|By Marketwired .||
|August 4, 2014 05:00 PM EDT||
SARASOTA, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/04/14 -- Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY) today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2014 as follows:
June 28, June 29, 2014 2013 Increase Three Months Ended Net sales $ 61.1 $ 55.8 9% Net income $ 12.2 $ 11.8 3% Net income per share: Basic $ 0.46 $ 0.45 2% Diluted $ 0.46 $ 0.45 2% Six Months Ended Net sales $ 117.9 $ 106.8 10% Net income $ 23.6 $ 21.4 10% Net income per share: Basic $ 0.89 $ 0.82 9% Diluted $ 0.89 $ 0.82 9%
"Sun's second quarter sales reached record levels," said Allen Carlson, Sun's President and CEO. "Demand was bolstered by European and North American end markets, with Europe up 15%, and North America 10%. Asia/Pacific sales were comparable with the same period last year."
"As anticipated, second quarter earnings were affected by investments, including sales and marketing efforts in Asia and costs associated with our new facility," added Carlson. "These strategic investments support Sun's long-term profitable growth. Earnings were also impacted by non-recurring expenses in the quarter, totaling approximately $0.02 per share."
"We continue to make investments to bring new products to market," continued Carlson. "Earlier this year we expanded our offering of electrically-actuated cartridge valves. This quarter we also enhanced our automated integrated package design tool -- Quick Design. This tool is available on our website and allows customers to create custom integrated package solutions and receive designs in a matter of minutes. Product development efforts are on-going and we expect to release innovative products in the second half of the year."
Concluding, Carlson commented, "Demand in the first half of the year was strong. Estimated third quarter sales follow our normal seasonal pattern and show growth over the same period last year. The U.S. PMI released last week registered 57.1, which is the highest indication of growth in the manufacturing sector since April 2011. This represents positive near-term business conditions for Sun. We stand ready to capitalize on this growth and deliver value to our stakeholders."
Third quarter 2014 revenues are expected to be approximately $55 million, up 11% from the third quarter of 2013. Earnings per share are estimated to be $0.36 to $0.38 compared to $0.32 in the same period a year ago.
Sun Hydraulics Corporation will broadcast its 2014 second quarter financial results conference call live over the Internet at 9:00 A.M. E.T. tomorrow, August 5, 2014. To listen to the webcast, go to the Investor Relations section of www.sunhydraulics.com.
If an individual wishes to ask questions directly during the webcast, the conference call may be accessed by dialing 1-888-455-2296 and using 2093210 as the access code. Questions also may be submitted to the Company via email by going to the Sun Hydraulics website, www.sunhydraulics.com, and clicking on Investor Relations on the top menu. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on contact email: [email protected], which will open an email window to type in your message. Sun management will then answer these and other questions during the Company's webcast. A copy of this earnings release is posted on the Investor Relations page of our website under "Press Releases."
Sun Hydraulics Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance screw-in hydraulic cartridge valves and manifolds for worldwide industrial and mobile markets. For more information about Sun, please visit our website at www.sunhydraulics.com.
Certain oral statements made by management from time to time and certain statements contained herein that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and, because such statements involve risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements, including those in Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations are statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations, estimates or projections of the Company, its Directors or its Officers about the Company and the industry in which it operates, and assumptions made by management, and include among other items, (i) the Company's strategies regarding growth, including its intention to develop new products; (ii) the Company's financing plans; (iii) trends affecting the Company's financial condition or results of operations; (iv) the Company's ability to continue to control costs and to meet its liquidity and other financing needs; (v) the declaration and payment of dividends; and (vi) the Company's ability to respond to changes in customer demand domestically and internationally, including as a result of standardization. Although the Company believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that the anticipated results will occur.
