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Universal Security Instruments Reports Third-Quarter Results

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UUU) today announced that it has filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016.

For the three months ended December 31, 2016, the Company reported sales of $3,177,632 compared to sales of $4,112,908 for the same period last year.  The Company reported a net loss of $549,806, or $0.24 per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $174,172 or $0.08 per basic and diluted share for the same period last year. 

For the nine months ended December 31, 2016, sales were $10,569,944 versus $10,327,622 for the same period last year.  The Company reported a net loss of $1,003,551, or $0.43 per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $1,362,552 or $0.59, per basic and diluted share for the corresponding 2015 period.

"The Company's third fiscal quarter results did not include $660,000 for orders received in the quarter that will be delivered in the Company's fourth fiscal quarter.  Comparable orders received in the Company's third fiscal quarter of the previous year were able to be delivered in that quarter.  Additionally our Joint Venture recorded a  non-recurring inventory write down of $387,000 this quarter. Also the Company is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the testing laboratory for its ten year sealed photoelectric smoke and combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and expects to start delivery of these products in the first fiscal quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018." said Harvey Grossblatt CEO of Universal Security Instruments Inc.

UNIVERSAL SECURITY INSTRUMENTS, INC. is a U.S.-based manufacturer (through its Hong Kong Joint Venture) and distributor of safety and security devices. Founded in 1969, the Company has an over 40-year heritage of developing innovative and easy-to-install products, including smoke, fire and carbon monoxide alarms.  For more information on Universal Security Instruments, visit our website at www.universalsecurity.com. 

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Certain matters discussed in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws that inherently include certain risks and uncertainties.  Actual results could differ materially from those projected in or contemplated by the forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including, among other items, our Hong Kong Joint Venture's respective ability to maintain operating profitability, currency fluctuations, the impact of current and future laws and governmental regulations affecting us and our Hong Kong Joint Venture and other factors which may be identified from time to time in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings and other public announcements.  We do not undertake and specifically disclaim any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances after the date of such statements.  We will revise our outlook from time to time and frequently will not disclose such revisions publicly.

 

UNIVERSAL SECURITY INSTRUMENTS, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS – (UNAUDITED)



         Three Months Ended

               December 31,


2016

2015

Sales

$3,177,632

$4,112,908

Net loss

(549,806)

(174,172)

Loss per share:



        Basic and diluted

$      (0.24)

$     (0.08)




Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:

         Basic and diluted

2,312,887

2,312,887










Nine Months Ended

December 31,


2016

2015

Sales

$10,569,944

$10,327,622

Net loss

(1,003,551)

(1,362,552)

Loss per share:



        Basic and diluted

$         (0.43)

$        (0.59)




Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:

         Basic and diluted

2,312,887

2,312,887

                                     

 

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS – (UNAUDITED)




ASSETS




December 31,


2016


2015

Cash

$    155,826


$    227,138

Accounts receivable and amount due from factor

1,531,427


2,940,046

Inventory

5,561,469


4,597,465

Prepaid expenses

200,780


212,519

TOTAL CURRENT ASSETS

7,449,502


7,977,168





INVESTMENT IN HONG KONG JOINT VENTURE

10,610,725


12,082,513

PROPERTY,  EQUIPMENT, AND INTANGIBLE ASSET – NET

116,834


148,014

OTHER ASSETS

4,000


6,000

TOTAL ASSETS

$18,181,061


$20,213,695





LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY








Line of credit - factor

$    693,766


$1,628,214

Accounts payable

2,536,773


1,299,753

Accrued liabilities

116,818


298,059

TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES

3,347,357


3,226,026





COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES

-


-

SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY




     Common stock, $.01 par value per share; authorized 20,000,000
     
shares; 2,312,887 shares issued and outstanding
     
at December 31 2016 and 2015 

23,129


23,129

Additional paid-in capital

12,885,841


12,885,841

Retained earnings

1,446,989


3,225,780

Accumulated other comprehensive income

477,745


852,919

TOTAL SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY

14,833,704


16,987,669

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY

$18,181,061


$20,213,695

 

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