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adspatz 232 posts  |  Last Activity: Mar 14, 2014 11:28 AM Member since: May 28, 2013
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    Optical Cable Corp. (OCC) announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, reporting a net loss that widened from the year-ago quarter. The manufacturer of fiber optic and copper data communication solutions posted a net loss of $412K and $0.07 per share, down from the loss of $130K and $0.02 per share in the year-ago quarter. Sales during the quarter fell slightly from $17.3M to $16.5M, with the company’s specialty markets business segment weighing down progress made by the commercial markets segment. Domestic sales in the United States rose 5.7% while international sales fell 24.2%. President and CEO Neil Wilkin commented that the company’s increased backlog will have a positive impact on its second quarter results and that overall economic conditions, project timing, and seasonal demand negatively impacted the company’s results.

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    Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) announced its fiscal fourth quarter financial results for the 2013 fiscal year, posting earnings that declined from a year ago. The sporting goods retailer reported sales that increased to $217.8M while same-store sales rose 1.7%, favorably impacted by the holiday season. Earnings fell from $19.4M and $0.73 per share a year ago to $16.9M and $0.64 per share, missing analyst expectations of $0.70 per share. Hibbett projects it will open 75 to 80 new stores with same-store sales rising in the single-digits. The company’s gross margin tightened from 36.1% to 35.8% while its operating, selling, and administrative costs increased 7%. CEO Jeff Rosenthal remarked that the company is pleased with its sales during the holiday season, despite adverse weather conditions and less than projected sales from the NCAA national championship game between Florida State University and Auburn University.

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    Lifetime Brands, Inc. (LCUT) announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2013, posting quarterly earnings and revenue increases from a year ago. The company, which is a leading global provider of kitchen supplies, reported net sales of $164.9M, up 6.5% from $154.8M a year ago while the company’s margin improved from 36.2% to 38.4%. Quarterly adjusted earnings were $10.0M and $0.76 per share, up from $8.7M and $0.67 per share in the year-ago quarter. Annual sales improved 3.3% from $486.8M to $502.7M while the gross margin improved from 36.3% to 37.2%. Annual adjusted earnings fell from $16.2M and $1.26 per share to $14.5M and $1.11 per share. Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Siegel commented that the company’s performance was affected by negative trends in the U.S. economy and other charges that masked its performance improvements.

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    Aradigm Corporation (ARDM) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2013, reporting quarterly earnings that neared profitability. Quarterly revenue topped $4.6M, up from $223K a year ago but operating expenses increased as well, from $2.4M to $4.9M, attributed mostly to research and development. The company nearly broke even in fourth quarter with a net loss of $0.7M and $0.00 per share, an improvement from a net loss of $2.5M and $0.01 per share a year ago. For the full fiscal year, revenues jumped from $1.0M to $9.7M while operating expenses jumped from $7.7M to $29.6M. Annual earnings resulted in a wider net loss of $21.6M and $0.06 per share from last year’s net loss of $8.2M and $0.04 per share. The specialty pharmaceutical company’s President and CEO Igor Gonda remarked that the year was a pivotal year with clinical trials progressing, sales increasing, and further research on preventing and treating severe respiratory diseases.

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    Amedisys Inc. (AMED) announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results for the 2013 fiscal year, reporting revenue and earnings that declined. The home-health and hospice company recorded a quarterly net loss of $1.7M and $0.05 per share, a drop from the $7.7M profit and $0.25 per share a year ago. Annual earnings were $8.6M and $0.27 per share, down from $34.8M and $1.15 per share last year, which was short of analyst expectations at $0.30 per share. Revenue of $303.5M exceeded analyst $295M expectations but was a drop from the $351.6M recorded last year. Annual revenue fell from $1.4B to $1.25B. The company’s interim CEO Ronald Laborde commented that unexpected increases in employee healthcare costs resulted in lower quarterly earnings. Laborde also commented that the departure of the company’s senior vice president of finance and treasurer was an independent decision not linked to anything with the company.

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    #$%$’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2013, posting a profit increase of 6.9% in fourth quarter. The sporting goods retailer reported revenues of $1.95B, up 7.9% from a year ago while company overhead increased 7.2% to $402.9M. Quarterly earnings were $138.6M and $1.11 per share, up from $129.7M and $1.03 per share in the year-ago quarter. #$%$’s is projecting first quarter earnings per share between $0.51 and $0.53 per share while analysts estimate earnings of $0.54 per share. Chairman and CEO Edward Stack commented that the company expects double-digit earnings growth in 2014 and intends to build on the work it has completed in the 2013 fiscal year.

