AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV)
Keep a close eye on AVAV. The company delivered solid results that exceeded its guidance for fiscal 2014.
For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, AVAV posted revenue of $73.5 million, a 36% increase year over year, net income of $8.1 million compared to net loss of $0.8 million in the same period the prior year, and earnings per diluted share of $0.35 compared to loss per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 of $0.04.
For the full fiscal year 2014, AVAV posted revenue of $251.7 million, a 5% increase year over year, net income of $13.7 million compared $10.4 million in the same period the prior year, and earnings per diluted share of $0.60 compared to earnings per diluted share for fiscal 2013 of $0.47.
For fiscal 2015, AVAV expects to generate revenue of between $250 million and $270 million, and gross profit margins of between 34.5% and 37.5%, respectively.
AVAV is a technology solutions provider that designs, develops, produces, supports and operates an advanced portfolio of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and electric transportation solutions.
Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE)
The company is currently developing its CRWE Network (CRWE-PR.com), a social networking service which business model is based on selling advertising to businesses targeting both locally and nationally.
CRWE Network's goal is to facilitate exchanges of goods and services in a manner similar to Craigslist, a classified advertisements website with sections devoted to jobs, housing, personals, for sale, items wanted, services, community, gigs, résumés, and discussion forums, while providing micro community news, information and business directory content.
The CRWE Network has reached the 787th community website in the U.S., associated with 2358 ZIP Codes, and includes coverage of the greater state of California, Northern and Southern Nevada, Wellington in Florida, Hattiesburg in Mississippi and 10 provinces in Canada.
CRWE Press Release ( www.crwepressrelease.com ) offers increased visibility with cost effective solutions through the distribution of information to the entire CRWE Network for both public and private companies.
The CRWE-PR Finance website ( www.finance.crwe-pr.com ) allows Crown Equity Holdings the instant distribution of information to the entire CRWE Network.
CRWE provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet.
Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA)
After the closing bell on Tuesday, AA reported strong second quarter 2014 profits, driven by continued portfolio transformation. All of AA's business segments were profitable during the quarter.
For the period, AA posted net income of $138 million, or $0.12 per share, which includes $78 million in special items largely tied to a previously announced restructuring aimed at reducing the cost base of the commodity business.
Excluding the impact of special items, AA's net income was $216 million, or $0.18 per share, more than double sequentially and nearly triple year-over-year.
Free cash flow for the quarter was $260 million, with cash from operations generating $518 million. AA ended the quarter with cash on hand of $1.2 billion, up from $665 million in first quarter 2014.
A global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, AA innovates multi-material solutions that advance our world.
Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSEMKT:SYRG)
For the third quarter fiscal 2014, SYRG posted total revenues of $25.7 million, an increase of 11% sequentially and 108% year over year, and net income of $7.2 million or $0.09 per basic and diluted share, up from $5.2 million or $0.07 per basic and diluted share in the previous quarter and up 98% from $3.6 million or $0.07 per basic and $0.06 per diluted share in the same year-ago period.
SYRG is a domestic oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Synergy's core area of operations is in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, which encompasses Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, and Nebraska.
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