MORGAN CITY, La., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conrad Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: CNRD) today announced its fourth quarter and twelve months 2010 results and the addition of new business during the first quarter totaling $75.2 million.
For the quarter ended December 31, 2010, Conrad had net income of $3.3 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.51 compared to net income of $2.8 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.43 during the fourth quarter of 2009. The Company had net income of $10.3 million and earnings per diluted share of $1.60 for the twelve months ended December 31, 2010 compared to net income of $12.8 million and earnings per diluted share of $1.99 for the twelve months ended December 31, 2009. The diluted shares for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2010 are 6.4 million and 6.5 million for the quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2009. The Company's financial reports are available at www.otcmarkets.com.
New business added includes the signing of new contracts and sales of stock barges which brings estimated current backlog to approximately $113.0 million compared to $89.5 million at December 31, 2010, $48.9 million at March 31, 2010, and $38.3 million at December 31, 2009.
New contracts added include four 245'x 48'x 12'LPG tank barges, two 222'x 54'x 12' LPG tank barges, two 192'x 42'x10' 7500 bbl. double skin tank barges, five 260'x 52'x 12' hopper barges, and various other docking and deck barges.
Additionally we signed contracts for three 100'x 30'x 10' push boats and two 75'x 30'x 10' towboats.
We also sold all of the stock barges in progress at December 31, 2010 which include three 297'6"x 54'x 12' 30,000 bbl. tank barges, two 200'x 35'x 12'6" 10,000 bbl. tank barges and two 120'x 30'x 12' deck barges.
Conrad Industries, Inc., established in 1948 and headquartered in Morgan City, Louisiana, designs, builds and overhauls tugboats, ferries, liftboats, barges, offshore supply vessels and other steel and aluminum products for both the commercial and government markets. The company provides both repair and new construction services at its four shipyards located in southern Louisiana and Texas.
For Information Contact:
Cecil Hernandez (985) 702-0195
SOURCE Conrad Industries, Inc.