Welcome!

News Feed Item

Klondex Reports Net Income of $4.4 Million, $0.04 per Share, in 2Q2014

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/14 -- Klondex Mines Ltd. (TSX:KDX)(OTCQX:KLNDF) ("Klondex" or the "Company") today announced that it has filed its Management Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") and its unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. Unless otherwise stated, all currency amounts included in this release are expressed in Canadian dollars, and financial statements have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"). Klondex's MD&A and full financial results for the second quarter are available on SEDAR, at www.sedar.com, and also have been posted on the Company's web site at www.klondexmines.com.

Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights


--  Revenue was $36.4 million from the sale of 25,725 gold equivalent ounces
    consisting of 20,293 gold ounces and 343,025 silver ounces 

--  Gold equivalent ounces produced were 22,239, consisting of 17,093 gold
    ounces and 325,018 silver ounces, an increase of 38.5% from 1Q2014

--  Consolidated production cost per gold equivalent ounce sold was $730, a
    decline of 19.4% from 1Q2014 

--  Net income totaled $4.4 million, $0.04 per share

--  Cash flow provided by operating activities was $14.2 million 

--  Capital expenditures were $7.1 million

--  Cash balance of $15.1 million at the end of 2Q2014

--  Working capital of $21.2 million at the end of 2Q2014

Paul Huet, President and CEO commented, "Our strong second quarter results reflect Klondex's continuing transformation into a low-cost producer of gold and silver in north central Nevada. On a sequential basis, our recovered ounces increased while production costs decreased. We anticipate that production costs will continue to improve as we increase output from Fire Creek and further optimize operations at Midas."

"Subsequent to the quarter end, we substantially improved our financial position by closing a bought-deal financing for aggregate gross proceeds of $16.1 million. Net proceeds from this offering will be used primarily to help accelerate exploration and development at the Midas Mine and the Fire Creek Project. After a busy first half of 2014, we believe we have the right team, the right assets and the financial strength to continue to strive towards generating long-term value for shareholders."

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Income (Loss)


                           Three months ended         Six months ended     
                                June 30,                   June 30,        
                                2014        2013          2014        2013 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
                                                                           
Revenue                 $ 36,444,386 $         -  $ 39,070,959 $         - 
                                                                           
Cost of sales                                                              
Production costs          18,722,571           -    20,397,642           - 
Depreciation and                                                           
 depletion                 6,648,860           -     6,925,774           - 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Gross profit              11,072,955           -    11,747,543           - 
General and                                                                
 administrative                                                            
 expenses                  2,174,473     790,637     4,403,430   1,775,099 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Income (loss) from                                                         
 operations                8,898,482    (790,637)    7,344,113  (1,775,099)
Business acquisition                                                       
 costs                      (383,367)          -    (2,257,018)          - 
Gain on change in fair                                                     
 value of derivative       1,033,299           -     1,591,792           - 
Finance charges           (2,725,880)          -    (4,235,976)          - 
Realized foreign                                                           
 currency gain             1,012,316                 1,012,316             
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Income (Loss ) before                                                      
 tax                       7,834,850    (790,637)    3,455,227  (1,775,099)
Income tax (expense)                                                       
 benefit                  (3,394,000)          -    (1,426,000)          - 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Net income (loss)       $  4,440,850 $  (790,637) $  2,029,227 $(1,775,099)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
                                                                           
Net income (loss) per                                                      
 share - basic          $       0.04 $     (0.01) $       0.02 $     (0.03)
Net income (loss) per                                                      
 share - diluted        $       0.04 $     (0.01) $       0.02 $     (0.03)
Weighted average number                                                    
 of shares outstanding                                                     
 - basic                 111,390,375  64,425,272   109,338,086  64,418,153 
Weighted average number                                                    
 of shares outstanding                                                     
 - diluted               113,912,003  64,425,272   111,818,752  64,418,153 

Revenue

During the three and six months ended June 30, 2014, Klondex's revenue was $36.4 million and $39.1 million, respectively. The Company did not recognize revenue in 2013. The Company acquired Midas on February 11, 2014 and recorded sales from Midas beginning in 1Q2014. A production decision at Fire Creek has not been made by Klondex, as it is still in the bulk sampling phase. Although a production decision at Fire Creek has not been made, the mineralized material extracted from Fire Creek under the bulk sample permit is processed through the Midas mill. Based on the quantities of gold generated under the bulk sample permit, the Company first recognized revenue from the bulk sample program at the Fire Creek Project in 2Q2014. In 2Q2014, the Company sold 25,725 gold equivalent ounces and in 1H2014 sold 27,573 gold equivalent ounces.

