Canopy Growth Corporation Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Financial Results
SMITHS FALLS, ON, November 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX:WEED) (NASDAQ: CGC) today announces its financial results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2022. All financial information in this press release is reported in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated.
- Announced comprehensive plan to fast track entry into the U.S. cannabis market through the creation of a new U.S. domiciled holding company, Canopy USA, LLC (“Canopy USA”) which is expected to accelerate growth and market expansion.
- In respect of the acquisition of Acreage Holdings, Inc. (“Acreage”), the 30-day HSR waiting period has expired.
- Delivered net revenue growth of 7% in Q2 FY2023 relative to Q1 FY2023, despite the continued impacts of macroeconomic headwinds and evolving Canadian cannabis market dynamics.
- Achieved 299% net revenue increase for BioSteel as compared to the prior year, driven by increased investment. Acquired manufacturing facility subsequent to quarter end, which is expected to support ongoing rapid U.S. expansion for the brand and drive gross margin improvement.
- Increased Canadian medical cannabis revenues by 8% versus Q2 FY2022 through continued focus on expansion of product offerings. Stabilized revenues in Canadian adult-use and saw market share growth across key brands including Doja, Tweed, and Deep Space compared to the prior quarter.
- Announced divestiture of Canadian retail operations, ensuring cost reduction program remains on track to deliver $70-$100 million in Selling, General & Administrative (“SG&A”) savings. In addition, the Company continues to assess opportunities to focus the Company’s Canadian cannabis operations.
“Our second quarter marks a key inflection-point for Canopy, demonstrating momentum across our key businesses and accelerating our entry into the U.S. cannabis market through the creation of Canopy USA. Canopy is ideally positioned to capitalize on this once-in-a-generation opportunity and accelerate our path to North American cannabis market leadership.”
David Klein, Chief Executive Officer
“We delivered solid sequential quarterly net revenue growth and improved margins, led by another record quarter for BioSteel, the stabilization of our Canadian cannabis business, and continued actions to reduce overall costs. We are pressing forward on our path to profitability in Canada and expect Canopy USA will meaningfully enhance our growth and profitability over time once it closes the announced acquisitions of Acreage, Jetty, and Wana.”
Judy Hong, Chief Financial Officer
Webcast and Conference Call Information
The Company will host a conference call and audio webcast with David Klein, CEO and Judy Hong, CFO at 10:00 AM Eastern Time on November 9, 2022.
A live audio webcast will be available at https://app.webinar.net/nwPeJ3EBZG8
A replay will be accessible by webcast until 11:59 PM Eastern Time on February 7, 2023 at https://app.webinar.net/nwPeJ3EBZG8