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WidePoint Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results

March 21, 2019

FAIRFAX, Va., March 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE American: WYY ), the leading provider of Trusted Mobility Management (TM2) specializing in Telecommunications Lifecycle Management, Identity Management and Bill Presentment & Analytics solutions, today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018.

Fourth Quarter 2018 and Recent Operational Highlights:

-- Secured $1.6 million contract expansion with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, increasing the number of devices managed by 50% from 30,000 to 45,000 -- Teamed with Leidos on the NASA Nest contract to provide Managed Mobility Services in support of the agency’s mission -- Added two new members to the Board of Directors, expanding the total number of directors to seven, including six independent directors and one inside director -- Relocated company headquarters to Fairfax, VA as part of consolidation strategy

Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights (results compared to the same year-ago period):

-- Revenues increased 24% to $24.8 million -- Gross profit increased 25% to $4.5 million -- Net loss narrowed to $0.4 million -- Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP financial measure, increased to $1.0 million, marking the company’s sixth consecutive quarter of positive adjusted EBITDA

Twelve Month 2018 Financial Highlights (results compared to the same year-ago period):

-- Revenues increased 10% to a record $83.7 million -- Gross profit increased 12% to $15.3 million -- Net loss narrowed to $1.5 million -- Adjusted EBITDA totaled $1.8 million

Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Summary

(in millions, except per share amounts) December December 31, 2018 31, 2017 --------- --------- (Unaudited) Revenues $ 24.8 $ 19.9 Gross Profit $ 4.5 $ 3.6 Gross Profit Margin 18 % 18 % Operating Expenses $ 3.7 $ 4.3 Loss from Operations $ 0.7 $ (0.7 ) Net Loss $ (0.4 ) $ (0.8 ) Basic and Diluted Earnings per Share (EPS) $ (0.00 ) $ (0.01 ) Adjusted EBITDA $ 1.0 $ 0.3 ------------------------------------------ - ----- - - ----- -

Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Summary

(in millions, except per share amounts) December December 31, 2018 31, 2017 --------- --------- (Unaudited) Revenues $ 83.7 $ 75.9 Gross Profit $ 15.3 $ 13.7 Gross Profit Margin 18 % 18 % Operating Expenses $ 15.5 $ 17.2 Loss from Operations $ (0.2 ) $ (3.5 ) Net Loss $ (1.5 ) $ (3.5 ) Basic and Diluted Earnings per Share (EPS) $ (0.02 ) $ (0.04 ) Adjusted EBITDA $ 1.8 $ (0.9 ) ------------------------------------------ - ----- - - ----- -

The following statements are forward-looking, and actual results could differ materially depending on market conditions and the factors set forth under the “Safe Harbor Statement” below.

Financial OutlookFor the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, the company anticipates revenues in the range of $90.0 million to $93.0 million, and adjusted EBITDA of $1.9 million to $2.0 million. The company’s financial outlook statements are based on current expectations.

Management Commentary“The fourth quarter was a strong finish to what was a pivotal year for WidePoint as we delivered strong financial performance, expanded key customer relationships, as well as secured and implemented several contracts with new customers,” said WidePoint’s CEO, Jin Kang. “All of these initiatives enabled us to achieve our primary goals in 2018 of not only stabilizing the business but beginning the process of driving strong, sustainable, and profitable growth.

“Our financial performance in the fourth quarter was highlighted by a 24% increase in revenues, a 25% increase in gross profit, and positive adjusted EBITDA of $1.0 million; marking our sixth consecutive quarter of positive adjusted EBITDA. From a business development standpoint, we continue to execute on our strategy of maintaining solid relationships with our systems integrator partners and customers to upsell and pursue new business. This is evidenced by our recent contracts with Leidos and CBP. Over the course of the past year, we made significant progress in bolstering our credentials and improving our compliance with various government organizations to increase our competitive advantage.

