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03/24/20
QIWI Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results

Fourth Quarter Total Adjusted Net Revenue Increases 7% to RUB 6,253 Million and Adjusted Net Profit Increases 15% to RUB 1,168 Million or RUB 18.74 per diluted share
Full-Year 2019 Total Adjusted Net Revenue Increases 18% to RUB 23,176 Million and Adjusted Net Profit Increases 61% to RUB 6,679 Million or RUB 107.27 per diluted share
QIWI gives 2020 Guidance
Board of Directors Approves Dividend Payout Ratio for 2020

NICOSIA, Cyprus, March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QIWI plc (NASDAQ: QIWI) (MOEX: QIWI) (“QIWI” or the “Company”) today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019.

Fourth Quarter 2019 Operating and Financial Highlights

  • Total Adjusted Net Revenue increased 7% to RUB 6,253 million ($101.0 million)
  • Payment Services Segment Net Revenue increased 16% to RUB 5,487 million ($88.6 million)
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased 9% to RUB 1,609 million ($26.0 million)
  • Adjusted Net Profit increased 15% to RUB 1,168 million ($18.9 million), or RUB 18.74 per diluted share
  • Payment Services Segment Net Profit increased 3% to RUB 2,652 million ($42.8 million) or RUB 42.55 per diluted share
  • Total Payment Services volume increased 22% to RUB 400.5 billion ($6.5 billion)

Full-Year 2019 Operating and Financial Highlights

  • Total Adjusted Net Revenue increased 18% to RUB 23,176 million ($374.4 million)
  • Payment Services Segment Net Revenue increased 27% to RUB 20,965 million ($338.7 million)
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased 53% to RUB 9,099 million ($147.0 million)
  • Adjusted Net Profit increased 61% to RUB 6,679 million ($107.9 million), or RUB 107.27 per diluted share
  • Payment Services Segment Net Profit increased 27% to RUB 12,105 million ($195.5 million) or RUB 194.41 per diluted share
  • Total Payment Services volume increased 31% to RUB 1,449 billion ($24.0 billion)
  • Qiwi Wallet active accounts increased 8% to 22.5 million

“Today, I’m glad to present our fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results and share several operating highlights with you. In 2019, we demonstrated outstanding performance, especially in our Payment Services business, which delivered 27% segment net revenue and segment net profit growth year over year. The performance of our payment services business was driven predominantly by the expansion and enhancement of the product proposition we offer to our users, merchants and partners underpinned by the secular trends in our key markets, the latter, however, have started to decelerate towards the end of the fourth quarter of 2019. This year we have processed close to 1.5 trillion rubles in cash and electronic payments, increasing our turnover by almost one third. I believe, this is an impressive achievement and would like to thank our entire team for their contribution. Our results clearly emphasize the value and relevance of the payment ecosystem we have developed so far and aim to develop further,” said Boris Kim, QIWI’s chief executive officer. “At the same time, we see many challenges ahead, primarily resulting from the recent pandemic coronavirus outbreak that affects some of our key categories and a steep decline in oil prices and ruble devaluation. Nevertheless, we believe and have proved many times before that we have created a resilient ecosystem that is highly adaptive and consumer oriented and will continue to develop it further by targeting our core niches and areas of expertise and creating new use cases well fitted to serve our users, merchants and partners. At the same time, we continue to optimize our operations and implement stricter cost controls and we see the majority of the projects that we have been investing in demonstrate improving operating and financial performance, primarily SOVEST and Tochka. Taking this into account, we remain committed to distributing excess cash to our shareholders and currently have no plans to postpone or refrain from paying dividends. Even in these challenging times, we see many opportunities both in the payment space and in the adjacent markets and I believe we are well positioned to continue strengthening our ecosystem with the ultimate goal of securing our long-term growth prospects.”

Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

Adjusted and Segment Net Revenues: Total Adjusted Net Revenue (Total Segment Net Revenue) for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 was RUB 6,253 million ($101.0 million), an increase of 7% compared with RUB 5,818 million in the prior year. The increase was mainly driven by Payment Services (PS) and Consumer Financial Services (CFS) Segments Net Revenue growth, which was partially offset by the decline in the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Segment Net Revenue.

Payment Services Segment Net Revenue for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 was RUB 5,487 million ($88.6 million), an increase of 16% compared with RUB 4,741 million in the prior year.

PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue was RUB 4,840 million ($78.2 million), an increase of 18% compared with RUB 4,118 million in the prior year. PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue growth was predominantly driven by volume growth in E-commerce, Money Remittance and Financial Services market verticals partially offset by a slight decline in the Payment Average Adjusted Net Revenue Yield driven predominantly by a decline in E-commerce category adjusted net revenue yield resulting from changing product mix.

PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue, which is principally composed of revenue from fees for inactive accounts and unclaimed payments, interest revenue, revenue from overdrafts provided to agents, and advertising, was RUB 647 million ($10.5 million), an increase of 4% compared with RUB 623 million in the prior year. Fees for inactive accounts and unclaimed payments for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2019 were RUB 406 million ($6.6 million) compared with RUB 410 million for the corresponding period in the prior year, growth deceleration as compared to the previous quarters resulted primarily from changes in regulation regarding inactivity fee charges, where the period of inactivity was changed from 6 months to 12 months for all newly inactive wallets starting October 2019. PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue excluding revenue from fees for inactive accounts and unclaimed payments increased 14% compared with the same period in the prior year to RUB 241 million predominantly as a result the increase in interest revenue.

Consumer Financial Services Segment Net Revenue which is composed of revenue from our SOVEST project for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 was RUB 469 million ($7.6 million) compared with RUB 199 million in the fourth quarter of the prior year. Segment Net Revenue growth resulted primarily from improving monetization and expansion of the operations of the SOVEST project.

Small and Medium Enterprises Segment Net Revenue which is composed of revenue from cash and settlement services related to the operations of the Tochka project for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 was RUB 193 million ($3.1 million) compared with RUB 1,057 million in the fourth quarter of the prior year. Segment Net Revenue dynamics were primarily due to the transfer of Tochka project to JSC Tochka starting from February 1, 2019, which is now recognized as an associate. As a result of this transition we no longer recognize a substantial portion of Tochka project revenues associated with the information and technology service agreements with Otkritie Bank.

Adjusted EBITDA: For the quarter ended December 31, 2019, Adjusted EBITDA was RUB 1,609 million ($26.0 million), an increase of 9% compared with RUB 1,473 million in the prior year. The adjusted EBITDA increase was driven by Total Adjusted Net Revenue growth as well as decline in other administrative expenses to RUB 458 million compared to RUB 475 million in the fourth quarter of the prior year and a decline of rent of premises and related utility expenses resulting from the adoption of IFRS 16. The growth was partially offset by the new expense line related to Tochka platform services arising after the transfer of the Tochka’s operations to an associate starting from February 2019, in the amount of RUB 187 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 and an increase of compensation to employees and related taxes (excluding effect of share-based payments). Adjusted EBITDA margin (Adjusted EBITDA as a percentage of Total Adjusted Net Revenue) was 25.7% for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 compared with 25.3% for the same period in the prior year.

