theScore, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Financial Results
TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2013 /CNW/ – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR)
(“theScore” or the “Company”) today announced the financial results for
the three months ended November 30, 2012 in accordance with
International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”).
FISCAL 2013 Q1 OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
-- In November 2012, theScore re-launched its popular app for iPad and iPad mini; the app is based on the design of theScore's critically acclaimed iPhone app, has been optimized for iOS 6 and offers users a fluid tablet experience including MyScore customization, fantasy tracking features and seamless social sharing -- Average monthly active users on theScore's mobile platforms exceeded 3.75 million in Q1 F2013, with its flagship application for iPhone growing 73% over the comparable period in F2012 -- theScore was ranked as a Top 10 Sports App in Nielsen's State of the Media: 2012 Year in Sports report, alongside apps from ESPN, Yahoo, MLB and the NBA. -- Closed plan of arrangement on October 19, 2012, pursuant to which Rogers Media Inc. acquired the television business of Score Media Inc., and the digital media business of Score Media was spun out to its shareholders
“We are off to a great start at theScore,” said John Levy, Chairman and
CEO, theScore, Inc. “We are very pleased with our users’ response to
our new iPad app. Our entire team is energized and focused on
executing our product roadmap and delivering our users a unique,
mobile-first sports experience.”
FISCAL 2013 Q1 FINANCIAL RESULTS
Revenue for the three months ended November 30, 2012 was $1.5 million
compared to $1.0 million in the same period of the previous year, an
increase of 50%.
EBITDA loss for the three months ended November 30, 2012 was $2.1
million compared to $1.5 million in the same period in the previous
year, primarily as a result of the increased investment in personnel,
and associated facilities and infrastructure costs, related to the
development of theScore’s mobile sports platform.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
About theScore, Inc.
theScore, Inc. creates, aggregates and distributes sports content via
established and emergent digital media assets, including mobile sports
applications and its website, theScore.com. theScore’s mission is to
create the ultimate digital service for sports fans across web and
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uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements
reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are
subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors
could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements
to be materially different from any future results, performance or
achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking
statements, including among other things, those which are discussed
under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Listing Application
as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with
securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or
uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the
forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ
materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking
statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any
obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as
required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.
(1) Source: Nielsen State of the Media: 2012 Year in Sports. Top 10
Sports Apps for 2012 by average monthly time spent per user. January
theScore, Inc. Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Financial Position (in thousands of Canadian dollars) (unaudited) November 30, 2012 August 31, 2012 Assets Current assets: Cash $ 8,099 $ - Accounts receivable 2,419 1,124 Other receivables 3,663 1,863 Due from Remaining Group - 80 Prepaid expenses and 450 142 deposits 14,631 3,209 Non-current assets: Equipment 444 246 Intangible assets 7,747 7,206 Investment in equity 902 916 accounted investee 9,093 8,368 Total assets $ 23,724 $ 11,577 Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity/Funded Deficiency Current liabilities: Accounts payable and $ 2,829 $ 1,799 accrued liabilities Due to Former Parent - 23,574 Due to Remaining Group - 8,840 2,829 34,213 Funded deficiency - (22,636) Shareholders' Equity 20,895 Commitments and contingencies Total liabilities and 23,724 11,577 shareholders' equity/funded $ $ deficiency
theScore, Inc. Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Comprehensive Loss (in thousands of Canadian dollars) (unaudited) Three months ended November 30, November 30, 2011 2012 Revenue $ 1,506 $ 1,015 Operating costs Personnel 1,715 713 Content 380 195 Technology 789 920 Facilities, 683 479 administrative, and other Management fees 48 194 Depreciation of 24 20 equipment Amortization of 599 158 intangible assets 4,238 2,679 Operating loss (2,732) (1,664) Finance costs 99 119 Share of loss (profit) of 2 (12) equity accounted investee Loss and $ (2,833) $ (1,771) comprehensive loss Earnings per share $ (0.03) (0.02) - basic and $ diluted
theScore, Inc. Reconciliation of Net and Comprehensive Income to EBITDA Three months ended November 30, November 30, 2011 2012 Net and (2,833) (1,771) comprehensive loss $ $ for the period Adjustments: Share of loss (profit) of 2 (12) equity accounted investee Finance costs 99 119 Depreciation and 623 178 amortization EBITDA loss $ (2,109) $ (1,486)
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