• Technical Communications Corporation Reports Results for the Three and Nine Months Ended June 30, 2018

    Source: Nasdaq GlobeNewswire / 06 Aug 2018 08:01:16   America/New_York

    CONCORD, Mass., Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Technical Communications Corporation (NasdaqCM: TCCO) today announced its results for the three and nine month periods ended June 30, 2018. For the three months ended June 30, 2018, the Company reported net income of $243,000, or $0.13 per share, on revenue of $1,544,000, compared to a net loss of $(344,000), or $(0.19) per share, on revenue of $1,068,000 for the quarter ended July 1, 2017.  For the nine months ended June 30, 2018, the Company reported a net loss of $(122,000), or $(0.07) per share, on revenue of $3,590,000, compared to a net loss of $(911,000), or $(0.50) per share, on revenue of $3,084,000 for the nine months ended July 1, 2017.

    Commenting on corporate performance, Carl H. Guild, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of TCC, said, “During the Company’s third quarter ended June 30, 2018, we achieved some improvement in our financial performance. We produced a modest level of profitability on revenues that were higher than the previous quarter. As we have previously reported, TCC is pursuing several international opportunities that are progressing toward the procurement phase with each project going through extensive customer evaluations and testing. In certain cases we are tailoring the product performance to meet unique customer requirements, which we believe provides a higher level of customer satisfaction and the potential for a long-term customer relationship.”

    About Technical Communications Corporation

    For over 50 years, TCC has specialized in superior-grade secure communications systems and customized solutions, supporting our CipherONE® best-in-class criteria, to protect highly sensitive voice, data and video transmitted over a wide range of networks. Government entities, military agencies and corporate enterprises in 115 countries have selected TCC's proven security to protect their communications. Learn more: www.tccsecure.com.

    Statements made in this press release or as may otherwise be incorporated by reference herein constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include but are not limited to statements regarding anticipated operating results, future earnings, and the ability to achieve growth and profitability. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including but not limited to the effect of foreign political unrest; domestic and foreign government policies and economic conditions; future changes in export laws or regulations; changes in technology; the ability to hire, retain and motivate technical, management and sales personnel; the risks associated with the technical feasibility and market acceptance of new products; changes in telecommunications protocols; the effects of changing costs, exchange rates and interest rates; and the Company's ability to secure adequate capital resources. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. For a more detailed discussion of the risks facing the Company, see the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2018 and December 30, 2017 and its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017 and the “Risk Factors” section included therein.

     
     
    Technical Communications Corporation
     
    Condensed consolidated statements of operations
      
     Quarter Ended
       (Unaudited)
     06/30/2018   07/01/2017
    Net sales$1,544,000$1,068,000 
    Gross profit 877,000 539,000 
    S, G and A expense 522,000 479,000 
    Product development costs 114,000 407,000 
    Operating income (loss) 241,000 (346,000)
    Net income (loss) 243,000 (344,000)
    Net income (loss) per share:  
    Basic$0.13$(0.19)
    Diluted$0.13$(0.19)

                                                          

      
     Nine Months Ended
     (Unaudited)
     06/30/201807/01/2017
    Net sales$  3,590,000 $  3,084,000 
    Gross profit 1,800,000  2,129,000 
    S, G and A expense 1,513,000  1,669,000 
    Product development costs 415,000  1,378,000 
    Operating loss (128,000) (918,000)
       
    Net loss (122,000) (911,000)
    Net loss per share:  
    Basic$(0.07)$(0.50)
    Diluted$(0.07)$(0.50)

                                                                                    

     
    Condensed consolidated balance sheets
     06/30/2018 09/30/2017
     (Unaudited)(derived from audited 
      financial statements)
    Cash and marketable securities$1,460,000$1,657,000
    Accounts receivable - trade 598,000 730,000
    Inventory, net 1,555,000 1,358,000
    Other current assets   172,000   136,000
    Total current assets 3,785,000 3,881,000
    Property and equipment, net    59,000   54,000
       
    Total assets$  3,844,000$  3,935,000
       
    Accounts payable$131,000$109,000
    Accrued expenses and other current liabilities    350,000    326,000
    Total current liabilities 481,000 435,000
    Total stockholders’ equity   3,363,000   3,500,000
    Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity$  3,844,000$  3,935,000


    Michael P. Malone
    Chief Financial Officer
    (978) 287-5100
    www.tccsecure.com 

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