OMNIQ Announces Q4 2020 Revenue, up 12% YoY achieving $13 Million in Q4 Revenue; Growth Accelerates in Q1 2021 with a Record $25 Million in New Orders, 100% Growth in AI-Based Technology Contracts — Copy

SALT LAKE CITY, March 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OMNIQ Corp. (NASDAQ: OMQS) (“OMNIQ” or “the Company”), a provider of Supply Chain and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solutions, today announced its financial results for the three- and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2020.

Select Q4 2020 and recent highlights include:

  • OMNIQ won an AI based homeland security project for terror prevention in a sensitive area in the middle east.
  • OMNIQ’s AI-Based VRS (Vehicle Recognition Systems) selected for Los Angeles International Airport Modernization Project by HUB Parking Technology
  • Achieved record $25 Million in new orders in Q1 2021
  • Sales Orders from Artificial Intelligence (AI) Based Technology grew 100% in Q1 2021
  • Q4 Sales of $13 million represents an increase of 12% YoY
  • Cash balance on December 31, 2020 grew to over $4.5 million from $1.6 million on December 31, 2019

“OMNIQ closed the year with solid fourth quarter results, as revenue grew 12% YoY to $13.0 million,” said Shai Lustgarten, CEO of OMNIQ. “For full year 2020, we reached revenue of $55.2 million which represented a very slight decline due the pandemic, as certain parking automation projects got temporarily postponed.”

Mr. Lustgarten continued, “Now, in 2021, we are driving record growth with 1) bringing on new AI-based projects from Homeland Security – terror prevention, Smart City and Parking automation projects, 2) repeat sales to our Fortune 500 supply chain customers which are growing in volume, and 3) laying the groundwork to cross-sell AI-based solutions to our supply chain customers. In Q1 2021, as projects have resumed, we have achieved a record $25 million in new orders, and 100% growth in AI based technology sales orders.”

Shai Lustgarten concluded: “With over $25M in new orders since January 1st, 2021, and achieving over $55M in pandemic 2020 fiscal year, we are confident that our strategy is a winning one and we’re looking forward for a great 2021. We would like to express our thanks to our team for contributing to our success and to our loyal shareholders for their support and we are committed to do our best in 2021 and going forward.”

Fourth Quarter 2020 Financial Results 
OMNIQ reported revenue of $12.9 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2020, an increase of 12% from $11.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2019. The revenue increase reflects higher demand from certain customers during the quarter as well as continued traction in our markets. Total operating expenses for the quarter were $5.1 million, compared with $4.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Net loss for the quarter was $2.9 million, or a loss of $.61 per basic share, compared with a loss of $2.8 million, or a loss of $.71 per basic share, for the fourth quarter of last year.

Adjusted EBITDA (adjusted Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) for the fourth quarter of 2020 amounted to a loss of $772 thousand, compared with an adjusted EBITDA loss of $877 thousand in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Full Year 2020 Financial Results 
OMNIQ reported revenues of $55.2 million for 2020, a decrease of 3.5% compared with 2019. Gross margin was 19.8%, compared to 24.5% in 2019. Total operating expenses for 2020 were $19.9 million compared with $16.9 million for the same period last year. The growth is mainly attributable to increase in R&D and non-cash expenses.

Net loss for 2020 was $11.5 million, or a loss of $2.46 per basic share, compared with a loss of $5.4 million, or a loss of $1.37 per basic share, for 2019.

Adjusted EBITDA for 2020 was a loss of $3 million, compared with an Adjusted EBITDA income of $1.2M for 2019.

Financial tables follow.

For the Years Ended December 31,

(In thousands, except share and per share data) 2020 2019
Total Revenues, net $ 55,209 $ 57,199
Cost of goods sold
Cost of goods sold 44,293 43,165
Gross profit 10,916 14,034
Operating expenses
Research and development 1,805 1,063
Selling, General and Administrative 15,802 13,682
Depreciation 178 151
Intangible amortization 2,114 2,002
19,899 16,898
Loss from operations (8,983 ) (2,864 )
Other income (expenses):
Interest expense (2,628 ) (2,555 )
Other (expenses) income 112 (23 )
Total other expense (2,516 ) (2,578 )
Net loss before income taxes (11,499 ) (5,442 )
(Provision) benefit for Income Taxes
Current (5 ) (14 )
Total income tax benefit (provision) (5 ) (14 )
Net loss from continuing operations $ (11,504 ) $ (5,456 )
Less: Preferred stock – series C dividend (191 ) (146 )
Net loss attributable to the common stockholders (11,313 ) (5,310 )
Foreign currency translation adjustment (166 )
Other comprehensive income (loss) $ (11,149 ) $ (5,310 )
Net loss per share – basic $ (2.46 ) $ (1.37 )
Net loss per share – diluted $ (2.66 ) $ (1.37 )
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding – basic and diluted 4,322,303 3,889,478


