It’s time for your Daily Hit of cannabis financial news for May 12, 2021.
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Green Thumb Industries Inc. (OTCQX: GTBIF) continues to show its strength as an industry leader after reporting solid financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. GTI delivered total revenue of $194.4 million, up 9.7% sequentially and up 89.5% from $102.6 million in the prior-year period. this beat the Yahoo Finance average analyst estimate for revenue of $187 million. The company also delivered a net income of $10.4 million or $0.05 per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $4.2 million, or a loss of $0.02 per basic and diluted share in the prior year. This was lower than the Yahoo Finance analyst estimates for $0.08 per share.
GrowGeneration Corp. (NASDAQ: GRWG) reported record first-quarter 2021 revenues rose 173% to $90 million, versus $33 million in the same period last year. This beat the analyst estimate for revenues of $87 million. GrowGen said same-store sales at 22 locations open for the same period in 2020 and 2021 were $43.0 million in first-quarter 2021 versus $28.5 million for first quarter 2020, a 51% increase year over year. Net income was $6.1 million, or $0.10 per share based on a fully diluted weighted average share count of 60.3 million. This beat the Yahoo Finance analyst estimate for $0.07.
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZYNE) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. As an emerging biotech company, Zynerba does not have revenue at this time as it develops drugs. Research and development expenses were $4.6 million for the first quarter of 2021, including stock-based compensation of $0.6 million. General and administrative expenses were $3.3 million in the first quarter of 2021, including stock-based compensation expense of $0.6 million. The net loss for the first quarter of 2021 was $8.0 million with a basic and diluted loss per share of $(0.20). Zynerba beat the Estimize EPS Consensus by $0.01 by reporting a net loss per share of ($0.20).
Columbia Care Inc. (OTCQX: CCHWF) launched its new retail brand, Cannabist. The company said that Cannabist will serve as the intersection for medical and recreational cannabis users to provide a higher experience built on one of the largest customer data repositories, passion, technology innovation, community commitment and product standards.
In Other News
cbdMD, Inc. (NYSE: YCBD) announced its financial results and its business highlights for its second quarter and six months ended March 31, 2021. Net sales of $11.8 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2021 increased by 26% year-over-year from $9.4 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2020 for a record high for the March quarter. Net loss attributable to common shareholders for the second quarter of fiscal 2021 was approximately $13.1 million, or ($0.24) per share, as compared to net income of approximately $14.8 million, or $0.41 per share from the prior year’s second fiscal quarter. Our net loss attributable to common shareholders was principally attributable to an increase of approximately $8.9 million in the non-cash contingent liability which is associated with earnout shares which may be issued under the terms of the December 2018 acquisition of Cure Based Development (which owned the cbdMD brand).