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ParkOhio Announces Increased Revenues and Earnings in the Fourth Quarter and Record Annual Results


March 13, 2015
By Business Wire News

CLEVELAND, OHIO

ParkOhio (NASDAQ: PKOH) today announced results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014.

FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS

Net sales were $373.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, an increase of $63.6 million, or 21%, from net sales of $309.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2013.

ParkOhio reported net income attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders of $10.7 million, or $0.86 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2014. This compared to net income attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders of $8.9 million, or $0.72 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2013. Earnings from continuing operations attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders, which excludes the impact of the loss from discontinued operations in 2013, increased 16% to $0.86 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2014 from $0.74 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2013. As adjusted earnings increased 6%in the fourth quarter of 2014 to $0.90 per diluted share compared to $0.85 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2013. Please refer to the table that follows for a reconciliation of earnings from continuing operations to as adjusted earnings.

In addition, EBITDA, as defined was $31.7 million during the fourth quarter of 2014 and increased 17% compared to EBITDA, as defined of $27.0 million during the fourth quarter of 2013.

FULL YEAR 2014 RESULTS

Net sales were a company record $1,378.7 million for 2014, an increase of $175.5 million, or 15%, from net sales of $1,203.2 million in 2013. ParkOhio reported a company record net income attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders of $45.6 million, or $3.68 per diluted share, for 2014. This compares to net income attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders of $43.4 million, or $3.56 per diluted share, for 2013, which included the impact of the net gain of $3.0 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, from discontinued operations, net of taxes. Earnings from continuing operations attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders, which excludes the impact of the gain from discontinued operations, increased 11% to $3.68 per diluted share in 2014 compared to $3.31 per diluted share in 2013. As adjusted earnings increased 5% in 2014 to $3.84 per diluted share compared to $3.66 per diluted share in 2013. Please refer to the table that follows for a reconciliation of earnings from continuing operations to as adjusted earnings.

In addition, EBITDA, as defined was $128.3 million for 2014 and increased 11% compared to EBITDA, as defined of $115.8 million for 2013.

2015 OUTLOOK

We currently forecast our consolidated 2015 revenues to increase approximately 14% over 2014 revenues. We forecast our earnings from continuing operations attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders to be in the range of $4.30 to $4.70 per diluted share. We forecast as adjusted earnings to be in the range of $4.32 to $4.72 per diluted share. In addition, we are forecasting EBITDA, as defined to be in the range of $145.0 million to $152.5 million for the year ended December 31, 2015. EBITDA, as defined reflects earnings before interest expense and income taxes, and excludes depreciation, amortization, certain non-cash charges and corporate-level expenses as defined in the Company’s Revolving Credit Agreement.

Edward F. Crawford, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated, “We continue to execute our previously announced N5 plan through organic growth and strategic acquisitions.”

A conference call reviewing ParkOhio’s fourth quarter results will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, March 16, commencing at 10:00 am Eastern Time. Simply log on to http://www.pkoh.com.

ParkOhio is a leading provider of supply management services and a manufacturer of highly-engineered products. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, the Company operates 45 manufacturing sites and 55 supply chain logistics facilities.

This news release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding future performance of the Company that, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance and achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations include, but are not limited to the following: our substantial indebtedness; the uncertainty of the global economic environment; general business conditions and competitive factors, including pricing pressures and product innovation; demand for our products and services; raw material availability and pricing; fluctuations in energy costs; component part availability and pricing; changes in our relationships with customers and suppliers; the financial condition of our customers, including the impact of any bankruptcies; our ability to successfully integrate recent and future acquisitions into existing operations; the amounts and timing, if any, of purchases of our common stock; changes in general domestic economic conditions such as inflation rates, interest rates, tax rates, unemployment rates, higher labor and healthcare costs, recessions and changing government policies, laws and regulations, including the uncertainties related to the current global financial crises; adverse impacts to us, our suppliers and customers from acts of terrorism or hostilities; our ability to meet various covenants, including financial covenants, contained in the agreements governing our indebtedness; disruptions, uncertainties or volatility in the credit markets that may limit our access to capital; potential disruption due to a partial or complete reconfiguration of the European Union; increasingly stringent domestic and foreign governmental regulations, including those affecting the environment; inherent uncertainties involved in assessing our potential liability for environmental remediation-related activities; the outcome of pending and future litigation and other claims and disputes with customers; the outcome of the review being conducted by the special committee of our board of directors; our dependence on the automotive and heavy-duty truck industries, which are highly cyclical; the dependence of the automotive industry on consumer spending, which could be lower due to the effects of the recent financial crises; our ability to negotiate contracts with labor unions; our dependence on key management; our dependence on information systems; and the other factors we describe under the “Item 1A. Risk Factors” included in the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. In light of these and other uncertainties, the inclusion of a forward-looking statement herein should not be regarded as a representation by us that our plans and objectives will be achieved. The Company assumes no obligation to update the information in this release.

   
PARKOHIO AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME (UNAUDITED)
 
Three Months EndedYear Ended
December 31,December 31,
2014  20132014  2013
(In millions, except earnings per share data)
Net sales $ 373.0 $ 309.4 $ 1,378.7 $ 1,203.2
Cost of sales 316.1   262.1   1,144.2   992.2  
Gross profit 56.9 47.3 234.5 211.0
Selling, general and administrative expenses 33.7 28.0 136.6 120.2
Litigation judgment and settlement costs       5.2  
Operating income 23.2 19.3 97.9 85.6
Gain on acquisition of business (0.6 )
Interest expense 6.7   6.5   26.1   25.9  
Income from continuing operations before income taxes 16.5 12.8 71.8 60.3
Income tax expense 5.3   3.4   24.9   19.4  
Net income from continuing operations 11.2 9.4 46.9 40.9
Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of taxes   (0.2 )   3.0  
Net income 11.2 9.2 46.9 43.9
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest (0.5 ) (0.3 ) (1.3 ) (0.5 )
Net income attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders $ 10.7   $ 8.9   $ 45.6   $ 43.4  
 
Earnings (loss) per common share attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders – Basic:
Continuing operations $ 0.88 $ 0.76 $ 3.77 $ 3.40
Discontinued operations   (0.02 )   0.25  
Total $ 0.88   $ 0.74   $ 3.77   $ 3.65  
Earnings (loss) per common share attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders – Diluted:
Continuing operations $ 0.86 $ 0.74 $ 3.68 $ 3.31
Discontinued operations   (0.02 )   0.25  
Total $ 0.86   $ 0.72   $ 3.68   $ 3.56  
Weighted-average shares used to compute earnings per share:
Basic 12.1   12.0   12.1   11.9  
Diluted 12.4   12.3   12.4   12.2  
Other financial data:
EBITDA, as defined $ 31.7   $ 27.0   $ 128.3   $ 115.8  
 

PARKOHIO AND SUBSIDIARIES
SUPPLEMENTAL NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES (UNAUDITED)

As adjusted earnings is a measure of earnings that excludes significant non-cash credits and charges and significant and infrequent contingency expenses. As adjusted earnings reflects net income from continuing operations after: the exclusion of net income attributable to noncontrolling interest and before the inclusion of acquisition-related costs in cost of sales and selling, general and administrative (“SG&A”) expenses; currency exchange losses (gains) related to non-permanent intercompany loans; litigation judgments and settlement costs; and gain on acquisition of business. The acquisition-related costs in cost of sales relate to the fair value measurements to inventory acquired from the acquisitions that were expensed during the periods presented. Acquisition-related costs in SG&A expenses relate to contingent consideration expenses related to certain acquisitions. As adjusted earnings are not a measure of performance under generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net income from continuing operations, cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities and other income or cash flow statement data prepared in accordance with GAAP or as a measure of profitability or liquidity. The Company presents as adjusted earnings because management uses as adjusted earnings to measure performance. As adjusted earnings herein may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures of other companies. The following table reconciles net income from continuing operations to as adjusted earnings:

   
Three Months Ended December 31,Year Ended December 31,
2014  20132014  2013
 Diluted  Diluted  Diluted  Diluted
EarningsEPSEarningsEPSEarningsEPSEarningsEPS
(In millions, except for earnings per share (EPS))
Net income from continuing operations $ 11.2 $ 0.90 $ 9.4 $ 0.76 $ 46.9 $ 3.79 $ 40.9 $ 3.35
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest (0.5 ) (0.04 ) (0.3 ) (0.02 ) (1.3 ) (0.11 ) (0.5 ) (0.04 )
Earnings from continuing operations attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders 10.7 0.86 9.1 0.74 45.6 3.68 40.4 3.31
Add back (deduct):
Acquisition-related costs in cost of sales, net of tax benefit 0.1 0.01 1.3 0.11 0.2 0.02 1.3 0.11
Acquisition-related costs in selling, general and administrative expenses, net of tax benefit 0.1 0.01 0.4 0.03 0.9 0.07 0.4 0.03
Currency exchange losses (gains) related to non-permanent intercompany loans, net of tax benefit 0.3 0.02 (0.3 ) (0.03 ) 0.8 0.07 (0.3 ) (0.03 )
Litigation judgment and settlement costs, net of tax benefit 3.3 0.27
Gain on acquisition of business, net of tax expense             (0.4 ) (0.03 )
As adjusted earnings $ 11.2   $ 0.90   $ 10.5   $ 0.85   $ 47.5   $ 3.84   $ 44.7   $ 3.66  
 

