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SmileDirectClub (SDC) Tops Q1 EPS by 1c, Revenues Beat

May 10, 2021 4:14 PM

SmileDirectClub (NASDAQ: SDC) reported Q1 EPS of ($0.12), $0.01 better than the analyst estimate of ($0.13). Revenue for the quarter came in at $199 million versus the consensus estimate of $197.51 million.

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“The first quarter represents continued traction against our long-term targets as we execute against our controlled growth plan. We are especially pleased to see consumer sentiment gaining positive momentum as we remain laser focused on the delivery of a world class Club Member experience,” said David Katzman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of SmileDirectClub.

SmileDirectClub Chief Financial Officer Kyle Wailes added, “With the goal of providing the best Club Member experience, our mantra remains to drive controlled and profitable growth. The improvements we have made, and continue to make, on customer service and enhancing our leading telehealth platform for orthodontia are working. We remain the low-cost provider, with brand presence, no pricing pressure, and no real competitor that provides an end-to-end vertically integrated platform for the consumer.”

Business Outlook

For Q2, without the cyber-attack, which caused disruptions to certain systems and manufacturing operations, SmileDirectClub expected revenue to be in line with its long-term targets on a sequential basis, up 5-7% over Q1 2021. While the Company is adjusting revenue expectations for Q2, its long-term revenue growth targets remain unchanged. The Company will continue to make strategic investments in the professional channel, international growth, and in penetrating new demographics to drive controlled growth, while also executing against its profitability goals. Lastly, favorable industry dynamics continue to increase with broader acceptance of telehealth and specifically teledentistry, minimal penetration against the total addressable market, and clear aligners gaining share in the overall industry.

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