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ADDvantage Technologies Announces Financial Results for the Fiscal Second Quarter of 2013

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BROKEN ARROW, OK -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/13 -- ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEY), today announced its results for the three and six month periods ended March 31, 2013.

Revenue for the three months ended March 31, 2013 decreased 11% to $8.2 million compared to $9.2 million for the same period last year. New equipment sales were $4.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2013 as compared to $5.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2012. Net refurbished equipment sales were relatively flat at $2.4 million for the three months periods ended March 31, 2013 and March 31, 2012. Service revenue decreased to $0.9 million for the three month period ended March 31, 2013 compared to $1.0 million for the same period last year.

Net income increased $0.4 million to $0.3 million, or $0.03 per basic and diluted share, for the three month period ended March 31, 2013, compared to a loss of $0.1 million, or $0.01 per basic and diluted share, for the same period last year. The three month period ended March 31, 2012 includes an $0.8 million interest expense associated with the termination of an interest rate swap agreement following the early payoff of the outstanding amount under the second term loan under the Credit and Term Loan Agreement.

For the six months ended March 31, 2013, revenue decreased to $17.8 million from $18.2 million for the same period last year. The decrease in revenue was primarily due to the continued decrease in plant expansions and bandwidth upgrades in the cable television industry, largely offset by increased equipment sales as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Net income for the six month period increased $0.7 million to $1.1 million, or $0.11 per basic and diluted share, as compared to $0.4 million, or $0.04 per basic and diluted share, for the first six months of fiscal 2012.

Cash and cash equivalents were $7.5 million as of March 31, 2013 compared to $5.2 million as of September 30, 2012. As of March 31, 2013, we had inventory of $21.5 million compared to $22.7 million as of September 30, 2012.

During the second quarter of fiscal 2013, the Company purchased 190,261 shares of its common stock outstanding, at an average price per share of $2.16, under its share repurchase program. These most recent purchases completed the approved program, which allowed the Company to purchase up to $1.0 million of outstanding shares of common stock. The Board of Directors has elected to not extend this program at this time, as the Company looks towards instituting a more active acquisition strategy.

"We continue to report a steady flow of quarterly profits and have strengthened our balance sheet, despite facing a prolonged period of inactivity throughout the CATV equipment industry," stated David Humphrey, President and CEO. "Our strategy of streamlining and managing costs has proven to be an effective approach for the past several years; however, we are now taking a more aggressive stance in the market in order to drive future growth.

"This strategy focuses on growing and diversifying our business by signing new and expanded agreements with OEMs, entering new segments of the CATV equipment markets and expanding our geographic footprint both in the U.S. and in Latin America. This strategy can be achieved by investing in our existing operations, strengthening our sales team, and executing strategic acquisitions.

"We are implementing a broad restructuring of our sales operations with a focus towards greater integration and cooperation between our subsidiaries. These activities will be further advanced by our new VP of Sales and Marketing for the Company, Rick Anderson, who was hired in April. Mr. Anderson has a proven history of energizing sales and marketing programs within the CATV industry. He will also help lead our entrance into new territories and expand our position in the CATV market. In addition, we have engaged an investment banker to assist us in executing our acquisition strategy for distribution, service or manufacturing companies within the CATV and telecommunication equipment markets.

"With the addition of Mr. Anderson, our executive management team is in place and dedicated to seeing this strategy implemented. This is going to be an exciting period for ADDvantage, and I believe that the Company's strategy and the market are properly aligned for us to be successful," concluded Mr. Humphrey.

Earnings Conference Call
As previously announced, the Company will host a conference call on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time featuring remarks by Ken Chymiak, Chairman of the Board, David Humphrey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dave Chymiak, Chief Technology Officer, and Scott Francis, Chief Financial Officer. The conference call will be available via webcast and can be accessed through the Investor Relations section of ADDvantage's website, Please allow extra time prior to the call to visit the site and download any necessary software to listen to the Internet broadcast. The dial-in number for the conference call is (888) 364-3108 (domestic) or (719) 457-2727 (international). All dial-in participants must use the following code to access the call: 3572199. Please call at least five minutes before the scheduled start time.

For interested individuals unable to join the conference call, a replay of the call will be available through May 28, 2013 at (877) 870-5176 (domestic) or (858) 384-5517 (international). Participants must use the following code to access the replay of the call: 3572199. The online archive of the webcast will be available on the Company's website for 30 days following the call.

About ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc.
ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc. supplies the cable television (CATV) industry with a comprehensive line of new and used system-critical network equipment and hardware from leading manufacturers, including Cisco, Motorola, ARRIS and Fujitsu Frontech North America, as well as operating a national network of technical repair centers. The equipment and hardware ADDvantage distributes is used to acquire, distribute, and protect the broad range of communications signals carried on fiber optic, coaxial cable and wireless distribution systems, including television programming, high-speed data (Internet) and telephony.

ADDvantage operates through its subsidiaries, Tulsat, Tulsat-Atlanta, Tulsat-Nebraska, Tulsat-Texas, NCS Industries, ComTech Services and Adams Global Communications. For more information, please visit the corporate web site at

The information in this announcement may include forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, which address activities, events or developments that the Company expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future, are forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from these statements. A complete discussion of these risks and uncertainties is contained in the Company's reports and documents filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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ADDVANTAGE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC. CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME AND COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (UNAUDITED) Three Months Ended Six Months Ended March 31, March 31, 2013 2012 2013 2012 ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------Sales: Net new sales income $ 4,905,471 $ 5,854,479 $10,504,369 $11,161,940 Net refurbished sales income 2,375,450 2,366,833 5,388,667 4,955,550 Net service income 944,118 1,009,644 1,948,201 2,117,861 ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------Total net sales 8,225,039 9,230,956 17,841,237 18,235,351Cost of sales 6,079,242 6,703,637 12,549,612 12,969,011 ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------Gross profit 2,145,797 2,527,319 5,291,625 5,266,340Operating, selling, general and administrative expenses 1,659,979 1,712,862 3,513,509 3,559,477 ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------Income from operations 485,818 814,457 1,778,116 1,706,863Interest expense 6,509 940,736 13,390 1,099,362 ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------Income (loss) before provision for income taxes 479,309 (126,279) 1,764,726 607,501Provision (benefit) for income taxes 183,000 (50,000) 671,000 237,000 ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------Net income (loss) 296,309 (76,279) 1,093,726 370,501Other comprehensive income: Unrealized gain on interest rate swap, net of taxes - 532,889 - 587,258 ----------- ----------- ----------- -----------Comprehensive income $ 296,309 $ 456,610 $ 1,093,726 $ 957,759 =========== =========== =========== ===========Earnings (loss) per share: Basic $ 0.03 $ (0.01) $ 0.11 $ 0.04 Diluted $ 0.03 $ (0.01) $ 0.11 $ 0.04Weighted average shares used in per share calculation: Basic 10,029,377 10,199,564 10,106,612 10,203,477 Diluted 10,029,501 10,199,564 10,106,906 10,204,780 ADDVANTAGE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC. CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS March 31, September 30, 2013 2012 (unaudited) (audited) ------------- -------------AssetsCurrent assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 7,538,630 $ 5,191,514 Accounts receivable, net of allowance of $300,000 3,391,557 3,050,796 Income tax refund receivable 24,179 409,386 Inventories, net of allowance for excess and obsolete inventory of $1,320,000 and $1,000,000, respectively 21,538,953 22,666,385 Prepaid expenses 220,233 129,357 Deferred income taxes 919,000 920,000 ------------- -------------Total current assets 33,632,552 32,367,438Property and equipment, at cost: Land and buildings 8,794,272 8,794,272 Machinery and equipment 2,977,279 2,953,949 Leasehold improvements 9,633 9,633 ------------- -------------Total property and equipment, at cost 11,781,184 11,757,854Less accumulated depreciation and amortization (3,817,842) (3,666,327) ------------- -------------Net property and equipment 7,963,342 8,091,527Other assets: Goodwill 1,560,183 1,560,183 Other assets 11,428 13,778 ------------- -------------Total other assets 1,571,611 1,573,961 ------------- -------------Total assets $ 43,167,505 $ 42,032,926 ============= =============Liabilities and Shareholders' EquityCurrent liabilities: Accounts payable $ 2,030,822 $ 1,437,492 Accrued expenses 881,533 1,030,174 Notes payable - current portion 184,008 184,008 ------------- -------------Total current liabilities 3,096,363 2,651,674Notes payable, less current portion 1,410,608 1,502,612Deferred income taxes 109,000 62,000Shareholders' equity: Common stock, $.01 par value; 30,000,000 shares authorized; 10,499,138 and 10,465,323 shares issued, respectively; and 9,998,480 and 10,189,120 shares outstanding, respectively 104,991 104,653 Paid in capital (5,627,759) (5,748,503) Retained earnings 45,074,316 43,980,590 ------------- ------------- Total shareholders' equity before treasury stock 39,551,548 38,336,740 Less: Treasury stock, 500,658 and 276,203 shares, respectively, at cost (1,000,014) (520,100) ------------- -------------Total shareholders' equity 38,551,534 37,816,640 ------------- -------------Total liabilities and shareholders' equity $ 43,167,505 $ 42,032,926 ============= =============

For further information
Company Contact:
Scott Francis
(9l8) 25l-9121

KCSA Strategic Communications
Garth Russell / Diane Imas
(212) 896-1250 / (212) 896-1242 /

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