PARKOHIO AND SUBSIDIARIES
SUPPLEMENTAL NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES (UNAUDITED)

EBITDA, as defined reflects net income attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders before interest expense, income taxes, and excludes depreciation, amortization, certain non-cash charges and corporate-level expenses as defined in the Company’s Revolving Credit Agreement. EBITDA is not a measure of performance under GAAP and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net income, cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities and other income or cash flow statement data prepared in accordance with GAAP or as a measure of profitability or liquidity. The Company presents EBITDA because management uses EBITDA to assess the Company’s performance and believes that EBITDA is useful to investors as an indication of the Company’s satisfaction of its Debt Service Ratio covenant in its Revolving Credit Agreement. Additionally, EBITDA is a measure used under the Company’s revolving credit facility to determine whether the Company may incur additional debt under such facility. EBITDA, as defined herein may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures of other companies. The following table reconciles net income attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders to EBITDA, as defined:

     
Three Months EndedYear Ended
December 31,December 31,
2014  2013

   2014   

   2013   

(In millions)
Net income attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders $ 10.7 $ 8.9 $ 45.6 $ 43.4
Add back:
Interest expense 6.7 6.5 26.1 25.9
Income tax expense 5.3 3.5 24.9 20.4
Depreciation and amortization 6.9 5.7 23.2 19.2
Acquisition-related costs in cost of sales 0.1 1.6 0.3 1.6
Acquisition related costs in selling, general and administrative costs 0.2 0.6 1.1 0.6
Currency exchange losses related to non-permanent intercompany loans 0.3 (0.4 ) 1.0 (0.4 )
Share-based compensation 1.6 1.1 5.8 4.7
Deferred tax impact net in acquisition gain 0.4
Miscellaneous (0.1 ) (0.5 ) 0.3  
EBITDA, as defined $ 31.7   $ 27.0   $ 128.3 $ 115.8  
 
 
PARKOHIO AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (UNAUDITED)
 
Year Ended December 31,
2014  2013
(In millions)
ASSETS
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 58.0 $ 55.2
Accounts receivable, net 208.0 165.7
Inventories, net 238.4 221.4
Deferred tax assets 28.9 25.2
Unbilled contract revenue 26.8 8.7
Prepaid and other current assets 22.1 20.1
Total current assets 582.2 496.3
Net property, plant and equipment 141.1 115.4
Goodwill 89.5 60.4
Intangible assets, net 88.1 66.2
Other long-term assets 73.3 80.4
Total assets $ 974.2 $ 818.7
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Trade accounts payable $ 160.3 $ 112.0
Accrued expenses and other 103.6 86.0
Total current liabilities 263.9 198.0
Long-term liabilities, less current portion:
Debt 434.4 379.2
Deferred tax liabilities 43.9 45.3
Other postretirement benefits and other long-term liabilities 40.1 32.2
Total long-term liabilities 518.4 456.7
Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. and Subsidiaries shareholders’ equity 185.6 159.0
Noncontrolling interest 6.3 5.0
Total equity 191.9 164.0
Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity $ 974.2 $ 818.7
 
 
PARKOHIO AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS (UNAUDITED)
 
