Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2024 ended September 30, 2023 and Provides Conference Call Information
Conference Call Scheduled for Wednesday, November 15 at 11:30 AM EST
NORTHVALE, NJ / November 14, 2023 / Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Elite" or the "Company") (OTCQB:ELTP), a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacture, and distribution of niche generic products, announced results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2024 ended September 30, 2023 ("Second Quarter").
Consolidated revenues for the three-month period ended September 30, 2023, were $14.2 million, an increase of $5.6 million or 64.9% as compared to the comparable period of the prior fiscal year. Operating profits were $1.9 million, an increase of $0.8 million or 78.1% from the comparable period of the prior year. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $14.9 million, an increase of $13.4 million or 886% from the comparable period of the prior year. The increase in operating profits was primarily attributed to increased revenues achieved from the launch of the Elite Laboratories label product line during the quarter ended June 30, 2023.
Conference Call Information
Elite's management will host a conference call to discuss the Second Quarter financial results and provide an update on recent business developments. Stockholder questions should be submitted to the company in advance of the call.
The financial statements can be viewed for Elite's Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2024 on Form 10-Q here.
About Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, and distributes niche generic products. Elite's product lines consist of immediate-release and controlled-release, solid oral dose products, which are marketed under the Elite Laboratories label, as well as pursuant to licenses granted to third-party pharmaceutical marketing and distribution organizations. Elite operates a cGMP and DEA registered facility for research, development, and manufacturing located in Northvale, NJ. For more information, visit www.elitepharma.com.
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