Penford (NASDAQ: PENX) results for the company's fiscal Q2 2013 have been released. For the quarter, sales for the Colorado-based firm were $89 million, up from the $86 million in the same period the previous year. Bottom line veered into the black, coming in at $1.2 million ($0.10 per diluted share) from Q2 2012's net loss of roughly $340,000 ($0.03).
Penford also detailed results for the past six months of its operations. Consolidated sales on that basis grew 4% year over year to land at just under $184 million. Net profit, meanwhile, was $2.9 million, a more than tenfold increase over the $252 million of the same period a year ago.