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GSE Systems Announces 2015 Second Quarter Financial Results

Aug 13, 2015 | 2015, News


  • Revenue of $13.6 million in Q2 2015, including $5.4 million of revenue from the acquisition of Hyperspring, LLC, completed in November 2014, compared to $8.3 million in Q2 2014.
  • Operating loss of $1.3 million in Q2 2015 compared to $2.0 million in Q2 2014. Operating loss for Q2 2015 includes a loss of $513,000 from the change in fair value of contingent consideration related to acquisitions as compared to a loss of $20,000 from the change in fair value of contingent consideration related to acquisitions in Q2 2014.
  • Net loss of $1.5 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $2.0 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, in Q2 2014.
  • Performance Improvement Solutions orders totaled $12.7 million, compared to $11.1 million in Q1 2015 and $9.6 million in Q2 2014. Staff Augmentation orders totaled $6.1 million, compared to $7.0 million in Q1 2015.

At June 30, 2015

  • Total cash and equivalents of $9.8 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, excluding $4.5 million of restricted cash.
  • Working capital of $9.9 million.
  • $0 long-term debt.
  • Backlog of $57.5 million, up from $52.4 million at the end of Q1 2015 and from $48.4 million at the end of Q4 2014.

Sykesville, MD – August 13, 2015 – GSE Systems, Inc. (“GSE” or “the Company”) (NYSE MKT: GVP), a global energy industry performance improvement company, today announced financial results for the second quarter (“Q2”) ended June 30, 2015. Results for Q2 2015 include the results of Hyperspring, LLC (“Hyperspring”), which was acquired on November 14, 2014.

With the acquisition of Hyperspring, GSE has commenced reporting selected financial results for two business segments: Staff Augmentation, which provides personnel to fulfill staff positions on a short-term basis to energy industry customers; and Performance Improvement Solutions, which provides simulation, engineering and training solutions and services to the nuclear and fossil fuel power industry and to the chemical and petrochemical industries. Hyperspring’s results are included in the Staff Augmentation segment.

Kyle J. Loudermilk, Chief Executive Officer of GSE, said, “I am excited to be joining the Company at this critical juncture in its history, and see a compelling opportunity to create sustainable incremental value for stockholders. However, our recent financial performance has disappointed our stockholders, which we clearly need to address as that is unacceptable. In the near future, we will be completing a review of our global operations, identifying those areas in which we can generate efficiencies and areas where growth can be attained, to return us to profitability. Going forward, we will continue to leverage the Company’s core strengths—its talented workforce, unique technologies, diverse client base and strong balance sheet—in order to grow our Performance Improvement Solutions and Staff Augmentation segments. At the same time, we expect to explore growth opportunities in adjacent markets and, over time, transform our business model towards a greater mix of recurring revenues.”

Download this release: GVP Q2’15 Financial Results

About GSE Systems, Inc.

GSE Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of professional and technical engineering, staffing services, and simulation software to clients in the power and process industries.  GSE’s products and services are tailored to help customers achieve performance excellence in design, training, compliance, and operations.  The Company has over four decades of experience, more than 1,100 installations, and hundreds of customers in over 50 countries spanning the globe.  GSE Systems is headquartered in Sykesville (Baltimore), Maryland, with offices in Columbia, Maryland, Navarre, Florida, Montrose, Colorado, and Beijing, China.  Information about GSE Systems is available at

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