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Digerati Technologies
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Earnings Details
3rd Quarter April 2022
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:00:00 AM
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Digerati Technologies (DTGI) Recent Earnings

Digerati Technologies (DTGI) reported a 3rd Quarter April 2022 loss of $0.01 per share on revenue of $8.2 million. The consensus estimate was a loss of $0.02 per share on revenue of $6.7 million. Revenue grew 117.6% on a year-over-year basis.

Results
Reported Earnings
($0.01)
Earnings Whisper
-
Consensus Estimate
($0.02)
Reported Revenue
$8.2 Mil
Revenue Estimate
$6.7 Mil
Growth
Earnings Growth
Revenue Growth
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Grade
Earnings Release

Digerati Technologies Reports 118% Revenue Growth to $8.163 Million for Third Quarter FY2022, Highest Quarterly Revenue in Company History

- Non-GAAP Operating EBITDA of $0.969 Million -
- Gross Profit of $5.002 Million -
- Strong Gross Margin Improvement to 61.3% -

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digerati Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: DTGI) ("Digerati" or the "Company"), a provider of cloud services specializing in UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) solutions for the small to medium-sized business (“SMB”) market, announced today financial results for the three months ended April 30, 2022, the Company’s third quarter for its Fiscal Year 2022.

Key Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 (Ended April 30, 2022)

  • Revenue increased by 118% to $8.163 million compared to $3.751 million for Q3 FY2021.
  • Gross profit increased 125% to $5.002 million compared to $2.225 million for Q3 FY2021.
  • Gross margin increased to 61.3% compared to 59.3% for Q3 FY2021.
  • Non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA income was $0.557 million, excluding all non-cash items and one-time transactional expenses, compared to Adjusted EBITDA income of $0.321 million for Q3 FY2021.
  • Non-GAAP operating EBITDA (OPCO EBITDA) improved to income of $0.969 million, excluding corporate expenses, all non-cash items and one-time transactional expenses, compared to a non-GAAP operating EBITDA of $0.619 million for Q3 FY2022.

Arthur L. Smith, CEO of Digerati, commented, “We are extremely pleased with the operating and financial results for our third quarter fiscal year 2022, which include our recent acquisitions of SkyNet Telecom and NextLevel Internet. Our cloud communications and broadband solutions have an expanded footprint in Texas and are now on the west coast in California, serving our target market of small to medium-sized businesses.”

Smith continued, “As we build scale and increase our footprint through the continued implementation of our acquisition strategy, our team delivers on outstanding execution in identifying redundancies and cost savings and integrating operations to improve our efficiencies. Our 3rd quarter financial results do not yet reflect most of the cost synergies from our integration playbook for our most recent acquisitions of Skynet Telecom and NextLevel Internet.   We anticipate realizing these synergies in subsequent quarters that we expect will result in improved operating profitability. We continue to prove out our business model year over year and quarter over quarter.”

Antonio Estrada, CFO of Digerati, stated, “All of our financial metrics continue to improve and are trending in the right direction. These are highlighted by our improved revenue, gross margin, adjusted EBITDA and operating EBITDA that have all been boosted by our acquisitions and the subsequent financial improvement due to successful integration. We continue to have our sights set on and remain on a track towards an uplisting to Nasdaq or NYSE American.”

Three Months ended April 30, 2022 Compared to Three Months ended April 30, 2021

Revenue for the three months ended April 30, 2022 was $8.163 million, an increase of $4.412 million or 118% compared to $3.751 million for the three months ended April 30, 2022. The increase in revenue is primarily attributed to the increase in total customers between periods due to the acquisitions of Skynet Telecom in December 2021 and NextLevel Internet in February 2022. Our total number of customers increased from 2,612 for the three months ended April 30, 2021, to 3,963 customers for the three months ended April 30, 2022.

Gross profit for the three months ended April 30, 2022 was $5.002 million, resulting in a gross margin of 61.3%, compared to $2.225 million and 59.3% for the three months ended April 30, 2021.

Selling, General and Administrative expenses (excluding legal and professional fees) for the three months ended April 30, 2022 increased by $2.303 million, or 116%, to $4.296 million compared to $1.993 million for the three months ended April 30, 2021. The increase in SG&A is attributed to the acquisitions of Skynet Telecom in December 2021 and NextLevel Internet in February 2022. As part of the consolidations, the Company absorbed all of the employees responsible for managing the customer base, technical support, sales, customer service, and administration.    

