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Jarden Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q)
Posted by: gurufocus (IP Logged)
Date: May 2, 2012 04:00PM

Jarden Corp. (JAH) filed Quarterly Report for the period ended 2012-03-31. Jarden Corp has a market cap of $3.87 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.8 with a P/E ratio of 12.1 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Jarden Corp stocks is 0.8%. Jarden Corp had an annual average earning growth of 18.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Jarden Corp the business predictability rank of 2-star.



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Net sales for three months ended March 31, 2012 increased $12.0 million, or 0.8%, to $1.5 billion versus the same period in the prior year. Excluding the impact of exiting certain product categories, net sales on a currency neutral basis increased 2.9%, primarily due to increased sell-through in certain other categories and expanded product offerings, partially offset by weakness in certain product categories. Unfavorable foreign currency translation and the exiting of certain product categories each accounted for an approximate 1% decrease in net sales for a combined approximate 2% decrease in net sales.

Cost of sales decreased $5.8 million, or 0.5%, to $1.1 billion for three months ended March 31, 2012 versus the same prior year period. The decrease is primarily due to a $5.3 million period-over-period decrease in the purchase accounting adjustment for the elimination of manufacturer’s profit in inventory. The increase in cost of sales due to increased net sales (approximately $20 million) was countervailed by foreign currency translation and other items. Cost of sales as a percentage of net sales for the three months ended March 31, 2012 and 2011 was 71.9% and 72.9%, respectively (72.6% for the three months ended March 31, 2011, excluding the charge for the elimination of manufacturer’s profit in inventory).

Operating earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2012 in the Outdoor Solutions segment increased $7.8 million, or 15.6%, versus the same prior year period, primarily due to a gross profit increase (approximately $7 million), primarily due to increased margins, partially offset by lower sales. Operating earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2012 in the Consumer Solutions segment decreased $2.9 million, or 7.4%, versus the same prior year period, primarily due to a gross profit decrease (approximately $4 million), primarily due to lower margins related to international sales, partially offset by a decrease in SG&A ($1.3 million). Operating earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2012 in the Branded Consumables segment increased $13.2 million, or 48.0%, versus the same prior year period, primarily due to a gross profit increase (approximately $13 million), primarily due to the gross margin impact of higher sales and a $5.3 million period-over-period decrease in the charge recorded for the purchase accounting adjustment for the elimination of manufacturer’s profit in inventory. Operating earnings in the Process Solutions segment for the three months ended March 31, 2012 increased $2.2 million, or 32.4%, versus the same prior year period, primarily due to an increase in gross profit, in part due to higher sales, and a decrease in SG&A ($1.2 million).

Net income for the three months ended March 31, 2012 increased $16.1 million to $35.1 million versus the same prior year period. For the three months ended March 31, 2012 and 2011, earnings per diluted share were $0.41 and $0.21, respectively. The increase in net income was primarily due to the gross profit impact of higher sales and the loss on early extinguishment of debt ($12.8 million) recorded during the three months ended March 31, 2011.

Net cash used in investing activities was $23.3 million and $26.0 million the three months ended March 31, 2012 and 2011, respectively. For the three months ended March 31, 2012, capital expenditures were $23.3 million versus $27.0 million for the same prior year period. The Company expects to maintain capital expenditures at an annualized run-rate in the range of approximately 2.0% to 2.5% of net sales.

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