PHOENIX, Nov. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cavco Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVCO) today announced financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended October 1, 2016.

Financial highlights include the following:
  • Net revenue for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017 totaled $188.3 million, down 1.9% from $192.0 million for the second quarter of fiscal year 2016. The decrease is mainly from a decline in quarterly home sales of approximately 1%. Net revenue for the first six months of fiscal 2017 was $373.5 million, up 5.6% from $353.6 million for the comparable prior year period, primarily from 7.6% higher sales volume. This period also contains one additional month of Fairmont Homes operations versus the same period last year, as Fairmont Homes was purchased by the Company on May 1, 2015.
  • Income before income taxes was $13.1 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, a 4.8% increase from $12.5 million income before income taxes in the comparable quarter last year. For the first six months of fiscal 2017, income before income taxes increased 1.9% to $21.5 million compared to income before income taxes of $21.1 million for the comparable period in the prior year. The increase was primarily from improved operating leverage from home sales volume, partially offset for the six month period by high claims volume at the Company's insurance subsidiary generated by multiple unusually severe storms in Texas during the first quarter of this fiscal year.
  • Net income was $9.3 million for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017, compared to net income of $8.1 million in the same quarter of the prior year, a 14.8% increase. This increase includes $755,000 of certain research and development tax credits that became realizable by the Company during the quarter. For the six months ended October 1, 2016, net income was $14.8 million, up 9.6% from net income of $13.5 million for the first six months of fiscal 2016.
  • Net income per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, based on basic and diluted weighted average shares outstanding, was $1.04 and $1.03, respectively, compared to net income per share of $0.91 and $0.89, respectively, for the comparable quarter last year. Net income per share for the six months ended October 1, 2016, based on basic and diluted weighted average shares outstanding, was $1.65 and $1.63, respectively, versus basic and diluted net income per share of $1.52 and $1.49, respectively, for the prior six month period.

Commenting on the results, Joseph Stegmayer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said, "We are pleased to report improved profitability this quarter while still operating in a highly competitive housing market. We remain encouraged by the continued housing recovery and our solid backlogs. Interest from manufactured home retailers, developers and community operators for our product offerings remains strong heading into the winter season."

Cavco's management will hold a conference call to review these results tomorrow, November 9, 2016, at 1:00 PM (Eastern Time). Interested parties can access a live webcast of the conference call on the Internet at under the Investor Relations link. An archive of the webcast and presentation will be available for 90 days at under the Investor Relations link.

Cavco Industries, Inc., headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, designs and produces factory-built housing products primarily distributed through a network of independent and Company-owned retailers. The Company is one of the largest producers of manufactured homes in the United States, based on reported wholesale shipments, marketed under a variety of brand names including Cavco Homes, Fleetwood Homes, Palm Harbor Homes, Fairmont Homes and Chariot Eagle. The Company is also a leading producer of park model RVs, vacation cabins, and systems-built commercial structures, as well as modular homes built primarily under the Nationwide Custom Homes brand. Cavco's mortgage subsidiary, CountryPlace Mortgage, is an approved Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac seller/servicer, a Ginnie Mae mortgage backed securities issuer and offers conforming mortgages, non-conforming mortgages and chattel loans to purchasers of factory-built and site-built homes. Its insurance subsidiary, Standard Casualty, provides property and casualty insurance to owners of manufactured homes.

