Expects to Achieve Record Revenue and Profitability
QINGDAO, China, December 21, 2020 -- SOS Limited (NYSE: SOS) (the “Company” or “SOS”),. a high-tech company providing a wide range of data mining and marketing analysis services to its corporate and individual members in China announced today its preliminary estimates of certain financial results for its full fiscal year of 2020 ending December 31, 2020, and business outlook for the fiscal year of 2021.
Outstanding Revenue Growth Expected For Full Year 2020
Based on information available as of today, full year 2020 revenue is expected to be approximately $49.5 million, representing growth of 451% compared to that of 2019. The revenue’s robust growth is primarily due to the effective execution of the Company’s business transformation strategy, which enabled us ceased our legacy peer-to-peer lending business and focused on providing marketing-related data for clients such as insurance companies, financial institutions, medical institutions, healthcare providers and other service providers in the emergency rescue services industry. The gross margin is expected to be approximately 9%, up from 5% last year. US GAAP net profit gain is expected to be approximately $3.1 million.
Business Outlook 2021
1. The Company expects net revenue growth of approximately 286% for full-year 2021.
2. In order to become a national provider in China, the Company will continue to pursue an acquisition of a national insurance brokerage agency.
3. The Company is committed to enhance its rescue infrastructure network around high-way exits to provide its members better services.
4. To further grow the user base substantially and enhance our healthcare service offering, management is looking to implement the strategic cooperation partnership with Qingdao West Coast Healthcare Development Group Co., Ltd , which is expected to jointly promote the application and development of innovative healthcare solutions.
SOS Chairman Yandai Wang commented, “In a year of market uncertainty and ongoing disruptions from the pandemic, I am incredibly proud to share our record-breaking results for the full year of 2020. Despite the challenges, SOS delivers a solid year of financial performance, with our core data mining and analysis business significantly outperforming expectations in the second half of 2020. These results reflect management’s consistently strong execution of our business plan and vision.”
He continued, “With China’s insurance market growing at a CAGR of 11.4% from 2010 to 2020, as reported by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, combined with our strategic cooperation with Qingdao West Coast Healthcare Development Group, we remain excited about market opportunity and significant growth potential. Looking ahead, we expect continued strong momentum and revenue growth.”
About SOS Limited
SOS Limited, through its operating subsidiary, SOS Information Technology Co., Ltd. ("SOS"), provides wide range of data mining and analysis services to its corporate and individual members, such as insurance companies, financial institutions, medical institutions, healthcare providers and other service providers in the emergency rescue industry by creating a SOS cloud emergency rescue service software as a service (SaaS) platform. Its mission is to make it easier, safer and more efficient for its clients to obtain and process the data of their target customers. SOS transforms digital technology into data-driven operations through the research and development of big data, cloud computing, Internet of Things, blockchain and artificial intelligence.
SOS has obtained a national high-tech enterprise certification and the title of "big data star enterprise," awarded by Gui'an New District Government. Staying on the forefront of digital technology innovation, the Company has registered 96 software copyrights and 2 patents. For more information, please visit: http://www.sosyun.com。
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Additional information concerning these and other factors that may impact our expectations and projections can be found in our periodic filings with the SEC, including our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019. SOS's SEC filings are available publicly on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. SOS disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.