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CLEVELAND, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH) today reported second quarter records in sales, income from continuing operations, and cash flow from operations. For the second quarter of fiscal-year 2006, sales were $2.2 billion, up 13 percent, as compared to sales of $1.9 billion from the same period last year.
Income from continuing operations in the second quarter of fiscal 2006 was $1.07 per diluted share, compared to 91 cents in the prior year. The current quarter includes a loss of 8 cents per diluted share resulting from the divestiture of the Thermoplastics division on December 21, 2005, and an expense of 3 cents per diluted share related to FAS 123R, which requires the expensing of equity-based compensation. Before the impact of the Thermoplastics divestiture and FAS 123R, income from continuing operations in the second quarter was $1.18 per diluted share.
"The strong sales and income growth over last year's record second quarter results keeps us solidly on track for another record year in fiscal 2006," said Chairman and CEO Don Washkewicz. "Parker employees across the world continue to execute our Win Strategy, which is providing very clear and positive results in premier customer service, improved operating margins, record cash flows, and profitable growth."
Second Quarter Segment Results
In the North American Industrial segment, second quarter operating income improved 30.4 percent over the prior year to $130.2 million, on sales of $929.7 million.
The International Industrial segment second quarter operating income increased 10.5 percent over the prior year to $68.1 million, on sales of $676.5 million.
In the company's Climate & Industrial Controls segment, second quarter operating income increased 11.3 percent over the prior year to $9.9 million, on sales of $206.0 million.
The Aerospace segment reported a second quarter decline in operating income of 4.5 percent over the prior year to $47.3 million, on sales of $345.3 million.
The expense in the current quarter related to the adoption of FAS 123R, and the loss related to the divestiture of Thermoplastics, are included in "Other Expense" for segment reporting purposes, and are not included in the operating segment results.
Fiscal Year to Date Results
For the first six months of fiscal-year 2006, sales were $4.27 billion, up 12.9 percent, as compared to sales of $3.78 billion from the same period last year. Income from continuing operations for the first six months of fiscal 2006 was $2.27 per diluted share, up 16 percent over the same period in the prior year.
Cash flow from operations reached a first half record $429.5 million, or 10.1 percent of sales, surpassing $354.4 million in the same period last year, or 9.4 percent of sales.
"We are especially pleased with our ability to generate record levels of cash, with cash flow from operations as a percentage of sales reaching double digits," added Washkewicz. "Our focus on improving cash flow was recently recognized by Barron's magazine, which identified Parker as one of the top 50 companies in North America with a strong record of free-cash flow growth."
The following is a summary of earnings per diluted share for the second quarter and the first six months:
Second Quarter First Six Months FY 2006 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2005 EPS as Reported $1.07 $1.41 $2.51 $2.52 Discontinued Operations -- $0.50 $0.24 $0.56 EPS from Continuing Operations as Reported $1.07 $0.91 $2.27 $1.96 Loss on Sale of Thermoplastics $0.08 -- $0.08 -- FAS 123R Expense $0.03 -- $0.13 -- EPS from Continuing Operations Adjusted $1.18 $0.91 $2.48 $1.96
The company continues to expect total FAS 123R expense for equity-based compensation in fiscal 2006 of approximately 20 cents per diluted share, which includes the 13 cents per diluted share expense already incurred fiscal year to date.
"As part of our Win Strategy, we have set a goal to grow the company on an organic basis by at least 5 percent each year, and 10 percent overall," said Washkewicz. "I am very pleased to report that of our 13.2 percent growth in the quarter, more than half came from organic growth. Our focus on serving the customer, providing systems solutions, and getting products to customers where and when they need it through our global network of distributors is helping to drive sales growth with current and new customers."
Washkewicz continued, "Our growth from acquiring new businesses for the Parker portfolio is the other half of our growth story. Investing in our industry through acquisitions this quarter has added over $490 million in annual revenues to our company. We're especially excited over our recent acquisition of Domnick Hunter, headquartered in the UK. The combination creates a powerful array of filtration, separation, and purification solutions, extending our customer reach in Europe and North America through the complementary products, and similar cultures, of our two organizations."
