Welcome!

Web 2.0 Authors: Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Jnan Dash, Sematext Blog, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

Symbility Solutions Increases Revenue 32% FY2013 vs FY2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/28/14 -- Symbility Solutions Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:SY), a global software company dedicated to developing applications for the insurance industry, today reported that revenue increased by 32% to $21.9 million for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. This compares to revenues of $16.5 million in FY 2012 and is an increase of $5.4 million.

The net loss for the year ended December 31, 2013 was $4.7 million and represents a basic and fully diluted loss per share of $0.02. This compares to a loss of $3.4 million in FY 2012. Included the net loss for the year was non-cash amortization and stock based compensation of $4.7 million compared to transaction related expenses of $1.83 million and non-cash amortization and stock based compensation of $2.39 million in FY2012.

The Corporation believes Adjusted EBITDA(1) is also a useful measure as a proxy for operating cash flow and facilitates period-to-period operating comparisons. Adjusted EBITDA for the twelve month period ending December 31, 2013 was ($137,000), compared to $831,000 in 2012.

"Our focus in 2013 was the expansion of our supply chain and the 62% increase in our user base in addition to our revenue growth is evidence of success." commented James Swayze, CEO, Symbility Solutions. "This year we have a number of new products and partnerships aimed at insurance company needs, both domestically and internationally, that we expect to drive cost out of our customers operations through an increase in remote and virtual data collection."

The Corporation has provided the following metrics on the number of users of its Symbility Property software at the end of each period and the number of claims created in each period as an indication of the growing activity in Symbility Property.


                                            Fiscal       Fiscal       Fiscal
                                              2013         2012         2011
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Users                                       41,458       25,622       17,080
Claims created                             870,076      634,568      347,277
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Corporation also announced today that 630,685 options were granted to Officers in accordance with the Corporation's stock option plan. Each option entitles its holder to purchase one common share of the Corporation at the closing share price on March 31, 2014 for a period of ten years from March 31, 2014. The options will vest at a rate of one third per annum on the anniversary date of the grant.

The Corporation will host a conference call today at 10:00 a.m. ET to provide a business update and review financial results for the year ended December 31, 2013. The conference call will be webcast. All interested parties are welcome to join the live webcast, which can be accessed at http://www.gowebcasting.com/5349. Participants may also join the conference call by dialing toll free 1-877-223-4471 or 1-647-788-4922 for international participants.

The Corporation is also pleased to announce that they will be holding their Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders on Thursday May 22, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting will be held at the TMX Broadcast Centre - The Exchange Tower - 130 King Street West Toronto, ON M5X 1J2. Any and all holders of common shares of the Corporation as at the close of business on the Record Date, which is April 22, 2014, will be entitled to vote at this meeting. For more information, please refer to the Corporation's Management Information Circular, which will be posted at www.sedar.com.

Selected Financial Information


----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                   Three months ended   Twelve months ended 
                                               Dec 31                Dec 31 
                                --------------------------------------------
(in thousands of dollars)             2013       2012       2013       2012 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Revenue                          $   5,471  $   4,656  $  21,894  $  16,537 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Net Loss                         $  (1,347) $    (761) $  (4,687) $  (3,393)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Adjusted EBITDA(1)               $    (460) $     161  $    (137) $     831 
============================================================================
Loss per share (2)               $   (0.01) $   (0.00) $   (0.02) $   (0.02)
============================================================================
                                                                            


----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                   Three months ended   Twelve months ended 
                                               Dec 31                Dec 31 
                                --------------------------------------------
(in thousands of dollars)             2013       2012       2013       2012 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
IFRS Net Loss                    $  (1,347) $    (761) $  (4,687) $  (3,393)
Finance and other income               (29)        (6)      (117)        (9)
Depreciation and amortization          412        371      1,605      1,099 
Stock-based compensation               494        550      3,049      1,296 
Transaction related expenses             -          -          -      1,831 
Income tax expense                      10          7         13          7 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Adjusted EBITDA(1)               $    (460) $     161  $    (137) $     831 
============================================================================
                                                                            
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
As at December 31, 2013,                                                    
(in thousands of dollars)                                    2013       2012
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Cash and cash equivalents                              $   12,173 $   15,008
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total assets                                           $   33,613 $   36,409
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total long term liabilities                            $      350 $      459
============================================================================

(1) Adjusted EBITDA is a non-IFRS measure and is calculated as earnings before interest income, taxes, depreciation and amortization, impairment losses, stock-based compensation, restructuring costs included in other general & administration expense and other non-recurring gains or losses including transaction costs related to acquisition. Management believes Adjusted EBITDA is a useful measure that facilitates period-to-period operating comparisons. Adjusted EBITDA does not have any standardized meaning prescribed by IFRS and is not necessarily comparable to similar measures presented by other companies. Adjusted EBITDA should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net earnings (loss) prepared in accordance with IFRS as issued by IASB. All other financial measures referenced herein have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards unless stated otherwise.

