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Moog Reports Third Quarter Results


/EINPresswire.com/ -- EAST AURORA, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/29/16 -- Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today third quarter earnings per share of $1.00, up 6% from a year ago on slightly lower sales of $613 million. Cash flow from operating activities was strong in the quarter, at $82 million, while net earnings were flat at $36 million.

Total Aircraft Controls sales in the quarter were $274 million, up 1% from a year ago. Commercial aircraft sales of $140 million were up 8%. Sales of OEM products to Airbus increased 45%, to $28 million, on the A350 production ramp up. Boeing OEM product sales were 13% higher, at $66 million, on increased sales across all platforms. Commercial aftermarket revenues of $27 million were down 12% due to lower initial provisioning of 787 spares and softer business jet activity.

Military aircraft sales of $134 million were 5% lower year over year. OEM sales were down 6%, to $84 million, due to declines in V-22 tilt rotor and Black Hawk helicopter sales. F-35 production sales were 7% higher. Military aftermarket sales were down 4%, to $50 million, as the C-5M Super Galaxy upgrade program winds down. F-35 aftermarket sales were higher on increased depot repair activity.

Space and Defense segment sales were $91 million, 5% lower than last year. Space sales were $44 million, a decrease of 8% due to lower sales of avionics and components. Defense sales were $47 million, down marginally due to slower military vehicle sales.

Sales in the Company's Industrial Systems segment were flat at $130 million. Energy market sales were 8% higher, at $33 million, helped by higher sales of wind energy products into Europe and China. Industrial automation sales were $69 million, off 3%. Simulation and test product sales were $28 million, also off 3%, reflecting strong prior year sales of test equipment.

Components segment sales, at $92 million, were 18% lower than last year. Sales of aerospace and defense products were $42 million, down 14%, on softer OEM program and aftermarket sales. Sales into energy, industrial and medical markets continued to experience weakness across a range of products and programs.

The Medical Devices segment had sales of $26 million, up 1%, on increased sales of enteral pumps and administration sets. Through the first nine months of the year, excluding the previously divested life sciences business, organic growth in the segment is 8% year over year.

The current backlog is $1.2 billion.

The Company updated its projections for fiscal 2016, ending October 1, 2016, to include sales of $2.42 billion. The earnings per share midpoint is unchanged, at $3.35, and the range has been narrowed to plus or minus $.10 per share.

"Overall we had a good third quarter," said John Scannell, Chairman and CEO. "Sales were slightly down but EPS was ahead of our guidance and we had strong cash flow. In addition, our aircraft team celebrated the flawless operation of our flight controls as part of the successful first flight of the Embraer E2 jet. With one quarter left to go, we're refining our sales forecast for the year, while keeping our EPS forecast unchanged from 90 days ago."

In conjunction with today's release, Moog will host a conference call beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET, which will be broadcast live over the Internet. John Scannell, Chairman and CEO, and Don Fishback, CFO, will host the call. Supplemental financial data will be available on the webcast web page approximately 60 minutes prior to the conference call. Listeners can access the call live or in replay mode at www.moog.com/investors/communications.

Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog's high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, wind energy, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.moog.com.

Cautionary Statement

Information included or incorporated by reference in this report that does not consist of historical facts, including statements accompanied by or containing words such as "may," "will," "should," "believes," "expects," "expected," "intends," "plans," "projects," "approximate," "estimates," "predicts," "potential," "outlook," "forecast," "anticipates," "presume" and "assume," are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to several factors, risks and uncertainties, the impact or occurrence of which could cause actual results to differ materially from the expected results described in the forward-looking statements. These important factors, risks and uncertainties include:

  • the markets we serve are cyclical and sensitive to domestic and foreign economic conditions and events, which may cause our operating results to fluctuate;
  • we operate in highly competitive markets with competitors who may have greater resources than we possess;
  • we depend heavily on government contracts that may not be fully funded or may be terminated, and the failure to receive funding or the termination of one or more of these contracts could reduce our sales and increase our costs;
  • we make estimates in accounting for long-term contracts, and changes in these estimates may have significant impacts on our earnings;
  • we enter into fixed-price contracts, which could subject us to losses if we have cost overruns;
  • we may not realize the full amounts reflected in our backlog as revenue, which could adversely affect our future revenue and growth prospects;
  • if our subcontractors or suppliers fail to perform their contractual obligations, our prime contract performance and our ability to obtain future business could be materially and adversely impacted;
  • contracting on government programs is subject to significant regulation, including rules related to bidding, billing and accounting kickbacks and false claims, and any non-compliance could subject us to fines and penalties or possible debarment;
  • the loss of The Boeing Company as a customer or a significant reduction in sales to The Boeing Company could adversely impact our operating results;
  • our new product research and development efforts may not be successful which could reduce our sales and earnings;
  • our inability to adequately enforce and protect our intellectual property or defend against assertions of infringement could prevent or restrict our ability to compete;
  • our business operations may be adversely affected by information systems interruptions, intrusions or new software implementations;
  • our indebtedness and restrictive covenants under our credit facilities could limit our operational and financial flexibility;
  • significant changes in discount rates, rates of return on pension assets, mortality tables and other factors could adversely affect our earnings and equity and increase our pension funding requirements;
  • a write-off of all or part of our goodwill or other intangible assets could adversely affect our operating results and net worth;
  • our sales and earnings may be affected if we cannot identify, acquire or integrate strategic acquisitions, or if we engage in divesting activities;
  • our operations in foreign countries expose us to political and currency risks and adverse changes in local legal and regulatory environments;
  • unforeseen exposure to additional income tax liabilities may affect our operating results;
  • government regulations could limit our ability to sell our products outside the United States and otherwise adversely affect our business;
  • governmental regulations and customer demands related to conflict minerals may adversely impact our operating results;
  • the failure or misuse of our products may damage our reputation, necessitate a product recall or result in claims against us that exceed our insurance coverage, thereby requiring us to pay significant damages;
  • future terror attacks, war, natural disasters or other catastrophic events beyond our control could negatively impact our business;
  • our operations are subject to environmental laws, and complying with those laws may cause us to incur significant costs; and
  • we are involved in various legal proceedings, the outcome of which may be unfavorable to us.

