CORRECTING and REPLACING AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results CORRECTION…by Business Wire Business Wire LEAWOOD, Kan. -- February 25, 2014 In the Balance Sheet Data table, the "Construction openings (closures), net" row has been corrected. The corrected release reads: AMC ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS, INC. ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2013 RESULTS AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC, “the Company”), one of the world’s largest theatrical exhibition companies and an industry leader in innovation and operational excellence, today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. Gerry Lopez, AMC’s president and chief executive officer, stated, “Our strong operating results in 2013 give us confidence that our strategy, as laid out during the recent initial public offering (“IPO”) is working. Our year-over-year revenue improvement in 2013 was fueled by the progress we are making in our efforts to further set ourselves apart as the guest experience leader in movie exhibition. Our five strategic action fronts, led by innovations in comfort and convenience as well as our enhanced food and beverage offerings, are changing industry standards. These initiatives drove improved performance, and in combination with our expense-management focus, also produced adjusted EBITDA gains for the year. These results demonstrate the strength of our differentiated business model, heightened brand awareness, and solid execution by our entire team at AMC.” Mr. Lopez continued, “With the extremely robust AMC Stubs membership loyalty program as an anchor, we delivered record revenues and our revenue growth outpaced the domestic box office performance. Furthermore, with the completion of our IPO and the subsequent refinancing of a significant portion of our outstanding debt, we have increased our financial flexibility. This will enable us to continue to reinvest in our business and receive a high return on project investments that both enhance our guests’ experience, and our long-term overall profitability.” Quarter Results AMC’s revenues for the three months ended December 31, 2013 increased 2.3% to $713.0 million, compared to $697.0 million for the three months ended December 31, 2012. For the three months ended December 31, 2013, admissions revenues increased 2.1% and food and beverage revenues increased 0.3%, driven by a 5.5% increase in average ticket price, and a 3.7% increase in food and beverage revenues per patron, offset somewhat by a 3.2% decline in attendance. Adjusted EBITDA for the three months ended December 31, 2013 was $112.9 million compared to $114.8 million for the three months ended December 31, 2012. The current quarter was negatively impacted by additional expenses of $3.8 million, (compared to $1.3 million in the prior period) related to a cash-based management profit sharing plan which was terminated at December 31, 2013 and $3.2 million related to a voluntary retirement program both of which were undergone in connection with the company’s IPO. Reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures are provided in the financial schedules accompanying this press release. Net earnings attributable to AMC for the three months ended December 31, 2013 was $279.6 million compared to $0.4 million for the three months ended December 31, 2012. Diluted earnings per share for the three months ended December 31, 2013 was $3.58 compared to $0.00 for the three months ended December 31, 2012. Net earnings attributable to AMC for the three months ended December 31, 2013 included reversal of a non-cash deferred tax asset valuation allowance of $265.6 million, or $3.40 per share on a diluted basis. Full Year Results As a result of the August 30, 2012 Wanda merger, we do not have comparable financial results for the period December 30, 2011 through August 30, 2012. In order to present investors a meaningful period-to-period comparison of our financial results, we have combined the prior year Predecessor with prior year Successor operating information, on an unaudited pro forma combined basis. The pro forma information for the calendar year ended December 31, 2012 does not purport to represent what our consolidated results of operations would have been if the Successor had actually been formed on December 30, 2011 (the first day of that fiscal year), nor have we made any attempt to either include or exclude expenses or income that would have resulted had the Successor been formed on December 30, 2011. In addition, this pro forma information is not presented in accordance with GAAP; for a presentation of our GAAP results of operations, see the “predecessor” and “successor” information for 2012 provided in the financial schedules accompanying this press release. AMC’s revenues for the year ended December 31, 2013 increased 3.6% to $2,749.4 million from $2,654.