UPLD Upland Software

Jack McDonald Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mike Hill Chief Financial Officer
Rod Favaron President and Chief Commercial Officer
Bhavan Suri William Blair & Company LLC
Luv Sodha Jefferies LLC
Michael Rackers Needham & Company, LLC
Joseph Meares Truist Securities, Inc.
Aaron Spychalla Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC
Luke Hannan Canaccord Genuity Corp
Alexander Sklar Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
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Thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Upland Software Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Call. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. The instructions will be given at that time. The conference call will be recorded and simultaneously webcast at, and a replay will be available there for 12 months. have was the p.m. distributed should earnings quarter everyone which release, today now, access second to XXXX By at X:XX Time. Eastern

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Jack McDonald

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Mike Hill

you, Thank afternoon, everyone. and Jack, good

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Jack McDonald

All Mike. right. Thanks

executing healthcare and we utilities, a product after that's So customers new million services. market which in Panviva, that we expenses. that, completed as $XX.X knowledge acquisition our acquisition our on within accretive management another expands playbook. management continued quarter, is giving cloud-based and the that We and solution, knowledge our completed second the library strategic a productivity, did financial flow acquisition strong industries, cash posting we drive and way while center I'll in contact regulated And free particularly to of such note, acquisition

expenses. And of half free that's again, the of XXXX, so $XX first over for flow cash million acquisition after

for strong XXXX. any there on making be our three thus far in can't guarantees, makes are while a us for year And I XXXX way well think we this acquisitions. So to acquisitions completed

of opportunities. Our we acquisitions and robust market pipeline are active in additional is the for

XX% $XX.X EBITDA X% QX and revenue go-to-market reflecting in flow, what mentioned, again, free I organic as Minus at expected. growth we came $XX adjusted In QX as investments. line growth, cash our results, just year, with if terms political million in total of course, is revenue had of exclude growth for the X% you our expected, X% million, but organic the we messaging last positive of continuing year. first the from half

in tough messaging clearly right growth including year last some like this the out now, we XXXX, of well Now, compares down said, we COVID, sets we spike so we the over total as up. shut business years, rate through XXXX. the move and really revenue our growth impacts next revenue fact for this of look that given the acquisitions are that that lapping impact as way most as and here political several But I

library, X,XXX enterprise software model. X,XXX powerful have financial customers base got cloud over total, XX,XXX we got platform, got we've enterprise a have And strong We compounder customers. customers a proven an operating over a equity of but

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several XX%. and adjusted toward we our to go-to-market are expanding made set we investment strong product nicely as addition team with margins that over suggested In margins EBITDA take we've team, for new new and of and the some structural years from the sales now marketing, those up members, long-term goal the leadership next of that, service we XX%

that over me to customers turn Rod the So Rod? on call product developments. some for and let insights with background,

Rod Favaron

Good Jack. Thanks, everyone. afternoon,

of It those of our On the XX strong expansions. a quarter, front, we quarter. expansion were customer the customers. remains with second in was relationships expanded existing XXX

new just out to couple new I'd a the how major and customers customers. to talk to Upland cross-sell about We the quarter, quarter. like XXX those expansion welcome to the including color during major things some during also of played add XX stories

Let me Gannett. start with

experience They top multi-year a their focused relationship goals. expansion, all Gannett, the customer products media revenue major them expanded customer. library, achieve their to know in existing on space signed and XX we really think growth and and multiple I a in helping player within our publishing Upland,

So deal very exciting for us.

