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Hudson Technologies Reports First Quarter 2021 Results

PEARL RIVER, NY – MAY 5, 2021 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021.

For the quarter ended March 31, 2021, Hudson reported revenues of $33.8 million, a decrease of 7% compared to revenues of $36.4 million in the comparable 2020 period. The decrease in revenue was primarily due to decreased volume, as the COVID pandemic shutdowns did not have as great an impact to the first quarter of 2020 as compared to 2021. The demand decline was partially offset by an increase in selling price of certain refrigerants. Gross margin in the first quarter of 2021 was 27%, compared to 23% in the first quarter of 2020, mainly due to the aforementioned increase in selling price of certain refrigerants. Hudson reported operating income of $1.7 million in the first quarter of 2021 compared to operating income of $0.4 million in the prior year period. The Company recorded a net loss of $1.1 million or ($0.02) per basic and diluted share in the first quarter of 2021, compared to a net loss of $2.9 million or ($0.07) per basic and diluted share in the same period of 2020. At March 31, 2021, the Company had approximately $32 million of total availability, consisting of the cash balance plus revolving loan availability.

Brian F. Coleman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Technologies commented,
“As we kick off the 2021 selling season, we are optimistic that we’ll begin to see a broader reopening of the economy, and specifically a return to facilities such as schools, office buildings and other venues that represent the end markets for many of our customers. With that in mind, we are prepared to meet potential demand as the nine-month cooling season continues, particularly as cooling systems come back online with the gradual return to ‘business as usual’ and we move into the warmer late spring and summer weather.

“Looking at the regulatory landscape, we are encouraged by the progress made with the passing of the AIM Act in December 2020. As a leading source of all refrigerants, Hudson is keenly focused on our role as environmental and sustainability legislation is adopted. Our capabilities as a reclaimer uniquely position us to support the phase down of HFC refrigerants, as we can reclaim and recycle these refrigerants, positioning us as an effective resource in the circular economy of the refrigerant industry. The AIM Act requires the phasedown of HFC production over the next 15 years, with a cumulative 40% reduction in the baseline scheduled to take place in just 2 ½ years. The installed base of HFC systems is large and growing, so reclamation will be a key component to maintaining necessary supply during an orderly phasedown, and this presents a significant long-term opportunity for Hudson to become an HFC supplier, while also supporting the transition away from production of virgin HFCs. We’re excited by the opportunities we’re seeing not only to grow our business, but also to provide our services to benefit the environment,” Mr. Coleman concluded.


Hudson Technologies to Host Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2021 Results

PEARL RIVER, NY – April 22, 2021 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the Company’s first quarter results.

To access the live webcast, log onto the Hudson Technologies website at www.hudsontech.com, and click on “Investor Relations”.

To participate in the call by phone, dial (888) 506-0062 approximately five minutes prior to the scheduled start time. International callers please dial (973) 528-0011. Callers should use entry code: 715446.

A replay of the teleconference will be available until June 4, 2021 and may be accessed by dialing (877) 481-4010. International callers may dial (919) 882-2331. Callers should use conference ID: 41031.

Hudson Technologies to Participate at Roth Virtual Conference

PEARL RIVER, NY – MARCH 9, 2021 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) announced today that Brian F. Coleman, Chief Executive Officer and Nat Krishnamurti, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the ROTH Virtual Conference on Monday & Tuesday, March 15 & 16, 2021. Messrs. Coleman and Krishnamurti will be available from 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. ET both days, for one-on-one and small group meetings via teleconference.

Hudson Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter 2020 Results

PEARL RIVER, NY – MARCH 3, 2021 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020.

For the quarter ended December 31, 2020, Hudson reported revenues of $22.1 million, a decrease of 14% compared to revenues of $25.8 million in the comparable 2019 period. The decrease in revenue was primarily due to decreased volume, as the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated closures of public venues such as commercial and recreational facilities, schools and universities across the U.S. negatively impacted the Company’s end markets and overall demand for refrigerants for much of the year, partially offset by an increase in selling price of certain refrigerants. Gross margin in the fourth quarter of 2020 was 25%, compared to 19% in the fourth quarter of 2019, mainly due to the aforementioned increase in selling price of certain refrigerants. Hudson reported an operating loss of $1.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to an operating loss of $4.8 million in the prior year period. The Company recorded a net loss of $4.7 million or ($0.11) per basic and diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2020, compared to a net loss of $10.8 million or ($0.25) per basic and diluted share in the same period of 2019.

