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Cemtrex Reports Financial Results for the 2017 Fiscal Third Quarter

Farmingdale, NY, Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cemtrex (Nasdaq: CETX, CETXP, CETXW), a world leading industrial and manufacturing leader, today reported its financial results for the three-month and nine-month periods ended June 30, 2017.

“We maintained strong topline growth in the third quarter of fiscal 2017, with total revenue increasing 13% to $27.8 million, while remaining profitable. Our ability to drive steady revenue growth is evident when looking out over the past couple of years. Our revenue has increased from $42 million to $56 million to $86 million for the nine month periods ended June 30, 2015, 2016 and 2017, respectively,” stated Saagar Govil, Chairman and CEO of Cemtrex. “We are focused on continuing to grow our business through the acquisition of new, high quality customers, as well as expanding organically through our existing customers. In April 2017, we received a record number of new incoming orders for a single month, totaling over $21 million. Included in these orders is a $15 million, three year agreement with one of our existing customers, which is the single largest order we have ever received.”

“In addition, we announced the establishment of our new subsidiary, Cemtrex Advanced Technologies along with its first development product, an advanced ‘smart desk.’ It is an exciting time at Cemtrex as we leverage our deep experience in electronics development and manufacturing and focus on bringing to market proprietary technologies that we believe are revolutionary. Our initial products, in line with the innovative ‘smart desk’, will embrace the concept of bringing the workspace environment up to speed with technological advances.”

“Cemtrex is strategically positioned to continue growth organically and through acquisitions. With $13.2 million in cash and cash equivalents we are consistently evaluating growth opportunities to advance our businesses. This is a pivotal time for the company as we see a strong pipeline in new and existing customers as well as new product development under our subsidiary. We continue to scale the business with shareholder value as a core focus on going,” concluded Mr. Govil.

Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Business Highlights and Financial Highlights

  • Total Revenue for Q3 2017 increased 13% to $27.8 million, compared to $24.7 million for Q3 2016. This increase was primarily due to the acquisition of Periscope on May 31, 2016.
    • Industrial Products & Services (IPS) Revenue for Q3 2017 increased 8% to $13.5 million, compared to $12.5 million for Q3 2016. The increase was primarily due to increased shipment of goods and execution of projects.
    • Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Revenue for Q3 2017 increased by 17% to $14.3 million, compared to $12.2 million for Q3 2016. This increase was primarily due to the acquisition of Periscope, an electronics manufacturing solutions business.

  • Gross Margin for Q3 2017 was 36%, compared to 33% for Q3 2016.

  • Operating Margin for Q3 2017 decreased to 5.1% compared to 6.9% for Q3 2016. This is attributable to an increase in operating expenses of 31% to $8.5 million, compared to $6.5 million for Q3 2016, which includes an increase of sales, marketing and professional service costs for the 2017 period.

  • Net Income for Q3 2017 was $1.2 million or $0.11 per share, compared to $1.4 million, or $0.16 per share for Q3 2016. This decrease was due to increase sales and marketing expenses in the third quarter, and loss on disposal of assets.

Nine Month 2017 Financial Highlights

  • Total Revenue for the nine months ended June 30, 2017 increased 54% to $87.7 million, compared to $56.9 million for the same period in 2017. This increase was primarily due to the acquisitions of Advanced Industrial Services (AIS) and Periscope.
    • IPS Revenue for the nine months ended June 30, 2017 increased 27% to $42.0 million, compared to $33.2 million for the same period in 2016. The increase was primarily due to increased shipment of goods and execution of projects.
    • EMS Revenue for the nine months ended June 30, 2017 increased 93% to $45.7 million, compared to $23.7 for the same period in 2016. The primary reason for increased sales was due to the acquisition of Periscope.

  • Gross Margin for the nine months ended June 30, 2017 was 33%, compared to 31% for the same period in 2016.

  • Operating Margin for the nine months ended June 30, 2017 decreased to 4.3% from 5.4% in the same period of 2016. This increase was primarily due to an increase of sales, marketing and professional service costs for the 2017 period. Operating expenses increased 68% to $24.8 million, compared to $14.8 million for the same period in 2016 due to the increase from the acquisitions of AIS and Periscope.

  • Net Income for the nine months ended June 30, 2017 increased 2% to $3.0 million, or $0.26 per share, compared to $2.9 million, or $0.36 per share for the same period in 2016. This increase was primarily due to the acquisitions of AIS and Periscope.

Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2017:

  • Cash and Cash equivalents were $13.2 million or $1.28 per share.
  • Book value was $3.49 per share.

Conference Call and Webcast Information

Cemtrex will host a conference call with the investment community on Thursday, August 14th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time featuring remarks by Saagar Govil, Chairman and CEO of Cemtrex. The dial-in numbers for the conference call are 877-524-8416 (Toll-Free) or 412-902-1028 (Toll). Please call at least five minutes before the scheduled start time.

For interested individuals unable to join the conference call, a replay of the call will be available through August 28, 2017, at 877-660-6853 (Toll-Free) or 201-612-7415 (Toll). Participants must use the following code to access the replay of the call: 13667842.

Cemtrex will also offer a live and archived webcast of the conference call, accessible from the “Investor Relations” section of the Company’s website at http://www.cemtrex.com/investor-relations/. The online archive of the webcast will be available for 30 days following the call.

