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Briggs & Stratton Corporation Reports Results For The Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2014; Dividend Increased 4%

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) today announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended June 29, 2014.

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Highlights:

  • Fourth quarter fiscal 2014 consolidated net sales increased 4.1% to $496.8 million compared to the prior year
  • Fourth quarter fiscal 2014 engines segment sales increased 6.3% to $317.8 million compared to the prior year
  • Fourth quarter 2014 consolidated adjusted net income increased 36% to $14.6 million, from adjusted net income of $10.7 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013
  • Fourth quarter 2014 adjusted diluted earnings per share were $0.31, or $0.09 higher than the prior year
  • Fiscal 2014 full year consolidated net sales of $1.86 billion were consistent with the prior fiscal year; Fiscal 2014 organic sales growth of 4% after excluding approximately $100 million of storm related sales in the previous fiscal year and acquisition-related growth
  • Quarterly dividend increased by 4% to $0.125 per share
  • Board of Directors authorized an additional $50 million in share repurchases 

"Despite a slower than normal start to the lawn and garden season this spring, we saw improved sales results for our engines and products due to the new innovative products launched this year and market share gains made within the large engine category," commented Todd J. Teske, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Briggs & Stratton Corporation.  Teske continued, "In addition to higher sales, we saw margin expansion in our engines business even as we continued to invest in our future with new product launches and building out our international sales distribution in emerging regions.  Within our Products segment, our new pressure washer product launches and our commercial lawn and garden business continued to perform well even as we saw reduced demand for generators in the U.S. following an uneventful storm season and lower pre-season snow thrower sales to our European customers due to a significantly below normal snow season in Europe last winter."

Also commenting on the fiscal year end results was David J. Rodgers, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, who said "Given our continued strong cash flow from operations of $127 million during fiscal 2014 and the ongoing strength of our balance sheet, the Board authorized an additional $50 million for share repurchases and a 4% increase in our quarterly cash dividend."

Teske also commented on the recent announcement that Briggs & Stratton would acquire Allmand Bros., Inc., a Holdrege, Nebraska based designer and manufacturer of high quality towable light towers, industrial heaters and solar LED arrow boards.  "We are pleased to announce a combination of these two well-established and great companies.  We believe the acquisition of Allmand diversifies our higher margin commercial product portfolio, provides an entry into the construction and energy job site channels, and provides higher sales growth opportunities in the U.S. and abroad," said Teske.

Consolidated Results:

Consolidated net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 were $496.8 million, an increase of $19.6 million or 4.1% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, due to higher sales of large engines used on riding lawnmowers, pressure washers, and service parts used on lawn and garden equipment. The increase in sales was partially offset by lower sales of smaller engines used in walk lawnmowers and decreased sales of generators. The fiscal 2014 fourth quarter consolidated net income, which includes restructuring actions and goodwill and tradename impairment charges, was $7.8 million or $0.17 per diluted share. The fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 consolidated net loss, which included restructuring charges, goodwill and tradename impairment charges, and a litigation settlement, was $55.0 million or $1.17 per diluted share.

Consolidated net sales for fiscal 2014 were $1.9 billion, a decrease of $3.4 million or 0.2% from fiscal 2013, due to lower sales of generators and the engines that power them.  The impact of fewer weather related events creating demand for generators and the related engines was an estimated sales decrease of $100 million for fiscal 2014. This decrease was offset by higher sales of engines used on U.S. lawn and garden equipment, increased sales of pressure washers and sales from Branco, which was acquired mid-year in fiscal 2013. Fiscal 2014 consolidated net income, which included restructuring actions and goodwill and tradename impairment charges, was $28.3 million or $0.59 per diluted share. Fiscal 2013 consolidated net loss, which includes restructuring charges, goodwill and tradename impairment charges, and a litigation settlement, was $33.7 million or $0.73 per diluted share. The estimated impact of the reduced storms on generator and related engine sales in fiscal 2014 was $0.20 per diluted share compared with fiscal 2013 which had storms including Hurricanes Isaac and Sandy.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

This release refers to non-GAAP financial measures including "adjusted gross profit", "adjusted income from operations", and "adjusted net income".  Refer to the accompanying financial schedules for supplemental financial data and corresponding reconciliations of these non-GAAP financial measures to certain GAAP financial measures.

