BSM Technologies Inc. Reports 46% Recurring Revenue Growth in its Third Quarter

Toronto, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ – BSM Technologies Inc. (“BSM” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: GPS), a leading provider of remote monitoring, fleet management, fleet diagnostics and automated vehicle security systems, today announced its financial and operating results for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2014. All amounts are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated.

Third Quarter 2014 Financial and Operating Highlights ($ thousands except per share data; comparisons are made between the third quarter of 2014 and the third quarter of 2013 results, unless otherwise noted):

  • Continued revenue growth: Total revenue of $6,450 represents an increase of 38%.
  • Recurring revenue (i) of $4,417, an increase of 46%.
  • Hardware and other revenue of $2,033, an increase of 23%.
  • Adjusted EBITDA (i) of $514 compared to $992.
  • Received an initial order from one of North America’s largest construction, mining and engineering firms, and began deployment of two other large orders. The Company realized partial revenue from these orders in Q3, and the balance of the revenue is expected to be realized in Q4.
  • Successfully closed the acquisition of Lat-Lon, L.L.C. and JMM Management Group, LLC and are moving forward with integration and cross selling initiatives.
  • On August 11, 2014, the Company announced that it acquired 100% of the shares of Praxis Transportation Solutions Inc. Praxis provides a suite of driver compliance solutions focused on the rail sector, and is expected to provide an excellent platform to expand BSM’s current HOS (hours of service) product offering.

“We continue to make key investments in both our organic growth initiatives as well as in purchasing and integrating targeted assets,” said Aly Rahemtulla, BSM’s President and CEO. “These investments are being made with a view of accelerating future growth. We are in the process of launching our next generation hardware platform that features both Wi-Fi hotspot and camera technology on a cost optimized platform. The impact of our recent M&A activities, sales successes and organizational investments will be more fully recognized in our fourth quarter financial results.”

Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter of 2014:

($ thousands except gross
margin % and
Three months ended Nine months ended
per share data) June 30, 2014 June 30, 2013
2014 2013 2014 2013
Total revenue $ 6,450 $ 4,684 $ 20,853 $ 14,044
Recurring revenue(i) 4,417 3,029 12,535 7,766
Hardware and other revenue 2,033 1,655 8,318 6,278
Gross profit 3,891 3,055 12,025 8,528
Gross margin % 60% 65% 58% 61%
Net income (389) (1,353) 558 (318)
Basic income per share (0.009) (0.039) 0.014 (0.010)
Diluted income per share (0.009) (0.038) 0.014 (0.010)
EBITDA(i) 234 (1,005) 2,882 725
Adjusted EBITDA(i) 515 992 3,163 2,722
Balance as at:
($ thousands)
June 30, 2014 September 30, 2013
Cash and cash equivalents $ 24,897 $ 10,251
Restricted cash 0 2,500
Working capital 25,226 9,171

(i) Recurring revenue, EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA are non-GAAP financial measures. Refer to the management’s discussion and analysis for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2014 for further details with respect to the Company’s non-GAAP financial performance measures.


The Company’s financial statements for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2014, together with its corresponding management’s discussion and analysis, can be found under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at

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BSM Technologies Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of remote monitoring, fleet tracking, fleet maintenance and a business intelligence engine providing real time web-based tracking of mobile and fixed assets. BSM provides solutions for commercial, government, and law enforcement organizations who manage and operate diverse assets and large fleets, and who seek to enhance customer service, improve the safety of their drivers and vehicles, and lower business costs.

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For further information: Aly Rahemtulla, President & CEO, BSM Technologies Inc., (416) 675-1201,; James Binckly, TMX Equicom, (416) 815-0700 ext. 228,