Parker Reports Fiscal 2022 First Quarter Results

Cleveland, Ohio, UNITED STATES


  • First quarter records for sales, segment operating margins, net income and EPS
  • Sales increased 17% to $3.76 billion, organic sales increased 16%
  • Segment operating margin was 19.7% as reported, or 22.0% adjusted
  • Net income was $451.2 million; EPS was $3.45 as reported, or $4.26 adjusted
  • EBITDA margin was 20.6% as reported, or 22.1% adjusted
  • Company increases fiscal 2022 EPS guidance

CLEVELAND, Nov. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today reported results for the fiscal 2022 first quarter ended September 30, 2021. Fiscal 2022 first quarter sales were a first quarter record at $3.76 billion, an increase of 17% compared with $3.23 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2021. Net income was also a first quarter record at $451.2 million, an increase of 41% compared with $319.8 million in the prior year quarter. Fiscal 2022 first quarter earnings per share were also a first quarter record at $3.45, an increase of 41% compared with $2.45 in the first quarter of fiscal 2021. Adjusted earnings per share increased 40% to $4.26 compared with adjusted earnings per share of $3.05 in the prior year quarter. Fiscal year-to-date cash flow from operations was $424.4 million, or 11.3% of sales, compared with $737.4 million in the prior year period. A reconciliation of non-GAAP measures is included in the financial tables of this press release.

“We delivered impressive results in the quarter,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Williams. "Our performance demonstrated operational discipline and agility in a challenging manufacturing environment that coupled increased demand with labor and supply chain constraints. We achieved first quarter records for sales, segment operating margins, net income and earnings per share. Adjusted total segment operating margin and adjusted EBITDA margin both increased 210 basis points as a result of The Win Strategy™ 3.0, portfolio enhancements and the excellent efforts from our global team.”

Segment Results
Diversified Industrial Segment: North American first quarter sales increased 17% to $1.79 billion and operating income was $333.7 million compared with $268.8 million in the same period a year ago. International first quarter sales increased 22% to $1.38 billion and operating income was $291.2 million compared with $186.9 million in the same period a year ago.

Aerospace Systems Segment: First quarter sales increased 3% to $592.7 million and operating income was $118.3 million compared with $86.8 million in the same period a year ago.

Parker reported the following orders for the quarter ending September 30, 2021, compared with the same quarter a year ago:

  • Orders increased 26% for total Parker
  • Orders increased 32% in the Diversified Industrial North America businesses
  • Orders increased 25% in the Diversified Industrial International businesses
  • Orders increased 16% in the Aerospace Systems Segment on a rolling 12-month average basis

Offer to Acquire Meggitt PLC
As previously announced on August 2, 2021, the company has reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Meggitt PLC. The acquisition was approved by Meggitt shareholders on September 21, 2021. The transaction remains subject to satisfaction of the conditions set out in the scheme document, including regulatory clearances. Under the UK Companies Act, the Scheme of Arrangement further requires the sanction of the Court, currently expected during the third quarter of calendar year 2022. For copies of all announcements and further information, please visit the dedicated transaction microsite at www.aerospacegrowth.com.

Outlook
For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, the company has increased guidance for earnings per share to the range of $14.52 to $15.22, or $16.95 to $17.65 on an adjusted basis. Guidance assumes organic sales growth of approximately 7% to 10% compared with the prior year. Fiscal year 2022 guidance is adjusted on a pre-tax basis for acquisition-related expenses of $52 million and expected business realignment expenses of approximately $35 million, LORD costs to achieve of approximately $7 million and acquisition-related intangible asset amortization of approximately $320 million. A reconciliation of forecasted earnings per share to adjusted forecasted earnings per share is included in the financial tables of this press release.

Williams added, “Robust demand trends continue across nearly all of our end markets reinforcing our positive outlook for sales and earnings per share for this fiscal year. The transformation of our portfolio and the Win Strategy 3.0 continue to position us to deliver sustainable long-term growth and top quartile performance."