Operating loss for the three months ended April 30, 2022 was $1.626 million, an increase of $1.038 million or 177%, compared to $0.588 million for the three months ended April 30, 2021. The increase in operating loss between periods is primarily due to the increase in legal and audit fees of $589,000 associated with the acquisition of NextLevel Internet in February 2022.

Adjusted EBITDA income for the three months ended April 30, 2022 was $0.557 million, compared to an adjusted EBITDA income of $0.321 million for the three months ended April 30, 2021. In accordance with SEC Regulation G, the non-GAAP measurement of Adjusted EBITDA has been reconciled to the nearest GAAP measurement, which can be viewed under the heading “Reconciliation of Net Loss to Adjusted EBITDA” in the financial table included in this press release.

Of note were the following non-cash expenses associated with the three months ended April 30, 2022. Company recognition of stock-based compensation and warrant expense of $0.028 million and depreciation and amortization expense of $1.540 million. Gain on derivative instruments was $6.827 million for the three months ended April 30, 2022.

Non-GAAP operating EBITDA (OPCO EBITDA) for the three months ended April 30, 2022 improved to income of $0.969 million, excluding corporate expenses, and all non-cash items and one-time transactional expenses, compared to a Non-GAAP operating EBITDA (OPCO EBITDA) income of $0.619 million for the three months ended April 30, 2021.

Net income for the three months ended April 30, 2022 was $3.902 million, an improvement of $16.705 million, as compared to a net loss of $12.803 million for the three months ended April 30, 2021. The resulting EPS profit for the three months ended April 30, 2022 was $0.03, as compared to a loss of ($0.09) for the three months ended April 30, 2021. The increase in net income between periods is primarily due to the gain on derivative instruments of $6.827 million.

On April 30, 2022 Digerati had $2.384 million of cash.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measurements

The Company believes that EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) is useful to investors because it is commonly used in the cloud communications industry to evaluate companies on the basis of operating performance and leverage. Adjusted EBITDA provides an adjusted view of EBITDA that takes into account certain significant non-recurring transactions, if any, such as impairment losses and expenses associated with pending acquisitions, which vary significantly between periods and are not recurring in nature, as well as certain recurring non-cash charges such as changes in fair value of the Company’s derivative liabilities and stock-based compensation. The Company also believes that Adjusted EBITDA provides investors with a measure of the Company’s operational and financial progress that corresponds with the measurements used by management as a basis for allocating resources and making other operating decisions. Although the Company uses Adjusted EBITDA as one of several financial measures to assess its operating performance, its use is limited as it excludes certain significant operating expenses. Non-GAAP operating EBITDA (OPCO EBITDA) is useful to investors because it reflects EBITDA for the core operation of the business excluding corporate expenses, non-cash expenses and transactional expenses. EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA, and Non-GAAP operating EBITDA are not intended to represent cash flows for the periods presented, nor have they been presented as an alternative to operating income or as an indicator of operating performance and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for measures of performance prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”).   In accordance with SEC Regulation G, the non-GAAP measurements in this press release have been reconciled to the nearest GAAP measurement, which can be viewed under the heading “Reconciliation of Net Loss to Adjusted EBITDA” in the financial table included in this press release.

About Digerati Technologies, Inc.

Digerati Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: DTGI) is a provider of cloud services specializing in UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) solutions for the business market. Through its operating subsidiaries T3 Communications (T3com.com), Nexogy (Nexogy.com), SkyNet Telecom (Skynettelecom.net) and NextLevel Internet (nextlevelinternet.com), the Company is meeting the global needs of small businesses seeking simple, flexible, reliable, and cost-effective communication and network solutions including cloud PBX, cloud telephony, cloud WAN, cloud call center, cloud mobile, and the delivery of digital oxygen on its broadband network. The Company has developed a robust integration platform to fuel mergers and acquisitions in a highly fragmented market as it delivers business solutions on its carrier-grade network and Only in the Cloud™. For more information, please visit www.digerati-inc.com and follow DTGI on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

Forward-Looking Statements

The information in this news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based upon assumptions that in the future may prove not to have been accurate and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including statements related to the future financial performance of the Company. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements such as realizing cost synergies in subsequent quarters that we expect will result in improved operating profitability, remaining on a track towards an uplisting to Nasdaq or NYSE American, and we continue to prove out our business model year over year and quarter over quarter, are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations or any of its forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Factors that could cause results to differ include, but are not limited to, our inability to source suitable acquisition targets, failure to execute growth strategies, lack of product development and related market acceptance, the impact of competitive services and pricing, general economic conditions, and other risks and uncertainties described in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Investors

