OCALA, Fla., June 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Nobility Homes, Inc. (Pink Sheets:NOBH) announced sales and earnings results for its second quarter ended May 3, 2014. Sales for second quarter 2014 were up 94% to $7,416,806 as compared to $3,813,619 recorded in second quarter 2013. Income from operations was $305,628 versus a loss of $49,032 last year. Net income after taxes was $284,900 as compared to a loss of $47,021 last year. The net income after taxes for second quarter 2014 included a $95,286 non-cash loss from our investment in one retirement community limited partnership. Diluted earnings per share were $.07 per share compared to $.01 loss per share last year.
For the first six months of fiscal 2014, sales were up 61% to $11,608,235 as compared to $7,215,286 for the first six months of 2013. Income from operations was $389,814 versus a loss of $55,749 last year. Net income after taxes was $388,302 compared to a loss of $42,176 last year. The net income after taxes for the first six months of 2014 included a $134,687 non-cash loss from our investment in one retirement community limited partnership. Diluted earnings per share were $0.10 per share compared to $.01 loss per share last year.
Nobility's financial position for the first six months of 2014 remains very strong with cash and cash equivalents and short term investments of $12,736,291 and no outstanding debt. Working capital is $21,737,132 and our ratio of current assets to current liabilities is 13.4:1. Stockholders' equity is $35,601,237 and the book value per share of common stock increased to $8.77.
Terry Trexler, President, stated, "Our sales for the second quarter of 2014 were strong despite tight retail credit standards and uncertain economic conditions present in our country. According to the Florida Manufactured Housing Association, shipments in Florida for the period from November 2013 through April 2014 were up approximately 21% from the same period last year. We believe that the long-term demographic trends favor future growth in the Florida market area we serve, and that the current economic environment requires us to maintain our strong financial position for future growth and success."
We have specialized for 47 years in the design and production of quality, affordable manufactured homes at our plant located in central Florida. With our multiple retail sales centers, an insurance subsidiary, and investments in retirement manufactured home communities, we are the only vertically integrated manufactured home company headquartered in Florida.
Certain statements in this report are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Although Nobility believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there are risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, competitive pricing pressures at both the wholesale and retail levels, increasing material costs, continued excess retail inventory, increase in repossessions, changes in market demand, changes in interest rates, availability of financing for retail and wholesale purchasers, consumer confidence, adverse weather conditions that reduce sales at retail centers, the risk of manufacturing plant shutdowns due to storms or other factors, the impact of marketing and cost-management programs, reliance on the Florida economy, impact of labor shortage, impact of materials shortage, increasing labor cost, cyclical nature of the manufactured housing industry, impact of rising fuel costs, catastrophic events impacting insurance costs, availability of insurance coverage for various risks to Nobility, market demographics, management's ability to attract and retain executive officers and key personnel, increased global tensions, market disruptions resulting from terrorist or other attack and any armed conflict involving the United States and the impact of inflation.
|NOBILITY HOMES, INC.|
|Consolidated Balance Sheets|
|May 3,||November 2,|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$ 12,276,236||$ 10,468,453|
|Accounts receivable - trade||855,481||2,701,057|
|Mortgage notes receivable, current||5,865||4,549|
|Income tax receivable||10,000||--|
|Pre-owned homes, current||2,854,706||2,187,598|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||472,516||319,546|
|Deferred income taxes||557,525||656,461|
|Total current assets||23,487,356||21,836,712|
|Property, plant and equipment, net||3,808,956||3,731,463|
|Mortgage notes receivable, long term||182,301||183,753|
|Deferred income taxes||1,438,475||1,339,539|
|Total assets||$ 37,351,461||$ 37,150,621|
|Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity|
|Accounts payable||$ 375,916||$ 645,519|
|Accrued expenses and other current liabilities||448,549||614,368|
|Total current liabilities||1,750,224||1,966,965|
|Commitments and contingent liabilities|
|Preferred stock, $.10 par value, 500,000 shares authorized; none issued and outstanding||--||--|
|Common stock, $.10 par value, 10,000,000 shares authorized; 5,364,907 shares issued||536,491||536,491|
|Additional paid in capital||10,636,716||10,632,060|
|Accumulated other comprehensive income||245,201||240,378|
|Less treasury stock at cost, 1,305,913 shares in 2014 and 1,307,854 shares in 2013||(9,525,257)||(9,545,057)|
|Total stockholders' equity||35,601,237||35,183,656|
|Total liabilities and stockholders' equity||$ 37,351,461||$ 37,150,621|
|NOBILITY HOMES, INC.|
|Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income (Loss)|
|Three Months Ended||Six Months Ended|
|May 3,||May 4,||May 3,||May 4,|
|Net sales||$ 7,416,806||$ 3,813,619||$ 11,608,235||$ 7,215,286|
|Cost of goods sold||(6,312,508)||(3,235,633)||(9,758,407)||(6,091,517)|
|Selling, general and administrative expenses||(798,670)||(627,019)||(1,460,014)||(1,179,518)|
|Operating income (loss)||305,628||(49,032)||389,814||(55,749)|
|Other income (loss):|
|Undistributed earnings in joint venture -- Majestic 21||39,477||42,964||71,808||60,200|
|Losses from investments in retirement community limited partnerships||(95,286)||(83,504)||(134,687)||(129,841)|
|Total other income (loss)||(20,728)||2,011||(1,512)||13,573|
|Income (loss) before provision for income taxes||284,900||(47,021)||388,302||(42,176)|
|Net income (loss)||284,900||(47,021)||388,302||(42,176)|
|Other comprehensive income (loss)|
|Unrealized investment gain (loss)||(13,120)||35,660||4,823||44,630|
|Comprehensive income (loss)||$ 271,780||$ (11,361)||$ 393,125||$ 2,454|
|Weighed average number of shares outstanding:|
|Net income (loss) per share:|
|Basic||$ 0.07||$ (0.01)||$ 0.10||$ (0.01)|
|Diluted||$ 0.07||$ (0.01)||$ 0.10||$ (0.01)|
Source:Nobility Homes, Inc.