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Flowserve Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

July 23, 2014

Second Quarter EPS of $0.90 includes 3 cents per share of FX headwind, severance and realignment

Strong bookings of $1.38 billion – up 12.6% and 15.9% sequentially

Gross and operating margins increased 110 basis points

Reaffirmed 2014 Full Year EPS Target Range of $3.65 to $4.00

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced today its financial results for the 2014 second quarter. In addition, Flowserve also today filed its Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the period ended June 30, 2014.

Summary of 2014 Second Quarter (all comparisons versus prior year quarter, unless otherwise noted):

  • Fully diluted EPS of $0.90, up 7.1%, and included $0.03 per share of foreign currency, severance and realignment expense
  • Bookings of $1.38 billion, up 12.6%, or 12.8% on a constant currency basis, and up 15.9% sequentially
  • Original equipment bookings of $852 million increased 17.7% and 25.9% sequentially
  • Aftermarket bookings of $532 million increased 5.3% and 2.9% sequentially
  • Sales of $1.22 billion, decreased 1.2%, or 1.5% on a constant currency basis, and up 14.6% sequentially
  • Aftermarket sales of $507 million increased 3.0%, or 3.6% on a constant currency basis
  • Gross profit increased $8.7 million to $430.3 million, up 2.1%
  • Gross margin of 35.1% increased 110 basis points
  • SG&A expense decreased $2.0 million, and increased as percentage of sales by 10 basis points to 19.5%
  • Operating income increased $10.8 million to $194.3 million, up 5.9%
  • Operating margin of 15.9% increased 110 basis points
  • Backlog increased $292.9 million year-to-date to $2.85 billion, up 11.5%

    “Flowserve’s second quarter results were solid, and our robust bookings highlight the increased activity building in our key energy markets as we have seen a few project awards beginning and expect increased activity later in 2014 and into 2015,” indicated Mark Blinn, Flowserve’s president and chief executive officer. “The continued strength of our run rate and aftermarket business, together with the initial project opportunities and our disciplined bidding approach, supports our expectation to deliver profitable growth through the second half of the year and into 2015. The combination of ongoing operational excellence initiatives, increased award activity, capital structure actions and bolt-on M&A opportunities will position the company to drive increased shareholder value. Key takeaways from the 2014 second quarter include:

  • Strong bookings increased high-quality backlog by $292.9 million year-to-date and provides confidence for second half 2014 revenue growth;
  • End-user strategies delivered record first half aftermarket bookings at over $1 billion, up 6.7%;
  • Substantial growth in original equipment bookings supports confidence in improving near-term cycle;
  • Gross and operating margin improvement in all segments demonstrates benefit of selective bidding approach when combined with solid execution and disciplined cost focus;
  • Operational excellence initiatives, including ‘One Flowserve’, continue to drive results and performance;
  • Opportunity to leverage SG&A and fixed cost structure with increased activity and revenue growth; and
  • Solid operating platform and project execution enables pursuit of enhanced growth, including bolt-on M&A opportunities.”

    Flowserve’s financial results for the first six months of 2014 (as compared to the 2013 period) are highlighted by fully diluted EPS of $1.67 per share, up 10.6%, on relatively flat sales of $2.3 billion. Gross profit of $807.4 million and operating income of $358.6 million represent margins of 35.2% and 15.6%, up 120 and 40 basis points, respectively. Bookings for the six months ended June 30, 2014 totaled $2.6 billion, up 7.0% or 8.1% on a constant currency basis.

    Financial Performance and Guidance

    “During the second quarter and first half of 2014, our improved operations, cost focus and higher quality backlog delivered impressive margin improvement and EPS growth,” said Mike Taff, Flowserve’s senior vice president and chief financial officer. “The combination of our strong backlog, accelerating end markets and internal operational improvements provide confidence in reaffirming our 2014 EPS guidance of $3.65 to $4.00, even as we now expect full year revenues in the lower half of our 3 to 6 percent revenue target range, which includes the impact of a first quarter business sale and foreign currency headwinds.

