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Parker Reports Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Sales, Net Income and Earnings per Share

Friday, October 19, 2012

Parker Reports Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Sales, Net Income and Earnings per Share07:30 EDT Friday, October 19, 2012- Company revises fiscal 2013 earnings outlookCLEVELAND, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today reported results for the fiscal 2013 first quarter ended September 30, 2012.  Fiscal 2013 first quarter sales were $3.21 billion compared with $3.23 billion in the prior year quarter. Net income was $239.9 million compared with $298.2 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2012.  Fiscal 2013 first quarter earnings per diluted share were $1.57 compared with $1.91 in the prior year quarter.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19990816/PHLOGO)"We delivered a solid level of earnings this quarter, in spite of ongoing weakness in international markets and softness in North America," said Chairman, CEO and President, Don Washkewicz. Segment ResultsIn the Industrial North America segment, first quarter sales increased 5.1 percent to $1.27 billion, and operating income was $227.2 million compared with $223.2 million in the same period a year ago.   In the Industrial International segment, first quarter sales decreased 8.7 percent to $1.18 billion, and operating income was $151.8 million compared with $208.2 million in the same period a year ago.  In the Aerospace segment, first quarter sales increased 8.8 percent to $541.1 million, and operating income was $61.9 million compared with $68.6 million in the same period a year ago. In the Climate and Industrial Controls segment, first quarter sales decreased 4.8 percent to $230.9 million, and operating income was $21.7 million compared with $19.8 million in the same period a year ago.    OrdersParker reported a decrease of 6 percent in orders for the quarter ending September 30, 2012, compared with the same quarter a year ago.  The company reported the following orders by operating segment:  Orders declined 11 percent in the Industrial North America segment compared with the same quarter a year ago. Orders declined 8 percent in the Industrial International segment compared with the same quarter a year ago. Orders increased 5 percent in the Aerospace segment on a rolling 12-month average basis. Orders increased 2 percent in the Climate and Industrial Controls segment compared with the same quarter a year ago.OutlookFor the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, the company has revised guidance for earnings from continuing operations to the range of $6.15 to $6.75 per diluted share. Previous guidance for earnings from continuing operations was $7.10 to $7.90 per diluted share. Fiscal 2013 guidance includes an expected year-over-year increase in domestic qualified pension expense of approximately $0.35 per diluted share due to accounting regulations which require the use of a lower discount rate based on current market conditions.  Washkewicz added, "The economic picture remains uncertain going into the first half of calendar year 2013.  We will continue to manage our costs and maintain a strong balance sheet. We have revised our estimated range for diluted earnings per share to align with changes in global economic conditions.  So far this year, we have strengthened our portfolio by completing five acquisitions and one divestiture.  The acquisitions will add approximately $243 million in annualized sales.  The integration costs associated with these acquisitions are included in our full year earnings guidance."NOTICE OF CONFERENCE CALL: Parker Hannifin's conference call and slide presentation to discuss its fiscal 2013 first quarter results are available to all interested parties via live webcast today at 11:00 a.m. ET, on the company's investor information web site at www.phstock.com. To access the call, click on the "Live Webcast" link. From this link, users also may complete a pre-call system test and register for e-mail notification of future events and information available from Parker.  A replay of the conference call will also be available at www.phstock.com for one year after the call.With annual sales exceeding $13 billion in fiscal year 2012, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 60,000 people in 48 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 56 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.parker.com or its investor information web site at www.phstock.com.Notes on OrdersOrders provide near-term perspective on the company's outlook, particularly when viewed in the context of prior and future quarterly order rates. However, orders are not in themselves an indication of future performance. All comparisons are at constant currency exchange rates, with the prior year restated to the current-year rates. All exclude acquisitions until they can be reflected in both the numerator and denominator. Aerospace comparisons are rolling 12-month average computations. The total Parker orders number is derived from a weighted average of the year-over-year quarterly percent change in orders for the Industrial North America, Industrial International, and Climate and Industrial Controls segments, and the year-over-year 12-month rolling average of orders for the Aerospace segment. Forward-Looking StatementsForward-looking statements contained in this and other written and oral reports are made based on known events and circumstances at the time of release, and as such, are subject in the future to unforeseen uncertainties and risks. All statements regarding future performance, earnings projections, events or developments are forward-looking statements. It is possible that the future performance and earnings projections of the company, including its individual segments, may differ materially from current expectations, depending on economic conditions within its mobile, industrial and aerospace markets, and the company's ability to maintain and achieve anticipated benefits associated with announced realignment activities, strategic initiatives to improve operating margins, actions taken to combat the effects of the current economic environment, and growth, innovation and global diversification initiatives. A change in the economic conditions in individual markets may have a particularly volatile effect on segment performance. Among other factors which may affect future performance are: changes in business relationships with and purchases by or from major customers, suppliers or distributors, including delays or cancellations in shipments, disputes regarding contract terms or significant changes in financial condition, changes in contract cost and revenue estimates for new development programs and changes in product mix; ability to identify acceptable strategic acquisition targets; uncertainties surrounding timing, successful completion or integration of acquisitions; ability to realize anticipated cost savings from business realignment activities; threats associated with and efforts to combat terrorism; uncertainties surrounding the ultimate resolution of outstanding legal proceedings, including the outcome of any appeals; competitive market conditions and resulting effects on sales and pricing; increases in raw material costs that cannot be recovered in product pricing; the company's ability to manage costs related to insurance and employee retirement and health care benefits; and global economic factors, including manufacturing activity, air travel trends, currency exchange rates, difficulties entering new markets and general economic conditions such as inflation, deflation, interest rates and credit availability. The company makes these statements as of the date of this disclosure, and undertakes no obligation to update them unless otherwise required by law.   PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION - SEPTEMBER 30, 2012CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF INCOME(Unaudited) Three Months Ended September 30, (Dollars in thousands except per share amounts)20122011Net sales$        3,214,935$             3,233,881Cost of sales2,477,4472,414,442Gross profit737,488819,439Selling, general and administrative expenses381,122386,466Interest expense23,50923,221Other (income), net(3,201)(1,833)Income before income taxes336,058411,585Income taxes96,110113,427Net income239,948298,158Less:  Noncontrolling interests2071,140Net income attributable to common shareholders$           239,741$                297,018Earnings per share attributable to common shareholders:   Basic earnings per share$                 1.61$                      1.95   Diluted earnings per share$                 1.57$                      1.91Average shares outstanding during period - Basic149,285,849152,439,026Average shares outstanding during period - Diluted152,617,110155,429,408Cash dividends per common share$                   .41$                        .37BUSINESS SEGMENT INFORMATION BY INDUSTRY(Unaudited) Three Months Ended September 30, (Dollars in thousands)20122011Net sales    Industrial:       North America$        1,266,047$             1,204,817       International1,176,8901,289,115    Aerospace541,083497,492    Climate & Industrial Controls230,915242,457Total$        3,214,935$             3,233,881Segment operating income    Industrial:       North America$           227,192$                223,227       International151,771208,219    Aerospace61,89868,637   Climate & Industrial Controls21,71019,792Total segment operating income462,571519,875Corporate general and administrative expenses39,76758,016Income before interest expense and other422,804461,859Interest expense23,50923,221Other expense63,23727,053Income before income taxes$           336,058$                411,585CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET(Unaudited) September 30, June, 30,   September 30, (Dollars in thousands)201220122011AssetsCurrent assets:Cash and cash equivalents$           436,131$                838,317$          424,354Accounts receivable, net1,982,5901,992,2841,881,303Inventories1,489,7481,400,7321,456,078Prepaid expenses161,123137,42993,597Deferred income taxes130,490129,352144,002Total current assets4,200,0824,498,1143,999,334Plant and equipment, net1,803,4121,719,9681,712,870Goodwill3,076,1342,925,8562,904,201Intangible assets, net1,193,8151,095,2181,115,900Other assets861,135931,126589,285Total assets$      11,134,578$           11,170,282$     10,321,590Liabilities and equityCurrent liabilities:Notes payable$           264,582$                225,589$            78,547Accounts payable1,162,7971,194,6841,120,339Accrued liabilities830,034911,931803,158Accrued domestic and foreign taxes109,052153,809233,665Total current liabilities2,366,4652,486,0132,235,709Long-term debt1,511,7991,503,9461,668,600Pensions and other postretirement benefits1,704,2911,909,755845,576Deferred income taxes112,53288,091149,022Other liabilities287,477276,747309,195Shareholders' equity5,141,1244,896,5155,017,264Noncontrolling interests10,8909,21596,224Total liabilities and equity$      11,134,578$           11,170,282$     10,321,590CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS(Unaudited) Three Months Ended September 30, (Dollars in thousands)20122011Cash flows from operating activities:Net income$           239,948$                298,158Depreciation and amortization81,17284,832Stock incentive plan compensation31,26127,898Net change in receivables, inventories, and trade payables(23,536)(83,758)Net change in other assets and liabilities(389,688)(11,761)Other, net53,872(5,873)Net cash (used in) provided by operating activities(6,971)309,496Cash flows from investing activities:Acquisitions (net of cash of $20,329 in 2012 and $5,899 in 2011) (194,548)(10,406)Capital expenditures(76,685)(43,989)Proceeds from sale of plant and equipment8,6455,660Other, net168181Net cash (used in) investing activities(262,420)(48,554)Cash flows from financing activities:Net payments for common stock activity(72,530)(290,940)Acquisition of noncontrolling interests-(76,893)Net payments for debt(37,773)(203)Dividends(61,365)(63,004)Net cash (used in) financing activities(171,668)(431,040)Effect of exchange rate changes on cash38,873(63,014)Net (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents(402,186)(233,112)Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period838,317657,466Cash and cash equivalents at end of period$           436,131$                424,354SOURCE Parker Hannifin CorporationFor further information: Media - Christopher M. Farage - Vice President, Communications & External Affairs, +1-216-896-2750, cfarage@parker.com, Financial Analysts - Pamela Huggins, Vice President - Treasurer, +1-216-896-2240, phuggins@parker.com