Encision Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Results

BOULDER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / August 9, 2022 / Encision Inc. (OTC PINK:ECIA), a medical device company owning patented Active Electrode Monitoring (AEM®) Technology that prevents dangerous radiant energy burns in minimally invasive surgery, today announced financial results for its fiscal year 2023 first quarter that ended June 30, 2022.

The Company posted quarterly net revenue of $2.15 million for a quarterly net income of $265 thousand, or $0.02 per diluted share. These results compare to net revenue of $2.01 million for a quarterly net loss of $7 thousand, or $0.00 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin on net revenue was 60% in the fiscal 2023 first quarter and 51% in the fiscal 2022 first quarter. Gross margin increased in the current year's first quarter compared to last year's first quarter due principally to higher service revenue gross margin.

"The first quarter presented significant challenges for Encision," said Gregory Trudel, President and CEO of Encision Inc. "During the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 and fiscal year 2022, COVID resurgences continued to impact procedure volumes. COVID has had, and will likely continue to have, an adverse impact on our procedure volumes. We continue to encounter supply chain issues and work tirelessly to deliver a steady mix of products to our customers who depend on us. Encision continues to be positive as we navigate the ups and downs of the pandemic market and the new-normal supply chain turmoil. We continuously look for opportunities to serve our customers with new products, to work smarter, and to drive increased efficiencies. In spite of limited customer access, our sales and marketing efforts are yielding new customers for our new EnTouchâ 2X Scissors and recently released AEM® Shield Disposable Electrodes. We look forward to the contributions that these new products will make as the market bounces back."

"Service revenue for our first quarter of fiscal year 2023 resulted from services performed under a Supply Agreement with Auris Health, Inc. ("Auris Health"), a part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. Under the agreement, Encision collaborated on the integration of AEM® Technology into monopolar instrumentation produced by Auris Health for advanced surgical applications. On August 23, 2021, we entered into a Supply Agreement with Auris Health. Towards the end of the first quarter business needs took a different direction and on May 5, 2022, the parties mutually agreed to terminate all the agreements. We enjoyed collaborating with the team at J&J and we look forward to future opportunities to work together."

Encision Inc. designs and markets a portfolio of high-performance surgical instrumentation that delivers advances in patient safety with AEM technology, surgical performance, and value to hospitals across a broad range of minimally invasive surgical procedures. Based in Boulder, Colorado, the company pioneered the development and deployment of Active Electrode Monitoring, AEM technology, to eliminate dangerous stray energy burns during minimally invasive procedures. For additional information about all our products, please visit www.encision.com.

In accordance with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the Company notes that statements in this press release and elsewhere that look forward in time, which include everything other than historical information, involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially include, among others, its ability to develop new or enhanced products and have such products accepted in the market, its ability to increase net sales through the Company's distribution channels, its ability to compete successfully against other manufacturers of surgical instruments, insufficient quantity of new account conversions, insufficient cash to fund operations, delay in developing new products and receiving FDA approval for such new products and other factors discussed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are encouraged to review the risk factors and other disclosures appearing in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2022 and subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not undertake any obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of the receipt of new information, future events, or otherwise.

CONTACT: Mala Ray, Encision Inc., 303-444-2600, mray@encision.com

Encision Inc.
Unaudited Condensed Statements of Operations
(in thousands, except per share information)

    Three Months Ended  
    June 30, 2022     June 30, 2021  
Product revenue
  $ 1,696     $ 1,718  
Service revenue
    458       290  
Total revenue
    2,154       2,008  
      --          
Product cost of revenue
    870       838  
Service cost of revenue
            143  
Total cost of revenue
    870       981  
                 
Gross profit
    1,284       1,027  
Operating expenses:
               
Sales and marketing
    503       528  
General and administrative
    344       327  
Research and development
    170       177  
Total operating expenses
    1,017       1,032  
Operating income (loss)
    267       (5 )
Interest expense, extinguishment of debt income and other income, net
    (2 )     (2 )
Income (loss) before provision for income taxes
    265       (7 )
Provision for income taxes
    --       --  
Net income (loss)
  $ 265     $ (7 )
Net income (loss) per share-basic and diluted
  $ 0.02     $ 0.00  
Weighted average number of basic shares
    11,720       11,583  
Weighted average number of diluted shares
    12,021       11,583  

Encision Inc.
Unaudited Condensed Balance Sheets
(in thousands)

    June 30, 2022     March 31, 2022  
ASSETS
           
Cash
  $ 828     $ 950  
Accounts receivable, net
    921       948  
Inventories, net
    1,799       1,584  
Prepaid expenses and other assets
    101       120  
Total current assets
    3,649       3,602  
Equipment, net
    235       189  
Right of use asset
    715       786  
Patents, net
    178       181  
Other assets
    42       34  
Total assets
  $ 4,819     $ 4,792  
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
               
Accounts payable
  $ 388     $ 576  
Secured notes
    23       22  
Accrued compensation
    221       191  
Other accrued liabilities
    115       125  
Accrued lease liability
    371       362  
Total current liabilities
    1,118       1,276  
Secured notes
    201       206  
Accrued lease liability
    477       564  
Unsecured promissory note
    --       --  
Total liabilities
    1,796       2,046  
Common stock and additional paid-in capital
    24,288       24,275  
Accumulated (deficit)
    (21,265 )     (21,529 )
Total shareholders' equity
    3,023       2,746  
Total liabilities and shareholders' equity
  $ 4,819     $ 4,792  

Encision Inc.
Unaudited Condensed Statements of Cash Flows
(in thousands)

    Three Months Ended  
    June 30, 2022     June 30, 2021  
Operating activities:
           
Net income (loss)
  $ 265     $ (7 )
Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to cash
(used in) operating activities:
               
Depreciation and amortization
    20       27  
Share-based compensation expense
    12       8  
(Recovery from) doubtful accounts, net
    --       (25 )
(Recovery from) inventory obsolescence, net
    (1 )     (49 )
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
               
Right of use asset, net
    (8 )     (5 )
Accounts receivable
    27       (91 )
Inventories
    (214 )     (97 )
Prepaid expenses and other assets
    11       44  
Accounts payable
    (188 )     132  
Accrued compensation and other accrued liabilities
    20       (65 )
Net cash (used in) operating activities
    (56 )     (128 )
                 
Investing activities:
               
Acquisition of property and equipment
    (58 )     (7 )
Patent costs
    (5 )     (7 )
Net cash (used in) investing activities
    (63 )     (14 )
                 
Financing activities:
               
(Paydown of) secured notes
    (3 )     (3 )
Net cash (used in) provided by financing activities
    (3 )     (3 )
                 
Net (decrease) in cash
    (122 )     (145 )
Cash, beginning of period
    950       1,474  
Cash, end of period
  $ 828     $ 1,329  
                 

SOURCE: Encision, Inc.


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