 500 companies from several sectors, including manufacturing, retail, distribution, food and beverage, transportation and logistics, healthcare, and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since 2014, annual revenues have grown to more than $50 million from clients in the USA and abroad.
The Company currently addresses several billion-dollar markets, including the Global Safe City market, forecast to grow to $29 billion by 2022, and the Ticketless Safe Parking market, forecast to grow to $5.2 billion by 2023. For more information, visit www.omniq.com.
Information about Forward-Looking Statements
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CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
|(In thousands, except share and per share data)||March 31, 2023||December 31, 2022|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||3,230||$||1,311|
|Accounts receivable, net||25,649||23,893|
|Other current assets||729||473|
|Total current assets||40,125||35,671|
|Property and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $1,030 and $1,030 respectively||1,361||1,086|
|Trade name, net of accumulated amortization of $6,283 and $4,458, respectively||1,670||1,826|
|Customer relationships, net of accumulated amortization of $11,001 and $10,762, respectively||4,604||4,967|
|Other intangibles, net of accumulated amortization of $2,216 and $1,541, respectively||621||675|
|Right of use lease asset||1,986||2,300|
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ DEFICIT|
|Accounts payable and accrued liabilities||$||58,216||$||54,736|
|Line of credit||5,225||1,971|
|Accrued payroll and sales tax||2,637||2,633|
|Notes payable, related parties – current portion||195||293|
|Notes payable – current portion||10,843||11,572|
|Lease liability – current portion||890||942|
|Other current liabilities||1,733||1,394|
|Total current liabilities||79,739||73,541|
|Long term liabilities|
|Accrued interest and accrued liabilities, related party||72||72|
|Notes payable, less current portion||44||55|
|Other long-term liabilities||314||265|
|Series A Preferred stock; $0.001 par value; 2,000,000 shares designated, 0 shares issued and outstanding||–||–|
|Series B Preferred stock; $0.001 par value; 1 share designated, 0 shares issued and outstanding||–||–|
|Series C Preferred stock; $0.001 par value; 3,000,000 shares designated, 502,000 shares issued and outstanding, respectively||1||1|
|Common stock; $0.001 par value; 15,000,000 shares authorized; 7,884,878 and 7,714,780 shares issued and outstanding, respectively.||8||8|
|Additional paid-in capital||74,458||73,714|
|Cumulative Translation Adjustment||668||211|
|Total OmniQ stockholders’ deficit||(12,840||)||(10,526||)|
|Total liabilities and deficit||$||68,470||$||64,811|
The accompanying unaudited notes should be read in conjunction with these unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS AND COMPREHENSIVE LOSS
|For the Three months ended|
|(In thousands, except share and per share data)||2023||2022|
|Cost of goods sold|
|Cost of goods sold||22,099||20,194|
|Research & Development||423||523|
|Selling, general and administrative||6,766||6,476|
|Total operating expenses||7,733||7,537|
|Loss from operations||(2,011||)||(1,409||)|
|Other income (expenses):|
|Other (expenses) income||(751||)||(264||)|
|Total other expenses||(1,689||)||(1,076||)|
|Net Loss Before Income Taxes||(3,700||)||(2,485||)|
|Provision for Income Taxes|
|Total Provision for Income Taxes||193||(84||)|
|Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest||–||67|
|Net Loss attributable to OmniQ Corp||$||(3,507||)||$||(2,636||)|
|Foreign currency translation adjustment||457||(10||)|
|Reconciliation of net loss to net loss attributable to common shareholders|
|Less: Dividends attributable to non-common stockholders’ of OmniQ Corp||(8||)||(48||)|
|Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest||–||67|
|Net loss attributable to common stockholders’ of OmniQ Corp||$||(3,515||)||$||(2,684||)|
|Net loss per share – basic attributable to common stockholders’ of OmniQ Corp||$||(0.45||)||$||(0.34||)|
|Weighted average number of common shares outstanding – basic||7,749,870||7,511,376|
RECONCILIATION OF GAAP MEASURES TO NON-GAAP MEASURES
|Three Months ended|
|(In thousands)||March 31,|
|Adjusted EBITDA Calculation||2023||2022|
|Depreciation & amortization||544||538|
|Nonrecurring loss events||790||491|
|Total revenues, net||27,822||26,322|
|Adjusted EBITDA as a % of total revenues, net||(3||)%||(1||)%|