VALLEY CITY, OH--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2012) - Shiloh Industries, Inc. (
Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Highlights:
- Sales revenue for the quarter increased to $148.9 million, an increase of 3.6% from the prior year quarter. Fiscal 2012 sales revenues were $586.1 million, a 13.2% improvement over the prior year.
- Gross profit for the quarter improved 6.1% to $12.5 million or 8.4% of sales revenue. Fiscal 2012 gross profit improved 30.3% to $50.7 million or 8.7% of sales revenue.
- Operating income improved over 57% to $7.3 million for the quarter and for the fiscal year improved over 62% to $24.1 million.
- Net income improved 61.5% to $0.21 per share diluted for the quarter from net income of $0.13 per share diluted in the prior year quarter. Fiscal 2012 net income improved 70.2% to $0.80 per share diluted over net income of $0.47 per share diluted in the prior year.
- Total debt at October 31, 2012 was reduced to $21.6 million.
- The Board of Directors of the Company declared a special dividend of $0.25 per share on December 7, 2012 to be paid on December 28, 2012.
Fourth Quarter 2012 Results:
Sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 were $148.9 million, an increase of 3.6% from $143.8 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.
The Company reported a 57.5% improvement in operating income of $7.3 million or 4.9% of sales in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to operating income of $4.6 million or 3.2% of sales in the prior year quarter. The improvement in operating performance is driven by continuous improvements in operating, quality and productivity metrics and a continued focus on leveraging Manufacturing and Selling, General and Administrative costs.
Interest expense for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year was $0.3 million compared to $0.4 million in the prior year fourth quarter.
The Company reported that net income per share diluted improved 61.5% compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011. Net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012 was $3.6 million or $0.21 per share diluted compared to the fourth quarter of 2011 net income of $2.2 million or $0.13 per share diluted.
Fiscal 2012 Results:
For fiscal year 2012, sales of $586.1 million were $68.3 million or 13.2% higher than sales for fiscal 2011. The North American car and light truck industry production volumes increased by 19.3% compared to 2011 led by a 32.3% recovery by the traditional Asian OEM's, as they rebounded from the March 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami and floods in Thailand. For the traditional American OEM's, where the Company has a higher concentration of parts, the overall production volumes increased by 11.0%.
Operating income for fiscal 2012 improved 62% to $24.1 million or 4.1% of sales revenue compared to an operating income of $14.8 million or 2.9% of sales revenue in fiscal 2011. The improvement reflects the increase in sales volume along with the lower cost structure, a result of the continued focus on operational efficiency.
Net income per diluted share improved over 70% compared to fiscal 2011. The Company's net income for fiscal 2012 was $13.5 million or $0.80 per share diluted compared to net income of $7.8 million or $0.47 per share diluted in fiscal 2011.
In commenting on the results of fiscal year 2012, Ramzi Hermiz, President and CEO, said, "Shiloh continued to increase sales and improve operational performance in fiscal year 2012 as the overall economy and automotive industry in particular improved over the prior year. Along with the increased vehicle build levels, our improved operating leverage driven by our focus on effective cost management and improvement in operating efficiencies is reflected in our gross profit improvement of 30.3%, achieving 8.7% for fiscal 2012 compared to 7.5% for fiscal 2011.
"During 2012, the Company generated sufficient cash flow from operations to finance all of the operating needs of the Company while reducing the total debt to $21.6 million. The Company is well positioned to support the opportunities that are anticipated in 2013 and beyond."
Mr. Hermiz concluded, "As we look forward into fiscal 2013, our focus will be on our key tenants of leading with technology and innovation, achieving sustainable global profitable growth and acting with a sense of purpose and urgency."
Headquartered in Valley City, Ohio, Shiloh Industries is a leading supplier providing light weighting and noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) solutions to automotive, commercial vehicle and other industrial markets. Shiloh delivers these solutions through design, engineering and manufacturing of first operation blanks, engineered welded blanks, complex stampings and modular assemblies serving the body-in white, emission, powertrain and seating needs of OEM and Tier 1 customers. The Company has 14 wholly owned subsidiaries with locations in Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Mexico, and employs approximately 1,400 skilled associates.
A conference call to discuss fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012 results will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. (ET). To listen to the conference call, dial (888) 455-2296 approximately five minutes prior to the start time and request the Shiloh Industries fourth quarter conference call.
