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VIQ Solutions Inc

VIQ Solutions Inc (VQS)

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Current Price
0.23
Bid
0.225
Ask
0.24
Volume
-
0.00 Day's Range 0.00
0.11 52 Week Range 0.47
Market Cap
Previous Close
0.23
Open
-
Last Trade
Last Trade Time
-
Financial Volume
-
VWAP
-
Average Volume (3m)
32,478
Shares Outstanding
40,957,000
Dividend Yield
-
PE Ratio
-0.66
Earnings Per Share (EPS)
-0.35
Revenue
41.25M
Net Profit
-14.33M

About VIQ Solutions Inc

Sector
Prepackaged Software
Industry
Prepackaged Software
Headquarters
Mississauga, Ontario, Can
Founded
1970
VIQ Solutions Inc is listed in the Prepackaged Software sector of the Toronto Stock Exchange with ticker VQS. The last closing price for VIQ Solutions was $0.23. Over the last year, VIQ Solutions shares have traded in a share price range of $ 0.11 to $ 0.47.

VIQ Solutions currently has 40,957,000 shares outstanding. The market capitalization of VIQ Solutions is $9.42 million. VIQ Solutions has a price to earnings ratio (PE ratio) of -0.66.

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Renee Renee 9 months ago
On the Nasdaq VQS is delisted from the Nasdaq to the OTC. Ticker on the OTC changed to VQSSF.

VQS on the TSX remains the same.

https://otce.finra.org/otce/dailyList?viewType=Additions
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Penny2Dime Penny2Dime 1 year ago
Any update here? Chart looks good!
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tw0122 tw0122 1 year ago
For now tapped out at previous resistance around .50. Have a 2nd leg that contract is long term revenue
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Invest-in-America Invest-in-America 1 year ago
VQS: Hey, can you buy me one of your SCANNERS, Dude??? I want one!!!
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Invest-in-America Invest-in-America 1 year ago
VQS: Hey, muchas gracias for the heads-up here, Boss!!
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Triple nickle Triple nickle 1 year ago
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subslover subslover 1 year ago
VIQ Solutions Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Third Quarter 2021 Outlook
Press Release | 08/16/2021
VIQ Solutions Inc. (“VIQ” or the “Company”) (TSX and Nasdaq: VQS), a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services, today reported unaudited financial results for the second quarter 2021 ended June 30, 2021 and provided an outlook for the third quarter 2021. Results are reported in US dollars and are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS").

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210816005739/en/

“VIQ Solutions reached a significant milestone and began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on the Nasdaq Capital Market (“the Nasdaq”) last Thursday. This milestone cements our commitment to change the way evidentiary documentation is captured, transformed, analyzed, and distributed. While we were disappointed to terminate our IPO due to market conditions, we are very excited about our recent listing on the Nasdaq. We expect this move will lead to increased liquidity for our shareholders with the trading of our shares occurring on both the Nasdaq and the TSX markets,” said Sebastien Paré, VIQ Chief Executive Officer.

“Earlier this month, we provided a look into our operational results. At that time, we felt it was prudent to align expectations with lockdowns in Australia and the UK, which delayed some revenue. Despite the impact on our revenue, we decided to protect our workforce in preparation for work with existing accounts, as well as new contracts expected to begin when we emerge from these region-specific lockdowns. These shutdowns also temporarily impacted our gross margin as we incurred expenses without revenue. The level of subsidies to offset this impact was significantly reduced this year versus the prior year with approximately $2.5 million less in Covid-19 wage subsidies,” said Susan Sumner, VIQ President and Chief Operating Officer.

