RACINE, Wis., March 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Johnson Outdoors Inc. (Nasdaq:JOUT), a leading global outdoor recreation equipment company, today announced that it will be presenting at the 26(th) Annual ROTH Conference on Monday, March 10, 2014. The conference will be held at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California.
The Company's presentation, by Chief Financial Officer David W. Johnson, is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time in the Plaza (Track 9). In fiscal 2013, JOUT reported a 20 percent increase in operating profit (the highest in twenty years,) a 90 percent improvement in net earnings year-over-year, record low debt and in October initiated a quarterly cash dividend at 1.1 percent yield.
Mr. Johnson and Ms. Cynthia Georgeson from Johnson Outdoors will be available for meetings during the conference. Investors interested in arranging a meeting with management should contact their ROTH representative.
About the 26(th) Annual ROTH Conference
ROTH Conferences are among the largest in the nation for small-cap companies. The Conferences combine company presentations, Q&A sessions and management one-on-one meetings.
The 26(th) Annual ROTH Conference will include presentations from over 400 emerging growth companies across a variety of sectors, including clean tech, consumer and retail, energy and industrial, enterprise software, healthcare, resources, semiconductors and electronics, services and technology/media.
The Conferences are sponsored by ROTH Capital Partners, an investment banking firm dedicated to the small-cap market since its inception in 1984. ROTH's exclusive focus is to offer its clients a full spectrum of investment banking services, including capital raising, research coverage, trading and market making, merger and acquisition advisory services, and investor conferences. The firm is headquartered in Newport Beach, California and has offices in Boston, Chicago, Larkspur, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego and Hong Kong.
ABOUT JOHNSON OUTDOORS INC.
JOHNSON OUTDOORS is a leading global outdoor recreation company that turns ideas into adventure with innovative, top-quality products. The company designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of winning, consumer-preferred brands across four categories: Watercraft, Marine Electronics, Diving and Outdoor Gear. Johnson Outdoors' familiar brands include, among others: Old Town® canoes and kayaks; Ocean Kayak™ and Necky® kayaks; Carlisle® paddles; Extrasport® personal flotation devices; Minn Kota® motors; Cannon® downriggers; Humminbird® marine electronics; LakeMaster® electronic charts; SCUBAPRO® and SUBGEAR® dive equipment; Silva® compasses; Jetboil® outdoor cooking systems; and Eureka!® camping and hiking equipment.
Visit Johnson Outdoors at http://www.johnsonoutdoors.com
CONTACT: AT JOHNSON OUTDOORS INC. CYNTHIA GEORGESON VP- WORLDWIDE COMMUNICATION 262-631-6600Source:Johnson Outdoors Inc.