- Revenue Growth of 173% to $2.311 Million
- Operating Income Growth of 94% to $177,853
- 7th straight quarter of positive operating income
- Shareholder Equity increased to $3.89mil
TAMPA, FL / ACCESSWIRE / October 31, 2019 / Trxade Group, Inc. (OTCQB:TRXD) ("Trxade" or the "Company"), an integrated pharma supply chain and care platform, announced today its financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2019, and provided a business update.
Third Quarter Highlights:
- Generated record revenues of $2,311,426 in quarter ending September 30, 2019 vs. $847,471 in quarter ending September 30, 2018
- Gross profit increased to $1,310,509 from $845,126, in quarters ending September 30, 2019 and 2018, respectively
- Operating income increased to $177,853 from $91,829, in the quarters ending September 30, 2019 and 2018, respectively
- For the three months ended at September 30, 2019, Trxade has validated over 431 New Independent pharmacies to its trading platform, a 9% sequential increase from the prior quarter and a 54% increase from the end of the third quarter of 2018
- Wholesale and Mail Order Pharmacy operational model further developed
- Shareholder equity increased to $3.89M, debt was reduced and cash on hand totaled $3.3M as of September 30, 2019
CEO Sees Continuing Strong Revenue Growth and Profitability in 2019
"During the third quarter of 2019, we made excellent progress in our core proprietary B2B trading platform www.trxade.com, which enables independent pharmacies to purchase drugs at discount prices compared to their primaries, enabling us to experience top and bottom line growth," commented, Suren Ajjarapu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trxade Group, who continued, "Additionally, we are investing in core infrastructure for our B-to-C business in our wholesale, e-commerce and delivery capabilities as increasing pharmaceutical prices drive independent pharmacies, payors and consumers to be more aggressive in sourcing medication. Accordingly, I am optimistic that our new product lines will generate profitability."
Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2019:
Revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2019 were $2,311,425 vs. $847,471 in the prior year's quarter, an increase of 173%, and a 21% sequential increase over the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. The revenue growth was primarily attributable to the acquisition of our wholly-owned subsidiary Community Specialty Pharmacy, LLC, and an increase of fee income generated from the Company's web-based supplier-to-pharmacy trading platform (www.trxade.com).
Gross profit for the three months ended September 30, 2019 was $1,310,509, resulting in a gross margin of 56.7%, compared to $845,126 and 99.7% for the three months ended September 30, 2018. The increase in gross profit reflected a sales mix with greater revenue from specialty pharmaceutical sales, which carries a higher cost of sales, reflecting the lower margins, than the Company's other revenue sources.
General and administrative expenses increased to $1,132,656 in the third quarter of 2019, compared with $753,297 in the prior year's quarter.
Operating income increased for the third quarter of 2019 to $177,853, versus $91,829 in the prior year's quarter.
Net income for the three months ended September 30, 2019, was $27,565, a decrease as compared to net income of $94,249, for the same period in 2018. The decrease was primarily due to a one time investment loss of $162,178. Earnings per share (EPS) for the three months period ended September 30, 2019 were $0.00, as compared to $0.00 for the same period in 2018.
At September 30, 2019, Trxade had $3,359,288 of cash, $622,552 of debt and 38.6 million shares issued and outstanding.
Financial Results for the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2019:
Revenues for the nine months ended September 30, 2019 were $5,740,361 vs. $2,538,082 for the nine months ended September 30, 2018, an increase of 126%. The revenue growth was primarily attributable to the acquisition of our wholly-owned subsidiary Community Specialty Pharmacy, LLC, and an increase of fee income generated from the Company's web-based supplier-to-pharmacy trading platform (www.trxade.com).
Gross profit for the nine months ended September 30, 2019 was $3,620,467, resulting in a gross margin of 63%, compared to $2,535,737 and 99.5% for the nine months ended September 30, 2018. This increase reflected a sales mix with greater revenue from Specialty pharmaceutical sales, which carries a higher cost of sales, reflecting the lower margin, than the Company's other revenue sources.
General and administrative expenses increased to $3,138,150 for the nine months ended September 30, 2019, compared with $2,313,734 for the nine months ended September 30, 2018.
Operating Income increased for the nine months ended September 30, 2019 to $482,317, versus $222,003 in the nine months ended September 30, 2018.
Net income for the nine months ended September 30, 2019, was $210,775, compared to net income of $197,031, for the same period in 2018. The improvement in net income was primarily due to increasing revenue and gross profit contributed from Community Specialty Pharmacy and an increase in fee income generated from the Company's web-based supplier-to-pharmacy trading platform (www.trxade.com). The resulting EPS for the nine month period ended September 30, 2019 was $0.01, as compared to $0.01 for the same period in 2018.
About Trxade Group, Inc.
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Trxade Group, Inc. (TRXD) is an integrated drug procurement, delivery and healthcare platform that enables trade among healthcare buyers and sellers of pharmaceuticals, accessories and services. Founded in 2010, Trxade Group is comprised of three synergistic operating platforms; the Trxade B2B trading platform with 11,000 registered pharmacists buying over $120M annually, licensed Wholesale and Mail Order Pharmacy capabilities, including Delivmeds, as well as the newly acquired assets of Bonum Health. For additional information, please visit us at http://www.trxade.com, http://www.delivmeds.com, and http://www.bonumhealth.com.
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