Six Months Ended June 30, 2010
Revenues were $10.23 million, an increase of 28.1% from approximately $7.98 million recorded for the same six month period in 2009. The increase was primarily as a result of an increase in sales of their Chinese Golden Grass, as well as an increase in selling prices for their packaged Chinese Golden Grass products.
Gross profit was recorded as $8.28 million, an increase of 64.2% from approximately $5.04 million during the same period in 2009. Gross margin was 81.0% for the six months ended June 30, 2010, an increase of 17.8% from 63.2% during the same period in 2009. As mentioned above, the increase was a result of continued product mix shift towards Chinese Golden Grass and the increased sales of their higher margin products.
Operating income was approximately $6.90 million, up 64.6% from $4.19 million recorded in the same six month period of 2009. Operating margin was 67.5% for the first six months of 2010, an increase of 15.0% from 52.5% recorded in the same six month period of 2009.
Net income was $6.14 million, up 67.2% from $3.67 million recorded in the first six months of 2009. Earnings per basic share was $0.31 and per diluted share was $0.30 as compared to $0.29 for the comparable 2009 period on a basic and diluted basis.
As of June 30, 2010, the Company had cash and cash equivalents in the amount of $32.26 million and total liabilities in the amount of $11.92 million.
Ms. Lianyun Han, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nutrastar
commented, "Nutrastar's performance in the second quarter was exceptional. We
saw heightened consumer demand for our Golden Grass products, especially our
high margin, small packaged products. This significant increase in sales
suggests that consumer knowledge of the medicinal benefits of Chinese Golden
Grass is gaining traction and the nutraceutical market in China is g
|SOURCE Nutrastar International Inc.|
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