    “Cash flow continues to be a priority, and significant opportunity remains. While I am pleased with the modest year-to-date improvement in operating cash flow versus the first half of 2013, we are not satisfied and will continue to implement initiatives to improve our cash cycle.

    “Additionally, we remain committed to returning capital to our shareholders while maintaining a solid balance sheet. In the first half of 2014, Flowserve returned approximately $195 million in share repurchases and dividends, and we continued our disciplined approach to capital deployment.”

    Operational Commentary and Segment Performance (all comparisons versus second quarter 2013 unless otherwise noted)

    Tom Pajonas, executive vice president and chief operating officer, said, “Progress continued across our operations as evidenced by strong gross and operating margin performance in each segment. This performance came in spite of the impact of some larger shipment delays, as customers deferred inspections or issued change orders, which is not uncommon. I remain confident that our process improvements have become deeply embedded and sustainable, as demonstrated by a third consecutive quarter of past due backlog below 5 percent. The nearly 18 percent increase in original equipment bookings during the quarter provides confidence that the original equipment cycle is starting, and we expect it to pick up in the 2014 second half and into 2015. Looking to the remainder of the year, we continue to believe our improved operations and customer focus positions us to capitalize on the expected growth in our key energy markets.”

    Flowserve reports its operations through three segments: Engineered Product Division (EPD), Industrial Product Division (IPD) and Flow Control Division (FCD). Key financial highlights of segment performance for the second quarter of 2014 include:

                 
    Second Quarter 2014 - Segment Results
    (dollars in millions, comparison vs. 2013 second quarter, unaudited)
     
    EPDIPDFCD
    Bookings $ 744.3 $ 248.0 $ 422.2
    - vs. prior year 22.7 % 18.6 % -5.5 %
    - on constant currency 25.0 % 16.7 % -7.3 %
     
    Sales $ 609.2 $ 238.1 $ 406.4
    - vs. prior year -2.5 % -0.3 % -1.2 %
    - on constant currency -1.1 % -2.4 % -2.9 %
     
    Gross Profit $ 209.9 $ 66.7 $ 152.7
    - vs. prior year 0.0 % 7.2 % 3.8 %
     
    Gross Margin (% of sales) 34.5 % 28.0 % 37.6 %
    - vs. prior year (in basis points) 90 200 180
     
    Operating Income $ 103.8 $ 31.6 $ 79.1
    - vs. prior year 5.7 % 3.6 % 8.5 %
    - on constant currency 7.7 % 0.2 % 7.2 %
     
    Operating Margin (% of sales) 17.0 % 13.3 % 19.5 %
    - vs. prior year (in basis points) 130 50 180
     
    Backlog $ 1,546.0 $ 556.1 $ 811.7
     


    Second Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call

    Flowserve will host its conference call with the financial community on Thursday, July 24th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Mark Blinn, president and chief executive officer, as well as other members of the management team will be presenting. The call can be accessed by shareholders and other interested parties at www.flowserve.com under the “Investor Relations” section.

    About Flowserve

    Flowserve Corp. is one of the world’s leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Operating in more than 50 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services. More information about Flowserve can be obtained by visiting the company’s Web site at www.flowserve.com.

    SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT: This news release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Words or phrases such as, “may,” “should,” “expects,” “could,” “intends,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “estimates,” “believes,” “forecasts,” “predicts” or other similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, which include, without limitation, earnings forecasts, statements relating to our business strategy and statements of expectations, beliefs, future plans and strategies and anticipated developments concerning our industry, business, operations and financial performance and condition.