The company has narrowed the range of its annual guidance by raising the lower end of the range. The following table summarizes the company's annual earnings guidance, including the loss of 8 cents per diluted share from the divestiture of the Thermoplastics division:
Annual EPS Guidance Low High Previous guidance, income from continuing operations $4.85 $5.30 Revised guidance, income from continuing operations, including loss from divestiture $4.97 $5.22 Revised guidance, income from continuing operations, excluding loss from divestiture $5.05 $5.30
"Parker's current quarter's results and the strong order increases we have recently seen, reinforce our optimistic outlook for the remainder of the year," added Washkewicz. "We have effectively raised our guidance for the fiscal year. The diversity of the markets we serve remains a strength, enabling us to mitigate temporary swings in individual business sectors. Our unrivaled distribution network extends our brand of premier customer service to our customers in every region of the world, and our breadth of product continues to provide customers with systems solutions. In addition, we continue to add value through the fast and efficient integration of the companies we have recently acquired, while maintaining the strong balance sheet to invest with purpose and discipline in other motion and control businesses and innovative technologies. The foundation of our success rests upon the diverse talents of the 50,000 Parker employees from around the world."
In addition to this information, Parker advises shareholders to note order trends, for which the company makes a disclosure several business days after the conclusion of each month. This information is available on the company's investor information web site, at http://www.phstock.com.
NOTICE OF CONFERENCE CALL: Parker Hannifin's conference call and slide presentation to discuss its fiscal second-quarter results is available to all interested parties via live webcast today at 10:00 a.m. ET, on the company's investor information web site, http://www.phstock.com. To access the call, click on the "Live Webcast" link. From this link, users also may complete a pre-call system test and register for e-mail notification of future events and information available from Parker.
With annual sales exceeding $8 billion, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs more than 50,000 people in 46 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 49 consecutive years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at http://www.parker.com, or its investor information site at http://www.phstock.com.
Forward-Looking Statements: Forward-looking statements contained in this and other written and oral reports are made based on known events and circumstances at the time of release, and as such, are subject in the future to unforeseen uncertainties and risks. All statements regarding future performance, earnings projections, events or developments are forward-looking statements. It is possible that the future performance and earnings projections of the company and individual segments may differ materially from current expectations, depending on economic conditions within both its industrial and aerospace markets, and the company's ability to achieve anticipated benefits associated with announced realignment activities, strategic initiatives to improve operating margins, and growth and innovation initiatives. A change in economic conditions in individual markets may have a particularly volatile effect on segment results. Among the other factors which may affect future performance are: changes in business relationships with and purchases by or from major customers or suppliers, including delays or cancellations in shipments; uncertainties surrounding timing, successful completion or integration of acquisitions; threats associated with and efforts to combat terrorism; competitive market conditions and resulting effects on sales and pricing; increases in raw-material costs that cannot be recovered in product pricing; the company's ability to manage costs related to employee retirement and health care benefits and insurance; and global economic factors, including manufacturing activity, air travel trends, currency exchange rates, difficulties entering new markets and general economic conditions such as inflation and interest rates. The company makes these statements as of the date of this disclosure, and undertakes no obligation to update them.
PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION - DECEMBER 31, 2005 CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF INCOME Three Months Ended Six Months Ended (Unaudited) December 31, December 31, (Dollars in thousands 2005 2004 2005 2004 except per share amounts) Net sales $2,157,537 $1,905,931 $4,271,088 $3,783,846 Cost of sales 1,705,683 1,516,905 3,361,436 2,994,599 Gross profit 451,854 389,026 909,652 789,247 Selling, general and administrative expenses 245,845 217,856 482,859 412,252 Interest expense 19,587 17,236 36,058 33,415 Other expense (income), net 10,898 (1,433) 11,171 9,542 Income from continuing operations before income taxes 175,524 155,367 379,564 334,038 Income taxes 46,500 44,954 106,692 97,589 Income from continuing operations 129,024 110,413 272,872 236,449 Discontinued operations 60,714 28,884 67,461 Net income $129,024 $171,127 $301,756 $303,910 Earnings per share: Basic earnings per share from continuing operations $1.09 $.93 $2.30 $1.99 Discontinued operations - .51 .24 .57 Basic earnings per share $1.09 $1.44 $2.54 $2.56 Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations $1.07 $.91 $2.27 $1.96 Discontinued operations .50 .24 .56 Diluted earnings per share $1.07 $1.41 $2.51 $2.52 Average shares outstanding during period - Basic 118,821,006 118,899,161 118,851,843 118,593,863 Average shares outstanding during period - Diluted 120,324,168 121,122,955 120,385,768 120,417,493 Cash dividends per common share $.23 $.19 $.46 $.38 Note: Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current year presentation. BUSINESS SEGMENT INFORMATION BY INDUSTRY Three Months Ended Six Months Ended (Unaudited) December 31, December 31, (Dollars in thousands) 2005 2004 2005 2004 Net sales Industrial: North America $929,734 $819,243 $1,858,965 $1,651,581 International 676,526 583,221 1,297,290 1,132,194 Aerospace 345,274 326,961 694,081 658,095 Climate & Industrial Controls 206,003 176,506 420,752 341,976 Total $2,157,537 $1,905,931 $4,271,088 $3,783,846 Segment operating income Industrial: North America $130,230 $99,862 $267,360 $219,671 International 68,068 61,615 148,509 128,088 Aerospace 47,322 49,540 102,105 100,834 Climate & Industrial Controls 9,914 8,911 28,530 24,728 Total segment operating income $255,534 $219,928 $546,504 $473,321 Corporate general and administrative expenses 28,489 30,563 57,316 55,869 Income from continuing operations before interest expense and other 227,045 189,365 489,188 417,452 Interest expense 19,587 17,236 36,058 33,415 Other expense 31,934 16,762 73,566 49,999 Income from continuing operations before income taxes $175,524 $155,367 $379,564 $334,038 Note: Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current year presentation. CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET (Unaudited) (Dollars in thousands) December 31, 2005 2004 Assets Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents $313,338 $116,861 Accounts receivable, net 1,250,448 1,141,327 Inventories 1,153,521 1,100,365 Prepaid expenses 51,953 41,838 Deferred income taxes 133,508 113,225 Total current assets 2,902,768 2,513,616 Plant and equipment, net 1,643,941 1,655,857 Goodwill 2,012,596 1,382,724 Intangible assets, net 428,632 205,085 Other assets 807,860 787,995 Net assets of discontinued operations 93,447 Total assets $7,795,797 $6,638,724 Liabilities and shareholders' equity Current liabilities: Notes payable $534,423 $81,082 Accounts payable 584,347 471,217 Accrued liabilities 563,619 523,355 Accrued domestic and foreign taxes 64,496 94,375 Total current liabilities 1,746,885 1,170,029 Long-term debt 1,082,584 988,828 Pensions and other postretirement benefits 1,059,314 824,824 Deferred income taxes 96,894 82,514 Other liabilities 202,748 185,127 Shareholders' equity 3,607,372 3,387,402 Total liabilities and shareholders' equity $7,795,797 $6,638,724 Note: Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current year presentation. CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS (Unaudited) Six Months Ended December 31, (Dollars in thousands) 2005 2004 Cash flows from operating activities: Net income $301,756 $303,910 Net (income) from discontinued operations (28,884) (67,461) Depreciation and amortization 136,678 131,108 Stock-based compensation 22,802 - Net change in receivables, inventories, and trade payables 5,259 8,812 Net change in other assets and liabilities 4,778 (30,314) Other, net (12,936) 8,389 Net cash provided by operating activities 429,453 354,444 Cash flows from investing activities: Acquisitions (net of cash of $17,013 in 2005 and $2,522 in 2004) (818,036) (486,980) Capital expenditures (105,859) (78,292) Proceeds from sale of businesses 92,715 120,000 Other, net 6,784 20,096 Net cash (used in) investing activities (824,396) (425,176) Cash flows from financing activities: Net proceeds from common share activity 1,813 20,255 Net proceeds from debt 434,796 42,886 Dividends (54,669) (45,065) Net cash provided by financing activities 381,940 18,076 Net cash (used in) operating activities of discontinued operations (9,366) (19,081) Effect of exchange rate changes on cash (373) 4,751 Net (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents (22,742) (66,986) Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 336,080 183,847 Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $313,338 $116,861 Note: Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current year presentation.
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