Cost of Sales

The production costs in 2Q2014 were $18.7 million and in 1H2014 were $20.4 million. The production cost per gold equivalent ounce sold in 2Q2014 was $730 and for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $742. See "Non-IFRS Measures". The depreciation and depletions costs in 2Q2014 were $6.6 million and in 1H2014 were $6.9 million.

Gross Profit

The gross profit in 2Q2014 was $11.1 million and in 1H2014 was $11.7 million which can be attributed to higher volume of gold and silver produced at the Company's projects.

General and Administrative Expenses

The general and administrative expenses in 2Q2014 were $2.2 million (2Q2013 - $0.8 million) and in 1H2014 were $4.4 million (1H2013 - $1.8 million). The increase in G&A expenses over the prior year are due the growth of the Company as it has transformed from an exploration stage company to a production stage company.

Net Income

The net income in 2Q2014 was $4.4 million (2Q2013 - ($0.8 million)) and in 1H2014 was $2.0 million (1H2013 - ($1.8 million)). In 2Q2014, the Company generated net income as it transformed into a producing mining company and generated sufficient revenue to cover general and administrative expenses and all other costs.

Second Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call

Management will host a conference call on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:00 am ET/7:00am PT to discuss second quarter results. Presenting on the call will be Paul Huet, President and CEO, and Barry Dahl, Chief Financial Officer. Present on the call will be Brent Kristof, Chief Operating Officer and Mike Doolin, VP Business Development and Technical Services.

The call can be accessed by dialing: +1 800-319-4610 (North America, toll-free), +1 416-915-3227 (Toronto and International) and +1 604-638-5340 (Outside of Canada and the US).

Registration is required for the call. Please dial in at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

A replay will be available until 11:59 pm on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The replay can be accessed by dialing international toll: +1 604-638-9010 or toll free from the US and Canada: +1 800-319-6413 and entering passcode: 3599, followed by the # sign.

About Klondex Mines Ltd. (www.klondexmines.com)

Klondex Mines is focused on the exploration, development and production of its two high quality gold and silver projects in the mining-friendly jurisdiction of north central Nevada. The 1200 tpd milling facility is processing mineralized materials from the Midas Mine and the Fire Creek Project. Midas is fully-permitted. Fire Creek is located approx. 100 miles south of Midas and is operating an ongoing bulk sampling program that began in 2013. All major infrastructure is in place at Fire Creek.

NON-IFRS MEASURES

The Company has included a non-IFRS measure for "Production costs per gold equivalent ounce" in this MD&A to supplement its financial statements which are presented in accordance with IFRS. Management believes that this measure provides investors with an improved ability to evaluate the performance of the Company. Non-IFRS measures do not have a standardized meaning prescribed under IFRS. Therefore, they may not be comparable to similar measures employed by other companies. The data is intended to provide additional information and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for measures of performance prepared in accordance with IFRS. The following table provides a reconciliation of production per the financial statements to cash cost per gold equivalent ounce sold:


                                    Three months ended     Six months ended
                                         June 30, 2014        June 30, 2014
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Production Cost                     $       18,722,571   $       20,397,642
Gold equivalents ounces (1)                     25,658               27,507
Production Cost per gold                                                   
 equivalent ounce                   $              730   $              742
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
(1) Does not include toll mill ounces                                      
The gold to silver ratio is an estimate of gold price divided by silver    
 price. The gold ratio used is 63.1579.                                    

Cautionary Note Regarding Technical Information and Forward-looking Information

A production decision at the Midas mine was made by previous operators of the mine, prior to the completion of the acquisition of the Midas mine by Klondex and Klondex made a decision to continue production subsequent to the acquisition. This decision by Klondex to continue production and, to the knowledge of Klondex, this production decision was not based on a feasibility study of mineral reserves demonstrating economic and technical viability prepared in accordance with NI 43-101. Readers are cautioned that there is increased uncertainty and higher risk of economic and technical failure associated with such production decisions.