    The forward-looking statements included in this news release are based on our current expectations, projections, estimates and assumptions. These statements are only predictions, not guarantees. Such forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. These risks and uncertainties may cause actual results to differ materially from what is forecast in such forward-looking statements, and include, without limitation, the following: a portion of our bookings may not lead to completed sales, and our ability to convert bookings into revenues at acceptable profit margins; changes in the global financial markets and the availability of capital and the potential for unexpected cancellations or delays of customer orders in our reported backlog; our dependence on our customers’ ability to make required capital investment and maintenance expenditures; risks associated with cost overruns on fixed-fee projects and in taking customer orders for large complex custom engineered products; the substantial dependence of our sales on the success of the oil and gas, chemical, power generation and water management industries; the adverse impact of volatile raw materials prices on our products and operating margins; economic, political and other risks associated with our international operations, including military actions or trade embargoes that could affect customer markets, particularly Middle Eastern markets and global oil and gas producers, and non-compliance with U.S. export/re-export control, foreign corrupt practice laws, economic sanctions and import laws and regulations; increased aging and slower collection of receivables, particularly in Latin America and other emerging markets; our exposure to fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, including in hyperinflationary countries such as Venezuela; our furnishing of products and services to nuclear power plant facilities and other critical processes; potential adverse consequences resulting from litigation to which we are a party, such as litigation involving asbestos-containing material claims; a foreign government investigation regarding our participation in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program; expectations regarding acquisitions and the integration of acquired businesses; our relative geographical profitability and its impact on our utilization of deferred tax assets, including foreign tax credits; the potential adverse impact of an impairment in the carrying value of goodwill or other intangible assets; our dependence upon third-party suppliers whose failure to perform timely could adversely affect our business operations; the highly competitive nature of the markets in which we operate; environmental compliance costs and liabilities; potential work stoppages and other labor matters; our inability to protect our intellectual property in the U.S., as well as in foreign countries; obligations under our defined benefit pension plans; and other factors described from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    All forward-looking statements included in this news release are based on information available to us on the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

     
    CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
    (Unaudited)        
     
    (Amounts in thousands, except per share data) Three Months Ended June 30,
    2014 2013
     
    Sales $ 1,224,378 $ 1,239,526
    Cost of sales   (794,072 )   (817,950 )
    Gross profit 430,306 421,576
    Selling, general and administrative expense (238,178 ) (240,200 )
    Net earnings from affiliates   2,187     2,145  
    Operating income 194,315 183,521
    Interest expense (15,027 ) (13,125 )
    Interest income 507 277
    Other (expense) income, net   (3,836 )   616  
    Earnings before income taxes 175,959 171,289
    Provision for income taxes   (50,794 )   (50,395 )
    Net earnings, including noncontrolling interests 125,165 120,894
    Less: Net earnings attributable to noncontrolling interests   (1,652 )   (508 )
    Net earnings attributable to Flowserve Corporation $ 123,513   $ 120,386  
     
    Net earnings per share attributable to Flowserve Corporation common shareholders:
    Basic $ 0.90 $ 0.85
    Diluted1 0.90 0.84
     
    Cash dividends declared per share $ 0.16 $ 0.14
     

    1 Calculated using fully diluted shares of 137,995 and 142,882 shares, respectively

     
     
    CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
    (Unaudited)        
     
    (Amounts in thousands, except per share data) Six Months Ended June 30,
    2014 2013
     
    Sales $ 2,292,514 $ 2,336,122
    Cost of sales   (1,485,086 )   (1,541,238 )
    Gross profit 807,428 794,884
    Selling, general and administrative expense (454,405 ) (474,708 )
    Net earnings from affiliates   5,617     33,824  
    Operating income 358,640 354,000
    Interest expense (30,176 ) (25,216 )
    Interest income 838 551
    Other expense, net   (6,741 )   (10,412 )
    Earnings before income taxes 322,561 318,923
    Provision for income taxes   (88,809 )   (99,128 )
    Net earnings, including noncontrolling interests 233,752 219,795
    Less: Net earnings attributable to noncontrolling interests   (2,505 )   (1,619 )
    Net earnings attributable to Flowserve Corporation $ 231,247   $ 218,176  
     
