OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - ZIM Corporation (OTCBB: ZIMCF), a provider of software products and services for the database and mobile markets: today announced its financial results for its first quarter ended June 30, 2018. All figures presented are calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in the United States and presented in US dollars.
Revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 was $209,509, an increase from the $149,295 for the same period last year. The increase in revenue was attributable to increased sales of software licenses.
Net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 was $654,530 or a basic and diluted earnings per share of $0.080 compared to net loss for the same period last year of $47,540 or a basic and diluted loss per share of $0.006. The increase in net income reflects the adoption of FASB 2016-01 and the unrealized gain on our equity investments of $598,041. In addition, the company had positive income from operations resulting from the increase in revenues.
"I am very pleased with positive operating income this quarter" said Dr. Michael Cowpland, President and CEO of Zim. "We have made significant progress with modernizing our database product platform and are encouraged with the customer feedback and interest we are receiving. This coupled with the performance of our equity investments resulted in a strong quarter."
ZIM had cash and cash equivalents of $484,020 at June 30, 2018 as compared to cash and cash equivalents of $418,507 at March 31, 2018.
ZIM is a provider of software products and services for the database and mobile markets. ZIM products and services are used by enterprises in the design, development and management of business, database and mobile applications. For more information on ZIM and its customers, partners and products, visit: www.zim.biz.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, with respect to ZIM's use of its cash from operations. All forward-looking statements made in this press release relating to expectations about future events or results are made as of, and are based upon information available to ZIM as of, the date hereof. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those described or implied by any forward-looking statements. New risks can arise and it is not possible for management to predict all such risks, nor can it assess the impact of all such risks on our business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release. We undertake no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements in order to reflect any event or circumstance that may arise after the date of this news release, other than as required by law. Please refer to ZIM's filings with the SEC for additional information regarding risks and uncertainties. Copies of these filings are available through the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
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