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Jabil Posts Second Quarter Results

Jabil Posts Second Quarter Results

03/15/2018

Reiterates Positive Outlook

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2018-- Today Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL), reported preliminary, unaudited financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2018, including second quarter net revenue of $5.3 billion. For the second quarter of fiscal year 2018, U.S. GAAP (as defined below) operating income was $129.5 million and U.S. GAAP diluted earnings per share was $0.21.

Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018 Highlights:

  • Diversified Manufacturing Services (DMS) revenue growth: 38 percent
  • Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) revenue growth: 7 percent
  • Core operating income (Non-GAAP): $178.6 million
  • Core diluted earnings per share (Non-GAAP): $0.66

“I’m pleased with the results of our second quarter, which was characterized by strong revenue growth, core operating income expansion and healthy cash flow generation,” said CEO Mark Mondello. “Additionally, we invested in several key new programs, returned approximately $150 million to shareholders via our capital return program and successfully renewed 10-year senior notes at a more favorable rate. These activities, both operational and strategic, position us well as we remain focused on diversifying our earnings and cash flows,” he added.

Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018 Guidance:

• Net revenue   $4.75 billion to $5.05 billion
• U.S. GAAP operating income   $85 million to $135 million
• U.S. GAAP diluted earnings per share   $0.12 to $0.38 per diluted share
• Core operating income (Non-GAAP)   $125 million to $165 million
• Core diluted earnings per share (Non-GAAP)   $0.35 to $0.55 per diluted share
• Diversified Manufacturing Services   Increase revenue 10 percent year-on-year
• Electronics Manufacturing Services   Increase revenue 8 percent year-on-year
• Total company   Increase revenue 9 percent year-on-year

“Looking ahead to the second half of fiscal 2018, we expect the broad-based growth across both of our segments to continue as we approach $21 billion in revenue for the year. At the same time, we remain committed to delivering $1 billion in operating cash flows and core earnings per share of approximately $2.60 for the year,” added Mondello.

(U.S. GAAP diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018 are currently estimated to include $0.06 per share for amortization of intangibles, $0.08 per share for stock-based compensation expense and related charges and $0.09 to $0.03 per share for restructuring and related charges.)

(Definitions: “U.S. GAAP” means U.S. generally accepted accounting principles. Jabil defines core operating income as U.S. GAAP operating income before amortization of intangibles, stock-based compensation expense and related charges, restructuring and related charges, distressed customer charges, acquisition costs and certain purchase accounting adjustments, loss on disposal of subsidiaries, settlement of receivables and related charges, impairment of notes receivable and related charges, goodwill impairment charges and business interruption and impairment charges, net. Jabil defines core earnings as U.S. GAAP net income before amortization of intangibles, stock-based compensation expense and related charges, restructuring and related charges, distressed customer charges, acquisition costs and certain purchase accounting adjustments, loss on disposal of subsidiaries, settlement of receivables and related charges, impairment of notes receivable and related charges, goodwill impairment charges, business interruption and impairment charges, net, impairment on securities, income (loss) from discontinued operations, gain (loss) on sale of discontinued operations and certain other expenses, net of tax and certain deferred tax valuation allowance charges. Jabil defines core diluted earnings per share as core earnings divided by the weighted average number of outstanding diluted shares as determined under U.S. GAAP. Jabil reports core operating income, core earnings and core diluted and basic earnings per share to provide investors an additional method for assessing operating income, earnings and diluted earnings per share from what it believes are its core manufacturing operations. See the accompanying reconciliation of Jabil’s core operating income to its U.S. GAAP operating income, its calculation of core earnings and core diluted earnings per share to its U.S. GAAP net income and U.S. GAAP earnings per share and additional information in the supplemental information.)

Forward Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking statements, including those regarding our anticipated financial results for our second quarter of fiscal year 2018; our guidance for future financial performance in our third quarter of fiscal year 2018 (including, net revenue, total company and segment revenue, U.S. GAAP operating income, U.S. GAAP diluted earnings per share, core operating income (Non-GAAP), and core diluted earnings per share (Non-GAAP) results and the components thereof, in each case for our third quarter of fiscal year 2018) and full year 2018 (net revenue, operating cash flows and core earnings per share (Non-GAAP)). The statements in this press release are based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from our current expectations. Such factors include, but are not limited to: our determination as we finalize our financial results for our second quarter of fiscal year 2018 that our financial results and conditions differ from our current preliminary unaudited numbers set forth herein; unexpected, adverse seasonal impacts on demand; performance in the markets in which we operate; changes in macroeconomic conditions; the occurrence of, success and expected financial results from, product ramps; our ability to maintain and improve costs, quality and delivery for our customers; whether our restructuring activities and the realignment of our capacity will adversely affect our cost structure, ability to service customers and labor relations; reliance on a limited number of suppliers for critical components; changes in technology; competition; anticipated growth for us and our industry that may not occur; managing rapid growth; managing rapid declines in customer demand and other related customer challenges that may occur; our ability to successfully consummate acquisitions and divestitures; managing the integration of businesses we acquire; risks associated with international sales and operations; retaining key personnel; our dependence on a limited number of large customers; and adverse changes in political conditions, in the U.S. and internationally, including, among others, adverse changes in tax laws and rates and our ability to estimate and manage their impact. Additional factors that could cause such differences can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2017 and our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Supplemental Information Regarding Non-GAAP Financial Measures:Jabil provides supplemental, non-GAAP financial measures in this release to facilitate evaluation of Jabil’s core operating performance. These non-GAAP measures exclude certain amounts that are included in the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP measures, do not have standard meanings and may vary from the non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies. Management believes these “core” financial measures are useful measures that facilitate evaluation of the past and future performance of Jabil’s ongoing operations on a comparable basis.

