VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 29, 2020 / Experion Holdings Ltd. (the 'Company' or 'Experion') (TSXV:EXP)(OTCQB:EXPFF)(FRANKFURT:MB31), a cultivator and processor of premium cannabis products, is pleased to announce its financial results for its third quarter and for the period ended August 31, 2020.
Jarrett Malnarich, CEO of Experion, stated, 'This is our third consecutive quarter of sequential sales growth, which is a result of our continued focus on expanding our product offerings and building our brand profile as a premium craft producer nationally. Experion's Gross Revenue of $2.1 million in Q3 2020 represents an increase of 24% over the previous quarter, and in the first 3 quarters, our YTD Gross Revenue is 397% over the same period 2019. The Company's ability to cultivate and accumulate flower at industry-leading levels and distribute it across Canada validates the strategic plan. We are an industry-leading producer, processor and distributor of premium cannabis products, and we know that our expanded line of offerings will lead to increased revenues and profitability in the coming quarters'.
KEY FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS OF THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2020
- Revenue increased 24% in the Third quarter compared to the Second quarter of 2020; YTD revenue of $4,647,635 million exceeding the same nine months period in 2019 by 397%.
- YTD operating expenses by decreased by $1,824,577 or 42% compared to the same period in the prior year.
- Adjusted EBITDA of $(1,110,275) for the nine months ending August 31, 2020 represents an increase of $2,114,123 million compared to the same period in the prior year.
- Well positioned balance sheet with total assets of $15,392,483 million and net working capital of $$4,438,370 million with no debt.
- Processed and sold 530,267 grams of premium dried flower through retail distribution compared to 166,342 grams for the same period in 2019, an increase of 219%.
KEY OPERATING HIGHLIGHTS OF THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2020
- Experion's consumer brand, Citizen Stash, continues to gain traction in the marketplace throughout five provinces and two territories across Canada; with the most recent being Ontario.
- Experion shipped its largest order to date, to Ontario in September 2020, and has received over $1 Million in orders since September.
- Received Health Canada approval license amendment for derivatives in late second quarter of 2020 and the Company plans to launch a series of in-demand concentrates and edible products under its premium Citizen Stash brand in the coming quarter.
- Experion executed a supply agreement with leading edible manufacture Lyf Foods for the supply of high end, vegan infused gummy edibles.
- Citizen Stash continued to build a solid reputation for premium cannabis products and was nominated as a top 10 flower in the Cannabis Consumer Awards 2020.
The Management's Discussion and Analysis and the accompanying financial statements and notes for the period ended August 31, 2020, are available under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
About Experion Holdings Ltd.
Experion Holdings Ltd. is the parent company of Experion Biotechnologies Inc., a Health Canada licensed cultivator and processor of Cannabis, based in Mission, BC.
Experion Holdings Ltd. is invested in a portfolio of products to address a wide spectrum of consumer needs' including Adult-use, Wellness and Therapeutic, and Medical products.
Experion trades on the TSX Venture Exchange as a Tier 1 issuer under the symbol 'EXP' on the OTCQB Venture under the symbol 'EXPFF' and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 'MB31'
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SOURCE: Experion Holdings Ltd.
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