I've expanded SaaS through enterprise spend largest in four doubled in And case, specifically. and frankly, customer on our this solutions in plus how we out opportunity this with it been is their they last current XX announce content years. top us closed with The doubled Upland on the global and down to enablement our to our helps ourselves I sales products the front for our market now of really finally, he XX-plus of seven significantly are sales customer deal big in Cloud. validate marketing to to they Upland the doing quarter, In world competitiveness our player mentioned the and the the have resell the trusted products. big this their cross-sell with to HP the if figure And Upland marketing a within rolled bringing levels, Document products products at position we first mile problems. excited scale leader to library. with beginning Upland when down do, last and this, relationship to like I'm undisputed Another a see enterprises, partner of was we books Workflow wins building. as pipeline what

for going this good XXXX. of new excitement Switching releases. products a we had the to into product front, relationship about have lot quarter We a

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Mike Hill

financial cover for the quarter XXXX. I'll the quarter Rod. our and Well, thank second highlights and you, the for third full-year outlook

of and margin revenue year-over-year year-over-year margin about representing subscription amortization acquisition-related $XX.X acquisition-related depreciation, $X.X as was were million $X.X the quarter, support from all million statement, income when comp expenses, product revenue, gross expenses, during $XX.X revenue second were the Recurring stock grew XX% $X million XX% to around in estimate Without additional Operating to excluding the quarter second and at some quarter our expenses total of was margin. quarter acquisitions or after currently total approximately refer expenses a Professional as X%. gross the million. QX we expected On generally million XX% QX. which the takes. for revenue this acquisition-related for second year, were adding cash we X% for the Also, depreciation, and puts to expected. or million XX% XX% for which second gross strong back for and be remains services quarter, increase. amortization, $XX.X and Overall around as was $X million growth

down and varies upon location. For run generally of from XX% rate uncontrollable depending such the XX% – each are these each for as and factors is until first months size transformation transaction the then complete it expenses within acquisition-to-acquisition, acquisition, are incurred expenses to the by each first total acquisition, XX% within to anniversary. acquired taper the revenue Generally, rapidly annual three acquisition-related transformation and acquisitions of XX% included and

XX% XXXX XX% total revenue consistent was or $XX.X EBITDA million quarter of of second of million the $XX.X total second for or Our with adjusted revenue quarter XXXX.

here investments cash GAAP as a adjusted flow we to to in for even exit implied cash $X.X to still due flow our for expect the operating last margin million XXXX the our free EBITDA as expected, by XXXX was increased We quarter. around with XXXX the guidance QX go-to-market second with year. and was acquisition-related whole XX% cash at of midpoint be EBITDA expect to compared On of was of $XX.X quarter adjusted As lower million margin $XX.X million around flow XX% expenses XX%. to and

We full-year positive depending the accounts over we acquisition-related receivable. collections of $XX through and expenses and acquisitions $XX cash the the accounts over anticipate million, million size to year-to-date upon like million over those. cash changes and QX, possibly timing flow working free $XX of of associated also of in XXXX corresponding with future free flow capital had continue on With some some

acquisition-related for ongoing the So liquidity self-sustained while leverage allow adjusted our existing midpoint maximum generating million $XXX.X generation free after million GAAP comprised note on of revolver. should net we cash addition and approximately facility Xx free flow leverage net I $XXX.X ongoing credit our This XX, flow that should expenses. our around generation our and our markets. expanding flow in dependency are This to our around of our and currently to up equity June growth cash is cash on existing XXXX, sheet based flow a million on undrawn of of as balance guidance. XXXX cash even X.Xx $XX operating debt capital of substantial without of the of maintaining debt liquidity available cash EBITDA

million principal payments after net XX, outstanding of The about on per with balance making at X.X%, will $XXX As approximately $XX term and at per remaining $X.X cash our debt had I debt that interest debt on we XXXX. our the year, million XXXX, approximately level. outstanding of cash sheet. debt or interest June in million year rate the locked our term our annual note balance X% payments are our factoring of in August current maturing is on

around carryforwards. of expiration. that million approximately will per operating I still $XXX of total year for I has financial on expect that Additionally, to taxes, term taxes. to regard covenants And has With cash income no tax will we $X debt these, of out net note will point utilization $XXX available Upland borrowings. estimate loss be million currently our current approximately we prior million

