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H.B. Fuller Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

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SOURCE H.B. Fuller Company

Second Quarter Adjusted Diluted EPS $0.78(1); Second Quarter Diluted EPS $0.40; Full-year EPS Guidance Revised to $2.80 to $2.95

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) today reported financial results for the second quarter that ended May 31, 2014.

H.B. Fuller Company logo.

Items of Note for the Second Quarter of 2014:

  • Volume increased 5 percent compared to the prior year;
  • Selling, General and Administrative (SG&A) expenses were tightly controlled, up less than 3 percent despite absorbing higher than planned Project ONE implementation costs;
  • Adjusted diluted EPS of $0.781 was up 16 percent versus last year;
  • On track to substantially complete business integration by the end of the third quarter 2014;
  • Project ONE proceeding; North America adhesives business operating on SAP and stable;
  • Completed closure of Pirmasens, Germany production site; completed consolidation of two production sites in Guangzhou, China;
  • After the end of the quarter, signed definitive agreement to acquire Tonsan Adhesive, as described in a separate press release issued today.

Second Quarter 2014 Results:
Net income for the second quarter of 2014 was $20.5 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, versus net income of $25.9 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, in last year's second quarter. Adjusted diluted earnings per share in the second quarter of 2014 were $0.781, up 16 percent versus the prior year's adjusted result of $0.671

Net revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $544.0 million, up 4.8 percent versus the second quarter of 2013. Higher volume and positive foreign currency translation positively impacted net revenue growth by 4.8 and 0.3 percentage points, respectively. Lower average selling prices negatively impacted net revenue growth by 0.3 percentage points. Organic revenue grew by 4.5 percent year-over-year.

Gross profit margin was down approximately 200 basis points versus the prior year's result due to a variety of factors including excess costs associated with the business integration project in Europe and Project ONE "go-live" in North America, a temporary spike in the cost of certain raw materials in Europe, margin compression on certain products in our Construction Products business and adverse foreign currency exchange effects in Australia.  SG&A expense was up only about 3 percent, or $2.6 million, versus the prior year's second quarter, despite absorbing unplanned and non-recurring costs related to Project ONE in North America.

"During the second quarter we reached historic milestones toward our strategic plan with the closure of a major European production site in May, our initial go-live on SAP in April and the negotiation of a significant acquisition in China.  Our financial performance in the second quarter was mixed. On the positive side, we retained our discipline in discretionary spending and improved our organic revenue growth trend.  Notably, sales volume increased 20 percent in our Construction Products business, 14 percent in Asia and about 5 percent in the Americas. However, these positives were tempered by the costs associated with the execution of our business integration project in Europe and the Project ONE go-live in North America," said Jim Owens, H.B. Fuller president and chief executive officer. "The added costs in the second quarter reflect our commitment to minimize the disruption to our customers while we proceed with the transformation of our company. During the second half of this year we will complete the business integration project in Europe, reduce the costs of our Project ONE implementation and get our profit margin performance back on track in all segments of our business, setting the stage for a strong 2015 and the delivery of our strategic commitments."

Balance Sheet and Cash Flow:
At the end of the second quarter of 2014, we had cash totaling $95 million and total debt of $566 million. This compares to first quarter 2014 levels of $113 million and $534 million, respectively. Sequentially, net debt was up by $50 million. Cash flow from operations was negative $17 million in the second quarter primarily due to inventory building to support the business integration project and higher accounts receivable balances. Our receivable balances were relatively high at the end of the quarter because sales in the final month of the quarter were strong and, to a lesser extent, due to the disruption of our normal billing processes during the Project ONE go live in North America.  Capital expenditures were $31 million in the second quarter, with the bulk of this spending related to the Company's ongoing business integration activities and to support Project ONE.

Year-To-Date Results:
Net income for the first half of 2014 was $35.1 million, or $0.69 per diluted share, versus net income of $46.6 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, in the first half of 2013. Adjusted total diluted earnings per share in the first half of 2014 were $1.271, up 9 percent from the prior year's result of $1.161.

