Draganfly First Quarter Earnings – DRONELIFE

Draganfly Announces First Quarter Earnings

Draganfly Inc., a manufacturer of commercial unmanned aerial vehicles and drone services company, announced its first quarter results on May 10, 2022.

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The results are positive:

  • Revenue for the first quarter was $2.04 million, an increase of 32.8% year-over-year and 25% quarter-over-quarter.
  • Gross margin percentage was 39.9% compared to 33.4% in Q1 2021.
  • Net loss excluding non-cash charges was $5.83 million compared to a $3.89 million loss in Q1 2021.
  • Cash balance at the end of March was $19.6 million.

The Drone Industry is “Finally Scaling”

“The underlying premise of the drone industry today, as opposed to the last 20 years that we’ve been in it is that it is finally scaling,” said CEO Cameron Chell during the earnings call.

“In the last two years, two major things have happened in the drone industry. First of all, the FAA came up with clear guidance around, in particular, beyond visual line of sight. The other thing that happened, both from a sentiment and a policy basis, is really the advent of the recognition that nothing collects data better than a drone.”

dragonfly [NASDAQ: DPRO] is one of the holdings in the AdvisorShares Drone Technology ETF [UAV], the only ETF dedicated to the drone economy. The AdvisorShares Drone Technology ETF is a thematic investment strategy seeking to capture the growth opportunities in drones and autonomous vehicles (AV).

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