September revenue XXXX, XX, the including to for For midpoint and of X% $XX.X guidance, at September support for $XX.X revenue ending recurring Upland be over revenue million total between between XX, and and the expects million, growth $XX.X million $XX.X the and subscription reported XXXX. ended million quarter quarter

midpoint line EBITDA adjusted adjusted margin is September an million at XXXX $XX.X with quarter the and EBITDA guide of expected XX% the in be million EBITDA midpoint. ended the quarter Third adjusted XX, $XX.X XXXX. at to between for This is

the to be Full-year and revenue the million adjusted is revenue year XXXX. recurring million expects $XXX.X at revenue ending adjusted be over full-year between XXXX, December million reduction million, support our $XXX.X our between between that, Upland to the pass for the This X% midpoint the in including XXXX million is margin back XX, total and guide in a of December XX, go-to-market year EBITDA For midpoint. $XX.X with growth of X% at for million over XX, adjusted I'll ended an $XXX.X $XXX.X midpoint reported of EBITDA December XXXX, expected reflecting incremental And XX% and ended the $XXX.X investments activities. subscription the to and EBITDA call at Jack.

Jack McDonald

up call are open the Great. Thanks, Mike. we ready Operator, for to now Q&A.


Our Instructions] question Please now go session. question-and-answer with William comes first will begin from the [Operator We Suri Blair. ahead. Bhavan

Bhavan Suri

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Jack McDonald

look, there at, milestones right. are before and Well, talked we this series look I about of a

adding getting was done was first lightening like global team managers. and have of around by when really the that And last terms last team hygiene to culture place full within to the a level process The the then generation, see a accounts. place, in which the adding a we building you able of impacts end year. joined opportunities go-to-market of true And year Upland, consider basis, the lead in we're really seeing already Rod centralized fast account and within and that different on capacities, was early in started the of

So as before I'll I to grow next I that. Upland compounder, on several about this equity of can a business When and going and over growth an more be acquisition we here let and cash XX%. sustainable And point one at a business up right? is Rod a years, putting this, of we this a toward of cash M&A, basis, the look free EBITDA from our mix but kind can just basis move today and think positive it expanding total XX% that's margins growth year, material, up that generating on while positive where the adjusted a free goal low-XXs long-term as self-funded flow, flow on again are do while comment

making sales to product Rod top the he will think over So years. making whole that of, right? that is just next and bolt to customer success, number of marketing to changes total changes building on at the we is piece, strength the side as look acquisitions is go-to-market. bringing continue me the in out that that platform and around XX% move beyond and stronger business growth It's combination and on the a of several the I Because

Rod Favaron


that. Just to to add

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better have better stronger We – salespeople, methodology.

to and with So have then can you sure making start what pipeline of bringing you shifting you're win. started converting the in kind you you

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Our quicker, deals are getting in tucked on acquisition. less the angst

mean, to is really I'll see I compare. over very given inside So operating leave there, just will which of you improvements, which the hard a visualize you lot time, good

think I trick. that's the

Bhavan Suri

I appreciate the color.

okay, I with and operating you play start-off they'll improvements think if you first. out say, those

we'll quarters think go. even compare, four the how given I said three, two, they see you

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to is on on bit. And to motion going. point love a we'd that get a update And an fine how little so put maybe

So you. your dollar starts cross-sells into or how hey, the Mike that dollar maybe in, retention Jack net existing of, think over and base us rates how plays obviously through retention going about maybe net that talk plays rate or and you into buying the sort ultimately help Thank time? more,

Rod Favaron

would me you Jack, like start? to

Jack McDonald

I know. Please Yes, do.

