Golden Enterprises, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GLDC) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $.03125 per share payable August 11, 2010 to stockholders of record on August 2, 2010. Golden Enterprises, Inc.’s basic and diluted income per share for the thirteen weeks ended May 28, 2010 were $.13 compared to $.02 for the thirteen weeks ended May 29, 2009. During this period, $.03 after tax was realized from the disposal of the corporate airplane, income less this amount still reflects a 400% increase in earnings over fourth quarter last year. Even in these challenging economic times net sales increased for the current quarter compared to last year. Total sales were $33,048,972 versus $32,999,688 for the same period last year. Operating income for the quarter was $1,767,788 compared to $220,414 last year, an increase of $1,548,374. For the fifty-two weeks ended May 28, 2010, basic and diluted income per share was $.36 per share compared to $.17 last year. Total net sales were $128,441,457 compared to $122,168,626 last year, an increase of 5%. Operating income for the fifty-two weeks was $5,988,122 compared to $2,310,528 last year, an impressive gain of $3,677,594. The Company realized increased operating income in part to our lower commodity costs which were reflected in margin gains and through our sales efforts in increasing our market penetration resulted in positive sales trends. The Company is pleased with our annual results and is enthusiastically working and positioning our Company to satisfy the expectations of our consumers, customers, employees, and stockholders. The following is a summary of net sales and income information.
|Thirteen Weeks Ended||Fifty-Two Weeks Ended|
|May 28, 2010||May 29, 2009||May 28, 2010||May 29, 2009|
|Income before income taxes||2,527,681||463,043||6,823,454||3,348,173|
|Basic and diluted income per share||$||0.13||$||0.02||$||0.36||$||0.17|
|Basic weighted shares outstanding||11,746,632||11,746,632||11,746,632||11,758,651|
|Diluted weighted shares outstanding||11,746,632||11,746,632||11,746,632||11,758,651|