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Gigatronics Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q)
Posted by: gurufocus (IP Logged)
Date: November 3, 2011 04:44PM

Gigatronics Inc. (GIGA) filed Quarterly Report for the period ended 2011-09-24. Gigatronics Inc. has a market cap of $6.4 million; its shares were traded at around $1.27 with and P/S ratio of 0.3.



Highlight of Business Operations:

Net sales in the second quarter of fiscal 2012 were $4,086,000, a 14% decrease from the $4,749,000 in fiscal 2011. Net sales in the first half of fiscal 2012 decreased 20% to $7,583,000 from the $9,450,000 in fiscal 2011. Sales at Giga-tronics Division increased for the three and six month periods ended September 24, 2011 primarily due to an increase in military shipments whereas shipments at Microsource decreased for the three and six month periods ended September 24, 2011 primarily due to a decrease in military demand for its products.

Cost of sales as a percentage of sales increased by 2.7% for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 to 62.5% compared to 59.8% for the second quarter of fiscal 2011, driven by higher variances at Microsource due to low sales resulting in a lack of manufacturing absorption.

Cost of sales as a percentage of sales increased by 1.5% for the first half of fiscal 2012 to 60.8% compared to 59.3% from the first half of fiscal 2011 basically due to the reason described above.

Giga-tronics recorded loss before income taxes of $666,000 for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 versus loss before income taxes of $175,000 for the same period last year. The loss before income taxes for the first half of fiscal 2012 was $1,337,000 compared to $119,000 for the first half of fiscal 2011. The increase in loss before income taxes was primarily due to a decrease in volume, an increase in cost of sales and an increase in operating expenses primarily associated with an increase in R&D efforts in fiscal 2012.

Giga-tronics recorded loss before income taxes of $666,000 for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 versus loss before income taxes of $175,000 for the same period last year. The loss before income taxes for the first half of fiscal 2012 was $1,337,000 compared to $119,000 for the first half of fiscal 2011. The increase in loss before income taxes was primarily due to a decrease in volume, an increase in cost of sales and an increase in operating expenses primarily associated with an increase in R&D efforts in fiscal 2012.

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