DEQ Systems Corp.
TSX VENTURE : DEQ

DEQ Systems Corp.

October 23, 2014 16:00 ET

DEQ Reports Revenue of $1.8 Million and EBITDA of $305,000 for the 2014 Third Quarter

LEVIS, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 23, 2014) - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSX VENTURE:DEQ) ("DEQ" or the "Company") announces the filing of its third quarter financial results for the period ended August 31, 2014. The Consolidated Financial Statements are available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and DEQ's website. A conference call will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 9am EST to present and discuss these results. Those interested in participating in the call should dial toll free 1 (877) 223-4471 or +1 (647) 788-4922. A presentation will be available on DEQ's website in the Investors/Financial Reports/Presentation section to support the call content.

2014 Third Quarter Results:

Financial Metrics

  • Revenue

    • Twelve-Month Period:

      • 17% increase in total recurring revenue to $7,270,000 as compared to $6,227,000 for the same period ended August 31, 2013.

    • Nine-Month Period:

      • 18% increase in product rental revenue to $4,691,000 in 2014 as compared to last year.

      • 13% increase in total recurring revenue to $5,468,000 in 2014 as compared to last year.

      • 11% increase in total revenue to $5,613,000 in 2014 as compared to last year.

    • Third Quarter:

      • 7% increase in product rental revenue to $1,542,000 in Q3-2014 as compared to last year.

      • 2% increase in total recurring revenue to $1,778,000 in Q3-2014 as compared to last year.

      • 3% increase in total revenue to $1,810,000 in Q3-2014 as compared to last year.

  • Operating Expenses before non-cash items

    • 3% decrease in operating expenses to $5,406,000 for the twelve-month period ending August 31, 2014 as compared to the same period last year.

    • 1% increase in operating expenses to $4,086,000 for the nine-month period ending August 31, 2014 as compared to the same period last year.

    • Stable operating expenses of $1,303,000 in Q3-2014 as compared to $1,308,000 in Q3-2013.

  • EBITDA

    • EBITDA of $1,187,000 for the twelve-month period ending August 31, 2014 as compared to $72,000 for the same period ending August 31, 2013, an increase of $1,115,000.

    • EBITDA of $860,000 for the nine-month period ending August 31, 2014 as compared to $278,000 for the same period in 2013, an increase of $582,000.

    • EBITDA of $305,000 in Q3-2014 as compared to $156,000 in Q3-2013, an increase of $149,000.

  • Cash Position and Cash Flow

    • During the third quarter of 2014, the Company increased its cash position by $351,000 from $1,332,000 as of May 31, 2014 to $1,683,000 as of August 31, 2014.

    • Positive cash flow from operating activities before working capital items of $316,000 in Q3-2014 as compared to $158,000 in Q3-2013, due to the increase in EBITDA for the quarter.

Statement of Earnings
(unaudited) Third Quarter Nine Months Period
August 31, 2013 August 31, 2014 August 31, 2013 August 31, 2014
Total Recurring Revenue 1,741,000 1,778,000 4,849,000 5,468,000
Non-recurring revenue 22,000 32,000 228,000 145,000
Total Revenue 1,763,000 1,810,000 5,077,000 5,613,000
Gross Profit (1) 1,464,000 1,608,000 4,332,000 4,946,000
% Gross margin 83 % 89 % 85 % 88 %
Operating expenses (1) 1,308,000 1,303,000 4,054,000 4,086,000
EBITDA (2) 156,000 305,000 278,000 860,000
Stock based compensation 5,000 6,000 153,000 20,000
Amortization expenses 704,000 679,000 2,084,000 2,011,000
Interest expenses 4,000 2,000 12,000 7,000
Foreign exchange (gain) loss 15,000 63,000 1,000 141,000
Net Income (Loss) (572,000 ) (445,000 ) (1,972,000 ) (1,319,000 )
Net Income (Loss ) per share $ (0.008 ) $ (0.006 ) $ (0.028 ) $ (0.018 )
Note 1: Gross profit and operating expenses exclude non-cash items such as depreciation, amortization and stock based compensation.
Note 2: We use EBITDA (Earnings before Stock option based compensation, Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortization and Foreign exchange) as performance measurements in our financial disclosure. This measure is not recognized under IFRS. The reconciliations above demonstrate how we calculate such measurements from our financial statements.
Financial Position
November 30,
2013
May 31,
2014
August 31,
2014
(audited) (unaudited) (unaudited)
Cash and cash equivalents 1,565,000 1,332,000 1,683,000
Current assets (other than cash) 2,175,000 2,611,000 2,436,000
Long-term assets 6,576,000 5,448,000 4,906,000
Total Assets 10,316,000 9,391,000 9,025,000
Current liabilities 1,244,000 1,100,000 1,097,000
Shareholders' equity 9,072,000 8,291,000 7,928,000
Total Liabilities and Equity 10,316,000 9,391,000 9,025,000
Number of shares outstanding 71,682,000 71,682,000 71,682,000

DEQ - Overview

DEQ Systems Corp. (TSX VENTURE:DEQ) is customer-centric delivering solutions to the global gaming industry with best-of-breed table-game technology related products which add value and increase client revenue. DEQ provides table-game-bonusing technology, table games, baccarat results tracking, and jackpot connectivity solutions to more than 300 casinos in 30 countries. DEQ also has an extensive patent portfolio of more than 20 patents recognized in 50 countries. For further information, please visit www.deq.com

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