    Net earnings per share attributable to Flowserve Corporation common shareholders:
    Basic $ 1.68 $ 1.52
    Diluted2 1.67 1.51
     
    Cash dividends declared per share $ 0.32 $ 0.28
     

    2 Calculated using fully diluted shares of 138,432 and 144,256 shares, respectively

     
     
    CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
    (Unaudited)        
     
    (Amounts in thousands, except par value) June 30, December 31,
    2014 2013
     
    ASSETS
    Current assets:
    Cash and cash equivalents $ 143,569 $ 363,804
    Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $25,422 and $24,073, respectively 1,157,758 1,155,327
    Inventories, net 1,160,181 1,060,670
    Deferred taxes 158,276 157,448
    Prepaid expenses and other   109,206     110,133  
    Total current assets 2,728,990 2,847,382

    Property, plant and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $866,938 and $849,863, respectively

    696,751 716,289
    Goodwill 1,101,869 1,107,551
    Deferred taxes 20,711 19,533
    Other intangible assets, net 151,959 160,548
    Other assets, net   185,830     185,430  
    Total assets $ 4,886,110   $ 5,036,733  
     
    LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
    Current liabilities:
    Accounts payable $ 516,020 $ 612,092
    Accrued liabilities 756,604 861,010
    Debt due within one year 65,698 72,678
    Deferred taxes   12,394     12,319  
    Total current liabilities 1,350,716 1,558,099
    Long-term debt due after one year 1,123,861 1,127,619
    Retirement obligations and other liabilities 472,790 473,894
    Shareholders’ equity:
    Common shares, $1.25 par value 220,991 220,991
    Shares authorized – 305,000
    Shares issued – 176,793
    Capital in excess of par value 472,329 476,218
    Retained earnings 3,172,209 2,985,391
    Treasury shares, at cost – 41,036 and 39,630 shares, respectively (1,737,419 ) (1,600,266 )
    Deferred compensation obligation 10,282 9,522
    Accumulated other comprehensive loss   (206,574 )   (221,477 )
    Total Flowserve Corporation shareholders' equity 1,931,818 1,870,379
    Noncontrolling interest   6,925     6,742  
    Total equity   1,938,743     1,877,121  
    Total liabilities and equity $ 4,886,110   $ 5,036,733  
     
     
    CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
    (Unaudited)        
     
    (Amounts in thousands) Six Months Ended June 30,
    2014 2013
     
    Cash flows – Operating activities:
    Net earnings, including noncontrolling interests $ 233,752 $ 219,795

    Adjustments to reconcile net earnings to net cash used by operating activities:

    Depreciation 46,316 43,769
    Amortization of intangible and other assets 9,327 7,854

    Net (gain) loss on disposition of assets

    (167 ) 347
    Gain on sale of business (13,403 ) -
    Gain on sale of equity investment in affiliate - (12,995 )
    Gain on remeasurement of acquired assets - (15,315 )
    Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation arrangements (8,490 ) (8,399 )
    Stock-based compensation 18,272 16,285
    Net earnings from affiliates, net of dividends received (1,294 ) (2,748 )
    Change in assets and liabilities:
    Accounts receivable, net (14,695 ) 5,892
    Inventories, net (115,109 ) (120,671 )
    Prepaid expenses and other (8,038 ) (9,991 )
    Other assets, net (1,692 ) (2,032 )
    Accounts payable (72,649 ) (94,326 )
    Accrued liabilities and income taxes payable (86,059 ) (69,784 )
    Retirement obligations and other liabilities (5 ) 7,848
    Net deferred taxes   2,667     1,645  
    Net cash flows used by operating activities   (11,267 )   (32,826 )
     
