Gross profit for the year ended December 31, 2010 was $30.3 million, up 18% from gross profit of $25.7 million in 2009. Gross margin was 40.7%, compared to 41.6% for the full year of 2009, reflecting a higher mix of sales from lower-margin products, including those listed on the EDL.
Selling, general and administrative expenses in 2010 were $5.6 million, or 7.5% of sales, compared to $4.8 million, or 7.9% of sales, in 2009. For the year ended December 31, 2010, the Company's bad debt expense was $0.5 million, compared to a bad debt benefit of $1.8 million in 2009. Management revised bad debt allowance estimates in the third quarter of 2009, which resulted in a one-time benefit of $2.8 million.
Operating income was $24.7 million in 2010, up 9% from $22.6 million in 2009.
For the year ended December 31, 2010, the Company paid income tax at a rate of approximately 11%. Income tax expense for the year ended December 31, 2010 was $2.7 million, compared to $2.3 million for the year ended December 31, 2009. The Company obtained "National High-Tech Enterprise" status from the PRC government in the fourth quarter of 2010. With this designation, the Company is entitled to a preferential tax rate of 15% for the next three years (2011 to 2013), which is notably lower than the statutory income tax rate of 25%.
Net income for the year 2010 was $23.4 million, or $0.54 per basic and diluted share, compared to $18.0 million, or $0.43 per basic and diluted share in 2009. Excluding the effect of the changes in derivative warrant liability and the one-time adjustment for bad debt allowance, net income would have risen by 23% to $21.8 million in 2010 from $17.7 million in 2009 *
Financial ConditionAs of December 31, 2010, the Company had cash and cash equivalents of $3.7 million compared to $3.6 million as of December 31, 2009. Year-over-year, working capital incre
|SOURCE China Pharma Holdings, Inc.|
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