KEMET Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Results
GREENVILLE, S.C., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
-- Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal year 2010 were $150.2 million compared to $136.0 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2009 -- Gross margin as a percentage of net sales for the first quarter of fiscal year 2010 was 13.6% compared to 7.0% for the first quarter of fiscal year 2009 -- First quarter GAAP net income per share of $0.31 compared to $0.03 for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2009 -- First quarter Non-GAAP net loss per share of $(0.17) compared to $(0.25) for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2009 -- Consummated tender offer on 53.7% of outstanding convertible senior notes
KEMET Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KEME) today reported preliminary results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2009. Net sales for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, were $150.2 million, which is a 38.1% decrease over the same quarter last year and a 10.4% increase over the prior quarter ended March 31, 2009.
On a U.S. GAAP basis, net income was $25.1 million, or $0.31 per share for the first quarter of fiscal year 2010 compared to net loss of $189.4 million or $(2.36) per share for the same quarter last year and compare to net income of $2.4 million or $0.03 per share for the prior quarter ended March 31, 2009. The Non-GAAP net loss, excluding special charges, was $13.6 million or $(0.17) per share for the current quarter compared to net loss of $19.5 million, or $(0.24) per share for the same quarter last year and compares to a net loss of $20.6 million, or $(0.25) per share for the prior quarter ended March 31, 2009.
The current quarter includes a $38.9 million pre-tax gain related to the early extinguishment of 53.7% of the Company's convertible senior notes, $0.2 million pre-tax loss on the disposal of fixed assets and interest accretion of $2.3 million recorded in interest expense as a result of adopting FSP APB 14-1 related to the Company's convertible senior notes. During the last four quarters the Company's total debt as reflected on its balance sheet has been reduced by approximately $150 million. Included in this reduction was an $11.1 million reduction to debt based on the adoption of FSP APB 14-1, which the Company was required to adopt at the beginning of this quarter with respect to its outstanding convertible debt, a $31.4 million allocation attributable to the warrant issued to Platinum Equity which has the effect of reducing the amount recorded for the Platinum credit facility, and $14.5 million related to the devaluation of the Euro against the US dollar.
"We believe that our first quarter for fiscal year 2010 reflects a turning point, both in the underlying economic conditions, and financial position of the Company. Our initiatives over the past twelve months to reduce our cost structure, strengthen our balance sheet, and change our business model, are all bearing fruit for our Company today," stated Per Loof, KEMET's Chief Executive Officer. "For our first quarter of fiscal year 2010, we saw revenue increase 10% over the previous quarter, however more significant and encouraging is the performance of our Tantalum and Ceramics business groups and our order book. Our book-to-bill remains strong across our business and we see demand increasing at a moderate pace. The partnership with Platinum Equity LLC will allow us to significantly improve our ability to fully implement our restructuring plans. Much work remains of course and stalls are always possible, but our efforts are delivering results and we remain focused on profitability in the near term," continued Loof.
Management believes that investors may find it useful to review the Company's financial results that exclude special items as determined by management. These special items include gain on extinguishment of debt, impairment charges associated with goodwill and long-lived assets, integration costs incurred as a result of recent business acquisitions, restructuring charges related primarily to employee severance and equipment moves, certain inventory adjustments, and sales or disposals of certain asset groups. Management believes that this Non-GAAP disclosure is useful to investors in that it provides a supplemental way to possibly better understand the underlying operating performance of the Company. Management uses Non-GAAP financial reporting to evaluate operating performance; however Non-GAAP financial performance should not be considered as an alternative to net income, operating income or any other performance measures derived in accordance with GAAP.
