Ennis, Inc. (the “Company"), (NYSE: EBF), today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended November 30, 2010. YTD Highlights
- Consolidated revenues for the nine months ended November 30, 2010 were $418.6 million compared to $396.4 million for the same period ended last year, an increase of $22.2 million or 5.6%.
- Consolidated gross profit margins increased 280 basis points (“bps”) over the comparable nine month period last year.
- Diluted earnings per share increased from $0.98 per share for the same period last year to $1.34 for the current period, or an increase of 36.7%.
The Company, during the quarter, generated $18.1 million of EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) compared to $18.2 million for the comparable quarter last year. For the nine month period ended November 30, 2010, the Company generated $64.1 million of EBITDA during the period, compared to $51.3 million for the comparable period last year.
|Three months ended||Nine months ended|
|November 30,||November 30,|
|Earnings before income taxes||$||15,186||$||14,590||$||54,822||$||40,274|
About EnnisEnnis, Inc. ( www.ennis.com) is primarily engaged in the production of and sale of business forms, apparel and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States. Headquartered in Midlothian, Texas, the Company has production and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the United States of America, Mexico and Canada, to serve the Company’s national network of distributors. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates in two business segments: the Print Segment ("Print") and Apparel Segment ("Apparel"). The Print Segment is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling business forms, other printed business products, printed and electronic media, presentation products, flex-o-graphic printing, advertising specialties and Post-it® Notes, internal bank forms, secure and negotiable documents, envelopes and other custom products. The Apparel Segment manufactures T-Shirts and distributes T-Shirts and other active-wear apparel through six distribution centers located throughout North America. Safe Harbor Under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 Certain statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievement expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The words “anticipate,” “preliminary,” “expect,” “believe,” “intend” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a “safe harbor” for such forward-looking statements. In order to comply with the terms of the safe harbor, the Company notes that a variety of factors could cause actual results and experience to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to numerous uncertainties, which include, but are not limited to, the Company’s ability to effectively manage its business functions while growing its business in a rapidly changing environment, the Company’s ability to adapt and expand its services in such an environment, the variability in the prices of paper and other raw materials. Other important information regarding factors that may affect the Company’s future performance is included in the public reports that the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise any forward-looking statements or to update them to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this release, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The inclusion of any statement in this release does not constitute an admission by the Company or any other person that the events or circumstances described in such statement are material.
|Condensed Financial Information|
|(In thousands, except per share amounts)|
|Three months ended||Nine months ended|
|Condensed Operating Results||November 30,||November 30,|
|Cost of goods sold||98,298||93,456||300,185||295,247|
|Gross profit margin||36,519||34,300||118,407||101,106|
|Earnings before income taxes||15,186||14,590||54,822||40,274|
|Income tax expense||5,543||5,399||20,010||14,902|
|Earnings per share|
|November 30,||February 28,|
|Condensed Balance Sheet Information||2010||2010|
|Accounts receivable, net||54,333||57,249|
|Property, plant & equipment||90,065||65,720|
|Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity|
|Nine months ended|
|Condensed Cash Flow Information||2010||2009|
|Cash provided by operating activities||$||30,642||$||71,469|
|Cash used in investing activities||(31,147||)||(11,731||)|
|Cash used in financing activities||(2,018||)||(46,575||)|
|Effect of exchange rates on cash||(232||)||145|
|Change in cash||(2,755||)||13,308|
|Cash at beginning of period||21,063||9,286|
|Cash at end of period||$||18,308||$||22,594|