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Sports Field Announces Q1 2019 Financial Results

May 23, 2019 GMT

221% Revenue Increase vs. Q1 2018; Operating Expenses Reduced by 17.2%; Profit from Operations Improved by Approximately $508,000

ST. CHARLES, Ill., May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sports Field Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:SFHI), engaged in the design, engineering, construction, and construction management of athletic facilities and sports complexes through its FirstForm, Inc. wholly-owned subsidiary, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019.

Q1 2019 Highlights Include:

-- Highest Q1 revenues in company history at $2,448,258; 221% increase over prior year Q1 total of $762,546; -- Highest gross profit margin of 21.7%; an increase of 1.9 percentage points over prior year Q1 total of 19.8%; -- 17.2% decrease of Operating Expenses versus Q1 2018; -- Experienced a Profit from Operations of $22,391 versus a Loss from Operations of ($485,595) in Q1 2018; -- Completed construction of football facility in the heart of Miami, FL, for St. Brenden High School.


Jeromy Olson, Chief Executive Officer of Sports Field Holdings, Inc., said, “We are off to a very strong start in 2019. During the quarter, we experienced several historical bests with regards to quarterly revenue totals and profit, including both dollars of profit and percentage or gross profit. We are particularly pleased with a 21.7% gross margin, where the typical construction industry gross margin is in the 10% range. We are clearly executing our projects in a highly efficient manner, and that bodes well as we proceed in 2019 and the years ahead. I believe these indicators provide key insights into the viability and growth potential for Sports Field Holdings, Inc. going forward.”

“Although the bottom-line is not yet in positive territory, we are making consistent progress by expanding our backlog, managing our operating expenses and executing on our projects in a highly efficient manner producing improving gross margin. We are excited with the opportunities ahead.”

“With several projects currently under construction and a strong backlog of contracts, we are working to sustain this positive momentum. The sales pipeline is robust, and we look to add to our backlog during the coming quarters of 2019.”

About Sports Field Holdings, Inc.

Sports Field Holdings, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary FIRSTFORM, Inc., is a product development, engineering and design-build construction company, engaged in the design, engineering, constructing, and construction management of athletic facilities, and sports complexes. Construction management of sports facilities and synthetic turf sales are the two primary lines of business. These lines of business can be categorized as design, development, and manufacturing of sports surfacing products and associated pre-engineered construction systems.


To learn more about Sports Field Holdings, Inc. please visit http://ir@firstform.com/.

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Contact: Sports Field Holdings, Inc.

Ed CapkoInvestor Relations815-942-4645