Building Materials Holding Corporation, San Francisco, CA, provider of construction services and building materials to professional residential builders and contractors, reported sales for the fourth quarter of 2006 decreased 26% to $608 million from $818 million in the same quarter a year ago. For the year ended Dec. 31, 2006, sales increased 11% to $3.2 billion from $2.9 billion in 2005.
Net income for the fourth quarter of 2006 was $4.5 million compared to $33.5 million in the same quarter a year ago. For the year, net income was $102.1 million compared to $129.5 million in the same period of 2005.
Robert E. Mellor, Chairman, President and CEO, said: Our fourth-quarter results reflect the ongoing correction of inventory levels ...