Important factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, among other items, (i) the economic cyclicality of the capital goods industry in general and the hydraulic valve and manifold industry in particular, which directly affect customer orders, lead times and sales volume; (ii) conditions in the capital markets, including the interest rate environment and the availability of capital; (iii) changes in the competitive marketplace that could affect the Company's revenue and/or cost bases, such as increased competition, lack of qualified engineering, marketing, management or other personnel, and increased labor and raw materials costs; (iv) changes in technology or customer requirements, such as standardization of the cavity into which screw-in cartridge valves must fit, which could render the Company's products or technologies noncompetitive or obsolete; (v) new product introductions, product sales mix and the geographic mix of sales nationally and internationally; and (vi) changes relating to the Company's international sales, including changes in regulatory requirements or tariffs, trade or currency restrictions, fluctuations in exchange rates, and tax and collection issues. Further information relating to factors that could cause actual results to differ from those anticipated is included but not limited to information under the heading "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in the Company's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 28, 2014, and under the heading "Business" and particularly under the subheading, "Business Risk Factors" in the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 28, 2013. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
SUN HYDRAULICS CORPORATION CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (in thousands except per share data) Three months ended June 28, June 29, 2014 2013 (unaudited) (unaudited) Net sales $ 61,050 $ 55,788 Cost of sales 35,294 32,387 ----------- ----------- Gross profit 25,756 23,401 Selling, engineering and administrative expenses 7,379 6,640 ----------- ----------- Operating income 18,377 16,761 Interest (income) expense, net (284) (242) Foreign currency transaction (gain) loss, net (37) (29) Miscellaneous (income) expense, net 274 (484) ----------- ----------- Income before income taxes 18,424 17,516 Income tax provision 6,238 5,726 ----------- ----------- Net income $ 12,186 $ 11,790 =========== =========== Basic net income per common share $ 0.46 $ 0.45 Weighted average basic shares outstanding 26,444 26,236 Diluted net income per common share $ 0.46 $ 0.45 Weighted average diluted shares outstanding 26,444 26,236 Dividends declared per share $ 0.090 $ 0.090 SUN HYDRAULICS CORPORATION CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (in thousands except per share data) Six months ended June 28, June 29, 2014 2013 (unaudited) (unaudited) Net sales $ 117,859 $ 106,848 Cost of sales 68,036 62,943 ----------- ----------- Gross profit 49,823 43,905 Selling, engineering and administrative expenses 14,720 13,212 ----------- ----------- Operating income 35,103 30,693 Interest income, net (596) (438) Foreign currency transaction gain, net (30) (149) Miscellaneous (income) expense, net 358 (390) ----------- ----------- Income before income taxes 35,371 31,670 Income tax provision 11,800 10,305 ----------- ----------- Net income $ 23,571 $ 21,365 =========== =========== Basic net income per common share $ 0.89 $ 0.82 Weighted average basic shares outstanding 26,409 26,185 Diluted net income per common share $ 0.89 $ 0.82 Weighted average diluted shares outstanding 26,409 26,185 Dividends declared per share $ 0.27 $ 0.27 SUN HYDRAULICS CORPORATION CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (in thousands) June 28, December 28, 2014 2013 (unaudited) Assets Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 72,139 $ 54,912 Restricted cash 354 334 Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $117 and $117 22,666 16,984 Inventories 14,709 13,853 Income taxes receivable -- 954 Deferred income taxes 486 474 Short-term investments 38,501 38,729 Other current assets 4,417 2,816 ------------ ------------ Total current assets 153,272 129,056 Property, plant and equipment, net 77,424 75,731 Goodwill 5,329 5,221 Other assets 3,218 3,470 ------------ ------------ Total assets $ 239,243 $ 213,478 ============ ============ Liabilities and shareholders' equity Current liabilities: Accounts payable $ 5,976 $ 4,630 Accrued expenses and other liabilities 6,542 7,016 Income taxes payable 21 -- Dividends payable 2,380 2,372 ------------ ------------ Total current liabilities 14,919 14,018 Deferred income taxes 7,809 7,747 Other noncurrent liabilities 302 285 ------------ ------------ Total liabilities 23,030 22,050 Commitments and contingencies -- -- Shareholders' equity: Preferred stock, 2,000,000 shares authorized, par value $0.001, no shares outstanding -- -- Common stock, 50,000,000 shares authorized, par value $0.001, 26,448,374 and 26,352,692 shares outstanding 26 26 Capital in excess of par value 70,879 65,391 Retained earnings 139,854 123,420 Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss) 5,454 2,591 ------------ ------------ Total shareholders' equity 216,213 191,428 ------------ ------------ Total liabilities and shareholders' equity $ 239,243 $ 213,478 ============ ============ SUN HYDRAULICS CORPORATION CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS (in thousands) Six months ended June 28, June 29, 2014 2013 (unaudited) (unaudited) Cash flows from operating activities: Net income $ 23,571 $ 21,365 Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities: Depreciation and amortization 4,212 3,565 (Gain)Loss on disposal of assets 134 15 Gain on investment in business -- (528) Provision for deferred income taxes 50 (14) Allowance for doubtful accounts -- (29) Stock-based compensation expense 1,853 1,416 (Increase) decrease in, net of assets acquired: Accounts receivable (5,682) (6,740) Inventories (856) 186 Income taxes receivable 954 728 Other current assets (1,601) (677) Other assets (99) 258 Increase (decrease) in, net of liabilities assumed: Accounts payable 1,346 864 Accrued expenses and other liabilities 2,752 1,617 Income taxes payable 21 1,430 Other noncurrent liabilities 17 (1) ----------- ----------- Net cash provided by operating activities 26,672 23,455 Cash flows from investing activities: Investment in business, net of cash acquired -- (923) Capital expenditures (5,057) (9,518) Purchases of short-term investments (18,990) (11,888) Proceeds from sale of short-term investments 19,149 11,744 ----------- ----------- Net cash used in investing activities (4,898) (10,585) Cash flows from financing activities: Proceeds from stock issued 409 466 Dividends to shareholders (7,129) (4,710) Change in restricted cash (20) 21 ----------- ----------- Net cash used in financing activities (6,740) (4,223) Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents 2,193 (1,439) ----------- ----------- Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 17,227 7,208 Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period 54,912 34,478 ----------- ----------- Cash and cash equivalents, end of period $ 72,139 $ 41,686 =========== =========== Supplemental disclosure of cash flow information: Cash paid: Income taxes $ 10,775 $ 8,161 Supplemental disclosure of noncash transactions: Common stock issued for shared distribution through accrued expenses and other liabilities $ 3,226 $ 3,486 Common stock issued for deferred director's compensation through other noncurrent liabilities $ -- $ 294
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