NOTICE OF CONFERENCE CALL:   Parker Hannifin's conference call and slide presentation to discuss its fiscal 2022 first quarter results are available to all interested parties via live webcast today at 11:00 a.m. ET, at www.phstock.com. A replay of the webcast will be available on the site approximately one hour after the completion of the call and will remain available for one year. To register for e-mail notification of future events please visit www.phstock.com.

About Parker Hannifin
Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Parker has increased its annual dividend per share paid to shareholders for 65 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.

Note on Orders
Orders provide near-term perspective on the company's outlook, particularly when viewed in the context of prior and future quarterly order rates. However, orders are not in themselves an indication of future performance. All comparisons are at constant currency exchange rates, with the prior year restated to the current-year rates. All exclude acquisitions until they can be reflected in both the numerator and denominator. Aerospace comparisons are rolling 12-month average computations. The total Parker orders number is derived from a weighted average of the year-over-year quarterly % change in orders for Diversified Industrial North America and Diversified Industrial International, and the year-over-year 12-month rolling average of orders for the Aerospace Systems Segment.

Note on Net Income
Net income referenced in this press release is equal to net income attributable to common shareholders.

Note on Non-GAAP Financial Measures
This press release contains references to non-GAAP financial information including (a) adjusted earnings per share; (b) adjusted total segment operating margin; (c) EBITDA margin; and (d) adjusted EBITDA margin. The adjusted earnings per share and total segment operating margin measures are presented to allow investors and the company to meaningfully evaluate changes in earnings per share and total segment operating margin on a comparable basis from period to period. This press release also contains references to EBITDA, EBITDA margin and adjusted EBITDA margin. EBITDA is defined as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. Although EBITDA, EBITDA margin and adjusted EBITDA margin are not measures of performance calculated in accordance with GAAP, we believe that they are useful to an investor in evaluating the results of this quarter versus the prior period. A reconciliation of non-GAAP measures is included in the financial tables of this press release.

Forward-Looking Statements
Forward-looking statements contained in this and other written and oral reports are made based on known events and circumstances at the time of release, and as such, are subject in the future to unforeseen uncertainties and risks. Often but not always, these statements may be identified from the use of forward-looking terminology such as “anticipates,” “believes,” “may,” “should,” “could,” “potential,” “continues,” “plans,” “forecasts,” “estimates,” “projects,” “predicts,” “would,” “intends,” “expects,” “targets,” “is likely,” “will,” or the negative of these terms and similar expressions, and include all statements regarding future performance, earnings projections, events or developments. Neither Parker nor any of its respective associates or directors, officers or advisers, provides any representation, assurance or guarantee that the occurrence of the events expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements in this press release will actually occur. Parker cautions readers not to place undue reliance on these statements. It is possible that the future performance and earnings projections of the company, including its individual segments, may differ materially from past performance or current expectations, depending on economic conditions within its mobile, industrial and aerospace markets, and the company's ability to maintain and achieve anticipated benefits associated with announced realignment activities, strategic initiatives to improve operating margins, actions taken to combat the effects of the current economic environment, and growth, innovation and global diversification initiatives. Additionally, the actual impact of changes in tax laws in the United States and foreign jurisdictions and any judicial or regulatory interpretation thereof on future performance and earnings projections may impact the company’s tax calculations. A change in the economic conditions in individual markets may have a particularly volatile effect on segment performance.

The risks and uncertainties in connection with such forward-looking statements related to the proposed acquisition of Meggitt include, but are not limited to, the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could delay the closing of the proposed acquisition; the possibility of non-consummation of the proposed Acquisition; the failure to satisfy any of the conditions to the proposed acquisition (including the satisfaction of the conditions detailed in the Rule 2.7 announcement); the possibility that a governmental entity may prohibit the consummation of the proposed acquisition or may delay or refuse to grant a necessary regulatory approval in connection with the proposed acquisition, or that in order for the parties to obtain any such regulatory approvals, conditions are imposed that adversely affect the anticipated benefits from the proposed acquisition or cause the parties to abandon the proposed acquisition; adverse effects on Parker’s common stock because of the failure to complete the proposed acquisition; Parker’s business experiencing disruptions due to acquisition-related uncertainty or other factors making it more difficult to maintain relationships with employees, business partners or governmental entities; the possibility that the expected synergies and value creation from the proposed acquisition will not be realized or will not be realized within the expected time period; the parties being unable to successfully implement integration strategies; and significant transaction costs related to the proposed acquisition. Readers should consider these forward-looking statements in light of risk factors discussed in Parker’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021 and other periodic filings made with the SEC.

