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Markforged Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results

WATERTOWN, Mass. – Markforged Holding Corporation (NYSE: MKFG) (the “Company”), creator of the integrated metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing platform, The Digital Forge, today announced its results from the second quarter ended June 30, 2022.


Financial Highlights


  • Revenue increased by 19%, to $24.2 million, in the second quarter of 2022 from $20.4 million in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Gross margin was 53% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to 58% in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Non-GAAP gross margin was 54% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to 59% in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Net profit (loss) was a profit of $4.1 million in the second quarter of 2022, compared to a net loss of $11.1 million in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Non-GAAP net profit (loss) was a loss of $16.8 million in the second quarter of 2022, compared to a net loss of $8.1 million in the second quarter of 2021.
  • GAAP earnings per share was a profit of $0.02 for the second quarter of 2022, compared to a loss of $0.28 in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Non-GAAP earnings per share was a loss of $0.09 for the second quarter of 2022, compared to a loss of $0.20 in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Cash and cash equivalents were $243.2 million as of June 30, 2022.

Reconciliations of the non-GAAP financial measures provided in this press release to their most directly comparable GAAP financial measures are provided in the financial tables included at the end of this press release. An explanation of these measures and how they are calculated is also included under the heading “Non-GAAP Financial Measures.”


“Demand for The Digital Forge continues to grow. Our customers realize the value of our additive solutions as they solve for a growing number of applications with high-quality parts right at the point of need, especially in the current global environment racked with supply chain challenges,” said Shai Terem, President and CEO of Markforged. “We continue to make great strides in executing on our strategy thanks to great efforts from our talented team. We feel very confident in our long-term opportunity to extend our leadership position in distributed manufacturing as our product portfolio grows and evolves. The pending acquisition of Digital Metal, coupled with our organic product innovation engine, will continue to expand our addressable market and help our customers solve even more industrial manufacturing challenges.”


Business Highlights


The pipeline for The Digital Forge remained strong across products and continued to grow for Markforged’s newest printer, the FX20. Global orders for the FX20 in particular exceed Markforged’s expectations.


Markforged expanded its addressable market by entering into a definitive agreement with Höganäs AB to acquire Digital Metal, the creator of a leading binder jetting solution known to be precise and reliable for mass production of metal parts. Expected to close in the third quarter, this acquisition will extend Markforged’s capabilities into high-throughput production of metal additive parts and open the door for new applications in industries such as automotive, medical, luxury goods and countless others.


The Company is committed to its long-term strategy, and has made calculated investments in both organic and inorganic growth over the last quarter. The Company’s product innovation pipeline continues to mature with multiple programs in development. The Markforged team also grew during the last quarter to approximately 450 employees.


2022 Guidance


“Our customers realize the value of The Digital Forge and while our pipeline continues to grow, we have started to see the impact of the uncertainty created by global macroeconomic conditions,” said Mark Schwartz, Chief Financial Officer of Markforged. “Our sales cycles are growing longer due to customers’ hesitation to commit to capital expenses in this current environment. We are therefore adjusting our guidance accordingly. Our confidence in our medium- to long-term outlook has not changed.”


Markforged has updated its full-year 2022 guidance. Revenue is expected to be within the range of $100-115 million, and non-GAAP gross margins are expected to be within the range of 52%-54%. Non-GAAP operating loss for the full year is expected to be within the range of $54-$59 million, resulting in an expected EPS loss in the range of $0.29-$0.32 per share, based on an outstanding share count of approximately 192 million shares.


Conference Call and Webcast Information


The Company will host a webcast and conference call at 5:00 PM ET today, Thursday, August 11, to discuss the results.


Participants may access the earnings press release, related materials and the audio webcast by visiting the investors section of the Company's website at https://investors.markforged.com/.


To participate in the call, please dial 1-855-327-6837, or 1-631-891-4304 for international participants, ten minutes before the scheduled start.


For those unable to listen to the live conference call, a replay will be available on the Company's website and telephonically through Thursday, August 25, 2022 by dialing 1-844-512-2921 (U.S. domestic) or 1-412-317-6671 (International), passcode 10019757.


About Markforged


Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) is reimagining how humans build everything by leading a technology-driven transformation of manufacturing with solutions for enterprises and societies throughout the world. The Markforged Digital Forge brings the power and speed of agile software development to industrial manufacturing, combining hardware, software, and materials to solve supply chain problems right at the point of need. Engineers, designers, and manufacturing professionals all over the world rely on Markforged metal and composite printers for tooling, fixtures, functional prototyping, and high-value end-use production. Markforged is headquartered in Watertown, Mass., where it designs its products with approximately 450 employees worldwide. To learn more, visit www.markforged.com.


