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Closing Price ($) Shares Out (MM) Market Cap ($MM)
$2.66 4 $11
10-Q 2018-10-31 Quarter: 2018-10-31
10-Q 2018-07-31 Quarter: 2018-07-31
10-K 2018-04-30 Annual: 2018-04-30
10-Q 2018-01-31 Quarter: 2018-01-31
10-Q 2017-10-31 Quarter: 2017-10-31
10-Q 2017-07-31 Quarter: 2017-07-31
10-K 2017-04-30 Annual: 2017-04-30
10-Q 2017-01-31 Quarter: 2017-01-31
10-Q 2016-10-31 Quarter: 2016-10-31
10-Q 2016-07-31 Quarter: 2016-07-31
10-K 2016-04-30 Annual: 2016-04-30
10-Q 2016-01-31 Quarter: 2016-01-31
8-K 2018-12-12 Earnings, Exhibits
8-K 2018-09-21 Shareholder Vote, Exhibits
8-K 2018-09-12 Earnings, Exhibits
8-K 2018-07-20 Earnings, Exhibits
8-K 2018-07-16 Enter Agreement, Exhibits
8-K 2018-04-30 Other Events, Exhibits
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SGMA 2018-10-31
Item 2.Management’S Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.
Item 3.Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risks.
Item 4.Controls and Procedures.
Part II – Other Information
Item 1. Legal Proceedings.
Item 1A. Risk Factors.
Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds.
Item 3. Defaults Upon Senior Securities.
Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures.
Item 5. Other Information.
Item 6.Exhibits.
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SigmaTron Earnings 2018-10-31

SGMA 10Q Quarterly Report

Balance SheetIncome StatementCash Flow

10-Q 1 sgma-20181031x10q.htm 10-Q 20181031 Q2 10Q



UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION



Washington, D.C. 20549



_________________





Form 10-Q



__________________



(Mark One)

 QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d) OF THE SECURITIES

      EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934



For the quarterly period ended October 31, 2018



OR



 TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d) OF THE SECURITIES

     EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934



For the transition period from    to



Commission File Number 0-23248



SIGMATRON INTERNATIONAL, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

_________________





 

Delaware

36-3918470

(State or other jurisdiction of

(I.R.S. Employer

incorporation or organization)

Identification No.)



 

2201 Landmeier Road

 

Elk Grove Village, Illinois

60007

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (847) 956-8000

__________________



Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.  Yes    No 


 

SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files.  Yes    No 



Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company.  See the definitions of a “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.



Large accelerated filer     Accelerated filer 



Non-accelerated filer          Smaller reporting company 



Emerging growth company 



If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.



Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined by Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).  Yes    No 



Indicate the number of shares outstanding of the registrant’s common stock, $0.01 par value, as of December 11, 2018:  4,230,008







 

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SigmaTron International, Inc.



Index





 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

PART 1.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:         

 

Page No.



Item 1.

Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

 

 



 

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets – October 31, 2018 (Unaudited) and April 30, 2018

 



 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations – (Unaudited)

 

 



 

Three and Six Months Ended October 31, 2018 and 2017

 



 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows – (Unaudited)

 

 



 

Six Months Ended October 31, 2018 and 2017

 



 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements – (Unaudited)  

 



Item 2.

Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and

 

 



 

Results of Operations

 

21 



Item 3.

Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risks

 

30 



Item 4.

Controls and Procedures

 

30 



 

 

 

 

PART II

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

 



Item 1.

Legal Proceedings

 

30 



Item 1A.

Risk Factors

 

31 



Item 2.

Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

 

31 



Item 3.

Defaults Upon Senior Securities

 

31 



Item 4.

Mine Safety Disclosures

 

31 



Item 5.

Other Information

 

31 



Item 6.

Exhibits

 

32 



 

Signatures

 

33 



 

 

 

 

 



 

3

 


 

 



SigmaTron International, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets





 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 



 

October 31,

 

 

 



 

2018

 

 

April 30,



 

(Unaudited)

 

 

2018



 

 

 

 

 

Current assets:

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

$

1,729,119 

 

$

1,721,599 

Accounts receivable, less allowance for doubtful

 

 

 

 

 

accounts of $300,000 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018,

 

 

 

 

 

respectively

 

33,948,731 

 

 

26,638,367 

Inventories, net

 

89,402,592 

 

 

86,929,793 

Prepaid expenses and other assets

 

1,723,085 

 

 

1,948,748 

Refundable and prepaid income taxes

 

1,599,382 

 

 

1,655,409 

Other receivables

 

1,626,866 

 

 

1,135,810 



 

 

 

 

 

Total current assets

 

130,029,775 

 

 

120,029,726 



 

 

 

 

 

Property, machinery and equipment, net

 

34,407,753 

 

 

35,288,997 



 

 

 

 

 

Intangible assets, net of accumulated amortization of $5,031,560

 

 

 

 

 

and $4,843,915 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively

 

2,900,440 

 

 

3,088,085 

Deferred income taxes

 

512,547 

 

 

1,109,681 

Other assets

 

1,679,460 

 

 

1,713,481 

   

 

 

 

 

 

Total other long-term assets

 

5,092,447 

 

 

5,911,247 



 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

$

169,529,975 

 

$

161,229,970 



 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities and stockholders' equity:

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

Trade accounts payable

$

52,661,282 

 

$

49,326,402 

Accrued wages

 

5,212,451 

 

 

3,730,755 

Accrued expenses

 

2,075,681 

 

 

2,930,792 

Current portion of long-term debt

 

1,237,317 

 

 

655,190 

Current portion of capital lease obligations

 

2,156,601 

 

 

2,320,538 

Current portion of contingent consideration

 

193,006 

 

 

213,460 

Current portion of deferred rent

 

140,961 

 

 

201,349 



 

 

 

 

 

Total current liabilities

 

63,677,299 

 

 

59,378,486 



 

 

 

 

 

Long-term debt, less current portion

 

42,970,599 

 

 

36,783,879 

Income taxes payable

 

516,115 

 

 

498,000 

Capital lease obligations, less current portion

 

3,323,881 

 

 

4,297,846 

Deferred rent, less current portion

 

255,155 

 

 

331,251 

Other long-term liabilities

 

1,111,223 

 

 

1,130,557 



 

 

 

 

 

Total long-term liabilities

 

48,176,973 

 

 

43,041,533 



 

 

 

 

 

Total liabilities

 

111,854,272 

 

 

102,420,019 



 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

4

 


 

 

Commitments and contingencies

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

Stockholders' equity:

 

 

 

 

 

Preferred stock, $.01 par value; 500,000 shares

 

 

 

 

 

authorized, none issued or outstanding

 

 -

 

 

 -

Common stock, $.01 par value; 12,000,000 shares

 

 

 

 

 

authorized, 4,230,008 and 4,215,258 shares issued and

 

 

 

 

 

outstanding at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively

 

42,042 

 

 

41,896 

Capital in excess of par value

 

23,248,171 

 

 

23,132,017 

Retained earnings

 

34,385,490 

 

 

35,636,038 



 

 

 

 

 

Total stockholders' equity

 

57,675,703 

 

 

58,809,951 



 

 

 

 

 

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$

169,529,975 

 

$

161,229,970 



 

 

 

 

 

The accompanying notes to the condensed consolidated financial statements are an integral part of these statements.



























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SigmaTron International, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations









 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Three Months

 

 

Three Months

 

 

Six Months

 

 

Six Months



 

Ended

 

 

Ended

 

 

Ended

 

 

Ended

 

 

October 31,

 

 

October 31,

 

 

October 31,

 

 

October 31,



 

2018

 

 

2017

 

 

2018

 

 

2017



 

(Unaudited)

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

(Unaudited)



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net sales

$

77,001,091 

 

$

72,959,074 

 

$

148,415,148 

 

$

144,183,367 

Cost of products sold

 

70,307,006 

 

 

65,855,506 

 

 

135,932,007 

 

 

130,322,745 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gross profit

 

6,694,085 

 

 

7,103,568 

 

 

12,483,141 

 

 

13,860,622 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selling and administrative expenses

 

5,817,155 

 

 

5,642,273 

 

 

11,751,271 

 

 

11,554,419 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating income

 

876,930 

 

 

1,461,295 

 

 

731,870 

 

 

2,306,203 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other income

 

(127,979)

 

 

(35,815)

 

 

(102,916)

 

 

(80,166)

Interest expense

 

602,858 

 

 

345,656 

 

 

1,156,348 

 

 

654,070 

Income (loss) before income tax expense

 

402,051 

 

 

1,151,454 

 

 

(321,562)

 

 

1,732,299 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Income tax expense

 

1,125,992 

 

 

415,339 

 

 

928,986 

 

 

613,302 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net (loss) income

$

(723,941)

 

$

736,115 

 

$

(1,250,548)

 

$

1,118,997 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Loss) earnings per share - basic

$

(0.17)

 

$

0.18 

 

$

(0.30)

 

$

0.27 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Loss) earnings per share - diluted

$

(0.17)

 

$

0.17 

 

$

(0.30)

 

$

0.26 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted average shares of common stock outstanding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

4,230,008 

 

 

4,201,442 

 

 

4,226,833 

 

 

4,198,714 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted average shares of common stock outstanding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted

 

4,230,008 

 

 

4,326,854 

 

 

4,226,833 

 

 

4,302,977 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The accompanying notes to the condensed consolidated financial statements are an integral part of these statements.











