TSS, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

ROUND ROCK, Texas, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TSS, Inc. (Other OTC:TSSI), a data center and mission critical facilities and technology services company, reported results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2018.

First Quarter Highlights:

  • First quarter 2018 revenue of $4.8 million compared with $4.4 million in the first quarter of 2017.
  • Gross margin of 38% in the first quarter of 2018 compared with 42% in the first quarter of 2017.
  • Reduced selling, general and administrative expenses by $167,000 or 10% compared to the first quarter of 2017.
  • Achieved operating income of $185,000 in the first quarter of 2018 compared to operating income of $300,000 in the first quarter of 2017 (that included a $321,000 gain on sale of business component).
  • Net income of $81,000 or $0.01 per share, in the first quarter of 2018 compared to a net income of $254,000 or $0.02 per share in the first quarter of 2017 (that included a $321,000 gain on sale of business component).
  • Adjusted EBITDA income of $340,000 compared with Adjusted EBITDA income of $450,000 in the first quarter of 2017(that included a $321,000 gain on sale of business component).

“We have started 2018 off well and we expect strong performance with solid profitability throughout the year,” said Anthony Angelini, President and Chief Executive Officer of TSS. “The foundational steps we have taken the last several years have positioned our data center lifecycle services well for continued growth and profitability into the future.”

Quarterly Conference Call Details

The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss the first quarter 2018 financial results for Tuesday, May 15 at 4:30 PM Eastern. To participate on the conference call, please dial 877-691-2551 toll free from the U.S., or 630-691-2747 for international callers. The conference code is 46923530#. Investors may also access a live audio web cast of this conference call under the “events” tab on the investor relations section of the Company’s website at http://ir.totalsitesolutions.com/events.cfm.

An audio replay of the conference call will be available approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call and will be made available until June 14, 2018. The audio replay can be accessed by dialing 1-888-843-7419 in the U.S. or 630-652-3042 toll free then enter conference ID number 4692 3530#. Additionally, a replay of the webcast will be available on the Company’s website approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and will remain available for 90 calendar days.

About Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Adjusted EBITDA is a supplemental financial measures not defined under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). We define Adjusted EBITDA as net income (loss) before interest expense, income taxes, depreciation and amortization, impairment loss on goodwill and other intangibles, stock-based compensation, and provision for bad debts. We present Adjusted EBITDA because we believe this supplemental measure of operating performance is helpful in comparing our operating results across reporting periods on a consistent basis by excluding non-cash items that may, or could, have a disproportionate positive or negative impact on our results of operations in any particular period. We also use Adjusted EBITDA as a factor in evaluating the performance of certain management personnel when determining incentive compensation.

Adjusted EBITDA may not be comparable to similarly titled measures reported by other companies. Adjusted EBITDA, while providing useful information, should not be considered in isolation or as an alternative to net income or cash flows as determined under GAAP. Consistent with Regulation G under the U.S. federal securities laws, Adjusted EBITDA has been reconciled to the nearest GAAP measure, and this reconciliation is located under the heading “Adjusted EBITDA Reconciliation” following the Consolidated Statements of Operations included in this press release.

About TSS, Inc.

