Exhibit 99.1

 

 

March 28, 2017 00:09 UTC

 

3PEA Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

 

2016 Revenue Up 28% to $10.4M; Drives Net Income of $1.4M and Diluted EPS of $0.03

 

HENDERSON, Nev.(BUSINESS WIRE) 3PEA International, Inc. (OTCQB:TPNL), a vertically integrated provider of innovative prepaid card programs and processing services for corporate, consumer and government applications, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016.

 

2016 Financial Highlights vs. 2015

 

·Revenues increased 28% to a record $10.4 million.
·Gross profit increased to $5.2 million, or 50% of total revenue, compared to $4.1 million, or 50% of total revenue in 2016.
·Net income increased to $1.4 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, compared to a (loss) of ($2.4 million), or $(0.06) per share, an increase of $3.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted share.
·Surpassed 1,000,000 PaySign Cardholders.

 

Management Commentary

 

“In 2016 the Company achieved our goals to increase revenue, reduce expenses and return to profitability,” said Mark Newcomer, Chief Executive Officer, 3PEA International. “We are executing on our strategy focused on expanding the PaySign cardholder base and we are just beginning to see our efforts translate into strong financial results. In 2016, there were over 1,000,000 people utilizing PaySign cards nationwide. As we enter 2017, we continue to have a robust sales pipeline in both new and existing markets, and expect our growth rate to accelerate in 2017 as we continue to increase the number of PaySign cardholders.”

 

“2016 was a breakthrough year for 3PEA,” said Brian Polan, Chief Financial Officer, 3PEA International. “The Company successfully reduced its operating expenses, increased its cash flow from operations, and in 2017, has paid the remaining balances on notes and settlement payable rendering the Company debt free.”

 

Q4 2016 Financial Results

 

Total revenues in the fourth quarter of 2016 increased 41% to $3,047,132 from $2,164,376 in the same quarter of 2015. The increase is primarily due to the increase in PaySign cardholders as well as an increase in the number of card products in the Company’s portfolio.

 

Gross profit in the fourth quarter of 2016 increased to $1,531,976, compared to $1,099,733 in the year-ago quarter.

 

Total operating expenses in the fourth quarter of 2016 were $1,020,166 compared to $1,020,382 in the year-ago quarter. Net income in the fourth quarter of 2016 was $502,751, or $0.01 per diluted share, compared to net income of $68,539 or $0.00 per diluted share in the year-ago quarter.

 

2016 Financial Results

 

Total revenues in 2016 increased 28% to $10.4 million compared to $8.1 million in 2015. The increase in revenue was primarily due to an increase in the number of cardholders utilizing our PaySign cards. The Company expects our revenue growth rate to accelerate in 2017 when compared to 2016.

 

 

 

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Gross profit in 2016 increased to $5.2 million, or 50% of total revenues, compared to $4.1 million, or 50% of total revenues in 2015. The Company expects gross profit margins will remain relatively stable for 2017.

 

Total operating expenses in 2016 were $3.9 million compared to $4.1 million in 2015. The decrease was primarily due to a reduction in selling, general and administrative expenses which was partially offset by an increase in depreciation and amortization.

 

Net income in 2016 was $1.4 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, compared to a (loss) of $(2.4 million), or $(0.06) per share in 2015, reflecting an increase of $3.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted share.

 

Shareholder Update

 

Currently, our revenues are growing at an accelerated rate when compared to 2016. For 2017, the Company expects revenue growth rates to exceed 2016’s revenue growth rate of 28%, and expects gross margins to remain relatively stable as compared to 2016. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 1,000,000 PaySign Cardholders participating in 120 card products and continues to increase the number of card products in its portfolio. In recent months, the company’s focus on debt reduction has resulted in the elimination of all debt associated with notes payable and legal settlement payable and the Company is currently debt free.

 

About 3PEA International

 

3PEA International (OTCQB:TPNL) is an experienced and trusted prepaid debit card payment solutions provider as well as an integrated payment processor. Through its PaySign brand, 3PEA designs and develops payment solutions, prepaid card programs, and customized payment services. 3PEA’s corporate incentive prepaid cards are changing the way corporations reward, motivate, and engage their current and potential customers, employees, and agents. 3PEA’s customizable prepaid solutions offer significant cost savings while improving brand recognition and customer loyalty.

