Electro-Sensors, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELSE), a leading global provider of machine monitoring sensors and hazard monitoring systems, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022.
- First quarter revenue of $2,135,000, up 12.3% from prior year-period
- Gross Margin of 54.6%
- Cash and investments of approximately $9.7 million
|Unaudited; in thousands, except per share data|
|Q1 FY22||Q1 FY21||Change|
|Operating Loss Margin||(0.7)||%||(0.2)||%||-50.0||bps|
|Loss Before Income Tax Benefit||$||(13)||$||(2)||-550.0||%|
|Loss Per Share (diluted)||$||0.00||$||0.00||0.0||%|
Net sales for the 2022 first quarter increased 12.3% to $2,135,000 from $1,901,000 in the prior-year quarter. The increase in sales was primarily a result of increased domestic sales for industrial automation and agricultural applications.
“We are pleased to report our largest first quarter revenue in the company’s history,” said David L. Klenk, Electro-Sensors’ president. “Additionally, I’m proud of our team for maintaining a strong gross margin in the face of significant challenges in the global supply chain. While the acquisition of components and materials used in building our products is a daily challenge, we have a great team that is relentlessly focused on meeting our customer requirements.”
A full analysis of results for the period ended March 31, 2022 is available in the Company’s Form 10-Q, which is available on the Company’s website at www.electro-sensors.com or through the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Edgar database at www.sec.gov.
Consolidated Statements of Income
For the Quarter Ended March 31, 2022 and 2021 (unaudited)
(in thousands except share and per share amounts)
|Three Months Ended March 31|
|Cost of goods sold||969||911|
|Loss before income taxes||(13)||(2)|
|Benefit from income taxes||(4)||0|
|Loss per share – diluted||$||0.00||$||0.00|
|Average shares outstanding – diluted||3,395,521||3,395,521|
Consolidated Balance Sheets
March 31, 2022 and December 31, 2021
|March 31||December 31|
|Cash and investments||$||9,660||$||9,769|
|Trade receivables, net||1,155||1,005|
|Other current assets||211||191|
|Total current assets||12,784||12,628|
|Deferred income tax asset, long-term||214||208|
|Intangible assets, net||25||38|
|Property and equipment, net||993||1,017|
|Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity|
|Current maturities of financing lease||$||6||$||6|
|Accounts payable and accrued expenses||825||691|
|Total current liabilities||831||697|
|Financing lease, net of current maturities||5||6|
|Total long-term liabilities||5||6|
|Additional paid-in capital||2,042||2,041|
|Total stockholders’ equity||13,180||13,188|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||14,016||$||13,891|
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. Most standard products ship within one to two days and have an industry-leading 5-year warranty. 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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