EverCommerce Announces First Quarter 2023 Financial Results

May 9, 2023

DENVER, May 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EverCommerce Inc. ("EverCommerce" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: EVCM), a leading service commerce platform, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2023.

First Quarter 2023 Financial Highlights

  • Revenue of $161.1 million, an increase of 12.2% compared to $143.6 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2022.
  • Net loss was $20.8 million, or ($0.11) per basic and diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2023, compared to net loss of $13.3 million, or ($0.07) per basic and diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2022.
  • Adjusted EBITDA was $31.9 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2023, compared to $23.0 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2022.

“EverCommerce reported strong financial metrics in the first quarter of 2023, with both Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA exceeding the top end of our guidance range,” said Eric Remer, EverCommerce’s Founder and CEO. “Revenue grew 12% year-over-year, with Software and Transaction Revenue growth of approximately 15%. This, combined with significant cost discipline, allowed us to deliver 39% year-over-year growth in Adjusted EBITDA and meaningful margin expansion as we continue to balance growth with profitability.”

A reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP measures has been provided in the financial statement tables included at the end of this press release. An explanation of these measures is also included below under the heading “Non-GAAP Financial Measures.”

Share Repurchases

The Company repurchased and retired 3,123,697 shares of common stock for $29.6 million during the three months ended March 31, 2023. As of March 31, 2023, $27.6 million remains available under the Repurchase Program.

Repurchases under the program may be made from time to time in the open market at prevailing market prices or in negotiated transactions off the market. Open market repurchases will be structured to occur within the pricing and volume requirements of Rule 10b-18. The Company may also, from time to time, enter into Rule 10b5-1 plans to facilitate repurchases of its shares under this authorization. This program does not obligate the Company to acquire any particular amount of common stock and the program may be extended, modified, suspended or discontinued at any time at the Company’s discretion. The Company expects to fund repurchases with cash on hand.

Business Outlook

Based on information as of today, May 9, 2023, the Company is issuing the following financial guidance for the second quarter and full year 2023.

Second Quarter 2023:

  • Revenue is expected to be in the range of $168 million to $172 million.
  • Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be in the range of $31 million to $34 million.

Full Year 2023:

  • Revenue is expected to be in the range of $680 million to $700 million.
  • Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be in the range of $136 million to $144 million.

A reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to net income, the most directly comparable GAAP measure, is not available without unreasonable efforts on a forward-looking basis due to the high variability, complexity and low visibility with respect to certain charges excluded from this non-GAAP measure; in particular, the measures and efforts of stock-based compensation expense specific to equity compensation awards that are directly impacted by unpredictable fluctuations in our stock price. It is important to note that these charges could be material to EverCommerce's results computed in accordance with GAAP.

Conference Call Information

EverCommerce’s management team will hold a conference call to discuss our first quarter 2023 results and outlook today, May 9, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. ET. To access this call, dial (888) 339-0752 (domestic) or (412) 902-4288 (international) and request the "EverCommerce" call. A live webcast of this conference call and an accompanying presentation will be available on the “Investor Relations” page of the Company’s website. An archived replay of the webcast will be available following the conclusion of the call.