Second Quarter 2021 Financial Highlights:

Revenue of $8.2 million compares to $8.3 million in the same quarter of 2020 and in the first quarter 2021. The decrease of approximately 1% both year-over-year and sequentially was driven by delayed revenue resulting from COVID-19 impact as courts in Australia and in the UK were intermittently shutdown. The estimated Covid-19 related impact on revenue in the quarter exceeded $1 million, and was moved into backlog;
Gross profit of $4.0 million represented 49% of revenue compared to $5.0 million, or 61% of revenue, in the same quarter of 2020. The decrease in gross margin for the three months ended June 30, 2021 versus the prior year was primarily related to a few factors including: delayed revenue due to the Covid-19 shutdowns moving into backlog; preparation costs for new contracts, for which revenue are expected to commence during the second half of 2021; strategic operating commitments to maintain the Company’s editing capacity to meet expected demand; and phased out Covid-19 wage subsidies;
Adjusted EBITDA was negative $0.3 million versus the prior year Adjusted EBITDA of $1.8 million. In addition to the gross profit impacts previously mentioned, the decrease in Adjusted EBITDA was driven by approximately $0.6 million in significant one-time professional service fees associated with the completion of capital market milestones including our Nasdaq listing, filing the Company’s Base shelf prospectus dated June 10, 2021 and the F-10 registration statement in the U.S., and acquisition due diligence. For a reconciliation of net loss to Adjusted EBITDA, please see the table at the end of this press release;
Net loss was $10.5 million versus net loss of $1.0 million in 2020. Approximately $6.7 million of the current quarter’s loss is related non-cash stock-based compensation following the shareholder approval of new Omnibus plan, and approximately $0.2 million in restructuring related expenses.
Expenses Related to Corporate Actions Impacting 2021

Mr. Paré continued, “We completed a significant amount of due diligence on potential acquisitions over the past several months, and we believe that the stage is set for us to continue executing on our M&A roll-up strategy.”

VIQ plans to complete several corporate milestones related to the acceleration of its innovation and global expansion initiatives in 2021. The one-time expenses associated with these corporate milestones are and will be included in the Company’s financial results.

The Company invested significantly in a variety of corporate actions during the first half of 2021 aimed at executing key growth milestones. Investments include upfront expenses in cost of sale and employee retention related to staffing for backlog and expanded contract in Australia, banking, legal and advisory fees related to the Company’s Nasdaq listing, and due diligence for planned acquisitions. These one-time fees are estimated to be approximately $0.2 million in the first quarter and $0.6 million in the second quarter and additional amounts are expected in the second half of 2021. These expenses, while considered “one-time” in nature, will not be added back as part of the Company’s adjusted EBITDA calculation.

“We continue to focus on improving the quality of our revenue as we grow our SaaS strategy and AI innovation at a faster pace. FirstDraft, powered by aiAssist™, creates machine-based documentation with breakthrough accuracy and has proven to improve gross margin by approximately 80% when compared to traditional services. We are improving our productivity and scalability, which should drive significant margin expansion in the future,” said Alexie Edwards, Chief Financial Officer of VIQ.

First Half of 2021 Financial Highlights:

Revenue of $16.4 million increased 4% compared to $15.8 million in revenue in 2020;
Gross profit of $8.0 million represented 49% of revenue versus $8.3 million or 52% in 2020. Gross profit for the first six months of 2021 was negatively impacted by the effects of Covid-19 shutdowns including delayed revenue, and reduced Covid-19 subsidies of approximately $1.1 million, while the Company retained its workforce ahead of the delivery for existing customers and new contracts scheduled for the second half of 2021;
Adjusted EBITDA was nil ($0.0 million) compared to a positive $2.4 million in 2020. The Adjusted EBITDA was negatively impacted by lower gross margins and higher SG&A expenses related to corporate initiatives of $0.8 million (all described previously). For a reconciliation of Net loss to Adjusted EBITDA, please see the table at the end of this press release;
Net loss was $12.2 million versus a net loss of $7.7 million in 2020. Approximately $6.8 million of the current period’s loss relates to non-cash stock-based compensation following the shareholder approval of a new Omnibus plan, $0.8 million related to corporate initiatives, and approximately $0.4 million in restructuring related expenses.
“Our $12 million cash balance at quarter end, provides the liquidity to begin acquiring more accretive companies with a tremendous amount of rich domain specific content to help us improve our offerings and expand our client base globally while maintaining a substantial pipeline of potential acquisitions to consider,” Mr. Edwards continued.