Adjusted and Segment Net Profit: For the quarter ended December 31, 2019, Adjusted Net Profit (Total Segment Net Profit) was RUB 1,168 million ($18.9 million), an increase of 15% compared with RUB 1,014 million in the fourth quarter of the prior year. The growth of Adjusted Net Profit was primarily driven by the same factors impacting Adjusted EBITDA as well as by a decrease in net foreign exchange loss1 as compared to the same period in the prior year.

For the quarter ended December 31, 2019, Payment Services Segment Net Profit was RUB 2,652 million ($42.8 million), an increase of 3% compared with RUB 2,584 million in the prior year driven by Payment Services Segment Net Revenue growth offset by growth of payroll, compensation to employees and related taxes (excluding effect of share-based payments) as well as by growth in marketing and advertising expenses.

The Consumer Financial Services Segment Net Loss for the fourth quarter 2019 was RUB 590 million ($9.5 million) an increase of RUB 52 million as compared to a Net Loss of RUB 538 million for the same period of the prior year. The increase in Net Loss was primarily driven by growth of marketing and advertising expenses mostly related to consumer acquisition and loss from initial recognition of loans at market rate resulting from to the expansion of operations of the SOVEST projects that was offset by Segment Net Revenue growth.

The Small and Medium Enterprises Net Profit was RUB 187 million ($3.0 million) as compared to a Net Loss of RUB 281 million in the prior year. The net profit increase was primarily driven by the development of the Tochka business.

Rocketbank Segment Net Loss was RUB 684 million ($11.1 million), an increase of 17% compared with the net loss of RUB 584 million in the prior year primarily driven by the increase of marketing and advertising expenses and compensation to employees and related taxes.

Payment Services Other Operating Data: For the quarter ended December 31, 2019, Payment Services Segment payment volume was RUB 400.5 billion ($6.5 billion), an increase of 22% compared with RUB 328.9 billion in the prior year. The increase in payment volume was driven by growth in E-commerce, Money Remittances and Financial Services market verticals resulting largely from the development of certain payment solutions for merchants including betting merchants, new contracts and new projects targeting the self-employed market. Payment Average Adjusted Net Revenue Yield was 1.21%, decrease of 4 bps as compared with 1.25% in the prior year primarily driven by the development of new products and corresponding shift of the product mix towards lower yielding volumes.

Payment Services Segment Net Revenue Yield was 1.37%, a decrease of 6 bps as compared with 1.43% in the prior year.

Consumer Financial Services Other Operating Data: For the quarter ended December 31, 2019, Consumer Financial Services Segment payment volume was RUB 9.8 billion ($0.2 billion). CFS payment volume increased by 69% as compared to the RUB 5.8 billion for the fourth quarter of 2018, while CFS Segment Net Revenue Yield increased to 4.81% driven primarily by the development of the consumer paid value added options.

Full-Year 2019 Results

Adjusted and Segment Net Revenues: Total Adjusted Net Revenue (Total Segment Net Revenue) for the year ended December 31, 2019 was RUB 23,176 million ($374.4 million), an increase of 18% compared with RUB 19,657 million in the prior year. The increase was mainly driven by Payment Services and CFS Segments Net Revenue growth partially offset by the decline in the SME Segment Net Revenue as well as negative Net Revenue contribution of Rocketbank Segment.

Payment Services Segment Net Revenue for the year ended December 31, 2019 was RUB 20,965 million ($338.7 million), an increase of 27% compared with RUB 16,497 million in the prior year.

PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue was RUB 18,103 million ($292.4 million), an increase of 26% compared with RUB 14,370 million in the prior year. PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue growth was predominantly driven by volume growth in the E-commerce, Financial services and Money Remittance market verticals slightly offset by a decrease in Payment Average Adjusted Net Revenue Yield driven predominantly by a decline in E-commerce category adjusted net revenue yield resulting from changing product mix.

Consumer Financial Services Segment Net Revenue for the year ended December 31, 2019 was RUB 1,339 million ($21.6 million) as compared to RUB 385 million in the prior year resulting primarily from improving consumer monetization and expansion of the operations of the SOVEST project.

Small and Medium Enterprises Segment Net Revenue which is composed of revenue from cash and settlement services related to the operations of the Tochka project for the year ended December 31, 2019 was RUB 990 million ($16.0 million) compared with RUB 2,916 million in the prior year. Segment Net Revenue dynamics were primarily due to the transfer of Tochka project to JSC Tochka starting from February 1, 2019, which is now recognized as an associate. As a result of this transition we no longer recognize a substantial portion of Tochka project revenues associated with the information and technology service agreements with Otkritie Bank.

Adjusted EBITDA: For the year ended December 31, 2019, Adjusted EBITDA was RUB 9,099 million ($147.0 million), an increase of 53% compared with RUB 5,948 million in the prior year. Adjusted EBITDA increase was driven by Total Adjusted Net Revenue growth underpinned by the decrease of advertising, client acquisition and related expenses to RUB 1,967 million for the year ended December 31, 2019 as compared to RUB 2,369 million in the prior year driven mostly by the transfer of Tochka project and rent of premises and related utility expenses decline resulting from the adoption of IFRS 16. The growth was partially offset by the following factors: (i) new expense line related to Tochka platform services arising after the transfer of the Tochka’s operations to an associate starting from February 2019, in the amount of RUB 538 million for the year ended December 31, 2019; (ii) an increase of compensation to employees and related taxes (excluding effect of share-based payments) to RUB 7,301 million for the year ended December 31, 2019 as compared to RUB 7,113 million in the prior year resulting from a personnel expense growth predominantly in payment services segment and corporate and other category; (iii) an increase of the credit loss expenses to RUB 642 million as compared to RUB 474 million in the prior year. Adjusted EBITDA margin (Adjusted EBITDA as a percentage of Total Adjusted Net Revenue) was 39.3% for the year ended December 31, 2018 compared with 30.3% in the prior year.

Adjusted and Segment Net Profit: For the year ended December 31, 2019, Adjusted Net Profit (Total Segment Net Profit) was RUB 6,679 million ($107.9 million), an increase of 61% compared with RUB 4,137 million in the prior year. The growth of Adjusted Net Profit was primarily driven by the same factors impacting Adjusted EBITDA as well as a decrease in net foreign exchange loss2 as compared to the same period in the prior year offset by an increase in income tax expense.

For the year ended December 31, 2019, Payment Services Segment Net Profit was RUB 12,105 million ($195.5 million), an increase of 27% compared with RUB 9,529 million in the prior year driven by Payment Services Segment Net Revenue growth and slightly offset by an increase in compensation to employees and related taxes (excluding effect of share-based payments) as well as depreciation and amortization resulting from the adoption of IFRS 16.

The Consumer Financial Services Segment Net Loss for the year ended December 31, 2019 was RUB 1,981 million ($32.0 million) as compared to a Net Loss of RUB 2,618 million in the same period of the prior year. Decline of the Net Loss resulted primarily from the expansion of operations of the SOVEST project as well as implementation and growth of consumer value added options offset by an increase in credit loss expenses. 

