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Synalloy Reports Double Digit Increases In Second Quarter 2013 Sales And Net Income For Both The Metals And Specialty Chemicals Segments

SPARTANBURG, S.C., July 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synalloy Corporation (Nasdaq:SYNL), a holding company owning subsidiaries that engage in a number of diverse business activities including the production of stainless steel pipe, fiberglass and steel storage tanks, specialty chemicals and fabrication of stainless and carbon steel piping systems, announces that the second quarter of 2013 produced net sales of $56,273,000, up 20% compared to net sales of $46,878,000 for the second quarter of 2012. Net income for the second quarter of 2013 was $1,913,000 or $0.30 per share, up 76% over net earnings of $1,090,000, or $0.17 per share for the same quarter in the prior year. For the first six months, net sales for 2013 were $114,109,000, an increase of 21% from $94,250,000 for the same period in the prior year. Net income was $3,378,000 or $0.53 per share for the first six months of 2013, up 39% over net income of $2,427,000, or $0.38 per share for the first six months of 2012.

Earnings before interest, change in fair value of interest rate swap, income taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA"), a non-GAAP measure of earnings, was $4,017,000 in the second quarter of 2013, or $0.62 per share. This was an increase of 67% over the second quarter of 2012 when EBITDA was $2,400,000, or $0.38 per share. For the first six months of 2013, EBITDA was $7,765,000 or $1.21 per share compared with $5,218,000 or $0.82 per share for 2012, which represents a year-over-year increase of 49%.

Metals Segment

Sales during the second quarter of 2013 totaled $41,869,000, an increase of 21% from $34,632,000 for the same quarter last year. Operating income was $2,087,000 and $1,460,000 for the second quarters of 2013 and 2012, respectively, an increase of $627,000 or 43%. The Company purchased 100% of the common stock of Palmer of Texas ("Palmer") on August 21, 2012. Excluding Palmer's sales results, sales for the second quarter 2013 would have been 1% lower than the prior year. The sales decrease resulted from a 3% decrease in unit volumes partially offset by a 2% increase in average selling prices. In the second quarter, the Segment experienced commodity unit volumes increasing 11% while non-commodity unit volume decreased 22%. Selling prices for commodity pipe decreased approximately 15% while selling prices for non-commodity pipe increased approximately 31%. Shipments of carbon steel pipe associated with the Bechtel nuclear plant remained strong in the second quarter of 2013. The Company classifies carbon steel pipe sales as non-commodity. Shipments of stainless steel pipe in the second quarter of 2013 were constrained as distributors continued to monitor nickel prices and kept their large re-stocking buys on hold, as surcharges decreased each month. The Segment remains focused on international sales efforts which show year-over-year growth. Special alloy bookings, backlog and shipments were strong in the second quarter of 2013. Fabrication bookings and sales have improved covering the full range of markets for pipe fabrication with power, chemicals, petro-chemicals and mining showing considerable improvement.

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