Graham wins $5M in orders from petrochemical markets in U.S. and China Graham was awarded four orders for three projects valued at approximately $5M. The projects are for the petrochemical markets in the U.S. and China and are expected to ship during the next 9 to 12 months.
Graham narrows FY15 revenue to $125M-$130M from $120M-$130M FY15 revenue consensus of $124.83M. Gross margin guidance for fiscal 2015 has been refined to a range of 30% to 31% from 30% to 32%, reflecting the project mix in backlog. SG&A expense guidance has also been tightened to between 15% and 15.5% of sales, which is above the rate for the first half of the year based on higher sales commissions anticipated in the second half of the year. Graham expects its fiscal 2015 full year tax rate to be approximately 33% to 34%, which remains unchanged from prior guidance.
Graham reports Q2 EPS 41c, consensus 27c Reports Q2 revenue $35.6M, consensus $29.7M; Second quarter sales were driven by domestic petrochemical orders received during the first half of fiscal 2014 as well as from higher sales to oil refining markets in South America and the Middle East.