NEW YORK and HARBIN, China, Feb. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- China Digital Animation Development, Inc. (OTCBB:CHDA) today provided a business update and announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended December 31, 2010.
Mr. Fu Qiang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are pleased to report another strong quarter and a growing portfolio of notable projects. Revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 grew 63% to $2.0 million compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2010 and we achieved gross margins of 82% for the quarter versus 44% for the same period last year. Streamlining our focus on digital animation is proving to be a winning strategy for the company and our shareholders."
To meet demand for its animation services, China Digital put a significant amount of new equipment into service over the past few months and expects to make additional upgrades to its facilities in the coming year.
Revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 increased 63% to $2.0 million compared to $1.2 million for the same period last year. Gross profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 was $1.7 million versus $537 thousand for the same period last year. The company's income from operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 was $1.3 million compared to $271 thousand for the second quarter of fiscal 2010. Net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 was $919 thousand or $0.05 per share, versus $251 thousand, or $0.01 per share in the same period last year.
As of December 31, 2010, the company had cash and cash equivalents of $9.3 million, working capital of $9.4 million, no long-term debt and shareholders' equity of $17.4 million.
About China Digital Animation Development, Inc.
China Digital Animation Development, Inc. is a premier China-based digital animation development company, operating in Harbin (one of the largest animation development centers in China) as well as Beijing in The People's Republic of China. The Company also has an administrative office in New York City. The Company is engaged in animation post-stage processing, animation outsourcing, and information transmission services. The Company also operates an animation development skills training center located in Harbin, China, which provides its students with different types of animation skill training programs such as motion graphics, product modeling, character animation, and more. The Company's technical team has extensive experience in animation production and outsourcing.
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