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TORONTO, May 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Water Ways Technologies Inc. (TSXV: WWT) (FRA: WWT) ("Water Ways" or the "Company"), a global provider of Israeli-based agriculture technology, providing water irrigation solutions to agricultural producers, announces the filing of its Interim Financial Statements (the "Statements") and Managements Discussion and Analysis (the "MD&A") for the three months period ended March 31, 2023. A comprehensive discussion of Water Ways' financial position and results of operations is provided in the MD&A, filed on SEDAR (www.sedar.com)
Mr. Ohad Haber, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Water Ways states: "The first quarter of 2023 shows the shift in our strategy. Over 60% of our revenues were derived from the Canadian market which also resulted in an improved gross profit of over 21%. In the months we also hope to increase our project revenue in Canada and improve our margins."
On Monday, June 5, 2023, at 9 am Eastern Time, Water Ways' CEO, Ohad Haber, CFO, Dor Sneh and Ronnie Jaegermann, Director, will host a live webinar with a corporate update, earnings discussion and outlook for 2023 and beyond. An Investor question-and-answer session will follow.
Register: Water Ways Technologies: Q1 2023 financial results
Highlights - Q1, 2023 (the following information should be read in conjunction with, and is qualified by, the Statements and the MD&A)
- Company's sales were CAD$4.1M for the three months period ended March 31, 2023, compared to CAD$4.6M for three months period ended March 31, 2022.
- Company's net profit was CAD$0.9M for the three months period ended March 31, 2023, compared to a net profit of CAD$0.8M in the three months period ended March 31, 2022.
- Company's Gross Margin was 21.5% for the three months period ended March 31, 2023, compared to a Gross Margin of 17.5% in the three months period ended March 31, 2022.
- Derivative Liability - Warrants and Convertible Debentures relates to a classification under IFRS of outstanding warrants issued as part of private placements of Convertible Debentures units and equity units which closed in the fiscal year 2021, 2022 and 2023, as a non-cash liability that arises due to the difference in operational currency and functional currency. This liability is revalued each period by an independent third party. The revaluation is at fair value through profit and loss.
Water Ways Technologies Financial Results Summary (CAD$ in thousands)
The following tables set forth the highlights of the consolidated financial information of the Company and should be read in conjunction with the Statements and the notes thereto.
|(CAD in thousands)||As of March 31, 2023||As of December 31, 2022||Change %|
|Balance Sheet Items:|
|Cash and Cash Equivalents||1,153||1,441||-20.0%|
|Total Current Assets||10,845||9,332||16.2%|
|Total Current Liabilities||7,661||6,444||18.9%|
|Total Non-Current Liabilities||3,155||3,649||-13.5%|
|(CAD in thousands)||For the three months period ended March 31,|
|Cost of Sales||3,226||3,833|
|Gross Profit Margin %||21.5%||17.5%|
|Revaluation of derivatives - income||(565)||(601)|
|Financial expense (income), net||133||(135)|
|Taxes on Income (recovery)||-||(3)|
|Profit for the period||373||569||-34.3%|
About Water Ways Technologies Inc.
WWT through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of Israeli-based agriculture technology, providing water irrigation solutions to agricultural producers. WWT competes in the global irrigation water systems market with a focus on developing solutions with commercial applications in the micro and precision irrigation segments of the overall market. At present, WWT's main revenue streams are derived from the following business units: (i) Projects Business Unit; and (ii) Component and Equipment Sales Unit. WWT is capitalizing on the opportunities presented by micro and smart irrigation, while also making a positive mark on society by making these technologies more widely available, especially in developing markets such as Africa and Latin America and developed markets such as China and Canada. WWT's irrigation projects include vineyards, Cotton fields, Apple and Orange orchards, Blueberry, Medical Cannabis growers, fresh produce cooling rooms and more, in over fifteen countries.
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|Ronnie Jaegermann||Dor Sneh||Dr. Eva Reuter|
|Director||CFO||Investor Relations - Germany|
|T: +972-54-4202054||T: +972-54-6512500||+49 69 1532 5857|
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