Teladoc Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results
Third-quarter revenue of $32.4 million increased 62%, membership of 17.1 million increased 35%, visits of 202,566 increased 73% year- over-year
LEWISVILLE, Texas (October 27, 2016) — Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC), the first and largest telehealth platform in the United States, today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016.
"Our third quarter financial results affirm the strength of our sophisticated consumer engagement strategies and the growing utilization and adoption of our innovative telehealth offerings," said Jason Gorevic, chief executive officer of Teladoc. "As we execute against our plan, we remain focused on delivering clear and measurable ROI for our clients and superior experiences for our members, while we continue to make progress towards our previously stated 2017 financial targets."
Financial Performance for the Three Months Ended September 30, 2016
All comparisons, unless otherwise noted, are to the quarter ended September 30, 2015.
Total revenue was $32.4 million, an increase of 62%. Revenue from subscription access fees and visit fees was $27.8 million and $4.6 million, respectively, compared to $17.0 million and $3.0 million, respectively, an increase of 63% and 55%, respectively.
Total membership was 17.1 million, an increase of 35%.
Total visits were 202,566, an increase of 73%.
Paid visits as a percentage of total visits was 58% compared to 61%.
Gross margin remained at 78% for both periods.
Adjusted EBITDA was a loss of $9.3 million, compared to a loss of $10.4 million.
Net loss was $29.8 million, compared to a net loss of $13.2 million. Net loss in the quarter ended September 30, 2016 includes a non-recurring, primarily non-cash charge of $6.2 million in connection with the acquisition of HealthiestYou, which closed on July 1, 2016 and a separate non-recurring, primarily non-cash charge associated with the amortization of warrants and loss on extinguishment of debt of $8.5 million in relation to the July 2016 refinancing.
Net loss per basic and diluted share was $0.65, compared to a net loss per share of $0.37. Excluding the non-recurring, primarily non-cash charges noted above, net loss per basic and diluted share would have been $0.33 in the quarter ended September 30, 2016.
EBITDA was a loss of $26.1 million, compared to an EBITDA loss of $11.1 million. EBITDA loss in the quarter ended September 30, 2016 includes the previously mentioned non-recurring primarily non-cash charges.
A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP results has been provided in this press release in the accompanying tables. An explanation of these measures is also included below under the heading "Non-GAAP Financial Measures".
Fourth Quarter 2016 Guidance: Revenue for the company's fourth quarter 2016 is expected to be in the range of $36 million to $37 million. EBITDA is expected to be in the range of a loss of $11 million to a loss of $12 million. Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be in the range of a loss of $9 million to a loss of $10 million. Membership is expected to total approximately 17.3 million to 17.5 million at December 31, 2016. Total visits are projected to be between 273,000 and 288,000. Fourth quarter net loss per share, based on 46.1 million weighted average shares outstanding, is expected to be between $(0.34) and $(0.36).
Full Year 2016 Guidance: Revenue for the company's full year 2016 is expected to be in the range of $122 million to $123 million. EBITDA (including $15.4 million in non-recurring charges incurred for the nine months ended September 30, 2016) is expected to be in the range of a loss of $64 million to a loss of $65 million. Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be in the range of a loss of $41 million to a loss of $42 million. Membership is expected to total approximately 17.3 million to 17.5 million at December 31, 2016. Total visits for the full year are projected to be between 915,000 and 930,000. Net loss per share, based on 42.3 million weighted average shares outstanding, is expected to be between $(1.79) and $(1.81), and, excluding the non-recurring charges noted above, is expected to be between $(1.42) and $(1.44).
Quarterly Conference Call
As previously announced, the Company will hold a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2016 performance today at 5 p.m. EDT. Stockholders and interested participants may listen to a live broadcast of the conference call by dialing 877-201-0168 or 647-788-4901 for international callers, and referencing participant code 93536088 approximately 15 minutes prior to the call. A live webcast of the conference call will be available on the investor relations section of the company's web site and an audio file of the call will also be archived for 90 days at ir.teladoc.com. After the conference call, a replay will be available until November 8, 2016 and can be accessed by dialing 855-859-2056 or 404-537-3406 for international callers, and referencing participant code 93536088.
Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE:TDOC) is the nation's leading provider of telehealth services and a pioneering force in bringing the virtual care visit into the mainstream of today's health care ecosystem. Serving some 6,000 clients — including health plans, health systems, employers and other organizations — more than 15 million members can use phone, mobile devices and secure online video to connect within minutes to Teladoc's network of more than 3,100 board-certified, state-licensed physicians and behavioral health specialists, 24/7. With national coverage, a robust, scalable platform and a Lewisville, TX-based member services center staffed by 400 employees, Teladoc offers the industry's most comprehensive and complete telehealth solution including primary care, behavioral health care, dermatology, tobacco cessation and more. For additional information, please visit www.teladoc.com.