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February 13, 1996
Ceradyne Inc., completing its successful conversion from a military-dependent contractor to a diversified supplier of high-tech ceramic products, reported its first profit in five years for 1995 on record sales. The company posted net income of $2.1 million, or 31 cents a share, for 1995, contrasted with a net loss of $1.9 million, or 30 cents a share, for 1994. Sales rose 30% to $23.4 million from $18 million.
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BUSINESS
April 14, 2000 | Dow Jones
Ceradyne Inc., a maker of ceramics for the high-tech industry, said Thursday that it expects to report earnings of 12 to 14 cents a share on sales of about $11 million for the first quarter, well above industry estimates. The Costa Mesa company said in a press release Thursday that analysts had estimated first-quarter earnings at 8 cents a share and revenue at $9.2 million.
BUSINESS
January 13, 2001 | From Dow Jones Newswires
Ceradyne Inc., experiencing growing demand for its advanced ceramics technology, expects to post strong gains in earnings and sales for the fourth quarter, Chief Executive Joel Moskowitz said Friday. He said the Costa Mesa company will post earnings of 14 cents a share on sales of $11.6 million for the three months. Analysts were estimating earnings of 13 cents a share, according to a First Call/Thomson survey.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1994
A major shareholder in Ceradyne Inc., upset with continued losses at the maker of industrial ceramic components, voted against the company's slate of board nominees Monday to add its own director to the board. R.B. Haave Associates Inc., a New York investment adviser, elected William Lamphear as its representative on the board at Monday's annual meeting of shareholders.
BUSINESS
June 29, 1992 | Researched by DALLAS M. JACKSON / Los Angeles Times
Nature of Business: Manufactures and markets technical ceramics Total employees: 250 In Orange County: 140 Stock listing in The Times: On NASDAQ as "Cerdyn" Ticker Symbol: "CRDN" Friday's Close: $4.13 One-week Change: Down 50c Analyst Review: "Four years ago, Ceradyne's business was 100% defense; today it is less than 50%. Since the defense industry slow-down, Ceradyne shifted its focus to commercial endeavors. As a result, it is coming out of its earnings slump.
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