Record Third Quarter gross revenue of $17.6mm resulting in an increase of 31% and record Nine Month gross revenue of $41.6mm resulting in an increase of 17% led by the success of IDW Entertainment.
Stamford, CT; San Diego, CA (September 14, 2016) – IDW Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC: IDWM), a fully integrated media company announced today its results for the third quarter ended July 31, 2016.
Gross Revenue of $17.6 million for the three months ended July 31, 2016 compared to $13.4 million for the three months ended July 31, 2015, and $41.6 million for the nine months ended July 31, 2016 compared to $35.5 million for the nine months ended July 31, 2015 is primarily due to IDW Entertainment which increased by $4 million and $7.5 million for those periods. The increase resulted from the release of IDW Entertainment television episodes.
Third Quarter Financial Highlights:
- IDW Entertainment 3rd Quarter Revenue of $4 million or 23% of Total Revenues compared to $58k or 0.4% last year.
- On June 21, 2016, IDWM acquired the remaining 17% non-controlling interest of IDW Inc. resulting in 100% ownership and no minority interest.
- Income from operations increased by $691,000 or 36% for the three months ended July 31, 2016 compared to the three months ended July 31, 2015, primarily due to IDW Entertainment.
- The increase resulted from gross profit from the release of IDW Entertainment television episodes.
Commenting on the results, Ted Adams, CEO stated, “our third quarter performance reflects record growth from the IDW Entertainment Division”.
Mr. Adams added, “In the fourth quarter of 2016, we expect continued revenue growth, led by the success of our March graphic novels and additional IDW Entertainment revenue from the premier of Dirk Gently airing on BBC America.”
Forward Looking Statements:
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About IDW Media Holdings
IDW Media Holdings (OTC: IDWM) is a fully integrated media company, which includes the award-winning IDW Publishing, IDW Games, IDW Entertainment, Top Shelf Productions, the San Diego Comic Art Gallery, and CTM Media Group Inc. a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (OTC:IDWM, OTCBB:IDWM, OTCPK:IDWM). CTM Media Group Inc. is one of North America’s largest distributors of tourism information. Distributing over 100 million brochures last year, CTM’s comprehensive visitor out of home marketing network includes over 14,000 brochure information displays and 400 award-winning touch screen kiosks.
IDW MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
|(in thousands)||July 31, 2016 (Unaudited)||October 31, 2015|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||8,160||$||6,596|
|Trade accounts receivable, net||9,948||5,915|
|Inventory – print and production costs||13,938||5,688|
|Deferred taxes – current portion||201||200|
|Note receivable – current portion||372||372|
|Total current assets||34,381||20,786|
|Property and equipment, net||3,320||3,039|
|Note receivable – non-current portion||31||310|
|Deferred taxes – non-current portion||12,625||12,705|
|Intangible Assets, net||1,639||1,769|
|Total non-current assets||17,225||16,982|
|Liabilities and stockholders’ equity|
|Trade accounts payable||1,974||$||1,302|
|Income taxes payable||1,742||936|
|Deferred taxes payable||441||441|
|Capital lease obligations – current portion||331||257|
|Bank loans payable – current portion||460||431|
|Other current liabilities||425||359|
|Total current liabilities||18,684||9,764|
|Capital lease obligations – long term portion||686||527|
|Bank loans payable – long term portion||856||1,199|
|Total non-current liabilities||1,542||1,726|
Stockholders’ equity (see note 1):
|IDW Media Holdings, Inc. stockholders’ equity:|
|Preferred stock, $.01 par value; authorized shares – 500; no shares issued at July 31, 2016 and October 31, 2015||–||–|
|Class B common stock, $0.01 par value; authorized shares – 12,000; 5,553 shares and 4,623 shares issued and outstanding at July 31, 2016 and October 31, 2015, respectively||56||46|
|Class C common stock, $0.01 par value; authorized shares – 2,500; 545 shares issued and outstanding at July 31, 2016 and October 31, 2015||5||5|
|Additional paid-in capital||53,023||47,419|
|Accumulated other comprehensive loss||(197)||(153)|
|Treasury stock, at cost, consisting of 519 shares of Class B common stock at July 31, 2016 and October 31, 2015||(1,196)||(1,196)|
|Total IDW Media Holdings, Inc. stockholders’ equity||34,700||27,341|
|Total stockholders’ equity||34,700||29,317|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||54,926||$||40,807|
IDW MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
|Three Months Ended
|Nine Months Ended
|(in thousands, except per share data)||2016||2015||2016||2015|
|Costs and expenses:|
|Direct cost of revenues||8,706||5,650||20,752||15,912|
|Selling, general and administrative (i)||5,791||5,414||16,611||15,609|
|Depreciation and amortization||395||442||1,137||1,256|
|Bad debt expense||99||22||122||15|
|Total costs and expenses||14,991||11,528||38,622||32,792|
|Income from operations||2,617||1,926||3,012||2,727|
|Interest expense, net||(19||)||(17||)||(57||)||(19||)|
|Other income (expense), net||10||22||(22||)||(100||)|
|Income before income taxes||2,608||1,931||2,933||2,608|
|Provision for income taxes||(998||)||(705||)||(1,229||)||(952||)|
|Net income attributable to non-controlling interests||227||(112||)||–||(512||)|
|Net income attributable to IDW Media Holdings, Inc.||$||1,837||$||1,114||$||1,704||$||1,144|
|Basic and diluted income per share attributable to IDW Media Holdings, Inc. common stockholders (see notes 1 and 3):|
|Net income (loss) per share||$||.37||$||.24||$||.36||$||.25|
|Weighted-average number of shares used in the calculation of basic and diluted income per share:||5,007||4,649||4,772||4,637|
|Dividend declared per common share:||$||0.00||$||0.163||$||0.163||$||0.489|
|(i) Stock-based compensation included in selling, general and administrative expenses||$||96||$||91||$||289||$||274|