Marine Products Corp. said today that it generated fourth-quarter net sales of nearly $50 million, a 33.2 percent increase from $37.4 million during the same period in 2014.
Earnings and Analysts
Quarterly earnings statements from public companies and periodic reports from analysts reveal the health and direction of the industry.
BRP said its fiscal third-quarter revenue increased 10 percent from the same quarter last year to $1.01 billion Canadian, or about $734 million in U.S. dollars.
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MarineMax and Malibu Boats announced the release dates of their latest quarterly earnings.
Marine Products Corp., the parent company of Chaparral, Robalo and Vortex, reported a 24 percent rise in third-quarter net sales, attributing the increase to Robalo and Chaparral outboard boat sales.
Twin Disc reported a “significant decline” in fiscal 2016 first-quarter sales, from $64.8 million to about $37.4 million, because of a global decline in oil and natural gas prices, along with softening demand in Asia for the company’s commercial marine products.
Twin Disc’s net earnings increased 207 percent for fiscal year 2015 to $11.17 million on relatively flat sales, which dropped in the fourth quarter to $67.33 million, compared to $73.56 million the year prior.
Chaparral Boats might have slipped a couple of basis points in market share, but it still holds the No. 1 spot.
Marine Products Corp., the parent company of Chaparral, Robalo and Vortex jetboats, attributed a 24 percent hike in second-quarter net sales to higher unit sales of Vortex jetboats, Robalo outboard sportfishing boats and Chaparral SunCoast Sportdeck outboards.