Consulting revenue up 92% and significant net income growth to new all-time records
Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – May 31, 2021) – GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. (TSXV: SPOT) (OTCQX: SPOFF) (“GoldSpot” or the “Company”), a leading technology services company leveraging machine learning to transform the mineral discovery process, is pleased to announce the three months ended March 31, 2021 unaudited interim consolidated financial results of the Company (the “Financial Results“).
Highlights for the three-month period ended March 31, 2021:
- Completed the quarter with total cash and cash equivalents, due from brokers, investments and equity investments of $28,186,598 as compared to $22,288,150 as at December 31, 2020;
- Increased consulting revenue to $1,799,803 as compared to $938,620 for three months ended March 31, 2020, an increase of 92%, while total expenses increased by 25% to $1,578,333 as compared to $1,259,467 for the three months ended March 31, 2020;
- Recorded realized gains on disposition of subsidiary of $7,659,798 for the three months ended March 31, 2021;
- Net income and comprehensive income of $5,703,187 (basic earnings per share of $0.06) as compared to $59,437 for the three months ended March 31, 2020.
“GoldSpot’s record first quarter results reflect the successful execution of our in-house service offering and highlights the Company’s growing pipeline of global mineral exploration clients,” said Denis Laviolette, Executive Chairman and President of GoldSpot. “Our team works tirelessly to deliver an unmatched line of cutting-edge products that has created incredible momentum and a strong foundation for GoldSpot to build on going forward as we expand our SaaS revenue model.”
The following chart shows GoldSpot’s consulting revenue and expenses over the last nine interim periods:
The following chart shows GoldSpot’s cash and investments over the last nine interim periods:
The following are selected consolidated financial results as at and for the three months ended March 31, 2021 with comparatives:
|Consolidated statements of income and comprehensive income highlights|| Three months ended
|Net investment gains (losses)||(2,082,455)||368,763|
|Loss from equity investment||(291,245)||–|
|Deferred tax recovery||194,123||–|
|Net income (loss) from operations||(1,956,611)||59,437|
|Realized gains from disposition of subsidiary||7,659,798||–|
|Net income and comprehensive income for the period||5,703,187||59,437|
|Earnings per common share for the period – basic and diluted||0.06||0.00|
|Consolidated statements of financial position highlights||March 31, 2021||December 31, 2020|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||4,184,319||$||4,467,177|
|Due from brokers||500,343||–|
|Investments, at fair value||15,718,366||17,820,973|
|Deferred tax liabilities||1,205,123||1,399,246|
Subsequent to March 31, 2021, the Company announced that it has entered into an agreement with Canaccord Genuity Corp. who has agreed to a bought deal of 12,500,000 common shares at a price of $0.80 per share for aggregate proceeds of $10,000,000, subject to an increase by up to an additional 15% pursuant to an over-allotment option. The offering is expected to close during the first week of June 2021, and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary approvals including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About GoldSpot Discoveries
GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. (TSXV: SPOT) (OTCQX: SPOFF) is a technology services company in mineral exploration. GoldSpot is a leading team of expert scientists who merge geoscience and data science to deliver custom solutions that transform the mineral discovery process. In the race to make discoveries, GoldSpot produces Smart Targets and advanced geological modelling that saves time, reduces costs, and provides accurate results.
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