TEMPE, Ariz., April 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VirTra, Inc. (OTCQX:VTSI), (the “Company”), a leading provider of judgmental use of force simulators and firearms training simulators, today announced a correction to the reported amount of its Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP financial measure, for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016, which was previously reported in the Company’s press release issued on Friday, March 31, 2017 (the “Original Release”). The correction has no impact on the Company's audited financial statements, which were prepared in accordance with GAAP, as reported in the Original Release.
The table below shows the corrected adjusted EBITDA:
|RECONCILIATION OF NET INCOME TO ADJUSTED EBITDA|
|Three Months Ended December 31||Year Ended December 31|
|Non-cash stock option expense||87,796||13,457||181,786||118,328|
|Treasury stock cancelled||-||-||2,981||-|
|Other income - receipt of unclaimed property||(17,913||)||-||(17,913||)||-|
|Provision for income taxes||29,134||70,020||102,753||89,562|
Explanation and Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
Earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization and other non-operating costs and income (“EBITDA”) and adjusted EBITDA are non-U.S. GAAP measures. Adjusted EBITDA means net income (i) plus depreciation, (ii) plus non-cash stock option expense, (iii) plus treasury stock canceled, (iv) minus other income – receipt of unclaimed property, and (v) plus provision for income taxes. Other companies may calculate adjusted EBITDA differently. We calculate adjusted EBITDA to eliminate the impact of certain items we do not consider to be indicative of the performance of our ongoing operations. Adjusted EBITDA is presented herein because management believes the presentation of adjusted EBITDA provides useful information to the Company’s investors regarding the Company’s financial condition and results of operations and because adjusted EBITDA is frequently used by securities analysts, investors and other interested parties in the evaluation of companies in our industry, several of which present EBITDA and a form of adjusted EBITDA when reporting their results. Adjusted EBITDA has limitations as an analytical tool, and should not be considered in isolation, or as a substitute for analysis of our results as reported under U.S. GAAP. Adjusted EBITDA should not be considered as an alternative for net (loss) income, cash flows from operating activities and other consolidated income or cash flow statement data prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States or as a measure of profitability or liquidity.
VirTra is a global leading provider of the world's most realistic and effective judgmental use of force simulators. VirTra is the higher standard in firearms training simulators, offering a variety of simulator platforms, powerful gas-powered recoil kits and the patented Threat-Fire™ simulated hostile return fire system. VirTra’s products provide the very best simulation training available for personnel that are entrusted with lethal force and critical missions. The Company’s common stock is not registered under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Company does not currently file periodic or other reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
This news release includes certain information that may constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," “proposed,” “planned,” “potential” and similar expressions, or are those, which, by their nature, refer to future events. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including statements about VirTra's beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information is necessarily based upon a number of assumptions that, while considered reasonable, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Although VirTra believes that such statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such forward-looking information will prove to be accurate. VirTra cautions investors that any forward-looking statements by the Company are not guarantees of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Accordingly, due to the risks, uncertainties and assumptions inherent in forward-looking information, readers and prospective investors in the Company's securities should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. All forward-looking information contained in this press release is given as of the date hereof, is based upon the opinions and estimates of management and information available to management as at the date hereof and is subject to change. The Company assumes no obligation to revise or update forward-looking information to reflect new circumstances, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
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