TSS  provides a comprehensive suite of services for the planning, design, system integration, deployment, maintenance, refresh and take-back of end-user and enterprise systems, including the mission-critical facilities they are housed in. TSS provides a single source solution for enabling technologies in data centers, operations centers, network facilities, server rooms, security operations centers, communication facilities and the infrastructure systems that are critical to their function. Our services consist of technology consulting, design and engineering  project management, systems integration, systems installation and facilities maintenance for traditional and modular data centers. For more information, visit www.totalsitesolutions.com or call 888-321-4877.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain “forward-looking statements” — that is, statements related to future — not past — events, plans, and prospects. In this context, forward-looking statements may address matters such as our expected future business and financial performance, and often contain words such as “guidance,” “prospects,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “should,” or “will.” Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. Particular uncertainties that could adversely or positively affect the Company’s future results include: our independent registered public accounting firm’s reports on our 2016 and 2017 financial statements contain an explanatory paragraph that expresses substantial doubt about our ability to continue as a going concern; we may not have sufficient resources to fund our business and may need to issue debt or equity to obtain additional funding; our reliance on a significant portion of our revenues from a limited number of customers; risks relating to operating in a highly competitive industry; risks relating to the failure to maintain effective internal control over financial reporting; risks relating to rapid technological, structural, and competitive changes affecting the industries we serve; risks involved in properly managing complex projects; risks relating to the possible cancellation of customer contracts on short notice; risks relating our ability to continue to implement our strategy, including having sufficient financial resources to carry out that strategy; risks relating to our ability to meet all of the terms and conditions of our debt obligations; uncertainty related to current economic conditions and the related impact on demand for our services; and other risks and uncertainties disclosed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017. These uncertainties may cause our actual future results to be materially different than those expressed in our forward-looking statements. We do not undertake to update our forward-looking statements.

Company Contact:
TSS, Inc.
John Penver, CFO
Phone: (512) 310-1000

TSS, Inc.
Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands except par values)
    March 31,   December 31, 
    2018   2017
Current Assets      
Cash and cash equivalents   $ 1,837     $ 2,268  
Contract and other receivables, net     1,975       990  
Costs and estimated earnings in excess of billings on uncompleted contracts     193       223  
Inventories, net     94       134  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets     115       114  
Total current assets     4,214       3,729  
Property and equipment, net     385       418  
Goodwill     1,907       1,907  
Intangible assets, net     525       561  
Other assets     112       112  
Total assets   $ 7,143     $ 6,727  
Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity      
Current Liabilities        
Accounts payable and accrued expenses   $ 2,647     $ 2,841  
Deferred revenues     2,801       2,494  
Total current liabilities     5,448       5,335  
Convertible notes, less current portion, net     1,702       1,656  
Deferred revenues – noncurrent portion     122        
Other liabilities     46       41  
Total liabilities     7,318       7,032  
Stockholders’ Equity (Deficit)        
Preferred stock- $.0001 par value; 1,000 shares authorized at
March 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017; none issued
Common stock- $.0001 par value, 49,000 shares authorized at
March 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017: 16,286 and 16,316 shares
issued at March 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively
    2       2  
Additional paid-in capital     68,935       68,886  
Treasury stock 769 shares at cost at March 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively     (1,536 )     (1,536 )
Accumulated deficit     (67,576 )     (67,657 )
Total stockholders’ equity (deficit)     (175 )     (305 )
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity (deficit)   $ 7,143     $ 6,727  

TSS, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(In thousands except per-share values, unaudited)
  Three Months Ended March 31,
   2017     2016 
Results of Operations:      
Revenue $   4,849     $  4,389  
Cost of revenue, excluding depreciation and amortization     2,983         2,530  
Gross profit   1,866         1,859  
Operating expenses:      
Selling, general and administrative     1,575         1,741  
Depreciation and amortization     106         139  
Gain on sale of assets         (321 )
Total operating costs   1,681          1,559  
Operating income     185         300  
Interest income (expense), net     (93 )       (77 )
Other income (expense), net   –         
Income before income taxes   92         223  
Income tax expense (benefit)     11        (31)  
Net income $  81     $    254  
Basic and diluted income per share:      
Basic net income per share $    0.01     $    0.02  
Diluted net income per share $  0.00     $    0.02  

TSS, Inc.
Adjusted EBITDA Reconciliation
(In thousands, unaudited)
    Three Months Ended March 31,
     2018   2017 
Net income (loss)   $ 81   $ 254
Interest income (expense), net     93     77
Depreciation and amortization     106     138
Income tax expense (benefit)     11     (31)
EBITDA   $ 291   $ 438
Stock based compensation     49     10
Provision for bad debts         2
Adjusted EBITDA   $ 340   $ 450

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