Net revenue for the first half of 2014 was $1,030.0 million, up 3.1 percent versus the first half of 2013. Higher volume positively impacted net revenue growth by 3.6 percentage points. Lower average selling prices and negative foreign currency translation negatively impacted net revenue growth by 0.3 and 0.2 percentage points, respectively. Organic revenue grew by 3.3 percent year-over-year.

Gross profit margin for the first half was down approximately 120 basis points relative to last year. SG&A expense was up only 1 percent versus the prior year due to tight control of discretionary expenses.

Project ONE:
Project ONE is a multi-year project to install SAP application software as our global information technology platform. Our North American adhesives business went live on SAP on April 7, 2014. As expected, the initial go-live for the project disrupted our business processes and required a high level of technical support to stabilize. The duration of the disruption and, therefore, the cost of the technical support required was significantly higher than we anticipated. Currently, the business processes and systems are stable and supporting the normal ongoing requirements of the business. Our adjusted second quarter earnings excludes $8.1 million of unplanned and non-recurring costs associated with Project ONE. These costs include higher than expected costs of technical support for the initial go-live event as well as unplanned costs within the Americas adhesives operating segment to manage the business process disruptions following the go-live.

Business Integration and Special Charges:
We have been working since March of 2012 on a comprehensive business integration project to fully assimilate the Forbo industrial adhesives business and to improve the operating performance of our legacy EIMEA operating segment. At the inception of the project we estimated the total costs associated with this project to be $1252 million. We currently expect our total project costs will exceed the estimates by an immaterial amount, primarily due to delays in completing the European portion of the project.  The summary below lays out the estimated project costs, the costs expensed in the second quarter and the total costs incurred to date. 

$ Millions

Original Estimate of Costs

Q2 2014

Since Inception

Acquisition and transformation

35

2

39

Workforce Reduction

46

1

41

Facility Exit

17

6

22

Other

17

3

16

Total cash costs

115

12

118





Total non-cash costs

10

2

12

We anticipate that the project will be substantially complete by the end of our fiscal 2014 third quarter. This revised timeline represents a delay of approximately 6 months relative to the original project plan that was announced at the time we acquired the Forbo industrial adhesives business in 2012. Going forward, additional special charges will be incurred primarily relating to the decommissioning and final disposition of the closed production facilities.

Fiscal 2014 Outlook:
We are adjusting our full-year earnings per share guidance down to a range of $2.80 to $2.95 from the previous range of $3.00 to $3.15, primarily reflecting the expected delay in realizing margin improvement following the completion of our business integration project in Europe. We are also adjusting our guidance for our core income tax rate, which excludes discrete items, to 29 percent for the full year, down from previous guidance of 30 percent.

Conference Call:
The Company will host an investor conference call to discuss second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. Central U.S. time (10:30 a.m. Eastern U.S. time). The conference call audio and accompanying presentation slides will be available to all interested parties via a simultaneous webcast at www.hbfuller.com under the Investor Relations section. The event is scheduled to last one hour. For those unable to listen live, an audio replay of the event along with the accompanying presentation will be archived on the Company's website.

Regulation G:
The information presented in this earnings release regarding segment operating income, adjusted diluted earnings per share and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) does not conform to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and should not be construed as an alternative to the reported results determined in accordance with GAAP. Management has included this non-GAAP information to assist in understanding the operating performance of the Company and its operating segments as well as the comparability of results. The non-GAAP information provided may not be consistent with the methodologies used by other companies. All non-GAAP information is reconciled with reported GAAP results in the tables below.

About H.B. Fuller Company:
For over 125 years, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. With fiscal 2013 net revenue of $2.05 billion, H.B. Fuller's commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest challenges. Our reliable, responsive service creates lasting, rewarding connections with customers in packaging, hygiene, general assembly, electronic and assembly materials, paper converting, woodworking, construction, automotive and consumer businesses. And our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.  For more information, visit us at www.hbfuller.com and subscribe to our blog.

