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Boston Omaha reports an increase in revenue from billboard operations in 2022

Sunday, March 26, 2023

Revenue from billboard operations comprised the biggest segment of Boston Omaha’s business in 2022.

Boston Omaha Corporation’s Full Year 2022 Financial Results.

Boston Omaha Corporation (NYSE: BOC) (the “Company”, “we”, or “our”) announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022, in connection with filing its Annual Report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

We show below summary financial data for fiscal 2022 and 2021. Our Annual Report on Form 10-K can be found at www.bostonomaha.com.

For the Years Ended
December 31,

2022

2021

Billboard Rentals, Net

$

39,244,726

$

31,499,235

Broadband Services (1)

28,627,271

15,234,266

Premiums Earned

10,649,089

7,686,400

Insurance Commissions

2,050,838

2,212,849

Investment and Other Income

662,270

339,061

Total Revenues

81,234,194

56,971,811

Depreciation and Amortization Expense

15,123,857

10,128,634

Net Loss from Operations

(5,229,895

)

(23,766,869

)

Net Other Income

9,019,038

96,940,657

Net Income Attributable to Common Stockholders

$

7,139,548

$

52,748,177

Basic and Diluted Net Income per Share

$

0.24

$

1.82

December 31, December 31,

2022

2021

Total Unrestricted Cash & Investments (2)

$

67,782,480

$

230,670,929

Total Assets

683,717,859

807,053,793

Total Liabilities

157,068,480

166,458,071

Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest

15,713,021

144,270,503

Total Boston Omaha Stockholders’ Equity

503,527,290

496,325,219

Noncontrolling Interests (3)

7,409,068

Total Equity

$

510,936,358

$

496,325,219

(1)

Includes the InfoWest and Go Fiber acquisitions completed on April 1, 2022.

(2)

Investments consist of U.S. treasury securities classified as trading securities and marketable equity securities, of which $8,768,938 is held by our insurance entities at December 31, 2022. Marketable equity securities excludes Sky Harbour Group Corporation (“Sky Harbour”) Class A common stock as we account for our 22.96% stake (as measured at December 31, 2022) under the equity method.

(3)

Noncontrolling interests related to third party capital raised within our build for rent fund.

(4)

Excludes Sky Harbour Class A common stock as we account for our investment under the equity method.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles require us to include the unrealized changes in market prices of investments in public equity securities in our reported earnings(4). In the table above, “Net Other Income” includes other investment losses of $15,635,690 in fiscal 2022 and other investment income of $93,163,697 in fiscal 2021, mainly related to public equity securities held by Boston Omaha. While we intend to hold our current securities for the longer term, we may in the future choose to sell them for a variety of reasons resulting in realized losses or gains.

Cash outflow from operations for the year ended December 31, 2022 was ($5,165,165), compared to cash inflow of $7,768,237 for the year ended December 31, 2021.

Our book value per share was $16.95 at December 31, 2022, compared to $16.71 at December 31, 2021.

As of December 31, 2022, we had 28,650,688 shares of Class A common stock and 1,055,560 shares of Class B common stock issued and outstanding.

As of March 24, 2023, we had 29,764,994 shares of Class A common stock and 1,055,560 shares of Class B common stock issued and outstanding.

About Boston Omaha Corporation

Boston Omaha Corporation is a public holding company with four majority owned businesses engaged in outdoor advertising, broadband telecommunications services, surety insurance and asset management.

Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements in this press release about the Company’s future expectations, plans and prospects, including statements about our financing strategy, future operations, future financial position and results, market growth, total revenue, as well as other statements containing the words “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” “should,” “target,” “will,” or “would” and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Any statements in this press release about the Company’s future expectations, plans and prospects, including statements about our financing strategy, future operations, future financial position and results, market growth, total revenue, as well as other statements containing the words “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” “should,” “target,” “will,” or “would” and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company may not actually achieve the plans, intentions or expectations disclosed in the Company’s forward-looking statements, and you should not place undue reliance on the Company’s forward-looking statements. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements the Company make as a result of a variety of risks and uncertainties, including risks related to the Company’s estimates regarding the potential market opportunity for the Company’s current and future products and services, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the competitive nature of the industries in which we conduct our business, general business and economic conditions, our ability to acquire suitable businesses, our ability to successfully integrate acquired businesses, the effect of a loss of, or financial distress of, any reinsurance company which reinsures the Company’s insurance operations, the risks associated with our investments in both publicly traded securities and privately held businesses, our history of losses and ability to maintain profitability in the future,

the Company’s expectations regarding the Company’s sales, expenses, gross margins and other results of operations, and the other risks and uncertainties described in the “Risk Factors” sections of the Company’s public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2022, as well as other risks and uncertainties which may be described in any subsequent quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed by the Company and the other reports the Company files with the SEC. Copies of our SEC filings are available on our website at www.bostonomaha.com. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company’s views as of the date hereof. The Company anticipates that general economic conditions and subsequent events and developments may cause the Company’s views to change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company’s views as of any date subsequent to the date hereof.

Our investor relations website is https://investor.bostonomaha.com/ and we encourage investors to use it as a way of easily finding information about us. We promptly make available on this website, free of charge, the reports that we file or furnish with the SEC, corporate governance information, and select press releases, which may contain material information about us, and you may subscribe to be notified of new information posted to this site.

Boston Omaha Corporation
Catherine Vaughan, 857-256-0079
contact@bostonomaha.com

Source: Boston Omaha Corporation

Published on Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 11:52 PM

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