OutlookThe Company is revising upward its sales guidance for full-year 2012 as a result of solid execution in the second quarter of 2012 and an increased outlook for residential sales for the third quarter of 2012. Full-year 2012 total net sales are now expected to increase in the low-20% range over the prior year, which represents an increase from the high-teens growth rate previously expected. The higher revenue outlook is primarily attributable to recent major power outage events that occurred in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions in late June and early July. The Company expects these events should result in improved shipments of portable and home standby generators, relative to prior guidance, due to the increased awareness and demand for back-up power. This revised guidance continues to assume no material changes in the macroeconomic environment, as well as no additional major power outage events during the remainder of 2012.
Generac Reports Strong Second Quarter 2012 Results
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