(NYSE:NSP), a leading provider of
human resources and business performance solutions
for America’s best businesses, today reported results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2012. For the third quarter, the company reported net income of $11.5 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.45. For the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2012, the company reported net income of $31.0 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.20.
“We are pleased with our excellent third quarter and year-to-date financial results achieved while implementing a new growth strategy for Insperity,” said
Paul J. Sarvadi
, Insperity chairman and chief executive officer. “Now that all of the major elements of our business transformation are in place, we can focus our efforts and resources on the growth acceleration.”
Third Quarter Results
Revenues for the third quarter of 2012 increased 8.5% over the third quarter of 2011 due to a 7.5% increase in the average number of worksite employees paid per month and a 1.0% increase in revenues per worksite employee per month. Gross profit increased 13.1% over the third quarter of 2011 to $98.4 million. The average gross profit per worksite employee per month increased $13, or 5.3%, to $258 in the third quarter of 2012 from $245 in the 2011 period, primarily due to lower benefits costs.
Operating expenses increased 8.7% to $79.3 million compared to the third quarter of 2011. The 2012 quarter included higher salaries and wages due in part to higher incentive compensation accruals resulting from improved operating results. Operating expenses per worksite employee per month increased 1.0% to $208 in the 2012 quarter compared to $206 in the 2011 quarter.
Year-to-date revenues were $1.6 billion, an increase of 9.8% over the 2011 period. Gross profit for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2012, increased 10.3% to $288.7 million. The average gross profit per worksite employee per month increased $5, or 2.0%, to $258 in the 2012 period from $253 in the 2011 period.