CALGARY, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Trakopolis IoT Corp. ("Trakopolis" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: TRAK) has reported financial results for the 2016 period end and the three months ended December 31, 2016. The financial year end of the Company was changed from June 30 to December 31.
Fourth Quarter highlights include:
- Revenue of $1.214 million, which represents a 8% increase over same quarter in 2016.The increase was mainly driven by growth in hardware sales through units deployed through a strategic partnership in gas detection integration.
- Adjusted EBITDA was negative $522 thousand for the quarter, this compared to negative $697 thousand from the same period in 2015, representing a 25% improvement.
- A net loss of $3.824 million was recorded for the quarter This is compared to $1.089 million from the same period in 2015. The net loss for the quarter included $3.285 million of transaction costs related to the reverse takeover of TSXV shell company of which $3.009 million was non-cash. The company anticipates its expenses will normalize in the coming quarters, as these costs are not expected to be recurring.
"Becoming a listed issuer over the last 6 months' positions Trakopolis to initiate our growth plan," stated Brent Moore, Chief Executive Officer of Trakopolis. "We also completed a small software acquisition, continued field testing of the exclusive Honeywell ConneXt Loneworker product and managed the subsequent hiring and onboarding of new staff. We are looking forward to our strategic efforts being reflected in our operating results in future quarters."
Trakopolis' 2016 fourth quarter and year end financial statements & management discussion have been posted to the Company's website and can be accessed at http://trakopoliscorp.com/investors/. The MD&A and Financial Statements have also been filed with SEDAR and will be accessible at www.sedar.com.
Trakopolis is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company with proprietary, cloud-based solutions for real-time tracking, data analysis and management of corporate assets such as equipment, devices, vehicles and workers. The Company's asset management platform works across a variety of networks and devices. Trakopolis has a diversified revenue stream from many verticals including oil and gas, forestry, transportation, construction, rentals, urban services, mining, government and others.
Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Information
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EBITDA is an indicator of the financial results generated by our business activities excluding the impact of any financing activities, amortization and depreciation of property, equipment and intangible assets, and taxes.
Adjusted EBITDA is a further refinement of EBITDA to remove the effect of share-based compensation expense and one-time costs associated with the RTO transaction. As such, Adjusted EBITDA provides more meaningful continuity with respect to the comparison of our operating results over time.
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