Engines Segment:



 Three Months Ended Fiscal June 


 Twelve Months Ended Fiscal June 

(In Thousands)


2014


2013


2014


2013

Engines Net Sales


$          317,769


$         299,043


$         1,219,627


$       1,189,674










Engines Gross Profit as Reported


$            70,018


$           54,506


$            257,441


$           236,486

Restructuring Charges


477


1,662


3,099


9,008

Adjusted Engines Gross Profit


$            70,495


$           56,168


$            260,540


$           245,494










Engines Gross Profit % as Reported


22.0%


18.2%


21.1%


19.9%

Adjusted Engines Gross Profit %


22.2%


18.8%


21.4%


20.6%










Engines Income from Operations as Reported


$            21,685


$           10,519


$              72,213


$             59,093

Restructuring Charges


477


1,662


3,524


12,443

Litigation Settlement


-


1,877


-


1,877

Adjusted Engines Income from Operations


$            22,162


$           14,058


$              75,737


$             73,413










Engines Income from Operations % as Reported


6.8%


3.5%


5.9%


5.0%

Adjusted Engines Income from Operations %


7.0%


4.7%


6.2%


6.2%

Engines segment net sales of $317.8 million in the fourth fiscal quarter increased $18.7 million or 6.3% from the prior year. Total engine volumes shipped in the quarter increased 2% to approximately 2 million units. Net sales increased partially due to increased placement of large engines used on lawn and garden equipment in the North America market, higher sales into the European market due to an improved season and higher service parts sales.  Partially offsetting this increase was lower sales of small engines due to a decrease in the market for walk lawnmowers this season. New innovations, including Quiet Power Technology™ ("QPT™"), Mow-and-Stow™ and Ready Start® for Ride, were well received by the market this selling season. 

Engines segment adjusted income from operations in the fourth fiscal quarter was $22.2 million, an increase of $8.1 million from the prior year. Engines segment adjusted gross profit margin improved 50 basis points on favorable net pricing and mix, including the impact of new product introductions. In addition, we benefitted by 27% higher production of engines in the quarter improving adjusted gross profit margin by 160 basis points. Lastly, engine segment adjusted gross profit margin benefited by 130 basis points due to reduced manufacturing costs and improved plant efficiencies compared to the prior year. Engineering, selling, general and administrative increased $6.2 million due to increased international sales and marketing expenses, research and development costs, corporate development and legal expenses, and compensation and benefits.

Products Segment:



 Three Months Ended Fiscal June 


 Twelve Months Ended Fiscal June 

(In Thousands)


2014


2013


2014


2013

Products Net Sales


$          206,588


$         203,127


$            736,312


$           805,450










Products Gross Profit as Reported


$            25,533


$           23,594


$              87,682


$             87,392

Restructuring Charges


660


2,129


2,742


9,753

Adjusted Products Gross Profit


$            26,193


$           25,723


$              90,424


$             97,145










Products Gross Profit % as Reported


12.4%


11.6%


11.9%


10.9%

Adjusted Products Gross Profit %


12.7%


12.7%


12.3%


12.1%










     Products Income (Loss) from Operations as Reported


$          (10,832)


$          (93,131)


$             (27,615)


$         (104,918)

Restructuring Charges


933


2,129


3,015


9,753

Goodwill and Tradename Impairment


8,460


90,080


8,460


90,080

Adjusted Products Income (Loss) from Operations


$             (1,439)


$               (922)


$             (16,140)


$              (5,085)










