Company reports full year operating income of $856,000
IRVINE, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardiogenesis Corporation (Pink Sheets: CGCP), a leading developer of surgical products and accessories used in angina-relieving procedures, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2007.
Sales in the fourth quarter of 2007 totaled $2,767,000, a 24% decrease from the prior year fourth quarter sales of $3,664,000. During the fourth quarter of 2007, the Company sold three lasers and 462 handpiece units as compared to four lasers and 674 handpieces during the fourth quarter of 2006. The lower revenue in the current year quarter is primarily attributable to a $732,000, or 29%, decline in disposable handpiece revenue, and a $174,000, or 20%, decrease in capital sales as compared with the prior year quarter.
Sales for the year ended December 31, 2007 totaled $12,059,000, a decrease of approximately 30% from the $17,117,000 of sales recorded for the year ended December 31, 2006. The decrease in sales as compared with the prior year is primarily attributable to a $3,251,000, or 28%, decline in disposable handpiece revenue and a $1,927,000, or 43%, decline in capital sales. During the year ended December 31, 2007, the company sold 14 lasers and 2,293 handpieces as compared to 22 lasers and 3,162 handpieces in the prior year period.
"In addressing the reduction in sales during 2007, we are encouraged by the progress we have made in the second half of 2007 in expanding our sales force to support increasing sales going forward, finishing the year with 17 sales/clinical professionals in the field compared to 10 at the beginning of the year," commented Richard Lanigan, Cardiogenesis' President.
Cardiogenesis reported a fourth quarter 2007 operating loss of $32,000
as compared with an operating loss of $947,000 in the prior year quarter.
The net loss for the quarter was $84,000,
|SOURCE Cardiogenesis Corporation|
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