Robert Half Reports Third-Quarter Financial Results

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE 
symbol: RHI) today reported revenues and earnings for the third quarter ended 
September 30, 2013. 
For the quarter ended September 30, 2013, net income was $66.4 million, or 
$.48 per share, on revenues of $1.08 billion.  Net income for the prior year's 
third quarter was $57.7 million, or $.41 per share, on revenues of $1.03 
billion. 
For the nine months ended September 30, 2013, net income was $185.3 million, 
or $1.35 per share, on revenues of $3.16 billion.  For the nine months ended 
September 30, 2012, net income was $151.3 million, or $1.08 per share, on 
revenues of $3.08 billion. 
"Demand for our professional staffing and consulting services remained strong 
in the third quarter, led by Protiviti and our technology and permanent 
placement staffing divisions, particularly in the United States," said Harold 
M. Messmer, Jr., chairman and CEO of Robert Half.  "For the 14(th) consecutive 
quarter, the company grew net income and earnings per share in excess of 15 
percent on a year-over-year basis." 
Messmer added, "We also were pleased with the company's return on equity of 30 
percent for the quarter, which was accomplished with essentially no financial 
leverage." 
Robert Half management will conduct a conference call today at 5 p.m. EDT.  
The dial-in number is 877-814-0475 (+1-706-643-9224 outside the United 
States).  The password to access the call is "Robert Half."  A taped recording 
of this call will be available for replay beginning at approximately 8 p.m. 
EDT today and ending at 8 p.m. EDT on November 22.  The dial-in number for the 
replay is 855-859-2056 (+1-404-537-3406 outside the United States).  To access 
the replay, enter conference ID# 64065478.  The conference call also will be 
archived in audio format on the company's website at www.roberthalf.com. 
Founded in 1948, Robert Half, the world's first and largest specialized 
staffing firm, is a recognized leader in professional consulting and staffing 
services, and is the parent company of Protiviti(®), a global consulting and 
internal audit firm composed of experts in risk, advisory and transaction 
services.  The company's specialized staffing divisions include 
Accountemps(®), Robert Half(®) Finance & Accounting and Robert Half(® 
)Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and senior-level project 
professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance; 
OfficeTeam(®), for highly skilled temporary administrative support personnel; 
Robert Half(® )Technology, for information technology professionals; Robert 
Half(® )Legal, for legal personnel; and The Creative Group(®), for 
interactive, design, marketing, advertising and public relations 
professionals.  Robert Half has staffing and consulting operations in more 
than 400 locations worldwide. 
Certain information contained in this press release may be deemed 
forward-looking statements regarding events and financial trends that may 
affect the company's future operating results or financial positions.  These 
statements may be identified by words such as "estimate", "forecast", 
"project", "plan", "intend", "believe", "expect", "anticipate", or variations 
or negatives thereof, or by similar or comparable words or phrases.  
Forward?looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could 
cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the 
statements. 
These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the following: 
the global financial and economic situation; changes in levels of unemployment 
and other economic conditions in the United States or foreign countries where 
the company does business, or in particular regions or industries; reduction 
in the supply of candidates for temporary employment or the company's ability 
to attract candidates; the entry of new competitors into the marketplace or 
expansion by existing competitors; the ability of the company to maintain 
existing client relationships and attract new clients in the context of 
changing economic or competitive conditions; the impact of competitive 
pressures, including any change in the demand for the company's services, on 
the company's ability to maintain its margins; the possibility of the company 
incurring liability for its activities, including the activities of its 
temporary employees, or for events impacting its temporary employees on 
clients' premises; the possibility that adverse publicity could impact the 
company's ability to attract and retain clients and candidates; the success of 
the company in attracting, training, and retaining qualified management 
personnel and other staff employees; the company's ability to comply with 
governmental regulations affecting personnel services businesses in particular 
or employer/employee relationships in general; whether there will be ongoing 
demand for Sarbanes-Oxley or other regulatory compliance services; the 
company's reliance on short-term contracts for a significant percentage of its 
business; litigation relating to prior or current transactions or activities, 
including litigation that may be disclosed from time to time in the company's 
SEC filings; the ability of the company to manage its international operations 
and comply with foreign laws and regulations; the impact of fluctuations in 
foreign currency exchange rates; the possibility that the additional costs the 
company will incur as a result of healthcare reform legislation may adversely 
affect the company's profit margins or the demand for the company's services; 
the possibility that the company's computer and communications hardware and 
software systems could be damaged or their service interrupted; and the 
possibility that the company may fail to maintain adequate financial and 
management controls and as a result suffer errors in its financial reporting. 
Additionally, with respect to Protiviti, other risks and uncertainties include 
the fact that future success will depend on its ability to retain employees 
and attract clients; there can be no assurance that there will be ongoing 
demand for Sarbanes-Oxley or other regulatory compliance services; failure to 
produce projected revenues could adversely affect financial results; and there 
is the possibility of involvement in litigation relating to prior or current 
transactions or activities. 
Because long-term contracts are not a significant part of the company's 
business, future results cannot be reliably predicted by considering past 
trends or extrapolating past results.  The company undertakes no obligation to 
update information contained in this release. 
A copy of this release is available at www.roberthalf.com/investor-center. 
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|ATTACHED:|Summary of Operations             |
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|         |Supplemental Financial Information|
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|         |Non-GAAP Financial Measures       |
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ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES 
SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS 
(in thousands, except per share amounts) 


