This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Twin Disc, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2013 Fourth Quarter Financial Results

Twin Disc, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWIN) today reported financial results for the fiscal 2013 fourth quarter ended June 30, 2013.

Sales for the fiscal 2013 fourth quarter were $75,931,000, down from $96,109,000 for the same period last year. For fiscal 2013, sales were $285,282,000, compared to the record $355,870,000 for fiscal 2012. The anticipated decrease in sales was primarily the result of lower demand from customers in the pressure pumping sector of the North American oil and gas market and softness in sales to European customers. Offsetting weakness in these markets was higher demand from customers in the North American and Asian commercial marine markets. Sales to customers serving the global mega yacht market remained at historic lows throughout the fiscal year, while demand remained steady for equipment used in the airport rescue and fire fighting (ARFF), and military markets.

Gross margin for the fiscal 2013 fourth quarter was 27.2 percent, compared to 29.4 percent in the fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and 25.9 percent in the fiscal 2013 third quarter. The anticipated year-over-year decline in the fiscal 2013 fourth quarter gross margin was the result of lower sales volumes and a less profitable mix of business. For fiscal 2013, gross margin was 28.1 percent, compared to 34.2 percent for fiscal 2012.

For the fiscal 2013 fourth quarter, marketing, engineering and administrative (ME&A) expenses, as a percentage of sales, were 22.5 percent, compared to 20.1 percent for the fiscal 2012 fourth quarter. ME&A expenses decreased $1,940,000 versus the fiscal 2012 fourth quarter. The table below summarizes significant changes in certain ME&A expenses for the quarter:
   
Three Months Ended

(In thousands)

June 30, 2013
 

June 30, 2012

Increase/ (Decrease)
Stock-Based Compensation $ 270 $ (380 ) $ 650
Incentive/Bonus Expense 290 1,885   (1,595 )
$ (945 )
Foreign Exchange Translation, Net   (107 )
$ (1,052 )
All Other, Net   (1,183 )
$ (2,235 )
 

The year-over-year net remaining decrease in ME&A expenses of $1,183,000 for the quarter primarily relates to efforts to control global ME&A expenses in light of the current softness in demand experienced in certain of the Company’s markets.

1 of 8

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,521.25 -121.76 -0.73%
S&P 500 1,973.89 -14.98 -0.75%
NASDAQ 4,784.9430 -43.3820 -0.90%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs