DPAC Technologies Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter 2010
HUDSON, Ohio --(Business Wire)--
Third Quarter Operating Results
The Company reported revenue of $1.88 million for the third quarter of 2010 compared with $1.43 million for the third quarter of 2009 and $1.98 million for the second quarter of 2010, and which represented an increase of $452,000, or 32%, over the prior year period.
Gross margin percentage for the third quarter was 40.4% compared to 39.0% for the same period of 2009. Total operating expenses incurred in the third quarter of 2010 of $760,000 decreased by $5,000 from the prior year period.
The Company reported a loss from operations of $1,300 as compared to an operating loss of $208,000 for the third quarter of 2009 and an operating profit of $32,000 for the second quarter of 2010. The Company reported a net loss of $219,000 as compared to a net loss of $384,000 for the prior year's third quarter and a net loss of $93,000 for the second quarter of 2010.
Results for the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2010
For the nine months ended September 30, 2010, the Company reported revenue of $5.63 million compared with revenue of $5.14 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2009, an increase of 10%.
Gross margin percentage for the nine months ended September 30, 2010 increased to 43.5% from 40.8% for the same period of 2009. Total operating expenses for the nine months ended September 30, 2010 of $2.36 million decrease by $257,000, or 10%, from the nine months ended September 30, 2009. The Company reported income from operations for the nine months ended September 30, 2010 of $87,000 as compared to an operating loss of $524,000 for the comparable prior year period. The Company reported a net loss of $408,000 as compared to a net loss of $985,000 for the nine months ended September 30, 2009.
Chief Executive Officer and President Steve Runkel commented, "Our third quarter results demonstrate a continued strengthening in our business. Revenue for the quarter increased over 30% compared to the same period last year. We are particularly pleased to see growth in excess of 30% in both the Device Connectivity and the Device Networking product lines. During the quarter we made substantial progress in resolving several of the supply chain challenges that have impacted the timing of our revenue throughout the year. We expect to see continued progress in this area in Q4."
Mr. Runkel continued, "We are also pleased to have announced the latest generation of our flagship industrial embedded 802.11 modules during the quarter. The new Airborne WLNG-DP550 series of modules integrates significantly advanced radio performance with our advanced security and device integration functionality to provide the leading Wi-Fi solution for truly industrial applications. An important feature of the WLNG-DP550 series is the backward compatibility with all previous generations allowing our customers to implement advanced functionality without modification to their current product designs."
About DPAC Technologies
DPAC Technologies provides embedded wireless networking products for machine-to-machine communication applications. DPAC's Airborne™ and AirborneDirect™ wireless products are used by major OEMs in the transportation, instrumentation and industrial control, homeland security, medical diagnostics and logistics markets to provide remote data collection and control. DPAC Technologies is based in Hudson, OH. The Company's web site address is www.dpactech.com. Information concerning DPAC is filed by DPAC with the SEC (News - Alert) and is available on the SEC website, www.sec.gov.
Quatech, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of DPAC, delivers high performance device networking & connectivity solutions to help companies improve their bottom line performance. Quatech enables reliable machine-to-machine (M2M) communications via secure 802.11 wireless or traditional wired networks with industrial grade (hardened) embedded radios, modules, boards and external device servers and bridges. For local and mobile connections, Quatech serial adapters provide secure connectivity and port expansion via any interface option. Satisfied customers rely on our unique combination of performance and support to improve bottom line performance through real-time remote monitoring & control, streamlined systems and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). Quatech markets its products through a global network of distributors, resellers, systems integrators and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Founded in 1983, Quatech is headquartered in Hudson, Ohio, and merged with DPAC Technologies, Inc. in February 2006. www.quatech.com.
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