Cinemark Holdings, Inc. Reports Q1 2013 Adjusted EBITDA of $116.3 Million on Revenues of $547.8 Mill

Cinemark Holdings, Inc. Reports Q1 2013 Adjusted EBITDA of $116.3 Million on Revenues of $547.8 Million

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYS: CNK) , one of the largest motion picture exhibitors in the world, today reported results for the three months ended March 31, 2013.


Cinemark Holdings, Inc.'s revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2013 were $547.8 million compared to $578.8 million for the three months ended March 31, 2012. For the three months ended March 31, 2013, admissions revenues were $349.4 million and concession revenues were $172.4 million. The average ticket price for the three months ended March 31, 2013 increased to $6.09 and concession revenues per patron increased to $3.00.

Adjusted EBITDA for the three months ended March 31, 2013 was $116.3 million compared to $140.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2012. Reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures are provided in the financial schedules accompanying this press release.

Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. for the three months ended March 31, 2013 was $32.6 million compared to $42.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2012. Diluted earnings per share for the three months ended March 31, 2013 was $0.28 compared to $0.37 for the three months ended March 31, 2012.

"Cinemark's worldwide box office results outperformed the North American industry box office for Q1 2013 by approximately 600 basis points, and has now outperformed the industry for 15 out of the past 16 consecutive quarters on a currency adjusted basis," stated Tim Warner, Cinemark's Chief Executive Officer. "Our international segment reported admissions revenue growth of 7.1% this quarter, reiterating the long term growth opportunity provided by this segment."

As of March 31, 2013, Cinemark operated 467 theatres with 5,259 screens and had commitments to open 22 new theatres with 195 screens during the remainder of 2013 and 9 additional new theatres with 97 screens subsequent to 2013.

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About Cinemark Holdings, Inc.

Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture exhibitor, operating 467 theatres with 5,259 screens in 39 U.S. states, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and 10 other Latin American countries as of March 31, 2013. For more information go to investors.cinemark.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The "forward-looking statements" include our current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about our business and our industry. They include statements relating to future revenues, expenses and profitability, the future development and expected growth of our business, projected capital expenditures, attendance at movies generally or in any of the markets in which we operate, the number or diversity of popular movies released and our ability to successfully license and exhibit popular films, national and international growth in our industry, competition from other exhibitors and alternative forms of entertainment and determinations in lawsuits in which we are defendants.You can identify forward-looking statements by the use of words such as "may," "should," "could," "estimates," "predicts," "potential," "continue," "anticipates," "believes," "plans," "expects," "future" and "intends" and similar expressions which are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond our control and difficult to predict and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or forecasted in the forward-looking statements. In evaluating forward-looking statements, you should carefully consider the risks and uncertainties described in the "Risk Factors" section or other sections in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed February 28, 2013 and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. All forward-looking statements attributable to us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements and risk factors. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release reflect our view only as of the date of this press release. We undertake no obligation, other than as required by law, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Cinemark Holdings, Inc.

Financial and Operating Summary

(unaudited, in thousands)

Three Months Ended

March 31,

2013

2012

Statement of income data:

Revenues

Admissions

$

349,414

$

373,793

Concession

172,396

179,820

Other

25,963

25,205

Total revenues

547,773

578,818

Cost of operations

Film rentals and advertising

179,992

195,415

Concession supplies

28,000

28,451

Facility lease expense

69,618

68,562

Other theatre operating expenses

127,221

125,001

General and administrative expenses

37,779

34,064

Depreciation and amortization

39,032

36,816

Impairment of long-lived assets

844

185

(Gain) loss on sale of assets and other

(342

)

836

Total cost of operations

482,144

489,330

Operating income

65,629

89,488

Interest expense (1)

(32,606

)

(32,133

)

Distributions from NCM

6,103

8,031

Other income

4,554

5,422

Income before income taxes

43,680

70,808

Income taxes

10,618

27,932

Net income

$

33,062

$

42,876

Less: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests

468

772

Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc.

$

32,594

$

42,104

Earnings per share attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc.'s common stockholders:

Basic

$

0.28

$

0.37

Diluted

$

0.28

$

0.37

Weighted average diluted shares outstanding

113,979

113,368

Other financial data:

Adjusted EBITDA (2)

$

116,256

$

140,328

(1)

Includes amortization of debt issue costs and excludes capitalized interest.

(2)

Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure. A reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to net income is provided in the financial schedules accompanying this press release.

As of

As of

March 31,

December 31,

2013

2012

Balance Sheet Data:

Cash and cash equivalents

$

724,303

$

742,664

Theatre properties and equipment, net

$

1,304,639

$

1,304,958

Total assets

$

3,857,199

$

3,863,226

Long-term debt, including current portion

$

1,761,784

$

1,764,010

Equity

$

1,110,983

$

1,094,984

Three Months Ended

March 31,

2012

2012

Other operating data:

Attendance (patrons):

Domestic

34,668

39,830

International

22,751

21,718

Worldwide

57,419

61,548

Average ticket price (in dollars):

Domestic

$

6.76

$

6.70

International

$

5.06

$

4.94

Worldwide

$

6.09

$

6.08

Concession revenues per patron (in dollars):

Domestic

$

3.40

$

3.30

International

$

2.40

$

2.24

Worldwide

$

3.00

$

2.92

Average screen count (month end average):

Domestic

3,916

3,891

International

1,333

1,278

Worldwide

5,249

5,169

Segment Information

(unaudited, in thousands)

Three Months Ended

March 31,

2013

2012

Revenues

U.S.

$

366,363

$

411,225

International

184,193

169,875

Eliminations

(2,783

)

(2,282

)

Total revenues

$

547,773

$

578,818

Adjusted EBITDA

U.S.

$

80,078

$

104,293

International

36,178

36,035

Total Adjusted EBITDA

$

116,256

$

140,328

Capital expenditures

U.S.

$

6,156

$

19,694

International

30,733

27,290

Total capital expenditures

$

36,889

$

46,984

Reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA

(unaudited, in thousands)

Three Months Ended

March 31,

2013

2012

Net income

$

33,062

$

42,876

Income taxes

10,618

27,932

Interest expense

32,606

32,133

Other income

(4,554

)

(5,422

)

Depreciation and amortization

39,032

36,816

Impairment of long-lived assets

844

185

(Gain) loss on sale of assets and other

(342

)

836

Deferred lease expenses - theatres(2)

(131

)

120

Deferred lease expenses - DCIP equipment (3)

1,021

1,003

Amortization of long-term prepaid rents (2)

650