Products Income (Loss) from Operations % as Reported


-5.2%


-45.8%


-3.8%


-13.0%

Adjusted Products Income (Loss) from Operations %


-0.7%


-0.5%


-2.2%


-0.6%

Products segment net sales of $206.6 million in the fourth fiscal quarter increased by $3.5 million or 2% from the prior year. This increase was due to higher sales of pressure washers, commercial lawn and garden equipment and service parts in the North America market. Partially offsetting the increase were lower sales of generators as a result of fewer weather related events during fiscal 2014 and lower replenishment of snow throwers in Europe following last year's dry winter.  Sales volume increases in both Australia and Brazil were offset by unfavorable foreign exchange related to the devaluation of the currencies.

Products segment adjusted loss from operations in the fourth fiscal quarter was $1.4 million, an increase of $0.5 million from the prior year adjusted loss from operations. Products adjusted gross profit margins were consistent year over year. Products segment adjusted gross profit margin benefited from a 12% increase in manufacturing throughput as well as improved product sales mix in fiscal 2014. Offsetting the increase in adjusted gross profit margin was an unfavorable foreign exchange impact of approximately 60 basis points. Engineering, selling, general and administrative increased $1.0 million due to increased spending to support international growth.

Corporate Items:

Interest expense for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 was $0.1 million lower compared to the same period a year ago. For fiscal 2014, interest expense was comparable to fiscal 2013.

The effective tax rate for fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 was 14.8% compared to 32.6% for the same period of fiscal 2013. The tax rate for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 was driven by the impact of foreign operations subject to different statutory tax rates. The tax rate for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 was impacted by a non-deductible goodwill impairment charge. 

Financial Position:

Net debt at June 29, 2014 was $30.3 million (total debt of $225.0 million less $194.7 million of cash), or $6.6 million lower than the $36.9 million (total debt of $225.3 million less $188.4 million of cash) at June 30, 2013. Cash flows provided by operating activities for fiscal 2014 were $127.1 million compared to $160.8 million in fiscal 2013. The decrease in operating cash flows was primarily related to changes in working capital as higher fourth quarter sales in fiscal 2014 led to a larger accounts receivable balance year over year. The change was partially offset by no contributions to the pension plan in fiscal 2014 compared to $29.4 million of contributions in fiscal 2013.

Restructuring:

The restructuring actions that were in progress at the beginning of fiscal 2014 have concluded as planned. These restructuring actions resulted in pre-tax restructuring costs for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended June 29, 2014 of $1.4 million and $6.5 million, respectively. Incremental pre-tax restructuring savings for fiscal 2014 were $2.5 million.

In the first quarter of fiscal 2015, the Company announced further restructuring actions to narrow its assortment of lower-priced Snapper consumer lawn and garden equipment and consolidate its Products segment manufacturing facilities in order to reduce costs. The Company will continue to focus on premium residential products through its Snapper and Simplicity brands and commercial products through its Snapper Pro and Ferris brands. The Company will close its McDonough, Georgia location and consolidate production into existing facilities in Wisconsin and New York.

Total restructuring charges related to these actions are anticipated to be approximately $30 to $37 million, including non-cash write-downs of approximately $15 to $20 million, to be recorded during fiscal 2015. Total cash costs related to these actions are anticipated to be approximately $15 to $17 million, with the majority of the cash costs being incurred in fiscal 2015. Total annual cost savings as a result of these actions are anticipated to be approximately $15 to $20 million with approximately $5 million to $7 million expected to be realized in fiscal 2015 and the remainder realized in fiscal 2016 upon completion of the transition in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. Products segment sales are estimated to be lower by approximately $20 to $25 million in fiscal 2015 and $35 to $45 million annually beginning in fiscal 2016 as a result of these actions. 

