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WidePoint Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

30% Year over Year Revenue Growth; Increased Gross Profits

McLean, VA, November 9, 2016 – WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) specializing in Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016.

Third Quarter 2016 Financial Highlights

  • Net revenue was approximately $22.1 million, up 30% compared to $17.0 million in the third quarter of 2015
  • Gross profit was approximately $4.0 million, up 29% compared to $3.1 million in the third quarter of 2015
  • Net Loss improved approximately $1.6 million to ($148,000) compared to net loss of approximately ($1.8 million) in the third quarter of 2015, or basic and diluted loss per share of $(0.00) per share compared to $(0.02) in the third quarter of 2015
  • Adjusted positive EBITDA of approximately $340,000, up approximately $1.4 million from an adjusted EBITDA loss of ($1.1 million)in the third quarter of 2015
  • Cash and cash equivalents of $5.6 million as of September 30, 2016. Working capital of approximately $7.0 million

Year to Date 2016 Financial Highlights

  • Net revenue was approximately $60.1 million compared to $52.1 million in the first nine months of 2015
  • Gross profit was approximately $11.6 million compared to $10.0 million in the first nine months of 2015
  • YTD Net Loss improved approximately $2.6 million to ($1.7 million) compared to net loss of approximately ($4.3 million) in the nine months of 2015, or basic and diluted loss per share of $(0.02) per share compared to $(0.05) in the first nine months of 2015

“Our third quarter’s financial results were satisfyingly strong. We grew our top line by 30% year over year and we were operationally profitable on an Adjusted EBITDA basis,” stated Steve L. Komar, WidePoint’s chief executive officer. “We remain confident that we will continue to make progress with our financial model, and we are particularly excited by the opportunities we see for our identity management solutions and our telecom lifecycle management solutions in both the Federal and Commercial market spaces. We continue to be optimistically excited about the direction that our partnership with AT&T is leading us, especially given their focused thrust into the Internet of Things (IoT). Coupling this opportunity with the continued positive progress we are making with the United States Coast Guard (USCG), leads us to believe that 2017 should continue to demonstrate even more positive financial improvements, and leveraging and scaling within our business model.”

James McCubbin, WidePoint’s chief financial officer, added, “The third quarter showed the leverage in our business model. We saw improvements in revenues, gross profits, and bottom line performance. Our third quarter performance put us on track to meet many of our goals that we set out at the beginning of the year, while we still had to deal with timing challenges in awards, regulatory delays, as well as the negative financial impact that we realized from the United Kingdom’s vote to exit the European Union. Given these challenges we were pleased with our ability to achieve the positive results in the third quarter of 2016. We believe that 2017 will be an exciting year for all of our stakeholders given the new awards we are still expecting from the USCG and our new Identity Management solutions.”

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

WidePoint uses a variety of operational and financial metrics, including non-GAAP financial measures such as Adjusted EBITDA, to enable it to analyze its performance and financial condition. The presentation of non-GAAP financial information should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. A reconciliation of Net Loss to Adjusted EBITDA is included on the schedules attached hereto.

Conference Call Information

A conference call and live webcast will take place at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. Anyone interested in listening to our analyst call should call 1-877-795-3649 if calling within the United States or 1-719-325-4776 if calling internationally. There will be a playback available until November 23, 2016. To listen to the playback, please call 1‑844‑512‑2921 if calling within the United States or 1-412-317-6671 if calling internationally. Please use PIN code 1385272 for the replay. The call will also be accompanied live by webcast over the Internet and accessible at http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=121612.

About WidePoint

WidePoint is a leading provider of secure, cloud-delivered, enterprise-wide information technology-based solutions that can enable enterprises and agencies to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. WidePoint has several major government and commercial contracts. For more information, visit www.widepoint.com.

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