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SigmaTron International, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows







 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 



 

Six

 

 

Six



 

Months Ended

 

 

Months Ended



 

October 31,

 

 

October 31,



 

2018

 

 

2017



 

(Unaudited)

 

 

(Unaudited)



 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from operating activities

 

 

 

 

 

Net (loss) income

$

(1,250,548)

 

$

1,118,997 



 

 

 

 

 

Adjustments to reconcile net (loss) income

 

 

 

 

 

to net cash used in operating activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

2,515,042 

 

 

2,560,202 

Stock-based compensation

 

 -

 

 

83,659 

Restricted stock expense

 

116,300 

 

 

 -

Deferred income tax expense (benefit)

 

597,134 

 

 

(331,312)

Amortization of intangible assets

 

187,645 

 

 

220,075 

Amortization of financing fees

 

42,604 

 

 

23,757 

Fair value adjustment of contingent consideration

 

34,621 

 

 

32,201 

Loss from disposal or sale of machinery and equipment

 

2,845 

 

 

191 



 

 

 

 

 

Changes in assets and liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts receivable

 

(7,310,364)

 

 

42,462 

Inventories

 

(2,472,799)

 

 

(7,384,393)

Prepaid expenses and other assets

 

(201,372)

 

 

1,394,842 

Refundable and prepaid income taxes

 

56,027 

 

 

(219,550)

Income taxes payable

 

18,115 

 

 

183,537 

Trade accounts payable

 

3,334,880 

 

 

609,465 

Deferred rent

 

(136,484)

 

 

(117,920)

Accrued expenses and wages

 

577,251 

 

 

(1,089,676)



 

 

 

 

 

Net cash used in operating activities

 

(3,889,103)

 

 

(2,873,463)



 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from investing activities

 

 

 

 

 

Purchases of machinery and equipment

 

(1,528,211)

 

 

(3,232,111)

Proceeds from insurance settlement

 

 -

 

 

63,402 



 

 

 

 

 

Net cash used in investing activities

 

(1,528,211)

 

 

(3,168,709)



 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from financing activities

 

 

 

 

 

Advances on notes receivable

 

 -

 

 

(315,000)

Proceeds from the exercise of common stock options

 

 -

 

 

42,940 

Proceeds under equipment notes

 

182,557 

 

 

943,136 

Payments of contingent consideration

 

(55,075)

 

 

(112,151)

Payments under capital lease and sale leaseback agreements

 

(1,246,334)

 

 

(966,579)

Payments under equipment notes

 

(196,723)

 

 

(125,085)

Payments under building notes payable

 

(140,000)

 

 

(82,500)

Borrowings under lines of credit

 

10,690,386 

 

 

9,298,262 

Payments under lines of credit

 

(3,785,780)

 

 

(3,675,691)

Payments of financing fees

 

(24,197)

 

 

(14,632)



 

 

 

 

 

Net cash provided by financing activities

 

5,424,834 

 

 

4,992,700 

7

 


 

 



 

 

 

 

 

Change in cash and cash equivalents

 

7,520 

 

 

(1,049,472)

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period

 

1,721,599 

 

 

3,493,324 



 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period

$

1,729,119 

 

$

2,443,852 



 

 

 

 

 

Supplementary disclosures of cash flow information

 

 

 

 

 

Cash paid for interest

$

1,087,181 

 

$

571,537 

Cash paid for income taxes

 

274,476 

 

 

987,734 

Purchase of machinery and equipment financed

 

 

 

 

 

 under capital leases

 

131,232 

 

 

2,085,149 

Financing of insurance policy

 

30,000 

 

 

49,500 



 

 

 

 

 



 





 

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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note A - Basis of Presentation



The accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements of SigmaTron International, Inc. (“SigmaTron”), SigmaTron’s wholly-owned subsidiaries Standard Components de Mexico S.A., AbleMex, S.A. de C.V., Digital Appliance Controls de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., Spitfire Controls (Vietnam) Co. Ltd., Spitfire Controls (Cayman) Co. Ltd. and wholly-owned foreign enterprises Wujiang SigmaTron Electronics Co., Ltd. and SigmaTron Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. (“SigmaTron China”) and international procurement office SigmaTron Taiwan branch (collectively, the “Company”) have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America for interim financial information and with the instructions to Form 10-Q and Article 10 of Regulation S-X.



Accordingly, the condensed consolidated financial statements do not include all of the information and footnotes required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America for complete financial statements.  In the opinion of management, all adjustments (consisting of normal recurring adjustments) considered necessary for a fair presentation have been included.  Operating results for the three and six month periods ended October 31, 2018 is not necessarily indicative of the results that may be expected for the year ending April 30, 2019.  The condensed consolidated balance sheet at April 30, 2018, was derived from audited annual financial statements but does not contain all of the footnotes disclosures from the annual financial statements.  For further information, refer to the condensed consolidated financial statements and footnotes thereto included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended April 30, 2018. 

 

Note B - Inventories, net



The components of inventory consist of the following:









 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 



October 31,

 

April 30,



2018

 

2018



 

 

 

 

 

Finished products

$

22,525,471 

 

$

20,404,849 

Work-in-process

 

2,471,685 

 

 

2,075,465 

Raw materials

 

65,604,445 

 

 

65,652,411 



 

90,601,601 

 

 

88,132,725 

Less excess and obsolescence reserve

 

(1,199,009)

 

 

(1,202,932)



$

89,402,592 

 

$

86,929,793 

 



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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note C - Earnings Per Share and Stockholders’ Equity



The following table sets forth the computation of basic and diluted earnings per share:







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Three Months Ended

 

Six Months Ended



October 31,

 

October 31,



2018

 

2017

 

2018

 

2017



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net (loss) income

$

(723,941)

 

$

736,115 

 

$

(1,250,548)

 

$

1,118,997 

Weighted-average shares

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

4,230,008 

 

 

4,201,442 

 

 

4,226,833 

 

 

4,198,714 

Effect of dilutive stock options

 

 -

 

 

125,412 

 

 

 -

 

 

104,263 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted

 

4,230,008 

 

 

4,326,854 

 

 

4,226,833 

 

 

4,302,977 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic (loss) earnings per share

$

(0.17)

 

$

0.18 

 

$

(0.30)

 

$

0.27 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted (loss) earnings per share

$

(0.17)

 

$

0.17 

 

$

(0.30)

 

$

0.26 



Options to purchase 347,318 and 359,763 shares of common stock were outstanding at October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.  There were no options granted during the six month periods ended October 31, 2018 and 2017.  The Company recognized $0 in stock option expense for the three month periods ended October 31, 2018 and 2017.  The Company recognized $0 and $83,659 in stock option expense for the six month periods ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.  The balance of unrecognized compensation expense related to the Company’s stock option plans was $0 at October 31, 2018 and 2017.  There were 24,459 and 0 anti-dilutive common stock equivalents outstanding during the three month periods ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.  There were 29,080 and 0 anti- dilutive common stock equivalents outstanding during the six month periods ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.



On October 1, 2017, the Company issued 12,500 shares of restricted stock pursuant to the 2013 Non-Employee Director Restricted Stock Plan, which fully vested on April 1, 2018.  On October 1, 2018, the Company issued 12,500 shares of restricted stock pursuant to the 2018 Non-Employee Director Restricted Stock Plan, which will fully vest on April 1, 2019.  The Company recognized $116,300 in compensation expense for the three and six month periods ended October 31, 2018.  The balance of unrecognized compensation expense related to the Company’s restricted stock award was $56,700 at October 31, 2018.

