Nayax Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Published: May. 19, 2022 at 6:10 AM MDT

Revenue Grew 50% Year-Over-Year to $34.1 Million

Recurring Revenue Grew 67% Year-Over-Year

Reaffirms Mid-Term Revenue Growth Target of 35%

HERZLIYA, Israel, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nayax Ltd. (TASE: NYAX), a global commerce enablement and payments platform designed to enable retailers to provide consumers with digital, cashless, connected commerce experiences, and enhance consumer loyalty and conversion, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022.

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"Q1 marked another quarter of strong revenue performance with revenue growth of 50% over the prior year quarter. Our revenue performance was once again driven by higher recurring revenues. Recurring revenues, comprised of SaaS subscription revenue and processing fees, grew 67% over the prior year quarter and now represent 66% of our total revenue. Looking ahead, we are reaffirming our mid-term revenue growth target of 35% based on our strong results, higher recurring revenue, and the visibility we see from the growing backlog of orders." said Yair Nechmad, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.

"We continued to see excellent adoption of our platform and solutions as we expanded our customer base to 34,000 at the end of the quarter, growing 62% over the prior year quarter, and significantly grew both the number of transactions processed and the value of transactions. These results are a testament to the strength of our business model and the execution of our growth opportunities as the accelerating acceptance for cashless payments plays out across the world."

Nayax reports in U.S dollars and according to IFRS

First Quarter Financial Highlights

  • Total revenue was $34.1 million, an increase of 50% over Q1 2021.
  • Recurring revenue from monthly SaaS and processing fees grew 67% compared to Q1 2021.
  • Recurring revenue represented 66% of total revenue in Q1 2022 compared to 59% of total revenue in Q1 2021.
  • Added 36,000 managed and connected devices during the quarter, for a total of 553,000 devices, driven by growing customer demand and execution of our market expansion strategy. This represents an increase of 38% compared to the number of managed and connected devices in Q1 2021.
  • The number of processed transactions grew 87% over Q1 2021 to 269 million.
  • Transaction value increased 99% from prior year quarter to $489 million.
  • Q1 gross margin decreased in comparison to prior year quarter, due to the cost increase as a result of the global shortage in components, but improved to 38% from 35% in Q4 2022. This improvement in gross margin was achieved by various actions designed to reduce the ongoing disruption caused by the global shortage in components. As a result, the gross margin improvement was largely due to a better cost structure achieved in Q1 compared to Q4.
  • Gross profit reached $13 million, an increase of 2% over Q1 2021.
  • Operating expenses, including research and development, share-based compensation expenses, as well as depreciation and amortization amounted to $21.4 million, an increase of 72% over Q1 2021. This reflects an increase of our investment in talent acquisition, customer base expansion and product innovation. Other investments included higher go-to-market expenses and enhanced infrastructure to support our global growth as we gain scale and become a much larger company.
  • Operating loss was $9 million, compared to an operating loss of $2 million in Q1 2021.
  • Adjusted EBITDA was a negative $3.3 million compared to breakeven in Q1 2021 largely due to higher cost of goods sold as a result of global component shortage and an increase in operating expenses from strategic investments mentioned above that support our growth strategy. On a like for like basis, excluding Q1.22bonus expenses for non-sales employees that was introduced in Q3 2021 and excluding the impact of product costs, Q1 2022 Adjusted EBITDA would have been negative $0.3 million.
  • Net loss for the first quarter of 2022 was $9.8 million, or ($0.0299) per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $2.2 million, or ($0.0088) per diluted share for the first quarter of 2021.

IFRS Results ($M)

Revenue Breakdown 

Q1 2022

Q1 2021

 

Change (%)

 

Recurring - SaaS & Payment

Processing

22.5

13.5

67.1%

POS Devices

11.6

9.3

24.7%

Total Revenue

34.1

22.8

49.6%

Nayax generates revenue from the sale of its POS devices, a monthly subscription fee for access to our SaaS solutions and payment processing fees for transactions made at the point-of-sale and through our global platform.

The Company provides payment processing and business operations software solutions and services through its global cashless payment platform. In Q1 2022, the Company recorded strong growth in its recurring revenue from SaaS and payment processing, reflecting 66% of total revenue. This increase in recurring revenue represents growth in both the number of transactions processed through our devices as well as an increase in transaction value. This is contributed by our growing install base of managed and connected devices as well as the continued rapid adoption of cashless payments by consumers.

