Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: IVFH) is engaged as a specialty foods company, which focuses on both foodservice and consumer markets. Shares of the specialty foods company are jumping 38.30% on Friday, March 31, 2017. Over the past month, Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. has seen average daily volume of 33,885 shares. However, volume of 437,972 shares or dollar volume of $284,681, has already exchanged hands on Friday.

Shares of Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. are soaring today, after the company reported fourth quarter and full year 2016 earnings. During the fourth quarter, the company saw revenue growth of 16% to $9.7 million. Furthermore, the company reported net income of $993,000, compared to a net loss of $59,000 the year prior. On a full year basis, the company saw revenue grow 15% to $35 million, net income of $2.8 million, and GAAP Basic EPS of $0.10. Here is the full press release detailing of the record earnings:

Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. Press Release:

BONITA SPRINGS, FL–(Marketwired – Mar 30, 2017) – Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. ( OTCQB : IVFH ), an industry leading specialty food platform, announced results today for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016. The Company will hold a conference call today March 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss the results.

Full Year Ended December 31, 2016 Financial Results:

  • Revenue increased 15% to $35 million compared to $30.6 million for the full year 2015
  • Net Income was $2.8 million compared to a loss of $373,000 for the full year 2015
  • GAAP Basic EPS was $0.11 compared to a loss of $0.016 per share for the full year 2015
  • GAAP Fully Diluted EPS was $0.10 compared to a loss of $0.016 per share for the full year 2015
  • Cash EBITDA (see table) increased over 55% to $4.76 million compared to $3 million for the full year 2015
  • Adjusted Net Income (see table) increased 58% to $4.45 million compared to $2.8 million for the full year 2015
  • Adjusted fully diluted EPS (see table) increased 59% to $0.14 compared to $0.09 for the full year 2015

Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results:

  • Revenue increased 16% to $9.7 million compared to $8.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2015
  • Net Income was $993,000 compared to a loss of $59,000 for the fourth quarter of 2015
  • Adjusted Net Income increased over 90% to $1.5 million compared to $803,000 for the fourth quarter of 2015
  • Adjusted Fully Diluted EPS increased over 90% to $0.048 compared to $0.025 for the fourth quarter of 2015
  • Cash EBITDA increased over 80% to $1.6 million compared to $881,000 for the fourth quarter of 2015

Sam Klepfish, CEO of IVFH, commented, “With record revenue and record profits, including record GAAP Fully Diluted EPS of 10 cents per share, our 2016 financial results are reflective of the strength and execution of our specialty food business model. Going forward, we believe that the specialty food market continues to remain poised for continued growth, as consumer demand shifts towards higher quality specialty food products resulting in potentially significant overall market opportunities across multiple markets, including specialty foodservice. We believe Innovative Food Holdings is uniquely positioned for 2017 and beyond, and we look forward to executing on multiple specialty food market opportunities and to delivering significant value to our shareholders.”

Conference call information:


Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017

Time: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Toll-free dial-in number: 1-877-718-5108

International dial-in number: 1-719-325-4779

Conference ID: 9810112

The conference call will be broadcasted live and will be available for replay at http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=123479.

About Innovative Food Holdings, Inc.

Innovative Food Holdings, Inc.’s ( OTCQB : IVFH ) industry-leading specialty food platforms in the foodservice and consumer markets provide chefs and consumers direct access to the highest quality specialty food products across the United States.

In the direct-to-chef foodservice market, Innovative Food Holdings’ automated direct-to-chef platform offers efficient, cost effective, and transparent direct sourcing and distribution of over 7,000 specialty foods delivered daily to thousands of chefs nationwide.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains certain forward-looking statements and information relating to Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) that are based on the current beliefs of the Company’s management, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, the Company. Such statements reflect the current views of the Company with respect to future events and are subject to certain assumptions, including those described in this release. Should one or more of these underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as “should,” “could,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “intend,” “plan,” “might,” “potentially” or “expect.” The Company does not intend to update these forward-looking statements. Information about other parties was supplied to the Company by other parties and we accept no responsibility for its accuracy.

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