Tilly’s, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results *Second Quarter Net Sales Increased 17.1%; Comp Store Sales Decreased 0.5% *Second Quarter EPS of $0.15 *Maintains Full Year 2013 Outlook *Announces Appointment of New CFO Business Wire IRVINE, Calif. -- August 28, 2013 Tilly’s, Inc. (NYSE:TLYS) today announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 ended August 3, 2013. “Our unique offering of the most sought-after brands coupled with disciplined adherence to our pricing strategy led to quality earnings that were above our expectations. During the quarter we grew net sales, expanded gross margin, and increased net income compared to the prior year quarter on a comparable basis,” commented Daniel Griesemer, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are encouraged by our customers’ positive response to date to our back-to-school merchandise, which reaffirms the continued relevance of our assortment and the Tilly’s concept during this important shopping period. We believe our inventory is well positioned to drive sales in our stores and on our website.” For the second quarter ended August 3, 2013: *Total net sales were $123 million, an increase of 17.1% compared to the second quarter of 2012. This included incremental sales that shifted into the second quarter from the third quarter when compared to the 2012 fiscal calendar. *Comparable store sales, which include e-commerce sales, decreased 0.5% compared to the second quarter of 2012. E-commerce sales were $12.8 million, an increase of 30% compared to the second quarter of 2012. *Gross profit increased 22.5% to $38.2 million compared to the second quarter of 2012. Gross margin was 31.0%, a 140 basis point increase over the second quarter of 2012. *Operating income was $7.2 million. This compares to a GAAP operating loss of $(3.3) million in the second quarter of 2012, during which the Company recognized a one-time non-cash SG&A charge of $7.6 million, before tax, related to stock-based compensation expense triggered by the company’s initial public offering. *Net income was $4.3 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, based on a weighted average diluted share count of 28.1 million shares. This compares to a GAAP net loss in the second quarter of 2012 of $(1.2) million, or $(0.04) per share, based on a weighted average share count of 27.3 million shares. Excluding the non-cash SG&A charge and applying the expected long-term effective tax rate of 40% as a “C” corporation, adjusted net income in the second quarter of 2012 was $2.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted share. *At the conclusion of this press release is a reconciliation of non-GAAP results to GAAP results. For the twenty-six weeks ended August 3, 2013: *Total net sales were $232.2 million, an increase of 15.1% compared to the first two quarters of the prior year. *Comparable store sales, which include e-commerce sales, increased 0.2% compared to the first two quarters of 2012. E-commerce sales were $25.4 million, an increase of 22% compared to the first two quarters of 2012. *Gross profit increased 14.3% to $70.4 million. Gross margin was 30.3%, slightly lower than the prior year period. *Operating income was $11.1 million. This compares to a GAAP operating income of $2.7 million in the first two quarters of 2012, during which the Company recognized a one-time non-cash SG&A charge of $7.6 million, before tax, related to stock–based compensation expense triggered by the company’s initial public offering. *Net income was $6.6 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, based on a weighted average diluted share count of 28.1 million shares. This compares to a GAAP net income in the first two quarters of 2012 of $4.8 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, based on a weighted average diluted share count of 24.1 million shares. Adjusting for non-cash stock-based compensation charges and applying the expected long-term effective tax rate of 40% as a “C” corporation, adjusted net income was $5.8 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, in the first two quarters of 2012. *At the conclusion of this press release is a reconciliation of non-GAAP results to GAAP results. Balance Sheet and Liquidity As of August 3, 2013, the Company had $50.8 million of cash and marketable securities and no borrowings or debt outstanding on its revolving credit facility. Third Quarter 2013 Outlook We expect comparable store sales to be flat compared to a 1.9% comparable store sales increase in the third quarter of 2012. Using an anticipated effective tax rate of 40%, net income for the third quarter is expected to be in the range of $5.4 million to $6.3 million, or $0.19 to $0.22 per diluted share, and assumes a weighted average diluted share count of 28.3 million shares, compared to 28.1 million weighted average diluted shares in the third quarter of last year. Third quarter 2012 adjusted net income was $8.3 million, which includes a 40% effective tax rate to make that quarter comparable. (See reconciliation of non-GAAP results to GAAP results at the end of this release.) Fiscal Year 2013 Outlook The Company continues to expect comparable store sales growth in the low-single digit range for fiscal 2013, on a 52-week vs. 52-week basis. Using an