For the year ended December 31, 2020, Hudson reported revenues of $147.6 million, a decrease of 9% compared to $162.1 million in 2019. The decrease in revenue was primarily due to decreased volume, related to the pandemic-driven closures described above. Gross margin for full year 2020 improved to 24% compared to gross margin of 11% for the full year 2019. The Company reported operating income of $5.9 million for 2020 compared to an operating loss of $15.8 million in 2019. The Company’s net loss for 2020 was $5.2 million, or ($0.12) per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $25.9 million, or ($0.61) per basic and diluted share in 2019, which included a $9.2 million non-cash inventory adjustment mainly due to declines in selling prices of certain refrigerants during that time period.

Brian F. Coleman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Technologies commented, “2020 was a challenging year for our industry, characterized by the public health and economic uncertainties caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. As we begin 2021, we are optimistic that the widespread closures related to the virus will begin to subside and enable the broader re-opening of our economy. With that in mind, we are planning and preparing for the 2021 selling season so that we are ready to meet potential demand as more cooling systems return to operation and we look forward to fully re-engaging with our customers as they continue to come back online.”

Hudson Technologies Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results

PEARL RIVER, NY – NOVEMBER 5, 2020 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2020.

For the quarter ended September 30, 2020, Hudson reported revenues of $41.5 million, a decrease of 9% compared to revenues of $45.6 million in the comparable 2019 period. The decrease is primarily due to a decline in volume, as the continued COVID-19 pandemic and the associated closures of public venues such as office buildings, gyms, schools and universities across the U.S. negatively impacted the Company’s end markets and overall demand for refrigerants. Gross margin in the third quarter of 2020 was 22%, compared to 17% in the third quarter of 2019. The Company reported operating income of $2.1 million for the third quarter of 2020 compared to an operating loss of $1.2 million in the third quarter of 2019. The Company recorded net income of $39,000 or $0.00 per basic and diluted share in the third quarter of 2020, compared to net income of $2.7 million or $0.06 per basic and diluted share in the same period of 2019. During the third quarter of 2019, the Company received $8.9 million in proceeds from the working capital settlement arising from the acquisition of Aspen Refrigerants, Inc. (“ARI”), which led to the net profit in that quarter. Hudson recorded non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA of $4.6 million in the third quarter of 2020 compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $3.9 million in the third quarter of 2019. (Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure – see the description of Adjusted EBITDA and tabular Reconciliation of Net Income (Loss) to Adjusted EBITDA in the supplemental table included at the end of this release).

For the nine months ended September 30, 2020, Hudson reported revenues of $125.5 million, a decrease of 8% compared to $136.3 million in the first nine months of 2019. The decrease in revenue was primarily due to decreased volume, related to the pandemic-driven closures described above. Gross margin for the first nine months of 2020 improved to 24% compared to gross margin of 9% for the same period in 2019. The Company reported operating income of $7.7 million for the first nine months of 2020 compared to an operating loss of $11.0 million in the first nine months of 2019. The Company’s net loss for the first nine months of 2020 was $0.5 million, or ($0.01) per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $15.2 million, or ($0.36) per basic and diluted share, in the first nine months of 2019, which included a $9.2 million non-cash inventory adjustment offset by the $8.9 settlement proceeds described above. For the first nine months of 2020, Hudson recorded non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA of $15.7 million compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $9.9 million in the first nine months of 2019. For the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2020, Hudson recorded non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA of $14.9 million, a 75% increase from the $8.5 million of Adjusted EBITDA recorded during the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2019. (Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure – see the description of Adjusted EBITDA and tabular Reconciliation of Net Income (Loss) to Adjusted EBITDA in the supplemental table included at the end of this release).

Brian F. Coleman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Technologies commented, “Our third quarter performance was largely consistent with our expectations as we, and the rest of our industry, continued to contend with demand declines associated with the ongoing closure of many public venues across the U.S. Given the selling environment, we’re pleased to have achieved improved gross margin, increased operating income and breakeven profitability in the third quarter. Moreover, we repaid $16.5 million of debt during the third quarter of 2020, and as of September 30, 2020, we have fully paid down our revolver, while increasing our cash balance to $9.2 million. As of September 30, 2020, our overall availability, which includes our cash balance and revolver availability, was $41.7 million, which will provide financial flexibility for the fourth quarter and beyond.

