REALOGY REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR
2020 FINANCIAL RESULTS
MADISON, N.J. (February 23, 2021) - Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020.
“Realogy had an outstanding 2020, delivering $726 million in Operating EBITDA, $555 million in free cash flow, 13% homesale transaction volume growth, and substantial capital structure improvements,” said Ryan Schneider, Realogy’s chief executive officer and president. “In an extraordinary year, we were able to capitalize on the dynamic housing market, accelerate our strategic progress, and capture significant incremental transaction economics. With our strategic success and strong momentum, we believe Realogy is well-positioned to lead into the future. 2021 is off to a very strong start, and we are excited as we look ahead.”
“2020 was a year of tremendous operational and financial execution for Realogy,” said Charlotte Simonelli, Realogy's executive vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer. “In the year we delivered top-line growth, cost efficiencies, impressive profitability, and greater simplification while continuing to invest in the business. We seized market opportunities to improve our capital structure, including significantly reducing net debt and net leverage, which further strengthened Realogy’s financial profile.”
Fourth Quarter 2020 Highlights
•Generated revenue of $1.9 billion, an increase of 36% or $497 million year-over-year.
•Reported Net income of $18 million and basic earnings per share of $0.16, an increase of $63 million vs. prior year or $0.55 per share.
•Generated Operating EBITDA of $206 million, an increase of $80 million year-over-year, driven by higher transaction volume, strong performance at our mortgage JV, and ongoing cost management (See Table 5a).
•Title and mortgage continued to contribute meaningfully to our business results, generating approximately $58 million in fourth quarter Operating EBITDA (See Table 5a).
•Combined closed transaction volume increased 45% year-over-year in the fourth quarter driving market share gains for the second consecutive quarter.
•Generated Free Cash Flow of $268 million vs. $77 million for the corresponding quarter last year (See Table 7).
Full Year 2020 Highlights
•Generated revenue of $6.2 billion, an increase of 6% or $351 million year-over-year.
•Reported Net loss of $360 million and net loss per share of $3.13 includes non-cash impairment charges of $682 million largely attributable to the COVID-19 crisis.
•Generated Operating EBITDA of $726 million, an increase of $136 million year-over-year, driven by higher transaction volume, strong performance at our mortgage JV, and strong cost management both temporary and permanent (See Table 5b).
•Title and mortgage continued to contribute meaningfully to our business results, generating approximately $226 million in Operating EBITDA (See Table 5b).
•Increased combined closed transaction volume 13% year-over-year with improvement across both Brokerage and Franchise businesses and held market share steady in 2020 vs. 2019.
The following information was filed by Realogy Holdings Corp. (RLGY) on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.