TECSYS Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2017; Delivers Strong Bookings, Profit from Operations Doubles
MONTREAL, February 28, 2017 — TECSYS Inc. (TSX: TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management software company, today announced its results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017, ended January 31, 2017. All dollar amounts are expressed in Canadian currency and are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and are unaudited.
Third Quarter Highlights:
- Total revenue for Q3 2017 increased to $17.4M, $1.8M or 11% higher, compared to $15.6M for Q3 2016.
- Recurring revenue on an annualized basis was $26.1M up 3% compared to $25.3M in Q3 2016.
- Total gross margin percentage in Q3 2017 was 51%, even with Q3 2016.
- Operating expenses for Q3 2017 increased to $7.6M, higher by $262K or 4%, compared to $7.3M for the same three-month period last fiscal year.
- Profit from operations increased to $1.3M in Q3 2017, up by 122% compared to $604K for Q3 2016.
- EBITDA increased to $1.9M in Q3 2017, 45% higher compared to $1.3M in Q3 2016.
- Net profit increased to $888K, or $0.07 per share, in Q3 2017 compared to $543K, or $0.04 per share, for Q3 2016.
- Total contract value bookings increased to $14.6M in Q3 2017 in comparison to $9.0M for Q3 2016.
- Cash and cash equivalents totalled $10.8M at the end of Q3 2017 compared to
$9.7M at the end of fiscal 2016.
"The third quarter of fiscal 2017 showed strong additional sales from our base accounts in healthcare along with two new contracts added by our complex distribution team," said Peter Brereton, President and CEO of TECSYS Inc. "This momentum drove an 11% increase in revenue, which our continued discipline on operating expenses allowed us to leverage into earnings growth and a 45% increase in EBITDA. While we continue to see some effect from the uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act, we are pleased with the continuing investment from our hospital customers as they expand their utilization of our product suite. We were also successful in winning another government sector project, this time in the UK."
"We have seen the same positive trends when we look at our progress on a trailing twelve month basis, with a 15% increase in revenue and a 76% increase in EBITDA," added Berty Ho-Wo-Cheong, VP Finance & Administration and CFO. "We expect further positive results as we continue to penetrate our base accounts and deliver operating leverage."
Results from Operations
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First Nine Months Highlights:
- Revenue for the first nine months of fiscal 2017 was $50.0M, up 8% from $46.3M in the first nine months of last fiscal year.
- Profit from operations for the first nine months of fiscal 2017 was $1.9M compared to $1.3M in the same period of fiscal 2016.
- EBITDA for the first nine months of FY 2017 was $3.7M compared to $3.3M in the same period of fiscal 2016.
- Net profit for the first nine months of fiscal 2017 was $1.2M, or $0.10 per share, compared to $979K, or $0.08 per share, for the same period of fiscal 2016.
- Total contract bookings for the first nine months of fiscal 2017 totalled $31.5M, compared to $29.1M for same period of fiscal 2016.
The Company has declared a dividend of $0.045 per share to be paid on April 11, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 21, 2017.
Pursuant to the Canadian Income Tax Act, dividends paid by the Company to Canadian residents are considered to be “eligible” dividends.
Third Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call
Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 8:30 am EST
Phone number: (416) 359-3128 or (800) 698-9012
The call can be replayed by calling (416) 626-4100 or (800) 558-5253 (access code: 21846834).
View the Q3 FY2017 Financial Statements (PDF, 30K)
TECSYS provides transformative supply chain solutions that equip our customers to succeed in a rapidly-changing omni-channel world. TECSYS solutions are built on a true enterprise supply chain platform, and include warehouse management, distribution and transportation management, as well as complete financial management and analytics. Customers running on TECSYS' Supply Chain Platform are confident knowing they can execute, day in and day out, regardless of business fluctuations or changes in technology, they can adapt and scale to any business needs or size, and they can expand and collaborate with customers, suppliers and partners as one borderless enterprise. From demand planning to demand fulfillment, TECSYS puts power into the hands of both front line workers and back office planners, and unshackles business leaders so they can see and manage their supply chains like never before.
TECSYS is the market leader in supply chain solutions for health systems and hospitals. Over 600 mid-size and Fortune 1000 customers trust their supply chains to TECSYS in the healthcare, service parts, third-party logistics, and general wholesale high-volume distribution industries. TECSYS' shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TCS.
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