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  • futureripplemovers futureripplemovers Jan 7, 2014 8:17 AM Flag

    Commercial Metals Company Reports First Quarter Earnings Per Share Of $0.39 And Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $0.12 Per Share

    Commercial Metals Company Reports First Quarter Earnings Per Share Of $0.39 And Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $0.12 Per Share

    IRVING, Texas, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended November 30, 2013. Net earnings for the first quarter were $45.9 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, on net sales of $1.7 billion. This compares to net earnings of $49.7 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, on net sales of $1.7 billion for the three months ended November 30, 2012.

    Results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 included an after-tax gain of $15.5 million ($0.13 per diluted share) associated with the sale of the Company's wholly owned copper tube manufacturing operation, Howell Metal Company ("Howell"). Results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 included an after-tax gain of $17.0 million ($0.14 per diluted share) associated with the sale of the Company's 11% ownership investment in Trinecke Zelezarny, a.s., a Czech Republic joint-stock company. Net earnings for this year's first quarter included after-tax LIFO expense of $2.8 million ($0.02 per diluted share), compared with after-tax LIFO income of $15.2 million ($0.13 per diluted share) for the first quarter of fiscal 2013, an unfavorable change of $18.0 million ($0.15 per diluted share). Adjusted operating profit was $90.0 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2014, compared with adjusted operating profit of $90.6 million for the prior year's first quarter and $37.1 million for the sequential quarter. Adjusted EBITDA was $124.3 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2014, compared with adjusted EBITDA of $126.2 million for the prior year's first quarter and $84.5 million for the sequential quarter.

    The Company's financial position at November 30, 2013 remained strong with cash and cash equivalents of $515.5 million and total liquidity of $1.2 billion, compared with cash and cash equivalents of $378.8 million and tot

 
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