Pending Acquisition:

On August 14, 2014, the Company announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Allmand Bros., Inc. Founded in 1938 and based in Holdrege, Nebraska, Allmand is a leading designer and manufacturer of high quality towable light towers, industrial heaters, and solar LED arrow boards. The transaction is expected to close in the next 30 days.

Share Repurchase Program:

On August 8, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Company authorized up to $50 million in funds associated with the common share repurchase program with an expiration date of June 30, 2014. On January 22, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Company authorized up to an additional $50 million in funds for use in the Company's common share repurchase program with an extension of the expiration date to June 30, 2016. On August 13, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Company authorized up to an additional $50 million in funds for use in the Company's common share repurchase program with an expiration date of June 30, 2016. The common share repurchase program authorizes the purchase of shares of the Company's common stock on the open market or in private transactions from time to time, depending on market conditions and certain governing loan covenants. During fiscal 2014, the Company repurchased 2,100,499 shares on the open market at an average price of $20.49 per share. Since the end of the fiscal year, the Company has repurchased an additional 658,167 shares on the open market at an average price of $19.35 per share. As of August 12, 2014, the Company has remaining authorization to repurchase up to approximately $75 million of common stock with an expiration date of June 30, 2016.

Outlook:

For fiscal 2015, the Company projects net income to be in a range of $50 million to $60 million or $1.07 to $1.27 per diluted share prior to the impact of acquisitions, additional share repurchases, or costs related to our announced restructuring actions. Our fiscal 2015 consolidated net sales are projected to be in a range of $1.88 billion to $1.94 billion. We estimate that the retail market for lawn and garden products will increase 1-4% in the U.S. next season. Sales estimates do not include the impact of landed hurricanes.  Operating income margins for fiscal 2015 are expected to improve over fiscal 2014 and be in a range of 4.5% to 5.0% and reflect the positive impacts of the restructuring actions, particularly in the last quarter of the fiscal year. Interest expense and other income are estimated to be approximately $19 million and $7 million, respectively. The effective tax rate is projected to be in a range of 30% to 33% and capital expenditures are projected to be approximately $60 million to $65 million.   

Conference Call Information:

The Company will host a conference call today at 10:00 AM (ET) to review this information. A live webcast of the conference call will be available on our corporate website: http://www.briggsandstratton.com/shareholders. Also available is a dial-in number to access the call real-time at (866) 804-3545. A replay will be offered beginning approximately two hours after the call ends and will be available for one week. Dial (888) 266-2081 to access the replay. The pass code will be 1623908.

Safe Harbor Statement:

This release contains certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. The words "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "forecast", "intend", "plan", "project", and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements are based on the Company's current views and assumptions and involve risks and uncertainties that include, among other things, the ability to successfully forecast demand for our products; changes in interest rates and foreign exchange rates; the effects of weather on the purchasing patterns of consumers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs); actions of engine manufacturers and OEMs with whom we compete; changes in laws and regulations; changes in customer and OEM demand; changes in prices of raw materials and parts that we purchase; changes in domestic and foreign economic conditions; the ability to bring new productive capacity on line efficiently and with good quality; outcomes of legal proceedings and claims; and other factors disclosed from time to time in our SEC filings or otherwise, including the factors discussed in Item 1A, Risk Factors, of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and in its periodic reports on Form 10-Q. We undertake no obligation to update forward-looking statements made in this release to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.

About Briggs & Stratton Corporation:

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America's number one marketer of portable generators and pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, SnapperPro®, Ferris®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit www.basco.com and www.briggsandstratton.com.

BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

Consolidated Statements of Operations for the Fiscal Periods Ended June

(In Thousands, except per share data)
(Unaudited)




 Three Months Ended Fiscal June 


 Twelve Months Ended Fiscal June 



2014


2013


2014


2013

NET SALES


$        496,761


$           477,153


$       1,859,060


$       1,862,498

COST OF GOODS SOLD


400,288


391,793


1,506,436


1,514,597

RESTRUCTURING CHARGES


1,137


3,791


5,841


18,761

Gross Profit 


95,336


81,569


346,783


329,140



















ENGINEERING, SELLING, GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES


75,965


70,632


291,367


276,188

RESTRUCTURING CHARGES


273


-


698


3,435

GOODWILL AND TRADENAME IMPAIRMENT


8,460


90,080


8,460


90,080

Income (Loss) from Operations


10,638


(79,143)


46,258


(40,563)










INTEREST EXPENSE


(4,644)


(4,717)


(18,466)


(18,519)

OTHER INCOME


3,205


2,281


9,342


6,941

Income (Loss) before Income Taxes


9,199


(81,579)


37,134


(52,141)










PROVISION (CREDIT) FOR INCOME TAXES


1,358


(26,568)


8,787


(18,484)

Net Income (Loss)


$             7,841


$           (55,011)


$             28,347


$           (33,657)










EARNINGS (LOSS) PER SHARE









Basic  


$               0.17


$                (1.17)


$                 0.59


$                (0.73)

Diluted


0.17


(1.17)


0.59


(0.73)










WEIGHTED AVERAGE SHARES OUTSTANDING









Basic  


45,814


47,310


46,366


47,172

Diluted


45,909


47,310


46,436


47,172

 

BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

Consolidated Balance Sheets as of the End of Fiscal June

(In Thousands)
(Unaudited)


CURRENT ASSETS:

2014


2013

Cash and Cash Equivalents

$       194,668


$        188,445

Accounts Receivable, Net

220,590


190,800

Inventories

376,103


408,095

Deferred Income Tax Asset

48,958


47,534

Prepaid Expenses and Other Current Assets

30,016


24,107

Total Current Assets

870,335


858,981





OTHER ASSETS:




Goodwill

144,522


147,352

Investments

27,137


19,764

Debt Issuance Costs

4,671


4,710

Other Intangible Assets, Net

80,317


87,980

Deferred Income Tax Asset

15,178


27,544

Other Long-Term Assets, Net

10,539


14,025

Total Other Assets

282,364


301,375









PLANT AND EQUIPMENT:




At Cost

1,035,848


1,019,355

Less - Accumulated Depreciation

738,841


732,160

Plant and Equipment, Net

297,007


287,195


$    1,449,706


$     1,447,551









CURRENT LIABILITIES:




Accounts Payable

$       169,271


$        143,189

Short-Term Debt

-


300

Accrued Liabilities

133,916


131,266

Total Current Liabilities

303,187


274,755





OTHER LIABILITIES:




Accrued Pension Cost

126,529


150,131

Accrued Employee Benefits

24,491


23,458

Accrued Postretirement Health Care Obligation

59,290


72,695

Other Long-Term Liabilities

38,775


33,574

Long-Term Debt

225,000


225,000

Total Other Liabilities

474,085


504,858





SHAREHOLDERS' INVESTMENT:




Common Stock

579


579

Additional Paid-In Capital

78,466


77,004

Retained Earnings

1,048,466


1,042,917

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Loss

(195,257)


(224,928)

Treasury Stock, at Cost

(259,820)


(227,634)

Total Shareholders' Investment

672,434


667,938


$    1,449,706


$     1,447,551

 

BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

(In Thousands)

(Unaudited)




Twelve Months Ended Fiscal June

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:

2014


2013

Net Income (Loss)

$         28,347


$          (33,657)

Adjustments to Reconcile Net Income (Loss) to Net Cash Used in Operating Activities:




Depreciation and Amortization

50,343


55,752

Stock Compensation Expense

7,174


6,514

Goodwill and Tradename Impairment

8,460


90,080

Loss on Disposition of Plant and Equipment

465


696

Provision (Credit) for Deferred Income Taxes

(5,396)


(27,914)

Earnings of Unconsolidated Affiliates

(6,264)


(4,244)

Dividends Received from Unconsolidated Affiliates

4,069


4,636

Pension Cash Contributions

-


(29,363)

