WD-40 Co. (NASDAQ: WDFC), San Diego, CA, reported sales for the fiscal third quarter ended May 31 of $96.4 million, an increase of 4.3 percent year-over-year. Profit increased 15.5 percent to $12.7 million.
Third quarter multi-purpose maintenance products sales, which include the WD-40 and 3-IN-ONE brands, were $86.6 million, up 6 percent from the prior year.
Homecare and cleaning products sales, which include all other brands, were $9.9 million for the third quarter, down 10 percent year-over-year.
Americas segment sales in the third quarter were $49.9 million, flat compared to the prior year quarter. The Europe, Middle East, Africa and India segment sales were $32.9 million, up 9 percent, and Asia-Pacific segment sales were $13.6 million, up 10 percent year-over-year.
For the first nine months of the fiscal year, sales were $283.5 million, down 0.9 percent compared to the prior year fiscal period. Profit for the period was $38.4 million, an increase of 16.1 percent.