Corporate Communications Department
Textron Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results
•Strong operating margins at Bell and Systems
•Recovery continues at Industrial and Aviation end-markets
•Manufacturing cash flow before pension contributions of $344 million, up 90% from prior year
Providence, Rhode Island – October 29, 2020 – Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) today reported third quarter 2020 net income of $0.50 per share, compared to $0.95 per share in the third quarter of 2019. Adjusted net income, a non-GAAP measure, was $0.53 per share for the third quarter of 2020. Adjusted net income excludes $7 million of pre-tax special charges ($0.03 per share, after-tax) related to the restructuring plan announced in the second quarter.
“Operationally, we saw continued strength in our execution at our defense businesses with solid margin performance at Bell and Systems,” said Textron Chairman and CEO Scott C. Donnelly. “On the commercial side, we saw a continuation of the recovery at Industrial with strong operating results and margin improvement. At Aviation, we were encouraged by the flow of aircraft orders in the quarter as our sales teams re-engaged customers in the field.”
Net cash provided by operating activities of the manufacturing group for the third quarter totaled $368 million, compared to $238 million in last year’s third quarter. Manufacturing cash flow before pension contributions, a non-GAAP measure, totaled $344 million, compared to $181 million last year.
Donnelly continued, “The execution of our teams in a very challenging operating environment yielded another strong quarter of cash flow.”
Third Quarter Segment Results
Revenues at Textron Aviation of $795 million were down $406 million from the third quarter of 2019, primarily due to lower Citation jet volume of $234 million and lower commercial turboprop volume of $83 million, reflecting a decline in demand related to the pandemic, and lower aftermarket volume of $95 million, reflecting lower aircraft utilization.
Textron Aviation delivered 25 jets, down from 45 last year, and 21 commercial turboprops, down from 39 last year.
Segment loss was $29 million in the third quarter, down from $104 million of profit last year, primarily due to the lower volume and mix.
Textron Aviation backlog at the end of the third quarter was $1.8 billion.
The following information was filed by Textron Inc (TXT) on Thursday, October 29, 2020 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.