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About EverCommerce

EverCommerce (Nasdaq: EVCM) is a leading service commerce platform, providing vertically-tailored, integrated SaaS solutions that help more than 685,000 global service-based businesses accelerate growth, streamline operations, and increase retention. Its modern digital and mobile applications create predictable, informed, and convenient experiences between customers and their service professionals. With its EverPro, EverHealth, and EverWell brands specializing in Home, Health, and Fitness & Wellness service industries, EverCommerce provides end-to-end business management software, embedded payment acceptance, marketing technology, and customer experience applications. Learn more at EverCommerce.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, including without limitation statements regarding our future operations and financial results, the underlying trends in our business, our market opportunity, our potential for growth and our strategy. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, our limited operating history and evolving business; our recent growth rates may not be sustainable or indicative of future growth; we may not achieve profitability in the future; we may continue to experience significant quarterly and annual fluctuations in our operating results due to a number of factors, which makes our future operating results difficult to predict; we may reduce our rate of acquisitions and may be unsuccessful in achieving continued growth through acquisitions; revenues and profits generated through acquisitions may be less than anticipated, and we may fail to uncover all liabilities of acquisition targets; we may need to incur additional indebtedness or seek capital through new equity or debt financings, which may not be available to us on acceptable terms or at all; we may not be able to continue to expand our share of our existing vertical markets or expand into new vertical markets; we face intense competition in each of the industries in which we operate; the industries in which we operate are rapidly evolving and the market for technology-enabled services that empower SMBs is relatively immature and unproven; we are dependent on payment card networks and payment processors and if we fail to comply with the applicable requirements of our payment network or payment processors, they can seek to fine us, suspend us or terminate our registrations through our bank sponsors; the inability to keep pace with rapid developments and changes in the electronic payments market or are unable to introduce, develop and market new and enhanced versions of our software solutions; real or perceived errors, failures or bugs in our solutions; unauthorized disclosure, destruction or modification of data, disruption of our software or services or cyber breaches; our estimated total addressable market is subject to inherent challenges and uncertainties; actual or perceived inaccuracies in our operational metrics may harm our reputation; failure to effectively develop and expand our sales and marketing capabilities; failure to maintain and enhance our reputation and brand recognition; inability to retain current customers or to sell additional functionality and services to them may adversely affect our revenue growth; our systems and our third-party providers’ systems may fail or our third-party providers may discontinue providing their services or technology or to us specifically; faster growth of lower margin solutions and services than higher margin solutions and services; risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic; economic and political risks, including the business cycles of our clients and changes in the overall level of consumer and commercial spending; our ability to retain and hire skilled personnel; risks related to our indebtedness; risks related to our material weakness and internal control over financial reporting; risks related to the increasing focus on environmental sustainability and social initiatives; our ability to adequately protect or enforce our intellectual property and other proprietary rights; risk of patent, trademark and other intellectual property infringement claims; risks related to governmental regulation; risks related to our sponsor stockholders agreement and qualifying as a “controlled company” under the rules of The Nasdaq Stock Market; as well as the other factors described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2022 and updated by our other filings with the SEC. These factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements made in this press release. Any such forward-looking statements represent management’s estimates as of the date of this press release. While we may elect to update such forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we disclaim any obligation to do so, even if subsequent events cause our views to change.

Key Business and Financial Metrics

Pro Forma Revenue Growth Rate is a key performance measure that our management uses to assess our consolidated operating performance over time. Management also uses this metric for planning and forecasting purposes.

Our year-over-year Pro Forma Revenue Growth Rate is calculated as though all acquisitions closed as of the end of the latest period were closed as of the first day of the prior year period presented. In calculating Pro Forma Revenue Growth Rate, we add the revenue from acquisitions for the reporting periods prior to the date of acquisition (including estimated purchase accounting adjustments) to our results of operations, and then calculate our revenue growth rate between the reported periods. As a result, Pro Forma Revenue Growth Rate includes pro forma revenue from businesses acquired during the period, including revenue generated during periods when we did not yet own the acquired businesses. In including such pre-acquisition revenue, Pro Forma Revenue Growth Rate allows us to measure the underlying revenue growth of our business as it stands as of the end of the respective period, which we believe provides insight into our then-current operations. Pro Forma Revenue Growth Rate does not represent organic revenue generated by our business as it stood at the beginning of the respective period. Pro Forma Revenue Growth Rates are not necessarily indicative of either future results of operations or actual results that might have been achieved had the acquisitions been consummated on the first day of the prior year period presented. We believe that this metric is useful to investors in analyzing our financial and operational performance period over period and evaluating the growth of our business, normalizing for the impact of acquisitions. This metric is particularly useful to management due to the number of acquired entities.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

EverCommerce has provided in this press release financial information that has not been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (“GAAP”). EverCommerce uses these non-GAAP financial measures internally in analyzing its financial results and believes that use of these non-GAAP financial measures is useful to investors as an additional tool to evaluate ongoing operating results and trends and in comparing EverCommerce’s financial results with other companies in its industry, many of which present similar non-GAAP financial measures.

Non-GAAP financial measures are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for comparable GAAP financial measures and should be read only in conjunction with EverCommerce’s consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP. A reconciliation of EverCommerce’s historical non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures has been provided in the financial statement tables included in this press release, and investors are encouraged to review the reconciliation.