anticipated full year effective tax rate of 40%, net income for fiscal year 2013 is expected to be in the range of $21.5 million to $23.3 million, or $0.76 to $0.82 per diluted share, and assumes a weighted average diluted share count of 28.2 million shares, compared to 26.1 million weighted average diluted shares for the full year 2012. Full year 2012 adjusted net income was $22.9 million, which includes four quarters of ongoing stock-based compensation expense totaling $2.7 million and a 40% effective tax rate for the entire year, and excludes the one-time SG&A charge and the one-time tax benefit resulting from the conversion to a “C” corporation described above. (See reconciliation of non-GAAP results to GAAP results at the end of this release.) Chief Financial Officer Appointment Tilly’s, Inc. announced today that it has appointed Jennifer Ehrhardt as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective September 14, 2013. Ms. Ehrhardt will replace Bill Langsdorf, who announced his intended retirement earlier this year. Ms. Ehrhardt previously served as Vice President of Finance for Tilly’s. “We are very pleased that our Board of Directors has appointed Jennifer as Chief Financial Officer,” said Daniel Griesemer, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Jennifer brings the right talents and her great experience in retail apparel and accounting to the role. Since joining us, Jennifer has become an integral member of our senior management team and a great fit for Tilly’s. We are confident Jennifer will continue to make strong contributions in her new role as we execute on our long-term strategy.” Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Ehrhardt was Vice President and Corporate Controller at The Wet Seal, Inc. Ms. Ehrhardt spent over 12 years with Deloitte & Touche LLP, most recently as Senior Manager. Ms.Ehrhardt holds an M.B.A. from Xavier University and a B.S. in business administration from Northern Kentucky University. “I would also like to thank Bill Langsdorf for his years of service to the company. Among Bill’s many contributions, his talent and dedication have been instrumental to Tilly’s growth and successful transition to a public company, and his financial stewardship has helped position us for the long term. We wish him the very best in his retirement.” Conference Call Information A conference call to discuss the financial results is scheduled for today, August 28, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT). Investors and analysts interested in participating in the call are invited to dial (888) 297-0357 at 4:25 p.m. ET (1:25 p.m. PT). The conference call will also be available to interested parties through a live webcast at www.tillys.com. Please visit the website and select the “Investor Relations” link at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download any necessary software. A telephone replay of the call will be available until September 11, 2013, by dialing (877) 870-5176 (domestic) or (858) 384-5517 (international) and entering the conference identification number: 1039087. Please note participants must enter the conference identification number in order to access the replay. About Tilly’s Tilly's is a fast-growing destination specialty retailer of West Coast inspired apparel, footwear and accessories with an extensive assortment of the most relevant and sought-after brands rooted in action sports, music, art and fashion. Tilly’s is headquartered in Southern California and, as of August 3, 2013, operated 182 stores and through its website, www.tillys.com. Non-GAAP Financial Measures In addition to reporting financial measures in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (“GAAP”), the Company provides certain non-GAAP financial measures including “adjusted selling, general and administrative expenses”, “adjusted operating income”, “adjusted income before income taxes”, “adjusted income tax provision”, “adjusted net income”, “adjusted basic earnings per share” and “adjusted diluted earnings per share”. These amounts are not in accordance with, or an alternative to, GAAP. The Company’s management believes that these measures provide investors with transparency by helping illustrate the financial results: (i) as if the Company had been a publicly traded “C” Corporation during the relevant time periods, in order to provide a better comparison of past periods to current periods as a “C” Corporation; and (ii) to exclude items that may not be indicative of, or are unrelated to, the Company’s core operating results, providing a better baseline for analyzing trends in the underlying business. For a description of these non-GAAP financial measures and reconciliations of these non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable financial measures prepared in accordance with GAAP, please see the accompanying table titled "Supplemental Information - Consolidated Statements of Income; Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures to GAAP Financial Measures” contained in this press release. Forward Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release and oral statements made from time to time by our representatives are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In particular, statements regarding our guidance, future financial and