CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Swisher Hygiene Inc. ("Swisher Hygiene") (Nasdaq:SWSH) (TSX:SWI), a leading provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing products and services, announced today that it has filed its 10-Q for the three-month period ended March 31, 2012. All amounts in this news release are in United States dollars. First Quarter 2012 Highlights
- The Waste segment, which was sold on November 15, 2012, is reported as discontinued operations beginning in the first quarter of 2012.
- Total revenue from continuing operations of $58.2 million, a 171% increase compared to the prior-year period. Hygiene revenue from company-owned operations, excluding acquisitions, increased 19% from the prior-year period.
- Adjusted EBITDA loss of $4.1 million based on a net loss from continuing operations of $13.3 million. For a reconciliation of non-GAAP to GAAP measures, please review the disclosures and table included with this release.
- Basic and diluted loss per share from continuing operations of $0.08, compared to basic and diluted loss per share from continuing operations of $0.04 in the prior-year period.