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Capstone Companies, Inc. Reports Record Revenue in 2013

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March 27, 2014

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  • Fourth quarter revenue increased 189% to $7.3 million; Full-year revenue improved 75%
  • Full-year gross profit more than doubled to $3.6 million or 24.7% of sales  
  • Full-year net income was $0.7 million compared with a net loss of $0.6 million in 2012

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, March 27, 2014Capstone Companies, Inc. (OTCQB: CAPC) (“Capstone” or the “Company”), a leader in the design and manufacture of specialty power failure lighting solutions and innovator of consumer safety and security products for the Hospitality, Retail and Institutional channels, reported fourth quarter unaudited 2013 financial results.

Gerry McClinton, Capstone’s CFO, commented, “As a result of the successful implementation of our domestic distribution program and product launches during the year, we achieved record revenue for the fourth quarter and full year of 2013 as well as positive operating and net income.”

Fourth Quarter 2013 Highlights

  • Revenue was $7.3 million, an increase of 189% from the prior-year period.
  • Gross profit increased $1.2 million, or 261%, to $1.7 million compared with the fourth quarter of 2012. 
  • Net income improved significantly to $0.7 million compared with net loss of $0.2 million in the fourth quarter 2012. 

2013 Highlights

  • Record revenue of $14.6 million, increased $6.2 million, or 75%, from 2012.
  • Gross profit more than doubled to $3.6 million, or 24.7% of sales, from $1.8 million, or 21.4% of sales, in 2013.
  • Net income was $0.7 million compared with a net loss of $0.6 million in 2012.

Strategic Growth Initiatives Taking Hold

The strategic initiatives implemented during the last several years have resulted in measurably improved top line results and profitability.  The Company is continuing to make incremental investments in alignment with existing strategic goals, including increasing brand awareness, the expansion of Capstone International’s Hong Kong operations and widening the product distribution channels both domestically and into overseas markets.  Additionally, through investment and collaboration with AC Kinetics, the Company has developed new intellectual property which provides a roadmap for the expansion of power failure lighting solutions into new and innovative applications, serving our customers needs with more efficient and forward trending designs.

Stewart Wallach, Capstone’s CEO noted, “Our strategic investments are beginning to yield favorable results and we have several upcoming major milestones, providing a clear pathway to additional growth on the horizon.  I am particularly encouraged by the new products that will utilize the patent pending technology developed through our collaboration with AC Kinetics.  We are pressing to debut the initial round of these products ahead of this year’s Hardware Show on May 6th.

“2013 was clearly a year of accomplishments for Capstone and the Company’s momentum has never been stronger.  2014 will mark the most exciting and extensive product roadmap in the Company’s history.  While remaining focused on the safety and security categories, we are extending our lighting applications which will enable us to serve more departments within the retail environment.  Our company continues to execute its long-term plan and maintain its commitment and belief in building value through strong fundamental performance.”

He added, “I encourage you all to join us on our webcast and conference call tomorrow morning to learn more about the exciting things we are doing to build on the successes of 2013 and drive further growth.”

Webcast and Teleconference to Review Results and Outlook

The Company will host a live webcast and conference call on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. ET.  During the call, management will review the financial and operating results and discuss the Company’s corporate strategy and outlook, followed by a question-and-answer session.  The conference call can be accessed by dialling (201) 689-8562.  The listen-only audio webcast can be monitored at www.capstonecompaniesinc.com.

A telephonic replay will be available from 2:30 p.m. ET the day of the teleconference until Friday April 4, 2014.  To listen to the replay of the call, dial (858) 384-5517 and enter replay pin number 13577714.  Alternatively, the archive of the webcast will be available on the Company’s website at www.capstonecompaniesinc.com.  A transcript will also be posted to the website, once available. 

About Capstone Companies, Inc.

Capstone Companies, Inc. is a public holding company that engages, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Capstone Industries, Inc., Capstone Lighting Technologies, LLC, and Capstone International HK, Ltd., in the development, manufacturing, logistics, and distribution of consumer and institutional products to accounts throughout North America and in international markets.  See www.capstonecompaniesinc.com for more information about the Company and www.capstoneindustries.com for information on our current product offerings.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS:
This news release contains “forward-looking statements” as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended.  Such statements consist of words like “anticipate,” “expect,” “project,” “continue” and similar words.  These statements are based on the Company’s and its subsidiaries’ current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.  Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements, include consumer acceptance of the Company’s products, its ability to deliver new products, the success of its strategy to broaden market channels and the relationships it has with retailers and distributors.  Prior success in operations does not necessarily mean success in future operations.  The ability of the Company to adequately and affordably fund operations and any growth will be critical to achieving and sustaining any expansion of markets and revenue.  The introduction of new products or the expanded availability of products does not mean that the Company will enjoy better financial or business performance. The risks associated with any investment in Capstone Companies, Inc., which is a small business concern and a “penny-stock Company” and, as such, a highly risky investment suitable for only those who can afford to lose such investment, should be evaluated together with the risks and uncertainties more fully described in the Company’s Annual and Quarterly Reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Capstone Companies, Inc. undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.  Contents of referenced URL’s are not incorporated into this press release.

FINANCIAL TABLES FOLLOW.  THE FOLLOWING SUMMARY FINANCIAL STATEMENT SHOULD BE READ ALONG WITH THE FORM 10-K FINANCIAL STATEMENT FILED BY THE COMPANY WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION.