operating results and any other statements about our future expectations, plans, intentions, beliefs or prospects expressed by management are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs, but they involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, our ability to respond to changing customer preferences, execute our growth strategy, expand into new markets, effectively compete with other retailers, enhance our brand image, general consumer spending patterns and levels, the effect of weather, and other factors that are detailed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on April 3, 2013, including those detailed in the section titled “Risk Factors” and in our other filings with the SEC, which are available from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov and from our website at www.tillys.com under the heading “Investor Relations”. Readers are urged not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. We do not undertake any obligation to update or alter any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. This release should be read in conjunction with our financial statements and notes thereto contained in our Form 10-K. Tilly’s, Inc. Consolidated Balance Sheets (In thousands, except per share data) (Unaudited) August 3, February 2, 2013 2013 ASSETS Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 20,883 $ 17,314 Marketable securities 29,935 39,868 Receivables 10,913 5,934 Merchandise inventories 63,399 46,595 Prepaid expenses and other current assets 12,230 11,387 Total current assets 137,360 121,098 Property and equipment, net 94,568 80,926 Other assets 3,804 3,357 Total assets $ 235,732 $ 205,381 LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY Current liabilities: Accounts payable $ 34,825 $ 18,261 Deferred revenue 4,164 5,453 Accrued compensation and benefits 5,255 6,094 Accrued expenses 15,918 12,132 Current portion of deferred rent 5,053 4,555 Current portion of capital lease 734 712 obligation/Related party Total current liabilities 65,949 47,207 Long-term portion of deferred rent 40,927 37,620 Long-term portion of capital lease 2,885 3,258 obligation/Related party Total long-term liabilities 43,812 40,878 Total liabilities 109,761 88,085 Commitments and contingencies Stockholders' equity: Common stock (Class A), $0.001 par value; August 3, 2013 - 100,000 shares authorized, 11,129 shares issued and outstanding; February 2, 2013 - 100,000 shares authorized, 10,772 shares issued and outstanding 11 11 Common stock (Class B), $0.001 par value; August 3, 2013 - 35,000 shares authorized, 16,642 shares issued and outstanding; February 2, 2013 - 35,000 shares authorized, 16,920 shares issued and outstanding 17 17 Preferred stock, $0.001 par value; August 3, 2013 and February 2, 2013 - 10,000 shares authorized, no shares issued or outstanding - - Additional paid-in capital 119,498 117,391 Retained earnings (deficit) 6,435 (140 ) Accumulated other comprehensive income 10 17 Total stockholders' equity 125,971 117,296 Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 235,732 $ 205,381 Tilly’s, Inc. Consolidated Statements of Operations (In thousands, except per share data) (Unaudited) Thirteen Weeks Ended Twenty-Six Weeks Ended August 3, July 28, August 3, July 28, 2013 2012 2013 2012 Net sales $ 123,043 $ 105,101 $ 232,161 $ 201,625 Cost of goods sold (includes buying, 84,888 73,957 161,808 140,063 distribution, and occupancy costs) Gross profit 38,155 31,144 70,353 61,562 Selling, general and administrative 30,956 34,462 59,237 58,854 expenses Operating income 7,199 (3,318 ) 11,116 2,708 (loss) Interest income (47 ) 40 (96 ) (4 ) (expense), net Income (loss) before 7,152 (3,278 ) 11,020 2,704 income taxes Income tax expense 2,885 (2,122 ) 4,445 (2,053 ) (benefit) Net income (loss) $ 4,267 $ (1,156 ) $ 6,575 $ 4,757 Basic earnings (loss) $ 0.15 $ (0.04 ) $ 0.24 $ 0.20 per share Diluted earnings $ 0.15 $ (0.04 ) $ 0.23 $ 0.20 (loss) per share Weighted average basic 27,727 27,280 27,710 23,640 shares outstanding Weighted average diluted shares 28,080 27,280 28,053 24,097 outstanding Tilly’s, Inc. Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (In thousands) (Unaudited) Twenty-Six Weeks Ended August 3, July 28, 2013 2012 Cash flows from operating activities Net income $ 6,575 $ 4,757 Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities: Depreciation and amortization 9,425 8,029 Loss on disposal of assets 111 38 Gain on maturities of marketable securities (119 ) - Deferred income taxes 558 6,148 Stock-based compensation expense 1,655 8,220 Excess tax benefit from stock-based (40 ) (9 ) compensation Changes in operating assets and liabilities: Receivables (4,979 ) (3,570 ) Merchandise inventories (16,804 ) (18,019 ) Prepaid expenses and other assets (1,843 ) (12,149 ) Accounts payable 16,564 15,143 Accrued expenses 4,378 5,530 Accrued compensation and benefits (839 ) (2,428 ) Deferred rent 3,805 5,263 Deferred revenue (1,289 ) (1,275 ) Net cash provided by operating activities 17,158 15,678 Cash flows from investing activities Purchase of property and equipment (23,789 ) (16,449 ) Proceeds from sale of property and equipment 19 17 Insurance proceeds from casualty loss - 799 Purchases of marketable securities (14,960 ) (35,539 ) Maturities of marketable securities 25,000 9,455 