Rod Favaron


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Bhavan Suri

that. are Appreciate That it. was you. really Those helpful. question Thank really guys. I appreciate my


comes Jefferies. Please The next Thill question with ahead. from Brent go

Luv Sodha

to a Hello, organic everyone. the single-digit function for that about mid the that investment think target you've that guess should on of revenue than we Bhavan of that component we XX% Brent growth the how step question Jack? I far? that along I you've sales part Thill. for in you Should year, to to thus This on this is been delivering – lines making wanted of growth the Luv the the made been follow-up expect a Sodha better growth as out be higher asked

Jack McDonald

change than digits. near We've digits in conservatively I think, the I here, Luv go to targeting we've more had that outlook historically. talked wouldn't mid-single in that about and the always guiding low-single

that. And not change to so I'm ready

So at the on get levels. growth self-funded total on basis, growth, we that organic those done basis can a XX% a sustainable

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Luv Sodha

our we head how insights half given total specifically related I in And you share positioning unconditional? models it. share the little as how have think you Mike, could guess you that should the for spend. bit we of obviously, any you about more and year, maximum Maybe be into like the but compares guidance, a Got the back could

Mike Hill

here. Mike Luv. Yes,

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Luv Sodha

last may, it. Got for one, One Rod. if I

great more of Just traction maybe the expense Could saw parts to light guess which portfolio you accounts. with motion? most us the and on of existing as the the the and see where within in Thank which most give cross-sell I the terms accounts to momentum the existing some is opportunity you. –

Rod Favaron

but organization. great salespeople, That's mention tech our major sales question. to enablement of entire X,XXX Yes. a sales just their and name, sales organization say group. didn't purchased I it's enablement I can't product it customer. our strong group another obviously this company. in Altify This is illustrative us, their they're out This for rolling suite,

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have longer. and an in a conversation contracts relationship an contract. you're new net existing things you're It's putting and don't You from those that existing scratch take or winning

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growth, value. most next said five at to business years the compound the forever. a I'm of is point over XX And to create here here. but So very grower this and think obviously that's here important sort I Jack honestly this why as is I'm that here beginning, organic we're the and data XX% generate

Luv Sodha

Perfect. Thank the color. Appreciate you.


Needham. The next go Scott question Please Berg from comes ahead. with

Michael Rackers

Scott Hi. This Michael on Thanks is question. Rackers. I'm Berg. for for my taking

have can kind Just different other color of unique now, a of And around trajectory us Panviva just you that? you've you've month for that But comparable acquisition some is found would you or now over the require one a little give that had that you. that timeframe? one acquisitions anything done, quick have a for to

Jack McDonald


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Here – with core workflow. it's one product lens really Panviva, you've got is database the the a structure around of and where lens

a consistency item that provide a the contact has delivery in in. in. in onboarding And today, And faster contact is promotes so customers agents, workflow services. a And environment which especially specified healthcare a utilities, regulated of labor to financial industries, critical we're through our also order service center walking, given you're and strength support of agents area rate in particular for

we on existing Rod positive. positive some of think side fits pretty a just bringing and acquisitions of but I going the process, A the of the The Upland changes team would – software kind Panviva XX-plus early obviously target into and I integration process lot So way the early on the moment better said buyer like early sales us which signs ago, signs, reinforce for important. which really very kind a also baked Rod comment of make are our well. indications the has say well to table is are been that And again, on of the library. and something so also a on there are or is so businesses. to And these

sort as scale think to now of support over it years was in to where from that we're was hit but again, it and XX% growth the rate next it's on long-term level pretty the developed And ability side, and So changes what to our going them go-to-market business. we integrate over apart better the several are before, I tear these to and a – even me before. total of these up the diligence our ground it how running was ability and well the businesses understand

Michael Rackers

me. Great. That's much. for so all you Thank

Jack McDonald

you. Thank


ahead. Terry Our with comes next from Tillman Please question go Truist.

Joseph Meares

This for guys. Meares is Joe Hey, Terry. on

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Jack McDonald

Rod, talk little bit that? Great. a want do to you about

Rod Favaron

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Joseph Meares

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Jack McDonald

integration I Yes. has mean, the well. gone

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account been has take will, there planned. Upland integration do, you ability, just selling again, our builds point, that into we that now the it product the of every means salespeople. account-based acquires far he focused that can thus proceeding out put bags, And as So as Rod's acquisition in on we if business and sales

post helps leverage. acquisitions. get really acquisition, that It's integration enables to that start more more reduce operating on one us and efficient right. businesses chapter playbook with It costs create You more us to unnecessary see in even leverage that

that So that and supports XX% total expanding cash supports margin it target again, as we to and flow go. EBITDA free it me, growth