Year Ended December 31,
2014  2013
(In millions)
OPERATING ACTIVITIES
Net income $ 46.9 $ 43.9
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:
Depreciation and amortization 23.2 19.2
Share-based compensation 5.8 4.7
Gain on sale of business and assets (1.9 ) (6.0 )
Gain on acquisition of business (0.6 )
Deferred income taxes 0.5 (2.3 )
Other 1.0
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, excluding business acquisitions:
Accounts receivable (27.9 ) 8.5
Inventories and other current assets (23.3 ) (4.9 )
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 27.9 (7.5 )
Other 1.4   5.3  
Net cash provided by operating activities 53.6 60.3
INVESTING ACTIVITIES
Purchases of property, plant and equipment (25.8 ) (30.1 )
Proceeds from sale and leaseback transactions 7.4
Proceeds from sale of assets 2.1 14.2
Business acquisitions, net of cash acquired (72.7 ) (45.8 )
Net cash used by investing activities (96.4 ) (54.3 )
FINANCING ACTIVITIES
Proceeds from term loans and other debt 14.2
Payments on term loans and other debt (6.6 ) (4.2 )
Proceeds from revolving credit facility, net 50.3 9.1
Other (1.3 ) 0.8
Purchase of treasury stock (4.4 ) (2.2 )
Dividend (4.7 )
Income tax effect of share-based compensation exercises and vesting 1.1   0.4  
Net cash provided by financing activities 48.6 3.9
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash (3.0 ) 0.9  
Increase in cash and cash equivalents 2.8 10.8
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 55.2   44.4  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 58.0   $ 55.2  
Income taxes paid $ 25.8 $ 25.0
Interest paid $ 24.0 $ 24.8
 
   
PARKOHIO AND SUBSIDIARIES
BUSINESS SEGMENT INFORMATION (UNAUDITED)
 
Three Months EndedYear Ended
December 31,December 31,
2014  20132014  2013
(In millions)
NET SALES:
Supply Technologies $ 139.4 $ 122.7 $ 559.6 $ 471.9
Assembly Components 138.8 108.9 490.5 412.8
Engineered Products 94.8   77.8   328.6   318.5  
$ 373.0   $ 309.4   $ 1,378.7   $ 1,203.2  
 
INCOME FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS BEFORE INCOME TAXES
Supply Technologies $ 9.8 $ 7.3 $ 42.5 $ 35.0
Assembly Components 10.7 6.6 42.0 31.8
Engineered Products 9.9   11.7   42.7   47.1  
Total segment operating income 30.4 25.6 127.2 113.9
Corporate costs (7.2 ) (6.3 ) (29.3 ) (23.1 )
Litigation judgment and settlement costs (5.2 )
Gain on acquisition of business 0.6
Interest expense (6.7 ) (6.5 ) (26.1 ) (25.9 )
Income from continuing operations before income taxes $ 16.5   $ 12.8   $ 71.8   $ 60.3  
 

PARKOHIO AND SUBSIDIARIES
SUPPLEMENTAL NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES (UNAUDITED)

As adjusted earnings is a measure of earnings that excludes significant non-cash credits and charges and significant and infrequent contingency expenses. As adjusted earnings reflects net income from continuing operations after: the exclusion of net income attributable to noncontrolling interest and before the inclusion of acquisition-related costs in cost of sales and in SG&A expenses and currency exchange losses related to non-permanent intercompany loans in SG&A expenses. The acquisition-related costs in cost of sales relate to the fair value measurements to inventory acquired from the acquisitions that were expensed during the periods presented. Acquisition-related costs in SG&A expenses relate to contingent consideration expenses related to certain acquisitions. As adjusted earnings are not a measure of performance under GAAP and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net income from continuing operations, cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities and other income or cash flow statement data prepared in accordance with GAAP or as a measure of profitability or liquidity. The Company presents as adjusted earnings because management uses as adjusted earnings to measure performance. As adjusted earnings herein may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures of other companies. The following table reconciles net income from continuing operations to as adjusted earnings:

 Year Ended December 31,
2015 Forecast    2014 Actuals
Earnings  Diluted EPS  Earnings  Diluted EPS
(In millions, except for earnings per share (EPS))

Net income from continuing operations

$54.2 to $59.2

$4.37 to $4.77

$

46.9

$

3.79

Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest (0.9 ) (0.07 ) (1.3 ) (0.11 )
Earnings from continuing operations attributable to ParkOhio common shareholders 53.3 to 58.3 4.30 to 4.70 45.6 3.68
Add back:
Acquisition-related costs in cost of sales, net of tax benefit 0.2 0.02
Acquisition-related costs in SG&A expenses, net of tax benefit 0.2 0.02 0.9 0.07
Currency exchange losses related to non-permanent intercompany loans in SG&A expenses, net of tax benefit     0.8   0.07  
As adjusted earnings $53.5 to $58.5   $4.32 to $4.72   $ 47.5   $ 3.84  

ParkOhio
Edward F. Crawford, 440-947-2000