Trulieve Cannabis (CSE: TRUL) reported its first quarter 2020 financial results this morning, posting revenues of $96.1 million for the period ended March 31, 2020, while posting a net income of $14.0 million.
Revenues were a significant quarter over quarter improvement from the firms fourth quarter, rising 21% while gross margins were up 30%. Trulieve reported a gross margin of $67.1 million before fair value adjustments for the quarter. However, operating expenses grew by 21%, showing that they are relatively consistent when compared to that of revenues, with expenses coming in at $28.3 million, as compared to $23.4 million in the prior quarter.
Total expenses came in at $31.5 million, with the company pulling out depreciation and amortization from operating expenses. Sales and marketing was the largest expense at $22.0 million, followed by general and administrative at $6.3 million. After interest expenses of $6.9 million and other income of $4.9 million, the company reported a net income of $14.0 million after taxes.
Looking at the balance sheet, the firm saw an improvement in its cash position, reporting $100.8 million in the bank as compared to $91.8 million in the prior quarter. Inventories grew to $227.9 million from $204.45 million, while biological assets fell from $66.7 million to $41.3 million. Trulieve’s total current assets climbed to $384.5 million from $369.9 million over the three month period.
On the current liabilities side, the largest quarter over quarter increase was that of income tax payable, which grew from $12.2 million to $30.7 million. Accounts payable climbed to $25.9 million from $24.3 million. Total current liabilities overall grew from $56.7 million to $73.6 million.
Trulieve Cannabis last traded at $18.55 on the CSE.
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