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Energous Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energous Corporation (NASDAQ: WATT), the developer of WattUp®, a revolutionary Wireless Charging 2.0 technology today announced financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2020 and provided an update on its operational progress.

Recent Highlights

  • Energous partner NewSound received FCC approval for WattUp®-enabled hearing aid
  • Energous announced a strategic partnership with Xentris Wireless to develop ruggedized products for demanding military applications using Energous’ radio frequency (RF) based charging technology
  • POSCO, in conjunction with the partnership efforts of PiBex, SK Telesys and Energous, has successfully completed the field trial of a WattUp enabled ultra-wide band industrial tracking device
  • Energous announced the introduction of the EN7410M module, a new wireless charging transmitter module
  • Energous announced that it has received a Class II permissive change to the existing MS-550 FCC Grant, extending the charging zone up to one meter
  • Energous appointed Sheryl Wilkerson to its Board of Directors

“Interest in our charging solutions continues to expand across a variety of vertical markets, including military, industrial, and medical sensors and tracking applications. We continue to develop partnerships to drive the ecosystems toward the broad adoption of WattUp,” said Stephen R. Rizzone, president and CEO of Energous Corporation. “Our progress in the quarter has enabled the WattUp technology to have a smaller footprint that we believe will offer a more cost effective and appealing solution to all type of device manufacturers. We believe we are building a solid foundation for growth.”

Unaudited 2020 Third Quarter Financial Results

For the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2020, Energous recorded:

  • Revenue of $61,500
  • Operating expenses of approximately $7.6 million (GAAP), comprised of $4.0 million in research and development, and $3.6 million in selling, general and administrative expenses
  • Net loss of $(7.6) million, or $(0.18) per basic and diluted share
  • Adjusted EBITDA (a non-GAAP financial measure) loss of $(5.5) million
  • $17.3 million in cash and cash equivalents and $3.2 million in financing funds receivable (from our at-the-market “ATM” financing transaction) at the end of the third quarter, with no debt

2020 Third Quarter Conference Call

Energous will host a conference call to discuss its financial results, recent progress and prospects for the future.

When: Monday, Nov. 9, 2020

Time: 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET)

Phone: 888-317-6003 (domestic); 412-317-6061 (international)

Passcode: 1177008

Telephonic replay: Accessible through Nov. 23, 2020

877-344-7529 (domestic); 412-317-0088 (international); passcode 10149394

Webcast: Accessible at Energous.com; archive available for approximately one year

About Energous Corporation

Energous Corporation (Nasdaq: WATT) is leading the next generation of wireless charging – wireless charging 2.0 – with its award-winning WattUp® technology, which supports fast, efficient contact-based charging, as well as charging at a distance. WattUp is a scalable, RF-based wireless charging technology that offers substantial improvements in contact-based charging efficiency, foreign object detection, orientation freedom and thermal performance compared to older, coil-based charging technologies. The technology can be designed into many different sized electronic devices for the home and office, as well as the medical, industrial, retail and automotive industries, and it ensures interoperability across products. Energous develops silicon-based wireless power transfer (WPT) technologies and customizable reference designs. These include innovative silicon chips, antennas and software, for a large variety of applications, such as smartphones, fitness trackers, hearables, medical sensors and more. Energous received the world’s first FCC Part 18 certification for at-a-distance wireless charging, and the company has 227 awarded patents for its WattUp wireless charging technology to-date. For more information, please visit Energous.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements that describe our future plans and expectations. These statements generally use terms such as “believe,” “expect,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,” “seek,” “intend,” “plan,” “estimate,” “anticipate” or similar terms. Examples of our forward-looking statements in this release include our statements about technology developments, partner product development and wireless charging innovation. Our forward-looking statements speak only as of this date; they are based on current expectations and we undertake no duty to update them. Factors that could cause actual results to differ from what we expect include: the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the U.S. and global economies generally and on our business, regulatory approvals, product development, employees, partners, customers and potential user base; uncertain timing of necessary regulatory approvals; timing of customer product development and market success of customer products; our dependence on distribution partners; and intense industry competition. We urge you to consider those factors, and the other risks and uncertainties described in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K and subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, in evaluating our forward-looking statements.