“Due to the success we’ve had stabilizing the business and the momentum we’ve generated, we’re excited and optimistic about 2019. We look forward to continuing with our strategy to profitably grow the business and return greater value to our shareholders.”

Conference CallWidePoint management will hold a conference call today (March 21, 2019) at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. local time) to discuss these results.

WidePoint President and CEO Jin Kang, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Jason Holloway, and CFO Kito Mussa will host the conference call, followed by a question and answer period.

U.S. dial-in number: 877-407-9210International number: 201-689-8049

Please call the conference telephone number 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. An operator will register your name and organization. If you have any difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Liolios at 949-574-3860.

The conference call will be broadcast live and available for replay here and via the investor relations section of the company’s website.

A replay of the conference call will be available after 7:30 p.m. Eastern time on the same day through April 21, 2019.

Toll-free replay number: 877-481-4010International replay number: 919-882-2331 Replay ID: 45084

About WidePoint

WidePoint Corporation (NYSE American: WYY) is a leading provider of trusted mobility management (TM2) solutions, including telecom management, mobile management, identity management, and bill presentment and analytics. For more information, visit widepoint.com.

Non-GAAP Financial MeasuresWidePoint uses a variety of operational and financial metrics, including non-GAAP financial measures such as Adjusted EBITDA, to enable it to analyze its performance and financial condition. The presentation of non-GAAP financial information should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. A reconciliation of GAAP Net loss to Adjusted EBITDA is included on the schedules attached hereto.

THREE MONTHS ENDED FISCAL YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, DECEMBER 31, --------------------------- ------------------------------ 2018 2017 2018 2017 - --------- - - -------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - (Unaudited) NET LOSS $ (412,100 ) $ (764,900 ) $ (1,456,500 ) $ (3,533,900 ) Adjustments to reconcile net loss to EBITDA: Depreciation and amortization 192,800 385,200 1,307,700 1,493,200 Income tax provision (benefit) 1,147,600 5,300 1,193,300 38,000 Interest income (500 ) (3,800 ) (6,800 ) (15,400 ) Interest expense 8,000 15,800 79,500 52,200 - --------- - - -------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - EBITDA $ 935,800 $ (362,400 ) $ 1,117,200 $ (1,965,900 ) - --------- - - -------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Other adjustments to reconcile net loss to Adjusted EBITDA: Other (expense) income - (2,000 ) - (3,800 ) Provision for doubtful accounts 10,900 31,300 4,800 62,500 Gain on sale of assets held for sale - - - (66,700 ) Loss on disposal of leasehold improvements - - - 172,800 Severance and exit costs - 353,100 - 540,600 Stock-based compensation expense 90,300 249,200 683,400 387,200 - --------- - - -------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Adjusted EBITDA $ 1,037,000 $ 269,200 $ 1,805,400 $ (873,300 ) - --------- - - -------- - - ---------- - - ---------- -

Safe Harbor StatementThe information contained in any materials that may be accessed above was, to the best of WidePoint Corporations’ knowledge, timely and accurate as of the date and/or dates indicated in such materials. However, the passage of time can render information stale, and you should not rely on the continued accuracy of any such materials. WidePoint Corporation has no responsibility to update any information contained in any such materials. In addition, you should refer to periodic reports filed by WidePoint Corporation with the Securities and Exchange Commission for information regarding the risks and uncertainties to which forward-looking statements made in such materials are subject. Such risks and uncertainties may cause WidePoint Corporation’s actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.

