Saratoga Springs, NY, November 13, 2023 – Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. (NYSE American: ESP) announces results for the first three months of fiscal year 2024.
Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal year 2024, July 1 to September 30, 2023, were $8,568,214, compared with last year’s first quarter net sales of $8,635,795. Net income for the quarter was $1,094,544, $0.44 per diluted share, as compared to net income of $768,266, $0.31 per diluted share for the same quarter last year.
The backlog for the Company was approximately $87.1 million at September 30, 2023, compared with last year’s backlog of $81.2 million at September 30, 2022. New orders in the first three months of fiscal year 2024 were approximately $12.1 million, compared with new orders in the first three months of fiscal year 2023 of $13.1 million.
Mr. David O’Neil, President and CEO, commented,
I am very pleased with our results highlighted by the significant improvement in operating margins as sales and new orders remained strong. Our sales backlog is at a record level and our continued financial performance over the last several quarters has enabled us to pay the most recent dividend which was a 50% increase over the prior dividend. We are well positioned for another successful year.
Espey’s primary business is the development, design, and production of specialized military and industrial power supplies/transformers. The Company can be found on the internet at www.espey.com.
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