WidePoint Corporation (NYSE American: WYY), the leading provider of Trusted Mobility Management (TM2) specializing in Telecommunications Lifecycle Management, Identity Management and Bill Presentment & Analytics solutions, today reported results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2018.
Third Quarter 2018 Operational Highlights: $33.9M in contract actions:
Secured approximately $5.4 million in new contract awards, $2.8 million in expanded services with existing customers and $10.5 million in option year follow-on contracts with existing customers
Secured new $12.0 million task order from the U.S. Coast Guard under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cellular Wireless Management Services (CWMS) Blanket Purchase Agreement, of which up to 6% to 7% of the total task order consists of high margin managed services
Awarded $1.67 million, five-year contract for mobile communications management services by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, of which the majority consists of high margin managed services
Awarded new, one-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) task order by DHS Headquarters valued at $1.5 million, of which up to one-third of the task order consists of high margin managed services
Third Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights (results compared to the same year-ago period):
Revenue increased 15% to $21.3 million
Gross profit increased 9% to $3.7 million
Net loss narrowed to $0.1 million
Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP financial measure, increased to $561,000, marking the company’s fifth consecutive quarter of positive adjusted EBITDA
Nine Month 2018 Financial Highlights (results compared to the same year-ago period):
Revenue increased 5% to $58.9 million
Gross profit increased 7% to $10.8 million
Net loss narrowed to $1.0 million
Adjusted EBITDA totaled $768,400
For the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018, the company anticipates total revenue in the range of $82.0 million to $83.0 million, representing growth of roughly 9% year-over-year, and EBITDA of $1.6 million as compared to $900,000 in the prior year.
The company’s financial outlook statements are based on current expectations. The following statements are forward-looking, and actual results could differ materially depending on market conditions and the factors set forth under the “Safe Harbor Statement” below.
“The third quarter was another strong period for WidePoint. We now have five straight quarters of positive adjusted EBITDA and we are continuing to build momentum toward achieving GAAP profitability,” said company President and CEO, Jin Kang. “Our performance in Q3 was highlighted by solid topline growth as we successfully expanded relationships with key Federal and enterprise customers. In addition to our strong topline results, we also delivered another sequential improvement in adjusted EBITDA.
“From a business development standpoint, we continue to execute on our strategy to maintain our customer, upsell and pursue new business. This is evidenced by the substantial orders and large contracts we have recently secured, including the $12 million follow-on order from the U.S. Coast Guard as well as the $20 million in aggregate of new contract orders from various government agencies. These awards highlight WidePoint’s position as the premier provider of Trusted Mobility Management services solutions to the public and private sectors. Looking ahead, our building momentum in the new Federal fiscal year underscores a robust pipeline of significant opportunities.”
WidePoint management will hold a conference call today (November 14, 2018) at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. local time) to discuss these results.
WidePoint President and CEO Jin Kang, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Jason Holloway, and CFO Kito Mussa will host the conference call, followed by a question and answer period. U.S. dial-in number: 877-451-6152; International number: 201-389-0879. Please call the conference telephone number 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. An operator will register your name and organization. If you have any difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Liolios at 949-574-3860. The conference call will be broadcast live and available for replay here and via the investor relations section of the company’s website. A replay of the conference call will be available after 7:30 p.m. Eastern time on the same day through November 28, 2018. Toll-free replay number: 844-512-2921; International replay number: 412-317-6671; Replay ID: 13684462
For more details on the financial results, please visit www.widepoint.com
WidePoint Corporation (NYSE American: WYY) is a leading provider of technology-based management solutions, including telecom management, mobile management, access management and identity management. For more information, visit widepoint.com.
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
WidePoint uses a variety of operational and financial metrics, including non-GAAP financial measures such as Adjusted EBITDA, to enable it to analyze its performance and financial condition. The presentation of non-GAAP financial information should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. A reconciliation of GAAP Net loss to Adjusted EBITDA is included on the schedules attached hereto.