VSE Reports Financial Results for First Quarter 2013

VSE Reports Financial Results for First Quarter 2013

Revenue and Operating Income decline in a challenging market

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- VSE Corporation (NAS: VSEC) reported the following unaudited consolidated financial results for the three month period ended March 31, 2013.

Financial Results (unaudited)

(in thousands, except per-share data and percentages)

Three Months Ended Mar 31

2013

2012

% Change

Revenues

$119,157

$139,987

(14.9)%

Operating income

$9,942

$12,493

(20.4)%

Operating margin

8.34%

8.92%

down 58 bp

Income from continuing operations

$5,271

$6,769

(22.1)%

Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax

($13)

($101)

--

Net income

$5,258

$6,668

(21.1)%

Income from continuing operations EPS (diluted)

$0.99

$1.28

(22.7)%

Loss from discontinued operations EPS (diluted)

$0.00

($0.02)

--

Net income EPS (diluted)

$0.99

$1.26

(21.4)%


"Our first quarter revenue and operating income declined as compared to prior year levels," said Maurice "Mo" Gauthier, VSE CEO. Our Supply Chain Management Group continues to provide consistent results while our other Groups are impacted by our client's contracting and budgeting challenges. In response to these challenges, we took actions in April 2013 to reduce our indirect costs to achieve and retain balance with our workload. We will continue to make such adjustments as dictated by market conditions."

Mr. Gauthier continued, "We are pleased to report a stronger quarter for bookings as compared to current revenues. Our cash flow remains strong and we continue to pay down our debt, which positions us to consider a variety of options to increase shareholder value and remain focused on our long term strategy of diversification into adjacent markets."

For the first quarter of 2013, revenues were $119.2 million compared to $140.0 million in the first quarter of 2012. Operating income for the first quarter of 2013 was $9.9 million compared to $12.5 million in the first quarter of 2012. Revenues from our Supply Chain Management Group remained steady, while revenues from our Federal, International, and IT, Energy and Management Consulting Groups declined compared to the prior year.

Income from continuing operations for the first quarter of 2013 was $5.3 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, compared to $6.8 million, or $1.28 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2012.

Bookings were $154 million in the first quarter of 2013 as compared to revenue of $119 million. Funded contract backlog at March 31, 2013 was $264 million, compared to $250 million at December 31, 2012 and $299 million at March 31, 2012.

In April 2013, we made staff reductions and implemented plans for future actions that are expected to result in an estimated $6 million of reduced indirect labor and related costs in 2013. We will continue to assess the need for further reductions to remain competitive and profitable as we go forward.

Q1 Operational Highlights

  • Our International Group was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide program and technical support services for Security Assistance Projects administered by the U.S. Coast Guard Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program. This single-award contract has a five-year period of performance (base year plus four one-year options) and a ceiling in excess of $99 million.

  • Our Federal Group was awarded a delivery order to support Taiwan's Maritime Defense efforts, managed by the Army Aviation and Missile Command's Integrated Material Management Center (AMCOM IMMC) Lower Tier Project Office (LTPO). The delivery order has a four-year period of performance and a value of approximately $24 million.

  • Our International Group won a delivery order under its N*STAR contract to provide engineering field services for in-country technical assistance team (ICTAT) for Egypt. VSE will provide CONUS/OCONUS level-of-effort based project management, technical, and logistical support for Frigate classes, including ex-Knox FFGs and ex-Perry class FFGs. This delivery order has a total value of approximately $9.2M.

About VSE

Established in 1959, VSE is a diversified federal services company with experience in solving issues of global significance with integrity, agility, and value. VSE is dedicated to making our clients successful by delivering talented people and innovative solutions for supply chain management, logistics, engineering, IT services, and consulting. For additional information regarding VSE services and products, please see the Company's web site at www.vsecorp.com or contact Christine Kaineg, VSE Investor Relations, at (703) 329-3263.

VSE encourages investors and others to review the detailed reporting and disclosures contained in VSE's public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for further information and analysis of VSE's financial condition and results of operations. The public filings include additional discussion about the status of specific customer programs and contract awards, risks, revenue sources and funding, dependence on material customers, and management's discussion of short and long term business challenges and opportunities.

Safe Harbor

This news release contains statements that to the extent they are not recitations of historical fact, constitute "forward looking statements" under federal securities laws. All such statements are intended to be subject to the safe harbor protection provided by applicable securities laws. For discussions identifying some important factors that could cause actual VSE results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward looking statements in this news release, see VSE's public filings with the SEC, including VSE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and subsequent reports filed with the SEC.

Financial Statements

VSE Corporation and Subsidiaries

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

(in thousands except share and per share amounts)

March 31,

December 31,

2013

2012

Assets

Current assets:

Cash and cash equivalents

$1,429

$1,501

Receivables, principally U.S. Government, net

80,850

90,621

Inventories

40,647

41,555

Deferred tax assets

1,219

767

Other current assets

9,842

8,641

Assets held for sale

2,792

2,890

Total current assets

136,779

145,975

Property and equipment, net

61,733

62,468

Intangible assets, net

89,880

92,421

Goodwill

92,052

92,052

Deferred tax assets

1,597

2,099

Other assets

16,584

15,196

Total assets

$398,625

$410,211

Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity

Current liabilities:

Current portion of long-term debt

$24,837

$23,274

Accounts payable

27,409

30,063

Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

23,053

26,688

Dividends payable

427

423

Liabilities held for sale

511

551

Total current liabilities

76,237

80,999

Long-term debt, less current portion

102,092

116,377

Deferred compensation

12,177

10,684

Long-term lease obligations, less current portion

27,190

27,435

Earn-out obligation

9,375

9,098

Other liabilities

1,283

1,283

Total liabilities

228,354

245,876

Commitments and contingencies

Stockholders' equity:

Common stock, par value $0.05 per share, authorized 15,000,000 shares; issued and outstanding 5,333,077 and 5,293,316 respectively

267

265

Additional paid-in capital

19,139

18,193

Retained earnings

151,444

146,614

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

(579)

(737)

Total stockholders' equity

170,271

164,335

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$398,625

$410,211

Total stockholders' equity

170,271

164,335

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

$398,625

$410,211



VSE Financial News Contact:
Christine Kaineg, 703-329-3263

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