Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. Announces Financial Results for Its Fiscal Second Quarter and Six Months Ended April 30, 2017

Print
| Source: Crystal Rock Holdings Inc.

WATERTOWN, Conn., June 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT:CRVP) announced its financial results for its second quarter and first six months that ended April 30, 2017. These results will be filed on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. 

Total sales for the second quarter ending April 30, 2017 decreased $2.2 million or 13% from the same period in fiscal 2016.  Gross profit for the second quarter ending April 30, 2017 decreased $560,000 or 7%.  Gross profit as a percentage of sales was 53% for the quarter ending April 30, 2017 compared to 49% the same period in 2016. The Company's net loss for the quarter ending April 30, 2017 was $27,000 compared to net income of $239,000 in the corresponding period of 2016. The net loss for the quarter ending April 30, 2017 resulted in a net loss of ($0.00) per share compared to a net income of $0.01 per share for the same period in fiscal 2016.

Total sales for the six months ending April 30, 2017 decreased $3.7 million or 11% from the same period in fiscal 2016. Gross profit for the same periods declined 3% or $455,000. Gross profit as a percentage of sales was 53% for the six month period ending April 30, 2017 compared to 48% the same period in 2016. The Company had a net loss of $102,000 compared to a net income of $210,000 for the six month periods ending April 30, 2017 and 2016, respectively. The net loss resulted in a net loss per share of ($0.00) in fiscal 2017 compared to a net income of $.01 per share for the same period in fiscal 2016.

“Our water sales revenue and gross profit percentages have grown in fiscal 2017.  We’re extremely pleased by those results, as well as the growth of our customer account base. Our investments in best in class service are starting to yield early dividends in lower turnover rates and higher customer satisfaction ratings,” said Peter Baker, President and CEO, Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. “With the larger customer base, we are focused on developing better cross-selling capabilities, and a strategic commitment to upgraded core technology which we believe will positively impact our entire customer experience.”

ABOUT CRYSTAL ROCK HOLDINGS, INC.

Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT:CRVP), operating through its subsidiary Crystal Rock LLC, markets and distributes water and coffee service, office supplies, refreshment beverages and other break room items to the commercial office and at home markets throughout the Northeast.  For over 100 years, the company has provided quality and high value service, and it’s the largest independent delivery provider of its kind in the United States. It bottles and distributes natural spring water under the Vermont Pure® brand, purified water with minerals added under the Crystal Rock® Waters label and it roasts and packages coffee under its Cool Beans® brand.  Launched in 2010, the Crystal Rock Office® brand features traditional office supplies, break room items, furniture and janitorial and sanitation products. The majority of its sales are derived from a route distribution system that delivers water in 3- to 5-gallon reusable, recyclable bottles, and coffee in fractional packs or pods. Crystal Rock believes “Little Things MatterTM” to the customer experience with high standards for delivering premium service excellence and results in customer productivity - at work or at home. Through technical innovation, a branded customer experience and a commitment to community and environment, Crystal Rock family values are integral to the relationships between employees and customers. More information is available at CrystalRock.com.

CRYSTAL ROCK HOLDINGS, INC.
Results of Operations
      
 (Unaudited) (Unaudited)
 Six Months Ended: Three Months Ended:
 April 30,April 30, April 30,April 30,
  2017  2016  2017  2016
(000's $)     
      
Sales$29,125 $32,842 $14,475 $16,711
      
Income from operations$533 $1,142 $301 $793
      
Net (Loss) Income($102)$210 ($27)$239
      
Basic net earnings (loss) per share($0.00)$0.01 ($0.00)$0.01
Diluted net earnings (loss) per share($0.00)$0.01 ($0.00)$0.01
      
Basic Wgt. Avg. Shares Out. (000's) 21,358  21,358  21,358  21,358
Diluted Wgt Avg. Shares Out. (000's) 21,358  21,358  21,358  21,358

Note: This press release contains forward-looking statements including about our management direction, customer service, technology platforms and product channels.  Such forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond our control, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statement.  These risks, uncertainties, and factors include, but are not limited to, those factors set forth in our Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ended October 31, 2016 and subsequent filings we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The reader is cautioned not to unduly rely on such forward-looking statements when evaluating the information presented in this news release. 

Contact:
Peter Baker, CEO
860-945-0661 Ext. 3001

David Jurasek, CFO
860-945-0661 Ext. 3004