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Fuel Systems Solutions Reports Fourth Quarter And Year End 2012 Results

Gross profit for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $21.3 million, or 21.8% of revenue, compared to $24.2 million, or 21.8% of revenue in the fourth quarter of 2011. The lower gross profit dollars primarily reflect the lower automotive revenue above and increased costs in the industrial segment.

The Company recorded a fourth quarter 2012 non-cash goodwill and asset impairment charge of $22.0 million, comprised of a goodwill impairment of $9.9 million and a write-down of long-lived assets of $12.1 million relating to the US Automotive and AFS operations. Operating loss for the fourth quarter of 2012 totaled $20.8 million, or 21.2% of revenue, compared to operating income of $0.7 million, or 0.7% of revenue in the fourth quarter of 2011; excluding the abovementioned non-cash charge, the Company recorded fourth quarter 2012 operating income of $1.3 million, or 1.3% of revenue.

Adjusted EBITDA for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $3.1 million, or 3.2% of revenue, compared to $5.4 million, or 4.8% of revenue in the fourth quarter of 2011, primarily reflecting the abovementioned automotive revenue and industrial cost variances. Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP measure. See "Non-GAAP Measures" below for a discussion of this metric.

Net loss for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $21.0 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, compared to net income of $1.4 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2011; excluding the abovementioned non-cash charge and its associated tax benefit of $ 0.9 million, the Company recorded fourth quarter 2012 net income of $0.2 million or $0.01 per diluted share.

A table presenting historical reclassified operating segment data can be found in the tables contained at the end of this release.

FSS Automotive Operations

FSS Automotive fourth quarter 2012 revenue was $68.2 million, compared to $81.7 million from the same quarter a year ago. The impact of foreign exchange on FSS Automotive was a negative $2.5 million; in constant currency, fourth quarter FSS Automotive revenue decreased 13.5%, reflecting decreases in the US automotive and Latin America markets. FSS Automotive fourth quarter 2012 operating loss was $16.2 million, including $16.4 of the non-cash goodwill and asset impairment charge, compared to an operating loss of $1.9 million in the same period a year ago. FSS Automotive fourth quarter 2012 Adjusted EBITDA was $2.0 million, compared to $2.3 million a year ago.

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