About Cemtrex

Cemtrex Inc. (CETX) is a global, diversified industrial and manufacturing company that provides a wide array of solutions to meet today’s technology challenges and is rapidly growing through acquisitions. Cemtrex provides: manufacturing services of advanced custom engineered electronics, industrial contracting services, monitoring instruments for industrial processes and environmental compliance, and equipment for controlling particulates, hazardous pollutants and greenhouse gases used in carbon trading globally.
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Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of risks and uncertainties. Statements made herein are as of the date of this press release and should not be relied upon as of any subsequent date. This release may contain non-GAAP financial information and are not calculated or presented in accordance with US GAAP. The Company believes that the presentation of non-GAAP financial measures provides useful information to management and investors regarding underlying trends in its consolidated financial condition and results of operations. The Company’s management regularly uses these supplemental non-GAAP financial measures internally to understand, manage and evaluate the Company’s business and to make operating decisions.


For the three months ended For the nine months ended
June 30, June 30,
2017 2016 2017 2016
Revenues
Industrial Products & Services Revenue $13,467,483 $12,468,737 $42,024,611 $33,206,953
Electronics Manufacturing Services Revenue 14,339,173 12,246,116 45,684,285 23,730,693
Total revenues 27,806,656 24,714,853 87,708,896 56,937,646
Cost of revenues
Cost of Sales, Industrial Products & Services 9,437,556 8,935,388 30,327,245 24,298,643
Cost of Sales, Electronics Manufacturing Services 8,437,194 7,620,796 28,393,397 14,774,708
Total cost of revenues 17,874,750 16,556,184 58,720,642 39,073,351
Gross profit 9,931,906 8,158,669 28,988,254 17,864,295
Operating expenses
General and administrative 8,526,625 6,461,447 24,833,985 14,805,001
Total operating expenses 8,526,625 6,461,447 24,833,985 14,805,001
Operating income 1,405,281 1,697,222 4,154,269 3,059,294
Other income (expense)
Other Income (expense) 154,579 94,781 (81,969) 559,287
Interest Expense (204,992) (237,665) (948,360) (597,826)
Total other income (expense) (50,413) (142,884) (1,030,329) (38,539)
Net income before income taxes 1,354,868 1,554,338 3,123,940 3,020,755
Provision for income taxes 172,286 123,298 122,197 67,424
Net income 1,182,582 1,431,040 3,001,743 2,953,331
Preferred dividends paid - - 332,938 -
Net income available to common shareholders 1,182,582 1,431,040 2,668,805 2,953,331
Other comprehensive income/(loss)
Foreign currency translation gain/(loss) 891,215 38,392 573,389 (375,709)
Comprehensive income available to common shareholders $2,073,797 $1,469,432 $3,242,194 $2,577,622
Income Per Common Share-Basic $0.12 $0.16 $0.27 $0.36
Income Per Common Share-Diluted $0.11 $0.16 $0.26 $0.36
Weighted Average Number of Common Shares-Basic 10,033,060 8,804,446 9,932,894 8,116,266
Weighted Average Number of Common Shares-Diluted 10,300,022 8,872,966 10,214,020 8,184,552

June 30, 2017 September 30, 2016
Assets
Current assets
Cash and equivalents $13,241,368 $6,045,521
Restricted Cash 811,569 698,459
Accounts receivable, net 14,576,581 13,568,727
Inventory, net 16,565,678 14,071,627
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 2,102,444 2,475,404
Deferred tax asset 67,000 67,000
Total current assets 47,364,640 36,926,738
Property and equipment, net 16,860,577 17,647,888
Goodwill 918,819 918,819
Other assets 85,203 540,064
Total Assets $65,229,239 $56,033,509
Liabilities & Stockholders’ Equity (Deficit)
Current liabilities
Accounts payable $8,026,375 $7,733,459
Credit card payable 218,204 294,169
Sales tax payable 247,531 263,107
Revolving line of credit 2,823,047 3,454,913
Accrued expenses 3,010,121 5,174,529
Deferred revenue 564,901 1,387,139
Accrued income taxes 1,139,220 1,042,589
Convertible notes payable 520,000 3,748,000
Current portion of long-term liabilities 2,015,434 2,056,887
Total current liabilities 18,564,833 25,154,792
Long-term liabilities
Loans payable to bank 5,486,709 6,402,228
Notes payable 397,468 1,222,158
Mortgage payable 3,785,016 3,869,066
Notes payable to related party - 3,599,307
Total long-term liabilities 9,669,193 15,092,759
Deferred tax liabilities 94,000 94,000
Total liabilities 28,328,026 40,341,551
Commitments and contingencies - -
Shareholders’ equity
Preferred stock , $0.001 par value, 10,000,000 shares authorized, Series A,
1,000,000 shares authorized, issued and outstanding at June 30, 2017 and
September 30, 2017
1,000 1,000
Series 1, 3,000,000 shares authorized, 1,736,858 and no shares issued and
outstanding as of June 30, 2017 and September 30, 2016, respectively
1,736 -
Common stock, $0.001 par value, 20,000,000 shares authorized,
10,207,739 shares issued and outstanding at June 30, 2017 and
9,460,283 shares issued and outstanding at September 30, 2016
10,207 9,460
Additional paid-in capital 23,350,562 5,230,745
Retained earnings 13,938,466 11,424,900
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (400,758) (974,147)
Total shareholders’ equity 36,901,213 15,691,958
Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity $65,229,239 $56,033,509



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