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BAB, Inc. Reports Results for 2nd Quarter FY 2021

July 8, 2021 GMT

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BAB, Inc. (OTCQB: BABB), announced its financial results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2021.

For the quarter ended May 31, 2021, BAB had revenues of $749,000 and net income of $87,000, or $0.01 per share earnings, versus revenues of $352,000 and a net loss of $72,000, or a $0.01 per share loss, for the same quarter last year. Royalty revenue, license fees and other revenue all increased for the second quarter 2021, primarily because of state restrictions being lifted relating to COVID-19 for restaurants and more on-line, curb-side and delivery options instituted by franchisees in late 2020 and 2021 compared to initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic that occurred in the second quarter 2020. Marketing fund revenue increased not only because of increased sales in 2021, but also because in April and May of 2020 marketing fees were waived to assist franchise locations during the initial COVID-19 impact.

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For the six months ended May 31, 2021, revenues were $1,472,000 and net income was $420,000, or $0.06 per share, versus revenues of $1,048,000 and a net loss of $28,000, or $0.00 (zero) per share for the same period in 2020. Net income in 2021 includes $228,155 of non-taxable loan forgiveness from the Payroll Protection Program loan enacted under the CARES Act in 2020. The loan was forgiven in the first quarter of 2021.

Total operating expenses for the quarter ended May 31, 2021, were $627,000, versus $423,000, in 2020. The change in operating expenses for the quarter was primarily due to the increase in marketing fund expenses of $203,000 because of the reduced spending in 2020. Total operating expenses for the six months ended May 31, 2021 were $1,213,000 versus $1,061,000 for the six months ended May 31, 2020 with marketing expenses increasing $177,000 because of the reduced spending related to COVID-19 in the second quarter of 2020.

BAB, Inc. franchises and licenses Big Apple Bagels®, My Favorite Muffin®, SweetDuet® frozen yogurt and Brewster’s® Coffee. The Company’s stock is traded on the OTCQB under the symbol BABB and its website can be visited at www.babcorp.com.

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Certain statements in this press release constitute forward-looking statements or statements which may be deemed or construed to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The words “forecast,” “estimate,” “project,” “intend,” “expect,” “should,” “would,” “believe” and similar expressions and all statements which are not historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve and are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which could cause the company’s actual results, performance (financial or operating), or achievements to differ from the future results, performance (financial or operating), or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The above factors are more fully discussed in the company’s SEC filings.

BAB, INC.
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
                       
                       
  Quarter Ended   Six Months Ended
  05/31/21   05/31/20   % Change   05/31/21   05/31/20   % Change
                       
REVENUES                      
                       
Royalty fees from franchised stores $420,726     $238,491     76.4%   $767,386     $625,830     22.6%
Franchise and area development fee revenue 9,172     3,874     136.8%   26,011     7,524     245.7%
Licensing fees and other income 68,435     62,424     9.6%   226,365     139,598     62.2%
Marketing Fund Revenue 250,486     47,031     432.6%   451,962     274,552     64.6%
Total Revenue 748,819     351,820     112.8%   1,471,724     1,047,504     40.5%
                       
OPERATING COSTS AND EXPENSES                      
                       
Selling, general and administrative 375,046     375,672     -0.2%   758,294     785,005     -3.4%
Depreciation and amortization 1,119     774     44.6%   2,333     1,514     54.1%
Marketing Fund Expenses 250,486     47,031     432.6%   451,962     274,552     64.6%
Total Expense 626,651     423,477     48.0%   1,212,589     1,061,071     14.3%
                       
Income from operations 122,168     (71,657 )   -270.5%   259,135     (13,567 )   N/M
Interest expense -     -     -   -     -     -
Interest/other income 111     97     14.4%   234     201     16.4%
Loan Forgiveness -     -         228,155     -     N/M
Income taxes (35,500 )   -     N/M   (67,500 )   (15,000 )   350.0%
                       
NET INCOME $86,779     ($71,560 )   -221.3%   $420,024     ($28,366 )   N/M
                       
Earnings per share - basic and diluted $0.01     ($0.01 )   N/M   $0.06     ($0.00 )   N/M
Average number of shares outstanding 7,263,508     7,263,508         7,263,508     7,263,508      
Contact: BAB, Inc.
  Michael K. Murtaugh (847) 948-7520
  Fax: (847) 405-8140
  www.babcorp.com