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Form 8-K


PaySign, Inc. (PAYS)

FORM 8-K | Current report
Apr. 3, 2020 8:56 AM
About: PaySign, Inc. (PAYS)View as PDF


Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 3, 2020


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission file number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

1700 W Horizon Ridge Parkway, Suite 200,

Henderson, Nevada 89012

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(702) 453-2221

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

o Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per sharePAYSThe NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company x

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

Section 2 - Financial Information

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On April 3, 2020 Paysign, Inc. issued a press release regarding its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2019. A copy of the press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated herein by reference.

As provided in General Instruction B.2 of SEC Form 8-K, such information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and it shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing to this Current Report on Form 8-K.Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(a) Financial Statements of businesses acquired: Not applicable.
(b) Pro forma financial information: Not applicable.
(c) Shell company transactions: Not applicable.
(d) Exhibits:
Exhibit No.Description
99.1Press release dated April 3, 2020.


In accordance with the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date: April 3, 2020By: /s/ Mark Newcomer
Mark Newcomer, Chief Executive Officer

Exhibit 99.1

Paysign Reports Full Year 2019 Financial Results

2019 Revenue up 48% to a Record $34.7 Million, Drives Record Net Income of $7.5 Million, an increase of 188%, and Adjusted EBITDA of $10.1 Million, an increase of 106%

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 3, 2020--Paysign, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYS), a vertically integrated provider of innovative prepaid card programs, digital banking and processing services for corporate, consumer and government applications, today reported financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2019.

Financial Highlights

·Revenues for the year ended December 31, 2019 were $34.7 million, an increase of 48% compared to $23.4 million for the prior year.
·Gross profit increased 69% to $19.2 million, or 56% of revenues, compared to $11.4 million, or 49% of revenues, in 2018.
·Total operating expenses were $13.1 million compared to $8.9 million for the prior year.
·Net Income attributable to Paysign was $7.5 million, an increase of 188% compared to $2.6 million for the prior year. Earnings per basic share was $0.16 versus $0.06 for the prior year.
·Non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA was $10.1 million, an increase of 106% compared to $4.9 million in 2018. Non-GAAP Fully Diluted EPS was $0.19 as compared to $0.09 for the prior year.
·Our revenue conversion rate of gross dollar volume loaded on cards was 4.04%, or 404 bps, in 2019 compared to 3.77%, or 377 bps, in the prior year.

2020 Financial Guidance

·Although the company has not determined there to be any material adverse impact from the COVID-19 outbreak to date, the company has determined to refrain from providing 2020 financial guidance at this time, to allow for further evaluation.

2019 Financial Results

2019 revenues grew 48% vs. 2018, but were below management’s guidance. This shortfall was primarily due to both lower spending and a lower revenue conversion rate for dollars loaded to cards on the plasma centers onboarded in late September 2019.

Revenues for the year ended December 31, 2019 were $34,666,653, an increase of $11,242,978 compared to the year ended December 31, 2018, when revenues were $23,423,675. The increase in revenue of 48% was primarily due to an increase in the number of new corporate incentive prepaid card programs and growth within our existing programs.

Cost of revenues was $15,425,178, an increase of $3,398,726 compared to 2018, when cost of revenues was $12,026,452. Cost of revenues was 44% and 51% of total revenues in 2019 and 2018, respectively. Our improvement to this ratio was due to a favorable client mix.

Selling, general and administrative expenses (“SG&A”) were $11,656,681, an increase of $3,821,607 compared to 2018, when selling, general and administrative expenses were $7,835,074. The increase in SG&A was primarily attributable to additions to technologies, sales, operations and leadership positions, as well as an increase in stock- based compensation.

Net income attributable to Paysign, Inc. was $7,454,319 as compared to net income attributable to Paysign, Inc. of $2,588,054 in 2018, which represents an increase of $4,866,265, or 188%. The significant overall improvement in net income is attributable to the aforementioned factors.


