PFB Corporation announces results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016, and declares quarterly dividend

STOCK SYMBOL: PFB

CALGARY, July 28, 2016 /CNW/ - (TSX – PFB) PFB Corporation ("PFB" or the "Corporation") reports its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016. 

For the three month period ended June 30, 2016, PFB Corporation reports consolidated net income of $1,762,000, earnings of $0.26 per share, as compared to consolidated net income of $2,120,000, earnings of $0.32 per share, in the comparative three month period of 2015.

Consolidated sales were $28,480,000 in the second quarter of 2016 compared to sales of $27,316,000 in the second quarter of 2015, an increase of $1,164,000 or 4.3%. Additionally, gross margin during the period declined slightly to 26.2% from 27.8% in the comparative 2015 period.

For the six month period ended June 30, 2016, net income was $1,607,000, basic earnings of $0.24 per share, as compared to net income of $2,040,000, earnings of $0.30 per share reported in the comparative six month period of 2015. Sales in the six month period ended June 30, 2016, were $47,637,000 as compared to sales of $44,848,000 in the comparative six month period of 2015. For the six month period, gross margin was 23.7%, which declined slightly from 24.8% in the comparative 2015 period.

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)1 for the second quarter of 2016 were $4,088,000 as compared with EBITDA of $4,353,000 in the second quarter of 2015. For the six month period ended June 30, 2016, EBITDA were $5,043,000 as compared to $5,406,000 in the six month period in 2015.

Dividend Payment

The Board of Directors has approved the payment of a regular quarterly dividend of seven cents per common share. The regular quarterly dividend will be paid on August 26, 2016 to shareholders of record on August 12, 2016.

1Non-GAAP Financial Measures

EBITDA is a supplemental measure of performance not defined by International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and, therefore, it does not have any standardized meaning under IFRS. Therefore, the measure is unlikely to be comparable to similar measures presented by other issuers. The reconciliation of EBITDA to net income and the reason why we use this measure can be found in Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016, under section 19 titled "Non-GAAP and additional GAAP measures". 

About PFB

PFB Corporation is a vertically integrated manufacturer of insulating building products that are marketed across North America under five brands.  Plasti-Fab® EPS Product Solutions® are products, manufactured using expanded polystyrene (EPS) as base raw materials, that are delivered to customers in five segmented markets. Advantage ICF Systems® are insulating concrete forming systems that are employed to build insulated foundations and walls from concrete in both residential and commercial markets. Insulspan® Structural Insulating Panels Systems (SIPS) are used to create structural walls and to replace trusses on roof systems to form an energy-efficient structural envelope. PFB Custom Homes Group includes Riverbend® Timber Framing, PrecisionCraft® Log &Timber Homes, Point Zero HomesTM and M.T.N. DesignSM. Each brand provides clients with our exclusive Total Home Solution® for building custom homes in the US, Canada and internationally that can include Insulspan SIPS for the walls and roof, and Advantage ICFS for the building's foundations. 

PFB Corporation is listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange, symbol PFB.

PFB's condensed interim consolidated financial statements and interim MD&A for the three month periods ended June 30, 2016 and 2015 will be posted on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) after the market close on July 28, 2016.

SOURCE PFB Corporation

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For further information: C. Alan Smith, Chief Executive Officer, PFB Corporation, #100, 2886 Sunridge Way NE, Calgary, Alberta T1Y 7H9, Tel: (403) 569-4332, Fax: (403) 569-4075


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