|By Marketwired .||
|July 25, 2014 07:55 AM EDT||
EAST AURORA, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/25/14 -- Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today third quarter earnings of $48 million, or $1.08 a share, an increase of 44% over last year's $.75 per share. Sales in the quarter of $684 million were up 2% from last year's $671 million.
Aircraft sales in the quarter of $294 million were up 8% from a year ago. Commercial aircraft sales of $147 million were up $30 million, or 25%. Sales of OEM products to Boeing were 39% higher, at $70 million, while Airbus sales were up 21%. Commercial aftermarket revenue, at $34 million, was 20% higher in the quarter due to strong initial provisioning of 787 spares.
Military aircraft sales of $148 million were down 5% year over year. F-35 sales of $23 million were down $6 million, the result of a decrease in development program support. OEM sales for helicopters were down $7 million, as delivery rates moderated from a year ago. Foreign military sales were higher, offsetting some of the weakness in domestic military OEM sales. Military aftermarket sales were up 7% on increases in repair contracts on various programs, including the F-35 and V-22.
Space and Defense sales of $103 million were 2% higher in the quarter. Space market sales were higher, at $61 million, on improved sales of components for satellites, launch vehicles and the NASA Soft Capture System. Defense sales were $42 million, down $6 million. A year ago this segment benefited from the LAV-25 turret upgrade program.
Sales in the Industrial Systems segment were flat at $148 million. Within the energy market, slower sales of steam and gas turbine products were offset by higher wind energy sales as a new AC pitch control system was introduced in Brazil. Industrial automation sales were up 9%, at $80 million, on small increases in each of the underlying product lines. Sales of simulation and test products were down $6 million, or 16%, due to inventory adjustments at some OEM customers.
The Components segment had sales in the quarter of $111 million, down 2% from last year. Sales into aerospace and defense markets were slightly lower on weaker military aircraft OEM sales and slower spares activity. Non-aerospace and defense sales, including products sold into marine energy markets, were up $2 million, to $64 million.
The Medical Devices segment had sales of $29 million, down $9 million. A year ago, the Ethox Buffalo operation was sold, accounting for a third of the sales decrease. Lower pump and administration set sales accounted for the other $6 million decline.
The current backlog of $1.38 billion is up 6% from the same quarter a year ago.
The Company updated its guidance for fiscal 2014 to include sales of $2.65 billion, net earnings of $165 million and earnings per share of $3.65, compared to $2.63 in fiscal 2013.
The Company also provided its initial projections for fiscal 2015 with sales of $2.69 billion, net earnings of $181 million and earnings per share of $4.25, a 16% increase over fiscal 2014 guidance.
"This was a very good quarter for our company with increased sales, record earnings and very strong cash flow," said John Scannell, Chairman and CEO. "We are on track for fiscal '14, which will be a great year for Moog. As we look to fiscal '15, we should see further improvement. We're forecasting very modest sales growth but a 16% increase in earnings per share. Company operating margins in fiscal '15 will expand by 50 basis points, despite some margin challenges in our Aircraft segment. We also expect another year of strong cash flow. Overall, if fiscal '15 turns out as we expect, it will be another record year for the company."
In conjunction with today's release, Moog will host a conference call beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET, which will be broadcast live over the Internet. John Scannell, Chairman and CEO, and Don Fishback, CFO, will host the call. Supplemental financial data will be available on the webcast web page approximately 60 minutes prior to the conference call. Listeners can access the call live or in replay mode at www.moog.com/investors/communications.
Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog's high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, wind energy, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.moog.com.
Information included or incorporated by reference in this report that does not consist of historical facts, including statements accompanied by or containing words such as "may," "will," "should," "believes," "expects," "expected," "intends," "plans," "projects," "approximate," "estimates," "predicts," "potential," "outlook," "forecast," "anticipates," "presume" and "assume," are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to several factors, risks and uncertainties, the impact or occurrence of which could cause actual results to differ materially from the expected results described in the forward-looking statements. These important factors, risks and uncertainties include:
- the markets we serve are cyclical and sensitive to domestic and foreign economic conditions and events, which may cause our operating results to fluctuate;
- we operate in highly competitive markets with competitors who may have greater resources than we possess;
- we depend heavily on government contracts that may not be fully funded or may be terminated, and the failure to receive funding or the termination of one or more of these contracts could reduce our sales and increase our costs;
- we make estimates in accounting for long-term contracts, and changes in these estimates may have significant impacts on our earnings;
- we enter into fixed-price contracts, which could subject us to losses if we have cost overruns;
- if our subcontractors or suppliers fail to perform their contractual obligations, our prime contract performance and our ability to obtain future business could be materially and adversely impacted;
- contracting on government programs is subject to significant regulation, including rules related to bidding, billing and accounting kickbacks and false claims, and any non-compliance could subject us to fines and penalties or possible debarment;
- the loss of Boeing as a customer or a significant reduction in sales to Boeing could adversely impact our operating results;
- our new product research and development efforts may not be successful which could reduce our sales and earnings;
- our inability to adequately enforce and protect our intellectual property or defend against assertions of infringement could prevent or restrict our ability to compete;
- our business operations may be adversely affected by information systems interruptions, intrusions or new software implementations;
- our indebtedness and restrictive covenants under our credit facilities could limit our operational and financial flexibility;
- significant changes in discount rates, rates of return on pension assets, mortality tables and other factors could affect our earnings and equity and increase our pension funding requirements;
- a write-off of all or part of our goodwill or other intangible assets could adversely affect our operating results and net worth;
- our sales and earnings may be affected if we cannot identify, acquire or integrate strategic acquisitions, or if we engage in divesting activities;
- our operations in foreign countries expose us to political and currency risks and adverse changes in local legal and regulatory environments;
- unforeseen exposure to additional income tax liabilities may affect our operating results;
- government regulations could limit our ability to sell our products outside the United States and could otherwise adversely affect our business;
- the failure or misuse of our products may damage our reputation, necessitate a product recall or result in claims against us that exceed our insurance coverage, thereby requiring us to pay significant damages;
- future terror attacks, war, natural disasters or other catastrophic events beyond our control could negatively impact our business; and
- our operations are subject to environmental laws, and complying with those laws may cause us to incur significant costs.
