Trulieve Reports Record Third Quarter 2021 Results and 15th Consecutive Profitable Quarter

5.4 min readPublished On: November 15th, 2021By

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF), a cannabis company in the United States, announced its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021.

Q3 2021 Financial and Operational Highlights

  • Net revenue increased 64% year-over-year to $224.1 million.
  • Gross profit of $153.9 million and gross margin of 68.7% compared to gross profit of $102.2 million and gross margin of 75.0% in the third quarter 2020.
  • Net income of $18.6 million, impacted by $16.4 million of one-time compensation and transaction costs primarily associated with the Harvest acquisition.
  • Adjusted EBITDA1 of $98.0 million, or 43.7% of revenue.
  • Trulieve and Harvest combined third quarter revenue of approximately $316 million, net loss of approximately $9.8 million and adjusted EBITDA of approximately $121 million.2
  • Positive cash flow from operations of $75.1 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2021.
  • Cash of $213.6 million as of September 30, 2021.
  • Opened 7 new dispensaries, increasing retail footprint to 101 retail locations nationwide.
  • Began first cultivation operations in the state of West Virginia.
  • Closed the acquisition of the equity of Keystone Shops in Pennsylvania.
  • Completed the acquisition of a dispensary license and commenced wholesale operations in Massachusetts.
  • Received a notice of intent to award a Class 1 production license in Georgia.
  • Launched product portfolio: Cultivar Collection, Momenta, Muse, and Sweet Talk.
  • Launched sale of hydrocarbon extraction concentrates with first available products in the state of Florida.

1. See “Non-GAAP Financial Measures” below for additional information and a reconciliation to GAAP.

2. Q3 2021 combined results represent the simple addition of Trulieve’s reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021 and preliminary estimated Harvest results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021. These unaudited combined figures are provided for illustrative purposes only and may differ when reported on a consolidated basis or when presented on a proforma basis in accordance with SEC rules.

Recent Events

  • Completed the acquisition of Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. on October 1, 2021.
  • Closed $350 million private placement of 8% senior secured notes due October 2026, representing industry leading terms for U.S. plant touching cannabis operators.
  • Retired $270.1 million of high-cost and short-term Harvest debt, including debt due upon change in control.
  • Retired $18 million in Trulieve notes payable.
  • Opened first medical dispensaries in West Virginia with new retail locations in Morgantown and Weston.
  • Converted 14 former Harvest dispensaries to Trulieve branded retail locations and opened 3 Trulieve locations in Florida.
  • Currently operate 155 retail dispensaries and 3.5 million square feet of cultivation and processing capacity in the United States.

“Our third quarter results underscore our commitment to operational excellence and adherence to our stated goals,” said Kim Rivers, Trulieve CEO. “We continue to deliver on our promise to pursue profitable growth while executing on our hub strategy.”

Rivers continued, “Our team closed the Harvest acquisition in under five months while simultaneously meeting expansion targets in several markets. We are excited to keep the momentum going into 2022 as we fully integrate Harvest while further building scale and depth in our cornerstone markets.”

Financial Highlights

Results of Operations

For the Three Months Ended

For the Nine Months Ended

(Figures in millions
and % change based
on these figures)

September
30, 2021

September
30, 2020

change

September
30, 2021

September
30, 2020

change

Total Revenue

$

224.1

$

136.3

64%

$

633.0

$

353.1

79%

Gross Profit

$

153.9

$

102.2

51%

$

433.7

$

266.5

63%

Gross Profit %

69%

75%

-6%

69%

75%

-7%

Operating Expenses

$

87.7

$

42.7

105%

$

218.6

$

112.1

95%

Operating Expenses %

39%

31%

8%

35%

32%

3%

Net income

$

18.6

$

17.4

7%

$

89.6

$

60.0

49%

Adjusted EBITDA

$

98.0

$

68.7

43%

$

283.7

$

178.7

59%

The Company’s Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2021, is available on the SEC’s website or at https://investors.trulieve.com/financial-information/quarterly-results. The Company’s Management Discussion and Analysis for the period and the accompanying financial statements and notes are available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR and on its website at https://investors.trulieve.com/financial-information/quarterly-results.

This news release is not in any way a substitute for reading those financial statements, including the notes to the financial statements.

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Forward-Looking Statements
This news release includes forward-looking information and statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These forward looking statements relate to the Company’s expectations or forecasts of business, operations, financial performance, prospects, and other plans, intentions, expectations, estimates, and beliefs and include statements regarding the Company’s expected financial performance for fiscal 2021, its plans for expansion, the scope and timing of adoption of cannabis in the U.S. and potential acquisitions and expansion of the Company’s operations.  Words such as “expects”, “continue”, “will”, “anticipates” and “intends” or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on the Company’s current projections and expectations about future events and financial trends that management believes might affect its financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs, and on certain assumptions and analysis made by the Company in light of the experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments and other factors management believes are appropriate. Forward-looking information and statements involve and are subject to assumptions and known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause actual events, results, performance, or achievements of the Company to be materially different from future events, results, performance, and achievements expressed or implied by forward-looking information and statements herein, including, without limitation, the risks discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020 and in our periodic reports subsequently filed with the United Sates Securities and Exchange Commission and in the Company’s filings on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Although the Company believes that any forward-looking information and statements herein are reasonable, in light of the use of assumptions and the significant risks and uncertainties inherent in such information and statements, there can be no assurance that any such forward-looking information and statements will prove to be accurate, and accordingly readers are advised to rely on their own evaluation of such risks and uncertainties and should not place undue reliance upon such forward-looking information and statements. Any forward-looking information and statements herein are made as of the date hereof and, except as required by applicable laws, the Company assumes no obligation and disclaims any intention to update or revise any forward-looking information and statements herein or to update the reasons that actual events or results could or do differ from those projected in any forward looking information and statements herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or results, or otherwise.

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