Long-term Global Growth Strategy for VIQ as the Branded Industry Leader – Secure, Accurate, Fast

VIQ remains on track to grow organically this year and next year at double-digit rates despite the impacts of Covid-19, which continue to affect some of the Company’s industry verticals and regions, particularly in Australian courts.

VIQ’s scalable technology utilizes sophisticated technology and artificial intelligence (AI) designed to securely ingest significant amounts of evidentiary content to produce accurate, verbatim, diarized documents for mission critical events that have lasting financial and social impact.

AI-powered workflow processed over 20 million minutes of recorded, multi-speaker, multi-channel audio and video in 2020 and transcribed 40 million pages of secure, industry specific evidence documentation creating actionable information for use by their more than 1,800 clients worldwide.

“We generated consistent growth in multi-speaker, highly regulated, evidentiary voice and video data in our core verticals across the globe,” said Susan Sumner. “The U.S. total addressable market in the industries we serve is estimated to be over $10 billion with an annual CAGR of 6.1%. This highlights the increased need for technology and innovative capabilities to manage the vast amount of data collected. Our proprietary workflow solution, powered by AI, will drive transformation in the marketplace while driving margin expansion.”

“We are regarded as the leader in our core verticals, providing advanced technology solutions solving compliance and workflow challenges for our global client base. With the addition of FirstDraft, powered by aiAssist™, we will expand the overall opportunity to digitize an entire library of client content versus only the critical files that are professionally edited for final consumption today. Product innovation remains central to our core strategy and initiatives to drive revenue and increase gross margin,” Ms. Sumner continued.

The Company expects to migrate clients to bundled SaaS hybrid pricing models during the fourth quarter of 2021 and during 2022. These pricing models are expected to drive stronger, long-term client relationships with predictable recurring revenue and higher margins.

Q3 Outlook:

VIQ reiterates from its July 30, 2021 news release that it anticipates revenue in the third quarter to be in the range of $8.2 to $8.5 million. Gross margins are expected to be in the range of 46.0% to 47.0%. Gross margin estimates do not include any potential positive impact related to wage subsidies.

The Company continues to execute its planned commitment to scale its technology editing infrastructure, M&A, and sales globally to meet new demands and opportunities for its products and services.

Conference Call Details

VIQ will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2021 results on Tuesday, August 17 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. The call will consist of a brief update by Sebastien Paré, VIQ’s CEO, Alexie Edwards, VIQ's CFO, and Susan Sumner, VIQ's President and COO, followed by a question-and-answer period.

Investors may access a live webcast of the call on the Company’s website at www.viqsolutions.com/investors or by dialing 1-833-378-1030 (North America toll-free) or +1-236-712-2544 (international) to be connected to the call by an operator using conference ID number 3387846. Participants should dial in at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company’s website through the same link approximately one hour after the conference call concludes.

For more information about VIQ, please visit viqsolutions.com.

About VIQ Solutions Inc.

VIQ Solutions is a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services. VIQ offers a seamless, comprehensive solution suite that delivers intelligent automation, enhanced with human review, to drive transformation in the way content is captured, secured, and repurposed into actionable information. The cyber-secure, AI technology and services platform are implemented in the most rigid security environments including criminal justice, legal, insurance, government, corporate finance, media, and transcription service provider markets, enabling them to improve the quality and accessibility of evidence, to easily identify predictive insights and to achieve digital transformation faster and at a lower cost.

Forward-looking Statements

Certain statements included in this news release constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information under applicable securities legislation. Such forward-looking statements or information are provided for the purpose of providing information about management's current expectations and plans relating to the future, which are considered reasonable by management. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such information may not be appropriate for other purposes.

