For the six-month period ended June 30, 2010, total revenues were $34.1 million, an increase of 34% from $25.5 million in the same period last year. Gross profit was $18.7 million, up 28.8% from gross profit of $14.5 million for the six months of 2009. Gross margin was 54.9 %, compared to 57.1% for the first six months of 2009. Operating income was $12.1 million, compared to $9.5 million for the six months ended June 30, 2009.
Net income for the period was $11.3 million, an increase of 35% from $8.4 million during the same period last year. Earnings per share (diluted) for the first half of 2010 was $0.21, as compared to $0.17 in the first half of 2009.
Fiscal Year 2010 Guidance
Lotus both reiterates its prior guidance for the fiscal year 2010, and also provides exact guidance for the fiscal year 2010 due to its growth in the first half of 2010. Lotus expects net revenues to increase from approximately $57.8 million in 2009 to $73.6 million in 2010 and for net income to rise from $16.4 million in 2009 to $21.4 million in 2010.
About Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( http://www.lotuspharma.com )
Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a growing developer and producer of drugs
and a licensed national seller of pharmaceutical items in the PRC. Lotus
operates its business through its two controlled entities: Liang Fang
Pharmaceutical, Ltd. and En Ze Jia Shi Pharmaceutical, Ltd. Lotus' current
drug development is focused on the treatment of cerebro-cardi
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