Motorcar Parts Of America Reports Fiscal 2013 Fourth Quarter And Year-End Results

LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (Nasdaq:MPAA) today reported results for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2013 – reflecting record sales for its rotating electrical business offset by the establishment of specific charge-off accruals related to its former undercar business segment.

Rotating electrical net sales for the fiscal 2013 fourth quarter increased 11.8 percent to $58.0 million from $51.9 million for the same period last year. Gross profit for the rotating electrical segment for the fourth quarter was $18.1 million compared with $16.8 million a year earlier. Gross profit as a percentage of sales for the rotating electrical segment was 31.2 percent compared with 32.5 percent last year. Excluding certain undercar-related costs and non-cash expenses noted in the Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures tables below, adjusted EBITDA for the company's rotating electrical segment was $10.5 million compared with $10.3 million for the same period a year earlier, and adjusted net income was $3.6 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, compared with $3.7 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, for the same period a year earlier.

The company reported a consolidated net loss for the fiscal 2013 fourth quarter of $73.7 million, or $5.09 per share, compared with a net loss of $12.9 million, or $1.03 per share, a year earlier. Consolidated results include specific charge-off accruals related to the company's investment in its former undercar business segment, and the required impairment of all intangible assets on Fenco's balance sheet as a result of its pending liquidation. On a non-GAAP adjusted basis, consolidated net loss was $2.1 million, or $0.14 per share compared with a net loss of $4.0 million, or $0.32 per share, a year ago.

Rotating electrical net sales for fiscal 2013 increased 18.2 percent to $213.2 million from $180.4 million for the prior fiscal year. Gross profit for the rotating electrical segment for fiscal 2013 was $69.3 million compared with $57.3 million a year earlier. Gross profit as a percentage of sales for the rotating electrical segment was 32.5 percent compared with 31.8 percent last year. Excluding certain undercar-related costs and non-cash expenses noted in the Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures tables below, adjusted EBITDA for the company's rotating electrical segment was $41.2 million compared with $32.1 million for the prior fiscal year, and adjusted net income was $13.8 million, or $0.98 per diluted share, reflecting higher interest expense, compared with $13.0 million, or $1.04 per diluted share, for fiscal 2012.

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