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December 7, 2011

Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro said Wednesday morning that its first quarter will see a bigger-than-expected loss, but it is maintaining its outlook for the full year.

Sales for the first quarter ending Dec. 31 are expected to decline about $30 million from the same quarter a year ago. The adjusted net loss in the quarter is expected to range from $70 million to $75 million, compared with a net loss of $65.6 million in the prior year.

The $1.20-to-$1.25 per share loss is greater than the $1.13 per share loss expected by Wall Street.

November 30, 2011

Beacon Roofing Supply, the Peabody, Mass., distributor of roofing and other housing exterior materials, posted net sales of $575.6 million for its fourth fiscal quarter, a 19.3% rise over sales of $482.6 million in the same quarter last year.

July 8, 2011

San Diego-based WD-40 Co. posted third-quarter net sales of $85.5 million, an increase of 4% compared with the same quarter last year. Net income, however, slipped 12% to $8.1 million for the quarter ended May 31.

CEO Garry Ridge pointed to increases in commodity prices that have negatively impacted the company's gross margin, which was 49.3% in the third quarter, compared with 51.2% in the same quarter last year.

February 18, 2011

Builders FirstSource, one of the industry’s largest pro dealers, reported sales of $147.1 million for its fourth fiscal quarter, a 4.5% decline over sales of $154.0 million a year ago. The company estimates that sales increased 3.1% due to commodity inflation, but decreased approximately 7.6% due to volume and competitive pricing.

Net loss for the fourth quarter of 2010 was $24.6 million, compared with net income of $6.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2009. 

January 11, 2011

Sales were up, but earnings were down for San Diego-based WD-40 Co.

Sales for the first quarter ended Nov. 30 were $80.9 million, an increase of 4% from the first quarter last year. Net income for the first quarter was $9.1 million, down 4% from the prior fiscal year first quarter.

February 26, 2008

For the year, the company reported a net loss of $75.9 million, compared to net...