USA Technologies, Inc. (USAT) reported results for the third fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2014.
Highlights for the third quarter included total revenues of $10.4 million; up 16 percent from the prior year. The company reported a license and transaction fee revenue of $9.0 million, an increase of 19 percent over the prior year and representing 86 percent of total revenues. The adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) was $1.8 million, up 9 percent from the prior year.
In addition, USAT achieved a record number of new connections to its cashless payment and M2M telemetry service, ePort Connect®, approximately 22,000, in the third quarter. Net new connections for the third quarter totaled approximately 20,000, a 100 percent increase from 10,000 net new connections for the third quarter of the prior year. Total connections to USAT's cashless payment and M2M telemetry service, ePort Connect®, were 244,000 as of March 31, 2014, a 24 percent increase from March 31, 2013.
USAT also continued to demonstrate rapid growth in the number of customers using its ePort Connect service across various segments of the self-serve retail market including vending, commercial laundry, amusement/arcade, taxi and transportation, kiosk and mobile applications. During the third quarter, USAT added 575 new customers to its ePort Connect service, for 6,650 total customers as of March 31, 2014. For the three years ended March 31, 2014, the ePort Connect customer base has grown by a compound annual growth rate of 58 percent. Full report.