    Cash flows – Investing activities:
    Capital expenditures (53,666 ) (61,159 )
    Proceeds from disposal of assets 789 336
    Payments for acquisition, net of cash acquired - (10,143 )
    Proceeds from sale of business, net of cash divested 46,805 -
    Proceeds from equity investments in affiliates   -     46,240  
    Net cash flows used by investing activities   (6,072 )   (24,726 )
     
    Cash flows – Financing activities:
    Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation arrangements 8,490 8,399
    Payments on long-term debt (20,000 ) (10,000 )
    Short-term financing, net - 209,000
    Proceeds under other financing arrangements 13,233 9,701
    Payments under other financing arrangements (4,789 ) (9,072 )
    Repurchases of common shares (153,068 ) (306,317 )
    Payments of dividends (41,382 ) (37,621 )
    Other   (2,499 )   (73 )
    Net cash flows used by financing activities (200,015 ) (135,983 )
    Effect of exchange rate changes on cash   (2,881 )   (6,005 )
    Net change in cash and cash equivalents (220,235 ) (199,540 )
    Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period   363,804     304,252  
    Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 143,569   $ 104,712  
     
     
    SEGMENT INFORMATION
           
    ENGINEERED PRODUCT DIVISION Three Months Ended June 30,
    (Amounts in millions, except percentages) 2014     2013
    Bookings $ 744.3 $ 606.5
    Sales 609.2 625.0
    Gross profit 209.9 210.0
    Gross profit margin 34.5 % 33.6 %
    Operating income 103.8 98.2
    Operating margin 17.0 % 15.7 %
     
    INDUSTRIAL PRODUCT DIVISION Three Months Ended June 30,
    (Amounts in millions, except percentages) 2014     2013
    Bookings $ 248.0 $ 209.1
    Sales 238.1 238.9
    Gross profit 66.7 62.2
    Gross profit margin 28.0 % 26.0 %
    Operating income 31.6 30.5
    Operating margin 13.3 % 12.8 %
     
    FLOW CONTROL DIVISION Three Months Ended June 30,
    (Amounts in millions, except percentages) 2014     2013
    Bookings $ 422.2 $ 447.0
    Sales 406.4 411.2
    Gross profit 152.7 147.1
    Gross profit margin 37.6 % 35.8 %
    Operating income 79.1 72.9
    Operating margin 19.5 % 17.7 %
     
           
    SEGMENT INFORMATION
     
    ENGINEERED PRODUCT DIVISION Six Months Ended June 30,
    (Amounts in millions, except percentages) 2014     2013
    Bookings $ 1,338.5 $ 1,182.3
    Sales 1,114.4 1,164.6
    Gross profit 388.4 398.2
    Gross profit margin 34.9 % 34.2 %
    Operating income 183.1 182.8
    Operating margin 16.4 % 15.7 %
     
    INDUSTRIAL PRODUCT DIVISION Six Months Ended June 30,
    (Amounts in millions, except percentages) 2014     2013
    Bookings $ 476.7 $ 416.2
    Sales 449.9 450.2
    Gross profit 121.9 115.2
    Gross profit margin 27.1 % 25.6 %
    Operating income 54.9 51.8
    Operating margin 12.2 % 11.5 %
     
    FLOW CONTROL DIVISION Six Months Ended June 30,
    (Amounts in millions, except percentages) 2014     2013
    Bookings $ 835.9 $ 877.6
    Sales 789.3 795.2
    Gross profit 297.1 281.0
    Gross profit margin 37.6 % 35.3 %
    Operating income 162.3 160.0
    Operating margin 20.6 % 20.1 %





    Flowserve Corporation

    Investor Contacts:

    Jay Roueche, 972-443-6560

    Vice President, IR & Treasurer

    or

    Mike Mullin, 972-443-6636

    Director, Investor Relations

    or

    Media Contact:

    Lars Rosene, 972-443-6644

    Vice President, Global Communications and Public Affairs


    Source: Flowserve Corporation


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