These factors are not exhaustive. New factors, risks and uncertainties may emerge from time to time that may affect the forward-looking statements made herein. Given these factors, risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as predictive of future results. We disclaim any obligation to update the forward-looking statements made in this report.


                                  Moog Inc.
                     CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF EARNINGS
                (dollars in thousands, except per share data)

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                              Three Months Ended        Nine Months Ended
                           ------------------------ ------------------------
                             July 2,      July 4,     July 2,      July 4,
                               2016         2015        2016         2015
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Net sales                  $   613,260  $   634,539 $ 1,792,859  $ 1,902,308
Cost of sales                  429,598      443,963   1,268,550    1,354,264
                           ------------ ----------- ------------ -----------
Gross profit                   183,662      190,576     524,309      548,044
  Research and development      36,006       34,157     110,535       96,882
  Selling, general and
   administrative               88,553       90,733     254,318      280,718
  Interest                       8,662        7,916      25,919       20,953
  Restructuring                    (39)       6,604       8,303        6,604
  Other                         (1,082)         442      (2,600)       1,327
                           ------------ ----------- ------------ -----------
Earnings before income
 taxes                          51,562       50,724     127,834      141,560
Income taxes                    15,916       14,393      35,121       37,871
                           ------------ ----------- ------------ -----------
Net earnings attributable
 to common shareholders
 and noncontrolling
 interest                  $    35,646  $    36,331 $    92,713  $   103,689
                           ------------ ----------- ------------ -----------

Net earnings (loss)
 attributable to
 noncontrolling interest          (665)          --        (889)          --

                           ------------ ----------- ------------ -----------
Net earnings attributable
 to common shareholders    $    36,311  $    36,331 $    93,602  $   103,689
                           ------------ ----------- ------------ -----------

Net earnings per share
 attributable to common
 shareholders
  Basic                    $      1.01  $      0.95 $      2.57  $      2.62
  Diluted                  $      1.00  $      0.94 $      2.55  $      2.59
                           ------------ ----------- ------------ -----------


Average common shares
 outstanding
  Basic                     36,038,340   38,389,629  36,411,428   39,555,423
  Diluted                   36,267,975   38,744,620  36,663,165   39,963,142
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                                  Moog Inc.
                   CONSOLIDATED SALES AND OPERATING PROFIT
                           (dollars in thousands)

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                             Three Months Ended        Nine Months Ended
                         ------------------------- -------------------------
                            July 2,      July 4,      July 2,      July 4,
                              2016         2015         2016         2015
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Net sales:
  Aircraft Controls      $   274,175  $   270,339  $   804,779  $   811,103
  Space and Defense
   Controls                   90,764       95,266      262,579      288,477
  Industrial Systems         130,103      130,581      383,526      393,092
  Components                  92,285      112,630      265,673      335,396
  Medical Devices             25,933       25,723       76,302       74,240
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Net sales                $   613,260  $   634,539  $ 1,792,859  $ 1,902,308
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Operating profit:
  Aircraft Controls      $    30,532  $    28,401  $    67,705  $    75,195
                                11.1%        10.5%         8.4%         9.3%
  Space and Defense
   Controls                   13,747        6,149       38,920       19,784
                                15.1%         6.5%        14.8%         6.9%
  Industrial Systems          11,534       13,068       38,437       38,972
                                 8.9%        10.0%        10.0%         9.9%
  Components                  10,754       14,966       23,839       47,828
                                11.7%        13.3%         9.0%        14.3%
  Medical Devices              2,182        3,506        8,015        6,558
                                 8.4%        13.6%        10.5%         8.8%
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Total operating profit        68,749       66,090      176,916      188,337
                                11.2%        10.4%         9.9%         9.9%
Deductions from
 operating profit:
  Interest expense             8,662        7,916       25,919       20,953
  Equity-based
   compensation expense          875          603        2,794        4,569
  Corporate and other
   expenses, net               7,650        6,847       20,369       21,255
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Earnings before income
 taxes                   $    51,562  $    50,724  $   127,834  $   141,560
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                                  Moog Inc.
                         CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
                           (dollars in thousands)