Among other factors which may affect future performance are: the impact of the global outbreak of COVID-19 and governmental and other actions taken in response; changes in business relationships with and purchases by or from major customers, suppliers or distributors, including delays or cancellations in shipments; disputes regarding contract terms or significant changes in financial condition, changes in contract cost and revenue estimates for new development programs and changes in product mix; ability to identify acceptable strategic acquisition targets; uncertainties surrounding timing, successful completion or integration of acquisitions and similar transactions, including the integration of LORD Corporation or Exotic Metals; the ability to successfully divest businesses planned for divestiture and realize the anticipated benefits of such divestitures; the determination to undertake business realignment activities and the expected costs thereof and, if undertaken, the ability to complete such activities and realize the anticipated cost savings from such activities; ability to implement successfully capital allocation initiatives, including timing, price and execution of share repurchases; availability, limitations or cost increases of raw materials, component products and/or commodities that cannot be recovered in product pricing; ability to manage costs related to insurance and employee retirement and health care benefits; legal and regulatory developments and changes; compliance costs associated with environmental laws and regulations; potential supply chain and labor disruptions, including as a result of labor shortages; threats associated with and efforts to combat terrorism and cyber-security risks; uncertainties surrounding the ultimate resolution of outstanding legal proceedings, including the outcome of any appeals; global competitive market conditions, including global reactions to U.S. trade policies, and resulting effects on sales and pricing; and global economic factors, including manufacturing activity, air travel trends, currency exchange rates, difficulties entering new markets and general economic conditions such as inflation, deflation, interest rates and credit availability; local and global political and economic conditions; inability to obtain, or meet conditions imposed for, required governmental and regulatory approvals; changes in consumer habits and preferences; foreign exchange rate fluctuations and interest rate fluctuations (including those from any potential credit rating decline); government actions and natural phenomena such as floods, earthquakes, hurricanes and pandemics; and success of business and operating initiatives.

 
PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION - SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF INCOME
(Unaudited)Three Months Ended September 30, 
(Dollars in thousands, except per share amounts)2021
  2020* 
Net sales$3,762,809  $3,230,540 
Cost of sales2,713,897  2,386,449 
Selling, general and administrative expenses407,765  369,851 
Interest expense59,350  65,958 
Other expense (income), net10,052  (4,892)
Income before income taxes571,745  413,174 
Income taxes120,282  93,063 
Net income451,463  320,111 
Less: Noncontrolling interests306  308 
Net income attributable to common shareholders$451,157  $319,803 
    
Earnings per share attributable to common shareholders:   
Basic earnings per share$3.50  $2.48 
Diluted earnings per share$3.45  $2.45 
    
Average shares outstanding during period - Basic128,726,721
  128,707,745 
Average shares outstanding during period - Diluted130,827,971
  130,294,223 
    
    
CASH DIVIDENDS PER COMMON SHARE
(Unaudited)Three Months Ended September 30, 
(Amounts in dollars)2021
  2020 
Cash dividends per common share$1.03  $0.88 
    
RECONCILIATION OF EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE TO ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE
(Unaudited)Three Months Ended September 30, 
(Amounts in dollars)2021
  2020* 
Earnings per diluted share$3.45  $2.45 
Adjustments:   
Acquired intangible asset amortization expense0.61  0.63 
Business realignment charges0.02  0.12 
Integration costs to achieve0.01  0.03 
Acquisition-related expenses0.40   
Tax effect of adjustments1(0.23) (0.18)
Adjusted earnings per diluted share$4.26  $3.05 
    