   

 

   



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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note D - Long-term Debt



Notes Payable – Banks



On March 31, 2017, the Company entered into a $35,000,000 senior secured credit facility with U.S. Bank, which expires on March 31, 2022.  The credit facility is collateralized by substantially all of the Company’s domestically located assets. The facility allows the Company to choose among interest rates at which it may borrow funds:  the bank fixed rate of five percent or LIBOR plus one and one half percent (effectively 3.91% at October 31, 2018).  Interest is due monthly.  Under the senior secured credit facility, the Company may borrow up to the lesser of (i) $35,000,000 or (ii) an amount equal to a percentage of the eligible receivable borrowing base plus a percentage of the eligible inventory borrowing base (the “Borrowing Base”). 



On July 16, 2018, the Company and U.S. Bank entered into an amendment of the revolving credit facility.  The amended revolving credit facility allows the Company to borrow up to the lesser of (i) $45,000,000 less reserves or (ii) 90% of the Company’s Borrowing Base, except that the 90% limitation will expire if the Company’s actual revolving loans for the first 90 days after the amendment’s effective date are less than 80% of the Company’s Borrowing Base and the Company maintains a Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio of 1.2 to 1.0 for four consecutive quarters.  The amendment also imposes sublimits on categories of inventory equal to $17,500,000 on raw materials and $25,000,000 on finished goods.  As of October 31, 2018, there was $35,638,621 outstanding and $4,861,379 of unused availability under the U.S. Bank facility compared to an outstanding balance of $29,279,631 and $5,720,369 of unused availability at April 30, 2018.  At October 31, 2018, the Company was in compliance with its financial covenant and other restricted covenants under the credit facility.  Deferred financing costs of $13,097 and $24,197 were capitalized during the three and six month periods ending October 31, 2018, respectively, which are amortized over the term of the agreement.  As of October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, the unamortized amount offset against outstanding debt was $190,435 and $192,502, respectively.



On February 12, 2018, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SigmaTron Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., entered into a credit facility with China Construction Bank.  Under the agreement SigmaTron Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. can borrow up to 5,000,000 Renminbi and the facility is collateralized by Wujiang SigmaTron Electronics Co., Ltd.’s manufacturing building.  Interest is payable monthly and the facility bears a fixed interest rate of 6.09%.  The term of the facility extends to February 7, 2019.  The outstanding balance under the facility was $545,616 and $0 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively, and is included within the current portion of long-term debt.



Notes Payable – Buildings



The Company entered into a mortgage agreement on December 21, 2017, in the amount of $5,200,000, with U.S. Bank to refinance the property that serves as the Company’s corporate headquarters and its Illinois manufacturing facility.  The note requires the Company to pay monthly principal payments in the amount of $17,333, bears interest at a fixed rate of 4.0% per year and is payable over a fifty-one month period.  Deferred financing costs of $74,066 were capitalized in fiscal year 2018 which are amortized over the term of the agreement.  As of October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018 the unamortized amount offset against outstanding debt was $58,398 and $66,945, respectively.  A final payment of approximately $4,347,778 is due on or before March 31, 2022.  The outstanding balance was $5,044,000 and $5,148,000 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.

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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note D - Long-term Debt - Continued



The Company entered into a mortgage agreement on December 21, 2017, in the amount of $1,800,000, with U.S. Bank to refinance the property that serves as the Company’s engineering and design center in Elgin, Illinois.  The note requires the Company to pay monthly principal payments in the amount of $6,000, bears interest at a fixed rate of 4.0% per year and is payable over a fifty-one month period.  Deferred financing costs of $65,381 were capitalized in the fiscal year 2018 which are amortized over the term of the agreement.  As of October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018 the unamortized amount offset against outstanding debt was $51,550 and $59,094, respectively.  A final payment of approximately $1,505,000 is due on or before March 31, 2022.  The outstanding balance was $1,746,000 and $1,782,000 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively. 



Notes Payable – Equipment



On November 1, 2016, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $596,987. The term of the agreement extends to November 1, 2021 with average quarterly payments of $35,060 beginning on February 1, 2017 and a fixed interest rate of 6.65%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $388,041 and $447,741 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively. 



On February 1, 2017, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $335,825. The term of the agreement extends to February 1, 2022 with average quarterly payments of $20,031 beginning on May 1, 2017

and a fixed interest rate of 7.35%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $235,078 and $268,660 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively. 



On June 1, 2017, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $636,100. The term of the agreement extends to June 1, 2022 with average quarterly payments of $37,941 beginning on September 1, 2017 and a fixed interest rate of 7.35%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $477,075 and $540,685 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.



On October 1, 2017, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $307,036. The term of the agreement extends to November 1, 2022 with average quarterly payments of $18,314 beginning on February 1, 2018 and a fixed interest rate of 7.35%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $260,980 and $291,684 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.



On May 1, 2018, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $182,557. The term of the agreement extends to May 1, 2023 with average quarterly payments of $11,045 beginning on August 1, 2018 and a fixed interest rate of 8.00%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $173,430 at October 31, 2018.

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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note D - Long-term Debt - Continued



Capital Lease and Sales Leaseback Obligations



From October 2013 through June 2017, the Company entered into various capital lease and sales leaseback agreements with Associated Bank, National Association to purchase equipment totaling

$6,893,596.  The terms of the lease agreements extend to September 2018 through May 2022 with monthly installment payments ranging from $1,455 to $40,173 and a fixed interest rate ranging from 3.75% to 4.90%.  The balance outstanding under these capital lease agreements was $2,261,923 and $2,923,524 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.  The net book value of the equipment under these leases was $4,516,059 and $4,799,827 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively. 



From April 2014 through July 2015, the Company entered into various capital lease agreements with CIT Finance LLC to purchase equipment totaling $2,512,051.  The terms of the lease agreements extend to March 2019 through July 2020 with monthly installment payments ranging from $1,931 to $12,764 and a fixed interest rate ranging from 5.65% through 6.50%.  The balance outstanding under these capital lease agreements was $741,502 and $984,031 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.  The net book value of the equipment under these leases was $1,632,019 and $1,736,688 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.



From September 2017 through October 2018, the Company entered into various capital lease and sales leaseback agreements with First American Equipment Finance to purchase equipment totaling $3,142,619.  The terms of the lease agreements extend to August 2021 through October 2022 with monthly installment payments ranging from $3,127 to $20,093 and a fixed interest rate ranging from 5.82% through 8.00%.  The balance outstanding under these capital lease agreements was $2,477,057 and $2,688,029 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.  The net book value of the equipment under these leases was $2,802,510 and $2,808,209 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.



The Company anticipates that its credit facilities, cash flow from operations and leasing resources are adequate to meet its working capital requirements and capital expenditures for fiscal year 2019. However, in the event the Company desires to expand its operations, its business grows more rapidly than expected, the current economic climate deteriorates, customers delay payments, or the Company desires to consummate an acquisition, additional financing resources may be necessary in the current or future fiscal years.  There is no assurance that the Company will be able to obtain equity or debt financing at acceptable terms, or at all, in the future.  There is no assurance that the Company will be able to retain or renew its credit agreements in the future, or that any retention or renewal will be on the same terms as currently exist.











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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note E - Income Tax



The income tax expense was $1,125,992 for the three month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to an income tax expense of $415,339 for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  The Company’s effective tax rate was 280.06% and 36.07% for the quarters ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.  The income tax expense was $928,986 for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to an income tax expense of $613,302 for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  The Company’s effective tax rate was (288.9)% and 35.4% for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.  The increase in income tax expense for both the three month and six month periods ended October 31, 2018 compared to the same period in the previous year as well as the respective changes in the effective tax rates for the same periods is the result of the valuation allowance of $678,529 established on certain foreign net operating loss carryforwards that more likely than not will not be realized based on projected income in those jurisdictions, the impact of foreign currency remeasurement and the impact of changes in the U.S. tax rates as a result of Tax Reform.



On December 22, 2017, the U.S. enacted comprehensive tax legislation commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Tax Act).  The Tax Act makes broad and complex changes to the U.S. tax code, including, but not limited to reducing the U.S. federal corporate tax rate from 34% to 21% and imposing a mandatory one-time transition tax on earnings of certain foreign subsidiaries that were previously tax-deferred.  Due to the Tax Act, the Company’s federal statutory income tax rate for the current fiscal year is approximately 21.0%. 



