Net income applicable to common stock for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 increased by 27.9% to $24.2 million, or $0.76 per diluted share, compared to pro forma net income applicable to common stock of $18.9 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, in the prior year. In addition to improved income from operations, net income benefited from lower variable interest costs during 2009. The pro forma results for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 assume that the one-time, in-kind preferred stock dividend described below occurred and the preferred stock was converted to common stock at the beginning of the period. Net income applicable to common stock for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 on a GAAP basis was $13.2 million, or $0.52 per diluted share.
Cash from operations for the three months ended September 30, 2009 was $25.4 million, a $3.1 million, or 13.9% increase, compared to 2008. The improvement was primarily the result of improved operating results and a $0.8 million decrease in working capital. Days sales outstanding were reduced by 3 days to a record low of 47 days as of September 30, 2009 from 50 days as of September 30, 2008.
As of September 30, 2009, $76.1 million, or 18.6%, of the Company's total debt of $409.7 million was subject to variable interest rates. The Company had total liquidity of $131.2 million, comprised of $78.4 million of cash and $52.8 million available under its revolving credit facility at September 30, 2009. On October 23, 2009, Barclays Bank replaced $10.0 million of the $17.8 million defaulted Lehman commitment under the revolving credit facility, which increases the current amount available under the credit facility to $62.8 million. The Company believes that it has suf
|SOURCE Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc.|
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