*Prior period has been adjusted to reflect the change in inventory accounting method, as described in the Company's fiscal 2021 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
    
1This line item reflects the aggregate tax effect of all non-tax adjustments reflected in the preceding line items of the table. We estimate the tax effect of each adjustment item by applying our overall effective tax rate for continuing operations to the pre-tax amount, unless the nature of the item and/or the tax jurisdiction in which the item has been recorded requires application of a specific tax rate or tax treatment, in which case the tax effect of such item is estimated by applying such specific tax rate or tax treatment.
 


 
PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION - SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
RECONCILIATION OF EBITDA TO ADJUSTED EBITDA
(Unaudited)Three Months Ended September 30, 
(Dollars in thousands)2021
  2020* 
Net sales$3,762,809  $3,230,540 
    
Net income$451,463  $320,111 
Income taxes120,282  93,063 
Depreciation and amortization145,522  148,442 
Interest expense59,350  65,958 
EBITDA776,617  627,574 
Adjustments:   
Business realignment charges3,014  15,701 
Integration costs to achieve1,202  3,947 
Acquisition-related expenses52,199   
Adjusted EBITDA$833,032  $647,222 
    
EBITDA margin20.6% 19.4%
Adjusted EBITDA margin22.1% 20.0%
    
*Prior period has been adjusted to reflect the change in inventory accounting method, as described in the Company's fiscal 2021 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
 


 
PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION - SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
BUSINESS SEGMENT INFORMATION
(Unaudited) Three Months Ended September 30, 
(Dollars in thousands) 2021
  2020* 
Net sales    
Diversified Industrial:    
North America $1,793,715  $1,528,111 
International 1,376,436  1,129,251 
Aerospace Systems 592,658  573,178 
Total net sales $3,762,809  $3,230,540 
Segment operating income    
Diversified Industrial:    
North America $333,702  $268,833 
International 291,176  186,901 
Aerospace Systems 118,251  86,766 
Total segment operating income743,129  542,500 
Corporate general and administrative expenses49,072  36,735 
Income before interest expense and other expense694,057  505,765 
Interest expense 59,350  65,958 
Other expense 62,962  26,633 
Income before income taxes $571,745  $413,174 
     
*Prior period has been adjusted to reflect the change in inventory accounting method, as described in the Company's fiscal 2021 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
 


 
RECONCILIATION OF TOTAL SEGMENT OPERATING MARGIN TO ADJUSTED TOTAL SEGMENT OPERATING MARGIN
         
(Unaudited) Three Months Ended Three Months Ended
(Dollars in thousands) September 30, 2021 September 30, 2020
  Operating
income

  Operating
margin
  Operating
income
  Operating
margin
 
Total segment operating income $743,129  19.7% $542,500  16.8%
Adjustments:        
Acquired intangible asset amortization expense 79,771    81,703   
Business realignment charges 3,014    14,523   
Integration costs to achieve 1,202    3,947   
Adjusted total segment operating income $827,116  22.0% $642,673  19.9%
         


 
PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION - SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET
(Unaudited) September 30,
  June 30,  September 30, 
(Dollars in thousands) 2021
  2021  2020* 
Assets      
Current assets:      
Cash and cash equivalents $478,582  $733,117  $742,394 
Marketable securities and other investments 40,160  39,116  33,463 
Trade accounts receivable, net 2,109,648  2,183,594  1,860,324 
Non-trade and notes receivable 315,571  326,315  273,991 
Inventories 2,264,725  2,090,642  1,943,222 
Prepaid expenses and other 422,588  243,966  163,533 
Total current assets 5,631,274  5,616,750  5,016,927 
Property, plant and equipment, net 2,223,534  2,266,476  2,292,880 
Deferred income taxes 145,972  104,251  129,751 
Investments and other assets 800,211  774,239  778,591 
Intangible assets, net 3,426,540  3,519,797  3,743,314 
Goodwill 8,009,340  8,059,687  7,971,897 
Total assets $20,236,871  $20,341,200  $19,933,360 
       
