Company Reports Revenues of $9.3 Million With $2.0 Million Net Income (After-Tax), Representing 113% Increase in Revenues and 217% Increase in Net Income (After-Tax) From Previous Year’s Same Quarter
LINDON, Utah, Nov. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Profire Energy, Inc. (PFIE), a technology company which manufactures, installs and services burner management systems and other combustion technologies for the oil and gas industry, today announced that it has filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for its fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Company reported record quarterly revenue and net income (after-tax) for the quarter ended September 30, 2013 of $9,342,456 and $2,049,549, respectively. These figures represent a 113% increase in revenue and a 217% increase in net income (after-tax) compared to the same quarter of the prior fiscal year. Basic earnings per share increased to $0.05 for the quarter, compared to $0.01 for the same quarter of the prior fiscal year. As a percentage of revenues, cost of goods sold decreased to 40%, compared to 49% for the same quarter of the prior fiscal year.
The Company reported record revenues and net income (after-tax) for the six-month period ended September 30, 2013 of $16,524,036 and $3,663,533, respectively. These figures represent a 105% increase in revenue and a 202% increase in net income (after-tax) compared to the same period of the prior fiscal year. Basic earnings per share increased to $.08 for the period, compared to $.03 for the same period of the prior fiscal year. As a percentage of revenues, cost of goods sold decreased to 41%, compared to 45% for the same period of the prior fiscal year.
“Our focus as a company continues to be on execution of our growth objectives, and, ultimately, delivering value to our stakeholders,” said Andrew Limpert, Chief Financial Officer of Profire. “The investments we have made in personnel, fixed assets, training, and other growth initiatives played a significant part in facilitating these record-setting financial results. As we begin selling to larger producers, we expect the concept of burner management can be more effectively shared with the industry.”
“In light of the industry’s recent- and anticipated-growth in production, we’re seeing increasing activity in the Bakken, Marcellus, and Eagle Ford areas, with the Permian Basin beginning to show increased activity as well,” said Harold Albert, Chief Operating Officer of Profire. “These areas are driving much of the industry’s growth, and we have been positioned—both physically and financially—to begin taking advantage of this industry growth. We are looking forward to the coming months and years as we position Profire to lead the industry in oilfield burner management.”
The Company reported a gross margin of approximately 60%, with a net margin (after-tax) of approximately 22% for the quarter. Profire remains debt-free.
“With the opportunities that we see in North America—an estimated 1.3 million wells with 40,000-50,000 new wells each year—we are focused on capitalizing on our current and future opportunities to make the industry safer, more efficient, and more compliant with regulatory bodies,” said Brenton Hatch, Chief Executive Officer of Profire. “We are committed to change the industry in a positive way, and believe that our talented team, robust product line, and growing opportunities will allow us to pursue new levels of execution in the future. We look forward to working with our stakeholders—our employees, customers, shareholders, and others—as we seek to improve the industry’s approach to burner management.”
To learn more about Profire Energy or its products, please contact Profire Energy or visit www.ProfireEnergy.com.
About Profire Energy, Inc.
Profire Energy assists energy production companies in the safe and efficient transportation, refinement and production of oil and natural gas. As energy companies seek greater safety for their employees, compliance with more stringent EPA standards and enhanced margins with their energy production processes, Profire Energy’s burner management systems are increasingly becoming part of their solution. To learn more about the company’s products and services, please visit www.ProfireEnergy.com. Profire Energy has offices in Lindon, Utah; Houston, Texas; and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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