EarthLabs Reports Results For The First Quarter of 2024

May 29, 2024 8:00 AM EDT | Source: EarthLabs Inc.

  • 12.7% increase in total revenue as compared to Q1 2023
  • 79.1% increase in advertising revenue as compared to Q1 2023
  • 38.0% increase in subscriptions revenue as compared to Q1 2023
  • Net investment gains of $3.1M from our investment portfolio
  • Ended the quarter with total cash, cash equivalents, and investments of $44.9M

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - May 29, 2024) - EarthLabs Inc. (TSXV: SPOT) (OTCQX: SPOFF) (FSE: 8EK0) ("EarthLabs" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the unaudited consolidated financial results for three months ended March 31, 2024 of the Company (the "Financial Results").

Highlights for the three-months period ended March 31, 2024:

  • Completed the quarter with total cash and cash equivalents, due from brokers, investments and equity investments of $44,871,206 as compared to $42,943,109 as at December 31, 2023;
  • Advertising revenue of $1,415,686 as compared to $790,494 for the three months ended March 31, 2023;
  • Subscription revenue of $303,873 as compared to $220,251 for the three months ended March 31, 2023;
  • Net investment gains of $3,310,372 from our investment portfolio as compared to net investment gains of $3,428,775 for the three months ended March 31, 2023;
  • Net income and comprehensive income of $1,605,886 (basic earnings per share of $0.01) as compared to $2,265,931 (basic earnings per share of $0.02) for the three months ended March 31, 2023.

"This quarter has been a testament to EarthLabs' resilience and foresight, amid an evolving market landscape," said Denis Laviolette, Executive Chairman and CEO of EarthLabs. "Our significant growth in both advertising and subscription revenues underscores our expanding influence in the commodities sector. The current surge in the global commodities market presents a unique opportunity, and EarthLabs is positioned to capitalize on this trend through innovative solutions and strategic acquisitions. By continually enhancing our media portfolio and investing in cutting-edge technology, we are not only keeping pace with industry changes but also driving them. Our goal remains steadfast: to provide unmatched value and service to our clients while setting new standards in the mining and technology sectors. The strong financial performance of Q1 2024 marks just the beginning of what promises to be a year of growth and achievement for EarthLabs."

Summary of financial results

The following are selected interim condensed consolidated financial results as at and for the three ended March 31, 2024, with comparatives:

Interim condensed consolidated statements of income and comprehensive income highlightsThree months ended
March 31,
Advertising revenue$1,415,686$790,494
Subscriptions revenue303,873220,251
Sales of exploration maps64,70388,310
Net investment gains 3,310,3723,428,775
Other income278,246241,514
Operating, general and administrative(2,633,349)(1,738,610)
Research and development expenses(719,786)(410,546)
Total expenses(3,390,246)(2,154,236)
Loss from equity investment(14,840)(46,302)
Income tax expense (361,908)(302,8750)
Net income and comprehensive income for the period1,605,8862,265,931
Earnings per common share for the period - basic and diluted0.010.02


Interim condensed consolidated statements of financial
position highlights
March 31, 2024December 31, 2023
Cash and cash equivalents$3,718,852$5,227,657
Due from brokers987,026485,949
Accounts receivable, net of expected credit losses504,355120,253
Investments, at fair value38,041,81635,091,151
Equity investment2,123,5122,138,352
Income tax receivable877,989854,023
Property, equipment and right-of-use assets1,269,9921,252,737
Intangible Assets3,019,3033,127,000
Total assets51,512,26649,251,445
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities1,269,3151,287,021
Deferred revenue2,055,2811,921,102
Total promissory note998,868980,971
Total lease liabilities1,125,6431,155,154
Deferred tax liabilities590,564204,690
Total liabilities6,136,2855,589,812
Share capital, contributed surplus, and warrants52,332,81952,224,357


About EarthLabs Inc.

EarthLabs Inc. (TSXV: SPOT) (OTCQX: SPOFF) (FSE: 8EK0) is a mining investment, technology, and media company that aims to provide strategic leverage to the metals and mining sector through investments, royalties and a full suite of data-driven media SaaS tools and services.

For further information please contact:

Denis Laviolette
Executive Chairman and CEO
EarthLabs Inc.
Tel: 647-345-7720

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