Exhibit 99.1

selectcomfortlogo2015a13.jpg
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SELECT COMFORT ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER 2017 RESULTS

Reported net sales increase of 9% to $403 million
Generated record operating cash flow of $176 million for the first nine months of the year
Increased share repurchase authorization to $500 million
Maintained midpoint of EPS outlook, while narrowing range to $1.30 to $1.45 per share

MINNEAPOLIS - (October 17, 2017) - Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ: SCSS) today reported third quarter 2017 results for the period ended September 30, 2017.

“Strong demand in the quarter for our revolutionary Sleep Number 360™ smart beds, higher than expected gross margins, and disciplined expense controls partially offset unexpected hurricane impacts,” said Shelly Ibach, president and chief executive officer of Select Comfort. “We are excited with how the consumer continues to respond to our innovations focused on quality sleep and wellness. With cash flow generation at record levels and the underlying strength of our business, we are increasing our share repurchase authorization to $500 million and are reaffirming the midpoint of our 2017 EPS guidance.”

The company also announced that effective November 1st, it will officially change the corporate name to Sleep Number Corporation and will also change the Nasdaq ticker symbol from SCSS to SNBR. 

Third Quarter Review
Net sales increased 9% to a quarterly record of $403 million, including 6 percentage points of growth from stores opened in the last twelve months and a 5% comparable sales increase
Gross profit increased 9% to $253 million, with a gross margin rate of 62.9%
Earnings per diluted share increased 11% to $0.62, compared with $0.56 in the prior year’s quarter

Cash Flows and Balance Sheet Review
Generated a record $176 million in net cash from operating activities for the first nine months of 2017, compared with $145 million for the same period last year
Invested $38 million in capital expenditures and returned $115 million of cash to shareholders through share repurchases during the first nine months of 2017 compared with $39 million and $95 million, respectively, for the same period last year
Return on invested capital (ROIC) was 13.8% for the trailing twelve-month period, well above our cost of capital

Share Repurchase Authorization
The company also announced an increase in the outstanding share repurchase authorization to $500 million, effective at the beginning of the fiscal fourth quarter. The company is committed to delivering superior shareholder returns, including returning cash to shareholders through share repurchases. Since the beginning of 2012, Select Comfort has invested $465 million in capital spending and acquisitions, while also returning $453 million in cash to shareholders through share repurchases.

Financial Outlook
The company updated its outlook for 2017 earnings per diluted share to a range of $1.30 to $1.45 per share. The outlook includes an estimated $0.18 EPS impact from incremental costs related to the launch of the Sleep Number 360™ smart bed line and the evolution of our supply chain. The outlook assumes high single-digit sales growth, including 5 to 6 percentage points from net new store openings and low single-digit comp store growth. The company anticipates 2017 capital expenditures to be approximately $55 million.



The following information was filed by Select Comfort Corp (SCSS) on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 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-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

View differences made from one quarter to another to evaluate Select Comfort Corp's financial trajectory

Compare SEC Filings Year-over-Year (YoY) and Quarter-over-Quarter (QoQ)
Sample 10-K Year-over-Year (YoY) Comparison

Compare this 10-Q Quarterly Report to its predecessor by reading our highlights to see what text and tables were  removed  ,   added    and   changed   by Select Comfort Corp.

Continue

Never Miss A New SEC Filing Again


Real-Time SEC Filing Notifications
Screenshot taken from Gmail for a new 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Receive an e-mail as soon as a company files an Annual Report, Quarterly Report or has new 8-K corporate news.

Continue

We Highlighted This SEC Filing For You


SEC Filing Sentiment Analysis - Bullish, Bearish, Neutral
Screenshot taken from Wynn's 2018 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Read positive and negative remarks made by management in their entirety without having to find them in a 10-K/Q.

Continue

Widen Your SEC Filing Reading Experience


Increased Reading Area for SEC Filings
Screenshot taken from Adobe Inc.'s 10-Q Quarterly Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Remove data columns and navigations in order to see much more filing content and tables in one view

Continue

Uncover Actionable Information Inside SEC Filings


SEC Filing Disclosures
Screenshot taken from Lumber Liquidators 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Read both hidden opportunities and early signs of potential problems without having to find them in a 10-K/Q

Continue

Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word and Excel Downloads


Download Annual and Quarterly Reports as PDF, Word and Excel Documents
Screenshots of actual 10-K and 10-Q SEC Filings in PDF, Word and Excel formats
Last10K.com Member Feature

Export Annual and Quarterly Reports to Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word and Excel for offline viewing, annotations and analysis

Continue

FREE Financial Statements


Download Annual and Quarterly Reports as PDF, Word and Excel Documents
Screenshot of actual balance sheet from company 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Get one-click access to balance sheets, income, operations and cash flow statements without having to find them in Annual and Quarterly Reports

Continue for FREE

Intrinsic Value Calculator


Intrinsic Value Calculator
Screenshot of intrinsic value for AT&T (2019)
Last10K.com Member Feature

Our Intrinsic Value calculator estimates what an entire company is worth using up to 10 years of financial ratios to determine if a stock is overvalued or not

Continue

Financial Stability Report


Financial Stability Report
Screenshot of financial stability report for Coco-Cola (2019)
Last10K.com Member Feature

Our Financial Stability reports uses up to 10 years of financial ratios to determine the health of a company's EPS, Dividends, Book Value, Return on Equity, Current Ratio and Debt-to-Equity

Continue

Get a Better Picture of a Company's Performance


Financial Ratios
Available Financial Ratios
Last10K.com Member Feature

See how over 70 Growth, Profitability and Financial Ratios perform over 10 Years

Continue

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account