CLEVELAND, Aug. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crawford United Corporation (OTC Pink: CRAWA), a Cleveland-based holding company serving diverse markets, today reported results for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2019.
For the quarter ended June 30, 2019, sales were $24.5 million compared with $13.6 million in the same period last year, an increase of 80%. In this quarter, the Company recorded operating income of $2.8 million compared with operating income of $1.8 million in the same period last year, an increase of 54%. The increases in sales and operating income were the result of the acquisition of CAD Enterprises, Inc. (“CAD”) effective July 1, 2018 and organic growth in the other operating segments of the company. Net income was $1.8 million, or $0.57 per fully diluted share, compared to $0.4 million, or $0.13 per fully diluted share in the prior year, an increase of 364%.
For the six months ended June 30, 2019, sales were $46.4 million compared with $25.5 million in the same period last year, an increase of 82%. In this six-month period, the Company recorded operating income of $5.4 million compared with operating income of $2.5 million in the same period last year, an increase of 118%. The increases in sales and operating income were the result of the acquisition of CAD effective July 1, 2018 and organic growth in the other operating segments. Net income was $3.6 million, or $1.12 per fully diluted share, compared with net income of $0.8 million, or $0.24 per fully diluted share last year, an increase of 366%.
About Crawford United Corporation. Crawford United Corporation is a publicly-traded holding company serving diverse markets, including healthcare, aerospace, education, and petrochemical.
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|Contact:||Brian E. Powers, 216-496-3238|
|CRAWFORD UNITED CORPORATION|
|Consolidated Income Statement (Unaudited)|
|Three Months Ended||Six Months Ended|
|June 30,||June 30,|
|Cost of Sales||19,287,703||79||%||10,106,614||74||%||$||36,293,902||78||%||18,966,873||74||%|
|Product development costs||–||0||%||97,389||1||%||–||0||%||220,418||1||%|
|Selling, general and administrative expenses||2,435,380||10||%||1,572,244||12||%||4,694,197||10||%||3,824,571||15||%|
|Loss on sale of business||–||0||%||1,160,574||9||%||–||0||%||1,160,574||5||%|
|Other (income) expense, net||25,535||0||%||49,450||0||%||1,661||0||%||108,266||0||%|
|Income before Income Taxes||2,481,439||10||%||526,166||4||%||4,810,311||10||%||1,024,502||4||%|
|Income tax expense||649,960||3||%||131,541||1||%||1,233,374||3||%||256,125||1||%|
|Net income per common share|
|Weighted average shares outstanding|