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Golden Enterprises: Net sales increased 12% for the current quarter

08 Apr 2016

Golden Enterprises, Inc.'s Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $.03375 per share payable April 27, 2016 to stockholders of record on April 18, 2016.

Golden Enterprises, Inc.'s basic and diluted income per share for the fourteen weeks ended March 4, 2016 was$.07 basic and $.06 diluted compared to $.02 for the thirteen weeks ended February 27, 2015.

 

Net sales increased 12% for the current quarter, and were $35,186,617 versus $31,521,659 for the same period last year.  This year's third quarter included fourteen weeks of snack food sales and costs compared to the normal thirteen weeks last year.  This quarter's net sales on a normalized thirteen week period increased 4% compared to last year.

For the forty weeks ended March 4, 2016, basic and diluted income per share was $.20 compared to $.09 per share for the thirty-nine weeks ended February 27, 2015.  Earnings year to date are $2,223,604 this year vs.$1,080,476 last year.

Operating income for the third quarter increased $492,310 and $1,826,776 year to date. The increase in sales and shift in product mix in addition to the favorable commodity prices have contributed to the positive trends in operating income.     

The following is a summary of net sales and income information for the fourteen and forty weeks ended March 4, 2016 and the thirteen and thirty-nine weeks ended February 27, 2015.

 

   

14 Weeks Ended

 

13 Weeks Ended

 

40 Weeks Ended

 

39 Weeks Ended

   

March 4,

 

February 27,

 

March 4,

 

February 27,

   

2016

 

2015

 

2016

 

2015

Net sales

$

35,186,617

$

31,521,659

$

100,916,805

$

97,676,021

                 

Income before income taxes

 

1,199,230

 

668,815

 

3,634,521

 

1,975,596

Income taxes

 

464,775

 

396,292

 

1,410,917

 

895,120

Net income

$

734,455

$

272,523

$

2,223,604

$

1,080,476

                 
                 

Basic earnings per share

$

0.07

$

0.02

$

0.20

$

0.09

Diluted earnings per share

$

0.06

$

0.02

$

0.20

$

0.09

                 
                 

Basic weighted shares outstanding

 

11,291,757

 

11,451,635

 

11,291,757

 

11,638,966

Diluted weighted shares outstanding  

 

11,317,116

 

11,451,635

 

11,291,757

 

11,638,966

                 
                 

This News Release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Actual results could differ materially from those forward-looking statements.  Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially include price competition, industry consolidation, raw material costs and effectiveness of sales and marketing activities, as described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/

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