Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: OESX), a leading power technology enterprise, announced today its financial results for its fiscal 2013 second quarter and fiscal year-to-date period ended September 30, 2012.
“Our revenues this quarter continued to be impacted by the challenged capital spending environment and faced a tough comparable versus the fiscal second quarter of 2012 where we had a number of large solar deals coming together at one time. We also had several non-recurring charges related to income tax and reorganization expenses. We are taking swift actions to refocus our sales and product development strategy, and reduce variable expenses to get us back on the path towards profitable growth,” commented John Scribante, Chief Executive Officer of Orion Energy Systems. “As customer demand for energy solutions that lower operating costs and fulfill environmental mandates grows, I am confident that Orion’s unique product portfolio and value proposition will create a significant runway for profitable growth in the years ahead.”
Second Quarter of Fiscal 2013
For the second quarter of fiscal 2013, the Company reported revenues of $19.4 million, a 42% decrease compared to $33.5 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2012.For the second quarter of fiscal 2013, the Company reported a net loss of $9.7 million, or $(0.46) per share. For the second quarter of fiscal 2012, the Company’s net income was $1.4 million, or $0.06 per share. During the second quarter of fiscal 2013, the Company incurred non-recurring charges in the amount of $7.6 million, including a non-cash valuation reserve charge related to its deferred tax assets of $5.6 million, or approximately $(0.27) per share, and reorganization expenses of $2.1 million, or approximately $(0.10) per share. Total order backlog as of September 30, 2012 was $46.7 million. The Company currently expects approximately $18.1 million of the existing backlog to be recognized as revenue during the remainder of fiscal 2013.