Forward-looking statements or information typically contain statements with words such as "anticipate", "believe",
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Invest-in-America Invest-in-America 1 year ago
VQS: Indeed!!! NICE follow-up PR from that Firm!!
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subslover subslover 1 year ago
VIQ Solutions Submits Two Patent Applications for Methods Related to Training and Automated Selection of Domain Specific Language Models (DLSM)
PHOENIX, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ", "VIQ Solutions" or the "Company") (TSX and Nasdaq: VQS), a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services, today announces it has filed two provisional patent applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patents augment the Company’s speech engine agnostic workflows, improving documentation accuracy and usability of documentation, for courts, insurance, law enforcement and media organizations across the globe.

The first patent application is directed to the systems and methods for training domain-specific Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) language models. The novel methods can be leveraged to form accurate speech recognition to easily manage nuances of domain-specific words, accented speech and languages, including mixed-language audio files, and document formatting requirements.

The second patent application is directed to the automated selection of domain specific ASR models. This patent aims to protect the various mechanisms used to load static or dynamic DSLMs. The static model is used based on a pre-assigned setting and the dynamic methods utilize the Goodness Score or Artificial Intelligence Natural Language Understanding (NLU) to determine the context and domain of the audio, followed by a second pass using a DSLM creating profound ASR improvements in domain-specific verticals.

Both workflows utilize DSLMs to improve the quality of the draft transcript. DSLMs use a large database to create a baseline to create a new task-specific model that is being trained using the knowledge learned by the large language model. It leverages the knowledge learned during the training of the original model to improve the performance of the new model, resulting in increased efficiency, improved performance, and enhanced interpretability.

“DSLMs are one of many layers of aiAssist™ that supplies NetScribe with workflow automation and high-quality draft transcripts,” said Vahram Sukyas, Chief Technology Officer, VIQ Solutions. “We anticipate ASR improvements in domain-specific verticals by taking advantage of our large volume of production data to fine tune the DSLMs.”

The accuracy and usability of draft transcripts, FirstDraft™, is expected to increase and become even more competitive when enhanced with a series of “extra loops” in aiAssist workflow through VIQ trained DSLMs,” said Susan Sumner, President and Chief Operating Officer, VIQ Solutions. “Fewer edits equal greater efficiency and higher productivity as well as more capacity for faster turnaround orders, time savings, and cost reduction.”

For more information about VIQ, please visit viqsolutions.com.
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Invest-in-America Invest-in-America 1 year ago
VQS: Nevertheless, RIGHT NOW would be the time (today) to GRAB this puppy --- should anyone be interested, that is; there IS a daily TIMING FACTOR during any day's Markets Open routine.
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jchords jchords 1 year ago
Really moving
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tw0122 tw0122 1 year ago
Just another AI play …old news from 2/28 .. VQS), a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services, today announces a partnership with another top ten U.S. insurance company, increasing its partnerships to seven of the top ten, as the Company continues to drive change in the Insurance documentation market.

Fortune 500 Insurers are moving towards a more strategic and modern approach to documentation. There is growing demand to leverage advanced automation tools which are a critical factor to increase capacity, reduce inefficiencies and improve compliance. VIQ offers the insurance industry a unique combination of innovative technology, industry domain knowledge and services expertise that speeds the documentation process using powerful workflow automation and secure AI-powered technology.

VIQ technology is driving change in the insurance industry with now seven of the top ten U.S. insurance companies using the Company’s technology and services. This impressive client list uniquely positions VIQ with the ability to apply vertical-specific content enhancing the AI (Artificial Intelligence) engine to deliver improved documentation using a multitude of speech-to-text engines -- both propriety and open source -- to build customized intellectual property. VIQ’s AI technology culls deep industry content to deliver accurate, diarized documentation with customized formatting that is focused on the specific requirements of insurance providers.

“We are pleased to partner with one of the largest insurance companies in the US to provide recorded claims transcription,” said Susan Sumner, President and Chief Operating Officer, VIQ Solutions. “The growing demand for documentation and compliance is fueling growth opportunities for our platform and services because of our ability to scale and deliver highly complex documentation while adhering to rigorous security requirements.”