Non-Cash Restructuring Charges

4,231


13,081

Change in Operating Assets and Liabilities:




Accounts Receivable

(29,211)


42,121

Inventories

30,775


34,696

Other Current Assets

(9,304)


10,232

Accounts Payable, Accrued Liabilities, and Income Tax

47,867


9,196

Other, Net

(4,477)


(11,013)

   Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities

127,079


160,813





CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:




Additions to Plant and Equipment

(60,371)


(44,878)

Cash Paid for Acquisitions, Net of Cash Acquired

-


(59,627)

Proceeds Received on Disposition of Plant and Equipment

628


12,492

   Net Cash Used in Investing Activities

(59,743)


(92,013)





CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:




Net Borrowings on Revolver

-


-

Repayments on Short-Term Debt

(300)


(2,700)

Debt Issuance Costs

(949)


-

Stock Option Exercise Proceeds and Tax Benefits

5,402


19,988

Cash Dividends Paid

(22,697)


(23,285)

Treasury Stock Purchases

(43,047)


(30,359)

   Net Cash Used in Financing Activities

(61,591)


(36,356)





EFFECT OF EXCHANGE RATE CHANGES

478


(74)

NET INCREASE IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS

6,223


32,370

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS, Beginning

188,445


156,075

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS, Ending

$       194,668


$          188,445

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Briggs & Stratton prepares its financial statements using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). When a company discloses material information containing non-GAAP financial measures, SEC regulations require that the disclosure include a presentation of the most directly comparable GAAP measure and a reconciliation of the GAAP and non-GAAP financial measure. Management's inclusion of non-GAAP financial measures in this release is intended to supplement, not replace, the presentation of the financial results in accordance with GAAP. Briggs & Stratton Corporation management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures, when considered together with the GAAP financial measures, provide information that is useful to investors in understanding period-over-period operating results separate and apart from items that may, or could, have a disproportionately positive or negative impact on results in any particular period. Management also believes that these non-GAAP financial measures enhance the ability of investors to analyze our business trends and to understand our performance. In addition, we may utilize non-GAAP financial measures as a guide in our forecasting, budgeting and long-term planning process. Non-GAAP financial measures should be considered in addition to, and not as a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures presented in accordance with GAAP. The following table is a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures:


BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

Adjusted Segment Information for the Fiscal Periods Ended June

(In Thousands, except per share data)

(Unaudited)





 Three Months Ended Fiscal June 



 2014

Reported


Adjustments1


 2014

Adjusted


 2013 

Reported


Adjustments1


 2013

Adjusted








NET SALES:













Engines


$      317,769


$                    -


$      317,769


$      299,043


$                    -


$      299,043

Products


206,588


-


206,588


203,127


-


203,127

Inter-Segment Eliminations


(27,596)


-


(27,596)


(25,017)


-


(25,017)

Total 


$      496,761


$                    -


$      496,761


$      477,153


$                    -


$      477,153














GROSS PROFIT:













Engines


$         70,018


$              477


$         70,495


$         54,506


$           1,662


$         56,168

Products


25,533


660


26,193


23,594


2,129


25,723

Inter-Segment Eliminations


(215)


-


(215)


3,469


-


3,469

Total


$         95,336


$           1,137


$         96,473


$         81,569


$           3,791


$         85,360














INCOME (LOSS) FROM OPERATIONS:













Engines


$         21,685


$              477


$         22,162


$         10,519


$           3,539


$         14,058

Products


(10,832)


9,393


(1,439)


(93,131)


92,209


(922)

Inter-Segment Eliminations


(215)


-


(215)


3,469


-


3,469

Total


$         10,638


$           9,870


$         20,508


$       (79,143)


$         95,748


$         16,605



























INTEREST EXPENSE


(4,644)


-


(4,644)


(4,717)


-


(4,717)

