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Avcorp announces 2012 Third Quarter Results
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 13, 2012 07:50 PM
VANCOUVER, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the "Company" or "Avcorp") today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012.
During the quarter ended September 30, 2012, the Company recorded a loss from operations of $1,446,000 on $19,324,000 revenue, as compared to a $186,000 operating loss on $20,383,000 revenue for the same quarter in the preceding year; and a net loss for the current quarter of $2,729,000 as compared to a net loss of $150,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2011.
Current quarter revenues have decreased from the same quarter in the preceding year primarily as a result of the wind-down of Cessna Aircraft Company (Cessna) programs. During the third quarter 2012, the Company renewed its long-term agreement with the Boeing Commercial Airplane Group (Boeing CA) which is forecasted to provide in excess of $83 million revenue over the next five years. Start-up and commencement of production deliveries for BAE Systems (Operations) Limited (BAE) F35 program has also contributed to an overall $110 million increase in order backlog during the current quarter.
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) was negative $1,205,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 compared to a positive EBITDA of $1,455,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. The decline in EBITDA was primarily as a result of reduced revenues and costs associated with customer contract terminations. During the quarter-ended September 30, 2012, the Company incurred $825,000 (September 30, 2011: $136,000) in costs associated with customer contract terminations.
On September 27, 2012, the Company secured a three year $12,000,000 operating line of credit. Concurrently, the Company repaid its $6,000,000 term loan. Also during the quarter the Company increased its share capital by $2,798,000.
Cash flows from operating activities during the quarter ended September 30, 2012 provided $350,000 of cash as compared to utilizing $766,000 of cash during the quarter ended September 30, 2011. The Company has a working capital surplus of $10,130,000 as at September 30, 2012 which has decreased from the December 31, 2011 $14,663,000 surplus, as a result of utilizing cash on hand to repay long-term debt. The Company's accumulated deficit as at September 30, 2012 was $78,581,000 (December 31, 2011: $76,016,000).
Avcorp designs and builds major airframe structures for some of the world's leading aircraft companies, including BAE Systems, Boeing, and Bombardier. With more than 50 years of experience, over 400 skilled employees and 354,000 square feet of facilities in Delta BC and Burlington ON, Avcorp offers integrated composite and metallic aircraft structures to aircraft manufacturers, a distinct advantage in the pursuit of contracts for new aircraft designs, which require lower‐cost, light weight, strong, reliable structures. Our Burlington location also offers composite repairs for commercial aircraft. Avcorp is a Canadian public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: AVP).
MARK VAN ROOIJ
This management discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with the Company's audited financial statements. Certain statements in this report and other oral and written statements made by the Company from time to time are forward-looking statements, including those that discuss strategies, goals, outlook or other non-historical matters; or projected revenues, income, returns or other financial measures. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the statements, including the following: (a) the ability of the Company to renegotiate its debt agreements under which it is in default; (b) the extent to which the Company is able to achieve savings from its restructuring plans; (c) uncertainty in estimating the amount and timing of restructuring charges and related costs; (d) changes in worldwide economic and political conditions that impact interest and foreign exchange rates; (e) the occurrence of work stoppages and strikes at key facilities of the Company or the Company's customers or suppliers; (f) government funding and program approvals affecting products being developed or sold under government programs; (g) cost and delivery performance under various program and development contracts; (h) the adequacy of cost estimates for various customer care programs including servicing warranties; (i) the ability to control costs and successful implementation of various cost reduction programs; (j) the timing of certifications of new aircraft products; (k) the occurrence of further downturns in customer markets to which the Company products are sold or supplied or where the Company offers financing; (l) changes in aircraft delivery schedules or cancellation of orders; (m) the Company's ability to offset, through cost reductions, raw material price increases and pricing pressure brought by original equipment manufacturer customers; (n) the availability and cost of insurance; (o) the Company's ability to maintain portfolio credit quality; (p) the Company's access to debt financing at competitive rates; and (q) uncertainty in estimating contingent liabilities and establishing reserves tailored to address such contingencies.
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SOURCE Avcorp Industries Inc.
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