Red Cat Holdings Reports Second Quarter Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Dec. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Red Cat Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RCAT) (“Red Cat” or “Company”), a military technology company that integrates robotic hardware and software to provide critical situational awareness and actionable intelligence to on-the-ground warfighters and battlefield commanders, reports financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2023 (three months ended 10/31/2022) and provides a business update.

Recent Highlights:


  • Skypersonic delivered drones, rover, and piloting platform to NASA’s Simulated Mars Mission
  • Established partnership between Teal Drones (“Teal”) and Tomahawk Robotics that allows Teal's 4-Ship Multi-Vehicle Systems to simultaneously control air- and ground-based vehicles
  • U.S. Border Patrol purchased over $1 million in drones
  • Skypersonic demonstrated remote-piloted drone at LoveIT Detroit’s Aerospace Reception
  • Teal received FAA waiver to hold public demonstration of its Eris technology that enables a single pilot to simultaneously control multiple drones
  • Skypersonic demonstrated its “Fly Anywhere” technology on Mt. Etna, an active volcano in Sicily
  • Teal demonstrated multi-drone mapping capability to U.S. military with partner Reveal Technology


  • Agreement signed to divest Consumer Business to Unusual Machines
  • Gross sale price of $18 million will provide non-dilutive capital to support market opportunities in the Enterprise segment, especially with the military

Corporate and Financial Highlights:

  • Mary Beth Long, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense, joined Red Cat’s Board of Directors
  • Year-to-date revenues of $4.6 million compared to prior year revenues of $3.3 million, representing growth of more than 40%
  • Cash and Investment balances of $32.9 million at October 31, 2022
  • Inventory, including prepayments of $3.7 million, totaled $10.3 million at October 31, 2022, which fully address lingering supply chain challenges and positions Company to promptly deliver on Enterprise orders
  • Expansion of manufacturing facility at Teal expected to be completed in fourth quarter of fiscal 2023 and will double production capacity

“Our second quarter was a pivotal one for focusing on the military and defense markets, domestically and globally,” said Red Cat CEO Jeff Thompson. “In October, we received our first purchase order from U.S. Customs and Border Protection for more than $1 million as part of a previously-announced blanket purchase agreement (BPA) worth an estimated $90 million.  We expect to ship this order in January 2023.  These drones will be the first to come off the production line from our new U.S. factory in Salt Lake City, which has the capacity to build thousands of drones. We are also pleased to report that the U.S. Army’s Short Range Reconnaissance Tranche 2 (SRR T2) program continues to expand in scope and value. Teal is working closely with the U.S. Army and will demonstrate the Teal Tranche 2 alpha prototype drone in January 2023.” 

“We are pleased to report year-to-date revenue growth of more than 40%,” stated Joseph Hernon, Chief Financial Officer. “The divestiture of our Consumer business will generate a solid return on our investment and strongly position us to take advantage of greater sales opportunities in the commercial sector, especially with the military.”

Conference Call Today

CEO Jeff Thompson and CFO Joseph Hernon will host an earnings conference call at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 15, 2022 to review financial results and provide an update on corporate developments. Following management’s formal remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session.

Interested parties can listen to the conference call by dialing 1-866-777-2509 (within the U.S.) or 1-412-317-5413 (international). Callers should dial in approximately ten minutes prior to the start time and ask to be connected to the Red Cat conference call. Participants can also pre-register for the call using the following link:

The conference call will also be available through a live webcast that can be accessed at:

A replay of the webcast will be available until March 15, 2023 and can be accessed through the above link or at A telephonic replay will be available until December 29, 2022 by calling 1-877-344-7529 (domestic) or 1-412-317-0088 (international) and using access code 8042140.

About Red Cat Holdings, Inc.

