Natural Health Trends Corp. Reports Revenues and Profits for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2002.Business Editors/Health Writers
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 2002
Natural Health Trends Corp. (OTCBB OTCBB
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This amount is calculated by subtracting the following items from gross sales: merchandise returned for credit, allowances for damaged or missing goods, freight of approximately $15,270,000 and $13,010,000 for the six months ended June June: see month. 30, 2002 and June 30, 2001 - respectively, an increase of approximately $2,260,000 or 17%. The increased sales were primarily from the sales of Lexxus products at varying prices in different markets and the expansion of Lexxus into international markets offset by a slight decrease in the sales of eKaire products. Gross profit increased from approximately $9,602,000 in the six months ended June 30, 2001 to approximately $12,606,000 in the six months ended June 30, 2002. The increase of approximately $3,004,000 was attributable to higher sales volumes by Lexxus and the international expansion of Lexxus.
The Company reported net income was approximately $673,000 in the six months ended June 30, 2002 as compared to approximately $1,374,000 in the six months ended June 30, 2001. Cash provided by operations for the six months ended June 30, 2002 was approximately $3,358,000. Cash used in investing activities during the period was approximately $368,000. Cash provided by financing activities during the period was approximately $95,000. Total cash increased by approximately $3,144,000 during the period.
"This has been a very exciting year for our Company, as we continue to grow - not only here in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. but also in Asia. This year we have opened Taiwan, Hong Kong Hong Kong (hŏng kŏng), Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2005 est. pop. 6,899,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov. , and India, and we are presently working on opening Singapore and the Philippines in the next sixty days," said Mark Woodburn, President of Natural Health Trends Corp.
About Natural Health Trends Corp.
Natural Health Trends Corporation is a holding company for two operating subsidiaries An operating subsidiary is a business term frequently used within the United States railroad industry. In the case of a railroad, it refers to a company that is a subsidiary but operates with its own identity and rolling stock. , ekaire.com, Inc., which sells nutritional supplements Nutritional Supplements Definition
Nutritional supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbs, meal supplements, sports nutrition products, natural food supplements, and other related products used to boost the nutritional content of the diet. and vitamins and Lexxus International, Inc. Lexxus, started in January 2001, markets and sells quality-of-life products.
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When used in Form 10-QSB and in future filings by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the words "will likely result", "the Company expects", "will continue", "is anticipated", "estimated", "projected", "outlook" or similar expressions are intended to identify "forward-looking statements forward-looking statement
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NATURAL HEALTH TRENDS CORP. CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS (UNAUDITED) Six Months Ended June 30, ---------------- 2002 2001 ---- ---- CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES: Net income $ 673,200 $ 1,373,690 ---------- ------------ Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities: Depreciation and amortization 191,008 39,589 Issuance of stock for services rendered/ settlement of interest 7,192 61,758 Gain on forgiveness of debt (400,000) - Minority interest of subsidiary 196,091 - Changes in assets and liabilities: Accounts receivable (239,846) (822,048) Inventories (216,256) (306,737) Prepaid expenses 175,393 (33,782) Deposits and other assets 152,495 52,912 Accounts payable and accrued expenses 2,476,668 1,320,513 Deferred revenue 116,684 (80,061) Other current liabilities 225,071 (331,195) ----------- ------------ Total Adjustments 2,684,500 (99,051) ----------- ------------ NET CASH PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES 3,357,700 1,274,639 ----------- ------------ CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES: Capital expenditures (367,958) (24,636) ----------- ------------ NET CASH USED IN INVESTING ACTIVITIES (367,958) (24,636) ----------- ------------ CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES: Restricted cash (88,122) 6,050 Proceeds from preferred stock - 100,000 Proceeds from notes payable and long-term debt 260,000 50,000 Payments of notes payable and long-term debt (77,365) (33,187) ----------- ------------ NET CASH PROVIDED BY FINANCING ACTIVITIES 94,513 122,863 ----------- ------------ Effect of Exchange Rate Changes 59,658 - ----------- ------------ NET INCREASE IN CASH 3,143,913 1,372,866 CASH, BEGINNING OF PERIOD 324,315 108,419 ----------- ------------ CASH, END OF PERIOD $ 3,468,228 $ 1,481,285 ----------- ------------