First Quarter Business Highlights

  • Expanded our customer base, adding 4,000 new customers across our global footprint, bringing our total customer base to 34,000, as of March 31, 2022, growing 13% over Q1 2021.
  • Dollar-based net retention rate remain strong and increased to 140% compared to 137% for full year 2021 and 104% in Q1 2021.
  • Showcased its new product innovation, Easifit, at the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) in April. EasiFit is a simple, smart solution to enable cash and cashless payments with VPOS touch. With this solution, Nayax simplifies the acceptance of cash and cashless transactions from a single location on an operator's machine.
  • Expanded our international presence in attractive growth markets for cashless payments. The announced partnerships in April with both American Express and Network International provides us an increase in market presence in the UK, and EEA, and landfall in the UAE. The continued successful execution of our geographic expansion will help us acquire new customers and leverage our increasing scale.

Key Performance Indicators

Q1 2022

Q1 2021

Change (%)

Total Transaction Value ($m)

489

246

99%

Number of Transactions (millions)

269

144

87%

Take Rate % (Payments) (*)

2.49%

2.43%

2%

Managed and Connected devices

553,000

402,000

37.6%

(*) Take Rate % - Payment service providers typically take a percentage of every transaction in exchange for facilitating the movement of funds from the buyer to the seller. It is calculated by dividing the total dollar transaction value by the company's processing revenue in the same quarter.

Outlook
Looking ahead, we are very excited about our strong long-term growth drivers and the large market opportunities. In the near term, we expect to continue to see disruption in supply chain which will delay immediate improvements in hardware gross margin of our POS devices due to the global shortage in components.

Our durable business model is demonstrated by our diverse customer base, verticals, and geographies. With strong secular tailwind and with our industry-leading net revenue retention rate, we believe we have a clear opportunity to drive revenue growth in the future

Mid-Term Outlook
We are reaffirming our mid-term revenue projection of $220 million, driven by organic growth and strategic M&A. We are also reaffirming the growth rate target of 35% in the medium term, with customer growth, increased market penetration and continued expansion of our platform serving as the main growth drivers.

Long-Term Outlook
Gross margin in the long-term is expected to reach 50% by providing leasing options for IoT POS and by growing the SaaS and payment processing revenue segments.

Our long-term Adjusted EBITDA margin guidance is set around 30%.

Conference Call
Nayax will host a conference call and webcast to discuss first quarter 2022 results on May 19, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, 3:30 p.m. Israel Time and 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Hosting the call will be Yair Nechmad, Chief Executive Officer and Sagit Manor, Chief Financial Officer.

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An archive of the conference call will be available on Nayax's Investor Relations website Nayax Investors - Nayax.

An English version of the complete earnings materials can be found on our investor relations website: https://ir.nayax.com/

Forward-Looking Statements
The information included in this press release contains, or may be deemed to contain, forward-looking statements (as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and the Israeli Securities Law, 1968). Said forward-looking statements, are subject to uncertainties and assumptions and the actual results may materially differ. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Nayax on the date hereof.  All written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to Nayax are expressly qualified in their entirety by the factors referred to above. Nayax does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.

Use and Definitions of Non-IFRS Financial Measures
In addition to disclosing financial measures in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted under International Financial Reporting Standards, or IFRS, this press release and the accompanying tables contains a non-IFRS financial measures, including, adjusted EBITDA. We use Adjusted EBITDA to supplement financial information presented on an IFRS basis. We believe that excluding certain items from our IFRS results allows management and our board of directors to more fully understand our consolidated financial performance from period to period and helps management project our future consolidated financial performance as forecasts are developed at a level of detail different from that used to prepare IFRS-based financial measures.

Adjusted EBITDA is defined as net income (loss) before other income (expense), interest income (expense), foreign exchange gain (loss), income taxes, and depreciation and amortization, adjusted to exclude the effects of share-based compensation expense and certain nonrecurring expenses that management believes are not indicative of ongoing operations, consisting primarily of Equity method investee expenses and other indirect charges associated with our initial public offering.  We believe Adjusted

EBITDA provides our investors with useful information to help them evaluate our operating results by facilitating an enhanced understanding of our operating performance and enabling them to make more meaningful period-to-period comparisons.

We use non-IFRS measures in conjunction with IFRS measures as part of our overall assessment of our performance. There are limitations to the use of the non-IFRS measures presented in this press release. Our non-IFRS measures may not be comparable to similarly titled measures of other companies; other companies, including companies in our industry, may calculate non-IFRS measures differently than we do, limiting the usefulness of those measures for comparative purposes. These non-IFRS measures should not be considered in isolation from or as a substitute for financial measures prepared in accordance with IFRS.

