Industrial Services of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDSA), a company that recycles stainless steel, ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal, today announced financial guidance for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ending December 31, 2009. For the fiscal year ending December 31, 2009, ISA expects earnings of between $1.32 and $1.37 per basic and diluted share on revenues of approximately $181 million. That compares with fiscal year 2008 earnings of $0.43 per share on revenues of $100 million. The company expects basic and diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2009 to be in the range of $0.31 to $0.36 compared to a loss for the quarter ending December 31, 2008 of ($0.69) per basic and diluted share. The loss in the fourth quarter of 2008 included an operating loss of ($0.32) per share and one-time charges of ($0.37) as reported in prior year. ISA cites significant changes and investment in its business over the past 18 months that have positioned the company to participate in higher margin segments of the metals recycling business. These investments include:
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