Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PBH) today announced results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2012, including revenues of $160.2 million, an increase of 50.8% over the prior year comparable period's revenues of $106.3 million. Revenues for the nine month period ended December 31, 2012 totaled $469.1 million, an increase of 52.8% over the prior year nine month period's revenues of $307.1 million. The third quarter and year-to-date growth was driven by the Company's core over-the-counter (OTC) Healthcare brands and revenue from the Company's acquisition of a portfolio of 17 OTC brands from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), which was completed on January 31, 2012.
In addition to financial results reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), we have provided certain non-GAAP financial information to aid investors in understanding the Company's performance. Each non-GAAP financial measure is defined and reconciled to its most closely related GAAP financial measure in the “About Non-GAAP Financial Measures” section at the end of this earnings release.
Reported net income for the third fiscal quarter was $12.3 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, versus $9.5 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, in the prior year comparable period, an increase of 28.9% in reported net income and 26.3% in diluted earnings per share. Adjusted net income and adjusted earnings per share for the third fiscal quarter increased 53.9% and 48.0%, respectively to $19.3 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2012 compared to $12.5 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, in the prior year comparable period. The fiscal third quarter's adjusted net income excludes integration and transition expenses related to the brands acquired from GSK totaling $2.3 million net of taxes, or $0.04 per diluted share. In addition, this adjustment included increased non-cash amortization of deferred financing costs of $4.7 million net of taxes, or $0.09 per diluted share, related to the Company's accelerated reduction in its term loan, including payments of $82.5 million during the quarter. The prior year third quarter's adjusted net income excluded the net impact of $3.0 million of costs related to the brands acquired from GSK.