CINCINNATI, Oct. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq:LYTS) today:
- reported first quarter net sales of $79,851,000, an increase of 18% as compared to the same period of the prior fiscal year;
- reported first quarter net income of $4,268,000 or $0.18 per share, as compared to net income of $1,637,000 or $0.07 per share for the same period of the prior fiscal year; and
- declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share payable November 9, 2010 to shareholders of record November 2, 2010.
|(In thousands, except per||Three Months Ended|
|share data; unaudited)||September 30|
|Earnings Per Share (diluted)||$0.18||$0.07||157.1%|
First Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results
Net sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2011 were $79,851,000, an increase of 18.0% over last year's first quarter net sales of $67,676,000. Lighting Segment net sales increased 19.8% to $47,475,000 (sales to national accounts and niche markets increased 31.2% and sales to the Commercial / Industrial lighting market increased 10.4%), Graphics Segment net sales increased 18.1% to $26,087,000, Electronic Components Segment net sales increased 41.0% to $4,564,000 and net sales of the All Other Category decreased 36.1% to $1,725,000. The fiscal 2011 first quarter net income of $4,268,000 or $0.18 per share, compares to a fiscal 2010 first quarter net income of $1,637,000, or $0.07 per share. First quarter fiscal 2010 results included pre-tax expenses of acquisition deal costs of $513,000 and an acquisition-related fair value inventory adjustment of $526,000 related to purchase accounting requirements of LSI ADL Technology's finished goods and work-in-process inventory. Earnings per share represents diluted earnings per share.