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Total Dollars processed in the second quarter of 2021 a record $2.73 billion, up 47% sequentially from previous record first quarter
SAN ANTONIO, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Usio, Inc. (Nasdaq: USIO), an integrated electronic payment solutions provider, today reported record transactions and processing volume for the second quarter of 2021.
Louis Hoch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Usio, said, “This is our third consecutive quarter of record electronic payments and dollar transaction processing volume. ACH electronic check dollars processed almost quadrupled this quarter, while electronic check transactions, return check transactions and card transactions processed all doubled, at least. These results illustrate that we are on a rapid growth trajectory. Our success is built on our strategy to invest in our high growth PayFac platform, target fast growing markets such as cryptocurrency and FinTech lending while maintaining our diversity strategy, and leverage the relationships we’ve developed with over 100 governmental and charitable organizations through our Prepaid card division. The Usio franchise has never been stronger, and we are committed to extending our leadership by continuing to innovate and deliver value to the markets we serve. The company will report record financial metrics for the second quarter of 2021.”
Second Quarter 2021 Processing Results
Card Processing, Including PayFac
Credit Card Dollars Processed
Credit Card Transactions Processed
Prepaid Card Load Volume
Prepaid Card Transaction Volume
Electronic Check Transaction Volume
Returned Check Transactions Processed
Electronic Check Dollars Processed
More ACH transactions were processed in the second quarter of 2021 than any previous quarter in the company’s history. Total Dollars processed in the second quarter of 2021 were $2.73 billion, topping the previous all-time record of $1.87 billion that was set in first quarter of 2021. Finally, Card Processing, including PayFac, set another all-time record for both transactions and dollars processed.
About Usio, Inc.
Usio, Inc. (Nasdaq: USIO), a leading FinTech integrated payment solutions provider, offers a wide range of payment solutions to merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus, crypto exchanges and card issuers. The Company operates credit, debit/prepaid, and ACH payment processing platforms to deliver convenient, world-class payment solutions and services to its clients. The strength of the Company is its ability to provide tailored solutions for card issuance, payment acceptance, and bill payments as well as its unique technology in the prepaid sector and its ability to provide and execute on its service commitments. Usio is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and has offices in Austin, Texas, and Franklin, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville. Websites: www.usio.com, www.payfacinabox.com, www.akimbocard.com and www.usiooutput.com.
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Joe Hassett, Investor Relations