HickoryTech Reports Q4 Net Income Up 48% Year Over Year



Via News Release

HickoryTech Corporation (Nasdaq: HTCO) today reported fourth quarter fiscal 2010 operating revenue of $41.8 million, an increase of 9 percent from the $38.3 million reported one year ago. Fourth quarter net income totaled $2.1 million, or 16 cents per diluted share, a 48 percent increase from the $1.4 million, or 11 cents per diluted share, reported in the comparable quarter in 2009.

“Our fourth quarter was as dynamic as the previous two quarters,” said John Finke, HickoryTech’s president and chief executive officer. “We are very pleased with the recent completion of our network expansion to the Dakotas and in Des Moines, Iowa. Additionally, we experienced three consecutive quarters of solid sales volume in fiber and data, equipment and broadband services supporting our growth strategy.”

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