Due to the enactment of the Tax Act, the SEC staff issued Staff Accounting Bulletin 118 (“SAB 118”), which provides guidance on accounting for the tax effects of the Tax Act. SAB 118 provides a measurement period that should not extend beyond one year from the Tax Act enactment date for companies to complete the accounting under ASC 740.  In accordance with SAB 118, a company must reflect the income tax effects of those aspects of the Tax Act for which the accounting under ASC 740 is complete.  To the extent that a company’s accounting for certain income tax effects of the Tax Act is incomplete but it is able to determine a reasonable estimate, it must record a provisional estimate in the financial statements.  If a company cannot determine a provisional estimate to be included in the financial statements, it should continue to apply ASC 740 on the basis of the provisions of the tax laws that were in effect immediately before the enactment of the Tax Act.



Because of the timing of the enactment and the complexity involved in applying the provisions of the Tax Act, the Company has made reasonable estimates for certain effects of the Tax Act and recorded provisional amounts in its financial statements as of October 31, 2018.  As the Company collects and prepares necessary calculations of cumulative earnings and profits, cumulative taxes and amounts held in cash or other specified assets, as well as interprets the Tax Act and any additional guidance issued by the U.S. Treasury Department, the IRS, and other standard-setting bodies, the Company may make

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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note E - Income Tax - Continued



adjustments to the provisional amounts.  Those adjustments may materially impact its provision for income taxes and effective tax rate in the period in which the adjustments are made.  The Company expects to complete its accounting for the tax effects of the Tax Act in fiscal year 2019.



Note F - Commitments and Contingencies



From time to time the Company is involved in legal proceedings, claims or investigations that are incidental to the conduct of the Company’s business. In future periods, the Company could be subjected to cash cost or non-cash charges to earnings if any of these matters are resolved on unfavorable terms. However, although the ultimate outcome of any legal matter cannot be predicted with certainty, based on present information, including management’s assessment of the merits of any particular claim, the Company does not expect that these legal proceedings or claims will have any material adverse impact on its future consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.



In conjunction with the May 2012 acquisition of Spitfire, an estimate of the fair value of the contingent consideration, $2,320,000, was recorded based on expected operating results through fiscal 2019 and the specific terms of when such consideration would be earned.  Those terms provide for additional consideration to be paid based on a percentage of sales and pre-tax profits over those years in excess of certain minimums.  Payments are made quarterly each year and adjusted after each year-end audit.  The Company increased the estimated remaining payments expected to be paid under the agreement, which resulted in an increase of $17,092 and $34,621 for the three and six month periods ended October 31, 2018, respectively.  Any change in the Company’s estimate is reflected as a change in the contingent consideration liability and as additional charges or credits to selling and administrative expenses.  The Company made payments in the amount of $0 and $66,276 for the three months ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.  The Company made payments totaling $55,075 and $112,151 for the six months ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.  As of October 31, 2018, the contingent consideration liability was $193,006 compared to $213,460 at April 30, 2018.



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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note G - Critical Accounting Policies



Management Estimates and Uncertainties -  The preparation of consolidated financial statements in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”) requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosures of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the consolidated financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period.  Significant estimates made in preparing the consolidated financial statements include depreciation and amortization periods, the allowance for doubtful accounts, reserves for inventory, lower of cost or market adjustment for inventory, contingent consideration, deferred taxes, uncertain tax positions, valuation allowance for deferred taxes and valuation of long-lived assets.  Actual results could materially differ from these estimates.



Revenue Recognition – The Company recognizes revenue when control of the promised goods or services are transferred to its customers, in an amount that reflects the consideration the Company expects to be entitled to in exchange for those goods or services.  The Company’s primary performance obligation to its customers is the production of finished goods electronic assembly products pursuant to purchase orders.  The Company has concluded that control of the products it sells and transfers to its customers and an enforceable right to receive payment is customarily established at the point in time when the finished goods are shipped to its customers, or in some cases delivery pursuant to the specified shipping terms of each customer arrangement.  With respect to consignment arrangements, control transfers and revenue is recognized at the point in time when the goods are shipped to the customer from the consignment location or when delivered to the customer (pursuant to agreed upon shipping terms).  In those limited instances where finished goods delivered to the customer location are stored in a segregated area which are not controlled by the customer (title transfer, etc.) until they are pulled from the segregated area and consumed by the Company’s customer, revenue is recognized upon consumption.  For tooling services, the Company’s performance obligation is satisfied at the point in time when the customer takes possession of dies and/ or molds.  For engineering, design, and testing services, the Company’s performance obligations are satisfied over time as the respective services are rendered as its customers simultaneously derive value from the Company’s performance.  From the time that a customer purchase order is received and contract is established, the Company’s performance obligations are typically fulfilled within a few weeks.  The Company does not have any performance obligations that require more than one year to fulfill.



Each customer purchase order sets forth the transaction price for the products and services purchased under that arrangement.  The Company evaluates the credit worthiness of its customers and exercises judgment to recognize revenue based upon the amount the Company expects to be paid for each sales transaction it enters into with its customers.  Some customer arrangements include variable consideration, such as volume rebates, some of which depend upon the Company’s customers meeting specified performance criteria, such as a purchasing level over a period of time.  The Company exercises judgment to estimate the most likely amount of variable consideration at each reporting date.



The Company’s typical payment terms are 30 days and its sales arrangements do not contain any significant financing component for its customers.  The Company’s customer arrangements do not generate contract assets or liabilities that are material to the consolidated financial statements.



The Company generally provides a warranty for workmanship, unless the assembly was designed by the Company, in which case it warrants assembly/design.  The Company assembles and tests

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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note G - Critical Accounting Policies - Continued



assemblies based on customers’ specifications prior to shipment.  Historically, the amount of returns for workmanship issues has been de minimis under the Company’s standard or extended warranties.  The Company does not provide its customers the option to purchase additional warranties and, therefore, the Company’s warranties are not considered a separate service or performance obligation.



The Company utilized the practical expedient to treat shipping and handling activities after the customer obtains control as fulfillment activities.  The Company records shipping and handling costs as selling and administrative expenses and costs are accrued when revenue is recognized.  Customers are typically invoiced for shipping costs and such amounts are included in net sales.



The Company pays sales commissions to its sales representatives which may be considered as incremental costs to obtain a contract. However, since the recoverability period is less than one year, the Company utilized the practical expedient provided by the new revenue recognition accounting standard that allows an entity to expense the costs of obtaining a contract as incurred.



During the first six months of fiscal 2019, no revenues were recognized from performance obligations satisfied or partially satisfied in previous periods and no amounts were allocated to performance obligations that remain unsatisfied or partially unsatisfied at October 31, 2018.  The Company is electing not to disclose the value of the remaining unsatisfied performance obligation with a duration of one year or less as permitted by the practical expedient in ASU 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers.  The Company had no material remaining unsatisfied performance obligations as of October 31, 2018 with expected duration of greater than one year.



The following table presents the Company’s revenue disaggregated by the principal end-user markets it serves:





 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Three Months Ended October 31,

 

Six Months Ended October 31,

 



Net trade sales by end-market

 

2018

 

2018

 



Industrial Electronics

 

41,583,723 

 

79,718,825 

 



Consumer Electronics

 

31,490,883 

 

60,691,796 

 



Medical / Life Sciences

 

3,926,485 

 

8,004,527 

 



Total Net Trade Sales

 

77,001,091 

 

148,415,148 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



Inventories -  Inventories are valued at cost.  Cost is determined by an average cost method and the Company allocates labor and overhead to work-in-process and finished goods.  In the event of an inventory write-down, the Company records expense to state the inventory at lower of cost or net realizable value.  The Company establishes inventory reserves for valuation, shrinkage, and excess and obsolete inventory.  The Company records provisions for inventory shrinkage based on historical experience to account for unmeasured usage or loss.  The Company records provisions for excess and obsolete inventories for the difference between the cost of inventory and its estimated realizable value based on assumptions about future product demand and market conditions.  For convenience, the Company records these inventory reserves against the inventory cost through a contra asset rather than through a new cost basis.  Upon a subsequent sale or disposal of the impaired inventory, the

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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note G - Critical Accounting Policies - Continued



corresponding reserve is relieved to ensure the cost basis of the inventory reflects any reductions. Actual results differing from these estimates could significantly affect the Company’s inventories and cost of products sold as the inventory is sold or otherwise relieved.



Income Tax - The Company’s income tax expense, deferred tax assets and liabilities and reserves for unrecognized tax benefits reflect management’s best assessment of estimated future taxes to be paid.  The Company is subject to income taxes in both the U.S. and several foreign jurisdictions.  Significant judgments and estimates by management are required in determining the consolidated income tax expense assessment.