We encourage investors and others to review our financial information in its entirety, not to rely on any single financial measure, and to view our non-IFRS measures in conjunction with IFRS financial measures. For a reconciliation of net income (loss) to Adjusted EBITDA please see the tables included at the end of this press release.

About Nayax
Nayax is a global commerce enablement and payments platform designed to help merchants scale their business. Nayax offers a complete solution including localized cashless payment acceptance, management suite, and consumer engagement tools, enabling merchants to conduct commerce anywhere, at any time. With foundations and global leadership in serving unattended retail, Nayax has transformed into a comprehensive solution focused on our customers' growth across multiple channels. Today, Nayax has 8 global offices, over 600 employees, connections to more than 80 merchant acquirers and payment method integrations and is a recognized payment facilitator worldwide. Nayax's mission is to improve our customers' revenue potential and operational efficiency. For more information, please visit www.nayax.com

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NAYAX LTD.

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL POSITION

NAYAX LTD

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION



March 31

December
31


2022

2021

2021


(Unaudited)

(Audited)


U.S. dollars in thousands

ASSETS








CURRENT ASSETS:




Cash and cash equivalents

64,752

13,291

87,332

Short-term bank deposits

6,618

90

48

Restricted cash transferable to customers for




  Processing activity

33,054

15,415

23,695

Receivables in respect of processing activity

19,583

8,568

14,395

Trade receivable, net

20,034

12,793

19,338

Inventory

9,941

4,600

7,691

Other current assets

3,289

1,397

3,549

Total current assets

157,271

56,154

156,048





NON-CURRENT ASSETS:




Long-term bank deposits

1,121

799

1,033

Other long-term assets

7,277

300

1,252

Investment in associate

7,871

-

8,372

Right-of-use assets, net

5,348

4,579

5,275

Property and equipment, net

6,056

5,160

6,225

Goodwill and intangible assets, net

39,313

35,380

37,801

Deferred income tax

-

241

-

Total non-current assets

66,986

46,459

59,958

TOTAL ASSETS

224,257

102,613

216,006





NAYAX LTD

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION (continued)



March 31

December
31


2022

2021

2021


(Unaudited)

(Audited)


U.S. dollars in thousands

LIABILITIES AND EQUITY








CURRENT LIABILITIES:




Short-term bank credit

-

11,490

-

Current maturities of long-term bank loans

1,156

2,150

2,406

Loans from shareholders

-

5,400

-

Current maturities of loans from others and other long-term liabilities

2,851

3,951

3,600

Current maturities of leases liabilities

1,547

1,235

1,502

Payables in respect of processing activity

57,857

29,624

42,826

Deferred consideration and liability for option arrangement in business combination

-

5,829

-

Trade payables

10,297

8,488

9,136

Other payables

12,436

6,199

10,718

Total current liabilities

86,144

74,366

70,188





NON-CURRENT LIABILITIES:




Long-term bank loans

2,418

4,589

2,760

Long-term loans from others and other long-term liabilities

3,743

5,182

4,299

Post-employment benefit obligations, net

579

888

602

Lease liabilities

5,261

4,686

5,393

Deferred income taxes

1,012

980

1,088

Total non-current liabilities

13,013

16,325

14,142

TOTAL LIABILITIES

99,157

90,691

84,330





EQUITY:




Equity attributed to parent company's shareholders:




Share capital

8

7

8

Additional paid in capital

150,460

16,689

150,366

Capital reserves

9,849

8,918

9,999

Accumulated deficit

(35,217)

(15,152)

(28,697)

Total equity attributed to shareholders of the company

125,100

10,462

131,676

Non-controlling interest

-

1,460

-

TOTAL EQUITY

125,100

11,922

131,676

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

224,257

102,613

216,006

NAYAX LTD

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF INCOME




Three months
ended March 31

Year ended
December 31



2022

2021

2021



(Unaudited)

(Audited)



U.S. dollars in thousands


Note

(Excluding loss per share data)






Revenues

4

34,132

22,774

119,134

Cost of revenues


(21,039)

(12,273)

(70,970)

Gross Profit


13,093

10,501

48,164






Research and development expenses


(5,594)

(3,300)

(19,040)

Selling, general and administrative expenses


(14,825)

(8,316)

(45,379)

Depreciation and amortization in respect of technology and
capitalized development costs


(1,045)

(878)

(3,810)

Other expenses, net


-

(161)

(1,879)

Equity method investee


(501)

-

(538)

Loss from ordinary operations


(8,872)

(2,154)

(22,482)






Finance expenses, net


(858)

(84)

(1,655)