As the appetite for digitalization of recorded events increases, technology is required to keep pace with the amount of evidentiary content created. Committed to helping insurers speed documentation, VIQ's AI-based speech-to-text technology increases efficiency, decreases turnaround time and yields higher transcription accuracy.
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Invest-in-America Invest-in-America 1 year ago
VQS: LATE (bad) "news" today, about low-price warning. HOWEVER, Their AI stuff ALONE might be responsible for a run-up in price, regardless as to anything else!! (Too bad their late PR didn't also say they just got SUED, INVESTIGATED, or simply want to PONDER a new direction for a month or two --- THEN, it would be UP right now in the A.H. by circa 500%!!!)
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220930005430/en/VIQ-Solutions-Announces-Receipt-of-Nasdaq-Notice-of-Deficiency
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subslover subslover 1 year ago
I can't find any reason for this to be up 150% after hours. Don't see news nor any current filings.
Anything on your end? tia
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Triple nickle Triple nickle 1 year ago
Sweet
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Triple nickle Triple nickle 1 year ago
Hmmmmmm
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rib eye rib eye 3 years ago
This one may go here. Great volume
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makinezmoney makinezmoney 3 years ago
$VQS: And there she goes........ now 5.70


Did they finally find her ???????


Looks like it.


Look at that volume now.


Almost 1Milly on the day.


GO $VQS


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VIQ Solutions Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Third Quarter 2021 Outlook
6:56 PM ET 8/16/21 | BusinessWire

PHOENIX, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 16, 2021--

VIQ Solutions Inc. ("VIQ" or the "Company") (TSX and Nasdaq: VQS), a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services, today reported unaudited financial results for the second quarter 2021 ended June 30, 2021 and provided an outlook for the third quarter 2021. Results are reported in US dollars and are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS").

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210816005739/en/

"VIQ Solutions reached a significant milestone and began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on the Nasdaq Capital Market ("the Nasdaq") last Thursday. This milestone cements our commitment to change the way evidentiary documentation is captured, transformed, analyzed, and distributed. While we were disappointed to terminate our IPO due to market conditions, we are very excited about our recent listing on the Nasdaq. We expect this move will lead to increased liquidity for our shareholders with the trading of our shares occurring on both the Nasdaq and the TSX markets," said Sebastien Paré, VIQ Chief Executive Officer.

"Earlier this month, we provided a look into our operational results. At that time, we felt it was prudent to align expectations with lockdowns in Australia and the UK, which delayed some revenue. Despite the impact on our revenue, we decided to protect our workforce in preparation for work with existing accounts, as well as new contracts expected to begin when we emerge from these region-specific lockdowns. These shutdowns also temporarily impacted our gross margin as we incurred expenses without revenue. The level of subsidies to offset this impact was significantly reduced this year versus the prior year with approximately $2.5 million less in Covid-19 wage subsidies," said Susan Sumner, VIQ President and Chief Operating Officer.

Second Quarter 2021 Financial Highlights:
-- Revenue of $8.2 million compares to $8.3 million in the same quarter of
2020 and in the first quarter 2021. The decrease of approximately 1% both
year-over-year and sequentially was driven by delayed revenue resulting
from COVID-19 impact as courts in Australia and in the UK were
intermittently shutdown. The estimated Covid-19 related impact on revenue
in the quarter exceeded $1 million, and was moved into backlog;

-- Gross profit of $4.0 million represented 49% of revenue compared to $5.0
million, or 61% of revenue, in the same quarter of 2020. The decrease in
gross margin for the three months ended June 30, 2021 versus the prior
year was primarily related to a few factors including: delayed revenue
due to the Covid-19 shutdowns moving into backlog; preparation costs for
new contracts, for which revenue are expected to commence during the
second half of 2021; strategic operating commitments to maintain the
Company's editing capacity to meet expected demand; and phased out
Covid-19 wage subsidies;

