CBIZ has reported third
quarter earnings of $176.5m, an increase from of $175.8m in
the same quarter last year as it reviews more acquisitions.
Newly acquired operations contributed $4.5m to
revenue whilst same-unit revenue declined by $3.8m, a 2% decrease
compared to the same period a year ago.
The consolidator reported income from
continuing operations for quarter stands at $5.3m.
The firm’s nine-month 2010 results reported a
decrease in revenue of $9.8m to $567.6m, compared with $577.4m for
the prior-year period; same-unit revenue for the nine-month period
decreased by 4.4% to $25.5m.
The firm recently repurchased approximately
7.7m shares from founder Michael DeGroote and closed a $130m senior
subordinated Convertible Notes transaction during the third
quarter, using a portion of the net proceeds to repurchase around
4.6m shares of its common stock.
CBIZ chief executive Steven Gerard said the
firm has a “pipeline” of potential future acquisitions under
“With one acquisition in the third quarter, we
have closed three transactions so far this year, and we continue to
have an active pipeline of potential acquisitions under review”