Evolv Technology Reports Strong Third Quarter Financial Results
– Company Raises Outlook for 2021 Company Raises Outlook for 2021 –
Q3 Total Contract Value (TCV) of $16.9 million, up 365% year-over-year
Q3 Revenue of $8.4 million, up 473% year-over-year
Evolv Technology (NASDAQ: EVLV), the global leader in weapons detection security screening, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2021 and raised its business outlook for 2021.
“We are pleased to be reporting strong third quarter results highlighted by record revenues, accelerating channel activity and category defining new product innovations,” said Peter George, Chief Executive Officer of Evolv Technology. “We continued to extend our market leadership position with dozens of new customers including the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Nasdaq MarketSite and the National Football League’s Carolina Panthers and Tennessee Titans. Looking ahead, we are focused on a strong finish in 2021 and believe that we are well positioned for accelerated growth.”
Results for the Third Quarter of 2021
Total revenue for the third quarter of 2021 was $8.4 million, an increase of 473% compared to $1.5 million for the third quarter of 2020. Total Contract Value (“TCV”) of orders booked for the third quarter of 2021 was $16.9 million, an increase of 365% compared to $3.6 million in the third quarter of 2020. GAAP net income for the third quarter of 2021 was $23.2 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, compared to a GAAP net loss of $6.3 million, or $0.70 per basic and diluted share, for the third quarter of 2020.
Results for the First Nine Months of 2021
Total revenue for the first nine months of 2021 was $16.8 million, an increase of 513% compared to $2.8 million for the first nine months of 2020. TCV of orders booked for the first nine months of 2021 was $36.0 million, an increase of 280% compared to $9.5 million in the first nine months of 2020. GAAP net loss for the first nine months of 2021 was $13.4 million, or $0.28 per basic and diluted share, compared to a GAAP net loss of $18.0 million, or $2.00 per basic and diluted share, for the first nine months of 2020.
Company Raises Outlook for 2021
The Company today raised its business outlook for 2021. The Company's outlook is based on the current indications for its business, which may change at any time.
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 for a period of 30 days by dialing 1.866.207.1041 or +1.402.970.0847 and using access code 3758262 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 100 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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