Exhibit 99.1

 

Qualstar Reports Fiscal 2019 First Quarter Results

 

Simi Valley, CA, May 7, 2019

Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a leading manufacturer of data storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, today announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2019.

 

(All amounts are in thousands, except per share data):

 

Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2019 vs. 2018

 

 

Net revenue decreased 2.7% to $2,856 from $2,935

 

Total operating expenses decreased 6.4% to $784 from $838

 

Net income of $141 or $0.07 per basic and diluted share vs. net income of $590 or $0.29 per basic and $0.28 per diluted share

 

Highlights for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2019

 

 

Strong balance sheet and no debt

 

Cash, restricted cash and cash equivalents decreased by 2.4% to $4,765 from $4,881 as of December 31, 2018

 

Data storage product revenue grew 51.7% to $783 from $516

 

Power supply revenue grew 4.2% to 1,370 from $1,315

 

“We are pleased with the growth in our Data Storage Product segment. We continue to expand our customer base and market share by providing a quality and competitive product offering,” according to Steven N. Bronson, President and CEO. “Our strong financial position enables us to support our channel partners by maintaining ample inventory to meet their needs in a timely fashion,” he continued.

 

Under the Stock Repurchase Program, 58,734 shares were repurchased during the three months ended March 31, 2019 and as of May 2, 2019 a total of 89,097 shares have been purchased since the program began. The program expires December 5, 2019.

 

 

About Qualstar Corporation

 

Qualstar, founded in 1984, is a diversified electronics manufacturer specializing in data storage and power supplies. Qualstar is a leading provider of high efficiency and high-density power supplies marketed under the N2Power™ brand, and of data storage systems marketed under the Qualstar™ brand. Our N2Power power supply products provide compact and efficient power conversion for a wide variety of industries and applications including, but not limited to, telecom, networking, broadcast, industrial, lighting, gaming and test equipment. Our Qualstar data storage products are used to provide highly scalable and reliable solutions to store and retrieve very large quantities of electronic data. Qualstar’s products are known throughout the world for high quality and Simply Reliable™ designs that provide years of trouble-free service. More information is available at www.qualstar.com or www.n2power.com or by phone at 805-583-7744.

 

Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

 

Statements used in this press release that relate to future plans, events, financial results, prospects or performance are forward-looking statements as defined under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon the current expectations and beliefs of Qualstar's management and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Notwithstanding changes that may occur with respect to matters relating to any forward looking statements, Qualstar does not expect to, and disclaims any obligation to, publicly update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Qualstar, however, reserves the right to update such statements or any portion thereof at any time for any reason. In particular, the following factors, among others, could cause actual or future results to differ materially from those suggested by the forward-looking statements: Qualstar’s ability to successfully execute on its strategic plan and meet its long-term financial goals; Qualstar’s ability to successfully implement and recognize cost savings; Qualstar’s ability to develop and commercialize new products; industry and customer adoption and acceptance of Qualstar’s new products; Qualstar’s ability to increase sales of its products; the rescheduling or cancellation of customer orders; unexpected shortages of critical components; unexpected product design or quality problems; adverse changes in market demand for Qualstar’s products; increased competition and pricing pressure on Qualstar’s products; and the risks related to actions of activist shareholders, including the amount of related costs.

 

 

The following information was filed by Qualstar Corp (QBAK) on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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