Goldmoney Inc. Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 and Publishes Annual Letter to ShareholdersJun 29, 2020
TORONTO – (June 29, 2020) – Goldmoney Inc. (TSX:XAU) (US:XAUMF) (“Goldmoney” or the “Company”), a precious metal financial service and technology company, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2020. All amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted.
- Record Annual IFRS Revenue of $458.9 million, an increase of $177.3 million or 63% Year-over-Year (“YoY”).
- Record Annual Gross Profit of $22.3 million, a $9.9 million or 80% increase YoY. Growth Profit Percentage expanded 45 basis points to 4.85%.
- Record Quarterly IFRS Revenue of $164.4 million in Q4 2020, an increase of 156% compared to Q4 2019. Q4 IFRS Gross Profit of $8.2 million, an increase of $6 million or 294%, also a new record.
- Record Annual Fee Revenue of $4.4 million, an increase of $2.1 million or 87% over the prior year.
- Reduced Operating Expenses by $3.5 million, or 15% to $20.6 million during fiscal year 2020.
- Generated Operating Cash Flow of $2.5 million in the fiscal year an improvement of $7 million over the prior year.
- Tangible Common Equity of $114 million, with $36.6 million in cash and cash equivalents. Total Shareholders’ Equity of $172.4 million as of the end of Q4 2020.
- Corporate Metal Position of $16.5 million at end of the fiscal year excluding precious metal loans.
- Currency and Precious Metal Loans totaling $23.5 million of balance sheet capital extended to users against their precious metals and Menē Inc., earning interest rates ranging from 2.58% to 4.20% as at March 31, 2020.
- IFRS Net Loss of $9.7 million in FY 2020.
- com Asset Under Custody increased by 18% YoY to $2.07 billion as at March 31, 2020.
- SchiffGold continued to generate strong growth with an 78% increase in revenue, 169% increase in gross margin, and 355% increase in operating income.
- Increased equity stake in investment subsidiary Menē Inc. (TSXV:MENE). Menē recently reported record revenue and gross profit for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2019.
- Increased investment to reach 100% ownership in LBT Holdings Limited.
- Expanded the Goldmoney Global Vault Network with two new vault locations in Singapore and Frankfurt, Germany. The Company now offers vaulting options at 15 locations in eight countries in North America, Europe and Asia.
- Unveiled a new Vault-to-Vault Exchange feature that allows clients securely and effortlessly exchange metals from one vault to another on the Goldmoney Global Vault Network.
- Introduced a minimum monthly storage fee and optimized fee schedule to capture the full value of service and drive incremental margin growth.
While the COVID-19 pandemic subdued global economic growth and increased volatility in the financial markets, it has accelerated demand for safe-haven assets such as precious metals. The Company is uniquely positioned to continue to serve its clients online and help them protect their financial wealth during this challenge time. As impact of the pandemic became clear in March 2020, the Company swiftly introduced a series of initiatives with a focus on supporting the physical and financial wellbeing of its clients, its staff and community, while safeguarding the long-term financial strength of the business:
- Transitioned global staff to remote work while maintaining the highest levels of security and client confidentiality.
- Temporarily closed all Goldmoney branch locations to walk-in traffic.
- Maintained the same 0.5% buy and sell fees and low storage costs that include full insurance.
- Optimized workforce and technology network to support heavy trading volumes and new client sign ups.
- Further drove cost reductions by minimizing non-essential operating and marketing expenses.
Annual Shareholder Letter
Read the full Goldmoney Inc. Fiscal Year 2020 Shareholder Letter here.
Financial Information and IFRS Standards
The selected financial information included in this release is qualified in its entirety by, and should be read together with, the Company’s consolidated financial statements for the quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 and prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) and the corresponding management’s discussion and analysis, which are available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
In lieu of a conference call, shareholders of Goldmoney are encouraged to read the FY 2020 Shareholder Letter and submit any questions to management by emailing [email protected].
This news release contains non-IFRS financial measures; the Company believes that these measures provide investors with useful supplemental information about the financial performance of its business, enable comparison of financial results between periods where certain items may vary independent of business performance, and allow for greater transparency with respect to key metrics used by management in operating its business. Although management believes these financial measures are important in evaluating the Company’s performance, they are not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, financial information prepared and presented in accordance with IFRS. These non-IFRS financial measures do not have any standardized meaning and may not be comparable with similar measures used by other companies. For certain non-IFRS financial measures, there are no directly comparable amounts under IFRS. These non-IFRS financial measures should not be viewed as alternatives to measures of financial performance determined in accordance with IFRS. Moreover, presentation of certain of these measures is provided for year-over-year comparison purposes, and investors should be cautioned that the effect of the adjustments thereto provided herein have an actual effect on the Company’s operating results.
Non-IFRS Adjusted Gain1 is a non IFRS financial measure. This figure excludes from IFRS Net Income the impact of non-cash items, including the amortization of intangible assets and stock-based compensation. Refer to the MD&A for a detailed breakdown of these items.
Tangible Common Equity2 is a non-IFRS measure. This figure excludes from total shareholder equity (i) intangibles, and (ii) goodwill, and is useful to demonstrate the tangible capital employed by the business.
Adjusted Gross Profit3 is a non IFRS financial measure, also referred to as Gross profit excluding gain/(loss) on revaluation of precious metals inventories. This figure excludes from Gross profit the gain (loss) on revaluation of precious metals inventories.
For a full reconciliation of non-IFRS financial measures used herein to their nearest IFRS equivalents, please see the section entitled “Reconciliation of Non-IFRS Financial Measures” in the Company’s MD&A for the year ended March 31, 2020.
About Goldmoney Inc.
Goldmoney Inc. (TSX: XAU) is a precious metal focused investment company. Through its ownership of various operating subsidiaries, the company is engaged in precious metal investment, custody and storage, jewelry, coin retailing, and lending. Goldmoney manages and oversees in excess of $2.0 billion in assets for clients around the world. The company’s operating subsidiaries include: Goldmoney.com, Menē Inc. (TSXV: MENĒ), SchiffGold.com, and Lend & Borrow Trust. Through these businesses and other investment activities, Goldmoney gains long-term exposure to precious metals. For more information about Goldmoney, visit goldmoney.com.
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