PURCHASE, N.Y., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXXI), the developer and marketer of nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health(R), Chromax(R), Advanced Memory Formula(TM) and Diabetes Essentials(TM) -- brands that help consumers manage blood sugar levels, improve cardiovascular health, enhance memory and reduce chronic joint pain, today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2008 ended March 31, 2008.
For the quarter ended March 31, 2008, the company reported total revenues of $10.8 million compared to $15.8 million in the comparable quarter a year ago. The year-ago quarter included a large one-time sale of Selenomax(R) High Selenium Yeast -- without this sale, the year-ago revenues would have been $13.2 million.
The company reported a net loss of $8.2 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2008 or ($0.13) per fully diluted share compared to a loss of $2.2 million or ($0.04) per fully diluted share in the comparable quarter a year ago. Financial results for the quarter were impacted by approximately $3.2 million of one-time expenses, including a provision for inventory obsolescence within the retail business unit, a provision for possible settlements of outstanding litigations, and costs associated with the resignation of the former CEO.
At March 31, 2008, the company had $5.6 million in cash, investments and restricted cash compared to $9.5 million on December 31, 2007. For the quarter, net cash used in operating activities was ($2.4 million).
Total revenues for the nine months ended March 31, 2008 were $36.0
million compared to $29.6 million in the same period a year ago. The
company's net loss for the nine months ended March 31, 2008 was $16.0
|SOURCE Nutrition 21, Inc.|
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