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Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WAIR), a leading provider of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, today announced results for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2011.
Revenue of $192.6 million, a company record, up 11% compared to $173.5 million in the first quarter of 2011
Adjusted EBITDA of $47.4 million, up 8% compared to $44.1 million in the first quarter of 2011
Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.26, compared to $0.25 in the first quarter of 2011
Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Results
Revenue for the first fiscal quarter was $192.6 million, another quarterly record and an increase of 11.0% compared to $173.5 million in the prior year period. Wesco again demonstrated strong international growth during the quarter with revenues in the Rest of World segment increasing by 29.7% compared to the prior year. In the first quarter, Ad hoc, JIT and LTA sales as a percentage of net sales represented 35%, 31% and 34%, respectively, compared to 38%, 33% and 29%, respectively, for the same period last year.
Adjusted EBITDA for the first quarter was $47.4 million as compared to $44.1 million in the first quarter of 2011. The increase was due primarily to the growth in sales, partially offset by higher selling, general and administrative expenses. Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 was $23.2 million, resulting in Diluted Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $0.24. This compared to $21.7 million, or $0.23 per share in the prior year period. Adjusted Net Income was $24.3 million, resulting in Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.26, compared to $23.0 million, or $0.25 per share in the prior year period.
Randy Snyder, Wesco’s Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer said, “Our ability to achieve double digit organic revenue growth in this environment is a reflection of the people, processes and systems we have developed and our commitment to delivering quality parts to our customers on-time. We are very pleased with our first quarter results and believe we are well-positioned for continued success throughout the remainder of the year.”