ELGIN, Ill., July 28, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (Nasdaq:HCCI), a leading provider of parts cleaning and hazardous and non-hazardous waste services to small and mid-sized customers, today announced results for the second fiscal quarter of 2010, which ended June 19, 2010. Second quarter highlights include:
- Sales increased 13%, to $25.3 million, compared to $22.4 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2009. For the first half of fiscal 2010, sales increased 7%, to $49.3 million, compared to $46.2 million in the first half of fiscal 2009.
- Average sales per working day was approximately $430,000, compared to $380,000 in the second quarter of fiscal 2009 and compared to $400,000 in the first quarter of fiscal 2010.
- Same-branch sales increased 11%, measured for the 58 branches that were in operation throughout both the second fiscal quarters of 2010 and 2009. For the first half of fiscal 2010, same-branch sales increased 5%, measured for the 58 branches that were in operation throughout both first halves of 2010 and 2009.
- EPS (diluted) increased to $0.08 compared to $0.06 in the second quarter of fiscal 2009.