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Item 9 Labs (INLB)
1Q22 Results In-line with Expectations
Item 9 Labs Corp. (OTCQX: INLB) is a vertically integrated cannabis operator and dispensary franchisor delivering premium products from its large-scale cultivation and production facilities in the United States. The award-winning Item 9 Labs brand specializes in best-in-class products and user experience across several cannabis categories. The company also offers a unique dispensary franchise model through the national Unity Rd. retail brand. Easing barriers to entry, the franchise provides an opportunity for both new and existing dispensary owners to leverage the knowledge, resources, and ongoing support needed to thrive in their state compliantly and successfully. Item 9 Labs brings the best industry practices to markets nationwide through distinctive retail experience, cultivation capabilities, and product innovation. The veteran management team combines a diverse skill set with deep experience in the cannabis sector, franchising, and the capital markets to lead a new generation of public cannabis companies that provide transparency, consistency, and well-being. Headquartered in Arizona, the company is currently expanding its operations space by 650,000+ square feet on its 50-acre site, one of the largest properties in Arizona zoned to grow and cultivate flower. For additional information, visit item9labscorp.com.
Joe Gomes, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
Joshua Zoepfel, Research Associate, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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1Q22 Results. For the quarter ended December 31st, Item 9 reported revenue of $6.2 million, an increase of $3.1 million, or 103.5%, compared with $3.0 million in 1Q21. Net loss was $3.3 million, or $0.04 per share. We had projected revenue of $6.2 million and a net loss of $3.8 million, or $0.04 per share. Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was a loss of $1.2 million.
Moving Forward. As the Company released FY21 results less than a month ago, there isn't a lot of new activity to report. The Nevada facility is 95% complete and should receive its Temporary Certificate of Occupancy in 2Q22. The Arizona expansion should be up and running during the summer. Recall, this will increase plant material output by 250-300%, reducing the need for outsourced product by ...
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