-- Adjusted EBITDA was negative $0.3 million versus the prior year Adjusted
EBITDA of $1.8 million. In addition to the gross profit impacts
previously mentioned, the decrease in Adjusted EBITDA was driven by
approximately $0.6 million in significant one-time professional service
fees associated with the completion of capital market milestones
including our Nasdaq listing, filing the Company's Base shelf prospectus
dated June 10, 2021 and the F-10 registration statement in the U.S., and
acquisition due diligence. For a reconciliation of net loss to Adjusted
EBITDA, please see the table at the end of this press release;

-- Net loss was $10.5 million versus net loss of $1.0 million in 2020.
Approximately $6.7 million of the current quarter's loss is related
non-cash stock-based compensation following the shareholder approval of
new Omnibus plan, and approximately $0.2 million in restructuring related
expenses.

Expenses Related to Corporate Actions Impacting 2021

Mr. Paré continued, "We completed a significant amount of due diligence on potential acquisitions over the past several months, and we believe that the stage is set for us to continue executing on our M&A roll-up strategy."

VIQ plans to complete several corporate milestones related to the acceleration of its innovation and global expansion initiatives in 2021. The one-time expenses associated with these corporate milestones are and will be included in the Company's financial results.

The Company invested significantly in a variety of corporate actions during the first half of 2021 aimed at executing key growth milestones. Investments include upfront expenses in cost of sale and employee retention related to staffing for backlog and expanded contract in Australia, banking, legal and advisory fees related to the Company's Nasdaq listing, and due diligence for planned acquisitions. These one-time fees are estimated to be approximately $0.2 million in the first quarter and $0.6 million in the second quarter and additional amounts are expected in the second half of 2021. These expenses, while considered "one-time" in nature, will not be added back as part of the Company's adjusted EBITDA calculation.

"We continue to focus on improving the quality of our revenue as we grow our SaaS strategy and AI innovation at a faster pace. FirstDraft, powered by aiAssist(TM), creates machine-based documentation with breakthrough accuracy and has proven to improve gross margin by approximately 80% when compared to traditional services. We are improving our productivity and scalability, which should drive significant margin expansion in the future," said Alexie Edwards, Chief Financial Officer of VIQ.

First Half of 2021 Financial Highlights:
-- Revenue of $16.4 million increased 4% compared to $15.8 million in
revenue in 2020;

-- Gross profit of $8.0 million represented 49% of revenue versus $8.3
million or 52% in 2020. Gross profit for the first six months of 2021 was
negatively impacted by the effects of Covid-19 shutdowns including
delayed revenue, and reduced Covid-19 subsidies of approximately $1.1
million, while the Company retained its workforce ahead of the delivery
for existing customers and new contracts scheduled for the second half of
2021;

-- Adjusted EBITDA was nil ($0.0 million) compared to a positive $2.4
million in 2020. The Adjusted EBITDA was negatively impacted by lower
gross margins and higher SG&A expenses related to corporate initiatives
of $0.8 million (all described previously). For a reconciliation of Net
loss to Adjusted EBITDA, please see the table at the end of this press
release;

-- Net loss was $12.2 million versus a net loss of $7.7 million in 2020.
Approximately $6.8 million of the current period's loss relates to
non-cash stock-based compensation following the shareholder approval of a
new Omnibus plan, $0.8 million related to corporate initiatives, and
approximately $0.4 million in restructuring related expenses.

"Our $12 million cash balance at quarter end, provides the liquidity to begin acquiring more accretive companies with a tremendous amount of rich domain specific content to help us improve our offerings and expand our client base globally while maintaining a substantial pipeline of potential acquisitions to consider," Mr. Edwards continued.

Long-term Global Growth Strategy for VIQ as the Branded Industry Leader -- Secure, Accurate, Fast

VIQ remains on track to grow organically this year and next year at double-digit rates despite the impacts of Covid-19, which continue to affect some of the Company's industry verticals and regions, particularly in Australian courts.