Red Cat is a military technology company that integrates robotic hardware and software to provide critical situational awareness and actionable intelligence to on-the-ground warfighters and battlefield commanders. Its mission is to enhance the effectiveness and safety of military operations domestically and globally – and to “Dominate the Night.” Red Cat’s suite of solutions includes Teal Drones, developer of the Golden Eagle, a small unmanned system with the highest resolution imaging for nighttime operations, and Skypersonic, a leading provider of unmanned aircraft for interior spaces and other dangerous environments. Learn more at

Forward Looking Statements

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Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
    October 31,     April 30,
    2022       2022  
Cash and marketable securities $ 32,885,639     $ 48,875,184  
Intangible assets including goodwill, net   27,617,491       27,837,281  
Inventory, including deposits   10,265,945       5,602,955  
Other   4,275,307       2,763,205  
TOTAL ASSETS $ 75,044,382     $ 85,078,625  
Accounts payable and accrued expenses $ 2,313,746     $ 2,541,171  
Debt obligations   1,589,838       1,970,661  
Warrant derivative liability   1,013,675       1,607,497  
Other   899,852       1,043,624  
Total liabilities   5,817,111       7,162,953  
Stockholders’ capital   108,470,808       106,885,000  
Accumulated deficit/comprehensive loss   (39,243,537 )     (28,969,328 )
Total stockholders' equity   69,227,271       77,915,672  
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY $ 75,044,382     $ 85,078,625  

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations 
  Three months ended October 31,     Six months ended October 31,
  2022 2021     2022 2021
Revenues $ 1,530,462     $ 1,863,239     $ 4,599,733     $ 3,259,990  
Cost of goods sold   1,296,807       1,710,657       4,008,451       3,005,004  
Gross Margin   233,655       152,582       591,282       254,986  
Operating Expenses                              
Operations   1,752,873       283,249       2,800,959       460,112  
Research and development   1,354,914       493,441       1,887,684       737,695  
Sales and marketing   731,769       185,385       1,334,000       286,018  
General and administrative   1,919,637       1,050,708       3,037,202       1,926,888  
Stock based compensation   1,246,796       899,937       2,002,267       1,284,023  
Total operating expenses   7,005,989       2,912,720       11,062,112       4,694,736  
Operating loss   (6,772,334 )     (2,760,138 )     (10,470,830 )     (4,439,750 )
Other Expense (Income)                              
Change in fair value of derivative liability   (686,744 )     (118,813 )     (593,822 )     (273,061 )
Other   158,887       99,276       179,068       131,684  
Other Expense (Income) $ (527,857 )   $ (19,537 )   $ (414,754 )   $ (141,377 )
Net loss $ (6,244,477 )   $ (2,740,601 )   $ (10,056,076 )   $ (4,298,373 )
Loss per share - basic and diluted $ (0.12 )   $ (0.05 )   $ (0.19 )   $ (0.10 )
Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted   54,078,111       52,147,541       53,928,133       43,110,884  

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
   Six months ended October 31,
   2022    2021 
Cash Flows from Operating Activities            
Net loss $ (10,056,076 )   $ (4,298,373 )
Non-cash expenses   1,748,455       1,299,468  
Changes in operating assets and liabilities   (5,226,518 )     (5,568,602 )
Net cash used in operating activities   (13,534,139 )     (8,567,507 )
Cash Flows from Investing Activities            
Proceeds from (purchases of) maturity of marketable securities, net   13,241,836       (48,122,657 )
Other, net   (1,280,935 )     (5,281 )
Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities   11,960,901       (48,127,938 )
Cash Flows from Financing Activities            
Payments of debt obligations   (367,419 )     (2,187,346 )
Proceeds from issuance of equity, net         70,165,202  
Payments from employee equity transactions   (561,407 )      
Net cash (used in) provided by financing activities   (928,826 )     67,977,856  
Net (decrease) increase in Cash   (2,502,064 )     11,282,411  
Cash, beginning of period   4,084,815       277,347  
Cash, end of period   1,582,751       11,559,758  
Marketable securities   31,302,888       48,122,657  
Cash and marketable securities $ 32,885,639     $ 59,682,415  

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