                           Quarter                Nine Months
                           Ended September 30,    Ended September 30,
                           2013       2012        2013       2012


                       (Unaudited)            (Unaudited)
Net service revenues 


                           $1,075,119 $1,033,173  $3,162,031 $3,077,000

Direct costs of services   637,641    617,924     1,882,155  1,844,365

Gross margin               437,478    415,249     1,279,876  1,232,635

Selling, general and
administrative             333,565    321,030     985,664    986,312

expenses

Amortization of intangible 433        100         1,300      187
assets

Interest income            (233)      (348)       (773)      (867)

Income before income taxes 103,713    94,467      293,685    247,003

Provision for income taxes 37,355     36,807      108,375    95,680

Net income                 $ 66,358   $ 57,660    $ 185,310  $ 151,323

Net income available to
common                     $ 66,358   $ 57,383    $ 185,307  $ 150,551

stockholders - diluted

Diluted net income per     $ .48      $ .41       $ 1.35     $ 1.08
share

Shares:

Basic                      135,727    137,918     136,469    138,627

Diluted                    137,241    139,141     137,759    139,735

ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

SUPPLEMENTAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

(in thousands)
             Quarter                            Nine Months
             Ended September 30,                Ended September 30,
             2013             2012              2013              2012
             (Unaudited)                        (Unaudited)

REVENUES:

Accountemps  $ 378,117 35.2%  $ 381,288 36.9%   $          35.8%  $         37.3%
                                                1,133,246         1,147,706

OfficeTeam   208,360   19.4%  203,244   19.7%   617,680    19.5%  606,473   19.7%

Robert Half  135,275   12.6%  121,028   11.7%   388,027    12.3%  356,241   11.6%
Technology

Robert Half
Management   126,134   11.7%  126,362   12.2%   374,424    11.9%  380,167   12.4%
Resources

Robert Half
Finance &    88,222    8.2%   81,757    7.9%    261,946    8.3%   253,760   8.2%
Accounting

Protiviti    139,011   12.9%  119,494   11.6%   386,708    12.2%  332,653   10.8%

Total        $         100.0% $         100.0%  $3,162,031 100.0% $         100.0%
             1,075,119        1,033,173                           3,077,000

GROSS
MARGIN:

Temporary
and          $ 306,950 36.2%  $ 301,418 36.2%   $ 908,284  36.1%  $ 893,990 35.9%
consultant
staffing

Permanent
placement    88,178    100.0% 81,714    99.9%   261,836    100.0% 253,658   100.0%
staffing

Risk
consulting
and internal 42,350    30.5%  32,117    26.9%   109,756    28.4%  84,987    25.5%
audit
services

Total        $ 437,478 40.7%  $ 415,249 40.2%   $          40.5%  $         40.1%
                                                1,279,876         1,232,635

OPERATING
INCOME:

Temporary
and          $ 76,532  9.0%   $ 75,832  9.1%    $ 226,293  9.0%   $ 196,654 7.9%
consultant
staffing

Permanent
placement    13,691    15.5%  12,538    15.3%   41,753     15.9%  44,162    17.4%
staffing

Risk
consulting
and internal 13,690    9.8%   5,849     4.9%    26,166     6.8%   5,507     1.7%
audit
services

Total        $ 103,913 9.7%   $ 94,219  9.1%    $ 294,212  9.3%   $ 246,323 8.0%

SELECTED
CASH FLOW
INFORMATION:

Amortization
of           $ 433            $ 100             $ 1,300           $ 187
intangible
assets

Depreciation $ 11,669         $ 12,043          $ 34,995          $ 36,323
expense

Capital      $ 11,764         $ 11,605          $ 30,868          $ 35,816
expenditures

Open market
repurchases
of common    753              999               2,779             3,502
stock
(shares)

ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

SUPPLEMENTAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION

(in thousands)
                                      September 30,
                                      2013        2012
                                      (Unaudited)

SELECTED BALANCE SHEET INFORMATION:

Cash and cash equivalents             $ 279,747   $ 289,428

Accounts receivable, less allowances  $ 566,077   $ 556,590

Total assets                          $ 1,474,704 $ 1,406,707

Current liabilities                   $ 551,928   $ 532,642

Notes payable and other indebtedness,


                                  $ 1,333     $ 1,458
less current portion 
Total stockholders' equity            $ 898,784   $ 835,872 
ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES 
The financial results of Robert Half International Inc. (the "Company") are 
prepared in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the 
United States of America ("GAAP") and the rules of the U.S. Securities and 
Exchange Commission ("SEC").  To help readers understand the Company's 
financial performance, the Company supplements its GAAP financial results with 
revenue growth rates derived from non-GAAP revenue amounts. 
Variations in the Company's financial results include the impact of changes in 
foreign currency exchange rates and billing days.  The Company provides "same 
billing days and constant currency" revenue growth calculations to remove the 
impact of these items.  These calculations show the year-over-year revenue 
growth rates for the Company's staffing lines of business on both a reported 
basis and also on a same-day, constant-currency basis for global, U.S. and 
international operations.  This information is presented for each of the five 
most recent quarters.  The Company has provided this data because management 
believes it better reflects the Company's actual revenue growth rates and aids 
in evaluating revenue trends over time.  The Company expresses year-over-year 
revenue changes as calculated percentages using the same number of billing 
days and constant currency exchange rates. 
The non-GAAP financial measures provided herein may not provide information 
that is directly comparable to that provided by other companies in the 
Company's industry, as other companies may calculate such financial results 
differently.  The Company's non-GAAP financial measures are not measurements 
of financial performance under GAAP and should not be considered as 
alternatives to actual revenue growth derived from revenue amounts presented 
in accordance with GAAP.  The Company does not consider these non-GAAP 
financial measures to be a substitute for, or superior to, the information 
provided by GAAP financial results.  A reconciliation of the non-GAAP 
financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures is 
provided on the following pages. 
 _____________________________________________________________________
|ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES                      |
|                                                                     |
|NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES                                          |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|STAFFING REVENUE GROWTH RATES (%) (UNAUDITED):                       |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|             |                           ||Non-GAAP Year-Over-Year   |
|             |Year-Over-Year Growth Rates||Growth Rates              |
|             |                           ||                          |
|             |(As Reported)              ||(Same Billing Days and    |
|             |                           ||Constant Currency)        |