VIQ's scalable technology utilizes sophisticated technology and artificial intelligence (AI) designed to securely ingest significant amounts of evidentiary content to produce accurate, verbatim, diarized documents for mission critical events that have lasting financial and social impact.

AI-powered workflow processed over 20 million minutes of recorded, multi-speaker, multi-channel audio and video in 2020 and transcribed 40 million pages of secure, industry specific evidence documentation creating actionable information for use by their more than 1,800 clients worldwide.

"We generated consistent growth in multi-speaker, highly regulated, evidentiary voice and video data in our core verticals across the globe, " said Susan Sumner. "The U.S. total addressable market in the industries we serve is estimated to be over $10 billion with an annual CAGR of 6.1%. This highlights the increased need for technology and innovative capabilities to manage the vast amount of data collected. Our proprietary workflow solution, powered by AI, will drive transformation in the marketplace while driving margin expansion."

"We are regarded as the leader in our core verticals, providing advanced technology solutions solving compliance and workflow challenges for our global client base. With the addition of FirstDraft, powered by aiAssist(TM), we will expand the overall opportunity to digitize an entire library of client content versus only the critical files that are professionally edited for final consumption today. Product innovation remains central to our core strategy and initiatives to drive revenue and increase gross margin," Ms. Sumner continued.

The Company expects to migrate clients to bundled SaaS hybrid pricing models during the fourth quarter of 2021 and during 2022. These pricing models are expected to drive stronger, long-term client relationships with predictable recurring revenue and higher margins.

Q3 Outlook:


2021-08-16 22:56:00 GMT VIQ Solutions Reports Second Quarter 2021 -2- VIQ reiterates from its July 30, 2021 news release that it anticipates revenue in the third quarter to be in the range of $8.2 to $8.5 million. Gross margins are expected to be in the range of 46.0% to 47.0%. Gross margin estimates do not include any potential positive impact related to wage subsidies.

The Company continues to execute its planned commitment to scale its technology editing infrastructure, M&A, and sales globally to meet new demands and opportunities for its products and services.

Conference Call Details

VIQ will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2021 results on Tuesday, August 17 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. The call will consist of a brief update by Sebastien Paré, VIQ's CEO, Alexie Edwards, VIQ's CFO, and Susan Sumner, VIQ's President and COO, followed by a question-and-answer period.

Investors may access a live webcast of the call on the Company's website at www.viqsolutions.com/investors or by dialing 1-833-378-1030 (North America toll-free) or +1-236-712-2544 (international) to be connected to the call by an operator using conference ID number 3387846. Participants should dial in at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website through the same link approximately one hour after the conference call concludes.

For more information about VIQ, please visit viqsolutions.com.

About VIQ Solutions Inc.

VIQ Solutions is a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services. VIQ offers a seamless, comprehensive solution suite that delivers intelligent automation, enhanced with human review, to drive transformation in the way content is captured, secured, and repurposed into actionable information. The cyber-secure, AI technology and services platform are implemented in the most rigid security environments including criminal justice, legal, insurance, government, corporate finance, media, and transcription service provider markets, enabling them to improve the quality and accessibility of evidence, to easily identify predictive insights and to achieve digital transformation faster and at a lower cost.

Forward-looking Statements

Certain statements included in this news release constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information under applicable securities legislation. Such forward-looking statements or information are provided for the purpose of providing information about management's current expectations and plans relating to the future, which are considered reasonable by management. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such information may not be appropriate for other purposes.

