Overall gross profit was $19.6 million, an increase of $8.84 million or 82% from approximately $10.77 million during the same period in 2009. Gross margin was 80.9% for the year ended December 31, 2010, an increase of 15.2% from 70.2% in 2009. Cost of goods sold, comprised of costs related to raw materials, labor and overhead, was $4.64 million for 2010, an increase of $0.08 million, or 1.6% from approximately $4.56 million in 2009. As a percentage of revenues, the cost of goods sold decreased to 19.1% in 2010 from 29.8% in 2009. This improved performance was a result of continued product mix shift towards smaller packages of Cordyceps with higher gross margins combined with decreased cost of goods due to improved production processes and economies of scale.
Income before income taxes was approximately $15.66 million, up $6.69 million or 74.5% from $8.98 million in the same period of 2009. As a percentage of revenues, income before income taxes increased to 64.6% in 2010 from 58.6% in 2009.
Net income was $13.44 million, an increase of $5.7 million or 73.7% from $7.74 million in the full year 2009.
Basic and diluted EPS for the year ended December 31, 2010 was $0.80 and $0.79, based on 14.33 million and 14.48 million shares outstanding, respectively, an increase of $0.21 per basic and diluted share from the same period in 2009 when there were approximately 13.13 million basic and 13.34 million diluted shares outstanding.
|SOURCE Nutrastar International Inc.|
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