NW CORPORATE RESULTS | Dollar figures in thousands, except per share; parentheses denote losses. drugstore.com Online retail Dec. 30 Dec Dec. 31...

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Dollar figures in thousands, except per share; parentheses denote losses.

drugstore.com
Online retail
Dec. 30 Dec. 31 %
4th QTR 2007 2006 CHG
Profit $156 ($2,947)
Per share 0 (0.03)
Net sales 118,223 108,598 +8.9
ANNUAL 2007 2006 CHG
Profit ($9,011) ($13,026) +30.8
Per share (0.09) (0.14) +35.7
Net sales 445,723 415,777 +7.2
COMMENT: The Bellevue company posted its first quarterly profit ever in the latest quarter and is targeting net sales of $498 million to $512 million for fiscal 2008. Its 2008 profit target ranges from a net loss of $1 million to a net gain of $3 million. The company’s brands include drugstore.com, Beauty.com and VisionDirect.com.
Puget Sound Energy
Utility
Dec. 31 %
4th QTR 2007 2006 CHG
Profit $55,397 $57,156 -3.1
Per share 0.46 0.49 -6.1
Sales 953,423 934,983 +2.0
ANNUAL 2007 2006 CHG
Profit $184,464 $219,216 -15.9
Per share 1.56 1.88 -17.0
Sales 3,220,147 2,907,063 +10.8
COMMENT: Washington state’s oldest and largest utility posted lower quarterly earnings than last year as higher expenses offset higher revenues. The Bellevue company’s annual profits were also lower, as 2006 numbers included proceeds and earnings from a division sold in May that year.
Todd Shipyards
Builds and repairs ships
Dec. 30 Dec. 31 %
3th QTR 2007 2006 CHG
Profit $2,864 $2,440 +17.4
Per share 0.50 0.43 +16.3
Sales 39,087 44,150 -11.5
9 MOS 2007 2006 CHG
Profit $3,048 $1,887 +61.5
Per share 0.54 0.33 +63.6
Sales 102,840 80,771 +27.3
COMMENT: Third-quarter earnings for the Seattle company rose despite falling revenue due to the decrease of work performed under costly fixed-price contracts. Annual profit and revenue rose on higher ship-repair and construction volumes.