SAN ANTONIO, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Usio, Inc. (Nasdaq: USIO), an integrated provider of electronic payment solutions, today announced record transaction and processing volume for the second quarter of 2021.
Louis Hoch, President and CEO of Usio, said: âThis is our third consecutive quarter of record volume of electronic payments and dollar transaction processing. ACH e-check dollars processed nearly quadrupled this quarter, while e-check transactions, returned check transactions and processed card transactions all doubled, at least. These results show that we are on a rapid growth path. Our success is built on our strategy of investing in our high growth PayFac platform, targeting fast growing markets such as cryptocurrency and FinTech lending while maintaining our diversity strategy, and leveraging relationships that we have developed with more than 100 governmental and charitable organizations through our prepaid service. card division. The Usio franchise has never been stronger and we are committed to expanding our leadership by continuing to innovate and bring value to the markets we serve. The company will publish record financial indicators for the second quarter of 2021. “
|Second Quarter Treatment Results 2021|
|Card processing, including PayFac|
|Credit card dollars processed||+ 55%|
|Credit card transactions processed||+ 100%|
|Prepaid card loading volume||+ 65%|
|Prepaid card transaction volume||+ 63%|
|Electronic check transaction volume||+ 155%|
|Returned Check Transactions Processed||+ 133%|
|Electronic check Dollars processed||+ 397%|
More ACH transactions were processed in the second quarter of 2021 than in any previous quarter in the company’s history. Total dollars processed in the second quarter of 2021 was $ 2.73 billion, surpassing the previous all-time high of $ 1.87 billion set in the first quarter of 2021. Finally, card processing, including PayFac , set another all-time record for transactions and dollars processed.
About Usio, Inc.
Usio, Inc. (Nasdaq: USIO), a leading provider of FinTech integrated payment solutions, offers a wide range of payment solutions to merchants, billers, banks, service desks, crypto exchanges and card issuers. The Company operates credit, debit / prepaid and ACH payment processing platforms to provide convenient, world-class payment solutions and services to its customers. The strength of the Company lies in its ability to provide tailor-made solutions for card issuance, payment acceptance and bill payments, as well as its unique technology in the prepaid industry and its ability to deliver and execute its service commitments. Usio is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and has offices in Austin, Texas, and Franklin, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville. Websites: www.usio.com, www.payfacinabox.com, www.akimbocard.com and www.usiooutput.com.
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Joe Hassett, Investor Relations