The following table provides reconciliation from GAAP net income (loss) to Non-GAAP net loss:
GAAP to Non-GAAP Reconciliation (Unaudited) Quarters Ended March 31, 2009 June 30, 2008 June 30, 2009 (As Adjusted)(1) (As Adjusted)(1) (Amounts in millions, except per share data) Including special items (GAAP) Net sales $150.2 $136.0 $242.8 Net income (loss) $25.1 $2.4 $(189.4) Basic net income (loss) per share $0.31 $0.03 $(2.36) Diluted net income (loss) per share $0.31 $0.03 $(2.36) Excluding special items (Non-GAAP) Net income (loss) $25.1 $2.4 $(189.4) Special items (after tax): Restructuring charges - 1.3 6.5 Goodwill impairment - - 88.6 Gain on early Extinguishment of debt (38.9) - - Write down of long lived assets - 2.5 63.8 Loss on disposals of fixed assets 0.2 - 0.2 Net benefit plan adjustments - (28.6) - Non-recurring interest amortization charges - 1.3 - Inventory adjustment - - 8.6 Acquisitions integration costs - 0.5 2.2 Adjusted net income (loss) (excluding special items) $(13.6) $(20.6) $(19.5) Adjusted net income (loss) (excluding special charges) Basic $(0.17) $(0.25) $(0.24) Diluted $(0.17) $(0.25) $(0.24) (1) Net income for each of the quarters ended March 31, 2009 and June 30, 2008 includes a reduction of $2.1 million related to a required retrospective change in accounting for convertible debt. In addition, the Company recorded $2.3 million in non-cash interest expense related to the adoption of FSP APB 14-1 in the first quarter of fiscal year 2010.
KEMET's common stock is listed on the OTC Bulletin Board and on the Pink OTC Markets, Inc., Pink Quote System under the symbol KEME. At the Investor Relations section of our web site at http://www.KEMET.com/IR, users may subscribe to KEMET news releases and find additional information about our Company.
Beginning October 1, 2009, we will observe a quiet period during which the information provided in this news release and our quarterly report on Form 10-Q will no longer constitute our current expectations. During the quiet period, this information should be considered to be historical, applying prior to the quiet period only and not subject to update by management. The quiet period will extend until the day when our next quarterly earnings release is published.
CAUTIONARY STATEMENT ON FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Certain statements included herein contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws about KEMET Corporation's (the "Company") financial condition and results of operations that are based on management's current expectations, estimates and projections about the markets in which the Company operates, as well as management's beliefs and assumptions. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," variations of such words and other similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in, or implied by, such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect management's judgment only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any of these forward-looking statements to reflect new information, future events or otherwise.
Factors that may cause actual outcome and results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements include, but are not necessarily limited to the following: (i) generally adverse economic and industry conditions, including a decline in demand for the Company's products; (ii) the ability to maintain sufficient liquidity to realize current operating plans; (iii) the effect of receiving a going concern statement in our auditor's report on our 2009 audited financial statements; (iv) adverse economic conditions could cause further reevaluation of the fair value of our reporting segments and the write down of long-lived assets; (v) the cost and availability of raw materials; (vi) changes in the competitive environment of the Company; (vii) economic, political, or regulatory changes in the countries in which the Company operates; (viii) the ability to successfully integrate the operations of acquired businesses; (ix) the ability to attract, train and retain effective employees and management; (x) the ability to develop innovative products to maintain customer relationships; (xi) the impact of environmental issues, laws, and regulations; (xii) the Company's ability to finance and achieve the expected benefits of its manufacturing relocation plan or other restructuring plan; (xiii) volatility of financial and credit markets which would affect access to capital for the Company; (xiv) increased difficulty or expense in accessing capital because of the Company's delisting of common stock from the New York Stock Exchange; (xv) exposure to foreign exchange (gains) and losses; (xvi) need to reduce costs to offset downward price trends; (xvii) potential limitation on use of net operating losses to offset possible future taxable income; (xviii) dilution as a result of the issuance of a warrant to K Financing; and (xix) exercise of the warrant by K Financing may result in the existence of a controlling shareholder. Other risks and uncertainties may be described from time to time in the Company's other reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