Coronavirus Disease Update

“As the Coronavirus Disease (“COVID-19”) continues to expand within the United States and around the world, our highest priority remains the safety of our employees, cardholders and customers,” said Mark Newcomer, President and Chief Executive Officer Paysign. “We have taken immediate actions to protect our people, customers and business. With the mission-critical nature of our business, it was imperative that we execute our contingency plans to ensure business continuity as many of our clients are deemed critical infrastructure and remain open for source plasma collection or serve the critical health needs of the general public. We have implemented measures to manage potential disruptions and maintain real-time communication across our entire organization and with our clients and cardholders. To date, we have not had any work stoppages. Further, as of this time, we have not had any employees who have tested positive for COVID-19,” continued Mr. Newcomer.

”Although we are not currently seeing any significant disruptions to our operations, we are aware of the potential disruptions beyond our control, and we will continue to monitor this situation very closely,” Mr. Newcomer continued. “We believe we are well-prepared to ensure continuity of service to our clients and cardholders during this uncertain period. We remain committed to keeping our people safe and addressing our customers’ needs.”

Management Commentary

“Overall, we are pleased with the company’s full year revenue and earnings growth. However, we are certainly disappointed with the fourth quarter’s performance and its contribution to missing our full year revenue guidance. We remain enthusiastic about the long-term trajectory of the company, and continue to focus on maximizing shareholder value,” said Mr. Newcomer. “We expect continued growth in both revenue and net income in 2020, as source plasma collection has been deemed critical infrastructure, and we do not anticipate a decline in the demand for pharmaceutical patient affordability products. In 2019, we expanded our footprint in pharmaceutical payment solutions to include additional patient affordability products and services. As a result, we have established a Patient Affordability Division that offers our established pharmaceutical payments as well as new products and services that go beyond our traditional pharmaceutical payment cards.”

“With continued plasma and pharma strength, expansion into new industry verticals, and the launch of new products, the company expects to see continued revenue and earnings growth in 2020, and similar gross margins to 2019,” stated Mark Attinger, Chief Financial Officer.

About Paysign, Inc.

Paysign, Inc., (NASDAQ: PAYS), is an experienced and trusted prepaid debit card payment solutions provider as well as an integrated payment processor that has managed millions of prepaid debit cards in its portfolio. Paysign conceptualizes, develops and manages payment solutions, prepaid card programs, and customized payment services. Paysign’s corporate incentive prepaid cards are changing the way corporations reward, motivate, and engage their current and potential customers, employees, and agents. Paysign’s customizable solutions offer significant cost savings while improving brand recognition and customer loyalty. For over 15 years healthcare companies, major pharmaceutical companies, multinationals, prestigious universities, and social media companies have relied on Paysign to provide state of the art prepaid payment programs tailored to their unique requirements. Paysign is a registered trademark of Paysign, Inc. in the United States and other countries. For more information visit us at, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release may be deemed to be forward-looking statements under federal securities laws, and the company intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe-harbor created thereby. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements include, among others, the company’s belief in its ability to ensure continuity during the COVID-19 outbreak; that the company remains enthusiastic about the long term trajectory of the company; that the company expects continued growth in both revenue and net income in 2020; that the company does not anticipate a decline in the demand for pharmaceutical patient affordability products; that the company expects to see continued revenue and earnings growth; and that the company expects similar gross margins to 2019. We caution that these statements are qualified by important risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, the inability to continue our current growth rate in future periods; identified material weaknesses in our internal control over financial reporting which could, if not remediated, adversely affect our ability to report our financial condition and results of operations in a timely and accurate manner; that a downturn in the economy, including as a result of COVID-19, could reduce our customer base and demand for our products and services, which could have an adverse effect on our business, financial condition, profitability, and cash flows; operating in a highly regulated environment; failure by us or business partners to comply with applicable laws and regulations; changes in the laws, regulations, credit card association rules or other industry standards affecting our business; that a data security breach could expose us to liability and protracted and costly litigation; and other risk factors set forth in our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019. Except to the extent required by federal securities laws, the company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.





FOR YEARS ENDED December 31, 2019 AND 2018


For the years ended
December 31,
2019 2018
Plasma industry $26,994,929 $23,031,823
Pharma industry 7,372,990 366,442
Other 298,734 25,410

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