The Small and Medium Enterprises Net Profit was RUB 354 million ($5.7 million) as compared to a Net Loss of RUB 776 million in the prior year. The substantial improvement of the segment results of operations primarily resulted from the development and scaling of the Tochka business.

Rocketbank Net Loss was RUB 2,317 million ($37.4 million), an increase of 118% as compared with the net loss of RUB 1,061 million in the prior year primarily driven by the expenses incurred in connection with the transfer and roll out of the operations of Rocketbank in QIWI.

Payment Services Other Operating Data: For the year ended December 31, 2019, Payment Services Segment payment volume was RUB 1,489 billion ($24.0 billion), an increase of 31% compared with RUB 1,138 billion in the prior year. The increase in payment volume was driven by growth in E-commerce, Money Remittances and Financial Services market verticals resulting largely from the development of certain payment solutions for merchants and partners including betting merchants, new contracts and projects targeting the self-employed market and sharing economy partners as well as secular growth in some of our key categories. Payment Average Adjusted Net Revenue Yield was 1.22%, a decrease of 4 bps compared with 1.26% in the prior year driven primarily by a decline in E-commerce category adjusted net revenue yield resulting from changing product mix.

Payment Services Segment Net Revenue Yield was 1.41%, a decrease of 4 bps as compared with 1.45% in the prior year. Payment Services Segment Net Revenue Yield excluding the effect of fees for inactive accounts and unclaimed payments was 1.29%, a decrease of 3 bps as compared with the same period in the prior year.

The number of active kiosks and terminals was 134,280 including Contact and Rapida physical points of service, a decrease of 7% compared with the prior year mainly due to the decline in the number of terminals slightly offset by the increase in the number of kiosks due to ongoing market consolidation. The number of our kiosks and terminals is generally decreasing as market evolves towards higher share of digital payments, at the same time our physical distribution network remains an important part of our infrastructure. The number of active Qiwi Wallet accounts was 22.5 million as of December 31, 2019, an increase of 1.6 million, or 8%, as compared with 20.8 million as of December 31, 2018. The increase was driven mainly by development of consumer and merchant use cases in the core market verticals, network effects as well as increasing convenience and usability of our services.

Consumer Financial Services Other Operating Data: For the year ended December 31, 2019, Consumer Financial Services Segment payment volume was RUB 27.8 billion ($0.4 billion). CFS payment volume increased by 75% as compared to the RUB 15.9 billion for the full year 2018, while CFS Segment Net Revenue Yield increased to 4.82% driven by the growth and development of the SOVEST project.

Recent Developments

Rocketbank Sale: In August 2017, we executed a series of transactions to acquire the brands, software and hardware of Tochka and Rocketbank from Otkritie Bank. In July 2018, we finalized the acquisition of Rocketbank and, by the end of 2018, completed the transfer of Rocketbank's customers, personnel and business processes into QIWI. Throughout the first half of 2019, we reviewed a number of strategic opportunities for the development of Rocketbank’s business as either a part of our broader ecosystem or as a standalone project. A final strategic plan for Rocketbank was presented to and reviewed by the Board of Directors of the Company. In August 2019, having duly considered the proposed strategy and required financing, our Board of Directors concluded that Rocketbank’s business plan had an investment profile and financing requirements that were not compatible with QIWI’s risk appetite and that the business had limited potential synergies with the core business of the Company. The Board of Directors, therefore requested that management investigates the potential for a partial or complete sale of Rocketbank.

Subsequently, we investigated a potential partial or complete sale of Rocketbank. We were not able to find a suitable buyer for Rocketbank, and as a result, the Board of Directors decided to wind-down Rocketbank operations. We have commenced this process and are currently reviewing the most efficient way to reuse or dispose of the Rocketbank assets, including piloting certain projects earlier developed in Rocketbank in our Payment Services Segment particularly as part of our B2B2C product pipeline. As part of the measures we are taking to wind-down Rocketbank project, we intend to terminate marketing activities (including cancelation of the Rocketbank loyalty program), reduce headcount and increase tariffs, which we believe will result in an overall significant decline in the number of the Rocketbank customers and termination of the current Rocketbank service offering in the short term. We anticipate the wind-down will be completed by the end of 2020. Total net loss of the Rocketbank segment for 2020 shall not exceed RUB 1.5 billion.

Floctory: In March 2017QIWI acquired 82% of Flocktory Ltd, a SaaS platform for customer lifecycle management and personalization focused primarily on the development of automated marketing solutions for the e-commerce, financial, media and travel industries, based on data collection and analysis. On December 2, 2019 founders of Flocktory Ltd have exercised the put-options they were granted as part of the initial transaction. Following this transaction, QIWI has obtained control over Flocktory Ltd, and starting from December 2019 consolidates the business as part of the Corporate and Other Category. Founders of Flocktory Ltd continue to serve as members of its supervisory board.

Dividend: In accordance with the decision of the Board of Directors, the Company aims to distribute between 65% to 85% of the Group Adjusted Net Profit for 2019. Hence, following the determination of the fourth quarter 2019 financial results, our Board of Directors approved a dividend of USD 22 cents per share. The dividend record date is April 6, 2020, and the Company intends to pay the dividend on April 9, 2020. The holders of ADSs will receive the dividend shortly thereafter.

Further, considering our expectations about the performance of the Group as well as our anticipated level of investments in 2020, the Board of Directors approved a target dividend payout ratio of at least 50% of Group Adjusted Net Profit for 2020. The Board of Directors reserves the right to distribute the dividends on a quarterly basis, as it deems necessary so that the total annual payout is in accordance with the target provided, though the payout ratios for each of the quarters may vary and be above or below provided target.

It remains the long-term intention of the Company to distribute all excess cash to the shareholders.

2020 Guidance3

QIWI provides its guidance in respect of 2020 outlook:

  • Total Adjusted Net Revenue is expected to increase by 3% to 13% over 2019;
  • Payment Services Segment Net Revenue is expected to change by -3% to 5% over 2019;
  • Adjusted Net Profit is expected to increase by 10% to 30% over 2019;

For the purpose of the guidance in respect of 2020 outlook we would like to outline the following considerations:

The outbreak of the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus and associated responses from various countries around the world is likely to negatively affect consumer demand across the globe and across industries, and there is the potential for COVID-19 and the responses to it to cause a global recession. At this moment we are not able to accurately estimate the potential impact of the COVID-19 on our business, including the negative effect on the betting industry in general and our revenue generated from products and services we provide to our betting merchants caused by postponement and cancellation of the major sports events. In addition, it is currently unclear how much consumer demand will be negatively affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 and what effect the outbreak of COVID-19 will have on the macroeconomic environment, as a whole. The full impact remains uncertain and will depend on the length and severity of the effect of the coronavirus on economic activity in our markets. The full scope of the negative impact that the abrupt decline in oil prices and resulting devaluation of the ruble may have on the Russian economy also remains unclear but has the potential to be very significant. Our outlook reflects our current views and expectations only and is based on the trends we see as of the day of this report. If such trends were to deteriorate further the impact on our business and operations could be more severe than currently expected. We continue to monitor the situation closely.