Joseph Meares

queue. I but jump you. back the I’ll another Thank got Awesome. one, in


Jeff Van ahead. with Our Craig-Hallum. go Rhee from Please next question comes

Aaron Spychalla

Hey is guys. Aaron for This Jeff. on

Just for as far the there me. goes. one mentioned taking and churn are quick you one you Rod guys retention efforts as

churn how and what's a is more little of what couple right to of working Just kind curious far around now to as that color concerned, the you're is last quarters does seeing as going get retention the year? compare as far over as

Rod Favaron


COVID-related. the think, as – we better more we Customers More seen it improvement we've clear. churn be say, obviously have less and little churn reported but was I mean, a last primarily at activities. the global got pause and board board. into will the I our end to pause year, it in across big historically new we that projects year accounts, across decided had improvement than the did I to we or churn of improvement

Aaron Spychalla

Perfect. Thanks. me. That's for it


with The Please from Canaccord. Hynes ahead. comes go next question David

Luke Hannan

Luke on is DJ. This for guys. Hey,

at incorporates you with can maybe Are it that more think at I M&A just earlier, you lens point a I'm curious focus but the put go-to-market for hinted heightened around a this you through finer and on on cross-sell. looking me. product So thought synergy?

Jack McDonald

Luke. Thanks,

it's is this it high margins, got Upland’s customers customer expanding library. We've a cloud an supporting enterprise that I place simpler reset of and because scale satisfaction building delivering We're in and X,XXX that this also high in platform compounder we've like globally, to business. XX,XXX becomes yes, equity model. point typical married think So and customers is way it software a where I – look,

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think, I our of acquisitions.

think and some around toward cohesive bringing And together. in growing, look really workflow these kind story first as over in tells some particularly the enterprise in in focus moving earlier I numbers we SaaS as we've years, products about on we've those it the four But of something management. past mean, mentioning at project that in three done figure you leaders what the IT expertise with were document there. seven itself sales work cross-sell, well and the the of built I done that see revenue says it's built implementations major that product call, I of recurring offerings kind multiple think domain you whether annual automation, are we these we've the in If enablement, CXM and in suites sales in

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Luke Hannan

is Maybe Got over to to follow-up. you expect time? scale, deal your to as just really the say, sizes are larger it. about business deals deals for continues That's should a investors as volume How increase which helpful. guys of thinking

Jack McDonald

$XX sustainable What continuing focused right. XX% year a while and that revenue, to total we scale. positive could now cash on doing that plain acquired to about generate and basis million, be and cash grow self-funded little a materially free it operating doing we're as a be million, flow – of $XX flow. It's growth. bit really it, And That right means we'll on means $XX million

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tools execute the shareholder side, So got digital going of and order In several I he's years, foot to the other, talking the do doing have pipeline over to against. these go-to-market to we're great executing. with just on That's we product big in is what keep the about we're of next the we create continue a growth in that of side. value anything M&A one we And transformation think we cloud here. new. bringing kind talking the part big deals and on to the front of customers just and love about Rod corporate don't good continue kind have to

Luke Hannan

you. Thank helpful. Very


ahead. James. comes go question with The Raymond Please from next Alex Sklar

Alexander Sklar

international Thank broadly. you. if does but number your is Jack kind the or of today, of accounts of could today U.S.-based coverage curious of the talk most I'm Rod, international I like outside kind product business of suite you U.S.? of the just the acquisitions about opportunity Panviva exposure. have and the enterprise how positioned know international look the does How do

Jack McDonald


world So U.S., of split Mike, today? rest revenue on rough

Mike Hill

XX% rest of U.S., world. XX%

Jack McDonald

EMEA? bulk of Right. world, And that of that the rest right,

Mike Hill

and XX%, about then world. It the XX%; is. Canada, rest X% of is is rest Europe UK, in

