By Caoimhe Toman
Date: Tuesday 30 Apr 2019
LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - British software provider Crimson Tide reported a sharp drop in full-year profits.
Profits before tax for 2018 fell to £69,000 from £309,000 one year, with the company attributing the decline to significant new investments in sales and marketing to accelerate its growth potential.
Revenue, rose by 5.4% to £2.40m reflecting a higher percentage of software-only contracts during the year, while administrative expenses increased by 27% to £1.6m.
Equipment operating lease debt decreased by over 40% to £376k (2017: £639k) with net funds doubling to £237k (2017: £118k).
Barrie Whipp CEO of Crimson Tide, said: "A year of significant investment in new Sales & Marketing resource, whilst still producing profitability and net cash, sees Crimson Tide well set for growth. mpro5 has evolved into a gold standard mobility system used in over 260,000 sites and is poised for even wider opportunities".
Crimson Tide shares were falling 7.9% on Tuesday at 2.62p each.
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