Gatekeeper Reports $9.8M Revenue, 101% YoY Growth, and $2.3M Net Income in Record Breaking Fiscal Q1 2024
Abbotsford, BC – January 29, 2024 – Gatekeeper Systems Inc. (‘Gatekeeper’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V:GSI) (OTC:GKPRF) a video and data solutions provider for public transportation and smart cities, reports its financial results for the three months ended November 30, 2023, and engages liquidity services provider.
Highlights for First Fiscal Quarter Ended November 30, 2023
- Revenue was $9,824,743 which compares to $4,885,058 for the same prior year comparable period, representing an increase of 101%;
- Gross margin was $4,778,045 which compares to $1,546,118 for the same prior year comparable period, representing an increase of 209%. Gross margin as a percentage of revenue was 49%, compared to 32% for the same prior year comparable period;
- Total comprehensive income was $2,341,112, or $0.02 per share, which compares to total comprehensive loss of $86,014, or $(0.00) per share for the same prior year comparable period; and
- At November 30, 2023, the Company had working capital of $15,189,418, no borrowed-money debt, and approximately 92 million shares outstanding.
Doug Dyment, President and CEO commented, “These are the strongest first fiscal quarter financial results in our history by a wide margin. Both the school and transit segments of our business are exhibiting solid growth based on our Platform as a Service (PaaS) business model. The installed base of Mobile Data Collectors (MDCs) has grown to more than 50,000, and we are now actively preparing and selling recurring-revenue solutions to help our customers monitor and optimize the vast amounts of video and data being recorded every day. These new offerings utilize AI, video analytics, hosted software solutions, and wireless data connectivity, and they form the data layer in our PaaS business model that enables Gatekeeper’s evolution as a data company.”
Full details of the financial reports and operating results for the first fiscal quarter ended November 30, 2023, are described in the Company’s unaudited consolidated financial statements with accompanying notes and related Management’s Discussion and Analysis, available on SEDAR+ at www.sedarplus.ca.
The Company also announces it has engaged Velocity Trade Capital Ltd. (“Velocity Trade”) to provide market stabilization and liquidity services to the Company in accordance with applicable securities laws and the polices of the TSX Venture Exchange. Velocity Trade will receive $5,000 per month for their services from the Company’s available cash. There are no additional performance factors, shares, or options offered as compensation. The Company and Velocity Trade are unrelated and unaffiliated entities and Velocity Trade has no interest, directly or indirectly, in the Company or its securities. The services provided by Velocity Trade will commence on February 1, 2024 for an initial term of two months, after which either party may terminate the agreement with 30 days written notice. The engagement with Velocity Trade is subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.
Velocity Trade is a private and independent investment dealer headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, and registered for trading in the provinces of Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba. Velocity Trade is a member of the TMX, and of the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (“CIRO”). Additionally, the firm and its affiliate companies are regulated internationally by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) in the Netherlands, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), South Africa’s Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), and the Monetary Authority of Singapore, among others.
About Gatekeeper Systems Inc.
Gatekeeper is a leading provider of intelligent video and data solutions designed to provide a safer transportation environment for children, passengers, and public safety personnel on multiple transportation modes. The Company uses AI, video analytics, and Mobile Data Collectors to inter-connect public transportation assets within a Smart City ecosystem. The Company’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) business model is centered around wirelessly enabled Mobile Data Collectors which forms the foundation of the Company’s data company evolution. www.gatekeeper-systems.com
President & CEO
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