Deferred income tax assets and liabilities are determined based on differences between financial reporting and tax basis of assets and liabilities, and are measured using the enacted tax rates and laws that are expected to be in effect when the differences are expected to reverse.  In evaluating the Company’s ability to recover its deferred tax assets within the jurisdiction from which they arise, the Company considers all available positive and negative evidence, including scheduled reversals of deferred tax liabilities, projected future taxable income, tax planning strategies and recent financial operations.  In projecting future taxable income, the Company begins with historical results and changes in accounting policies, and incorporates assumptions including the amount of future state, federal and foreign pre-tax operating income, the reversal of temporary differences, and the implementation of feasible and prudent tax planning strategies.  These assumptions require significant judgment and estimates by management about the forecasts of future taxable income and are consistent with the plans and estimates the Company uses to manage the underlying businesses.  In evaluating the objective evidence that historical results provide, the Company considers three years of cumulative operating income and/or loss.  Valuation allowances are established when necessary to reduce deferred income tax assets to an amount more likely than not to be realized.  The Company established a valuation allowance of $78,100 related to its foreign tax credit carry-forward at April 30, 2017.  The Company did not change this previous valuation allowance. Additionally, the Company established a valuation allowance of $678,529 at October 31, 2018 related to certain foreign net operating losses that are not expected to be used.



New Accounting Standards:



In May 2014, the FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (“ASU”) No. 2014-09, "Revenue from Contracts with Customers" (Topic 606) which supersedes the revenue recognition requirements in ASC 605, “Revenue Recognition”.  The guidance requires an entity to recognize the amount of revenue to which it expects to be entitled for the transfer of promised goods or services to a customer, and replaces most existing revenue recognition guidance in U.S. GAAP. The Company adopted the ASU on May 1, 2018 using the modified retrospective transition method. Under the modified retrospective transition method, the cumulative effect of applying ASC 606 to all contracts that are not completed as of the date of adoption is recorded as an adjustment to the opening balance of retained earnings (if applicable) while the comparative periods are not restated and continue to be reported under the accounting standards in effect for those periods.  The Company has determined that revenue from contracts with customers under the new revenue recognition standard is the same as under prior accounting standards. Accordingly, the Company did not record an adjustment to the beginning balance of retained earnings as a result of adopting ASC 606. 



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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note G - Critical Accounting Policies - Continued



In February 2016, the FASB issued ASU No. 2016-02, “Leases”. The new standard establishes a right-of-use (ROU) model that requires a lessee to record a ROU asset and a lease liability on the balance sheet for all leases with terms longer than 12 months. Leases will be classified as either finance or operating, with classification affecting the pattern of expense recognition in the income statement.  The new standard is effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2018, including interim periods within those fiscal years. A modified retrospective transition approach is required for capital leases and operating leases existing at, or entered into as of the effective date of the standard, with certain practical expedients available.  In order to evaluate the impact of ASU No. 2016-02, the Company has initiated the process of assessing critical components of this new guidance and the potential impact that the guidance will have on its financial position, results of operations and cash flows.  This evaluation process includes a review of the Company's leasing contracts and an assessment of the completeness of the Company's lease population.  The Company is also assessing the need for potential changes to its business processes, systems and controls to support the adoption of the new standard.  Based upon the assessment to date, the Company believes that a key change upon adoption of the lease standard will be the recognition of leased assets and liabilities on its balance sheet but has not yet determined the impact on its results of operations or statement of cash flows.



In June 2016, the FASB issued ASU No. 2016-13, “Financial Instruments—Credit Losses (Topic 326): Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instruments.” ASU 2016-13 introduces a new forward-looking approach, based on expected losses, to estimate credit losses on certain types of financial instruments, including trade receivables. The estimate of expected credit losses will require entities to incorporate considerations of historical information, current information and reasonable and supportable forecasts.  This ASU also expands the disclosure requirements to enable users of financial statements to understand the entity’s assumptions, models and methods for estimating expected credit losses. For public business entities, ASU 2016-13 is effective for annual and interim reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2019, and the guidance is to be applied using the modified-retrospective approach. Earlier adoption is permitted for annual and interim reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2018. The Company is currently evaluating the new guidance and has not determined the impact this ASU may have on its consolidated financial statements.



On May 1, 2018, the Company adopted the guidance contained in ASU 2016 -15, “Statement of Cash Flows (Topic 230), Classification of Certain Cash Receipts and Cash Payments”.   The amendments in ASU 2016-15 are applied using a retrospective transition method to each period presented.  The Company has evaluated each of the eight specific issues addressed by ASU 2016-15.   During the year ended April 30, 2018 the Company received cash settlement of insurance claims related to equipment damaged by a fire and including replacement of inventory and clean-up costs at one of its subsidiaries.  The estimated settlement was recorded in April 2017 when the settlement was deemed to be probable.  Cash payments related to this settlement were received in September 2017, November 2017 and January 2018.  The Company has classified these receipts as cash flows from operating activities in its annual and interim statements of cash flows for the year ended April 30, 2018.  The Company reclassified $63,402 of cash receipts related to this insurance settlement from cash flows from operations to cash flows from investing activities in its statements of cash flows for the six month period ended October 31, 2017.



In January 2018, the FASB released guidance on the accounting for tax on the Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (“GILTI”) provisions of the Tax Act.  The GILTI provisions impose a tax on foreign

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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

(Unaudited)

 

Note G - Critical Accounting Policies - Continued



income in excess of a deemed return on tangible assets of foreign corporations. The Company elects to treat any potential GILTI inclusions as a period cost.



In February 2018, the FASB issued ASU No. 2018-02, “Reclassification of Certain Tax Effects from Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income.” The guidance permits entities to reclassify tax effects stranded in Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income as a result of tax reform to retained earnings. This new guidance is effective for annual and interim periods in fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2018. Early adoption is permitted in annual and interim periods and can be applied retrospectively or in the period of adoption. The Company adopted this ASU in the first quarter of its current fiscal year and had no impact on its consolidated financial statements.



Note H - Related Parties



In March, 2015, two of the Company’s executive officers invested in a start-up customer, Petzila, Inc. (“Petzila”).  The executive officers’ investments constituted less than 2% (individually and in aggregate) of the outstanding beneficial ownership of Petzila, according to information provided by Petzila to the executive officers. 



On April 30, 2018 the Company foreclosed on its security interest that consisted of an outstanding note receivable of $2,117,500 and account receivable of $1,535,300 and held a public sale of the assets in accordance with the requirements of Article 9 of the California Uniform Commercial Code.  The Company acquired all of the assets of Petzila as the winning bidder at the public sale by a credit bid of $3,500,000, the aggregate amount of Petzila’s liability to the company.



Concurrent with the foreclosure sale, the Company entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with Wagz, Inc. (Wagz) whereby the Company sold the assets to Wagz for $350,000 cash, 600,000 shares of Wagz common stock and an earn-out based on sales by Wagz generated from use of the assets through July 31, 2022.  The earn-out is $6.00 per unit of a product specified in the asset purchase agreement and any upgrade to such product.



Accordingly, the Company recognized the fair value of the assets received from Wagz and derecognized the receivables from Petzila.  The fair value of the assets received from Wagz was approximately $950,000; therefore, the Company recognized a loss of approximately $2,509,423 in its consolidated statement of operations for the year ended April 30, 2018.



The fair value of the non-cash consideration consisted of $600,000 for the 600,000 shares of Wagz common stock which is recorded within other assets.  The Company determined the fair value of the equity using the price per common share received by Wagz in a recent financing transaction, a level 3 input.  The Company did not assign any value to the earn-out because any receipts from the earn-out are highly uncertain and contingent upon Wagz selling the product specified in the asset purchase agreement between the Company and Wagz.  There was no change in the fair value of the common stock and $91,578 was recognized for the earn-out during the three and six month periods ended October 31, 2018.

 

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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

 

Item 2.Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.