Energous Corporation

BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited)

 

As of

September 30, 2020

December 31, 2019

ASSETS

Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents

$

17,303,234

 

$

21,684,089

 

At-the-market ("ATM") funds receivable

 

3,165,868

 

 

-

 

Accounts receivable, net

 

26,350

 

 

63,144

 

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

 

781,598

 

 

450,231

 

Total current assets

 

21,277,050

 

 

22,197,464

 

 
Property and equipment, net

 

346,836

 

 

626,524

 

Right-of-use lease asset

 

1,487,116

 

 

2,057,576

 

Other assets

 

2,410

 

 

2,410

 

Total assets

$

23,113,412

 

$

24,883,974

 

 
 

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

Current liabilities:
Accounts payable

$

1,045,466

 

$

1,671,519

 

Accrued expenses

 

1,403,601

 

 

2,063,097

 

Operating lease liabilities, current portion

 

845,108

 

 

722,291

 

Deferred revenue

 

12,000

 

 

12,000

 

Total current liabilities

 

3,306,175

 

 

4,468,907

 

 
Operating lease liabilities, long-term portion

 

765,209

 

 

1,402,193

 

Total liabilities

 

4,071,384

 

 

5,871,100

 

 
Stockholders’ equity:
Preferred Stock, $0.00001 par value, 10,000,000 shares authorized at September 30, 2020 and
December 31, 2019; no shares issued or outstanding.

 

-

 

 

-

 

Common Stock, $0.00001 par value, 200,000,000 and 50,000,000 shares authorized at
September 30, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively; 43,062,944 and 33,203,806
shares issued and outstanding at September 30, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively.

 

431

 

 

333

 

Additional paid-in capital

 

306,541,496

 

 

282,153,201

 

Accumulated deficit

 

(287,499,899

)

 

(263,140,660

)

Total stockholders’ equity

 

19,042,028

 

 

19,012,874

 

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity

$

23,113,412

 

$

24,883,974

 

Energous Corporation

STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(Unaudited)

 

For the Three Months Ended September 30,

For the Nine Months Ended September 30,

2020

2019

2020

2019

 
Revenue

$

61,500

 

$

40,500

 

$

237,350

 

$

154,500

 

 
Operating expenses:
Research and development

 

4,003,642

 

 

5,190,056

 

 

12,909,378

 

 

17,505,751

 

Sales and marketing

 

1,500,068

 

 

1,242,105

 

 

4,386,881

 

 

3,985,467

 

General and administrative

 

2,117,848

 

 

1,910,408

 

 

7,240,925

 

 

8,007,548

 

Cost of services revenue

 

-

 

 

-

 

 

126,539

 

 

-

 

Total operating expenses

 

7,621,558

 

 

8,342,569

 

 

24,663,723

 

 

29,498,766

 

Loss from operations

 

(7,560,058

)

 

(8,302,069

)

 

(24,426,373

)

 

(29,344,266

)

 
Other income (expense):
Interest income

 

3,221

 

 

117,842

 

 

67,134

 

 

336,575

 

Total

 

3,221

 

 

117,842

 

 

67,134

 

 

336,575

 

 
Net loss

$

(7,556,837

)

$

(8,184,227

)

$

(24,359,239

)

$

(29,007,691

)

 
Basic and diluted net loss per common share

$

(0.18

)

$

(0.27

)

$

(0.62

)

$

(0.98

)

 
Weighted average shares outstanding, basic and diluted

 

41,861,614

 

 

30,736,736

 

 

39,116,532

 

 

29,717,361

 

Energous Corporation

Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Information

(Unaudited)

 

For the Three Months Ended September 30,

For the Nine Months Ended September 30,

2020

2019

2020

2019

 
 
Net loss (GAAP)

$

(7,556,837

)

$

(8,184,227

)

$

(24,359,239

)

$

(29,007,691

)

Add (subtract) the following items:
Interest income

 

(3,221

)

 

(117,842

)

 

(67,134

)

 

(336,575

)

Depreciation and amortization

 

69,361

 

 

175,403

 

 

286,990

 

 

652,266

 

Stock-based compensation

 

1,972,742

 

 

2,099,675

 

 

6,318,948

 

 

8,069,000

 

Adjusted EBITDA (non-GAAP)

$

(5,517,955

)

$

(6,026,991

)

$

(17,820,435

)

$

(20,623,000

)

 

 


Contacts

Energous Public Relations
PR@energous.com
(408) 963-0200

Investor Relations Contact
Bishop IR
Mike Bishop
(415) 894-9633
IR@energous.com