Tootie Pie Company Annual Revenues Up 35%
SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tootie Pie Company, Inc. (OTCQB:TOOT) reported that annual revenue jumped 35%, to $2,732,858 for fiscal year ending March, 2012, versus $2,027,547 for March, 2011.
"We made a significant investment in our Tootie Pie Gourmet Cafes in the last couple of years and that investment is paying off," reported Don L. Merrill, Jr. President & CEO. "Our Cafes are doing well and we are very excited about the upcoming holiday pie season."
Cash Flow (EBITDA and other non cash items) improved 33% to a loss of $363,116 for the year ending March 31, 2012, versus $539,752 for the same period in 2011."Retail sales jumped 88%, which contributed to a nice improvement to our bottom line," Merrill continued. "I expect these trends to continue into our current year and I believe we have the components in place to achieve profitability." Gross Profit came in at a record $1,697,382 for the year, up 26% from $1,251,798 for the prior year. Net loss, which includes depreciation, amortization and other noncash items, improved 21% to $861,262 for the twelve months ending March 31, 2012, versus $1,094,001 for the twelve months in 2011. The improvement was principally due to a reduction in non-recurring start up related and operating expenses incurred to open, staff and operate additional Cafe locations, as well as an 87.8% increase in higher margin retail sales, coming primarily through our Cafes. About Tootie Pie Co. Tootie Pie Company bakes and sells high-quality, handmade pies through three basic sales channels: retail, corporate and wholesale. The retail segment serves individual customers through sales in its Tootie Pie Gourmet Cafes, in-store sales, orders via telephone and internet on the Company's website. The corporate segment serves businesses that purchase pies as a way to promote their company through client and employee appreciation programs. The wholesale segment is made up of national and regional broad line grocery and foodservice distributors who purchase pies and then resell them through their respective sales distribution channels. Tootie Pie Company is a public company traded on the OTCQB market under the symbol " TOOT." For additional information or to receive correspondence from Tootie Pie Company, please visit www.tootiepieco.com. Forward-Looking Statements
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV