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US NUCLEAR CORP. - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

August 13, 2014

Results of Operations June 30, 2014

For the quarter ended June 30, 2014 compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2013

Revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 decreased to $375,859, down by 27.1% compared to $515,792for the same period for the prior year, the revenue breakdown is as follows:

North America 61 % Asia (Including Japan) 16 % Other 23 %



General and administrative expense decreased for the 2nd quarter of 2014 compared to the prior year 2nd quarter to $348,187, down from $370,748, a decrease of 6%. The decrease is mainly attributed to lower sales.

Professional fees increased from $63,683 in the 2nd quarter of 2013 to $161,601 for the 2nd quarter of 2014, an increase of 156.9%due to increased expenses for accounting, auditing and the professional services required for the Company's reporting as required by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Payroll expense decreased from $137,187 in the 2nd quarter of 2013 to $115,022 for the 2nd quarter of 2014, a decrease of 19.3%.

At June 30, 2014, total assets increased by 11%, to $2,538,553 from $2,867,847 for the 2nd quarter of,2013 principally related to a decrease in cash and cash equivalents and accounts receivable and an increase in inventory.

At June 30, 2014, total liabilities increased by 2% to $1,256,237 from $1,226,241 for the 2nd quarter of2013 principally related to a decrease in sales and related operating costs with an increase in indebtedness to the Company's principal stockholder.

Net loss increased to a negative $150,935 for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 from a negative $95,714 for the 2nd quarter of 2013.

You should read the following discussion of our financial condition and results of operations together with the audited financial statements and the notes to the audited financial statements included in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. This discussion contains forward-looking statements that reflect our plans, estimates and beliefs. Our actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements.

US Nuclear Corp f/k/a APEX 3 Inc., was incorporated in the State of Delaware on February 14, 2012, and has since amended its name to US Nuclear Corp., ("US Nuclear") on May 4, 2012 with the State of Delaware. US Nuclear Corp was formed as a vehicle to pursue a business combination with an operating company that would have perceived benefits of becoming a publicly traded corporation. Optron Scientific was incorporated in the State of California in 1971 and is the operating company of US Nuclear Corp with two divisions, Optron Scientific Company, Inc., doing business as ("DBA") Technical Associates and Overhoff Technology Corporation, both of which design, manufacture and market detection and monitor systems that are used to detect and identify radioactive material, leaks, waste, contamination, biohazards, nuclear material, as well as products used in airports, cargo, screening as ports and borders, government buildings, hospitals, and other critical infrastructure, as well as by the military and emergency responder services The company uses a wide range of technologies including x-ray, trace detection, millimeter-wave, infra-red, tritium detection, and diagnostics in its product applications.

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Since our acquisition of Overhoff Technology in 2006, we have had discussions with other companies in our industry for an acquisition. While we targeted Overhoff due to its unique position in the tritium market, we have not commenced an acquisition since our Overhoff Technology acquisition; we believe in part the reason was due to lack of additional capital, our status as a privately-held entity at the time, and focus on developing our own products. We will seek out companies that our management believes will provide value to our customers and will complement our business. We will focus on diversifying our product line into a larger range so that our customers and vendors may have a more expansive experience in type, choice, options, price and selection. We also believe that with a more diverse product line we will become more competitive as our industry is intensely competitive.

Our current product concentration places a heavy reliance on our Overhoff Technology division; where we derived 44% of our total revenues in the 2nd quarter of2014 from one customer. We expect to encounter a continuation of this trend unless we are successful in diversifying our client base, executing our acquisition strategy and experience increases in business from our Technical Associates division.

Our international revenues were 39% of our total revenue in the 2nd quarter of2014. We expect this percentage to continue to increase over time as we continue to field new orders inquires and engage new customers overseas. We believe that South Korea and China will likely be larger contributors to revenue within the next few years. While we maintain steady growth domestically, the international side of our business may be a larger component as nuclear technology and rapid development for clean energy grows abroad. There can be no assurances as to our growth projections and our risk profile as we depend upon increased foreign customers for business.

Additionally, we are inexperienced as a public company and may find it difficult to meet all of the challenges and expenses of being a public company. As we commencing as a public company, we plan to raise capital by offering shares of our common stock or convertible debt to investors. For the next twelve months, we anticipate we will need approximately $1,500,000 in additional capital to fund our business plans. If we do not raise the required capital we may not meet our expenses and there can be no assurance that we will be able to do so and if we do, we may find the cost of such financing to be burdensome on the Company. Additionally, we may not be able to execute on our business plans due to unforeseen market forces such as lower natural gas prices, difficulty attracting qualified executive staff, general downturn in our sector or by competition as we operate in an extremely competitive market for all of our product offerings.

Robert I. Goldstein, our President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors also maintains a position as President of Gold Team Inc., a Delaware company that invests in industrial real estate properties for investment purposes. He holds an 8% interest in Gold Team Inc. and spends approximately 5 hours per week with affairs related to Gold Team Inc. The Company leases its current facilities from Gold Team Inc. which owns both the Canoga Park, CA and Milford, Ohio properties at an expense of $6,000 for each facility per month.

We qualify as an "emerging growth company" under the JOBS Act. As a result, we are permitted to, and intend to, rely on exemptions from certain disclosure requirements. For so long as we are an emerging growth company, we will not be required to:

have an auditor report on our internal controls over financial reporting pursuant to Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; comply with any requirement that may be adopted by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board regarding mandatory audit firm rotation or a supplement to the auditor's report providing additional information about the audit and the financial statements (i.e., an auditor discussion and analysis); submit certain executive compensation matters to shareholder advisory votes, such as "say-on-pay" and "say-on-frequency;" and disclose certain executive compensation related items such as the correlation between executive compensation and performance and comparisons of the CEO's compensation to median employee compensation. 15



In addition, Section 107 of the JOBS Act also provides that an emerging growth company can take advantage of the extended transition period provided in Section 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act for complying with new or revised accounting standards. In other words, an emerging growth company can delay the adoption of certain accounting standards until those standards would otherwise apply to private companies. We have elected to take advantage of the benefits of this extended transition period. Our financial statements may therefore not be comparable to those of companies that comply with such new or revised accounting standards.

We will remain an "emerging growth company" for up to five years, or until the earliest of (i) the last day of the first fiscal year in which our total annual gross revenues exceed $1 billion, (ii) the date that we become a "large accelerated filer" as defined in Rule 12b-2 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which would occur if the market value of our ordinary shares that is held by non-affiliates exceeds $700 million as of the last business day of our most recently completed second fiscal quarter or (iii) the date on which we have issued more than $1 billion in non-convertible debt during the preceding three year period.

As an emerging growth company, the company is exempt from Section 14A and B of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 which require the shareholder approval of executive compensation and golden parachutes.

The Company is an Emerging Growth Company under the JOBS Act of 2012, but the Company has irrevocably opted out of the extended transition period for complying with new or revised accounting standards pursuant to Section 107(B) of the JOBS Act.

Contractual obligations



As a "smaller reporting company" as defined by Item 10 of Regulation S-K, the Company is not required to provide this information.

Off-balance sheet arrangements

We do not have any off-balance sheet arrangements.


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