Brooklyn, NY, Aug. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — – Cemtrex Inc. (Nasdaq: CETX, CETXP, CETXW), a leading technology company that is driving innovation in a wide range of commercial sectors such as Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR & VR), and Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision (AI & CV), announced its financial results for the quarter ending June 30, 2020.
Nine Months Revenue: $32,774,797Nine Months EBITDA: ($1,167,965)Nine Months EBITDA Margin: (3.56%)Nine Months Gross Margin: 43%Third Quarter Sales: $8,440,867Cash on Hand: $12,939,493Total Assets: $62,826,021Total Stockholder’s Equity: $32,509,875
|For the Nine Months Ending|
|Jun 30 of Each Year|
|Total Operating (loss)/income||(3,326,903)||(4,450,293)|
|Depreciation and amortization||2,158,938||3,208,933|
|EBITDA Margin %||(3.56%)||(4.38%)|
Cemtrex’s Chairman and CEO, Saagar Govil, commented on the results, “Our Company continued to perform well during the global pandemic with only a modest decrease in revenue for the period while the entire world remained largely closed. Our Company remained fully operational, largely remotely, during the shutdown but many customers were closed and postponed purchasing during this June Quarter. For the nine-month period our year over year revenues are up 16% and we believe that as the global shutdowns wind down we will be able to see continued top line growth. Our Advanced Technology bookings for July were better on a YoY basis which gives us confidence in our overall outlook. Many of our customers who were shut down for the last several months are now resuming their operations and looking to pick up where they left off.”
“During the most recent quarter the Company continued its progress on its exciting product roadmap. We released several new products under our security technology brand, Vicon, including a Thermal Camera for assisting in the detection of COVID-19 symptoms, as well as a new line of cameras with on board AI based analytics technology. We remain on track for the release of our new SmartDesk later this year which we believe has strong potential due to the enormous need for a solution like ours in the home office segment.”
“The Company also received a major cash infusion of over $10 million from institutional investors during the period which has bolstered the balance sheet and fueled the Company for positive growth over the coming months. It has also provided the Company with cash to pursue strategic acquisition opportunities. With a strong cash position and many new product releases planned over the next few months we believe the next 18 months will be an exciting growth period for our Company. While uncertainties remain due to the COVID-19 pandemic we remain cautiously optimistic looking forward,” continued Mr. Govil.
Cemtrex, Inc. (CETX) is a technology company specializing in the development of Internet of Things (IoT), artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) enabled technologies that’s driving innovation in a wide range of sectors, including consumer products, industrial manufacturing, digital applications, and intelligent security & surveillance systems.cemtrex.com
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