(2) In Canadian dollars, rounded to the nearest cent.

About Symbility Solutions Inc.

Symbility Solutions® (TSX VENTURE:SY) is a global provider of cloud-based and smartphone/tablet-enabled claims technology for the property and health insurance industries. Designed to be flexible and easy-to-use, Symbility Solutions' two product suites, Symbility Property(TM) and Symbility Health(TM), empower insurers to collaborate across the entire claims processing workflow and reduce costs while delivering a market-leading claims experience. For more information, please visit www.symbilitysolutions.com or follow Symbility on Twitter at @symbility and on LinkedIn at symbility-solutions.

This press release should be read in conjunction with Corporation's consolidated financial statements and related notes, management's discussion and analysis and the Annual Information Form for the period ending December 31, 2013, copies of which can be found at www.sedar.com.

Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially. Symbility Solutions Inc. will not update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect financial results is included in the documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities by Symbility Solutions Inc.

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.

All trade names are the property of their respective owners.


Symbility Solutions Inc.                                                    
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements                                  
(In thousands of Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated)                  
December 31, 2013                                                           
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                            
                                                            As at           
                                                ----------------------------
                                                  December 31,  December 31,
                                                          2013          2012
Assets                                                                      
Current assets                                                              
  Cash and cash equivalents                             12,173        15,008
  Accounts receivable and other assets                   4,153         3,340
  Loans receivable                                           -           148
  Prepaid expenses and other assets                        791           576
                                                ----------------------------
                                                        17,117        19,072
Long-term assets                                                            
  Security deposits                                         33            19
  Property and equipment                                   675           399
  Intangible assets                                      9,017        10,148
  Goodwill                                               6,771         6,771
                                                ----------------------------
                                                        33,613        36,409
                                                ----------------------------
Current liabilities                                                         
Liabilities                                                                 
  Accounts payable and accrued liabilities               3,755         3,902
  Current portion of deferred revenue                    3,032         4,118
                                                ----------------------------
                                                         6,787         8,020
Long-term liabilities                                                       
  Deferred revenue                                           -           208
  Finance lease obligations                                  5            49
  Customer deposits                                        345           202
                                                ----------------------------
                                                         7,137         8,479
                                                ----------------------------
                                                                            
Commitments                                                                 
                                                                            
Shareholders' equity                                    26,476        27,930
                                                ----------------------------
                                                        33,613        36,409
                                                ----------------------------
                                                                            
Symbility Solutions Inc.                                                    
Consolidated Statements of Loss and Comprehensive Loss                      
(In thousands of Canadian dollars except per share data)                    
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                            
                                 Three-month period     Twelve-month period 
                                  ended December 31       ended December 31 
                            ------------------------------------------------
                                   2013        2012        2013        2012 
                                                                            
Revenue                           5,471       4,656      21,894      16,537 
                                                                            
Cost of sales                     1,130         969       4,224       3,202 
                            ------------------------------------------------
                                  4,341       3,687      17,670      13,335 
                            ------------------------------------------------
Expenses                                                                    
  Sales and marketing             2,324       1,969      10,055       6,239 
  General and administration      1,955       1,545       7,600       5,745 
  Research and development        1,371         911       4,552       2,718 
  Transaction related                 -          (2)          -       1,831 
  Other operating                    56          29         254         197 
                            ------------------------------------------------
                                  5,706       4,452      22,461      16,730 
                            ------------------------------------------------
Loss before finance costs                                                   
 (income), net and income                                                   
 tax expense                     (1,365)       (765)     (4,791)     (3,395)
                                                                            
Finance costs (income), net         (28)        (11)       (117)         (9)
Current income tax expense           10           7          13           7 
                            ------------------------------------------------
Net loss and comprehensive                                                  
 loss for the period             (1,347)       (761)     (4,687)     (3,393)
                            ------------------------------------------------
Basic and diluted loss and                                                  
 comprehensive loss per                                                     
 common share                     (0.01)      (0.00)      (0.02)      (0.02)
                            ------------------------------------------------
Weighted average number of                                                  
 common shares outstanding                                                  
  Basic and diluted         205,375,464 186,278,556 204,897,076 164,561,810 
                            ------------------------------------------------

Contacts:
Media Contacts: Symbility Solutions Inc.
James R. Swayze
Chief Executive Officer
(647) 775-8600, ext. 8603
[email protected]

Symbility Solutions Inc.
Richard D. Adair
President/Chief Operating Officer
(647) 775-8600, ext. 8602
[email protected]