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements:
Certain statements in this document may be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to the following: the Company's ability to effectively integrate and operate acquired businesses; the ability to effectively implement Project ONE; political and economic conditions; product demand; competitive products and pricing; costs of and savings from restructuring initiatives; geographic and product mix; availability and price of raw materials; the Company's relationships with its major customers and suppliers; changes in tax laws and tariffs; devaluations and other foreign exchange rate fluctuations; the impact of litigation and environmental matters; the effect of new accounting pronouncements and accounting charges and credits; and similar matters. Further information about the various risks and uncertainties can be found in the Company's SEC 10-K filing for the fiscal year ended November 30, 2013. All forward-looking information represents management's best judgment as of this date based on information currently available that in the future may prove to have been inaccurate. Additionally, the variety of products sold by the Company and the regions where the Company does business make it difficult to determine with certainty the increases or decreases in net revenue resulting from changes in the volume of products sold, currency impact, changes in product mix, and selling prices. However, management's best estimates of these changes as well as changes in other factors have been included.

Maximillian Marcy
Investor Relations Contact
651-236-5062


H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL INFORMATION

In thousands, except per share amounts (unaudited)












13 Weeks Ended


Percent of


13 Weeks Ended


Percent of


May 31, 2014


Net Revenue


June 1, 2013


Net Revenue

Net revenue

$

544,034


100.0%


$

519,016


100.0%

Cost of sales


(401,379)


(73.8%)



(372,400)


(71.8%)

Gross profit


142,655


26.2%



146,616


28.2%











Selling, general and administrative expenses


(96,372)


(17.7%)



(93,806)


(18.1%)

Special charges, net


(13,538)


(2.5%)



(10,843)


(2.1%)

Other income (expense), net


(204)


(0.0%)



(1,814)


(0.3%)

Interest expense


(4,760)


(0.9%)



(4,884)


(0.9%)

Income before income taxes and income from equity method investments


27,781


5.1%



35,269


6.8%











Income taxes


(8,838)


(1.6%)



(10,864)


(2.1%)











Income from equity method investments


1,683


0.3%



1,643


0.3%

Net income including non-controlling interests


20,626


3.8%



26,048


5.0%











Net income attributable to non-controlling interests


(89)


(0.0%)



(119)


(0.0%)

Net income attributable to H.B. Fuller

$

20,537


3.8%


$

25,929


5.0%





















Basic income per common share attributable to H.B. Fuller

$

0.41




$

0.52























Diluted income per common share attributable to H.B. Fuller

$

0.40




$

0.51













Weighted-average common shares outstanding:










Basic


49,956





49,935



Diluted


51,175





51,152













Dividends declared per common share

$

0.120




$

0.100













Selected Balance Sheet Information (subject to change prior to filing of the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q)











May 31, 2014


November 30, 2013


June 1, 2013

Cash & cash equivalents

$

95,044


$

155,121


$

161,185

Trade accounts receivable, net


354,436



331,125



317,048

Inventories


281,914



221,537



222,381

Trade payables


222,284



201,575



166,664

Total assets


1,960,815



1,873,028



1,773,853

Total debt


566,050



492,904



496,408




H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL INFORMATION

In thousands, except per share amounts (unaudited)












26 Weeks Ended


Percent of


26 Weeks Ended


Percent of


May 31, 2014


Net Revenue


June 1, 2013


Net Revenue

Net revenue

$

1,030,015


100.0%


$

998,858


100.0%

Cost of sales


(754,315)


(73.2%)



(718,866)


(72.0%)

Gross profit


275,700


26.8%



279,992


28.0%











Selling, general and administrative expenses


(193,171)


(18.8%)



(191,446)


(19.2%)

Special charges


(25,272)


(2.5%)



(16,176)


(1.6%)

Other income (expense), net


(1,254)


(0.1%)



(1,436)


(0.1%)

Interest expense


(8,886)


(0.9%)



(10,211)


(1.0%)

Income from continuing operations before income taxes and income from equity method investments


47,117


4.6%



60,723


6.1%











Income taxes


(15,379)


(1.5%)



(17,984)


(1.8%)











Income from equity method investments


3,537


0.3%



4,083


0.4%

Net income including non-controlling interests


35,275


3.4%



46,822


4.7%











Net income attributable to non-controlling interests


(167)


(0.0%)



(216)


(0.0%)

Net income attributable to H.B. Fuller

$

35,108


3.4%


$

46,606


4.7%











Basic income per common share attributable to H.B. Fuller

$

0.70




$

0.93













Diluted income per common share attributable to H.B. Fuller

$

0.69




$

0.91













Weighted-average common shares outstanding:










