LOS ANGELES, Nov. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:MPAA) today reported results for its fiscal 2017 second quarter -- reflecting record profitability on both a reported and adjusted basis. Net sales for the fiscal 2017 second quarter were $108.8 million compared with $91.7 million for the same period a year earlier. The company's sales performance for the fiscal 2017 second quarter reflects continued strength of its rotating electrical and wheel hub business, as well as contributions from its other product lines -- including the company's emerging brake power boosters, which commenced in August. Sales were partially offset by certain customer allowances and return accruals related to new business. All results labeled as "adjusted" in this press release are non-GAAP measures as discussed more fully below under the heading " Use of Non-GAAP Measures." Adjusted net sales for the fiscal 2017 second quarter were $112.4 million compared with $101.7 million a year earlier. Net income for the fiscal 2017 second quarter was $9.1 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $1.4 million, or $0.08 per share, a year ago. Adjusted net income for the fiscal 2017 second quarter was $12.4 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, compared with $11.8 million, or $0.62 per diluted share, in the same period a year earlier. Gross profit for the fiscal 2017 second quarter was $30.7 million compared with $21.8 million a year earlier. Gross profit as a percentage of net sales for the fiscal 2017 second quarter was 28.2 percent compared with 23.8 percent a year earlier, primarily due to customer allowances related to new business. Adjusted gross profit for the fiscal 2017 second quarter was $34.5 million compared with $31.4 million a year ago. Adjusted gross profit as a percentage of adjusted net sales for the three months was 30.7 percent compared with 30.9 percent a year earlier.