OMNIQ ANNOUNCES RECORD BREAKING ANNUAL REVENUE OF $102.5 MILLION, $25 MILLION FOR Q4 2022 AND REACHES POSITIVE CASH FLOW FROM OPERATIONS FOR FIRST TIME
SALT LAKE CITY, March 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OMNIQ Corp. (NASDAQ: OMQS) (“OMNIQ” or “the Company”), a provider of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and IoT – based solutions announces record breaking revenue with Full Year 2022 of $102.5M an all-time high and a Q4 of $25M.
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Shai Lustgarten, CEO of omniQ commented “As we focused our efforts during the year on driving revenue, we were rewarded with continued strong momentum. I am proud to announce that we experienced record breaking revenues of $102.5 million for 2022. Despite supply chain challenges faced around the globe, our revenue marked a monumental achievement as we reached over $100 million for the first time. In addition, we recorded positive cash flow from operations of $1.2 million, another historic result. This growth came from a wide group of customers and variety of sectors including safe city, supply chain, hospitals, restaurant and retail. This diversity proves once again that our technology has demand and success from multiple large verticals who depend on our technology and services to improve their day-to-day operations. As we look into 2023, we are off to a strong start and look forward to a year of continued growth and profitability. We are especially excited about the progress and opportunity we see in our AI Machine Vision segment which we expect to positively impact our profitability. After seeing significant success in our Safe City vertical we expect the growth of cities contracted and deployed to continue to gain momentum as our backlog expands. I would like to thank our employees for their efforts, wisdom and innovative spirit that place us as a preferred supplier to the most demanding customers in the world and special thanks to our investors and partners for their continuous support”
Fourth Quarter 2022 Financial Results
OMNIQ reported revenue of $25 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2022, an increase of less than 1% from $24.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2021. Our Gross Margin was 16% compared to 2021 which had gross margin of 19%. Total operating expenses for the quarter were $7. 5 million, compared with $7.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2021.
Net loss for the quarter was $4 million, or a loss of $0. 53 per basic share, compared with a loss of $2. 2 million, or a loss of $0. 36 per basic share, for the fourth quarter of last year.
Adjusted EBITDA (adjusted Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) for the fourth quarter of 2022 amounted to a loss of $1.4 million compared with an adjusted EBITDA loss of $553 thousand in the fourth quarter of 2021.
Cash balance at December 31, 2022 was approximately $1.3 million compared with $7.1 million at December 31, 2021.
FY 2022 Financial Results
OMNIQ reported revenue of $102.5 million for the year that ended December 31, 2022, an increase of $24 million from $78.3 million in the same period of 2021. Our Gross Profit grew to $22 million in the year that ended December 31, 2022, compared to $16.7 million in 2021. Total operating expenses for the year ended December 31, 2022, were $31.7 million, compared with $27 million in the same period in 2021.
Net loss for the year ended December 31, 2022, was $13.6 million, or a loss of $1.82 per basic share, compared with a loss of $13.1 million, or a loss of $2. 20 per basic share, for the same period of last year.
Adjusted EBITDA (adjusted Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) for the year ended December 31, 2022, amounted to a loss of $2.9 million compared with an adjusted EBITDA loss of $4.1 million in 2021.
Earnings Call Details
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Event Date: March 31st 2023 - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
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About omniQ Corp.
omniQ Corp. (Nasdaq: OMQS) provides computerized and machine vision image processing solutions that use patented and proprietary AI technology to deliver data collection, real-time surveillance and monitoring for supply chain management, homeland security, public safety, traffic & parking management, and access control applications. The technology and services provided by the Company help clients move people, assets, and data safely and securely through airports, warehouses, schools, national borders, and many other applications and environments.
omniQ’s customers include government agencies and leading Fortune 500 companies from several sectors, including manufacturing, retail, distribution, food and beverage, transportation and logistics, healthcare, and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since 2014, annual revenues have grown to more than $50 million from clients in the USA and abroad.
The Company currently addresses several billion-dollar markets, including the Global Safe City market, forecast to grow to $29 billion by 2022, and the Ticketless Safe Parking market, forecast to grow to $5.2 billion by 2023. For more information, visit www.omniq.com.
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