MINNETONKA, Minn., March 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Electro-Sensors, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELSE), a leading global provider of machine monitoring sensors and hazard monitoring systems, today announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2022.
Record annual revenue of $9.0 million, up 4.9% over prior year
Gross Margin of 53.6%
Cash and investments of $9.7 million
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Operating Income (Loss)
Operating Income (Loss) Margin
Income Before Income Taxes
Earnings Per Share (diluted)
Net sales during 2022 increased 4.9% to $9,029,000 from $8,607,000 in the prior year. Sales growth for the year was driven primarily by increased domestic sales for agricultural and industrial automation applications.
"We are pleased to report record annual revenue for 2022," said David L. Klenk, Electro-Sensors' president. "Our growth was driven by increased sales of both our traditional wired sensor products and our HazardPROTM wireless monitoring systems."
Klenk continued, "While significant supply chain disruptions continued during the year, our team did an excellent job addressing these challenges to deliver strong results."
A full analysis of results for the year ended December 31, 2022 is available in the Company's Form 10-K, which is available on the Company's website at www.electro-sensors.com or through the Securities and Exchange Commission's Edgar database at www.sec.gov.
Statements of Income
For the Years Ended December 31, 2022 and 2021 (in thousands except share and per share amounts)
Years Ended December 31,
Cost of goods sold
Operating income (loss)
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Income before income taxes
Income tax expense (benefit)
Earnings per share – diluted
Average shares outstanding - diluted
December 31, 2022 and 2021
Cash and investments
Trade receivables, net
Other current assets
Total current assets
Deferred income tax asset
Intangible assets, net
Property and equipment, net
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity
Current maturity of financing lease
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
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Financing lease, net of current maturities
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Other comprehensive gain
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Total liabilities and stockholders' equity
2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Our Annual Meeting will be held via live webcast on April 27, 2023 at 2:00 PM Central Time at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/ELSE2023. Please retain a copy of the 16 digit Control Number that is printed on your proxy card as you will need it to enter the Annual Meeting as a verified shareholder. Shareholders will be able to vote in this virtual meeting as if they were attending an in-person meeting. Shareholders may submit questions prior to the start of the meeting at https://www.electro-sensors.com/about/investor-info under Investor Contact - Email Gloria.
Electro-Sensors, Inc. is an industry leading designer and manufacturer of rugged and reliable machine monitoring sensors and wireless/wired hazard monitoring systems applied across multiple industries and applications. These products improve processes by protecting people, safeguarding systems, reducing downtime, and preventing waste. Electro-Sensors is proud to be an ISO9001:2015 quality certified company and is committed to providing excellent customer service and technical support. Founded in 1968 and located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Electro-Sensors provides its loyal customers with reliable products that improve safety and help plants operate with greater efficiency, productivity and control.
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