Hollysys Automation Technologies, the leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, incorporated in the British Virgin Islands and headquartered in China, announced its unaudited financial results for fiscal year 2019 first quarter ended September 30, 2018.
For this period, company’s total revenues were US$138.7 million, which is 20.1% higher as compared to the same period of the previous year. Non-GAAP net income attributable to Hollysys was US$28.1 million, an increase of 27.9% compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2018.
Non-GAAP gross margin was at 37.2% (36.6% for the same period of the prior year). Diluted earnings per share were US$0.46, an increase of 27.8% as compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2018.
The BVI company reported that for the current quarter net cash provided by operating activities was US$36.6 million.
British Virgin Islands-registered oil and gas exploration company EOG Resources announced financial results for the third quarter of 2018. During this period, the company generated significant free cash flow and exceeded its production targets. Third quarter net income reported by the BVI company was US$1.2 billion, or US$2.05 per share, as compared to third quarter 2017 net income of US$101 million, or US$0.17 per share. Net cash from operating activities in this period was US$2.2 billion.
EOG generated $2.3 billion of discretionary cash flow in the third quarter 2018. Free cash flow of the company during the period was US$503 million, after considering exploration and development expenditures and dividend payments.
The North West Company Inc., the Canada-based retailer with presence in the Caribbean region, announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended July 31, 2018. According to the company President and CEO Edward Kennedy, company’s new business investment in the Roadtown Wholesale Trading Ltd. in the British Virgin Islands contributed at or above expectations and brought positive results.
Company’s consolidated sales in the second quarter decreased 2.2% to US$503.8mln because of negative impact of store closures related to hurricanes in the Caribbean and BVI. Gross profit of the company increased 0.5% , mainly because of the change in product sales blend. Selling, operating and administrative expenses increased 4.8%, primarily due to a $6.5mln increase in share-based compensation expenses, NSA expenses and new stores in Canadian operations.
Earnings from operations decreased 16.2% to US$27.8mln, compared to US$33.2mln in the same quarter of the previous year. Net earnings decreased 20% and made US$18.6mln; net earnings attributable to shareholders of the company were US$17.6mln, and diluted earnings per share were US$0.36, compared to US$0.46 last year. Adjusted net earnings decreased 5.4% due to the impact of the hurricane-related store closures.
Talon Metals Corp. announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2018. For this period, the BVI company reported net loss of US$2.0mln, or US$0.02 per share (basic and diluted). This result compares to the net loss of US$1.9mln or US$0.01 per share for the three months ended March 31, 2017. Both results were primarily due to the loss on the fair value revaluation of the Resource Capital Fund VI L.P. unsecured convertible loan and administration expenses.
For the three months ended March 31, 2018, capitalized exploration costs and deferred expenditures on the Tamarack Nickel-Copper-PGE Project amounted to US$0.2mln, as compared to US$1.0mln for the same period of the previous year. The total capitalized exploration cost on the Tamarack NIckel-Copper-PGE Project to March 31, 2018 was US$39.1mln.