Jack McDonald

right. All

but Panviva on the fastest U.S., I that see and growing their on And like U.S. the with also there's of we've the So side we for can and growth the obviously of the business help side sales we attractive account-based just outside of gen those U.S. organization are lead and opportunities half part made these accelerate acquisitions are internationally. Rod this again stuff underway almost some some the that by the that their U.S. interesting process of background, sales in team in where know and marketing acquisitions tapping based that to are into building. in

going that. and views I'm his Rod to around to it turn so And give to thoughts

Rod Favaron


Panviva’s most revenue. mentioned of I think you

little I half in more the bit think [indiscernible] and a U.S.

was was So we and the on the doing today have Canada life strength the – us company. world weird, of, deal sellers able to earlier from and think for of that call out of a people a the years U.S. what's the deal Eastern rest do customer and because the interesting We're probably a is in I but five Swiss I think for that the ago, that's would've the UK is frankly, cool. it big I U.S. being the a thought serviced company. And with

zone ground UK So in go-to-market put we're and our to on to continent. a that gen staffing to from the going the on is the focus coverage coverage fact next on the And a our alluded and lead perspective. the UK step language with SDR for U.S. in the time frankly team team Jack is,

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that. going that's market. to how take not work has become advantage do going to of we’ll remote and to how we're go just We're So

Alexander Sklar

Great conversion. Mike, free Okay. you one on color. for the cash flow

really impressive Another quarter.

on the despite color XX% of it's and three the driving just curious at any if flow above I kind look months doing you back think to year-to-date, those that some benefits you're XX deals in normalized there's working if so a occurring? cash there that side, if or I'm tracking if are what's over sustainable that success all, free timing capital there's EBITDA well and

Mike Hill


flow almost the For free operating far quarters. so this cash flow, $XX we've sustainable cash year about, million talked two is year-to-date most, like so at it

again, future acquisitions that and million confident on the we're comfortable, get $XX on million to very us. XXXX, and that least to here, get to year costs $XX at depending going with So restructure come the potentially

sort we grow, to we cash to million to add in this, So as be sustainable going $XX flow. million $XX million, it around around $XX we're expect of more call

million year me, a I'm look EBITDA And scale. at I almost for it, million at $XXX $XX at looking a We're and kind so a as of with growing of now. then

it. about think to way the that's So

load that doing expenses and XX% active is through fact, The coming consistent we're be pre-acquisition So to still of we're XX% going acquisitions to And all a in full bit that's costs, conversion with now. as acquisition-related little right right. doing better.

operating net it timing us that printed the think of a $XX.X timing cash $X didn't help we changes I million flow. as million so – differences, the So QX wise, working about positive, much capital in was in were QX that here

So anyway, it's it strong and continue. expect to

Alexander Sklar

XX-plus for, Yes, the it. XX you. Thank last but asking the the on I that's was conversion I of months. like Got picking was over percent color. out of That delta up was helpful kind

Mike Hill



from And our follow-up Go ahead, last Truist. question is a sir.

Joseph Meares

it Hey, half. I'm – flow there first question like free see ahead there the guys. seems in into possibly at baked least million, SGX million My internally? gave million any number there's $XX $XX year, the was you're if where were but initially the to just trying to guidepost $XX actually cash It expect probably you'd for around you well. be, of When tracking as

Jack McDonald

do wanted Yes. There get to But can’t again, We to $XX differences from so too have a it's quarter. is always milestones. million you specific hard timing quarter-to-quarter, specific.

picture You way of XX have clear out mix. of kind to the get year a trailing their in of the look as timing total at to kind or differences the work

that a the the $XX complete of makes conservative the feel bit little with and a we me $XX at year, we're million we like good $XX sort least going as feel do I year. yes, we're to hopefully So million ahead which started get that million to of

Joseph Meares

Thanks it. guys. Appreciate


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Jack McDonald

thank joining look earnings us today for to Well, the on all next you you and forward we seeing call. Great.


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