Jabil reports core operating income, core earnings and core diluted and basic earnings per share to provide investors an additional method for assessing operating income, earnings and earnings per share from what it believes are its core manufacturing operations. Among other uses, management uses non-GAAP financial measures to make operating decisions, assess business performance and as a factor in determining certain employee performance when determining incentive compensation. The Company determines the tax effect of the items excluded from core earnings and core basic and diluted earnings per share based upon evaluation of the statutory tax treatment and the applicable tax rate of the jurisdiction in which the pre-tax items were incurred, and for which realization of the resulting tax benefit, if any, is expected. In certain jurisdictions where the Company does not expect to realize a tax benefit (due to existing tax incentives or a history of operating losses or other factors resulting in a valuation allowance related to deferred tax assets), a reduced or 0% tax rate is applied. Detailed definitions of certain of the core financial measures are included above under “Definitions” and a reconciliation of the disclosed core financial measures to the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP financial measures is included in the Supplemental Data at the end of this release.

Company Conference Call Information:Jabil will hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter results today at 4:30 p.m. ET live on the Internet at www.jabil.com. The call will be recorded and archived on the web at www.jabil.com. A taped replay of the conference call will also be available through midnight ET on March 22, 2018. To access the replay, call (855) 859-2056 from within the United States, or (404) 537-3406 outside the United States. The pass code is: 7399186. An archived webcast of the conference call will be available at https://investors.jabil.com/.

About Jabil:Jabil (NYSE: JBL) is a product solutions company providing comprehensive design, manufacturing, supply chain and product management services. Operating from over 100 facilities in 29 countries, Jabil delivers innovative, integrated and tailored solutions to customers across a broad range of industries. For more information, visit jabil.com.

JABIL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(in thousands)
         
    February 28, 2018    
    (unaudited)   August 31, 2017
ASSETS        
Current assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents   $ 940,796     $ 1,189,919  
Accounts receivable, net   1,549,899     1,397,424  
Inventories, net   3,387,995     2,942,083  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets   1,157,485     1,097,257  
Total current assets   7,036,175     6,626,683  
Property, plant and equipment, net   3,141,952     3,228,678  
Goodwill and intangible assets, net   927,599     892,780  
Deferred income taxes   216,281     205,722  
Other assets   166,250     142,132  
Total assets   $ 11,488,257     $ 11,095,995  
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY        
Current liabilities:        
Current installments of notes payable, long-term debt and capital lease obligations   $ 27,158     $ 445,498  
Accounts payable   4,642,860     4,257,623  
Accrued expenses   2,095,042     2,167,472  
Total current liabilities   6,765,060     6,870,593  
Notes payable, long-term debt and capital lease obligations, less current installments   2,181,478     1,632,592  
Other liabilities   73,197     74,237  
Income tax liabilities   136,310     100,902  
Deferred income taxes   37,866     49,327  
Total liabilities   9,193,911     8,727,651  
Commitments and contingencies        
Equity:        
Jabil Inc. stockholders’ equity:        
Preferred stock        
Common stock   257     253  
Additional paid-in capital   2,176,764     2,104,203  
Retained earnings   1,802,372     1,730,893  
Accumulated other comprehensive income   86,608     54,620  
Treasury stock, at cost   (1,783,906 )   (1,536,455 )
Total Jabil Inc. stockholders’ equity   2,282,095     2,353,514  
Noncontrolling interests   12,251     14,830  
Total equity   2,294,346     2,368,344  
Total liabilities and equity   $ 11,488,257     $ 11,095,995  
JABIL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(in thousands, except for per share data)
(Unaudited)
         
    Three months ended   Six months ended
    February 28, 2018   February 28, 2017   February 28, 2018   February 28, 2017
Net revenue   $ 5,301,101     $ 4,445,637     $ 10,886,633     $ 9,550,535  
Cost of revenue   4,903,968     4,083,733     10,020,215     8,757,125  
Gross profit   397,133     361,904     866,418     793,410  
Operating expenses:                
Selling, general and administrative   243,940     217,943     536,995     431,995  
Research and development   8,344     7,085     17,453     14,708  
Amortization of intangibles   9,890     8,766     19,869     17,088  
Restructuring and related charges   5,427     44,927     16,815     80,829  
Operating income   129,532     83,183     275,286     248,790  
Interest and other, net   43,270     34,882     81,585     69,951  
Income before income tax   86,262     48,301     193,701     178,839  
Income tax expense   48,734     28,177     92,254     72,014  
Net income   37,528     20,124     101,447     106,825  
Net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests, net of tax   220     (541 )   344     (1,867 )
Net income attributable to Jabil Inc.   $ 37,308     $ 20,665     $ 101,103     $ 108,692  
Earnings per share attributable to the stockholders of Jabil Inc.:                
Basic   $ 0.21     $ 0.11     $ 0.58     $ 0.59  
Diluted   $ 0.21     $ 0.11     $ 0.57     $ 0.58  
Weighted average shares outstanding:                
Basic   174,635     182,632     175,792     183,970  
Diluted   176,953     185,010     178,578     186,463  
JABIL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(in thousands)
(Unaudited)
     
