MarineMax Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Results

MarineMax Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Results

~Same-stores Sales Increase 18% in the Fourth Quarter and 11% For Fiscal 2012~

~Net Income Exceeds $1.0 Million, or $0.05 per Diluted Share, for Fiscal 2012~

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MarineMax, Inc. (NYS: HZO) , the nation's largest recreational boat retailer, today announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2012.

Revenue increased 15% to $137.3 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 from $119.8 million for the comparable quarter last year. Same-store sales increased approximately 18% compared with a 2% decrease for the comparable quarter last year. The net loss for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 was $1.6 million, or $0.07 per share, representing significant improvement from a net loss of $5.7 million, or $0.25 per share, for the comparable quarter last year.

Revenue for fiscal 2012 increased 9.0% to $524.5 million from $480.9 million for fiscal 2011. Same-store sales increased approximately 11% on top of an 8% increase for the previous fiscal year. The Company's net income for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012 was $1.1 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $11.5 million, or $0.52 per share, for fiscal 2011, thereby improving its year-over-year earnings by more than $12.6 million.

William H. McGill, Jr., Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are pleased to achieve annual profitability and are proud of our team's performance despite the continued challenges faced by our gradually recovering industry. Our commitment to effectively manage expenses, while executing well in the areas of the business that we can control, has driven our success this year. Focusing on streamlining our operations without sacrificing any customer services and benefits has allowed us to overcome some of the impact of the broader economy and outperform our key industry segments. Despite the fine tuning of our store count to fewer stores this quarter and year, we were able to produce absolute revenue growth and greater same-store sales growth while incrementally lowering inventory. As a result, we strengthened our industry leading balance sheet, adding additional capacity and flexibility."

Mr. McGill continued, "As the industry recovery builds and boating enthusiasts continue to return to the water, we remain committed to providing our customers with the ability to maximize their boating experience. MarineMax's inventory, retail locations, sales teams, and dedication allows our customers to put an emphasis on quality family time and their desire to escape and connect with their "self" and others on the water. As we enter fiscal 2013, we are focused on managing our business to greater profitability from improving industry trends and anticipate building on the progress we made this past year. We expect additional opportunities for growth will arise, which we will evaluate as we pursue additional value for our stockholders."

About MarineMax

Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, MarineMax is the nation's largest recreational boat and yacht retailer. Focused on premium brands, such as Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Meridian, Cabo, Hatteras, Azimut Yachts, Grady-White, Bayliner, Harris FloteBote, Zeelander, Nautique and Malibu, MarineMax sells new and used recreational boats and related marine products and provides yacht brokerage and charter services. MarineMax currently has 53 retail locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Texas and operates MarineMax Vacations in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. MarineMax is a New York Stock Exchange-listed company. For more information, please visit

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include the Company's belief that its industry is gradually recovering; the Company's assessment that its success has been driven by its commitment to effectively managing expenses and executing well in controllable areas of its business; the Company's assessment that its inventory levels are well positioned; the Company's belief that the industry recovery is building and that boating enthusiasts are continuing to return to the water; the Company's belief that its customers emphasize quality family time and desire to escape on the water; the Company's anticipation that it will build on its progress as it enters 2013; and the Company's expectation that additional opportunities for growth will arise that it will evaluate to pursue additional value for its shareholders.These statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from expectations as of the date of this release. These risks include the Company's abilities to reduce inventory, manage expenses and accomplish its goals and strategies, general economic conditions and the level of consumer spending, the Company's ability to integrate acquisitions into existing operations, and numerous other factors identified in the Company's Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

MarineMax, Inc. and Subsidiaries

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations

(Amounts in thousands, except share and per share data)


Three Months Ended
September 30,
Fiscal Year Ended
September 30,
 2012   2011  2012  2011 
Cost of sales 104,306  89,743  391,173 361,400 
Gross profit33,04130,034133,283119,494
Selling, general, and administrative expenses 33,690  34,785  127,913 127,896 
Income (loss) from operations(649)(4,751)5,370(8,402)
Interest expense 1,009  972  4,447 3,488 
Income (loss) before income tax benefit(1,658)(5,723)923(11,890)
Income tax benefit 60  34  176 367 
Net income (loss)$(1,598)$(5,689)$1,099$(11,523)
Basic net income (loss) per common share$(0.07)$(0.25)$0.05$(0.52)
Diluted net income (loss) per common share$(0.07)$( 0.25)$0.05$(0.52)
Weighted average number of common shares used in computing net income (loss) per common share:
Basic 22,906,723  22,492,156  22,740,986 22,375,271 
Diluted 22,906,723  22,492,156  23,335,918 22,375,271 

MarineMax, Inc. and Subsidiaries

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

(Amounts in thousands, except share and per share data)


September 30,
September 30,
Cash and cash equivalents$23,617$19,386
Accounts receivable, net18,82014,163
Inventories, net215,120219,632
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 5,053  4,588 
Total current assets262,610257,769
Property and equipment, net98,796102,107
Other long-term assets 3,715  3,253 
Total assets$365,121 $363,129 
Accounts payable$8,457$8,642
Customer deposits8,4959,085
Accrued expenses23,26625,678
Short-term borrowings 120,647  118,828 
Total current liabilities160,865162,233
Long-term liabilities 3,312  5,896 
Total liabilities164,177168,129
Preferred stock----
Common stock2423
Additional paid-in capital215,885211,041
Retained earnings (accumulated deficit)845(254)
Treasury stock (15,810) (15,810)
Total stockholders' equity 200,944  195,000 
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity$365,121 $363,129 

MarineMax, Inc.
Michael H. McLamb
Chief Financial Officer
Abbey Heimensen
Public Relations
ICR, Inc.
Brad Cohen

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Florida


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