Armada Releases Q2 2020 Results

MISSISSAUGA, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 27, 2020 / Armada Data Corporation (TSXV:ARD) reports its interim financial results for the quarter ended November 30, 2019 have now been filed on SEDAR and are available to view on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and the company’s web site www.armadadata.com.

Selected Quarterly Information

Fiscal Year

2020

2020

2019

2019

2019

2019

2018

2018

2018

Quarter
Ended

Nov-30
2019

Aug-31
2019

May-31
2019

Feb-28
2019

Nov-30
2018

Aug-31
2018

May-31
2018

Feb-28
2018

Nov-30
2017

Total Revenue

974,475

775,200

713,646

718,174

704,521

748,287

684,745

738,576

750,684

Comprehensive
Income(loss) before taxes

81,648

97,865

(85,663)

1,617

(30,407)

91,679

(35,922)

51,455

166,313

Comprehensive
Income(loss) per share

$0.01

$0.01

$(0.01)

$0.00

$0.00

$0.01

$0.00

$0.00

$0.01

Operations

The Company’s total revenue increased 38% in the three months ended November 30, 2019 to $974,475 from $704,521 in the same period a year earlier. Comprehensive income increased to $81,648 in this quarter, from $(30,407)at November 30, 2018.

The Insurance Services division experienced a 24% increase in revenue, from $369,291 in the three months ended November 30, 2018 to $456,700 in 2019.

The CarCostCanada division (combining the former Retail, Dealer and Advertising divisions) revenue was up by 70% for the period ended November 30, 2019, to $459,938 from $270,820 during the period ended November 30, 2018.

The Information Technology division revenue decreased by 10% to $57,837 in the second quarter of fiscal 2020 ended November 30, 2019, from $64,410 in the same quarter in fiscal 2019. IT continues to offer technical support and web site hosting to hundreds of customers, and is developing new customer relationships on a regular basis, as well as offering new services for sale.

Expenses in this first quarter of fiscal 2020 before amortization, interest and stock-based compensation, increased to $852,614, compared to $712,286, a 20% increase over the same period last year.

Accounts receivable increased 7% to $527,047 as at November 30, 2019, compared to $491,406 as at November 30, 2018. Related party accounts receivable decreased from $6,048 to $5,670.

Accounts payable increased 47%, to $348,768 as at November 30, 2019 from $236,899 a year earlier. There was $6,143 in Related parties accounts payable as at November 30, 2019 and nil as at November 30, 2018.

The Company’s deficit decreased to $(791,341) as at November 30, 2019, compared to $(872,128) as at November 30, 2018. Earnings per share at November 30, 2019 are $0.01, versus $0.00 at November 30, 2018.

In July 2018, the Company signed a contract with a mobile app development company for the creation of an all new iOS and Android mobile app for the Company’s website, CarCostCanada.com. The contract amount is estimated to be approximately $105,600, once fully complete and operational. The Company has paid $95,600 in deposits prior to November 30, 2019. The balance of $10,000 is payable prior to the end of the current fiscal year. Once fully operational, the software will be presented as a category within property and equipment.

Management does not plan on issuing any dividends until further notice.

Revenues earned by divisions are as follows:

 

3 months ended
November 30, 2019

 

3 months ended
November 30, 2018

 

Insurance Services

$ 456,700

 

$ 369,291

CarCost Canada

459,938

 

270,820

Information Technology

57,837

 

64,410

Total revenue – Armada Data Corp

$ 974,475

 

$ 704,521

Outlook

The Company’s outlook is to continue to increase sales, update and improve our data services products and deliver significantly better results to our shareholders by way of the following:

  1. Develop a new, targeted CarCostCanada digital, video and traditional marketing campaign to enhance product and brand awareness to more Canadian new car buyers.
  2. Forge new CarCostCanada marketing partnerships that focus specifically on Canadian new car buyers and convert these buyers to CarCostCanada members.
  3. Continue to build out the CarCostCanada new car dealership network and strive to monetize over 80% of our members and introduce additional product offerings to our member-base.
  4. Maintain and improve our relationships with some of the largest insurance companies in Canada and partner with some of these organizations to produce new products and services for their client base.
  5. Sign on one or two additional Canadian insurance companies to become Armada Insurance Services clients.
  6. Introduce a new CarCostCanada Member Services product that caters specifically to our insurance company clients.

About Armada Data Corp.

Armada Data is a Canadian publicly traded Information & Marketing Services Company providing accurate and real-time data to institutional and retail customers, through developing, owning and operating automotive pricing-related web sites and providing information technology and marketing services to its clients.

Armada Data shares are listed on the TSX Venture exchange under the trading Symbol ARD. Armada currently has a total of 17,670,265 shares outstanding.

Additional information relating to Armada Data Corporation is filed on SEDAR, and can be viewed at www.sedar.com.

For further information, please contact:

Armada Data Corporation
Mr. R. James Matthews, President & CEO
Email: investors@armadadata.com or investors@armadadatacorp.ca

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the Policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE: Armada Data Corporation

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