Further, the Compensation Committee of the Group has recently approved certain changes to our organizational structure. Following these changes, certain costs (primarily personnel costs related to different group level functions, such as compliance, HR or legal) will no longer be allocated to the Payment Services Segment, but rather to the Corporate category or allocated between the segments. We are currently reviewing our allocation policies and aim to adjust the reporting to better reflect the new structure starting from the first quarter 2020. Consequently, we refrain from providing standalone PS Net Profit Guidance and present only the Group Net Profit guidance.

The Company reserves the right to revise guidance in the course of the year or when additional information regarding the effect of the ongoing events becomes available.
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(1) Foreign exchange gain/loss is calculated as total foreign exchange gain/loss, net recognized in the statement of comprehensive income excluding the effect of foreign exchange gain/loss on June 2014 offering proceeds
(2) Foreign exchange gain/loss is calculated as total foreign exchange gain/loss, net recognized in the statement of comprehensive income excluding the effect of foreign exchange gain/loss on June 2014 offering proceeds
(3) Guidance is provided in Russian rubles

Earnings Conference Call and Audio Webcast

QIWI will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results today at 8:30 a.m. ET. Hosting the call will be Boris Kim, chief executive officer, Andrey Protopopov, chief executive officer of Payment Services and Varvara Kiseleva, interim chief financial officer. The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing +1 (877) 407-3982 or for international callers by dialing +1 (201) 493-6780. A replay will be available at 11:30 a.m. ET and can be accessed by dialing +1 (844) 512-2921 or +1 (412) 317-6671 for international callers; the pin number is 13699853. The replay will be available until Tuesday, April 7, 2020. The call will be webcast live from the Company’s website at https://www.qiwi.ru under the Corporate Investor Relations section or directly at http://investor.qiwi.com/.

About QIWI plc.

QIWI is a leading provider of next generation payment and financial services in Russia and the CIS. It has an integrated proprietary network that enables payment services across online, mobile and physical channels. It has deployed over 22.5 million virtual wallets, over 134,000 kiosks and terminals, and enabled merchants and customers to accept and transfer over RUB 124 billion cash and electronic payments monthly connecting over 42 million consumers using its network at least once a month. QIWI’s consumers can use cash, stored value and other electronic payment methods in order to pay for goods and services or transfer money across virtual or physical environments interchangeably.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of, and subject to the protection of, the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, statements regarding expected total adjusted net revenue, adjusted net profit and net revenue yield, dividend payments, payment volume growth, growth of physical and virtual distribution channels, trends in each of our market verticals and statements regarding the development of our Consumer Financial Services segment, including our SOVEST business, the development of our Small and Medium Enterprises segment, including our Tochka business, the development of our Rocketbank segment, as well as the development of other new projects. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of QIWI plc. to be materially different from future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Various factors that could cause actual future results and other future events to differ materially from those estimated by management include, but are not limited to, the macroeconomic conditions of the Russian Federation and in each of the international markets in which we operate, growth in each of our market verticals, competition, the introduction of new products and services and their acceptance by consumers, QIWI’s ability to estimate the market risk and capital risk associated with new projects, a decline in net revenue yield, regulation, QIWI’s ability to grow physical and virtual distribution channels, cyberattacks and security vulnerabilities in QIWI’s products and services, QIWI’s ability to expand geographically, the risk that new projects will not perform in accordance with its expectations and other risks identified under the Caption “Risk Factors” in QIWI’s Annual Report on Form 20-F and in other reports QIWI files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. QIWI undertakes no obligation to revise any forward-looking statements or to report future events that may affect such forward-looking statements unless QIWI is required to do so by law.

QIWI plc.
Consolidated Statement of Financial Position
 (in millions)

             
  As of December 31,   As of December 31,   As of December 31,  
  2018 (audited)   2019 (audited)   2019 (unaudited)  
  RUB   RUB   USD(1)  
Assets            
Non-current assets            
Property and equipment 1,074   2,346   38  
Goodwill and other intangible assets 10,846   11,316   183  
Investments in associates 812   1,118   18  
Investments in joint venture 836   -   -  
Long-term debt securities and deposits 497   4,015   65  
Long-term loans 230   265   4  
Other non-current assets 110   83   1  
Deferred tax assets 157   217   4  
Total non-current assets 14,562   19,360   313  
Current assets            
Trade and other receivables 8,042   6,162   100  
Short-term loans 6,890   11,419   184  
Short-term debt securities and deposits 1,432   1,136   18  
Prepaid income tax 112   259   4  
Other current assets 929   917   15  
Cash and cash equivalents 40,966   42,101   680  
Total current assets 58,371   61,994   1,001  
Assets held for sale 90   123   2  
Total assets 73,023   81,477   1,316  
Equity and liabilities            
Equity attributable to equity holders of the parent            
Share capital 1   1   0  
Additional paid-in capital 1,876   1,876   30  
Share premium 12,068   12,068   195  
Other reserve 2,097   2,576   42  
Retained earnings 9,091   10,557   171  
Translation reserve 513   289   5  
Total equity attributable to equity holders of the parent 25,646   27,367   442  
Non-controlling interests 60   70   1  
Total equity 25,706   27,437   443  
Non-current liabilities            
Long term debt -   1,545   25  
Long-term lease liability -   1,017   16  
Long-term customer accounts 237   444   7  
Other non-current liabilities 1   45   1  
Deferred tax liabilities 743   749   12  
Total non-current liabilities 981   3,800   61  
Current liabilities            
Trade and other payables 27,499   27,295   441  
Customer accounts and amounts due to banks 17,868   21,519   348  
Short-term lease liability -   340   5  
VAT and other taxes payable 428   184   3  
Other current liabilities 541   902   15  
Total current liabilities 46,336   50,240   812  
Total equity and liabilities 73,023   81,477   1,316  

(1) Calculated using a ruble to U.S. dollar exchange rate of RUB 61.9057 to U.S.$1.00, which was the official exchange rate quoted by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation as of December 31, 2019.

QIWI plc.
Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income
(in millions, except per share data)

           
  Three months ended (unaudited)
  As of December 31,   As of December 31,   As of December 31,
  2018   2019   2019
  RUB   RUB   USD(1)
           
Revenue: 9,281     10,690     173  
Payment processing fees 6,908     8,328     135  
Interest revenue calculated using the effective interest rate 671     995     16  
Fees from inactive accounts and unclaimed payments 410     406     7  
Other revenue 1,292     961     16  
           
Operating costs and expenses: (8,165 )   (9,745 )   (157 )
Cost of revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) (3,463 )   (4,437 )   (72 )
Selling, general and administrative expenses (2,062 )   (2,294 )   (37 )
Personnel expenses (2) (2,286 )   (2,321 )   (37 )
Depreciation and amortization (241 )   (245 )   (4 )
Credit loss expense (113 )   (182 )   (3 )
Impairment of non-current assets -     (266 )   (4 )
Profit from operations 1,116     945     15  
           
