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Quiksilver, Inc. designs, develops, and distributes branded apparel, footwear, accessories, and related products primarily for men, women, and children. The company provides its products for various activities, including casual and outdoor lifestyle associated with surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, BMX and motocross, rally car, and other activities. It offers its products primarily under the Quiksilver, DC, and Roxy brands through a range of distribution channels, including wholesale accounts, such as surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, sporting goods stores, discount centers, specialty stores, online retailers, and select department stores; 935 owned or licensed company retail stores; and e-commerce Websites. The company primarily operates in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the United Kingdom, Russia, South Africa, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan, China, and Indonesia, as well as North, South, and Central America. Quiksilver, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Huntington Beach, California.

6,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/23/14
Founded in 1969

quiksilver inc (ZQK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $617.5K
Co-Founder and Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

quiksilver inc (ZQK) Key Developments

Rosen Law Firm Files Securities Class Action Against Quiksilver

The Rosen Law Firm announced that it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Quiksilver Inc. securities between June 6, 2014 through March 26, 2015. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Quiksilver investors under the federal securities laws.

Quiksilver, Inc. Announces Management Changes

Quiksilver Inc. announced that Pierre Agnes, President of Quiksilver Inc., has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer and added to the Board of Directors; he succeeds Andy Mooney who is no longer with the company. In addition, Greg Healy, Quiksilver’s APAC Region President, has been promoted to President of Quiksilver Inc., and Bob McKnight has been appointed Chairman. All changes are effective March 27, 2015. Pierre Agnes has worked for Quiksilver for 27 years. In November 2014, he was promoted to President of Quiksilver Inc. He previously served as Global Head of Apparel for Quiksilver, Roxy and DC. Since 2005 Pierre served as President of Quiksilver Europe. Greg Healy, joined Quiksilver’s finance team in 1998. In 2002, he assumed the dual responsibility of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Quiksilver’s Asia Pacific Region. In 2010, Greg was named APAC President, following a promotion to CEO of Australasia in 2009. Greg will be based in Huntington Beach, CA. The company also announced that Thomas Chambolle, Quiksilver’s EMEA Region Chief Financial Officer, will be promoted to Chief Financial Officer of Quiksilver Inc. effective April 3, 2015. He succeeds Richard Shields, who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Shields has agreed to serve as a consultant to the company and resource to Chambolle. Thomas Chambolle joined Quiksilver as EMEA Region CFO in 2013. Previously, Thomas was a Managing Partner at Ricol Lasteyrie, a financial advisory consulting firm in France, since 2010. Prior to that, he worked with French government agencies supporting businesses impacted by the global credit crisis, and previously worked as CFO of the spare parts division of Peugeot Citroen.

Quiksilver, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended January 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015; Updates Earnings Guidance for Fiscal 2015

Quiksilver Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fiscal 2015 first quarter ended January 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenues, net of $340,854,000 against $394,910,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $1,315,000 against $4,027,000 a year ago. Loss before benefit for income taxes was $20,374,000 against $26,275,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $18,290,000 or $0.11 per diluted share against $21,890,000 or $0.13 per diluted share a year ago. Net loss attributable to company was $10,770,000 against net income of $16,191,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $10,803,000 against $9,997,000 a year ago. Pro-forma adjusted EBITDA was $10,103,000 against $16,445,000 a year ago. CapEx was approximately $16 million. The company updated its fiscal 2015 guidance for continuing operations to incorporate February 2015 currency exchange rates and provided guidance for its fiscal 2015 second quarter, as follows: Fiscal 2015 second quarter net revenues are expected to be approximately $340 million, which is flat to last year's second quarter on a constant currency continuing category basis. Gross margins are expected to be approximately 48.0%. SG&A, excluding any restructuring and special charges, is expected to be approximately $175 million. Pro-forma Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be approximately $8 million. Fiscal year 2015 net revenues are expected to be approximately $1.38 billion to $1.45 billion, which is an increase of approximately 1% to 6% on a constant currency continuing category basis versus the prior year. Gross margins are expected to be between 48.5% and 50%. SG&A, excluding any restructuring and special charges, is expected to be between $685 million and $700 million. Pro-forma Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be between $70 million and $80 million. This revision of 2015 fiscal year guidance is driven by changes in currency exchange rates since October 2014, as well as additional cost reduction initiatives.


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