 

3PEA’s customers include healthcare companies, major pharmaceutical companies, large multinationals, prestigious universities, and social media companies. PaySign is a registered trademark of 3PEA Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other countries. For more information visit us at www.3pea.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

 

ForwardLooking Statements

 

Certain statements in this news release may contain forwardlooking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the companies, are forwardlooking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There is no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially. 3PEA undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

 

 

 

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3PEA INTERNATIONAL, INC.

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

DECEMBER 31, 2016 AND DECEMBER 31, 2015 (AUDITED)

 

 

   December 31,2016   December 31, 2015 
         
ASSETS          
           
Current assets          
Cash  $1,631,943   $1,389,494 
Cash restricted   10,002,505    7,063,945 
Accounts receivable   110,269    16,742 
Prepaid Expenses and other assets   270,634    254,225 
Total current assets   12,015,351    8,724,406 
           
Fixed assets, net   300,761    271,967 
           
Intangible and other assets          
Deposits   5,551    3,551 
           
Intangible assets, net   1,550,044    1,264,151 
           
Total assets  $13,871,707   $10,264,075 
           
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY          
           
Current liabilities          
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities  $765,596   $465,318 
Customer card funding   10,002,505    7,063,945 
Legal settlement payable current portion   254,900    915,475 
Stocks payable related parties   71,586    125,987 
Notes payable related parties        
Notes payable   124,168    174,098 
Total current liabilities   11,218,755    8,744,823 
           
Long-term liabilities          
Notes Payable   27,892     
Legal settlement payable long-term portion       339,183 
Total long-term liabilities   27,892    339,183 
           
Total liabilities   11,246,647    9,084,006 
           
Stockholders' equity          
Common stock: $0.001 par value; 150,000,000 shares authorized, 43,185,765 and 42,510,765 issued and outstanding at December 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015     43,186       42,511  
Additional paid-in capital   6,726,173    6,579,508 
Treasury stock at cost, 303,450 shares   (150,000)   (150,000)
Accumulated deficit   (3,799,613)   (5,200,412)
Total 3PEA International, Inc.'s stockholders' equity   2,819,746    1,271,607 
Noncontrolling interest   (194,686)   91,538)
Total stockholders' equity   2,625,060    1,180,069 
           
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity  $13,871,707   $10,264,075 

 

 

 

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3PEA INTERNATIONAL, INC. CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME

FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2016 AND 2015 (AUDITED)

 

   For the twelve months ended
December 31,
 
   2016   2015 
Revenues  $10,416,672   $8,107,541 
           
Cost of revenues   5,197,370    4,019,514 
           
Gross profit   5,219,302    4,088,027 
           
Operating expenses          
Depreciation and amortization   572,320    362,712 
Selling, general and administrative   3,288,373    3,734,187 
           
Total operating expenses   3,860,693    4,096,899 
           
Income (loss) from operations   1,358,609    (8,872)
           
Other income (expense)          
Gain on debt extinguishment       11,337 
Other income (expense)   16,149    (6,359)
Legal settlement       (2,500,000)
Interest expense   (77,107)   (45,683)
Total other income (expense)   (60,958)   (2,540,705)
           
Income (loss) before provision for income taxes and noncontrolling interest   1,297,651    (2,549,577)
           
Provision for income taxes        
           
Net income (loss) before noncontrolling interest   1,297,651    (2,549,577)
           
Net (income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest   103,148    139,240 
           
Net income (loss) attributable to 3PEA International, Inc.  $1,400,799   $(2,410,337)
           
Net income (loss) per common share basic   0.03    (0.06)
Net income (loss) per common share fully diluted   0.03     
           
Weighted average common shares outstanding basic   42,875,519    39,641,175 
Weighted average common shares outstanding fully diluted   43,867,228     

  

Contacts

3PEA International, Inc. Brian Polan, 17027497234

Chief Financial Officer

bpolan@3pea.com www.3pea.com

 

 

Source: 3PEA International, Inc.

 

 

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