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Concierge Technologies Reports Fiscal First Quarter Financial Results

November 15, 2019
Balance Sheet Remains Strong, with Essentially No Debt SAN CLEMENTE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 14, 2019 / Concierge Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: CNCG), a diversified global holding firm, today announced financial results for the first fiscal ...
Balance Sheet Remains Strong, with Essentially No Debt SAN CLEMENTE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 14, 2019 / Concierge Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: CNCG), a diversified global holding firm, today announced financial results for the first fiscal ...

Balance Sheet Remains Strong, with Essentially No Debt

SAN CLEMENTE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 14, 2019 / Concierge Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: CNCG), a diversified global holding firm, today announced financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2019.

The company reported revenues of $6.0 million for the three months ended September 30, 2019, compared with $7.2 million for the prior year. Net income for the most recent three-month period amounted to $54,892, equal to $0.00 per share, versus $285,954, or $0.01 per share, for the comparable prior year period.

Results for the fiscal 2020 first quarter, as anticipated, were impacted primarily by lower assets under management (AUM) at the company’s Wainwright Holdings funds management subsidiary. Wainwright, which operates under the name, USCF Investments, currently manages 13 commodity-oriented exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that are listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

The company’s Other business segment, which comprised approximately 50 percent of total revenues in the most recent first quarter vs 41 percent of revenues in last year’s first quarter, achieved improved revenues and income for the fiscal 2020 period. The Other segment is comprised of Gourmet Foods, Brigadier Security Systems and Original Sprout.

Concierge’s balance sheet further strengthened at the end of the first fiscal quarter. Cash and cash equivalents totaled $6.9 million, compared with $6.5 million at June 30, 2019. Total stockholders’ equity increased to $17.3 million at September 30, 2019 from $17.2 million at the end of fiscal 2019. The company has essentially no debt.

“USCF, our commodities-focused fund management subsidiary, experienced a decline in AUM throughout the past year, as did the entire commodities sector,” said David Neibert, chief operations officer of Concierge Technologies. “Nevertheless, USCF continues to be profitable at current AUM levels and is expected to benefit when the cyclical trend for commodities shifts upward.”

The table below summarizes the performance of the Financial Services business unit as compared to Other for the three-month periods ended September 30, 2019 and 2018.

($'s in thousands)

Financial Services For the Three Months Ended September 30,Other Operating Units For the Three Months Ended September 30,Concierge Corporate For the Three Months Ended September 30,Consolidated For the Three Months Ended September 30,
20192018Change20192018Change20192018Change20192018Change
$%$%$%$%

Revenue

$3,041$4,223$(1,182)(28%)$2,987$2,954$331%$6,028$7,177$(1,149)

% of total revenue

50%59%(9%)50%41%9%

Cost of revenue

$1,769$1,838$(69)(4%)$1,769$1,838$(69)

Gross profit

$3,041$4,223$(1,182)(28%)$1,218$1,116$1029%$4,259$5,339$(1,080)

Operating expenses

2,8433,633$(790)(22%)866802648%$489$335$15446%4,1984,770(572)

% of total operating expenses

68%76%(8%)20%17%3%12%7%5%

Income (loss) from operations

$198$590$(392)(66%)$352$314$3812%$(489%)(335)$(154)(46%)$61$569$(508)

Other (expense) / income

15(175)190109%6$2$4238%2(6)$8133%23(179)202

Income (loss) before income taxes

$213$415$(202)(49%)$358$316$4213%$(487)$(341)$(146)(43%)$84$390$(306)

“The management teams at our Other operating units continue to make good progress. They are building their respective businesses, with strategies in place for adding new, larger distribution channels to enhance growth,” Neibert said.

“As a global holding company, our corporate goal remains to build a profitable, diverse organization, through organic growth, acquisitions and new ventures,” added Nicholas Gerber, chairman and chief executive officer. “We are laser-focused on creating and sustaining tangible long-term value for all of our stakeholders, while at the same time not being reliant on any one business sector for that sustainability.”

Business Units

Gourmet Foods, https://gourmetfoodsltd.co.nz/, acquired in August 2015, is a commercial-scale bakery that produces and distributes iconic meat pies and pastries throughout New Zealand under the brand names Pat’s Pantry and Ponsonby Pies.

Brigadier Security Systems, www.brigadiersecurity.com, acquired in June 2016 and headquartered in Saskatoon, Canada, provides comprehensive security solutions to homes and businesses, government offices, schools and other public buildings throughout the province.

The company’s USCF Investments operation, www.uscfinvestments.com, acquired as part of the Wainwright Holdings transaction in December 2016 and based in Walnut Creek, Calif., serves as manager, operator or investment adviser to 13 exchange traded products, structured as limited partnerships or investment trusts that issue shares trading on the NYSE Arca.

Acquired by Concierge at the end of 2017, California-based Original Sprout, www.originalsprout.com, produces and distributes a full line of vegan, safe, non-toxic hair and skin care products, including a “reef safe” sun screen, in the U.S. and its territories, the U.K., E.U., Turkey, Middle East, Africa, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia and Canada.

