LONGMONT, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Revenue $3.7 Million; Acquisition by Danfoss Approved by Shareholders
UQM Technologies, Inc. (NYSE American: UQM) (“UQM” or the “Company”), a developer of alternative energy technologies, today announced operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.
- Reported revenue of $3.7 million for the first quarter of 2019 versus $1.6 million for the prior-year period
- Held special meeting of shareholders on April 23, 2019 at which the acquisition by Danfoss A/S (“Danfoss”) was approved by 69.65% of outstanding shares – such that 92.38% of total shares voted were in favor of the merger
- The transaction – at $1.71 per share, or approximately $100 million total valuation – is anticipated to close during the second quarter of 2019, subject to government and regulatory approvals
“UQM took the next step in its evolution on April 23, 2019, when the acquisition by Danfoss was overwhelmingly approved by shareholders,” said Joe Mitchell, UQM Technologies’ President and Chief Executive Officer. “With over 92% of votes cast in favor of this monumental transaction, everything is moving in the right direction for our merger to close during the second quarter. We continue to work with CFIUS – and Danfoss – to prepare for this transformational event where our products can more effectively compete, penetrate new markets, and play an important role in the electric vehicles of tomorrow.”
Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2019
Revenue for the first quarter of 2019 was $3.7 million compared with $1.6 million for the first quarter of 2018. UQM’s net loss for the first quarter was $2.6 million, or $(0.05) per common share, compared to a net loss of $1.9 million, or $(0.04) per common share, last year, primarily reflecting higher SG&A costs due to merger-related professional and administrative expenses.
The Company will host a conference call tomorrow, May 15, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. To attend the conference call, please dial 888-241-0326 approximately ten minutes before the conference is scheduled to begin and provide the conference ID “2289855” to access the call. International callers should dial +1 647-427-3411. The call will also be webcast live and can be accessed from the company’s website at www.uqm.com/investors. Parties listening via the webcast will be in a “listen-only” mode. Please log onto UQM’s website ten minutes prior to the start of the webcast to register.
An audio replay of the webcast will be available two hours after the call and can be accessed on the investor page of website using the link listed above.
UQM Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of power-dense, high-efficiency electric motors, generators, power electronic controllers and fuel cell compressors for the commercial truck, bus, automotive, marine and industrial markets. A major emphasis for UQM is developing propulsion systems for electric, hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. UQM is IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 certified and located in Longmont, Colorado. For more information, please visit www.uqm.com.
This Release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act. These statements appear in a number of places in this Release and include statements regarding our plans, beliefs or current expectations; including those plans, beliefs and expectations of our management with respect to, among other things, gaining required certifications, new product developments, the merger with Danfoss, future orders to be received from our customers, sales of products from inventory, future financial results, liquidity, and the continued growth of the electric-powered vehicle industry. Important Risk Factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements are contained in our Form 10-K and Form 10-Q’s, which are available through our website at www.uqm.com or at www.sec.gov.
UQM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Consolidated Condensed Statements of Operations (unaudited)
(derived from the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q)
|Three Months Ended March 31,|
|Operating costs and expenses:|
|Costs of product sales||2,593,264||1,176,138|
|Costs of contract services||369,906||128,765|
|Research and development||502,184||678,505|
|Selling, general and administrative||2,692,207||1,519,917|
|Loss from operations||(2,473,825||)||(1,891,751||)|
|Other income (expense):|
|Amortization of deferred financing costs||(13,159||)||(9,327||)|
|Net loss per common share - basic and diluted||$||(0.05||)||$||(0.04||)|
|Weighted average number of shares of common stock outstanding - basic and diluted||55,349,670||54,124,230|
UQM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Consolidated Condensed Balance Sheets (unaudited)
(derived from the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K)
|March 31,||December 31,|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||2,910,507||$||1,918,570|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||282,403||377,762|
|Total current assets||9,772,079||9,057,822|
|Property and equipment, at cost:|
|Machinery and equipment||7,719,597||7,479,790|
|Less accumulated depreciation||(8,381,913||)||(8,282,269||)|
|Net property and equipment||4,750,373||4,610,210|
|Patent costs, net of accumulated amortization of $976,215 and $958,543, respectively||271,328||260,021|
|Trademark costs, net of accumulated amortization of $91,001 and $86,505, respectively||84,840||85,964|
Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
|Other current liabilities||1,788,979||1,394,150|
|Deferred contract liabilities||230,116||110,727|
| Current debt, net of deferred financing costs of |
$26,933 and $7,772, respectively
|Total current liabilities||10,644,674||9,894,085|
|Other long-term liabilities||168,282||106,159|
|Total long-term liabilities||168,282||106,159|
|Common stock, $0.01 par value, 175,000,000 shares authorized; 56,222,189 and 54,267,440 shares issued and outstanding, respectively||562,222||542,674|
|Additional paid-in capital||137,323,841||134,645,911|
|Total stockholders’ equity||4,160,563||4,013,773|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||14,973,519||$||14,014,017|
Source: UQM Technologies, Inc.