Share of gain/(loss) of an associate and a joint venture (27 )   180     3  
Other income and expenses, net (109 )   (99 )   (2 )
Foreign exchange gain 505     211     3  
Foreign exchange loss (430 )   (235 )   (4 )
Interest income and expenses, net 3     (38 )   (1 )
Profit before tax 1,058     964     16  
Income tax expense (163 )   (277 )   (4 )
Net profit 895     687     11  
           
Attributable to:          
Equity holders of the parent 882     672     11  
Non-controlling interests 13     16     0  
           
Other comprehensive income          
Other comprehensive income that may be reclassified to profit or loss in subsequent periods:          
Foreign currency translation:          
Exchange differences on translation of foreign operations 160     (35 )   (1 )
           
Debt instruments at fair value through other comprehensive income:          
Net change in fair value -     24     0  
Net gains recycled to profit or loss upon disposal -     (26 )   (0 )
Changes in allowance for expected credit losses -     2     0  
Total other comprehensive income, net of tax 160     (35 )   (1 )
Total comprehensive income net of tax 1,055     652     11  
attributable to:          
Equity holders of the parent 1,032     637     10  
Non-controlling interests 23     16     0  
           
Earnings per share:          
Basic profit attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent 14.33     10.83     0.17  
Diluted profit attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent 14.26     10.78     0.17  

 

(1) Calculated using a ruble to U.S. dollar exchange rate of RUB 61.9057 to U.S.$1.00, which was the official exchange rate quoted by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation as of December 31, 2019.
(2) Historically, personnel expenses directly associated with revenue recognized were disclosed within cost of revenue and personnel expenses associated with all other activities were disclosed within selling, general, and administrative expenses. Starting from full year 2019 reporting we present all personnel expenses as a single item in a Personnel expenses line. Personnel expenses for the year ended December 31, 2018 were separated from cost of revenue and selling, general and administrative expenses and presented in a separate line for comparative purposes.



QIWI plc.
Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income
(in millions, except per share data)

  Full year ended
  As of December 31,   As of December 31,   As of December 31,
  2018 (audited)   2019 (audited)   2019 (unaudited)
  RUB   RUB   USD(1)
           
Revenue: 30,610     39,336     635  
Payment processing fees 23,694     30,736     496  
Interest revenue calculated using the effective interest rate 1,854     3,646     59  
Fees from inactive accounts and unclaimed payments 1,419     1,806     29  
Other revenue 3,643     3,148     51  
           
Operating costs and expenses: (26,161 )   (32,896 )   (531 )
Cost of revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) (10,953 )   (16,160 )   (261 )
Selling, general and administrative expenses (6,099 )   (6,213 )   (100 )
Personnel expenses (2) (7,748 )   (7,765 )   (125 )
Depreciation and amortization (864 )   (1,324 )   (21 )
Credit loss expense (474 )   (642 )   (10 )
Impairment of non-current assets (23 )   (792 )   (13 )
Profit from operations 4,449     6,440     104  
           
Share of gain/(loss) of an associate and a joint venture (46 )   258     4  
Other income and expenses, net (181 )   (91 )   (1 )
Foreign exchange gain 1,311     905     15  
Foreign exchange loss (1,049 )   (1,077 )   (17 )
Interest income and expenses, net 17     (56 )   (1 )
Profit before tax 4,501     6,379     103  
Income tax expense (875 )   (1,492 )   (24 )
Net profit 3,626     4,887     79  
           
Attributable to:          
Equity holders of the parent 3,584     4,832     78  
Non-controlling interests 42     55     1  
           
Other comprehensive income          
Other comprehensive income that may be reclassified to profit or loss in subsequent periods:          
Foreign currency translation:          
Exchange differences on translation of foreign operations 525     (229 )   (4 )
           
Debt instruments at fair value through other comprehensive income:          
Net change in fair value -     33     1  
Net gains recycled to profit or loss upon disposal -     (26 )   (0 )
Changes in allowance for expected credit losses -     8     0  
Total other comprehensive income, net of tax 525     (214 )   (3 )
Total comprehensive income, net of tax 4,151     4,673     75  
attributable to:          
Equity holders of the parent 4,099     4,623     75  
Non-controlling interests 52     50     1  
           
Earnings per share:          
Basic profit attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent 58.56     78.20     1.26  
Diluted profit attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent 58.06     77.60     1.25  
           

(1) Calculated using a ruble to U.S. dollar exchange rate of RUB 61.9057 to U.S.$1.00, which was the official exchange rate quoted by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation as of December 31, 2019.
(2) Historically, personnel expenses directly associated with revenue recognized were disclosed within cost of revenue and personnel expenses associated with all other activities were disclosed within selling, general, and administrative expenses. Starting from full year 2019 reporting we present all personnel expenses as a single item in a Personnel expenses line. Personnel expenses for the year ended December 31, 2018 were separated from cost of revenue and selling, general and administrative expenses and presented in a separate line for comparative purposes.

QIWI plc.
Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows
(in millions)

 

  Full year ended
  As of December 31,   As of December 31,   As of December 31,
  2018 (audited)   2019 (audited)   2019 (unaudited)
  RUB   RUB   USD(1)
           
Cash flows from operating activities          
Profit before tax 4,501     6,379     103  
Adjustments to reconcile profit before tax to net cash flows generated from operating activities          
Depreciation and amortization 864     1,324     21  
Foreign exchange loss/(gain), net (262 )   172     3  
Interest income, net (1,782 )   (2,901 )   (47 )
Сredit loss expense 474     642     10  
Share of (gain) / loss of an associate and a joint venture 46     (258 )   (4 )
Share-based payments 635     464     7  
Impairment of non-current assets 23     792     13  
Loss from initial recognition 143     273     4  
Other 371     122     2  
Operating profit before changes in working capital 5,013     7,009     113  
(Increase)/decrease in trade and other receivables 1,127     1,256     20  
(Increase)/decrease in other assets (529 )   39     1  
Increase in customer accounts and amounts due to banks 14,601     3,528     57  
Increase in accounts payable and accruals 7,347     976     16  
Increase in loans issued from banking operations (5,827 )   (5,159 )   (83 )
Cash flows generated from operations 21,732     7,649     124  
Interest received 1,795     3,694     60  
Interest paid (113 )   (333 )   (5 )
Income tax paid (769 )   (1,771 )   (29 )
Net cash flow generated from operating activities 22,645     9,239     149  
Cash flows used in investing activities          
Acquisition of associate and joint control company (21 )   (200 )   (3 )
Cash received upon/(used in) business combination 138     (354 )   (6 )
Purchase of property and equipment (736 )   (858 )   (14 )
Purchase of intangible assets (385 )   (443 )   (7 )
Proceeds from sale of fixed and intangible assets -     196     3  
Loans issued (187 )   (444 )   (7 )
Repayment of loans issued 4     412     7  
Purchase of debt instruments and funds depositing (810 )   (5,405 )   (87 )
Proceeds from sale and redemption of debt instruments 672     2,213     36  
Net cash used in investing activities (1,325 )   (4,883 )   (79 )
Cash flows (used in)/generated from financing activities          
Proceeds from borrowings -     1,545     25  
Payment of principal portion of lease liabilities -     (387 )   (6 )
Dividends paid to owners of the Group -     (3,392 )   (55 )
Dividends paid to non-controlling shareholders (29 )   (43 )   (1 )
Net cash used in financing activities (29 )   (2,277 )   (37 )
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents 1,240     (944 )   (15 )
Net increase/(decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 22,531     1,135     18  
Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of year 18,435     40,966     662  
Cash and cash equivalents at the end of year 40,966     42,101     680  

(1) Calculated using a ruble to U.S. dollar exchange rate of RUB 61.9057 to U.S.$1.00, which was the official exchange rate quoted by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation as of December 31, 2019.