OTHER INCOME


3,205


-


3,205


2,281


-


2,281

Income (Loss) before Income Taxes


9,199


9,870


19,069


(81,579)


95,748


14,169














PROVISION (CREDIT) FOR INCOME TAXES


1,358


3,122


4,480


(26,568)


30,066


3,498

Net Income (Loss)


$           7,841


$           6,748


$         14,589


$       (55,011)


$         65,682


$         10,671














EARNINGS (LOSS) PER SHARE













Basic  


$             0.17


$             0.14


$             0.31


$            (1.17)


$             1.39


$             0.22

Diluted


0.17


0.14


0.31


(1.17)


1.39


0.22


1

For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, includes restructuring charges of $1,410 net of $191 of taxes, and goodwill and tradename impairment charges of $8,460 net of $2,931 of taxes. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, includes restructuring charges of $3,791 net of $1,293 of taxes, goodwill and tradename impairment charges of $90,080, of which $13,807 related to non-deductible goodwill for tax purposes with the remaining impairment generating a $28,116 tax benefit, and a litigation settlement of $1,877 net of $657 of taxes.

 


BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES

Adjusted Segment Information for the Fiscal Periods Ended June

(In Thousands, except per share data)

(Unaudited)





 Twelve Months Ended Fiscal June 



 2014

Reported


Adjustments1


 2014

Adjusted


 2013

Reported


Adjustments1


 2013

Adjusted








NET SALES:













Engines


$   1,219,627


$                    -


$   1,219,627


$   1,189,674


$                    -


$   1,189,674

Products


736,312


-


736,312


805,450


-


805,450

Inter-Segment Eliminations


(96,879)


-


(96,879)


(132,626)


-


(132,626)

Total 


$   1,859,060


$                    -


$   1,859,060


$   1,862,498


$                    -


$   1,862,498














GROSS PROFIT:













Engines


$      257,441


$           3,099


$      260,540


$      236,486


$           9,008


$      245,494

Products


87,682


2,742


90,424


87,392


9,753


97,145

Inter-Segment Eliminations


1,660


-


1,660


5,262


-


5,262

Total


$      346,783


$           5,841


$      352,624


$      329,140


$         18,761


$      347,901














INCOME (LOSS) FROM OPERATIONS:













Engines


$         72,213


$           3,524


$         75,737


$         59,093


$         14,320


$         73,413

Products


(27,615)


11,475


(16,140)


(104,918)


99,833


(5,085)

Inter-Segment Eliminations


1,660


-


1,660


5,262


-


5,262

Total


$         46,258


$         14,999


$         61,257


$       (40,563)


$      114,153


$         73,590



























INTEREST EXPENSE


(18,466)


-


(18,466)


(18,519)


-


(18,519)

OTHER INCOME


9,342


-


9,342


6,941


-


6,941

Income (Loss) before Income Taxes


37,134


14,999


52,133


(52,141)


114,153


62,012














PROVISION (CREDIT) FOR INCOME TAXES


8,787


4,307


13,094


(18,484)


35,442


16,958

Net Income (Loss)


$         28,347


$         10,692


$         39,039


$       (33,657)


$         78,711


$         45,054














EARNINGS (LOSS) PER SHARE













Basic  


$             0.59


$             0.23


$             0.82


$            (0.73)


$             1.66


$             0.93

Diluted


0.59


0.23


0.82


(0.73)


1.66


0.93


1

For the twelve months of fiscal 2014, includes restructuring charges of $6,539 net of $1,376 of taxes, and goodwill and tradename impairment charges of $8,460 net of $2,931 of taxes. For the twelve months of fiscal 2013, includes restructuring charges of $22,196 net of $6,669 of taxes, goodwill and tradename impairment charges of $90,080, of which $13,807 related to non-deductible goodwill for tax purposes with the remaining impairment generating a $28,116 tax benefit, and a litigation settlement of $1,877 net of $657 of taxes.

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