~ Provides Initial 2022 Guidance Forecast ~
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / January 11, 2022 / Guardforce AI Co., Limited ('Guardforce AI' or the 'Company') (NASDAQ:GFAI, GFAIW), an integrated security solutions provider, today issued preliminary unaudited results for the year ending December 31, 2021 and initial expectations for the year ending December 31, 2022.
For the full year 2021, the Company expects:
- Net revenue of $33-$35 million, representing a decrease of 9.3% to 14.5% versus 2020.
- Inorganic revenues (i.e., revenues from companies acquired during the year) of approximately $0.5 million, representing 1.4% of total net revenues.
- Non-cash revenues (including robotics and cybersecurity) of approximately $0.8 million, representing 2.4% of total net revenues,
For the full year 2022, the Company expects:
- Net revenue of $55-$60 million, representing growth of more than 66% versus 2021.
- Inorganic revenues (i.e., revenues from companies expected to be acquired during 2022) of approximately $21 million, representing 36% of total net revenues.
- Non-cash revenues (including robotics, cybersecurity and other non-cash related security services revenues) are expected to expand to approximately $25.5 million, representing 44% of total net revenues.
Terence Yap, Chairman of Guardforce AI, commented, 'As we look towards the future, we are encouraged by the numerous possibilities and opportunities that exist within the global security industry. Throughout 2021, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to our clients, suppliers, staff and other stakeholders as we continue to weather COVID-related challenges. In 2022, we will continue our consolidation strategy to expand our geographical presence, technological capabilities and scale.'
'The guidance we have provided today highlights our commitment and confidence in successfully building a truly integrated security solutions provider,' Yap added. 'We will continue to focus on technology related solutions such as robotics, AI and cybersecurity. Our strategy of diversifying revenue streams to mitigate business risk and expand our business via strategic consolidations will continue. We are excited by the opportunities that lie ahead, and we look forward to continuing to execute on our growth strategies to deliver greater value to our shareholders.'
The foregoing expected results are preliminary and remain subject to the completion of normal quarter end accounting procedures and closing adjustments.
About Guardforce AI Co., Ltd.
Guardforce AI Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:GFAI, GFAIW) is a leading integrated security solutions provider that is trusted to protect and transport the high-value assets of public and private sector organizations. Developing and introducing innovative technologies that enhance safety and protection, Guardforce AI helps clients adopt new technologies and operate safely as the Asia Pacific business landscape evolves.
For more information, visit www.guardforce.ai
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