Loss before taxes on income


(9,730)

(2,238)

(24,137)






Tax benefit (expense)


(50)

56

(632)

Loss for the period


(9,780)

(2,182)

(24,769)






Attribution of loss for the period:





To shareholders of the Company


(9,780)

(2,176)

(24,763)

To non-controlling interests


-

(6)

(6)

Total


(9,780)

(2,182)

(24,769)






Loss per share attributed to shareholders of the
Company:





Basic and diluted loss per share


(0.0299)

(0.0088)

(0.0820)






NAYAX LTD

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS)



Three months ended
March 31

Year ended
December 31


2022

2021

2021


(Unaudited)

(Audited)






U.S. dollars in thousands

Loss for the period

(9,780)

(2,182)

(24,769)





Other comprehensive income (loss) for the period:








Items that will not be reclassified to profit or loss:




Gain from remeasurement of liabilities (net) in respect of




    post-employment benefit obligations

-

-

431

Items that may be reclassified to profit or loss:




Gain (loss) from translation of financial statements of foreign
activities

(150)

(384)

87

Total comprehensive loss for the period

(9,930)

(2,566)

(24,251)









Attribution of total comprehensive loss for the period:




To shareholders of the Company

(9,930)

(2,496)

(24,181)

To non-controlling interests

-

(70)

(70)

Total comprehensive loss for the period

(9,930)

(2,566)

(24,251)









NAYAX LTD

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN EQUITY



Equity attributed to shareholders of the Company


Share
capital

 Additional paid in capital

Remeasurement of post-employment benefit obligations

Other capital reserves

Foreign currency translation reserve

Accumulated
deficit

Total equity attributed to shareholders of the Company

Non-
controlling
interests

Total
equity


U.S. dollars in thousands











Balance at January 1, 2022 (audited)

8

150,366

102

9,503

394

(28,697)

131,676

-

131,676

Changes in the three months ended March
31, 2022 (unaudited):










Loss for the period

-

-

-

-

-

(9,780)

(9,780)

-

(9,780)

Other comprehensive loss for the period

-

-

-

-

(150)

-

(150)

-

(150)

Employee options exercised

 *

94

-

-

-

-

94

-

94

Share-based compensation

-

-

-

-

-

3,260

3,260

-

3,260

Balance at March 31, 2022 (unaudited)

8

150,460

102

9,503

244

(35,217)

125,100

-

125,100





















Balance at January 1, 2021 (audited)

7

16,689

(329)

9,324

243

(13,433)

12,501

-

12,501

Changes in the three months ended March
31, 2021 (unaudited):










Loss for the period

-

-

-

-

-

(2,176)

(2,176)

(6)

(2,182)

Other comprehensive loss for the period

-

-

-

-

(320)

-

(320)

(64)

(384)

Non-controlling interests from business combination

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1,530

1,530

Share-based compensation

-

-

-

-

-

457

457

-

457

Balance at March 31, 2021 (unaudited)

7

16,689

(329)

9,324

(77)

(15,152)

10,462

1,460

11,922











          (*) Represents an amount lower than $1 thousand.

NAYAX LTD

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN EQUITY (continued)



Equity attributed to shareholders of the Company




Share
capital

 Additional paid in capital

Remeasurement of post-employment benefit obligations

Other capital reserves

Foreign currency translation reserve

Accumulated
deficit

Total equity attributed to shareholders of the Company

Non-
controlling
interests

Total
equity


U.S. dollars in thousands











Balance at January 1, 2021 (audited)

7

16,689

(329)

9,324

243

(13,433)

12,501

-

12,501

Changes in 2021 (audited):










Loss for the year

-

-

-

-

-

(24,763)

(24,763)

(6)

(24,769)

Other comprehensive income (loss) for the year

-

-

431

-

151

-

582

(64)

518

Non-controlling interests from business combination

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1,530

1,530

IPO

1

132,559

-

-

-

-

132,560

-

132,560

Transactions with non-controlling interests

-

-

-

205

-

-

205

(1,460)

(1,255)

Business combination under common control

-

-

-

(26)

-

-

(26)

-

(26)

Employee options exercised

*

1,118

-

-

-

-

1,118

-

1,118

Share-based compensation

-

-

-

-

-

9,499

9,499

-

9,499

Balance at December 31, 2021 (audited)

8

150,366

102

9,503

394

(28,697)

131,676

-

131,676











          (*) Represents an amount lower than $1 thousand.

