Earnings & Financial

Teladoc Health Reports Third-Quarter 2020 Results

Year-over-year Q3 revenue grows 109% to $288.8 million and total visits increase 206% to 2.8 million

Year-over-year nine months revenue grows 79% to $710.6 million and total visits increase 163% to 7.6 million

Issues 2020 fourth-quarter guidance, raises full-year expectations

PURCHASE, NY, October 28, 2020 — Teladoc Health, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC), the global leader in virtual care, today reported strong financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2020.

“Our strong third-quarter results exceeded expectations, driven by broad-based strength across the business and building on the momentum we saw in the first half of the year,” commented Jason Gorevic, chief executive officer of Teladoc Health. “We are seeing significant market success and consistent growth in member visits throughout all of our commercial channels. With the addition of Livongo later this year, we will be creating a new category of whole person virtual care that will transform how people live healthier lives.”

Teladoc Health recently entered new and expanded client partnerships with industry leaders including GuideWell, Johns Hopkins and Telefónica. The company highlighted continued, sustainable growth bolstered by increases in specialty visits and registrations together with ongoing diversity of visit diagnoses.

Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2020

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  • Net loss was $(35.9) million for the third quarter 2020 compared to $(20.3) million for the third quarter 2019. Excluding $16.0 million of transaction costs related to the pending Livongo merger, net loss was $(19.9) million for the third quarter of 2020. Excluding $25.2 million of transaction costs related to the pending Livongo merger and the acquisition of InTouch Health, which closed on July 1st, net loss was $(10.7) million for the third quarter of 2020.

  • Net loss per basic and diluted share was $(0.43) for the third quarter 2020 compared to $(0.28) for the third quarter 2019. Excluding transaction costs of $0.19 per share related to the pending Livongo merger, net loss per share was $(0.24). Excluding transaction costs of $0.30 per share related to the pending Livongo merger and the acquisition of InTouch Health, which closed on July 1st, net loss per share was $(0.13) for the third quarter of 2020.

  • GAAP Gross margin which includes depreciation and amortization was 63.3 percent for the third quarter 2020 and 68.1 percent for the third quarter 2019.

  • Adjusted Gross margin was 63.7 percent for the third quarter 2020 compared to 69.0 percent for the third quarter 2019.

  • EBITDA was a loss of $(6.8) million for the third quarter 2020 compared to a loss of $(10.3) million for the third quarter 2019. Excluding $16.0 million of transaction costs related to the pending Livongo merger, EBITDA was $9.2 million. Excluding $25.2 million of transaction costs related to the pending Livongo merger and the acquisition of InTouch Health, which closed on July 1st, EBITDA was $18.4 million for the third quarter of 2020.

  • Adjusted EBITDA was a positive $39.5 million for the third quarter 2020 compared to a positive $9.0 million for the third quarter 2019.

A reconciliation of generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) in the United States to non-GAAP results has been provided in this press release in the accompanying tables. An explanation of these measures is also included below under the heading “Non-GAAP Financial Measures”.

Financial Outlook

Teladoc Health provides guidance based on current market conditions and expectations. Given the uncertainty of the expected path of the COVID-19 outbreak as well as the broader economic impact, our updated guidance is based on what we know today. As this is an emerging situation, circumstances are likely to change in the coming weeks and months, but we believe our guidance ranges provide a reasonable baseline for 2020 financial performance.

For the fourth-quarter 2020, we expect:

  • Total revenue to be in the range of $294 million to $304 million.

  • EBITDA (loss), excluding transaction costs related to the pending Livongo merger, to be in the range of $(1) million to $2 million.

  • Adjusted EBITDA to be in the range of $21 million to $24 million.

  • Total U.S. paid membership to be in the range of 50 million to 51 million members and visit-fee-only access to be available to 21 to 22 million individuals, including 2 to 3 million members on a temporary basis.

  • Total visits to be between 2.8 million and 3.0 million.

  • Net loss per share, excluding all transaction costs related to the pending Livongo merger, based on 84.4 million weighted average shares outstanding, to be between $(0.36) and $(0.33).

For the full-year 2020, we expect:

  • Total revenue to be in the range of $1,005 million to $1,015 million.

  • EBITDA (loss), excluding all transaction costs related to the pending Livongo merger, to be in the range of $(1) million to $2 million.

  • Adjusted EBITDA to be in the range of $97 million to $100 million.

  • Total U.S. paid membership to be in the range of 50 million to 51 million members and visit-fee-only access to be available to 21 to 22 million individuals, including 2 to 3 million members on a temporary basis.

  • Total visits to be between 10.4 million to 10.6 million.

  • Net loss per share, excluding all transaction costs related to the pending Livongo merger, based on 79.4 million weighted average shares outstanding, to be between $(1.36) and $(1.32).


Quarterly Conference Call

The third quarter 2020 earnings conference call and webcast will be held Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. EDT. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-888-869-1189 for U.S. participants, or 1-706-643-5902 for international participants, and including the following Conference ID Number: 2684889 to expedite caller registration; or via a live audio webcast available online at http://ir.teladoc.com/news-and-events/events-and-presentations/. A webcast replay will be available for on-demand listening shortly after the completion of the call at the same web link.

About Teladoc Health

Teladoc Health is transforming how people access and experience healthcare. Recognized as the world leader in virtual care, Teladoc Health directly delivers millions of medical visits across 175 countries each year through the Teladoc Health Medical Group and enables millions of patient and provider touchpoints for thousands of hospitals, health systems and physician practices globally. Ranked Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms in 2020, Teladoc Health leverages more than a decade of expertise and real-time insights to meet the growing virtual care needs of consumers, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans. For more information, please visit www.teladochealth.com or follow @TeladocHealth on Twitter.


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