Perlite Canada Inc.

Perlite Canada Inc.

April 01, 2014 15:03 ET

Perlite Canada Inc. Announces its Results for the First Quarter of 2014

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 1, 2014) - Perlite Canada inc. (TSX VENTURE:PCI)(the «Company») announces hereby the results for its first quarter 2014 ended on January 31, 2014 (the "1st Quarter 2014").

The Company generated revenues of $1,346,247 during the first quarter ended January 31, 2014 compared to $1,302,650 during the first quarter ended January 31, 2013, an increase of approximately 3%.

The Company recorded a loss before taxes and a net loss of $23 962 for the 1st Quarter 2014 compared to earnings before taxes and net earnings of $64,568 for the 1st quarter of 2013. Loss recorded during the quarter compared with earnings recorded during the same period last year is mainly explained by the decrease of the Canadian dollar compare with the American dollar which caused a foreign exchange loss of $90,878. Without taking into account this foreign exchange loss, the Company would have recorded earnings before taxes and net earnings of $66,916.

It should be noted that the Company has sold its assets held for sale located in Baie-du-Fevbre during the 1st Quarter 2014.

Perlite Canada inc. has become a leading company in Canada in the processing, distribution and sale of perlite and vermiculite, two minerals used in industry and horticulture.

The common shares of Perlite Canada inc. are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange.

This press release contains forward-looking statements to which are associated some risks and uncertainties. Any statement contained in this present press release that does not constitute an historical fact can be considered as a forward-looking statement. In this present press release, verbs such as "believe", "anticipate", "assess" and other similar expressions indicate generally forward-looking statements. Those statements do not warrant as for the future performance of Perlite Canada inc. and they suppose known and unknown risks as well as uncertainties in such a way that true future perspectives, returns or results of the Company may be notably different of future returns or results expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Perlite Canada inc.
    Richard Barabe or Martin Joyal
    (514) 631-4251
    (514) 631-4254 (FAX)