|_____________|___________________________||__________________________|
|             |2012      |2013            ||2012     |2013            |
|_____________|__________|________________||_________|________________|
|Global       |Q3   |Q4  |Q1   |Q2   |Q3  ||Q3  |Q4  |Q1   |Q2   |Q3  |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Accountemps  |4.1  |4.2 |-2.3 |-0.7 |-0.8||7.1 |2.8 |0.2  |-1.3 |-2.0|
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|OfficeTeam   |3.6  |6.4 |0.6  |2.4  |2.5 ||7.3 |5.2 |3.1  |1.6  |0.8 |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|RH Technology|6.3  |6.4 |4.6  |10.2 |11.8||8.0 |4.6 |7.4  |9.5  |10.8|
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|RH Management|6.9  |8.0 |-3.1 |-1.2 |-0.2||11.5|6.7 |-0.3 |-1.5 |-0.9|
|Resources    |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Temporary and|     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|consultant   |4.7  |5.6 |-0.8 |1.6  |1.9 ||7.9 |4.2 |1.8  |0.9  |0.7 |
|staffing     |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Permanent    |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|placement    |3.4  |7.5 |0.6  |1.4  |7.9 ||8.0 |6.5 |4.0  |1.2  |7.9 |
|staffing     |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Total        |4.6  |5.8 |-0.6 |1.6  |2.5 ||7.9 |4.4 |2.0  |1.0  |1.3 |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|United States|     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Temporary and|     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|consultant   |10.0 |9.1 |2.9  |4.0  |4.5 ||11.4|7.4 |5.5  |3.3  |3.3 |
|staffing     |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Permanent    |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|placement    |15.2 |16.9|14.9 |10.3 |13.8||16.7|15.0|17.8 |9.6  |12.5|
|staffing     |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Total        |10.4 |9.6 |3.7  |4.5  |5.2 ||11.8|7.9 |6.3  |3.8  |4.0 |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|International|     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Temporary and|     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|consultant   |-8.7 |-3.8|-10.7|-5.8 |-5.9||-0.8|-4.4|-8.2 |-6.2 |-7.2|
|staffing     |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Permanent    |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|placement    |-10.2|-4.1|-16.6|-10.8|-0.8||-1.9|-3.9|-12.7|-10.1|1.0 |
|staffing     |     |    |     |     |    ||    |    |     |     |    |
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____|
|Total        |-8.9 |-3.8|-11.6|-6.5 |-5.2||-1.0|-4.4|-8.8 |-6.8 |-6.0|
|_____________|_____|____|_____|_____|____||____|____|_____|_____|____| 
The non-GAAP financial measures included in the table above adjust for the 
following items: 
Foreign Currency Translation.  The "As Reported" revenue growth rates are 
based upon reported revenues, which include the impact of changes in foreign 
currency exchange rates.  In order to calculate "Constant Currency" revenue 
growth rates, as-reported amounts are retranslated using foreign exchange 
rates from the prior year's comparable period. 
Billing Days.  The "As Reported" revenue growth rates are based upon reported 
revenues.  Management calculates a global, weighted-average number of billing 
days for each reporting period based upon input from all countries and all 
Staffing lines of business.  In order to remove the fluctuations caused by 
comparable periods having different billing days, the company calculates "same 
billing day" revenue growth rates by dividing each comparative period's 
reported revenues by the calculated number of billing days for that period, to 
arrive at a "per billing day" amount.  The "same billing day" growth rates are 
then calculated based upon the "per billing day" amounts. 
The term "same billing days and constant currency" means that the impact of 
different billing days has been removed from constant currency calculation.  A 
reconciliation of the non-GAAP year-over-year revenue growth rates to the "As 
Reported" year-over-year revenue growth rates is included herein on Pages 
10-11. 
ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES 
NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES 
STAFFING REVENUE GROWTH RATE (%) RECONCILIATION (UNAUDITED): 
Year-Over-Year Staffing Revenue Growth – GLOBAL 
                           Q3 2012 Q4 2012 Q1 2013 Q2 2013 Q3 2013 
Accountemps 
As Reported                    4.1     4.2     -2.3    -0.7    -0.8 