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2012, which included two additional days due to change in accounting periods. For the year ended December 31, 2013, admissions revenues increased 3.2% and food and beverage revenues increased 5.8%, primarily due to a 3.0% increase in average ticket price and a 5.6% increase in food and beverage revenues per patron. Adjusted EBITDA for the year ended December 31, 2013 increased 2.2% to $448.1 million from $438.3 million for the year ended December 31, 2012 and was negatively impacted by additional expenses of $11.3 million, (compared with $2.6 million in the prior period) related to a cash-based management profit sharing plan which was terminated at December 31, 2013 and $3.2 million related to a voluntary retirement program both of which were undergone in connection with the company’s IPO. Net earnings attributable to AMC for the year ended December 31, 2013 increased to $364.4 million from $46.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2012. Diluted earnings per share for the year ended December 31, 2013 was $4.76 compared to $0.68 for the year ended December 31, 2012. Net earnings attributable to AMC for the year ended December 31, 2013 included reversal of a non-cash deferred tax asset valuation allowance of $265.6 million, or $3.47 per share on a diluted basis. As of December 31, 2013, the Company’s aggregate screen count was 4,976. During 2013, the Company opened one new theatre with a total of 12 screens and acquired four theatres with 37 screens in the U.S., permanently closed four theatres with 29 screens in the U.S., and temporarily closed 371 screens and reopened 339 screens in the U.S. to implement our strategy and install guest experience upgrades. Public Offering On December 23, 2013, the Company closed its IPO, including the full exercise of the underwriter’s option to purchase additional shares of 21,052,632 shares of Class A common stock at $18.00 per share. The net proceeds to the Company were approximately $355.3 million after deducting underwriter discounts and commissions, and offering expenses. Subsequent Events On February 7, 2014, the Company completed the private offering of $375.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior subordinated notes due 2022 (the “Notes”). The Notes were sold to investors at a price of 100.000% of the principal amount thereof and bear interest at a rate equal to 5.875% per annum. In conjunction with the offering of the notes, on February 14, 2014 the Company completed a tender offer (“the Tender Offer”) and acquired $463.9 million, or approximately 77.3%, of its outstanding 8.75% Senior Notes due 2019. The Company expects to call the remaining $136.1 million of untendered notes in June of 2014. Upon completion of the offering of the Notes and Tender Offer, the Company had total debt outstanding of approximately $2.0 billion, with a weighted average interest rate of 6.6% per annum. The Company has no debt maturing during the remainder of 2014. Conference Call / Webcast Information The Company will host a conference call via live webcast for investors and other interested parties beginning at 5 p.m. Eastern Time today. Participants may access the live webcast by visiting the Company’s investor relations website at investor.amctheatres.com. The call can also be accessed by dialing (877) 407-3982, or (201) 493-6780 for international participants. The replay of the call will be available from approximately 8 p.m. Eastern Time today through midnight Eastern Time on March 11, 2014. To access the replay, the domestic dial-in number is (877) 870-5176, the international dial-in number is (858) 384-5517, and the passcode is 13576163. The archive of the webcast will be available on the Company’s website for a limited time. About AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. AMC Theatres^® delivers distinctive and affordable movie-going experiences at 345 theatres and 4,976 screens primarily in the United States. AMC has propelled a history of industry innovation and continues today by delivering comfort and convenience, enhanced food and beverage, guest engagement and loyalty, premium sight and sound and targeted programming to audiences in its theatres across the United States. Forward-Looking Statements This press release includes “forward looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as “forecast,” “estimate,” “project,” “intend,” “expect,” “should,” “believe,” and other similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. These forward looking statements include any statements regarding the Company’s strategic and operational plans. Forward looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by, which such performance or results will be achieved. Forward looking statements are based on information available at the time those statements are made and/or management’s good faith belief as of that time with respect to future events, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward looking statements. For a detailed discussion of these risks and uncertainties, see the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the final prospectus contained in our Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 19, 2013. The Company does not intend, and undertakes no duty, to update this information to reflect future events or circumstances, except as required by applicable law. