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Technical Communications Corporation Reports Results for the Three and Six Months Ended March 28, 2015

By Business Wire News   


Technical Communications Corporation (NasdaqCM: TCCO) today announced its results for the three and six month periods ended March 28, 2015. For the quarter ended March 28, 2015, the Company reported net income of $210,000, or $0.11 per share, on revenue of $2,373,000, as compared to a net loss of $(1,467,000), or $(0.80) per share, on revenue of $1,293,000 for the quarter ended March 29, 2014. For the six months ended March 28, 2015, the Company reported a net loss of ($518,000), or ($0.28) per share, on revenue of $3,256,000, compared to a net loss of ($1,282,000), or ($0.70) per share, on revenue of $3,802,000 for the six months ended March 29, 2014.

Commenting on corporate performance, Carl H. Guild, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of TCC, said, “Our results for the quarter largely reflect a partial shipment of the previously announced $3.3 million contract from the Government of Egypt. The balance from this significant order is expected to be delivered in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.”

“We have a pipeline of potential contracts and new initiatives in development; however, long government procurement cycles, unpredictable order fulfillment lead times and fluctuating market conditions are expected to delay contract awards and negatively affect profitability for the fiscal year. We plan to continue to closely monitor and reduce operating expenses as appropriate while strategically investing in business development efforts,” added Guild.

About Technical Communications Corporation

For over 50 years, TCC has specialized in superior-grade secure communications systems and customized solutions, supporting our CipherONE® best-in-class criteria, to protect highly sensitive voice, data and video transmitted over a wide range of networks. Government entities, military agencies and corporate enterprises in 115 countries have selected TCC’s proven security to protect their communications. Learn more:

Statements made in this press release or as may otherwise be incorporated by reference herein constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include but are not limited to statements regarding anticipated operating results, future earnings, and the ability to achieve growth and profitability. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including but not limited to the effect of foreign political unrest; domestic and foreign government policies and economic conditions; future changes in export laws or regulations; changes in technology; the ability to hire, retain and motivate technical, management and sales personnel; the risks associated with the technical feasibility and market acceptance of new products; changes in telecommunications protocols; the effects of changing costs, exchange rates and interest rates; and the Company’s ability to secure adequate capital resources. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. For a more detailed discussion of the risks facing the Company, see the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended December 27, 2014, and its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 27, 2014 and the “Risk Factors” section included therein.


Technical Communications Corporation


Condensed consolidated income statements

Quarter Ended






Net sales     $ 2,373,000       $ 1,293,000  
Gross profit       1,723,000         956,000  
S, G & A expense       765,000         842,000  
Product development costs       753,000         766,000  
Operating profit (loss)       205,000         (652,000 )
Income tax provision               821,000  
Net income (loss)       210,000         (1,467,000 )
Net income (loss) per share:            
Basic     $ 0.11       $ (0.80 )
Diluted     $ 0.11       $ (0.80 )

Six Months Ended






Net sales     $ 3,256,000       $ 3,802,000  
Gross profit       2,335,000         2,676,000  
S, G & A expense       1,521,000         1,549,000  
Product development costs       1,343,000         1,528,000  
Operating loss       (529,000 )       (401,000 )
Income tax provision               894,000  
Net loss       (518,000 )       (1,282,000 )
Net loss per share:            
Basic     $ (0.28 )     $ (0.70 )
Diluted     $ (0.28 )     $ (0.70 )

Condensed consolidated balance sheets




(derived from audited


financial statements)

Cash and marketable securities     $ 3,037,000       $ 4,938,000  
Accounts receivable, net       1,860,000         403,000  
Inventory       2,804,000         2,721,000  
Other current assets      190,000        210,000  
Total current assets       7,891,000         8,272,000  
Marketable securities       881,000         1,105,000  
Property and equipment, net      330,000        432,000  
Investment in unconsolidated subsidiary      275,000          
Total assets    $9,377,000      $9,809,000  
Accounts payable       298,000         173,000  
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities      452,000        568,000  
Total current liabilities       750,000         741,000  
Total stockholders’ equity      8,627,000        9,068,000  
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity    $9,377,000      $9,809,000  

Technical Communications Corporation
Michael P. Malone, 978-287-5100
Chief Financial Officer


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