Net cash used in investing activities (13,730 ) (41,717 ) Cash flows from financing activities Payment of capital lease obligation (351 ) (329 ) Net proceeds from initial public offering - 106,783 Proceeds from exercise of stock options 452 267 Excess tax benefit from stock-based 40 9 compensation Distributions - (84,287 ) Net cash provided by financing activities 141 22,443 Change in cash and cash equivalents 3,569 (3,596 ) Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period 17,314 25,091 Cash and cash equivalents, end of period $ 20,883 $ 21,495 Tilly’s, Inc. Supplemental Information - Consolidated Statements of Income Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures to GAAP Financial Measures (In thousands, except per share amounts) (Unaudited) The tables below reconcile the non-GAAP financial measures of adjusted selling, general and administrative expenses (“SG&A”), adjusted operating income, adjusted income before income taxes, adjusted income tax provision, adjusted net income, and adjusted basic and diluted earnings per share, with the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures of actual SG&A, actual operating income, actual income before income taxes, actual income tax provision, actual net income, and actual basic and diluted earnings per share. Q2 2012 Q2 2012 YTD (quarter ended July 28, 2012) (six months ended July 28, 2012) Reported Adjustments Adjusted Reported Adjustments Adjusted (GAAP) (GAAP) Selling, general and (1) 34,462 (7,615 ) 26,847 58,854 (6,915 ) 51,939 administrative expenses Operating (3,318 ) 7,615 4,297 2,708 6,915 9,623 income Income before (3,278 ) 7,615 4,337 2,704 6,915 9,619 income taxes Income tax (2) (2,122 ) 3,857 1,735 (2,053 ) 5,902 3,848 provision Net income ($1,156 ) $ 3,759 $ 2,602 $ 4,757 $ 1,014 $ 5,771 Basic earnings ($0.04 ) $ 0.14 $ 0.10 $ 0.20 $ 0.04 $ 0.24 per share Diluted earnings per ($0.04 ) $ 0.13 $ 0.09 $ 0.20 $ 0.04 $ 0.24 share Diluted shares (3) 27,280 403 27,683 24,097 - 24,097 outstanding Notes: (1) Adjustment to fiscal year 2012 second quarter SG&A expenses reflects exclusion of a $7.615 million charge for life-to-date stock-based compensation expense covering periods up to the May 2012 IPO date. Adjustment to six months ended July 28, 2012 SG&A expenses also reflects adding a charge for on-going stock-based compensation expense for the first quarter similar to the charge in the other three quarters of fiscal year 2012. These on-going charges commenced following the Company's IPO at the beginning of the second quarter of fiscal 2012. (2) The tax provision rate for fiscal year 2012 is adjusted to the expected long-term effective tax rate of 40% as a "C" corporation. The GAAP tax provision rate in 2012 reflected the Company being taxed as an "S" corporation until early in the second quarter of fiscal 2012 when it began being taxed as a "C" corporation. (3) Due to a GAAP net loss in the second quarter of fiscal 2012 there was no dilution of the basic shares outstanding. As a result of the adjustments described in notes 1 and 2 above, there was adjusted net income (rather than a GAAP net loss) for the fiscal 2012 second quarter and therefore incremental shares to calculate diluted earnings per share. No adjustment was made to the reported diluted shares outstanding for the six month period ended July 28, 2012. Q3 2012 Full Year 2012 (quarter ended October 27, 2012) (53 week year ended February 2, 2013) Reported Adjustments Adjusted Reported Adjustments Adjusted (GAAP) (GAAP) Selling, general and (1) 27,940 - 27,940 118,805 (6,915 ) 111,890 administrative expenses Operating 13,868 - 13,868 31,390 6,915 38,305 income Income before 13,826 - 13,826 31,299 6,915 38,214 income taxes Income tax (2) 4,532 998 5,530 7,406 7,880 15,286 provision Net income $ 9,294 ($998 ) $ 8,296 $ 23,893 ($965 ) $ 22,928 Basic earnings $ 0.34 ($0.04 ) $ 0.30 $ 0.93 ($0.04 ) $ 0.89 per share Diluted earnings per $ 0.33 ($0.04 ) $ 0.30 $ 0.92 ($0.04 ) $ 0.88 share Notes: (1) Adjustment to full year 2012 SG&A expenses excludes the life-to-date charge in the second quarter but adds a charge of $0.7 million in the first quarter, similar to the on-going charges for stock-based compensation expense in the other three quarters of 2012. The result of these adjustments to 2012 is to reflect only an on-going stock-based compensation expense for all quarters of the year. (2) The tax provision in the third quarter and full year 2012 is adjusted to the expected long-term effective tax rate of 40% as a "C" corporation. The GAAP tax provision rate in 2012 reflected the Company being taxed as an "S" corporation for a portion of the year, after which it was taxed as a "C" corporation. Tilly's, Inc. Store Count and Square Footage Total Gross Stores Stores Stores Stores Square Footage Open at Opened Closed Open at End of Qtr Beg of During During End of (in Qtr Qtr Qtr Qtr thousands) 2012 140 5 0 145 1,134 Q1 2012 145 10 0 155 1,215 Q2 2012 155 7 1 161 1,272 Q3 2012 161 7 0 168 1,319 Q4 2013 168 7 0 175 1,371 Q1 2013 175 7 0 182 1,423 Q2 Contact: Investor Relations Contact: ICR, Inc. Anne Rakunas/Joseph Teklits 310-954-1113 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tilly’s, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results
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