Cabela's Inc. Reports Record Fourth Quarter 2013 Results

Cabela's Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) today reported strong financial results for fourth quarter fiscal 2013.

For the quarter, adjusted for the Visa antitrust settlement, total revenue increased 4.9% to $1.2 billion; Retail store revenue increased 7.3% to $711.8 million; Direct revenue decreased 4.1% to $369.7 million; and Financial Services revenue increased 23.4% to $102.7 million. For the quarter, comparable store sales decreased 10.1%. On a GAAP reported basis, total revenue increased 6.1% and Financial Services revenue increased 45.7%. See the supporting schedule to this earnings release labeled "Reconciliation of GAAP Reported to Non-GAAP Adjusted Revenue of Financial Services Segment and Total Revenue" for a reconciliation of the GAAP to non-GAAP revenue amounts.

For the quarter, net income increased 5.5% to $94.7 million compared to $89.8 million in the year ago quarter, and earnings per diluted share were $1.32 compared to $1.25 in the year ago quarter, each adjusted for certain items. The Company reported GAAP net income of $80.1 million and earnings per diluted share of $1.12 as compared to GAAP net income of $68.0 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.95 in the year ago quarter. Fourth quarter 2013 GAAP results included provisions for interest and taxes related to an increase in tax reserves of $0.16 per diluted share and an impairment loss of $0.04 per diluted share related to a retail store site. Fourth quarter 2012 GAAP results included impairment losses of $0.19 per diluted share primarily related to land held for sale and an $0.11 per diluted share reduction related to the Visa antitrust settlement. See the supporting schedules to this earnings release labeled "Reconciliation of GAAP Reported to Non-GAAP Adjusted Financial Measures" for a reconciliation of the GAAP to non-GAAP financial measures.

For fiscal 2013, net income increased 22.0% to $238.3 million compared to $195.3 million last year, and earnings per diluted share were $3.32 compared to $2.72 a year ago, each adjusted for certain items. The Company reported GAAP net income of $224.4 million and earnings per diluted share of $3.13 as compared to GAAP net income of $173.5 million and earnings per diluted share of $2.42 a year ago. Fiscal 2013 GAAP results included adjustments to the Visa antitrust settlement liability resulting in a $0.03 per diluted share benefit, impairment and expense adjustments primarily related to two retail locations of $0.06 per diluted share, and provisions for interest and taxes related to an increase in tax reserves of $0.16 per diluted share. Fiscal 2012 GAAP results included impairment losses of $0.19 per diluted share primarily related to land held for sale and an $0.11 per diluted share reduction related to the Visa antitrust settlement. See the supporting schedules to this earnings release labeled "Reconciliation of GAAP Reported to Non-GAAP Adjusted Financial Measures" for a reconciliation of the GAAP to non-GAAP financial measures.

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