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J & J Snack Foods Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q)
Posted by: gurufocus (IP Logged)
Date: April 25, 2011 04:21PM
J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF) filed Quarterly Report for the period ended 2011-03-26. J & J Snack Foods Corp. has a market cap of $897.54 million; its shares were traded at around $48.33 with a P/E ratio of 18.66 and P/S ratio of 1.29. The dividend yield of J & J Snack Foods Corp. stocks is 0.97%. J & J Snack Foods Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 23.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated J & J Snack Foods Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.
Highlight of Business Operations:
Sales to food service customers increased $2,468,000 or 2% in the second quarter to $107,813,000 and increased $6,170,000 or 3% for the six months. Excluding sales from the acquisition of California Churros, food service sales decreased 1% for the quarter and were essentially flat for the six months. Soft pretzel sales to the food service market decreased less than 1% to $25,272,000 in the second quarter and decreased less than 1% to $49,656,000 in the six months. Frozen juices and ices sales increased 15% to $11,086,000 in the three months and 8% to $18,728,000 in the six months primarily as the result of higher sales to school food service accounts. Churro sales to food service customers increased 42% to $10,165,000 in the second quarter and were up 46% to $20,254,000 in the six months. Without sales from California Churros, churros sales for the quarter decreased 5% and for the six months decreased 1%.
Sales of bakery products, excluding biscuit and dumpling sales and fruit and fig bar sales, increased $1,223,000 or 3% in the second quarter to $40,583,000 and increased $2,744,000 or 3% for the six months due primarily to increased sales to private label customers. Biscuit and dumpling sales increased 4% to $9,390,000 in the quarter and were up 3% to $19,247,000 for the six months. Sales of fig and fruit bars decreased 15% in the second quarter to $6,944,000 and decreased 14% in the six months to $13,770,000 with lower sales spread across many customers.
Funnel cake sales decreased by $2,209,000 to $3,947,000 in the quarter and by $2,558,000 to $8,456,000 in the six months with sales to one customer down $3,281,000, or 77%, in the quarter and down $4,219,000, or 57%, in the six months. This one customer accounted for $12.7 million of funnel cake fries in our fiscal year 2010, of which $5.3 million were in the last six months. We anticipate no sales to this customer in the last six months of fiscal year 2011.
Sales of products to retail supermarkets increased $2,080,000 or 14% to $17,188,000 in the second quarter and were up 13% to $31,310,000 in the first half. Soft pretzel sales for the second quarter were up 5% to $8,613,000 and were up 3% to $16,448,000 for the six months on unit volume increases of less than 1% for the quarter and for the six months. Sales of frozen juices and ices increased $1,697,000 or 23% to $8,975,000 in the second quarter and were up 21% to $15,476,000 in the first half on a unit volume increase of 22% in the quarter and 20% for the six months. Coupon redemption costs, a reduction of sales, decreased 2% or about $31,000 for the six months and were down $48,000, or 8% in the quarter.
Sales of products in the first twelve months since their introduction were approximately $600,000 in the March quarter and $1.2 million in the six months. Price increases accounted for approximately $600,000 of sales in the March quarter and in the six months and net volume increases, including new product sales as defined above and net of decreased coupon costs, accounted for approximately $1,500,000 of sales in the March quarter and $3,600,000 of sales in the six months. Operating income in our Retail Supermarkets segment increased from $1,905,000 to $2,081,000 in the quarter and
Frozen beverage and related product sales increased 2% to $37,730,000 in the second quarter and increased $2,148,000 or 3% to $73,955,000 in the six month period. Beverage sales alone decreased 1% to $24,842,000 in the second quarter and were up 2% to $48,529,000 in the six months. Gallon sales were down 7% for the three months and 2% for the six months in our base ICEE business with lower sales to three customers accounting for all of the decrease. Service revenue increased 3% to $9,940,000 in the second quarter and 1% to $19,753,000 for the six months.
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