Stanley Furniture Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results
By Business Wire News
HIGH POINT, N.C.
Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. (Nasdaq-NGS:STLY) today reports sales and operating results for the third quarter of 2015.
Third quarter 2015 financial results compared to prior year:
- Net sales were $13.8 million compared to $13.9 million, down 1.2%.
- Gross profit improved to 24.8% compared to 18.8%.
- Selling, general and administrative expenses were $2.8 million, or 20.5% of net sales, compared to $3.3 million, or 23.6% of net sales.
- Operating income was $587,000, or 4.3% of net sales, compared to a loss of $670,000.
- Net income from continuing operations was $391,000, or 2.8% of net sales, compared to a net loss of $1.4 million.
- The company generated cash from operating activities of $589,000.
Year-to-date 2015 financial results compared to prior year:
- Net sales were $43.6 million compared to $44.6 million, down 2.3%.
- Operating income was $311,000 compared to a loss of $3.5 million.
- Net income from continuing operations was $4.4 million, including the receipt of $4.9 million in CDSOA proceeds, compared to a loss of $5.4 million. CDSOA proceeds were used to pay down policy loans on life insurance policies used to fund the company’s legacy deferred compensation plan.
- As of September 26, 2015, the company’s financial position reflected $6.2 million in cash and restricted cash and $20.7 million in net cash surrender value on life insurance policies.
“We are pleased to report consecutive quarters of operating profits and earnings for our shareholders,” said Glenn Prillaman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Normally, we would have shipped products from our adult line introduced earlier this year, but multiple initial production runs of our new Stone & Leigh brand at the same facility producing our adult line introductions caused some short-term disruption to shipments impacting third quarter sales.”
The company now enters its first full quarter producing this new line of nursery and youth furniture where backlog continues to grow. “We are now back on offense making decisions that we expect to produce growth and leverage the cost structure already producing profits,” continued Prillaman. “Our consumer catalog and website for our new brand will be introduced in the fourth quarter. This new brand promises to attract the elusive millennial consumer into our customers’ stores. We also had a positive reception from our customers to more competitively priced product introduced at this month’s High Point Market.”
In addition and earlier this month, the company announced its new licensing agreement with world-renowned fashion brand, Oscar de la Renta, scheduled for introduction in fall of 2016. Originally introduced in 2008, Stanley’s Coastal Living license continues to represent one of its best-selling product lines, and the company expects similar results from this new effort, given the popularity of the Oscar de la Renta brand around the world.
Stanley also announced today that the Board of Directors elected one of its current Directors, John “Ian” Lapey, as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Lapey replaces Mr. Michael P. Haley, who has served as Chairman since January 2011. Mr. Haley will remain a director on the Board. “I am honored to serve as Chair of Stanley’s Board and look forward to guiding the company to the growth and resulting shareholder value gains expected in today’s markets,” commented Lapey.
About the Company
Established in 1924, Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. is a leading design, marketing and sourcing resource in the upscale segment of the wood residential market. The company offers a diversified product line supported by an overseas sourcing model. The company distributes and markets its Stanley Furniture brand through a network of carefully chosen retailers and interior designers worldwide. The company’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol STLY.
Conference Call Details
The company will host a conference call Wednesday morning, October 28, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The dial-in-number is (877) 407-8029. The call will also be web cast and archived on the company’s web site at www.stanleyfurniture.com. The dial-in-number for the replay (available through November 28, 2015) is (877) 660-6853, the conference number is 13619275.
Certain statements made in this news release are not based on historical facts, but are forward-looking statements. These statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “estimates,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” or “anticipates,” or the negative thereof or other variations thereon or comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy. These statements reflect our reasonable judgment with respect to future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include disruptions in foreign sourcing including those arising from supply or distribution disruptions or those arising from changes in political, economic and social conditions, as well as laws and regulations, in countries from which we source products, international trade policies of the United States and countries from which we source products, the inability to raise prices in response to inflation and increasing costs, lower sales due to worsening of current economic conditions, the cyclical nature of the furniture industry, business failures or loss of large customers, failure to anticipate or respond to changes in consumer tastes, fashions and perceived value in a timely manner, competition in the furniture industry, environmental, health, and safety compliance costs, failure or interruption of our information technology infrastructure. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this news release and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new developments or otherwise.
