Diversicare Announces 2018 Second Quarter Results

Brentwood, TN (August 2, 2018) — Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: DVCR), a premier provider of long-term care services, today announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018.

On July 26, 2018, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.055 per common share payable to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2018, to be paid on October 16, 2018.

Second Quarter 2018 Highlights

  • Under the new Accounting Standard Codification (“ASC”) 606, net revenue was $141.1 million in the second quarter of 2018. In accordance with ASC 606, revenue for the second quarter of 2017 was not restated.  Revenue for the second quarter of 2018 under legacy GAAP was $144.5 million, compared to $142.6 million in the second quarter of 2017, an increase of $1.9 million or 1.3%.
  • Net loss from continuing operations was ($0.3) million, or ($0.05) per share, in the second quarter of 2018, compared to net income from continuing operations of $0.4 million, or $0.06 per share, in the second quarter of 2017. The Company recorded $1.2 million in severance related expense for the former Chief Executive Officer in the second quarter of 2018, which contributed significantly to the quarterly operating loss. Three hundred thousand dollars of this expense relates to non-cash shared-based compensation.
  • Adjusted EBITDA improved sequentially to $4.6 million and facility-level operating income improved year over year by $0.3 million to $29.6 million, or 21.0% of revenue.

See below for a reconciliation of all GAAP and non-GAAP financial results.

CEO Remarks

“As previously announced, Kelly Gill retired as Chief Executive Officer of Diversicare on July 6, 2018. The Diversicare team and I thank Kelly for his contributions and many years of service to the Company. His leadership proved his dedication to and passion for our patients, residents, team members, and industry,” said Jay McKnight, President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversicare.

Mr. McKnight continued, “Our first priority is the care of our residents and patients who have been entrusted to us.  Our quality measures continue to lead in our for profit peer group; however, we seek opportunities to continue to improve our service offerings at each of our centers.  We have an amazing team at Diversicare and I am excited to have the opportunity to lead them.”

Commenting on the quarter’s results, Jay said, “The end of the quarter marked the first anniversary of our acquisition of Park Place in Selma, AL.  We are very pleased with how the center has performed and are proud to report that it has exceeded our initial expectations.  At the time of acquisition we shared that we expected an annual revenue contribution in excess of $8.0 million from this new center.  The actual revenue for the first year was just over $9.2 million.  Speaking to the portfolio as a whole, our second quarter results reflect improvement over the prior year despite industry-wide challenges to obtain skilled patients.”

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Company Contact:
James R. McKnight, Jr.
Chief Financial Officer
615-771-7575