Full-year guidance remains unchanged, including adjusted EPS of $1.36-$1.43
LEXINGTON, Ky., April 25, 2017 – Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today reported financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2017.
ValvolineTM results were driven by growth in premium product mix, strong sales in VIOC and continued volume gains in international markets.
Volume growth and favorable mix were partially offset by cost increases announced during the quarter, resulting in gross profit growth of 3 percent to $198 million. Valvoline announced price increases to offset the higher raw material costs, reflecting the company's disciplined approach to margin management. EBITDA from operating segments was flat with the prior year, as the growth in gross profit was offset by planned increases in SG&A.
Reported second-quarter EPS increased 2 cents to $0.35 as compared to the prior year period. Adjusted EPS of $0.37 also increased 2 cents, attributable to the new capital structure resulting from the planned separation from Ashland, with pension income increases partially offset by additional interest expense.
All comparisons in this news release are with the second quarter of fiscal year 2016, unless otherwise stated. To aid in the understanding of Valvoline's ongoing business performance, certain items in this news release are presented on an adjusted basis. For a reconciliation of
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Ticker: VVV CIK: 1674910 Form Type:10-Q Quarterly Report Accession Number: 0001674910-17-000016 Submitted to the SEC: Fri Apr 28 2017 4:06:25 PM EST Accepted by the SEC: Fri Apr 28 2017 Period: Friday, March 31, 2017 Industry: Miscellaneous Products Of Petroleum And Coal