Trex Sales +4%
[Thursday, November 01, 2012] Trex Company today reported net sales for the third quarter of 2012 totaled $70.8 million compared to net sales of $67.9 million for the 2011 third quarter. The Company reported a net loss of $14.3 million, or $0.86 per diluted share, for the 2012 quarter compared to a net loss of $0.5 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, for the prior-year period.
“Trex turned in another strong operating performance,” commented Chairman, President and CEO Ronald W. Kaplan. “Year over year, sales rose 4%, topping the guidance we provided. On an underlying basis, gross margin exceeded 31%, maintaining strong margins for the year and delivering solid underlying earnings. I am pleased with our results to date in 2012, especially given the continued economic challenges.”
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