3 Mos. to June 30:
2000a
1999
Net sales
87,012
81,775
Inc. bef. extraord. item
(27,329)
4,720
Extraord. item
(1,940)b
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Net income
(29,269)
4,720
Share earns. (basic)
Bef. extraord. item
($0.93)
$0.19
Extraord. item
(0.06)
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Net income
(0.99)
0.19
Share earns. (diluted)
Bef. extraord. item
($0.93)
$0.18
Extraord. item
(0.06)
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Net income
(0.99)
0.18
Years Ended:
Net sales
403,543
315,820
Inc. bef. extraord. item & acctg. change
(11,403)
13,517
Extraord. item
(1,940)
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Acctg. change
(3,754)
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Net income
(17,097)
13,517
Share earns. (basic)
Bef. extraord. item & acctg. change
($0.41)
$0.56
Extraord. item
(0.07)
---
Acctg. change
(0.13)
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Net income
(0.61)
0.56
Share earns. (diluted)
Bef. extraord. item & acctg. change
($0.41)
$0.51
Extraord. item
(0.07)
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Acctg. change
(0.13)
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Net income
(0.61)
0.51

a Results incl. non-recurring charges of $15.6M related to merger, $3.7M related to restructuring and $3.5M related to the impairment of long lived asset for the 4th quarter and year end 2000.
b From the early extinguishment of debt.

Hain Celestial Group Inc., announced 4Q loss per share of $0.93 vs. EPS $0.18 and annual loss per share of $0.41 vs. EPS $0.51.

Results exclude losses of $0.06 & $0.07 per share for the 4th quarter and year end 2000 related to the early extinguishment of debt.

Results exclude loss of $0.13 per share for year end 2000 related to acctg. change.

Results incl. non-recurring charges of $15.6M related to merger, $3.7M related to restructuring and $3.5M related to the impairment of long lived asset for the 4th quarter and year end 2000.