Certain statements made by Shiloh Industries, Inc. in this release and other periodic oral and written statements, including filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, regarding the Company's operating performance, events or developments that the Company believes or expects to occur in the future, including those that discuss strategies, goals, outlook or other non-historical matters, or which relate to future sales, earnings expectations, cost savings, awarded sales, volume growth, earnings or general belief in the Company's expectations of future operating results are "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements are made on the basis of management's assumptions and expectations. As a result, there can be no guarantee or assurance that these assumptions and expectations will in fact occur. The forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to materially differ from those contained in the statements. Some, but not all of the risks, include the ability of the Company to accomplish its strategic objectives with respect to implementing its sustainable business model; the ability to obtain future sales; changes in worldwide economic and political conditions, including adverse effects from terrorism or related hostilities; costs related to legal and administrative matters; the Company's ability to realize cost savings expected to offset price concessions; inefficiencies related to production and product launches that are greater than anticipated; changes in technology and technological risks; increased fuel and utility costs; work stoppages and strikes at the Company's facilities and that of the Company's customers or suppliers; the Company's dependence on the automotive and heavy truck industries, which are highly cyclical; the dependence of the automotive industry on consumer spending, which is subject to the impact of domestic and international economic conditions, including increased energy costs affecting car and light truck production, and regulations and policies regarding international trade; financial and business downturns of the Company's customers or vendors, including any production cutbacks or bankruptcies; increases in the price of, or limitations on the availability of, steel, the Company's primary raw material, or decreases in the price of scrap steel; the successful launch and consumer acceptance of new vehicles for which the Company supplies parts; the occurrence of any event or condition that may be deemed a material adverse effect under the Credit Agreement or a decrease in customer demand which could cause a covenant default under the Credit Agreement; pension plan funding requirements; and other factors, uncertainties, challenges and risks detailed in the Company's other public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any or all of these risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements reflect management's analysis only as of the date of this release.
The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that arise after the date hereof. In addition to the disclosures contained herein, readers should carefully review risks and uncertainties contained in other documents the Company files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
|SHILOH INDUSTRIES, INC.|
|CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS|
|(Dollar amounts in thousands)|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||174||$||20|
|Accounts receivable, net||77,556||76,632|
|Related-party accounts receivable||536||434|
|Income tax receivable||1,201||1,688|
|Deferred income taxes||2,153||2,228|
|Total current assets||127,839||116,703|
|Property, plant and equipment, net||117,101||121,467|
|Deferred income taxes||3,294||918|
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY:|
|Other accrued expenses||21,395||23,733|
|Total current liabilities||85,475||81,375|
|Long-term benefit liabilities||32,819||24,019|
|Commitments and contingencies|
|Preferred stock, $.01 per share; 5,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued and outstanding at October 31, 2012 and October 31, 2011, respectively||--||--|
|Common stock, par value $.01 per share; 25,000,000 shares authorized; 16,902,755 and 16,762,428 shares issued and outstanding at October 31, 2012 and October 31, 2011, respectively||169||168|
|Accumulated other comprehensive loss: Pension related liability, net||(31,311||)||(24,787||)|
|Total stockholders' equity||107,403||107,652|
|Total liabilities and stockholders' equity||$||249,102||$||240,674|
|SHILOH INDUSTRIES, INC.|
|CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME|
|(Amounts in thousands, except per share data)|
|Cost of sales||535,339||478,807|
|Selling, general and administrative expenses||27,519||23,658|
|Asset impairment (recovery), net||(834||)||94|
|Restructuring charges (recovery)||(30||)||352|
|Other (expense), net||(48||)||(40||)|
|Income before income taxes||22,507||13,081|
|Provision for income taxes||8,981||5,236|
|Earnings per share:|
|Basic earnings per share||$||0.80||$||0.47|
|Basic weighted average number of common shares||16,813||16,716|
|Diluted earnings per share||$||0.80||$||0.47|
|Diluted weighted average number of common shares||16,904||16,859|
|SHILOH INDUSTRIES, INC.|
|CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS|
|(Dollar amounts in thousands)|
|CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:|
|Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:|
|Depreciation and amortization||18,793||22,367|
|Amortization of deferred financing costs||325||513|
|Asset impairment (recovery)||(834||)||94|
|Recovery of restructuring charge||(30||)||--|
|Deferred income taxes||1,898||1,920|
|Stock-based compensation expense||754||799|
|Gain on sale of assets||(65||)||(19||)|
|Changes in operating assets and liabilities:|
|Prepaids and other assets||676||399|
|Payables and other liabilities||(3,116||)||3,698|
|Accrued income taxes||491||(262||)|
|Net cash provided by operating activities||20,681||20,291|
|CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:|
|Proceeds from sale of assets||4,370||248|
|Net cash used in investing activities||(12,725||)||(18,204||)|
|CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:|
|Payment of dividends||(8,422||)||(2,004||)|
|Decrease in overdraft balances||4,843||1,436|
|Proceeds from long-term borrowings||24,700||28,750|
|Repayments of long-term borrowings||(29,250||)||(29,950||)|
|Payment of deferred financing costs||(90||)||(906||)|
|Proceeds from exercise of stock options||417||573|
|Net cash used in financing activities||(7,802||)||(2,101||)|
|Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents||154||(14||)|
|Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period||20||34|
|Cash and cash equivalents at end of period||$||174||$||20|
|Supplemental Cash Flow Information:|
|Cash paid for interest||$||1,237||$||1,316|
|Cash paid for income taxes||$||6,306||$||3,202|
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Thomas M. Dugan
Vice President of Finance and Treasurer
Shiloh Industries, Inc.