ITEX Reveals Fourth Consecutive Profitable Year
Corporation (OTCBB: ITEX) filed its Form 10-KSB with the Securities
and Exchange Commission and announced its results for the fiscal
year ended July 31, 2007.
“Over the past
four fiscal years, we have increased operational income and cash
flow year over year,” stated Steven White, Chairman and CEO. “During
the same period, we increased stockholder equity from a negative
$481,000 to more than $12 million, increased revenue 34%, and almost
doubled our membership base.
our growth to focusing our model on cashless transaction processing
for small businesses in a unique, vertical marketplace. Our fiscal
2007 results reflect another solid year with gains in key areas
including income from operations, operational cash flow, and
earnings per share,” he continued.
“As a result
of our gains and strong cash flow, our balance sheet continued to
strengthen in fiscal 2007 with total assets increasing 34% and total
liabilities decreasing 27%. Our ability to invest in technology and
to initiate new projects in order to grow revenue affords us a firm
footing for the future.
2007, we upgraded and expanded the franchise portion of our web
site, we retained outside technology and marketing firms to help
execute a multi-faceted strategy to increase revenue, and we
announced our Executive Privileges Program.
that these programs and initiatives will have a long-term positive
effect on our operations by expanding our Trading Community member
base and increasing participation in our Marketplace,” White
Fiscal Year 2007
operations increased 12% in fiscal year 2007 to $1,505,000, from
$1,341,000 for fiscal year 2006.
cash flow increased 12% in fiscal year 2007 to $2,057,000, from
$1,836,000 for fiscal year 2006.
income increased 31% in fiscal year 2007 to $4,504,000, from
$3,433,000 for fiscal year 2006.
In fiscal year
2007 and 2006 the firm realized gains of $2,843,000 and $1,975,000,
respectively, as an income tax benefit. Most of ITEX’s future tax
benefit is now recorded on its balance sheet as a deferred tax
share (diluted) increased 39% in fiscal year 2007 to 25 cents, from
18-cents for fiscal year 2006. Earnings per share (diluted) from
operations increased 14% in fiscal year 2007 to 8-cents, from 7
cents for fiscal year 2006.
Cash and cash
equivalents increased 458% in fiscal year 2007 to $1,753,000, from
$314,000 for fiscal year 2006.
increased 34% in fiscal year 2007 to $14,304,000, from $10,663,000
for fiscal year 2006. Total liabilities decreased 27% in fiscal 2007
to $1,974,000, from $2,695,000 in fiscal year 2006.
repurchased 438,000 and 1,050,000 shares of common stock during
fiscal years 2007 and 2006, respectively. There were 17,918,632
total outstanding shares as of October 2, 2007, with no outstanding
options or warrants.
completed more than $270,000,000 in ITEX dollar transactions by
processing 314,000 transactions in fiscal year 2007.
Corporation’s report on Form 10-KSB can be found at
and on the investor relations portion of its web site at
IRTA Names New Executive Director
The Board of
Directors of the International Reciprocal Trade Association named
Ron Whitney as the IRTA interim Executive Director at their Savannah
(GA) meeting that was held on September 9, 2007.
the newly elected president of IRTA, confirmed, “The IRTA Global
Board of Directors is delighted that Ron has accepted the position.
He is extremely well qualified, and I know that he will be very
effective in all areas of this important role.”
Whitney has 15
years experience in the barter business. He founded and built Barter
Network, in Chadds Ford (PA), into one of the largest organized
trade exchanges on the east coast.
initially focus on building the IRTA membership base and creating
new ways to further expand membership services,” stressed Whitney.
He holds a BA
in Political Science from George Washington University, and a JD
from Widener University Law School. He also is the U.S. barter
industry’s liaison with the U.S. government, serving on the IRS’s
business advisory group, IRPAC (Information Reporting Program
Krista Vardabash who resigned as IRTA Executive Director after seven
years of distinguished service. IRTA represents and serves the
modern trade and barter industry, which is dedicated to monetizing
excess business capacities that bring additional revenues and
profits to the industry’s 400,000 worldwide business clients.
stated mission is: To provide to its members an ethics based global
network for the enhancement of trade and alternative capital
systems, through ongoing education, self regulation, and standards
IMS Announces 91% Revenue Increase
Monetary Systems (OTCBB:INLM) has released sales volume and revenue
figures for August. Following the pattern for most of this year, the
company had substantial increases in gross revenue, trade volume and
2007 results are:
Trade volume for the
month totaled more than $8.6 million—representing sales only—an
increase of 81% over the $4.7 million in August of 2006.
Gross revenue billed
was $1.2 million compared to $628,000 for August of last year, a 91%
increase. The August revenue also was $100,000 higher than the
average gross revenue for the previous four months.
enrollments set an all-time record with 320 new members joining the
barter network this August, representing an increase of 68% over the
190 new members signed the previous August.
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bartering acumen was alluded to when he exclaimed, “I put up no
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