Basic


49,933





49,876



Diluted


51,215





51,090













Dividends declared per common share

$

0.220




$

0.185






H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

SEGMENT FINANCIAL INFORMATION

In thousands (unaudited)














13 Weeks Ended


13 Weeks Ended


May 31, 2014


June 1, 2013

Net Revenue:






Americas Adhesives

$

236,985


$

228,773

EIMEA


189,656



185,194

Asia Pacific


67,948



62,115

Construction Products


49,445



42,934

Total H.B. Fuller

$

544,034


$

519,016







Segment Operating Income:3






Americas Adhesives

$

31,889


$

31,825

EIMEA


10,156



14,145

Asia Pacific


1,758



2,793

Construction Products


2,480



4,047

Total H.B. Fuller

$

46,283


$

52,810







Depreciation Expense:






Americas Adhesives

$

4,131


$

3,549

EIMEA


4,046



2,940

Asia Pacific


1,329



1,052

Construction Products


918



796

Total H.B. Fuller

$

10,424


$

8,337







Amortization Expense:






Americas Adhesives

$

1,397


$

1,292

EIMEA


1,956



1,881

Asia Pacific


495



487

Construction Products


1,955



1,932

Total H.B. Fuller

$

5,803


$

5,592







EBITDA:4






Americas Adhesives

$

37,417


$

36,666

EIMEA


16,158



18,966

Asia Pacific


3,582



4,332

Construction Products


5,353



6,775

Total H.B. Fuller

$

62,510


$

66,739







Segment Operating Margin:5






Americas Adhesives


13.5%



13.9%

EIMEA


5.4%



7.6%

Asia Pacific


2.6%



4.5%

Construction Products


5.0%



9.4%

Total H.B. Fuller


8.5%



10.2%







EBITDA Margin:4






Americas Adhesives


15.8%



16.0%

EIMEA


8.5%



10.2%

Asia Pacific


5.3%



7.0%

Construction Products


10.8%



15.8%

Total H.B. Fuller


11.5%



12.9%







Net Revenue Growth:






Americas Adhesives


3.6%




EIMEA


2.4%




Asia Pacific


9.4%




Construction Products


15.2%




Total H.B. Fuller


4.8%







H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

SEGMENT FINANCIAL INFORMATION

In thousands (unaudited)














26 Weeks Ended


26 Weeks Ended


May 31, 2014


June 1, 2013

Net Revenue:






Americas Adhesives

$

446,651


$

436,504

EIMEA


361,215



362,695

Asia Pacific


132,995



122,694

Construction Products


89,154



76,965

Total H.B. Fuller

$

1,030,015


$

998,858







Segment Operating Income:3






Americas Adhesives

$

57,095


$

57,750

EIMEA


18,596



20,618

Asia Pacific


3,546



4,767

Construction Products


3,292



5,411

Total H.B. Fuller

$

82,529


$

88,546







Depreciation Expense:






Americas Adhesives

$

7,931


$

7,504

EIMEA


7,301



6,651

Asia Pacific


2,590



2,298

Construction Products


1,766



1,628

Total H.B. Fuller

$

19,588


$

18,081







Amortization Expense:






Americas Adhesives

$

2,789


$

2,539

EIMEA


3,891



3,746

Asia Pacific


991



960

Construction Products


3,907



3,856

Total H.B. Fuller

$

11,578


$

11,101







EBITDA:4






Americas Adhesives

$

67,815


$

67,793

EIMEA


29,788



31,015

Asia Pacific


7,127



8,025

Construction Products


8,965



10,895

Total H.B. Fuller

$

113,695


$

117,728







Segment Operating Margin:5






Americas Adhesives


12.8%



13.2%

EIMEA


5.1%



5.7%

Asia Pacific


2.7%



3.9%

Construction Products


3.7%



7.0%

Total H.B. Fuller


8.0%



8.9%







EBITDA Margin:4






Americas Adhesives


15.2%



15.5%

EIMEA


8.2%



8.6%

Asia Pacific


5.4%



6.5%

Construction Products


10.1%



14.2%

Total H.B. Fuller


11.0%



11.8%







Net Revenue Growth:






Americas Adhesives


2.3%




EIMEA


(0.4%)




Asia Pacific


8.4%




Construction Products


15.8%




Total H.B. Fuller


3.1%





 









H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

SEGMENT FINANCIAL INFORMATION

NET REVENUE GROWTH

(unaudited)











13 Weeks Ended May 31, 2014












Americas Adhesives


EIMEA


Asia Pacific


Construction Products


Total HBF

Price

(0.5%)


0.8%


0.2%


(4.7%)


(0.3%)

Volume

4.6%


(1.4%)


13.6%


19.9%


4.8%

  Organic Growth

4.1%


(0.6%)


13.8%


15.2%


4.5%











F/X

(0.5%)


3.0%


(4.4%)


0.0%


0.3%


3.6%


2.4%


9.4%


15.2%


4.8%









































26 Weeks Ended May 31, 2014












Americas Adhesives


EIMEA


Asia Pacific


Construction Products


Total HBF

Price

(0.7%)


0.8%


(0.1%)


(3.8%)


(0.3%)

Volume

3.5%


(2.7%)


12.5%


19.6%


3.6%

  Organic Growth

2.8%


(1.9%)


12.4%


15.8%


3.3%











F/X

(0.5%)


1.5%


(4.0%)


0.0%


(0.2%)


2.3%


(0.4%)


8.4%


15.8%


3.1%




H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

REGULATION G RECONCILIATION

In thousands (unaudited)














13 Weeks Ended


13 Weeks Ended


May 31, 2014


June 1, 2013

Net income including non-controlling interests

$

20,626


$

26,048







Income from equity method investments


(1,683)



(1,643)

Income taxes


8,838



10,864

Interest expense


4,760



4,884

Other income (expense), net


204



1,814

Special charges


13,538



10,843







Segment operating income3


46,283



52,810







Depreciation expense


10,424



8,337

Amortization expense


5,803



5,592







EBITDA4

$

62,510


$

66,739







EBITDA margin4


11.5%



12.9%














26 Weeks Ended


26 Weeks Ended


May 31, 2014


June 1, 2013

Net income including non-controlling interests

$

35,275


$

46,822







Income from equity method investments


(3,537)



(4,083)

Income taxes


15,379



17,984

Interest expense


8,886



10,211

Other income (expense), net


1,254



1,436

Special charges


25,272



16,176







Segment operating income3


82,529



88,546







Depreciation expense


19,588



18,081

Amortization expense


11,578



11,101







EBITDA4

$

113,695


$

117,728







EBITDA margin4


11.0%



11.8%




H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

REGULATION G RECONCILIATION

In thousands (unaudited)














13 Weeks Ended


13 Weeks Ended


May 31, 2014


June 1, 2013

Net revenue

$

544,034


$

519,016

Cost of sales


(401,379)



(372,400)







Gross profit


142,655



146,616







Selling, general and administrative expenses


(96,372)



(93,806)







Segment operating income3


46,283



52,810







Depreciation expense


10,424



8,337

Amortization expense


5,803



5,592







EBITDA4

$

62,510


$

66,739







EBITDA margin4


11.5%



12.9%














26 Weeks Ended


26 Weeks Ended


May 31, 2014


June 1, 2013

Net revenue

$

1,030,015


$

998,858

Cost of sales


(754,315)



(718,866)







Gross profit


275,700



279,992







Selling, general and administrative expenses


(193,171)



(191,446)







Segment operating income3


82,529



88,546







Depreciation expense


19,588



18,081

Amortization expense


11,578



11,101







EBITDA4

$

113,695


$

117,728







EBITDA margin4


11.0%



11.8%



H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

REGULATION G RECONCILIATION

In thousands, except per share amounts (unaudited)










Adjusted




13 Weeks Ended




13 Weeks Ended




May 31, 2014


Adjustments


May 31, 2014

Net revenue



$

544,034


$

-


$

544,034

Cost of sales




(401,379)



(5,345)



(396,034)

Gross profit




142,655



(5,345)



148,000












Selling, general and administrative expenses



(96,372)



(5,959)