Investor Relations:

LioliosMatt Glover or Charlie Schumacher949-574-3860 WYY@liolios.com

WIDEPOINT CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIESCONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

DECEMBER 31, 2018 2017 - ----------- - - ----------- - (Unaudited) ASSETS CURRENT ASSETS Cash and cash equivalents $ 2,431,892 $ 5,272,457 Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $106,733 and $107,618 in 2018 and 2017, respectively 11,089,315 8,131,025 Unbilled accounts receivable 9,566,170 8,131,448 Other current assets 1,086,686 767,944 Total current assets 24,174,063 22,302,874 NONCURRENT ASSETS Property and equipment, net 1,012,684 1,318,420 Intangibles, net 3,103,753 3,671,506 Goodwill 18,555,578 18,555,578 Other long-term assets 209,099 44,553 Total assets $ 47,055,177 $ 45,892,931 - ----------- - - ----------- - LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY CURRENT LIABILITIES Accounts payable $ 7,363,621 $ 7,266,212 Accrued expenses 10,716,438 9,796,350 Deferred revenue 2,072,344 2,348,578 Current portion of capital leases 107,325 101,591 Current portion of other term obligations 192,263 203,271 Total current liabilities 20,451,991 19,716,002 NONCURRENT LIABILITIES Capital leases, net of current portion 122,040 232,109 Other term obligations, net of current portion 73,952 78,336 Deferred revenue 466,714 264,189 Deferred tax liability 1,523,510 392,229 Total liabilities 22,638,207 20,682,865 STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY Preferred stock, $0.001 par value; 10,000,000 shares authorized; 2,045,714 shares issued and none outstanding - - Common stock, $0.001 par value; 110,000,000 shares authorized; 84,112,446 and 83,031,595 shares issued and oustanding, respectively 84,113 83,032 Additional paid-in capital 94,926,560 94,200,237 Accumulated other comprehensive loss (186,485 ) (122,461 ) Accumulated deficit (70,407,218 ) (68,950,742 ) - ----------- - - ----------- - Total stockholders’ equity 24,416,970 25,210,066 Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity $ 47,055,177 $ 45,892,931 - ----------- - - ----------- -

WIDEPOINT CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIESCONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

THREE MONTHS ENDED YEARS ENDED DECEMBER 31, DECEMBER 31, ------------------------------ ------------------------------ 2018 2017 2018 2017 - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - (Unaudited) REVENUES $ 24,760,579 $ 19,927,629 $ 83,678,896 $ 75,884,246 COST OF REVENUES (including amortization and depreciation of $892,314, and 20,275,135 16,334,655 68,409,219 62,194,187 $1,154,901, respectively) - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - GROSS PROFIT 4,485,444 3,592,974 15,269,677 13,690,059 - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - OPERATING EXPENSES Sales and marketing 376,704 493,021 1,743,693 2,202,913 General and administrative expenses (including share-based compensation of $683,404, and $387,210, 3,263,148 3,724,292 13,301,052 14,392,660 respectively) Product development - - - 219,141 Depreciation and 102,574 125,440 415,337 338,314 amortization - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Total operating expenses 3,742,426 4,342,753 15,460,082 17,153,028 - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - LOSS FROM OPERATIONS 743,018 (749,779 ) (190,405 ) (3,462,969 ) OTHER (EXPENSE) INCOME Interest income 458 3,788 6,797 15,352 Interest expense (8,009 ) (15,756 ) (79,540 ) (52,158 ) Other income (5 ) 2,047 (2 ) 3,805 - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Total other expense (7,556 ) (9,921 ) (72,745 ) (33,001 ) - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - LOSS BEFORE INCOME TAX 735,462 (759,700 ) (263,150 ) (3,495,970 ) PROVISION INCOME TAX PROVISION 1,147,583 5,244 1,193,326 37,967 - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - NET LOSS $ (412,121 ) $ (764,944 ) $ (1,456,476 ) $ (3,533,937 ) - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - BASIC LOSS PER SHARE $ (0.00 ) $ (0.01 ) $ (0.02 ) $ (0.04 ) - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - BASIC WEIGHTED-AVERAGE 83,788,535 83,011,331 83,274,171 82,911,730 SHARES OUTSTANDING - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - DILUTED LOSS PER SHARE $ (0.00 ) $ (0.01 ) $ (0.02 ) $ (0.04 ) - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - DILUTED WEIGHTED-AVERAGE 83,788,535 83,011,331 83,274,171 82,911,730 SHARES OUTSTANDING - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- -

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