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Playmaker turns a profit in Q3 following Yardbarker acquisition

By Nosa Omoigui

Sports media company Playmaker has recorded revenue figures of $4.8m for the third quarter of 2021, after not generating revenue in the corresponding period in 2020.

The business started generating revenue with a series of acquisitions earlier this year. When including the acquisitions of Yardbarker, Futbol Sites and Two-Up Agency, Playmaker’s pro-forma revenue was $5.6m – a 109.0% increase from 2020.

After accounting for sales costs of $306,169, Playmaker’s gross profit came to $4.5m.

Operating expenses for the quarter were $3.5m, down 42.6% from 2020. Salary was the biggest operating expense at $1.7m, down from $2.9m last year.

Looking at other operating expenses, costs of advertising and commissions were $913,589, share-based compensation amounted to $212,837, professional fees were $200,165 and web services and publishing fees came to $181,272.

Operating income totaled $1.0m, after no operating income in Q3 of 2020.

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