Liabilities and equity      
Current liabilities:      
Notes payable and long-term debt payable within one year $302,309  $2,824  $884,450 
Accounts payable, trade 1,636,272  1,667,878  1,264,991 
Accrued payrolls and other compensation 341,355  507,027  332,110 
Accrued domestic and foreign taxes 279,173  236,384  196,429 
Other accrued liabilities 724,134  682,390  650,243 
Total current liabilities 3,283,243  3,096,503  3,328,223 
Long-term debt 6,263,941  6,582,053  7,057,723 
Pensions and other postretirement benefits 997,392  1,055,638  1,864,506 
Deferred income taxes 568,369  553,981  449,699 
Other liabilities 618,081  639,355  577,325 
Shareholders' equity 8,490,781  8,398,307  6,640,599 
Noncontrolling interests 15,064  15,363  15,285 
Total liabilities and equity $20,236,871  $20,341,200  $19,933,360 
       
*Prior period has been adjusted to reflect the change in inventory accounting method, as described in the Company's fiscal 2021 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
 


 
PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION - SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS
(Unaudited) Three Months Ended September 30,
(Dollars in thousands) 2021
  2020* 
Cash flows from operating activities:    
Net income $451,463  $320,111 
Depreciation and amortization 145,522  148,442 
Share incentive plan compensation 57,666  58,461 
Gain on disposal of property, plant and equipment (30) (498)
Loss (gain) on marketable securities 804  (340)
Gain on investments (200) (970)
Net change in receivables, inventories and trade payables (137,074) 196,471 
Net change in other assets and liabilities (87,118) 4,207 
Other, net (6,674) 11,490 
Net cash provided by operating activities 424,359  737,374 
Cash flows from investing activities:    
Capital expenditures (48,203) (42,117)
Proceeds from sale of property, plant and equipment 7,751  6,590 
Purchases of marketable securities and other investments (7,456) (10,726)
Maturities and sales of marketable securities and other investments 5,312  49,107 
Other 649  1,054 
Net cash (used in) provided by investing activities (41,947) 3,908 
Cash flows from financing activities:    
Net payments for common stock activity (244,731) (21,750)
Net payments for debt (595) (557,442)
Financing fees paid (42,703)  
Dividends paid (132,921) (113,542)
Net cash (used in) financing activities (420,950) (692,734)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash (997) 8,332 
Net (decrease) increase in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash (39,535) 56,880 
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of year 733,117  685,514 
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period $693,582  $742,394 
     
*Prior period has been adjusted to reflect the change in inventory accounting method, as described in the Company's fiscal 2021 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
 


  
PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION - SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
RECONCILIATION OF FORECASTED EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE TO ADJUSTED FORECASTED EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE
  
(Unaudited) 
(Amounts in dollars)Fiscal Year 2022
Forecasted earnings per diluted share$14.52 to $15.22
Adjustments: 
Business realignment charges0.27
Costs to achieve0.05
Acquisition-related intangible asset amortization expense2.44
Acquisition-related expenses0.40
Tax effect of adjustments1(0.73)
Adjusted forecasted earnings per diluted share$16.95 to $17.65
  
1This line item reflects the aggregate tax effect of all non-tax adjustments reflected in the preceding line items of the table. We estimate the tax effect of each adjustment item by applying our overall effective tax rate for continuing operations to the pre-tax amount, unless the nature of the item and/or the tax jurisdiction in which the item has been recorded requires application of a specific tax rate or tax treatment, in which case the tax effect of such item is estimated by applying such specific tax rate or tax treatment.
 


Contact:Media -  
 Aidan Gormley - Director, Global Communications and Branding216-896-3258
 aidan.gormley@parker.com 
   
 Financial Analysts - 
 Robin J. Davenport, Vice President, Corporate Finance216-896-2265
 rjdavenport@parker.com 
   
Stock Symbol:PH - NYSE