QIWI plc.
Reporting Segments Data

       
  Three months ended (unaudited)
  As of December 31, As of December 31, As of December 31,
  2018 2019 2019
  RUB RUB USD (1)
Total Segment Net Revenue(2) 5,818   6,253   101.0  
Payment Services 4,741   5,487   88.6  
Consumer Financial Services 199   469   7.6  
Small and Medium Enterprises 1,057   193   3.1  
Rocketbank (241 ) (67 ) (1.1 )
Corporate and Other 62   171   2.8  
       
Total Segment Net Profit(3) 1,014   1,168   18.9  
Payment Services 2,584   2,652   42.8  
Consumer Financial Services (538 ) (590 ) (9.5 )
Small and Medium Enterprises (281 ) 187   3.0  
Rocketbank (584 ) (684 ) (11.1 )
Corporate and Other (167 ) (397 ) (6.4 )
       
       


       
  Full year ended (unaudited)
  As of December 31, As of December 31, As of December 31,
  2018  2019  2019 
  RUB RUB USD (1)
Total Segment Net Revenue(2) 19,657   23,176   374.4  
Payment Services 16,497   20,965   338.7  
Consumer Financial Services 385   1,339   21.6  
Small and Medium Enterprises 2,916   990   16.0  
Rocketbank (263 ) (490 ) (7.9 )
Corporate and Other 122   372   6.0  
       
Total Segment Net Profit(3) 4,137   6,679   107.9  
Payment Services 9,529   12,105   195.5  
Consumer Financial Services (2,618 ) (1,981 ) (32.0 )
Small and Medium Enterprises (776 ) 354   5.7  
Rocketbank (1,061 ) (2,317 ) (37.4 )
Corporate and Other (937 ) (1,482 ) (23.9 )
       
       

(1) Calculated using a ruble to U.S. dollar exchange rate of RUB 61.9057 to U.S.$1.00, which was the official exchange rate quoted by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation as of December 31, 2019.
(2) For the three months and full year ended December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2019 Total Adjusted Net Revenue is equal to Total Segment Net Revenue.
(3) For the three months and full year ended December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2019 Total Adjusted Net Profit is equal to Total Segment Net Profit

Non-IFRS Financial Measures and Supplemental Financial Information

This release presents Total Adjusted Net Revenue, PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue, PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA margin, Adjusted Net Profit and Adjusted Net Profit per share, which are non-IFRS financial measures. You should not consider these non-IFRS financial measures as substitutes for or superior to revenue, in the case of Total Adjusted Net Revenue, PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue and PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue; Net Profit, in the case of Adjusted EBITDA; and Adjusted Net Profit, or earnings per share, in the case of Adjusted Net Profit per share, each prepared in accordance with IFRS. Furthermore, because these non-IFRS financial measures are not determined in accordance with IFRS, they are susceptible to varying calculations and may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures presented by other companies. QIWI encourages investors and others to review our financial information in its entirety and not rely on a single financial measure. For more information regarding Total Adjusted Net Revenue, PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue, PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA margin, Adjusted Net Profit, and Adjusted Net Profit per share, including a quantitative reconciliation of Total Adjusted Net Revenue, PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue, PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue, Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted Net Profit to the most directly comparable IFRS financial performance measure, which is revenue in the case of Total Adjusted Net Revenue, PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue and PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue and Net Profit in the case of Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted Net Profit, see Reconciliation of IFRS to Non-IFRS Operating Results in this earnings release.

PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue is the Adjusted Net Revenue consisting of the merchant and consumer fees collected for the payment transactions. E-commerce payment adjusted net revenue consists of fees charged to customers and merchants that buy and sell products and services online, including online games, social networks, betting, online stores, game developers, software producers, coupon websites, tickets and numerous other merchants. Financial Services payment adjusted net revenue primarily consists of fees charged for payments accepted on behalf of our bank partners and microfinance companies. Money Remittances payment adjusted net revenue primarily consists of fees charged for transferring funds via money remittance companies, card-to-card transfers and certain wallet-to-wallet transfers. Telecom payment adjusted net revenue primarily consists of fees charged for payments to MNOs, internet services providers and pay television providers. Other payment adjusted net revenue consists of consumer and merchant fees charged for a variety of payments including multi-level-marketing, utility bills, government payments, education services and many others. PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue primarily consists of revenue from fees for inactive accounts and unclaimed payments, interest revenue, revenue from overdrafts provided to agents, rent of space for kiosks, cash and settlement services and advertising.

QIWI plc.
Reconciliation of IFRS to Non-IFRS Operating Results
(in millions, except per share data)

  Three months ended (unaudited)
  December 31, 2018   December 31, 2019   December 31, 2019
  RUB   RUB   USD(1)
           
Revenue 9,281     10,690     172.7  
Minus: Cost of revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 3,463     4,437     71.7  
Total Adjusted Net Revenue 5,818     6,253     101.0  
Segment Net Revenue          
Payment Services Segment Revenue 7,687     9,271     149.8  
           
PS Payment Revenue(2) 6,908     8,328     134.5  
Minus: Cost of PS Payment Revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization)(3) 2,790     3,488     56.3  
PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue 4,118     4,840     78.2  
           
PS Other Revenue(4) 779     943     15.2  
Minus: Cost of PS Other Revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization)(5) 156     296     4.8  
PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue 623     647     10.4  
Payment Services Segment Net Revenue 4,741     5,487     88.6  
           
Consumer Financial Services Segment Revenue 252     550     8.9  
Minus: Cost of CFS revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 53     81     1.3  
Consumer Financial Services Segment Net Revenue 199     469     7.6  
           
SME Revenue 1,085     242     3.9  
Minus: Cost of SME revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 28     49     0.8  
SME Net Revenue 1,057     193     3.1  
           
Rocketbank Revenue 173     382     6.2  
Minus: Cost of Rocketbank revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 412     449     7.3  
Rocketbank Net Revenue (241 )   (67 )   (1.1 )
           
Corporate and Other Category Revenue 84     245     4.0  
Minus: Cost of CO revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 22     74     1.2  
Corporate and Other Category Net Revenue 62     171     2.8  
           