Adjusted Gross Profit. Adjusted Gross Profit is a key performance measure that our management uses to assess our operational performance, as it represents the results of revenues and direct costs, which are key components of our operations. We believe that this non-GAAP financial measure is useful to investors and other interested parties in analyzing our financial performance because it reflects the gross profitability of our operations, and excludes the indirect costs associated with our sales and marketing, product development, general and administrative activities, and depreciation and amortization, and the impact of our financing methods and income taxes.

We calculate Adjusted Gross Profit as gross profit adjusted to exclude depreciation and amortization allocated to cost of revenues. Gross profit is calculated as total revenues less cost of revenues (exclusive of depreciation and amortization), amortization of developed technology, amortization of capitalized software and depreciation expense (allocated to cost of revenues). Adjusted Gross Profit should be viewed as a measure of operating performance that is a supplement to, and not a substitute for, operating income or loss, net earnings or loss and other U.S. GAAP measures of income (loss) or profitability.

Adjusted EBITDA. Adjusted EBITDA is a key performance measure that our management uses to assess our financial performance and is also used for internal planning and forecasting purposes. We believe that this non-GAAP financial measure is useful to investors and other interested parties in analyzing our financial performance because it provides a comparable overview of our operations across historical periods. In addition, we believe that providing Adjusted EBITDA, together with a reconciliation of net income (loss) to Adjusted EBITDA, helps investors make comparisons between our company and other companies that may have different capital structures, different tax rates, and/or different forms of employee compensation.

Adjusted EBITDA is used by our management team as an additional measure of our performance for purposes of business decision-making, including managing expenditures, and evaluating potential acquisitions. Period-to-period comparisons of Adjusted EBITDA help our management identify additional trends in our financial results that may not be shown solely by period-to-period comparisons of net income or income from continuing operations. In addition, we may use Adjusted EBITDA in the incentive compensation programs applicable to some of our employees. Our Management recognizes that Adjusted EBITDA has inherent limitations because of the excluded items, and may not be directly comparable to similarly titled metrics used by other companies.

We calculate Adjusted EBITDA as net income (loss) adjusted to exclude interest and other expense, net, income tax benefit, loss on debt extinguishment, depreciation and amortization, other amortization, acquisition related costs, stock-based compensation, and other non-recurring costs. Other amortization includes amortization for capitalized contract acquisition costs. Acquisition related costs are specific deal-related costs such as legal fees, financial and tax due diligence, consulting and escrow fees. Other non-recurring costs are expenses such as system implementation costs and severance related to planned restructuring activities. Acquisition related costs and other non-recurring costs are excluded as they are not representative of our underlying operating performance. Adjusted EBITDA should be viewed as a measure of operating performance that is a supplement to, and not a substitute for, operating income or loss, net earnings or loss and other U.S. GAAP measures of income (loss). The following table presents a reconciliation of net loss, the most directly comparable financial measure calculated in accordance with U.S. GAAP, to Adjusted EBITDA on a consolidated basis.

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in thousands, except per share and share amounts)

 March 31, December 31,
  2023   2022 
Current assets:   
Cash and cash equivalents        $69,786  $92,625 
Restricted cash         3,522   3,199 
Accounts receivable, net of allowance for expected credit losses of $5.7 million and $4.7 million at March 31, 2023 and December 31, 2022, respectively         48,038   48,032 
Contract assets         14,748   12,971 
Prepaid expenses and other current assets         27,182   23,760 
Total current assets         163,276   180,587 
Property and equipment, net         11,391   11,930 
Capitalized software, net         34,826   32,554 
Other non-current assets         44,527   46,855 
Intangible assets, net         382,779   405,720 
Goodwill         913,774   914,082 
Total assets         1,550,573   1,591,728 
Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity   
Current liabilities:   
Accounts payable        $8,127  $8,373 
Accrued expenses and other         57,071   56,963 
Deferred revenue         24,205   22,885 
Customer deposits         10,435   11,360 
Current maturities of long-term debt         5,500   5,500 
Total current liabilities         105,338   105,081 
Long-term debt, net of current maturities and deferred financing costs         529,886   530,946 
Other non-current liabilities         52,359   49,008 
Total liabilities         687,583   685,035 
Commitments and contingencies           
Stockholders’ equity:   
Preferred stock, $0.00001 par value, 50,000,000 shares authorized and no shares issued or outstanding as of March 31, 2023 and December 31, 2022             
Common stock, $0.00001 par value, 2,000,000,000 shares authorized and 188,773,974 and 191,447,237 shares issued and outstanding at March 31, 2023 and December 31, 2022, respectively         2   2 
Accumulated other comprehensive loss         (10,297)  (10,198)
Additional paid-in capital         1,468,415   1,489,935 
Accumulated deficit         (595,130)  (573,046)
Total stockholders’ equity         862,990   906,693 
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity        $1,550,573  $1,591,728 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Loss
(in thousands, except per share and share amounts)

