Gross profit for the Engineering Services segment was $3.2 million, or 16.5 percent of sales, for the quarter ended December 31, 2010, compared to $3.7 million, or 20.7 percent of net sales, for the prior year quarter. During the fourth quarter of 2010, the company recognized a charge of $0.5 million on its MJET program due to unplanned efforts to meet critical design review requirements.Selling, general and administrative expenses (SG&A) were $8.4 million, or 15.4 percent of net sales, for the fourth quarter of 2010, up from $7.8 million, or 13.9 percent of net sales, excluding the impact of goodwill impairments, for the year ago quarter. SG&A for the Aerostructures segment was $6.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2010 compared to $6.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2009. The increase in Aerostructures SG&A relates to hiring to support the growth that we expect in 2011 and higher professional fees. The Engineering Services segment had SG&A of $1.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2010, up from $1.7 million in the prior year quarter, largely related to increases in payroll and fringe benefit costs.
LMI Aerospace Announces Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2010
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