For the second quarter of fiscal 2018, the Company reported net sales of $3.7 million, compared to second quarter fiscal 2017 sales of $4.7 million. The Company reported a net loss of $1.3 million, or ($0.08) per share, for the second quarter of 2018 compared to net income of $5.9 million, or $0.35 per share, in the second quarter a year ago. Second quarter 2017 profitability benefitted from a $3.6 million reduction to selling, general and administrative expenses as well as $4.1 million in other income, both arising from the settlement of a lawsuit.
Geoffrey Hedrick, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IS&S, said, “We continue to invest in new product research and development which we believe will enable the Company to sustain growth over the long term. These efforts yielded our second STC in just the last few quarters; a standalone Autothrottle for the PC-12 that can be installed and operated without upgrading the cockpit display system, thereby proving a highly cost-effective upgrade solution. Work has begun on the development of a standalone Autothrottle for the King Air, which we believe can greatly expand our total market opportunity for Autothrottle. We expect that it should be a straightforward task to complete the development and obtain an STC on the King Air, which would then make IS&S the sole source for a standalone Autothrottle for this aircraft. In the near term we continue to focus on our strategy to increase both revenues and backlog.”
Subsequent to March 31, 2018, the company intends to use $2.4 million of cash to acquire a King Air airplane to be used in research and development activities.
At March 31, 2018, the Company had $23.4 million of cash on hand.
New orders in the second quarter of fiscal 2018 were $4.2 million and backlog as of March 31, 2018 was $3.8 million. Backlog excludes potential future sole-source production orders from products in development under the Company’s engineering development contracts, including the Pilatus PC-24, and the KC-46A, all of which the Company expects to remain in production for a decade following completion of their respective development phases. The Company expects that these contracts will add to production sales already in backlog.
Shahram Askarpour, President of IS&S, added, "The increase in both revenues and backlog in the second quarter is consistent with our expectation for steady improvement compared to the first quarter. The number of aircraft benefitting from our many products is increasing. Consequently, we continue to see an increase in repeat, intra-quarter book-and-ship business from customers, as well as solid demand for customer service arising as our installed base of products expands. Over the last several quarters we have maintained our commitment to research and development, which has enabled us to introduce a number of new products, including the first Autothrottle for turboprops integrated with our display system, and now a standalone Autothrottle. We are confident that our strategy to develop innovative technologies that improve safety, situational awareness and reduce the cost of operation is building long-term shareholder value.”
Six Months Results
Total sales for the six months ended March 31, 2018 were $6.8 million, compared to $ 8.0 million for the six months ended March 31, 2017. For the six months ended March 31, 2018, the net loss was $2.2 million compared to net income of $4.7 million for the first half of fiscal 2017. Six months results for fiscal 2017 reflect the unusual items recognized in the second quarter as described above.
The Company will be hosting a conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results and its business outlook. Please use the following dial in number to register your name and company affiliation for the conference call: 877-883-0383 and enter the PIN Number 2478592. The call will also be carried live on the Investor Relations page of the Company web site at www.innovative-ss.com.
About Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc.
Headquartered in Exton, Pa., Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. (www.innovative-ss.com) is a systems integrator that designs and manufactures flight guidance and cockpit display systems for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and retrofit applications. The company supplies integrated Flight Management Systems (FMS) and advanced GPS receivers for precision low carbon footprint navigation.
Certain matters contained herein that are not descriptions of historical facts are “forward-looking” (as such term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). Because such statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those discussed in filings made by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Many of the factors that will determine the Company’s future results are beyond the ability of management to control or predict. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect management’s views only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements, or to make any other forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
|Innovative Solutions and Support, Inc.|
|Consolidated Balance Sheets|
|March 31,||September 30,|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||23,438,543||$||24,680,301|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||951,249||1,092,064|
|Total current assets||32,130,590||34,181,438|
|Property and equipment, net||6,588,808||6,669,011|
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
|Total current liabilities||3,165,639||3,361,642|
|Non-current deferred income taxes||129,574||67,742|
|Commitments and contingencies (See Note 6)|
Preferred stock, 10,000,000 shares authorized, $.001 par value, of which 200,000 shares are authorized as Class A Convertible stock. No shares issued and outstanding at March 31, 2018 and September 30, 2017
Common stock, $.001 par value: 75,000,000 shares authorized, 18,937,050 and 18,879,580 issued at March 31, 2018 and September 30, 2017, respectively
|Additional paid-in capital||51,783,779||51,583,841|
Treasury stock, at cost, 2,096,451 shares at March 31, 2018 and September 30, 2017
|Total shareholders' equity||35,609,885||37,608,380|
|Total liabilities and shareholders' equity||$||38,905,098||$||41,037,764|
|Innovative Solutions and Support, Inc.|
|Consolidated Statements of Operations|
|Three months ended||Six months ended|
|March 31,||March 31,|
|Returns and allowances||-||(97,829||)||-||(556,009||)|
|Cost of sales||2,082,347||2,302,431||3,675,616||4,130,483|
|Research and development||1,031,622||1,069,009||1,955,343||2,154,997|
|Selling, general and administrative||1,756,746||(1,703,456||)||3,379,301||343,666|
|Total operating expenses||2,788,368||(634,447||)||5,334,644||2,498,663|
|Operating (loss) income||(1,143,511||)||2,985,918||(2,195,072||)||1,390,623|
|(Loss) income before income taxes||(1,116,166||)||7,136,075||(2,136,671||)||5,569,772|
|Income tax expense||200,705||1,205,650||61,819||834,319|
|Net (loss) income||$||(1,316,871||)||$||5,930,425||$||(2,198,490||)||$||4,735,453|
|Net loss per common share:|
|Weighted average shares outstanding:|