Billing Days Impact            1.3     -1.6    2.5     -0.6    -1.1 
Currency Impact                1.7     0.2     0.0     0.0     -0.1 
Same Billing Days and Constant 7.1     2.8     0.2     -1.3    -2.0
Currency 
OfficeTeam 
As Reported                    3.6     6.4     0.6     2.4     2.5 
Billing Days Impact            1.3     -1.7    2.5     -0.7    -1.2 
Currency Impact                2.4     0.5     0.0     -0.1    -0.5 
Same Billing Days and Constant 7.3     5.2     3.1     1.6     0.8
Currency 
Robert Half Technology 
As Reported                    6.3     6.4     4.6     10.2    11.8 
Billing Days Impact            1.3     -1.7    2.7     -0.8    -1.4 
Currency Impact                0.4     -0.1    0.1     0.1     0.4 
Same Billing Days and Constant 8.0     4.6     7.4     9.5     10.8
Currency 
Robert Half Management
Resources 
As Reported                    6.9     8.0     -3.1    -1.2    -0.2 
Billing Days Impact            1.4     -1.7    2.4     -0.8    -1.1 
Currency Impact                3.2     0.4     0.4     0.5     0.4 
Same Billing Days and Constant 11.5    6.7     -0.3    -1.5    -0.9
Currency 
Temporary and consultant
staffing 
As Reported                    4.7     5.6     -0.8    1.6     1.9 
Billing Days Impact            1.3     -1.6    2.5     -0.8    -1.2 
Currency Impact                1.9     0.2     0.1     0.1     0.0 
Same Billing Days and Constant 7.9     4.2     1.8     0.9     0.7
Currency 
Permanent placement staffing 
As Reported                    3.4     7.5     0.6     1.4     7.9 
Billing Days Impact            1.3     -1.7    2.6     -0.7    -1.2 
Currency Impact                3.3     0.7     0.8     0.5     1.2 
Same Billing Days and Constant 8.0     6.5     4.0     1.2     7.9
Currency 
Total 
As Reported                    4.6     5.8     -0.6    1.6     2.5 
Billing Days Impact            1.3     -1.7    2.5     -0.7    -1.3 
Currency Impact                2.0     0.3     0.1     0.1     0.1 
Same Billing Days and Constant 7.9     4.4     2.0     1.0     1.3
Currency 
ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES 
NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES 
STAFFING REVENUE GROWTH RATE (%) RECONCILIATION (UNAUDITED): 
Year-Over-Year Staffing Revenue Growth – UNITED STATES 
                           Q3 2012 Q4 2012 Q1 2013 Q2 2013 Q3 2013 
Temporary and consultant
staffing 
As Reported                    10.0    9.1     2.9     4.0     4.5 
Billing Days Impact            1.4     -1.7    2.6     -0.7    -1.2 
Currency Impact                − − ?       ?       ? 
Same Billing Days and Constant 11.4    7.4     5.5     3.3     3.3
Currency 
Permanent placement staffing 
As Reported                    15.2    16.9    14.9    10.3    13.8 
Billing Days Impact            1.5     -1.9    2.9     -0.7    -1.3 
Currency Impact                − − ?       ?       ? 
Same Billing Days and Constant 16.7    15.0    17.8    9.6     12.5
Currency 
Total 
As Reported                    10.4    9.6     3.7     4.5     5.2 
Billing Days Impact            1.4     -1.7    2.6     -0.7    -1.2 
Currency Impact                − − ?       ?       ? 
Same Billing Days and Constant 11.8    7.9     6.3     3.8     4.0
Currency 
Year-Over-Year Staffing Revenue Growth – INTERNATIONAL 
                           Q3 2012 Q4 2012 Q1 2013 Q2 2013 Q3 2013 
Temporary and consultant
staffing 
As Reported                    -8.7    -3.8    -10.7   -5.8    -5.9 
Billing Days Impact            1.2     -1.5    2.2     -0.7    -1.2 
Currency Impact                6.7     0.9     0.3     0.3     -0.1 
Same Billing Days and Constant -0.8    -4.4    -8.2    -6.2    -7.2
Currency 
Permanent placement staffing 
As Reported                    -10.2   -4.1    -16.6   -10.8   -0.8 
Billing Days Impact            1.3     -1.4    2.1     -0.6    -1.2 
Currency Impact                7.0     1.6     1.8     1.3     3.0 
Same Billing Days and Constant -1.9    -3.9    -12.7   -10.1   1.0
Currency 
Total 
As Reported                    -8.9    -3.8    -11.6   -6.5    -5.2 
Billing Days Impact            1.1     -1.6    2.3     -0.7    -1.1 
Currency Impact                6.8     1.0     0.5     0.4     0.3 
Same Billing Days and Constant -1.0    -4.4    -8.8    -6.8    -6.0
Currency
 

SOURCE  Robert Half 
M. Keith Waddell, Vice Chairman, President and Chief Financial Officer, (650) 
234-6000 
http://www.roberthalf.com 
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