AmeraMex International Reports Net Income Increased 92 Percent for Six-Month Period Ending June 30, 2013
CHICO, CA – August 12, 2013 – AmeraMex International, Inc. (OTC:AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to infrastructure, shipping, construction, farming and mining companies, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2013.
Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2013
The company reported revenue of $878,413 compared to revenue of $1,280,428 for the second quarter of 2012. Net income for the quarter was $272,218 compared to net income of $435,705 for the second quarter of 2012. Gross profit, as a percentage of sales, was 77 percent compared to 73 percent for the comparable 2012 period.
Revenue for the six-month period was $1,382,306 compared to revenue of $1,991,439 reported for the comparable six-month period of 2012. Gross profit margins, as a percentage of sales, increased 17 percent for the six-month period when compared to gross profit margins for the period ending June 2012. The company reported net income of $342,206, a 92 percent increase when compared to net income of $26,744 for the six-month period in 2012.
AmeraMex CEO Lee Hamre commented, “With the end of Ramadan, the prime minister in North Africa said they will be aggressively working on the formation of the equipment contract we discussed in our July 9, 2013 press release. We look forward to receiving the contract and supplying the corresponding proposal as quickly as possible.
“We are also bidding on a variety of used equipment for refurbishment and resale into both the U.S, and international markets,” continued Hamre. We expect notification pertaining to our recent $2 million bid to a West Coast port authority. This notification was delayed due to their vacation schedules.”
About AmeraMex International
AmeraMex International sells, leases and rents heavy equipment to companies within four industries: construction (light and infrastructure), shipping logistics, mining and commercial farming. AmeraMex International's largest product line is specialized container handling equipment that enables stevedoring companies to quickly and efficiently load and offload container and general freight ships dockside. AmeraMex, with customers in the Americas, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe, has over 30 years of experience in heavy equipment sales and service and inventories top-of-the-line equipment from manufacturers such as Taylor Machine Works Inc. and Terex Heavy Equipment. For more information visit the AmeraMex website, www.AMMX.net.
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