Non-GAAP Financial Measures


In addition to our financial results determined in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”), we believe that non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP operating profit (loss), and non-GAAP earnings per share, each a non-GAAP financial measure, is useful in evaluating the performance of our business.


These non-GAAP measures have limitations as an analytical tool. We do not, nor do we suggest that investors should, consider such non-GAAP financial measures in isolation from, or as a substitute for, financial information prepared in accordance with GAAP. Investors should also note that the non-GAAP financial measures we use may not be the same non-GAAP financial measures, and may not be calculated in the same manner, as that of other companies, including other companies in our industry.


We recommend that you review the reconciliation of these non-GAAP measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures provided in the financial statement tables included below in this press release, and that you not rely on any single financial measure to evaluate our business. Additionally, to the extent that forward-looking non-GAAP financial measures are provided, they are presented on a non-GAAP basis without reconciliations of such forward-looking non-GAAP measures due to the inherent difficulty in forecasting and quantifying certain amounts that are necessary for such reconciliations.


Investors should note that beginning with the second quarter of 2022, we have modified the presentation of “non-recurring costs” included in non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP operating profit (loss), non-GAAP net profit (loss) and non-GAAP earnings per share metrics to include certain non-recurring litigation costs. We use these metrics to provide an understanding of the results of its core business performance and believe these non-recurring litigation costs are reflective of one-time expenses that are not indicative of the performance of our core business’ operations. This change increases “non-recurring costs” by $0.6 million and $1.0 million in the first and second quarters of 2022, respectively, and by $3.7 million and $0.9 million in the first and second quarters of 2021, respectively. To conform to the current period’s presentation, we have included non-recurring litigation costs as “non-recurring costs” when presenting the foregoing non-GAAP figures for the year to date period and periods presented for 2021.


The following are the non-GAAP financial measures referenced in this press release and presented in the tables below:



  • Non-GAAP gross margin is defined as GAAP operating profit (loss), less stock-based compensation expense and certain non-recurring costs, divided by revenue.
  • Non-GAAP operating profit (loss) is defined as GAAP operating profit (loss) less stock-based compensation expense and certain non-recurring costs.
  • Non-GAAP net profit (loss) is defined as GAAP net profit (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) less stock-based compensation expense, net change in fair value of warrant liabilities and contingent earnout liabilities, and certain non-recurring costs.
  • Non-GAAP earnings per share is defined as GAAP net profit (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) less stock-based compensation expense, net change in fair value of warrant liabilities and contingent earnout liabilities, and certain non-recurring costs, divided by diluted weighted average shares outstanding for the period.



Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements



This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based on beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the following words: “may,” “will,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “strategy,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “project,” “potential,” “continue,” “ongoing,” “opportunity” or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology, although not all forward-looking statements contain these words. These statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from the information expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Although Markforged believes that it has a reasonable basis for each forward-looking statement contained in this press release, Markforged cautions you that these statements are based on a combination of facts and factors currently known by it and its projections of the future, about which it cannot be certain. Forward-looking statements in this press release include, but are not limited to, future growth rate, revenue, gross profit margin and earnings guidance; expected growth, the size of and opportunity to increase our addressable market; the anticipated benefits of the acquisition of Digital Metal, the rate and extent of adoption of our products, including, but not limited to, our most recently introduced products; the effects of macroeconomic factors; and the benefits to consumers, functionality and applications of Markforged’s products. Markforged cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements in this press release will prove to be accurate. These forward looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, among others, general economic, political and business conditions; the ability of Markforged to maintain its listing on the New York Stock Exchange; the effect of COVID-19 on Markforged’s business and financial results; the outcome of any legal proceedings against Markforged; and those factors discussed under the header “Risk Factors” in Markforged’s most recent periodic and other filings with the SEC. Furthermore, if the forward-looking statements prove to be inaccurate, the inaccuracy may be material. In light of the significant uncertainties in these forward-looking statements, you should not regard these statements as a representation or warranty by us or any other person that Markforged will achieve its objectives and plans in any specified time frame, or at all. The forward-looking statements in this press release represent Markforged’s views as of the date of this press release. Markforged anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its views to change. However, while Markforged may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Markforged has no current intention of doing so except to the extent required by applicable law. You should, therefore, not rely on these forward-looking statements as representing Markforged’s views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.







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