Symbility Solutions Inc.
Blair R. Baxter
Chief Financial Officer
(647) 775-8608
[email protected]

Symbility Solutions Inc.
Lucy De Oliveira
Marketing Director
(647) 775-8607
[email protected]
www.symbilitysolutions.com

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@ThingsExpo Stories
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. In his General Session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, discuss the real benefits to focus on, how to understand the requirements of a successful solution, the flow of ...
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
We’re no longer looking to the future for the IoT wave. It’s no longer a distant dream but a reality that has arrived. It’s now time to make sure the industry is in alignment to meet the IoT growing pains – cooperate and collaborate as well as innovate. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, will examine the key ingredients to IoT success and identify solutions to challenges the industry is facing. The deep industry expertise behind this presentation will provide attendees with a leading edge view of rapidly emerging IoT oppor...
In this Women in Technology Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Anne Plese, Senior Consultant, Cloud Product Marketing at Verizon Enterprise, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO at MetraTech; Evelyn de Souza, Data Privacy and Compliance Strategy Leader at Cisco Systems; Seema Jethani, Director of Product Management at Basho Technologies; Victoria Livschitz, CEO of Qubell Inc.; Anne Hungate, Senior Director of Software Quality at DIRECTV, discussed what path they took to find their spot within the technology industry and how do they see opportunities for other women in their area of expertise.
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, data security and privacy.
Wearable devices have come of age. The primary applications of wearables so far have been "the Quantified Self" or the tracking of one's fitness and health status. We propose the evolution of wearables into social and emotional communication devices. Our BE(tm) sensor uses light to visualize the skin conductance response. Our sensors are very inexpensive and can be massively distributed to audiences or groups of any size, in order to gauge reactions to performances, video, or any kind of presentation. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Jocelyn Scheirer, CEO & Founder of Bionolux, will discuss ho...
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's platform-as-a-service. The new platform enables developers to build ap...

Building low-cost wearable devices can enhance the quality of our lives. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Sai Yamanoor, Embedded Software Engineer at Altschool, provided an example of putting together a small keychain within a $50 budget that educates the user about the air quality in their surroundings. He also provided examples such as building a wearable device that provides transit or recreational information. He then reviewed the resources available to build wearable devices at home including open source hardware, the raw materials required and the options available to power s...
The Internet of Things promises to transform businesses (and lives), but navigating the business and technical path to success can be difficult to understand. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, demonstrated how to approach creating broadly successful connected customer solutions using real world business transformation studies including New England BioLabs and more.
Since 2008 and for the first time in history, more than half of humans live in urban areas, urging cities to become “smart.” Today, cities can leverage the wide availability of smartphones combined with new technologies such as Beacons or NFC to connect their urban furniture and environment to create citizen-first services that improve transportation, way-finding and information delivery. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Laetitia Gazel-Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings, will focus on successful use cases.
The Internet of Things is a misnomer. That implies that everything is on the Internet, and that simply should not be - especially for things that are blurring the line between medical devices that stimulate like a pacemaker and quantified self-sensors like a pedometer or pulse tracker. The mesh of things that we manage must be segmented into zones of trust for sensing data, transmitting data, receiving command and control administrative changes, and peer-to-peer mesh messaging. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ryan Bagnulo, Solution Architect / Software Engineer at SOA Software, focused on desi...
Enthusiasm for the Internet of Things has reached an all-time high. In 2013 alone, venture capitalists spent more than $1 billion dollars investing in the IoT space. With "smart" appliances and devices, IoT covers wearable smart devices, cloud services to hardware companies. Nest, a Google company, detects temperatures inside homes and automatically adjusts it by tracking its user's habit. These technologies are quickly developing and with it come challenges such as bridging infrastructure gaps, abiding by privacy concerns and making the concept a reality. These challenges can't be addressed w...
The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all embedded content on a website requires a DNS lookup loading complex sites necessitates hundreds of DNS queries. In addition, as more internet-enabled ‘Things' get connected, people will rely on DNS to name and find their fridges, toasters and toilets. According to a recent IDG Research Services Survey this rate of traffic will only grow. What's driving t...
"For over 25 years we have been working with a lot of enterprise customers and we have seen how companies create applications. And now that we have moved to cloud computing, mobile, social and the Internet of Things, we see that the market needs a new way of creating applications," stated Jesse Shiah, CEO, President and Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, discussed single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example t...
The industrial software market has treated data with the mentality of “collect everything now, worry about how to use it later.” We now find ourselves buried in data, with the pervasive connectivity of the (Industrial) Internet of Things only piling on more numbers. There’s too much data and not enough information. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Bob Gates, Global Marketing Director, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, to discuss how realizing the power of IoT, software developers are now focused on understanding how industrial data can create intelligence for industrial operations. Imagine ...