BOMN Boston Omaha

Filed: 9 Nov 20, 4:44pm

Exhibit 99.1







Omaha, Nebraska (Business Wire)November 9, 2020        


Boston Omaha Corporation (NASDAQ: BOMN) (the “Company”) announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020 in connection with filing its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


We show below summary financial data for the third quarter of 2020 and 2019. Our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q can be found at



For the Three Months Ended


For the Nine Months Ended


September 30,


September 30,










Billboard Rentals, Net

 $7,121,957  $7,182,884  $20,991,755  $21,113,266 

Broadband Services (1)

  1,144,343   -   2,575,676   - 

Premiums Earned

  2,880,544   3,065,490   9,538,183   7,435,389 

Insurance Commissions

  382,493   442,824   1,065,013   1,200,927 

Investment and Other Income

  77,499   131,610   338,953   323,512 

Total Revenues

  11,606,836   10,822,808   34,509,580   30,073,094 

Depreciation and Amortization Expense

  2,010,477   4,120,022   5,757,017   11,529,551 

Net Loss from Operations

  (720,623)  (3,789,099)  (2,765,904)  (11,779,688)

Net Other Income (Loss)

  4,186,794   4,456,704   (15,060,171)  6,261,025 

Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Common Stockholders

 $3,463,671  $634,999  $(17,868,259) $(5,557,735)

Basic and Diluted Net Income (Loss) per Share

 $0.13  $0.03  $(0.71) $(0.25)



September 30,


December 31,






Total Unrestricted Cash & Investments (2)

         $182,732,755  $147,345,640 

Total Assets

          479,905,013   436,908,210 

Total Liabilities

          94,421,089   89,937,167 

Total Noncontrolling Interest

          1,655,121   1,730,058 

Total Stockholders' Equity

         $383,828,803  $345,240,985 


As a result of a change in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in 2018, we are required to include the unrealized changes in market prices of investments in public equity securities in our reported earnings. In the table above, “Net Other Income (Loss)” includes unrealized losses of $24,413,748 in the value of our public equity securities during the first nine months of 2020. 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.



Includes our acquisition of AireBeam completed on March 10, 2020.


Investments consist of U.S. treasury securities classified as securities available for sale and publicly traded equity securities, of which $9,015,945 is held by our insurance entities at September 30, 2020.




Cash flow from operations for the nine months ended September 30, 2020 was $3,492,006, compared to $5,035,455 for the nine months ended September 30, 2019.


Our book value per share was $14.10 at September 30, 2020, compared to $14.68 at December 31, 2019.


As of September 30, 2020, we had 26,175,555 shares of Class A common stock and 1,055,560 shares of Class B common stock issued and outstanding.


As of November 6, 2020, we had 26,175,555 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 three majority owned businesses engaged in outdoor advertising, surety insurance and broadband telecommunications services. The Company also maintains minority investments in a bank, a national residential homebuilder and commercial real estate services businesses.


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 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 we rely on for our 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 on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 and our subsequent interim reports on Form 10-Q and 8-K. Copies of our SEC filings are available on our website at 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 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.



Boston Omaha Corporation

Catherine Vaughan, 617-875-8911