For more information contact

Company:                                                     

Aimee Gaudet                                                

Corporate Secretary                                       

(954) 252-3440, ext 313

Investor Relations:

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(716) 846-1352

CAPSTONE COMPANIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(Unaudited)

For the Three Months Ended

For the Twelve Months Ended

December 31,

December  31,

2013

2012

2013

2012

Revenues

 $  7,253,037

 $  2,512,045

 $ 14,593,826

 $ 8,362,964

Cost of Sales

  (5,584,423)

  (2,050,019)

 (10,983,364)

 (6,574,912)

        Gross Profit

    1,668,614

       462,026

     3,610,462

    1,788,052

        Gross Margin

23.0%

18.4%

24.7%

21.4%

Operating Expenses:
  Sales and marketing

       279,572

       147,220

         489,791

       364,263

  Compensation

       282,222

       229,491

         972,922

       900,628

  Professional fees

         56,402

         94,487

         326,077

       269,335

  Product Development

         68,165

         35,033

         225,754

       227,087

  Other general and administrative

       175,684

         99,851

         479,298

       359,795

       Total Operating Expenses

       862,045

       606,082

      2,493,842

    2,121,108

Net Operating Income (Loss)

       806,569

      (144,056)

      1,116,620

     (333,056)

        Operating Margin

11.1%

-5.7%

7.7%

-4.0%

Other Income (Expense):
  Interest expense

      (123,776)

        (91,677)

      (389,486)

     (274,127)

     Total Other Income (Expense)

      (123,776)

        (91,677)

      (389,486)

     (274,127)

Net Income (Loss)

 $     682,793

 $   (235,733)

 $      727,134

 $  (607,183)

Income (Loss) per Common Share

 $                –

 $                 –

 $                 –

 $                –

Weighted Average Shares Outstanding
Basic

 657,760,532

 651,205,894

  657,503,683

650,724,916

Diluted

 813,707,109

811,152,471

  813,450,260

810,671,493


 

CAPSTONE COMPANIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited)

December 31 ,

December 31,

2013

2012

Assets:
Current Assets:
   Cash

 $               436,592

 $           411,259

   Accounts receivable – net

               6,927,238

           2,673,555

   Inventory

                  298,099

              584,370

   Prepaid expense

               1,082,784

              351,003

     Total Current Assets

               8,744,713

           4,020,187

Fixed Assets:
   Computer equipment & software

                    66,448

                66,448

   Machinery and equipment

                  667,096

              654,401

   Furniture and fixtures

                      5,665

                  5,665

   Less: Accumulated depreciation

               (661,210)

            (597,042)

     Total Fixed Assets

                    77,999

              129,472

Other Non-current Assets:
   Product development costs – net

                    19,664

                27,280

   Investment (AC Kinetics)

                  500,000

                          –

   Goodwill

               1,936,020

           1,936,020

      Total Other Non-current Assets

               2,455,684

           1,963,300

         Total Assets

 $          11,278,396

 $        6,112,959

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity:
Current Liabilities:
   Accounts payable and accrued expenses

 $            1,931,527

 $        1,114,166

   Note payable – Sterling Factors

4,237,144

1,245,159

   Notes and loans payable to related parties – current maturities

               3,220,074

              602,148

     Total Current Liabilities

9,388,745

2,961,473

Long-Term Liabilities
   Notes and loans payable to related parties – Long Term

                             –

           2,023,283

     Total Liabilities

9,388,745

4,984,756

Commitments and Contingent Liabilities (Note 5)
Stockholders’ Equity:
   Preferred Stock, Series A, par value $.001 per share, authorized
100,000,000 shares, issued -0- shares

                              –

                          –

   Preferred Stock, Series B-1, par value $.0001 per share, authorized
50,000,000 shares, issued -0- shares

                              –

                          –

   Preferred Stock, Series C, par value $1.00 per share, authorized 1,000
shares, issued 1,000 shares

1,000

1,000

   Common Stock, par value $.0001 per share, authorized 850,000,000
shares, 657,760,532 & 655,885,532 shares issued at  December 31,
2013 & December 31, 2012

65,777

65,589

   Additional paid-in capital

7,172,059

7,137,933

   Accumulated deficit

(5,349,185)

(6,076,319)

     Total Stockholders’ Equity

               1,889,651

           1,128,203

     Total Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity

 $          11,278,396

 $        6,112,959

 

 

CAPSTONE COMPANIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(Unaudited)

For the Year Ended December 31,

2013

2012

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:
Continuing operations:
  Net Income (Loss)

 $         727,134

 $      (607,183)

  Adjustments necessary to reconcile net loss to net cash used in
operating activities:
      Stock issued for expenses

              14,064

             59,963

      Depreciation and amortization

              95,756

             71,153

      Compensation expense from stock options

              20,250

             36,750

     (Increase) decrease in accounts receivable

       (4,253,683)

      (1,196,276)

     (Increase) decrease in inventory

            286,271

         (525,653)

     (Increase) decrease in prepaid expenses

          (731,781)

             66,740

     (Increase) decrease in other assets

            (23,972)

           (33,960)

      Increase (decrease) in accounts payable and accrued expenses

            817,361

           587,230

      Increase (decrease) in accrued interest on notes payable

            104,643

           144,216

  Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities

(2,943,957)

(1,397,020)

CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:
Investment

          (500,000)

                       –

Purchase of property and equipment

(12,695)

(109,883)

Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities

(512,695)

(109,883)

CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:
Proceeds from notes payable

       12,737,405

        7,568,000

Repayments of notes payable

       (9,745,420)

      (6,764,448)

Proceeds from notes and loans payable to related parties

         4,538,000

        3,043,000

Repayments of notes and loans payable to related parties

       (4,048,000)

      (2,093,000)

Net cash provided by financing activities

3,481,985

1,753,552

Net (Decrease) Increase in Cash and Cash Equivalents

25,333

246,649

Cash and Cash Equivalents at Beginning of Period

411,259

164,610

Cash and Cash Equivalents at End of Period

 $         436,592

 $        411,259

 

 

 

 

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