    Six months ended
    February 28, 2018   February 28, 2017
Cash flows from operating activities:        
Net income   $ 101,447     $ 106,825  
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:        
Depreciation and amortization   382,322     380,317  
Restructuring and related charges   9,263     46,775  
Recognition of stock-based compensation expense and related charges   59,938     15,027  
Deferred income taxes   (24,535 )   (31,680 )
Provision for allowance for doubtful accounts   17,271     4,705  
Other, net   (792 )   4,978  
Change in operating assets and liabilities, exclusive of net assets acquired:        
Accounts receivable   (131,947 )   (77,649 )
Inventories   (418,307 )   (19,521 )
Prepaid expenses and other current assets   (46,549 )   145,527  
Other assets   (19,272 )   (41,971 )
Accounts payable, accrued expenses and other liabilities   369,346     (187,130 )
Net cash provided by operating activities   298,185     346,203  
Cash flows from investing activities:        
Acquisition of property, plant and equipment   (544,401 )   (320,674 )
Proceeds and advances from sale of property, plant and equipment   236,316     18,963  
Cash paid for business and intangible asset acquisitions, net of cash   (95,858 )   (5,256 )
Other, net   (2,360 )   (1,360 )
Net cash used in investing activities   (406,303 )   (308,327 )
Cash flows from financing activities:        
Borrowings under debt agreements   4,690,570     3,453,390  
Payments toward debt agreements   (4,555,233 )   (3,471,329 )
Payments to acquire treasury stock   (225,108 )   (151,488 )
Dividends paid to stockholders   (30,431 )   (30,940 )
Net proceeds from exercise of stock options and issuance of common stock under employee stock purchase plan   12,838     11,250  
Treasury stock minimum tax withholding related to vesting of restricted stock   (22,343 )   (10,796 )
Other, net   (11,237 )   (1,499 )
Net cash used in financing activities   (140,944 )   (201,412 )
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents   (61 )   6,575  
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents   (249,123 )   (156,961 )
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period   1,189,919     912,059  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period   $ 940,796     $ 755,098  
JABIL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
SUPPLEMENTAL DATA
RECONCILIATION OF U.S. GAAP FINANCIAL RESULTS TO NON-GAAP MEASURES
(in thousands, except for per share data)
(Unaudited)
         
    Three months ended   Six months ended
    February 28,   February 28,   February 28,   February 28,
    2018   2017   2018   2017
Operating income (U.S. GAAP)   $ 129,532     $ 83,183     $ 275,286     $ 248,790  
Amortization of intangibles   9,890     8,766     19,869     17,088  
Distressed customer charge   14,706         14,706      
Stock-based compensation expense and related charges   15,039     15,318     67,784     15,027  
Restructuring and related charges   5,427     44,927     16,815     80,829  
Business interruption and impairment charges, net   4,002         11,356      
Adjustments to operating income   49,064     69,011     130,530     112,944  
Core operating income (Non-GAAP)   $ 178,596     $ 152,194     $ 405,816     $ 361,734  
Net income attributable to Jabil Inc. (U.S. GAAP)   $ 37,308     $ 20,665     $ 101,103     $ 108,692  
Adjustments to operating income   49,064     69,011     130,530     112,944  
Adjustments for taxes(1)   29,771     (899 )   29,054     (3,224 )
Core earnings (Non-GAAP)   $ 116,143     $ 88,777     $ 260,687     $ 218,412  
Earnings per share (U.S. GAAP):                
Basic   $ 0.21     $ 0.11     $ 0.58     $ 0.59  
Diluted   $ 0.21     $ 0.11     $ 0.57     $ 0.58  
Core earnings per share (Non-GAAP):                
Basic   $ 0.67     $ 0.49     $ 1.48     $ 1.19  
Diluted   $ 0.66     $ 0.48     $ 1.46     $ 1.17  
Weighted average shares outstanding used in the calculations of earnings per share (U.S. GAAP and Non-GAAP):                
Basic   174,635     182,632     175,792     183,970  
Diluted   176,953     185,010     178,578     186,463  

(1) Includes a $30.9 million provisional estimate to account for the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for the three months and six months ended February 28, 2018.

Source: Jabil Circuit, Inc.

Jabil Circuit, Inc.
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Senior Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications
beth_walters@jabil.com
or
Adam Berry, 727-803-5772
Senior Director, Investor Relations
adam_berry@jabil.com

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