National Beverage Corp. Announces Results For Third Quarter Of Its 2017 Fiscal Year

March 10, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ) today announces results for the third quarter of its 2017 Fiscal Year. 

Investor Conscience 

• Nine-month earnings surpassed results for entire year FY 2016 by 27%. 

• EPS for the trailing twelve months was $2.05, achieving a new milestone. 

• Third quarter Revenues grew over 20% to $195 million. 

• Third quarter EPS increased 117% to $ .52. 

• TTM January 28, 2017 operating margin growth climbs to 18.2%. 
“In conventional times, great things happen if great choices, great strategies, great teams and great fortune all align! We are in the depth of this unique time. Simultaneously, a very rare phenomenon comprising consumers, aggressive retailers and a new Mindfulness here at National Beverage . . . ignited an innovativeness that is extremely compelling to observe,” stated Nick A. Caporella, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. 

“Consumers are stimulating a dynamic that I have never before witnessed and this has resulted in retailers converting more and more aisle space to healthier products. I feel we are very much at the forefront of this new dynamic,” continued Caporella, speaking at a recent management conference. 

“I am extremely proud that we finished our third quarter with industry-leading performance and that we are on course for having our record-setting year. Those of you who are joyous relative to our products and shareholders that rejoice in their appreciation and distributions – we hold you all in high esteem. The future has never been as exciting,” smiled Caporella. 

Solid FIZZ Facts: 

  • Greatest performing third quarter ever. 
  • Cash balances of $106 million after January distribution payment of $70 million. 
  • Soda pop crossover consumers hydrate nearly the same in winter and summer periods. 
  • 75% through FY2017 – results reflect a record year in the making. 
  • Second cash distribution to be announced prior to FY2017 year end. 
  • Special dividend based on length of time held – forthcoming announcement. 
  • LaCroix + Shasta SDA (soft drink alternative) Brand Values reflect – Contrails! 

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National Beverage Corporation

Nov. 11, 2015
National Beverage Corp. is an American beverage developer, manufacturer, and distributor based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida focused on flavored soft drinks.