In addition to historical financial information, this discussion of the business of SigmaTron International, Inc. (“SigmaTron”), its wholly-owned subsidiaries Standard Components de Mexico S.A., AbleMex, S.A. de C.V., Digital Appliance Controls de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., Spitfire Controls (Vietnam) Co. Ltd., Spitfire Controls (Cayman) Co. Ltd., wholly-owned foreign enterprises Wujiang SigmaTron Electronics Co., Ltd. and SigmaTron Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. (collectively, “SigmaTron China”) and international procurement office SigmaTron Taiwan branch (collectively, the “Company”) and other Items in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contain forward-looking statements concerning the Company’s business or results of operations.  Words such as “continue,” “anticipate,” “will,” “expect,” “believe,” “plan,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements are based on the current expectations of the Company.  Because these forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, the Company’s plans, actions and actual results could differ materially.  Such statements should be evaluated in the context of the risks and uncertainties inherent in the Company’s business including, but not necessarily limited to, the Company’s continued dependence on certain significant customers; the continued market acceptance of products and services offered by the Company and its customers; pricing pressures from the Company’s customers, suppliers and the market; the activities of competitors, some of which may have greater financial or other resources than the Company; the variability of the Company’s operating results; the results of long-lived assets impairment testing; the collection of aged account receivables; the variability of the Company’s customers’ requirements; the availability and cost of necessary components and materials; the ability of the Company and its customers to keep current with technological changes within its industries; regulatory compliance, including conflict minerals; the continued availability and sufficiency of the Company’s credit arrangements; the ability to meet the Company’s financial covenant; changes in U.S., Mexican, Chinese, Vietnamese or Taiwanese regulations affecting the Company’s business; the turmoil in the global economy and financial markets; the stability of the U.S., Mexican, Chinese, Vietnamese and Taiwanese economic, labor and political systems and conditions; currency exchange fluctuations; and the ability of the Company to manage its growth.  These and other factors which may affect the Company’s future business and results of operations are identified throughout the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, and as risk factors, may be detailed from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  These statements speak as of the date of such filings, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update such statements in light of future events or otherwise unless otherwise required by law.

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Overview:



The Company operates in one business segment as an independent provider of EMS, which includes printed circuit board assemblies and completely assembled (box-build) electronic products.  In connection with the production of assembled products, the Company also provides services to its customers, including (1) automatic and manual assembly and testing of products; (2) material sourcing and procurement; (3) manufacturing and test engineering support; (4) design services; (5) warehousing and distribution services; and (6) assistance in obtaining product approval from governmental and other regulatory bodies.  The Company provides these manufacturing services through an international network of facilities located in the United States, Mexico, China, Vietnam and Taiwan.



The Company relies on numerous third-party suppliers for components used in the Company’s production process.  Certain of these components are available only from single-sources or a limited number of suppliers.  In addition, a customer’s specifications may require the Company to obtain components from a single-source or a small number of suppliers.  The loss of any such suppliers could have a material impact on the Company’s results of operations.  Further, the Company could operate at a cost disadvantage compared to competitors who have greater direct buying power from suppliers.  The Company does not enter into long-term purchase agreements with major or single-source suppliers.  The Company believes that short-term purchase orders with its suppliers provides flexibility, given that the Company’s orders are based on the changing needs of its customers.



Sales can be a misleading indicator of the Company’s financial performance.  Sales levels can vary considerably among customers and products depending on the type of services (turnkey versus consignment) rendered by the Company and the demand by customers.  Consignment orders require the Company to perform manufacturing services on components and other materials supplied by a customer, and the Company charges only for its labor, overhead and manufacturing costs, plus a profit.  In the case of turnkey orders, the Company provides, in addition to manufacturing services, the components and other materials used in assembly.  Turnkey contracts, in general, have a higher dollar volume of sales for each given assembly, owing to inclusion of the cost of components and other materials in net sales and cost of goods sold.  Variations in the number of turnkey orders compared to consignment orders can lead to significant fluctuations in the Company’s revenue and gross margin levels.  Consignment orders accounted for less than 1% of the Company’s revenues for the three and six months ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively. 



The Company’s international footprint provides our customers with flexibility within the Company to manufacture in China, Mexico, Vietnam or the U.S.  We believe this strategy will continue to serve the Company well as its customers continuously evaluate their supply chain strategies.



The second quarter for fiscal 2019 was a better quarter than the first fiscal quarter as the Company achieved both revenue growth and pre-tax income.  The Company’s net income number was negatively impacted by recording a tax valuation allowance related to operations in Vietnam and China.  Uncertainty impacted the Company’s second quarter and will continue into the third fiscal quarter.  The trade war between the United States and China continues.  This includes, a modest negative effect on cash flow, the significant additional paperwork and administration the current trade war creates and many customers are reassessing their supply chains which involves significant input from the Company.  Finally, and most importantly, the Company sees signs that the tariffs are starting to negatively affect projected revenue into calendar 2019. 



New administration took office in Mexico on December 1.  They have not made any final announcements regarding a new compensation structure in Mexico, but one is expected. Any increase

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in their minimum wage will flow through the entire compensation structure of Mexico and will create additional costs that will need to be passed on to the Company’s customers. 



The Company has seen some improvement in the electronic component marketplace with regards to lead-time.  Prices are not falling and in some cases continue to increase but there have been fewer decommitments by suppliers and some lead-times have shortened.  As our customers continue to weigh the positives and negatives related to using Mexico or China, the Company remains in a position to provide our services through either location which is a benefit from our global footprint. 



The Company has seen several new programs that were delayed finally go into production.  The Company is working with customers where appropriate regarding price increases.  Given increased costs ranging from interest rates to labor, price increases are necessary going forward.  The Company expects to have some of these in place by January 1, 2019.  The Company fully expects that the third fiscal quarter will remain volatile and unpredictable but the trajectory going forward still remains positive. 

 

Results of Operations:



The following table sets forth selective financial data as a percentage of net sales for the periods indicated.







 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Three Months

 

Three Months

 

Six Months

 

Six Months



Ended

 

Ended

 

Ended

 

Ended



October 31,

 

October 31,

 

October 31,

 

October 31,



2018

 

2017

 

2018

 

2017



(Unaudited)

 

(Unaudited)

 

(Unaudited)

 

(Unaudited)



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net sales

100.0%

 

100.0%

 

100.0%

 

100.0%

Operating expenses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of products sold

91.3

 

90.3

 

91.6

 

90.4

Selling and administrative expenses

7.6

 

7.7

 

7.9

 

8.0

Total operating expenses

98.9

 

98.0

 

99.5

 

98.4

Operating income

1.1%

 

2.0%

 

0.5%

 

1.6%





Net Sales



Net sales increased for the three month period ended October 31, 2018 to $77,001,091 from $72,959,074 for the three month period ended October 31, 2017.  Net sales increased for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 to $148,415,148 from $144,183,367 for the same period in the prior year.  Sales volume increased for the three month period ended October 31, 2018 as compared to the prior year in the consumer electronics and medical/life science marketplaces.  Sales volume increased for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 as compared to the prior year in the industrial electronics and medical/life science marketplaces.  During the three month period ended October 31, 2018, sales in the industrial electronics marketplace decreased compared to the same period in the prior year.  During the six month period ended October 31, 2018, sales in the consumer electronics marketplace decreased compared to the same period in the prior year.  Sales in the first six months increased due to increasing demand from existing and new customers.

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Gross Profit



Gross profit dollars decreased during the three month period ended October 31, 2018 to $6,694,085 or 8.7% of net sales compared to $7,103,568 or 9.7% of net sales for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  Gross profit decreased for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 to $12,483,141 or 8.4% of net sales compared to $13,860,622 or 9.6% of net sales for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  The decrease in gross profit for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 was primarily the result of margin pressures from both customers and vendors and product mix. 



Selling and Administrative Expenses



Selling and administrative expenses increased to $5,817,155 or 7.6% of net sales for the three month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to $5,642,273 or 7.7% of net sales for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  The net increase in selling and administrative expenses for the three month period ended October 31, 2018 was driven by increases in general office salaries, accounting professional fees, other professional fees and financing fees.  The increase in the foregoing selling and administrative expenses was partially offset by a decrease in legal professional fees and bonus expense.  Selling and administrative expenses increased to $11,751,271 or 7.9% of net sales for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to $11,554,419 or 8.0% of net sales for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  The net increase in selling and administrative expenses for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 was driven by increases in general office salaries, general insurance, financing fees, accounting professional fees and other professional fees.  The increase in the foregoing selling and administrative expenses was partially offset by a decrease in legal professional fees and bonus expense. 



Interest Expense



Interest expense increased to $602,858 for the three month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to $345,656 for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  Interest expense increased to $1,156,348 for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to $654,070 for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  The increase in interest expense for the three and six month periods ended October 31, 2018 was due to increased loan obligations and higher interest rates compared to the same period in the prior year.  Interest expense for future quarters may fluctuate depending on interest rates and borrowings levels.



Income Tax Expense



The income tax expense was $1,125,992 for the three month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to an income tax expense of $415,339 for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  The Company’s effective tax rate was 280.06% and 36.07% for the quarters ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.  The income tax expense was $928,986 for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to an income tax expense of $613,302 for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  The Company’s effective tax rate was (288.9)% and 35.4% for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.  The increase in income tax expense for both the three month and six month periods ended October 31, 2018 compared to the same period in the previous year as well as the respective changes in the effective tax rates for the same periods is the result of the valuation allowance of $678,529 established on certain foreign net operating loss carryforwards that more likely than not will not be realized based on projected income in those jurisdictions, the impact of foreign currency remeasurement and the impact of changes in the U.S. tax rates as a result of Tax Reform.