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Consolidated Statements of Operations For the Fiscal Quarters and Four Quarters Ended 12/31/13 and 12/31/12 (dollars in thousands, except per share data) (Unaudited) Quarter Ended Four Quarters Ended December 31, December 31, Pro Forma 2013 2012 2013 2012 Revenues Admissions $ 482,149 $ 472,276 $ 1,847,327 $ 1,790,489 Food and 197,886 197,374 786,912 743,468 beverage Other theatre 32,942 27,336 115,189 120,050 Total Revenues 712,977 696,986 2,749,428 2,654,007 Operating costs and expenses Film exhibition 258,187 256,902 976,912 949,291 costs Food and 27,293 25,767 107,325 100,491 beverage costs Operating 192,582 184,375 726,641 699,114 expense Rent 112,615 109,881 451,828 443,179 General and administrative: Merger, acquisition and 931 2,862 2,883 10,036 transaction costs Management fee - - - 3,750 Other 37,491 21,841 97,288 71,754 Depreciation and 50,102 55,031 197,537 209,451 amortization Impairment of long-lived - - - 285 assets Operating costs 679,201 656,659 2,560,414 2,487,351 and expenses Operating income 33,776 40,327 189,014 166,656 Other expense (income) Other expense (1,231) - (1,415) 2,545 Interest expense: Corporate 32,259 35,018 129,963 155,219 borrowings Capital and financing lease 2,350 1,431 10,264 5,751 obligations Equity in (earnings) of (9,292) (898) (47,435) (15,760) non-consolidated entities Investment 1,322 291 (2,084) 224 expense (income) Total other 25,408 35,842 89,293 147,979 expense Earnings from continuing operations 8,368 4,485 99,721 18,677 before income taxes Income tax provision (274,243) 3,400 (263,383) 6,505 (benefit) Earnings from continuing 282,611 1,085 363,104 12,172 operations Earnings (loss) from discontinued (2,994) (712) 1,296 33,845 operations, net of income taxes Net earnings $ 279,617 $ 373 $ 364,400 $ 46,017 Diluted earnings per share: Earnings from continuing $ 3.62 $ 0.01 $ 4.74 $ 0.18 operations Earnings (loss) from (0.04) (0.01) 0.02 0.50 discontinued operations Net earnings $ 3.58 $ - $ 4.76 $ 0.68 (loss) per share Average shares outstanding 78,092 76,000 76,527 67,230 diluted Balance Sheet Data (at period end): (dollars in thousands) (unaudited) As of December 31, 2013 2012 Cash and equivalents $ 546,454 $ 133,071 Corporate borrowings 2,078,811 2,078,675 Other long-term 370,946 433,151 liabilities Capital and financing lease 116,199 122,645 obligations Stockholders' equity 1,507,470 766,774 Total assets 5,046,724 4,273,838 Other Data: (in thousands, except operating data) (unaudited) Quarter Ended Four Quarters Ended December 31, December 31, Pro Forma 2013 2012 2013 2012 Net cash provided by $ 152,677 $ 106,017 $ 357,342 $ 150,438 operating activities Capital expenditures (96,878 ) (62,136 ) (270,884 ) (167,166 ) Screen additions 12 - 12 - Screen acquisitions 12 166 37 166 Screen dispositions - - 29 60 Construction openings (closures), 2 18 (32 ) - net Average screens-continuing 4,865 4,730 4,859 4,744 operations Number of screens 4,976 4,988 operated Number of theatres 345 344 operated Screens per theatre 14.4 14.5 Attendance (in thousands) 50,400 52,086 199,270 199,034 -continuing operations Reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA: (dollars in thousands) (unaudited) Quarter Ended Four Quarters Ended December 31, December 31, Pro Forma 2013 2012 2013 2012 Earnings from continuing $ 282,611 $ 1,085 $ 363,104 $ 12,172 operations Plus: Income tax provision (274,243 ) 3,400 (263,383 ) 6,505 (benefit) Interest expense 34,609 36,449 140,227 160,970 Depreciation and 50,102 55,031 197,537 209,451 amortization Impairment of - - - 285 long-lived assets Certain operating 4,194 6,411 13,913 16,696 expenses (2) Equity in earnings of non-consolidated (9,292 ) (898 ) (47,435 ) (15,760 ) entities Cash distributions from 10,701 10,184 31,501 29,794 non-consolidated entities Investment expense 1,322 291 (2,084 ) 224 (income) Other expense 3 - (127 ) 2,882 (income) General and administrative expense-unallocated: Merger, acquisition and transaction 931 2,862 2,883 10,036 costs Management Fee - - - 3,750 Stock-based compensation expense 12,000 - 12,000 1,321 (3) Adjusted EBITDA (1) $ 112,938 $ 114,815 $ 448,136 $ 438,326 (1) We present Adjusted EBITDA as a supplemental measure of our performance that is commonly used in our industry. We define Adjusted EBITDA as earnings (loss) from continuing operations plus (i) income tax provision (benefit), (ii) interest expense and (iii) depreciation and amortization, as further adjusted to eliminate the impact of certain items that we do not consider indicative of our ongoing operating performance and to include any cash distributions of earnings from our equity method investees. These further adjustments are itemized below. You are encouraged to evaluate these adjustments and the reasons we consider them appropriate for supplemental analysis. In evaluating Adjusted EBITDA, you should be aware that in the future we may incur expenses that are the same as or similar to some of the adjustments in this presentation. Our presentation of Adjusted EBITDA should not be construed as an inference that our future results will be unaffected by unusual or non-recurring items. Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure commonly used in our industry and should not be construed as an alternative to net earnings (loss) as an indicator of operating performance or as an alternative to cash flow provided by operating activities as a measure of liquidity (as determined in accordance with GAAP). Adjusted EBITDA may not be comparable to similarly titled measures reported by other companies. We have included Adjusted EBITDA because we believe it provides management and investors with additional information to measure our performance and liquidity, estimate our value and evaluate our ability to service debt. Adjusted EBITDA has important limitations as an analytical tool, and you should not consider it in isolation, or as a substitute for analysis of our results as reported under U.S. GAAP. For example, Adjusted EBITDA: • does not reflect our capital expenditures, future requirements for capital expenditures or contractual commitments; • does not reflect changes in, or cash requirements for, our working capital needs; • does not reflect the significant interest expenses, or the cash requirements necessary to service interest or principal payments, on our debt; • excludes income tax payments that represent a reduction in cash available to us; • does not reflect any cash requirements for the assets being depreciated and amortized that may have to be replaced in the future; and • does not reflect management fees that were paid to our former sponsors. (2) Amounts represent preopening expense, theatre and other closure expense, deferred digital equipment rent expense, and disposition of assets and other gains included in operating expenses. (3) Non-cash expense included in General and administrative: Other GAAP Results 2012 (dollars in thousands) (unaudited) From December 30, Inception August 31, Four Quarters 2011 2012 March 30, Ended 2012 through through through December 31, 2012 March 29, August 30, December Pro Forma 2012 2012 31, 2012 (Predecessor) (Predecessor) (Successor) Revenues Admissions $ 425,826 $ 816,031 $ 548,632 $ 1,790,489 Food and 171,599 342,130 229,739 743,468 beverage Other theatre 39,018 47,911 33,121 120,050 Total Revenues 636,443 1,206,072 811,492 2,654,007 Operating costs and expenses Film exhibition 221,191 436,539 291,561 949,291 costs Food and 22,620 47,326 30,545 100,491 beverage costs Operating 171,352 297,328 230,434 699,114 expense Rent 110,719 189,086 143,374 443,179 General and - administrative: Merger, acquisition and 2,253 4,417 3,366 10,036 transaction costs Management fee 1,250 2,500 - 3,750 Other 15,621 27,023 29,110 71,754 Depreciation and 56,847 80,971 71,633 209,451 amortization Impairment of long-lived 285 - - 285 assets Operating costs 602,138 1,085,190 800,023 2,487,351 and expenses Operating income 34,305 120,882 11,469 166,656 Other expense (income) Other expense 1,536 960 49 2,545 Interest - expense: Corporate 42,346 67,614 45,259 155,219 borrowings Capital and financing lease 1,488 2,390 1,873 5,751 obligations Equity in (earnings) of (10,695 ) (7,545 ) 2,480 (15,760 ) non-consolidated entities Investment (25 ) (41 ) 290 224 expense (income) Total other 34,650 63,378 49,951 147,979 expense Earnings from continuing operations (345 ) 57,504 (38,482 ) 18,677 before income taxes Income tax provision 505 2,500 3,500 6,505 (benefit) Earnings from continuing (850 ) 55,004 (41,982 ) 12,172 operations Earnings (loss) from discontinued (620 ) 35,153 (688 ) 33,845 operations, net of income taxes Net earnings $ (1,470 ) $ 90,157 $ (42,670 ) $ 46,017 Diluted earnings per share: Earnings from continuing $ (0.01 ) $ 0.86 $ (0.56 ) $ 0.18 operations Earnings (loss) from (0.01 ) 0.55 (0.01 ) 0.50 discontinued operations Net earnings $ (0.02 ) $ 1.41 $ (0.57 ) $ 0.68 (loss) per share Average shares outstanding 63,335 63,715 74,988 67,230 diluted Contact: Media: AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.: Jessica Liddell, 203-682-8200 Jessica.Liddell@icrinc.com or Investor Relations AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.: Dan Foley, 866-248-3872 InvestorRelations@amctheatres.com
CORRECTING and REPLACING AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
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