Toronto, April 13, 2017 – Route1 Inc. (OTCQB: ROIUF and TSXV: ROI) (the Company or Route1), a world-leader in secure data protection technologies and user authentication for government and enterprise, today announced its fourth quarter (Q4) and fiscal year (FY) financial results for the period ended December 31, 2016.
Fourth Quarter (Q4) 2016
During the fourth quarter of 2016, Route1 realized growth in revenue from MobiKEY application software subscribers (recurring revenue). Revenue from Services includes MobiKEY application software, the MobiNET (DEFIMNET) platform and other appliance licensing or yearly maintenance.
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation amortization, and stock-based compensation (Adjusted EBITDA) during the fourth quarter of 2016 amounted to approximately $307,000 compared to $279,000 in Q4 2015.
Route1 used cash in operating activities of approximately $0.7 million during Q4 2016 compared with cash used in operating activities of $1.0 million in Q4 2015. As at December 31, 2016, the Company had no bank debt and a cash balance of $1.9 million.
Route1’s cash position is at its highest level during the second quarter of the fiscal year as a direct result of the timing of annual enterprise user subscription renewal payments.
Fiscal Year 2016
The Company’s operating results in fiscal year 2016 with comparatives are as follows:
Investor Conference Call and Webcast – Note the Date Change
The Company will also hold a conference call and web cast to discuss the financial results on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 4:15 pm eastern. Participants should dial 1-800-263-8506 or 1-719-325-2362 at least 10 minutes prior to the conference time of 4:15 pm eastern, pass code 1247452. For those unable to attend the call, a replay will be available after 7:15 p.m. at 1-844-512-2921 or 1-412-317-6671, pass code 1247452 until midnight on May 2, 2017. The webcast will be presented live at http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=123610.
About Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc. is a world-leader in secure data protection technologies and user authentication for government and enterprise. Route1 solutions enable the workforce to be more productive and more flexible without compromising system access, data-at-rest, or data-in-use. The Company’s suite of patented enterprise security solutions combines best-in-class authentication, data security and secure communications with streamlined administration tools, running on a proven, trusted infrastructure. From mobile access to business continuity to best-in-class full system encryption, Route1 offers the most effective, affordable methods to secure the digital fortress, while meeting or exceeding the highest standards for government and industry. Route1 has Full Authority to Operate from the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of the Navy, the U.S. Department of the Interior, and other government agencies. The Company is also trusted by enterprise security teams in the banking, healthcare, legal and education sectors, among others. With offices in Washington, D.C., Boca Raton, FL and Toronto, Canada, Route1 serves public and private sector clients around the world. Route1 is listed on the OTCQB in the United States under the symbol ROIUF and in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ROI.
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