Transcat Reports Strong Financial Results

Transcat, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNS) has reported strong financial results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2024. The company has seen double-digit organic service revenue growth and significant gross margin expansion in both segments.

In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2024, Transcat reported the following key financial metrics compared to the same period in fiscal 2023:

  • Service revenue increased to $46.7 million, up 17.5%.
  • Distribution sales rose to $24.2 million, up 8.4%.
  • Consolidated revenue reached $70.9 million, marking a 14.3% increase.
  • Gross profit expanded to $24.0 million, up 25.5% with a gross margin of 33.9%.
  • Adjusted EBITDA grew to $11.7 million, representing a 29.8% increase.
  • Operating cash flow for fiscal 2024 was reported at $32.6 million, reflecting a substantial 92% growth over the prior year.

For the full fiscal year 2024, Transcat reported the following compared to fiscal 2023:

  • Service revenue amounted to $169.5 million, up 17.0%.
  • Distribution sales reached $89.9 million, up 5.0%.
  • Total revenue was $259.5 million, reflecting a 12.5% increase.
  • Gross profit was $83.8 million, up 22.6% with a gross margin of 32.3%.
  • Adjusted EBITDA for the full fiscal year was $38.6 million, marking a 26.9% increase.
  • Net income per diluted share increased to $1.63 from $1.40.

In the service segment, Transcat achieved record fourth quarter results, with a 17.5% increase in revenue and a gross margin of 35.7%, representing a 170 basis points improvement. The distribution segment also showed continued margin improvement, with a 30.3% gross margin, marking a 510 basis points expansion.

Transcat's operating income and net income also saw significant increases in both the fourth quarter and full fiscal year, reflecting the company's strong financial performance and growth trajectory.

Transcat's President and CEO, Lee D. Rudow, expressed satisfaction with the company's performance and highlighted the successful integration of acquired companies as a driving force behind the growth. He also emphasized the company's commitment to continued margin expansion through automation and process improvement initiatives.

The company's balance sheet and cash flow position also showed strength, with $35.2 million in cash and marketable securities on hand and $80.0 million available for borrowing under its secured revolving credit facility.

Looking ahead, Transcat expects another year of organic service revenue growth in the high single-digit to low double-digit range, normalized for the extra week in fiscal 2024, and continued gross margin expansion. The company's leadership development initiatives and robust acquisition pipeline are seen as key components of its go-forward strategy.

Transcat's strong financial performance and strategic initiatives position the company for sustainable long-term shareholder value.

Transcat will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, to review the financial and operating results and discuss the company’s strategy and outlook. As a result of these announcements, the company's shares have moved 9.1% on the market, and are now trading at a price of $135.43. If you want to know more, read the company's complete 8-K report here.

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