| Source: Vigil Health Solutions Inc
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vigil Health Solutions Inc. (“Vigil”) announces the results of operations for the quarter ending December 31, 2021.
Developments in the Quarter
- Revenue of $1.69 million compared to $1.76 million in the three month period ended December 31, 2020.
- Earnings before income taxes were $184 thousand compared to $225 thousand in the three month period ended December 31, 2020.
- Sales bookings for the quarter were $1.22 million compared to $1.05 million in the three month period ended December 31, 2020.
- Adjusted EBITDA of $207 thousand compared to $306 thousand in the three months ended December 31, 2019.
“As senior housing continues to navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, I am pleased to report another profitable quarter. We are further encouraged to see new industry data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), highlighting improved senior housing occupancy in the latter half of 2021, driven by a significant rebound in demand and modest increase in supply,” stated Troy Griffiths, President and CEO of Vigil Health Solutions Inc.
Revenue for the three months ended December 31, 2021 was $1.69 million compared to $1.76 million in the three months ended December 31, 2020. Project revenue made up 60% of total revenue; the remaining revenue came from follow on standalone sales to existing customers. These sales include software maintenance billings and replacement products including wireless devices and communication equipment.
Sales bookings for the quarter were $1.22 million up 16% from $1.05 million in the three months ended December 31, 2020. The current quarter included some large sales bookings from corporate clients.
At December 31, 2021, Vigil had a backlog of approximately $2.14 million (including $924 thousand in deposits and progress billings, recorded as deferred revenue on the balance sheet), compared to approximately $3.11 million (including $1.80 million in deposits and progress billings, recorded as deferred revenue on the balance sheet), at December 31, 2020. The Company’s backlog is the total estimated revenue for contracts which are signed and have not been completed (and may not have commenced).
The gross margin percentage was 49% for the three months ended December 31, 2021 compared to 50% for the three months ended December 31, 2020.
Operating expenditures for the three months ended December 31, 2021 were $652 thousand up 8% from $603 thousand for the period ended December 31, 2020. The increase relates to professional fees resulting from the proposed Transaction.
Earnings before income taxes were $184 thousand compared to $225 thousand in the three months ended December 31, 2020. Net earnings and comprehensive income were $111 thousand or $0.006 per share compared to $158 thousand, or $0.009 per share in the three months ended December 31, 2020.
Detailed financial statements along with Management Discussion and Analysis have been filed with SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
Financial information will be mailed to entitled security holders on February 28, 2022, or, upon notice to the Company, entitled security holders may request a copy of financials in advance.
Summary Financial Information
|Three months ended||Nine months ended|
|December 31,||December 31,||December 31,||December 31,|
|Cost of sales||851,884||876,389||2,621,330||2,103,845|
|Earnings before the following items||182,152||283,262||713,595||724,689|
|Other income (expense)||1,694||(57,898||)||23,715||(119,997||)|
|Earnings before income taxes||183,846||225,364||737,310||604,692|
|Net earnings and comprehensive earnings for the period||$||111,028||157,832||586,262||423,978|
For the three and nine months ended December 31, 2021, we are disclosing Adjusted EBITDA, a non-IFRS financial measure, as a supplementary indicator of operating performance. We define Adjusted EBITDA as net income before, interest excluding interest relating to right of use asset for lease on the Company’s head office, income taxes, amortization excluding amortization of right of use asset for the lease on the Company’s head office, stock based compensation and currency gains or losses including derivative foreign exchange differences. We are presenting the non-IFRS financial measure in our filings because we use it internally to make strategic decisions, forecast future results and to evaluate our performance and because we believe that our current and potential investors and analysts use the measure to assess current and future operating results and to make investment decisions. It is a non-IFRS measure, may not be comparable to other companies and it is not intended as a substitute for IFRS measures
Adjusted EBITDA Reconciliation
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|December 31,||December 31,||December 31,||December 31,|
|Income for the period||$||111,028||157,832||586,262||423,978|
|Add / (deduct)|
|Share based payments||7,807||19,753||31,370||53,899|
About Vigil Health Solutions Inc.
Vigil offers a proprietary technology platform combining software and hardware to provide comprehensive solutions to the expanding seniors’ housing market. Vigil has established a growing presence in North America and an international reputation for being on the leading edge of systems design and integration. Vigil’s objective is to offer solutions for the full continuum of care. Vigil’s product range includes the innovative wireless Vitality Care System™ featuring discreet ‘mini pendants’, a nurse call system, mobile fall and incontinence monitoring, resident check in and the award-winning Vigil Memory Care System.
Certain statements contained in this news release that are not based on historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws (“forward-looking statements”). These forward-looking statements are not promises or guarantees of future performance but are only predictions that relate to future events, conditions or circumstances or our future results, performance, achievements or developments and are subject to substantial known and unknown risks, assumptions, uncertainties and other factors that could cause our actual results, performance, achievements or developments in our business or in our industry to differ materially from those expressed, anticipated or implied by such forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements include all financial guidance, disclosure regarding possible events, conditions, circumstances, or results of operations that are based on assumptions about future economic conditions, courses of action and other future events. We caution you not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. These forward-looking statements appear in a number of different places in this presentation and can be identified by words such as “may”, “estimates”, “projects”, “expects”, “intends”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, or their negatives or other comparable words. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding the outlook for our future operations, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of our services and products, statements concerning strategies or developments, statements about future market conditions, supply conditions, end customer demand conditions, channel inventory and sell through, revenue, gross margin, operating expenses, profits, forecasts of future costs and expenditures, the outcome of legal proceedings, and other expectations, intentions and plans that are not historical fact.
The risk factors and uncertainties that may affect our actual results, performance, achievements or developments are many and include, amongst others, our ability to develop our sales force and generate revenue, the length of the sales cycle, management of the Company’s growth, ability to recruit and retain staff, fluctuations in demand for current and future products, our ability to develop, manufacture, supply and market existing and new products that meet the needs of customers, volatility in the exchange rate, ability to secure financing, ability to secure product liability insurance, the continuous commitment of our customers, increased competition, changes in regulation and reliance on third party suppliers. These risk factors and others, including the updated risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic, are discussed in the Risks and Uncertainties section of our “Management Discussion and Analysis” segment of our fiscal 2021 Annual Report. Many of these factors and uncertainties are beyond the control of the Company. Consequently, all forward-looking statements in this news release are qualified by this cautionary statement and there can be no assurance that actual results, performance, achievements, or developments anticipated by the Company will be realized.
We caution readers that the risks described are not the only ones that could impact the Company. We cannot accurately predict the full impact that COVID-19 will have on our business, results of operations, financial condition or the demand for our services, due in part to the uncertainties relating to the ultimate geographic spread of the virus, the severity of the disease, the duration of the outbreak, the steps our customers and suppliers may take in current circumstances, including slowing or halting operations, the duration of travel and quarantine restrictions imposed by governments of affected countries and other steps that may be taken by such governments to respond to the pandemic. Additional risks and uncertainties not currently known to us or that are currently deemed to be immaterial may also have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition, or results of operations.
Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions and, except as required by law, the Company does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements should the assumptions related to these plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions change.
|For further information please contact:
Troy Griffiths, President and CEO
Tel: (250) 383-6900
Fax: (250) 383-6999
|Vigil Health Solutions Inc.
2102-4464 Markham Street