Trulieve Announces Another Record Quarter of Double-Digit Growth in Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA
Operational and financial strength, plus another successful debt offering, places Company in solid position to execute on national expansion plans
TALLAHASSEE, FL, Nov. 18, 2019 /CNW/ – Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (“Trulieve” or the “Company”) (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF), a leading and top-performing cannabis company in the United States, today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2019 ended September 30, 2019. Unless otherwise stated, all currency is expressed in U.S. dollars.
Third Quarter 2019 Financial & Operational Highlights
- Record revenue of $70.7 million, an increase of 22% on a sequential quarter-to-quarter basis
- Adjusted EBITDA ¹ ² increased from $31.6 million in Q2 2019 to $36.9 million at September 30, 2019
- Increase of 19% in Florida patient growth in the third quarter, driven primarily by the introduction of smokable flower, increasing patient count to 214,827 at September 30, 2019
- Opened six additional dispensaries in Florida, bringing the total to 35 at September 30, 2019
- Closed sale-leaseback agreement on Holyoke, Massachusetts cultivation and processing site
- Commenced trading on the OTCQX® Best Market under the symbol “TCNNF”
- Reported total current cultivation capacity of approximately 1.6 million square feet which includes large scale greenhouses, previously reported as experimental, which were added as a cost effective and highly efficient alternative to expand oil biomass capacity
Recent Highlights & Developments
- Completed a second public debt deal, delivering approximately $61 million in gross proceeds
- Announced second sale-leaseback on cultivation property in Quincy, Florida for $17 million in proceeds
- Proforma cash available to the Company as of November 15, 2019 of $100.8 million
Our third quarter results reflect our continued customer loyalty, growth, and leadership position. Trulieve’s strong brand, wide-ranging access to stores, and authentic customer experience have resonated with our customers and patients. The third quarter was also successful in further strengthening our position in our existing markets as well as preparing for new market entry.
Kim Rivers, Trulieve CEO
We continue to build operational efficiencies and financial discipline to ensure a solid foundation, cash reserves, and the right tools at our disposal to expand our footprint. Looking ahead, this is an exciting time as we execute on our strategic vision to be one of the top performing cannabis companies in North America.
The Management Discussion and Analysis for the period and the accompanying financial statements and notes are available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on its website at https://www.trulieve.com/investors.
This news release is not in any way a substitute for reading those financial statements, including the notes to the financial statements.
Reflecting continued leverage of scale and financial discipline, the Company is reaffirming guidance for full year 2019 and long-term outlook. Guidance for 2019 and 2020 can be found in our first quarter press release available at: https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/trulieve-reports-another-quarter-of-record-revenue-898676764.html
The Company will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 8:00 A.M. Eastern time, to discuss its third quarter 2019 financial results.
All interested parties can join the conference call by dialing 1-888-231-8191 or 1-647-427-7450, conference ID: 2483475. Please dial in 15 minutes prior to the call to secure a line. The conference call will be archived for replay until November 26, 2019 at midnight, ET. To access the archived conference call, please dial 1-855-859-2056 and enter the encore code 2483475.
A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available at: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/2122700/DECBF923B824697543F99D5D34F26905
Please connect at least 15 minutes prior to the conference call to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be required to join the webcast. An archived replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days by clicking the link above.
About Trulieve Cannabis Corp.
Trulieve is a vertically integrated “seed-to-sale” company and is the first and largest fully licensed medical cannabis company in the State of Florida. Trulieve cultivates and produces all of its products in-house and distributes those products to Trulieve-branded stores (dispensaries) throughout the State of Florida, as well as directly to patients via home delivery. Trulieve also operates in California, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Trulieve is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol TRUL and trades on the OTCQX Best Market under the symbol TCNNF.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or the securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered or sold within the United States (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or pursuant to an exemption from such registration requirements.
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