U.S. Markets closed
  • S&P Futures

    4,554.25
    -21.50 (-0.47%)
     
  • Dow Futures

    34,500.00
    -122.00 (-0.35%)
     
  • Nasdaq Futures

    15,902.50
    -86.00 (-0.54%)
     
  • Russell 2000 Futures

    2,184.30
    -20.90 (-0.95%)
     
  • Crude Oil

    66.97
    +0.47 (+0.71%)
     
  • Gold

    1,766.50
    +5.80 (+0.33%)
     
  • Silver

    22.38
    +0.06 (+0.29%)
     
  • EUR/USD

    1.1298
    -0.0008 (-0.0678%)
     
  • 10-Yr Bond

    1.4480
    +0.0140 (+0.98%)
     
  • Vix

    27.95
    -3.17 (-10.19%)
     
  • GBP/USD

    1.3290
    -0.0012 (-0.0917%)
     
  • USD/JPY

    113.1200
    -0.0890 (-0.0786%)
     
  • BTC-USD

    56,596.21
    -354.03 (-0.62%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    1,439.96
    +1.07 (+0.07%)
     
  • FTSE 100

    7,129.21
    -39.47 (-0.55%)
     
  • Nikkei 225

    27,696.50
    -56.87 (-0.20%)
     

Park Electrochemical Corp. Reports First Quarter Results

  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
In this article:
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.

An investor presentation will be available on the Company's web site at
https://parkelectro.com/shareholders/investor-conference-calls/.

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) reported results for the 2020 fiscal year first quarter ended June 2, 2019. As previously reported, Park completed the sale of its Electronics Business to AGC Inc. on December 4, 2018. Therefore, the results of operations for the Electronics Business in the prior year are reported as discontinued operations. Continuing operations discussed below refer to Park’s Aerospace Business unless otherwise indicated, and prior periods in such discussion have been restated to reflect results excluding the Electronics Business.

A live audio webcast, along with the presentation materials, will be available at https://parkelectro.com/shareholders/investor-conference-calls/. An archive replay will also be available at the same link for one year. Presentation materials will also be available at approximately 9:00 A.M. EDT today at https://parkelectro.com/shareholders/investor-conference-calls/ and on the Company’s website at www.parkelectro.com under “Investor Conference Calls” on the “Shareholders” page.

Continuing Operations:

In reading the following results of continuing operations, please note that the first quarter ended June 2, 2019 and the first quarter ended May 27, 2018 were 13-week periods while the fourth quarter ended March 3, 2019 was a 14-week period.

Park reported net sales of $14,950,000 for the 2020 fiscal year first quarter ended June 2, 2019 compared to net sales of $10,393,000 for the 2019 fiscal year first quarter ended May 27, 2018 and net sales of $16,659,000 for the 2019 fiscal year fourth quarter ended March 3, 2019. Net earnings from continuing operations for the 2020 fiscal year first quarter were $2,714,000 compared to $816,000 for the 2019 fiscal year first quarter and $1,588,000 for the 2019 fiscal year fourth quarter.

Park reported net earnings from continuing operations before special items of $2,858,000 for the 2020 fiscal year first quarter compared to net earnings from continuing operations before special items of $816,000 for the 2019 fiscal year first quarter and net earnings from continuing operations before special items of $3,944,000 for the 2019 fiscal year fourth quarter. EBITDA from continuing operations for the 2020 fiscal year first quarter was $3,372,000 compared to EBITDA from continuing operations of $1,386,000 for the 2019 fiscal year first quarter and EBITDA from continuing operations of $4,251,000 for the 2019 fiscal year fourth quarter.

In the 2020 fiscal year first quarter, the Company recorded a one-time tax charge of $144,000 for the write down of deferred tax assets for stock option expirations pertaining to employees who transferred to AGC Inc. in connection with the sale of the electronics business. In the 2019 fiscal year fourth quarter, the Company recorded a one-time tax charge of $788,000 related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted in December 2017, a pre-tax loss on the sales of marketable securities of $1,498,000 and a pre-tax stock option modification charge of $528,000.

Park reported basic and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.13 for the 2020 fiscal year first quarter compared to basic and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.04 for the 2019 fiscal year first quarter and basic and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.08 for the 2019 fiscal year fourth quarter. Basic and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations before special items were $0.14 for the 2020 fiscal year first quarter compared to $0.04 for the 2019 fiscal year first quarter and $0.19 for the 2019 fiscal year fourth quarter.

The Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its financial results at 11:00 a.m. EDT today. Forward-looking and other material information may be discussed in this conference call. The conference call dial-in number is (844) 466-4114 in the United States and Canada and (765) 507-2654 in other countries and the required passcode is 4366769.

For those unable to listen to the call live, a conference call replay will be available from approximately 2:00 p.m. EDT today through 11:59 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The conference call replay can be accessed by dialing (855) 859-2056 in the United States and Canada and (404) 537-3406 in other countries and entering passcode 4366769 or on the Company's web site at www.parkelectro.com/investor/investor.html.

Any additional material financial or statistical data disclosed in the conference call, including the investor presentation, will also be available at the time of the conference call on the Company's web site at www.parkelectro.com/investor/investor.html.

Park believes that an evaluation of its ongoing operations would be difficult if the disclosure of its operating results were limited to accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”) financial measures, which include special items, such as one-time tax charges, losses on sales of marketable securities, stock option modification charges, and EBITDA. Accordingly, in addition to disclosing its operating results determined in accordance with GAAP, Park discloses non-GAAP measures including EBITDA and operating results that exclude special items in order to assist its shareholders and other readers in assessing the Company’s operating performance, since the Company’s on-going, normal business operations do not include such special items. The detailed operating information presented below includes a reconciliation of the non-GAAP operating results before special items to earnings determined in accordance with GAAP and a reconciliation of GAAP pre-tax earnings to EBITDA. Such non-GAAP financial measures are provided to supplement the results provided in accordance with GAAP.

Park Electrochemical Corp. is an Aerospace Company which develops and manufactures solution and hot-melt advanced composite materials used to produce composite structures for the global aerospace markets. Park’s advanced composite materials include film adhesives (undergoing qualification) and lightning strike materials. Park offers an array of composite materials specifically designed for hand lay-up or automated fiber placement (AFP) manufacturing applications. Park’s advanced composite materials are used to produce primary and secondary structures for jet engines, large and regional transport aircraft, military aircraft, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs commonly referred to as “drones”), business jets, general aviation aircraft and rotary wing aircraft. Park also offers specialty ablative materials for rocket motors and nozzles and specially designed materials for radome applications. As a complement to Park’s advanced composite materials offering, Park designs and fabricates composite parts, structures and assemblies and low volume tooling for the aerospace industry. Target markets for Park’s composite parts and structures (which include Park’s patented composite Sigma Strut and Alpha Strut product lines) are, among others, prototype and development aircraft, special mission aircraft, spares for legacy military and civilian aircraft and exotic spacecraft. Park’s objective is to do what others are either unwilling or unable to do. When nobody else wants to do it because it is too difficult, too small or too annoying, sign us up.

Additional corporate information is available on the Company’s web site at www.parkelectro.com

Performance table, including non-GAAP information (in thousands, except per share amounts –unaudited):

13 Weeks Ended

14 Weeks
Ended

June 2, 2019

May 27, 2018

March 3,
2019

Sales

$

14,950

$

10,393

$

16,659

Net Earnings before Special Items1

$

2,858

$

816

$

3,944

Special Items, Net of Tax:

Tax Impact of Cancelled Stock Options

(144

)

-

-

Stock Option Modification

-

-

(408

)

Loss on Sale of Marketable Securities

-

-

(1,160

)

Tax Cut and Jobs Act

-

-

(788

)

Net Earnings from Continuing Operations

$

2,714

$

816

$

1,588

(Loss) Earnings from Discontinued Operations, Net of Tax

$

(127

)

$

2,352

$

102,398

Net Earnings

$

2,587

$

3,168

$

103,986

Basic Earnings per Share:

Basic Earnings before Special Items1

$

0.14

$

0.04

$

0.19

Special Items:

Tax Impact of Cancelled Stock Options

(0.01

)

-

-

Stock Option Modification

-

-

(0.02

)

Loss on Sale of Marketable Securities

-

-

(0.05

)

Tax Cut and Jobs Act

-

-

(0.04

)

Basic Earnings per Share from Continuing Operations

$

0.13

$

0.04

$

0.08

Basic Earnings per Share from Discontinued Operations

-

0.12

5.02

Basic Earnings per Share

$

0.13

$

0.16

$

5.10

Diluted Earnings before Special Items1

$

0.14

$

0.04

$

0.19

Special Items:

Tax Impact of Cancelled Stock Options

(0.01

)

-

-

Stock Option Modification

-

-

(0.02

)

Loss on Sale of Marketable Securities

-

-

(0.05

)

Tax Cut and Jobs Act

-

-

(0.04

)

Diluted Earnings per Share from Continuing Operations

$

0.13

$

0.04

$

0.08

Diluted Earnings per Share from Discontinued Operations

-

0.12

4.99

Diluted Earnings per Share

$

0.13

$

0.16

$

5.07

Weighted Average Shares Outstanding:

Basic

20,492

20,242

20,370

Diluted

20,586

20,296

20,501

1 Refer to "Reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures" below for information regarding Special Items.


Comparative balance sheets (in thousands):

June 2, 2019

March 3,
2019

Assets

(unaudited)