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    Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013, reporting results that beat estimates. The company, which markets and sells its namesake brand as well as Anthropologie and Free People, posted earnings of $0.59 per share that beat analyst expectations of $0.55 per share. Gross margin improved to 36.7% while gross profit increased 5.8% to $332M. Operating income fell 2.1% to $129.1M. During the fiscal year, 16 new Urban Outfitters stores were opened along with 13 Free People stores and 9 Anthropologie stores. In the upcoming fiscal year the company expects to open a total of 38 new stores. Urban Outfitters finished the quarter with $242.1M in cash and cash equivalents with shareholders’ equity of $1.69B.

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    Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (BONT) announced its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2013 financial results, posting earnings that slipped from a year ago. The department store chain posted earnings of $61.34M and $3.04 per share, down from $74.41M and $3.71 per share in the year-ago quarter, however earnings beat analyst expectations of $2.74 per share. Quarterly revenue fell from $1.03B a year ago to $934.62M, missing analyst expectations of $980.95M. Gross margin improved to 36.3% while net sales fell nearly 10% to $914.86M from $1.02B last year. President and CEO Brendan Hoffman remarked that the company made progress in several strategic aspects despite poor quarterly results, citing the polar vortex for a decline in store traffic and subsequent sales.

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    Filing in Focus: Synnex 8-K, January 9, 2014
    Synnex Corp. (SNX) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2013, reporting quarterly profits that fell 4.9%. The computer technology distributor reports distribution revenue increases of 11% to $3.01B while its global-business services increased 11% to $61M, resulting in an overall revenue increase of 11% to $3.06B. The company’s profit decreased from $43.6M and $1.16 per share a year ago to $41.5M and $1.10 per share this quarter. The company’s financial results exceeded revenue predictions but fell short on earnings per share. In Filings Digest September 11, it was reported that Synnex would acquire IBM’s customer care business, which is expected to close this quarter.

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    Alcoa Inc. (AA) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013, posting a net loss of $2.3B. The aluminum giant’s net loss of $2.3B and $2.19 per share is a drastic shift from its $242M and $0.21 per share earned a year ago. The large disparity in the results between the years is attributed mostly to the write-down of aluminum-smelting operations. When excluding such charges, adjusted earnings per share were $0.04, falling just short of the $0.06 per share analysts had predicted. Revenue declined slightly from the year-ago period of $5.9B to $5.6B, beating revenue estimates of $5.36B. Separately, a joint venture for which Alcoa owns 60% will pay $223M in fines for admitting to bribing officials in Bahrain. Alcoa settled the claims in 2012 with Aluminum Bahrain for $85M.

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    Park Electrochemical Corp. (PKE) has announced its third quarter financial results for the 2013 fiscal year, reporting a decline in sales from a year ago. Net sales were $39.7M, down from $41.3M this quarter last year. Earnings this quarter were $4.72M and $0.23 per share, a decline from the $5.11M last year but flat with respect to earnings per share. Of significance this quarter was the impact of a $559K restructuring charge related to the closure of its Nelco Technology facility in the Free Trade Zone of Zhuhai, China, as well as the closure of its Waterbury, Connecticut Park Advanced Composite Materials facility. The company’s tax rate decreased substantially from a year ago at 18.2% to 3.3% because of increased amounts of its taxable income falling inside jurisdictions with low tax rates and incentives.

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    Filing in Focus: Bed Bath & Beyond 8-K, January 8, 2014
    Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) has announced its financial results for the third fiscal quarter of 2014, reporting an earnings increase of 1.9%. The company has enjoyed an increase in profits despite a shift to lower-margin merchandise, as well as introducing specialty food and beverages in its stores. For the quarter, gross margin tightened from 39.8% to 39.2% while selling, general and administrative expenses jumped 4.9%. Earnings for the quarter edged up from $232.8M and $1.03 per share to $237.2M and $1.12 per share. Revenue increased 6% to $2.86B while same-store sales improved 1.3%. Despite the positive news the company’s stock dropped 8% as a result of the company lowering its earnings guidance from between $4.88 and $5.01 per share to now between $4.79 and $4.86 per share.

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    Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) announced its financial results for the first quarter of the 2014 fiscal year, posting earnings that edged downward from a year ago. The company attributes its performance to the fact that lower-income shoppers continue to face increased economic pressure. Net sales increased 3.2% to $2.50B, falling just short of $2.51B analyst estimates. Comparable-store sales decreased 2.8% as a result of a lower average transaction value and lower volumes. Family Dollar earnings fell from $80.3M and $0.69 per share to $78.0M and $0.68 per share, just missing analyst predictions of $0.69 per share. CEO Howard Levine commented that the company’s performance was affected by an increased promotional environment and customer economic uncertainty.