“As we move through the final months of 2020, we remain focused on continuing to navigate the uncertainties of this pandemic. Historically, the fourth quarter is typically our quietest quarter, one in which we plan our operational strategy to anticipate and meet the needs of our customers for the following year’s cooling season. We are optimistic that 2021 will bring more consistent re-openings for businesses and schools and we are planning accordingly so that Hudson is well positioned to help meet potential demand as more cooling systems are turned back on. We remain committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees while also maintaining our product supply for our customers across all channels.”

Hudson Technologies Reports Second Quarter 2020 Net Income of $2.4 Million or $0.06 Per Share

PEARL RIVER, NY – AUGUST 5, 2020 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) announced results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2020.

For the quarter ended June 30, 2020, Hudson reported revenues of $47.7 million, a decrease of 14.8% compared to revenues of $56.0 million in the comparable 2019 period. The decrease is primarily due to a decline in volume, partially offset by an increase in selling price, of certain refrigerants sold during the second quarter of 2020, compared to the second quarter of 2019. Gross margin in the second quarter of 2020 was 26.6%, compared to negative gross margin in the second quarter of 2019. The Company reported operating income of $5.2 million for the second quarter of 2020 compared to an operating loss of $10.0 million in the second quarter of 2019. During the second quarter of 2019 the Company recorded a lower of cost or net realizable value adjustment to its inventory of $9.2 million, mainly due to declines in selling prices of certain refrigerants at that time. The Company recorded net income of $2.4 million or $0.06 per basic and diluted share in the second quarter of 2020, compared to a net loss of $13.8 million or ($0.32) per basic and diluted share in the same period of 2019.

For the six months ended June 30, 2020, Hudson reported revenues of $84.0 million, a decrease of 7.4% compared to $90.7 million in the first six months of 2019. The decrease in revenue was primarily due to decreased volume, partially offset by increased pricing of certain refrigerants. Gross margin for the first six months of 2020 improved to 25.0% compared to gross margin of 5.1% in the first half of 2019. The Company reported operating income of $5.6 million for the first six months of 2020 compared to an operating loss of $9.7 million in the same period of 2019. The Company’s net loss for the first six months of 2020 was $0.5 million, or ($0.01) per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $17.8 million, or ($0.42) per basic and diluted share, in the first half of 2019, which included the above mentioned $9.2 million non-cash inventory adjustment.

Brian F. Coleman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Technologies commented, “We were pleased to deliver solid second quarter results, particularly as we continue to navigate the challenging landscape associated with the COVID-19 virus and the associated impact to our economy. During the quarter, the closures to public venues, such as office buildings, recreation centers, schools and universities across the U.S. impacted end markets and demand for refrigerants. While pricing remained consistent in the quarter, volume declines adversely impacted our overall revenues. Nonetheless, we delivered improved gross margin for the quarter, achieved solid operating income and returned to profitability.

“There are still many uncertainties associated with this pandemic and we remain focused on the elements of our business that we can control: protecting the health and safety of our employees and keeping our products in supply to best serve our customers across all channels. We’ve been in this business for more than thirty years, and our ability to adapt to changing economic and industry landscapes while executing our operational strategy is a strength we continue to rely upon. Despite the challenging market environment, Hudson generated over $6 million of operating cash flow during the second quarter of 2020. The Company’s financial position and liquidity remain strong, with total liquidity at June 30, 2020 of approximately $39 million, which includes cash and revolver availability. Finally, as announced in an 8-K this past Monday, we’ve met certain performance targets set forth in our Credit Agreement, and as a result of this achievement, we have terminated the services of our Chief Restructuring Officer.

“As you know, in late June, our Company suffered the unexpected loss of our founder Kevin J. Zugibe, P.E. He was an industry pioneer who brought remarkable passion, expertise and energy to Hudson, and he is greatly missed. In his years building the Company, Kevin recognized the importance of establishing a strong management team to drive and support Hudson’s growth. All of our employees are committed to continuing to grow and execute on Kevin’s legacy, and as one of Kevin’s longstanding partners for over 20 years, I can assure you that we are focused on our Company’s success as we move through the coming months and years,” Mr. Coleman concluded.

Hudson Technologies Reports First Quarter 2020 Revenues of $36.4 Million, Gross Margin of 23% and Liquidity of $27 Million

Pearl River, NY – May 6, 2020 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN) announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020.

