Exhibit 99.1

 

 

Media Contact:

Dana Stelsel

Corporate Communications Manager

(765) 771-5766

dana.stelsel@wabashnational.com

 

Investor Relations:
Jeff Taylor

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
(765) 771-5310
jeff.taylor@wabashnational.com

 Wabash_National_NoLinewtag

 

 

Wabash National Corporation Announces First Quarter 2018 Results;

 

Increases Full-Year 2018 Guidance on Continued Strong Demand

 

 

·First quarter GAAP and non-GAAP earnings of $0.35 and $0.28 per diluted share, respectively
·Achieved best-ever first quarter net sales of $491 million, an increase from prior year of 36 percent
·Strong quote and order activity increases backlog to record level of $1.3 billion
·Company increases full-year 2018 guidance for new trailer shipments to 58,000 to 62,000 trailers and GAAP and non-GAAP earnings to $2.01 to $2.13 per diluted share and $1.94 to $2.06 per diluted share, respectively

 

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – May 1, 2018 –

Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC), a diversified industrial manufacturer and a leading producer of semi-trailers, truck bodies and liquid transportation systems, today reported results for the quarter ending March 31, 2018.

 

Net sales for the first quarter 2018 increased 36 percent to $491 million from $363 million in the prior year quarter. This increase reflects growth in each of the Company’s three operating segments due to strong demand and the favorable impact of the acquisition of Supreme Industries, Inc. (“Supreme”) in September 2017. Operating income decreased 15 percent to $25.7 million compared to operating income of $30.3 million for the first quarter 2017 due primarily to increased material costs, new product development initiatives and labor costs attributable to increased production to meet current demand.

 

“We are pleased to report record first quarter top-line results, driven by a strong overall demand environment, greater than anticipated new trailer shipments of 13,200, and further supported by the revenue delivered from our expanded Final Mile business,” stated Dick Giromini, chief executive officer. “Backlog grew once again, reaching record levels of $1.3 billion, with significant sequential backlog increases of 40% and 50% within the Diversified Products and Final Mile segments, respectively. Additionally, trailer orders received during the quarter within our Commercial Trailer segment remained strong, leading to its third highest first quarter backlog on record. As expected and previously discussed, raw material inflation, along with normal seasonally higher operating costs, further impacted margins throughout the quarter. However, expectations are that this past quarter will represent the low-water mark of operating performance for the year as a combination of higher shipments, lower operating costs, and repricing actions already taken to offset the impact of material cost increases, will all help to contribute strong results throughout the balance of the year. As such, we are increasing our previous full-year guidance for 2018 new trailer shipment to 58,000 to 62,000 units and GAAP and non-GAAP earnings to $2.01 to $2.13 per diluted share and $1.94 to $2.06 per diluted share, respectively.”

 


The following information was filed by Wabash National Corp De (WNC) on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 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 Wabash National Corp De'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 Wabash National Corp De.

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