CAPE TOWN, SA: Leatt Corporation, a Nevada corporation (Symbol: LEAT.PK) (Company), and the developer and distributor of the Leatt-Brace®, a Neck Brace System designed to help prevent potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the neck, today announced audited financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. The Company posted revenue of $ 14,330,072 and a net annual loss of $ 208,562. These results compare to revenue of $ 13,743,107 and net annual loss of $ 129,569 in fiscal year 2009 ended December 31, 2009. A summary of financial results is set forth below.
“We are encouraged to see that despite making an annual loss, quarter three and quarter four of 2010 showed a net profit. We believe that this indicates that our ongoing efforts to increase revenues are starting to show results and that we are hopefully moving in the right direction” said Chief Executive Officer Sean Macdonald.
Leatt Corporation: Since 2006, we have produced and sold a line of Neck Brace Systems for adults and children that are designed to help prevent potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the neck among motorcycle, ATV and other motor vehicles worldwide. Our product line is set forth at our sales/product URL: http://www.leatt.com.
A financial summary of the FY2010 results appears below, which summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the FY2010 financial statements and footnotes thereto posted on https://www.leatt-corp.com. This press release and the summary below are qualified in their entirety by reference to our posted financial statements and footnotes thereto at the aforesaid URL. One should not rely on the following summary as a complete presentation of financial results and condition.
|Revenues||$ 14,330,072||$ 13,743,107|
|Cost of Revenues||5,606,502||4,622,532|
|Loss from Operations||(178,121)||(104,647)|
|Other Income (Expense)||25,674||47,074|
|Loss Before Income Taxes||(152,447)||(57,573)|
|Net Loss Available to Common Shareholders||$ (208,562)||$ (129,569)|
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