– Company Issues Full Year Revenue Outlook of 375% Growth in 2021 –
- Q2 Revenue of $4.5 million, up 590% year-over-year
- Q2 Total Contract Value (TCV) of $10.9 million, up 361% year-over-year
- Begins Trading on NASDAQ following combination with NewHold Investment Corp.
WALTHAM, Mass. - Evolv Technology (NASDAQ: EVLV), the global leader in weapons detection security screening, today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2021.
“We’re delighted to be reporting strong second quarter results which reflect the growing demand for our innovative approach to keeping venues safe,” said Peter George, Chief Executive Officer of Evolv Technology. “Our growth continues to be fueled by visionary security experts that are deploying Evolv Express in venues to improve their security posture and their visitors’ experience, while lowering their operating costs. Looking ahead, we believe that we are well positioned to extend our leadership in the weapons detection security screening market.”
Results for the Second Quarter of 2021
Total revenue for the second quarter of 2021 was $4.5 million, an increase of 590% compared to $0.6 million for the second quarter of 2020. Total Contract Value (“TCV”) of orders booked for the second quarter of 2021 was $10.9 million, an increase of 361% compared to $2.6 million in the second quarter of 2020. GAAP net loss for the second quarter of 2021 was $22.4 million, or $0.71 per basic and diluted share, compared to a GAAP net loss of $5.1 million, or $0.22 per basic and diluted share, for the second quarter of 2020. As of June 30, 2021, the Company had $10.0 million of cash and cash equivalents compared to $4.7 million at December 31, 2020. On July 16, 2021, the Company completed its previously announced business combination with NewHold Investment Corp., which raised approximately $385 million of cash for the Company which the Company intends to use for general working capital requirements and to fund the Company’s accelerating growth.
Results for the First Six Months of 2021
Total revenue for the first six months of 2021 was $8.5 million, an increase of 558% compared to $1.3 million for the first six months of 2020. TCV of orders booked for the first six months of 2021 was $20.2 million, an increase of 226% compared to $6.0 million in the first six months of 2020. GAAP net loss for the first six months of 2021 was $36.1 million, or $1.22 per basic and diluted share, compared to a GAAP net loss of $11.5 million, or $0.49 per basic and diluted share, for the first six months of 2020.
Company Issues Outlook for 2021
The Company today issued its full year outlook for TCV of orders booked and total revenue. The Company’s outlook is based on the current indications for its business, which may change at any time.
- The Company expects the TCV of orders booked in 2021 to be in the range of $53 million to $55 million.
- The Company expects total revenue in 2021 to be in the range of $20 million to $21 million.
- The Company expects GAAP net loss per share to be in the range of $0.75 to $0.80 based on approximately 84 million weighted average diluted shares outstanding.
Company to Host Live Conference Call and Webcast
The Company’s management team plans to host a live conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time today to discuss the financial results as well as management’s outlook for the business and other matters. The conference call may be accessed in the United States by dialing +1.844.867.6169 and using access code 1400696. The conference call may be accessed outside of the United States by dialing +1.409.207.6975 and using access code 1400696. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast on the Company’s investor relations website, which can be accessed at http://ir.evolvtechnology.com. A replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the call for a period of two weeks by dialing 1.866.207.1041 or +1.402.970.0847 and using access code 5737477 or by accessing the webcast replay on the Company’s investor relations website at http://ir.evolvtechnology.com. The Company has used, and intends to continue to use, the investor relations portion of its website as a means of disclosing material non-public information and for complying with disclosure obligations under Regulation FD.
About Evolv Technology
Evolv Technology (NASDAQ: EVLV) is the global leader in weapons detection security screening. Our mission is enabling a better experience and better security for venues, creating a safer world to work, learn, and play by transforming physical security to make everywhere safer. This enhances the visitor experience and improves weapons detection. We give sports fans, theme park visitors, concertgoers, shoppers, employees, students, and others peace of mind so that they can gather without fear of violence. Our security system, delivered as a SaaS-based offering, has scanned more than 75 million people, second only to the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration in the United States, and our technology combines powerful, advanced sensors with proven artificial intelligence (AI), security ecosystem integrations, and comprehensive venue analytics to reliably detect threats 10 times faster than traditional metal detectors. Evolv Technology, Evolv Express®, Evolv Insights™, and Evolv Cortex AI™ are registered trademarks or trademarks of Evolv Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. For more information, visit https://evolvtechnology.com.
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