GEO Reports Results for the Third Quarter of 2012
MEXICO CITY, Oct. 25, 2012
MEXICO CITY, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Corporacion GEO S.A.B. de C.V.
(BMV: GEOB; GEOB:MM, ADR Level I CUSIP: 21986V204; Latibex: XGEO), GEO,
Mexico's leading low-income housing developer, today announced results for the
third quarter 2012. Accumulated Revenues, EBITDA and Net Profit increased
6.6%, 8.9% and 8.4% respectively compared to the prior year.
Luis Orvananos Lascurain, Corporacion GEO´s CEO, commented, "Revenue increased
6.6% during the first nine months, in line with our expectations for
conservative revenue growth this year as part of our strategy, which will
allow us to continue strengthening the Company's balance sheet and Free Cash
Flow. There is no doubt that executing the right strategy continues to
position GEO as leader throughout this transition to sustainability."
He continued, "I'm confident that GEO's dedicated and experienced team will
ensure that we reach our 2012 goals as we continue on our mission to offer our
clients a better quality of life through a high-quality home."
Third Quarter Nine - Month Period
Income 2012 2011 YoY var. 2012 2011 YoY var.
(delivered 12,688 14,307 -11.32% 42,861 42,125 1.75%
Revenues $4,496.8 $4,631.9 -2.92% $14,768.5 $13,856.6 6.58%
Gross Profit $1,426.7 $1,515.1 -5.84% $4,599.8 $4,428.8 3.86%
Gross Margin 31.7% 32.7% -0.98 pp 31.1% 32.0% -0.82 pp
Operating $657.6 $691.2 -4.87% $2,324.1 $2,174.9 6.86%
Operating 14.6% 14.9% -0.3 pp 15.7% 15.7% 0.04 pp
Profit before $568.1 $499.0 13.83% $1,458.7 $1,565.2 -6.80%
Profit before 12.6% 10.8% 1.86 pp 9.9% 11.3% -1.42 pp
EBITDA $1,047.5 $1,063.0 -1.46% $3,315.2 $3,044.3 8.90%
EBITDA Margin 23.3% 23.0% 0.34 pp 22.4% 22.0% 0.48 pp
Net Profit $356.6 $204.6 74.31% $876.0 $808.3 8.38%
Net Margin 7.9% 4.4% 3.51 pp 5.9% 5.8% 0.1 pp
Free Cash Flow $412.3 -$1,379.2 $1,791.5 -$1,114.3 -$2,860.7 $1,746.4
to Equity ^(1)
Quarter - Quarter
Balance Sheet 3Q12 2Q12 QoQ var.
Cash and Cash $2,126.2 $2,549.8 -16.61%
Working 645 days 624 days 21 days
Total Debt $13,502.5 $14,706.8 -8.19%
Interest 2.2 x 2.3 x -0.1 x
Net Debt to 2.4 x 2.6 x -0.2 x
Figures discussed in this announcement have been reformulated as of September
30, 2011 in accordance with IFRS "International Financial Reporting
Standards". Financial Statements as of September 30, 2012 were revised by
These figures are expressed in nominal pesos. Tables state figures in millions
of pesos unless otherwise noted.
(1) Non-reformulated 2011 figures under IFRS.
(2) Total debt obligation with financial institutions.
To obtain the full text of this earnings release, please visit our Investor
Relations website at www.corporaciongeo.com under the Shareholder Information
About Corporacion GEO S.A.B. de C.V.
Corporacion GEO is a leading housing developer in Mexico and one of the
largest in Latin America. The Company is engaged in all aspects of design,
development, construction, marketing, sales and delivery of mainly low-income
housing developments in Mexico. With operations in 22 states, GEO is one of
the most geographically diversified homebuilders in Mexico. Since its
inception GEO has sold more than 600,000 homes which currently provide housing
to 2,200,000 people. GEO's Solid Business Model focuses mainly in the
Affordable Entry Level and Economic segments, which are supported by
government policies and by the Mexican Housing Institutions INFONAVIT and
FOVISSSTE. For more information, visit www.corporaciongeo.com
Safe Harbor Statement
This release may contain forward-looking statements regarding the Company's
results and business prospects. The readers should know that the results
obtained may differ from that stated on this release. Past performances do not
guarantee the behavior of future performances. The Company undertakes no
obligation to update any of these statements, either as a result of new
information, future actions or other related events.
SOURCE Corporacion GEO S.A.B de C.V.
Contact: Corporacion GEO, S.A.B. de C.V. -- Francisco Martinez, Investor
Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org, +(52) 55-5480-5071, or Marco Rivera Melo,
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