Forward-looking statements or information typically contain statements with words such as "anticipate", "believe", "expect", "plan", "intend", "estimate", "propose", "project" or similar words suggesting future outcomes or statements regarding an outlook. Forward-looking statements or information in this news release include, but are not limited to, the impact of the Nasdaq listing on shareholder liquidity, the Company continuing to execute its M&A roll-up strategy, the timing of revenue from the Company's contract backlog, the Company's plans to complete several of its corporate milestones related to the acceleration of its innovation, global expansion, and public market related initiatives in 2021, the estimated fees associated with the Company's corporate actions during the first half of 2021, the Company improving the quality of its revenue as it grows its SaaS strategy and AI innovation, the Company improving its productivity and scalability and the anticipated effect of driving significant margin expansion in the future, the Company growing organically this year and next year at double-digit rates, the estimated size of the U.S. total addressable market in the industries the Company serves, the Company's proprietary workflow solution, powered by AI, driving transformation in the marketplace while driving margin expansion, the Company expanding the overall opportunity to digitize its client's entire library of content, the Company migrating its clients to bundled SaaS hybrid pricing models during the fourth quarter of 2021 and during 2022 and the anticipated effect of these pricing models, the Company executing on its planned commitment to scale its technology editing infrastructure and sales globally to meet new demands and to address new opportunities for its products and services, the Company's expected one-time strategic initiative costs and the Company's ability to begin acquiring bigger, more accretive companies with tremendous amount of rich domain specific content that help us improve our offerings and expand our client base globally while maintaining a substantial pipeline of potential acquisitions to consider.

In this news release, forward-looking information that constitutes "financial outlooks" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws, consists of VIQ's expectations regarding its future performance, as disclosed under the heading "Q3 Outlook", including expectations with respect to revenue and gross margin. These estimates are preliminary and are inherently uncertain due to a number of factors, and remain subject to VIQ management and its audit committee reviews and the completion of regular financial closing and review procedures and audit procedures for the period ended September 30, 2021. Additional adjustments to the preliminary estimates presented above may be identified, and final results for the relevant fiscal periods may differ materially from these preliminary estimates and will not be finalized until after the Company completes its normal year-end accounting procedures, including execution of internal controls over financial reporting. These preliminary estimates are intended to provide information about management's current expectations regarding certain aspects of VIQ's financial performance. Reliance on the information presented herein may not be appropriate for other purposes.

These forward-looking statements or information are based on several factors and assumptions which have been used to develop such statements and information, but which may prove to be incorrect. Although VIQ believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements or information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements because VIQ can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. In addition to other factors and assumptions which may be identified in this news release, assumptions have been made regarding, among other things; the Company's ability to execute its business plan as currently contemplated; the Company's ability to migrate its customers to the bundled SaaS hybrid pricing models in accordance with projected timelines; the Company's ability to maintain its existing customer contracts in good standing; the Company's ability to identify and acquire suitable acquisition targets; the accuracy of the Company's financial projections; the Company's ability to continue to grow its customer base in accordance with current projections; and the Company's ability to execute its productivity and scalability strategy. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list is not exhaustive of all factors and assumptions that have been used.

Forward-looking statements or information is based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve several risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by VIQ, including but not limited to; the risk that the Company will be unable to successfully execute its business plan; the risk that Company will be unable to successfully migrate its customers to its bundled SaaS hybrid pricing models as anticipated or at all; the risk that certain of the Company's customer contracts will be terminated; the risk that the Company's projections are not accurate; the risk that the Company will be unable to identify or acquire suitable acquisition targets; the risk that the Company will be unable to integrate future acquisitions into its existing operations and the risks and uncertainties described under the heading "Risk Factors" in VIQ's Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2020, filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities under VIQ's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

These risks and uncertainties may cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements or information. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list is not exhaustive of all possible risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are made as of the date of this release and, except as required by applicable law, VIQ undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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makinezmoney makinezmoney 3 years ago
$VQS: Moving to Nasdaq from the OTC


Showing $9.86 here but it was just 4.81 yesterday



Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm



Renegged on the Direct OFFERING


https://www.stocktitan.net/news/VQSLF/viq-solutions-announces-it-is-not-proceeding-with-public-offering-of-13zhgrdunsah.html


GO $VQS


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