NAYAX LTD

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS




Three months
ended March 31

Year ended
December 31



2022

2021

2021



(Unaudited)

(Audited)



U.S. dollars in thousands

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:





Net loss for the period


(9,780)

(2,182)

(24,769)

Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by
operations (see Appendix A)


6,834

5,927

11,963

Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities


(2,946)

3,745

(12,806)






CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:





Capitalized development costs


(2,862)

(1,731)

(6,059)

Acquisition of property and equipment


(189)

(523)

(2,637)

Investments in associates


-

-

(6,449)

Loans repaid by (extended to) shareholders


-

(118)

61

Increase in bank deposits


(6,678)

(5)

(352)

Payments for acquisitions of subsidiaries, net of cash acquired


-

102

418

Payment of deferred consideration with respect to business
combinations


-

(300)

(7,335)

Interest received


-

1

2

Investments in financial assets


(5,672)

-

(446)

Proceeds from sub-lessee


-

78

158

Net cash used in investing activities


(15,401)

(2,496)

(22,639)






CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:





Initial public offering (IPO)


-

-

132,560

Interest paid


(141)

(266)

(630)

Changes in short-term bank credit


-

338

(11,393)

Royalties paid in respect to government assistance plans


-

(55)

(199)

Transactions with non-controlling interests


(186)

-

(1,069)

Repayment of long-term bank loans


(1,463)

(414)

(1,971)

Repayment of long-term loans from others


(942)

(446)

(2,175)

Receipt of loans from shareholders


-

5,400

8,900

Repayment of loans from shareholders


-

-

(8,900)

Decrease in other long-term liabilities


(75)

(72)

(295)

Employee options exercised


91

-

718

Principal lease payments


(451)

(317)

(1,406)

Net cash provided (used in) by financing activities


(3,167)

4,168

114,140






Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents


(21,514)

5,417

78,695

Balance of cash and cash equivalents at Beginning of period


87,332

8,195

8,195

Gains (losses) from exchange differences on cash and cash
equivalents


(1,279)

(315)

626

Gains (losses) from translation of cash and cash equivalents
of foreign activity


213

(6)

(184)

Balance of cash and cash equivalents at end of period


64,752

13,291

87,332






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CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS (Continued)




Three months
ended March 31

Year ended
December 31



2022

2021

2021



(Unaudited)

(Audited)



U.S. dollars in thousands

Appendix A – adjustments to reconcile net loss to net
cash provided by operations:










Adjustments in respect of:





Depreciation and amortization


2,004

1,672

7,198

Post-employment benefit obligations, net


(23)

(6)

139

Deferred taxes


(54)

(74)

25

Finance expenses, net


954

130

269

Expenses in respect of long-term employee benefits


50

46

193

Share in losses of associate company


501

-

538

Long-term deferred income


(26)

-

(26)

Expenses in respect of share-based compensation


3,102

373

8,850

Total adjustments


6,508

2,141

17,186






Changes in operating asset and liability items:





Decrease (increase) in restricted cash transferable to
customers for processing activity


(9,359)

2,751

(5,529)

Increase in receivables from processing activity


(5,188)

(1,357)

(5,429)

Decrease (increase) in trade receivables


(1,067)

1,104

(5,136)

Decrease (increase) in other current assets


263

632

(1,352)

Decrease (increase) in inventory


(2,248)

436

(2,631)

Increase in payables in respect of processing activity


15,036

2,443

13,832

Increase (decrease) in trade payables


946

(2,658)

(3,775)

Increase in other payables


1,943

435

4,797

Total changes in operating asset and liability items


326

3,786

(5,223)

Total adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash
provided by operations


6,834

5,927

11,963











Appendix B – Information regarding investing and
financing activities not involving cash flows:










Purchase of property and equipment in credit


178

-

118

Acquisition of right-of-use assets through lease liabilities, net


380

74

1,428

Share based compensation costs attributed to development
activities, capitalized as intangible assets


158

497

649

Exercised options recognized under other receivables


3

-

400






IFRS to Non-IFRS



Quarter ended as of

(U.S. dollars in thousands)


Q1 2022

Q1 2021

Loss for the year

-9,780

-2,182

Finance expense, net

858

84

Tax (Benefit) expense

50

-56

Depreciation and amortization 

2,004

1,672

EBITDA

-6,868

-482

Share-based compensation 

3,102

373

IPO related expenses 

-

161

Equity method investee

501

-

Adjusted EBITDA

-3,265

52

(*) Excluding (i) product costs increase due to global components shortage and (ii) bonus plan for non-sales employees that was introduced in Q3 2021, Q1 2022 Adjusted EBITDA improved to a negative $0.3M.

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