Limoneira announces third quarter 2022 financial results

Revenue growth 20% to $58.9 million compared to prior year

Limoneira Company, a diversified citrus growing, packing, selling and marketing company with related agribusiness activities and real estate development operations, today reported financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended July 31, 2022.

Fiscal Year 2022 Third Quarter Results
For the third quarter of fiscal year 2022, total net revenue increased 20% to $58.9 million, compared to total net revenue of $49.1 million in the third quarter of the previous fiscal year. Agribusiness revenue was $57.6 million, compared to $48.0 million in the third quarter of last fiscal year. Other operations revenue increased to $1.3 million compared to $1.2 million for the third quarter of fiscal year 2021.

Agribusiness revenue for the third quarter of fiscal year 2022 includes $27.8 million in fresh lemon sales, compared to $24.4 million of fresh lemon sales during the same period of fiscal year 2021. Approximately 1,512,000 cartons of fresh lemons were sold in aggregate during the third quarter of fiscal year 2022 at an $18.39 average price per carton compared to approximately 1,144,000 cartons sold at a $21.34 average price per carton during the third quarter of fiscal year 2021.

The Company recognized a record $12.6 million of avocado revenue in the third quarter of fiscal year 2022 compared to $4.1 million in the same period last fiscal year. Approximately 5.7 million pounds of avocados were sold in aggregate during the third quarter of fiscal year 2022 at a $2.21 average price per pound compared to approximately 3.5 million pounds sold at a $1.16 average price per pound during the third quarter of fiscal year 2021.

The Company recognized $3.7 million of orange revenue in the third quarter of fiscal year 2022, compared to $2.0 million in the same period of fiscal year 2021, primarily attributable to higher prices partially offset by decreased volume of oranges sold. Approximately 209,000 cartons of oranges were sold during the third quarter of fiscal year 2022 at a $17.88 average price per carton, compared to approximately 259,000 cartons sold at a $7.65 average price per carton during the third quarter of fiscal year 2021.

Specialty citrus and other crops revenues were similar to the prior year at $1.1 million for the third quarter of fiscal years 2022 and 2021.

Total costs and expenses for the third quarter of fiscal year 2022 were $47.9 million, compared to $45.8 million in the third quarter of last fiscal year.

For more information: investor.limoneira.com


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