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    #$%$ Incorporated (#$%$) announced its financial results for the third fiscal quarter of 2014, reporting increases in revenue and earnings. The galvanizing services and electrical products and services provider reported revenue of $197.8M, up from $149.7M a year ago. #$%$ earnings increased from $15.4M and $0.60 per share a year ago to $18.4M and $0.72 per share. However when excluding special items, the company’s earnings declined from $16.3M and $0.64 per share to $15.2M and $0.59 per share. The company’s electrical segment reported a drastic increase in revenue, up from $60.4M to $112.0M, while performance in the galvanizing segment decreased slightly from $89.3M to $85.7M. President and CEO Tom Ferguson remarked that the company is not pleased with its performance this quarter and is seeing progress in efforts to grow various aspects of the company.

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    Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SCHN) announced its first fiscal quarter 2014 financial results, posting a loss that worsened from a year ago. Quarterly revenue dipped from $593M in the year-ago period to $588M. Excluding special items, Schnitzer reported a net loss of $5M, a decline from the $1M loss reported a year ago. Losses per share continued to worsen from $0.02 per share in the first quarter of fiscal 2013 to $0.06 per share this quarter. The auto parts business generated 14% more revenue this quarter from a year ago at $80M while both steel manufacturing and metals recycling saw slight decreases in revenue from a year ago. President and CEO Tamara Lundgren commented that all segments generated positive operating income, improving cash flow.

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    Synergy Resources Corporation (SYRG) has announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, reporting earnings that increased from a year ago. The oil and gas exploration and production company reported a dramatic 132% jump in revenue from $8.3M a year ago to $19.3M this quarter. This significant increase is attributed primarily to a 93% production increase from new wells being brought online. Earnings for the quarter were $6.1M and $0.08 per share, up from $2.2M and $0.04 per share a year ago. Synergy Resources met analyst expectations of $0.08 earnings per share while the company’s revenue missed analyst predictions of $20.9M. The Colorado-based company is expecting capital expenditures in 2014 of $189M, which is being focused on horizontal drilling efforts.

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    IHS Inc. (IHS) has announced its fourth quarter results for the 2013 fiscal year, reporting a decline in profits from a year ago. The company, which specializes in business information, posted earnings of $40.81M and $0.60 per share, down from $46.42M and $0.69 per share in the year-ago quarter. Excluding certain charges, adjusted earnings were up from $95.25M and $1.42 per share to $100.08M and $1.46 per share. Revenue for the quarter jumped sharply from $414.36M in the year-ago quarter to $559.68M, beating analyst expectations of $534.84M. IHS has set its annual guidance to expect earnings between $5.50 and $5.85 per share, with revenues between $2.17B and $2.23B. CEO Scott Key commented that the company is looking for ways to propel growth in its core business segments, primarily through small acquisitions.

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    Commercial Metals Company (CMC) has announced its first quarter financial results for the fiscal year 2014, reporting a 7.6% decline in earnings. The steel and metal products company saw net sales decline 3.8% to $1.68B, falling short of analyst predictions of $1.74B. Earnings this quarter were $45.9M and $0.39 per share, down from $49.7M and $0.42 per share. CEO Joe Alvarado is already projecting a slowdown for the second quarter as the holidays and seasonal weather have both reduced construction operations. The company’s largest revenue generator, international marketing and distribution, saw a 16% decline while American recycling sales fell 3.9%. Commercial Metals maintains a cash position of $515.5M in cash and cash equivalents with $1.2B in liquidity, a jump from a year-ago with $378.8M in cash and cash equivalents with $1.1B in liquidity.

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    Landec Corp. (LNDC) announced its financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2014, reporting earnings that fell 61%. The food and food technology business cited poor weather conditions that adversely affected produce supply, subsequently affecting the company’s margins and vegetable business. Weather specifically in California, Mexico, and the East Coast affected the green bean and broccoli crops, causing marked shortages. Anticipating shortages, Landec reduced its annual guidance from the 20% growth it was projecting to a more modest flat to 5% growth estimate. Propelled mostly to its Apio Inc. business, revenue increased 4.7% to $120M while Landec’s gross margin tightened from 16.2% to 11.4%. Earnings this quarter were $3.5M and $0.13 per share, down from the $8.9M and $0.34 per share a year ago.

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    Lindsay Corporation (LNN) announced its financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2014, reporting earnings that dropped 31%. The irrigation and road infrastructure company attributed its decline to lower commodity prices for farmers, pressuring its results. Lindsay’s irrigation business, which comprises the majority of the company’s revenue, reported revenue that declined 3.7% to $129.2M. The infrastructure business, which is under constant pressure due to program delays and reduced government spending, saw a revenue jump of 41% to $18.5M. For its shareholders, the company doubled its dividend to $0.26 per share while also increasing its share repurchase authorized amount from $100M to $150M over the next two years, returning value to shareholders. CEO Rick Parod commented that irrigation revenues are likely to suffer as grain prices continue to tumble, resulting in lower revenues.

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