DENVER, CO—(Marketwired – Jul 14, 2014) – Pure Cycle Corporation (
“We continue to enhance shareholder value through strong growth in water sales to our customers,” commented Mark Harding, President of Pure Cycle Corporation. “We are very excited about the addition of three wells (two of which have been drilled) and a 400,000 barrel capacity storage pond to our system. These additions will enable us to keep pace with increased demands.”
The following table summarizes approximate results of operations for the nine months ended May 31, 2014 and 2013:
|Nine Months Ended May 31,|
|2014||2013||$ Change||% Change|
|Industrial water used for fracking||$||932,700||$||136,500||$||796,200||583||%|
|Water & wastewater||129,400||135,500||(6,100||)||–5||%|
|Cost of revenues||(538,900||)||(311,800||)||(227,100||)||73||%|
|General and administrative||(2,153,200||)||(1,602,100||)||(551,100||)||34||%|
|Loss from operations||(729,300||)||(792,900||)||63,600||–8||%|
|Other (expense) income:|
|Interest on TPF and Convertible Debt||(1,309,100||)||(2,416,600||)||1,107,500||–46||%|
|Loss per share||$||(0.07||)||$||(0.13||)||$||0.06||–46||%|
Revenues increased approximately 55% during the our nine months ended May 31, 2014 compared to our nine months ended May 31, 2013 primarily as a result of increased water sales used for fracking.
Our summarized approximate financial position as of May 31, 2014 and August 31, 2013 is as follows:
|May 31, 2014||August 31, 2013||$ Change|
|Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities||$||2,876,100||$||2,448,400||$||427,700|
|Other current assets||9,986,200||7,451,600||2,534,600|
|Total current assets||12,862,300||9,900,000||2,962,300|
|Investments in water and water systems, net||89,477,300||88,512,200||965,100|
|Land – Sky Ranch||3,665,300||3,768,000||(102,700||)|
|Other long–term assets||652,700||6,438,100||(5,785,400||)|
|Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity|
|Current portion of mortgages payable||1,185,200||4,668,900||(3,483,700||)|
|Tap participation fee payable to HP A&M||13,162,800||59,807,300||(46,644,500||)|
|Other long–term liabilities||6,175,900||5,636,200||539,700|
|Total shareholders' equity||84,225,500||37,772,500||46,453,000|
|Total liabilities and shareholders' equity||$||106,657,600||$||108,618,300||$||(1,960,700||)|
This press release contains forward–looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other applicable securities laws. Forward–looking statements are all statements, other than statements of historical facts, including in this press release that address activities, events or developments that we expect or anticipate will or may occur in the future. Investors are cautioned that forward–looking statements are inherently uncertain and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially.
Pure Cycle owns water assets in several river basins in the State of Colorado as well as certain aquifers in the Denver, Colorado metropolitan area. Pure Cycle provides water and wastewater services, including the design, construction, operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems, to wholesale customers, which are local governmental entities who provide water and wastewater services to their end–use customers located in the greater Denver metropolitan area. Pure Cycle also owns approximately 14,900 acres in Southeastern Colorado that are leased to area farmers.
Additional information including our recent press releases and Annual Reports are available at www.purecyclewater.com, or you may contact our President, Mark W. Harding, at 303–292–3456 or at email@example.com.