Current Assets

Cash and Marketable Securities

$

151,057

$

151,624

Accounts Receivable, Net

8,919

9,352

Inventories

5,240

5,267

Prepaid Expenses and Other Current Assets

1,591

1,690

Total Current Assets

166,807

167,933

Fixed Assets, Net

12,284

10,791

Operating Right-of-use Assets

462

-

Other Assets

10,122

10,127

Total Assets

$

189,675

$

188,851

Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity

Current Liabilities

Accounts Payable

$

1,971

$

3,169

Accrued Liabilities

2,342

2,920

Income Taxes Payable

6,026

5,066

Operating Lease Liability

188

-

Total Current Liabilities

10,527

11,155

Long-term Operating Lease Liability

274

-

Non-current Income Taxes Payable

17,669

17,669

Deferred Income Taxes

81

-

Other Liabilities

1,034

1,016

Total Liabilities

29,585

29,840

Shareholders’ Equity

160,090

159,011

Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity

$

189,675

$

188,851

Additional information

Equity per Share

$

7.81

$

7.84


Comparative statements of operations (in thousands – unaudited):

13 Weeks Ended

14 Weeks
Ended

June 2, 2019

May 27, 2018

March 3, 2019

Net Sales

$

14,950

$

10,393

$

16,659

Cost of Sales

10,146

7,541

10,756

Gross Profit

4,804

2,852

5,903

% of net sales

32.1

%

27.4

%

35.4

%

Selling, General & Administrative Expenses

1,922

2,101

2,768

% of net sales

12.9

%

20.2

%

16.6

%

Earnings from Continuing Operations

2,882

751

3,135

Interest and Other Income (Loss):

Interest Income

948

340

1,289

Loss on Sale of Marketable Securities

-

-

(1,498

)

Net Interest and Other Income (Loss)

948

340

(209

)

Earnings from Continuing Operations before Income Taxes

3,830

1,091

2,926

Income Tax Provision

1,116

275

1,338

Net Earnings from Continuing Operations

2,714

816

1,588

% of net sales

18.2

%

7.9

%

9.5

%

(Loss) Earnings from Discontinued Operations, Net of Tax

(127

)

2,352

102,398

Net Earnings

$

2,587

$

3,168

$

103,986

% of net sales

17.3

%

30.5

%

624.2

%


Reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures
(in thousands – unaudited):

13 Weeks Ended
June 2, 2019

13 Weeks Ended
May 27, 2018

14 Weeks Ended
March 3, 2019

GAAP

Specials
Items

Before
Special
Items

GAAP

Specials
Items

Before
Special
Items

GAAP

Specials
Items

Before
Special
Items

Selling, General & Administrative
Expenses

$

1,922

$

-

$

1,922

$

2,101

$

-

$

2,101

$

2,768

$

(528

)

$

2,240

% of net sales

12.9

%

12.9

%

20.2

%

20.2

%

16.6

%

13.4

%

Earnings from Continuing Operations

2,882

-

2,882

751

-

751

3,135

528

3,663

% of net sales

19.3

%

19.3

%

7.2

%

7.2

%

18.8

%

22.0

%

Interest Income

948

-

948

340

-

340

1,289

-

1,289

% of net sales

6.3

%

6.3

%

3.3

%

3.3

%

7.7

%

7.7

%

Loss on Sale of Marketable Securities

-

-

-

-

-

(1,498

)

1,498

-

% of net sales

0.0

%

0.0

%

0.0

%

0.0

%

-9.0

%

0.0

%

Net Interest and Other Income

948

-

948

340

-

340

(209

)

1,498

1,289

% of net sales

6.3

%

6.3

%

3.3

%

3.3

%

-1.3

%

7.7

%

Earnings from Continuing Operations
before Income Taxes

3,830

-

3,830

1,091

-

1,091

2,926

2,026

4,952

% of net sales

25.6

%

25.6

%

10.5

%

10.5

%

17.6

%

29.7

%

Income Tax Provision

1,116

(144

)

972

275

-

275

1,338

(330

)

1,008

Effective Tax Rate

29.1

%

25.4

%

25.2

%

25.2

%

45.7

%

20.4

%

Net Earnings from Continuing Operations

2,714

144

2,858

816

-

816

1,588

2,356

3,944

% of net sales

18.2

%

19.1

%

7.9

%

7.9

%

9.5

%

23.7

%

(Loss) Earnings from Discontinued Operations

(127

)

(127

)

2,352

205

2,557

102,398

(102,128

)

270

% of net sales

-0.8

%

-0.8

%

22.6

%

24.6

%

614.7

%

1.6

%

Net Earnings

2,587

144

2,731

3,168

205

3,373

103,986

(99,772

)

4,214

% of net sales

17.3

%

18.3

%

30.5

%

32.5

%

624.2

%

25.3

%

Earnings from Continuing Operations

2,882

751

3,663

1

Addback non-cash expenses:

Depreciation

366

434

462

Stock Option Expense

124

201

126

EBITDA

3,372

1,386

4,251

1 Before special items

Contact:
Martina Bar Kochva
48 South Service Road
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 465-3600