Total Segment Net Revenue 5,818     6,253     101.0  
           
Net Profit 895     688     11.1  
Plus:          
Depreciation and amortization 241     245     4.0  
Other income 109     99     1.6  
Foreign exchange gain (505 )   (211 )   (3.4 )
Foreign exchange loss 430     235     3.8  
Loss on formation of associate 27   - (180 ) - (2.9 )
Impairment of non-current assets -     266     4.3  
Interest expenses (3 )   38     0.6  
Income tax expenses 163     277     4.5  
Form F-3 and related expenses -     79     1.3  
Share-based payments expenses 116     73     1.2  
Adjusted EBITDA 1,473     1,609     26.0  
Adjusted EBITDA margin 25.3 %   25.7 %   25.7 %
           
Net profit 895     688     11.1  
Amortization of fair value adjustments(6) 144     177     2.9  
Form F-3 and related expenses -     79     1.3  
Share-based payments expenses 116     73     1.2  
Foreign exchange loss/(gain) from revaluation of cash proceeds received from secondary public offering (7) (125 )   (2 )   (0.0 )
Impairment of intangible assets -     266     4.3  
Effect of taxation of the above items (16 )   (113 )   (1.8 )
Adjusted Net Profit 1,014     1,168     18.9  
           
Adjusted Net Profit per share:          
Basic 16.48     18.82     0.30  
Diluted 16.40     18.74     0.30  
           
Weighted-average number of shares used in computing Adjusted Net Profit per share          
Basic 61,539     62,069     62,069  
Diluted 61,856     62,332     62,332  

(1) Calculated using a ruble to U.S. dollar exchange rate of RUB 61.9057 to U.S.$1.00, which was the official exchange rate quoted by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation as of December 31, 2019.
(2) PS Payment Revenue represents payment processing fees, which primarily consists of the merchant and consumer fees charged for the payment transactions.
(3) Cost of PS Payment Revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) primarily consists of transaction costs to acquire payments from our customers payable to agents, mobile operators, international payment systems and other parties.
(4) PS Other Revenue primarily consists of revenue from fees for inactive accounts and unclaimed payments, interest revenue, revenue from overdrafts provided to agents, rent of space for kiosks, cash and settlement services and advertising.
(5) Cost of PS Other Revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) primarily consists of direct costs associated with other revenue and other costs, including but not limited to: costs of call-centers and advertising commissions.
(6) Amortization of fair value adjustments primarily includes the effect of the acquisition of control in Contact and Rapida.
(7) The Forex loss on SPO funds as presented in the reconciliation of Net Profit to Adjusted Net Profit differs from the Foreign exchange loss and Foreign exchange gain in the reconciliation of Net Profit to Adjusted EBITDA as the latter includes all the foreign exchange losses/(gains) for the period, while the former only include the foreign exchange loss/(gain) on the US dollar amount, which we received at SPO.

QIWI plc.
Reconciliation of IFRS to Non-IFRS Operating Results
(in millions, except per share data)

 

  Full year ended (unaudited)
  December 31, 2018   December 31, 2019   December 31, 2019
  RUB   RUB   USD(1)
           
Revenue 30,610     39,336     635.4  
Minus: Cost of revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 10,953     16,160     261.0  
Total Adjusted Net Revenue 19,657     23,176     374.4  
Segment Net Revenue          
Payment Services Segment Revenue 26,649     34,700     560.5  
           
PS Payment Revenue(2) 23,694     30,736     495.6  
Minus: Cost of PS Payment Revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization)(3) 9,324     12,633     204.1  
PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue 14,370     18,103     292.4  
           
PS Other Revenue(4) 2,955     3,965     64.0  
Minus: Cost of PS Other Revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization)(5) 828     1,103     17.8  
PS Other Adjusted Net Revenue 2,127     2,862     46.2  
Payment Services Segment Net Revenue 16,497     20,965     338.7  
           
Consumer Financial Services Segment Revenue 558     1,575     25.4  
Minus: Cost of CFS revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 173     236     3.8  
Consumer Financial Services Segment Net Revenue 385     1,339     21.6  
           
SME Revenue 3,045     1,170     18.9  
Minus: Cost of SME revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 129     180     2.9  
SME Net Revenue 2,916     990     16.0  
           
Rocketbank Revenue 180     1,339     21.6  
Minus: Cost of Rocketbank revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 443     1,829     29.5  
Rocketbank Net Revenue (263 )   (490 )   (7.9 )
           
Corporate and Other Category Revenue 178     552     8.9  
Minus: Cost of CO revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) 56     180     2.9  
Corporate and Other Category Net Revenue 122     372     6.0  
           
Total Segment Net Revenue 19,657     23,176     374.4  
           
Net Profit 3,626     4,887     78.9  
Plus:          
Depreciation and amortization 864     1,324     21.4  
Other income and expenses, net 181     91     1.5  
Foreign exchange gain (1,311 )   (905 )   (14.6 )
Foreign exchange loss 1,049     1,077     17.4  
Loss on formation of associate 46     (258 )   (4.2 )
Impairment of non-current assets -     792     12.8  
Interest income and expenses, net (17 )   56     0.9  
Income tax expenses 875     1,492     24.1  
Form F-3 and related expenses -     79     1.3  
Share-based payments expenses 635     464     7.5  
Adjusted EBITDA 5,948     9,099     147.0  
Adjusted EBITDA margin 30.3 %   39.3 %   39.3 %
           
Net profit 3,626     4,887     78.9  
Amortization of fair value adjustments(6) 369     479     7.7  
Form F-3 and related expenses -     79     1.3  
Share-based payments expenses 635     464     7.5  
Foreign exchange loss/(gain) from revaluation of cash proceeds received from secondary public offering (7) (433 )   130     2.1  
Impairment of non-current assets -     792     12.8  
Effect of taxation of the above items (60 )   (152 )   (2.4 )
Adjusted Net Profit 4,137     6,679     107.9  
           
Adjusted Net Profit per share:          
Basic 67.60     108.10     1.75  
Diluted 67.03     107.27     1.73  
           
Weighted-average number of shares used in computing Adjusted Net Profit per share          
Basic 61,203     61,788     61,788  
Diluted 61,725     62,264     62,264  

(1) Calculated using a ruble to U.S. dollar exchange rate of RUB 61.9057 to U.S.$1.00, which was the official exchange rate quoted by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation as of December 31, 2019.
(2) PS Payment Revenue represents payment processing fees, which primarily consists of the merchant and consumer fees charged for the payment transactions.
(3) Cost of PS Payment Revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) primarily consists of transaction costs to acquire payments from our customers payable to agents, mobile operators, international payment systems and other parties.
(4) PS Other Revenue primarily consists of revenue from fees for inactive accounts and unclaimed payments, interest revenue, revenue from overdrafts provided to agents, rent of space for kiosks, cash and settlement services and advertising.
(5) Cost of PS Other Revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization) primarily consists of direct costs associated with other revenue and other costs, including but not limited to: costs of call-centers and advertising commissions.
(6) Amortization of fair value adjustments primarily includes the effect of the acquisition of control in Contact and Rapida.
(7) The Forex loss on SPO funds as presented in the reconciliation of Net Profit to Adjusted Net Profit differs from the Foreign exchange loss and Foreign exchange gain in the reconciliation of Net Profit to Adjusted EBITDA as the latter includes all the foreign exchange losses/(gains) for the period, while the former only include the foreign exchange loss/(gain) on the US dollar amount, which we received at SPO.

