SOURCE: Gateway International Holdings, Inc.

May 09, 2005 09:26 ET

BEFORE THE BELL: Gateway International Holdings Releases Record Financial Results for Q1 and Q2, 2005

ANAHEIM, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 9, 2005 -- Gateway International Holdings, Inc. (OTC: GWYI) has released numbers for the 3-month ended and 6-month ended periods of its current fiscal year. The numbers reflected in this release include the following subsidiaries: Elite Machine Tool Company, Eran Engineering, All-American CNC Sales, Accurate Technology, and Spacecraft Machine Products.

For the 3-month period covering October 1, 2004 thru December 31, 2004 the Company reported Total Sales totaling $3,123,356. Cost of Sales totaled $2,063,733, resulting in a Gross Profit of $1,059,623, a Gross Margin of 34%. Operating Expenses totaled $651,638, resulting in Pre-Tax Income of $407,985 for the quarter, a Pre-Tax Profit Margin of 13%.

For the 6-month period covering October 1, 2004 thru March 31, 2005 the Company reported Total Sales of $9,021,450. Cost of Sales totaled $5,981,283, resulting in a Gross Profit of $3,040,167, a Gross Margin of 34%. Operating Expenses totaled $1,914,846 and net miscellaneous expense totaled $136,101. For the first half of the year, Pre-Tax Income totaled $989,580, a Pre-Tax Profit Margin of 11%. The reported financials result in $0.025 Earnings per Share for the first six months.

Gateway International's CEO, Larry Consalvi, commented on the financial results. "We are certainly pleased with our results for the first half of the fiscal year as we surpassed last years Pre-Tax profit numbers in the first quarter of this year. We continue to strengthen our portfolio and hope to further improve our business, our competitiveness and our financial results during the second half of the year." He continued by saying, "The results of adding established businesses to our portfolio over the last 6 months are only beginning to be recognized. Although we have experienced some success along the way, we are not sitting back relying on past results. Rather, we continue to look for new and exciting opportunities to bring additional value to the Company."

Additional information on Gateway International Holdings is available on the Company's website, www.gwyi.com and via their Investor Relations and Capital Advisory firm, First Capital Investors, at www.firstcapitalinvestors.com. An investor fact sheet for Gateway is available free of charge for download at www.firstcapitalinvestors.com/factsheets/gwih.pdf.

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