CVD Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., (Business Wire) – November 14, 2017 - CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, today announced its third quarter 2017 financial results.
Revenue for the third quarter was $10.8 million, slightly above the prior quarter and an increase of 121.8% from the same period last year. During the quarter, the Company received approximately $6.4 million in new orders. Backlog as of September 30, 2017 was $20.3 million, a decrease of 18.1% compared to the backlog on June 30, 2017 and a decrease of 36.2% compared with the balance at September 30, 2016.
“Building on the last two quarters, CVD delivered an exceptional quarter with record revenue and earnings,” said Leonard Rosenbaum, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our focus on successfully meeting customer demand while maintaining operational excellence is fueling our growth and opening up new opportunities in adjacent markets. The recent addition of MesoScribe’s Direct Write™ plasma spray technology to our coating portfolio, together with the agreement to purchase an additional 180,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility to accommodate future materials growth, is laying the foundation for CVD’s further expansion.”
Net income for the third quarter was $1.4 million compared to $1.3 million in the prior quarter and a loss of ($85,000) a year ago. Net earnings per diluted share increased to $0.22 from $0.20 in the second quarter and a net loss of ($0.01) in the third quarter of 2016.
The Company will hold a conference call to discuss its results today at 4:30 pm (Eastern Time). To participate in the live conference call, please dial toll free (877) 407-0784 or International (201) 689-8560. A telephone replay will be available for 7 days following the call. To access the replay, dial (844) 512-2921 or (412) 317-6671. The replay passcode is 13672852. A live and archived webcast of the call is also available on the Company’s website at https://www.cvdequipment.com/event/third-quarter-2017-earnings-conference-call/
About CVD Equipment Corporation
CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV) designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of chemical vapor deposition, gas control, and other state-of-the-art equipment and process solutions used to develop and manufacture materials and coatings for research and industrial applications. This equipment is used by our customers to research, design, and manufacture these materials or coatings for aerospace engine components, medical implants, semiconductors, solar cells, smart glass, carbon nanotubes, nanowires, LEDs, MEMS, and other applications. Through our application laboratory, we provide process development support and process startup assistance with the focus on enabling tomorrow’s technologies™. Its wholly owned subsidiary CVD Materials Corporation provides advanced materials and metal surface treatments and coatings to serve demanding applications in the electronic, biomedical, petroleum, pharmaceutical, and many other industrial markets.
The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a “safe harbor” for forward-looking statements. Certain information included in this press release (as well as information included in oral statements or other written statements made or to be made by CVD Equipment Corporation) contains statements that are forward-looking. All statements other than statements of historical fact are hereby identified as “forward-looking statements, “as such term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward looking information involves a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed or anticipated by management. Potential risks and uncertainties include, among other factors, conditions, success of CVD Equipment Corporation’s growth and sales strategies, the possibility of customer changes in delivery schedules, cancellation of orders, potential delays in product shipments, delays in obtaining inventory parts from suppliers and failure to satisfy customer acceptance requirements.
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