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Net Income



Net income decreased to a net loss of $723,941 for the three month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to net income of $736,115 for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  Net income decreased to a net loss of $1,250,548 for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 compared to net income of $1,118,997 for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  Basic and diluted loss per share for the second quarter of 2018 were $0.17, compared to basic and diluted earnings per share of $0.18 and $0.17, respectively, for the same period in the prior fiscal year.  Basic and diluted loss per share for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 were $0.30, compared to basic and diluted earnings per share of $0.27 and $0.26, respectively, for the same period in the prior fiscal year. The decreases in net income and earnings per share are due to the results of operations described above, mainly from a decrease in gross profit and an increase in income tax expense.



Liquidity and Capital Resources:



Operating Activities.



Cash flow used in operating activities was $3,889,103 for the six months ended October 31, 2018.  During the first six months of fiscal year 2019, cash flow used in operating activities was primarily the result of an increase in accounts receivable in the amount of $7,310,364, an increase in inventory of $2,472,799 and the reported net loss.  The increase in accounts receivable is the result of increased sales.  The increase in inventory is the result of an increase in customer orders and in some cases orders being pushed out.  Further, capacity issues in the component industry are making it difficult to obtain some components to complete assemblies for shipping.  Cash flow used in operating activities was partially offset by the result of an increase in accounts payable, accrued expenses and wages excluding the non-cash effects of depreciation and amortization.



Cash flow used in operating activities was $2,873,463 for the six months ended October 31, 2017.  During the first six months of fiscal year 2018, cash flow used in operating activities was primarily the result of an increase in inventory in the amount of $7,384,393 and a decrease in accrued expenses and wages of $1,089,676.  The increase in inventory was the result of an increase in customer orders and in some cases orders being pushed out. Further, capacity issues in the component industry made it difficult to obtain some components to complete assemblies for shipping. Cash flow used in operating activities was partially offset by the result of an increase in accounts payable, decrease in prepaid expenses and other assets, net income and excluding the non-cash effects of depreciation and amortization.



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Investing Activities.



During the first six months of fiscal year 2019, the Company purchased $1,528,211 in machinery and equipment to be used in the ordinary course of business.  The Company has received forecasts from current customers for increased business that would require additional investment in capital equipment and facilities.  To the extent that these forecasts come to fruition, the Company anticipates that it will make additional machinery and equipment purchases in fiscal year 2019.  The Company anticipates purchases will be funded by lease transactions and its senior secured credit facility.



During the first six months of fiscal year 2018, the Company purchased $3,168,709 in machinery and equipment used in the ordinary course of business.  The Company made additional machinery and equipment purchases of $499,259 during the balance of fiscal year 2018.



Financing Activities.



Cash provided by financing activities was $5,424,834 for the six months ended October 31, 2018.  Cash provided by financing activities was primarily the result of net borrowings under the line of credit.



Cash provided by financing activities was $4,992,700 for the six months ended October 31, 2017.  Cash provided by financing activities was primarily the result of net borrowings under the line of credit and proceeds under equipment notes.



Financing Summary.



Notes Payable – Banks



On March 31, 2017, the Company entered into a $35,000,000 senior secured credit facility with U.S. Bank, which expires on March 31, 2022.  The credit facility is collateralized by substantially all of the Company’s domestically located assets. The facility allows the Company to choose among interest rates at which it may borrow funds:  the bank fixed rate of five percent or LIBOR plus one and one half percent (effectively 3.91% at October 31, 2018).  Interest is due monthly.  Under the senior secured credit facility, the Company may borrow up to the lesser of (i) $35,000,000 or (ii) an amount equal to a percentage of the eligible receivable borrowing base plus a percentage of the eligible inventory borrowing base (the “Borrowing Base”). 



On July 16, 2018, the Company and U.S. Bank entered into an amendment of the revolving credit facility.  The amended revolving credit facility allows the Company to borrow up to the lesser of (i) $45,000,000 less reserves or (ii) 90% of the Company’s Borrowing Base, except that the 90% limitation will expire if the Company’s actual revolving loans for the first 90 days after the amendment’s effective date are less than 80% of the Company’s Borrowing Base and the Company maintains a Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio of 1.2 to 1.0 for four consecutive quarters.  The amendment also imposes sublimits on categories of inventory equal to $17,500,000 on raw materials and $25,000,000 on finished goods.  As of October 31, 2018, there was $35,638,621 outstanding and $4,861,379 of unused availability under the U.S. Bank facility compared to an outstanding balance of $29,279,631 and $5,720,369 of unused availability at April 30, 2018.  At October 31, 2018, the Company was in compliance with its financial covenant and other restricted covenants under the credit facility.  Deferred financing costs of $13,097 and $24,197 were capitalized during the three and six month periods ending October 31, 2018, respectively, which are amortized over the term of the

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agreement.  As of October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, the unamortized amount offset against outstanding debt was $190,435 and $192,502, respectively.

On February 12, 2018, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SigmaTron Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., entered into a credit facility with China Construction Bank.  Under the agreement SigmaTron Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. can borrow up to 5,000,000 Renminbi and the facility is collateralized by Wujiang SigmaTron Electronics Co., Ltd.’s manufacturing building.  Interest is payable monthly and the facility bears a fixed interest rate of 6.09%.  The term of the facility extends to February 7, 2019.  The outstanding balance under the facility was $545,616 and $0 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively, and is included within the current portion of long-term debt.



Notes Payable – Buildings



The Company entered into a mortgage agreement on December 21, 2017, in the amount of $5,200,000, with U.S. Bank to refinance the property that serves as the Company’s corporate headquarters and its Illinois manufacturing facility.  The note requires the Company to pay monthly principal payments in the amount of $17,333, bears interest at a fixed rate of 4.0% per year and is payable over a fifty-one month period.  Deferred financing costs of $74,066 were capitalized in fiscal year 2018 which are amortized over the term of the agreement.  As of October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018 the unamortized amount offset against outstanding debt was $58,398 and $66,945, respectively.  A final payment of approximately $4,347,778 is due on or before March 31, 2022.  The outstanding balance was $5,044,000 and $5,148,000 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.



The Company entered into a mortgage agreement on December 21, 2017, in the amount of $1,800,000, with U.S. Bank to refinance the property that serves as the Company’s engineering and design center in Elgin, Illinois.  The note requires the Company to pay monthly principal payments in the amount of $6,000, bears interest at a fixed rate of 4.0% per year and is payable over a fifty-one month period.  Deferred financing costs of $65,381 were capitalized in the fiscal year 2018 which are amortized over the term of the agreement.  As of October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018 the unamortized amount offset against outstanding debt was $51,550 and $59,094, respectively.  A final payment of approximately $1,505,000 is due on or before March 31, 2022.  The outstanding balance was $1,746,000 and $1,782,000 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively. 



Notes Payable – Equipment



On November 1, 2016, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $596,987. The term of the agreement extends to November 1, 2021 with average quarterly payments of $35,060 beginning on February 1, 2017 and a fixed interest rate of 6.65%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $388,041 and $447,741 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively. 



On February 1, 2017, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $335,825. The term of the agreement extends to February 1, 2022 with average quarterly payments of $20,031 beginning on May 1, 2017

and a fixed interest rate of 7.35%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $235,078 and $268,660 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively. 



On June 1, 2017, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $636,100. The term of the agreement extends to June 1, 2022 with average quarterly payments of $37,941 beginning on September 1, 2017

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and a fixed interest rate of 7.35%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $477,075 and $540,685 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.



On October 1, 2017, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $307,036. The term of the agreement extends to November 1, 2022 with average quarterly payments of $18,314 beginning on February 1, 2018 and a fixed interest rate of 7.35%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $260,980 and $291,684 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.



On May 1, 2018, the Company entered into a secured note agreement with Engencap Fin S.A. DE C.V. to finance the purchase of equipment in the amount of $182,557. The term of the agreement extends to May 1, 2023 with average quarterly payments of $11,045 beginning on August 1, 2018 and a fixed interest rate of 8.00%.  The balance outstanding under this note agreement was $173,430 at October 31, 2018.



Capital Lease and Sales Leaseback Obligations



From October 2013 through June 2017, the Company entered into various capital lease and sales leaseback agreements with Associated Bank, National Association to purchase equipment totaling

$6,893,596.  The terms of the lease agreements extend to September 2018 through May 2022 with monthly installment payments ranging from $1,455 to $40,173 and a fixed interest rate ranging from 3.75% to 4.90%.  The balance outstanding under these capital lease agreements was $2,261,923 and $2,923,524 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.  The net book value of the equipment under these leases was $4,516,059 and $4,799,827 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively. 