(90,413)












Acquisition and transformation related costs


(2,578)









Workforce reduction costs


(899)









Facility exit costs


(7,326)









Other related costs


(2,735)









Special charges, net




(13,538)



(13,538)



-












Other income (expense), net




(204)



-



(204)

Interest expense




(4,760)



-



(4,760)

Income before income taxes and income from

equity method investments



27,781



(24,842)



52,623












Income taxes




(8,838)



5,262



(14,100)












Income from equity method investments




1,683



-



1,683

Net income including non-controlling interests



20,626



(19,580)



40,206












Net income attributable to non-controlling interests



(89)



-



(89)

Net income attributable to H.B. Fuller


$

20,537


$

(19,580)


$

40,117












Basic income (loss) per common share

 attributable to H.B. Fuller


$

0.41


$

(0.39)


$

0.80












Diluted income (loss) per common share

 attributable to H.B. Fuller


$

0.40


$

(0.38)


$

 0.781












Weighted-average common shares outstanding:










Basic




49,956



49,956



49,956

Diluted




51,175



51,175



51,175



H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES


REGULATION G RECONCILIATION


In thousands, except per share amounts (unaudited)






















Adjusted




13 Weeks Ended




13 Weeks Ended




June 1, 2013


Adjustments


June 1, 2013

Net revenue



$

519,016


$

-


$

519,016

Cost of sales




(372,400)



-



(372,400)












Gross profit




146,616



-



146,616












Selling, general and administrative expenses




(93,806)






(93,806)












Acquisition and transformation related costs


(1,884)









Workforce reduction costs


(3,697)









Facility exit costs


(3,267)









Other related costs


(1,995)









Special charges, net




(10,843)



(10,843)



-












Other income (expense), net




(1,814)



-



(1,814)

Interest expense




(4,884)



-



(4,884)

Income before income taxes and income from equity method investments




35,269



(10,843)



46,112












Income taxes




(10,864)



2,467



(13,331)












Income from equity method investments




1,643



-



1,643

Net income including non-controlling interests




26,048



(8,376)



34,424












Net income attributable to non-controlling interests




(119)



-



(119)

Net income attributable to H.B. Fuller



$

25,929


$

(8,376)


$

34,305












Basic income (loss) per common share

 attributable to H.B. Fuller


$

0.52


$

(0.17)


$

0.69












Diluted income (loss) per common share

 attributable to H.B. Fuller


$

0.51


$

(0.16)


$

 0.671












Weighted-average common shares outstanding:











Basic




49,935



49,935



49,935

Diluted




51,152



51,152



51,152







H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES


REGULATION G RECONCILIATION


In thousands, except per share amounts (unaudited)











Adjusted




26 Weeks Ended




26 Weeks Ended




May 31, 2014


Adjustments


May 31, 2014

Net revenue



$

1,030,015


$

-


$

1,030,015

Cost of sales




(754,315)



(6,685)



(747,630)

Gross profit




275,700



(6,685)



282,385












Selling, general and administrative expenses




(193,171)



(5,959)



(187,212)












Acquisition and transformation related costs


(4,286)









Workforce reduction costs


(2,958)









Facility exit costs


(12,452)









Other related costs

(5,576)









Special charges



(25,272)



(25,272)



-












Other income (expense), net




(1,254)



-



(1,254)

Interest expense




(8,886)



-



(8,886)

Income before income taxes and income from equity method investments



47,117



(37,916)



85,033












Income taxes




(15,379)



7,880



(23,259)












Income from equity method investments




3,537



-



3,537

Net income including non-controlling interests




35,275



(30,036)



65,311












Net (income) loss attributable to non-controlling interests



(167)



-



(167)

Net income attributable to H.B. Fuller



$

35,108


$

(30,036)


$

65,144












Basic income per common share attributable to H.B. Fuller


$

0.70


$

(0.60)


$

1.30












Diluted income per common share attributable to H.B. Fullera


$

0.69


$

(0.59)


$

 1.271

Weighted-average common shares outstanding:










Basic




49,933



49,933



49,933

Diluted




51,215



51,215



51,215












a Income per share amounts may not add due to rounding



 




