Digital Power Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2012

Nov 20, 2012, 08:30 ET from Digital Power Corporation

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Power Corporation (NYSE Amex: DPW) today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.

Digital Power's revenue for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 were $1,679,000, a decrease of 45% from revenue of $3,024,000 for the same quarter ended September 30, 2011. Net loss for the quarter ended on September 30, 2012 was $459,000 a decrease of 202% from the net income of $449,000 in the quarter ended on September 30, 2011. Gross margin in the quarter ended September 30, 2012 was 38%, a decrease from the gross margin reported on September 30, 2011 of 40%. Operating loss for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 was $243,000, a decrease of 151% from the quarter ended September 30, 2011.

Commenting on the results, Amos Kohn, President and CEO stated, "We faced difficulty this past quarter as many of our customers reduced their orders due to the global economic uncertainty. We collaborate with our customers on new product development that empowers high efficiency power systems which will be released to production in the upcoming quarters."

Mr. Kohn adds, "Digital Power continues to expand its presence in the defense marine industry and in commercial markets with specialized hardware for custom applications. Our expertise has been recognized by the market and appreciated by our long time customers."

About Digital Power:

Digital Power Corporation is a solution-driven organization that designs, develops, manufactures and sells high-grade customized and flexible power system solutions for the most demanding applications in the medical, military, telecom and industrial markets. The company is highly focused on high-grade and custom product designs for both the commercial and military/defense markets, where customers demand high density, high efficiency and ruggedized products to meet the harshest critical operating conditions. Digital Power is a California corporation formed in 1969, and it common stock trades on the NYSE Amex under the symbol DPW. The company's headquarters are at 41324 Christy Street, Fremont, California, 94538-3158. Website:

Forward Looking Statements

The foregoing release contains "forward looking statements" regarding future events or results within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements concerning the Company's current expectations regarding revenue and earnings results for 2012 and the expected results of modifications to the Company's strategy.  The Company cautions readers that such "forward looking statements" are, in fact, predictions that are subject to risks and uncertainties and that actual events or results may differ materially from those anticipated events or results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. The Company disclaims any current intention to update its "forward looking statements," and the estimates and assumptions within them, at any time or for any reason.

In particular, the following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the "forward looking statements": (a) the possibility of net losses in the future; (b) the potential ineffectiveness of the Company's strategic focus on power supply solution competencies; (c) the current instability in the global economy; (d) the inability of the Company to realize the benefits of the reduction in its cost structures due to changes in its markets or other factors, and the risk that the reduction in costs may limit the Company's ability to compete; (e) the possible failure of the Company's custom product development efforts to result in products which meet customers' needs or such customers' failure to accept such new products; (f) the ability of the Company to attract, retain and motivate key personnel; (g) dependence on a few major customers; (h) dependence on the electronic equipment industry; (i) reliance on third party subcontract manufacturers to manufacture certain aspects of the products sold by the Company; (j) reduced profitability as a result of increased competition, price erosion and product obsolescence within the industry; (k) the ability of the Company to establish, maintain and expand its OEM relationships and other distribution channels; (l) the inability of the Company to procure necessary key components for its products, or the purchase of excess or  the wrong inventory; (m) variations in operating results from quarter to quarter; (n) dependence on international sales and the impact of certain governmental regulatory restrictions on such international sales and operations; and other risk factors included in the Company's most recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, the Company's Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.  All filings are also available on the Company's website at

Digital Power Corporation

Financial Data

(In thousands except for per share data)

Three months

Ended September 30,

    Statement of Operations Data:   






    Operating income (loss)      



    Net income (loss)     



    Basic net earnings (loss)

    per share:      

$ (0.068)

$ 0.067

    Diluted net earnings (loss)

    per share:        

$ (0.068)

$ 0.064

September 30,

December 31,



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    Working capital         



    Total assets          



    Total Liabilities      



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SOURCE Digital Power Corporation