The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.
Ocala, FL June 15, 2018 - Today Nobility Homes, Inc. (OTCQX: NOBH) announced sales and earnings for its second quarter ended May 5, 2018. Sales for the second quarter of 2018 were $8,922,264 as compared to $10,046,071 recorded in the second quarter of 2017. Income from operations for the second quarter of 2018 was $1,191,947 versus $1,276,598 in the same period a year ago. Net income after taxes was $1,135,605 as compared to $1,107,509 for the same period last year. Diluted earnings per share for the second quarter of 2018 were $0.29 per share compared to $0.28 per share last year.
For the first six months o f fiscal 2018, sales were $18,568,082 as compared to $18,619,471 for the first six months of 2017. Income from operations was $2,282,104 versus $2,333,075 last year. Net income after taxes was $2,151,841 compared to $1,810,832 last year. Diluted earnings per share were $0.54 per share compared to $0.45 per share last year.
Nobilitys financial position for the first six months of 2018 remains very strong with cash and cash equivalents and short term investments of $30,302,099 and no outstanding debt. Working capital is $35,299,274 and our ratio of current assets to current liabilities is 6.1:1. Stockholders equity is $46,237,897 and the book value per share of common stock outstanding increased to $11.94.
Terry Trexler, President, stated, The demand for affordable manufactured housing in Florida and the U.S. continues to improve. According to the Florida Manufactured Housing Association, shipments in Florida for the period from November 2017 through April 2018 were up approximately 11.7% from the same period last year. Our sales for fiscal 2018 continue to look positive. Constrained consumer credit and the lack of lenders in our industry, partly as a result of an increase in government regulations, still affects our results by limiting many affordable manufactured housing buyers from purchasing homes. However, recent legislating may help improve this situation in the future.
We understand that maintaining our strong financial position is vital for future growth and success. Because of the recent years of very challenging business conditions in our market area, management will continue to evaluate all expenses and react in a manner consistent with maintaining our strong financial position, while exploring opportunities to expand our distribution and manufacturing operations.
Our many years of experience in the Florida market, combined with home buyers increased need for more affordable housing, should serve the Company well in the coming years. Management remains convinced that our specific geographic market is one of the best long-term growth areas in the country.
On June 5, 2018 the Company celebrated its 51st anniversary in business specializing in the design and production of quality, affordable manufactured homes. With multiple retail sales centers, an insurance agency subsidiary, and an investment in a retirement manufactured home community, we are the only vertically integrated manufactured home company headquartered in Florida.
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Certain statements in this report are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Although Nobility believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there are risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, competitive pricing pressures at both the wholesale and retail levels, increasing material costs, uncertain economic conditions, changes in market demand, changes in interest rates, availability of financing for retail and wholesale purchasers, consumer confidence, adverse weather conditions that reduce sales at retail centers, the risk of manufacturing plant shutdowns due to storms or other factors, the impact of marketing and cost-management programs, reliance on the Florida economy, possible labor shortages, possible materials shortages, increasing labor cost, cyclical nature of the manufactured housing industry, impact of fuel costs, catastrophic events impacting insurance costs, availability of insurance coverage for various risks to Nobility, market demographics, managements ability to attract and retain executive officers and key personnel, increased global tensions, market disruptions resulting from terrorist or other attack and any armed conflict involving the United States and the impact of inflation.
NOBILITY HOMES, INC.
Consolidated Balance Sheets
Cash and cash equivalents
Accounts receivable - trade
Mortgage notes receivable
Income tax receivable
Pre-owned homes, net
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
Deferred income taxes
Total current assets
Property, plant and equipment, net
Note receivable, less current portion
Mortgage notes receivable, less current portion
Property held for sale
Cash surrender value of life insurance
Liabilities and Stockholders Equity
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities
Income taxes payable
Total current liabilities
Commitments and contingent liabilities
Preferred stock, $.10 par value, 500,000 shares
authorized; none issued and outstanding
Common stock, $.10 par value, 10,000,000
shares authorized; 5,364,907 shares issued;
3,874,069 and 3,997,569 outstanding, respectively
Additional paid in capital
Accumulated other comprehensive income
Less treasury stock at cost, 1,490,838 shares in 2018 and
1,367,338 shares in 2017
Total stockholders equity
Total liabilities and stockholders equity
Consolidated Statements of Income and Comprehensive Income
Three Months Ended\
Six Months Ended
Cost of goods sold
Selling, general and administrative expenses
Undistributed earnings in joint venture - Majestic 21
Proceeds received under escrow arrangement
Gain on property held for resale
Total other income
Income before provision for income taxes
Income tax expense
Other comprehensive income (loss)
Unrealized investment gain (loss), net of tax effect
Weighted average number of shares outstanding:
Net income per share:
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