 

QIWI plc.
Other Operating Data
  

  Three months ended (unaudited)
  As of December 31,
2018
As of December 31,
2019
As of December 31,
2019
  RUB RUB USD (1)
Payment Services Segment key operating metrics      
Payment volume (billion)(2) 328.9   400.5   6.5  
E-commerce 85.4   110.6   1.8  
Financial services 72.1   81.4   1.3  
Money remittances 118.9   156.2   2.5  
Telecom 42.1   42.7   0.7  
Other 10.4   9.6   0.2  
Payment adjusted net revenue (million)(3) 4,118.4   4,839.5   78.2  
E-commerce 2,423.6   2,763.7   44.6  
Financial services 282.3   332.8   5.4  
Money remittances 1,159.3   1,490.9   24.1  
Telecom 191.1   192.5   3.1  
Other 62.1   59.6   1.0  
Payment Average Adjusted Net Revenue Yield(4) 1.25 % 1.21 % 1.21 %
E-commerce 2.84 % 2.50 % 2.50 %
Financial services 0.39 % 0.41 % 0.41 %
Money remittances 0.98 % 0.95 % 0.95 %
Telecom 0.45 % 0.45 % 0.45 %
Other 0.60 % 0.62 % 0.62 %
       
Payment Services Segment Net Revenue Yield 1.43 % 1.37 % 1.37 %
Active kiosks and terminals (units)(5) 143,690   134,280   134,280  
Active Qiwi Wallet accounts (million)(6) 20.8   22.5   22.5  
       
Consumer Financial Services Segment key operating metrics      
Payment volume (million)(7) 5.8   9.8   0.2  
CFS Segment Net Revenue Yield 3.44 % 4.81 % 4.81 %
       

(1) Calculated using a ruble to U.S. dollar exchange rate of RUB 61.9057 to U.S.$1.00, which was the official exchange rate quoted by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation as of December 31, 2019.
(2) Payment Services Segment payment volume by market verticals and consolidated payment volume consist of the amounts paid by our customers to merchants or other customers included in each of those market verticals less intra-group eliminations. The methodology of payment volumes allocation between different market verticals in Contact and Rapida may differ from the methodology used by QIWI. We therefore retain the right to restate the presented volumes, net revenues and net revenue yields data in case the methodology of Contact and Rapida will be brought in conformity with the methodology used by QIWI.
(3) PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue is calculated as the difference between PS Payment Revenue and PS Cost of Payment Revenue (excluding D&A). PS Payment Revenue primarily consists of merchant and consumer fees. Cost of PS Payment Revenue primarily consists of commission to agents.
(4) Payment Average Adjusted Net Revenue Yield is defined as PS Payment adjusted net revenue divided by Payment Services payment segment volume.
(5) We measure the numbers of our kiosks and terminals on a daily basis, with only those kiosks and terminals being taken into calculation through which at least one payment has been processed during the day, which we refer to as active kiosks and terminals. The period end numbers of our kiosks and terminals are calculated as an average of the number of active kiosks and terminals for the last 30 days of the respective reporting period.
(6) Active Qiwi Wallet accounts calculated on a yearly basis, i.e. an active account is an account that had at least one transaction within the last 12 months from the reporting date.
(7) Consumer Financial Services segment payment volume consists of the transaction amounts paid by SOVEST card customers to merchants offline and online (including, but not limited to the partner-merchants) or withdrawn through ATMs less the amount returned for corresponding reimbursements.


QIWI plc.
Other Operating Data

  Full year ended (unaudited)
  As of December 31,
2018
As of December 31,
2019
As of December 31,
2019
  RUB RUB USD (1)
Payment Services Segment key operating metrics      
Payment volume (billion)(2) 1,138.1   1,488.6   24.0  
E-commerce 263.4   410.6   6.6  
Financial services 250.6   325.6   5.3  
Money remittances 405.9   549.1   8.9  
Telecom 172.1   165.0   2.7  
Other 46.1   38.3   0.6  
Payment adjusted net revenue (million)(3) 14,370.0   18,103.0   292.4  
E-commerce 8,243.1   10,414.8   168.2  
Financial services 1,126.3   1,207.3   19.5  
Money remittances 3,961.1   5,534.2   89.4  
Telecom 774.6   721.9   11.7  
Other 265.0   224.7   3.6  
Payment Average Adjusted Net Revenue Yield(4) 1.26 % 1.22 % 1.22 %
E-commerce 3.13 % 2.54 % 2.54 %
Financial services 0.45 % 0.37 % 0.37 %
Money remittances 0.98 % 1.01 % 1.01 %
Telecom 0.45 % 0.44 % 0.44 %
Other 0.57 % 0.59 % 0.59 %
       
Payment Services Segment Net Revenue Yield 1.45 % 1.41 % 1.41 %
Active kiosks and terminals (units)(5) 143,690   134,280   134,280  
Active Qiwi Wallet accounts (million)(6) 20.8   22.5   22.5  
       
Consumer Financial Services Segment key operating metrics      
Payment volume (billion)(7) 15.9   27.8   0.4  
CFS Segment Net Revenue Yield 2.42 % 4.82 % 4.82 %
       

 

(1) Calculated using a ruble to U.S. dollar exchange rate of RUB 61.9057 to U.S.$1.00, which was the official exchange rate quoted by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation as of December 31, 2019.
(2) Payment Services Segment payment volume by market verticals and consolidated payment volume consist of the amounts paid by our customers to merchants or other customers included in each of those market verticals less intra-group eliminations. The methodology of payment volumes allocation between different market verticals in Contact and Rapida may differ from the methodology used by QIWI. We therefore retain the right to restate the presented volumes, net revenues and net revenue yields data in case the methodology of Contact and Rapida will be brought in conformity with the methodology used by QIWI.
(3) PS Payment Adjusted Net Revenue is calculated as the difference between PS Payment Revenue and PS Cost of Payment Revenue (excluding D&A). PS Payment Revenue primarily consists of merchant and consumer fees. Cost of PS Payment Revenue primarily consists of commission to agents.
(4) Payment Average Adjusted Net Revenue Yield is defined as PS Payment adjusted net revenue divided by Payment Services payment segment volume.
(5) We measure the numbers of our kiosks and terminals on a daily basis, with only those kiosks and terminals being taken into calculation through which at least one payment has been processed during the day, which we refer to as active kiosks and terminals. The period end numbers of our kiosks and terminals are calculated as an average of the number of active kiosks and terminals for the last 30 days of the respective reporting period.
(6) Active Qiwi Wallet accounts calculated on a yearly basis, i.e. an active account is an account that had at least one transaction within the last 12 months from the reporting date.
(7) Consumer Financial Services segment payment volume consists of the transaction amounts paid by SOVEST card customers to merchants offline and online (including, but not limited to the partner-merchants) or withdrawn through ATMs less the amount returned for corresponding reimbursements.

Contact

Varvara Kiseleva
Investor Relations
+357.25028091
ir@qiwi.com

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Source: QIWI plc


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