(In thousands, except share and per share data) 2020 2019
Current assets
Cash and cash equivalents $ 4,594 $ 1,615
Accounts receivable, net 9,661 6,694
Inventory 1,507 1,889
Prepaid expenses 670 362
Other current assets 10 65
Total current assets 16,442 10,625
Property and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $600 and $2,195, respectively 289 463
Goodwill 14,695 13,921
Trade name, net of accumulated amortization of $3,362 and $2,932, respectively 1,028 1,458
Customer relationships, net of accumulated amortization of $8,111 and $6,578, respectively 4,479 6,012
Other intangibles, net of accumulated amortization of $382 and $185, respectively 1,042 1,138
Cash, restricted 533 533
Right of Use asset 76 131
Other assets 74 172
Total assets $ 38,658 $ 34,453
Current liabilities
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities $ 26,811 $ 18,694
Line of credit 4,914 1,365
Accrued payroll and sales tax 1,717 1,556
Notes payable, related parties – current portion 433 1,025
Notes payable – current portion 6,449 6,497
Lease liability – current portion 31 54
Other current liabilities 1,412 1,599
Total current liabilities 41,767 30,790
Long term liabilities
Notes payable, related party, less current portion 683 1,172
Accrued interest and accrued liabilities, related party 56 76
Notes payable, less current portion 1 143
Lease liability, less current portion 48 80
Other long term liabilities 1,146 384
Total liabilities $ 43,701 $ 32,615
Stockholders’ equity (Deficit)
Series A Preferred stock; 0.001 par value; 1,000,000 shares designated, 0 shares issued and outstanding
Series B Preferred stock; 0.001 par value; 1 share designated, 0 shares issued and outstanding
Series C Preferred stock; 0.001 par value; 5,000,000 shares designated, 2,145,030 and 4,828,530 shares issued and Outstanding, respectively 2 5
Common stock; 0.001 par value; 15,000,000 shares authorized; 4,684,736 and 3,960,405 shares issued and outstanding, respectively. 5 4
Additional paid-in capital 51,842 46,861
Accumulated (deficit) (56,726 ) (45,063 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (166 ) 1
Total stockholders’ equity $ (5,043 ) $ 1,808
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity (deficit) $ 38,658 $ 34,453


Year ended
(In thousands) December 31,
Adjusted EBITDA Calculation 2020 2019
Net loss (11,504 ) (5,456 )
Depreciation & amortization 2,292 2,154
Interest expense 2,628 2,555
Income taxes 5 14
Stock compensation 3,478 1,267
Gain on cancellation of insurance
Loss on forgiveness of debt (948 )
Nonrecurring loss events 945 288
Litigation related expenses 42 355
Nonrecurring financing-related costs
Adjusted EBITDA (3,061 ) 1,177
Total revenues, net 55,209 57,199
Adjusted EBITDA as a % of total revenues, net (5.50 )% 2.06 %

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About OMNIQ Corp. 
OMNIQ Corp. (NASDAQ: OMQS) provides computerized and machine vision image processing solutions that use patented and proprietary AI technology to deliver data collection, real-time surveillance and monitoring for supply chain management, homeland security, public safety, traffic & parking management and access control applications. The technology and services provided by the Company help clients move people, assets and data safely and securely through airports, warehouses, schools, national borders, and many other applications and environments.

OMNIQ’s customers include government agencies and leading Fortune 500 companies from several sectors, including manufacturing, retail, distribution, food and beverage, transportation and logistics, healthcare, and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since 2014, annual revenues have grown to more than $50 million from clients in the USA and abroad.

The Company currently addresses several billion-dollar markets, including the Global Safe City market, forecast to grow to $29 billion by 2022, and the Ticketless Safe Parking market, forecast to grow to $5.2 billion by 2023. For more information, visit

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