British Virgin Islands-registered Origin Agritech Limited has announced the unaudited financial results for the year ended September 30, 2010. The company plans to file its audited financial statements next week, in conjunction with the annual report.
The unaudited annual results published by the company reflect the financial statements of Origin Agritech in the period from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010. According to the report, FY2010 again showed significant progress toward improved industry conditions. Operating cash flow of the company in 2010 was US$44.56 million from US $30.59 million in the previous year. Operating expenses for the year were US$25.26 million – 9.96% increase as compared to September 30, 2009. The increase in operating expenses was partially due to increase in salary expenses and grant of stock options.
For the year ended September 30, 2010, revenues of Origin Agritech were US$87.28 million, this is a slight decrease of 1.29% from the period ended September 30, 2009, with US$86.76 million. The year-over-year increase in revenues to US$87.28 million from US$86.76 was 0.60%. BVI company’s gross profit for the period increased to US$34.51 million, this is 15.81% increase from September 30, 2009 with US$29.24 million.
Selling and marketing expenses for the year ended September 30, 2010 were US$7.79 million, representing a decrease of 6.15% from September 30, 2009 of US$8.15 million. General and administrative expenses for the year ended September 30, 2010 were US$11.75 million – an increase of 21.41% from September 30, 2009 of US$9.50 million. Research and development expenses for the year ended September 30, 2010 were US$5.72 million, representing an increase of 14.61% from September 30, 2009 of the previous year.
Company’s net income this year was US$7.32 million as compared to net loss of US$5.98 million in the year 2009. This amount included the net gain from the sale of company’s minority investment of Biocentury Transgene of US$1.33 million. Origin Agritech reported income from operations for FY2010 of US$9.25 million, compared with US$6.69 million in the year 2009.