Currency Exchange International, Corp.
TSX : CXI
OTCBB : CURN

Currency Exchange International, Corp.

June 09, 2015 18:07 ET

Currency Exchange International Announces Financial Results for the Three and Six Month Periods Ended April 30, 2015

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 9, 2015) - Currency Exchange International, Corp. (the "Company") (TSX:CXI)(OTCBB:CURN) is pleased to announce its financial results and present the management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A") for the three and six month periods ended April 30, 2015 (all figures are in U.S. dollars except where otherwise indicated). The complete financial statements and MD&A can be found on the Company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

Financial Highlights for the Three Month Period Ended April 30, 2015 Compared to the Three Month Period Ended April 30, 2014:

  • Revenues increased 18% to $5.3 million for the three month period ended April 30, 2015 from $4.5 million for the three month period ended April 30, 2014;
  • Net operating income increased 20% to $1.3 million for the three month period ended April 30, 2015 from $1.1 million for three month period ended April 30, 2014;
  • Net income increased to $0.7 million for the three month period ended April 30, 2015 from $0.5 million for the three month period ended April 30, 2014. The increase in net income was primarily due to a $0.2 million increase in net operating income;
  • The Company secured additional financing by the completion of a bought deal private placement offering by issuing 540,000 common shares at a price of $21.06 (Cdn$26.75) for aggregate gross proceeds of $11,371,104 (Cdn$14,445,000). The Company will utilize the proceeds to expand business opportunities in Canada and the United States; and
  • Since April 30, 2014, the Company has added 52 new client relationships representing over 3,600 locations.

The Company's revenue has grown due to the addition of new branch locations and over 3,600 transacting locations since April 30, 2014. Certain expenses, including salaries and benefits, rent, and postage and shipping were higher during the period to support the expansion and revenue growth detailed above.

Financial Highlights for the Six Month Period Ended April 30, 2015 Compared to the Six Month Period Ended April 30, 2014:

  • Revenues increased 22% to $10.5 million for the six month period ended April 30, 2015 from $8.6 million for the six month period ended April 30, 2014;
  • Net operating income increased 24% to $2.6 million for the six month period ended April 30, 2015 from $2.1 million for six month period ended April 30, 2014;
  • Net income increased to $1.0 million for the six month period ended April 30, 2015 from $0.9 million for the six month period ended April 30, 2014. The increase in net income was primarily due to an increase in net operating income of $0.5 million offset by an increase in depreciation and amortization of $0.4 million; and
  • The Company secured additional financing by the completion of a bought deal private placement offering by issuing 540,000 common shares at a price of $21.06 (Cdn$26.75) for aggregate gross proceeds of $11,371,104 (Cdn$14,445,000). The Company will utilize the proceeds to expand business opportunities in Canada and the United States; and
  • Since April 30, 2014, the Company has added 52 new client relationships representing over 3,600 locations.

The Company's revenue has grown due to the addition of new branch locations and over 3,600 transacting locations since April 30, 2014. Certain expenses, including salaries and benefits, rent, and postage and shipping were higher during the period to support the expansion and revenue growth detailed above.

Selected Financial Data

Period Date Revenue Net
operating
income*
Net
income
Total
assets
Total
equity
Earnings
per
share
(diluted)
(unaudited) $ $ $ $ $ $
Three-months ending 30-Apr-15 5,311,102 1,333,013 661,818 49,633,902 44,582,384 0.11
Three-months ending 31-Jan-15 5,193,869 1,242,367 353,574 38,859,547 32,456,426 0.06
Three-months ending 31-Oct-14 6,552,184 2,279,682 1,045,192 39,709,302 33,025,175 0.19
Three-months ending 31-Jul-14 6,839,330 2,830,097 1,456,004 42,044,018 32,185,439 0.26
Three-months ending 30-Apr-14 4,487,432 1,109,212 466,774 37,244,354 30,586,996 0.08
Three-months ending 31-Jan-14 4,127,007 970,779 451,156 32,844,973 29,835,415 0.08
Four-months ending 31-Oct-13 6,463,406 2,341,712 1,669,609 33,681,819 29,763,976 0.39
Three-months ending 30-Jun-13 3,799,683 1,168,754 1,466,835 19,997,719 17,607,201 0.38

*Excludes depreciation and amortization expense

Seasonality is reflected in the timing of when foreign currencies are in greater or lower demand. In a normal operating year there is seasonality to the Company's operations with higher revenues generated from March until September and lower revenues from October to February. This coincides with peak tourism seasons in North America when there are generally more travelers entering and leaving the United States and Canada.

Conference Call

The Company plans to host a conference call on June 10, 2015 at 2:00 P M (EST). To participate in or listen to the call, please dial the appropriate number:

  • Toll Free: +1 (855) 336-7594
  • Conference ID number: 58763232

About Currency Exchange International, Corp.

The Company is in the business of providing a range of foreign currency exchange and related products and services in North America, including the Hawaiian Islands. Primary products and services include the exchange of foreign currencies, wire transfer payments, purchase and sale of foreign bank drafts and international traveler cheques, and foreign cheque clearing. Related services include the licensing of proprietary FX software applications delivered on its web-based interface, www.ceifx.com ("CEIFX"), and licensing retail foreign currency operations to select companies in agreed locations.

The Company's services are provided in Canada by its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, Currency Exchange International of Canada Corp., based in Toronto, Canada through the use of its proprietary software www.ceifx.ca.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This press release includes forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. This forward-looking information includes, or may be based upon, estimates, forecasts and statements as to management's expectations with respect to, among other things, demand and market outlook for wholesale and retail foreign currency exchange products and services, proposed entry into the Canadian financial services industry, future growth, the timing and scale of future business plans, results of operations, performance, and business prospects and opportunities. Forward-looking statements are identified by the use of terms and phrases such as "anticipate", "believe", "could", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "may", "plan", "predict", "preliminary", "project", "will", "would", and similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions.

Forward-looking information is based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date such information is provided, and on information available to management at such time. Forward-looking information involves significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the results discussed or implied in such forward-looking information. Actual results may differ materially from results indicated in forward-looking information due to a number of factors including, without limitation, the competitive nature of the foreign exchange industry, currency exchange risks, the need for the Company to manage its planned growth, the effects of product development and the need for continued technological change, protection of the Company's proprietary rights, the effect of government regulation and compliance on the Company and the industry in which it operates, network security risks, the ability of the Company to maintain properly working systems, theft and risk of physical harm to personnel, reliance on key management personnel, global economic deterioration negatively impacting tourism, volatile securities markets impacting security pricing in a manner unrelated to operating performance and impeding access to capital or increasing the cost of capital, and the regulatory approval process for a new Canadian Schedule I bank, as well as the factors identified throughout this press release and in the section entitled "Risks and Uncertainties" of the Company's Management's Discussion and Analysis for Year Ended October 31, 2014. The forward-looking information contained in this press release represents management's expectations as of the date hereof (or as of the date such information is otherwise stated to be presented), and is subject to change after such date. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities laws.

The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release. No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained in this press release.

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