Certain statements contained in this release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In general, all statements that are not historical in nature are forward-looking. Forward-looking statements are typically included, for example, in discussions regarding the manufactured housing and site-built housing industries; our financial performance and operating results; and the expected effect of certain risks and uncertainties on our business, financial condition and results of operations. All forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control. As a result, our actual results or performance may differ materially from anticipated results or performance. Factors that could cause such differences to occur include, but are not limited to: adverse industry conditions; our ability to successfully integrate past acquisitions, including the recent acquisitions of Fairmont Homes and Chariot Eagle, and any future acquisition or the ability to attain the anticipated benefits of such acquisitions; the risk that any past or future acquisition may adversely impact our liquidity; involvement in vertically integrated lines of business, including manufactured housing consumer finance, commercial finance and insurance; a constrained consumer financing market; curtailment of available financing for retailers in the manufactured housing industry; our participation in certain wholesale and retail financing programs for the purchase of our products by industry distributors and consumers may expose us to additional risk of credit loss; significant warranty and construction defect claims; our contingent repurchase obligations related to wholesale financing; market forces and declining housing demand; net losses were incurred in certain prior periods and there can be no assurance that we will generate income in the future; a write-off of all or part of our goodwill; the cyclical and seasonal nature of our business; limitations on our ability to raise capital; competition; our ability to maintain relationships with independent distributors; our business and operations being concentrated in certain geographic regions; labor shortages; pricing and availability of raw materials; unfavorable zoning ordinances; loss of any of our executive officers; organizational document provisions delaying or making a change in control more difficult; volatility of stock price; general deterioration in economic conditions and continued turmoil in the credit markets; increased costs of healthcare benefits for employees; governmental and regulatory disruption; information technology failures and data security breaches; extensive regulation affecting manufactured housing; together with all of the other risks described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are specifically referred to the Risk Factors described in Item 1A of the 2016 Form 10-K, as may be amended from time to time, which identify important risks that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Cavco expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Investors should not place any reliance on any such forward-looking statements.
(Dollars in thousands, except per share amounts)
  October 1,2016   April 2,2016
ASSETS (Unaudited)    
Current assets:      
Cash and cash equivalents $ 115,011     $ 97,766  
Restricted cash, current 12,615     10,218  
Accounts receivable, net 32,622     29,113  
Short-term investments 10,798     10,140  
Current portion of consumer loans receivable, net 29,977     21,918  
Current portion of commercial loans receivable, net 4,693     3,557  
Inventories 92,584     94,813  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 23,737     22,196  
Deferred income taxes, current 8,799     8,998  
Total current assets 330,836     298,719  
Restricted cash 723     1,082  
Investments 29,250     28,948  
Consumer loans receivable, net 62,699     67,640  
Commercial loans receivable, net 16,322     21,985  
Property, plant and equipment, net 56,478     55,072  
Goodwill and other intangibles, net 80,205     80,389  
Total assets $ 576,513     $ 553,835  
Current liabilities:      
Accounts payable $ 22,732     $ 18,513  
Accrued liabilities 104,321     100,314  
Current portion of securitized financings and other 6,365     6,262  
Total current liabilities 133,418     125,089  
Securitized financings and other 51,641     54,909  
Deferred income taxes 20,482     20,611  
Stockholders' equity:      
Preferred stock, $.01 par value; 1,000,000 shares authorized; No shares issued or outstanding      
Common stock, $.01 par value; 40,000,000 shares authorized; Outstanding 8,990,813 and 8,927,989 shares, respectively 90     89  
Additional paid-in capital 243,799     241,662  
Retained earnings 124,970     110,186  
Accumulated other comprehensive income 2,113     1,289  
Total stockholders' equity 370,972     353,226  
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 576,513     $ 553,835  

(Dollars in thousands, except per share amounts)
  Three Months Ended   Six Months Ended
  October 1,  2016   September 26,  2015   October 1,  2016   September 26,  2015
Net revenue $ 188,348     $ 191,964     $ 373,489     $ 353,632  
Cost of sales 149,241     152,409     301,130     282,243  
Gross profit 39,107     39,555     72,359     71,389  
Selling, general and administrative expenses 25,429     26,571     50,116     49,230  
Income from operations 13,678     12,984     22,243     22,159  
Interest expense (1,132 )   (965 )   (2,293 )   (1,980 )
Other income, net 552     471     1,578     943  
Income before income taxes 13,098     12,490     21,528     21,122  
Income tax expense (3,757 )   (4,420 )   (6,744 )   (7,667 )
Net income $ 9,341     $ 8,070     $ 14,784     $ 13,455  
Comprehensive income:              
Net income $ 9,341     $ 8,070     $ 14,784     $ 13,455  
Unrealized gain (loss) on available-for-sale securities, net of tax 879     (296 )   824     (705 )
Comprehensive income $ 10,220     $ 7,774     $ 15,608     $ 12,750  
Net income per share:              
Basic $ 1.04     $ 0.91     $ 1.65     $ 1.52  
Diluted $ 1.03     $ 0.89     $ 1.63     $ 1.49  
Weighted average shares outstanding:              
Basic   8,980,303     8,878,075       8,958,784     8,870,862  
Diluted   9,100,833     9,032,652       9,092,653     9,026,224  

(Dollars in thousands)
  Three Months Ended   Six Months Ended
  October 1,  2016   September 26,  2015   October 1,  2016   September 26,  2015
Net revenue:              
Factory-built housing $ 175,481     $ 177,455     $ 347,967     $ 325,001  
Financial services 12,867     14,509     25,522     28,631  
Total net revenue $ 188,348     $ 191,964     $ 373,489     $ 353,632  
Income before income taxes:              
Factory-built housing $ 10,329     $ 8,967     $ 21,067     $ 16,971  
Financial services 2,769     3,523     461     4,151  
Total income before income taxes $ 13,098     $ 12,490     $ 21,528     $ 21,122  
Capital expenditures $ 1,215     $ 583     $ 3,105     $ 1,109  
Depreciation $ 814     $ 828     $ 1,668     $ 1,573  
Amortization of other intangibles $ 92     $ 116     $ 184     $ 305  
Total factory-built homes sold 3,242     3,264     6,637     6,166  

For additional information, contact:Dan UrnessCFO and Treasurerdanu@cavco.comPhone: 602-256-6263On the Internet:

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