U.S. Markets closed

GINSMS Announces Financial Results for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2019

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GINSMS Inc. (GOK.V) (the “Corporation”) has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.

The complete financial results for GINSMS are available at www.sedar.com.  Highlights include:

  • Revenue of $708,825 for the three-month period ended June 30, 2019 was lower as compared to $1,347,145 for the three-month period ended June 30, 2018.
  • Improved gross margin of 25.0% for the three-month period ended June 30, 2019 as compared to gross margin of 18.9% for the three-month period ended June 30, 2018.
  • Operating expenses and finance costs decreased from $481,707 for the three-month period ended June 30, 2018 to $278,349 for the three-month period ended June 30, 2019.
  • Lower net loss of $101,362 for three-month period ended June 30, 2019 as compared to $226,638 for three-month period ended June 30, 2018.
  • The cloud-based application-to-person messaging service (the “A2P Messaging Service”) has generated lower revenue of $486,229 for the three-month period ended June 30, 2019 as compared to $1,045,159 for the three-month period ended June 30, 2018. However, gross margin improved from 16.7% for the three-month period ended June 30, 2018 to 21.6% for the three-month period ended June 30, 2019.

Selected Profit and Loss Information

Financial Highlights Three-month
period ended
June 30,
2019
(Unaudited)
  Three-month
period ended
June 30,
2018
(Unaudited)
  Six-month
period ended
June 30,
2019
(Unaudited)
  Six-month
period ended
June 30,
2018
(Unaudited)
 
         

Revenue ($)
       
A2P Messaging Service 486,229   1,045,159   942,046   2,726,664  
Software Products & Services 222,596   301,986   421,595   612,205  
  708,825   1,347,145   1,363,641   3,338,869  
         
Cost of sales ($)        
A2P Messaging Service 381,377   870,498   776,703   2,524,234  
Software Products & Services 150,363   221,599   304,094   470,485  
  531,740   1,092,097   1,080,797   2,994,719  

Gross profit ($)
       
A2P Messaging Service 104,852   174,661   165,343   202,430  
Software Products & Services 72,233   80,387   117,501   141,720  
  177,085   255,048   282,844   344,150  

Gross margin
       
A2P Messaging Service 21.6 % 16.7 % 17.6 % 7.4 %
Software Products & Services 32.5 % 26.6 % 27.9 % 23.1 %
  25.0 % 18.9 % 20.7 % 10.3 %
         
Adjusted EBITDA(1) ($) (73,680)   (198,870)   (120,959)   (344,897)  
Adjusted EBITDA margin (10.4) % (14.8) %
(8.9) % (10.3) %
Net loss ($)
(101,362)
  (226,638)
  (175,620)
  (562,833)
 
Net loss margin (14.3) % (16.8) % (12.9) % (16.9) %
Loss per share ($)        
Basic (In Canadian cents) (0.067 ) (0.150 ) (0.117 ) (0.374 )
Diluted N/A   N/A   N/A   N/A  

(1) Adjusted EBITDA is a non-IFRS measure which does not have any standardized meaning under IFRS. Adjusted EBITDA is related to cash earnings and is defined for these purposes as earnings before income taxes, depreciation and amortization (in both cost of sales and general and administration expenses), interest expenses, and also excludes certain non-recurring or non-cash expenditure and income. This non-IFRS measure is not recognized under IFRS and accordingly, shareholders are cautioned that this measure should not be construed as an alternative to net income determined in accordance with IFRS. The non-IFRS measure presented is unlikely to be comparable to similar measure presented by other issuers. The Corporation believes that Adjusted EBITDA is a meaningful financial metric as it measures cash generated from operations which the Corporation can use to fund working capital requirements, service interest and principal debt repayment and fund future growth initiatives.

About GINSMS

GINSMS is a mobile technology and services company focusing on 2 areas namely its A2P Messaging Service and its Software Products and Services. GINSMS operates a cloud-based A2P messaging service that allows the termination of SMS to mobile subscribers of more than 200 mobile operators globally. GINSMS also develops and distribute innovative software products and services for mobile operators and enterprises and has successfully deployed more than 100 solutions worldwide. GINSMS has offices in China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Forward Looking Statements

Certain information included in this press release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “may”, ”could”, “will”, “expect”, “intend”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “believe”, or “continue” or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology. These statements are not historical facts, but reflect management’s current beliefs and are based on information currently available to management regarding future results and events. Particularly, these forward-looking statements are based on management’s estimate of future events based on technological advances relating to the Corporation’s services, current market conditions and past experiences of management in relation to how certain contracts will affect revenues. Forward-looking statements, by their very nature, involve significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions.

A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to dependence on major customers, system failures, delays and other problems, increasing competition, security and privacy breaches, dependence on third-party software and equipment, adequacy of network reliance, network diversity and backup systems, loss of significant information, insurance coverage, capacity limits, rapid technology changes, market acceptance, decline in volume of attractions, retention of key members of the management team, success of expansion into Chinese and other Asian markets, credit risk, consolidation of existing customers, dependence on required licenses, economy and politics in countries where the Corporation operates, conflicts of interest and residency of directors and officers. Although the Corporation has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Although the forward-looking statements contained herein are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, the Corporation cannot assure the reader that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements.

In particular, forward-looking statements include the following assumptions:

  • Management’s belief that the Corporation’s software products and services would take on a different focus based on an outsourcing model approach leveraging on the lower cost base in Indonesia and Malaysia.  Therefore the revenue for the software segment in Indonesia and Malaysia should continue to increase. 
     
  • Management’s belief that the future growth in messaging is in the area of A2P Messaging Service and the Corporation’s investment in this area will create a viable and profitable business in the future.
  • Management’s belief that the Corporation is able to generate sufficient amounts of cash through operations and financing activities to fulfill the working capital requirements of its present operations.

These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and the Corporation assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances except as may be required by law. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. Forward looking statements are presented in this news release for the purpose of assisting investors and others in understanding certain key elements of our expected fiscal 2019 financial results, as well as our objectives, strategic priorities and business outlook for fiscal 2019, and in obtaining a better understanding of the Corporation’s anticipated operating environment. Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release are qualified by this cautionary statement.

For further information, please contact:

GINSMS Inc.
Joel Chin, CEO
Tel: +65-6441-1029
Email: investor.relations@ginsms.com

NEITHER THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER (AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN THE POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE) ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.