These factors are not exhaustive. New factors, risks and uncertainties may emerge from time to time that may affect the forward-looking statements made herein. Given these factors, risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as predictive of future results. We disclaim any obligation to update the forward-looking statements made in this report.
Moog Inc. CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF EARNINGS (dollars in thousands, except per share data) Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended ----------------------- ----------------------- June 28, June 29, June 28, June 29, 2014 2013 2014 2013 ----------- ----------- ----------- ----------- NET SALES $ 683,698 $ 670,632 $ 1,976,961 $ 1,934,458 COST OF SALES 481,431 472,363 1,378,567 1,346,066 ----------- ----------- ----------- ----------- GROSS PROFIT 202,267 198,269 598,394 588,392 Research and development 32,498 33,109 105,478 103,550 Selling, general and administrative 102,616 96,550 307,349 302,420 Interest 2,215 6,084 9,788 21,122 Restructuring - 4,795 - 6,996 Other 283 10,105 10,656 7,647 ----------- ----------- ----------- ----------- EARNINGS BEFORE INCOME TAXES 64,655 47,626 165,123 146,657 INCOME TAXES 16,533 13,399 47,179 41,785 ----------- ----------- ----------- ----------- NET EARNINGS $ 48,122 $ 34,227 $ 117,944 $ 104,872 =========== =========== =========== =========== NET EARNINGS PER SHARE Basic $ 1.09 $ 0.76 $ 2.62 $ 2.31 Diluted $ 1.08 $ 0.75 $ 2.59 $ 2.29 =========== =========== =========== =========== AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING Basic 44,077,121 45,316,429 44,946,413 45,334,657 Diluted 44,669,248 45,836,565 45,541,561 45,790,359 =========== =========== =========== =========== Moog Inc. CONSOLIDATED SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT (dollars in thousands) Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended ---------------------- ---------------------- June 28, June 29, June 28, June 29, 2014 2013 2014 2013 ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- Net sales: Aircraft Controls $ 294,194 $ 272,855 $ 834,420 $ 783,996 Space and Defense Controls 102,505 100,071 297,260 292,224 Industrial Systems 147,722 147,161 442,998 439,338 Components 110,587 112,546 314,433 310,625 Medical Devices 28,690 37,999 87,850 108,275 ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- Net sales $ 683,698 $ 670,632 $1,976,961 $1,934,458 ========== ========== ========== ========== Operating profit (loss) and margins: Aircraft Controls $ 30,342 $ 31,054 $ 87,980 $ 93,647 10.3% 11.4% 10.5% 11.9% Space and Defense Controls 8,664 6,711 25,523 22,610 8.5% 6.7% 8.6% 7.7% Industrial Systems 16,826 9,273 44,010 26,157 11.4% 6.3% 9.9% 6.0% Components 16,972 18,360 46,707 52,548 15.3% 16.3% 14.9% 16.9% Medical Devices 2,343 (2,775) 7,348 133 8.2% (7.3%) 8.4% 0.1% ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- Total operating profit 75,147 62,623 211,568 195,095 11.0% 9.3% 10.7% 10.1% Deductions from operating profit: Interest expense 2,215 6,084 9,788 21,122 Equity-based compensation expense 1,553 949 6,545 5,673 Corporate expenses and other 6,724 7,964 30,112 21,643 ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- Earnings before income taxes $ 64,655 $ 47,626 $ 165,123 $ 146,657 ========== ========== ========== ==========
Moog Inc. CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (dollars in thousands) June 28, September 28, 2014 2013 ------------- ------------- ASSETS CURRENT ASSETS Cash and cash equivalents $ 216,185 $ 157,090 Receivables 781,858 811,376 Inventories 547,256 551,674 Other current assets 133,083 127,235 ------------- ------------- TOTAL CURRENT ASSETS 1,678,382 1,647,375 PROPERTY, PLANT AND EQUIPMENT 565,300 562,363 GOODWILL 769,653 766,924 INTANGIBLE, net 190,534 208,756 OTHER ASSETS 50,923 51,677 ------------- ------------- TOTAL ASSETS $ 3,254,792 $ 3,237,095 ============= ============= LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY CURRENT LIABILITIES Short-term borrowings $ 103,942 $ 105,088 Current installments of long-term debt 5,239 3,382 Accounts payable 164,519 181,893 Customer advances 134,913 145,854 Contract loss reserves 36,262 44,228 Other accrued liabilities 262,155 242,785 ------------- ------------- TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES 707,030 723,230 LONG-TERM DEBT, excluding current installments Senior debt 670,027 409,125 Senior subordinated notes - 191,562 LONG-TERM PENSION AND RETIREMENT OBLIGATIONS 240,924 269,751 DEFERRED INCOME TAXES 105,587 104,377 OTHER LONG-TERM LIABILITIES 849 3,285 ------------- ------------- TOTAL LIABILITIES 1,724,417 1,701,330 ------------- ------------- COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES - - SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY Common stock 51,280 51,280 Other shareholders' equity 1,479,095 1,484,485 ============= ============= TOTAL SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY 1,530,375 1,535,765 ============= ============= TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY $ 3,254,792 $ 3,237,095 ============= =============
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