KEMET CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations (Amounts in thousands, except per share data) (Unaudited) Quarters Ended June 30, 2008 2009 (As Adjusted)(1) Net sales $150,167 $242,844 Operating costs and expenses: Cost of sales 129,806 225,788 Selling, general and administrative Expenses 18,083 28,219 Research and development 4,779 10,096 Restructuring charges - 6,797 Goodwill impairment - 88,647 Write down of long-lived assets - 63,928 Total operating costs and expenses 152,668 423,475 Operating loss (2,501) (180,631) Other expense (income): Interest income (31) (238) Interest and amortization of debt discount and expense 5,819 7,729 Gain on early extinguishment of debt (38,921) - Other expense (income), net 4,512 1,333 Income (loss) before income taxes 26,120 (189,455) Income tax expense (benefit) 1,030 (80) Net income (loss) $25,090 $(189,375) Net income (loss) per share: Basic $ 0.31 $(2.36) Diluted $ 0.31 $(2.36) (1) Results are adjusted for retrospective application of changes in accounting for convertible notes. See table: "Changes in Accounting for Convertible Notes." KEMET CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheet (Amounts in thousands, except per share data) (Unaudited) 31-Mar-09 June 30, 2009 (As Adjusted)(1) ASSETS Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 34,135 $ 39,204 Accounts receivable, net 123,976 120,139 Inventories 150,807 154,981 Prepaid expenses and other current assets 14,809 11,245 Deferred income taxes 1,850 151 Total current assets 325,577 325,720 Property and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $647.1 million and $623.0 million as of June 30, 2009 and March 31, 2009, respectively 356,911 357,977 Intangible assets, net 24,418 24,094 Other assets 16,197 6,360 Total assets $ 723,103 $ 714,151 LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY Current liabilities: Current portion of long-term debt $ 19,879 $ 25,994 Accounts payable, trade 51,299 52,332 Accrued expenses 52,587 51,125 Income taxes payable 954 1,127 Total current liabilities 124,719 130,578 Long-term debt, less current portion 222,502 280,752 Warrant liability 31,400 - Post-retirement benefits and other non-current obligations 65,539 57,316 Deferred income taxes 7,151 5,466 Stockholders' equity: Common stock, par value $0.01, authorized 300,000 shares, issued 88,525 and 88,525 shares at June 30, 2009 and March 31, 2009, respectively 885 885 Additional paid-in capital 367,064 367,257 Retained deficit (56,252) (81,342) Accumulated other comprehensive income 19,084 12,663 Treasury stock, at cost (7,658 and 7,714 shares at June 30, 2009 and March 31, 2009, respectively) (58,989) (59,424) Total stockholders' equity 271,792 240,039 Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 723,103 $ 714,151 (1) Results are adjusted for retrospective application of changes in accounting for convertible notes. See table: "Changes in Accounting for Convertible Notes." KEMET CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Amounts in thousands) (Unaudited) Quarters Ended June 30, 2008 2009 (As Adjusted)(1) Sources (uses) of cash and cash equivalents Operating activities: Net income (loss) $25,090 $(189,375) Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities: Gain on early extinguishment of debt (38,921) - Depreciation and amortization 14,766 18,114 Goodwill impairment - 88,647 Write down of long-lived assets - 63,928 Stock-based compensation expense 241 539 Change in deferred income taxes (390) 558 Change in operating assets 4,523 7,808 Change in operating liabilities (1,946) (5,898) Other 612 207 Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities 3,975 (15,472) Investing activities: Capital expenditures (1,387) (11,209) Acquisitions, net of cash received - (1,000) Net cash used in investing activities (1,387) (12,209) Financing activities: Proceeds from issuance debt 49,818 4,311 Payments of long-term debt (49,832) (22,390) Debt extinguishment and issuance costs (7,811) - Proceeds from sale of common stock to employee savings plan - 85 Net cash used in financing activities (7,825) (17,994) Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (5,237) (45,675) Effect of foreign currency fluctuations on cash 168 (207) Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of fiscal period 39,204 81,383 Cash and cash equivalents at end of fiscal Period $34,135 $ 35,501 (1) Results are adjusted for retrospective application of changes in accounting for convertible notes. See table: "Changes in Accounting for Convertible Notes." KEMET CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES Changes in Accounting for Convertible Notes (Amounts in thousands, except per share data) Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations Quarter Ended June 30, 2008 Following the As Previously Adoption of Presented Adjustments APB 14-1 Interest accretion $ 382 $2,083 $2,465 Net income (187,292) (2,083) (189,375) Net income (loss) per share: Basic $ (2.33) $ (0.03) $(2.36) Diluted $ (2.33) $ (0.03) $(2.36) Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets March 31, 2009 Following the As Previously Adoption of Presented Adjustments APB 14-1 Other assets $ 7,010 $(650) 6,360 Long-term debt 307,111 (26,359) 280,752 Total stockholders' equity 214,330 25,709 240,039
Contact: Dean W. Dimke Director of Corporate and Investor Communications deandimke@KEMET.com 954-766-2800 William M. Lowe, Jr. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer billlowe@KEMET.com 864-963-6484
SOURCE KEMET Corporation
Released July 30, 2009