This news release contains certain information that may constitute forward-looking information under applicable Canadian securities legislation, including but not limited to information about current expectations on the timing and success of exploration and metallurgical sampling activities, the timing and success of mining operations, the Company's intention and ability to monetize mineralized material, the successful execution of the bulk sampling program at the Fire Creek Project, project development and related permitting. This forward-looking information entails various risks and uncertainties that are based on current expectations, and actual results may differ materially from those contained in such information. These uncertainties and risks include, but are not limited to, the strength of the global economy; the price of gold; operational, funding and liquidity risks; the degree to which mineral resource estimates are reflective of actual mineral resources; the degree to which factors which would make a mineral deposit commercially viable are present; the risks and hazards associated with underground operations; and the ability of Klondex to fund its substantial capital requirements and operations. Risks and uncertainties about the Company's business are more fully discussed in the Company's disclosure materials filed with the securities regulatory authorities in Canada and available at www.sedar.com. Readers are urged to read these materials. Klondex assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from such information unless required by law.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Bert Loomis was a visionary. This general session will highlight how Bert Loomis and people like him inspire us to build great things with small inventions. In their general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Architect at IBM Bluemix, and Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at Nvidia, discussed the accelerating pace of AI development and how IBM Cloud and NVIDIA are partnering to bring AI capabilities to "every day," on-demand. They also reviewed two "free infrastructure" pr...
Major trends and emerging technologies – from virtual reality and IoT, to Big Data and algorithms – are helping organizations innovate in the digital era. However, to create real business value, IT must think beyond the ‘what’ of digital transformation to the ‘how’ to harness emerging trends, innovation and disruption. Architecture is the key that underpins and ties all these efforts together. In the digital age, it’s important to invest in architecture, extend the enterprise footprint to the cl...
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor – all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
"Dice has been around for the last 20 years. We have been helping tech professionals find new jobs and career opportunities," explained Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smar...
Rapid innovation, changing business landscapes, and new IT demands force businesses to make changes quickly. In the eyes of many, containers are at the brink of becoming a pervasive technology in enterprise IT to accelerate application delivery. In this presentation, attendees learned about the: The transformation of IT to a DevOps, microservices, and container-based architecture What are containers and how DevOps practices can operate in a container-based environment A demonstration of how ...
Extracting business value from Internet of Things (IoT) data doesn’t happen overnight. There are several requirements that must be satisfied, including IoT device enablement, data analysis, real-time detection of complex events and automated orchestration of actions. Unfortunately, too many companies fall short in achieving their business goals by implementing incomplete solutions or not focusing on tangible use cases. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Dave McCarthy, Director of Products...
Successful digital transformation requires new organizational competencies and capabilities. Research tells us that the biggest impediment to successful transformation is human; consequently, the biggest enabler is a properly skilled and empowered workforce. In the digital age, new individual and collective competencies are required. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bob Newhouse, CEO and founder of Agilitiv, drew together recent research and lessons learned from emerging and established compa...
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service. In his session at 19th Cloud Exp...
"Venafi has a platform that allows you to manage, centralize and automate the complete life cycle of keys and certificates within the organization," explained Gina Osmond, Sr. Field Marketing Manager at Venafi, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Effectively SMBs and government programs must address compounded regulatory compliance requirements. The most recent are Controlled Unclassified Information and the EU's GDPR have Board Level implications. Managing sensitive data protection will likely result in acquisition criteria, demonstration requests and new requirements. Developers, as part of the pre-planning process and the associated supply chain, could benefit from updating their code libraries and design by incorporating changes. In...
"Coalfire is a cyber-risk, security and compliance assessment and advisory services firm. We do a lot of work with the cloud service provider community," explained Ryan McGowan, Vice President, Sales (West) at Coalfire Systems, Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Regulatory requirements exist to promote the controlled sharing of information, while protecting the privacy and/or security of the information. Regulations for each type of information have their own set of rules, policies, and guidelines. Cloud Service Providers (CSP) are faced with increasing demand for services at decreasing prices. Demonstrating and maintaining compliance with regulations is a nontrivial task and doing so against numerous sets of regulatory requirements can be daunting task...
CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, has been recognized with the Customer Value Leadership Award for its nWorkSpace platform by Frost & Sullivan. The company was also featured in a new report(1) by the industry research firm titled, “Desktop-as-a-Service Buyer’s Guide, 2016,” which provides a comprehensive comparison of DaaS providers, including CloudJumper, Amazon, VMware, and Microsoft.
Businesses and business units of all sizes can benefit from cloud computing, but many don't want the cost, performance and security concerns of public cloud nor the complexity of building their own private clouds. Today, some cloud vendors are using artificial intelligence (AI) to simplify cloud deployment and management. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Ajay Gulati, Co-founder and CEO of ZeroStack, will discuss how AI can simplify cloud operations. He will cover the following topics: why clou...