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Posted: January 24, 2008
NVE Reports Robust Q3 Results
(Nanowerk News) NVE Corporation (Nasdaq: NVEC) announced financial results for the quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2007.
Product sales for the quarter increased 25% over the prior-year quarter to $4.25 million from $3.40 million. Total revenue, consisting of product sales and contract research and development revenue, increased 23% to $4.77 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2008 from $3.86 million in the prior-year quarter. Net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2008 increased 62% to $1.70 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, compared to $1.05 million, or $0.22 per share, for the prior-year quarter.
For the first nine months of fiscal 2008, product sales increased 25% to $12.83 million from $10.23 million for the first nine months of fiscal 2007. Total revenue increased 22% to $14.48 million for the first nine months of fiscal 2008 from $11.90 million for the prior-year period. Net income for the nine months of fiscal 2008 was $4.93 million, or $1.04 per diluted share compared to $3.23 million, or $0.67 per diluted share, for the first nine months of fiscal 2007.
"We are pleased to report our best third quarter ever," said NVE President and Chief Executive Officer Daniel A. Baker, Ph.D. "Increases in product sales and operating margins drove record earnings."
NVE is a leader in the practical commercialization of spintronics, a nanotechnology that relies on electron spin rather than electron charge to acquire, store and transmit information. The company manufactures high-performance spintronic products including sensors and couplers that are used to acquire and transmit data. NVE has also licensed its spintronic magnetoresistive random access memory technology, commonly known as MRAM.
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