LGL Pre-Announces 2Q Earnings and Terminates Discussions with Investment Group
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--Flash report: The Company’s performance for the second quarter of 2018 is as follows:Revenues for the second quarter of 2018 to be near $6 million vs. 5.9 million reported for the second quarter of 2017. Earnings for the second quarter of 2018 are anticipated to be between 9 and 10 cents per share vs. 1 cent per share for the second quarter of 2017. Backlog is anticipated to be around $13 million for the second quarter of 2018 vs. reported $10.9 million for the second quarter of 2017.
The Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Michael J. Ferrantino, Sr., added, “Our strategy is working, our business has been trending up for the last several quarters and although we are not yet ready to release full quarterly financial results, we do expect to report results that are very positive. We expect revenues for the second quarter of 2018 to be near $6 million. New orders continue to be strong and are expected to be approximately $7 million for the second quarter of 2018. Earnings are also trending higher and are anticipated to be between 9 and 10 cents per share for the second quarter of 2018. In addition, our order backlog once again increased and is anticipated to be around $13 million for the second quarter of 2018.”
Mr. Ferrantino continued, “We are excited to present our quarterly results and provide you with more information about how our business is trending, and to that end, we will be conducting an earnings call at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time on August 9, 2018. Thank you for your support and we look forward to talking to you on August 9th.
Termination of Discussions to Acquire Operating Assets
The Company today announced the termination of discussions with respect to a proposal from an investment group to acquire the assets of the Company’s two principal operating subsidiaries, M-tron Industries, Inc. (“MtronPTI”) and Precise Time and Frequency, LLC (“PTF”). The Company’s board of directors, after carefully reviewing and evaluating the proposal and consulting with its legal and financial advisors and shareholders, has concluded that it is in the best interests of the Company and its shareholders for the Company to pursue other strategic alternatives.
About The LGL Group, Inc.
The LGL Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LGL) (the “Company”), a globally diversified holding company with a history of operations dating back to 1914, designs, manufactures and markets highly-engineered electronic components used to control the frequency or timing of signals in electronic circuits, and designs high performance frequency and time reference standards that form the basis for timing and synchronization in various applications.
Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the Company has additional design and manufacturing facilities in Yankton, South Dakota, Wakefield, Massachusetts and Noida, India, with local sales offices in Hong Kong, Sacramento, California and Austin, Texas.
For more information on the Company and its products and services, contact James Tivy at The LGL Group, Inc., 2525 Shader Rd., Orlando, Florida 32804, (407) 298-2000, or visit www.lglgroup.com and www.mtronpti.com.
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CONTACT: The LGL Group, Inc.
Michael Ferrantino, Sr., 407-298-2000
James Tivy, 407-298-200
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ELECTRONIC DESIGN AUTOMATION HARDWARE MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING OTHER MANUFACTURING
SOURCE: The LGL Group, Inc.
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