From April 2014 through July 2015, the Company entered into various capital lease agreements with CIT Finance LLC to purchase equipment totaling $2,512,051.  The terms of the lease agreements extend to March 2019 through July 2020 with monthly installment payments ranging from $1,931 to $12,764 and a fixed interest rate ranging from 5.65% through 6.50%.  The balance outstanding under these capital lease agreements was $741,502 and $984,031 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.  The net book value of the equipment under these leases was $1,632,019 and $1,736,688 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.



From September 2017 through October 2018, the Company entered into various capital lease and sales leaseback agreements with First American Equipment Finance to purchase equipment totaling $3,142,619.  The terms of the lease agreements extend to August 2021 through October 2022 with monthly installment payments ranging from $3,127 to $20,093 and a fixed interest rate ranging from 5.82% through 8.00%.  The balance outstanding under these capital lease agreements was $2,477,057 and $2,688,029 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.  The net book value of the equipment under these leases was $2,802,510 and $2,808,209 at October 31, 2018 and April 30, 2018, respectively.



Operating Leases



In September 2010, the Company entered into a real estate lease agreement in Union City, CA, to rent approximately 117,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space.  Under the terms of the lease agreement, the Company receives incentives over the life of the lease, which extends through March 2021.  The amount of the deferred rent income recorded for the three and six month periods ended October 31, 2018 was $31,588 and $63,175, respectively.  The amount of the deferred rent income

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recorded for the three and six month periods ended October 31, 2017 was $25,383 and $50,765, respectively.  In addition, the landlord provided the Company tenant incentives of $418,000, which are being amortized over the life of the lease.  The balance of deferred rent at October 31, 2018 was $383,898 compared to $447,073 at April 30, 2018. 



On May 31, 2012, the Company entered into a lease agreement in Tijuana, MX, to rent approximately 112,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space.  Under the terms of the lease agreement, the Company receives incentives over the life of the lease, which extends through November 2018.  The amount of the deferred rent income for the three and six month periods ended October 31, 2018 was $36,654 and $73,309, respectively.  The amount of the deferred rent income for the three and six month periods ended October 31, 2017 was $33,577 and $67,154, respectively.  The balance of deferred rent at October 31, 2018 was $12,218 compared to $85,527 at April 30, 2018. 



Other



The Company provides funds for salaries, wages, overhead and capital expenditure items as necessary to operate its wholly-owned Mexican, Vietnam and Chinese subsidiaries and the Taiwan international procurement office.  The Company provides funding, as needed, in U.S. dollars, which are exchanged for Pesos, Dong, Renminbi, and New Taiwan dollars.  The fluctuation of currencies from time to time, without an equal or greater increase in inflation, could have a material impact on the financial results of the Company.    The impact of currency fluctuation for the six month period ended October 31, 2018 resulted in a foreign currency transaction loss of $431,975 compared to a foreign currency transaction gain of approximately $78,503 for the same period in the prior year.  Foreign currency gains or losses are recorded in the cost of products sold.  During the first six months of fiscal year 2019, the Company’s U.S. operations paid approximately $25,720,000 to its foreign subsidiaries for services provided.



Except for the impact of the Tax Act, the Company has not changed its plans to indefinitely reinvest the earnings of the Company’s foreign subsidiaries.  The cumulative amount of unremitted earnings for which U.S. income taxes have not been recorded is $11,404,000 as of October 31, 2018. 



The Company anticipates that its credit facilities, cash flow from operations and leasing resources are adequate to meet its working capital requirements and capital expenditures for fiscal year 2019. In addition, in the event the Company desires to expand its operations, its business grows more rapidly than expected, the current economic climate deteriorates, customers delay payments, or the Company desires to consummate an acquisition, additional financing resources may be necessary in the current or future fiscal years.  There is no assurance that the Company will be able to obtain equity or debt financing at acceptable terms, or at all, in the future.  There is no assurance that the Company will be able to retain or renew its credit agreements in the future, or that any retention or renewal will be on the same terms as currently exist.



The impact of inflation on the Company’s net sales, revenues and income from operations for the past two fiscal years has been minimal.



Off-balance Sheet Transactions:



The Company has no off-balance sheet transactions.



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Tabular Disclosure of Contractual Obligations:



As a smaller reporting company, as defined in Item 10(f)(1) of Regulation S-K under the Exchange Act, the Company is not required to provide the information required by this item.

 

Item 3.Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risks.



As a smaller reporting company, as defined in Item 10(f)(1) of Regulation S-K under the Exchange Act, the Company is not required to provide the information required by this item.



Item 4.Controls and Procedures.



Disclosure Controls:



The Company’s management, including its President and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, evaluated the effectiveness of the design and operation of its disclosure controls and procedures (as defined under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), Rules 13a-15(e) and 15(d)-15(e)) as of October 31, 2018.  The Company’s disclosure controls and procedures are designed to provide reasonable assurance of achieving their objectives and its President and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer concluded that the Company’s disclosure controls and procedures were effective at the reasonable assurance level as of October 31, 2018.



Internal Controls:



There has been no change in the Company’s internal control over financial reporting during the three months ended October 31, 2018, that has materially affected or is reasonably likely to materially affect, its internal control over financial reporting.  The Company’s internal controls over financial reporting are designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with U.S. GAAP.



On May 14, 2013, the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treasury Commission (“COSO”) issued an updated version of its Internal Control - Integrated Framework (the “2013 Framework”) which officially superseded COSO’s earlier Internal Control-Integrated Framework (1992) (the “1992 Framework”) on December 15, 2014. Originally issued in 1992, the framework helps organizations design, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of internal control concepts and simplify their use and application.  Based on the Company’s evaluation, management concluded that its internal controls over financial reporting were effective at the reasonable assurance level as of October 31, 2018.

 

PART II – OTHER INFORMATION



Item 1.              Legal Proceedings. 



From time to time the Company is involved in legal proceedings, claims, or investigations that are incidental to the Company’s business. In future periods, the Company could be subjected to cash cost or non-cash charges to earnings if any of these matters are resolved on unfavorable terms. However, although the ultimate outcome of any legal matter cannot be predicted with certainty, based on present information, including management’s assessment of the merits of any particular claim, the Company does not expect these legal proceedings or claims will have any material adverse impact on its future consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.

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Item 1A.            Risk Factors.



As a smaller reporting company, as defined in Item 10(f)(1) of Regulation S-K under the Exchange Act, the Company is not required to provide the information required by this item. 



Item 2.              Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds.



None.



Item 3.              Defaults Upon Senior Securities.



None.



Item 4.              Mine Safety Disclosures.



Not applicable.



Item 5.              Other Information.



None.

 

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Item 6.Exhibits.





 

10.1

Lease No. 7, entered into October 17, 2018, is an attachment to Master Lease No. 2017389 dated August 15, 2017 by and between First American Commercial Bancorp, Inc. and SigmaTron International, Inc.



 

31.1

Certification of Principal Executive Officer of the Company Pursuant to Rule 13a-14(a) under the Exchange Act, as adopted Pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (18 U.S.C. 1350).



 

31.2

Certification of Principal Financial Officer of the Company Pursuant to Rule 13a-14(a) under the Exchange Act, as Adopted Pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (18 U.S.C. 1350).



 

32.1

Certification by the Principal Executive Officer of SigmaTron International, Inc. Pursuant to Rule 13a-14(b) under the Exchange Act and Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (18 U.S.C. 1350).



 

32.2

Certification by the Principal Financial Officer of SigmaTron International, Inc. Pursuant to Rule 13a-14(b) under the Exchange Act and Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (18 U.S.C. 1350).



 

101.INS

XBRL Instance Document



 

101.SCH

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Scheme Document



 

101.CAL

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document



 

101.DEF

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document



 

101.LAB

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document



 

101.PRE

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document



 

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SigmaTron International, Inc.

October 31, 2018

 

 

SIGNATURES:



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.



SIGMATRON INTERNATIONAL, INC.





 

 

/s/ Gary R. Fairhead

 

December 12, 2018



 

 

Gary R. Fairhead

 

Date

President and CEO (Principal Executive Officer)

 

 



 

 



 

 

/s/ Linda K. Frauendorfer

 

December 12, 2018

 

 

 

Linda K. Frauendorfer

 

Date

Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer

 

 

(Principal Financial Officer and Principal

 

 

Accounting Officer)

 

 





 



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