All earnings per share amounts are shown on a diluted basis.
|STANLEY FURNITURE COMPANY, INC.|
|Consolidated Operating Results|
|(in thousands, except per share data)|
|Three Months Ended||Nine Months Ended|
|Sept. 26,||Sept. 27,||Sept. 26,||Sept. 27,|
|Cost of sales||10,350||11,304||33,333||36,316|
|Selling, general and administrative expenses||2,823||3,294||9,921||11,755|
|Operating income (loss)||587||(670||)||311||(3,468||)|
|CDSOA income, net||–||–||4,896||–|
|Other income, net||12||24||52||336|
|Interest expense, net||216||802||756||2,259|
|Income (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes||383||(1,448||)||4,503||(5,391||)|
|Income tax expense (benefit)||(8||)||(10||)||71||(31||)|
|Net income (loss) from continuing operations||391||(1,438||)||4,432||(5,360||)|
|Net income (loss) from discontinued operations||74||(1,118||)||(9||)||(21,322||)|
|Net income (loss)||$||465||$||(2,556||)||$||4,423||$||(26,682||)|
|Diluted income (loss) per share:|
|Income (loss) from continuing operations||$||.03||$||(.10||)||$||.30||$||(.38||)|
|Loss from discontinued operations||–||(.08||)||–||(1.50||)|
|Diluted income (loss) per share||$||.03||$||(.18||)||$||.30||$||(1.88||)|
|Diluted weighted average number of shares||14,548||14,209||14,531||14,185|
|STANLEY FURNITURE COMPANY, INC.|
|Consolidated Condensed Balance Sheets|
|September 26,||December 31,|
|Cash and equivalents||$||5,577||$||5,584|
|Accounts receivable, net||6,741||5,853|
|Assets of discontinued operations||–||1,373|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||827||890|
|Deferred income taxes||38||66|
|Total current assets||34,854||39,172|
|Property, plant and equipment, net||1,851||1,990|
|Cash surrender value of life insurance, net||20,725||15,129|
|Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity|
|Liabilities of discontinued operations||16||93|
|Total current liabilities||5,902||9,693|
|Deferred income taxes||38||66|
|Other long-term liabilities||8,749||8,969|
|Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity||$||60,648||$||59,707|
|STANLEY FURNITURE COMPANY, INC.|
|Consolidated Condensed Statements of Cash Flows|
|Nine Months Ended|
|September 26,||September 27,|
|Cash flows from operating activities:|
|Cash received from customers||$||42,426||$||43,868|
|Cash paid to suppliers and employees||(44,091||)||(50,576||)|
|Cash from Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act||4,896||–|
|Interest (paid) received, net||(670||)||(2,884||)|
|Income taxes (paid) received, net||(103||)||–|
|Net cash provided (used) by operating activities||2,458||(9,592||)|
|Cash flows from investing activities:|
|Sale of short-term investments||–||10,000|
|Decrease in restricted cash||527||547|
|Purchase of other assets||–||(44||)|
|Net cash provided by investing activities||527||10,503|
|Cash flows from financing activities:|
|Payment of insurance policy loans||(4,279||)||–|
|Proceeds from insurance policy loans||–||2,701|
|Net cash (used) provided by financing activities||(4,279||)||2,701|
|Cash flows from discontinued operations:|
|Net cash provided by discontinued operations||1,287||7,750|
|Net (decrease) increase in cash and equivalents||(7||)||11,362|
|Cash and equivalents at beginning of period||5,584||7,218|
|Cash and equivalents at end of period||$||5,577||$||18,580|
Reconciliation of net income (loss) to net cash provided (used) by operating activities:
|Net income (loss)||$||4,423||$||(26,682||)|
|Loss from discontinued operations||9||21,322|
|Depreciation and amortization||352||408|
|Changes in assets and liabilities||(2,865||)||(5,274||)|
|Net cash provided (used) by operating activities||$||2,458||$||(9,592||)|
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Stanley Furniture Company, Inc.
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