For the quarter ended March 31, 2020, Hudson reported revenues of $36.4 million, a 5% increase compared to $34.7 million in the comparable 2019 period, primarily due to an increase in the volume of refrigerants sold. Gross margin was 23% for the first quarter of 2020 compared to 20% for the first quarter of 2019. The Company reported operating income of $0.4 million for the first quarter of 2020 compared to operating income of $0.2 million for the first quarter of 2019. Net loss for the first quarter of 2020 was $2.9 million, or ($0.07) per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $4.0 million or ($0.09) per basic and diluted share in the first quarter of 2019.

Kevin J. Zugibe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Technologies commented, “First let me say that the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has had a dramatic impact on every person, business and industry, and Hudson is no exception. However, Hudson operates in a ‘critical infrastructure industry’ and is an essential business as defined by the U.S. government. We have kept our plants operating and have been effectively running our operations, while following all state and federal guidelines to keep our employees safe and healthy. Our priorities throughout this pandemic have been, and will continue to be, to ensure the health and safety of our employees; to keep our products in supply and to maintain the quality and safety of our products; to best serve our customers across all channels as they adapt to the crisis; and, to position ourselves to emerge strong when the crisis ends.

“As we look back on the first quarter, we saw an increase in volume over the same period last year, building on the increased volume we saw in 2019, and we are seeing some strengthening in the pricing of R-22. We are a few weeks away from the prime selling season so it is still early in the 2020 season to know how pricing will develop, and it also remains to be seen as to what effect the weather and the economic impact of COVID-19 will have on the price and demand for refrigerants. Additionally, during the first quarter, we improved our gross margins in 2020 over 2019 and believe we have the opportunity to further drive improved margins in 2020 as we replace higher priced inventory with lower priced product. We believe that customer inventories are low and, with the elimination of R-22 production and importation in 2020, we expect to see a tightening in the supply of virgin R-22. Finally, the Company’s financial position and liquidity remain strong, with total liquidity at March 31, 2020 of approximately $27 million, which includes cash and revolver availability.

“As we proceed through 2020, we are concerned that the economic factors resulting from the various governmental restrictions that have been put in place could have a negative impact on the demand for refrigerants. We continue to focus on implementing various strategies to grow our leadership position in the refrigerant industry, and on leveraging our strong reclamation abilities and our presence at key points in the supply chain.”

Hudson Technologies to Present at 15th Annual Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference

PEARL RIVER, NY, May 14, 2018 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN), today announced that Brian Coleman, President and Chief Operating Officer, will attend Craig-Hallum’s 15th Annual Institutional Investor Conference, to be held at The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mr. Coleman will be available for one-on-one meetings throughout the day.

Hudson Technologies to Present at Oppenheimer Emerging Growth Conference

PEARL RIVER, NY, May 3, 2018 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN), today announced that Kevin Zugibe, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and Brian Coleman, President and Chief Operating Officer, will attend the Oppenheimer Emerging Growth Conference, to be held at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Messrs. Zugibe and Coleman will be available for one-on-one meetings throughout the day.

Hudson Technologies to Present at 30th Annual ROTH Conference

PEARL RIVER, NY, March 6, 2018 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN), today announced that Brian Coleman, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 30th Annual ROTH Conference, to be held at the Ritz-Carlton in Dana Point, California. The presentation will take place on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. PT in Salon 1. Mr. Coleman will be available for one-on-one meetings throughout the day.

Hudson Technologies to Attend 5th Annual ROTH Industrial Growth and Cleantech Conference

PEARL RIVER, NY, December 5, 2017 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN), today announced that Kevin Zugibe, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and Brian Coleman, President and Chief Operating Officer, will attend the 5th Annual ROTH Industrial and Cleantech 1×1 Conference, to be held at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Messrs. Zugibe and Coleman will be available for one-on-one meetings throughout the day.

Hudson Technologies to Present at 8th Annual Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference

PEARL RIVER, NY, November 10, 2017 – Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDSN), today announced that Kevin Zugibe, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and Brian Coleman, President and Chief Operating Officer, will be presenting at the 8th Annual Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference, to be held at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. The presentation will take place on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 8:40 a.m. Eastern Time in the Liberty 1 & 2 Suite. Messrs. Zugibe and Coleman will be available for one-on-one meetings throughout the day.