HEXO Corp. (HEXO) Revenue Soars in First Quarter Since Legalized Cannabis

09:38 03/14/2019

This morning, Hexo Corp HEXO  released Q2 2019 numbers and shares are currently soaring 6% in pre-market trading.

Hexo saw gross revenue increase 1,269% to C$13.4 million from C$1.2 million in the quarter a year ago.

Also, they reported a net loss of C$4.33 million in its fiscal second quarter in comparison to a loss of C$8.95 million posted in the year-earlier period.

Hexo saw shares jump as much as 12% pre-market before cooling off but Hexo is trading 15% lower than their all-time high of USD$7.17.

Key numbers from Hexo’s report:

The Canadian cannabis company sold 2,537 kg of adult-use marijuana, up from 952 kg in the previous quarter.

Average selling price per gram was C$5.83, up from C$5.45 in the previous quarter.

Average selling price per gram of medical cannabis was C$9.15, up from C$9.12.

Medical marijuana revenue brought in C$1.171 million, down from C$1.182 million a year ago.

Hexo produced 4,938 kg of dried cannabis, up from 3,550 kg in the October quarter.


Also, Hexo announced yesterday that they will purchase Toronto-based Newstrike Brands in an all-stock deal valued up to USD$197 million.

This deal further boosts Hexo’s production capacity as it will allow the company to yield an extra 150,000 kg annually along with agreements in 8 Canadian provinces.

 Hexo Corp a bold prediction after the announcement about Newstrike Brands. The company expects to achieve net revenues from Canadian cannabis sales of $400 million for fiscal 2020.

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