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jean coutu group inc-class a (JCOUF) Key Developments

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on May 29, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended February 28, 2015; Provides Capital Expenditures Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2016; to Open 12 Stores; to Relocate 3 Stores

The board of The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share, an increase of 10%. This dividend will be paid on May 29, 2015, to all holders of Class A Subordinate Voting Shares and holders of Class B Shares listed in the corporation's shareholder ledger as at May 15, 2015. The company reported unaudited consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 28, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $713.9 million compared with $685.4 million for the quarter ended March 1, 2014. OIBA decreased by $3.4 million to $84.1 million during the quarter ended February 28, 2015 compared with $87.5 million for the quarter ended March 1, 2014. Despite a solid operational performance, this decrease is due to the negotiation of a retroactive credit for previous quarters of $4.9 million for publicity costs recorded as a reduction of the general and operating expenses during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014. Net profit amounted to $55.2 million or $0.30 per diluted share compared with $57.7 million or $0.30 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 1, 2014. Operating income was $76.1 million against $79.1 million a year ago. Profit before income taxes was $75.9 million against $79.1 million a year ago. Cash flow related to operating activities was $79.7 million against $87.3 million a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was $31.3 million against $7.3 million a year ago. For the year, the company’s revenues amounted to $2,813.6 million compared with $2,733.3 million for previous fiscal year, an increase of 2.9%. This increase is attributable to the overall market growth and the expansion of the PJC network of franchised stores despite the deflationary impact on revenues of the volume increase in prescriptions of generic drugs compared with brand name drugs as well as the price reductions of generic drugs. OIBA decreased by $2.6 million amounting to $331.9 million compared with $334.5 million for fiscal year 2014. This decrease is mainly due to the negotiation of a retroactive credit for previous fiscal years of $4.5 million for publicity costs recorded as a reduction of the general and operating expenses during fiscal year 2014. OIBA, for fiscal year 2015 was also negatively impacted by a $6.5 million expense for share-based payments instruments (stock appreciation rights and deferred share units), compared with $4.1 million for fiscal year 2014. Net profit amounted to $218.9 million or $1.17 per diluted share compared with $437.0 million or $2.12 per diluted share for fiscal year 2014. The decrease in net profit is mainly attributable to the gains of $212.7 million related to the investment in Rite Aid recognized during fiscal year 2014. Operating income was $299.9 million against $302.0 million a year ago. Profit before income taxes was $300.5 million against $516.5 million a year ago. Cash flow related to operating activities was $277.5 million against $284.4 million a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was $79.1 million against $31.8 million a year ago. In fiscal year 2016, the company plans to allocate approximately $130.4 million to capital expenditures and to banner developments costs including $103.4 million for the new distribution center and head office. As previously announced, this project which represents a total investment of approximately $190.0 million should be completed in fiscal year 2016. The company plans to open 12 stores including 3 relocations, complete 24 store renovation and expansion projects, resulting in an expected total selling square footage of the network of 3,283,000 square feet at the end of fiscal year 2016.

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., Q4 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 29, 2015

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., Q4 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 29, 2015

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. to Report Q4, 2015 Results on Apr 29, 2015

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2015 results at 9:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Apr 29, 2015

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Thirty Nine Weeks Ended November 30, 2014

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and thirty nine weeks ended November 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported sales of CAD 666.6 million compared to CAD 624.3 million a year ago. Operating income before depreciation and amortization was CAD 84.8 million compared to CAD 88.0 million a year ago. Operating income was CAD 76.7 million compared to CAD 79.9 million a year ago. Profit before income taxes was CAD 76.8 million compared to CAD 81.4 million a year ago. Net profit was CAD 56.0 million or CAD 0.30 per basic and diluted share compared to CAD 62.5 million or CAD 0.30 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Cash flow related to operating activities was CAD 68.7 million compared to CAD 103.1 million a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was CAD 26.7 million compared to CAD 15.3 million a year ago. Purchase of investment property was CAD 0.2 million. Purchase of intangible was CAD 5.4 million compared to CAD 6.7 million a year ago. Revenues were CAD 736.7 million compared to CAD 712.5 million a year ago. For the thirty nine weeks, the company reported sales of CAD 1,891.8 million compared to CAD 1,843.5 million a year ago. Operating income before depreciation and amortization was CAD 247.8 million compared to CAD 247.0 million a year ago. Operating income was CAD 223.8 million compared to CAD 222.9 million a year ago. Profit before income taxes was CAD 224.6 million compared to CAD 437.4 million a year ago. Net profit was CAD 163.7 million or CAD 0.87 per diluted share compared to CAD 379.3 million or CAD 1.79 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flow related to operating activities was CAD 197.8 million compared to CAD 197.1 million a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was CAD 47.8 million compared to CAD 24.5 million a year ago. Purchase of investment property was CAD 1.2 million compared to CAD 0.2 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was CAD 14.2 million compared to CAD 17.3 million a year ago. Revenues were CAD 2,099.7 million compared to CAD 2,047.9 million a year ago. This increase is attributable to overall market growth and the expansion of the PJC network of franchised stores despite the deflationary impact on revenues of the volume increase in prescriptions of generic drugs compared with brand name drugs as well as the price reductions of generic drugs.

The Jean Coutu Group (Pjc) Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on February 6, 2014

The board of The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share. This dividend will be paid on February 6, 2014, to all holders of Class "A" Subordinate Voting Shares and holders of Class "B" Shares listed in the Corporation's shareholder ledger as at January 23, 2014.

 

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