CHANTILLY, VA – November 13, 2018 – Novume Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVMM), a holding company of leading specialty professional services and technology firms, announced today financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018.
“2018 is the first year in which we have been able to release consolidated results for all the companies currently in the Novume group. We are encouraged by the continued quarter-over-quarter increases in our top-line revenue and reductions in our net loss, and are particularly pleased with the progressBrekford has made in expanding its product lines and areas of business,” said Robert A. Berman, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Operating Results Highlights
- Third consecutive quarter of increasing revenue.
- Third consecutive quarter of decreasing net loss.
- Management has determined that the substantial doubt regarding Novume’s ability to continue as a going concern, as reported in the Company’s Form 10-Q for the second quarter of 2018, has been alleviated.
The Company’s financial results are more fully described in its quarterly report on Form 10-Q, which will be filed with the SEC today. Total revenue for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 increased to $13.1 million compared to $4.4 million for the same period in 2017. While the increase from 2017 is primarily due to the acquisition of several subsidiaries, this increase represents the third consecutive quarter of consolidated revenue growth.
Net loss for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 decreased from $0.8 million to $0.5 million for the same period in 2017, and represents a decrease in net loss margin from 17.9% to 3.8% for the comparable period. The decrease in net loss compared to the prior year period was attributable primarily to the accretive gross profit of acquisitions as well as reduced selling, general and administrative expenses due to fewer corporate initiatives offset somewhat by increased interest costs. The decrease in net loss for the third quarter of 2018 represents the third consecutive quarter-over-quarter of reducing net loss.
Management has determined that the substantial doubt regarding Novume’s ability to continue as a going concern, as reported in the Company’s Form 10-Q for the second quarter of 2018, has been alleviated as a result of improved operations, the extended maturity dates on notes payable and the proceeds of its November stock issuance.
“We are also pleased with progress we have made in positioning the Company for future growth,” Berman continued. “In addition to signing a management services agreement with OpenALPR and our announced plan to acquire that company, our existing subsidiaries have been working to improve efficiency and expand their areas of operations. Since the end of the third quarter, Brekford has completed a number of products in the Argos line including: 1) the Argos Guardian, which supports compliance with “move over” laws; 2) the Argos Finder, which is a fully functional portable ALPR unit; and 3) the Argos Edge, an adapter which allows integration for any fixed IP camera to work with OpenALPR software. Field testing for Argos Guardian has been completed and the first Argos Finder orders have been filled. In addition, Brekford has signed a contract with ParkSmart, Inc. for licensing Brekford’s IP360 system as a software solution for the parking enforcement industry in Canada. This is an exciting expansion of the application of the software and reaffirms our belief in Brekford’s potential.”
About Novume Solutions, Inc.
Novume provides products and services to both government and private sector clients, with an emphasis on public safety, risk management and workforce solutions. We are a holding company that integrates technology and human capital to solve complex client challenges in today’s world. We provide Solutions for a New Generation. For more information, please visit novume.com, or connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook.
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|Novume Solutions, Inc. and Subsidiaries|
|Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets (Unaudited)|
|September 30, 2018||December 31, 2017|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$ 1,483,568||$ 1,957,212|
|Accounts receivable, net||6,810,791||6,707,294|
|Inventory and other current assets||528,954||843,682|
|Total current assets||8,823,313||10,983,188|
|Net property and equipment||1,376,756||648,339|
|Total assets||$ 18,682,057||$ 20,598,740|
|Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity|
|Lines of credit||2,091,602||3,663,586|
|Notes payable, current portion||4,241||–|
|Total current liabilities||7,641,590||8,232,611|
|Total long-term liabilities||3,432,300||1,459,211|
|Series A Cumulative Convertible Redeemable Preferred stock, $0.0001 par value, 505,000 shares authorized and 502,327 shares issued and outstanding as of September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively||4,879,277||4,396,580|
|Common stock, $0.0001 par value, 30,000,000 shares authorized, 14,545,695 and 14,463,364 shares issued and outstanding as of September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively||1,455||1,447|
|Preferred stock, $0.0001 par value, 2,000,000 authorized, 505,000 shares designated as Series A and 240,861 shares designated as Series B as of September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively.||–||–|
|Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred stock, $0.0001 par value, 240,861 shares authorized, issued and outstanding as of September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively||24||24|
|Additional paid-in capital||12,591,762||12,342,527|
|Total stockholders’ equity||2,728,890||6,510,338|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$ 18,682,057||$ 20,598,740|
Novume Solutions, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations (Unaudited)
|For the Three Months ended September 30,||For the Nine Months ended September 30,|
|Revenue||$ 13,148,848||$ 4,421,574||$ 36,705,781||$ 11,131,825|
|Cost of revenue||9,229,054||2,457,806||26,228,464||6,017,982|
|Selling, general, and administrative expenses||4,158,061||2,951,933||13,767,636||7,899,438|
|Loss from operations||(238,267)||(988,165)||(3,290,319)||(2,785,595)|
|Total other (expense) income||(243,485)||(28,337)||(306,566)||(92,242)|
|Loss before income taxes||(481,752)||(1,016,502)||(3,596,885)||(2,877,837)|
|(Provision) benefit from income taxes||(22,082)||225,142||(22,082)||964,377|
|Net loss||$ (503,834)||$ (791,360)||$ (3,618,967)||$ (1,913,460)|
|Loss per common share – basic||$ (0.05)||$ (0.09)||$ (0.31)||$ (0.23)|
|Loss per common share – diluted||$ (0.05)||$ (0.09)||$ (0.31)||$ (0.23)|
|Weighted average shares outstanding|
Note: These financial statements should be read in conjunction with the notes thereto and other information contained in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Qat: https://www.novume.com/investor-relations/sec-filings
All statements in any Novume press release and in all future press releases that do not directly and exclusively relate to historical facts constitute “forward-looking statements.” These statements represent Novume’s intentions, plans, expectations and beliefs, and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside Novume’s control. Many factors could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. For a written description of risk factors that could cause actual result in Novume’s business to differ materially from forward looking statements regarding those matters, see the section titled “Risk Factors” in Novume’s Form S-4 deemed effective by the SEC on August 3, 2017 and any updating information in Novume’s subsequent SEC filings. Novume disclaims any intention or obligation to update these forward-looking statements whether as a result of subsequent event or otherwise, except as required by law.