About Concierge Technologies, Inc.

Concierge Technologies, originally founded in 1996, was repositioned as a global holding firm in 2015, and currently has operating subsidiaries in financial services, food manufacturing, security systems and beauty products. Offices and manufacturing operations are in the U.S., New Zealand and Canada. For more information, visit www.conciergetechnology.net.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain “forward-looking statements” that include information relating to Concierge Technologies’ future events and future financial and operating performance. Such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, adding new distribution channels and an expectation for the USCF operating subsidiary to benefit when the cyclical trend for commodities shifts upward, should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by, which that performance or those results will be achieved. Forward-looking statements are based on information available at the time they are made and/or management’s good faith belief as of that time with respect to future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward-looking statements.

For a more detailed description of the risk factors and uncertainties affecting Concierge Technologies or its subsidiary companies, and more detailed information about the individual operating entities, please refer to the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, which are available on the Company’s website, ( http://www.conciergetechnology.net ), or at www.sec.gov.

Financial Tables Follow

CONCIERGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (UNAUDITED)

September 30, 2019June 30, 2019
(AUDITED)

ASSETS

CURRENT ASSETS

Cash and cash equivalents

$6,904,137$6,481,815

Accounts receivable, net

875,672939,649

Accounts receivable - related parties

988,7691,037,146

Inventories

1,049,1841,008,662

Prepaid income tax and tax receivable

1,232,2191,754,369

Investments

3,775,1583,756,596

Other current assets

265,796546,105

Total current assets

15,090,93515,524,342

Restricted cash

12,54313,436

Property and equipment, net

1,299,866757,014

Operating lease right-of-use asset

1,005,006-

Goodwill

915,790915,790

Intangible assets, net

2,575,1562,659,723

Deferred tax assets, net

859,696859,696

Other assets, long - term

523,607523,607

Total assets

$22,282,599$21,253,608
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

CURRENT LIABILITIES

Accounts payable and accrued expenses

$2,533,875$2,867,081

Expense waivers - related parties

213,095325,821

Current portion operating lease liabilities

361,996-

Notes payable - related parties

3,5003,500

Loans - property and equipment, current portion

13,15326,241

Total current liabilities

3,125,6193,222,643

LONG TERM LIABILITIES

Notes payable - related parties

600,000600,000

Loans - property and equipment, net of current portion

380,20061,057

Long-term operating lease liabilities

680,490-

Deferred tax liabilities

176,578176,578

Total long-term liabilities

1,837,268837,635

Total liabilities

4,962,8874,060,278

STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

Preferred stock, $0.001 par value; 50,000,000 authorized

Series B: 53,032 issued and outstanding at September 30, 2019 and at June 30, 2019

5353

Common stock, $0.001 par value; 900,000,000 shares authorized; 37,412,519 shares issued and outstanding at September 30, 2019 and 37,237,519 at June 30, 2019

37,41237,237

Additional paid-in capital

9,216,2049,178,838

Accumulated other comprehensive (loss)

(141,710)(175,659)

Retained earnings

8,207,7538,152,861

Total stockholders' equity

17,319,71217,193,330

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$22,282,599$21,253,608

CONCIERGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (UNAUDITED)

Three Months EndedThree Months Ended
September 30, 2019September 30, 2018

Net revenue

Fund management - related party

$3,040,569$4,222,984

Food products

1,250,3311,192,996

Security systems

773,277858,651

Beauty products and other

963,673902,328

Net revenue

6,027,8507,176,959

Cost of revenue

1,769,3931,838,384

Gross profit

4,258,4575,338,575

Operating expense

General and administrative expense

1,117,1491,072,932

Fund operations

809,8361,265,655

Marketing and advertising

577,876871,781

Depreciation and amortization

149,663174,505

Salaries and compensation

1,543,0221,384,982

Total operating expenses

4,197,5464,769,855

Income from operations

60,911568,720

Other (expense) income:

Other (expense) income

8,436(174,661)

Interest and dividend income

25,8473,779

Interest expense

(11,005)(8,136)

Total other (expense) income, net

23,278(179,018)

Income before income taxes

84,189389,702

Provision of income taxes

29,297103,748

Net income

$54,892$285,954

Weighted average shares of common stock

Basic

37,325,01929,559,139

Diluted

38,385,65938,298,159

Net income per common share

Basic

$0.00$0.01

Diluted

$0.00$0.01

CONCIERGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (UNAUDITED)

Three Months EndedThree Months Ended
September 30, 2019September 30, 2018

Net income

$54,892$285,954

Other comprehensive income (loss):

Foreign currency translation gain (loss)

33,949(11,583)

Comprehensive income

$88,841$274,371

Investors and media, for more information, contact:

Roger S. Pondel

PondelWilkinson Inc.

310-279-5980

SOURCE: Concierge Technologies, Inc.

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