Coda Octopus Group posted its quarterly earnings results that fell short of analysts’ expectations.
The company, which specializes in underwater technologies, reported earnings of $0.05 per share for the for its second quarter ended April 30, missing analysts’ expectations of $0.08 (Fidelity Earnings reports).
Coda’s revenue fell -7.3% year-over-year to $4.98 million in the quarter.
Annmarie Gayle, CODA’s Chairman and CEO, has indicated that some of the factors which are slowing down the placement of orders by customers, particularly for the Services Business, include uncertainties due to the supply chain where there is substantial shortage of components and raw materials along with with sharp price rises. This, according to Gayle, leads to delay in the placement of these orders. Gayle also said that the pandemic has resulted in delays in receiving orders from Europe, causing a sharp decline in revenues generated from Europe in the period compared to the year-ago quarter.
Coda Octopus Group, Inc, along with its subsidiaries, sells underwater technologies and equipment for 3D imaging, defense, and survey applications in the Americas, Europe, Australia, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.