H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

REGULATION G RECONCILIATION

In thousands, except per share amounts (unaudited)



















Adjusted



26 Weeks Ended




26 Weeks Ended



June 1, 2013


Adjustments


June 1, 2013

Net revenue


$

998,858


$

-


$

998,858

Cost of sales



(718,866)



-



(718,866)











Gross profit



279,992



-



279,992











Selling, general and administrative expenses



(191,446)






(191,446)











Acquisition and transformation related costs

(4,166)









Workforce reduction costs

(4,181)









Facility exit costs

(5,056)









Other related costs

(2,773)









Special charges



(16,176)



(16,176)



-











Other income (expense), net



(1,436)






(1,436)

Interest expense



(10,211)






(10,211)

Income before income taxes and income from equity method investments



60,723



(16,176)



76,899











Income taxes



(17,984)



3,566



(21,550)











Income from equity method investments



4,083



-



4,083

Net income including non-controlling interests



46,822



(12,610)



59,432











Net loss attributable to non-controlling interests



(216)



-



(216)

Net income attributable to H.B. Fuller


$

46,606


$

(12,610)


$

59,216











Basic income per common share

 attributable to H.B. Fuller4, a


$

0.93


$

(0.25)


$

1.19











Diluted income per common share

 attributable to H.B. Fuller4


$

0.91


$

(0.25)


$

 1.161











Weighted-average common shares outstanding:










Basic



49,876



49,876



49,876

Diluted



51,090



51,090



51,090











a  Income per share amounts may not add due to rounding


 



H.B. FULLER COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

RECONCILIATION: ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE

In thousands, except per share amounts (unaudited)




















13 weeks ended May 31, 2014


13 weeks ended June 1, 2013


Income








Income








before



Income


Diluted


before



Income


Diluted


Income Tax



Taxes


EPS


Income Tax



Taxes


EPS

GAAP Earnings

$

29,375


$

8,838


$

0.40


$

36,793


$

10,864


$

0.51



















Special charges, net


13,538



1,568



0.23



10,843



2,467



0.16

Other business integration costs


2,156



434



0.03



-






-

Project ONE


8,107



3,090



0.10



-






-

Acquisition project costs


1,041



170



0.02



-






-

Adjusted Earnings

$

54,217


$

14,100


$

0.78


$

47,636


$

13,331


$

0.67






































26 weeks ended May 31, 2014


26 weeks ended June 1, 2013


Income








Income








before



Income


Diluted


before



Income


Diluted


Income Tax



Taxes


EPS


Income Tax



Taxes


EPS

GAAP Earnings

$

50,487


$

15,379


$

0.69


$

64,590


$

17,984


$

0.91



















Special charges, net


25,272



3,897



0.42



16,176



3,566



0.25

Other business integration costs


3,496



723



0.05



-



-



-

Project ONE


8,107



3,090



0.10



-



-



-

Acquisition project costs


1,041



170



0.02



-



-



-

Adjusted Earnings

$

88,403


$

23,259


$

1.27


$

80,766


$

21,550


$

1.16



















a  Income per share amounts may not add due to rounding










 

1     Adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) is a non-GAAP financial measure and excludes items listed on the adjusted earnings per share reconciliation table above which excludes: special charges associated with two previously announced events: the EIMEA business transformation project and the expenses associated with the Forbo acquisition integration project, which have been combined and are now referred to as the "business integration"; additional costs associated with the Company's ongoing Project ONE implementation; and acquisition project costs.
2    The original cost estimate for special charges was $121 million. During the third and fourth quarters of 2013, the Company revised the estimate upward to $125 million to reflect higher non-cash items and a revision of the total spend in each of the categories.
3     Segment operating income is defined as gross profit less SG&A expense. Items that are reported on the special charges line of the income statement are excluded from the segment operating income calculation.
4    EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure defined on a consolidated basis as gross profit, less SG&A expense, plus depreciation expense, plus amortization expense. On a segment basis it is defined as operating income, plus depreciation expense, plus amortization expense. EBITDA margin is defined as EBITDA divided by net revenue.
5    Segment operating margin is a non-GAAP financial measure defined as gross profit, less SG&A expense, divided by net revenue.

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