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                                                       July 2,    October 3,
                                                         2016        2015
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ASSETS
Current assets
  Cash and cash equivalents                          $   394,429 $   309,853
  Receivables                                            647,987     698,419
  Inventories                                            500,734     493,360
  Deferred income taxes                                   93,121      91,210
  Prepaid expenses and other current assets               36,415      34,653
                                                     ----------- -----------
    Total current assets                               1,672,686   1,627,495
Property, plant and equipment, net                       518,233     536,756
Goodwill                                                 746,590     737,212
Intangible assets, net                                   119,284     143,723
Other assets                                              43,932      41,285
                                                     ----------- -----------
Total assets                                         $ 3,100,725 $ 3,086,471
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LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current liabilities
  Short-term borrowings                              $     1,377 $        83
  Current installments of long-term debt                     184          34
  Accounts payable                                       150,091     165,973
  Accrued salaries, wages and commissions                124,898     125,270
  Customer advances                                      174,700     167,423
  Contract loss reserves                                  31,413      30,422
  Other accrued liabilities                              102,432     116,300
                                                     ----------- -----------
    Total current liabilities                            585,095     605,505
Long-term debt, excluding current installments         1,108,438   1,075,067
Long-term pension and retirement obligations             288,732     348,239
Deferred income taxes                                     77,803      60,209
Other long-term liabilities                                3,107       2,919
                                                     ----------- -----------
    Total liabilities                                  2,063,175   2,091,939
                                                     -----------------------
Commitment and contingencies                                  --          --
Redeemable noncontrolling interest                         7,875          --
Shareholders' equity
  Common stock                                            51,280      51,280
  Other shareholders' equity                             978,395     943,252
                                                     ----------- -----------
    Total shareholders' equity                         1,029,675     994,532
                                                     ----------- -----------
Total liabilities and shareholders' equity           $ 3,100,725 $ 3,086,471
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                                  Moog Inc.
                    CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
                           (dollars in thousands)

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                                                       Nine Months Ended
                                                   -------------------------
                                                      July 2,      July 4,
                                                        2016         2015
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CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES
  Net earnings attributable to common shareholders
   and noncontrolling interest                     $    92,713  $   103,689
  Adjustments to reconcile net earnings to net
   cash provided (used) by operating activities:
    Depreciation                                        58,674       59,468
    Amortization                                        16,485       19,010
    Deferred income taxes                                7,765       14,569
    Equity-based compensation expense                    2,794        4,569
    Other                                                6,967        4,212
  Changes in assets and liabilities providing
   (using) cash:
    Receivables                                         43,214       51,547
    Inventories                                         (9,959)      (4,763)
    Accounts payable                                   (16,456)       7,332
    Customer advances                                    9,689       (5,008)
    Accrued expenses                                    (7,106)     (21,182)
    Accrued income taxes                                   686       (8,205)
    Net pension and post retirement liabilities        (38,828)     (23,817)
    Other assets and liabilities                        (5,858)       5,407
                                                   ------------ ------------
      Net cash provided by operating activities        160,780      206,828
                                                   ------------ ------------
CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES
  Acquisitions of businesses, net of cash acquired     (11,016)          --
  Purchase of property, plant and equipment            (42,605)     (57,712)
  Other investing transactions                           1,164       12,597
                                                   ------------ ------------
      Net cash used by investing activities            (52,457)     (45,115)
                                                   ------------ ------------
CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES
  Net short-term repayments                                 --       (3,337)
  Proceeds from revolving lines of credit              274,670      335,185
  Payments on revolving lines of credit               (261,570)    (425,185)
  Proceeds from long-term debt                          20,000           --
  Payments on long-term debt                           (10,047)      (5,250)
  Proceeds from senior notes, net of issuance
   costs                                                    --      294,430
  Proceeds from sale of treasury stock                   2,229       11,437
  Purchase of outstanding shares for treasury          (42,203)    (297,417)
  Proceeds from sale of stock held by SECT               2,897        7,328
  Purchase of stock held by SECT                        (1,634)     (12,121)
  Purchase of stock held by SERP Trust                  (2,300)      (7,328)
  Excess tax benefits from equity-based payment
   arrangements                                            442        5,973
  Other financing transactions                          (1,909)          --
                                                   ------------ ------------
      Net cash used by financing activities            (19,425)     (96,285)
                                                   ------------ ------------
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash                 (4,322)     (19,276)
                                                   ------------ ------------
Increase in cash and cash equivalents                   84,576       46,152
  Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period     309,853      231,292
                                                   ------------ ------------
  Cash and cash equivalents at end of period       $   394,429  $   277,444
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