DXP Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXPE) today announced net income of $13.7 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013, with diluted earnings per share of $0.90 compared to net income of $12.2 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.80 for the second quarter of 2012. Sales increased $46.0 million, or 17.6%, to approximately $307.9 million from $261.9 million for the same period in 2012. After excluding sales from acquisitions of $45.3 million, on a same store sales basis, sales for the second quarter of 2013 increased $0.7 million, or 0.3% from 2012 on a same store sales basis.
Net income for the six months ended June 30, 2013 was $27.0 million, with diluted earnings per share of $1.77 compared to net income of $23.8 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.57 for the first half of 2012. Sales for the six months ended June 30, 2013 increased $83.9 million, or 16.3%, to approximately $598.0 million from $514.2 million for the same period in 2012.
Net income for the second quarter sequentially increased 3.9% from $13.2 million to $13.7 million in the second quarter of 2013. Likewise, sales sequentially increased 6.2% from $290.1 million in the first quarter to $307.9 million in the second quarter.
David R. Little, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, remarked, "We are pleased with our second quarter results and see positive momentum in parts of our businesses. During the quarter, we delivered organic growth consistent with our expectations outlined in the first quarter. We completed two acquisitions in the second quarter, Natpro and Tucker Tool. DXP’s Service Centers, Supply Chain Services and Innovative Pumping Solutions are focused on battling for market share in today’s choppy environment while not losing sight of profitability and cash flow generation.As we look to the second half of the year, we maintain a conservative macro outlook, while remaining confident in our ability to grow organically and via acquisitions. We will continue to fund growth and initiatives that we believe will strengthen DXP's presence in North America."