Net income attributable to common shareholders for fiscal 2007 of $1.6 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, represents a 1,243% increase when compared with net income of $120,778 or $0.01 per diluted share, in fiscal 2006. In 2007, the Company was able to recognize a tax benefit for past losses which added $825,000 to net income attributable to common shareholders.
Shareholders' equity at September 30, 2007 totals $7.4 million versus $4.8 million at the end of fiscal year 2006. The Company has no outstanding debt and $1.5 million of unused credit lines.
In January 2007, the Company announced a Stock Repurchase Program under the terms of which up to a million shares of its common stock could be purchased during the subsequent twelve months. Through September 30, 2007, the Company has purchased 173,400 shares for $367,472. The Board has approved the continuation of this program through December 31, 2008.
"We are very pleased to report strong revenue and earnings growth for the quarter and year ended September 30, 2007," noted O.B. Parrish, Chief Executive Officer of The Female Health Company. "The strong performance in the most recent quarter reflects continued growth in global demand for the female condom, including excellent acceptance of our second-generation product. Most importantly, the growth in the use of the female condom reflects increased protection against HIV/AIDS."
As previously announced, the Female Health Company will host an
investor conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time, November 26, 2007.
Shareholders and other interested parties may participate in the conference
call by dialing 888-603-6873 (international participants dial 973-582-2706)
and entering the conference code 9473190, a few minutes before 11:00 a.m.
|SOURCE The Female Health Company|
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