TransDigm Group Reports Fiscal 2018 Third Quarter Results
Cleveland, Ohio, August 7, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, today reported results for the third quarter ended June 30, 2018.
Highlights for the third quarter include:
Net sales of $980.7 million, up 9.2% from $897.7 million;
Net income from continuing operations of $217.4 million, up 28.0% from $169.8 million;
Earnings per share from continuing operations of $3.91, up 26.5% from $3.09;
EBITDA As Defined of $487.1 million, up 8.8% from $447.6 million;
Adjusted earnings per share of $4.01, up 19.0% from $3.37; and
Revisions to fiscal 2018 financial guidance.
Net sales for the quarter rose 9.2%, or $83.0 million, to $980.7 million from $897.7 million in the comparable quarter a year ago. Organic sales growth was 4.4%.
Net income from continuing operations for the quarter rose 28.0% to $217.4 million, or $3.91 per share, compared to $169.8 million, or $3.09 per share, in the comparable quarter a year ago. The increase in net income primarily reflects the increase in net sales described above, lower effective tax rate and improvements to our operating margin resulting from the the strength of our proprietary products and continued productivity efforts. This growth in net income was partially offset by higher interest expense.
Adjusted net income for the quarter rose 20.8% to $223.2 million, or $4.01 per share, from $184.7 million, or $3.37 per share, in the comparable quarter a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share in the current fiscal year includes $0.42 of favorable impact from the enactment of tax reform. Excluding this favorable tax impact, current earnings per share of $3.59 increased 6.5% over the prior year.
EBITDA for the quarter increased 10.1% to $467.0 million from $424.4 million for the comparable quarter a year ago. EBITDA As Defined for the period increased 8.8% to $487.1 million compared with $447.6 million in the comparable quarter a year ago. EBITDA As Defined as a percentage of net sales for the quarter was 49.7%.
“We are pleased with our operating results for both the fiscal third quarter and year-to-date periods,” stated Kevin Stein, TransDigm Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Third quarter revenue in each of our major markets of commercial OEM, commercial aftermarket and defense grew sequentially and over the prior year. Ongoing overall trends supporting these end markets continue to be positive. Our smaller sub-markets of business jets and helicopters reported strong revenue growth in the current quarter in both commercial OEM and aftermarket, an encouraging sign after prolonged weakness. Despite the
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Ticker: TDG CIK: 1260221 Form Type:10-Q Quarterly Report Accession Number: 0001260221-18-000051 Submitted to the SEC: Wed Aug 08 2018 3:11:54 PM EST Accepted by the SEC: Wed Aug 08 2018 Period: Saturday, June 30, 2018 Industry: Aircraft Parts And Auxiliary Equipment