- Total revenue was $27.2 million for the three months ended June 30, 2012, a 21.7% increase from $22.3 million for the three months ended June 30, 2011;
- EBITDA before non-cash compensation and non-recurring expenses for the three months ended June 30, 2012 increased to $4.3 million as compared to $1.8 million and $2.6 million for the three month periods ended June 30, 2011 and March 31, 2012, respectively;
- Average monthly crawler crane rental rates increased by $808 or 5.0% to $17,041 on a sequential quarterly basis, compared to $16,233 for the three month period ended March 31, 2012. On a year over year basis, average monthly crawler crane rental rate increased $1,694 or 11.0% from $15,347 for the three months ended June 30, 2011. Average monthly crawler crane rental rates are at their highest level since the first quarter of 2010;
- Excluding the impact of the levee project that was active in 2011, utilization of crawler cranes increased to 39.4% in the second quarter of 2012, compared to 34.8% for the comparable quarter in 2011;
- Utilization of rough terrain cranes increased to 67.6% in the second quarter of 2012, compared to 54.8% for the first quarter of 2012;
- Utilization of heavy tower cranes and elevator lifts increased to 55.1% in the second quarter of 2012, compared to 47.9% for the first quarter of 2012;
- New, used and rental equipment sales totaled $8.6 million for the three month period ended June 30, 2012, a 61.4% increase from $5.3 million for the three month period ended June 30, 2011; and
- Total debt decreased by $7.9 million over the six months ended June 30, 2012, due in part to the disposition of excess rental equipment at an average of 108.2% of Orderly Liquidation Value (“OLV”).
Essex Rental Corp. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
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