The Eversull Group
Jack Eversull
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Brian Loper
bloper@clearthink.capital
(347) 413-4234


            
 Reconciliation of Net Income (Loss) to Adjusted EBITDA  
 DIGERATI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES 
 CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS  
 (In thousands, except per share amounts, unaudited) 
   Three months ended April 30 Nine months ended April 30  
    2022   2021   2022   2021   
 OPERATING REVENUES:          
       Cloud software and service revenue  $           8,163  $           3,751  $         15,959  $           8,629   
            
           Total operating revenues               8,163                3,751              15,959                8,629   
            
 OPERATING EXPENSES:          
       Cost of services (exclusive of depreciation and amortization)               3,161                1,526                6,203                3,708   
       Selling, general and administrative expense                4,296                1,993                8,211                4,969   
       Legal and professional fees                   756                   204                2,505                   717   
       Bad debt                     36                       5                     51                       9   
       Depreciation and amortization expense               1,540                   611                2,514                1,204   
           Total operating expenses               9,789                4,339              19,484              10,607   
            
 OPERATING LOSS              (1,626)                (588)             (3,525)             (1,978)  
            
 OTHER INCOME (EXPENSE):          
       Gain (loss) on derivative instruments                6,827            (10,878)               7,835            (10,860)  
       Loss on extinguishment of debt                        -                        -              (5,480)                       -   
       Gain on settlement of debt                        -                   150                        -                   347   
       Income tax benefit (expense)                   (167)                  (63)                (285)                (122)  
       Other income (expense)                      2                        -                        -                        -   
       Interest expense             (1,676)             (1,577)             (4,563)             (3,079)  
           Total other income (expense)               4,986            (12,368)             (2,493)           (13,714)  
            
 NET INCOME (LOSS) INCLUDING NONCONTROLLING INTEREST               3,360            (12,956)             (6,018)           (15,692)  
            
       Less: Net loss attributable to the noncontrolling interests                   546                   158                1,306                   223   
            
 NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO DIGERATI'S SHAREHOLDERS                 3,906            (12,798)             (4,712)           (15,469)  
            
       Deemed dividend on Series A Convertible preferred stock                     (4)                    (5)                  (14)                  (15)  
            
 NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO DIGERATI'S COMMON SHAREHOLDERS   $           3,902  $       (12,803) $         (4,726) $       (15,484)  
            
 INCOME (LOSS) PER COMMON SHARE - BASIC  $             0.03  $           (0.09) $           (0.03) $           (0.12)  
            
 LOSS PER COMMON SHARE - DILUTED  $           (0.01) $           (0.09) $           (0.03) $           (0.12)  
            
 WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING - BASIC     139,751,107     136,719,871     139,285,833     126,524,312   
            
 WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING - DILUTED       254,167,793     136,719,871     139,285,833     126,524,312   
            
 See notes to consolidated unaudited financial statements 
            
 Reconciliation of Net Income (Loss) to Adjusted EBITDA - OPCO, Net of Non-cash expenses & Transactional Costs.  
            
 NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO DIGERATI'S SHAREHOLDERS, as reported   $           3,906   $       (12,798) $         (4,712) $       (15,469)  
            
 EXCLUDING NON-CASH ITEMS TRANSACTIONAL COSTS & CORP EXP        
 ADJUSTMENTS:          
       Stock compensation & warrant expense                     28                   183                     75                   906   
       Corp Expenses (Net of stock compensation & Transactional cost)                   412                   298                1,169                   682   
       Legal and professional fees - transactional costs                  579                   110                1,968                   488   
       Depreciation and amortization expense               1,540                   611                2,514                1,204   
       Bad Debt                     36                       5                     51                       9   
 OTHER ADJUSTMENTS           
       Gain (loss) on derivative instruments              (6,827)             10,878              (7,835)             10,860   
       Loss on extinguishment of debt                      -                        -                  5,480                      -     
       Gain (loss) on settlement of debt                      -                   (150)                     -                   (347)  
       Other income (expense)                    (2)                     -                        -                        -     
       Interest expense                1,676                1,577                4,563                3,079   
       Income tax                   167                     63                   285                   122   
       Less: Net loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest                 (546)                (158)             (1,306)                (223)  
            
 ADJUSTED EBITDA - OPCO $              969   $              619   $           2,252   $           1,311    
 ADD-BACKS Expenses           
       Corp Expenses net of stock compensation & Transactional cost                   412                   298                1,169                   682   
            
 ADJUSTED EBITDA - INCOME  $              557   $              321   $           1,083   $              629    
            

 

 


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