 Three months ended
March 31,
  2023   2022 
Subscription and transaction fees        $123,820  $108,001 
Marketing technology solutions         31,788   29,904 
Other         5,528   5,671 
Total revenues         161,136   143,576 
Operating expenses:   
Cost of revenues (exclusive of depreciation and amortization presented separately below)         55,946   50,745 
Sales and marketing         30,899   30,145 
Product development         18,703   17,637 
General and administrative         34,926   31,226 
Depreciation and amortization         25,950   27,391 
Total operating expenses         166,424   157,144 
Operating loss         (5,288)  (13,568)
Interest and other expense, net         (15,188)  (5,478)
Net loss attributable to common stockholders before income tax benefit (expense)         (20,476)  (19,046)
Income tax benefit (expense)         (299)  5,737 
Net loss attributable to common stockholders         (20,775)  (13,309)
Other comprehensive loss:   
Foreign currency translation losses, net         (99)  (664)
Comprehensive loss attributable to common stockholders        $(20,874) $(13,973)
Basic and diluted net loss per share attributable to common stockholders        $(0.11) $(0.07)
Basic and diluted weighted-average shares of common stock outstanding used in computing net loss per share         190,042,673   195,432,404 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(in thousands)

 Three months ended
March 31,
  2023   2022 
Cash flows provided by operating activities:   
Net loss        $(20,775) $(13,309)
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by operating activities:   
Depreciation and amortization         25,950   27,391 
Stock-based compensation expense         7,514   6,135 
Deferred taxes         (177)  (5,990)
Amortization of deferred financing costs and non-cash interest         413   539 
Bad debt expense         1,314   460 
Other non-cash items         5,704    
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:   
Accounts receivable, net         (2,634)  (2,261)
Prepaid expenses and other current assets         (5,350)  (5,717)
Other non-current assets         1,278   (691)
Accounts payable         (247)  (2,122)
Accrued expenses and other         (848)  3,498 
Deferred revenue         1,321   4,060 
Other non-current liabilities         (763)  861 
Net cash provided by operating activities         12,700   12,854 
Cash flows used in investing activities:   
Purchases of property and equipment         (476)  (889)
Capitalization of software costs         (4,381)  (3,503)
Net cash used in investing activities         (4,857)  (4,392)
Cash flows used in financing activities:   
Payments on debt         (1,375)  (1,375)
Exercise of stock options         609   723 
Repurchase and retirement of common stock         (29,643)   
Net cash used in financing activities         (30,409)  (652)
Effect of foreign currency exchange rate changes on cash         50   (370)
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents and restricted cash         (22,516)  7,440 
Cash and cash equivalents and restricted cash:   
Beginning of period         95,824   97,559 
End of period        $73,308  $104,999 
Supplemental disclosures of cash flow information:  
Cash paid for interest        $10,632  $4,943 
Cash paid for income taxes        $517  $235 

 Three months ended
March 31,
  2023  2022
 (in thousands)
Reconciliation from Gross Profit to Adjusted Gross Profit:   
Gross profit        $99,281 $87,278
Depreciation and amortization         5,909  5,553
Adjusted gross profit        $105,190 $92,831

 Three months ended
March 31,
  2023   2022 
 (in thousands)
Reconciliation from Net loss to Adjusted EBITDA:   
Net loss        $(20,775) $(13,309)
Adjusted to exclude the following:   
Interest and other expense, net         15,188   5,478 
Income tax expense (benefit)         299   (5,737)
Depreciation and amortization         25,950   27,391 
Other amortization         1,309   942 
Acquisition related costs         606   597 
Stock-based compensation expense         7,514   6,135 
Other non-recurring costs         1,847   1,465 
Adjusted EBITDA        $31,938  $22,962 


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